Are you planning for trek in Himalayas? Then Hampta Pass Trek and Chandrashila Trek are perfect for beginners. Read how will this trek be in year 2020 #hamptapass #chandrashilatrek #trekking #trekkinginhimalayas #himalayas #hiking #chandratal

What to expect from Hampta Pass Trek and Chandratal Trek in 2020

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Are you planning for Hampta Pass Trek?

Hampta Pass trek has considerably earned a huge amount of respect when it comes to trekking the high altitude mountain passes, especially from the trekkers and adventure lovers from across the country. There’s no doubt in claiming that Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake is one of the best treks in the country because of the diversity with which it is engulfed. For every person who is in seek of thrill and adventure along with calmness and solitude, this trek serves as their first priority in the Himalayas. You can find nature’s love everywhere but Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake trek are where this love is blended along with affection.

A perfect trek for beginners in the Himalayas:

Hampta Pass, Chandratal Lake and Chandratal trek in Manali are very famous among the beginners and it is expected that a lot of tourists will opt for this trek during 2020. Trekkers and adventure enthusiasts from all over always keep an eye to accomplish this trek. Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake stand at an elevation of 14,000 feet and it has a total trek distance of approximately 26 kilometers. Demanding a total duration of 5 long days, Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake is perfectly carved for people who are looking for a week-long trek in 2020.

It is expected that Hampta Pass will generate a lot of revenue in 2020 considering the diversity and magnificence it provides to the fellow trekkers. Out of all the other trekking trails in Himachal Pradesh, Hampta Pass will be the most profitable trek for trekking companies associated with this trek.

When to visit Hampta Pass trek and Chandratal Lake trek?

Are you planning for trek in Himalayas? Then Hampta Pass Trek and Chandrashila Trek are perfect for beginners. Read how will this trek be in year 2020 #hamptapass #chandrashilatrek #trekking #trekkinginhimalayas #himalayas #hiking #chandratal

The best time to visit the Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake trek in 2020 will be from May to October, except for the monsoon months. The months of May and June are considered to be a peak time for travelers and many people from the plains make their way to Manali. As the Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake trek emanate from Manali, the total budget for Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake may increase. If you have an affinity towards snow, it will be best to visit the Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake during September and October. The budget will also be decent unlike during the summer months.

The weather of Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake in 2020 will be very fluctuating. The trail in the starting months of January, February has been frozen and March and April are also expected to be similar. Hence you will not be allowed to trek Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake during these months. The trek will resume from late May as per the trend. From May to June, the snow will start to melt and hence during this time of the year, you can opt for this trek if you want a greener trail. You can expect to find flowers blooming and meadows enchanting during this time of the year.

The temperature during the day will vary from 12 degrees centigrade to 20 degrees centigrade whereas it will remain close to 3-4 degrees centigrade during the night. Late July and early August should be avoided because of landslides in this region. The trail also gets very slippery and hence it proves to be a little risky. September, October, and November are a good time for trekkers who wants to experience snowfall. There’s a huge possibility of snowfall during this time at Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake. The whole region will be laden will a blanket of snow and everything will look completely magical. But, it will be exceptionally cold and the temperatures are expected to dip around 6-7 degrees during the daytime and  -5 degrees centigrade during the night.

Snowfall predictions at Hampta Pass in the year 2020

Snow conditions during 2019 at Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake were very high and it is expected to have more snowfall in the year 2020. During the last few years, generally, Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake experienced at snowfall at above 10,000 feet during the month of October. Considering rare fluctuations and following the trend, Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake trek are most likely to have their first snowfall during late October at higher reaches. Talking about landslides in 2019, the Manali-Leh highway remained completely closed during early August. Hence, you should avoid any plans for this trek during that time of 2020.

The Love for Trekking

Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake is undoubtedly the best trek in the country to emanate a new bond with the peaks. And one thing for sure, after you reach the peak, you will never look back at life. You will be so confident after reaching the peak, that you would want to trace more peaks in the future. You won’t be afraid to take risks anymore cause this trek will make you realize that every beautiful thing is on the other side of risks and fears.

Be adventurous,

Team FOTW!

15 thoughts on “What to expect from Hampta Pass Trek and Chandratal Trek in 2020”

  1. hubby and i love trekking but havent done one with the kids. though this is on our list not sure if we will risk taking the kids too. but yes its been on our list since 3 years now.

  2. A trek in the Himalayas has long been on my wishlist but it being my first time I want to choose something relatively simpler. This one looks like the right one to begin with.

  3. I am not familiar with this trek at all. Thank you for sharing such a detailed post with such amazing information!

  4. A great and descriptive information. I never have been to tracking but the information shared by you looks too exciting. Thanks for sharing

  5. Indeed Hampta Pass and Chandratal Lake is the best trek in the country. This information is very helpful in planning the trekking to this place

  6. I heard about these trek places but never got the chance to explore this. I really wish I would do this in the near future. Thanks for the ideas.

  7. Thanks for this informative post. We love trekking and Chandratal trek has been on our list but it’s not happening anytime soon since we travel with our son. But we really want to try this one.

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