Hampta Pass Trek in Manali with Chandratal Lake 2022, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India

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On the Pir Panjal range in the Himalayas, Oct Hampta Pass trek is perched at an elevation of 4,270m (14039ft). It is a small passageway in Himachal Pradesh between the Lahaul Chandra Valley and the Kullu Valley. Himachal Pradesh is one of the best and most convenient treks in Manali.

The adventure tour of Hampta Pass will take you to the valley of wildflowers, alpine Meadows of conifer forest, rock walls, beautiful waters, snow-white glaciers and much more.The trail takes you to Kullu’s lush green valleys. While crossing the pass you see the Lahaul Valley deserts all surrounded by mountains, the Hampta Pass trek serves as a balcony view of a different new world.

Take the Hampta Pass Trek to a magnificent path that takes you to the Himalayan core. Hampta Pass Trek is one of the most beautiful and easiest treks in Himachal. From green meadows to pristine rivers, to glacial valleys to imposing Himalayan ranges you can visit the various countryside. This guided tour through the Hampta Pass circuit is ideal for economical travelers in the Himalayas!

It offers views of the Himalayan snow-covered peaks, the translucent Chandratal lake, and lush wetlands and forests along rivers of the Ravi River. The 4-day Hampta Pass Trek brings you into the charming beauty of the Himalayan Pir Panjal. The difficulty level of the Hampta Pass Trek is modest. The hike can be done by both beginners and experienced trekkers! In the middle of October, the Hampta Pass Trek will be the most enjoyable, with a temperature of about 5 degrees in the day! Temperatures range between 12 ° C and 18 ° C during the day and fall to -6 °C and 4 ° C at night. During the monsoon, avoid trekking because of heavy rain and possibilities of slip and other mishappenings. During the walk, 14,065 ft in the Himalayas are reached! During the walk, 14,065 ft in the Himalayas are reached!

From Manali, the Hampta Pass trek will begin. The little hamlet in the Kullu valley, from Manali to Jobra. The walk from Jobra to the Chika Basecamp takes place. The Hampta Pass starts with Chika Basecamp. You will cross amazing boulders next to Rani Nallah while trekking from Chika to Balu ka Ghera. Siagoru is one of the most famous campsites and the next stop is this Himalayan walk. Snow-covered tapestries and Deo Tibet Peak will be seen. Camp by a quiet stream along the river, and watch beautiful wildflowers. Go from Siagoru to Chatru (12,900ft) (11,000ft). Chatru, known for its three passes Hampta, Rohtang, and Spiti and with its snowy mountains and valleys, offers you an enchanting view down the road towards Lake Chandratal, a high-altitude alpine lake, and great views.

The moon lake contains majestic mirrors of all the mighty peaks of the Himalayas. Chandratal lake has located a height of 14,100 ft above sea level. You will fall in love with the Himalayas beauty with the blue waters. One of India’s high altitude humidity is the color of the sacred lake. Another highlight of the trek is Chandratal Lake.


The state has the most dazzling  pristine snow covered mountains which are a main attraction of travellers all around the world. Basically, Tourists come here to this alluring, unpolluted and unique place to relax their mind and body and cherish nature’s beauty throughout their lifetime. 

Hampta Pass is one among the most amazing trekking and camping destinations. Hampta Pass Trek derived its name from the Hampta village that belongs to the Pir Panjal region at an elevation of 14,000 feet. The journey of this trek starts from the Kullu Manali valley, which takes you to the Chandra valley of Lahaul. This trek adds glory to your sight along with the oak and walnut trees, hanging glaciers, waterfalls, vertical rock walls. On this pleasant journey you can catch the first glimpses of the mighty towers in Dhauladhar Ranges occupying the entire frame with meadows and flower-filled valleys. Discovering the unique landscape on the Manali side of Himachal Pradesh with the Hampta Pass trekking is like a dream for the adventure enthusiasts to experience. The mesmerizing experience of this Trek is something which has an unmatched beauty compared to the other trekking destinations.

