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  • 01Roopkund Trekking in Uttarakhand, 2017

    Roopkund Trekking in Uttarakhand, 2017
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    About the Destinations:

    The Roopkund trek is an invigorating expedition from the high altitude region of Loharjung, in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand at 3200m, to the ‘Skeletal Lake’ of Roopkund shadowed by the mighty peak of Trishul standing tall at 5000m. The trail for the trek that leads to the frozen Roopkund Lake also overlaps with the religious pilgrimage of Nanda Devi thus making this experience of trekking in Uttarakhand, an overall mix of culture and adventure.

    Going by legends, the ‘Mystery Lake’ is immersed and circled by hundreds of skeletons which is the major attraction of this trek. The skeletons happen to belong to pilgrims who fell to their deaths due to the unexpected natural calamities.

    For trekking enthusiasts, the Roopkund trekking is an idyllic one comprising of trails cutting through dense thickets, surpassing the gushing waters of brooks and streams as well as charming lakes and  vast expanse of lush grasslands, also known as ‘Bugyals’. At the top of the mysterious lake of Roopkund, get the opportunity to witness and marvel at the stunning views of  Roopkund Glacier, Trishul, Nandaghungti and Choukhamba peaks. 

    Temperature: May – June: 15 to 20 degrees (during daytime) and 7 to -2 (during night), Sept – Oct: 15 to 10 (during daytime) and night 5 to -5 degrees (during night)

  • 02Panchachuli Base Camp Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Panchachuli Base Camp Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    About the Destination:

    Snuggled in the lap of snow-peaked mountains, the Panchachuli Base Camp trek originates in the Darma valley of Pithoragarh district between the borders of Nepal and Tibet.  Bestowed with nature’s splendour, the route to the Panchachuli glacier, lying in the lap of Kumaon Himalayas, is adorned with enchanting landscapes, snow-capped mountains, cascading waters, Alpine meadows and a rich variety of flora and fauna. Situated in Eastern Kumaon Himalaya, the trekking route forms the watershed between the Gori Ganga and Darma Valleys. The entire trek to the glacier is a walk along the river Dhauliganga.

    The last road head Dar is 42km from Dharchula, and from Dar to Panchachuli Glacier will give us a pleasant walk. The trails unwinding through the tribal villages of Bongling, Sela, Nagling, Baaling and Duktu along the river Dhauliganga and thick forests of deodar and Bhojpatra and conifer are the best ones to enjoy the natural sights. The five peaks of Panchachuli form majestic visuals and enhance the Him Khand, Yuli River skirted by the forests of Devdaar, Bhoj Patra and conifer trees. This amazing Panchachuli Base Camp trek is truly a feast to the eyes and the scenery throughout the journey is one that can only be experienced, not explained.

    If you are someone who would love to roam around the mountains then Panchachuli Base Camp trek is one of the best options and the journey would come up with a lot of astounding moments. The five different peaks of Panchachuli sector numbers 1 to 5 are located at an elevation of 6904 meters, 6437 meters, 6355 meters, 6334 meters and 6312 meters. And almost all of them were conquered by many trekkers in the 1970s itself.

    About the Trek:

    Here is a 9-day Panchachuli Base Camp trekking package that begins after you reach Kathgodam and the first point of stay is Dharchula. The picturesque ways to Dharchula crossing the towns of Bhimtal, Almora and Dhaulchina will be amazing and you will come across the various little villages and gorges. From Dahrchula, the next destination of yours will be Urthing via Dar. The pathway takes you along small tribal settlements of Tawaghat and New Sobla. Upon arriving at Dar, take a 3-4 hour walk to reach the campsite of Urthing all the way through a narrow cliff edge with the Dhauli Ganga River gushing on your right. Then comes the easy route to Naagling going through the suspension bridge across the river.

    Son will be the further destination on the tour after Naagling and on that day you will be passing through rocky, the high oak and birch forests and finally arriving the highland meadow of Naagling. Surrounded by the Himalayas, the sight of the distant glaciers from this viewpoint is spellbinding. As you continue walking through the dense thickets found at Dantu Bugyals and the Meola River gushing on the other side, you will reach Panchachuli Basecamp. This steep descend into the Panchachuli base camp also offers amazing views of wildflowers, strawberries, glaciers and sprawling meadows bordered by trees. The peak of Panchachuli stands tall at 6904m towering as the backdrop.

