Stunning Ghepan Ghat Trek hides in Lahaul
Ghepan Ghat trek hides in the Lahaul region of Himachal Pradesh. The trek starts from a small hamlet Sissu located on the Manali-Leh highway.
Ghepan Ghat is a tranquil neon-blue glacial lake hidden in the picturesque valley at a high altitude of 4,140 m, even away from the sight of local guides.
Picturesque Trail in Ghepan Ghat Trek
The trail follows a gushing river, leading continuous panorama vistas of snow covered peaks and a valley blossoming with verdant wildflowers.
Ghepan Ghat trek is of moderate level, the rough trail is unmarked and naturally beautiful which also involves difficult but enjoyable river crossings.
Ghepan Ghat Trek a Hidden Lake in Himalayas
On entire trek, the sacred Ghepan peak can be seen overlooking the valley and quaint village of Sissu.
The Ghepan Ghat Lake is extremely beautiful, its neon-blue colour and icebergs can be seen floating on its surface which are feast for the eyes.
Key Points of Ghepan Ghat Trek
Proper conditioning & training of body required
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature
Shoes are the single most important equipment.
High Altitude requires proper acclimatization.
Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 10kgs.
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Duration – 5 days (Manali to Manali)
Best Time – June to Oct
Level – Moderate
Highest point – 13,600 feet
Weather – Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season.
Temperature – Day (5°C to 10°C) Night (2°C to 5°C)
Starting point – Manali
Short Itinerary of Ghepan Ghat Trek
Day 1 – Drive from Manali to Sissu (10,235 feet) (85 km)
Day 2 – Sissu to trailhead (Drive – 9 km) and Camp 1 (12,500 feet) (4 km)
Day 3 – Camp 1 to Camp 2 (12,800 feet) (6 km)
Day 4 – Camp 2 to Ghepan Ghat (13,600 feet) and back (8 km)
Day 5 – Camp 2 to Sissu (10 km) and Drive to Manali (85 km)