Kanari Khal Trek Exotic Beauty of Kanari Khal
Kanari Khal Trek lies in ‘Devbhoomi’ ‘Uttarakhand’. Standing high at an elevation of 4515 m, it is very close to the high Himalayan peaks. The naturally beautiful vicinity consist of; cascading waterfalls, gushing rivulets, dense forests, undulating meadows, number of wild flowers and small hamlets with amazing close mountain views.
Kanari Khal trek starts from Joshimath and ahead the trek is adventurous and thrilling. This would be a great trip for trekking enthusiasts and nature lovers.
A Great Alternative to Bagini Glaicer Trek
Kanari Khal Trek is a mixture in right amount which consist; beauty, adventure, thrill and challenges. It is less risky than Bagini Glaicer Trek, there the weather is unpredictable and the terrains are dangerous.
Highlights of Kanari Khal Trek
Camping at Dronagiri and spotting Dunagiri looming in the background.
Go through dense forests and blooming meadows with hundreds of blossoming wildflowers.
Get fascinating views of snow cladded peaks – Hathi Parvat, Ghori Parvat and distant views of Bagini Nala and Rishi Peak.
From Bagini Base camp witness majestic sight of Rishi peak, Satminal, Hardeol and other high Himalayan peaks totally covered in snow.
Kanari Khal top offers spell binding sight of Dunagiri and other Himalayan peaks with Nandi Kund Pass.
Key Points of Kanari Khal Trek
Level: Moderate to Difficult
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.
The backpack should not exceed 10kgs.
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Duration –8 Days (Dehradun to Dehradun)
Best Season – May, June, Sep and Oct
Level –Moderate to Difficult
Highest Point – 4515 m
Weather – Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season.
Summer temperature – (2°C to 10°C)
Starting point – Dehradun
Short Itinerary Kanari Khal Trek
Day 1 – Dehradun to Joshimath (256 km) (10/12 hours)
Day 2 – Drive from Joshimath to Jumma (45 km) and trek to Ruing village (2800 m) (3 km)
Day 3 – Ruin village to Dronagiri village (3610 m) (8 km)
Day 4 – Dronagiri village to Longatulli (3800 m) (6 km)
Day 5 – Longatulli to Garpak (3340 m) via Kanari Khal (4515 m)
Day 6 – Garpak to Jumma via Ruing (8 km)
Day 7 – Jumma to Joshimath
Day 8 – Joshimath to Dehradun (256 km) (10/12 hours)