Snow Hike in Hampta Valley


 Hampta, Lahaul And Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India

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Quick Facts:

  • Duration of the snow hiking holiday – 3n/4days.
  • Location - Hamta valley Manali.
  • MAX Altitude - 3300m.
  • Day temperature – 10 C to 15C.
  • Night temperature – 0 C to -10C.
  • Grade - Easy to Moderate.
  • Minimum no in a group – 06.
  • Maximum no in a group – 14.


  • Day 01 – ARRIVAL MANALI - Guests will be picked up from Manali bus stand and checked in hotel Keylinga Inn prini. Rest and refreshment till lunch time. Afternoon time visit for a local sight seeing around Manali. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
  • DAY 02 – TREK TO HAMTA - After breakfast we start our trek to Hamta, its 3-4 hrs easy up hill climb between pine forest with beautiful view of the valley. Afternoon time we go for a short hike to get acclimatised to new environment. Bonfire, dinner and overnight stay in tents.
  • DAY 03 - TREK TO SNOW CAMP - To day we start our trek bit early to reach next campsite on snow in golden oak forest near water source. It’s a gradual climb between the pine and golden oak forest. We'll pitch the tents on snow, one can make snow caves if would like to sleep in, guide can help them. Food will be prepared by our staff. Over night stay in tents.
  • DAY 04 – DEPARTURE - No need to come out of warm sleeping bags early because its quite cold in morning time. After late breakfast we start our trek with short climb and after that traverse on Sorotu meadows and descend down to road head, one can do slide carefully between the forest all the way down to road head. Cabs will be waiting for you to take you to Manali. Tour ends.
  • Camping on snow
  • Sleeping in caves of snow.
  • Hiking on snow.
  • Being outdoors cheers you up. 
  • Its great fun out on the snow.
  • Hiking is beneficial exercise.
  • Bound with your family and friends.
  • Travel to fun destination.
  • Meet new people.
  • Explore new terrain.
  • Connect with nature.
Stay Envisaged Stars Destination Nights
Keylinga Inn
Prini, Manali 1
Hamta 2
  • 2 night stay in camp. (warm sleeping bags, mat and inner liner will be provided).
  • 1 night stay in hotel dbl sharing with dinner and breakfast.
  • 3 breakfast, 1hot lunch- 3 pack lunch, 3 dinner and afternoon snacks and hot drinks.
  • Snow dress.
  • Guide charges.
  • Cab to pick up and drop at Manali bus stand.
  • Half day local sight seeing.
  • Cost of personal nature like drinks, tips, phone calls, laundry, medicines etc.
  • Cost of extra service like use of potters (@ 300/bag).
  • Medical and insurance charges.
  • Snowshoes hire charges (hire charges @ 700/ pair).
  • Walking sticks (hire charges @50/pair).
Terms and Conditions

Who can participate?

  • Any one can participate who are physically fit. Walking on snow needs lot of energy, so before joining kindly do some exercise at home.
  • Children above 12 years can participate in this event.

What to bring?

  • Warm inner thermal
  • Cotton full sleeve shirts
  • Track suits
  • Warm cap
  • UV sun glasses
  • UV sun cream
  • 1 pair water proof gloves
  • 4pair of warm socks
  • Woollen sweater or jackets extra pair of cloth to change
  • Head lamps
  • Waterproof hiking boots
  • Toilet kit
  • Water bottle

How to reach?

  • By Air- The nearest airport is 50 km away from Manali at Bhunter.
  • By Bus - Manali is well connected by volvo bus service from Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla and Dharamshala.
  • By Train- Chandigarh is the nearest railway station from Manali. (330km).
Cancellation Policy
  • Non Refundable.


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Trail Overview

Our team don’t hide in warm cozy home when snow starts to fall, instead we go out in search of adventure. Apart from Igloo Stay Expedition, we have a long list of winter activities available for those who don’t ski or snowboard. Our winter hikes are among one of those list that invite you to explore some of Hamta valleys most impressive and natural scenery with as little as a pair of snowshoes or hiking boots. This trek offers you some spectacular views of Himalayas. Snow capped peaks, and thick pine wood trees around Hamta Valley, makes it best destination for a trek in Himachal. And guess what, if you're up for another level of adventure then our team can assist you in making Snow Caves wherein you can sleep inside it. Yes, you heard it right 'A Snow Cave'. Being the curators of Igloo Stay experience in India we would be happy to give a 'Man Vs. Wild' experience, providing you an opportunity to make your own small Igloo. We bet this is going to be one of its kind trekking experience for you.     

Duration : 4 Days
Trail Type : Fixed Departure
Location : Hampta, Lahaul And Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India
Maximum number of people : 15
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