Chandratal Lake with Hampta Pass Trek
Chandratal with Hampta Pass Trek
Chandratal Lake is a high altitude glacial lake situated in Lahaul and Spiti disctrict of Himachal Pradesh at an altitude of around 4300 meters. On one side barren scree mountains overlook the Chandratal lake on one side and on the other side a cwm gives splendid views of CB Ranges and Chandra Glacier from where the Chandra river originates.
Chandratal Lake with Hamtpa Pass Trek Duration : 5 Days 4Nights
Destinations Covered : Manali, Hampta Pass, Chandra Tal
Chandratal Lake Cost per Person: Rs 8500 + 9% per person (Ex Manali)
What’s Included :
- Accommodation during Trek(Camping)
- Meals while on trek(Veg)
- Transport from Manali as per the Itineray
- First aid medical kits
- Tents, Sleeping bags, Crampons & Gaiters if required
- Qualified and experienced Guide and support staff.
What’s Not Included :-
- Trekking Poles, Jackets, Boots etc
- Any Deviation or detour
- Cost Escalation due to natural reason.
Chandratal Lake Departures (All departures for The Chandratal Lake Trek are ex Manali)
- 30th -3rd August 2018
- 6th -10th August 2018
- 11th – 15th August 2018
- 13th -17th August 2018
- 14th -18th August 2018 (Fresh batch)
- 20th -24th August 2018
- 27th – 31st August 2018
- 3rd – 7th September 2018
- 10th -14th September 2018
- 17th -21st September 2018
- 18th -22nd September 2018
- 24th -28th September 2018
- 1st -5th October 2018
- 8th -12th October 2018
Chandratal Lake Trek Itinerary Detail
Chika Day 1
Drive from Manali (6000 ft) to Jobra than start trek to Chika (10100 ft).
We will meet at SBI ATM on Mall Road outside Goverment Bus Station after the briefing session we will drive from Manali to Jobri which is the starting point for Chandratal Lake Trek and Hamtpa Pass Trek. The road from Prini to Jobri is being built by AD Hydro Power Project and have 32 turns. Its a short and beautiful drive. After reaching Jobri we will trek to Chika which takes around 3 hours through thick forest followed by open valleys.
Balu Ka Ghera Day 2
Chika (10100 ft) to Balu ka Ghera (11900 ft) .5 hrs easy ascent.
The second day of the Chandratal Lake Trek is gradual ascent along side the river and then taking a right turn at Jwara river crossing. River crossing at Jwara is a thrilling experience in itself. It will take another hour to reach our today’s camp at Balu ka Gera.
Siagoru Day 3
Balu ka Gera (11900 ft) to Siagoru (12900 ft) Crossing Hampta Pass (14100 ft).
Chandratal Lake lies in Lahaul & Spiti and Hampta Pass gives the passage to all who want to cross from Kullu Valley to Lahaul & Spiti Valley. Today’s trek to Chandratal Lake is the most thrilling as you reach the highest point of the trek at around 4400 meters and get the super views of Mt. Indrasan and it’s gigantic glaciers. After crossing Hamta Pass there is a steep descent to Spiti Valley and then another half an hour trek to reach Sia Goru.
Chandratal Lake Day 4
Siagoru (12900 ft) to Chatru (11000 ft) 4 hrs. Drive to Chandra Tal.
Today is a an easy day of Hampta Pass Trek we cross the chilling river barefoot and trek down towards the road head Chatru where our vehicles will be waiting for us. We drive to Chandratal Lake and enjoy the serene beauty of the this high altitude glacial lake. After spending quality time at Chandratal Lake we trek back to our campsite.
To reach Chandratal we drive from Chatru to Chandratal by Tata Sumo and road to Chandratal is in real bad shape so be ready for the adventurous drive to Chandratal from Chatru
Manali Day 5
Drive to Chandratal Lake to Manali Via Rohatang Pass
We start the day ealry as most of us have their evening buses from Manali to Delhi. We suggest you extend your stay in Manali and explore things to do in Manali . Our Chandratal Lake trek ends with mosaic of beautiful memories.