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  • Trip introduction

    The Hampta Pass trek takes you to into the dense jungles and open meadows of the Pir Panjal mountain range near Manali on a easy, 5-day adventure. During the trek, you'll hike over rock-strewn trails, pass small hillside villages, hike alongside a gushing river stream and admire absolutely stunning views of a lush green valley. As you progress further, you'll witness a dramatic change in the scenery as you cross Hampta Pass and enter the arid and cold mountains of the Spiti Valley. A major highlight of the trek, you'll visit the cresent-shaped Chandratal Lake and its turquoise blue waters, a perfect destination to click some amazing photos.

    Destination

    One of the most beloved treks near Manali, the Hampta Pass trek attracts hundreds of travellers with all levels of experience each year. Decades ago, this high-altitude mountain pass connected the two regions of Manali and Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh. Even today, native villagers continue to use the trail and local shepherds are often seen using the green meadows of the trail as grazing fields for sheep and goats. The pass is named after the namesake Hampta village, located at the base of the mountain pass.

    Destination highlights

    Cross the Hampta Pass at more than 14,000 feet of elevation. | Embark on an easy yet rewarding trek in Himachal Pradesh. | Spend 5 days trekking in dense forests and mountains. | Get views of the differing landscapes of Manali and Spiti. | Visit the enchanting moon-shaped Chandratal Lake. | Camp in tents at scenic locations and wake up to misty mornings.

    Activity Details

    9800

    14039

    9800

    24 kms

    17 hrs

    6 kms

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Hampta Pass trek: Manali to Chika

    Report to Manali in the morning and meet your fellow trekkers and your trek leader. You'll board a private vehicle and travel to Jobra. From here, you'll begin the 2-hr trek to Chika. This trail will take you through short river crossings and plush meadows with views of snow-capped peaks on the horizon. On arriving at Chika, sit back, relax and enjoy gorgeous views of the mountains. Overnight in tents at Chika.

    Overnight in tents at Chika

    Drive from Manali to Jobra and trek from Jobra to Chika. You'll be accommodated in tents at Chika. Today's meal package includes lunch and dinner only.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Manali

    Chika

    07:00 AM

    Food

    Lunch | Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Hampta Pass trek: Chika to Balu ka Ghera
    Day 3 of the Hampta Pass trek: Balu ka Ghera to Sia Goru via Hampta Pass
    Day 4 of the Hampta Pass trek: Sia Goru to Chatru
    Day 5 of the Hampta Pass trek: Chatru to Manali
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 45 days before departure date of the Hampta Pass trek: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 16-45 days before departure date of the Hampta Pass trek: 80% refund.

    For cancellations made 8-15 days before departure date of the Hampta Pass trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 2-7 days before departure date of the Hampta Pass trek: 25% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 2 days before departure date of the Hampta 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 Hampta 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 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 Hampta Pass.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the trek to Hampta 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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    • Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements, as per itinerary, in a private vehicle

    • Accommodation for 4 nights in tents on a triple/quad-sharing basis
    • All equipment required for camping: sleeping bag, mattress, tent
    • Common kitchen/dining tent and washroom tent
    • All vegetarian meals from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 5
    • Services of an experienced trek leader and support staff
    • Services of porters/mules to carry common camping equipment
    • All government permits and charges
    • Technical and safety gear required, if any
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city and Manali

    • Costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks, natural calamities etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, extra meals or beverages, apparel or gear etc.
    • Any item not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Fleece jacket and padded jacket
    • Full-length, cotton trekking pants
    • Full-sleeved, quick-dry t-shirts/shirts
    • Trekking shoes
    • Waterproof gloves
    • Cap/hat
    • Woollen socks
    • Sweater and thermal inner wear
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Private vehicle for transport, as per itinerary
    • All equipment required for camping: sleeping bag, mattress, tent
    • Common kitchen/dining tent and washroom tent
    • First aid kit

    You need to get

    • Rucksack (60+ litres) with rain cover
    • Trekking pole/walking stick (optional)
    • Camera with memory card and batteries
    • Powerbank
    • Dry snacks (protien bars, electral etc.)
    • Insect repellent
    • Water bottle
    • Lightweight towel and napkins

    Medical Kit

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