GETOUT OUTDOORS brings you trek to……..
“HAMTA PASS TREK”
(Vía Prini Village – Hamta Valley)
Want to enjoy the pristine Himalayan wilderness and have a memorable trekking experience, which takes you in a different tangent altogether, Welcome to HAMTA PASS (PRE-MONSOON) TREK (A GROUP OF GIGANTIC FOLDED MOUNTAIN VALLEYS). We promise you the best of experience…the likes of which you will never have encountered before.
This exotic and immensely rewarding trek encompasses the mountainous vistas of the divinely beautiful Kullu & Manali valley and beyond Pirpanjal valleys and traverses the high altitude passes of ‘HAMTA PASS’ means at the top solid heap of rocks & Snow and passage goes through into Chhatru, Chandertal Lake (The Lake of Moon) and Spiti Valley. Hamta pass trek is well known among foreigner trekkers and also shortest route to go to Spiti and Kaza valley during ancient times.
The crowning glory of this particular trek is that it proceeds through totally un-spoilt regions of the Himalayas where you can see some of the last remaining bastions of great abode of snows. Here you can trek for weeks without coming across any human habitation, these regions (thankfully) still belong to the elusive Himalayan brown bear. Bhalu- Ka- Dhera (a home of Himalayan bears) is two kilometers beyond Juara at the base of Hamta pass is very popular for Black and brown bears family during the summer. The region is rich in flora and fauna which is a delight for a naturalist also provides unparalleled opportunities for photographers.
There is something in store for culture enthusiasts in this trek as well – Mount Inder Killa (A place of heaven and a hell), due to the fact that Mount Inder Killa is a tall standing rocky mountain ‘Gendarme’ a mountain watchman high above the folded mountain valleys, which keeps an active vigil on other mountains as soldier far beyond on the mountain sierra.
Hamta Pass divides folded mountain valleys and inhabited legendary Gaddis, the sheep herders of the high Himalayan pastures, takes their herds of Sheep from Prini village over Hamta pass to Chhatru, Chhika, Juara, Indersan Peak base (6153m) and winds further beyond in to Spiti Valley, who remain isolated in their picture postcard village for up to 6 months a year. Hamta Pass ‘lateral moraine is a snout of Alain River, which flows down into Aleo Nullah via Chhika and Ooching Bihaii and joins in the Beas River originates from Indersan Glacier.
TREK DATE: 30th May – 11 th June 2015
MAX. ALTITUDE: 4270m.
NO.OF DAYS: 13 Days (Nashik to Nashik)
TREK TYPE: Trekking and camping.
LOCATION: Manali – Base camp at Prini road head (3km from Manali).
REPORTING PLACE: At GETOUT OUTDOORS, NASHIK.
AGE GROUP: Above 15 years.
The trek in the beginning is a moderate walk up to a Jamdagini Rishi temple. The steepness in the trek increases gradually. On the 1st day, a steep climbing portion is tricky to be negotiated in a zigzag way and provides for a very challenging experience till a small hamlet of Hamta and tea stall. However, in Grading: A general, it’s an easy trek.
reasonable degree of physical fitness is needed for this trek.
Special interest: Excellent view for photographers, ideal place for nature lovers and an amazing place for adventure lovers.
FEES : 16,000/- per person Nashik to Nashik
*Please note Travel meals i.e. from Nashik to Manali and Manali to Nashik. All meals NOT included in participants needs to pay for the same.
*NOTE : Those who request cancellation of participant in writing before 30 days from the trek date, 50% of the fees will be refunded and before 15 days 30% of the fees will be refunded.
30th May: Departure for Manmad and further for Ambala by train.
31st May : Arrive at Ambala Cant. and deaparture for Manali by bus.
1st June : The participants arrive at Base camp at Prini road head (3km. from Manali). In the evening participants will go through a briefing.
2nd June : Base Camp Prini – setan village (2600 m.) 4 hours. The first day
‘s walk is acclimatization trek.
3rd June: Setan village – Kharimandiyari / Soroutoo (3250 m.) 4 hours.
4th June : Kharimandiyari – Chhika (3150m.) 4 hours.
5th June : Chhika – Juara (3530m.) Summit Camp approx 4 hours.
6th June : Juara – Hampta pass (4270m.) “Summit Day” and back to Juara 8 hours.
7th June : Juara – Jhobri Bihaii (2950m.) 4 hours.
8th June : Jhobri Bihaii – Base Camp Prini 5 hours
9th June : Half day free and in the evening. Departure by bus to Delhi. After having breakfast participants are free to visit the manali bazaar and report back at the hotel in the the afternoon
10th June : Arrive at Delhi and departure for Nashik by train
11th June : Reach Nashik
NOTE: (a) Itinerary is subject to change due to enough accumulation/ volume of snow on the trek at higher camps and other natural calamities & circumstances. In this condition optional routes itinerary will be given/followed at the happening point.
In case of changes in routes and properties, GETOUT OUTDOORS will accept no liability but make arrangements for substitution of equal measure.
In case of accident, illness, injury or mishappening, GETOUT OUTDOORS will accept no liability or its staff wholly or partially, responsible for the same.
Things To Carry :
Loose/Comfortable Clothing- Four Pair -Cotton T-shirts,Cotton Trousers / Jeans, 3-4 personal clothing, Thick Woolen Pullover, Sport Shoes with Good Quality Sole, Water Bottle, Black or Brown Sun Glasses, Torch with Spare Cells, Monkey Cap, Scarf, Napkin, Towel, Woolen Socks 3-4 pair, Personal Kit, Personal Medicines, Sun Protection Cream/lotion, Diary, pen, Woolen Gloves 2 Pairs, Toilet Paper Roll, (Camera,Binacular,Cell Phone on your own risk)
- Smoking,use of alcohol and narcotics of any description are strictly prohibited during the trek/travelling.
- Strict actions will be taken on the indiscipline participants.
- If any participant, gets sick during the trek and has to retreat back, the expenses for medical aid, travel, portrages has to be paid by the participants.
- Please ensure to carry your personal medicenes and should be inform prior to trek if any serious issue like High or Low Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Asthama Patients, Migrane and anykind of seviour allergies.
Nitin Wagh : 9766497133 / Vishal Chaudhari : 8600143452