Eco Friendly Tourism
Nanda Devi Trekking
You can follow old paths still taken by shepherds and very well maintained, cross several passes linking the Ram and Gauri Ganga valleys from where you can make a detour to the glorious Milam glacier. The paths are ancient trade routes connecting Tibet and India. The Indo-Tibetan Border Police still maintain an outpost in Milam. Few trekkers come here and most of the forest is National Reserve, so this region remains beautiful, unswayed and unspoilt.

Nanda Devi Trekking You can enjoy Himalayan birds and mammals watching. The view of Potting glacier, Milam glacier, the stretch of Alpine meadows, sporadic views of majestic Himalayan cliffs - all will be terrific. You can even witness the sedating charm of river Saryu, Ramganga valley and Goriganga. You can chaffer with the villagers adjoining these areas to understand the human - animal affiliation, crop depredation and their dependency on the forests.

Trekking in Nanda DeviBe a bit prepared and enjoy your trekking by keeping petty things in mind. Carry your clothing according to the needs of weather. Your clothing should comprise of a few of these articles. A wide brimmed hat (cloth/felt) balaclava/ski cap, scarf, T-shirts, Long-sleeved shirts, fleece jacket/warm jumper, fleece trousers, trekking pants, pajamas, shorts, socks/stockings, trekking shoes, light trainers, sandals, sunglasses, sunscreen, water bottle, day sacks. Your trekking equipments can be sorted as things to wear on the trail, to carry in the day pack, to pack in the duffel bag. You can carry other accessories as camera and films, binoculars, umbrella and a repair kit.

It is advisable to identify the trek route and its difficulty level before commencement of your trekking. You should have a medical insurance to cover medical and personal accidents. Be respectful to the locales you meet on your trekking. It includes modest outfits, avoiding public display of of affection and wealth because the people you encounter with are of different socio-economic background. You should be well acquainted with proper mountaineering guidelines, high-altitude survival techniques, and first-aid techniques. Trekkers must refrain from burning wood for cooking at higher elevations.

Permit is not given to individual trekkers in Nanda Devi Sanctuary, Niti Ghati and Kalindi Khal in Chamoli, Uttarkashi districts and adjoining areas of Milam Glacier. You will need an inner line permit from the Government of India for Nanda Devi Inner Sanctuary. The Ministry of Home Affairs, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, and District Magistrates of the respective districts can grant such permits.

The Nanda Devi cirque is certainly one of the most illustrious regions in the Himalayan belt. It's beauty attracts many tourists. To feel the what is described one has to explore the terrain on his own. The charming scenic embellishments of nature are looking forward to be discovered by you. So pick up your rucksacks and get going to the destinations never explored before. Feel the enthusiasm of distant mountain cliffs, water falls, brooks and greenery allover........ The "Dev Bhumi" will coax you.

Goddess Nanda devi is one ofNanda Devi the holiest diety in Garhwal region, from the sea level height of the peak Nanda Devi is 7827 mtrs, it is the highest mountain of Garhwal, our trek via the magical lake of Roopkund and Kuari Pass. This trek will offer you to an opportunity to view the most famous mountains of Garhwal including, Kamet (7756 mtrs), which is the second highest peak of Garhwal, Abi Gamin (7355 m), Chowkhamba (7138 m), Trishul (7125 m), Nanda Ghunti (6309 m) ,Neel Kanth (6596 m) and many other marvolous cliffs will come a across and have an impressive ,unforgettable chance in our trek. This is the only trek from where we can mingle with lap of nature and get the blessing from Godesses Nanda Devi.

Destination: Delhi – Haridwar-Lohajung - Didina – Bedni Bugyal - Baguabasa - Roop Kund - Wan - Kukin Khal Pass - Sutol - Ramni- Jhenjipani - Sinyartoli – Dhakwani - Dhakwani - Tali via Kauri Pass - Auli - Rudraprayag.

Duration: 18 Night/19 Days.

Season: Mid April to November.

Grade: Modrate (SO-SO).

Day 01: Arrive Delhi
On arrival, assistance and transfer from airport to hotel.
Overnight: stay at Hotel.

Day 02: Delhi – Haridwar (210 Km/6 hrs)
On time departure transfer to Haridwar. Upon arrival at Haridwar, check in at hotel. Late evening you can visit the "HAR KI PAURI" to see the evening (Aarti )prayer ceremony at bank of Ganges.Overnight: stay at Hotel.

Day 03: Haridwar - Lohajung (285 kms / 9 hrs)
Early morning depart from Haridwar and drive to the small hamlet of Lohajung (2213 m), actually trek begins from here. Overnight: stay at small Lodge.

Day 04: Lohajung - Didina (2439 mts / 06 hrs walk)
LohajungEarly in the morning you will be met with our team of porters and we will set off on the first stage of our trek. We have a steady climb up to the Lohajang Col at 2590mtrs which we cross to reach the valley of the small Bedni Ganga. We descend on the north side of the pass down to the river before climbing back up to the little village of Didina (2438m), our camp will be there.
Overnight: saty in Tents.

