KALINDI PASS EXPEDITION

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From Dehradun to Dehradun

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Brief Description

One of the most popular, adventurous, and difficult treks in the Garhwal Himalaya, starting from Gangotri to Badrinath, is Kalindi Pass, a high altitude trek of 19,488 feet that demands the highest level mountaineering techniques and skills.

Kalindi Pass is also thought to be the highest trekkable mountain pass. One of the most breathtaking and difficult trekking places in India is Kalindi Pass, which has the enchanting rivulets and peaks of Shivling, Baghirath, and Meru as well as a difficult trail that includes rocks, moraines, and rocky and crevassed glaciers. It is a 16-day trip, and the ideal times to go are during the summer, from June to mid-July, and then again in the months of September and October after the monsoon. It is problematic to discuss the discovery of the path to Badrinath from Gangotri through the Kalindi.

The journey, which starts in Gangotri and covers around 100 km, passes via Gaumukh, Nandanvan, Vasuki Tal, Kalindi Base, Kalindi, then descends to Arwa Tal, Ghastoli, and ends at Badrinath. The route traverses one of the most beautiful mountain landscapes in the shadow of the magnificent Garhwal-Bhagirathi 1, 2, and 3 pinnacles, as well as Shivlinga Top, Vasuki Top, Kedar Arch, Meru Peak, Sudershan Peak, Chandra Parbat, and Satopanth, among others. As the trail passes through stones, snow, and glacier pathways, a variety of hiking experiences may be had.

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Short Itinerary

Day 1: From Dehradun to Gangotri 

Day 2: Rest day at Gangotri

Day 3: From Gangotri to Bhojbasa camp via Chirbasa Trek

Day 4: Trek from Bhojbasa camp via Gomukh to Nandanvan camp

Day 5: From Nandanvan to Vasuki Tal trek

Day 6: Rest day at at Vasuki Tal

Day 7: From Vasuki Tal to Khara Patthar Trek

Day 8: From Khara Patthar to Shweta Glacier trek

Day 9: From Shweta Glacier to Kalindi base trek

Day 10: Acclimatization Day

Day 11: Trek from Kalindi base to Kalindi Pass and back to Arwatal

Day 12: From Arwatal to Ghastoli camp trek

Day 13: From Ghastoli to Mana to Badrinath trek

Day 14: Back to Dehradun

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Short Itinerary

Day 1: From Dehradun to Gangotri 

Day 2: Rest day at Gangotri

Day 3: From Gangotri to Bhojbasa camp via Chirbasa Trek

Day 4: Trek from Bhojbasa camp via Gomukh to Nandanvan camp

Day 5: From Nandanvan to Vasuki Tal trek

Day 6: Rest day at at Vasuki Tal

Day 7: From Vasuki Tal to Khara Patthar Trek

Day 8: From Khara Patthar to Shweta Glacier trek

Day 9: From Shweta Glacier to Kalindi base trek

Day 10: Acclimatization Day

Day 11: Trek from Kalindi base to Kalindi Pass and back to Arwatal

Day 12: From Arwatal to Ghastoli camp trek

Day 13: From Ghastoli to Mana to Badrinath trek

Day 14: Back to Dehradun

Detail Itinerary

Day 1: From Dehradun to Gangotri

To reach Gangotri base camp, board a car in Dehradun and take in the scenic drive along the Bhagirathi River's bank and through patches of forest. It serves as the Tapovan Trek's base camp. One of India's most picturesque cities is Dehradun, which serves as the state capital of Uttarakhand. The primary draw of this location is Rajpur Road; go along it to see Dehradun's splendour. After an hour, arrive at Mussoorie, commonly known as the "Queen of Hills." During vacations, a lot of people go there with their families and friends. Afterward, halt in Suwakholi after 30 minutes. Enjoy breakfast there while seeing guests from various nations. The pause will last up to an hour. The peaks are visible up ahead, and you will get closer soon. Moving farther, you will encounter Dharasu's little chinyalisaur. Arrive in Uttarkashi at 1:30 and stop for lunch there. following having Take Harshil's scenic zigzagging path to Gangotri. Prepare yourself and have a snack in the beautiful, open Garden in the evening. After receiving some information, you can go for a nighttime stroll, however supper must be attended at the hotel, Mandakini in Gangotri.

DAY 2: Rest Day

All of the equipment will be examined today, after which we'll go on a few quick local treks and spend the night resting.

