Pangarchulla Peak Trek

7 Days - 6 Nights
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Description

Pangarchulla peak A Demanding Traverse amid Towering Himalayas

Pangarchulla peak is at an elevation of 15,096 feet and is a 6 nights 7 days thrilling sojourn. On this trek you go through the pilgrimage sites of Uttarakhand. The trek starts and ends at Dhak village which is some kilometers away from the base camp “Joshimath market”. Pangarchulla peak is great in summers and thrilling in winters; this is a delight for adventure enthusiasts in the Himalayas

Pangarchulla peak is located in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand and it extends from 15096 feet, Trek – A beautiful mini peak near to Kauri Pass trek in Uttarakhand

Pangarchulla Peak Trek

Macrocosmic Views in Himalayas

The unbelievable views from Pangarchulla are the reason of its demand among avid trekkers. It is a part of Nada Devi Sanctuary so it offers excellent sight of Nanda Devi, Hathi Parbat, Ghori Parbat, Barmal, Chaukhamba peaks with many other snow- capped tall standing peaks.

You will witness changing sceneries on the Pangarchulla peak trek, the highly rich Flora and Fauna ends after starting of the snowline. In the starting there are abundant Oaks, Pines, Rhododendrons, Silver birch trees and further are snowfields and high ridges mountains.

Pangarchulla Peak Trek

About Base camp of Pangarchulla peak at Joshimath

It is a picturesque town in Chamoli at an altitude of 1875 m nestled amid high Himalayan peaks. It is the base camp of 10 above Himalayan treks and the gateway to famous pilgrim sites like Badrinath Dham and Hemkund sahib.

There is spirituality in the air because of the presence of ancient temples. It is home to one of the four “Math” “Atharva Veda” by Adi Shankar Acharya. Joshimath has tranquil charm away from the cacophony of cities.

The gushing rivers and silent streams with the cover of verdant green and the pious ancient temples in the area will surely lure you to come here again and again. Beautiful market

Pangarchulla Peak Trek

WHY TO CHOOSE PANGARCHULLA PEAK TREK?

Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Pangarchulla peak trek.

See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of by taxi 625 Km both side and on foot 46 km which is to be covered into 6 night 7 days.  Dehradun to Dehradun

Pangarchulla Peak is a high altitude Trek with Altitudes of 15096 feet

The Starting trail is moderate as compare to other treks this is 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 and mythology.

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

Pangarchulla Peak Tre

Altitude we are going to cover

Joshimath (6152 Meters)

Dhak – 6956 feet

Guling camp – 9832 feet

Jangal camp – 11,102 feet

Kuari pass Summit – 12516 feet

Pangarchulla peak – 15096 feet

Getting to Himalayan Hikers Base Camp Joshimath Hotel

Take the night train from Delhi to Dehradun.

(Special A/C train from New Delhi would be best)

You can reach Haridwar / Dehradun Railway Station around 5:00 am to 7:00 am, vehicles will be arranged and there you can meet our office member.

Note: – Himalayan Hikers arrange vehicles for you from Haridwar / Dehradun Railway Station Pickup and Drop Tempo

ATM Point & Mobile connectivity

ATM POINT: Joshimath has the last ATM point.

Mobile Connectivity

All networks will be available at Joshimath, BSNL, Vodafone and Airtel networks are available at Dhak village but you cannot depend on the signal strength. So finish all your important calls and work before starting of the trek.

Key Points Pangarchulla peak trek

Duration: – 6 Nights 7 Days

Base camp: – Joshimath

Summer Temperature: – Day (5°C to 15°C) Night (2° C to 8° C)

Winter Temperature: – Day (-2°C to -5° C) Night (-5°C to -12°C)

Pangarchulla peak -Altitude: – 15096 Feet

Best Time: – All years

Trek Level: – Moderate

Trek distance: – On foot 41 Km – By taxi 625 km

Group Size: – 20 people

Short Itinerary Pangarchulla peak Trek –

Day 1– Drive from Dehradun to Joshimath Altitude – Joshimath by taxi (256 Km) (10/11 Hours) (6,152 feet)

Day 2– Drive from Joshimath to Dhak by taxi (12 km) same day trek to Gulling top (05 km) (4/5 Hours) (Altitude –9,832 feet

Day 3– Trek from Gulling top to Jangal Camp (05 km) (3/4 Hours) Altitude – 11,072 feet

Day 4– Trek from Jangal camp to Kuari Pass via Khullara camp (4,264/13,989 feet) back to Jangal camp (07 km) (6/7 Hours)

Day 5– Trek from Jangal Camp to Pangarchulla peak summit (15096 feet (13 km) (7/8 Hours) back to camp

Day 6- Trek from Jangal camp to Dhak Road head (11 km) (5/6 Hours) same day drive to Joshimath by taxi (12km) (1/2 Hours)

Day 7– Drive from Joshimath to Haridwar via Rishikesh by taxi (258 km) (9/10 Hours)

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Day 1 : Pickup from Haridwar Railway Station and Drive to Joshimath (base camp) by taxi

Total distance – 257 km – 10/11 Hours journey

Mode of journey – By taxi

Altitude – Joshimath– 6152 feet

Night stay – Hotel – on twin share basis

Himalayan Hikers organizes transport for trekkers from Haridwar Railway Station in the morning which will leave for Sankri around 6:00 am to 7:00 am.

