Chandrakhani Pass - Malana- Manali
Small Group Trek

This breathtaking Chanderkhani Pass trek encompasses a plethora of jaw-dropping sights alongside the gorgeous environs of Himachal Pradesh. This trekking package in India begins at Naggar and after crossing the Chanderkhani Pass at 3600m, the trail heads to the Malana village, famous for its distinct and very resA moderate to a low altitude trek in the Kullu Valley. This can be attempted at anytime of the year, however the ideal time to trek this circuit is between Mid- June to Early October.

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Home Stays
Transit Rest House

Service Level

Half Board
All Inclusive




Non Veg


18 to 58 years



Fitness Guide

Jog/Run for 3 Kms in 30 mins

Hold your breath for 20 seconds

Who is this tour for?

Solo Men, Solo Women, Middle Age Couple , Young Age Couple, Group of Couples
Tour Map

Tour Experience

Chanderkhani Pass is a gateway to some of the mammoth Himalayan peaks which escort this journey. One of the best treks in Himachal Pradesh for beginners, besides the natural beauty and mesmerising views of himalayan peaks the journey envelops, it exposes trekkers to the unique culture of Himalayan villages. If you’re craving for a Himalayan adventure, head to the Chanderkhani Pass without hesitation.

  • Mesmerising views of Himalayan peaks - Deo Tibba, ranges of Pir Panjal, Parbati and Bara Bhangal
  • One of the best beginner trek in Himachal owing to its landscape and overall altitude
  • This trail is lined with dense forests of deodar, blue pine, walnut, wild berry and golden oak
  • Highest altitude-12007 ft at Chandrakhani pass
  • Explore one of the oldest democracy in the world - Malana
  • Experience Hi Altitude camping
  • Photography- the best views all around for that perfect frame

At Ecohunters especially on treks we work with local teams , practice and encourage small group Of participants or private groups. How this translates to you despite marginal increase in cost is- Better infrastructure , Likeminded crowd , Quality ingredients in food, patient trek leaders

7N/ 6D

Departure: Fixed

You will be doing:

Hi-Altitude Camping
Village Stay
Glacier watching

You will be experiencing:

High Altitude
Village Life


1 Manali

Welcome to Manali

On arrival at Manali, you will be received at the city bus stand and transferred to accommodation in the awaiting vehicle .

Once we finish breakfast, we leave for Manali town to check out the atmosphere , may be a bit of sightseeing or some last minute shopping . This is also essentially a process of acclimatisation.

We will end the day with orientation for the trek

5 km None
None +
Budget Hotel
Local Interaction, Cafe hopping
Breakfast, Dinner

This is the day we start our trek

We will hike through stretches of green pastures of Stelling and Ghalkrari . Walking through this forest you amidst Rhododendron shrubs and Bhojpatra trees is a such a refreshing experience

  • Manali
  • Naggar
  • Naggar VIllage
  • Rimsu Village
  • Stelling Base Camp
25 km 7 km
Steling Village
Hi Altitude Nature Camp
Nature, Village Life
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A gradual uphill walk through the conifer and alpine meadows offering a magnificent view of the Pirpanjal range with mountains rising above 6000 meters. It is a gorgeous sight. After walking for 4 km, we hit a steady ascent to reach Chiklani base camp

  • Stelling Camp
  • Chiklani Base Camp
Chiklani Base Camp
Hi Altitude Nature Camp
Trekking, Photography, Jungle Walk, Hi-Altitude Camping
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, you ascend to the Dhalakda Pathar and later proceed to a steady uphill on the ridge of the Chanderkhani Pass. From here, soak in the great views of Bara Bangal range in the west, Pir Panjal to the north and Parvati in the east. Three times lucky!

After this ascend you start your climb down which gets steeper when on the way to Nagruni as compared to the climb up to the Pass. Watch your descend and arrive at the camping ground of Nagruni .

  • Chiklani base camp - 11318 ft
  • Dhalakda Pathar - 9186 ft
  • Chanderkhani Pass - 12007 ft
  • Nagruni Thach 9186 ft
Nagruni Thach
Hi Altitude Nature Camp
Trekking, Photography, Village Stay
Nature, Village Life
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We descend down to reach our next camp next to the Malana river.

This trail leads to Malana village, we will camp at Biskeri Thach. This is a steep down-hill trek from 2800 to 2600 metres. Trek among tall coniferous trees to reach the camp site .

  • Nagruni Thach
  • Biskeri Thach, Malana river
Biskeri Thach, Malana river
Hi Altitude Nature Camp
Trekking, Hi-Altitude Camping
Nature, High Altitude
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Arise warriors! Today is the last day of our trek

We set off for a day trip to explore one of the most isolated villages and oldest democracy in the world ,Malana. After we spend time exploring the village, we descend to Jari and then to the hydro power project site where our transport awaits to drive us back to manali .

Budget Hotel
Trekking, Photography, Village Walk, Local Interaction
Culture, Nature, Village Life
Breakfast, Dinner

Wake up in Manali.

Have a lazy breakfast and checkout

None +
Photography, Cafe hopping, Shopping

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Other Details


  • Hotel Accommodation in Manali (2 days) on twin sharing (M.A.P )basis
  • Twin sharing 2 men tent on treks
  • Sleeping bag
  • Mattress
  • Walking Sticks
  • Qualified guide
  • Transportation
  • Ponies or porters to carry the rucksacks.
  • Full board camping (three vegetarian meals and coffee, tea, snacks)

  • Personal Insurance
  • Personnel Toiletries
  • Entrance fee at any temple
  • Personnel Tipping to the staff
  • Travel to and from manali on arrival and departure days.

Heres how your packing should be look like

  1. 2 synthetic undershirts
  2. 2 long-sleeve shirts
  3. 3 t-shirts
  4. 2 pairs of pants (suitable for current weather)
  5. 1 pair of thermal wear (optional)
  6. 4 pairs of socks
  7. 1 pair hiking boots with ankle grip.
  8. 1 pair sandals (for wearing when not hiking)
  9. 1 waterproof windbreaker
  10. 1 heavy jacket.
  11. 1 raingear - ponchos can drape over your pack.
  12. hat with hood to protect from Sun
  13. Warm Cap for night to protect against wind and cold
  14. fleece jacket
  15. Sunscreen
  16. Paper soaps/ Hand Sanitiser/ Insect repellent
  17. Rucksack 50/ 60 litres
  18. Day pack
  19. Water Bottle
  20. Torch/ Batteries
  21. Sunglasses
  22. Personal toiletries
  23. Personal medicine.

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