Day 05: Didina – Bedni Bugyal
Today be ready to climb a steep trek through oak trees and large stands of bamboos up to Ali Bugyal. From here we would have chanace to enjoy the widest view of the Garhwal Himalayan peaks. Further continue trekking through thick forests as far as Bedni Bugyal (Bugyal means area of Green Grass land or patch of meadow in the local Garhwali dialect). Very occasionally the brown Himalayan bear can be encountered on this section of the trail, from Bedni Bugyal we have an excellent view of the various summits of Trisul (7120mtrs) and the peaks of the north of Garhwal region. Bedini Bugyal is a charming green meadow adorned with a myriad of colourful flowers. Don't mis a chnace of a lake , which is situated in the middle of the meadow and means for Hindu pilgrims , they come to bathe and visit nearby temple.
Overnight: stay in Tents.

Day 06: Bedni Buggyal
Full day rest at Bedni Bugyal for acclimatization.
Overnight: stay in Tent.

Day 07: Bedni Bugyal - Baguabasa (4100 mtrs)
After 3 hours of gradual climb up, uninterrupted views of Trisul range and Nanda Ghunti can be appreciated. The trail crosses a hump to reach Bistola and then climbs up to Baguabasa, an improvised stone shelterthat is generally used by local pilgrims during there visit to nanda devi.
Overnight:stay in Tent.

Day 08: Baguabasa - Roop Kund (5029 m) and back to Baguabasa
Roop KundBreath taking views of Trisul and the mountains around the valley. An arduous and spectacular trek for about 03 hours gets us to Roop Kund (magistical lake), a holy lake surrounded by glaciers and sky touching high peaks and situated on the outer rim of the Nanda Devi BirdsSanctuary. This is the part of second logest trekking route ( 180kms/19days) in the world, in every span of 12 years thousands of devout pilgrims, carrying a golden idol of the goddess Nanda Devi, undertake a difficult trek to this holy lake from Nauti village, near Gwaldam/Karnaprayag.
Overnight: stay in Tents.

Day 09: Baguabasa - Wan (2450 m)
Today we will return trek to Badni Bugyal. The trek then makes a long,steep descent through a fine forest of firs and rhododendrons and across a beautiful clearing with much of the track being paved. After crossing a river, a short climb leads to the main valley, at the head of which is Wan.
Overnight:stay in Tents.

Day 10: Wan - Kukin Khal Pass (2900 m) - Sutol (2200 m)
Start your walk on past Latu's temple the path climbs gently up through magnificent cypress trees. After the pass the path drops down to broad meadows. The village of Kunol (2650 m) is set in an idyllic location with stunning views of the high peaks north side of Josimath. Above the village rhododendron trees remain in full bloom from april until end of June. Further down the trail is lined with orchids trees and luxuriant ferns as it passes through one of the finest mixed forests in Garhwal region.
Overnight:stay in Tents.

Day 11: Sutol - Ramni (1982m)
Today we traverses along the valley with a number of ups and downs and huge drops down to the river gorge below, through forests smelling of fir trees. After dropping to a river, crossed by a green girder footbridge there is a long steep climb to a little temple followed by a gradual climb through forest to emerge near farms and fields, on a ridge with amazing views of Trisul mountain. at Ramani, a fairly big village in this hemlet.
Overnight: Tent.

Day 12: Ramni- Jhenjipani (2015 Mt)
JhenjipaniToday we have to cover 12 km trek from Ramni to Jhenjipani. A good zigzagging track leads to open grassy grazing meadows. Snow peaks begin to emerge above the forest to the north. We then begin to climb steeply as the path moves diagonally through forests of rhododendrons, pines and holm oak with more pastures and shepherd huts.
Overnight:stay in Tent.

Day 13: Jhenjipani- Sinyartoli (2043 Mt)
Further 12 km trek from Jhenjipani to Sinyartoli. The trail carries on down past small farms, through woods, to the spectacular suspension bridge across the Brithi Ganga gorges. After a very steep climb the path is almost flat, passing through fine rhododendron forest, with many streams and waterfalls.
Overnight:stay in Tents.

Day 14: Sinyartoli – Dhakwani (3200 m)
Today we have to cover 10 km trek Sinyartoli to Dhakwani. This is notlong but spectacular day. The route starts a steep climb up into rhododendron forest, then descends gently to open meadows with views across to the Kauri Pass, and finally plunges down a very steep section to a river. From there a final climb brings us above thetree-line to large pastures. Overnight stay in Tent.

Day 15: Dhakwani - Tali via Kauri Pass (4268 Mt)
Further 12 km trek Dhakwani to Tali via Kauri Pass. The climb up to
the pass is made on a zigzag track to the top. From the pass the Himalayan summits seem to be arrayed before us in a stupendous arch.
It is often said that this is the points from where one can capture the greatest mountain views in the world.
Overnight in Tents.

Day 16: Tali - Auli (2519 Mt) – Drive Rudraprayag
Further 14 km trek from Tali to Auli Bugyaal (a popular place for
winter sports,skiing zone in himalay ). Arrive Auli and after spending sometime there, you will be driven to Rudraprayag.
Overnight: Hotel Balbeer Palace.
Day 17: Rudraprayag – Haridwar (178Km / 6-1/2 hrs)
Breakfast at hotel, and drive to Haridwar. Upon arrival at Haridwar.check in at hotel,Overnight: at Hote.

Day 18: Haridwar – Delhi ( by surface or by train )
Morning transfer to the railway station to board the train to Delhi (Dep. Haridwar: 06:20 am, Arr.Delhi: 11:30 am). Upon arrival at Delhi timily transfer to the hotel followed by sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi.
Overnight:stay at hotel Hotel.

Day 19: Lv-Delhi
Departure transfer to International Airport for onword destination
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