DAY 01 REPORT AT THE BASE CAMP
First day is reserved for meet and greet, and orientation, after you reach the base camp the trek leader will take a small orientation session, covering information like packing, walking techniques. You will also be given general information about the trek and the route. Stay overnight at the base camp.
DAY 02 DRIVE FROM MANALI TO JOBRA THEN START TREK TO CHIKA
On the second day we leave the base camp by 8 AM. We will be carrying lunch and breakfast with us. The first leg of the day’s travel would include a jeep drive from Base Camp to Hampta Dam. The way that leads to Hampta Dam is lined with Maple, Pine, Walnut and Oak trees, making it refreshing and enjoyable. After reaching Hampta we prepare to trek to Chikka, which is also our final destination for the day. It will take approximately 2 hours to reach this place, and it is also an easy stretch, crossing two wooden bridges and a small patch of forest. We reach the campsite at Chikka and prepare for our stay overnight.
DAY 03 HIKE TO BALU KA GHERA (5 HRS EASY ASCENT)
The third day Trek is a gradual ascent. While Trekking, we will be able to see the spectacular Dhauladhar range in the background and Indrasan peak in front. The best part of today’s Trek that we have to cross two rivers one at the start just near to Chikka Campsite and other at waraNcusa. We will have our packed lunch after crossing the jwarancusa.
DAY 04 BALUKA GERA TO HAMPTA PASS & BACK
Day 4 will be a hectic journey. So, beginning it early we will continue walking through tranquil valley to reach Hampta pass and will cross to District Spiti during the journey. You will start getting a very clear view of Deo Tibba while you ascend to Hampta. Though tiring, the journey will enrich your eyes with the lush diversity of the ecosystem around, and it even becomes more tempting with the gentle slopes and wilderness blossoms and lush green carpets of mother nature. Continuing the series of hopping and resting, gambling and handling the challenges we will descend back to Bhalu Ka Ghera and will stay there for the night.
DAY 05 TREK DOWN TO CHIKKA FOLLOWED BY DRIVE TILL MANALI
We descend to Manali early morning on Day 04, where we will trek till chikka and then drive till Manali. After we reach Manali, we will leave to our respective destinations post fresh and change.