NATIONAL HIMALAYAN HAMPTA PASS & CHANDERTAL TREKKING EXPEDTION 2017 - (MANALI-HP)

6300.00

  • Reporting at Kullu - 15th August to 14th September, 2017
  • 9D/8N
  • Inclusive of, boarding, lodging (simple Veg Food), equipment, group insurance, forest entry and trekking.
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* About Program:

A quintessential trek for first-timers, the Hampta Pass trek is tailor made for those looking to experience the Himalayan adventures! The easiest access point for this trek is from Manali at an altitude of 14,100 ft, unlike most treks that start from a remote village.

Hampta Pass trekking is appealing mostly due to the fact that it connects the beautiful valleys of Kullu and Lahaul. The awe-inspiring landscapes and natural foliage of the region itself draws trekkers a plenty, not to mention the abundance of rare Himalayan birds and orchids spotted here.

Flourished with thick alpine forests, sprawling meadows, glacial valleys, this trek packs the punch of an idyllic adventure in the Himalayas. Another exemplary feature is the passage through the captivating Rohtang Pass that stands at an altitude of 13,000 feet and is enveloped in snow throughout the year, the best time to visit is in August to September.

The trail crosses the small villages of Hamta and Sethan. Hamta pass offers a magnificent view of Deo Tibaa 19683 feets and Indrasan 20404 feets. This trekking tour lasts for 8 days, sets out near Prini village 6560 feets. 3 kms south of Manali and concludes at Prini. 

* Purpose

The purpose of the program is to expose the participants to a greater adventure and to rough the rigors of plodding with a sense of love for nature and outdoor recreational activity aiming at promoting National Integration

* Participation fess

Fee Rs.6000/- Per Participant

* Duration:

9D/8N

* Reporting Point:

Reporting at Kullu

 

* How To Reach The Base Camp: Youth Hostel-"15 Miles" is 20 kms from Kullu near end of Span Resort. Get down at Ballu's Cafe - Baba Deluxe Dhaba on the Delhi- Kullu Manali National Highway. With a panoramic view of surrounding mountains. Regular bus services are available for kullu from Delhi, Chandigarh & Punjab. Every bus from Kullu to Manali is passed from 15 Miles. The nearest Railway Stations are Ambala & Chandigarh & the nearest Airport is Bhuntar.

By Bus

Manali is about 560 kms from Delhi, 280 kms from Shimla & 350 kms from Chandigarh. HRTC/Himachal Tourism operates Volvo buses for Manali.

 

By Train

Nearest railway station are Ambala(310 kms) and Chandigarh(310 kms).

 

By Air

Nearest airport is Bhunter 50 Kms from Manali.

 

* Program Includes:

 Inclusive of, boarding, lodging (simple Veg Food), equipment, group insurance, forest entry and trekking.

 

* Day Wise schedule:

# Day 01: Reporting & Orientation at Kullu.

# Day 02: Acclimatization walk and guidance & briefing for packing bags for higher camps.

# Day 03: Trek to Sethan (9184 feets). Night halt at Sethan (8 kms, 4hrs)

# Day 04: Sethan to Chikka (10824 feets) Night halt at Chikka (8 kms, 4hrs)

# Day 05: Chikka to Balu Ghera (11808 feets) Night halt at Balu Ghera (10 Kms, 5 to 6hrs)

# Day 06: Balu Ghera to Hampta pass and Night halt at Siagoru (10824 feets) (13 Kms 8 hrs)

# Day 07: Siagouru to Chattru (9512 feets) (9 kms, 3 to 4 hours downhill walk to Chattru. Transfer from Chattru to Chandertal by Jeep .

# Day 8: Chandertal to Kullu basecamp (transfer by bus/jeep via Rohtang Pass & overnight stay at Kullu basecamp).

# Day 09: Checkout after breakfast

 

* Note: program schedule and route is subject to change without prior notice

* Who can Participate: This expedition is open to YHAI members who are 15 years and above. This condition will be adhered to strictly. Under age will not be considered in any case.

* How to Participate:

Online Booking: Members desirous of joining this programme may apply online by paying requisite program fee along with online booking amount i.e. Rs.6300/- (Rs.6000/- Program Fee + Rs.300/- Online Booking Amount).

We accept Net Banking, Debit Card and Credit Card payment on www.yhaindia.org for online payments.

