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Hamta Pass 4268m 4 Days & 3 Nights A stunning cross over of 4268m Hamta Pass from Beas River valley to Chandra River valley in Lahaul

Hamta Pass 4268m
  • Duration: 4 Days & 3 Nights
price Per Person: 10,500
price Per Person
Booking Amount: 5,000
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Trekking & Hiking
Overview

Hamta  Pass trek is most beautiful trek around Manali and can be done by anyone reasonably fit. Hamta pass lies on beautiful Pir Panjal range and is small corridor between Lahaul and Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh. Hamta village is located below Sethan village and from where it got its name. This pass is frequently used by Sheperds of lesser Himalayan region. Seeking for high altitude grassland in the dry cold desert of Lahaul during summer time. Numbers of wild flowers, varieties of herbs can be found at the altitude between 3000 to  3800m.



Setting off from Manali we drive to Sethan village 2700m and continue to Panduropa - Jobri. Our starting point of trek. Setting off from Jobri first we cross the ford on Jobri nallah originating from Deo Tibba massif. The route from Chikka to Jobri passes through forest of Deodar, Oak, walnut and Birch tree. Gradual climb to Jwara and Balu ka gera. Balu ka gera is better known for Bear's den or Bear's circle. Can see only during May end to mid June. Final ascent leads through boulder and scree to the pass. Spectacular view of Indrasan 6221m and Deo Tibba 6001m only can have on clear sky. Crossing river near Shea goru camp we descend to river bed and follow the left bank of Chandra River to Chatru. Where out trek ends. Finally 3 - 4 hrs drive back to Manali crossing Rohtang pass. With magnificent view of Manali and Solang valley while descending to Kothi. 

TRIP FACTS
Kullu Lahaul region - Himachal Pradesh
Difficulty Level - Moderate,
Max Altitude - 4268 m
Trip Length - 5/6 days Delhi to Delhi, 5 days Manali to Manali,
Activity - Trekking, hiking, walking holiday
Best time - May, June, July, Aug, Sept, mid Oct 

OUTLINE ITINERARY
Day 1
  Manali (1950m), drive to Sethan (2700m) - Jobri (2800m), Trek to Chikka (3100m), 4 hrs.

Day 2  Chikka - Jwara 3450m - Balu ka Gera 3600m. 5/6 hrs.
Day 3  Balu Ka Gera -Hamta Pass (4268m) - Shea Goru (3900m) 7 Hrs. trek
Day 4  Trek to Chatru (3320m), 5-6 hrs. Drive to Rohtang pass (3978m) - Manali. 3-4 hrs.

CHANDRATAL LAKE EXTENSION - 5 DAYS
Day 1  Manali (1950m), drive to Sethan (2700m) - Jobri (2800m), Trek to Chikka (3100m), 4 hrs
Day 2  Trek to Jwara 3450m - Balu ka Gera 3600m
Day 3  Trek to Hamta Pass (4268m) - Shia Goru (3900m) 7 Hrs
Day 4  Trek to Chatru (3320m), 4-5 hrs. Drive to Chandratal Lake (4270m), back to Chandra River camp.
Day 5  Drive to Rohtang la (3978m) - Manali (2040 m) drive 4-5 hrs.

 

 

 

DETAILED TRIP ITINERARY
DAY 1: MANALI (1950m), DRIVE TO PANDUROPA (2700m) - JOBRI (2800m), TREK TO CHHIKKA (3100m), 4 hrs.
Setting off from Manali we drive to Sethan - Jobri (2800m). Beginning to trek from here the trail passes through thick forest of Deodar, Oak, walnut and Birch tree to Chikka, which has beautiful campsite in an open meadows.

 

 

DAY 2: TREK TO JWARA 3450m - BALU GERA 3600m. 5/6 hrs.
Today leaving Chikka we follow the left banks of Hamta. Later we cross Hamta stream by bridge. Another wooden bridge at short distance. Around Chhika some fantastic view of Rocky Mountains. After crossing the second bridge we climb gently to Jwara for 2 hrs. walks. Where we will pass beneath the waterfall. The next adventure is going to be a stream crossing just before Jwara. With the help of Guide and if not, with the help of riding horse you may cross the stream. Now the trail gently climbs to Balu ka Gera campsite. From where we will have first view of our next day crossing of Hamta pass. It’s a beautiful campsite close to crystal clear water. Be aware of Bear in this area by early season trek and late season trek. The area itself is known for Bears Den. Keep exploring surrounding of you for a rare view of Bear.

