Chanderkhani Pass 2019 National Himalayan Trekking Cum Training Expedition
About Program:After successfully completing 48 years in Himalayan Trekking, Youth Hostels Association of India once again brings the National Himalayan Trekking cum Training Expedition– Chanderkani Pass, 2019. Chanderkhani, located at a height of 12,190 ft. provides an awesome and breathtaking view of some of the most beautiful snow clad mountain peaks like Tiger Thatch, Ali Ratni, Inderasan and Priyadarshini Range. Chanderkhani is one of the most popular trekking routes in the Shivalik Range.
MANDATORY: Trekking Medical Certificate will be compulsory at the time of reporting only (with 30 days of validity ) duly signed by registered Medical Practitioner (MBBS / MD only) along with his registration no. and stamp.
*Trek Grading: Easy to Moderate
These treks generally have around o4 to 06 hours of trekking per day and can involve a reasonable amount of ascent and descent touching the altitude around 10,000-12,000 feet. This grade is suitable for someone who is in good health and who is regular walker. Suitable for anyone who walks on weekends or so, no previous trekking experience is required for this grade.
*Range : Kullu Valley, Kullu District of HP
*Flora and Fauna:
Because of its complex geography and its great variations in altitude, Kullu is home to an enormous range of species, which span the subtropical to the alpine. The common trees in the Kullu hills belong to the conifer species (deodar, pine, spruce, fir). Several species of medicinal plants like Hath Panja (Dactylorhiza hatageria) and Brahma Kamal (Saussurea obvallata) grow luxuriously in the valley. the Himalayan brown bear and the Himalayan Tahr. The Western Tragopan (the state bird of Himachal Pradesh) and the Monal pheasant are the prominent birds species found in the region.
*Heighest Altitude Gain: 10692 feet
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Duration: 10D/9N (on 10th day participants will have to check out after breakfast)
* Reporting Point:
Report at 15 Miles Base camp
* Day Wise schedule:
# Day 1: Reporting at base camp 15 miles
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.
# Day 2: Orientation, acclimatization and Training
The participants will be briefed about the trek route, important do’s and don’ts, brief description about the acute mountain sickness and will go for an acclimatization walk.
# Day 03:- Acclimatization Level 2, Medical and Kit Inspection:
Trekkers will be taken to acclimatization walk on high altitude followed by medical and Kit Inspection.
# Day 4: 1st Higher Camp Sola Tanki (7930FT)
The participants will be transported from Base camp to Chansari village (6591 ft) by bus, then trek to Bijlimahadev (7913ft) distance 4km. After lunch at Bijli Mahadev they will move to Solatanki distance 7 km (7930ft) approx 4 hours trek. Solatanki hire camp is surrounded by dense forest of Deodar tree. The camp site is located in very peaceful area and offer a panoramic view of Kullu valley. One can also have the sighting of unique birds here.
# Day 5: 2nd Higher Camp Mountinag (9187FT)
The next day trek is of 7km and gain altitude of 1257FT and took approx 5hrs. Mountinag name is after the local deity of that area. The route passes through Bringta Top (7273ft) which is the lunch point of the trek. The camp is in open area with a small temple of Mountinag Devta. The place offer a panoramic view Beas valley. The blowing cold breeze gives a soothing effect to the tired trekkers.
# Day 6: 3rd Higher Camp Ubla Thach (9793FT)
The trek is relatively relaxing with many ups and downs. The altitudinal gain is 606Ft and the distance of 7kms with trekking time of approx 4-5hrs. The route offer a panoramic view of Beas Valley on the one side and Parvati Valley on the other and passes through woodland and grazing grounds. One can see the pastoralized life style of local people who use to bring their life stocks for grazing. The camp is located on the grazing ground with water source nearby.
# Day 7: 4th Higher Camp Dohra Nala (10692FT)
This route with the altitudinal gain of 899Ft and the distance of 8 km takes approx 6hrs trekking. The route passes through Futta Saur a beautiful natural meadow with a broken pond. After having lunch there the trek will move on to Dohra Nala, the camp situated at the middle of two small streams passing by.
# Day 8: 5th Higher Camp Naya Tapru (9970FT)
This is the longest and most enchanting trek of this route with undulating terrain. The altitudinal loss of 722ft and the distance is 14km which take approx 7hrs of trekking. This route will pass through the Chandrakhani Pass (12190ft). The route provide the picturesque view of Parvati River and village area across it. One can slide on the snow and enjoy it to the fullest.
# Day 9: Nauya Tapru to Naggar via Rumsu Village and transfer to Base Camp by Bus. Certificate Distribution & Recreation Activity.
The last trek of this route is 7km long and take approx 4hrs with less gradient. The treks ends up at Naggar village. Here participants can visit Naggar Castle and Roerich art gallery naggar and from there the participants will be transferred to Base Camp by bus.
At base camp the closing ceremony will be conducted in which certificates will be distributed to those participants who have successfully completed the trek. As a part of the cultural integration there will be a small cultural program from participants only in which the older group will share their experience to the newer group.
# Day 10: Check out after breakfast.
Note : Route and Schedule of the programme may change without prior notice based on the local condition.
* 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.
YHAI Base Camp
NH21, 15 Mile, Badgran, Himachal Pradesh 175143