Nanda Devi Alpine Trek
|Trip length:||17 Days|
|Grade:||Soft to Moderate|
|Starts in:||Delhi Airport|
|Ends in:||Delhi Airport|
|Accommodation:||Deluxe Hotel and Tents (on trekking days)|
|Transportation:||Toyota (luxurious )|
|Meals:||Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the Trekking|
|Maximum altitude:||5029 M|
|Trek length:||16 night / 17 days|
Itinerary in Brief
Arrival Delhi: Delhi to Rishikesh (07 hours drive)
Upon arrival at New Delhi international airport met our repressive transfer to the Rishikesh(227 km) Stop at Haridwar for sightseeing of Ganga Ghats & Temples on the bank of Holi River Ganga then proceed to Rishikesh. Arrive & check in at the hotel. Evening free to explore the Rishikesh. Dinner and overnight stay at Rishikesh
Rishikesh to Joshimath (8-9 hours)
Upon arrival at the pre-booked hotel in Joshimath meet our Trekking crew. Remaining day to Relax and acclimatize Overnight stay in Joshimath (Himalayan Abode home stay www.thehimalayanabode.com ) Joshimath is a small town in the Uttarakhand Garhwal hills on the bank of the Alaknanda River. This place is very famous for Sankaracharya temple and . It is also the hub of many mountaineering and trekking expedition in Garhwal Himalayas ,
Joshimath to Auli Gurson Bugyal to Chitragupta ((3510 pts) 13 km/ 5km trek)
After Morning yoga meditation and breakfast, drive up to Auli, we then start our trek from Auli to famous Bugyals (meadows) of Gordon and from here we get a view of 27 high mountain ranges including Nanda Devi (the 2nd heights peak in Indian Himalayas), Dinner and overnight stay in camp Chitrakantha
Chitragupta to Kuari Pass - Dhakwani (3637M )/9km trek /5-6hr trek)
Morning after yoga, meditation and breakfast we proceed for the trek, 180 degree grand Himalayan panorama accompanies us throughout this beautiful trek to Kuari Pass , ,you can enjoy packed lunch there the majestic views of 360 degrees Himalayan panorama surrounds you when you reach the camp site in the evening , will be greeted by our smiling staff and aroma of fresh and hot meal. Dinner and overnight stay at Kuari Pass campsite Trek Garhwal Himalayas Lord Curzon made the trek to Kuari Pass, and since then it has come to know as Curzon’s trail. it is very popular among European and American travellers. In 1905, Lord Curzon reached Kuari pass from Ghat via Ramni.
Today many trekkers prefer to undertake the trek in the reverse direction. They climb the ridge above Tapovan and reach Gailgarh, where the trail coming from Gordon meets. One can also reach Kuari Pass from Auli bugyal through Gordon Top and this is the best idea. The main attraction of Curzon’s trail is the majestic view of the twin peaks of Nanda Devi, Kamet, Dronagiri, and Hathi-Ghodi Parvat. Along the trek, we’ll pass through pristine Rhododendron, Oak, and Deodar forests. Rare Himalayan Flora and Fauna are found aplenty on the trail. At Tapovan there is a massive sulphur spring. The waters of the spring are said to have excellent medicinal properties., Mountain :- , Hati- Ghodi parvat, Kamet , (7756 metres) Barmal- Trishuli, Dronagiri, Mana peak, Neelkanta, (6596 metres) Bethartoli, Barhmal , Hanuman peak, Changbang, Kalanka , Nanda Ghunti , Nanda kot, and Kamet and Nandadevi
Dhakwani to Sinyartoli (5 to 6 hours)
Morning after yoga ,meditation and breakfast we start our trek to Sinyartoli, The meadows mark the upper limit of the mixed oak and pine forest it’time for a short break before we descend to a side river There follows another ascent and descent (again steep some places ) to a spectacular a waterfall before a gradual climb through the forest takes you Sinyartoli , .Dinner and overnight stay at camp
Sinyartoli to Jhanji (5 6 hours)
After yoga meditation and breakfast, trek down to Jhenji village, There is a large suspension bridge over the river before a 200-metre ascent to Jhanji, a small pleasant village situated in the upper Brithi Ganga Valley., dinner and overnight stay at village homestay /camp
Jhenji to Ramni (5-6hours)
The morning after yoga, meditation and breakfast trek to Ramni village, dinner and overnight stay at camp
Ramni to site Camp to Sutol (5 hours)
The morning after breakfast trek to sotol village, Sanitary works Architecture and design Astrakhan Walk down diagonally across to the valley of Cross over to the other side of the valley and climb past the village of Sutol, reach the campsite and camp. Meals and overnight camp.
