Hampta Pass & Chandratal Trek | YHAI
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.
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
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