Manali is the most famous tourist destination for all kinds of tourist purposes like a family trip, honeymoon trip, solo trip, adventure trip. It is the destination where you can enjoy leisure as well as experiential trip.

Himachal Pradesh state is fully blessed by nature. Several tourist destinations are there that attract tourists and spellbound them with their charm. Manali is one of them. It is the small town located in Kullu valley and settled near the banks of the Vyas river. It is a gateway for the Parvati valley and Solang valley. It is the gateway for the various treks also i.e Hampta Pass, Beas Kund, Bhrigu Lake, Deo Tibba, Sar Pass, Chandrakhani Pass & many more.

Himachal Pradesh state is fully blessed by nature. There are several tourist destinations that attract tourists and spellbound them with their charm. Manali is one of them. It is the small town located in the Kullu valley and settled near the banks of the Vyas river. It is a gateway for the Parvati valley and Solang valley. It is the gateway for the various treks also i.e Hampta Pass, Beas Kund, Bhrigu Lake, Deo Tibba, Sar Pass, Chandrakhani Pass & many more.

Hampta Pass

The Hampta Pass trek is one of the beautiful treks that go from Manali. It is the passage between Lahaul and Kullu valley. The Hampta pass is seated at the elevation of 14039 ft above from the sea level. The route is full of thrill and adventure which will take you to the forest of -Pinewood, Oak Tree, Rhododendrons, waterfalls, glaciers, and rocky trails and mesmerizing views of Pir Panjal Range makes it special.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit this trek is from April to June and September to November. During the mentioned months weather conditions remain pleasant and suitable for trekking. This area receives heavy rain in the monsoon season and there may be chances of land-sliding so it is not advisable to do trekking at that time. In the winters there is heavy snow so the route remains closed however if you want to experience snow trekking in Hampta valley then there is another route also from Sethan and Prini village for winter trekking.

How To Reach

For attempting Hampta pass you have to reach Manali first. Manali is well connected with all major cities of India and also connected by air via Delhi.

By Road

The distance of Manali with Chandigarh is 303 km and distance with Delhi is 551 km. So from both cities, there are several options available like government or private bus, private taxi cabs, tempo travelers, etc. Through the overnight journey from both of the cities, you can reach Manali

By Air

Bhuntar Airport is the nearest airport to reach Manali. It is strongly connected with Delhi and well connected with other major airports via Delhi.

Train

Chandigarh will be the best option if you want to reach Manali. Another option is Joginder Nagar Railway station.

Things to Carry

● Trekking Shoes
● Trekking Jacket
● Trekking Pole
● Backpack
● Rain Gears
● Woolen Clothes
● Woolen Socks
● Fleece Jacket
● Thermal Wears
● Extra Pair of Socks
● Water Bottle
● Thermo Flask
● First Aid Kit
● General Medicine Kit
● Any Special Medicine Prescribed By Physician if any
● Sunglasses
● Sunscreen Lotion
● Lip Balm
● Led FlashLights
● Camera
● Personal Toiletries

 

Brief Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Manali

Day 2: Manali – Jobra- Chika- Balu Ka Ghera

Day 3: Balu ka Ghera – Siagoru

Day 4: Siaguru – Chatru

Day 5: Chatru – Chandratal

Day 6: Chandratal – Manali

Day 7: Departure From Manali

Advisory

● Do not litter.
● Carry essential identity proof with you so if there is any requirement of it to show authority then it may eliminate any kind of conflict with them.
● Obtain all the mandatory permits and licenses before starting the trekking day prior. It will help you to reduce the wastage of time.
● As you will be trekking in the nature trail so try to avoid any kind of activity which harms nature. It is a little but effective contribution to save nature
● Capture all the best scenes visible. Through photographs, the wonderful memory of trekking will remain forever.
● Try to avoid plastic use as much as possible. In any case, if you have used it then dispose of it properly.
● In place of plastic bags try to use bags made by cloth or paper.
● Do not have heated arguments with your trip mates. If you have any issues with then discuss with them and with the team leader. It will help you to make harmony during the trip.
● Do not put any religious comments on trip mates, local peoples.
● Respect the local people and their culture.
● Respect the local deities as local people are connected with them emotionally.

This is all about Hampta Pass so -” Stay Blessed, Keep Trekking”

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