Hampta Pass Trek is not a challenging trek and it has a scope for varying the duration to suit beginners.  The high mountains of this region are famous for many exciting adventurous activities.  And the most wanted activity is trekking that is being carried out here.

This perfect location of the trek is the Chandratal which is situated around the pristine surrounded  by the white peaks and clouds above. The merge of three paths that is Hampta Pass, Spiti, and Rohtang Pass and the green paradise that will make you go at an altitude of about 14,100ft.
The best time to visit this place would be between June and September when the climate remains pleasant and nice. The panoramic view of the valley of Hampta pass is stunning. It is regarded as suitable for the fit beginners. It is different and unexpected from the others.

Nearby visiting sites

The Hampta Pass is a lovely and adventurous destination for hiking. In the vicinity there are so many places to visit as Deo Tibba, which is a popular tourist sight from top to top and one of the highest peaks in the range in Pir Panjal, while Bhrigu Lake is one of the highest glacial lakes to the east of Rohtang, Rahala Falls is a site that catches the eye with untouched beauty, and fell due to glaciers melting and the magnificent view;The Rohtang Pass is known for its trekkers and mountain bikers, and Sarkund is also known by its medical properties in Rohtang Pass. Malana is a pristine destination in the vicinity of Parvati Valley, which is surrounded by Deo Tibet and Chandrakhani peak. It is a peaceful place. Some others are the famous tourist hotspot, as are the Koksar, the Manu, the Kothi and Hidimba Devi temples.

You’ll be staying in camps with tents and fun-fires under starry nights and mountain peaks for the duration of this adventure.

Manali, which is 536 km from the capital, Delhi, can be reached by air, by train, and by road. Take the first steps toward Jobra, and then you reach the lovely Chika meadow in the center with the Rani River as a camping spot.

Quick Facts About Hampta Pass Trek:

Hampta Pass Trekking Distance:  35km

Hampta Pass Altitude: 14,100ft

Hampta Pass Trek Difficulty level: Moderate

Electricity: Electricity is not available on this region.

ATM: You will find ATMs in Manali.

Best Season To Do Hampta Pass:

As we know that even though Hampta Pass is a high altitude trek, it can be done for almost 6 months in the year. The ideal time to visit this destination would be between June and September. You can stretch it till the end of October.
Many people have attempted this trail since the middle of May, but the snow is too much for a comfortable pass crossing. Even during the ideal months of June and September the trail is different here every month.


Tented accommodation  be provided at the campsite where you have the right to choose between tents on 2 or 3 sharing basis.


Breakfast, lunch and dinner with the tea snack will be provided during the stay at the campsite.

Safety and Travel Tips:

1. Track pants are necessary.
2. Sports shoes should be added.
3. T-shirts and shorts for trekking is recommended.
4. Avoid spectacles, if unavoidable then they should be supported by a strap.
5. First aid kit.
6. For changing dry clothes and towel.
7. Avoid carrying jewellery, cash, watch and camera while trekking.
8. Consumption of alcohol is prohibited during the activity.
9. Personal toiletries and medications if necessary.
10. Flash light.
11. Sunglasses and sunscreen lotion.
12. Extra polythene bags and a whistle.

The unforgettable beauty of the culture of Hampta Pass Trek makes it more adventurous. Words cannot describe the unique experience one can get on this trek. It is a paradise to discover with all positive emotions. The view from the top gives a spectacular scene of the region all around. This place will give you such happiness with the stunning picturesque that should be captured.

So don’t miss an opportunity to explore this wonderful place with utmost happiness and excitement. It is the finest place to chase for pleasure in trekking.
The landscape, stunning view will make you feel happy. Once you explore there, you will have exciting experiences which are beyond words.


