Duration : 5 days
Difficulty : Easy / Moderate
Start / Finish : Jobra
Nearest Town : Manali
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
- All veg meals from day 1st lunch to day 5th breakfast.
- Tented accommodation on triple sharing.
- Qualified and Experienced Trek leader and Support staff.
- All necessary fees and permits.
- Am / Pm tea / coffee with light snacks
- Surface transfer from Manali – Manali
- Basic first aid kit with Oxygen cylinder and Oxi meter.
- Morning – Evening Tea / Coffee with light snacks.
- All Camping Logistics
- All Taxes
What is NOT included in the tour
- Any meal during transit.
- Insurance of any kind.
- Porter/mule charges to carry your personal bag.
- Anything not mentioned explicitly in the above program.
- Any expenses of personal nature.
Day 01: Manali – Jobra (1hr drive ) – Chika ( 4 Kms)
Arrival assistance We will meet at Manali Bus stand and then we will drive from Manali (6000 ft) to Jobra and after briefing session we start our trek to Chika (10100 ft) our today’s camp. Today’s trek is a 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 trek passes through some of the most spectacular landscape. Overnight camp at Chika.
Day 02 : Chika – Balu ka Ghera (5 hrs)
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. 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. We will have our packed lunch after crossing the jwara nala.
Day 03: Balu ka Ghera - Siagoru
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 04: Siagoru – Chatru – Chandra Tal ( 3 hrs drive)- Chatru
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 till the camp site at Chatru. Chatru is a confluence point of paths from Rohtang Pass, Hamta Pass and Spiti. From Chatru if road and weather condition permit we head to the Chandra Tal and back to the Chatru for camping . Chandra Taal (meaning the Lake of the Moon), or Chandra Tal, is situated at an altitude of about 4,300 metres (14,100 ft) in the Himalayas. Mountains of scree overlook the lake on one side, and a magnificent cirque presents a view on the other. The name of the lake originates from its crescent shape.
Day 05: Chatru – Manali (Via Rohtang Pass 4-5 hrs drive)
In the morning after breakfast we leave for Manali via the Rohtang Pass. Our wonderful experience of trekking in Himachal ends.