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Hampta Pass and Chandrataal Trek


Highlights

  • Trekking Gear: Gaiter, Microspiks, Walking Stick
  • Accommodation. (Home stay, Camping)
  • Meals while on trek Organic Food
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner (Veg. + Egg).
  • Trek equipment: Sleeping bag, mattress, tent (Sharing Basis), kitchen & dinning tent, toilet tent, utensils, and crampon (if required)
  • All necessary permits and entry fees.
  • First aid medical kits, stretcher, and oxygen cylinder.
  • Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader, Guide, and Support staff.
  • Mules to carry the central luggage, not for any person.

Hamta Pass is one among the foremost amazing treks for beginners to Himalayan trekking. Although a moderate trek, it rewards one with amazing views of peaks rising above 6000 m, a gorgeous waterfall of chikka, the flat green meadows Jwara, vertical rock towers, and far more. The trek route is remarkably rich with vegetation features a lot of scenic landscapes. The pass at an elevation of 14000 feet has been a really old trade route, connecting Lahaul’s Chandra Valley and Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh, India. The trek also offers a contrast from the luxurious green valley of Kullu to the dry and therefore the arid valley of Spiti. The visit to Chandrtaal Lake completes adds another satisfying element in terms of view to the trek.

Hampta Pass, situated within the Manali region of the Himachal Pradesh, is one among the foremost convenient and enjoyable treks. Laden with pristine sort of nature, the trail comprises of dense pine forests, pristine glacial valleys, vast meadows and panoramic landscape.

A perfect trek for beginners, the place is straightforward to access and therefore the adventurous experience of crossing the pass is just exhilarating. Unlike most of the trek, this one begins from Manali town and not from a foreign village. Chandratal, a crystal clear lake perched at high altitude is that the highlight of the trip and a rare sight to behold. a visit of about 4-5 days, Hampta Pass trek within the lap of Himalayas is one among the exciting trips which will leave you in complete awe.

Itinerary: Hampta Pass and Chandrataal Trek

Day 1: Reporting at Rumsu Base Camp in Manali.

The first day of the itinerary is kept for rest and Acclimatisation. to succeed in base camp on time, one should board a bus for Manali from Delhi by 6 PM. Get down 20 km before Manali at a junction called “Patli-kuhal”. Transport options are readily available from Patlikuhal for Rumsu village [11 kms]. [Sumo – 700 INR while small car – 500 INR]

Once at Rumsu village follow the trail for Kailashrath Treks base camp.At Base camp, members will undergo a registration process then head for an Acclimatisation walk. After the walk participants are going to be distributed Trekking bags, Microspikes( for better the grip on slippery snow), Gaiters(to prevent snow from entering your shoes), and Trekking Sticks.


Day 2: Drive to Hamta dam and trek to Chikka | 9,514 feet | 2 hours.

After morning breakfast we'll start the day’s trek with a gorgeous drive to Hamta dam from Rumsu at 8 am. The trek to Chikka starts from Hamta Dam and is straightforward. It takes around 2-3 hours to finish it. there's a little forest patch followed by two wooden bridges before you reach the campsite. Chikka has big rock boulders and a gorgeous waterfall and offers a tremendous experience of riverside camping. Overnight in tents at Chikka.


Day 3: Chikka to Balu ka Ghera | 11,900 feet | 5 hours.

After morning breakfast we will start the trek for Balu Ka Ghera. Trek duration is around 5 to 6 hours from Chikka to Balu ka Ghera, scaling to an altitude of 11,900 feet. The initial part of the trek goes through the right bank of the Hamta river crossing few rock boulders. There is a water stream that needs to be crossed on the way followed by a 3 hours trek to Balu Ka Gera.Balu ka Ghera is a large plain ground on the bank of the river and camping at this spot is a dream in reality. One can spot Indrasan, the highest peak of Manali valley from here. Overnight camping at Balu Ka Ghera


Day 4: Balu ka Ghera to Shia Ghoru | 14,150 feet | 8 hours.

Today’s trek starts early as we'll try covering the utmost snow patch before sunrise. The trek route from Balu Gehra towards Shia Ghoru may be a moderate climb, scaling quite 14,000 feet. The trek duration is comparatively long and starts at 5 am within the morning from Balu ka Gera. It takes around 4 to five hours to succeed in the highest of the Hamta Pass. The aerial views of Spiti valley from Hamta Pass are quite breathtaking. we'll then descend from Hamta top towards Shia Guru. The descent is steep and sometimes when snow is abundant one can slump to succeed in Shia Guru. Overnight occupy Shia Goru.


Day 5: Shia Ghoru to Chandrataal to Chatru | 12,450 feet | 3 hours trek and 6 hours Jeep ride.

After morning breakfast we will start the trek to Chatru which takes around 3 hours. From Chatru we will drive in vehicles to the majestic Chandrataal lake. The ride takes you to one of the most famous high altitude roads of India connecting Manali to Kaza. Chandrataal, with it’s clear water presents one of the most sublime views of a beautiful lake amidst the arid mountains of Spiti valley. Participants will get their deposited luggage at Chatru while they will return all the issued gear. Over night stay at Chatru.



