Chanderkhani Pass is one of the most serene and tranquil passes, located at an altitude of 12000 feet in the Himalayas of Kullu Valley. The trail takes you through the forests of blue pine, deodar, walnut, golden oak and wild cherry. The trek treats you with majestic views of Deo Tibba Peak, Pir Panjal and Parbati ranges of the Himalayan Mountains. It’s the perfect trek for beginners! The easy trails lead you to remote villages and unique cultures of Himachal Pradesh!
Your trek will start from Rumsu Base Camp, giving you an exciting experience of exploring the remote valleys of Kullu. To reach the dreamlike Chanderkhani Pass Base Camp which is also called Nauya Tapru, you have to pass through the beautiful forests and an enchanting snowland! Chanderkhani Base Camp acts as a starting point for those who ascend higher to the pass. This trek is all about scenic beauty, dense forests, colourful foliage and diversified landscape.
Quench your thirst of trekking to the surreal mountains in the Himalayas with the Chanderkhani Pass Trek!
Day 1 – Naggar – Rumsu (2150m) – Stelling (1,350m) (Trek /5-6 Hours)
Arrive Naggar and begin the Chanderkhani Pass trek right away. The activity is a delightful one amidst Blue Pine and deodar, walnut, golden oak and wild cherry areas. Once at this place, you ascend for around an hour or more to the path that brings you to Rumsu Village. From here, there is a clear route that takes you to Stelling pastures. Overnight Stay in the Tents.
Day 2 – Stelling – Chiklani Basecamp (3,450m) (Trek/5-6 Hours)
Today you will enjoy a hike that would first be on charming Stelling and Ghalkrari pasture stretches. When at this place you can see Birch trees. Sometime during the course of the Chanderkhani Pass trek, you take a steady ascend to the Chiklani basecamp. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 3 – Chiklani Basecamp – Chanderkhani Pass (3,650m) – Nagruni Thach (2,800m) (Trek/5-7 Hours)
Your whole trekking journey provides stunning sights of snow-clad mountains and charming open valleys. Today, you ascend to the Dhalakda Pathar and later proceed to a steady uphill on the ridge of the Chanderkhani Pass. From here, soak in the great views of Bara Bangal range in the west, Pir Panjal to the north and Parvati in the east. After that you start your climb down gets steeper when on the way to Nagruni as compared to the climb up to the Pass. Tread carefully and arrive at the camping ground of Nagruni where you will pitch tents for the night.
Day 4 – Trek from Nagruni Thach to Malana (2600m) (Trek/5 – 6 hours)
This day, the path from Nagruni carries on to an at times steep downhill till you arrive at Manala. Enjoy the trek that is a charming one amidst conifer forest. Reach Malana Village and pitch tents for the night.
Day 5 – Trek from Malana to Jari, Drive from Jari to Manikaran to Kullu (Trek/2-3 hours) (Drive/ 1-2 Hours)
Today morning, you carry on with the downhill climb on a steep through a route that is marked well till Jari. At first, you go downhill amidst fields and then pass through a woody area of mostly Deodar trees. Proceed downhill to Manala Nallah. When at this place, cross the gorge area and arrive at Manala Power project site. Proceed walking to Jari, from where you hop in to a vehicle to be driven to Kullu. Chandrakhani Pass trekking will end here.
- All Meals during stay.
- Stay in tents
- All trained guide and staff ( Porter, Cook etc)
- Adventure gears as required (Sleeping Bag, Sleeping Mat, Tent etc).
- Forest Fee
- Transport of any kind other than mentioned.
- No extra meal other than mentioned in plan.
- Expenses arising out of any unforeseen circumstances like rain,
- land slides and situations beyond our control.
- Cost incurred due to on-site customization/alteration
- Travel& Medical Insurance
WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU:
Please read our blog named CHECKLIST FOR HIMALAYAN TREKKING in our blog page to get an understanding of the stuff you need to bring with you. You may reach the blog directly by just clicking on the name of the blog link mentioned above.