Kalindi Khal Pass Expedition

Kalindi Khal Pass Expedition

Price Rs.1,17,000/-

Welcome to Himalayan Foot Print Kalindi Khal Expedition In Uttarakhand (India) –

KalindiKhal Pass Trek is one the most adventures and rewarding trek option in Garhwal Himalaya in Uttarakhand State. Passing over high pass at close to 6000 mt , the trek route crosses many glaciers , lakes and valleys. Combining two sacred Dhams of Gangotri and Badrinath. Kalindikhal Pass Trek offers best of everything. Be it pilgrimage , climbing and experiencing elements of nature at its prime. Places on the trek: Rishikesh, Uttarkashi, Gangotri, Gaumukh, Chirbasa, Bojbasa, Gaumukh, Nandanvan, Vashuki Tal, Khara Pather, Rajaparav, Arwa Tal, Mana, Badrinath, Joshimath Kalindikhal Trek starts from Gangotri and takes youfurther Nandavan, the base of the Bhagirathi group of peaks, a place that offers a magnificent view of the Shivling peak. The trek moves on to Vasukital (4900 M). the source of the Vasuki Ganga that drains into the Mandakini. We proceed to cross the Kalindikhal pass (5968 M), The trek then descends to Arwatal and to Mana the last village on the Chinese frontier. The trek ends at Badrinath with a visit to the holy temple.

Itinerary:-

Day 01: Delhi – Rishikesh

Morning after breakfast drive (240 Kms) to Rishikesh. Upon arrival check-in the hotel. Evening Arti darshan at Parmath Niketan Ram Jhula. Dinner and for overnight stay in hotel.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 02: Rishikesh – Uttarkashi

Morning after breakfast drive to Uttarkashi (175 Kms). Visit Nehru Institude of Mountainneering – Uttarkashi. Afternoon arrive Uttarkashi and check in at hotel for overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 03: Uttarkashi – Gangotri

Morning after breakfast drive (100 kms/5 Hrs.) to reach Gangotri (3048 M) . Upon arrival check-in a Guest House. Afternoon free to relax & get acclimatized. In the evening visit Gangotri Temple.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 04: Gangotri – Bhojbasa

Morning after breakfast start first days trek to Bhojbasa (3800 mt.) 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 snowcapped peaks around. Upon arrival at Bhojbasa, set up camp for overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 05: Bhojbasa – Gaumukh – Tapovan (4400 M)

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Gaumukh the Source of Ganges’. The river Bhagirathi emerges from the Gangotri Glacier at Gaumukh. After spending some time at Gaumukh, continue trekking (4 kms /2hrs) to reach Tapovan (4400 mt). Overnight stay in camp.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 06: Tapovan – Nandanvan (4500 M)

We retreat back to Gomukh glacier, and then onwards to Nandanvan. The route from Tapovan leads from the upper section of the meadow and down onto the glacier. From Gomukh one turns towards Nandanvan and taking the right hand side, one arrives on top of the Gangotri glacier.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 07: Nandanvan (4340M) Tek 10 – 12 Kms – Vasu Ki Tal

Morning trek (8 km) along Chaturangi Glacier to reach Vasukital (4898 mt). Vasuki Tal is base camp for Mt Satopanth and Mt Vasuki Parbat with a small lake. The trek is steady ascent till Vasuki Tal. On arrival set-up camp for overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 08: Vasu Ki Tal – Khara Pathar (Sita Glacier)

Morning after breakfast start trek (10 kms / 4 -5 hrs) to reach Khara Pathar base camp (4500mt).Arrive and set the base camp for overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 09: Khara Pathar – Sweta Glacier (5500 M)

After breakfast, the 700 metres or so walk covering the steep moraine looks deceptively simple, but the altitude makes this ascent an uphill task! The 3 – 4 Kms of the day’s walk take almost 5 -6 hrs to cover. Sweta Glacier at 5500 mts sits on a very windy mountain top and tent pegs are often uprooted and tents lost due to the windy conditions here! Commanding views of the peaks mentioned the previous day are still visible. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 10: Sweta Glacier (5500 M) Trek 4 Kms / 5-6 Hrs– Kalindikhal Base

After breakfast, trek to reach the outlet of Suralaya valley. On the outside of the Chaturangi glacier is the outlet of Khalipet valley which is surrounded by an unnamed peak P, 6730m. and Mana Parvat. Further it’s a steep and tough trek across the Suralaya glacier and along the northern slopes of Chandra Parvat. Camping place is the left lateral moraine of the Sweta glacier near its junction with the Chaturangi glacier. Overnight in Tents

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner.

