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  • Trip introduction

    This 4-day trek to the Chandrakhani Pass is best suited for beginners. It is one of the most popular treks near Kullu and Manali, as it is not as challenging as some other treks. During the trip, you spend the first day acclimatizing at the base camp and learning some basics. On the second day, you trek to Naya Tapru where you spend the night in alpine tents under the stars. On the third day, you trek to the Chandrakhani Pass and spend the night in tents at Chaklani. On the fourth day, you descend back to the base camp. This trek is a beautiful experience that gives you a perfect glimpse of the wonderful natural landscape of Himachal Pradesh.

    Destination

    Located in Kullu Valley, the Chandrakhani Pass is famous not only for being an easy trek for beginners but also for its religious importance as it is one of the seats of meditation for Saptarishi Jamdagini. The top of the pass offers a panoramic view of all the famous snow-capped peaks of the Manali Valley which is truly a sight to behold. The trek takes you through dense forests full of pine, fir, oak and chestnut trees and through vast lush meadows of Ghan Kulhadi which is situated in the middle of a dense forest. The trek is perfect for those wanting to explore the natural landscape of the region.

    Destination highlights

    See the mesmerizing panoramic view of the snow capped mountains surrounding the Chandrakhani Pass | Trek through dense forests, lush meadows and dreamlike snowfields to reach the pass | Sleep in tents under the stars

    Activity Details

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    12000

    6060

    25 km

    20 hours

    7 km

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Chandrakhani Pass trek: Reporting to Rumsu base camp

    Today, you will report at the Rumsu base camp by 08:00 hours. There, you will go for an acclimatization walk and spend the afternoon attending an orientation to understand the basics of trekking. Overnight in tents at Rumsu base camp.

    Overnight in tents at Rumsu basecamp.

    You will report to the Rumsu base camp by 08:00 hrs, where you will be served breakfast. Post which you will go for an acclimitazation walk. You will receive lunch at 13:00 hrs. Dinner will be served in the late evening after the ice-breaking session. You will be issued sleeping bags and mattresses for the night.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Rumsu

    Rumsu

    08:00 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Chandrakhani Pass trek: Rumsu to Naya Tapru
    Day 3 of the Chandrakhani Pass trek: Naya Tapru to Chandrakhani Pass to Chaklani
    Day 4 of the Chandrakhani Pass trek: descend to Rumsu and departure
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 20 days before departure date of the Chandrakhani Pass trek: 80% refund.

    For cancellations made 20 days or less before departure date 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 are required to follow instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Chandrakhani Pass.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek.

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

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The travellers are required to carry a medical and disclaimer certificate signed by registered MBBS doctor.

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

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the trek to Chandrakhani Pass due to any unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather or natural calamities. Travellers will bear any costs arising due to such a change in the itinerary.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation in alpine tents on triple sharing basis

    • All the meals from breakfast on day 1 to lunch on day 4
    • All equipment required for camping
    • Gaiters
    • Safety equipment required for the trek
    • Services of an experienced trek leader and a support team
    • Personal insurance
    • Camping charges and permits
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Transportation to and from the Rumsu

    • 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.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Three layers of warm clothes
    • Trekking shoes with ankle support
    • Fleece jacket
    • Down jacket
    • Trek pants
    • Dry fit full sleeve t-shirt
    • Thermal inners
    • 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
    • All required camping equipment
    • Tents, sleeping bags and mattresses
    • Rucksack
    • Trekking equipment
    • Gaiters
    • Safety equipment
    • First aid kit

    You need to get

    • Govt issued ID Card
    • Three layers of warm clothes
    • Two/Three trek pants
    • Three t-shirts (collared/dri-fit)
    • Thermals
    • Sunglasses
    • Cap
    • Water proof hand gloves
    • Socks (3-4 pairs) and a pair of woollen socks
    • Headlamp/LED torch
    • Raincoat/Ponchos
    • Daypack (20 litres)
    • Lunch box and water bottle

    Medical Kit

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