Hampta Pass Trek 

Tripoto
30th Aug 2014
Day 1

Hampta Pass Trek - The journey to the Himalayas and the snow capped mountains....

Day1 - Jobra to Chika (Camp at Chika).

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

The camp sight teaching sessions of what to do and what not to do.....

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

The long way to camp sight 1.....too long....

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

The trek starts with the scenic beaty of this distant waterfall.....

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

The trek day...the introduction sessions....

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

A view from my hotel....the snow capped mountains..

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

The apple orchards....juicy red apples of manali....himachal pradesh...India

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Day 2

Day 2 -Journey from Chika to Balu Ka Gera(camp sight 2....the longest and toughest day).....the trek was for 10 hours and it rained all through out the day.....the road was slippery and clouds were blocking us....

Finally the camp sight at 6pm....foot hills of the moutain named Deo Tibba..

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

Break time....

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

The rough terrain....boulders....rocks....water....cold...rain....land slides.....

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

The beautiful path....with yellow glowers.....beautiful...

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

The tent mates.....east...west and north....

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

The black and whites beauties....

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Day 3

Day 3 - "THE DAY"....Balu Ka Gera To Hampta Pass Top (14500ft) and then to Shea ka Goru (camp sigt 3)

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

And then we reach at the top...the joy and the scenic beauty....took away all the pains of climbing.....

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

The first climb on snow....it was too slippery....and difficult to climb....

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

A clear view of the Deo Tibba mountain peak...wish could have climbed it...

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

Sun rise and the light falling on the peak of the mountain named Hanuman Tibba....golden peak

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Day 4

Day 4 - Shea Ka Goru to Chatru

Chatru to Chandratal Lake.....(A blue water lake at 14000ft)

A small stone stack...made by me....which will remain for ever and ever.....near the lake....."Yes I was there....."

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

The group including me who decided to trek and see this scenic lake...and its beauty....it was seriously very very cold...

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra

The blue lake.....Chandratal....beautiful.....serene.....no words to describe...

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Day 5

Day 5 - Chatru to Manali via Rohtang Pass......and the end of the trek.

I really feel proud to say this,"I was at the Himalayas"........These mountains have become a part of my life now and I will surely be back to meet my friend again.... "The HIMALAYAS"..... :)

For more details of Hampta Pass trek please visit the site

https://www.bikatadventures.com/Home/Itinerary/Hampta-Pass-Chandratal-Lake-Trek

Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
Photo of Hampta Pass Trek by Bibhudutt Misra
5 Comment(s)
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Hi, I'm planning to do this trek solo in the first week of October. Please can you confirm if there's a marked trail from Jobra to Chatru?
Tue 08 28 18, 02:52 · Reply · Report
Great snaps.. Liked the Hanuman Mountain with first sunrays of the morning.. awesome. The tents. and cold weather.. running streams of fresh water..Wow.. it must be so special.
Fri 10 07 16, 00:21 · Reply · Report
hi
Mon 07 18 16, 03:23 · Reply · Report
No there is no place to stay on the top of the pass and its quite dangerous to stay there too....we climbed to the top and stayed there for some time and started our down journey to the base camp but you can carry your own tents to stay there on the top but for sometime as the weather gets bad easily there...
Wed 04 20 16, 19:48 · Reply · Report
Bro, is there any place to stay and eat at the top, coz I want to avoid going via trekking group.
Wed 04 20 16, 06:50 · Reply · Report