National Himalayan Trekking & Training expedition 2019 | Hampta Pass & Chandertal | 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
* Reporting Point:
15 Miles Base Camp Dist- Kullu (H.P.).
Day Wise schedule:
Day 01: Reporting & Orientation at 15 Miles Base Camp Dist- Kullu (H.P.)
Day 02: Training & 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 and back (Night Stay at Chattru).
Day 08: Chattru to Kullu basecamp (transfer by bus/jeep via Rohtang Pass & overnight stay at Kullu basecamp) & Certificate Distribution and Recreation Ceremony.
Day 09: Checkout after breakfast
* Note: program schedule and route is subject to change without prior notice
IMPORTANT: Please read all the instructions of programme carefully before booking the same (including cancellation policy).
Himachal Pradesh 175101