Hampta Pass and Chandratal Trek
Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India
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  • 6
  • Duration in Days
  • 20
  • Max
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Date
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2019
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
20
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
20
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
20
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
20
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
20
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019
20
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  • Trip introduction

    This trek to Hampta Pass and Chadratal Lake takes you to the gorgeous landscapes of Himachal Pradesh as you trek through dense forests and towering mountains. En route to Hampta Pass, you'll catch breathtaking views of the snow-covered mountains of Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal. As you climb uphill to an altitude of 14,000 feet, you'll spend your days hiking through thick jungles of pine trees and crossing rivers over dangling wooden bridges. In the evening, you'll reach picturesque locations where you'll spend the night in tents pitched under the star-studded Himalayan skies.

    Another highlight of the trip, you'll visit the famed moon-shaped Chandratal Lake and admire the barren and brown mountains that flank the still waters of the lake.

    Please note that a minimum of 2 travellers are needed to book this trek.

    Destination

    Hampta Pass, located in the Pir Panjal mountains of Himachal, connects the neighbouring valleys of Lahaul and Spiti. The pass is surrounded by mountain peaks layered with thick snow glaciers, displaying the true natural beauty of the Indian Himalayas. Your trek to Hampta Pass also takes you to Chandratal, a high-altitude lake that is only open to travellers during the months of summer. Fed by the melting glaciers from atop lofty mountains, the lake is a must-visit destination for all travellers to Hampta Pass.

    Destination highlights

    • Trek to the Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake in a single 6-day itinerary.
    • Climb uphill to an altitude of 14,000 feet along a scenic route.
    • Catch breathtaking views of Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar mountains.
    • Witness the change in scenery from green Lahaul valley to barren Spiti valley.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake.

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

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

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made on or before 3 days prior to departure of the Hampta Pass and Chandratal trek: 30% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 3 days prior to departure of the Hampta Pass and Chandratal trek: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    A moderate level of health and fitness is required to book this trek to Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake. If you have any cardiac or respiratory conditions, or suffer from knee or spinal problems, please inform the tour operator and consult your doctor before booking this trip.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the trek to Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake to maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Manali Campsite
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    Drop off point
    Manali Campsite
    Mode of transport
    Shared, private vehicles
    Start point
    Jobra
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    End point
    Chhatru
    Time of departure
    09:00 AM
    Time of return
    04:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    25 hrs
    Total distance covered
    24 kms
    Start point elevation
    12411 feet
    Maximum elevation
    14009 feet
    Minimum elevation
    6725 feet
    Average per day distance
    6 kms
  • Day 1 of the Hampta Pass and Chandratal trek: Arrive at Manali

    Arrive at the base camp in Old Manali by 09:00 hrs. Here, you'll meet the rest of the group and the trek leader, and attend a short orientation session. You'll learn about several packing and trekking techniques as well as general information regarding the route to Hampta Pass. In the evening, you can venture out to Manali to do any last minute shopping visit the town's famous Mall Road. Overnight at Manali in tents.
    /Hampta Pass Chandratal Lake Trek Himchal Pradesh Trekking Camping Travel Adventure Nature Trekking through green carpeted mountains.

    Day 2 of the Hampta Pass and Chandratal trek: Trek to Chikka

    You'll leave from the base camp by 08:00 hrs and board a jeep or similar shared, private vehicle that will drive you towards the Hampta Dam. This drive will take you through dense forests of maple, pine, walnut and oak trees. From the Hampta Dam, you'll continue the rest of the journey on foot. As you begin trekking towards Chikka, you'll cross wooden bridges and patch of dense forests before arriving at your destination in a couple of hours. Overnight at Chikka in tents.
    /Hampta Pass Chandratal Lake Trek Himchal Pradesh Trekking Camping Travel Adventure Nature Crossing rivers and rocks.

    Day 3 of the Hampta Pass and Chandratal trek: Chikka to Balu Ka Ghera

    Wake up to the serene views at your beautiful campsite. Today, you'll trek towards Balu Ka Ghera. En route, catch breathtaking views of the snow-capped Dhauladhar mountains and the Indrasan peak. After crossing natural river streams over cobbled pathways through the forest, you'll reach Balu Ka Ghera by late afternoon. Overnight at Balu Ka Ghera in tents.

    Day 4 of the Hampta Pass and Chandratal trek: Hampta Pass!

    Today's trek will take you to the long-awaited destination of Hampta Pass. You'll begin trekking from Balu Ka Ghera and undertake a tough climb up to the Hampta Pass. From Hampta Pass, you'll catch glorious views of snow-covered mountain peaks and glaciers. You'll make your way down from Hampta Pass and reach Shea Goru. Overnight at Shea Goru in tents.
    /Hampta Pass Chandratal Lake Trek Himchal Pradesh Trekking Camping Travel Adventure Nature Earthy riversides.

    Day 5 of the Hampta Pass and Chandratal trek: Chandratal Lake!

