Vijay Top Trek

6 Days - 5 Nights
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Description

Vijay Top Trek : Away From Hustle and Bustle

Vijay Top Trek is not known much by people but this trek has all the qualities which Kedarkantha Trek possesses. It lies at an elevation of 3878 meters in the famous Govind Wildlife Sanctuary of Uttarkashi district.

Therefore, it is the best hidden gem in the Himalayas. So, if you want to be away from the cacophony of cities and other groups of trekkers on the trek routes, then this winter choose “Vijay Top”.

Pure Bliss for Trekkers

This trek starts from Himari that lies in the Yamuna valley and is situated on the banks of the Tons River. Therefore, it remains busy by the hustle and bustle of trekkers.

Certainly, the changing trail and jungle walk will amaze you! During the trek witness magnificent views, explore untouched Remote Region of the Himalayas

Amazing Views

Excellent Views from the Summit of Vijay Top Trek

Kedarkantha (3800 m) and Vijay Top (3,878 m) are almost at the same height. Get awe struck by the cosmic views of Kedarkantha and other soaring peaks like Bandarpunch, Black Peak and Swargarohini (I) (II) (III).

In addition get jaw dropping sight of  Phulara Ridge, Baraadsar Range, Rupin and Supin valley, Kanasar Lake and Sarutal from the top.

beautiful mountains view

Go through Quaint Himalayan Villages in Vijay Top Trek

Pass through high altitude quaint Himalayan Villages and witness “Bhitri” the last village on the trail.

Moreover, the beautiful wooden houses have designer temples which flaunts the beautiful architecture.

The villagers cultivate their food and in addition, most of them have cows and goats, their simplicity and adjusting nature will leave you surprised by giving a want to know them more.

Wonderful snowy montains

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Level – Moderate (good for beginners)

During the trek, proper conditioning & training of body required

Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature

Shoes are the single most important equipment.

High Altitude requires proper acclimatization.

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

Travel head light

Beautiful Summit

Key Points of Vijay Top Trek

Duration: –5 Nights 6 Days from Dehradun to Dehradun

Base camp: – Khanyasni camp

Summer Temperature:- Day 5°C to 12°C) Night 2° C to 5° C

Vijay Top trek- Altitude: – 3800 Meters

Best Time: – All year

Trek Level: – Easy to Moderate

Trek distance: – On foot 34 Km – By taxi 454 km

Group Size: – minimum 5 people maximum 15 people

Altitude we are going to cover in Vijay Top Trek

Dehradun – 478 Meter

Khanyasni camp – 1878 Meter

Sarutal – 2000 – Meter

Badang camp – 2600 – Meter

Vijay Top – 3800 Meter

Short Itinerary of Vijay Top Trek

Day 1:Pickup to you from Dehradun railway station drive to Khanyasni camp (235 km) (9/10 Hours) (1878 Meter)

Day 2:Trek from Khanyasni camp to Sarutal camp (05 km) (3/4 Hours) (2000 Meter)

Day 3:Trek from Sarutal camp to Badang camp (08 km) (5/6 Hours) (2600 Meter)

Day 4:Trek from Badang camp to via Vijay Top (3800 Meter) back to camp (10 km) (6/7 Hours)

Day 5:Trek from Badang camp to Bhitri village (7 km) (4/5 Hours) same day drive to Sankri (33 km) over night stay hotel

Day 6:Drive from Sankri to Dehradun by taxi (210 km

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Day 1 : Pickup to you from Dehradun railway station drive to Khanyasni camp

Total distance 235 km – 9/10 Hours journey

Mode of journey – By taxi

Altitude – Khanyasni camp – 1878 Meter

Night stay – Our Campsite – on twin share basis

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

Dehradun is the capital of Uttarakhand and one of the most beautiful places in India. The main attraction of this place is Rajpur road go through it and get a glimpse of Dehradun’s beauty. Reach Mussoorie after an hour which is also known as “Queen of Hills”. People visit it heavily during vacations with their family and friends.

After half an hour, stop at kempty fall. Have breakfast there and witness people from different parts of the world. The break will be of maximum 1 hour. Ahead the peaks are visible and further you will come close to holy Yamuna River. If you want, then take a short break of 20 minutes and enjoy being around it.

