INR 8500.00


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From INR 8500.00per person

(Transportation from Chattru to Chandertal and from Chandertal to Basecamp, Expert Guides, Expert Supporting Team, Nutritious and Sumptuous Food , Equipment, Group Insurance, Forest Entry)

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* About Program:


A quintessential trek for trekkers, the Hampta Pass trek is tailor made for those looking to experience the Himalayan adventures! The easiest access point for this trek is in Manali at an altitude of 14,100 ft, unlike most treks that start from a remote village.


Hampta Pass trekking is appealing mostly due to the fact that it connects the beautiful valleys of Kullu and Lahaul. The awe-inspiring landscapes and natural foliage of the region itself draws trekkers a plenty, not to mention the abundance of rare Himalayan birds and orchids spotted here.


Flourished with thick alpine forests, sprawling meadows, glacial valleys, this trek packs the punch of an idyllic adventure in the Himalayas. Another exemplary feature is the passage through the captivating Rohtang Pass that stands at an altitude of 13,000 feet and is enveloped in snow throughout the year, the best time to visit is in August to September.


The trail crosses the small villages of Hamta and Sethan. Hamta pass offers a magnificent view of Deo Tibaa 19683 ft and Indrasan 20404 ft. 


The program also includes visit to Chandertal, a crescent shaped lake from which it’s named derived (moon like lake). It is situated at an altitude of approx. 14,100 ft. The surrounding of the lake consist of mountain scree on one side and a Cirque on the other, the lake itself is a part of a beautiful on which various varieties of wild flowers can be seen during spring season.



* Purpose


The purpose of the program is to expose the participants to a greater adventure and to rough the rigors of plodding with a sense of love for nature and outdoor recreational activity aiming at promoting National Integration


* Programme Grade: Moderate to Tough


* Duration:



Itinerary of the programme

Day-1 Reporting at 15 Miles Base Camp Dist- Kullu (H.P.)

The trekkers will report at the base camp on the first day. In the evening they will be briefed about the trek by the camp leader. It is an opportunity for the trekkers to know about the trek and the fellow travelers.


Day-2 Orientation, Training & Acclimatization walk and guidance & briefing for packing bags for higher camps, deposit of extra luggage at base camp.

This day is exclusively spent by training the trekkers for the rough road ahead. They can go for a walk around the area. The trekkers will be guided by the camp leaders to pack the things they need to take for the trek.  


  Day-3  Base Camp to  Chikka (10824 feets) Night halt at Chikka

 The trekkers will be transported by bus from Base camp to Treini (20 kms) where from they will start their trekking towards Chikka camp (12 Kms. 7 Hrs) The trekkers will explore the fascinating  views of NHPC dam, apple orchards and dense forests.



   Day-4  Chikka to Balu Ghera (11808 feets) Night halt at Balu Ghera (8 Kms, 5 to 6hrs)

 trekkers will start their trek by the stream. The undulating trail to Balu Ka Ghera is filled with scenic view of wildflowers. You will spot herds of Sheep and Mule feeding them on the green grass. Trekking through the lined Bhoj trees, the trek gives you the utter joy of experiencing the scenic meadows dotted in pink, yellow and green. The cloud hovering above the peaks and the glistening water of the stream make it a delightful trek leading you to the sandy fields of Balu Ka Ghera or the Bed of Sand. At the end of the trek, you can witness the beauty of Hampta Pass for the first time.


 Day-5 Trek from  Balu Ghera to Hampta pass and Night halt at Siagoru (10824 feets) (12 Kms 8 hrs)

Through the sandy fields of Balu Ka Ghera, the trekkers will follow a trail of boulders and screes to the Hampta Pass. It’s a moderate to difficult trek filled with steep ascending and steeper descending deescalating into a plain walk to Shea Goru. Lying at the Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas, the Hampta Pass gives you an enthralling view of Indrasan Peak (20,410ft) and Mount Deo Tibba (19688 ft) with clouds hovering over it. You can also have a panoramic view of the Lahaul and Spiti valley. After capturing the beauty of the Pass, the trekkers will descend towards Shea Goru (Lahauli word, meaning: Cold Area). The trail to Shea Goru is windy with a vey less amount of rain. It’s a ‘Rain Shadow Area’ filled with rock fragments and scree. You will get a scenic view of the Rohtang Pass from this area.


  Day-6  Trek from Siagouru to Chattru (9512 feets) (7 kms, 3  hours downhill walk to Chattru. Transfer from Chattru to Chandertal by Jeep and back  to base camp  via Rothang pass/Atal Tunnel.

The trek starts with a downhill trek  to Chattru and from there by transportation to Chandra Tal Lake. While returning from Chandratal lake for Base Camp, the trekkers will be served hot lunch on the way.

The beauty of Chandra Tal Lake is alluring with its changing color in different times of the day. Ranging from Azure to Green, it is considered one of the beautiful glacial lakes in Himachal. The high altitude wetland is also designated as Ramsar sites giving it Internation recognition. Soak in the beauty of this lake and the greyscaled mountains around it. Capture the beauty of flying windhorses in your camera with the beautiful sight of lake in the background.

The participants will also be awarded with participation certificate.