    After exploring the mind-blowing beauty of Panchachuli, trek back to Naagling along the same picture-perfect landscapes and trails. Urthing, Dar, Darchula and Kathgodam will be coming your way once again before you wind up this exciting trekking trip.

    Panchachuli Base Camp Trek Highlights:

    - Get an amazing chance to climb up a height of about 13975 feet which could let you feel at the top of the world and view the entire region covered by thickets and glaciers.

    - The blooming forest trails have a lot to share with you on the way to the summit and the gushing rivers play an important role in making the trails tricky as well as exciting.

    - The famous wildlife of Uttarakhand may come your way if you are lucky and the rare birds found in the forests are the right companions for your trek.

    - Different bugyals, landscapes, and bridges across the rivers together create an astonishing sightseeing option before you.


    Quick Facts:

    Temperature: 1 to 8 degrees in nights, days are relatively warmer

    Trekking Distance:  60km

    Maximum Altitude: 13,975 Ft.

    Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

    Railway Station: Kathgodam is the nearest railway station 

    Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

  • 03Nanda Devi East Base Camp Trek 2017

    Nanda Devi East Base Camp Trek 2017
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    About the Destinations:

    The second highest peak in the Indian Himalayan Range, Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek is indeed a jewel that gives you an unforgettable experience of trekking in India. The scenic beauty of the snow-clad peaks, the surreal nature that prevails around the peak, the exotic range of flora and fauna in the vicinity has earned it the fame of being one of the most magnificent peaks in the world.

    Originating from Munsyai, Uttarakhand, this high altitude trek takes you through some of the exhilarating passes, winding trails, lush forests and several pictorial meadows. Following the ancient trade routes between India and Tibet, this astounding trek also offers glimpses of life in the higher altitudes and several cultures that are indigenous only to the Trans Himalayan Range.

  • 04Pindari Glacier Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Pindari Glacier Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    About the Destination:

    Treat your senses to landscapes that have been a source of inspiration to many an artist! Hidden in the most remote corners of the extensive Kumaon Himalayas are landscapes that are diverse and strikingly beautiful. Visit villages that are significant with regard to mythology and mingle with locals to get a taste of the local life and culture.

    Trek through charming rhododendron forests and walk along paths that are lined with colourful flowers, flora and exotic fauna. You will also make your way across wooden bridges and cross over rivers! The Pindari Glacier trek is a must-visit for adventure seekers and nature lovers alike!

    About the Departure:

    The Pindari Kafni Glacier trek is one of those that leaves you completely rejuvenated and relaxed. Travelling to remote villages tucked away along high peaks gives you an experience that you will cherish for a lifetime!  Stunning and calm lakes with crystal clear waters, snow clad mountain peaks, charming wooden bridges, everything just add for a mystic and exhilarating experience!

    Villages in this region are small and comprise of people who take hospitality to new heights. Get familiar with the lifestyle and culture of regions in the vicinity. Trek to Pindari Glacier has diverse landscapes and is a one stop shop for people who want to witness the most stunning lands and waters the planet has to offer.

  • 05Brahmatal Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Brahmatal Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    About the Destination:

    Another jewel of the Himalayas which is a favourite among the trekkers around the world is the Brahmatal Trek. A blend of challenges and the picturesque beauty this trek is another of the most sought off treks in the world. Nestled amidst the Himalayas and covered with blankets of snow, the Brahmatal trek proves to be challenging for a few trekkers. Starting at Kathgodam, this trip will take you to some of the most amazing locations and visit famous tourist spots. 

    Apart from the uneven terrain, the trek is filled with beautiful landscapes and sprawling forests and a mesmerizing view of the Himalayas. Reach 12,100 feet approximately covering around 22 KMs with this trek. Brahmatal is also famous as the winter trek taking you to the land of snow and the snow-covered mountains.  As you continue trekking you will come across the frozen lake of Brahmatal. 

