Chandertal Trek Rs 25000 PP
Chandertal Trek: Delhi-Manali-Chandertal-Manali-Delhi (14 days)
Chandertal trek is one of the most spectacular trek in Himachal Pradesh, begins from the verdant kullu valley , trail leads through dense forest and the meadows of wild flower over Hamta pass to the barren Lahoul valley , a valley dominated by massif of peaks over 6 thousands metres is a paradise for mountain climbers from all over the world.
A Chrystal clear water lake of Chandrata tal is a summer home for himalayan Shepherds, following the mountainous terrain opposite of magnificent mountain range till the scenic Baralacha la, from here you will take spectacular road back to Manali passing by scattered villages of tribal distt. of Lahoul
Detailed Itinerary of Chandertal trek:
Day 01: Delhi-Manali.-Over night at Volvo bus
Travel distance and travel time 560 kms/12 hrs) approx
Arrive Delhi Volvo station at 04 PM and board bus for Manali. Overnight in Volvo bus. Meals: no meals
DAY 2: Arrive Manali freshup and drive to Marsu, Saten 5 hours;
Meet on arrival at Manali bus stand and transfer to guest house for freshup. After breakfast drive to Prini village, the path leads through the village in a zigzag trail that leads to the valley floor and offers an extensive view. Past Now an easy path leads to the Khangpa village of Saten, the people living here have migrated from Spiti (Tibet in the olden time). The Khangpa community used to move as Nomad in Chang-Thang.overnight at camp.
DAY 3: Marsu, Saten to Balu Gyra 5 hours;
The trail begins by flat walking through the forest of Mapple, Silver Fir, Pine and Oak, paved by the grass and stone and fields of the wild flowers. Twice have to cross the river, the bank sloping down from the high cliffs all around and ideal location for the end of the day.overnight at camp
DAY 4: Balu Gyra to Shea Gahru (3700 m) over Hamta pass 6 hours;
The trail begins to ascend toward to the mighty Hamta pass and soon the distant valley of Lahoul/Spiti comes in the view. From the pass one can enjoy the view of magnificent Himalayan peaks like Deo Tibba, Indra Asan and Indra Kila. Slowly landscape starts getting rugged, one hour descend to the meadow of Shea Gahru, beautiful campsite on the foot of the glacier.overnight at camp.
DAY 5: Shea Gahru to Chhatru:
The trail descends toward the left bank of the, ‘nalla’. Soon the Chandra River is in view, after 3 hours of trek reached at the beautiful campsite, after noon at leisure. overnight at camp.
DAY 6: Chhatru to Chhota Dara 5 Hours;
It is an easy walk on the dusty and rough road to the opposite side of the Chandra River between C.B. ranges and Chhota Shigri Ranges.overnight at camp.
DAY 7: Chhota Dara to Batal 5 hours;
Easy walk, once again on the same dusty road. Right of the trail opposite of the Chandra River the Bara Shigri range offers a magnificent view of the Lalana, Papsura, Dharamsura (White sale), Shangrila and many other prominent peaks of the range as well as one of the world longest glaciers. overnight at camp.
DAY 08: Batal to Chandra Tal 6 hours;
One of the most beautiful trail of the trek offers you a wonderful view of the Chandra valley as well as the now carpet mountain of the C.B range and Mul Kila. Shepherdss from the Kangra valley are with theirflocks in the valley. Visit around the valley, meet the shepherds, but be careful of the dogs. overnight at camp.
DAY 09: Chandra Tal to Topko-Yongmo (6 hours;
Very easy but a long walk with the scenery of the mountainous Chandra-Bhaga (C.B.) range on the opposite side. Camp nearby the river or just before or after crossing the river, all trekkers are advised to put on the sneakers while crossing the river.
DAY 10: Topko-Yongmo to Topko-Gongmo 4 hours;
Another river crossing is involved today, if you arrive before noon. Afternoon it is advised not to cross the river, because water level can increase rapidly due to the perpetual heat on the glacier. So one should cross as early as possible even one has to camp early day before wade through the river.overnight at camp.
DAY 11: Topko-Gongmo to Baralacha short trek;
Just crossing the river, the camp site is after two hours, near the shepherds. Pitch your tents, hot lunch will be prepared and afternoon free time to stroll around, one can study the wild flowers. over night at camp.
DAY 12: Baralacha drive to Manali over Rohtang la (3980 m)
Scenic drive through several villages of Lahoul; Passport required for checking at Koksar. Snake curved road to the Rohtang pass (3950 m) providing a magnificent view of surrounding Himalayas Long descend of 51 kms, fields of wild flower and cascading waterfall accompany you till Manali (2050 m), O/N in hotel.
DAY 13: Manali to Delhi, 16 hours 570 km
You have the day to relax and enjoy more time in the hot springs, do a little shopping or perhaps book a massage”¦ We’ll enjoy a farewell lunch together around 1:30pm. At 4:30pm you will be transferred to the bus station. This is a Deluxe Volvo Bus service from Manali to Delhi. The bus supplies bottled water and blankets and stops for dinner at around 10pm. (Each individual is responsible for the purchase of their own dinner).
Day 14: Arrive Delhi
Morning arrive Delhi.
INCLUSIONS of Chandertal trek:
- Accommodation in tents while camping during trekking
- All meals – breakfast & dinner would be hot and lunches would be packed
- Volvo tickets from Delhi to Manali and Manali to Delhi
- Services of an experienced trekking route guide
- Cook & attendant during the trekking
- Dinning tent for more than 4
- Sleeping bags
- Toilet tent during trekking
- Kitchen tent fitted with kitchen equipment
- Ponies during trekking to carry baggage, food material, camping equipment
- Entrances to places of visit, camping fee
- Presently pareja applicable taxes
EXCLUSION of Chandertal trek:
- Any airfare / Bus fare / train fare or airport tax
- Meals other then mentioned
- Trekking Shoes and clothing
- Any kind of insurance, Medical evacuation charges
- Travel insurance, repatriation charges, Damages/ claims of any nature, Expenses of personal nature like telephone calls, Laundry, Any kind of hard or soft drinks, Any kind of personal clothing, Any other expense not mentioned in the cost include column
Normally Manali adventure expect to carry your personal luggage on your own, if you don’t want to carry your backpack so you can give it to porter, but you have to inform us in advance and have to pay Rs. 400/- extra per day per bag.
To book a Trek/ adventure program please use our online booking form or, alternatively, you can call us on the given for confirmation of tour you have to wire a deposit and initial deposit.
Paying the Trek/ Adventure activity fee:
The fee can be paid by online transfer/check deposit/ demand draft. Instruction for payment will be forwarded along with your confirmation email. When your transfer is done, please e-mail us a confirmation mail with your transfer details, so that we can follow up your reservation efficiently.
When to book:
It is wise to make your booking at least two months in advance. However, if you want a good deal on your domestic/international flight, we recommend organising your trip at least five months in advance. (Please contact us if you require a late booking)
In the event of cancellation of trek/adventure activity services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reasons we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows: –
Up to 24 Days: – 95% of Trek/adventure program cost will be refund.
Between 14-24 Day: – 70% of Trek/adventure program cost will be refund.
Between 14-10 Days: – 50% of Trek/adventure program cost will be refunded.
Less than 10 Days: – No refund