KALINDI KHAL PASS TREK

Trip Cost Dehradun To Dehradun
FromINR 56,500
Trip Cost Dehradun To Dehradun
FromINR 56,500
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Tour Details
  • Days:-13
  • Season:-May- June- August- Sept.
  • Maximum Altitude:-19,516ft.
  • Grade:-Hard
  • Location:-Uttarakhand

Kalindi khal pass trek that takes you half way round Garhwal from the Bhagirathi Valley to the Alaknanda Valley. A trip only for those who have done high altitude treks before; its very mention gives a thrill to even the most seasoned of climbers. Kalindi khal Trekking  is 5950mtrs, 19500feet above sea level, dividing the watersheds of the Bhagirathi and Alaknanda river systems, discovered by Shipton and Tilman in 1934 (though legend exists of folk knowing the route from ages).Connecting the two holy shrines of Gangotri and Badrinath. The walk is mostly over the moraines and the snow fields with deep crevasses and gives great opportunities to view the high altitude wildlife and camp by some small glacial lakes.

Highlights
  • The great crossing of Kalindi Khal pass
  • Atmospheric Gangotri and Badrinath its pilgrimage temples.
  • Gaumukh – source of the Ganges
  • Awesome views of peaks from Tapovan and Nandanvan.
  • Views of Mt. Shivling
  • Evening Aarti at Rishikesh in Parmath Nikaten.
Itinerary

Day 1DEHRADUN - UTTARKASHI – GANGOTRI (3048 mt. /10000 ft. / Drive 240 km. /8hrs.)

Drive to Gangotri Early morning. Check in hotel meets the all members and Guide and supporting staff and some brief about trek etc.Gangotri is the starting points for this trek. Here you will meet your trekking crew and porters. In the evening, you will witness the puja and aarti at Gangotri temple – one of the four sacred dhams for Hindu in the Himalayas. Overnight stay Hotel/Guest house.

Day 2GANGOTRI- BHOJBASA (3792 mt. /12440 ft/ Trek (14 km./7 hrs).

The walk begins with gradual ascent through pine trees, alongside the roaring Bhagirathi River with towering cliffs on your left hand side. This trail keeps following the river and just short of Cheerbasa, we will get the astonishing views of the Bhagirathi Peaks. Cheerbasa literally meaning “the home of pine tree” is situated at 3600mt. We reach our campsite surrounded by birch and pine trees. Overnight in tents & Dinner

Day 3BHOJBASA – GAUMUKH (4000mt.) –NANDANVAN (4345mt. /Trek 9 km. / 8 hrs.)

Early in the Morning enjoy the panoramic view of Bhagirathi group of peaks. After breakfast trek to Gaumukh (4000mt), the source of the Ganges. Gaumukh is where the water of Ganga trickles down from the glaciers. The sages called it ‘Gaumukh’, because in the distant past, it probably appeared like a cow’s mouth. Explore the area and trek to Nandanvan. Overnight tent & Dinner.

Day 4NANDANVAN – VASUKITAL (4880 mt/16006 ft. / Trek 8 km. / 6 hrs).

Morning trek along with Chaturangi Glacier to reach Vasukital, a beautiful base for Mt Satopanth and Mt Vasukital Parbat with a small lake. The trek is steady upward. Arrive in 5-6 hours and overnight stay in tents.

Day 5Rest day

Day free & Acclimatize and who not feel good any medical problem comes back down from there.

Day 6VASUKITAL – KHARA PATHAR (Suralya Bamak) (5480 mt/17975 ft/ Trek 8 km/8 hrs).

Morning after breakfast start trek to Suraiaya Bamak (Khara Pathar) with packed lunch. Camping on Moraine. Overnight in Tents & Dinner.

Day 7KHARA PATHAR – SWETA GLACIER (5500 mt. /1840 ft. /trek 7 km./6 hrs.)

Today’s walk is fairly hard on glacier and moraine. We pass small lakes and camp just before the junction of the Sweta and Chaturangi glaciers. Overnight In tents & Dinner.

