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Hampta Pass Trek with 2 Nights in Luxury Swiss Tents

 Manali    4 Nights/5 Days
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Free Cancellation
Part Payment
Duration
4 Nights/5 Days
Start Point
Haripur, Manali
Finish Point
Haripur, Manali
Experience Type
Group
Trip Code
O310A1144
Group Size
2 to 12 people
Language
English, Hindi
Grade
Moderate

Overview

Hampta Pass Trek is initiation to the HImalayan trekking. The trail to Hampta Pass combines 2 different side of the Himachal for you. Kullu and Lahaul are two adjoining districts and are separated by the formidable Rohtang La. Rohtang La is snow bound from October to June. Both the valleys are geographically quite different. The Kullu/Manali valleys are green with thick forest cover and heavy rains. However, Lahaul is in a rain-shadow area with partial Trans-Himalayan barrenness. 

Highlights:

  • Hampta Pass
  • 2 nights camping in Sethan - Swiss tents with attached bath

Route: Manali - Pirni - Chikka - Hampta Pass - Sethan - Rohtang Pass - Manali.

Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival at Manali - Prini - Sethan | Drive from Prini to Sethan

Reporting time at Prini (Manali) - 11:00 am

As part of our “Safety Protocol’, the guests are requested to join us at our camp in Sethan, Manali. Pickup will be arranged at 11:30 am at the barrier in Prini. if coming on your own, you can either hike to Sethan from Manali or drive. Unwind and refresh yourself at this beautiful campsite nestled in a Deodhar forest at an altitude of 9200 feet. Acclimatize and explore surroundings. Please ensure you are properly geared up for the trek. Any last minute shopping can be done from Manali. Guests will then meet the team and staff in order to get comfortable with them and to clarify any doubts. The guides and team leads will share the Dos and Don’ts of the trek. Enjoy some delicious dinner around a bonfire with the group and retire early in luxury Swiss tents. 

Day 2: Sethan - Chikka - Bhalu ka Ghera (3530m) | 6/7 Hrs Trek

After a hearty breakfast and a de-brief, we will start the trek. The trail alternates between thick forests and open grounds to Chikka. The trek crosses many glacial streams over improvised wooden bridges. Beautiful forested peaks are visible from Chikka after 3 or 4 hrs of scrambling. From here, we will get an excellent view of Deo Tibba and Indrasan group of peaks. When we arrive at Chikka, we will break for lunch and head on to Baloo ka Ghera. The trail continues to the alpine meadows which are full of interesting flora, crossing stream at Juara, glacial features of the surrounding mountains can be seen along the way. Bhalu ka Ghera, also known as the Bear’s Circle, is the place where brown bears are said to hibernate during winters and during the right time of the year, several species of wild flowers can be seen. It is a beautiful camping spot and we will camp here for the night. 

Day 3: Bhalu Ka Ghera - Hampta Pass (4270 m) - Bhalu Ka Ghera | 7/8 Hrs Moderate Trek

Today is when you feel the trek the most, it's going to be a long day. We start early (at around 7 am) and trek for 4-5 hours before we reach Hampta Pass. Today is also the day you'll use your cameras the most, keep etra battery in handy. The final ridge during the trek is a little steep accent. When snow-bound you will have to cut steps in the ice and be very sure footed. All this hard is rewarding, views from here are breath taking.
 
The peaks of in Lahaul, particularly in the Kulti valley and of the Chandrabhaga group, are seen as a huge cluster, with peak of Mulkila IV raising its head above them. From top of the pass you can see the majestic Mt. Deo Tibba (6001m), Indrasan (6221m) and the mighty Greater Himalayan and Pir Panjal Range.

Day 4: Bhalu Ka Ghera - Sethan | 6/7 Hrs Trek

The ending day for the trek and time to relax. The trek ends in Jobri, from here we'll drive 10 min Sethan. You can extend your trek and relax at Camp Deodhar in the swiss tents with proper beddings - This will feel luxurious. In evening relax by the bon fire and some music.

