Overview

A challenging Kalindi khal trek nestled in the lap of the majestic Himalayas, feel a rush of adrenaline in your blood as you scale right up to a Himalayan pass 6000m high. Not just that, this mesmeric place is a spiritual haven decorated by gorgeous mountains and the grandeur of nature. Kalindikhal trekking expedition starts from Gangotri banked beside the Ganga waters. After seeking the Gangotri goddess’s blessing start off on your journey to Gaumukh, the birth point of the holy Ganges River. Get enchanted by the grasslands at Tapovan and mesmerized by several rivulets and peaks of Shivling, Bhagirathi and Meru. From camping beside the Vasuki Tal, to breathtaking sceneries that include moraine, glaciers and majestic peaks, this tour has it all. After several briefing sessions on the safety measures to be taken on this trek, prepare to encounter the many splendours of nature.

Region

Garhwal

Total Trekking

99 km

Grade

Diffifult

Altitude

6000mtr/1500ft

Temperature

10-18 °C, -8 to 5°C, 8-15°C and -10 to 5°C

Best Season

Pre Monsoon Season:— May first week to June end and post monsoon Season:- September 2nd week to Nov first week.

Itineary

Day 1 - Haridwar to Uttarakashi (2600 mtr, 8 hour drive for 280 km)

  • Begin the amazing Kalindi khal trek by driving to Uttarakashi en route Harsil. Being a charming little hamlet, Harsil is set amidst the awe-striking natural splendor of the Himalayas.
  • Upon arrival at Uttarakashi, check into the Hotel.
  • Visit local market of uttarakashi, and NIM ( Nehru Institute of Mountaineering)

Day 2 - Drive from Uttarakashi (2600 mtr) – Gangotri (3050 ntr, 20 km drive), Trek from Gangotri to Chirbasa (3550 mtr, 3 hour trek)

  • After breakfast drive to the holy township of Gangotri.
  • Gangotri is the palace where the goddess Ganga descended on Earth from Heaven, Visit the famous Gangotri temple. Later trek to Bhojabasa.
  • Upon arrival at Bhojwassa after, set up camps and prepare to get acquainted with the climate and altitude of this place.

Day 3 - Trek from Chirbasa – Bhojwasa (3850 mtr, 2 hour trek)

  • After Breakfast trek to Bojwasa
  • The whole trek today is along the roaring Bhagirathi river
  • The Trek is full of fascinating views of the high altitude Himalayasn Terrain and stunning views of surrounding peaks of Bhagirathi's snow clapped peaks.
  • Enjoy excellent Sunset on surrounding peaks of Bhagirathi
  • Dinner and overnight at Camp

Day 4 - Trek from Bhojwasa – Gaumukh (3890 mtr) – Tapovan (4463 mtr, 4 hour trek)

  • Post a hearty breakfast, continue trek up to Gaumukh
  • The Trek from Gomukh to Tapovan is a steep ascent over the side of glacier
  • Arrive Tapovan Set up your camps at the Shivlng peak and enjoy the gorgeous views of Meru and Bhagirathi I, II and III peaks. Dinner and
  • Dinner and overnight Stay in camp. Sleep in the comfort of your tents.

Day 5 - Relaxation and acclimatization day at Tapovan

  • Enjoy a splendid day at Tapovan from where rises the Shivling Peak, Kedar Dome and Flanked by Meru you can see the peaks of Bhagirathi Range
  • Retire for the night.

Day 6 - Trek from Tapovan – Nandanvan (4337 mtr, 3-4 hour trek)

  • After breakfast, Trek to Nandavan.
  • Arrive at Nandanvan and relish the vision that is the peaks of Shivling, Bhagirathi, Sudarshan, Thelu and Kedardome.
  • Pitch tents. Dinner and overnight stay in camp.

Day 7 - Trek from Nandanvan – Vasuki Tal (4880 mtr, 4-5 hour trek)

  • Now the trek will be of a moderate level
  • Vasuki Tal is an alpine lake and is a base for Mt. Satopanth and Mt. Vasuki Parbat.
  • Upon arriving at the lake, take in the scenic sights of the place and come across other trekking teams scaling the nearby peaks.
  • Stop here and set up your tents for the night where you can retire.

Day 8 - Relaxation and acclimatization day at Vasuki Tal

  • Enjoy the nature and relax for the upcoming trekking journey
  • Spend the night here in tents.

Day 9 - Trek from Vasuki Tal – Khara Pathar (5480 mtr, 3-4 hour trek)

  • Start day with a healthy breakfast trek to moraine, Khara Pathar which is also circled by moraine.
  • Camping on the Moraine, and stunning close up views of the Kalindi Pass
  • Settle down camps here and retire for the night.

Day 10 - Trek from Khara Pathar - Shweta Glacier (5500 mtr, 4-5 hour trek)

  • Fun day of Kalandi Pass trekking amidst a landscape comprising of glaciers, mountains and moraine.
  • After a 4 to 5 hour trek, set up camp on the moraine and spend the night here in tents.

Day 11 - Trek from Shweta Glacier – Kalindi Base Camp (5600 mtr, 4-5 hour trek)

  • Start with exciting day
  • after breakfast and get started with a trek through breathtaking terrains, a network of mountains and glaciers.
  • After a 4 hour long trek, reach the Kalindi base camp
  • Settle down your camps here and retire for the night.