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Day-1 chika to Balu ka Ghera

# Come to Manali and get Jobra’s package. Here you begin your trek to the base camp of Chika.

# Head for Balu ka Ghera after breakfast.

# 8-hour hike through the luxuriant Rhodendrons from the valleys of the Himalayas, with a view of the top of Dhuladhar along a river. You also cross the waterfall and scenic Jwara Valley and its multi-colored flowers along the way.

Day- 2 Balu ka Ghera to Saigoru

# You can take a steep climb to Hampta Pass and then a sharp descent to Sia Goru one of the most thrilling hikes of this journey. Marvel at the now-patched carpets and Deo Tibet’s summit.

# Explore the tranquil valley setting, meet local people, and spot some shepherds on a mountain pass. The descent can be difficult and you either go down the route or use the support ropes. Here you can build your camps.

Day-3 Siagoru – Chatru ( 5 Hours )

# The following day you will descend to 1900km, a trip downhill, a party of inner HIMALAYA’s Pir Panjal range surrounded by thrilling mountain rides and slippery slopes. 2-3 hours later, beneath the river Chandra and on a road beside it, you will notice. There are more than two glaciers to cross next. Chatru, the next camping area, is the other side of the glacier.

Day-4 Chatru to Chandratal

# Chatru is a  magnificent campground; the three passes, Hampta, Rohtang, and Spiti, are all agreed to. You will be brought by the glorious Chandratal Lake on a two-hour drive from Chatru. It is 14,000ft above sea level.

# The same can only be visited in the summer months, and with its enchanting elegance, the enchanting River takes your heart away. It is spellbinding to represent the Himalayan ranges in the lake.

# If the conditions of the road and the weather permit, you must return to Manali.

Day-5 Chatru/Chandratal to Manali

# Back to Manali in the late evening will take you a 7-hour drive. This is the end of our journey! You can book a train, or you can explore the Gods’ Valley!


  1. How hard is Trek’s Pass Hampta?

Hampta Pass Trek is a moderate trek on a simple and challenging stage. You start from Manali, at 6,725 feet above sea level, and cross 14,000 ft above sea level in just 4 days. However, it is mostly a simple walk through the valley. That’s why the trek is modest.

  1. Where is Hampta?


Hamta Pass sits at an altitude of 4270 m (14039 ft) on the Pir Panjal range in the Himalayas.The corridor lies between Chandra and Himachal Pradesh valleys of Kullu, India. It is a tiny corridor.

  1. In December, is Hampta pass open?

Is it free for Hampta Pass? Yes, in the months mid-June to October the Hampta Pass is open. The perfect time to discover Nature’s peaceful beauty and enjoy the flowers of the trek.

  1. In January, is Hampta pass open?

Pass Hampta is closed because of snow in January

The valley is covered with snow and the road becomes much narrower and sharper. In winter, because temperatures fall, this adventurous walk can be a dangerous business. It’s certainly mid-June and after the Monsoon to be the best time for the Hampta Pass.

  1. Is Move Hampta in March open?

Pass Hampta is open all year round. It would be a good time, however, for June to August. Talking to those on the ground is often better at the moment, as the weather will change year after year.

  1. Can the Hampta hike provide us with clean drinking water?

Yeah, that’s it. Drinking water and other basic facilities will be organized as part of the Hampta trekking kit from Jannattrips.

In addition, a reusable water bottle must be transported before the operation begins.

  1. Will I get any baggage porter?

Jannattrips offers an experienced guide, informed and supporting staff to provide your luggage and other services on your trip through the package Hampta Pass Trek provided by Jannattrips. In addition, it is best to pack light and only carry an essential backpack during the main trek.

  1. What’s easy to walk?

Trekking: This is an adventure trip that usually includes visits to remote areas and stays overnight in tents… Simple trekking: It’s hard than walking, it’s not steep, it’s got some ups and downs, often in a little time.

  1. How do I go to Manali in Hampta?

The 19-kilometer-long drive from Manali takes one hour and goes via Prini, Sethan, and Jobra. It is a simple 2km ride to Rani Nallah Chika Campsite that takes you into a mixed pine forest, green maple trees, and birch trees. You’ll see the beautiful waterfall near the campsite and Trek ends at Chikka.

