Trek to Chandertaal over the Hampta Pass

:Hampta, Himachal Pradesh
:Sep - Oct
:5 Days4 Nights
Event Type
:Adventure, Experience, Tour
Start From
:Manali, Himachal Pradesh
:Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Trek to Chandertaal over the Hampta Pass

Hampta, Himachal Pradesh
5 Days4 Nights

Event Overview

Chandertaal is ideal as a point of initiation in to the world of trekking. As we trek on this trail, we will cross a high pass, dark pine forests, lush green meadows to glacial valleys and stunning views. Ideal time to go on this trek is early June to late October. It is one of the most fascinating and a moderate trek, beginning from Manali and leading in to The Lahaul Valley of Himachal Pradesh. The path was also the ancient trade route between the Kullu and Lahaul Valley.
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Event Details


Day 1 - Delhi- Chandigarh –‘dA Base’, Haripur, Manali (12 – 14 hrs.)
  • The guests will arrive in manali in the early morning and are requested to de-board at the patlikuhl bust stand (16 km short of manali). A representative of team will receive and drive them to da base – Organizer. Unwind and refresh yourself at da base nestled in a beautiful apple orchard. Explore surroundings like the beautiful ‘somvan’ by the river beas, naggar castle, roerich art gallery etc. Please ensure you are properly geared up for the trek. Any last minute shopping can be done from manali. Guests will then meet the team and staff in order to get comfortable with them and to clarify any doubts. The guides and team leads will share the dos and don’ts of the trek. EnjoySome delicious dinner around a bonfire with the group and retire early.
Day 2 - Haripur – Prini – Chikka (3530 mts) (40 min. drive then walk 6/7 hrs)
  • In the morning, after breakfast we will drive 15 km to prini, situated on the left bank of river beas on the naggar – manali road. After the bridge on the junction of duggal and allain nala, we will climb a steep ridge to reach the village of sethan (3000 mts). It is a 12 km trek and will take about 3 hrs. The trail passes through thick forests to the lahauli village of hampta. The trail alternates between thick forests and open grounds for 12 km to chikka. The trek crosses many glacial streams over improvised wooden bridges. Beautiful forested peaks are visible from chikka after 3 or 4 hrs of scrambling. From here, we will get an excellent view of deo tibba and indrasan group of peaks. When we arrive at chikka, we will camp here for the night.
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High Tea

Adventure Activities



Pickup Drop


Airways, Private Vehicle

Pickup Details

Pickup Time: 07.00 AM Drop Time: 09.00 AM

Things To Carry

  • Backpack 40 - 50 Lt. With rain cover.
  • Day Pack 15 - 20 Lt. Toiletries - Sunscreen SPF 40+, Moisturizer, Lip balm, Soap, Toilet paper.
  • Repair Kit (needle and thread).
  • Headlamp/ Torch.
  • Camera.
  • Water Bottle- Ideally keep two bottle 1 liter each.
  • Trekking Pole - Optional.
  • Plastic Packing covers. (Please pack all your gear in waterproof plastic bags so that your clothes etc do not get wet while on horses or porters. Also carry extra plastic bags in case you need to pack wet clothes.)
  • Personal first aid kit:
  • Raincoat/ Poncho - make sure it is something that will cover your daypack and camera too.
  • Warm Beanie - make sure it is something that covers your ears. You can also use buffs, scarfs etc in addition to your beanie.
  • Gloves - Lightweight synthetic gloves made of Fleece or you can also use woolen gloves.
  • Sun Cap- 1 no
  • Sun Glasses with good UV protection.
  • Trekking Shoes



  • Trek co-ordinator
  • Highly qualified and tenured guides
  • Evening hikes
  • Bird watching & Star gazing
  • Crossing Hampta Pass
  • Amazing views of Samudri Tapu, Bada Shigri and Chhota Shigri glaciers
  • Being atop Kunzam La and Rohtang La
  • Early morning & evening photography hikes to and around Chandertal
  • Ponies
  • Travel as per itinerary in luxury SUV
  • Stay in 2-4 men luxury hiking tents.
  • All meals during the tour (nutritious freshly cooked vegetarian)
  • Services of experienced lead guide and qualified assistant guide
  • Kitchen equipment, cook and helper
  • All the Camping arrangements
  • Wildlife/ environmental permits and other permits & levies.
  • Guaranteed amazing Himalayan experiential adventure holiday.


  • Cost of any form of insurance (Personal/Baggage/Medical)
  • Cost of rescue, evacuation, hospitalization, etc.
  • Any expenses of purely personal nature like laundry, phone/fax calls, tips to drivers, guides,
  • Any beverages.
  • Any expenses that arise due to change in itinerary and increase in no. of days because of natural forces like landslides, weather, roadblocks, flight cancellations, sickness etc.
  • All meals during travel
  • Meals at dhabas
  • Cost of any optional activity we offer, like paragliding, angling, rafting etc.
  • Any increase in govt. service tax.

Terms & Conditions

All programs are subject to change due to political reason, natural calamities, serious sickness, and special reasons.

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