After successful transaction Admit Card will be generated. Participant has to carry "Admit Card", "Trekking Medical Certificate" (medical will be submitted at the time of reporting and should not be issued more than 30 days) & "Membership Card"(Print out of membership card may also be accepted) at the time of reporting to the Base Camp.

Offline Booking: Members desirous of joining this programme may also apply on the prescribed "Trekking Registration Form" duly supported by a "Trekking Medical Certificate", along with a DD of requisite amount of Rs.6050/-(Rs.50 postage charges) in favour of “Youth Hostels Association of India” payable at New Delhi. The Trekking registration Form, Trekking Medical Form and DD may be sent to following address:

Trekking Division, National Office

Youth Hostels Association of India

5, Nyaya Marg, Chankayapuri. New Delhi – 110021,

Contact No.: 7827999000

Note: Seat once booked may not be re-scheduled or transferred.

All Offline Booking confirmation is subject to availability of seats. National Office will send the Admit Card along with confirmation letter to the participant at the address mentioned in "Trekking Registration Form".

Members can also apply through our YHAI Units or State Branch in their respective area.

N.B: Without admit card and Medical fitness Certificate do not claim your registration as confirmed.

 

* Cancellation Policy:

In case you are unable to join this trip you will get 50% of the program fees i.e.Rs.3000/- which will be refunded post completion of the program within 30 to 45 working days, provided your online cancellation request is received before 25th July, 2017. Participants who have booked online should cancel online on or before 25th July’ 2017.

· Any unforeseen event / strike or natural calamity/ unfit medical condition will not be considered as a cause of cancellation. Refund will be given after completion of the programs.

* Food & Supplies: Simple, nutritious vegetarian meals

* Accommodation Facilities:  Accommodation will be provided on sharing basis during program.

·            Tented accommodation at all camp sites.

 

* What participants should bring along: Cotton Shirts, Slacks, Cotton Pants, Rain coat, Good Woolen sweaters or Jackets, Woolen Inners, Sun Cap, Trekking Shoes, Socks woolen and cotton, Gloves  Enameled or Steel Mug / tumbler, Lunch box, Plate, Spoon, Water purifying tablets, Pen knife, Needle, Thread, Spare buttons, Goggles, Cold Cream / Vaseline, Soap, Toilet Paper, Tissues, Towel, Medicines normally used at home for (cold, cough, vomiting etc.), Camera and any other material for your personal use.

 

* Safety & Security

Extensive and painstaking preparations have gone into the planning of Trekking Hampta Pass route for your safety. Our field staff and experienced camp leaders have visited the area to check all details thoroughly. While every care has been taken to ensure safety, the Youth Hostels Association of India cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen eventualities during the program.

 

* Notice to Participants:

1.  Smoking, use of alcohol and narcotics of any description is strictly prohibited during the course of the program.

2.  Stay other than YHAI Camp is not allowed for the entire duration of the camp.

3.  This is an environment friendly trek. Do no litter any wrappers or spoil the trial in any way. In case you find any wrapper, plastic bag or anything left by trekkers on the way, please carry the same with you and deposit at the base camp.

4.  Burning of wood during camp fire is strictly prohibited. Import of any bio Non- degradable Material in Himachal Pradesh is an offence

 

 

* Certificates

Participants, who successfully complete the trekking and abide by the discipline of the program, will be awarded participation certificate.

 

* Special Casual leave:

The Trekking Expedition organized by Youth Hostels Association of India have the approval of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Dept. of Personnel And Training), Government of India, vide Office Order no. 28016/3/89-Estt (A), Dated 25 October, 1989. Participants working in the Central Govt. Organization can apply to the authorities concerned for availing special casual leave for the duration of the expedition. This leave can be sanctioned by their office up to 30 days in calendar year.

 

* Justice TPS Chawla Scholarship:

YHAI announces Justice T.P.S. Chawla Memorial Adventure Scholarship for underprivileged girls for participation in YHAI adventure activities. Deserving participants may apply to the National Office YHAI supported by relevant document / certificates.

 

* Adventure Scholarship for Handicap:

YHAI announces 50 adventure scholarships of each to physically challenged youth (including deaf & dumb) for this expedition. Deserving participants may apply to the National Office YHAI, on a plain paper supported by relevant documents/certificates.  

 

* Off the beaten Siddharth Scholarship:

To provide underprivileged young men and women less than 30 years of age with an opportunity to participate in outdoor adventure activities / programs by YHAI in various parts of the country. Deserving participants may apply to the National Office YHAI supported by relevant document / certificates.

 

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