Snow capped peaks, the Beas River and thick pine wood trees around Manali, makes it best destination for a vacation in Himachal Pradesh during winters.The entire Manali Valley looks beautiful during the winters – pure white beauty! The wisest way to observe, learn and explore with an Eco-friendly way of travelling is trekking.“Manali-Naggar Snow Trek” offers you a healthy and natural way of travelling.
Snow Trek To Chandrakhani Pass
Duration– 3 Nights 4 Days
Difficulty Level– Easy
Maximum Altitude– 12,000 ft.
Approx. trekking– 12 KM
April 2018- 8, 12, 15(SOLD OUT), 16, 19, 22, 23(SOLD OUT), 26, 29, 30
May 2018- 4(SOLD OUT), 6, 7, 10(SOLD OUT)
- Woollen clothes, Woollen cap, Jackets/Wind-cheater
- Socks (4 pairs)
- Thermal wear (1-2 pairs)
- Trekking shoes (should have ankle support, good grip, and waterproof)
Snow gloves/normal gloves
- Lunch box, water bottle, spoon
- Sunscreen lotion
- Personal medication
- Torch and batteries
- Rucksack bag
- Medical certificate
Terms and Conditions
- Steel Plate, Mug, and rucksack can be issued at the base camp for no extra cost
- Sleeping bag
- Sleeping mat
- First aid
- Camping ground booking
- Forest permit
- Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, Dinner)
- Group Insurance
- Cost of Emergency
- Personal Porter Charges
- Bottled water
- Any personal expense
DETAILED ITINERARY FOR SNOW TREK TO CHANDRAKHANI PASS
Day 1: Reporting and Acclimatization
All the participants will report at Rumsu base camp by 8 AM and will undergo registration process. Freshening up and breakfast will happen at the base camp. Post breakfast we will go for an acclimatization walk. Lunch at 1 PM. Post lunch orientation. Orientation will cover all the general instructions that could be helpful for the trek like back packing, marching technique and medical awareness. Post snacks we will have an ice breaking session. Overnight stay at Rumsu base camp.
Day 2: Trek to Naya Tapru
After breakfast all the trekkers will start their trek to Naya Tapru (2,950 meters). The trek route goes through some dense forest, full of pine, fir, oak, chestnut trees. There is an ascend for the jungle and takes around 5 to 6 hours to reach to Naya Tapru. We will have our packed lunch at Ghan Kulhadi. Ghan kulhadi is a large plain green meadow amidst the dense forest. Overnight stay in tents at Naya Tapru camp.
Day 03: Trek to Chandrakhani Pass and descend to Chaklani
After breakfast, all the trekkers will start their trek to Chandrakhani Pass with their packed lunch. We will start the trek early by 6 AM. The trek route has a moderate ascend and takes around 4 hours to reach Chandrakhani Pass. The highest point of the pass is 3,660 meters. Just adjacent to the Chandrakhani Pass lies Dhana Kunnu Pass. The entire place is associated with the famous Jamdagini Rishi, one of the seven saptrishi. We will then start our descend from Chandrakhani and will camp at Chaklani. The descend is easy and takes around 2 hours. Overnight stay in tents at Chaklani camp site.
Day 04: Descend to base camp and Departure for New Delhi
After the breakfast, all the participants will start their descend for Rumsu base camp. The descend route is the same as the ascend one and takes around 4 hours. Lunch at Sterling while descending. Certificate distribution and departure for Manali.
Things to carry for Snow Trek To Chandrakhani Pass
Cancellation before 10 days: Rs 2000+Train and bus tickets cancellation charge(if included)
Cancellation within 10 days: NO REFUND