About the Himalayan Trek to Hampta & Chandrataal Trek :
Hamta Pass is one of the most amazing treks for beginners to Himalayan trekking. The trek route with remarkably rich with vegetation has lot of scenic landscapes and huge rock formations. Explore trails that meander through alpine forests. The place is a religious Jamdagini Rishi. This trek is a gateway to the Spiti Valley from the Manali valley.

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  1. SHORT INFO & DATES

    Outing Dates : 15th-22nd June 2018

    Category : Himalayan Treks
    Location : Manali, Himachal Pradesh

    Pick Up & Drop : Delhi (Near RK Ashram Metro Station)
    Duration : 07 Nigh
    ts / 08 Days
    Level : Moderate
    Height : 4,260 meters (13,800 ft approx) 

  2. ITINERARY

    Day 01 :
    Departure from New Delhi by 5 PM for Manali via Volvo. Participants have to board their bus from R K Ashram Marg, New Delhi at 5:00 pm. Make sure your train/flight arrives in Delhi before 1:00 pm so there is enough buffer time to board your bus. Meals are not covered during bus travel.

    Day 02 : Reporting at Rumsu base camp and Acclimatization walk
    All the participants will report at Rumsu base camp by 8 AM and will undergo registration process. Freshening up and breakfast will happen at the base camp. Post breakfast we will go for an acclimatization walk. Lunch at 1 PM. Post lunch orientation. Orientation will cover all the general instructions that could be helpful for the trek like backpacking, marching technique and medical awareness. Post snacks we will have an ice breaking session. Overnight stay at Rumsu base camp.

    Day 03 : Rumsu to Chikka
    After morning breakfast we will start the day’s trek with a beautiful drive to Hamta dam from Rumsu at 8 am.The trek to Chikka starts from Hamta Dam and is easy. It takes around 2-3 hours to complete it. There is a small forest patch and then two wooden bridges before you reach the campsite. Chikka has big rock boulders and a beautiful waterfall. Overnight in tents at Chikka.

    Day 04 : Chikka to Balu ka Ghera
    After morning breakfast we will start the trek for Balu Ka Ghera. Trek duration is around 4 to 5 hours from Chikka to Balu ka Ghera scaling 11900 feet. The initial part of the trek goes through the bank of the river crossing few rock boulders. There is a water stream that needs to be crossed on the way. Balu ka Ghera is a large plain ground on the bank of the river and camping at this spot is a dream in reality. One can spot Indrasan, the highest peak of Manali valley from here. Snacks would be served in the evening followed by dinner. Overnight camping at Balu Ka Ghera.

    Day 05 : Balu ka Ghera to Shia Ghoru
    Today’s trek starts early as we will try covering the maximum snow patch before sun rise. The trek route from Balu Gehra towards Shia Ghoru is a moderate climb, scaling 4,200 meters. The trek duration is relatively long and starts by 5 am in the morning from Balu ka Gera. It takes around 4 to 5 hours to reach the top of the Hamta Pass. The aerial views of Spiti valley from Hamta Pass is quite breathtaking. We will then descend from Hamta top towards Shia Ghoru. Descend is steep and at times when snow is abundant one can slide down to reach Shia Ghoru.

    Day 06 : Shia Ghoru to Chandrataal to Chatru

    After morning breakfast we will start the trek to Chatru. The beautiful view of the valleys of Lahaul and Spiti are not to be missed during the trek. The mountains of Pir Panjal and Spiti ranges adds to the beauty. Chatru is a meeting point of roads coming from Rohtang Pass, Hampta Paas and Spiti. Jeep safari to Chandrataal from Chatru . Myths say that Yudhishthir, the eldest Pandava was called to heaven from Chandra Taal. Overnight camping at Chatru.

    Day 07 : Jeep Ride from Chatru to Rumsu base camp. Departure at 4 pm.
    After morning breakfast we will start the jeep ride to Manali via Rohtang Pass. Departure after 4 PM from Rumsu base camp for New Delhi.

    Day Tour Concludes with Happy Memories

  3. PRICE

    Tour Price: Rs.12,700/- per person+Tax as applicable

    Inclusions:
    1. Volvo tickets | Semi Sleeper (Delhi to Manali and Manali to Delhi)
    2. Stay (Tent stay)
    3. Sleeping bag.
    4. Sleeping Mat
    5. Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks & Dinner)
    6. Professional Guide
    7. Forest Permit
    8. Personal Insurance
    9. Rucksack (65 Litres & cover)
    10. Plate, Mug & spoon  

    Exclusions:
    1. Meal during bus journey

    2. Cost of Emergency
    3. Personal Porter Charges
    4. Bottled water
    5. Any Personal Expenses
    6. Taxes as applicable

  4. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS


    1. Stay for male and female are separate throughout the program.

    2. Medical certificate, duly signed by MBBS doctor, is mandatory for participating in all the events.
    3. Participation in any of the Himalayan trekking program require a level of fitness. One who is participating in any of such events should do a minimum of two weeks of preparation.
    4. Trekking shoes is compulsory.
    5. Participants should check “Things to Carry list” which includes all personal clothing and other trekking accessories.
    6. Smoking and drinking are strictly prohibited.
    7. Buying drugs or any illegal material is strictly prohibited. Participant found in possession of any of such items, will be detained and handed over to government authority.
    8. Instructions from Guide should be strictly followed.

