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Hampta Pass & Chandratal Trek (5D/4N)

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● No of Days - 5 days / 4 nights
● Trek Grade - Easy to Moderate
● Max Altitude - 14,000 ft approx
● Distance - 27 km
● Group Size - 10-15

Get Hypnotize by the beauty of the Hampta Pass trek as you explore the Giant Himalayas for a very short duration of 5 days and 4 nights. The Hampta Pass Trek or the Chandratal Lake trek takes you to the dense forests of Pine Trees of Kuala Valley and subsequently heading to the wilderness of Lahaul & Spiti Valley. This trek stands out the most in the Himalayas as you observe the surrounding changes drastically as you gain height.


DAY 1 - Arrive at Manali - Drive to Jobri - Trek to Chika Campsite (10100 ft)

Meet at Rambaug Circle, Manali at 8 am as we will proceed to Jobri, which is the starting point of this trek, in our transfer vehicle. The journey will last for around 90 minutes as you pass through various hairpin-bends. After reaching Jobri, we will proceed our trek to our first Campsite Chika. The trek will last for around 3 hours.  

DAY 2 - Trek from Chika to Bhalu Ka Ghera (11900 ft)

Our Second day will be an exciting one, as we will come across various boulders en route to our next campsite called as Bhalu ka Ghera. Post breakfast, we will head to Jwara where we will enjoy our Packed Lunch.

& After Lunch we will head to Bhalu ka Ghera strolling and walking our way in the lush green meadows. You will observe that the tree line has started to disappear gradually as we are gaining height. Enjoy the view of Bhandarpunch Peak and the scenic beauty around from our campsite. 

DAY 3 - Bhalu Ka Ghera to Shea Ghoru (12250 ft) via Hampta Pass (14035 ft)

Our Third day will be tiresome for few of our trekkers. But the journey to reach our third campsite called as Shea Ghoru will take away all your tiredness as the trek is mesmerizing. We will start our trek early in the morning as we have to walk around 9 kms through various ascends and descends. We will cross Hampta Pass climbing at a height of 14,035 ft on our way to campsite.

The ascend to Hamta Pass is quite steep as one has to be very careful taking every step. The ascend will last around 45 minutes to reach the Pass. Once you reach Hampta Pass, you will be absorbed by the view it offers and you have to shake yourself to come out of the awesome view to enjoy the Packed Lunch.

Post Lunch, we will start the descend to Shea Ghoru Campsite which will take around 150 minutes to reach. We consider Shea Ghoru as the best campsite throughout this trek as it offers view of lush green meadows amidst snow-clad mountains. 

DAY 4 - Shea Ghoru (12250 ft) to Chattru (10898 ft) - Drive to Chandrataal Lake (14100 ft) and return

Fourth day will be of losing height which means our trek will be mainly of descend. Post Breakfast, we will head to Chattru where you will come across icy cold waters of Shea Ghoru Nala. It will take around 5 hours to reach Chattru. Post Reaching Chattru, you will be travelling in our transfer vehicle to enjoy the view of Chandrataal Lake.

The tranquil surrounding of the Lake will convince you of the hardships that you took to reach here. After satiating your thirst of the view, head back to the campsite to spend the last night of your trek by sharing your experience of the trek.

DAY 5 - Chattru (10898 ft) to Manali (6000 ft) via Rohtang Pass

Post Breakfast head back to Manali in our transfer vehicle and enjoy the ride as you travel via Rohtang pass. The drive will be around 6 hours depending on the traffic conditions near Rohtang Pass. Once you reach Manali, All the Best for your further journey and thank you for giving us an opportunity to serve you a memorable experience.


INR 9900 per adult



● Tents, sleeping bags, (Oximeter, Oxygen cylinders in case of emergency) and well-stocked First Aid kits.
● Necessary Permits
● Depending on route, Comfortable Guesthouses and Home Stays at Base Camps or in High quality tents on triple sharing basis.
● Hygienic food by experienced camping cooks.  Majorly vegetarian food provided.
● Besides Trek Leaders, every batch has sufficient support staff including Local Guides, Cooks and Helpers. Porters too are provided on demand for carrying Personal Rucksack.
● Transportation from Manali to Manali, Transport is being provided in small vehicles or MUV’s to ensure safe ride.


● Personal expense
● Bottled water
● Cost of emergency
● Insurance
● Personal Porter Charges
● Any extra cost incurred due to natural calamities
● Transportation till Manali
● Anything not mentioned in the exclusion & GST 5%

Cancellation and Refund applicable on the tour cost: 

● If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
● If cancellation done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded.
● After that no refund will be provided.


● Trekking Stick / Pole

● Spoon, Tiffin box, Bowl, Tea Cup

● A photocopy of your Identity Proof (Passport / Voter ID Card/ PAN Card/ Aadhar Card/ Driving License).
● Rucksack – If you are offloading your Rucksack, you will need a small Daypack to carry your basic essentials.
● Carry Trekking Shoes and not sports shoes, a Pair of Slip-ons, if required for use at Campsites.
● 2 Water Bottles (1 litre each).
● Woollen or Fleece Gloves and a pair of Waterproof Gloves.
● Cotton socks and Woollen socks (2 pairs each)
● Balaclava, Woollen scarf – If you do not have a Balaclava, you can carry Monkey cap instead
● Thermal Inners
● Fleece Jacket, Snow Jacket or Padded Jacket (1 each)
● Windcheater or Poncho
● 3-4 pairs of Trek Pants
● 2 Collared and Full Sleeved T-shirts – Do not carry loose T-shirts as they tend to make  you feel cold.
● Camera or Binoculars (optional)
● Ready to eat Snacks, Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D Powder – Carry nuts, Dry fruits, Energy Bars to munch on during the trek. They provide instant energy whenever it hits the lower base.
● Cap, Sunglasses - Do ensure that your sunglasses are UV Protected. Do not carry reflectors.
● Headlamp/LED Torch – Mandatory
● Toiletries – Sunscreen, Moisturizer, Light Towel, Lip balm, Wet wipes, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Hand Sanitizer, Mosquito Repellent, if required
● Polythene Bags or Zip-lock Bags – These help to segregate Wet clothes, used Wet wipes or Sanitary napkins on trek
● Any medicines that you normally consume - Please consult your doctor in this regard.


Our (Small Steps Adventures) primary concern is the Safety and Well-being of all the Trekkers.

In pursuance of this responsibility, we have the Right to amend or Cancel this Program due to Weather Conditions or Change from Time to Time due to Personal Health Problems by the Participants.

Small Steps Adventures, will not be responsible for the Weather, Health Related, Political Issues. We ensure you a Memorable Trekking Experience with us. 

We always try to give you information about any changes in the Schedule/ Itinerary, if there are any, as soon as possible we receive it. 

If any trekker is cancelling his/ her seat due to personal reasons no refund will be payable in such circumstances.


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