Explore Kullu, Manali and Lahaul Spiti Valley on Hampta Pass Trek
The name “Hampta Pass” derived from Hampta Village. It is at an altitude of 14,107 feet in the Himalayan Pin Panjal range and it is the passage between Lahaul and Kullu, or Manali valley of Himachal Pradesh. Hampta Pass Trek, This region has rich Flora and Fauna but, on the other hand, the Lahaul valley has barren lands and is deserted.
Therefore, go through quaint villages and explore two different cultures. In ancient times, the trail was a trade route. Thus, now it is frequently used by the shepherds in summers to find grasslands in the deserted Lahaul, Spiti valley.
Why is Hampta pass India’s most popular trek month of July and August?
The Hampta Pass trek, known today in popular trek not only in India but all over the world, its beauty is hidden from no one, fame retains its original form to all, Hampta Pass is this symbol of beauty, people who have special knowledge of trekking, the same people come to do this trek in the lap of this Pawan Dev Bhoomi Himachal, thousands of people come here every year in the months of July and August, this trek It is also special that it starts from Manali, the beautiful city of Himachal,
July and August are particularly special for this trek, although people come all year round, Himalayan hikers consider July and August to be good because the flowers and river crossing of snow best part of this trek, and rain in the Manali Valley here in July and August months is something else I enjoy trekking, this time temperature and weather of the Hampta Pass trek would suit you. Yes, it is also a special thing that when we start the trek from Manali, then after Jobri, Cheeka camp is the most beautiful camp, in day 01, we have to trek only for 03 Km, after that, a little light climb starts from you. On this day, you live till the Balu ka Gera camp; you will find some species of flowers which gives pleasure to the mind,
Day 3 will meet you this big adventure, today you have to go to Shea Goru camp by passing the Hampta pass Altitude is 4,310 Meters, this stop will be over Moran and Snow, after passing the Hampta you will reach the Shea Goru camp, and then this is the most beautiful camp of this trek. Are, these areas come in Spiti Valley which is moraine and muddy, there are no grass and trees, so the natural changes in this trek are a feeling of peace of mind,
Why is Hampta Pass Trek?
A stunning Trans Himalayan crossover trek that will blow your mind, Hampta Pass trek will surprise you with dramatic and rapid changes in the scenery.
Before going in details about this trek, we would like to give an introduction of Hampta Pass. Perched at an altitude nearly to 14,107 ft surrounded by the mighty Himalayas the trail begins with the campsite of Jobra where here one will cut through a lot of forests.
The next campsite is Jwara, furnished with carpet full of flowers in short wildflower meadow at the meeting point of valley.
Your eyes will welcome you with the drama on the terrain. From a green valley to cold barren desert.
After crossing Jwara, the next campsite is Balu Ka Ghera and thereafter Shea Goru which is the desert oasis.
If you are looking for a five-day short itinerary, Hampta Pass is the perfect trek full of surprises and eye opener which will leave you in awe.
Fall in Love With The Trail! in Hampta Pass Trek
So, the Hampta Pass trail is easy to fall in love with! Because of rich flora and fauna and opportunity to spot rare Himalayan birds and animals. Also, witness cascading waterfalls, dense forests and variety of trees with barren lands.
The Hampta valley has such dramatic changes because it is narrow and funnel shaped till Chatru.
Best Time to do Hampta Pass Trek
So, the best time to do the trek is 3st week of June to last week of September last week because in pre-monsoon the trail remains covered in snow and the climb gets tough.
About Base camp Manali
Once Manali was a quiet Market but it transformed into a famous bustling town in Kullu, Manali valley of Himachal Pradesh.
It has become a popular tourist attraction and works as the gateway to Lahaul, Spiti and Leh. Ladakh And, also Manali is the base camp of many Himalayan treks.
There are charming snow capped peaks, Deodar trees and gushing Beas – No Doubt, this beautiful hill station is for nature lovers because it’s no less than a paradise!
It holds a legendary history and there are ancient temples which gives an idea of Manali’s past. Here, apples, Pear and Plum are the major source of income for most of the inhabitants.
Why Choose Hampta Pass Trek?
Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Hampta pass trek.
See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of by taxi 296 Km and on foot 29 km which is to be covered into 5 days. . Manali to Jabra, cheeka, Balu ka Gera, shea Geru, Chatru, Chandratal, via rohtang pass
Hampta Pass Trek is a low altitude mountain trek Altitudes is 4310 Meters
The Starting trail is easy to moderate as compare to other treks
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature?