DAY 3: From Gangotri to Bhojbasa camp via Chirbasa Trek

Start the day early because it is a long hike to Bhojbasa. After passing through the market, the route leads into a forest. Ahead, traverse a valley filled with pine trees, then continue on across a boulder field. View the Gomukh glacier and Bhagirathi peaks as you travel. The path is now broad and simple. Pass through a number of landslide-prone locations and take in the breathtaking vistas of Mt. Shivling and the Bhagirathi peaks. In these caverns, Sanyasis and Sadhus can be spotted. After crossing hills, the route turns stony and desolate. The valley's broadest point is at Bhojbasa. The campground is in a flat area with stunning views of snow-capped mountains and the Bhagirathi River running alongside it. Visit the nearby region in the afternoon to see the little temple at Bhojbasa. Observe the sun setting behind the Bhagirathi group of Peaks in the evening to see how glorious and stunning they appear. Enjoy the stunning countryside and the view of Mount Shivling before retiring for the evening.

Day 4: Trek from Bhojbasa camp via Gomukh to Nandanvan camp

From Gomukh to Nandanvan today, there is a steep slope and a rough climb, and it will take two hours to get there. To get to Nandanvan, you must cross the Gangotri Glacier. Reach Gangotri Glacier, cross the Akash Ganga stream, and then determine how to descend. Thick ice, large boulders, and rock fragments can all be found on glaciers. Due to the glacier's slick areas and potentially falling rocks, trekking on the Gangotri glacier is challenging. To get to Nandanvan, you must descend 100 metres and then ascend 100 metres in a landslide-prone region. At the base of Bhagirathi sits this grassland. When you get in Nandanvan, you can clearly see Mount Shivling, Mount Meru, and Kedar Dome. You may pitch your tents here and call it a night.

Day 5: From Nandanvan to Vasuki Tal trek

Mt. Satopanth and Mt. Vasuki's base camps are accessible after breakfast through a journey from Vasuki Tal. You will be hiking today along the Chaturangi glacier to get to this holy, clear lake, where Lord Vishnu is said to have bathed. Vasuki Tal is one of several locations in Uttarakhand that has immense religious significance for Hindus, and the atmosphere here is holy. Pass through rocky terrain; the rise isn't very difficult, but the distance is considerable, so you could become exhausted. Get captivating views of the Chaturangi glacier along the route. Vasuki Tal is surrounded by mountains covered in snow, and during the winter it is frozen. Take in the abundance of rare Himalayan Brahma Kamals and other flowers blossoming around this captivating lake. Explore this and take in the lovely vistas it has to offer. Set up your tents close by, have dinner there, and then call it a night.

Day 6: Rest day at at Vasuki Tal

To prevent altitude sickness, let your body adapt to the surroundings. You may relax today or go for a short trek nearby. The challenging phase of our adventure begins tomorrow. Eat a balanced meal and go to bed early.

Day 7: From Vasuki Tal to Khara Patthar Trek

The views of the mountain range will be spectacular as the route passes through a boulder and moraine zone. Make sure you have a nutritious breakfast for excellent energy because certain segments will require it. Up to the point when you get at Khara Patthar, the mountain range won't let go of you. The second-largest peak in the Gangotri siblings, Mount Satopanth, will be viewable from this campground. Place your tents here and turn in for the evening.

Day 8: From Khara Patthar to Shweta Glacier trek

The glaciers and moraines will make the journey difficult, but they may be traversed with technical expertise. You will see different sides of the locations as the landscapes vary, giving you the chance to have both an exciting and adventurous experience. Arrive at your campground, the Shweta Glacier, and locate a spot to pitch your tents and call it a night.

Day 9: From Shweta Glacier to Kalindi base trek

You have to go to Kalindi Base Camp today; the routes are exciting and terrifying, but the glaciers and chain of mountains will be there to support you since they are all covered in ice. The most of the time you will be walking through the moraine region, with occasional glimpses of the Chaturangi glacier (4 colours) along the way. Reach Kalindi Base Camp following a strenuous climb. Views of Kalindi Peak may be seen from the Base Camp; this sight will give you energy for the remainder of the hike. Set up your tents here and receive the briefing for tomorrow; topics covered will include the procedures and the safest path. retires for the night after eating.

Day 10: Acclimatization Day

Take short treks; acclimatisation keeps altitude sickness at bay. Spend the night at the camp.

Day 11: Trek from Kalindi base to Kalindi Pass and back to Arwatal

You have reached the expedition's primary day, which will also be its longest and most challenging. Early in the morning, depart towards Kalindi Pass (19685 feet). One thing to keep in mind is that the weather might change, so you should be ready and plan an additional day for your summit attempt. Exercise the ropes for both ascent and descent, be alert, and use extreme caution as you ascend the exhilarating track and encounter some invisible crevasses. You can reach the peak by using your abilities and according to the expert guide's advice. Because of the successful ascent, standing at the summit of Kalindi Pass will be joyful and thrilled. The mountain vistas will be astoundingly near by. Spending too much time there will make the descent take longer. Your campground is Arwatal; when you get to the levelled section, descend using ropes, take rest breaks, and then arrive at the campsite. Celebrate your successful crossing of this formidable pass; it will raise your level of confidence and fill your heart with joy and happiness. Wait for the meal to be served before going to bed.

