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  • 01Lower Tons River Expedition

    Lower Tons River Expedition
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    The Tons river flows through Garhwal, the western part of the Himalayan state of Uttaranchal, bordering Himachal Pradesh. With its source in the 20,720 ft high Bandarpunchh mountain, it is the biggest tributary of the Yamuna, and, in fact, carries more water than the Yamuna itself. One of the popular rafting expeditions at Uttarakhand is closed to the Tons River flowing through Garhwal region of Uttarakhand.

    This experience offers us complete information on river expedition in India. The Tons demarcates the borders of Himachal Pradesh and West Uttrakhand. Lower Tons River Expedition is the normal rafting run and makes for a nice introductory run. On first phase we will visit Camp Lunagad, Tons river, located at 3600 ft above sea level in thick pine forest. From here we will move to Ringali Rest house - a British rest house. Then we will go further to Tiuni. The village is located on the confluence of the Pabbar and Tons rivers. Tiuni is nestled among forests of alpine paddocks and rhododendron. Further there is Icchari dam, which is one of the electrifying rafting expeditions in Uttarakhand. Icchari dam is our last destination.

     
  • 02Binsar Trek

    Binsar Trek
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    The famous Himalayan peaks such as the Nanda Kot, Nanda Devi, Chaukhamba, Kedarnath Panchchuoli, is a great pace for tourists to visit ,engulfed with wild flowers and plush greenery, along with wild ferns and different varieties of moss and lakes like Roopkund Lake. It is one of the most beautiful scenic beauties one can imagine and which one would like to revisit again and again.

    Tourists who would like some excitement can start trekking from Pauri.This is a beautiful hill station consisting of the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas. All along the way you will come across rich and dense forests of oak, pine and deodar along with variety of wildlife.

    The Samadhi of famous freedom fighter Veer Chander Singh Garhwali will also fall on the way in Dudhatoli. An ideal trek for winter, it provides pure immaculate wilderness. The 4 days trek also includes hiking, camping and sightseeing.

    Not many people use this trail for daily walks. In the end of the day tourists would be camping in the Binsar temple which consists of lord Shivas deity. The forests around are virgin and provide picturesque beauty of the snow capped Himalayan ranges and other mountains as well.

  • 03Pangarchulla Peak Trek Via Kuari Pass, Auli 2017

    Pangarchulla Peak Trek Via Kuari Pass, Auli 2017
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    About the Destination:

    This scenic Pangarchulla Peak trek via Kuari Pass route begins with hiking from Joshimath in Chamoli district in Garhwal Himalayas to its peak standing at an altitude of 3650 m. Following this is a trek to Pangarchula peak which is challenging to state the least navigating through deep snowy terrains, bouldering rocks and steep slopes. Upon reaching the peak of Kuari, marvel at the awe-striking peaks and passes along with the confluence of several rivers, gorgeous forests and sprawling meadows, also known as ‘Bugyals’. 

    If lucky, one also gets to spot footprints of either the Himalayan Bear or Leopard. Apart from the Kuari Pass trekking, the exciting climb up to the summit of Pangarchula Peak at 4700 m is quite a moderate trek. For those unwilling to participate in this trek, there is the Mini Pangarchula Peak trek at 4200 m or one can even relax at the base camp. At the peak of Pangarchula, enjoy the pleasurable sights of scintillating peaks and its environs. In addition to that, one also gets to stay in the cosy Eco Lodge in Auli. Make your way through some of the most amazing views of the region with the snow-capped mountains and the beckoning valleys. 

    As you continue you will find that your trekking trail converts from green to white. And if you are doing this trek during the spring season then the rhododendrons in full bloom will welcome you. The Pangarchulla trek passes through the Nanda Devi Sanctuary which is another best thing about the trek. Treat your eyes to the views of Mt. Nanda Devi, Chaukhamba, Dunagiri, Hathi Parbat and Ghori Parbat. Spend some time admiring the beauty of the region. The trek is considered as a moderate to easy trek and can be done by anyone with physical fitness. Trek through the steep ridge and make your way to the enchanting summit. Pangarchulla Peak trek package is just perfect for you to make your summer goals a better one.

    About the Trek:

    Pangarchulla Peak trek is an enchanting trek that takes you through some of the most beautiful scenic trails and paths. While trekking, you will come across many small gorges, meadows and deep forest as you continue your trek.  Perched at 14,700 ft. This trek is perfect for the ones looking for some adventure up in the mountains. This trek can also be done by beginners, although it is considered as a difficult trek.  Although this trek can be done all throughout the year, winter is considered as the best time to enjoy the snow. 

    From the meadows to breathtaking Oak forests and the grasslands you trekking trail will be full of amazing views.  On a period of 6 days, your trek will take you along the pilgrim view of Uttarakhand and its verdant beauty. As you continue walking from Dhak village you will walk through a rocky terrain. As you slowly ascent you will come across open side cliff villages characterized by terraced farmland and slant-roofed houses, moving on to green meadows surrounded by the signature peaks of Garhwal Himalayas. Trek further and you will come across the majestic view of Nanda Devi, Chaukhamba, Hati-Ghori, and Barmal. 