Day 5: Sethan - Prini (Manali) | 1 Hrs Drive

After breakfast we drive to Prini. the trip ends here. we'll part ways here to meet soon for our next adventure.

More Details

Inclusions

  • Services of experienced lead guide (MOI) and qualified assistant guides and trek coordinator.  
  • Porter/pony for equipment and camping gear 
  • Stay in tents  
  • All meals during camping on the trek (nutritious freshly cooked vegetarian)  
  • Kitchen equipment, cook and helper  
  • All the Camping arrangements 
  • Wildlife/ environmental permits and other permits & levies. 

Exclusions

  • Cost of any form of insurance (Personal/Baggage/Medical)  
  • All meals during travel and at dhabas. 
  • Cost of rescue, evacuation, hospitalization, etc.   
  • Any expenses of purely personal nature like laundry, phone/fax calls, tips to drivers, guides, any beverages.    
  • Any expenses that arise due to change in itinerary and decrease/increase in no. of days because of natural forces like landslides, weather, roadblocks, flight cancellations, sickness etc.   
  • Porter/pony for your personal gear 
  • Meals at the basecamp (available at Rs. 150 per person per meal during complimentary stay)
  • Cost of any optional activity we offer, like paragliding, angling, rafting etc. 

Important Info

  • Failing to report at the reporting time till 3 hours will be considered as a "No-show" case.
  • The trek can be customized and facilitated for 1 participant also and for fixed departures we take max. 6 participants in one group -  In case of less then 2 members commute will be made through public transport.
  • In case you are travelling by your own car, we suggest you arrive directly at our basecamp located in Haripur (address will be shared after booking), 14-16 km from Manali on the Naggar road, the day before the start of the trek.
  • Participants are expected to have a reasonably good fitness level.
  • In the trek, if the group size is not met, the trek will not be cancelled; however we will travel in public transport.
  • Trekking programs in the Himalaya not necessarily would always run exactly as scheduled. Allow for unplanned long days or early camps due to weather disruptions or similar causes.
  • All participants are recommended to have a travel insurance that covers trekking and wilderness travel.
  • Wear shoes and clothes you are comfortable in and do not forget waterproof jackets and warm clothing.
  • Do not litter the environment. Polythene and plastics are non-biodegradable and unhealthy for the environment and must not be littered or burned and should be carried back
  • Soak up the atmosphere – close your eyes and take in the sights and sounds as you explore and observe. 

Cancellation

  • 100% refund if cancelled before 30 days
  • 75% refund if cancelled before 15 days
  • 50% refund if cancelled before 7 days
  • No refund after that
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Our thoroughly researched itineraries are designed to offer you access to some of the world\'s best-kept secrets. We have personally explored the destinations we offer with in-depth knowledge that goes towards making your experience more than worth your while. However, at times due factors beyond any one’s control, situations may arise which can pose a challenge to the safety and security of the group members. To minimize any negative impact, we subscribe strictly to “Safety Protocol” which is an intensive and comprehensive compilation of safety and security measures undertaken to ensure a seamless and safe experience for its guests. There are factors which are controllable and attention to them ensures lower risks and toned down consequences.

7 travellers found this helpful

We provide our clients with porters/ponies for their convenience on demand and at a fixed price (Rs.500 per day for the duration of the trek and a maximum of 10 kg per person)

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Some of our own trek leaders are qualified, experienced ladies. All treks are extremely safe for ladies and we have a lot of solo clients who are ladies.

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You need to carry an original ID card and a photograph.

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There are no doctors on the trek; however our trek leaders are experienced in first aid and basic medical protocols.

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Our trip will start from the base camp in Haripur, 14 km short of Manali. If you are travelling by Volvo bus, you are requested to de-board at the Patlikuhal bus stand and we will receive you from there and drive you to the base camp

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The water during the trip is fresh and it is recommended to carry your personal reusable water bottles and filters as well.

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Reporting/Start Point:

Pirni (2 Kms from Manali)
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