HAMPTA PASS & CHANDERTAL TREK


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INR 7875.00

Reviews

4 Reviews

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Vacation Style

Trekking

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Activity Level

Adult

7/10

Group Size

Member

Per Day

30

From INR 7875.00 per person

(Transportation from Chattru to Chandertal and from Chandertal to Basecamp, Expert Guides, Expert Supporting Team, Nutritious and Sumptuous Food , Equipment, Group Insurance, Forest Entry)

Contact Information:
Field Director: Mr Hitesh Kumar Jutta: 9611840877
YHAI Staff: Mr Navin Tiwari: 6230434931 / Mr Abhinav: 8840272375
 
* About Program:
 
A quintessential trek for trekkers, the Hampta Pass trek is tailor made for those looking to experience the Himalayan adventures! The easiest access point for this trek is in 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 ft and Indrasan 20404 ft. 
 
The program also includes visit to Chandertal, a crescent shaped lake from which it’s named derived (moon like lake). It is situated at an altitude of approx. 14,100 ft. The surrounding of the lake consist of mountain scree on one side and a Cirque on the other, the lake itself is a part of a beautiful on which various varieties of wild flowers can be seen during spring season.
 
 
* 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
 
* Programme Grade: Moderate to Tough
 
* Duration:
 
9D/8N
 
 

* How To Reach:

Youth Hostel-15 Miles is 20 kms from Kullu.  near end of Span Resort. Get Down at OYO Hotel Aarya before Hotel Anand & Restaurant, Baragran & continue walking towards Asmod at Apple Town.

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.

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DAY
1

Reporting at 15 Miles Base Camp Dist- Kullu (H.P.)

The trekkers will report at the base camp on the first day. In the evening they will be briefed about the trek by the camp leader. It is an opportunity for the trekkers to know about the trek and the fellow travelers.

DAY
2

Orientation, Training & Acclimatization walk and guidance & briefing for packing bags for higher camps

The next day is exclusively spent by training the trekkers for the rough road ahead. They can go for a walk around the area. The trekkers will be guided by the camp leaders to pack the things they need to take for the trek.

DAY
3

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

On the third day, the trekkers will travel 8 km (4hrs) from the base camp to the Sethan village. At first they will be taken by transportation to the NHPC dam near Sethan and from there they will trek to the village amidst the Pink Rhododendron and Apple Orchard inhaling the fragrance of it. You can also catch a sight of the majestic Himalayan Griffon Vultures spreading their wings in the Himalayan sky.

DAY
4

Sethan to Chikka (10824 feets) Night halt at Chikka (8 kms, 4hrs)

On the third day, the trekkers will travel 8 km (4hrs) from the base camp to the Sethan village. At first they will be taken by transportation to the NHPC dam near Sethan and from there they will trek to the village amidst the Pink Rhododendron and Apple Orchard inhaling the fragrance of it. You can also catch a sight of the majestic Himalayan Griffon Vultures spreading their wings in the Himalayan sky.

DAY
5

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

On the fifth day, trekkers will start their trek by the stream. The undulating trail (10km, 5/6 hours) to Balu Ka Ghera is filled with scenic view of wildflowers. You will spot herds of Sheep and Mule feeding them on the green grass. Trekking through the lined Bhoj trees, the trek gives you the utter joy of experiencing the scenic meadows dotted in pink, yellow and green. The cloud hovering above the peaks and the glistening water of the stream make it a delightful trek leading you to the sandy fields of Balu Ka Ghera or the Bed of Sand. At the end of the trek, you can witness the beauty of Hampta Pass for the first time.

DAY
6

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

Through the sandy fields of Balu Ka Ghera, the trekkers will follow a trail of boulders and screes to the Hampta Pass. It’s a moderate to difficult trek filled with steep ascending and steeper descending deescalating into a plain walk to Shea Goru. Lying at the Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas, the Hampta Pass gives you an enthralling view of Indrasan Peak (20,410ft) and Mount Deo Tibba (19688 ft) with clouds hovering over it. You can also have a panoramic view of the Lahaul and Spiti valley. After capturing the beauty of the Pass, the trekkers will descend towards Shea Goru (Lahauli word, meaning: Cold Area). The trail to Shea Goru is windy with a vey less amount of rain. It’s a ‘Rain Shadow Area’ filled with rock fragments and scree. You will get a scenic view of the Rohtang Pass from this area.

DAY
7

Siagouru to Chattru (9512 feets) (9 kms, 3 to 4 hours downhill walk to Chattru. Transfer from Chattru to Chandertal by Jeep and back (Night Stay at Chattru).

The seventh day starts with a downhill trek (9 km, 3/4 hrs) to Chattru and from there by transportation to Chandra Tal Lake. Known as the Moon Lake, the beauty of Chandra Tal Lake is alluring with its changing color in different times of the day. Ranging from Azure to Green, it is considered one of the beautiful glacial lakes in Himachal. The high altitude wetland is also designated as Ramsar sites giving it Internation recognition. Soak in the beauty of this lake and the greyscaled mountains around it. Capture the beauty of flying windhorses in your camera with the beautiful sight of lake in the background.

DAY
8

Chattru to Kullu basecamp (transfer by bus/jeep via Rohtang Pass & overnight stay at Kullu basecamp) & Certificate Distribution and Recreation Ceremony.

Trekkers will be transferred back to the base camp via the scenic Rohtang Pass. In the base camp, they can enjoy recreational activities in the night. The participants will also be awarded with participation certificate.

DAY
9

Checkout after breakfast

The trekkers can check out after breakfast with the memories of a mesmerizing adventure amidst the green and barren mountains.

Maps

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Vineet Gautam

NATIONAL HIMALAYAN TREKKING CUM TRAINING EXPEDITION 2019 - (MANALI-HP)- HAMPTA PASS & CHANDERTAL

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* Food & Supplies: YHAI provides nutritious and good quality meals which includes Morning tea, breakfast, packed lunch, evening tea (in the camp), and inner and after dinner tea/coffee/Bournvita, shall be provided.  Please bring your own plates, mugs, spoons etc.
 
* 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.
* Cancellation Policy:
 

In case you are unable to join this trip you will get 50 % of the program fee as refund, provided your request online before 25th July 2019.

Offline booking request for cancellation and refund may be sent through email at contact@yhaindia.org. Please attach the copy of your Admit Card in your cancellation request email.

OR

 

Request for cancellation and refund may be sent through post/courier at following address provided it should reach National Office before 25th July 2019.

Trekking Department, National Office
Youth Hostels Association of India
5, Nyaya Marg, Chankayapuri. New Delhi – 110021,
Contact: 07827999000

Please attach the copy of your Admit card in your cancellation request.

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

There is no refund applicable for the all the program bookings done after 25th July 2019.

Any unforeseen event / strike or natural calamity will not be considered as a cause of cancellation.

Refund may be given after completion of the programs.