Hampta Pass is perched at an elevation of 4,270m (14039ft) on the Pir Panjal range in the Himalayas. It is a small passage between the Lahaul Chandra Valley and Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh. It is one of the best and convenient treks in Manali, Himachal Pradesh. Hampta Pass adventure trek will take you to the valley of wildflowers, alpine Meadows of conifer forest, rock walls, amazing waterfalls, snow-white glaciers, and a lot more. The trail takes you to the lush green valleys of Kullu. Hampta Pass serves as a balcony view to a different new world while crossing the pass you see the Lahaul Valley deserts all surrounded by mountains.
Day 1-Chika to Balu ka Ghera
Day 2-Bhalu ka Ghera to Siagoru
Day 4-Chatru to Chandratal
Day 5-Chatru/Chandratal to Manali
Chika to Balu ka Ghera
Reach Manali and get set for Jobra. You trek to the base camp Chika starts here. After having breakfast head towards Balu ka Ghera. 8-hour hike to Balu ka Ghera will take you through lush Rhodendrons of the Himalayan valleys and the view of Dhauladhar peak along small streams. Along your way, you will even cross waterfall and scenic sheltered valley of Jwara and its multi-coloured flowers
Bhalu ka Ghera to Siagoru
One of the most exciting hikes of this trip will take you on a steep ascent to Hampta Pass and then a sharp descent to Sia Goru. Marvel at the snow-patched carpets and Deo Tibet peak. Experience the tranquil atmosphere of the valley, meet some local people and spot some shepherds at high altitude pass. The descent can be tricky and you will be either sliding down the slope or use of ropes for support. You can set up your camps here.
The next day you will descend further to 1900km, a downhill journey taking you through exciting mountain ridges, a group of Pir Panjal ranges of inner Himalayas encircling you and slippery slopes. 2-3 hours later, you will notice the Chandra River flowing below and a road that goes by its side. More than two Glaciers comes next which are to be crossed. The other side of the Glacier is Chatru, the next camping zone.
Duration: 3 hours
Chatru to Chandratal
Chatru is a magnificent camping site; it is a consensus of the three passes, Hampta, Rohtang and Spiti. A 2-hour drive from Chatru will take you to the glorious Chandratal lake. It is at an altitude of 14,000ft. You can visit the same only in the summer months, the enchanting river will take your heart away with its mesmerizing beauty. Reflection of Himalayan ranges in the lake is spellbinding. If road and weather conditions permit, if not you will have to drive back to Manali
Duration: 3 hours
Chatru/Chandratal to Manali
A 7-hour ride back will take you back to Manali by late evening. Our journey ends here! You can choose to book a train or explore the Valley of gods!
Duration: 3 hours
- All breakfasts, lunches and dinners from Dhaula to Sangla (VEG).
- All accommodation from Dhaula to Sangla.
- All campaign equipments Medical Kit.
- Professional Trek Leaders (Experienced Guide/Staff) All forests permits
- Travel insurance and other emergencies.
- All Meals from Kathgodam-Lohajung & Lohajung-Kathgodam
- Mules (A Hybrid Animal) to carry personal luggage Single room accommodations
- Hard Drinks (This also includes undistilled fermented beverages)
- Photography accessories like cameras etc.
Terms & Conditions
Prices are "from", per person, based on 2 adults and 2 children (under the age of 12) sharing, and include all taxes. Day touring as per the itinerary.