Bandarpunch Expedition in the Uttarakhand Himalayas
Bandarpunch Expedition is very famous due to its size. It’s located Himalaya’s range of Uttarakhand.
Its look like tail of Monkey that is why it is called Bandarpunch .Bandarpunch captivates everyone. People also come from abroad for the summit of Bandarpunch .Bandarpunch is situated at a height of around 6312m above sea level.
To summit the Bandarpunch peak you must have knowledge and experience. People worship of this mountain in form of God Hanuman.
This Mountain is situated between Swargarohini and Kalanag Mountain range. Remote view it looks like a monkey is sitting. Major general Harold Williams summited of Bandarpunch in 1950 with group.
Bandarpunch peak Expedition Trail and starting point
The trek starts from Sukhi top which is en route to Gangotri, you can reach the base camp after two days hike and above base camp you will be camping at two alpine camps before traversing summit. Climbing gets tough between camp 1 and summit because of crevasses.
Bandarpunch Expedition lies in Uttarkashi of Garhwal Himalayas. This group of mountains has three peaks which rise higher than 6000 meters (Bandarpunch I) (6312 m), (Bandarpunch II) (6102 m), (Black Peak) (6387 m). This towering peak is visible from many other Treks in Uttarakhand.
It becomes first group to summit Bandarpunch with the help of famous Sherpa Mr. Tenjing, Norg Sargent, and Greenwood. It becomes also history. And even today people go for summit the Bandarpunch .To reach this Mountain you go through Uttarkashi, and Sukhitop
On the way you see meadows, forest. On the way of Bandarpunch You stay many camps than finally you will reach.
Summit Views in the Himalayas
Summit welcomes you with phenomenal views of Kinnaur, Jogin peaks, Thelu, Sudarshan Parbat, Chandra Parbat, Satopanth, Matri, Swetvaran, Gangotri group of peaks and Jaonli with many more Garhwal Mountains. Summit offers unparalleled views which cannot be easily found anywhere else.
Highlights of Bandarpunch Expedition
Level: – Technical, Difficult, or Challenging.
During the trek, proper conditioning & training of body is required.
In addition, need of proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature.
Furthermore, shoes are the single most important equipment.
High Altitude requires proper acclimatization.
Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup.
In addition, the backpack should not exceed 15 kg.
Alcohol and smoking is not allowed in during the Expedition
need to proper knowledge of technical claiming equipment
Key Points of Bandarpunch Expedition
Duration: – 15 Nights 16 Days – from Dehradun to Dehradun
Base camp: – Uttarkashi, Via Sukhi Top
Temperature: – Day (5°C to 8 °C) Night (-2° C to 6° C) Night (-2° C to -10° C, Above
Bandarpunch Peak Expedition – Altitude: – 6,312 Meter
Best Time: – After 2nd week of May, June, September, and October
Expedition Level: – Technical, Difficult, or Challenging
Group Size: – Need to Minimum Group sized 4 people maximum 10 people