  1. What is Hampta Pass Trek’s best time?

The Hampta Pass Trek can be performed at any time irrespective of the season. The months from June to September are also the best time to enjoy every moment of the trek. The average temperature range during the day is 13-18 degrees Celsius and is reduced to zero degrees Celsius at night during the day. During this time. Temperature is falling further in September. In Hampta Pass, June has a special place and the cause of it is wind. Snow. Many adventure lovers, therefore, have noted that in mid-June an exciting trek to Hampta Pass can be considered the best time.


  1. What is the exercise level of participants expected?

The Hampta Pass Tour’s difficulty level is MODERATE. Therefore, you should have a little trekking experience and the desired fitness level. Before making a reservation, it is best to take a thorough medical test.

  1. What kind of shoes do I have to wear?

Don’t take standard sports shoes, please. Since you need the strong traction, it is a suggested option to have shoes of Woodland or Forclaz 500.

  1. What sort of food would this trek provide? What about clean potable water?

During this trek, vegetarian food is provided which is cooked on the well-prepared menu for trekking in the high altitudes. The menu includes rice, rota, dal, or any dessert every day, ranging in size from bread, butter to poha, to breakfast sandwiches, and toast and rota or puree with vegetable curry. Since the campsites are situated in the neighborhood of water sources, it is easy to drink fresh water and always easier to transport two liters of water daily.

  1. Is mobile networking going to happen?

Often mobile access can be found during your stroll. But for the most part, mobile access is not available on the Hampta Pass trek.

  1. What are drugs and first aid?

Kits are given for medical and first aid and are included in the kit. Very rarely does any form of emergency occur and all the teams are prepared for all the needs for emergencies only in advance.

  1. Hampta Pass Trek is how difficult?

The Trek Hampta Pass is a medium hike. The biggest explanation is the weight of the atmosphere, which changes as you walk. The weather is one of the causes of moderate hiking difficulty. You will ascend to 14,100 ft on this trek and travel through many rivers, valleys, and dense jungles.

  1. What is the toilet/washing room like on the walk?

Separate toilet tents for men and women will be arranged at each campsite. The number of toilets varies according to the size of the party. Toilet tents would be covered with a large cistern, a mound of soil, and a shovel. They are normally dry toilets where toilet papers must be used alone. A room cooler is offered as well.

  1. Is passing Hampta safe?

Yeah, the Hampta Pass is a safe tour since there are no incidents so far. In addition, some rainfall makes trekking very challenging but is practicable. During the winter months, the trek is not secure because deep snow is filled and the roads are blocked. This is also a safe trek for solos as the routes are well established and you don’t have to worry about avalanches or any other wildlife damage.

  1. Can I do the winter hike on Hampta Pass?

No. During the winter months, the Hampta Pass is not possible, the whole valley is shrouded in snow and the roads blocked. If the road connects or the path up to the summit, they are both inaccessible. You can go to the Kedarkantha Trek in these months, which is a popular winter trek.

  1. Is it safe for women travelers on their own?

Yeah. Yes, yes. For solo female travelers, the Hampta Pass is pretty secure. You will be supported during your trip by a knowledgeable trek master, a guide, and sufficient staff who will aid and assist you during the tour.

In addition, this is a community activity where you can meet other people and women trekkers, if needed, and seek support.


2 reviews for Hampta Pass Trek in Manali with Chandratal Lake 2022, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India

  1. Hemant singh

    This was the most amazing experience of my life. I went on a Hampta Pass trek. The landscape was amazing and the staff very friendly and fun. Thank you jannattrips for your superb hospitality and management. The trek was a tough but so rewarding one – I would recommend it to all!

  2. Nimi Gupta

    Went For Hampta pass Trek in January hey managed my trek perfectly, their customer srvice is the best they connected with me througout the trek Thanl you Jannattrips

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