 Day-7 Checkout after breakfast




* How To Reach:

Youth Hostel-15 Miles is 20 kms from Kullu.  near end of Span Resort. Get Down at OYO Hotel Aarya before Hotel Anand & Restaurant, Baragran & continue walking towards Asmod at Apple Town.

With a panoramic view of surrounding mountains.Regular bus services are available for Kullu from Delhi,Chandigarh & Punjab. Every bus from Kullu to Manali is passed from 15 miles. The nearest Railway Stations are Ambala & Chandigarh & the nearest Airport is Bhuntar.


No Map detail.

* How to Participate:


Online Booking: Members desirous of joining this programme may apply online by paying requisite program fee along with online booking amount .We accept Net Banking, Debit Card and Credit Card payment on www.yhaindia.org for online payments.


After successful transaction Admit Card will be generated. Participant has to carry "Admit Card", "Trekking Medical Certificate" (medical will be submitted at the time of reporting and should not be issued more than 30 days) & "Membership Card"(Print out of membership card may also be accepted) at the time of reporting to the Base Camp.



Offline Booking:


Members desirous of joining this programme may also apply on the prescribed "Trekking Registration Form" duly supported by a "Trekking Medical Certificate", along with a DD of requisite amount of Rs.8500/- in favour of “Youth Hostels Association of India” payable at New Delhi. The Trekking registration Form, Trekking Medical Form and DD may be sent to following address:


Trekking Division, National Office


Youth Hostels Association of India


5, Nyaya Marg, Chankayapuri. New Delhi – 110021,


Contact No.: 7827999000


Members can also apply through our YHAI Units or State Branch in their respective area.


N.B: Without admit card and Medical fitness Certificate do not claim your registration as confirmed.


* Food & Supplies: YHAI provides nutritious and good quality meals which includes Morning tea, breakfast, packed lunch, evening tea (in the camp), and inner and after dinner tea/coffee/Bournvita, shall be provided.  Please bring your own plates, mugs, spoons etc.


* Accommodation Facilities: 


Accommodation will be provided on sharing basis during program.


• Tented accommodation at all camp sites.


* What participants should bring along:


Cotton Shirts, Slacks, Cotton Pants, Rain coat, Good Woolen sweaters or Jackets, Woolen Inners, Sun Cap, Trekking Shoes, Socks woolen and cotton, Gloves  Enameled or Steel Mug / tumbler, Lunch box, Plate, Spoon, Water purifying tablets, Pen knife, Needle, Thread, Spare buttons, Goggles, Cold Cream / Vaseline, Soap, Toilet Paper, Tissues, Towel, Medicines normally used at home for (cold, cough, vomiting etc.), Camera and any other material for your personal use.


* Safety & Security


Extensive and painstaking preparations have gone into the planning of Trekking Hampta Pass route for your safety. Our field staff and experienced camp leaders have visited the area to check all details thoroughly. While every care has been taken to ensure safety, the Youth Hostels Association of India cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen eventualities during the program.



* Notice to Participants:


1.  Smoking, use of alcohol and narcotics of any description is strictly prohibited during the course of the program.


2.  Stay other than YHAI Camp is not allowed for the entire duration of the camp.


3.  This is an environment friendly trek. Do no litter any wrappers or spoil the trial in any way. In case you find any wrapper, plastic bag or anything left by trekkers on the way, please carry the same with you and deposit at the base camp.


4.  Burning of wood during camp fire is strictly prohibited. Import of any bio Non- degradable Material in Himachal Pradesh is an offence


* Certificates


Participants, who successfully complete the trekking and abide by the discipline of the program, will be awarded participation certificate.


* Special Casual leave:


The Trekking Expedition organized by Youth Hostels Association of India have the approval of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Dept. of Personnel And Training), Government of India, vide Office Order no. 28016/3/89-Estt (A), Dated 25 October, 1989. Participants working in the Central Govt. Organization can apply to the authorities concerned for availing special casual leave for the duration of the expedition. This leave can be sanctioned by their office up to 30 days in calendar year.


* Justice TPS Chawla Scholarship:


YHAI announces Justice T.P.S. Chawla Memorial Adventure Scholarship for underprivileged girls for participation in YHAI adventure activities. Deserving participants may apply to the National Office YHAI supported by relevant document / certificates.



* Off the beaten Siddharth Scholarship:


To provide underprivileged young men and women less than 30 years of age with an opportunity to participate in outdoor adventure activities / programs by YHAI in various parts of the country. Deserving participants may apply to the National Office YHAI supported by relevant document / certificates.


In case you are unable to join this trip you will get 50% of the program fee as refund, provided your request reaches YHAI before 10th July 2021. Click this link to submit your Cancellation: http://www.yhaindia.org/program-cancellation.php


Offline booking request for cancellation and refund may be sent through email at trekking@yhaindia.org. Please attach the copy of your Admit Card in your cancellation request email.


Seat once booked may not be re-scheduled or transferred.

There is no refund applicable for the all the program bookings done after 10th July 2021.

Any unforeseen event/ strike or natural calamity/ unfit medical condition will not be considered as a cause of cancellation.

Refund may be given after completion of the programs 30 to 45 working days.

Trekking Department, National Office

Youth Hostels Association of India

5, Nyaya Marg, Chankayapuri. New Delhi – 110021,

Contact No.: 7827999000 Email:  trekking@yhaindia.org