Overview

Region: Manali / Parvati Valley

 Total Duration – 3 Nights / 4 Days

 Maximum Altitude – 3700 mtrs / 12030 ft.

 Grade – Easy to Moderate

 Best Season – May  to November

 Accommodation – Hotel/Guesthouse in Manali ; Organized Campsite

 Food – On trek – All meals included

 Distance – 28 KM.

 

Malana Chandrakhani Pass Trek

How about getting an adventure this season. Himalaya Destination 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 memoir.

 

Things to Pack: 

Rucksack, cotton clothes, good trekking shoes, a warm jacket,warmer, woollen or monkey cap covering head and ears, UV rays protected sunglasses, raincoat, extra socks, water bottle, torch, cold cream, sunscreen, toilet soap, towel, walking Stick and medicines that you usually use.

 

How to Reach Manali

Distance by road:-

Manali is well connected to Delhi. Take an overnight bus from Delhi and you will reach Manali in 12 ‐ 14 hours(approx 540 KMS). Tickets can be booked online at www.redbus.in or www.hrtc.gov.in Tip : Since Delhi Manali is a long journey most Volvo private buses leave Delhi between 5 pm and 6 pm. The last govt bus leaves at 8.30 pm from ISBT Kashmere Gate. Volvo buses charge between Rs.1,000 to 1,400 per sector from Delhi to Manali and vice versa. Manali to Delhi: Like the onward journey, buses leave from Manali to Delhi between 4 and 5 p.m. Your tentative arrival at Delhi may be anywhere between 6 a.m and 10 a.m. Plan your onward journeys only post noon giving enough buffer for bus delay.

How to reach Naggar:

From Manali, Naggar is 18 km. far and there are multiple buses running in every 15 minutes or one can get off at Patlikuhal which is 5 km. far from Naggar on the right bank highway. Patlikuhal lies in between of Kullu Manali. You can club a taxi or travel by a local transport from Manali or Patlikuhal to approach Naggar.

 

Nearest Railway Station:-

Nearest Railway station is Ambala (350 kms) and Chandigarh (310 kms). Tip: Regular Volvo and Buses are available from Chandigarh to Manali in the evening. Volvo buses charge between Rs.800 to Rs.1,200 per sector from Chandigarh to Manali and vice versa.

Nearest Airport :-

Nearest Airport is Bhuntar is 60 Kms. ​Bhuntar, which is 52 km away from Manali, is the nearest airport. Taxi services are available from Bhuntar to Manali, which costs about Rs.1000‐ Rs.2,000. Bhuntar is well connected to Delhi by air. The airliners that take you to this Airport are Indian Airlines, Kingfisher airlines, MDLR Airlines and Jagson Airlines, operating flights from Delhi and Chandigarh to Kullu.

3 Nights 4 Days Available on request Himachal Pradesh
Strength Level
Moderate
Highlights

Tariff

Fix Departure tariff 6,000/- excluding GST of 5%

Tariff For Customized Group Per Person

8,499/- (above 15 Participants)

8,999/- (11-15 Participants)

9,700/- (7-10 Participants)

11,500/- (4-7 Participants)

16,000/- (2-3 Participants)

Departure Dates : 26th may,2nd June,12th august, 13th September 2018

Itinerary

Trek Line up:

Day 1:  Reporting Manali.(2050m)

Day 2:  Manali/ Naggar to Naya Tapru (2900m) 6 hrs Approx 10-11 kms.

Day 3:  Naya Tapru  – Chanderkhani Pass (3660m/12000ft) – Malana (2650m) 9-10 hrs Approx 12–13 kms.

Day 4: Malana – Malana Dam/Jari (Approx 3–4 kms) – Naggar (1800m)    

 

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1:  Reporting Manali.(2050m)

Reporting – Acclimatization – Orientation & Briefing of the trek – Trek Preparation & window shopping

(Sufficient time would be given for visiting market and nearby places)

Day 2:  Manali/ Naggar to Naya Tapru (2900m) 6 hrs Approx 10-11 kms.

We will start our trek from Naggar after breakfast. We will pass through number of famous temples initially on the trek. After crossing Rumsu village the surrounding will suddenly change. We will be passing through the thick jungle of Pine, Walnut, Golden, Oak and wild Cherry. After almost 6 hrs of walk we will be at our first camp site, Naya Tapru. Naya Tapru is a flat area full of grasslands and surrounded by tall Oak, Horse chestnut and Walnut trees.

Day 3:  Naya Tapru  – Chanderkhani Pass (3660m/12000ft) – Malana (2650m) 9-10 hrs Approx 12–13 kms.

Today trek is mix of gradual walk and hard ascend. It is a very scenic route hiking through the alpine vegetation which will become shorter and vanish into miniature plant life. You will encounter many new birds and new herbs for which Chanderkhani is famous. If you have a good luck with than you may also see some wild life.  A beautiful trail leads to pass through rhododendron shrubs and offers splendid views of Dhauladhar range, Parvati valley and Malana valley. On the top of Chandrakhani Pass one can have a striking view of Deo Tibba overlooking the Malana and snow crowned giants on the Spiti border. We will take a descent down to Malana which is steep and tiring. We will reach Malana by the evening. Visit and explore local life and the traditional houses. Overnight camp/Guest house at Malana

Day 4: Malana – Malana Dam/Jari (Approx 3–4 kms) – Naggar (1800m)    

A descent to Malana river, we cross a bridge and walk through Malana village to enter in Parvati valley. An easy descent until we reach at the Malana Dam. After Malana Dam we will get our cab to Naggar. As reached Naggar, take your belongings and check out.

 

 

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Local transport during Trek.
  • Highly Advanced and qualified Guide from Himalaya Destination.
  • Skilled Local Guide who has ample knowledge of the route.
  • Vegetarian meals on the trek (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
  • Cooks/Helper and other requisite staff.
  • Porters/mules for carrying common equipments (like rations/tents/utensils)
  • Equipment’s – Tents on sharing basis / Sleeping bags / Sleeping Mattress/ Sleeping bag Inner
  • While on trek all meals will be provided. Meals will be freshly prepared and will be a mix of Indian, Chinese & Continental.
  • Basic First aid Kit with portal oxygen.
  • Forest Permits and camping charges.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Personal Porters for carrying trekker’s backpacks
  • Personal trekking equipments – like trekking poles or sleeping bag liners
  • Personal insurance or cost of emergency evacuation
  • Purchases of personal natures (like mineral water bottles/bottled or canned beverages/chocolates/dry fruits etc)
  • Food to/from the trailhead.
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