Ã¢â¬â¹Day 1: Reporting and Acclimatization at Rumsu
All participants will report at Rumsu base camp, by 10 am. Registration process followed by acclimatization walk to the neighbouring village. Adventure activity* followed by orientation in the evening. Rumsu village is 5 km from Naggar. Participant coming via bus from Delhi or Chandigarh make sure you get down at “Patlikuhal” (pronounced as patli – cool), from there you may board a cab to Rumsu.
Day 2: Rumsu to Chikka
After morning breakfast we will start the day’s trek with a beautiful drive to Hampta dam from Rumsu at 8 am. The road goes through Pine forests and rock faces. Trek commences from Hampta dam till Chikka, it takes around 2 hours to reach the campsite. There is a small forest patch and then two wooden bridges before you reach the camp site. Chikka has big rock boulders and a beautiful waterfall.
Day 3: Chikka to Balu ka Ghera
After morning breakfast we will start the trek for Balu Ka Ghera. Trek duration is around 4 to 5 hours from Chikka to Balu ka Ghera scaling 11900 feet. The initial part of the trek goes through the bank of the river crossing few rock boulders. There is a water stream that needs to be crossed on the way.
Balu ka Ghera is a large plain ground on the bank of the river and camping at this spot is a dream in reality. Snacks would be served in the evening followed by dinner at night. Overnight camping at Balu Ka Ghera
Day 4: Balu ka Ghera to Shia Ghoru
Today’s trek starts early as we will try covering the maximum snow patch before sun rise. The trek route from Balu Gehra towards Shia Ghoru is a moderate climb, scaling 4,200 meters. The trek duration is relatively long and starts by 5 am in the morning from Balu ka Gera, it takes around 4 to 5 hours to reach the top of the Hamta Pass. Descend from Hamta top towards Shia Ghoru. Descend is steep and at times when snow is abundant snow you could slide down to reach to Shia Ghoru.
Day 5: Shia Ghoru to Chandrataal to Chatru
After morning breakfast we will start the trek to Chatru. View the beautiful valleys of Lahaul and Spiti are not to be missed during the trek. The mountains of Pir Panjal and Spiti ranges adds to the beauty. Chatru is a meeting point of roads coming from Rohtang Pass, Hampta Paas and Spiti. Jeep safari to Chandrataal from Chatru . Myths say that Yudhishthir, the eldest Pandava was called to heaven from Chandra Taal. Overnight camping at Chatru.
Day 6: Jeep Ride from Chatru to Rumsu base campReturn
After morning breakfast we will start the jeep ride to Manali via Rohtang Pass. Certificate of completion ceremony. Departure after 4 PM from Rumsu base camp.