All about Chanderkhani Pass


Bring your bags and live Yeh Jawaani Hai deewani trekking experience for a few days. Himachal Pradesh is the perfect destination for all types of specific travellers. If you’re looking for adventure, leisure, or religious, the mountains in Himachal will accommodate it. The time is now to step in the Pir Panjal ranges and hike the stunning and stunning Chandrakhani Pass.

How to get there

  • Chanderkhani Pass is situated in the Pir Panjal, and Dhauladhar ranges in Himachal Pradesh with an elevation of 3660m.
  • The mountain pass can be found inside Kullu Valley which allows you to experience the pure and primitive tradition of the villages along the way.
  • The starting point of the trek is Naggar located 23 kilometers from Manali via the road. Buses and taxis from local taxis, and private vehicles are able to drop you off at Naggar.
  • The closest airport Bhuntar Airport which is 50 kilometers away from Manali.

The Trek

The journey starts at Naggar. Moving forward, you’ll travel for 4-5 kms, and establish the overnight camping site at Rumsu village. Rumsu is a charming small village that is that is surrounded by a dense oak forests. It’s possible to set up camp in Rumsu and then explore the town, as hiking during at night isn’t an alternative. You can end your day one trek with a refreshing, chilly evening in your camp around the bonfire.

The next day, begin your day with a fresh cup of chai and a view of the snow-covered mountains. Get ready to climb toward Chaklani just one step further from Chanderkhani Pass. The trail is brimming with breathtaking meadows, lush flowers, and the purest air you’ll ever breathe. Be sure to cover the trail in no over 5-6 hours every day. As you progress toward to the Chanderkhani Pass, the altitude rises. It is recommended to carry an emergency kit with appropriate medications that you might need on the trek. Have a great time in your tent at Chaklani and refuel your body to take on the last section of the hike.

Begin your day early and begin your hike towards the magnificent Chanderkhani Pass with a stunning views of the Dhauladhar Mountains along the route. Chaklani base is not too far away from Chanderkhani pass, and it will take around 2 minutes if keeping your pace constant. Once you have reached the summit the pass is filled with snow. It offers a stunning view of the peaks such as Deo Tibba, Parbati Valley and Panjal ranges. The breathtaking views from the top will inspire your soul and mind with the enduring beauty of the Himalayas. Be blessed by the vast view of majestic Himalayan peaks everywhere in a ridge that is open.

Once you’re done admiring the view from the summit then begin the ascent towards the Malana village in the base of the hills. It is possible to return the Chaklani base and repeat the trail until Naggar or climb up to Malana village and follow the path starting from Naggar until Malana.

The requirements for travel :

  • Pack thermal wear
  • Consume food that is dry or that does not require a lot of equipment
  • Drink plenty of water frequently
  • Torch
  • Multi-layered Tent
  • Insect repellent
  • Proper Footwear
  • Hiking stick

The supply of water is not so frequent when you climb uphill. Therefore, you must use the water with care. The people who live in the villages along the way are welcoming and welcoming, who promote sustainable tourism practices. Please avoid using plastics or littering on your journey. The area holds a sacred importance to people’s minds and therefore drinking liquor or illicit substances is a crime.

There’s also a camping spot named Naya Tapru where you can opt to stay in the area while getting back to Chanderkhani Pass. This is a 4-day trek , depending on whether you finish it by returning to Naggar or continue on to Malana. The trail is moderate since it needs certain health standards to be completed.

The most ideal timing to travel to Chanderkhani Pass is between March-October. The trails and the summit are covered in snow until the end of May. The temperatures range from 5 to 15 degrees.

Do not miss out on exploring Pulag the other small town which is covered in snow along the Chanderkhani Pass.

The reason why you should go on this hike is because Chanderkhani Pass is situated at an altitude. Chanderkhani Pass is lower compared to other Himalayan mountains located in Himachal Pradesh. Your body must be in good shape physically to tackle the steep slopes and climb the rocky trails. This Chanderkhani Pass trek takes you through a cultural and geographic adventure in addition. The trek begins at Naggar and jump straight up to 3660 meters over sea level. Along the way, you’ll meet villages, each distinct from the others. In the end, you will be in the midst of the longest-running democracy around the globe!