Kalindi Pass trekking
Place covered : Rishikesh (340m) : Gangotri : Tapovan : Kalandi Pass (5590m) : Ghastoli (3796m): Badrinath (3133m0: Joshimath (1890m)
This trek is for the more adventurous and for those with some fundamental knowledge of mountaineering. It is an extension of the Nandanvan Trek, eastward to Ghastoli and then to Badrinath via Kalindikal pass (5967 metres). A special tariff applies to this trek.
The trek takes you from Nandanvan to Vasukital after due acclimatisation. From Vasukital to Mana, the trek falls in the 'inner line'.
Note: For Kalanind pass trek :: Please apply for necessary permissions at least one and a half months in advance.
Day 01 : Arrive in RISHIKESH 227 KMS from Delhi, can be in Rishikesh either by train or Bus / Car or by Air.
Arrive Rishikesh. Arrive & checkin at the hotel. Lunch at Hotel. After lunch proceed for city tour of Rishikesh includes visit to Geeta Bhawan, Ram Juhla, etc.
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 belived 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 spritual studies, meditition, Yoga, sacred prayers besides being residential centres for the resident gurus.
Day 02 RISHIKESH DRIVE to
UTTARKASHI 155 KM
Morning after b/fast proceed for Uttarkashi (1150 mt), which takes 5-6 hrs. Upon arrival checkin at Shikhar Nature Resort / Hotel. After lunch visit NIM (Nehru Institute of Mountaineering) Institute & Museum.
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 Gangotri area.
Day 03 UTTARKASHI DRIVE to GANGOTRI 95 KMS
Morning after breakfast drive to reach Gangotri via Harsil (approx 25 km before Gangotri (3048 M)) by covering approx 95 km in 4-5 hrs. On arrival check-into 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 04 GANGOTRI TREK:14 KMS to BHOJBASA
Morning after early breakfast start first days trek to Bhojbasa 3600 Mt. following the river Bhagirathi on right bank by covering approx 14 kms in 4-5 hrs. Trek is full of fascianating Himalayan sights and you can have beautiful views of snow clapped peaks around. Upon arrival at Bhojbasa, set up camp for overnight stay.
Day 05 BHOJBASA TREK to NANDANVAN 12 KM
Morning trek 4-5 hrs to reach the beautiful base of Bhagirathi group of peaks, Nandanvan (4337 MT). The trek crosses Gangotri Galcier.Arrive and overnight at camp.
Day 06 NANDANVAN TREK to VASUKITAL 11 KM
Morning trek along Chaturangi Glacier to reach Vasukital (4898 MT), a beautiful base for Mt Satopanth and Mt Vasuki Parbat with a small lake . The trek is steady upward. Arrive in 5-6 hours and overnight stay in tents.
Day 07 VASUKI TAL TREK to KHARA PATHAR 8 KM (SURALYA BAMAK)
Morning after breakfast trek to Khara Pathar (5456 mt) (Suralya Bamak) 8 Km from Vasukital. Dinner and overnight stay in the camp.
Day 08 KHARA PATHAR TREK to KALINDIKHAL BASE 10 KM
Morning after breakfast trek 10 Km to reach Kalindikhal Base (Sweta Glacier) (5500 mt). Dinner and overnight stay in the camp.
Day 09 KALINDIKHAL BASE TREK to RAJPARAV 12 KM
Morning after breakfast proceed your trek to Kalindi Pass (5947 mt). Spend some time at the spot and then trek down to Rajparav (4910 mt) for dinner and overnight stay in the camp.
Day 10 RAJPARAV TREK to ARWATAL 13 KM
Morning after breakfast proceed your trek to reach Arwatal (3910 mt) 13 km from Rajparav. Overnight stay in the camp.
Day 11 ARWATAL TREK to GHASTOLI 16 KM
Moring after breakfast proceed your trek to reach Ghastoli (3796 km), which is 16 Km from Arwatal. Dinner and overnight stay in the camp.
Day 12 GHASTOLI TREK to MANA 16 KM BADRINATH
Morning after breakfast trek to reach Mana village 14 Km from Ghastoli, then drive 2 Km to reach Badrinath. Overnight stay in the Hotel.
Day 13 BADRINATH SURFACE Drive to JOSHIMATH 44 KM.
Morning after breakfast drive down to reach Joshimath 44 Km from Badrinath. Overnight stay in the Hotel.
Day 14 JOSHIMATH SURFACE Drive to RISHIKESH 257 KM
Morning after breakfast drive down to reach Rishikesh. On arrival check-in the Hotel for overnight stay. In the evening after wash and change visit Laxman Jhula, Thirteen storied temple, Geeta Ashram, Parmarth Niketan and later join the Arti ceremony at Triveni Ghat. Latter return back to the Hotel for overnight stay.
Cost: Rs.89,989 per person (for group of
4.08% government service tax is applicable on the given cost + permit fees etc.. for IMF & Local
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
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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