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Balu Ka Gera - Paradise overlooking Mountains - Hampta pass trek blog

This blog series is dedicated to Hampta pass trek - a crossover trek from Kullu to Lahaul and Spiti valley at an elevation of 14,380 ft which is the best monsoon Himalayan trek. This blog post is the experience at the third campsite - Balu ka Gera Hampta pass trek.

Hampta pass blog series pitstops


How I prepared for Hampta pass trek
Jobra - the dream campsite of Hampta pass trek
Jwara - a wildflower meadow/ Jwara Hampta pass trek
Balu Ka Gera - Paradise overlooking Mountains - Hampta pass trek (you're here)


and more to write.

Still struggling with sleeping bags! Our trek lead's wake up call at 6 am and I had to wake up! It was drizzling in the morning already! A beautiful day showered me with the raindrops as soon as I came out of the tent. Remember the wildflowers of Jwara, waking up to it made my day! Soon started with daily chores, and just imagine brushing teeth with raincoats on! :D Munched on breakfast, it was already late! It was 8:05 am, I was still lacing up my shoes and obv…

Jwara - Wildflower meadow - Hampta pass trek blog

This blog series is dedicated to Hampta pass trek - a crossover trek from Kullu to Lahaul and Spiti valley at an elevation of 14,380 ft which is the best monsoon Himalayan trek. This blog post is the experience at the second campsite - Jwara Hampta pass trek.

Hampta pass blog series pitstops


How I prepared for Hampta pass trek
Jobra - the dream campsite of Hampta pass trek
Jwara - a wildflower meadow/ Jwara Hampta pass trek (you're here)


and more to write.

It rained all night! The roar of the river kept echoing in my ears all night! A wake-up call at 6 am from the trek lead! Uncomfortable sleeping in the sleeping bags made me grab some more nap. But I was eager to watch out for a new day and new views of mountains. I woke up and it was still slightly dark, I grabbed my torch and trekking pole to trek to the washrooms :D Well, the water was chilling cold to even touch, brushed my teeth to the bare minimum required as the fingers were getting numb! Soon we had sumptuous breakfast and asse…

Jobra - The dream campsite of Hampta Pass trek blog

Jobra - The dream campsite of Hampta Pass trek blog
This blog series is dedicated to Hampta pass trek - a crossover trek from Kullu to Lahaul and Spiti valley at an elevation of 14,380 ft which is the best monsoon Himalayan trek. This blog post is the experience at first campsite - Jobra Hampta pass trek.

Hampta pass blog series pitstops How I prepared for Hampta pass trekJobra - the dream campsite of Hampta pass trek / Jobra Hampta pass trek (you're here)and more to write.
Bengaluru to Delhi via a flightIt was August 10th evening, I had rechecked the packing list for the 3rd time. I made sure everything is packed and I'm all set! (Consider reading How I prepared for Hampta pass trek) Well, with all the dilemmas, I could not believe I am finally leaving to embrace the Himalayas. With very little sleep, I woke up when the clock ticked 2 am-midnight, prayed to God for my first ever flight journey and safe trek to the Himalayas. I bid bye to my equally tensed mom :D. Boarded a cab wi…