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CHANDRAKHANI PASS – EVENT DETAILS

Location
Manali

Region
Himachal Pradesh, India

Difficulty Level
Moderate

Endurance Level
High

Highest Altitude
~ 11600 ft.

Temperature
Day time: 12°C-19°C
Night time: 0°C-8°C

Start-End
Manali – Chandrakhani – Manali

Duration
4 Nights / 5 Days

Dates
17 -21 May 2018

Price
Rs. 9,800 (inclusive)

OVERVIEW

DESCRIPTION

The Chandrakhani Pass makes it for an amazing trek experience in the Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh. This trek is located at an elevation of around 3,660m. The base village is Naggar, which is located around 21km from Manali, the trail that leads to the pass is known for its enchanting beauty.

From the pass, we can enjoy the fantabulous views of the Parbati, Pir Panjal peaks, Deo Tibba.

HIGHLIGHTS

This pass claims as one of the most charming and picturesque passes in the country.

ITINERARY

Day 1 - Arrival Manali ( Manali 2050m) - Naggar

Arrival Manali in the morning. Introduction, Registration.  After that we start our camp schedule with Introduction of Mountaineering equipments and our camp staff.  After breakfast drive to Naggar 1700 mtrs 16 km from your hotel…Manali To Rumsu. (2135 M) Manali to Naggar by jeep walk starts from Naggar, one can visit Naggar castle built in 1646, and pagoda shaped Tripura Sundri temple and Roerich Art Gallery. Night halt at camp 7371 ft. near Rumsu village. (4Hrs) overnight Camp.  

Day 2 - Rumsu To Chandrakhani. (Chandrakhani 3540m) (2652 M Base)

Early morning ascend through deodar and pine forest. The whole area looks wonderfully striking and colorful when flowers of different colors blossom. Night halt at Chandrakhani pass, at a height of 11,346ft.(5 Hrs).

Day 3 - Rumsu To Naggar

To explore the beauty of mountain ranges and peaks. From pass one can see many peaks of Kullu, Lahoul Spiti and Bara Bhangal. a steep descend to Naggar.

Day 4 - Naggar To Manali

After Breakfast, Trek to Base Village & Move towards Manali.

Day 5 - Manali To Delhi

By evening Departure and drive to Delhi.

THINGS TO CARRY

Note: This is just a reminder list of what to bring. You can bring any other additional things as per your requirements. When in doubt, you can can always contact us and we would be happy to assist and guide you.

MAP & GETTING THERE

Manali is well connected to Delhi. If you take an overnight bus from Delhi, it will take you 12-14 hours to reach Manali. Tickets can be booked online.  You can choose government buses such as HPTDC and HRTC as they usually run on schedule.

PRICE POLICY

Price Includes:

✓ Accommodation (Hotel, Guest house, Homestay, Camping)
✓ Meals while on trek (Veg)
✓ Trek equipment (Sleeping bag, mattress, and tent)
✓ All necessary permits and entry fees
✓ First aid medical kits
✓ Experts of Mountain Hikers
✓ Food & Accommodation from Manali to Manali

Price Excludes

× Air/ Train / Bus Tickets as per the service have taken by participants.
×
Mineral Water / Cold Drinks, etc.
× Camera & Coolie charges.
× Food charges during Train & Bus Journey.
× Personal expenditure of any kind.
× Insurance of any kind.
× Medical expenses other than “First aid”.
× Any other charges not mentioned in “Charges Include”.

Cancellation Policy
§ Cancellations prior to 30 days from the start of the trek — full refund. Cancellation between 30 days and 20 days to the start of the trek — 50% refund. Cancellation less than 20 days to the start of the trek — no refund.
§ In case of refund, there will be a deduction of 4% (bank charges) from the total fee you have paid.
§ The refund (if any) will be given within 15 days after the event is over, irrespective of cancellation date on the cancellation request form.

FAQs

Q1. How about accommodation facility in this trek?

Accommodation will be in tents on all the days – each tent will be shared by 3 / 4 Hikers. The tents will be provided by Mountain Hikers. We will also put up Dinner Tent / Kitchen Tent & Toilet tents – The number will vary according to the size of the group.

Mountain Hikers will provide sleeping bag to each Hiker. The sleeping bags we provide can sustain temperatures up to -10° C on high altitude treks.

Mountain Hikers will provide sleeping bag to each Hiker. The sleeping bags we provide can sustain temperatures up to -10° C on high altitude treks.

Q2. When will there be snow on this trek?

You are possible to find snow on this trek in May. Though, this depends on the snowfall that happens in the earlier winter.  

Q3. At what time we supposed to reach Manali?

Mountain Hikers will arrange for pick up from Manali by 11:00 AM. Be sure to reach Manali by 10:00 AM. The travel time is around an hour to Naggar. Naggar is first camp site of this trek.

Q4. When will we get back to Manali?

On Day 4, Naggar to Manali is an hour’s drive and you are expected to reach Manali around 3:00 PM.

Q5. What is the best way to reach Manali?

Manali is well connected to Delhi. If you take an overnight bus from Delhi, it will take you 12-14 hours to reach Manali. Tickets can be booked online. You You can choose government buses such as HPTDC and HRTC as they usually run on schedule.

Q6. Can First timers go for this trek?

Yes. Chandrakhani Pass trek is a Moderate level trek. First timers can go for this trek. However, irrespective of your past trekking experience, fitness is mandatory before every high altitude trek.  Everyday exercise, Yoga, jogging 5-6 km in 30 minutes can help with this trek.

Q7. Who will be trek coordinator with us from Mountain Hikers?

An expert qualified & certified Trek Leader from Mountain Hikers, along with technical guides, cooks and other staff members will be with hikers during the whole trek. This team is well trained and is always ready to help hikers.

Q8. Do I need special snowshoes for the trek?

No need to buy special snowshoes for this trek. A good trekking shoes is sufficient for the trek. We advise a pair that is water resistant. Keep sufficient spare socks for a quick change in case the snow wets the insides of the shoes.

Q9. What kind of food is served on the trek? Should we carry any food?

Mountain Hikers provides menu which is suitable for high altitude treks. Breakfast menu includes bread & Jam and butter, Dalia, Poha, sandwiches, corn flakes etc. Lunch mostly includes of Roti or Puri with Veg. sabzi. Dinner is complete with Dal, Rice, Roti and Dessert. You can carry dry snacks & dry fruits if required.

Q10. When it becomes really cold can I consume alcohol?

Alcohol is unsafe in extreme cold, especially on high altitudes. Contrary to what people believe, alcohol does not make you warmer. Instead it opens your pores making your body colder. Moreover, it dehydrates you very speedily. Hence consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited on all Mountain Hikers treks. Similarly smoking is not allowed on Mountain Hikers Treks Anyone found with alcohol is quickly removed from the trek.

Q11. How about the Internet or wifi connectivity?

Networks are available up to Naggar.

Q12. What about the ATM facility in case if I need to withdraw money?

If you wish to withdraw money before the trek, then you will get ATM at Manali, since this is the last place you will find an ATM.

BOOKING – Chandrakhani Pass Trek

Dates
17 -21 May 2018

Price
Rs. 9,800 (inclusive)

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