Pir Panjal Range

  • Mesmerizing Pir Panjal - © flickr user Muzaffar Bukhari
  • Panoramic Pir Panjal Range  - © flickr user Muzaffar Bukhari

Key information: Pir Panjal Range

  • Very remote, totally unspoilt range north of the lovely and interesting Chamba and Ravi valleys.
  • Various walking options: cross the 4,966m Chobla La or 5,040m Kugti La or Hampta Pass to the Lahaul valley toward Ladakh. Ascend to Deo Tibba Base Camp or cross the Chandrakani Pass.
  • A shorter walk is southward to sacred Mani Mahesh Lake, below Kailash Peak (not to be confused with its famous Tibetan namesake). A 40km (3 day) round trip in the Mani Mahesh Range.
  • Best months: June or July (depending on trek) to mid or late October. Monsoon until September.
  • Tough, high walking in remote mountains, where altitude can cause problems. Come fully prepared.
  • “Access usually from the gorgeous Kullu ValleyThis page is at an early stage of development. Please help us by recommending your best walks/making suggestions and sending photos! Thank you!

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating87.5
  • Beauty34
  • Natural interest15.5
  • Human interest5
  • Charisma33
  • Negative points0
  • Total rating87.5
  • Note: Negs: altitude

Vital Statistics

  • Length: Your choice
  • Maximum Altitude: Variable
  • Level of Difficulty: Variable

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Panoramic Pir Panjal Range  - © flickr user Muzaffar Bukhari

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