Day 8SWETA GLACIER - KALINDI KHAL BASE (5600 mt./18368 ft./Trek 08 km./ 8 hrs).

Trek through moraine and glacier keeping to the left side of the Chaturangi bamak following the beautiful Chandra Parvat to Kalindi Khal base at 5600mts. Kalindi top can be seen from the base. Overnight Tents & Dinner.

Day 9KALINDI BASE – KALINDI PASS (5950 mt/19,516ft.)- RAJPARAV (4910 mt/16105 ft/ Trek 12 km / 9 hrs).

Leaving early we climb up to the Kalindi pass (5950 mt.) walking on snow and ice. After spending some time taking in the breath taking scenery of the snow capped peaks views of Mt. Kamet (7756 m), Mt. Mana (7272 m), Abi Gamin (7355 m) and Mana Parbat (6797 m). If weather is clear you get a view of the Tibetan plateau across the Mana Pass (6728 m), we begin a steep descent on more snow and ice to a nice camp by a stream at Rajparav.Overnight in Tents & Dinner.

Day 10RAJPARAV – ARWATAL (3910 mt. /12824 ft./trek 130km./6hrs.)

Morning after breakfast proceed your trek to reach Arwatal (3910 mt) 13 km from Rajparav. Overnight n tent & Dinner.

Day 11ARWATAL – GHASTOLI (3796 mt./12450 ft/ Trek (16 km / 6hrs.)

The walk is through boulders and moraine terrain as we quickly descend to the tree line and then through jungles to camp in the village of Ghastoli back to civilization. Overnight Tents & Dinner.

Day 12GASTOLI – BADRINATH/ JOSHIMATH (6/7 hours)

As we continue our gradual descent downwards, the terrain changes further and the route is now a dirt road which is under contraction and follows the River Saraswati down stream to Mana and Badrinath. If we are lucky, we can hitchhike an army truck as they come often to drop some food supplies at the army camp at Ghastoli and if not it is a good walk until we meet our awaiting vehicles at Mana to drive us to Badrinath for hot lunch and to visit the famous temple there. Badrinath is one of the four dhams of the Hindu devotees and you are sure to get a feel the high of the devotion of the pilgrims that make their way here in hordes. Just above Badrinath is the spectacular conical Mt. Nilkantha (6596 Meters), literally meaning “Blue Throat” one of the 1008 names of Lord Shiva. Later we drive to Joshimath for Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 13JOSHIMATH- RISHIKESH (Drive 245km/ 9/10 hours)

Nothing more to do than drive back to Rishikesh, which is the ultimate end of our gratifying and absolutely thrilling trek.

Cost Includes
  • Transport by Mountain Jeep non Ac Dehradun to Gangotri / Badrinath to Haridwar.
  • Twin/four Share accommodation for hotel/Guest House in Gangotri / Badrinath on Room basis.
  • Twin three Share (using 03men dome tent) accommodation in tents with sleeping bag and mat entire the trek.
  • Meals: As per itinerary, Tea /coffee, snacks & drinking boiled water during the trek. All meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) would  be vegetarian; the food would be a mix of Indian, Chinese & Local.
  • Entrance fees, Camping fees & Trekking Permit with all applicable taxes entire the trek.
  • All group trekking gears climbing rope,carabiner Jumar Ice bar etc.
  • Personal Trekking Gears would be Gaiters, ice axe , sleeping bag with mat, providing.
  • Experienced local mountain guide with Assistance guide, cook and staff.
  • Porters: For carrying rations, trekking equipment’s etc. Personal Luggage (6 to15  kg 500 or more 15 kg 1000).
  • Medical Kit with oxygen cylinders.
  • 5% GST.
Cost Excludes
  • Items of personal clothing’s and your baggage, personal trekking gears like lce axe , Trekking Boots etc.
  • Any arrangements in Haridwar / Rishikesh Uttarkashi (Meal/Stay)
  • Laundry, phone calls, beverages and bottled water, Souvenirs and other expenses of a personal nature.
  • Tips for guides, cooks & porters.
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances beyond our control..
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