Hampta Pass Trek

5 Days

Overview

Hampta Pass is a high mountain pass in the Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas, located in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. This trekking destination is renowned for its diverse landscapes, including lush green valleys, dense forests, alpine meadows, and barren landscapes at higher altitudes. Here’s an overview of the Hampta Pass trek:

1. Location:

  • Region: Himachal Pradesh, India.
  • Starting Point: The trek usually begins from Manali or the nearby village of Jobra.

2. Trekking Route:

  • Duration: Typically a 4 to 6 days trek, depending on the specific itinerary.
  • Altitude: The pass is situated at an altitude of approximately 14,035 feet (4,278 meters).
  • Route: Manali → Jobra → Chika → Balu ka Ghera → Hampta Pass → Shea Goru → Chatru

3. Best Time to Trek:

  • The ideal time for the Hampta Pass trek is from June to September when the weather is relatively stable, and the landscapes are vibrant.

4. Difficulty Level:

  • Considered a moderate trek suitable for beginners and experienced trekkers alike.

Itinerary

The fun and excitement of this amazing Chandratal Lake Trek with Hampta Pass begins with your arrival in Manali. 11:00 AM Move to Sethan the last roadhead via taxi from base camp. Start trekking from Jobri Nallah. Than cross the stream and keep walking aside the river till Chhika. First day of the trek is easy through wild forests of oak, birch and fir trees, settle down in the base camp and retire for the night.

After Breakfast checkout campsite .
5 Hours Trek, Majestic Peaks, Dhauladhar Range
Timings as same as the previous day. After a wholesome and nourishing breakfast, set on an easy trekking trail that is supremely impressive! Today, you’ll experience the true beauty of the Himalayas as you set eyes for the very first glimpse of towering snow-capped peaks. Chhika to Balu ka Ghera is a moderate trek about 5-7 hours. In between we have to cross the freezing river once on the way and climb the gradual hike. These are the Dhauladhar ranges, the outer Himalayan chain of mountains. Walk through flowering meadows and valleys that create a delightful picture-perfect scenery for you to revel in. Cross a log bridge; over a fast flowing mountain stream,cautiously to arrive at Balu ka Ghera, the hibernating grounds for the great Himalayan brown bear followed by overnight stay in camps. Balu ka Ghera is a beautiful camping site with mesmerizing sunsets.

8 Hours Trek, Hampta Pass, Kullu Valley, Lahul & Spiti Valley
This days trek is the hardest, because your trek is steep incline till the pass and then the downhill to the next camp at Shea Goru. The beauty at the top of the pass is unforgettable and one can see the valley below from where we had started. The altitude of the pass is pretty much high as 4227m. So one could have breathing problems, but not to worry we have all the medical facilities such as portable oxygen cylinders, pulsemeters and medical kits with trained guides. Once we have crossed the pass we enter into the totally different valley of Lahoul and Spiti. The camp is just few hours below the pass. The downhill has loose rocks on the way so one has to be careful while walking downwards. Shea Goru is a beautiful location but with strong winds and freezing nights.

4 Hours Trek, Pir Panjal Ranges, Chandra Tal Lake
From Shea Goru we have to cross the river once and descend alongside the river on the stone slopes. After reaching to the base of the mountain the route is flat and have to cross the stream via a temporary bridge made by the trekkers. Soon the road will appear which will lead you to Chatru. After lunch visit to Chandratal Lake by taxi. Spend some time taking pictures, explore around the beauty of majestic lake. The Chandra Tal Lake will serve as the main attraction for the day! A high altitude moon-shaped lake, it is located at an altitude of 14,100ft and is a delight for the visitors. Exploring and discovering the stunning beauty of the lake. Head back to Chatru where we will stay overnight.

Chandra Tal Lake, Tour Ends Here.
In the morning after breakfast wind up the camp and start back to Manali via Rohtang pass. After reaching at Manali group will break and head towards their willing destinations.

Inclusions

  • Accommodation on sharing basis. Separate for male and female. For twin sharing extra charges will be applicable.
  • Transport required in the trek by bus.
  • Highly advanced & certified mountaineering guide from Himalaya Destination
  • Skilled Guide who has ample knowledge of the route.
  • Cloak room to keep extra luggage.
  • Vegetarian meals on the trek (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner). Vegetarian meals only., jain food will be provided.
  • Cooks/Helper and other requisite staff.
  • Porters/mules for carrying common equipment (like rations/tents/utensils/)
  • High quality tents and sleeping bags in all the camps. Sleeping bags can withstand temperature as low as -10 ºC.
  • First aid kit, oxygen cylinders, oximeter, medicines etc. will be with guide/trek leader and at camp site as well to deal with emergencies
  • All trekking, Forest Permits and camping charges are included.

Excludes

  • Personal Porters for carrying trekker’s backpacks
  • Personal insurance or cost of emergency evacuation
  • Purchases of personal natures (like mineral water bottles/bottled or canned beverages/chocolates/dry fruits etc.)
  • Food to/from the trail head and at the 1st base camp.

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Hampta Pass Trek