Sutol (2200 m) - Kukin Khal Pass (2900 m) – Wan 5-6hr trek,
The morning after breakfast trek to further camp wan, A well-defined trail leads high above the Nandakini River and through several substantial villages. On this stage, we can appreciate the intricate wood carving of Ganesh (the elephant-headed god) in many of the houses as well as the simple Hindu temples that line the trail. In between the villages, we enter oak and rhododendron forest as we make our way to our camp at Wan
Wan (2450 m)- Bednibugyal -(5-6hr)
Morning breakfast trek up to BedniBugyal, The trail through the forest is steep in places. It is a further 4hr across the meadows to the camp at Badni Bugyal. The alpine camp at Badni Bugyal (3350 metres) would rival the best in the Himalaya. To the west, the views of the Himalaya stretch as far as the peaks in the vicinity of Gangotri, while the Chaukhamba Range and the peaks beyond Joshimath are also visible. To the north, the peaks of Trisul (7120 metres) and Nanda Ghunti (6309 metres) rise above the alpine ridges.
Bedni Bugyal to Bhagubasa
Early morning breaks at trek up to 5-6 km to Bagubasa camp, dinner and overnight stay at camp
Baguabasa - Roop Kund (5029 m) and back to Bednibugyal 18km trek
The morning after yoga meditation and breakfast, climb up to Roopkund lake, majestic Himalayan panorama accompanist as throughout the walk, reached lakeside, about 5km trek to return to Bhoj Basa and a further 8 km more trek back to Badni Bugyal., Dinner and overnight stay at Bhagubasa meadow.
Roopkund lake Trek
Roopkund lake Trek is situated at a height of 5029m. in the lap of Trishul massif, called the 'Mystery Lake' since human skeletons and remains of horses were found here. The lake, surrounded by rock-strewn glaciers and snow-clad peaks, is magnificent and enchanting. The 500-metre climb to the sacred lake of Rup Kund takes around two to three hours. En route there are some steep rocky sections just before Rup Kund, which may require a bit of scrambling to reach the lake. Rup Kund has no outflow and is covered in snow for 10 months of the year. If the waters are not under snow you may witness human bones that legend has it are dated to a time when a party of pilgrims were trapped by bad weather in the 14th century. the main sources of the Mandakini River. From Rup Kund it takes
Bedni Bugyal –Wan (2436M) (overnight in camp)
From Wan, the trail ascends to a meadow complete with a small temple with views of Trisul at the head of the valley. There follows a short descent to a small tributary before we commence the ascent to Badni Bugyal.
Wan to Lohajung
After early Morning breakfast trek down to Lohajung, dinner and overnight stay at village homestay.
Drive to Naini Tal (8 to10 hours).
Morning early breakfast drive to Nanital, a taxi will take a full day to Naini Tal. At first, the road descends to the Pindar valley before crossing the ridges of the Himalayan foothills to Naini Tal, dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in nanital.
Drive to Kathgodam, train to Delhi
From Naini Tal, we drive down to the plains and the station at Kathgodam to board our early morning train to Delhi. We arrive in Delhi by mid-afternoon, evening free for sightseeing to Indian Bazar, dinner and overnight stay in a hotel
Morning sightseeing Delhi evening transfer to Airport
We have most of the day free to complete last minute shopping and sightseeing. rest rooms will be provided, after dinner departure to Airport,