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.