Day 12 - Trek from Kalindi Base – Kalindikhal (5950 mtr)

  • After rising early in the morning
  • we shall set out for Kalindi peak summit.
  • Overnight stay in tent.

Day 13 - Trek from Arwatal – Ghastoli (3796 mtr, 5-6 hour trek)

  • Today, which is 16 Km from Arwa Tal
  • Arrive at Ghastoli the first signs of habitation in the form of army and Indo Tibet Boder Police (ITBP) camps are seen as the area is very close to the china border
  • Dinner and overnight stay in the camp

Day 14 - Trek from Ghastoli – Mana Village (5-6 hour trek), Drive from Mana Village – Badrinath – Joshimath (2 hour drive)

  • After breakfast start the trek from Ghastoli to Mana
  • A seven-hour walk brings you to Mana Village, the last village of India.
  • After having lunch here
  • Drive to Joshimath via Badrinath , Visit Badrinath Temple
  • Over night Stay in a Hotel

Day 15 - Transfer from Joshimath – Haridwar/ (8-9 hour drive)

  • After breakfast, be driven to Haridwar.
  • Trip ends here.

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Reviews for Kalindi Khal Trek

Kalindi Khal Trek Overall rating: 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews.

Kalindi Khal Trek

★★★★★
5 5 1
“I just wanted to say thank you for organizing a brilliant trip for me. It was all so well planned I didn't have to worry about a thing and that is why I had a great and comfortable stay. thanks UTT team

Life Time experience…

★★★★☆
4 5 1
“Life Time experience… 15 days... rivers, forests, villages, waterfalls, mountains, greenery, snow falls, snow trek, lake, 18,550 ft summit, snow slides, temperature up to 5-10 degree. What else to ask more from mother nature. Kalindi khal trek will offer us all the gifts from mother nature.

 Rs 1,09,000  
Rs 99,000 per person
Haridwar to Haridwar
5% GST will be applicable on the fee.
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Departure Dates

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Day 1 - Haridwar to Uttarakashi (2600 mtr, 8 hour drive for 280 km)
Day 2 - Drive from Uttarakashi (2600 mtr) – Gangotri (3050 ntr, 20 km drive), Trek from Gangotri to Chirbasa (3550 mtr, 3 hour trek)
Day 3 - Trek from Chirbasa – Bhojwasa (3850 mtr, 2 hour trek)
Day 4 - Trek from Bhojwasa – Gaumukh (3890 mtr) – Tapovan (4463 mtr, 4 hour trek)
Day 5 - Relaxation and acclimatization day at Tapovan
Day 6 - Trek from Tapovan – Nandanvan (4337 mtr, 3-4 hour trek)
Day 7 - Trek from Nandanvan – Vasuki Tal (4880 mtr, 4-5 hour trek)
Day 8 - Relaxation and acclimatization day at Vasuki Tal
Day 9 - Trek from Vasuki Tal – Khara Pathar (5480 mtr, 3-4 hour trek)
Day 10 - Trek from Khara Pathar - Shweta Glacier (5500 mtr, 4-5 hour trek)
Day 11 - Trek from Shweta Glacier – Kalindi Base Camp (5600 mtr, 4-5 hour trek)
Day 12 - Trek from Kalindi Base – Kalindikhal (5950 mtr)
Day 13 - Trek from Arwatal – Ghastoli (3796 mtr, 5-6 hour trek)
Day 14 - Trek from Ghastoli – Mana Village (5-6 hour trek), Drive from Mana
Village – Badrinath – Joshimath (2 hour drive)
Day 15 - Transfer from Joshimath – Haridwar/ (8-9 hour drive

Reporting Information

Reporting Time
6.30 am To 7.30 am
On Last Day
5.30 pm To 6.30 pm

Trek Notes

People with below conditions are not allowed:
  • People suffering from Bronchitis, Asthma, TB, Epilepsy(got faints)
  • High blood pressure or higher BMI.
Chilren should meet below requirements
  • Below 8 years are not allowed
Please note: If you had any medical history, please let us know.

Trek Inclusions/Exclusions

Inclusions


Transport to and from the base camp
The above trek cost includes transport to and from base camp.
Safety equipment
First aid, medical kit, oxygen cylinders, stretchers, Walkie-Talkie etc. will be available at campsite.
Accommodation
Stay is included from Day 1 to Last Day. Tents/Homestays/lodges will be provided. Tripple sharing Accomodation and seprate accomodation for girls/ladies will be povided
Meals
All meals from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast at Last day are included. Veg food will be provided during the trek.
Permits/ Forest fees
UTT will arrange trekking permits and forest passes.
Experienced Trek Leader & Team
Qualified trek leaders haing in basic / advanced mountaineering courses certificates/ degrees will assiston trek.
Other staff member includes qualified cooks, helpers and porters.

Exclusions


Food during transit to and from the base camp
Food would not be provided during transit and trekkers have to bear the cost at their own.
Mule and Porter charges
Generally we expect trekkers to carry their bag-pack and luggage themselves. For those who wish to use Mule/Porter need to pay Rs 350 per day for same.
Personal Expense
Personal Expense of any kind. The trek cost does not include stay at any location on last day
*Anything apart from inclusions

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