General Information About HAMPTA PASS TREK
Hampta Pass Trek is a type of moderate trek but it ascends good takes you the high elevation and you feel the smoothness on the very first day. 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 PirPanjal Range, crossing at Hampta Pass (14100 ft.)
Day 01 - Drive from Manali (6,000 ft) – Jobra than start trek to Chika (10,100 ft)
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 (10,100 ft) – BalukaGhera (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. 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 JwaraNala. We will have our packed lunch after crossing the Jwaranala.
Day 03 - Baluka 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 04 - Siagoru (12,900 ft) – Chatru (11,000 ft) 4 hrs. Drive to Chandra Tal.
This day we have an easy descent through the Hampta Valley. The massive mountains of the PirPanjal 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.
Day 05 - Drive from Chandra tal/Chatru –Manali via the Rohtang Pass.
In the morning after breakfast we leave for Manali via the Rohtang Pass. We see off you at ISBT, Manali for your further journey.
|Group Size||Min-4 Pax|
|Season||Jun to Oct|