 

 

DAY 3: TREK TO HAMTA PASS (4268m) - SHEA GORU (3900m) 7 Hrs. trek
A gradual climb begins after Bhalu ka gera (bears den). Balu ka Gera that is known for wild flowers, rocks and caves. A further 1: 30 hrs. Minutes trail takes you to Hamta pass. From Hamta pass fantastic view of Inderkila, Deo Tibba (6001m) and Indersan (6220m). Which is superb to see? After crossing the Hamta pass, one enters the Lahoul valley. Walk down to the campsite near by the stream. Overnight camp.

 

 

DAY 4: TREK TO CHHATRU (3320m), 5-6 hrs. DRIVE TO ROHTANG LA (3978m) - MANALI 3-4 hrs.
Cross-stream near the camp and follow the right bank until it joins with the Chandra River. Again, cross the same stream by small wooden bridge. Now follow the left bank of Chandra River. 30 minutes later a motor able bridge to be cross to reach at the Chhatru. After Chatru driving along the Chandra River to Gramphoo and road winds up to Rohtang pass and descent with magnificent view of Manali moutains. Trip Ends.

 




PRICE INCLUDES
·         All ground transportation to & fro as per the itinerary. 

·         All camping facilities: Mess tent, camp chairs and table.
·         Accommodation in quality 4 season tents, sleeping bags, foam mattress, trekking poles & safety gears.

·         Meals on full board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) Tea, snacks during the trek
·         Qualified & trained well English speakiing trekking guide and experienced crew.
·         Porters or mules for porterage of gear & duffel bags
·         Camping fee, trekking permits and fee, park fee.
·         First aid medical kit, Oxymeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
·         Goods and services tax.

Package Itinerary
  • Day 1 Manali (1950m), drive to Sethan (2700m) - Jobri (2800m), Trek to Chikka (3100m), 4 hrs.
    Manali (1950m), drive to Sethan (2700m) - Jobri (2800m), Trek to Chikka (3100m), 4 hrs.

    Setting off from Manali we drive to Sethan - Jobri (2800m). Beginning to trek from here the trail passes through thick forest of Deodar, Oak, walnut and Birch tree to Chikka, which has beautiful campsite in an open meadows.

  • Day 2 Chikka - Jwara 3450m - Balu ka Gera 3600m. 5/6 hrs.
    Chikka - Jwara 3450m - Balu ka Gera 3600m. 5/6 hrs.

    Today leaving Chikka we follow the left banks of Hamta. Later we cross Hamta stream by bridge. Another wooden bridge at short distance. Around Chhika some fantastic view of Rocky Mountains. After crossing the second bridge we climb gently to Jwara for 2 hrs. walks. Where we will pass beneath the waterfall. The next adventure is going to be a stream crossing just before Jwara. With the help of Guide and if not, with the help of riding horse you may cross the stream. Now the trail gently climbs to Balu ka Gera campsite. From where we will have first view of our next day crossing of Hamta pass. It’s a beautiful campsite close to crystal clear water. Be aware of Bear in this area by early season trek and late season trek. The area itself is known for Bears Den. Keep exploring surrounding of you for a rare view of Bear.

  • Day 3 Balu Ka Gera -Hamta Pass (4268m) - Shea Goru (3900m) 7 Hrs. trek
    Balu Ka Gera -Hamta Pass (4268m) - Shea Goru (3900m) 7 Hrs. trek

    A gradual climb begins after Bhalu ka gera (bears den). Balu ka Gera that is known for wild flowers, rocks and caves. A further 1: 30 hrs. Minutes trail takes you to Hamta pass. From Hamta pass fantastic view of Inderkila, Deo Tibba (6001m) and Indersan (6220m). Which is superb to see? After crossing the Hamta pass, one enters the Lahoul valley. Walk down to the campsite near by the stream. Overnight camp.

