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Cost exclusions


  • Air/Flight/Bus tickets to & from Manali

  • Accommodation & meals in Manali

  • Meals other than those mentioned in inclusions.

  • Any personal expenses like Packaged Water, Snacks during Travel or Trek etc

  • Travel Insurance

  • Mule/Porter to carry personal luggage for the trek -If you need one, the same can be arranged at an extra cost

  • GST @ 9% of trip cost

  • Anything other than that mentioned in the inclusions above


  • * * * Special Note:- In case of ill health or any other reason, if any participant has to turn back to Leh, the cost of heading back to Leh (Travel + Porter) along with the Cost of stay in Leh has to be borne by the Participant himself/herself.



  • Any Increase in the Hotel tariff charges. Difference in cost arising due to change in Taxes by the Government which will have to be collected directly ON ARRIVAL. 


  • Cost for supplementary service, optional Tours, Up-gradation Charges, and camera charges.

  • Cost for service provided on a personal request.

  • Bottled Water, Soft Drinks, Laundry Charges, Room Service, incidentals, porter charges Or any other expense of personal nature

  • Cost for any other service not mentioned in the 'cost inclusions' above


  • Difference in cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities, etc. In such case extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly.

  • Extra cost incurred due to an illness, accident, hospitalization or any Individual unforeseen cost incurring incidence.

  • Personal / accident insurance.

  • Anything other than that mentioned in the inclusions above


Cost inclusions


  • All Surface Transfers from Manali to Manali

  • Simple & Nutritional Veg Meals during the trek

  • All Camping Gear & Equipment required for the trek

  • Trekking permits

  • Comprehensive medical Kit & a First Aid Trained & Certified Representative

  • A Qualified & Experience Canvas N Chrome trek leader will accompany the group in addition to the local guide

  • All Expertise and Guide Charges



  • Group Discount Available for 4pax and more


Group Size : 8 Explorers (Minimum)                 15 Explorers (Maximum)


This will be an escorted trip subject to minimum number of 10 registrations 


***  This itinerary is available for un-escorted trips as well. Please get in touch for details.



Trek Dates: Oct 01 - 05, 2017


Trek Cost: Rs. 11,000 / person

                        Ex Manali





For any queries, please get in touch with us on:




Rohit Nayak: WA (+91) - 961 901 7717

              M (+91) - 797 741 2157    

or send us a msg via the contact us box at the end of the page.


To register for the trip, please download the registration form here , fill it, save a copy and mail it to us on the above email.

Mountain passes have been in use since many centuries by traders & shepherds alike and connect different villages & regions together - One such pass is Hampta pass which connects the Kullu valley with Lahaul valley in Himachal Pradesh.


The trek can be best described as a mixed bag as it allows one to experience the stark difference with the gorgeous green meadows of the Kullu valley & the stunning barren browns of the Lahaul/Spiti valley. The easy to moderate grade of the trek makes it the ideal choice for first timers as well as experienced trekkers to come along and take in the beauty of the majestic mountains.

And keeping with the tradition of 'The Best for Last' - the visit to Chandratal lake with an option to take in the full beauty of the lake in the almost full moonlight will be an experience to remember.




Detailed Itinerary:


Sunday, 1st October: Reporting Day @ Manali - 10.00hrs

Manali - Prini - Jobra - Chika


We expect all our guests to report to Manali Bus Stand by 10,00hrs on this day and we would recommend that you get in touch with us for assistance to plan your travel to Manali in order to reach in time.

After proceeding towards Pirini road head around 4kms from Manali, we then drive down to Jobra. Our hike starts from here and we will camp at the first suitable meadow after trekking for a few kms or around 3 hours


Monday, 2nd October: Chika to Balu ka Ghera


An good 7 hour trek through meadows, rocky terrain with a rivulet & multiple waterfalls for company is what this day entails. The hike will take us above the tree line & lets us enjoy the first close views of the snow capped mountains. The trek with multiple breaks to enjoy the landscape would be the order of the day.


Tuesday, 3rd October: Balu ka Ghera to Hampta Pass & Descend to Shea Goru


The most challenging day of the trek; our day begins with trudging towards Hampta pass at an altitude of 14,035ft. The hike will see a gradual to moderate gradients via meadows & boulders till the pass followed by a steep descend on scree into the barren yet beautiful Lahaul valley.

Enjoy the experience of being at the Top of Hampta pass and if the weather is just right then maybe even enjoy packed lunch atop the pass before beginning the steep descend down towards the meadow of Shea Goru


Wednesday, 4th October: Shea Goru to Chattru road head (Optional Trip to Chandratal Lake)


The last day of the trek takes you down the River/Glacial route to the road head of Chattru which connects Spiti valley with Lahaul valley. Enjoy the view of the Rugged and Barren Spiti/Lahaul valley and take in the last day of trekking.


On getting down to Chattru, we drive down towards the beautiful & sought after Chandratal lake & Camp there if the conditions are right else head back to Chattru.


Note: Camping is only permitted in a designated area about 30 minutes hike away from the lake. If we can camp here, we can spend time post sundown to enjoy the beauty of the reflection of the moon (6th October is Full Moon) on the Moon Lake!


Thursday, 5th October: Chandratal/Chattru to Manali


Enjoy the road trip through multiple river crossings and bad roads before climbing up the misty and gorgeous Rhotang Pass and descending down into Manali.


Our expected time of reaching Manali would be by late afternoon 16.00hrs & it is possible to exit out from Manali on this day itself. However we would recommend that you use this day to unwind in Manali or try out a homestay experience in the quaint little town of Jagatsukh to take in the local customs and culture.

This also lets you factor for any delay during the long journey from Chandratal/Chattru to Manali




  • The Hike/Trek is graded as Easy to Medium because of an easy trail and the fact that one doesn't need to any prior Himalayan Trekking experience. 

  • Endurance grade is Medium as one has to have the ability to hike an average of 6kms per day during the trek.

  • A detailed list of all gear & other essentials required to safely and successfully complete the trek would be sent out via email prior to the trek.




** We strive to provide the best of services & adhere to the planned tour program, However the Program can be subject to change **





Cancellation Policy


Standard administrative charge of 10% of the cost of the trip

Between 45 - 30 days: 25% of the Trip Cost

Between 29 - 20 days: 50% of the Trip Cost

Between 19 - 10 days: 75% of the Trip Cost

Less than 9 days from date of departure: 100% of the Trip Cost


Trek Highlights


  • Small group size of not more than 14 Guests

  • An Easy & Enjoyable trek in the Pir Panjal Range

  • Take in the achievement of ascending to 14,000ft

  • Best season in terms of gorgeous views & photography

  • Explore the famous Chandratal Lake & take in its views on a near full moon night(Optional)

  • Enjoy the adventure of the offroad drive via Rohtang Jot to Manali

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