Kalindikhal Trekking Expedition Tour Photos

Book 12 Nights Kalindikhal Trek

Package Duration 13 Days / 12 Nights
Package Starts From Dehradun to Dehradun
₹ 110,000onwards

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Price Table

Kalindikhal Trekking Expedition Tour From Dehradun (with Transportation)
Cost Per PersonRs 1,10,000

*Buffer Day Cost Extra: Rs. 4000 per person per day (this will be used only to pay off the wages of porters, cook, and guide)

*Customised Trek: no more people will be added in the group

*Bag Offloading Charges: Rs. 8000 per bag for the entire trek (weighing upto 10kg maximum)

GST @5% is applicable on above price.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Dehradun - Gangotri

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Arrive Dehradun early in the morning, Start your journey towards Gangotri early in the morning as Dehradun from Gangotri covers a distance of about 241 km and will take about 8 hrs to cover. Upon arriving early, you can enjoy roaming around the scenic Gangotri town while admiring the holy River Ganges flowing peacefully alongside it. 

You will be briefed about your trek, have your dinner, and sleep overnight at Gangotri hotels.

Tip: 1 extra day for acclimatization in Gangotri is highly recommended.

Day 2
Gangotri – Chirbasa – Bhojwasa

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You’ll start your trek to Bhojwasa after an early breakfast at Gangotri. The entire trail towards Bhojwasa goes through thick alpine forests and crosses the tree line of Chirbasa. After Chirbasa, the land is barren till Bhojwasa

All the while, River Bhagirathi accompanies you and as you progress further you get to see the beautiful sight of the Bhagirathi group of peaks.

Day 3
Bhojwasa – Gaumukh – Tapovan

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The trek from Bhojwasa to Gaumukh goes through pine and birch forests and rocky terrains. Gaumukh is the mouth of the Gangotri Glacier and the spot from where River Ganga flows down from the glacier. After a steep climb from Gaumukh, you’ll reach Tapovan. A high-altitude meadow set at an elevation of 4,463 m, Tapovan is a blessing for trekkers. 

Encompassed with wildflowers, pleasant streams, and herds of blue mountain goats (bharals), with the snow-clad mountains towering in the backdrop, Tapovan is a lovely campsite to explore and rest.

Day 4
Tapovan – Nandanvan

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The route from Tapovan to Nandanvan goes through the rocky ridges, crevasses, icy sheets, steep vertical ascents, calming streams, and beautiful lush green colorful valley. 

The 3 km long and 1.5 km wide Nandanvan grasslands provide one of the best views of the majestic Shivling, Bhagirathi, Sudarshan, and Thelu peaks.

Day 5
Nandanvan – Vasuki Tal

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On your way to Vasuki Tal, you will cross the Chaturanga Glacier and come across beautiful views of Meru and Bhrigupanth. Vasuki Tal is a small half-frozen lying at the base of Mt.Satopanth and Mt.Vasuki Parbat.

Day 6
Vasuki Tal – KharaPathar/Suralya Bamak

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The trail to Khara Patthar is filled with moraines and thick snow beds. Khara Pathar/Suralya Bamak too is encircled with moraines and you will camp amongst them.

Day 7
Khara Pathar – Sweta Glacier

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Despite being a short-distance trek, the altitude makes the walk quite tough. After covering steep moraine tracks, you’ll reach Sweta Glacier, seated restfully amidst windy mountains and surrounded by the lofty peaks of Gangotri group, Bhagirathi group, and Shivling.

Day 8
Sweta Glacier – KhalindiKhal Base Camp

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A gradual climb through mountains and glaciers will take you to KalindiKhal Base Camp.

Day 9
KalindiKhal Base Camp – KalindiKhal Pass – Raja Parav

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The demanding trek towards KalindiKhal Pass starts early in the morning at about 1-2 am and goes through a very challenging trail filled with snow, hidden crevasses, ascents, and descents. However, the grandiosity of the pass makes every drop of sweat and maybe even tears, worth it. 

The imposing views of the spectacular peaks right in front of you and the vastness of the entire area will certainly make you gape in wonder. After enjoying the beauty of KalindiKhal Pass, you will begin your descent to Raja Parav which is set at an elevation of 4910 mts, and camp there.

Day 10
Raja Parav – Arwatal

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The downhill to Arwatal goes through glacial terrains and it is recommended that you start the trek early in the morning before the glacial water level rises. 

Arwatal is a beautiful camping location beside a lake, set at an elevation of 3,910 mts.

Day 11
Arwa Tal – Ghastoli

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Ghastoli is a serene meadow at an elevation of 3,796 m, serving as the Indo-China border. As it is a military outpost, ITBP camps are set up here. Having seen only grays for so long, seeing the lush green valleys of Ghastoli provides a sense of fulfillment. 

You will spend your evening enjoying the peaceful scenery and camp at Ghastoli.

Day 12
Ghastoli – Mana Village – Badrinath/Joshimath

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After a heartfelt breakfast, you will start your trek to Mana Village - the last Indian village on the Indo-China border. A 7 hrs easy walk of 18 km will take you to Mana Village. 3 km from Mana Village lies the holy town of Badrinath (3096 mts). 

You will drive to Badrinath, visit Badrinath Temple, and stay overnight in Badrinath hotels.

Day 13
Badrinath/Joshimath – Dehradun & Departure

Travel from Badrinath to Dehradun, after arrival at Dehradun our services will be finished. Departure at Dehradun. 

Note: 13 Days are minimum for this trekking expedition from Gangotri-Badrinath. It will require some buffer days (in case of bad weather) and acclimatization days in case the group needs it.

Package Inclusions

  • Accommodation in Gangotri (1N)
  • Accommodation in Badrinath (1N)
  • Transportation (Dehradun - Gangotri) & (Badrinath - Dehradun)
  • Camping on Double/Triple Sharing Basis
  • All camping and technical equipment (Tent, Sleeping Bag, Mattress, Inner, Toilet Tent, Kitchen Tent, ice axe, rope, microspikes, etc.)
  • All Meals from Dinner on Day 01 to Breakfast on Departure day
  • First Aid kit and essential equipment.
  • All kind of Forest Permits & Camping Charges
  • Trek Leader, Certified Guide, Cook, and HAP Charges

Package Exclusions

  • Any kind of personal expenses, tips.
  • Personal Toiletries, Insurance.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in Inclusions
  • Accommodation in Gaurikund
  • Any cost arising due to bad weather, Roadblock, Political Issue, Local Issue, Natural Calamities.

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