Day 01: Drive from Manali to Jobra and trek to Chikka
The trek originates from Jobra and after reaching Manali in the morning, we will drive straightaway to Jobra. We will take a small break at Jobra for lunch and henceforth depart to Chika which is an easy trek of about two hours crossing small river crossings. The enchanting surroundings will mesmerize you all through your stroll. After reaching Chika campsite you will learn how to pitch the tents. An awesome view with greenery and snowcapped mountain peaks will leave you mesmerized. Explore the beauty of the campsite and retire for the night at the tents you pitched yourself. Overnight stay in tent.
Day 02: Trek from Chikka to Balu ka Ghera
The morning will begin with sipping hot tea/coffee. After having breakfast we will start the day. The trek passes through some spectacular landscape to just below the Hamta Pass, on a grassy bank sloping down from the cliffs. The impressive grandeur of immediate surroundings, the nearness of the Tokru-Shakru peaks, the wonderful coloring of the rocks and mountainside, all make this one of the best campsite on the route. Snow on the other side makes a dramatic contrast. Overnight stay in tent.
Day 03: Trek from Balu ka Ghera to Hampta Pass and return
You will get the first glimpse of the outer Himalayan chain of mountains, the Dhauladhar ranges from here onwards and it is from these snow stretches the feeling of trekking in the Himalayas start sinking in. On one side is snowcapped mountain peaks and on the other side of the pass you see rocky boulders and fragmented rocks. Experience the beauty of Mother Nature which otherwise is lost in the hustle bustle of the cities. After a brief stopover at Hampta village, which gives the pass its name, we will our begin the descent to Balu ka Ghera. Take somewell-deserved rest here after the long journey as you halt for the night. Overnight stay in tent.
Day 04: Trek from Balu ka Ghera to Manali via Jobra
After the hearty breakfast, we’ll check out from the camps by 9 am and proceeding to Chikka. The trail on the 4th day is a steady descent with much ease and takes lesser time After lunch at Chikka we walk to Jobra. This is where the trek comes to an end. There will be vehicles waiting here to drop you to Prini, Manali.Hampta Pass Circular trek ends here.
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