Manali is well-connected to other major cities of the country via flights to the Bhunter Airport, located 2-hr drive away from Manali.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.