Day 6: Jeep Ride from Chatru to Manali bus stand | 6,550 feet | 6 hours Jeep ride

After morning breakfast we'll start the jeep ride to Manali via Atal Tunnel. we'll be reaching by 1 pm to Manali. While booking return bus tickets, book a Volvo after 7 PM from Manali to stay some buffer time as there are chances of traffic while driving down towards Manali.

How to Reach Rumsu Village?
  • Take a bus from New Delhi/Chandigarh for Manali and get down at Patlikuhal [20 kms before Manali].
  • Transport options are readily available from Patlikuhal for Rumsu village. Sumo – 700 INR while small car – 500 INR.
  • Once at Rumsu village follow the trail for Treks base camp.

Note:If you are staying already in Manali, take a direct cab for Rumsu village [26 kms].

Package Inclusion

  • Accommodation. (Home stay, Camping)
  • Meals while on trek (Veg.+ Egg)
  • Trek equipment: Sleeping bag, mattress, tent (Sharing basis), kitchen & dinning tent, toilet tent, utensils, and crampon (if required)
  • All necessary permits and entry fees.
  • First aid medical kits, stretcher, and oxygen cylinder.
  • Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader, Guide, and Support staff.
  • Mules to carry the central luggage

Package Exclusion

  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Food during the transit.
  • Insurance.
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head.
  • Any kind of emergency evacuation charges.

Things to Carry while Travelling

Basics Gear
  • Backpack & rain cover - (50 - 60 ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps
  • Day pack + rain cover - 20 - 30 ltr (If hire a mule or porter)
  • Walking stick - Advisable (At least one)
  • Head torch - 1 Nos.
  • Water bottle/Hydration pack - 2 bottles of one liter each, People who use a hydration pack, 1 hydration pack and 1 bottle of one liter, Carry at least one thermos flask
  • Lunch box and water bottle: Every participant should have their personal lunch box a good water bottle [insulated type recommended].
  • Snacks - Energy bars, dry fruits, electral/ors
  • Personal Medical Kit - Consult your doctor

Be Comfy At Hampta Trek
  • T-shirts - 2 Full sleeves (Non-cotton)
  • Fleece T-shirts - 1 Nos.
  • Fleece jacket - 1 Nos. (Alteative: a woolen sweater)
  • Wind & waterproof (jacket & pant) - 1 Pair
  • Thermal inners (upper and lower) - 1 Pair
  • Trek pants - 2 Synthetic (avoid shorts, fitting denim, capris)
  • Poncho - 1 Nos.

Think About Your Head
  • Sun cap - 1 Nos. (One that covers the neck as well)
  • Woolen cap - 1 Nos.
  • Balaclava - 1 Nos.
  • Neck-gaiters - 1 Nos.
  • Sunglasses - Dark with side cover, it should be U/V protected.

Mind Your Step
  • Trekking shoes - 1 Pair (Waterproof, high ankle with good grip)
  • Floaters/flip-flops - 1 Pair (Optional)
  • Cotton socks - 5 pairs
  • Woolen socks - 3 pairs
  • Gaiters - 1 Pair (The Swayourway Team will Notify you if Required)

Keep These Handy
  • Waterproof gloves - 1 Pair
  • Fleece/woolen gloves - 1 Pair

Personal Utilities
  • Sunscreen cream
  • Moisturiser
  • Toilet Paper & wipes
  • Lip balm
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Antibacterial powder
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Quick dry towel.

Booking Process :

Our participation process is very simple for registration, submit below
  • Mentioned details On infoswayourway@gmail.com OR Contact us at 9819941810.
  • For reservations, kindly forward us the exact travel dates. 25% of the total package cost has to be deposited as advance payment, on confirmation of the package, And the balance payment 1 day prior to the Trip.
  • 100% amount to be paid in advance to book the Trip
  • Paytm – UPI – NEFT / IMPS – options are available.
  • GOVERNMENT ISSUED IDENTITY( AADHAR CARD/DRIVING LICENSE/ PASSPORT) ü REGISTRATION FEES AND EMAIL ADDRESSES

Cancellation Process:
  • 75% refund if notified via phone conversation 10 or more days prior to the event date.
  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 7 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days prior to the event date. No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.
  • If Trip got cancelled, we will refund “Trip Amount” only


Delhi To Manali

Private Transport

VEHICLE TYPE

Bus


Drive to Hamta dam and trek to Chikka

Private Transport

VEHICLE TYPE

Bus


Chikka to Balu ka Ghera

Private Transport

VEHICLE TYPE

Bus


Balu ka Ghera to Shia Ghoru

Private Transport

VEHICLE TYPE

Bus


Shia Ghoru to Chandrataal to Chatru

Private Transport

VEHICLE TYPE

Bus


Jeep Ride from Chatru to Manali bus stand

Private Transport

VEHICLE TYPE

Bus



Hampta Pass and Chandrataal Trek

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