Fachu Kandi Pass Trek

8 Days - 7 Nights
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Fachu Kandi Pass – An Unknown Pass Ahead Sarutal

Fachu Kandi Pass stands at a height of 4356 meters ahead of a pristine Lake Sarutal in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Explore the beauty of the Garhwal Himalayas by trekking on the virgin trails leading to this pass. You may not have heard about it but it hides perfect adventure and is a great place to visit.

This trek comes under Govind Wildlife Sanctuary National Park in Uttarkashi district Uttarakhand. No doubt, the Himalayas have enchanting beauty, a bracing climate, and desirable soothing green meadows or lakes ridge, So, what else can be better than spending some days here in the serenity?

Fachu Kandi Pass

Go through Phulara Ridge and Sarutal to reach Fachu Kandi Pass

Kedarkantha and Sarutal are two very famous trekking destinations among trekkers in Garhwal Himalayas.

Before reaching Fachu Kandi Pass you need to cross these two popular places which is a great delight.

Fachu Kandi Pass

Trail Type in Fachu Kandi Pass

Trek through the dense forests rich in Flora and Fauna. En route are many beautiful meadows and small clearings with majestic views of the mountains.

Cross streams on the way to go further ahead are high ridges and steep ascents.

Fachu Kandi Pass

Key Points of Fachu Kandi Pass

Levels Moderate (this trek is good for beginners)

Proper conditioning & training of the body required

Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperatures?

Shoes are the single most important piece of equipment.

High Altitude requires proper acclimatization.

Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup.

Travel light

The backpack should not exceed 10 kg.

Must read about Fachu Kandi Pass

Duration –  07 nights 8 Days from Dehradun to Dehradun

Best Season – May, June, Sep, Oct, and Nov

Level – Moderate

Highest Point – 4356 Meters

Weather – Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season.

Temperature –night 5°C to 8° C) (5°C to 15°C) 

Starting point – Dehradun

How to reach Sankri for the Fachu Kandi Pass trek?

  1. Arrive in Dehradun: Dehradun is the nearest major city to Sankri and serves as the gateway to the region. You can reach Dehradun by air, train, or road, depending on your location.
  2. Travel from Dehradun to Sankri: From Dehradun, you need to travel to Sankri, which is approximately 200 kilometers away. Here are the options for reaching Sankri:
    • By Bus: Take a state transport bus or a private bus from Dehradun’s ISBT (Inter-State Bus Terminal) to Sankri. Buses generally leave in the morning and take around 8-10 hours to reach Sankri, depending on the road conditions. It is advisable to check the bus schedule and availability beforehand.
    • By Shared Taxi/Jeep: Shared taxis or jeeps are a common mode of transportation in this region. You can find shared taxis or hire one from Dehradun to Sankri. Shared taxis depart from Dehradun early in the morning and take around 8-10 hours to reach Sankri, depending on the road conditions. Make sure to inquire about the schedule and fares in advance.
    • By Private Vehicle: If you have your own vehicle or plan to hire a private taxi, you can drive from Dehradun to Sankri. The route generally involves driving through Mussoorie, Purola, and Netwar. It is advisable to have a sturdy vehicle and check the road conditions before embarking on the journey.
  3. Trek from Sankri to Fachu Kandi Pass: Once you reach Sankri, you can start the trek to Fachu Kandi Pass. Ensure you have the necessary permits, camping equipment, and a guide if required. The trail involves moderate to difficult trekking, and it is advisable to be physically fit and acclimatized before attempting the trek. The exact route and duration of the trek can vary depending on the time of year and the conditions.

Day 1:- Pickup to you from Dehradun railway station – Drive to Sankri Market – 210 Km (8/9 Hours (1920 Meters)

Day 2:– Trek from Sankri to Sikolta (07 km) (4/5 Hours) (2900 Meters)

Day 3:– Trek from Sikolta to Pushtara camp vis Bhoj gadi (10 km) (6/7 Hours)

Day 4- Trek from Phushtara to Taloti camp (08 km) (4/5 Hours)

Day 5- Trek from Taloti to Sarutal camp (09 km) (5/6 Hours)

Day 6- Trek from Sarutal to fachu kandi pass (4356 meter) manjivan camp / Rateri (10 km) (6/7 Hours)

Day 7- Trek from Rateri camp to Posla camp/ madiya (09 km) (4/5 Hours)

Day 8- Trek from Mandiya to Hanumanchatti same day drive to Dehradun

Fachu Kandi Pass Route Map

Things to carry on trek

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
Declaration Certificates

Note: –  Many trekkers commit the same mistake of carrying unnecessary items on a trek which only makes the backpack heavy. It is important to know the right items to carry.
It differs from season to season if you are trekking in summers then carry less layers of warm clothing and if you are trekking in winters carry enough layers to protect yourself against chilly cold.

Necessary Items for trekkers

carry on a trek

Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
A strongly built backpack with good support is compulsory for a trek. (Rain cover is important)

Sturdy Trekking Shoes
The shoes should be strong enough with good support. The people ask if sports shoes would be comfortable but it is good to bring the right trekking shoes.

The Clothes You Should Bring On a Trek
Avoid keeping extra clothes because it only makes you backpack heavy.

Trek Pants – The jeans are never suitable for a trek so you need at least 2-3 trek pants for treks carry more for longer treks.

Jacket – Jackets are very important to carry on a trek it protects you against the chilly weather. So carry 2 jackets on a week long trek.

Layers of warm Clothing 
Carry warm woolen layers or fleece. Carry more layers during winter season (at least 2 to 3) and less during summer.

Thermals – The Temperature decreases at night so you might be need thermals for Night.

T- Shirts – Bring those t shirts which dry fast.

Poncho –They are needed if you are trekking on a Rainy day to keep you dry.

Hiking Pole

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava



Woolen and Waterproof Gloves

Socks (Woolen and Regular)


Torch head light

Personal Toiletry Items –  (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)

Carry Personal Medical Kit

Personal Medical Kit (Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

Medical Kit

Diamox – (Prevents altitude sickness)

Digene – (It cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

Crocin Advance – (Cures fever and headache)

Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

Disprin – (Cures headache)

Avomine – (Prevents motion sickness)

Avil – (It treat allergies)

Norflox TZ & Lomofen – (Prevents Diarrhoea)

Ranitidine – (Reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

Volini/Moov spray – (For sprains)

Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)


Band aid


Stretchable/Elastic bandage


Note:- Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor. In case you face any problem during your trek, discuss and take advice from the Professional guide.

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What is Included In This Trek?

Transport Facility

Forest Permit and entrance fee

Accommodation in tents on twin share basis

All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and dinner

(All camping gears)

High quality tents

Sleeping bags




Separate Toilet tents – Ladies and Gents

Dining Tent

Dining Table




Kitchen team

Radio Walkie Talkie for Communication

Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide

Medical Kit

Oxygen Cylinders

Crampons and Gaiters

What is Not Include In This Trek?

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included

Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included

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