Mt Kamet Expedition

25 Days - 24 Nights
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Description

Mt Kamet Expedition – Located in the Triangle

Mt Kamet Expedition is surprisingly located where India, Nepal, and Tibet meet in the Chamoli district of Garhwal Himalayas at an altitude of 7,756 m. The Mt Kamet Expedition is the second-highest mountain in Uttarakhand, India. Kamet appears like a huge shrine that is topped by an almost flat summit area with 2 peaks.

The base camp of Mt Kamet Expedition is Vasundhara Tal which is also the base camp of Mt. Abhigamin. Vasundra Tal is a large glacial lake that remains frozen and is extremely attractive. There are small lakes and ponds present nearby in this region.

Mt. Kamet Expedition

Mt Kamet Expedition – Kang Med “Burning Mountain”

The Tibetans named Kamet “Kang Med” which means Burning Mountain because the sun rays falling on it makes it look extremely beautiful. It is located in a hidden region where accessibility is tough.

Mukut Parbat, Mana, and Gabin surround Mt Kamet Expedition and glaciers present there are Raikana Kamet glacier, West Kamet glacier and East Kamet glacier. The western one drains into Saraswati River and the Eastern one into Dhauliganga River.

Beautiful Mountains in Mt Kamet Expedition

Why Choose Mt Kamet Expedition / Kamet Base Camp Trek

The trail leading to Mt Kamet Expedition takes you through beautiful and quaint villages like Niti which lies at an altitude of 3,450 m. It is the last village of the picturesque valley.

Vasundara Tal “The Basecamp” is much beautiful than other treks in Garhwal Himalayas.

The panorama view of towering peaks is outstanding because it is surrounded by the high Himalayan Mountains.

It is a great challenging trek for professional trekkers.

Campsite View of Mt. Kamet Expedition

Short Details  of Mt Kamet Expedition

Duration: 25 days (Dehradun to Dehradun)

Base Camp: Joshimath

Best Time: After the second week of May, June, September, and October

Level: Difficult and Challenging

Highest Point: (7,756 m)

Temperature: (5°C to 10°C) (-2°C to -15°C)

Starting point: Joshimath

Group Size: Minimum 4 and Maximum 10 people

Short Itinerary of Mt Kamet Expedition

Day 1 – Pick up to you from Dehradun  Drive to Joshimath (293 km) (9/10 Hours) overnight stay hotel

Day 2 – Joshimath to Malari

Day 3 – Malari to Niti Village

Day 4 – Niti Village to Shepuk Kharak

Day 5 – Shepuk Kharak to Vasundra Tal (Basecamp)

Day 6 to Day 21 – Basecamp to 5 Higher Camps, Summit Attempt and back to Basecamp

Day 22 – Base Camp to Niti Village

Day 23 – Niti Village to Malari

Day 24 – Malari to Joshimath

Day 25 – Joshimath to Dehradun

 

Key Points about Kamet Peak Expedition

– Level:  Difficult (so first-timers trekkers should avoid)

– For this expedition, it is important to follow the Guideline and Rule of the IMF. Without this, it will not be an expedition

– Proper conditioning & training of body required

– Group size minimum of 03 maximum of 10 people

– Need proper Expedition gear & clothing for sub-zero temperatures?

– Shoes are the single most important equipment

– High Altitude requires proper acclimatization

– Post monsoon or pre-monsoon is the best time. During rains the region is prone to landslides

– Phones don’t work on the trek, we are provide to you Radio Walkie Talkie for Communication

– Beautiful landscape so carry good photo gear (I couldn’t carry my best equipment)

– Travel light (my backpack was heavy at about 12 kg to 15 Kg )

– Keep an extra day in your itinerary for attempt to summit account for bad weather

– If you choose Good and local trekking company Himalayan Hikers than it is better for you because Himalayan Hikers is local company our mission is safe treks, growth of locals. Some groups come with us for the Expedition, like the N.C.C Group, NaviForce, Armyforce, Ets

– Alcohol and smoking is not allowed in during the Expedition

1

Day1 : Dehradun to Joshimath

The vehicle will be arranged from Dehradun Railway Station and the departure time is 6:30 am. The journey is a picturesque one along the Alaknanda, Mandakini and Ganga Rivers.
Reaching Joshimath will take around 10 to 11 hours and arrangements will be made in a hotel or a guest house there.

2

Day2 : Joshimath to Malari

Have delicious breakfast in the morning and then get ready for a drive towards Malari. It is your campsite for today and lies 70 km away from the picturesque town that is “Joshimath”.
After drive and trekking, reach your campsite “Malari” which is at an altitude of 3153 m. afterwards, enjoy overnight stay in tents there.

3

Day3 : Malari to Niti Village

Today the trek is from Malari to Niti village and the most exciting thing is that it is the last village on trial at an altitude of 3,450 m. A police post is also present there.

Go through the valley and cross some steep ascents. The valley widens up ahead before reaching Niti village. Reach there and spend your night in tents after having sumptuous food.

4

Day4 : Niti Village to Shepuk Kharak

Wake up early, have breakfast and start trekking to Shepuk Kharak; your campsite for today. Pass some fields full of scree and keep ascending towards Shepuk Kharak.

It lies at an altitude of 4054 m. Reach there and comfortably spend your night in tents.

5

Day5 : Shepuk Kharak to Vasundra Tal (Basecamp)

Vasundra Tal is the base camp of Kamet and today you will be trekking to the base. So, start early and head to your campsite. Cross the moraine section and step onto the glacier.
The Vasundra Tal is a large glacial lake that remains frozen and is extremely attractive. There are small lakes and ponds present nearby in this region. Find a good place to pitch your tents and retire for the night comfortably.

6

Day6 to Day 21 : Basecamp to 5 Higher Camps, Summit Attempt and back to Basecamp

Post breakfast, leave for Niti village. Start the day early because the distance is long and isn’t easy.

Reach the village and spend your night here comfortably.

22

Day22 : Base Camp to Niti Village

Post breakfast, leave for Niti village. Start the day early because the distance is long and isn’t easy.
Reach the village and spend your night here comfortably.

23

Day23 : Niti Village to Malari

Wake up at beautiful Niti village and after having healthy breakfast get ready to trek down to Malari. Pass through the picturesque valley and keep descending to Malari.

24

Day24 : Malari to Joshimath

From Malari, Joshimath lies 70 km away. The vehicle will be arranged to reach there. Have breakfast at Malari and leave to the sacred town. Reach there and the arrangements will be made in a hotel.

If you want then explore the beautiful attractions of Joshimath.

25

Day25 : Joshimath to Dehradun

Today, you will be returning to Dehradun. Vehicle will be arranged and post breakfast you can leave. Have breakfast en route.

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

Sunglasses

Slippers

Woolen and Waterproof Gloves

Socks (Woolen and Regular)

Sunscreen

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)

ORS

Band aid

Cotton

Stretchable/Elastic bandage

Gauze

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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Items that is not included in the cost of tour price.
❌ Personal Insurance
❌ Personal toiletry Items
❌ Trekker carry your Photo ID , Adhar card , Passport , Visa , Medical certificate , Declaration from for entry at forest check posts on the trek it is very important

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