Mayali Pass lies between Masar Tal and Vasuki Tal Himalaya
Mayali Pass is perched in the remote and isolated region of the Indian Himalayas and therefore, it stands upright at an altitude of 5300 meters. Explore the two glacial lakes Masar Tal and Vasuki Tal on this trek because it lies in between these sacred lakes and behind Kedarnath “Abode of Lord Shiva”. Moreover, this trek is a great escape for the trekker to explore the Himalayas in Uttarakhand.
In addition, the trail snakes its way behind Kedarnath through two passes i.e. Auden’s Col which is prominent for mountaineering and the other is the Mayali pass.
Explore the Adventure trails of Himalayas in Mayali pass
During the trek, explore the quaint Himalayan villages. Initiate the trek from Reeh; a picturesque hamlet girdled by pine forest and Rhododendron trees and further explore the last village on the trail which is about 10 kms away from Reeh. a heavenly solitude place Gangi, famous for its Garhwali culture.
Besides, pass through amusing Fauna and Flora of this region. It adds beauty to the trail with astounding view of Khatling glacier. Further, the route to Masartal is steep at a gradient of 65 degrees which is an aesthetic camping ground. Ahead traverse Mayali glacier and get surpassing views of high Himalayan peaks from Vasuki Tal Top.
A Moderate trek with Enticing Views in Mayali pass
Most importantly, Vasuki Tal or Masar Tal or Kedarnath part of Mayali pass accompanies you until you reach the celestial meadow, lakes, snow mountain other peaks visible from Mayali pass
The beginners should choose some easy level treks and avoid treks like Mayali pass.
However, if your fitness is good and you are capable enough then you can choose to taste its adventure.
Best Time to Do Mayali pass Trek ?
Mayali pass trek is a very beautiful and an uphill Difficult trek in the Uttarakhand Himalayas, The mayali pass Trek is great for those people who have a great passion for high altitude mountaineering or Difficult trek and consider it a special purpose in their life. mayali pass is such a trek where you get to see more than one Himalayan mountain range Ghuttu Ghansali.
We are the local people in uttarakhand, who are doing Mayali trek for years, we have every experience related to this trek.
The right time to do Mayali pass trek is from May 3st week to the last of June and then from the last of August to the 2nd week of October. every year
specially in the months of may, and June, snow is found in abundance here, which makes your trek very memorable and also a difficult after Masar tal .
Mayali pass trek in May to June ?
Mayali pass Trek Month in May and june gives a slightly different experience to Trekkers because in May you start getting snow Masrtal,
The Mayali pass trek starts from Ghuttu Ghansali in Uttarakhand, In May and June, you get a combination of both greenery and snow, which makes the trek very spectacular. The weather in May and June is quite good and trek friendly, which makes trekking a lot of fun.
During the day the temperature of Mayali pass trek is around ( 3°C to 8 °C and during the night the temperature comes down to -5 °C to -8 °C which is not easy trek
Views and treks in Mayali pass trek provide a lot of peace to the mind during the day, while you wake up from one wake to another, Mayali pass trek can always be one of the most close treks in your heart.
Mayali pass trek in September or October
it should never be taken as a joke and never put yourself in trouble, In the month of September or October this trek is very great snow becomes very solid after masar tal, Vasukital it is easy to walk on top of snow, at this time there is a lot of rock and mud and walk in base snow
But the beauty of the trek will not be lacking, the trek and nature adorn themselves with time and in different colors. Month of September and October are very good days to trek, at this time total greenery and at the end of October sometimes you can get to see live snow fall.
During the day the temperature of Mayali pass trek is around Day time 5°C to 12 °C and during the night the temperature comes down to -02 °C to – 05 °C which is very confirmable, At this time the weather here will be very good for you , At this time it is even safe to trek here and there is no rain.
How Difficult is Mayali pass Trek
Yes Mayali pass trek is Difficult trek , this trek comes in a Difficult level, Mayali pass is a uphill trek but if your fitness is good and you have it in your mind that I want to trek then you can do it absolutely. Where help is needed, our guides will support you, you just have to be strong and capable of the trek. One thing is that all you can do is to have courage and I myself am passionate.
Note :- Mayali pass trek should be done by those people who have experience of high altitude trek and are physically and mentally fit otherwise, this trek may be difficult for you. Before leaving, take care of experienced people, don’t make your life difficult.
Mayali pass trek safe for Beginners ?
