Himachal Pradesh is a state surrounded by the mighty Himalayan range and endowed with an alluring natural beauty. It is also home to many popular trek destinations in India. The Chandrakhani Pass trek is one that takes you through some of these green ranges, gurgling rivers, and lush valleys of Kullu. This trek begins at Naggar spanning over a 4-day duration. This trek takes you through Rumsu Thach and Naya Tapru, beneath the Chanderkhani Pass and back to Naggar where we visit Naggar Castle, Roerich Art Gallery and different temples in the Kullu valley which also has a special place, etched in the eons of History. This trek will include homestay in Pulag a small Hamlet and camping at places like Chaklani and Naya Tapru and covering Naggar and Manali for a complete awesome trek in the Himalayas.
What to Expect on the Trek?
Day 1: Drive from Manali/PatliKuhl - Naggar (Rumsu) and Trek from Rumsu to Naya Tapru
The adventure begins with a brisk drive from PatliKuhl to Rumsu passing through Naggar, a quiet village offering a picturesque view of beautiful mountains. We can explore several temples, trekking trails, fishing, and water rafting in this village. The drive from Patlikuhl to Rumsu is short. After a relaxed drive, we will trek through the dense forest, full of pine fir, oak, and chestnut trees to reach Naya Tapru. This will be our base camp and we will spend the rest of the day here.
Day 2: Naya Tapru – Chaklani (Overnight stay)
Trekking will start from Naya Tapru early in the second day morning along with the team. The objective is to reach Chaklani, which is at 1120 feet altitude. After a thrilling trek for about five hours, we will reach Chaklani. We can expect snow if we’re lucky. We will make our campsite in Chaklani and stay overnight.
Day 3: Chaklani to Pulag - Chandrakhani pass (Homestay)
We will descend back and start our trek along with the team towards Pulag via Chandrakhani Pass. Pulag is a small hamlet offers a spectacular view of the mountain ranges, lush greenery and a cool breeze. Chandrakhani pass is also known as the Valley of Gods. While trekking to Chandrakhani pass, we will have a scenic beauty of remote villages and Kullu Valley giving us a visual treat. We will stay in this place to enjoy scenic beauty, capture adventurous moments, and have dinner along with the team of trekkers in a homestay in Pulag.
Day 4: Visit Roerich Art Gallery & Naggar Castle (Drive from Naggar to Patlikuhl)
Along with the trekking team, we will head back to Naggar to visit some amazing places. We will visit Naggar Castle, an ancient building that was built with medieval stone and wood mansion by Raja Sidh Singh of Kullu around A.D. It is now converted into a heritage hotel and offers a spectacular view of the location. We will also visit Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery, a house of Prof. Late Nicholas Roerich who was a reputed artist. His house has been converted into an art gallery offering rare paintings open to visitors. Being the old Capital of Kullu, Naggar has several other ancient places to visit. With great moments and an awesome experience, we will be driving back from Naggar to PatliKuhl along with the trekking team.
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How to reach by Air?
The nearest airport for Manali is Bhuntar, 50 km (Approx.) from Manali. Air India & Air Himalayas (9 Seater Non-Scheduled Flight) are having flights for Kullu
Air India having flights to Kullu from Delhi Airport & Air Himalayas operates flights from Chandigarh Airport.
How to reach by Train?
The two nearest Railway Station for Manali are at Chandigarh (350 km.) and Ambala (360 km).Onwards Journey can be traveled either by Chartered Taxis, Buses or by Air as Himalayan Bulls a private 8 seater charter is available between Chandigarh & Kullu.
How to reach by Road?
There are many Volvo buses running from Delhi and Chandigarh daily. Delhi to Manali buses is available from RK Ashram Marg as well as ISBT Kashmiri gate. Chandigarh to Manali buses is available from Sector 43 Bus Stand.
Cancellations prior to 30 days from the start of the trek
You can either transfer the same trek to any of your friends/family or get a voucher for the same amount and register for any of our treks in future (validity 1 year) Or Get a refund of 90%
(If the trek amount varies, the balance needs to be paid by the trekker)
Cancellation between 30 days and 15 days to the start of the trek
You can either choose to go for any other trek or other batches for the same trek depending on availability Or Get a refund of 75%
Cancellation between 15 days and 10 days to the start of the trek
You can choose to go on the same trek with other batches in the same season Or Get a refund of 50%
Cancellation less than 10 days to the start of the trek
You can transfer your trek to your friend/family (same trek) No cash refund.