Hampta Pass trek lies at an altitude of 4270 mtr on the Pir Panjal range in the Himalayas. It is a small corridor between Lahaul and Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh. Hampta Village is located below Santham village and from there it got its name Hamta Pass. This pass is frequently used by shepherds of lower Himalayan region, seeking for high altitude grassland in the dry cold desert of Lahaul during summer time. Numbers of wild flowers and herbs grow at the altitude between 3000 to 3800 m. Vertical rock walls, water falls, hanging glaciers, tiny lakes, peaks rising above 6000 m are main characteristics of this trek. People need a proper guide to cross certain glaciers. From Hamta pass one can extend their journey towards the beautiful Chandrataal.  The terrain is mostly rocky and trekking amidst large sized boulders is common, the trek from the kullu district to the Lahaul and Spiti district, takes one from the windward side to the Leeward side. The terrain changes for a green paradise to a rocky cold desert in just a few metres across the pass. It is also known to be the road to heaven, as it was the route taken by Yudhisthira on his accent to heaven, The Hampta Pass is also named after the Rishi that meditated there named Hampta Maharishi.

Available Dates

11th June 2018 (Open)

14th June 2018 (Open)
17th June 2018 (Full)
21st June 2018 (Open)
22nd June 2018 (Open)
23rd June 2018 (Open)
24th June 2018 (Full)
25th June 2018 (Open)
29th June 2018 (Open)

1st July 2017 (Open)

7th July 2017 (Open)

8th July 2017 (Open)

14th July 2017 (Open)

15th July 2017 (Open)

21st July 2017 (Open)

22nd July 2017 (Open)

28th July 2017 (Open)

29th July 2017 (Open)

4th August 2018 (Open)

5th August 2018 (Open)

11th August 2018 (Open)

12th August 2018 (Open)

18th August 2018 (Open)

19th August 2018 (Open)

25th August 2018 (Open)

26th August 2018 (Open)

1st September 2018 (Open)

2nd September 2018 (Open)

8th September 2018 (Open)

9th September 2018 (Open)

15th September 2018 (Open)

16th September 2018 (Open)

22nd September 2018 (Open)

23th September 2018 (Open)

29th September 2018 (Open)

30th September 2018 (Open)

6th October 2018 (Open)

7th October 2018 (Open)

13th October 2018 (Open)

14th October 2018 (Open)

Duration: 5 Days | 4 Nights
Grade: Medium
Best season: Jun-Sep
Elevation: 4270 mtr

Hamta Pass lies at an altitude of 4270 mtr on the Pir Panjal range in the Himalayas. It is a small corridor between Lahaul and Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh. Hampta Village is located below Santham village and from there it got its name Hamta Pass. This pass is frequently used by shepherds of lower Himalayan region, seeking for high altitude grassland in the dry cold desert of Lahaul during summer time. Numbers of wild flowers and herbs grow at the altitude between 3000 to 3800 m. Vertical rock walls, water falls, hanging glaciers, tiny lakes, peaks rising above 6000 m are main characteristics of this trek. People need a proper guide to cross certain glaciers. From Hamta pass one can extend their journey towards the beautiful Chandrataal.  The terrain is mostly rocky and trekking amidst large sized boulders is common, the trek from the kullu district to the Lahaul and Spiti district, takes one from the windward side to the Leeward side. The terrain changes for a green paradise to a rocky cold desert in just a few metres across the pass. It is also known to be the road to heaven, as it was the route taken by Yudhisthira on his accent to heaven, The Hampta Pass is also named after the Rishi that meditated there named Hampta Maharishi.

Day 1: Manali – Jobri (Drive)  – Chika.

We will start our drive from Manali taxi stand to Jobra the starting point of the Hampta Pass Trek. The drive takes around two hours through villages like Panduropa, Hampta etc and checkpost of Allan Duhangan Hydro Power Project. Jobri is the starting point of the trek where our trek leader will brief you about the dos and don’ts during the trek and safety instructions. The initial part of the trek is through thick forest of Walnut, Oak, Maple trees and then trek for sometime alongside the river. After crossing the river over wooden bridges, after that there is a little climb and you will reach the camp Chika. Relax at camp and savor your taste buds with yummy hot lunch prepared by our team.