No, No Mayali pass Trek is a not safe for beginners trekkers, if you are going with a good trekking team which you must know before booking yourself, It is important for you to know that the bow trekking organization with which we are going is right or not,
And if possible, trek with local trekking organization, you can do the same help all the time. then your trek can be very good and memorable
Do this trek only with those who have experienced Sherpa guides, porters, all Team and High altitude experienced
The minimum age required to trek Mayali pass is 25 years and maximum 55 years. The rest depends on your fitness .
Why to choose Mayali pass Trek?
Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing the Mayali pass trek.
First of all, the trekking distance is a total of by taxi 516 Km both sides and on foot 46 km which is to be covered into 8 days. Dehradun to Dehradun
Mayali pass trek is a high altitude mountain trek Altitudes is 5300 Meters
The Starting trail is moderate as compared to other treks this is a difficult trek. So this trek is not for beginners
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature?
You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, you can see pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surpassing through bona fide Garhwali culture.
I think Do spare time in Interaction with our local’s team, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology and our local cultures, this is good ideas for trekkers
Beautiful landscapes so carry proper photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 12 kg only.
Firstly, camping at Masar Tal and Vasuki Tal is bliss for trekkers.
Pass through the remote region of Indian Himalayas.
Escape from the hustle of trekker and tourists.
Get an astounding view of Mt. Thalay Sagar and Khatling glacier. Vasuki Tal , Kedarnath, etc
Why you should choose us ?
We’re here to give you the greatest experience possible through the eyes of highly skilled and qualified specialists who have a passion for adventure sports. We are community members attempting to promote our favorite adventure sports while also supporting local businesses. We, at Himalayan hikers, dedicate ourselves to providing you with an unforgettable experience.
Himalayan Hikers always make the trek from Trekkers memorable, I insist that you do not face any problem in any trek and you can always have a pleasant experience. Himalayan hikers 30 years old safest trekking team in Uttarakhand Himalaya
Weather conditions for mayali pass depend on the time of the year trekkers are travelling.
Months from May, June to September experience moderately good temperatures during the day with substantially colder nights accompanied,
What to pack for Mayali pass trek
Warm clothes, sleeves, wind shelter, comfortable clothing, and extra warm clothes so that you can enjoy trekking. A raincoat is the necessary
Footwear: A well-fitted trekking footwear shoes are highly recommended. If you wear an uncomfortable pair of shoes, your feet will be hurt.
Will there be electricity in Mayali Pass trek
Let me tell you that there is no electricity in the forest area of Mayali pass trek. Here we use Stobe Light and or Solar Light, candal light at the nights
If you come on this trek, then you should bring your own head light and your camera with full charge, if possible, it would be good to bring extra battery backup, and also bring the phone after full charge, today people most of the phone use the same
Note :- Day 1 Electricity available at Ghuttu village base Camp charge your all phone and camera here
Key Points of Mayali Pass Trek
Duration: – 9 Nights 10 Days – from Dehradun to Dehradun
Base camp: – Ghuttu Village
Summer Temperature: – Day (5°C to 8°C) Night (-2° C to -6° C)
Mayali pass- Altitude: – 5300 Meter
Best Time: – May, June, September, October
Trek Level: – Difficult
Trek distance: – On foot 75 Km – By taxi 478 km
Group Size: – 10 people
Short Itinerary of Mayali Pass Trek
Day 1- Pick up to you from Dehradun railway station – Drive to Ghuttu Village – 226 km) (9/10 Hours) (1578 Meter)
Day 2- Trek from Ghuttu to Reeh (10 km) (4/5 Hours) (2500 Meter)
Day 3- Trek from Reeh to Gangi (12 km) (5/6 Hours) (3100 Meter)
Day 4- Trek from Gangi to Kharsoli / Kalyani (15 km) (7/8 Hours) (3645 Meter)
Day 5- Trek from Kharsoli to Chowki (10 km) (4/5 Hours) (3978 Meter)
Day 6 –Trek from Chowki to Masar Tal (08 km) (4/5 Hours) (4139 Meter)
Day 7 –Rest Day for Acclimatization
Day 8- Trek from Masar Tal to Mayali pass (5300 Meter) and Descend to Vasuki Tal (12 km) (6/7 Hours)
Day 9 –Trek from Vasuki Tal to Kedarnath temple (08 km) (4/5 Hours) (3800 Meter) overnight stay hotel
Day 10 – Trek from Kedarnath to Gaurikund (14 km) (4/5 Hours) same day Drive to Dehradun/ Rishikesh
How to reach Dehradun for Mayali Pass trek
The easiest way to reach Dehradun is by flight, Direct flights are always available for Dehradun from Bangalore, Chennai , Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow, Pune, Kolkata, Gujrat, more
You can also easily reach Dehradun by train Via Delhi . Trains are available from all states India.
