Churdhar Trek

Churdhar Trek

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Churdhar trek lies in Himachal Pradesh near Chandigarh and Churdhar peak is the highest peak in the outer Himalayan range lying at an altitude of 3655 m.

Highest Peak in the Outer Himalayan Range

Churdhar trek lies in Himachal Pradesh near Chandigarh and Churdhar peak is the highest peak in the outer Himalayan range lying at an altitude of 3655 m.

This peak is also known as Churi-Chandni-Dhar. It is named after Shri Chureshwar or Shirgul Maharaj because locals believe that they lived here in ancient times.

George Everest’s Astronomical Readings

The Surveyor General of India “George Everest” in 1834 made astronomical readings and recorded some high Himalayan peaks from Churdhar. The highest peak of the world “Mount Everest” (8848 m) is also named after George Everest.

Fascinating Views

The views offered are unbelievable, such clear views are feast for the eyes. The Himalayan peaks visible are Kinner Kailash, Srikhand Mahadev, Kedarnath and Badrinath.

The other beautiful sights are of Shimla, Kufri, Chakrata, Kasauliand Sutlej River.

Key Points of Churdhar Trek

  • Level is Moderate
  • Proper conditioning & training of body required
  • Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature
  • Shoes are the single most important equipment
  • High Altitude requires proper acclimatization
  • Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup
  • Travel light
  • The backpack should not exceed 10 kg

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Trek Fee:Enquire Now

Duration: 3 Days (Chandigarh to Chandigarh)

temperatureTemperature: Day (25°C to 15°C) Night (18°C to 12°C)

altitudeAltitude: (3655M)

Best Time:May, June, Oct and November

Level: Moderate

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Overview

SHORT ITINERARY

Day 1– Chandigarh to Nauradhar (2175 m) (130 km) and trek to Jam Nallah (2855 m) (7 km)

Day 2– Jam Nallah to Churdhar peak (3655 m) (9 km) and return (9 km)

Day 3– Jam Nallah to Nauradhar (7 km) and drive to Chandigarh (130 km)

The trek package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this package?Items that are included in the cost of trek price.

✅ Forest Permit and entrance fee
✅ Transport Facility from Chandigarh to Chandigarh
✅ Accommodation in tents on twin share basis
✅ All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and dinner
✅ (All camping gears)
✅ High quality tents
✅ Sleeping bags
✅ Mattress
✅ Liner
✅ Pillow
✅ Separate Toilet tents – Ladies and Gents
✅ Dining Tent
✅ Dining Table
✅ Porters
✅ Helper
✅ Mules
✅ Kitchen team
✅ Radio Walkie Talkie for Communication
✅ Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide
✅ Medical Kit
✅ Oxygen Cylinders
✅ Crampons and Gaiters

What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

❌ Personal Insurance
❌Medical Certificate
❌Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit
❌On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included
❌Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included

NOTE :

Full payment confirms your booking

We serve three meals a day including snacks and soup. A variety of delectable and healthy food is provided which includes; Indian, Chinese and other Western meals. They are nutritious and keeps you fit and healthy on your trek.

  1. Day 1 Chandigarh to Nauradhar (2175 m) (130 km) and trek to Jam Nallah (2855 m) (7 km)

    The pickup will be from Chandigarh Bus Stand at 6:30 am. Leave for Nauradhar, this town is the starting point of Churdhar trek. The initial part is a steep ascent on the muddy terrain.

    Afterwards, climb gradually through pine forest until you reach Jam Nallah, your campsite for today. It is all surrounded by cedar and pine trees. Delicious snacks and food will be served then you can retire for the night.

  2. Day 2 Jam Nallah to Churdhar peak (3655 m) (9 km) and return (9 km)

    Start the day early because today is a long trekking day. Climb gradually for 5 km through forest cover and reach Teesri which lies at an altitude of 3250 m.

    At Teesri there are some shops along the ridge of mountain, it is the windiest place on this entire trek. After crossing Teesri, the treeline recedes. Now, 2 km trek will lead you to Chureshwar temple and the summit lies 1 km away from here.

    Reach the summit and get jaw dropping panorama views of high Himalayan peaks i.e. Kinner Kailash, Srikhand Mahadev, Kedarnath and Badrinath. After spending good time there descend towards the campsite and reach there by evening.

  3. Day 3 Jam Nallah to Nauradhar (7 km) and drive to Chandigarh (130 km)

    Post breakfast leave for Nauradhar by following the same route which you followed on Day 1. Reach Nauradhar and leave for Chandigarh in the arranged vehicle.

Things to Take

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

  • Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, driving license, voters ID, etc.)
  • Medical Certificate (first part to be filled by a doctor and second part by the trekker)
  • Risk Certificates

Trekkers must bring :

  • Strongly built hiking shoes, if you do not own a pair you can rent it from Sankri.
  • Sandals or slippers to wear in campsite
  • Thick woollen socks, it will keep your feet warm
  • Daily wear socks
  • Thermals are very important
  • 1 shirt, it should be long sleeved
  • Shirts and pants for campsite, should be warm
  • 1 raincoat or poncho
  • Jacket
  • Thick gloves
  • Trek pants
  • Cap and Balaclava (or a scarf)
  • Sun glasses
  • Sun tan lotion
  • Lip balm
  • Water bottle
  • Headlamp
  • Personal toiletry items

ATM Point & Mobile connectivity:-

ATM POINT: The last ATM point of this trek is Nauradhar.

Mobile Connectivity

The connectivity will be intermittent, so make sure you finish all your important work and calls before the trek.

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Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

We carry first aid kits but it’s necessary to carry a personal medical kit.

 

(Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

 

– Diamox – (prevents altitude sickness)

– Digene – (it cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

– Crocin Advance – (cures fever and headache)

– Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

– Disprin/Saradon – (cures headache)

– Avomine – (prevents motion sickness)

– Avil – (it treat allergies)

– Norflox TZ & Lomofrn – (prevents Diarrhoea)

– Ranitidine – (reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

– Volini/Moov spray – (for sprains)

– Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)

– ORS

– Band aid

– Cotton

– Stretchable/elastic bandage

– Gauze

 

Note-

 

– Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor in case you face any problem in your trek, take advice from Professional guide before taking any medicine.

– Drinking water is necessary during your trek, keep 1 litre of water bottle filled and drink it on proper interval of time, it is very important while hiking.

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Cancellation Policy?

- Make your booking one or two months prior in advance. If you cancel the trek due to any reason, it is mandatory to notify us. Cancellation charges will only be effective from the date we get your request to cancel the trek.

- If the trek gets cancelled from our side due to natural disaster,rainfall, heavy snowfall or any other reason then the refund will not be initiated but we will arrange another trek.

The cancellation charges are as follows –

(Bank charges deducted are not Refundable)

  • Up to 30 Days – 90% cost is Refundable
  • Between 21 to 30 Days – 50% cost is Refundable
  • Less than 20 Days – No Refund

(Refund is initiated within 7-8 business days)