Baijnath - Kandkosri- Barahan - Thati - Sansal - Baijnath
Baijnath (~1000m) - Kandkosri(~1600 m ) (~5 hours trek)
We will receive you at Baijnath. Visit the ancient Shiv Mandir there, have breakfast, then proceed via a short road journey to the trail head and start the trek.
The gradient is easy and you will pass through a lot of Pine forested trails. Spend the evening with local folks in their traditional architecture houses made of stone, mud and wood; and relish homemade food cooked on traditional chullah.
Explore, walk and hike through the village, gain a first hand experience of how life goes on in a traditional mountain village. Engage in the daily activities like farming, weaving, cooking etc with the locals and get a chance to interact with them and understand their lifestyle and culture. Also gives you a resting and acclimatization time for higher trek next day.
Kandkosri - Barahan (~2400 m ) (~4 hours trek)
Post breakfast, we start the trek through Kandkosri village, passing through fields, oak forests and Braahni mata mandir. As you gain altitude you can see the wide valley below, grand Dhauladhar range, Binwa river. The view of mountains from top is awe inspiring. Bonfire at night.
Barahan - Sansal (~1340m) (trek ~5 hours) . Sansal - Baijnath (by road, ~20 min)
If you want to explore around, you can go up further for a small half hour hike before starting the trek down to Sansal.
Post breakfast we trek down to Kandkosri, have lunch, say goodbye to your village hosts and trek down further to Sansal. From here, we take road to Baijnath, and complete our trip.
You can catch evening/night bus to Delhi from here.
For those willing extend homestay days, it can be done. Do let us know while registering if you need specific customization. Additional cost for extension/customization can be worked out depending upon on your specific requirements.