Hampta pass – trekking in the deep forest
Hampta pass trek is in the Himachal on the Pir Panjal range at an altitude of (14039ft). It is an alley between Lahu valley and Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh.
By road- from Delhi to Manali you can opt for a bus and from Manali you can get a local bus/ cab or taxi to reach jobra from where the trek begins.
By railway- Pathankot is the nearest railway station to reach Manali.
By airways- the nearest airport is bhuntar which is 52km away from Manali.
Trek difficulty level
The trek difficulty level is easy to moderate. Require basic physical fitness and can be undertaken by any age group above 9 years. total trekking distance is 26km. It would be better if you get yourself involved in some fitness or workout regime before going for the trek.this is fun with small twists and turns and with the beauty of nature.
Best time to visit
The best time to visit at Hampta pass is from June to August and September to October, during the time of winters you are going to experience heavy snowfall and drop in temperature. and heavy rainfall in the rainy season . to enjoy the clear views of snow-capped mountains visit between September to October.
Things to carry
• Warm clothes(sweaters, jacket, hand gloves, 4-5warm pair of socks).
• Good quality trekking shoes
• Sunglasses, hat /cap
• Basic toiletries
• Mosquito repellent
• Necessary medicines
• Filterable waterbottle
• Reusable plastic bags
• Energy bars, protein bars
• Sleeping bag
• Trekking equipment, head torch
• Chargers, power bank, spare batteries.