Train name is
- Nanda Devi Express -12205 ( New Delhi to Dehradun ) · Classes: 1A,2A,3A ·
- Trains from Dehradun DDN to Howrah Jn HWH DDN SPL 02327)
- Doon Express -13010
- Mussoorie Express -14041 ( Delhi S Rohilla to Dehradun )
- Dehradun Shatabdi Express, 12017
Himalayan Hikers will arrange transport for you to go from Dehradun to Ghuttu Village Camp
Mode of Transport is Tempo travelers and Bolero taxi, Swift taxi, more
Ghuttu Ghansali is our main base Camp office of Mayali pass, Masar tal,Panwali kantha trek, Khatling Glacier trek,
You can reach Dehradun from Delhi by a bus, board it from (Delhi) ISBT, Kashmiri Gate it is good if you are booking the seats.
(Reach ISBT between 5:30 am to 7:00 am and the vehicle will be arranged from there.)
Self-Certificate of Emergency Breakout
What we do during an emergency breakout in the Mayali trek Trekking?
Trekking in the Himalayas is not a cup of tea but it is a rewarding experience. However, it’s important to keep things in mind when it comes to Safety. One must know about the weather conditions, the altitude gain, fitness and other factors that can wreck your experience. In such adverse conditions, you are solely responsible for your wellbeing and act maturely.
Also Read About – Safety Tips For Safe Trekking.
Preparations before the Trek
You’ve to understand that treks are away from cities and medical help is not always easily available. So, if you are heading for an adventurous trekking trip, stick to certain trekking guidelines and tips. Following these simple tips will help make the trek more fun and experiential for you as well as your fellow trekkers.
These tips and guidelines cater to useful and requisite information about your fitness training, packing and health precautions to be taken before and during the trek.
- Firstly, when you start, target 5 km in 40 minutes
- Then gradually increase your pace by running at least 4 times a week. Then try to bring it down to 5 km in less than 37 minutes
- If you are a person who prefers cycling over running then your target must be 22 km means you should be able to cover 22 km in 60 minutes.
- Walking is a great exercise that gives great shape to your legs and your body. It helps in burning calories and cut down excess weight and strengthens the heart.
- Jogging is effective in increasing the human lifespan and makes your lungs stronger. It is an aerobic activity that requires a lot of oxygen. This is a great exercise for fighting obesity and staying healthy.
- Squats are the best form of functional exercises to improve stability. They also strengthen your legs, thighs, hips, and hamstring.
- Another great cardiovascular exercise is pushing your body upstairs after stairs. This is regarded as the best exercise for increasing strength and power
What we do during an emergency breakout in the Mayali Pass trek
First of all, the safety of trekkers is much more for us, if you see in the trek, then there are all the risks, which I do not think about.
Himalayan Hikers worry more about you that no one should ever have any problem in the trek.
What should we and you keep more safety in the trek
- Whenever you are going for any high altitude trek, it is very important that you go completely fit and ready.
- The trek is not difficult, if you make your feet and your mind calm and strong, you will find the trek very easy.
- While trekking, keep in mind that you are walking on the right route or not always with your guide.
- Most people look somewhere and where they are walking, this can cause twitching in your legs, which can ruin your entire trek.
- It is important to ask your doctor if you have any medical problems
- I should always keep my medical kit with me, it is very important.
- Himalayan Hikers always keep a medical kit with you, such as oxygen cylinders, Diamox ablate , medicine to be given in emergency on the trek and Technical equipment
- If any trekkers have any more problems, then they are brought back to the base camp by laying them in the stretcher.
- Our camp in Mayali pass trek around the 9,000 feet to 16,000 feet where you can not have any big problem of oxygen
- In case of any medical problem, the help of your guide or a well-informed trekkers should be taken
- If there is major health problems in mayali pass trek , then Nearest Hospital is in Srinagar which is about 96 Kms away from Mayali pass trek
- Along with the trek we keep getting acclimatization