Pangarchulla Peak - Moderate - 4575 m
Spring is the best time to trek through to the Pangarchulla peak. Low altitude peak, Pangarchulla peak is good introductory climb for novice trekkers. The amazing views of the surrounding snow capped high mountains makes it popular destination. Trip to Pangarchulla peak offers less challenges with loads of photo opportunities of the panoramic views.

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Pangarchulla Peak - Moderate - 4575 m
Spring is the best time to trek through to the Pangarchulla peak. Low altitude peak, Pangarchulla peak is good introductory climb for novice trekkers. The amazing views of the surrounding snow capped high mountains makes it popular destination. Trip to Pangarchulla peak offers less challenges with loads of photo opportunities of the panoramic views.

Pangarchulla is a gorgeous mountaineering destination in the spring when the snow has accumulated after winters. It is a simple low elevation peak and serves as a perfect firt climb for amateurs. Trekkers can experience the crispy morning snow with astounding visions of the high mountains. As you trek further you come across woods of oak and rhododendron to reach meadows of Gorson. From here the path climbs down from steep ravines to the woods where you can camp by Tali, a miniscule water body. More on the moderate side, this trek is for the undemanding. Also the trek offers good chances to take pictures as it is covered with breath taking landscapes of majestic peaks of several famed peaks including Nanda Devi. This trek extends on a reasonable gradient on the north face of the mountain slopes with extraordinary views of the high mountains. Take a short trek, which will take you to the advanced base camp. Enjoy tenting and campfire in the Himalayan panorama! Thereafter, trek down to Tapovan, where the trek ends.

Pangarchulla Peak in April 2015
 

Major attractions:

Nanda Devi temple: Very old temple is made with stones. This 18th century temple is set in Almora. It is dedicated to Goddess Nanda Devi, the supporter goddess of the Chand rajas. Nanda Devi is the only souvenir which survives today. During the month of September, the fair is held in Almora.

Tapovan: All tourists like to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, to a tranquil ambiance. Tapovan is the place where you can trail with nature. Here you will be stopped by the majestic view of the places around. The clear and exciting and breath taking sight of rising sun can be seen.

Pangarchulla Climb

Maximum Altitude : 4575- Mtrs
Best Time to visit : Mar- June
Grade : Moderate Trek
Duration : (09 days/08 nights)

Pangarchulla becomes a beautiful climbing objective in the spring after having accumulated all the winter snow. An easy low peak which gives a good feel of a climb-plodding the crisp morning snow with amazing views of high mountains. This trip offers enough challenge and loads of opportunity to click photographs.

Day 01- Delhi – Rishikesh – 238 Kms( Drive 6/7 Hrs)
Arrive Rishikesh. Transfer to Hotel. overnight  Hotel.

Day 02– Drive to  Joshimath. 274 Kms. (9 hrs)
Dinner and OVERNIGHT at the Hotel in, Joshimath.

Day 03: Joshimath - Tali (3310m) 5-6 hrs
Take the cable car up to the ski slopes of Auli (2750m). From Auli one gets to see a distinct profile of Nanda Devi at the head of the sanctuary. The walk takes one through the forests of oak and rhododendron to reach meadows of Gorson. From here the trail descends steepily down to the forest and we camp by a small water body at Tali. Overnight at Camp.

Day 04: Tali to Khulara (3395m) via the Kuari Pass 5-6 hrs
Today the trail ascends the ridge above Tali and cairns marks our track. Just below the pass, the trail leads through a large meadow affording spectacular views of the Himalayas. North of Joshimath is the Chaukhamba range, Nilkanth (6596m) and Narayan Parbat (5965m), while Mana peak (7272m),Kamet (7756m) and Abi Gamin (7355m) extend to the Tibetan border. In the middle foreground, the main Himalayan chain in the vicinity of the Bhyundar valley and Hem Kund includes Nilgiri Parbat (6474m), Rataban (6166m), Ghori Parbat (6708m) and Hathi Parbat (6727m). Dunagairi (7066m) dominates the peaks to the north of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary. The Kuari pass (3840m) is by no means demanding – we have our lunch here and then descend an hour to the base camp at Khulara.

