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Winter 2015-2016 news

Trek Hamta Pass to Baralachala via Chandra Tal

This is one of the most beautiful treks which takes you through one of the most beautiful regions of northern India – rich in flora and fauna, high mountains laced with hanging glaciers and beautiful Chandra Tal.

Chandra Tal ( Moon lake ) This famous lake with its crystal clear water is situated opposite the C.B. range. Its radius is about 2 km and is a house of famous Himalayan shepherds from Chamba and Kangra valley who come over with their flocks to these high altitude pasture for grazing.

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Trip Details

  • Season:July to Oct
  • Altitude : 4800 meters
  • Duration: 20 Days
  • Leadership: Local Leader
  • Cost: On Request

Trip Grade Medium to Hard

Customer Itinerary

  • DAY 01 : Arrival Delhi, O/N in hotel.
  • DAY 02 : Delhi to Manali (2000 m.)
  • DAY 03 : Arrive Manali in the morning.
  • DAY 04 : Manali to Marsu, Saten (2500 m) 5 hours.
  • DAY 05 : Marsu, Saten to Balu Gyra (3300 m) 5 hours.
  • DAY 06 : Balu Gyra to Shea Gahru (3700 m) over Hamta pass (4200 m) 6 hrs.
  • DAY 07 : Shea Gahru to Chhatru (3360 mtrs.) Short day. 3 hrs.
  • DAY 08 : Chhatru to Chhota Dara (3440 mtrs.) 5 hours.
  • DAY 09 : Chhota Dara to Batal (3640 mtrs.) 5 hours.
  • DAY 10 : Batal to Chandra Tal (4200 mtrs.) 6 hours.
  • DAY 11 : Chandra tal to Topko-Yongmo ( 4370 mtrs ) 6 hours .
  • DAY 12 : Topko- Yongmo to Topko-Gongmo (4450 mtrs ) 4 hours.
  • DAY 13 : Topko- Gongmo to base of Baralachala ( 4550 mtrs .) Very short day.
  • DAY 14 : Base to Baralacha-la Back Drive to Jispa over Baralachala (4800 m ) 4 hours trek.
  • DAY 15 : Jispa to Udai pur, (98 km. via Trilokinath) (2500 m.) and to Manali .O/N in hotel .
  • DAY 16 : Sightseeing, O/N in hotel
  • DAY 17 : Free day and evening bus to Delhi .
  • DAY 18 : Arrive Delhi in the morning, transfer to hotel.
  • DAY 19 : Sightseeing Delhi, O/N in hotel.
  • DAY 20 : Transfer to airport, flight to onward destination.