Today start your journey with team Himalayan Hikers from Haridwar,
The drive to Joshimath is 10/11 hours long, along the sacred rivers – Alaknanda, Mandakini and Ganga. Devprayag is en route at the confluence of river Bhagirathi and Alaknanda. This is beautiful place
The journey won’t get boring because there are sudden changes in the scenery as you go further.

Reach Joshimath base camp , relax in a hotel, in the evening you can explore nearby areas. Get back, have dinner and enjoy comfortable stay in the hotel.

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Day 2 : Drive Joshimath to Dhak by taxi (12km) same day trek to Gulling camp

Total distance – 17 km – 4/5 Hours journey

Mode of journey – By taxi -12 km – On foot – 5 Km

Altitude Gulling camp – 9,832 feet

Night Stay – our Camp – on twin share basis

Start early today and leave for Dhak village which is 12 km away from Joshimath, this is the starting point of Kuari Pass trek.

Start the ascent and on the trail some shepherded huts are visible. Then trek through the forests of Oak, Deodar and Rhododendrons. Dhauli Ganga River flows below near the Hydro power plant, now you are about to reach a village named “Tugasi” trekking here would be a relief because the trail is leveled.

Go further, reach a ridge and cross a descent to reach your campsite “Gulling”. It lies amid a forest and offers beautiful views of Chaukhamba peaks.

Set your tents here, have dinner and retire for the 1st night at our camp site

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Day 3 :Trek from Gulling top to Jangal Camp

Trek Distance – 05 km – 3/4 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot – 05 Km

Altitude – Jangal camp – 11072 feet

Night Stay – our Camp – on twin share basis

Today you have to ascent all the way to Jangal camp, after breakfast get yourself prepared and start heading towards the campsite. Trek through the rough terrain and beautiful vistas will not leave your side throughout the hike.

Enter the forest area with abundant trees of Pines, Oaks and Rhododendrons. Further find blooming flowers and snow with growth of Spruce and Silver Birch.

After a long trek reach Jangal camp, your campsite for today, it is a mesmerizing forest clearing surrounded by variety of trees. After setting up your camps explore the area and then settle for the night.

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Day 4 : Trek from Jangal camp to Kuari Pass via Khullara camp 13,989 feet) back to Jangal

Trek Distance – 07 km – 5/6 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot – 7 Km

Altitude – Jangal camp – 11072 feet

Night Stay – Camp site – on twin share basis

Today Wake up early and get ready to conquer the Kuari Top and Kuari Pass today.
Start your trek and when the altitude is gained, the tree line recedes. The ascent is steep but once your reach the ridge top the panorama views of Himalayan peaks will leave you spell bind and the efforts will be totally rewarding.

Stare at majestic Nanda Devi and Mt. Trishul. Now, go further and stand at Kuari Top with a sense of joy and happiness. Look around at every peak visible and praise its beauty.
Now, start descending and reach Kuari Pass, do not spend much time here because better views awaits you ahead!

Ahead lies Jhandi Top, climb to this top is moderate but the views are extremely amazing and better than Kuari Pass. Spend some time at the top in happiness of successfully completing the summit. Then descend to your campsite Khullara camp.

Khullara camp is a meadow and forest and your campsite for the day. Descend through forests and reach there. It offers clear views of Dronagiri and overnight stay same camp.

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Day 5 : Trek from Jangal Camp to Pangarchulla peak summit (15096 feet) back to Camp

Trek Distance – 13 km – 7/8 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot – 13 Km

Altitude –Pangarchulla peak – 15096 feet

Night Stay – our Camp – on twin share basis

Today Start early in the morning around 4:00 am. Carry enough water with you because ahead are no water sources. Initial trek involves climbing a ridge which can take up to half an hour. After this ridge climb you will be rewarded by the view of Pangarchulla peak (15096 feet) and other high rising peaks.

Ahead are levelled snow fields, now you will be needing ice axe to cut the thick snow and go further. Before you reach Pangarchulla base catch the delicious views of Hathi peak, Ghodi peak, Mana, Kamet and Chaukhamba peaks.

Reach the base and start steep ridge climb. Use your equipment for summit climb, this will be the most difficult part of the trek because of heavy winds. After this tough section come to the peaks top and face the Garhwal snow peaks shining in glory

The unbelievable views from Pangarchulla is the reason of its demand among avid trekkers. Now, start the descent to Jangal camp, it would take approximately 4 hours, be very careful while descending through ridges. Overnight stay at camp

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Day 6 : Trek from Jangal camp to Dhak Road head (11 km) (5/6 Hours) same day drive to Joshimath by taxi

Trek Distance –11 km – 5/6 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot – 11 Km

Night Stay – Hotel – on twin share basis

Retrace your steps from Jangal camp to Dhak and again go through quaint villages. Bid goodbye to the snow peaks promising them a Hello again.

Reach Dhak the starting and end point of the trek. From here vehicle will be arranged to get back to Joshimath. The arrangements will be made in a guest house or a hotel there.

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Day 7 : Drive from Joshimath to Haridwar via Rishikesh by taxi

Trek Distance –258 km – 9/10 Hours journey

Mode of journey – By taxi

Today last breakfast with Himalayan Hikers After breakfast leave early 6 am, have your lunch en route and you can reach Haridwar evening 5 to 6 Pm.

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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What is Included In This Trek?

Transport

Forest Permit and entrance fee

Accommodation in Hotel Joshimath

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

Mattress

Liner

Pillow

Separate Toilet tents – Ladies and Gents

Dining Tent

Dining Table

Porters

Helper

Mules

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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