  • Day 4 Trek to Chatru (3320m), 5-6 hrs. Drive to Rohtang pass (3978m) - Manali. 3-4 hrs.
    Trek to Chatru  (3320m), 5-6 hrs. Drive to Rohtang pass (3978m) - Manali. 3-4 hrs.

    Cross-stream near the camp and follow the right bank until it joins with the Chandra River. Again, cross the same stream by small wooden bridge. Now follow the left bank of Chandra River. 30 minutes later a motor able bridge to be cross to reach at the Chhatru. After Chatru driving along the Chandra River to Gramphoo and road winds up to Rohtang pass and descent with magnificent view of Manali moutains. Trip Ends.

Inclusions

PRICE INCLUDES
·         All ground transportation to & fro as per the itinerary. 
·         All camping facilities: Mess tent, camp chairs and table.
·         Accommodation in quality 4 season tents, sleeping bags, foam mattress, trekking poles & safety gears.
·         Meals on full board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) Tea, snacks during the trek
·         Qualified & trained well English speakiing trekking guide and experienced crew.
·         Porters or mules for porterage of gear & duffel bags
·         Camping fee, trekking permits and fee, park fee.
·         First aid medical kit, Oxymeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
·         Goods and services tax.

Exclusions

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDES
·         Domestic flight. ( Delhi / Chandigarh airport transfer on request)
·         Hotel in Manali. * (Booking of hotel on request) *
·         Travel insurance.
·         Soft or hard drinks.
·         Equipment rentals (Can rent at Manali all trekking and mountaineering gear)
·         Personal tip to staff: Guide, cook, helper, horseman, driver.
·         Any unforeseen cost arises by natural hazards rain, snow, road block which cost extra lodging & boarding   beyond trip Schedule.

Cancellation Policy

1) Cancellation prior to 28 days - full refund
2) Cancellation prior to 14 days - 50% refund
3) Cancellation prior to 7 days - no refund will be made. You lose the deposit amount. We will refund any other paid amount.
4) No refund will be made if you cancel your trek during its course. This applies right from first day.

PS: In case of cancellation of trip – we reimburse the advance payment, by taking the applicable amount due to organization of trip. If it doesn’t apply the total amount will be refunded. Things will change, sudden news can cause you to cancel the trip. We do our best in this regard, mail or call us.

Terms and Conditions

 

  • When you confirmed a trip, 25% of the total amount - advance booking deposit is required
  • 21 to 120 days for trips in Kullu Manali, Lahaul Spiti Kinnaur, Miyar Kishtwar and 60 to 365 days for trips in Ladakh Zanskar, Uttarakhand and Nepal.
  • Rest of the balance of 75%, prior to departure of trip upon arrival at Manali, Leh, Shimla, Rishikesh, New Delhi & Kathmandu.
  • + add bank transfer fee.

 

 

Testimonials

We would like to thank you for a wonderful experience we had with your team.This was a great 4 days walk, with great treats from the crew.Everything was so well organized, comfortable and in good and safe manner.I will put a good review for Potala on the different websites, as our appreciation for your great team.On behalf of all the group,Thank you

Mr. Shai And Group of 12 - Israel - 5 August 2017
Mr. Shai And Group Of 12 - Israel - 5 August 2017

It was nice experience trekking for the first time in life for all the group. Guides were very good. Cook and his group were fabulous. Food was amazing, it was getting better by better by every day. Hamta pass was amazing and thrilling because of ice. All the staff were helping and accommodation was amazing. We all love trekking for five days. Day by day trekking was getting better and ...

Mr Krutik & group – RAJKOT – 17 June
Mr Krutik & Group – RAJKOT – 17 June
Hamta Pass 4 Days Trek Price 2018

INR   22700 Rupees per person  -  2 in group
INR   16500 Rupees per person  -  3 in group
INR   13600 Rupees per person  -  4 in group
INR   11800 Rupees per person  -   5 to 6 in group
INR   10500 Rupees per person  -   7 to 9 in group
INR     9800 Rupees per person  -   10 to 11 in group
INR     8800 Rupees per person  -   12 to 14 in group