Hampta Pass – The Manali Trek

Hampta Pass - The Manali Trek
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Hampta Pass – The Manali Trek

Manali is the most beautiful tourist destination located at Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Pradesh is one of the states of India known for natural beauty. There you will get the chance to view the lush green valley, glacial rivers, and snow-clad mountains. There are several hot tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh where Manali is the topmost.

Manali is equally famous for leisure travel as well as for adventure travel. The activities you can perform are Paragliding, River Rafting, Trekking and many more. Manali is seated at the elevation of 2050 mt above the sea level. From there you can experience the adventurous ride on the world-famous Rohtang pass.

There are multiple treks routes available from Manali those are
● Hampta Pass Chandratal Trek
● Beas Kund Trek
● Pin Parvati Trek
● Bhrigu Lake Trek
● Deo Tiba Base Camp
● Sar Pass Trek
& many more

Hampta Pass trek is one of the famous and favorite trek from Manali. This trek route is 14039 ft above from the sea level and one of the beautiful treks of Himalaya. Through trekking on this route, you will be in awe! As you will see the Pir Panjal Range and Peaks. It is situated between Kullu and Lahaul Chandra Valley. Actually, it is the small gateway to the Lahaul Valley. The difficulty level of this trek is moderate where an average physically fit person can complete the trekking. It is also suitable for beginners.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Manali

In the morning you will reach Manali after a night-long journey. Check-in at Manali hotel. After having some breakfast take some rest. The famous sightseen tourist spots of Manali are Hidimba Temple, Vashisth Kund, Manu Temple, Manali Market & many more which you can visit after the rest. Enjoy your evening at the Manali Central market with dinner and have good sleep.

Day 2: Chika To Balu Ka Ghera

Wake-up early in the morning and get ready after taking breakfast. Reach Jobra and then start the trekking towards Chika base camp. Then by trekking reach Balu ka Ghera campsite. The total time will be approx 8 hrs to reach Balu ka Ghera. During the route, you will pass through lush green forest of Pinewood and Rhododendrons. Enjoy your evening with a bonfire and get familiar with your trip mates. After dinner retire to your tent.

Day 3: Balu Ka Ghera To Siagoru

Rise with the sun and experience great sunrise. Start trekking towards Siagoru. The route will take you the Hampta Pass with a steep ascent and then descend to Siagoru. Enjoy the night stay at Siagoru campsite.

Day 4: Siagoru To Chatru

On this day you will experience the next level of thrill when you start the downhill journey to reach Chatru through adventurous mountain ridges and slopes. After 2-3 hours of trekking, you will observe the Chandra River flowing alongside the road. Take night long rest at Chatru campsite.

Day 5: Chatru To Chandartal

The specialty of Chatru campsite is that it is the meeting point of three passes those are Rohtang, Hampta and Spiti Pass. Chandratal is 2-3 hrs drive away from the Chatru. Chandratal is again a marvelous lake of the Himalayas. This lake spellbound its visitor by stunning views. Head back to Chatru for the night rest.

Day 6: Chandratal To Manali

Pack your bags early in the morning and head back to Manali. It will take 7hrs drive to reach. As you reach Manali have some rest and Board on the bus for your further journey with sweet memories. Things to Carry
● Backpack
● Fleece Jacket
● Woolen Gloves
● Woolen Clothes
● Full Sleeve Tshirts
● Woolen Socks
● Trekking Poles
● Trekking Shoes
● Water Bottle
● Thermo Flask
● Thermal Wears
● Id – Proof
● Camera
● Extra Batteries for Camera

● Led Flash Light
● Solar Charger if you have
● First Aid Kit
● General Medicine Kit
● Special medicine if any prescribed by your physician
● SunGlasses
● Sunscreen Lotion
● Lip Balm
● Small Garbage Collection Bags
● Personal Toiletries
● Tissue Papers
● Instant Food or Snacks like Energy Bars

This is all about Hampta Pass Trek in Manali. One thing you should keep in mind that you will spend your available days in the lap of mother nature so try to avoid activities which harm nature or the environment.

“Stay Blessed, Keep Trekking”

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