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BADRINATH - GAGOTRI - KALINDI PASS - TREKS
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Badrinath - Gangotri Tours :
Region : Garhwal Himalayas
Duration : 14 / 16 Days
Altitude : Max.5890m
Grade : Difficult / Challenging
Place covered : Rishikesh (340m) : Joshimath (1890m) : Badrinath (3133m0: Ghastoli (3796m): Kalandi Pass (5590m): Vasuki tal (4898m): Nandan Van (4337m): Gangotri (3090m): Uttarakashi (1150).
Best Season : May / June / July / September / October
If you are looking for a real adventure to spice up your life in Himalayas. Badrinath to Gangotri is just the destination for you, although There are various trek in western Indian Himalaya which the trekkers ever dream to trekked or climb, but this trek is officially for those who are more adventurous and special for those with some fundamental knowledge of mountaineering. These treks bring out a great sense of challenge and excitement. The trail commends from Holy To get this ultimate challenge encounter with us. For this trek one need to be in fit in health fitness and be experienced trekker, you are requested to apply at least one and a half months in advance, so that necessary permissions and clearances can be obtained from the govt. authorities. A special tariff applies to this trek. The trek falls in inner line , so permit and permission is compulsory for everyone.
Day 1 : Rishikesh - Joshimath. Drive
8 /9 Hrs . O/N - Hotel.
Drive to Joshimath( 1870 mt / duration 8 / 9 hours ) 253 km.
RISHIKESH: Situated at the foothills of Garhwal hillsalong Ganges, Rishikesh is a gateway to the important religious places of Badrinath,Gangotri, Kedernath and Yamunotri. Places of interest includes visit to Bharat Mandir- the oldest temple in Rishikesh, Nilkanth Mahadev-this is believed to be the place where Lord Shiva drank the posion churn out of the cosmic ocean among many other temples. Also visit some of its many Ashrams: Ashrams are centres for spiritual studies, meditation, Yoga, sacred prayers besides being residential centers for the resident gurus.
JOSHIIMATH: Adi Guru Shankaracharya, who came all the way from Kerela in the 8th Centaury A.D, perform penance under a tree here and after getting enlightenment, established a Math (religious centre), known as "Joshimath". The name Joshimath is derived from it. Temple of Narsingh and Nav Durga are located here
Day 2 : Joshimath - Badrinath -
Vashudhara Drive 3 Hrs - Trek 3 hrs. O/N - Camp.
Drive 44 km to Badrinath( 3133 mt / duration 3 hours )and visit the holy shrine of Badrinath
Further drive 3 km to Mana village and then trek 5 km to Vashudhara Falls, waterfall have always captivated the human imagination. 5km from /mana village , towards the west is the Vashudhara fall with a sheer drop of 145m., set in a background of snowy peaks, glacier and rockey heights. Violent wind sometimes sprays out the entire volume of the water falling and it appears that the waterfall ceases for a minute or two, giving rise to a lot of superstitious ideas to the locals. overnight stay In camp.
Badrinath: one of the' Four Dhams. is one of the most celebrated pilgrimage spots of the country and is situated at an elevation of 3,133 meters, guarded on either side by the two mountain ranges known as Nar & Narayan with the towering Neelkanth Peak providing a splendid backdrop. This revered spot was once carpeted with wild berries. Thus the place got the name "Badri van", meaning "forest of berries". Overnight hotel.
Day 3 : Vashudhara - Ghastoli Trek 5-6
Hrs. O/N - Camp.
Today after breakfast we trek through a dense forest, laxmi van. After crossing a small stream we reach to our camp side Ghastoli ( 3796 mt) , over night in camp.
Day 4 : Gastoli - Arwatal Trek 5-6 Hrs.
O/N - Camp.
Today our Trek get more enterprising while we cross beautiful roaring stream Arwa Nala. Till to reach Arwatal (3910 mt) , one have to cross a number of streams through hazardous icy and snowy terrain.. Overnight stay in the camp.
Day 5 : Arwatal - Rajparav Trek 4 -5 Hrs
. O/N - Camp.
Our trail commands today through moraine and boulder area . After crossing these dramatic scene we reach near by a small meadow , covered with snowy in May and June, further Trek to Rajparav (4910 mt) .spending some time to check the Kalindi Pass (5947 mt ). Upper ridge. Overnight stay in the camp.