    The full grandeur of the trek hits you when you come across the snow-covered mountains of Garhwal region touching the sky. The frozen lake with the grand Himalayan peaks overlooking it creates a gripping ambience. Make way through some of the majestic beauty of the region as you continue your trek.  

    Trek through the oaks and fir trees and then cross the steep paths. You also get glimpses of the Garhwal Mountains in the distance on a clear day. As you walk through the upper region of Lohajung and then through the forest trail with a few more houses. It is another of the most beautiful sight you will see during your Brahmatal trek. Spend some time exploring the beauty of the region while you head out for this trek.

     

    About the Trek:

    Known as one of the most enchanting treks, the Brahmatal trek is a great winter trek for the nature lovers and adventure seekers. You will start this amazing trek from Kathgodam and make your way through some of the beauty of the region. Upon your arrival in Kathgodam early morning, you will be picked from the railway station or bus stand. You will be travelling for 9 hours to reach Lohajung which is 225 KM away from Kathgodam. By late afternoon, you will reach Lohajung where you will be staying at night in a guest house. 

    On your second day, you will be trekking from Lohajung to Bekaltal. En route, let your eyes enjoy some awe-inspiring views of Nandaghunti Peak. Trek through the forests of oaks and firs. Conclude the 4-5 hours long trek after you reach Bekaltal. The total distance you cover would be 8 km.  On your third day, you will trek from Bekaltal to Brahmatal which is another of most beautiful rail for you. The trails go through a forest and when you reach Telindi top, behold the enchanting views of the mighty Himalayas. 

    On your fourth day, you will be covering from Khabekhal to Bhramtaal to Daldum. You will be treading along the tricky pathways which go through Chota Jhandidar and Bada Jhandidar. This trail is encircled by a mountain ridge with valleys on both sides. Catch the glimpses of magnificent Himalayan Ranges. Mt. Trishul is very close along with the views of Nandhaghunti. On your fifth day, you will be trekking from Brahmatal to Lohajung and trek through the same route. Then on your last and sixth day, you will take the trail from Lohajung to Kathgodam. The Brahmatal Trekking package is the perfect adventure that you have been long waiting for.

     

    Brahmatal Trek Highlights:

    - Get a chance to witness the many small hamlets and stream through the trek.  Feast your eyes as you witness the beauty of the whole region from the top

    - Enjoy camping at a high summit and the clear night sky under the billions of stars. Also, enjoy a small bonfire with your friends.

    - Trek through some of the most alpine and forests of fir, Rhododendron and Oak.

    - Get a chance to witness the rare flora and fauna of this region as you continue your trek.

    - Catch the glimpses of magnificent Himalayan Ranges. Mt. Trishul is very close along with the views of Nandhaghunti.

    - During your trek you will also trek through Chota Jhandidar and Bada Jhandidar.

    - The snow-capped mountain and the distant valleys will definitely make you wish to come back here once again.

    - And also meet the local people here and share a cup of tea while you learn about their culture.

    - Also, taste the local cuisine of this region while you head out for this trek.

    Quick Facts:

    Temperature: Day: 8°C-15°C and Night: 0°C-7°C

    Trekking Distance:  22km

    Maximum Altitude: 12,000ft

    Difficulty Level: Moderate 

    Railway Station: Kathgodam is the nearest railway station 

    Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

    ATM: Dewal has the last ATM point before your trek begins. It's advisable to withdraw money in Kathgodam itself.

  • 06Binsar Trek in Uttarakhand

    Binsar Trek in Uttarakhand

    About the Activity:

    • When it comes to weekend adventures, few treks offer the perfect blend of adrenaline rush and a relaxed itinerary.
    • Binsar Sanctuary to Jageshwar Trek in the Kumaon region of Himalayas offers an enthralling time!
    • Walk through pine forests and crystal-clear rivulets, and spot rare wildlife.
    • The breath-taking Himalayas make this trek amid thick Deodar forests a treat for adventure enthusiasts.

    Meal Details:  Vegetarian with EggMeals while on trek

    Accommodation Type: Camping

    Transportation Types: Sharing and Dedicated Vehicle Options Available

    Activities: Trekking

    Difficulty Level: Easy


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