Duration : 05 Days
Difficulty : Easy / Moderate
Start / Finish : Manali
Nearest Town: Manali
Day 01: Assemble Time & Point will be 11:00 A.M at Manali Mall Road, near SBI ATM, opposite Chopstick Restaurant near Govt. Bus stand.
Day 05: Drop-off Time and Point will be 05:00 P.M. at Manali Mall Road, near SBI ATM, opposite Chopstick Restaurant near Govt. Bus stand.
The Hampta Pass Trek is one of the most delightful treks in the Manali region of Himachal Pradesh. Hampta Pass Trek is a moderate trek with a scope for varying the duration to suit ones time. The beauty of this trek everyday the landscape changes. You start the trek in thick forest and then enter in open valleys with lush green cover of grass then the tree line stops and you cross to Hampta Pass and enter the barren landscape of Lahaul & Spiti and visit to Chandratal lake is icing on the cake. Hampta Pass Trek takes us over the majestic foothills of the Himalayas, the Pir Panjal Range, crossing at Hampta Pass (14100 Ft.)
What is included in the tour
- 04 Night Tented Accommodation on triple sharing basis.
- All Veg Meals from Lunch on Day 1st to Breakfast on Day 5th.
- Morning, evening tea served with light snacks while on Trek.
- All fees and permits for Indians residence.
- Basic First Aid Medical kits with Oxygen cylinder and Oximeter.
- Qualified and experienced Leader and support staff.
- All surface transfers from Manali - Manali (As per the Itinerary).
- Note: The accommodation will be separate for male and females.
What is NOT included in the tour
- Any Meals during Transit.
- Fees and permit for Non-Indian residence.
- Porter/mule charges to carry your personal bag
- Anything not mentioned explicitly in the above program.
- Any expenses of personal nature.
- Unscheduled stay due to land slide.
- Cost Escalation due to "Force Majeure" and evacuation charges.
- GST @ 5%
Backpack Offloading Cost:
- the charges per bag will be Rs. 1500/- for the entire program.
- The backpack cannot weigh more than 8 kgs. Backpack should have waterproof cover. Suitcase/Strolley Bags will not be allowed.
Day 1: Drive from Prini – Jobra than trek to Chika (1,0100 ft).
Hampta Pass Manali is the most famous trek in Manali Region of Himachal Pradesh. Meet at Camp Renok in Prini in Manali, after brief introduction and we will start our drive from Prini (6725 ft) to Jobri. Drive from Prini to Jobri goes through AD Hydro Project road and takes around one and half hour. After briefing session we start our trek to Chika (10400 ft) our today’s camp. Today’s trek is about 2 hour easy ascent from 9700 ft to 10,400 ft through thick forest and crossing small bridge. While trekking we can see the Rani river on one side and a big rocky hill on the other. The Hampta Pass Manali trek passes through some of the most spectacular landscape. Overnight camp at Chika.
Day 2 : Chika (10,100 ft) – Balu ka Gera (11,900 ft) .5 hrs easy ascent.
The Second day trek is a gradual ascent. While trekking we will be able to see the spectacular Dhauladhar range in the background and Indrasan peak in front. Starting part of the trek fairly gradual and as you cross the waterfall the gradient increases till Jwara Nalah. The best part of today’s trek that we have to cross two rivers one at the start just near to Chikka Campsite and other at Jwara Nala. River crossing the Jwara Nalah is exhilarating experience. You have to remove your shoes and get into knee depth of ice chilling water after crossing it you will feel what is called numbness due to extreme cold. We will have our packed lunch after crossing the Jwara nala.
By today you will come to know that trekking in Manali in nothing like which was shown in Movie Yeh Jawani and Deewani, it was more of a advertisement of Make My Trip Trekking Programs, they only sell Make My Trip Manali program.
Day 3: Balu ka Gera (11,900 ft) – Siagoru (12,900 ft) Crossing Hampta Pass (14,100 ft).
This is the most spectacular part of the trek as we cross the Hampta Pass and then descend to our camp site in Siagoru. From Hampta Pass you can see the Indrasan Peak and its gigantic glacier.Today’s trek will take us approximately 8hrs to reach Siagoru. The ascent on this part of the Hampta Pass trek will be moderate.
Day 4: Siagoru (12,900 ft) – Chatru (11,000 ft) 4 hrs. Drive to Chandratal Lake.
This day we have an easy descent through the Hampta Valley. The massive mountains of the Pir Panjal and Spiti ranges dominate the entire landscape during the Hampta Pass Trek till the camp site at Chatru. Chatru is a confluence point of paths from Rohtang Pass, Hamta Pass and Lahaul & Spiti. From Chatru if road and weather condition permit we head to the Chandra Tal and camp at suitable place according to the conditions. The distance from Chatru to Chandratal Lake is around 41 Kms and takes around 2 hours to reach due to road conditions. This drive from Chatru to Chandratal Lake you will remember for your life.
Day 5: Drive from Chandra tal/Chatru to Prini via the Rohtang Pass
In the morning after breakfast we leave for Prini via the Rohtang Pass. We will be stopping at Rohtang pass for few minutes but we are sure that nobody would want to pollute the beautiful memories of the trek. Enroute we will be stopping for lunch at Marhi and continue our drive to Prini. Our wonderful experience of trekking in Himachal ends. Hampta Pass Manali is a complete package after finishing your trek relax in Old Manali guest houses and savor the delicious food and ambiance in Old Manali Cafes and Restaurants.