You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, you can see pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surpassing through bona fide Garhwali culture.
I think Do spare time in Interaction with our local’s team, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology and our local cultures, this is good ideas for trekkers
Beautiful landscapes so carry proper photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 10 to 12 kg only
Key Points of Hampta Pass Trek
Duration: – 4 Nights 5 Days from Manali to Manali
Base camp: – Manali
Monsoon Temperature:- Day 5°C to 12°C) Night 2° C to 8° C
Hampta pass trek- Altitude: – 4310 Meters
Best Time: – June, July, August, September
Trek Level: – Moderate
Trek distance: – On foot 29 Km – By taxi 236 km
Group Size: – minimum 5 people maximum 15 people
Altitude we are going to cover in Hampta Pass Trek
Manali – 2050 Meter
Cheeka camp – 3078 Meter
Balu ka Gera – 3783 – Meter
Shea Goru camp – 3735 – Meter
Chatru camp – 3322 Meter
Chandratal – 4300 Meter
Rohtang pass – 4114 Meter
Short Itinerary of Hampta pass Trek
Day 1: Pickup to you from Manali to Jobra by taxi (22 km) Same day trek to Cheeka camp (03 km) (1/2 Hours) (3078 Meter)
Day 2: Trek from Cheeka camp to Balu ka Gera (08 km) (4/5 Hours) (3783 Meter)
Day 3: Trek from Balu ka Gera to via Hampta pass (4310 Meter) Shea Goru camp (12 km) (6/7 Hours) (3735 Meter)
Day 4: Trek from Shea Goru camp to Chatru camp – (05 km) trek (3/4 Hours) same day drive to Chandratal (4300 Meter) back to Chatru camp (156 km) (5/6 Hours)
Day 5: Trek from Chatru camp to via Rohtang pass (4114 Meter) to Manali (140 km) Reach evening 6 pm.
Your Travel Plan for Hampta Pass Trek
You can book trains, air flights, and bus tickets for your journey only according to the information given by us.
The Hampta pass trek will be of 5 days from Manali to Manali, includes travel.
First of all, all the trekkers will have to book their flight and train bus according to our time table as our pick up is from 9:00 am to 10:00 am, you will have to reach Manali Bus Stand, Mall Road in the morning.
A taxi from Himalayan hikers will link you to the Manali bus stand, near mall road.
Himalayan Hikers organize transport to the Jabari base camp from the Manali bus stand. Our vehicles leave at 9:00 am to 10:00 am sharp from Manali. Sharing taxi costs include your package.
In the Manali bus stand, you will get our taxi staff that will arrange transport for you. The contacts no Transport coordinator or our office team will give you a week ago to your departure.
Please you guys book your transport facility according to your own time table, after Himalayan hikers take all the responsibility of Manali to Manali, that you will not face any problem.
Your trek ends at Manali day 05th evening 5:30 pm. Manali is a beautiful city in Himachal here available public transport for all over State in India. Booked your return bus tickets directly Manali bus stands.
How will you reach the Hampta Pass Trek?
If you are traveling from Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai or Gujarat any other city, so you will have to come to Delhi, you will get a flight from Delhi for Bhuntar comfortably.
Option 01:- By Air
Himalayan hikers tell you that whenever you travel, you should reach your destination within 2 hours. Bhuntar, Kullu airport is the nearest airport in Manali.
Located about 32 km for the Manali city. There are flights available to Bhuntar airport, you can go online and book your tickets. These are easy and easy ways for you and you also save your time, Bhuntar to Manali taxi available in airport 24×7.
If you find the flight to Bhuntar airport expensive, then you come by flight to Delhi or travel by bus from Delhi to Manali, and it will be easy for you. And many Volvo bus available.
Option 02:- By Bus
You can reach Manali from Delhi by a bus, board it from (Delhi) Kashmiri Gate, ISBT; it is good if you are booked the seats. It is a 10-11 hour bus journey from Delhi to Manali bus stand, near mall road.
(Reach Manali bus stand between 5:00 am to 6:00 am and the vehicle will be arranged from there.)
ATM Point and Mobile Connectivity in Hampta pass
Before starting the journey to Hampta pass Trek, make sure that you need payments, and then take out the cash on the way Manali mall road.
The phone does not work on this trek. Therefore, you should ensure that you do not have to make any important calls. . So make sure you finish all your important work and calls before starting the trek.