Day 2: Chika – Balu Ka Gera.

After morning exercise we will have our breakfast and start the trek for today’s camp Balu Ka Gera. After crossing the stream the trek is of gradual ascent till Jwara Nala and crossing Jwara Nullah with barefoot is an experience in itself. After crossing it relax for some time and trek for another hour to reach our camp Balu Ka Gera.

Day 3 : Balu Ka Gera to Sia Goru via Hampta Pass.

Today is the toughest and most spectacular stretch of the entire trek after reaching upper Balu Ka Gera the steep ascent of Hampta Pass begins and which takes around 3 to 4 hours to reach top of the Hampta Pass. The views of snow capped peaks and glaciers will take your breath away and from top of Hampta Pass the views of Mt Indrasan are stunning. After crossing Hampta Pass it’s a steep descent and then trek for another half an hour and you will reach Sia Goru camp

Day 4 : Trek from Sia Goru to Chatru.

This day is the easiest one, we have an easy descent in Lahaul and Spiti Valley all the way upto Chatru. Chatru is small place on Manali Kaza road with few restaurants. The massive mountains of the Pir Panjal and Spiti ranges dominate the entire landscape till the camp site at Chatru. Chatru is a confluence point of paths from Rohtang Pass, Hamta Pass and Spiti. From Chatru if road and weather condition permit we head to the Chandra Tal and return to our camp at Chatru.

Day 5: Drive from Chtru – Manali.

In the morning after breakfast we leave for Manali via the Rohtang Pass. Our wonderful trekking in Himalayas, experience of thrills in Himachal comes to end.

Day 01

Jobra to Chika After starting from Jobra you will have to go through a very simple trek inside the forest for about 20 mins.

Day 02

Chika to Balu ka Gera It is a 4 hour easy ascent.

Day 03

Balu-Ka-Gera to Shea Goru via Hampta Pass.

Day 04

Sheagoru to Chatru Your move alongside the river in the valley still continues.

Day 05

Chatru to Manali Late summers the road opens up to Chatru and beyond and you can take the vehicle to Manali from the bridge at Chatru.

Basic Gear
• Backpack (40- 60 Litre) with comfortable shoulder straps, rain cover is essential.
• Comfortable Trekking Shoes
• One Pancho/ rain coat
• Windproof Jacket Thermal inner wear
• 2-3 T-shirt with full sleeves
• One fleece Jacket
• Day Pack (20 – 30 Litre)
• Trekking Pole
• Woollen Gloves (Two Pairs)
• Two Trek Pants
• Thermal Inner-wears
• Feather Jacket
• Woolen Cap
• Woolen Socks (Two Pairs)
• SunGlassesTowel
• TorchCamera & Phone (with full/Extra Batteries)
• Water Bottle
• Slippers
• Personal Medical Kit
• Sun Cap

Personal Utilities
• Sun Screen Cream
• Anti bacterial Powder
• Lip Bam
• Hand Sanitizer.
• Tooth Brush And Tooth Past
• Toilet Paper

Include :-

• Camping
• Service of experienced and we’ll trained Mountain Guide
• Service of Cook and Helper during trekking • Trekking Equipments
• All meals on Trek ( Veg.)
• Forest Entry
• First Aid Kit

Exclude :-

• Insurance
• Transport Charge
• Food during transit
• Porter/Mule charges for your personal bag
• Any kind of personal expenses
• Anything apart from the inclusions

Cancellation:-

• Cancellation prior to 30 days from the start of the Trek – 95% refund
• Cancellation between 30 days to 15 days to the start of the Trek – 50% refund
• Cancellation less than 15 days to the start of the Trek – No refund

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