    The trail to Pangarchulla never dismisses these commended crests and comes full circle at long last at the summit with a celebration of sparkling snow. Soak in the amazing beauty of the region as you see several peaks such as Chaukhamba, Kedarnath, Neelkanth, Haathi-Ghodi, Kamet, Mana and Dronagiri. Spend some time feasting your eyes with the marvels before you after which you can resume walking down to the camp. On your fifth day, you will drive from Dhak to Auli where your tour will come to an end. Get ready to make you trekking experience a memorable one while you head out to this one of a kind amazing trek.

    Pangarchulla Trek Highlights:

    - On this trek, you will come across some of the majestic sights of the valleys and the verdant mountains.

    - You will trek across plenty of Oaks, silver birch, blue pine, and bhojpatra- the bark of which is known to source papyrus, will be lining the way.

    - You will also have the chance to camp under the brilliant night sky and that too with a bonfire.

    - Pass through the small streams and witness the Pangarchulla Peak which is quite an adventure.

    - You will pass across a steep ridge which will take you on an ascent to the peak on summit day is a painstaking but highly gratifying feature of this trek.

    - The friendly local here will treat you with the best cup of tea while you make a stop.

    Quick Facts:

    Temperature: Day: 14°C-18°C and Night: -3°C-6°C

    Trekking Distance:  34km

    Maximum Altitude: 15,069ft

    Difficulty Level: Moderate-Difficult

    Railway Station: Haridwar is the nearest railway station 

    Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

    Base Camp: Joshimath (10 hrs drive from Dehradun

    ATM: Auli has the last ATM point before your trek begins.

  • 04Har Ki Dun Valley Trek, Uttarakhand 2017

    Har Ki Dun Valley Trek, Uttarakhand 2017
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    About the Destinations: 

    This cradle shaped valley formed by the slopes of the Garhwal ranges of the Himalayas is known as a nature lovers paradise. And why not? With natural beauty spots in any direction you turn giving a feeling of being in a tastefully created fairyland, Har ki Dun is one of the most pristine locations in the Himalayas situated at an elevation of 3,566m. Surrounded by glittering peaks and dense forests, trekking in this region is moderately easy and can be thoroughly enjoyed by bird watchers, nature lovers, and avid trekkers.

    Filled with folklore surrounding the epic Mahabharatha, Har ki Doon is believed to be the path from where Pandavas went to heaven. Head for this less explored destination, trek to Har ki Dun promises to be sensational.

    Duration of the Tour: 8D/ 7N

    Altitude: 3,566m

    Temperature Range: In summers, it is warm during the day, but at night, it can be around 10 deg to 2 deg C

    Total trekking distance: 73 kms

  • 05Bagini Glacier Trekking In Uttarakhand

    Bagini Glacier Trekking In Uttarakhand
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    About the Activity: 

    The Bagini Glacier trekking in Uttarakhand is undoubtedly panoramic, known for its captivating natural beauty and ravishing landscapes filled with exotic aromas from some of the rarest of alpine flora, but is also one full of adventure. The refreshing and tranquil environs of the Garhwal Himalayas have a tale to their very own.

    The trail originating from Joshimath scales to heights of above 14,000ft throwing some of the best of Himalayan picturesque frames. Providing glorious views of lovely snow capped peaks like Dunagiri, Changa Banga, and Kalanka the trek is carved to enthrall trekkers with never before experienced sense of amazement.

    A bonus feature especially for those who genuinely enjoy nature at cits peak, the trek to Bagini Pass couldn’t get more enriching. Encompassing all the characteristic features of the Uttrakhand region, the trek meanders through thick rows of rare species of alpine flowers, while you get to absorb the serene atmosphere, unpolluted fresh and crisp air, and crystal clear water of the mountain-rivers.

  • 06Kuari Pass Trek, May 2017

    Kuari Pass Trek, May 2017
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    About the Destination:

    A window that opens up to the sight of the tall and proud Himalayan peaks that form a perfect 270 Degree arc right before your eyes - The Kuari Pass. This is a region in the Himalayas that provides an almost perfect vantage point to witness the silvery peaks that form the northernmost point of the Indian Subcontinent. Observe and acquaint yourself with region as you pass through rare and endemic flora and fauna of the Garhwal Himalayas that form a part of the trail. The Chamoli district, which is the home of Kuari Pass trek, is blessed with some of the most stunning waterfalls, chuckling streams and dense forests of oak, pine and rhododendron that you will pass through on your way up.

