Chandrakhani Pass Trek
Meeting Point - Patlikuhal Bus Stop,
NH21, Patlikuhal, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh 175129, India
Sat 28 Jul, 06:00 AM
Thu 13 Sep, 06:00 AM
Thu 25 Oct, 06:00 AM
Fri 23 Nov, 06:00 AM
Reporting and Acclimatization: Your journey to the mountains will begin from Patlikuhal. The HustleTurtle team will pick you from Patlikuhal and bring you to our beautiful Base Camp in Hallan-1. The base camp is situated inside an Apple Orchard and faces the great Dhauladhar Range. Once you freshen up, there will be an introductory and welcome session which will be followed by a team lunch, some rest and acclimatization walk. Doing this walk you will be tested for your physical capability for the trek and get accustomed to your gear and surrounding landscape.
Upon return, have a technical session to discuss the precautions and preparations to be followed for the entire trek and about the next days schedule. This will be followed by a cup of hot chocolate and late night talks.
Trek to Rumsu - Naya Tapru: On the first day of the trek, leave the base camp by vehicles to Rumsu, famous for its temples, ancient castle, and the Roerich Art Gallery. During the day ahead, as you trek to Naya Tapru, you will be trekking from rocky edged trails to narrow trails, witnessing the true essence of trekking and experiencing the scenic view. Stay for the night at Naya Tapru, have dinner here followed by creative discussions over a bonfire.
Trek to Chandrakhani: This morning youll be sun-kissed by nature as you live amongst the freshness and liveliness of nature, away from the rustic, tough and monotonous life. Trek towards Chandrakhani, the most famous place for trekking with an excellent photographic view, filled with lush greenery. The mountains are covered with a beautiful forest of pine and oak trees. Youll experience the beauty of the famous Himalayan bird, Monal. The small villages will give you a glimpse of Kullus exotic culture. During this trek, youll be walking over knee deep snow and slipping and falling and standing back up. Today is the most exciting day of the trek as you will be reaching Chandrakhani Pass. Tonight, camp at Chandrakhani and witness the glow of some of the greatest peaks of the Himalayas. Stargazing, Storytelling and Music shall flow until its time to get back in our comfortable and warm sleeping bags.
Back to Base Camp: On the last day, trek from Chandrakhani to Rumsu and then travel from on vehicles to HustleTurtle Base Camp. The rest of the day can be utilized to either go for local sightseeing, you can choose to go for adventure sports or rest in base camp. A private drop to Patlikuhal will be provided, they can also assist you with the bus timings from Patlikuhal.
Pick up and Drop:
The Trek starts from the Hustle Turtle Base Camp which is located in Hallan-i-village. The village can be reached by road as it lies in between Manali and Kullu.
All the buses travel from Kullu to Manali via 'Patlikuhal', a small Village Tehsil in Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh State, founded by an eminent traveller and Historian, Sushil Yadav.
Hustle Turtle will organize transport for trekkers from Patlikuhal to the Hustle Turtle Base Camp in private vehicles on Day 1 of the trek. The vehicles will be available for pickup from morning 6 am to 10 am as this is when most of the buses from Delhi and Chandigarh cross Patlikuhal to reach Manali.
On the last day of the trek, to go back from Hustle Turtle Base Camp to Patlikuhal, they will arrange private transport post-lunch. You can also extend your stay with them if you wish to stay back for a day and relax, they can offer to drop you the next too. They will also help you with the bus timings as per the day's schedule.
The last Volvo bus from Manali to Delhi leaves Manali Depot at 8 pm.
Tent, Sleeping bag, rucksack, trekking poles, headlamps, food, transportation, Medical care, trek expertise and guidance, adventure travel insurance (Rs150).
Transportation cost to and from your hometown to Patlikuhal, Backpack offloading, anything not mentioned in the Inclusions
Things you'll be provided by Hustle Turtle in the HustlePack:
There will be a safety deposit that youll have to submit at the Base Camp as you collect your gear. The deposit will be mere Rs. 1500. This deposit will be returned to you once you return all the gear in the condition it was given to you.
Things you have to bring yourself:
Two three warm layers
Two collared t-shirts
Two trek pants & undergarments
Woollen Socks & Cap
Poly bags & zip locks
Water bottle & lunch box