Hampta Pass Trek 2018 – Trek The Himalayas

Escape to the natural wonders of Great Himalayas, just south east of Manali, for an unforgettable experience. Hampta Pass Trek is the beginners delight in every way easy access, dense pine forest, beautiful meadows, adrenaline pumping river crossings and a high altitude mountain pass called Hampta pass. It got its name from the Hampta village and shepherds and villagers used this pass to enter in Lahaul Spiti valley of Himachal. This was traditional alternative route between Lahaul and Kullu Valley before the road was made over Rohtang Pass.

Hampta Pass is a moderate trek with a scope of mixing lot of other adventure activities to suit varying duration and interest of trekkers. It start from the Prini village and takes us to the majestic foothills of The Great Himalayas, the Pir Panjal Range which is the largest range of the lower Himalayas. Over this trek one will see different hues of nature as you gain altitude from thick green pine forest to awe inspiring view of Mt. Deo Tibba and Mt. Indrasan and their snaking down glaciers to the barren landscape of Lahaul and Spiti valley.

As this trek connects two valley Kullu and Lahaul, so one can get different sort of landscapes. Kullu is full of vegetation and greenery and in contrast, Lahaul valley is completely rocky and sandy with brown mountains with snow-clad peaks. Here scenario of nature changes every day.

Glorious view of Mt. Deo Tibba, Mt. Indraasan and Glaciers belong to them add extra bonus for this trek. As trek will go on many rivers, streams and glaciers will treat you with their beauty. Tranquility of this valley keeps the mind and body so refresh that no one can feel the difficulty of the trek. On the way, you can see many species of Himalayan Flowers and Birds. This whole trek is paradise for bird’s lover. Almost 350 species of birds found here. Bird’s lovers can get a chance to see Indian Eagle Owl, Western Tragopan, this bird is rarest pheasant and the State Bird of Himachal Pradesh, Kalij Pheasant, Himalayan Monal, Cheer Pheasant.

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