KALINDI KHAL PASS TREK
Duration: 17 Nights / 18 Days
Max Altitude: 4450 Mts
Best Time: July, August & Septemper
Difficulty: Hard Trek (High altitude Trek)
Permit: Required (Min. 04 Pax)
Kalindi Pass is one of the most difficult treks in the
Himalayas. This trek is for the most adventurous and fit
trekkers only who possess a fundamental ability of high
altitude trekking and mountaineering. It is a rare experience
indeed. This trip involving visit to two of the most important
pilgrimage for hindus in India, Trekking to the source of
the most important living goddess of India and to the heart
of Great Himalayas to the base of highest peaks and negotiating
high passes. On this trek you have a chance to see a large
number of mammal species: Snow leopard, Black bear, Brown
bear, Musk deer, Bharal, Himalayan Thar. The endangered
birds are Monal pheasant, Koklas pheasant, Western Tragopan,
Himalayan Snow cock, Golden eagle, Bearded vulture, cuckoos,
owls & bulbuls etc.
Day 01: Delhi
Met upon arrival at the International Airport and transfer
to the Hotel.
Day 02: Delhi - Haridwar - Rishikesh
Morning transfer to the railway station to board the Shatabdi
train to Haridwar.
Arrive Haridwar & stop at Haridwar for sightseeing of
Ganga Ghats & Temples.
Afterwords proceed to Rishikesh. Arrive & check in hotel.
Evening free for personal activities.
Day 03: Rishikesh - Uttarkashi 150 Km
Leave for Uttarkashi (1150 mt), which takes 5-6 hrs. Arrive
Uttarkashi and transfer to Hotel. Uttarkashi is also the
gateway to many mountaineering and trekking expedition in
Day 04: Uttarkashi - Gangotri
Morning after breakfast drive to reach Gangotri via Harsil
approx 25 km before Gangotri (3050 mt) by covering approx
95 km in 4-5 hrs. On arrival check into Hotel / Tourist
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.
Overnight: Tourist Bunglow
Day 05: Gangotri - Bhojbasa
Morning after early breakfast start first days trek to Bhojbasa
3600 Mt. following the river Bhagirathi on right bank by
covering approx 14 km in 4-5 hrs. Trek is full of fascianating
Himalayan sights and you can have beautiful views of snow
clapped peaks around.
Day 06: Bhojbasa - Nandanvan
Morning trek 4-5 hrs to reach the beautiful base of Bhagirathi
group of peaks, Nandanvan (4337 mt). The trek crosses Gangotri
Day 07: Nandanvan - Vasuki Tal
Morning trek (11 km) 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
Day 08: Vasuki Tal - Khara Pathar (Suralya Bamak)
Morning after breakfast trek to Khara Pathar (5456 mt) (Suralya
Bamak) 8 Km from Vasukital.
Day 09: Khara Pathar - Kalindikhal Base
Morning after breakfast trek 10 Km to reach Kalindikhal
Base (Sweta Glacier) (5500 mt).
Day 10: Kalindikhal Base - Rajaparav
Morning after breakfast proceed your trek (12 km) to Kalindi
Pass (5947 mt). Spend some time at the spot and then trek
down to Rajparav (4910 mt).
Day 11: Rajparav - Arwatal
Morning after breakfast proceed your trek to reach Arwatal
(3910 mt) 13 km from Rajparav.
Day 12: Arwatal - Ghastoli
Moring after breakfast proceed your trek to reach Ghastoli
(3796 km), which is 16 Km from Arwatal.
Day 13: Ghastoli - Mana - Badrinath
Morning after breakfast trek (16 km) to reach Mana village
14 Km from Ghastoli, then drive 2 Km to reach Badrinath.
Day 14: Badrinath
Visit the Badrinath Temple.
Badrinath: one of the' Four Dhams of Hindus. It 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".
Day 15: Badrinath - Srinagar 190 Km
Morning after breakfast drive down to reach Srinagar(Garhwal)
Overnight: Tourist Bunglow
Day 16: Srinagar - Rishikesh 110 Km
Morning after breakfast drive to 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. Later return back to the Hotel.
Day 17: Rishikesh - Haridwar 25 Km drive - train to Delhi
Morning free. Late afternoon drive to Haridwar railway station
to board the Shatabdi train to Delhi. On arrival transfer
Day 18: Delhi Sightseeing and transfer to the International
Full day sightseeing of Old and New Delhi. Later transfer
to the airport hotel for wash and changes. After dinner
you will be transferred to the International airport.