5-day Hampta Pass trek with Chandratal Lake
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
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Sun, 28 Jul, 2019
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Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
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Sun, 04 Aug, 2019
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Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
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Sun, 11 Aug, 2019
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Mon, 12 Aug, 2019
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Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
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Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
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Sun, 25 Aug, 2019
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Mon, 26 Aug, 2019
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Sun, 08 Sep, 2019
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  • Duration in Days
  • 20
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    Group Size
  • 16
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    years
Date
Seats
2019
Sun, 21 Jul, 2019
20
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
20
Sun, 28 Jul, 2019
20
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
20
Sun, 04 Aug, 2019
20
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
20
Sun, 11 Aug, 2019
20
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019
20
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
20
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
20
Sun, 25 Aug, 2019
20
Mon, 26 Aug, 2019
20
Sun, 08 Sep, 2019
20
Sun, 15 Sep, 2019
20
Sun, 22 Sep, 2019
20
Sun, 29 Sep, 2019
20
Sun, 06 Oct, 2019
20
Sun, 13 Oct, 2019
20
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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.

    Fine print

    Rules on the 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.

    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.

    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.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Manali
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    Drop off point
    Manali
    Mode of transport
    Private vehicle
    Start point
    Jobra
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    End point
    Chatru
    Time of departure
    08:00 AM
    Time of return
    06:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    17 hrs
    Total distance covered
    24 kms
    Start point elevation
    9800 feet
    Maximum elevation
    14039 feet
    Minimum elevation
    9800 feet
    Average per day distance
    6 kms
  • 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.
    /Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next Panoramic views of the valley with towering mountains on either side.

    Day 2 of the Hampta Pass trek: Chika to Balu ka Ghera

    An exciting trek from Chika to Balu ka Gera is on the cards for today. After a hot, morning tea with views of the Himachali landscape, you'll head out and make your way over a craggy mountain path that meanders across green forests. The day's campsite at Balu ka Ghera is located on a mountain slope just a short distance away from Hampta Pass. In the evening, admire gorgeous views of the cherry red sunset. Overnight in tents at Balu ka Ghera.
    /Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next Panoramic views of the valley with towering mountains on either side.

    Day 3 of the Hampta Pass trek: Balu ka Ghera to Sia Goru via Hampta Pass

    It's finally time to visit the Hampta Pass. Today on the trail, you'll notice the landscape changing from lines of trees to fields of barren rocks. As you ascend to the Hampta Pass, you'll climb past the namesake Hampta village. Descend to Sia Goru on the other side of the pass by late afternoon. Overnight in tents at Sia Goru.
    /Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next Views of snow-swept mountain slopes in the distance.

    Day 4 of the Hampta Pass trek: Sia Goru to Chatru

    After yesterday's steep climb, today's trail to Chatru will present relatively easier challenges. With views of mountain ranges in the Spiti Valley, you'll descend to Chatru. In the afternoon, you can board a vehicle and travel to the cresent-shaped Chandratal Lake. Return to Chatru by late evening. Overnight in tents at Chatru.
    /Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next Visit the cresent-shaped Chandratal Lake.

    Day 5 of the Hampta Pass trek: Chatru to Manali

    You will travel back from Chatru to Manali via the famous Rohtang Pass. You'll reach Manali by late evening. Your trek to Hampta Pass ends here.
    /Trekking Himachal Pradesh Hampta Pass Adventure Travel The Great Next Cross river streams and trek over mountain trails.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Manali
    End point
    Chika
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    3 kms
    Trekking time
    2 hrs

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Chika
    End point
    Balu ka Ghera
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    7 kms
    Trekking time
    5 hrs

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Balu ka Ghera
    End point
    Sia Goru
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    6 kms
    Trekking time
    5 hrs

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Sia Goru
    End point
    Chatru
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    8 kms
    Trekking time
    5 hrs

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Chatru
    End point
    Manali
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
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  • 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
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    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.
  • Day 1 of the Hampta Pass trek: Manali to 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 2 of the Hampta Pass trek: Chika to Balu ka Ghera

    Overnight in tents at Balu ka Ghera

    Trek from Chika to Balu ka Ghera. You'll be accommodated in tents at Balu ka Ghera. Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner only.

    Day 3 of the Hampta Pass trek: Balu ka Ghera to Sia Goru via Hampta Pass

    Overnight in tents at Sia Goru

    Trek from Balu ka Ghera to Sia Goru. You'll be accommodated in tents at Sia Goru. Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner only.

    Day 4 of the Hampta Pass trek: Sia Goru to Chatru

    Overnight in tents at Chatru

    Trek from Sia Goru to Chatru. You'll be accommodated in tents at Chatru. Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner only.

    Day 5 of the Hampta Pass trek: Chatru to Manali

    Your trip ends by late evening.

    Drive from Chatru to Manali. Today's meal package includes breakfast only.

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