“Let’s wander where the WiFi is weak.”
Well said. In today’s world, our lives have got lost in technology, but when it comes to finding one’s soul, Hampta Pass, and Chandratal Lake Trek is one of the mountains where you can have a divine pleasure in trekking.
Himachal means ‘The Land Of Snow’ is a must-visit place once in a lifetime. And there lies Hampta valley in the heart of Himachal Himalayas. Hampta Pass Chandratal Lake captivates the travelers’ spirit with picturesque skies and lush greenery, so Hampta Pass is calling you to take a much-needed break from the busy lives.
Hampta Pass Trek- An Overview:
- Region of the trek: Himachal Pradesh
- Duration of the trek: 4 days of trekking, including an excursion trip to Chandratal Lake
- Distance: 24-26 kilometers (approximately)
- Maximum Altitude: 14,100 feet
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Route: Jobra – Chika – Balu ka Ghera – Hampta Pass – Shea Goru – Chhatru – Chandrataal Lake – Manali
- Total hours of the trek: 16-17 hours of walking
Why are Chandratal and Hampta Pass once in a lifetime place?
Settled in Kullu and Lahaul in Himachal Pradesh, Hampta pass is well known for its eye-catching views that exhibit nature’s magic treasure. Manali is the home of adventure lovers; they get where they are awaited by the sprawling campsite’s adventures.
The Hampta Pass is a beautiful place in Himachal Pradesh that connects Lahaul’s Chandra Valley and Kullu Valley. The view of snow-capped mountains covered with flourishing meadows makes it a paradise. The terrain is excitingly pure, daunting, and can fascinate every trekker into its verdant leafy landscape. One such paradise that comes in the trail of the Hampta Pass trek is the Chandratal Lake, a mysterious gem twisting and looping over the heavenly Manali Mountains.
Chandratal Lake is one of the most beautiful high altitude lakes in Himachal. It is a mystical lake with snow-capped peaks to die for. Hearts jump to the name of adventure when we think of spending a weekend in Chandratal just like the movies ‘Jab we met’ and the sparkling beauty of a crescent-shaped lake surrounded by the mountains.
Fall in love with the glorious mountains of Himachal and explore yourself in the lap of mesmerizing mountains. Drench in the heavenly beauty of Chandratal Lake, the moon-shaped alkaline lake, and trek to the Hampta Pass.
Best Time To Visit Hampta Pass Trek:
Hampta Pass Chandratal Lake is best if you go from June to October. If you are an autumn lover, then June is the best time for you to go for this amazing trek. As the Chandratal Lake gets layered by the sheet of snowfall, so you will not be able to see the explicit virtue of the lake. From August, the little showers get started, and by October, the winter starts and the temperature raises between 5 degrees to -7 degrees.
Sometimes all it takes up to rejuvenate your soul in the pure air is trekking. The fascinating forest trails and the reddish-pink chromas in thick woods of pines and oaks are breathtaking views of Hampta Pass Trek that you will not forget for your lifetime.