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Hampta Pass trek is the beginners delight in every way, easy access, dense pine forest, beautiful meadows, adrenaline pumping river crossings and a high altitude mountain pass called Hampta pass. Numbers of wild flowers and herbs grow at the altitude between 3000 to 3800 m. Vertical rock walls, waterfalls, hanging glaciers, tiny lakes, peaks rising above 6000 m are main characteristics of this trek Hampta Pass is a moderate trek with a scope of mixing lot of other adventure activities to suit varying duration and interest of trekkers.
Date- 9th May-16th May 2020
Region – Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Grade – Moderate
Height: 13,800 feet
Duration : 7N/8D
DAY 01: Pune – Delhi – Manali
Departure to Delhi from Pune. Reach Delhi by afternoon. Board the bus for Manali at 4 pm. Overnight Journey to Patlikuhal.
Bus type : Volvo AC semi-sleeper
Dinner : Not include
DAY 02: Reporting at base camp in Manali.
Get down 20km before at a junction called “Patli-kuhal”. Cabs will be arranged to Rumsu base camp in-between 7 am to 9 am only. (Participants coming after 9am have to take a share cab for Rumsu base camp by their own.)
Reporting to the campsite, freshen up and undergo with registration process. Post breakfast we will go for an acclimatization walk. After walk participants will be distributed Trekking bags, Micro spikes( help you to walk on ice), Gaiters( to prevent snow enter your shoes) and trekking sticks.
After breakfast we will start the day’s trek with a beautiful drive to Hampta dam from Rumsu at 8 am. The trek to Chikka starts from Hampta Dam and is easy. It takes around 2-3 hours to complete it. There is a small forest patch and then two wooden bridges before you reach the campsite. Chikka has big rock boulders and a beautiful waterfall. Overnight in tents at Chikka.
DAY 04: Chikka to Balu ka Ghera
After breakfast start the trek to Balu Ka Ghera. Trek duration is around 4 to 5 hours from Chikka to Balu ka Ghera scaling 11900 feet. The initial part of the trek goes through the bank of the river crossing few rock boulders. There is a water stream that needs to be crossed on the way. Balu ka Ghera is a large plain ground on the bank of the river and camping at this spot is a dream in reality. One can spot Indrasan, the highest peak of Manali valley from here. Snacks would be served in the evening followed by dinner. Overnight camping at Balu Ka Ghera.
DAY 05: Balu Ka Ghera to Hampta Pass and descend to Jwara.
Start early trek by 6 am in the morning as we try covering the maximum snow patch before sun rise. The trek route from Balu Gehra towards Hampta Pass is a moderate climb, scaling 4,200 meters. The trek route is entirely covered with snow. It takes around 4 to 5 hours to reach the top of the Hampta Pass. We will then descend back to Jwara camp site. Overnight stay at Jwara.
After breakfast start descend towards Hampta dam via same route. The descend is normal and takes around 5 hours. Reach at the base and Jeep ride to Rumsu base camp.
DAY 07: Departure to Delhi
After breakfast leave form Manali. Participants can go for adventure activities like paragliding, rafting or local sightseeing on their own expense. Participants should report 4 pm at Manali bus stand for boarding the bus to Delhi.
Extra luggage deposited at Rumsu base camp will be delivered at Manali bus stand. Participants can collect the luggage and board their bus.
Lunch and Dinner : Not included
DAY 08: Reach Delhi & departure to Pune
Reach Delhi around 6-9 am & Departure to Pune
Breakfast : Not included
Ex Delhi – Rs.12,990/- per person
Pune- Rs.12,990/- per person + train/ air fare
* Pune – Delhi – Pune Train/Airfare.
* Food other than mentioned in the Itinerary.
* Any other expenses occurring due to natural calamities or reasons beyond our control.
Note: – Travel assistance (Pune – Pune) can be provided.
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