Attractions: Kirti Stambha, Meru, Jogin Glaciers
Grade:- High Altitude- Hard Trek
The Khatling glacier is
a lateral glacier, at the source of the river Bhilangana. Sahasratal
and Masartal are on the west and east of it respectively.
The valley-of-flowers-trek.html of Bhilangana affords a panoramic view of snow capped
peaks and hanging glaciers. Jogin group, Kirtistambha and Meru
are sublime and magnificent. The entire trek passes through thick
forests and beautiful lush green meadows in the beginning. Later,
it crosses two passes above 17,000 ft. and negotiates glaciers
moraines and a snow patch.
Day 1) Arrive Delhi
On arrival met at the airport and transfer to the hotel. O/N stay at Hotel.
Day 2) Delhi Rishikesh (230 kms/6-7hrs)
Morning after breakfast drive (227 km) to reach Rishikesh. Stop at Haridwar for sightseeing of Ganga Ghats & Temples then proceed to Rishikesh. Arrive & check in at the hotel. Evening free in Rishikesh. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 3) Rishikesh Uttarkashi (170 kms/ 4-5 hrs)
Morning after breakfast proceed for Uttarkashi (1150 mts), which takes 5-6 hrs. Upon arrival check-in at Shikhar Nature Resort. After lunch visit NIM (Nehru Institute of Mountaineering) Institute & Museum.
Day 4) Uttarkashi Malla (25 kms) Sillachhan (9 kms/6 hrs)
In the morning after breakfast drive 25 kms to Malla and from here 9 kms trek to Sillachhan with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.
5) Sillachhan (2040 mts/6692 ft) -Kushkalyani (11 kms/6 hrs)
In the morning after breakfast trek to Kushkalyani with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight in camp.
Day 6) Kushkalyani Kyarki Khal (4077 mts/13373 ft) (14 kms/6 hrs)
Morning after breakfast trek to Kyarki Khal via lush green meadows, waterfalls and much more. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.
7) Kyarki Parital (18 kms/7 hrs)
In the morning we will trek to Parital via a Kyarki Bugyal. Dinner and overnight in Camp.
Day 8) Parital - Sahastral (5000 mts/16405 ft) (12 kms/6 hrs)
In the morning after breakfast trek to Sahasratal via Taddiudyar with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight in camp.
Day 9) Sahastral Kalyani (2683 mts/8800 ft) (16 kms/6 hrs)
In the morning trek to Kalyani with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight in camp
Day 10) Kalyani Kharsoli(2896 mts/9489 ft) (11 kms/5 hrs)
In the morning trek to Kharsoli via Biroda with pack lunch. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.Day 11: Kharsoli Tambakund (3413 mts/11195 mts) 8 kms/5 hrs. In the morning trek to Tambakund with pack lunch. Dinner and overnight in camp.
Day 11) Tambakund - Khatling Glacier (3717 mts/12192 ft) Tambakund
In the morning trek 3 kms trek to Khatling Glacier with packed lunch. In the afternoon, return trek to Tambakund. Dinner and overnight in camp.
12) Tambakund - Masar Tal (3675 mts/12054 ft) 6 kms/3 hrs)
In the morning trek to Masar Tal with packed lunch. Its a High Altitude lake. The place is rich in fauna. Here is a small camping place. Dinner and overnight in camp.
Day 13) Masar Tal Vasuki Tal (4135 mts/13563 ft) (15 kms/6 hrs)
In the morning trek to Vasuki Tal via Mayali pass (5400 mts) Painya Tal and Teental with packed lunch. This is a crystal clear pearl set in an unrivalled setting the Vasuki Tal Lake. From here the Vasuki Ganga starts which mingles with the Mandakini at Sonprayag. Dinner and overnight at Vasuki Tal in camp.
14) Vasuki Tal Kedarnath (8 kms/4 hrs)
In the morning trek down to Kedarnath with packed lunch. The temple is magnificent in its style and architecture and to construct such a temple at this height over one thousand years ago must have been quite a feat. It is the abode of Lord Shiva and one of the famous Jyotirlinga. Dinner and overnight stay in TRH/ guest house.
15) Kedarnath Gaurikund (14 kms/4 hrs) Rudraprayag (130 kms/4 hrs)
After breakfast trek down to Gaurikund with packed lunch. As per religious texts Goddess Parvati meditated here for a considerable time to win a consort in Lord Shiva, Gauri is another name of Parvati. Also a famous temple of Gauri is at Gaurikund. Further drive to Rudraprayag. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel/TRH.
Day 16) Rudraprayag Haridwar (160 kms/6 hrs)
In the morning take a holy dip in the confluence (Mandakini & Alaknanda River). After breakfast drive to Haridwar. On arrival check in to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
17) Haridwar Delhi (210 kms/5 hrs)
In the morning after breakfast drive to Delhi. Lunch enroute. On arrival at Delhi transfer to airport to catch your onwards flight.
Air-Nearest Airport is Jolly Grant 18 Kms. Rail-Nearest Rail head
is Rishikesh. 24 km is Haridwar and 45km Dehradun
Road-Well connected by motorable road, from Haridwar-24
km , Dehradun 45 km and New Delhi 225 km