Day 11: Kalindikhal Base

At Kalindikhal base day free, Overnight stay in camp.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner.

Day 12: Base – Kalindi Khal (5947 M) – Raj Parav (4910 M)

Today trek is most challenging with steep climb to Kalindi Pass (5947 mt). Spend some time at the spot and then trek down to Rajparav (4910 mt). The descent from the pass is very steep over glacier and ice walls. On arrival at Rajparav, set-up camp for overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 13: Raj Parav – Arwatal (3910 M)

Trek to Arwa Tal, surrounded by the moraine fields of the Arwa Glacier. Exactly north from Arwa Tal is Mana Pass (5600 Meters), which was sought by the first Jesuit explorers to Tibet. It was in 1624 when Antonio de Andrade and Manuel Marques went to Tibet by this route. Overnight in Tents.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 14: Arwatal – Ghastoli (3790 M)

Today the terrain changes dramatically, a glacial moraine gives way to the glacial streams, also today’s day is full of river crossing. You shall be crossing rivers including the Saraswati river at times. The vegetation also starts to appear. Arrive Ghastoli and set up camp for overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 15: Ghastoli – Mana – Badrinath

Start trekking with a gradual descend, the route follows the river Saraswati to down streams. We cross the river just after leaving our camp. Throughout the walk we follow the right bank of the river. The river has its origin from the slopes of Mana pass (5600 meters) leading to Tsaparang in Tibet. Also visible are the peaks of Mt. Kamet (7756 Meters) & Mt. Mana (7272 Meters), former being third highest in Indian Himalayas.

You will be met by the vehicles at Mana and shall be transferred to Badrinath, one of the holiest shrines for Hindus. At Badrinath we shall experience an atmosphere of devoted spiritual pilgrimage. For many Hindus this is an emotional experience. Above Badrinath is the spectacular conical Mt. Nilkantha (6596 Meters), literally meaning “Blue Throat” one of the 1008 names of Lord Shiva.

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 16: Badrinath – Rishikesh

In the morning after breakfast drive down to Rishikesh. Arrive and check in at hotel. Spend the evening free at leisure.

Inclusions :- 
1. Transport: Dehradun to Sankri and Return.
2. Meals while on trek (Veg. + Egg).
3. All necessary entry fees and permits.
4. Accommodation:- Guest house, Home stay, camping during Trek.
5. Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader, guide, cook and Support staff.
6. First aid medical kits.
7. Trek equipments: Sleeping bag, mattress, tent (twin sharing), kitchen & dinning tent, toilet tent, utensils and crampon (if required).
8. Porters/mules to carry central equipment.

 

Exclusions :-
1. Any kind of personal expenses.
2. Food during the transit.
3. Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
4. Insurance.
5. Any kind of emergency evacuation charges 6. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head.

Note : Normally GOT expect to carry your personal luggage on your own, if you wish to offload your backpack, you can give it to Mule.
Charges of offloading backpack:-
INR 1500/- if you make an online payment, 10 days in advance
INR 1800/- if you inform us after reaching Sankri
The backpack cannot weigh more than 11 kgs. Backpack should have waterproof cover. Suitcases/strolleys/ bags will not be allowed.

CANCELLATION  POLICY

It is wise to make your booking at least two months in advance. In the event of cancellation of trek/adventure activity services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reasons we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, andcancellation charges would be as follows

Up to 30 Days: – 90% of Trek/adventure program cost will be refund.

Between 21 – 30 Days: – 50% of Trek/Adventure/Tour/Travel/Hotel program cost will be refund.

Less than 20 – Days No refund – See more details – Game Of Trek

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