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
Macrocosmic Views in Himalayas in Pangarchulla Peak
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.
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
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
Altitude we are going to cover in Pangarchulla Peak
Joshimath (6152 Meters)
Dhak – 6956 feet
Guling camp – 9832 feet
Jangal camp – 11,102 feet
Kuari pass Summit – 12516 feet
Pangarchulla peak – 15096 feet
Key Points of Pangarchulla Peak
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 of 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)