Pangarchulla Climb

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2024 - 23 - 30 Mar, 13 - 20 Apr | 08 Days

INR 70,200 + 5% GST

Single Supplement: INR 15,500 + 5% GST

Highest Altitude: 4000 M

Difficulty: DemandingHiking and trekking to elevations exceeding 4000-5000 meters, away from vehicular access, over multiple days. Encompasses demanding whitewater with Class IV rapids.

Group Size: 8-16 persons

Pangarchulla becomes a beautiful climbing objective in the spring after having accumulated snow over the winter.  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 a challenge and loads of photo opportunities. Just perfect for anyone trying to wet their feet with their first Himalayan Summit. 

Pangarchulla Trek

DAYS 1-2

  • Day 1: Dehradun Airport – Pipalkoti (1560 M)

Fly in to the Jolly Grant Airport by 10AM. Board waiting vehicles to be driven straight to Pipalkoti (7 hrs drive). The drive takes one into the rugged countryside of the Garhwal along the Alaknanda River. Drive past a few holy confluences, and break for the night at a basic transit hotel in Pipalkoti.

  • Day 2: Pipalkoti – Guling (2000 M)

Post breakfast drive 55 kms to Guling, one gets to see a distinct profile of Nanda Devi at the head of the sanctuary. The walk takes you through old forests of oak and rhododendron to reach the picturesque meadows of Guling. We camp at Guling, and go for afternoon walk to explore the vast meadows.

DAYS 3-5

  • Day 3: Guling – Khulara (2400 M)

Have a relaxed start. Post breakfast carry on towards Khulara. The trail climbs diagonally up on the & then traverses down to the forest. Wide meadows with golden to bright green grass cover to cross in the summer that turns into rolling snowfields in the winter.

  • Day 4: Khulara – Acclimatization (2400 M)

Rest day in Khulara. It is a massively open ground where the view of the peaks opens up further to accommodate many more mountains. The sunset here is absolutely awe-inspiring – like a conversation between the sun and the skies with slightest movement of the sun changing the colour of the skies and the mountains.

  • Day 5: Khulara Base Camp – Advance Base Camp (4000 M)

Have an easy start. After breakfast get ready in your climbing gear and start plodding up towards the high camp. Most of the walk goes on a moderate gradient on the snow covered North face with great views of the high mountains. A short traverse will bring us to the advanced base camp.

DAYS 6-8

  • Day 6: Adv Base Camp – Summit – Khulara Base Camp (3395 M)

Wake up early to be up on the summit to see the sunrise on a wide Himalayan panorama. The walk up to the summit at 4575m would take a couple of hours and we descend to be in time for hot lunch at base camp. Evening party!

  • Day 7: Khulara – Tapovan – Pipalkoti (1330 M)

The last day of the trip is a descent all the way down to Tapovan. It’s about a 3 hour drive from here to the comforts of the hotel in Pipalkoti.

  • Day 8: Pipalkoti – Dehradun Arport

After an early morning breakfast set out for the long 7 hr drive to reach Dehradun Airport in the evening. Trip ends!

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  • All arrangements for staying and camping while on trip
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in tents / hotel
  • All meals as mentioned in itinerary & safe drinking water
  • All trekking arrangements with India’s most experienced guiding team, camp staff and cooks
  • Porterage upto 15kg/person
  • Peak fee / sanctuary fee / royalty / permits where applicable
  • Sleeping bag
  • Flights not included in the above-mentioned cost
  • Any transfers or meals outside of itinerary
  • Bottled water
  • Items of personal clothing
  • Expenses of any personal nature (laundry / phone calls / alcohol / cigarettes / insurance / camera fee / etc.)
  • Any expense incurred due to force of nature such as landslides, bad weather or reasons beyond our control
  • Tips & gratuities (we recommend 5-10% of your trip cost- to be distributed among the team) – personal choice
  • Travel & cancellation insurance


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