Day 05 : Climb to Pangarchulla peak.
Wake up early to be up on the summit to see the sunrise on wide Himalayan panorama. Loads of opportunity to click photographs! The walk up to the summit would take a couple of hours and we descend to be in time for hot lunch at base camp. Evening is complemented by bonfire and dinner. Back to Camp at Khulara

Day 06: Khulara – Tapovan (1905m) 4-5 hrs and drive to Joshimath
The last day of the climb is all the way down to the Tapovan. It’s about 1 hours drive from here to the comforts of The Chardham Camp, Joshimath.

Day 07 : Joshimath –  Rishikesh Drive. Drive to Rishikesh.

Option to stay at river beach camp on Ganges and next day rafting trips.


Day 08 - Drive to Delhi. leave for onward journey.

Cost for the above trip : ::

Standard packages : Rs.20000 per person Deluxe packages : Rs.24000 per person

COSTS include:  Road transportation from Haridwar to Haridwar by car, train from Delhi to Haridwar and back to Delhi. Accommodation in Medium Class Hotels (where applicable) on a twin sharing basis, all Meals,  tents  on twin share basis, cooking tent and utensils, table and chairs, permits and entrance fees, English speaking guide, cooks and porters/mules. We serve variety of food on our trips which includes Indian, western and Chinese.  

COSTS exclude:  Accommodation in Rishikesh/Haridwar, Personal Insurance, all alcoholic beverages and Expenses of personal nature. 

Option Two ::---->

Climbing The Pangarchulla Peak From Haridwar to Haridwar (Joshimath to Joshimath 4days Trek)

Climbing lofty mountains is a perfect way to experience adventure during the summer season. From green meadows to snow-filled peaks, climbers have the chance to capture the blessed beauty of Mother Nature. If you are an adventure enthusiast and want to satiate your desire for mountain climbing, then consider Pangarchulla peak in Uttaranchal. It measures an altitude of 4575 m above the sea level and stands as an ideal climbing destination for novices.

Day 01: Drive Haridwar to Joshimath (1890m) 9 hrs
The drive take around 9 hours to reach Joshimath. Going past a few holy confluences and the road keeps ascending to the small township of Joshimath. Arrive in Joshimath.

Day 02: Joshimath to Gorson (3200m) To Tali (3300m)
Post breakfast drive 14kms to Auli. From Auli one gets to see a distinct profile of Nanda Devi at the head of the sanctuary. The walk takes one through the forests of oak and rhododendron to reach meadows of Gorson. Have lunch at Gorson Top later trek towards Tali. The trail climbs diagnolly up on the Gorson Bugyal and then descends steepily down to the forest. We camp a little ahead of a small water body at Tali. Overnight Camp.

Day 03: Tali to Khulara (3395m) via the Kuari Pass 5-6 hrs
Today the trail ascends the ridge above Tali and cairns marks our track. Just below the pass, the trail leads through a large meadow affording spectacular views of the Himalayas. North of Joshimath is the Chaukhamba range, Nilkanth (6596m) and Narayan Parbat (5965m), while Mana peak (7272m),Kamet (7756m) and Abi Gamin (7355m) extend to the Tibetan border. In the middle foreground, the main Himalayan chain in the vicinity of the Bhyundar valley and Hem Kund includes Nilgiri Parbat (6474m), Rataban (6166m), Ghori Parbat (6708m) and Hathi Parbat (6727m). Dunagairi (7066m) dominates the peaks to the north of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary. The Kuari pass (3840m) is by no means demanding – we have our lunch here and then descent an hour to the base camp at Khulara.

Day 04: Khulara Base Camp – Advanced Base Camp (4000m) 3-4 hrs - Summit Pangarchulla Peak 3hours.
Have an early morning start. After breakfast move to base camp of Pangarchulla peak. Rest and continue climb to Summit. Most of the walk goes on a moderate gradient on the snow covered North face of the mountain slopes with great views of the high mountains on the. We Summit to see the sunrise on wide Himalayan panorama. Loads of photo opportunity ! The walk up to the summit would take a couple of hours. Lunch at Summit. Later we descend to be in time for hot evening tea at camp.

Day 05: Khulara – Tapovan (1905m) 4-5 hrs and drive to Joshimath.
The last day of the climb is all the way down to the Tapovan. It’s about 1 hours drive from here to the comforts of the hotel in Joshimath

Day 06: Drive to Haridwar Trip end up here.

Above Trip cost :: Private Trip ::- 18000 per head :: Group Departure 12000 Per Head X- Haridwar and 9000 X Joshimath

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