This trek brings one of the famed trek in Himalayan ranges – Chandrakhani Pass. Discover yourself over the hills far from the crowds, inside an unmotorable pass, amid camps meadows & steep ascents in the region of Kullu known as “Valley of Gods”.
Chandrakhani Pass is one of the most fascinating trek in Kullu Valley. Viewing this enchanting beauty of the nature route passes through the dense forest with variety of botanical species & colourful foliage. Picture perfect and phenomenal scene would be an eye shot. Deotibba Peak, Pirpranjal & Parvati ranges are some of the captivating mountain ranges, a natural beauty which cannot be missed. Malana village has adhered the traditional heritage & culture of the place which can be seen while passing the route.
Chandrakhani Pass is the perfect gateway through the spectacular vistas of wild forests alpine meadows to an ancient village of Malana, which would give you an unforgettable memories.
Trek type: Moderate
Duration: 05 Days
Best season: May-October
Trek distance: 22kms
Day 01: Arrival in Manali
After you arrive in Manali, transfer straight to the pre-arranged lodging, and get rest. Manali is a naturally beautiful hill station, with an average elevation of around 6730 feet above sea level. Its subtropical highland climate keeps the weather cool, be it any month or season. Hadimba Devi Temple, the hot sulphur springs of Vashisht Village and Manali Sanctuary are some good places for you to visit in and around the hill station. After sightseeing return to your lodging for overnight stay.
Day 02: Manali to Naggar | Naggar to Rumsu Thach (8530 feet) Duration: 3 hours
In the morning, begin your Malana Chanderkhani pass trekking tour by driving 22 km to the village of Naggar. In the first phase of the expedition, you will hike up to the little village of Rumsu. All along this roughly 3-hour walk, you will gain altitude gradually. Your campsite in the village will be on gentle and grassy slopes, surrounded by towering morinda spruces.
Day 03: Rumsu to Nauya Tapru (Chanderkhani Pass Base) Duration: 3 hours
After waking up, resume your Malana Chanderkhani Pass trek, and travel through the Himalayas to Nauya Tapru – the base of the Chanderkhani Pass. Nauya Tapru is situated just below the Chanderkhani Pass, and acts as a base camp for those who ascend higher. It is a beautiful valley with a lush covering of grass. High mountains with groves of pindrow fir that are bereft of them at higher elevations surround the valley. On arriving here, reach your campsite and stay overnight.
Day 04: Nauya Tapru to Malana (8697 feet) Duration: 5 hours
This part of the expedition can be calledMalana village trek as it transports you to the said place. Malana is a traditional Himachali village at an elevation of about 9000 feet above sea level. If you ever wanted to know how villagers of the state live, this is the perfect place for it. Located in a valley and immersed in lush greenery, this village has not had any impact of urbanisation.
This is also the phase of the Malana trek that takes you to the highest altitude of the entire expedition. From Nauya Tapru, you will keep climbing through the mountains till you reach Chanderkhani Pass, which is situated at an elevation of roughly 11800 feet above sea level. Do not forget to click photos of the views of snow-capped peaks that you will get from here. All you have to do now is trickle down the slopes and descend all the way to the village of Malana.
Day 05: Malana to Jari (5000 feet)| Drive from Jari to Kasol Duration (2hours journey)
During the culminating section of Malana Chanderkhani pass trek, you will continue descending through forest and then drive to Kasol .Overnight at Hotel
Day 6: Kasol Sightseeing and Departure to Delhi.
Sight seeing in kasol Explore local markets and try Israeli Restaurant .Visit Manikaran hot springs and gurudwara.Evening take volvo bus to Delhi
Services of skilled and Certified guides, helpers, and cooks
All meals and equipment during the trek
All Taxes and permits.