    Undertake an easy trek through the Hampta Valley as you descend down to the village of Chhatru. You'll catch spectacular views of the Pir Panjal and Spiti mountain ranges. If you arrive at Chhatru before noon and if the weather conditions are favorable, you'll board vehicles and head over to the famous Chandratal Lake. Spend some time at the banks of this beautiful lake and return back to Chhatru. Overnight at Chhatru in tents.
    /Hampta Pass Chandratal Lake Trek Himchal Pradesh Trekking Camping Travel Adventure Nature Spot fresh waterfalls.

    Day 6 of the Hampta Pass and Chandratal trek: Return to Manali

    If you were unable to visit the Chandratal Lake yesterday, you'll board vehicles and travel to the lake. Otherwise, you'll directly drive back to Manali and reach the city by evening. Your trip ends here.
    /Hampta Pass Chandratal Lake Trek Himchal Pradesh Trekking Camping Travel Adventure Nature Visit the serene Chandratal Lake.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Manali
    End point
    Manali
    Day start time
    09:00 AM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Manali
    End point
    Chikka
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    2 kms
    Trekking time
    2 hrs

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Chikka
    End point
    Balu Ka Ghera
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    7 kms
    Trekking time
    6 hrs

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Balu Ka Ghera
    End point
    Shea Goru
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    7 kms
    Trekking time
    10 hrs

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Shea Goru
    End point
    Chhatru
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    7 kms
    Trekking time
    6 hrs

    Day 6 - Milestone

    Start point
    Chhatru
    End point
    Manali
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Travel arrangements in jeep or similar vehicle from Manali-Manali
    • Accommodation in dome tents on triple sharing basis
    • All equipment required for camping
    • Dome tents, sleeping bags and mattresses
    • Common kitchen/dining and toilet tents
    • All meals from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 6
    • Services of experienced trekking guide and camping crew
    • Permit charges, entry fees and camping charges
    • First aid kit
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Transport between base city and Manali
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, alcohol or beverages etc.
    • Travel or medical insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
    • Trekking footwear
    • Woollen socks and gloves
    • Windcheater and jacket
    • Sweater and thermal wear
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • T-shirts/sweatshirts and track pants
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Sandals or slippers (while trekking)
    • Denim jeans or restrictive apparel (while trekking)
    • Hard luggage like suitcases

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Jeep or similar shared, private vehicle for transport from Manali-Manali
    • All equipment required for camping
    • Dome tents, sleeping bags and mattresses
    • Common kitchen/dining tents and toilet tents
    • First aid kit
      You need to get
    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle
    • Toilet paper
    • Trekking poles and knee cap (optional)
    • Sunglasses (polarised, anti-glare)
    • Torch (extra batteries)
    • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the Hampta Pass and Chandratal trek: Arrive at Manali

    Overnight at Manali in tents.

    Report at the base camp in Old Manali by 09:00 hrs. You'll be accommodated in tents on a triple-sharing basis. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided to ensure a restful night's sleep. The campsite is equipped with common kitchen/dining tents and toilet tents. Today's meal package includes dinner only. However, you can venture out to Manali and visit any of the restaurants and cafes to have additional meals at an extra cost.

    /Hampta Pass Chandratal Lake Trek Himchal Pradesh Trekking Camping Travel Adventure Nature Camping on high mountains.

    Day 2 of the Hampta Pass and Chandratal trek: Trek to Chikka

    Overnight at Chikka in tents.

    You'll be accommodated in tents on a triple-sharing basis. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided to ensure a restful night's sleep. The campsite is equipped with common kitchen/dining tents and toilet tents. Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast and lunch may be a packed breakfast and lunch en route to Chikka. Dinner will be served upon arrival at the Chikka campsite.

    /Hampta Pass Chandratal Lake Trek Himchal Pradesh Trekking Camping Travel Adventure Nature Camping on green mountain carpets.

    Day 3 of the Hampta Pass and Chandratal trek: Chikka to Balu Ka Ghera

    Overnight at Balu Ka Ghera in tents.

    You'll be accommodated in tents on a triple-sharing basis. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided to ensure a restful night's sleep. The campsite is equipped with common kitchen/dining tents and toilet tents. Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    Day 4 of the Hampta Pass and Chandratal trek: Hampta Pass!

    Overnight at Shea Goru in tents.

    You'll be accommodated in tents on a triple-sharing basis. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided to ensure a restful night's sleep. The campsite is equipped with common kitchen/dining tents and toilet tents. Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    Day 5 of the Hampta Pass and Chandratal trek: Chandratal Lake!

    Overnight at Chhatru in tents.

    You'll be accommodated in tents on a triple-sharing basis. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided to ensure a restful night's sleep. The campsite is equipped with common kitchen/dining tents and toilet tents. Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    Day 6 of the Hampta Pass and Chandratal trek: Return to Manali

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast before departure to Manali.

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