About Hampta PassHampta Pass Trek is a trek which bundle all the thing for a trekker either it is a first time or an expert one. It is having an easy access for the trekkers from all over the world, dark and thick pine forest, open and green medows, valleys coverd with snow and a sky touching mountain pass which make you speechless. The Hampta Pass trek in Himachal is crafted by god for those looking to experience and fee the beauty high Himalayan and want to be a part of adventures journey in mountains. The bonus for any trekker when they are doing Hampta Pass is that they can add on an exciting day long trip to Chandratal a high altitude alpine lake – its deep blue color is a rarity. Add to this the return jeep ride over the Rothang pass and it is almost like experiencing two treks at one go.Trip HighlightsLength: 6 Nights 7 days; Access: Naggar, a hilly village will be the starting point of our access to this exciting trek. Naggar is 18 km away from Manali which is very well connected to Delhi by Roadways. You can take cab or different bus services from Delhi. Maximum altitude: 4333 m Grade: Moderate Season: Mid May to October Route MapRoute MapRoute MapRoute MapRoute MapRoute MapNaggar- Naggar acclimatization with rock climbing and rappelling- Chika- Bhalu ka Dera- Shea goru (Hampta Pass)- Chatru Via Chandratal lake(Optional)- Chandratal Lake – NaggarNaggar- Naggar acclimatization with rock climbing and rappelling- Chika- Bhalu ka Dera- Shea goru (Hampta Pass)- Chatru Via Chandratal lake(Optional)- Chandratal Lake – NaggarNaggar- Naggar acclimatization with rock climbing and rappelling- Chika- Bhalu ka Dera- Shea goru (Hampta Pass)- Chatru Via Chandratal lake(Optional)- Chandratal Lake – NaggarNaggar- Naggar acclimatization with rock climbing and rappelling- Chika- Bhalu ka Dera- Shea goru (Hampta Pass)- Chatru Via Chandratal lake(Optional)- Chandratal Lake – NaggarNaggar- Naggar acclimatization with rock climbing and rappelling- Chika- Bhalu ka Dera- Shea goru (Hampta Pass)- Chatru Via Chandratal lake(Optional)- Chandratal Lake – NaggarNaggar- Naggar acclimatization with rock climbing and rappelling- Chika- Bhalu ka Dera- Shea goru (Hampta Pass)- Chatru Via Chandratal lake(Optional)- Chandratal Lake – NaggarTour ItineraryDay 01: Manali- NaggarNaggar is an ancient village just before 18 KM of Manali. After reaching Naggar our representative will pick you from Bus Stand and escort you to the Hotel. Take a bath in Hotel and relax for some time. After Lunch You will have some time to take a tour of Naggar Castle and art gallery. Come back to hotel by 8:00 PM. Take your dinner and go for sleep.Day 02 : Acclimatization, Rock Climbing and RappellingToday is the big day for all the trekkers. They will learn their first lesson of mountaineering. Woke up at 5:00 AM and hot tea will be served to you. We will go for Acclimatization walk after tea. Breakfast will be served to you after acclimatization walk. After Breakfast we will go for Rappelling Season. Lunch will be served after Rappelling season. After lunch we will go for Rock climbing season. Tea and snacks will be served after rock climbing season. Camp fire at 7:00 PM. Dinner will be served at 8:00 PM. Go for sleep by 9:00 PM.Day 03: Naggar – Chikha (Via Jobra)Take a healthy breakfast before starting your journey to Jobra. It will take almost half an hours to reach Jobra by road . You have already gained quite an altitude from Naggar and you start your trek at 9800ft. You will be crossing the forest during first day trek full of Pine trees and Maple Trees. After crossing the Pine trees you will be in the lush green meadows. Chika the camping ground for the day is at the end of this meadow. The river flows right in the middle and water is no issue. Choose a nice ground and pitch your tent for the day.Day 04: Chikha - Bhalu ka DeraEasy walking till the next camp at Bhalu ka Dera (3700 mts) at the base of the Hampta Pass. Bhalu ka Gera is literally translated into Bears Camp where small brown bears use the caves around to hibernate in the winter. Overnight in tent. Day 05 : Bhalu ka Dera – Shea Goru (Via Hampta Pass)The trekking on this day is challenging and the climb to the top of the pass (4270 mts) takes about three to four hours. The views from the top of the Pass include some high peaks and stunning mountain scenery. Overnight in tents.Day 06 : Shea Goru – Chatru – Chandratal lake(Optional)First views of the Chandra Valley and Lahoul awaits you on this day. After two river crossings you get to Chatru which is on the road head. We will go by road till Batal and from there our trek will start to chandratal lake. A pleasant walk along the Chandra River where green pasture and a Shepard’s hut can be seen. The trail proceeds over the rubble-strewn plateau, crosses a small stream and continues traversing the upward slope. The track is almost level, with a few ups and downs and the Chandra-Tal appears. A majestic serene lake surrounded by the mighty Himalayan peaks. A vast meadows, is the camping site on the banks of the enchanting lake. During springtime, it is carpeted with hundreds of kinds of wild flowers. Overnight in camp.Day 07 : Chandratal Lake – NaggarToday we will start our journey back to Naggar. Pick up at Batal by motor vehicle and drive back to Manali over the Rohtang Pass.Tour Inclusions InclusionsExclusionsLocal transport Naggar to Naggar.Personal Porters for carrying backpacks of trekkersBasic Mountaineering Course qualified Guide, Local Guide who has extensive knowledge of the route Personal trekking equipment – like trekking poles or sleeping bag linersVegetarian meals on the trek (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner), Cooks/Helper and other requisite staff.Personal insurance or cost of emergency evacuationPorters/mules for carrying common equipment (like rations/tents/utensils/), Equipment – Tents on sharing basis / Sleeping bags / Sleeping MatsPurchases of personal natures (like mineral water bottles/bottled or canned beverages/chocolates/dry fruits etc)Sleeping mattress and sleeping bag (We would prefer that one should carry his/her own sleeping bag due to hygiene issues, if one has)Food to/from the trail head.Any equipment required (Ropes, Carabiners, and Ice axe etc.), all permit fee, Basic First aid Kit and Oxygen Cylinder, Forest Permits and camping chargesAny other expense which is not mentioned in inclusionCurator Details Trip CuratorManuExperience10 yearsCertificationsYesTeam Size10+Handling capacity1-20Terms and ConditionsConditions:1.Booking should be confirmed 30 days prior to date of departure by paying the full amount so that we can try our best to make your journey a lifetime’s journey. Price indicated is per person for a group of min. 10 people. Price will vary with team size.Cancellation and Refund:1. Cancellation prior to 30 days from date of departure : Full Refund2. Cancellation between 20 days prior to date of departure and departure date: No Refund3. No Show : No Refund4. Cancellation has to be confirmed by sending a mail to firstname.lastname@example.orgDisclaimer1. The activity is weather based and depends on the weather conditions.There may be last minute cancellations if weather conditions deteriorate.