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  • Trip introduction

    The 3-day trek to Chandrakhani Pass is best suited for beginner trekkers, and is one of the most popular treks in the Kullu-Manali region. The trek begins in Rumsu and takes you to the Chandrakhani Pass via Naya Tapru. The trail goes through dense forests of pine, fir, oak and chestnut, and over some lush meadows to reach the pass which is located at an altitude of 12,008 feet. From the summit, you are treated to the brilliant views of the Deo Tibba Peak, and Pir Panjal and Parvati mountain ranges. This trek offers a perfect glimpse of the wonderful landscape of Himachal Pradesh.

    Destination

    Chandrakhani Pass is located in the Kullu Valley, and is perhaps one of the most beautiful and serene passes in the region. It connects the villages of Rumsu and Pulag to Malana. The trail to the pass lets you experience the surreal landscape of the Kullu Valley in all its glory, including some really great views of the mighty Himalayan ranges. This 3-day trek is ideal for nature lovers who are looking for a short getaway from the city life.

    Destination highlights

    Trek to Chandrakhani Pass through dense forests and lush meadows. | Explore the gorgeous landscape of the Kullu Valley. | Treat yourself to the brilliant view of the mighty peaks of Pir Panjal and Parvati ranges. | Spend a night at the base of the Chandrakhani Pass.

    Activity Details

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    7 kms

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Chandrakhani Pass trek: Patlikuhal to Naya Tapru

    Report to the Patlikuhal bus stand at 08:00 hrs, where you will be greeted by the tour operators and begin your drive to Rumsu. From Rumsu, you will set out on a short trek to Naya Tapru which is 4 kms away. You will reach there by afternoon and spend the day relaxing at the campsite. Overnight in tents at Naya Tapru Campsite.

    Overnight in tents at Naya Tapru campsite.

    Today's meal package includes lunch and dinner. Packed lunch will be served en route to Naya Tapru, and dinner will be served at the Naya Tapru campsite. | Sleeping bags and mattresses will be served for the night.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Patlikuhal

    Naya Tapru

    08:00 AM

    Food

    Lunch | Dinner

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    Day 2 of the Chandrakhani Pass trek: Summit to Chandrakhani Pass
    Day 3 of the Chandrakhani Pass trek: Chandrakhani Pass to Patlikuhal
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 30 days or more before departure of the Chandrakhani Pass trek: 95% refund.

    For cancellations made between 15-29 days before departure of the Chandrakhani Pass trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 15 days before departure of the Chandrakhani Pass trek: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers must follow all instructions of the trek leader during the Chandrakhani Pass trek.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the Chandrakhani Pass trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Insurance is mandatory for all international as well as domestic travellers (can be arranged for INR 234)

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure the maximum safety of travellers and will not be held responsible for any accident, mishap or loss of life or property during the Parang La trek.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the Chandrakhani Pass trek due to any unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather or natural calamities. Travellers will be required to bear any costs arising due to such a change in the itinerary.
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    • Chandrakhani Kullu Manali Himachal Pradesh Trekking Beginner The Great Next
    • Chandrakhani Kullu Manali Himachal Pradesh Trekking Beginner The Great Next
    • Chandrakhani Kullu Manali Himachal Pradesh Trekking Beginner The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation in alpine tents

    • All the meals on the trek from lunch on Day 1 to lunch on Day 3
    • Transfers from Patlikuhal to Rumsu and back
    • All equipment required for camping
    • Services of an experienced trek leader and a support team
    • Camping charges and permits
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Transport from home city to Patlikuhal and back

    • Porter services for personal luggage
    • Any private expenses during the duration of the trip
    • Cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks, natural calamities, etc.

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Trekking shoes with ankle support
    • Fleece jacket
    • Down jacket
    • Trek pants
    • Dry fit full sleeve t-shirt
    • Thermal inners
    • Quick dry apparel
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Sport shoes
    • Denim jeans or shorts

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Porters/mules to carry technical equipments
    • Transport from Patlikuhal to Rumsu and back
    • All the required camping equipment including tents, sleeping bags and mattresses
    • Trekking equipment, as required
    • Safety equipment
    • First aid kit

    You need to get

    • Insurance (mandatory, can be arranged for INR 234)
    • Valid government identity card and a few photocopies of the same
    • Rucksack with rain cover
    • Sunglasses and cap
    • Personal toiletries including toilet paper and wet wipes
    • Woollen or cotton socks
    • Waterproof hand gloves
    • Headlamp/torch
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Daypack (20 ltrs)
    • Personal first aid kit
    • Utensils: small, airtight lunch box, a plate and a spoon, and a mug
    • Dry snacks like energy bars, dry fruits, etc.

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.