    About the Departure with Details:

    Encircled by such lofty peaks as Chaukhamba, Kamet, Nilgiri, Nanda Devi, Dunagiri and others, Kuari Pass lies shadowed and protected. Over this 9 days Kuari Pass trekking experience, get a taste of the life of the innocent yet hardened mountainfolk as you pass through the many villages that dot the landscape and marvel at the magnificence of the snowy peaks. On a whole, the Kuari Pass trek will take you to a world, you have never seen before, challenges you have never heard before and the pristine nature you have never dreamt before!

    Activities: Trekking, Camping

    Duration: 8N/9D

    Highest Altitude: 3,341m

    Temperature Range: 10 to -5 Degrees

    Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate.

     

  • 07Women Only Kuari Pass Trek

    Women Only Kuari Pass Trek
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    About the Destinations: Touted to be one of the finest trekking trails the Himalayas has to offer, the Kuari Pass is located in the Garhwal Himalayas. Discovered by Lord Curzon, the pass is a part of the Lord Curzon trail trek, and offers a chance to witness the scenic beauty, panoramic views as well as the challenges of a Himalayan trek.

    Start your journey from the famous skiing slopes of Auli, from where you can get a magnificent view of the scenic Nanda Devi range. Enjoy Kuari Pass trekking as the trail takes you through an amazing mix of gorgeous landscapes; lush meadows verdant forests of Deodar, oak and gurgling streams. Camp in lovely scenic locations and feast your eyes on stunning sunrises and sunsets. Enjoy majestic views of prominent Himalayan peaks, as you go along the pass.

    Duration of the Tour: 5N/6D

    Meal Types: Vegetarian Meals (with Egg)

    Activities: Trekking, Camping

    Highest Altitude: 13,990ft

    Temperature Range: May-June: 12 to 20 0 C (Day), -2 to -6 0 C (Night); September-October: 10 to 16 0 C (Day),  -5 to 5 0 C (Night)

    Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

  • 08Trek to Kuari Pass

    Trek to Kuari Pass
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    About the Activity:
    • Pack your bags for a reverberating trekking experience in the Kuari pass near Chamoli district in Uttarakhand.
    • Reach Rishikesh by noon and then get driven to Nandaprayag and the Ghat, aftermath travel to the starting point of the trek Chefna.
    • Embark on for a riveting walk to a village called Ramni through a ridge, alongside a river is flowing.
    • Explore the local life and culture in a typical Garhwal village that mainly runs on solar power and night camp will be at Ghuni. Get ready for a rewarded day with a long trek to an open grassy meadow and watch the snow peaks get opened above the forest to the north.
    • Reach the highest point after trekking for 3 hours which is Ramni pass which is also called Binayak top and from there descend to the camp site at Semkherk.
    • Enjoy a climb up to reach Kaliaghat near the village called Pana where you will be camping.
    • Trek to Dhakwani, into a rhododendron forest you are climbing up, reach at a height of about 3000 meters.
    • Train through the cooler paths to find the next location in Tali pass, see the mountains in front of you when you reach Kuari pass from where you have to catch the trail to Tali pass.
    • The seventh day of the trip is marked to have a special expedition to the top of Pangarchulli peak to catch the dawn view of the Himalayas.
    • Last day get driven back to Rishikesh after a pure trekking expedition and reminisce this experience forever.
  • 09Roopkund Lake Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Roopkund Lake Trek 2017, Uttarakhand
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    About the Activity:
    • Indulge in this exciting 8 days trekking expedition in Roopkund trek and get a chance to explore the amazing beauty of this region.
    • Start this tour after reaching Kathgodam and then transfer to the Roopkund where you will feel a change in the atmosphere.
    • Trek through the forest and pass the mystery lake trek to Ruan Bagad, which is an iron bridge across the famous Neel Ganga river. There is also another route through the road towards Wan.
    • Continue trekking 6 kms to Kulling village after which you will have a steep slope towards Ruan Bagad and reach Didna.
    • Next reach Ali Bugyal from Didna, while enjoying the sight of the valley at Tolpani. Trek for about 3 kms and then climb to Tolkaan in the northern direction. 
    • From Tolkaan, you take a sharp left towards the south and steer through the ridge to come out of the forest at Ali Bugyal.
    • Trek from Ali Bugyal to Patharnachuni and gradually  and then trek for another 3 kms while enjoying the marvelous views. Reach Patharnachuni and camp for the night.
    • Continue through the snow trek to an altitude of 14,500 ft from 12,500 ft while taking a rote through the Kalu Vinayak. Trek downwards until you reach Bhagwabasa.
    • Start an early trek at about 5 AM and pass the snow from Bhagwabasa until you reach Roopkund. From there climb up to Junargali which is 25-30 minutes climb.
    • You can start off early to return back to Bedni Bugyal via Bhagwabasa. Witness the views on your return trek Lohajung via Wan
    • Pass the  Rhododendron forest and the Neel Ganga and then climb over the ridge above Wan village.
    • Reach the base camp at Loharjung after finishing the Roopkund trek. Enjoy the amazing weather as you travel back to Loharjung.
    • End this exciting tour feeling refreshed.