    Things to Carry : Id Proof Compulsory
    1. Lunch / Dinner as per schedule.
    2. Water Bottle (2 Liters Compulsory)
    3. Electral Powder / Energy bars / Dry Snacks (dry fruits. biscuits, plum cakes etc).
    4. Good grip quality trekking shoes Must (Please check soles of your shoes and get them stitched if necessary).
    5. Personal Medication / First Aid kit
    6. Toiletries (Napkin, facewash, tissue paper etc.).
    7. Cap, goggles, sunscreen, moisturizer, mosquito repellent etc. (as per season)
    8. Proper Backpack to carry all these things (No handbags, duffle bag or jholas)
    9. Camera (Optional)
    10. Rainwear (Jacket / Ponchos ) or Winter wear (Jackets, warmers or sweaters) (as per season).
    11. Carry your own glass, bowl, spoon and plate (Must – Compulsory)
    12. Extra Pair of Clothes (as per schedule)
    13. Sleeping bag / mat / bed sheet (as per schedule)
    14. Slippers (optional at the end of day / trek so that your feet can relax).

  5. TERMS & CONDITIONS

    BOOKING AND PAYMENT: The booking and payment options are available on the website. Once you book an event with Mumbai Travellers (A unit of Go Travellism Pvt. Ltd., henceforth referred as Mumbai Travellers), that represents unconditional acceptance of our terms and conditions. The terms and conditions are same for all the members. As a matter of fact all adventure activities like High Altitude treks, peak climbs and mountaineering inherent risk to life and property. Mumbai Travellers will not be responsible for any accidents or mishap happening during the trek. However, Mumbai Travellers does its best to reduce all types of risks, accidents and mishaps.
    DOCUMENTS ON MEDICAL FITNESS : All the participants will have to produce Medical Certificate signed by an MBBS doctor certifying that the person is fit for the trek. Failure on producing the certificate will deprive on from participating in the event. Participants will also have to fill a participant info and a NOC (No Objection Certificate) form.

    PROMOTIONS : The pictures that have been put on the website are for marketing purposes. It doesn’t guarantee you that the pictorial content will be part of your trek because the landscape depends on weather and amount of snowfall that the place has received.
    ITINERARY : The safety and well-being of all the trekkers is always our prime concerns. In pursuance of this responsibility, we have the right to modify or cancel the program, under circumstance like heavy snowfall, cloud burst, road blockage, political unrest or any unavoidable circumstances that are not in our control. If possible, Mumbai Travellers shall intimate you of the change in itinerary at earliest. In addition to this there will not be any refund if one is dropping out of the event voluntarily/involuntarily for any unused services like transportation, accommodation, sightseeing, meals or any underutilized services.

    COMMUNICATIONS : All communications from Mumbai Travellers regarding inquiry, booking and payment can be done on +91-8692086927 / 8692055777. Any request regarding change in itinerary or cancellation of the event has to be mailed on contact@mumbaitravellers.in and telephonic cancellations are strictly not entertained.
    BEHAVIOR ON TREK : All the participants are required to behave in a manner that is acceptable to group travel. In case of any such situation, the trip will be terminated and no refund will be done for any unused services from that point of time. The final decision in this kind of scenario will be taken from the group leader. Behavior that causes danger to other participants, leading to loss of property or distress to other members will not be tolerated at all.
    OPTIONAL/EXTRA ACTIVITY : In case if Mumbai Travellers is providing assistance for any extra activity, it will not take responsibility or claim either in terms of booking or service of the third party.

    MEDICAL EMERGENCY : In the event, you fall ill or suffer a fatal accident during the trip, all hospital expenses, doctor fees, repatriation expenses, evacuation from road or mountain, any other charges incurred as a direct or indirect result of your illness / accident are your responsibility. In the event if someone is suffering an accident, Mumbai Travellers will take the responsibility of escorting the participant at an earliest to nearest hospital. Any other expense like hospital expenses, doctor fees, evacuation or any other cost that is as result of the accident will not be covered.
    DISCONTINUATION/WITHDRAWAL from the Event : On grounds of medical reasons or injury, if someone wants to discontinue from the event, neither there will be any refund nor the participant can demand for any service. However, in such a case one can stay at the base camp for the promised duration of the program with both food and stay facility.

    BUS SERVICE : Mumbai Travellers in association with its local partner provides bus service from Delhi to Manali and Manali to Delhi as an additional service in its program. The buses are not owned by Mumbai Travellers but are owned and maintained by other service providers. Mumbai Travellers in association with its local partner, books tickets from these travels via RedBus portal. Mumbai Travellers cannot be made responsible for any inconvenience caused due to any issue which is not related to us.

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