Pangharchula Trek - 7 Days

Trip Facts

  • 18000
  • Chamoli District, Uttarakhand
  • 15200
  • Hard
  • Tent stay
  • 20
  • 14
  • 60

Overview

Pangarchulla is a small yet challenging trekking peak near Auli-Joshimath in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand. It is one of the challenging yet beautiful treks in Uttarakhand. The trek starts from a small village called Dhak near Auli and you go till Khulara, that serves as a base camp for Pangarchulla and Kuari Pass hikes. You will spend 3 nights here. The trail till base camp is dusty and rocky surrounded with pine and oak trees. Pangarchulla summit is at an altitude of 4,575 m while Kuari pass at 3,600 m. You will initially trek to Kuari Pass which will serve as an acclimatization hike before actual Pangarchulla Summit. Climbing Pangarchulla will certainly give you a real Summit like experience.

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Trek Schedule: 10th to 16th April 2022
Trek Fees: INR 18,000/- (Ex-Dehradun, Incl. of GST)

Register yourself by paying booking amount Rs.5,000 (Non-refundable) Book Now

GAF emphasizes on conducting the trek with utmost safety without compromising the fun level.

Cancellation Policy:

  1. If cancellation is made one month or more prior to the trek, we will refund 100% of the paid amount (excluding the booking amount)
  2. If cancellation is made 15 to 30 days prior to the trek, we will refund 50% of the paid amount (excluding the  booking amount)
  3. If the cancellation is made within 15 days prior to the trek, there will be no refund.

If the trek gets cancelled due to any any natural calamities like Uttarakhand floods, Nepal Earthquake, Covid-19 pandemic, we will refund the trek fees deducting actual expenses incurred depending on the stage of the trek.

Covid-19 Regulations:

  • You have to carry 2nd Vaccine certificate or RT-PCR negative report (not be older than 72 hours) while travelling to Uttarakhand. So, plan your travel accordingly.
  • For your return journey, if your destination requires RT-PCR negative report, plan your travel accordingly and keep minimum 1 day buffer to get tested.

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival at Dehradun and Drive to Joshimath/Auli

Pick up will be arranged at Dehradun Airport and you be driven to Joshimath which is about 220 kms and travel time will be 7-8 hrs. Breakfast and Lunch halt will be taken (Please note: breakfast and lunch will be at your own expense). Once you reach Joshimath, rooms will be allotted followed by dinner and trek orientation.

Day 2
Drive to Dhak Village and Trek to Gulling Campsite

Early morning breakfast will be served and drive to Dhak Village. Your trek start from here to Gulling Campsite. A gradual climb through dusty and rocky trails of about 3-4 hrs. Hot lunch will be served on the way or on arrival at Gulling Campsite. A very cozy and beautiful campsite. Enjoy the scenic views all around.

Day 3
Trek to Khulara Campsite

You will start your trek after breakfast and packed lunch will be handed to all the trekkers which you will have during the trek. Some section comprise of a steep climb and if you are lucky, you will have to negotiate snowy patches in between. A beautiful trek through dense pine and oak trees. Khulara is a vast campsite and you will come across many other trekkers also. Enjoy the evening under the sky.

Day 4
Trek to Kuari Pass and return to Khulara

Start early from Khulara campsite and head towards Kuari pass. You will now experience the beauty of high altitude as you climb. Kuari pass is located at around 3600 m. Spend some time and return to Khulara. You will have to take proper rest as next day will be a big day as you will attempt the summit of Pangarchulla 4575 m.

Day 5
Summit Pangarchulla and back to Khulara

The ‘Day’, where you will start really early at around 4 AM after breakfast and refreshments will be given to be used during the trek. A challenging 1200 m height gain to the summit will keep you on your toes all the time. Keep a steady pace and keep climbing. A knife ridge before the summit is the crux where your adrenaline will be at the peak. After summit head back to Khulara campsite.

Day 6
Trek to Dhak Village and Drive to Joshimath/Auli

You will start your return trek for Dhak village. You will skip gulling campsite and head straight to Dhak village. Pick up will be arranged at Dhak and you will be driven till Joshimath/Auli. Enjoy your evening in cozy rooms after a challenging trek to Pangarchulla.

Trek Cost - Rs. 18,000 (Inclusive of GST)

Cost Includes

  • 1. Travel from Dehradun to Joshimath/Auli on Day 1
  • 2. Travel from Joshimath/Auli to Dehradun on Day 7
  • 3. Meals - Dinner on Day 1 to Breakfast on Day 7
  • 4. Accommodation on sharing basis in campsite / guest house in Joshimath/Auli
  • 5. Tent stay during trek on sharing basis
  • 6. Meals during trek (All veg meals)
  • 7. Sleeping bag and fleece liner, tent, mattress, gaiters, micro-spikes (for snowy conditions)
  • 8. Services of qualified instructors/ guides, cook, kitchen helper and mules to carry
  • 9. camping equipment.
  • 10. First Aid
  • 11. GST at actual (Current rate 5%)

Cost Excludes

  • 1. Any transportation charges or transfers which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • 2. Meals during travel (Day 1 and Day 7)
  • 3. Any extra meals / beverages other than includes
  • 4. Any additional activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • 5. Early arrival or late departure at Dehradun
  • 6. Any accidental, emergency, travel or medical Insurance.
  • 7. The Personal porter / horses for carrying of individual kit or baggage
  • 8. Tip to guides and porters

Fill the online registration form here – Enrollment Form

Step 1>> Booking Amount
Register yourself by paying booking amount Rs.5,000 (Non-refundable)

Step 2>> Medical Form
Print and submit the Medical declaration Form Download

Step 3>>Indemnity Bond
FOR ADULTS – Print and submit the notarized indemnity bond Download
FOR MINORS – Print and submit the notarized indemnity bond Download

Step 4>> Balance Payment of your trek

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Bank Name:  HDFC Bank, FC Road Branch
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Pangharchula Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 18000
  • Chamoli District, Uttarakhand
  • 15200
  • Hard
  • Tent stay
  • 20
  • 14
  • 60