Day 12: From Arwatal to Ghastoli camp trek

You'll be surprised by the trek's requirement that you cross three to four rivers in order to get to Ghastoli. The hike will undoubtedly be spectacular and bring fresh rewards. Since Ghastoli lies on the border between Tibet and China, there is an Army installation there, and the security is very tight. The River Arwa is beside your campground. The campgrounds will be set up in a serene and revitalising atmosphere. So pitch the tents, eat, unwind, and then turn in for the evening.

Day 13: From Ghastoli to Mana to Badrinath trek

Leaving Ghastoli, descend to Mana, the final settlement in India. When you get there, the cars will be set up. Drive in the direction of Badrinath to visit Lord Vishnu's Temple, one of the Char Dhams and a well-known pilgrimage site. There, plans will be made in a hotel.

Day 14: Back to Dehradun

The trek comes to an end here; depart for Dehradun after breakfast.

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    You need to submit the medicial fitness form & self declaration form at our registered email id : [email protected]

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    Bring 1 Goverment ID and 2 passport size photos along with you while coming to the journey.

    Guideline for booking a trek with HDT,

    • On our website, you can look through a list of available treks.
    • Select the route that interests you and check the dates and availability. You may also view each trek's difficulty level, itinerary, and inclusions.
    • Once you've chosen on a favrourite trek, go to the trek page and click the "Book Now" option.
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    • Select your selected payment method and proceed to the payment. HDT offers credit/debit cards, net banking, and UPI as payment methods.
    • Once your booking is completed, you will receive an email from HDT with all of the relevant trek details, such as the meeting site, transportation, hotel, and other crucial instructions.
    • Make sure you have all of the necessary equipment and clothing before the trek, as detailed in the HDT packing list. If necessary, you can also rent or purchase equipment from HDT.

    In some treks yes it included & in some treks you have to ask for transportation. 

    For More info read inclusion & exclusion in each trek page.

    • Before 30 days: 90% of the total Land Package Cost is refundable.
    • Between 21-30 days: 75% of the total Land Package Cost is refundable.
    • Between 11-20 days: 50% of the total Land Package Cost is refundable.
    • Less than 10 days: No refund.

    Min. age for most of the trek is above 16 years. But read the itinerary first before booking the trek.

    It depends on the fitness level & your capability. For difficult treks please consult with our team before booking.

    Yes, you can join the group without any hesitation

    During the trek, HDT provides wholesome and nutritional meals. The food is vegetarian and consists of rice, dal, veggies, chapati, paratha, pasta, noodles, and soup. During the trip, we also provide snacks like as biscuits, salty snacks, and dried fruits. Special dietary needs, such as vegan, gluten-free, or Jain meals, can also be accommodated if requested in advance.

    Himalayan Dreamtreks is a trekking company that puts all of its participants' safety first, including female trekkers. They have a robust safety system in place, including a dedicated team of experienced and qualified trek leaders and support workers who are prepared to manage emergency situations and administer first aid.

    The HDT also takes special precautions to guarantee the safety and comfort of female hikers. They offer separate tents for female hikers, female trek leaders, and support staff. They also have separate restrooms for ladies and promote a safe and respectful environment for all trekkers.

    For maximum comfort, we offer three and four person tents with twin-sharing or three-sharing options.

    Yes, fitness is essential for a trek, especially if you intend to take on a difficult trek in the Himalayas or other mountainous locations. Trekking entails walking for long periods of time through uneven terrain, often ascending and descending steep hills at high heights. To complete the walk safely and enjoyably, you must have a particular level of physical fitness.

    Here are some of the reasons why fitness is essential for a trek:

    • Endurance:  Trekking is a physically difficult sport that necessitates endurance. You may be walking for several hours each day over several days, therefore it is critical to have a decent degree of cardiovascular fitness to keep up with the pace of the trek.
    • Strength: Because you may be climbing steep hills and descending rocky terrain, trekking requires strength, particularly in the lower body. You may also need to carry a rucksack with your gear and supplies, thus strong leg muscles are required to hold the weight.
    • Altitude: Many treks in the Himalayas and other hilly places include high-altitude trekking, which can result in altitude sickness. Physical fitness can help lower the risk of altitude sickness since your body adapts better to the thin air at higher elevations.
    • Enjoyment: Being physically fit will help you appreciate the journey more since you will be able to keep up with the group and take in the lovely landscape without being too tired.

     

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    +91 80896 93825 / +91 94565 46051

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      ₹ 90,000 / Per Person

      From Dehradun to Dehradun