About Hampta Pass
On the lap of Himalayas, Hampta pass has an altitude of 4,270 meters above the sea level. It is a small lane situated on the Pir Panjal ranges, between Kullu valley and Lahaul Chandra valley. Hampta pass is one of the most visited places in Manali.
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Surrounded by alpine meadows, wildflowers, dense forest, rock walls, waterfalls, and snow-clad mountains, Hampta Pass trek offers a lot of thrilling experiences to the visitors. The trekkers cross the lush green valleys of Kullu and the Pass offers a great view of Lahaul Valley deserts surrounded by huge mountains.
Hampta Pass trek takes one to the heart of Himalayas. It is one of the easiest and cost-friendly treks in Himachal Pradesh. The trekking route goes through various lush green valleys, pristine rivers, and mesmerizing Himalayan Mountains. People are generally attracted to this trek because of the jaw-dropping scenic splendor it offers. One can see the snow-clad Himalayan peaks, Chandratal Lake and the River Ravi flowing through the colourful meadows and dense forests. The trekking trail goes through the enchanting Pir Panjal ranges of Himalayas. The trek can be a good experience for the beginners and the seasoned trekkers visit here to enjoy the picturesque beauty of Manalian Mountains.
When to Visit here?
The best time to visit the Hampta pass is in the month of October when the temperature is nearly 5 degrees. During winter, the temperature fluctuates from 12 to 18 degrees in the day time and minus 4 to 6 degrees at night. Trekkers are advised to avoid trekking in monsoons because heavy rainfall makes the mountain rocks slippery and the chances of landslides are very high.
The trek starts from Manali and ends at a height of 14,065 feet. The trekking route leads one to Jobra and then to Chika, the base-camp. This is the beginning point of the Hampta Pass trek. The trek starts from Chika and reaches Balu Ka Ghera where one can see mesmerizing boulder lands and Rani Nallah. Then the trek leads one to the 2nd campsite which is Siagoru. It is a very popular campsite where one can enjoy the views of Deo Tibet Peak. Then the trail goes to Chatru which is famous for its enchanting views. Later it continues towards Chandratal Lake. The lake reflects a panoramic view of the Himalayan Mountains surrounding it. It is situated at 14,100 feet which is one of the highest altitude lakes of India. The gigantic Himalayas and the azure blue water of the lake mingle together and create a hypnotizing atmosphere.
One can reach Manali via train, air or roads. It is 536 kilometers away from Delhi. One can drive to Jobra to reach the base camp. Also, Manali is well connected with other cities that are quite near to the base camp of the Hampta pass trek.
It is a 3 to 4 days trek. Hampta Pass trek booking can be done online. They offer different trekking packages. The trekkers can select the best Hampa pass trek package according to their budget and plan. There is a cashback policy upon any cancellation as well.