Further you will cross the small markets of Nainbagh, Damta and Naugaon. Reach Purola around 1:30 pm and take a break there for lunch. After having lunch proceed to Sankri via Jarmola. From there the back of Kedarkantha is visible. Go through the picturesque zig zag road amid pine forest of Jarmola.

Reach Mori and after 1 hour you will come across a check post Naitwar, reaching the Khanyasni camp site you will enjoy the tea or snacks.

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Day 2 : Khanyasni camp to Sarutal camp

Total distance 08 km – 4/5 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude Sarutal camp – 2000 Meter

Night Stay – Our Campsite – on twin share basis

Post breakfast start your trek by following the right of river Rupin (1500 m) to Pujali and Bitri village. There are many apple orchards and fields at Bitri which lies at an altitude of 2000 m.
You can see traditional values and local life of the villagers. Wheat and cultivation of red rice is done here. Now, the trail takes you through dense pine forest from where Himachal Mountains will be visible and also Changsheel valley can be seen from the top of Bitri village.
We will setup our camps a kilometer further at a wide meadow “Sarutal”. After setting up the camps and having food retire for the night.

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Day 3 :Trek from Sarutal camp to Badang camp

Trek Distance  08 km – 5/6 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude – Badang camp – 2600 Meter

Night Stay – Our Camp site – on twin share basis

Have breakfast at the camp and then start you trek towards Badang camp . A high ridge divides the valley of Rupin and Supin valley which gives panorama views of the mountains.
Towards the north you can see peaks of Himachal with amusing views of a unique mountain with 4 peaks Swargarohini. Go through dense forest sections and gradually gain height. Rupin and Supin River are visible on the meandering course, you will come across streams on the way where you can take breaks.
Badang is a green wide meadow and a great camping spot. Setup your camps and retire for the night.

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Day 4 : Trek from Badang camp to via Vijay Top (3800 Meter) back to Badang camp

Trek Distance 12 km – 5/6 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude – Vijay top – 3800 Meter

Night Stay – Camp site – on twin share basis

Today you will be reaching Vijay Top by ascending all along the journey, there are no descends. In winters the trails get covered in snow and the ascend get difficult but the adventure gets doubled and traversing the summit gives more satisfaction.

The trek is through forest, go through the trails which not many have seen and are hidden. You can spot animals traces because this is home to a number of species. As you go higher the mountain views get clearer and the first glance of the summit will push you to climb for more enthralling views.

The climb to the top is moderate but some parts are challenging because of steep ascent and snow on trail. But, once you finally climb up the first thing which your eyes would notice are the 360 degree views of Kedarkantha (3800 m), Bandarpoonch, Black Peak, Swargarohini (I) (II) (III), Baraadsar Range, Phulara Ridge, Rupin and Supin valley, Kanasar Lakeand Sarutal.

Spend some at the top and be at peace, then start descending towards the wide meadow “Badang” where you camped last night. Reach there and get a chance to stay there one more night.

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Day 5 : Trek from Badang camp to Bhitri village (8 km) (4/5 Hours) same day drive to Sankri (33 km) over night stay hotel

Trek Distance – 08 km – 5/6 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude –Sankri – 1920 Meter

Night Stay – Our Hotel – on twin share basis

Do not miss to see the rising sun in such serene environment, have a cup of tea and let all the hostile things flow out and be totally at peace watching the pristine beauty. You will again notice Swargarohini, the beautiful mountain amongst all is staring at you with magnificent eyes.

Bid a warm goodbye to this place and head for Sarutal, again you are going to Bhitri village here. The trek is going to be descending till you reach the Tal, go through the forest sections and wide and small meadows. The beautiful sights will accompany you until you reach the Bitari road head.

When you reach Bhitri village, same day drive to Sankri market, relish the beauty of nature. Explore nearby places and then wait for delicious food to be served. After having dinner sleep comfortably in hotel

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Day 6 : Drive from Sankri to Dehradun by taxi

Total distance – 210 km – 8/9 Hours journey

Mode of journey – by taxi

Today – It is your last breakfast on this trek with Himalayan Hikers team. The certificates will be given and after some beautiful photos we will bid you all a goodbye from Sankri.

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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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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