KALINDI KHAL TREK

Uttarakhand Himalaya

83800/- /Person

Region
Garhwal Himalayas
Altitude
5500 m/18040 ft
Duration
16 Days
Season
July - Sept
Grade
Easy
When to book
• Payment to be made by Bank Transfer/ Cheque /DD in favor of
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• Payment for this trip will not be adjusted against any future trips.
Cancellation Policy
• 45 Days: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.).
• 30-45 Days: 75% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.).
• 15-30 Days: 50% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.).
• 15 Days: No refund.

About KALINDI KHAL TREK

Trekking Routes : Rishikesh - Gangotri - Tapovan - Kalindikhal - Nandanvan - Vasuki Tal- Khara Pathar - Raja Parav - Arwatal- Badrinath - Joshimath "Kalindikhal Trek" is an extremely challenging expedition style traverse of the Kalindikhal Pass (5967m) in spectacular Garhwal Himalayas. The trek starts from Gangotri and takes you through Nandavan, the base of the Bhagirathi peaks, a place that offers an unparalled view of the Shivling peak.

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Day Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Delhi - Rishikesh (340 mts/1115 mts/230 kms / 6-7hrs)
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    Morning after breakfast drive (227 km) to reach Rishikesh. Stop at Haridwar for sightseeing of Ganga Ghats & Temples then proceed to Rishikesh. Arrive & check in at the hotel. Evening free to explore the area. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
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    Rishikesh: Situated at the foothills of Garhwal hills along with 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 poison churn out of the cosmic ocean among many other temples. Also visit some of its many Ashrams. Ashrams are centers for spiritual studies, meditation, Yoga, sacred prayers besides being residential centers for the resident gurus.
  • Day 2
    Rishikesh - Uttarkashi (170 kms/ 4-5 hrs)
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    Morning after breakfast drive to Uttarkashi (1150 mt), which takes 5-6 hrs. Upon arrival check-in at hotel. After lunch visit NIM (Nehru Institute of Mountaineering) Institute & Museum. Evening free to explore the area. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
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    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. 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 3
    Uttarkashi - Gangotri (3048 m/ 10,000 ft) Drive (95 kms/3-4 hrs)
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    Morning after breakfast drive to reach Gangotri via Harsil (approx 25 km before Gangotri (3048 mt) by covering approx 95 km in 3-4 hrs. On arrival check-into hotel/ Tourist Banglow.
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    There is a beautiful Gorge at Bhairav Ghati over which there is a steel guarder 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.
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    Gangotri: The shrine of Gangotri is situated at an elevation of 3200 m surrounded by deodars and pines. The original temple was constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa. Every year people from all around the world visit this shrine. A number of ashrams and Dharamshalas are located on the other side of the river. It is believed that Raja Bhagirath used to worship Shiva on a slab of rock "Bhagirath Shila" situated near the temple. Submerged in the river there is a natural Shivling where, according to mythology, Lord Shiva sat when he received the Goddess Ganga in his matted locks. A days trek takes one to Gaumukh, the source of the mighty Ganges.
  • Day 4
    Gangotri - Bhojbasa (3792 m/12440 ft) Trek (14 kms /5-6 hrs)
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    Morning after early breakfast start first days trek to Bhojbasa following the river Bhagirathi on right bank by covering approx 14 kms in 4-5 hrs. Trek is full of fascinating Himalayan sights and you can have beautiful views of snow clapped peaks around. Upon arrival at Bhojbasa, set up camp for overnight stay.
  • Day 5
    Bhojbasa - Nandanvan (4337 m/14230 ft) Trek (6 kms / 4-5 hrs)
  • Morning trek 4-5 hrs to reach the beautiful base of Bhagirathi group of peaks, Nandanvan. The trek crosses Gangotri Glacier. From here view the Shivling, Bhagirathi, Sudarshan, Thelu peaks and Kedardome. Overnight stay in tents.
  • Day 6
    Nandanvan - Vasuki Tal (4880 m/16000 ft) Trek (6 kms / 4-5 hrs)
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    Morning trek along with Chaturangi Glacier to reach Vasukital, 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 7
    Vasuki Tal - Khara Pathar (Suralya Bamak) (5480 m/17975 ft) Trek (6 kms/3-4 hrs)
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    Morning after breakfast start trek to Suraiaya Bamak (Khara Pathar) with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight in camp. Camping on Moraine.
  • Day 8
    Khara Pathar - Kalindikhal Base (5500 m/18040 ft) Trek (8 kms / 4-5 hrs)
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    Morning after breakfast trek 10 Km to reach Kalindikhal Base (Sweta Glacier) (5500 mt). Dinner and overnight stay in the camp.
  • Day 9
    Kalindikhal Base - Raja Parav (4910 m/16105 ft) Trek (12 kms / 6-7 hrs)
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    Mornings after breakfast start your trek (12 km) to Kalindi Pass (5947 mt). Spend some time at the spot and then trek down to Rajparav for dinner and overnight stay in the camp.
  • Day 10
    Raja Parav - Arwatal
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    Morning after breakfast trek to reach Arwatal (3910 mt) 13 km from Rajparav. Overnight stay in the camp.
  • Day 11
    Arwatal - Ghastoli (3796 m/12450 ft) Trek (16 kms / 5-6 hrs)
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    Morning 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 - Mana - Badrinath (3096 m/10155 ft) Trek (18 kms / 5-6 hrs)
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    Morning after breakfast start trek to Badrinath situated on the bank of Alaknanda, standing like twin sentinels over the valley are the Nar and Naryana peaks, and in the distance soars the resplendent Neelkanth peak. A seven hrs walk brings you to Mana Village, the last village before the border, where you break for lunch. Later a 2 kms drive brings us to town of Badrinath. On arrival check into hotel.
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    Afternoon visit the temple of Badrinath. Return to hotel for Dinner & Overnight.
  • Day 13
    Badrinath - Joshimath
  • Day 14
    Joshimath - Rishikesh
  • Day 15
    Free Day at Rishikesh
  • Day 16
    Rishikesh - Delhi

Cost Include


• 2 guides for the group of maximum 14 trekkers so 1 guide for 7 group members. This will ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary to appreciate a trek. All our guides are professionally trained and have many years of relevant experience in guiding treks.
• Accommodation (hotel or Guest house or home stay or camping).
• Good quality camping arrangements.
we believe that roughing it out necessarily doesn’t mean sleeping in smelly sleeping bags, compromising on safety by using low quality equipment and having unappetizing meals. We focus on your safety, basic comforts and the environment while camping. Keeping this is mind, the following equipment is provided on the trek.
• 3/4 season imported alpine tents ,sleeping bag , mattresses , Hot water bottles in the night (during the trek), Camping stools, Mess Tent, Toilet tents.
• All meals starting from dinner on Day 1 till breakfast on last day. A lot of emphasis is given to nutritional needs and a menu of vegetarian dishes is prepared accordingly. Tea/coffee will be served throughout.
• Porter/mule charges for carrying camping equipment & rations.
• Forest entry charges, permits & camping fee (if any).
• First aid kit (our guides are certified in handling first aid situations).
• Service Tax
• Transport



Cost Exclude


• Porter/mule charges to carry your personal bag.
• Any meals/services not mentioned above.
• Any charges for video cameras, still cameras, etc.
• Alcohol, soft drinks, beverages, etc.
• Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
• Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
• Insurance.
• OTHER OPTIONAL CHARGES.
• Charges for a porter/mule to carry personal bag throughout the trek (not more than 10 kgs.).