Day 6 : Rajparav - Kalandi Khal Base
Trek 5 - 6 Hrs. O/N - Camp
Today we trek 10 Km to Kalindikhal Base, through Kalandi pass, the trail commands with a huge Glacier point to be cross on this day (5500 mt). At least 1 Hrs glacier walk , further we proceed our step while crossing a lovely beautiful spring near by Kalandi Pass, the full area is covered with snow till beginning of July month. The magnificent view of Satopanth Kol , Kalandi Peak and many unnamed peak reward this area unbeliever and unforgettable. Explore the area and Overnight stay in the camp.
Day 7 : Kalandi Khal Base - Khara Pathar
Trek 4 -5 Hrs. O/N - Camp
The trail commands through moranine and bolder area in begning and later it cross a a stream, one have to be very careful while to cross this stream. Steep and tough trek across Suryala Glacier. further we trek 5 km to Khara Pathar (5456 mt) 4-5 hours . Overnight stay in the camp.
Day 8 : Khara Pathar - Vasukital : Trek
3 - 4 HRS. O/ N - Camp.
From Khara Pathar our trek leads to Vasuki tal via a huge oak forest and later crossing a green grassy meadow we reach to Vasukital (4898 MT) . The crystal clear beautiful lake which is covered with all around lofty snow - clapped peaks. We camp near by lake to enjoy the beauty of lake and lofty panoramic Himalayan ranges. It is also the base of Satopanth peak and Mt. Vasuki Parvat and black peak. The trek is ascend. Up to Vasuki tal.Overnight stay in camp.
Day 9 : Vasukital - Nandanvan Trek 4-5
Hrs . O/ N - Camp.
Trek to Nandanvan (4337 m) , the base of Bhagirathi peaks , Kharchakund and other peaks across the Gangotri Galcier. Morning trek along descend to reach Chaturangi Glacier (4680 MT), further we trek 3 km to Nandan van, a beautiful camping ground. Overnight in camp.
Day 10 : Nandanvan - Bhojbasa Trek 4-5
Hrs : O/N - Camp
Today we trek down to Bhojbasa (3792 mt), via Gangotri glacier. Trek is full of fascianating Himalayan sights and you can have beautiful views of snow clapped peaks around We camp near by a temple and a potential camp side near by river. Arrive and camp for overnight stay.
Day 11 : Bhojbasa - Gangotri Trek 6-7
Hrs O/N Camp.
Today our trek proceeds down to Gangotri (3090m) via Chirbasa . After leaving Bhojbasa , the trail leads a hot and dust section on a warm day, but the trail descend gradually the next few Kms Chirbasa following tree line, although juniper bushes are scattered up the otherwise barren hillside. After Chirbasa the last of the silve birches, which frame the Bhagirathi Range and the upper section of Shivling (6543m). to the south , the peak Bhrigu Parbat (6041m)looms high above the valley. Having a great view and enjoying the snow-capped peaks we reach to our last step at Gangotri, the famous Hindu Pilgrimage center, one of the four Dham of Hindu mythology. After evening tea visit the temple and overnight stay in the Hotel / Tourist Banglow.
There is a beautiful Gorge at Bhairav Ghati over which there is a steel gurder bridge. Gangotri is the place where the Goddess Ganga descended on Earth from Heaven. There is a Temple of Goddess Ganga where thousands of devotees throng to pay homage to Her..
Day 12 : Gangotri - Uttarkashi
Drive to Uttarkashi (1150 mt) 95 km. Overnight at Shikhar Nature Resort
Early Morning after breakfast drive to Uttarakashi 99 kms , via Harsil, may make a comfort stop at Gangnani hot springs known as Rishi Kund. Those who want can have a quick refreshing bath in the pool / shower. O/N - Hotel / Camp.
Uttarkashi is the
principle town in the region. Nehru Institute of Mountaineering is situated
here. It is also the gateway to many mountaineering and trekking expedition in
Day 13 : Uttarkashi - Rishikesh
Drive 155 km to Rishikesh , overnight in hotel.
Cost: USD $ 1589 per person (for group of 4 pax or more)
4.08% government service tax and permits fees extra.
COSTS include: Road transportation from Rishikesh to Rishikesh by car, Accommodation in Medium Class Hotels (where applicable) on a twin sharing basis, all Meals, tents on twin share basis, cooking tent and utensils, table and chairs, permits and entrance fees, English speaking guide, cooks and porters/mules. We serve variety of food on our trips which includes Indian, western and Chinese.
COSTS exclude: Accommodation in Rishikesh, Personal Insurance, all alcoholic beverages and Expenses of personal nature. Good down sleeping bags can be provide at cost of Rs. 50 per day
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