Mayali Pass Trek

Mayali Pass

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Mayali Pass lies between Masar Tal and Vasuki Tal

Mayali Pass is perched in the remote and isolated region of the Indian Himalayas and therefore, it stands upright at an altitude of 5300 meters. Explore the two glacial lakes Masar Tal and Vasuki Tal on this trek because it lies in between these sacred lakes and behind Kedarnath “Abode of Lord Shiva. Moreover, this trek is a great escape for the trekker to explore the Himalayas in Uttarakhand.

In addition, the trail snakes its way behind Kedarnath through two passes i.e; Auden’s Col which is prominent for mountaineering and the other is the Mayali pass.

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Explore the Adventure trails and solitude Villages of Himalayas

During the trek, explore the quaint Himalayan villages. Initiate the trek from Reeh; a picturesque hamlet girdled by pine and Rhododendron trees and further explore the last village on the trail which is about 10 kms away from Reeh; a heavenly solitude place Gangi, famous for its Garhwali culture.

Besides, pass through amusing Fauna and Flora of this region. It adds beauty to the trail with astounding view of Khatling glacier. Further, the route to Masartal is steep at an gradient of 65 degrees which is an aesthetic camping ground. Ahead traverse Mayali glacier and get surpassing views of high Himalayan peaks from Vasuki Top.

 

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 Highlights of Mayali pass trek

  •  Firstly, camping at Masar Tal and Vasuki Tal is a bliss for trekkers.
  • Pass through the remote region of Indian Himalayas.
  • Escape from the hustle of trekker and tourists.
  • A great trek for adventure junkies.
  • Spot the variety of Flora and Fauna of this region.
  • Experience the immense Garhwali cultural civilization.
  • Get astounding view of Mt. Thalay Sagar and Khatling glacier.

 

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Key Points of Mayali Pass Trek

  • Level: Difficult
  • During the trek, proper conditioning & training of body is required
  • Need 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.
  • Besides, carry travel light
  • In addition, the backpack should not exceed 10 kg.

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Trek Fee: Rs.30000 Per Person (Includes GST and all costs of the Trek from Dehradun to Dehradun)

Duration: 11 Days

temperature Temperature:Day (2°C to 5°C) Night (-2°C to -5°C)

altitudeAltitude: (5300m)

Best Time:May, June, Sep and Mid Oct

Level: Difficult

temperature Temperature:Day (2°C to 5°C) Night (-2°C to -5°C)

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Overview

Short Itinerary

Day 1: Pickup from Dehradun Railway Station and Drive to Ghuttu 

Altitude – 1578 m/5177 ft

Distance – 226 km

Time taken – 8/9 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 2: Trek from Ghuttu to Reeh

Altitude – 2500 m/8202 ft

Distance – 1o km

Time taken – 4/5 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 3: Trek from Reeh to Gangi 

Altitude – 3100 m/10170 ft

Distance – 12 km

Time taken – 5/6 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 4: Trek from Gangi to Kharsoli through Kalyani 

Altitude – 3645 m/11958 ft

Distance – 15 km

Time taken – 6/7 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 5: Trek from Kharsoli to Chowki

Altitude – 3978 m/13051 ft

Distance – 1o km

Time taken – 4/5 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 6: Trek from Chowki to Masar Tal 

Altitude –4139 m/13579 ft

Distance – 8km

Time taken – 3/4 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 7: Acclimatization Day

Day 8: Trek from Masar Tal to Mayali Pass and descend to Vasuki Tal 

Altitude – Mayali Pass (5300 m/17388 ft) Vasuki Tal (4,978 m/16,332 feet)

Distance – 12 km

Time taken – 6/7 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 9: Trek from Vasuki Tal to Kedarnath 

Distance – 6 km

Time taken – 3/4 hours

Night stay – Hotel

Day 10: Trek from Kedarnath to Gauri Kund 

Distance – 14 km

Time taken – 4/5 hours

Night stay – Hotel

Day 11: Return from Gauri Kund to Dehradun 

Distance – 250 km

Time taken – 8/9 hours

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.

✅ Transport facility from Dehradun to Dehradun
✅ Forest Permit and entrance fee
✅ 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.
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  1. Day 1 Pickup from Dehradun Railway Station and Drive to Ghuttu 

    Altitude – 1578 m/5177 ft

    Distance – 226 km

    Time taken – 8/9 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Our pick up point is Dehradun Railway Station, we will arrange vehicles for you to reach Base camp Ghuttu which lies at an altitude of 1578 meters.

    Ghuttu is a small village located on the banks of River Bhilangana, it is Bhagirathi River’s major tributary and stream source of the sacred River Ganges.

    You would love the 8 to 9 hours journey to reach Ghuttu. Overnight stay will be in tents.

  2. Day 2 Trek from Ghuttu to Reeh

    Altitude – 2500 m/8202 ft

    Distance – 1o km

    Time taken – 4/5 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    The trek starts from a maintained road which is made by the villagers and is used by them frequently. Walk for two hours on the well-made route, the climb isn’t tough or steep but the body will need some time to get usual to trekking.

    After two hours of trek on the maintained route go through the dense forests of pine. Experience hiking along the River, today you can feel the beauty in abundance. The will be surprised by the variety of Flora, maximum of Bamboos and Rhododendrons are found in this region.

    Reeh is a village amidst greenery which is your campsite for today. The surroundings are ravishing and will make you stare at them. Setup the tents and then retire for the night.

  3. Day 3 Trek from Reeh to Gangi 

    Altitude – 3100 m/10170 ft

    Distance – 12 km

    Time taken – 5/6 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Gangi is the last village on the trail which is 12 km away from Reeh. This village is rich in Garhwali culture and the people wear traditional dresses, here you can explore the lifestyle of living in mountains in close proximity.

    Start the trek and head towards Gangi, there is a steep ascend after crossing it you can see huts belonging to shepherds. En route is Bhawani Mata’s temple worshiped by the locals, you can bow your head and move further.

    Now, walk through the magical wide meadows which are on the top of valley, the beguiling view of South Ghuttu and Panwali Kantha will fill your heart with joy. You have to cross the top of the ridge then you can reach campsite in 2 hours.

    As soon as you enter this village, you will see quaint houses and the rare architecture. The people will welcome you with a bright smile on their faces and you can know them closely by spending a night here.  In the evening go and talk to the villagers, setup the tents and after the meal retire for the night.

  4. Day 4 Day 4: Trek from Gangi to Kharsoli through Kalyani 

    Altitude – 3645 m/11958 ft

    Distance – 15 km

    Time taken – 6/7 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Ahead Gangi there is no civilization, after leaving this site head towards Kharsoli. Today go through areas prone to landslides, no need to worry the season you are visiting is safe.

    Reach Kalyani after ascending for short duration. It is amidst the mountains, you can see the embankment on another side. The lakes on the way are Bhimtal and Sahasratal.

    Kalyani can be used as the campsite but today’s campsite is Kharsoli which is still 10 km away from here. It is Bhilan Ganga’s confluence and a large meadow, pitch your tents here in middle of the meadow, sumptuous food will be served and overnight stay will be in tents.

  5. Day 5 Trek from Kharsoli to Chowki

    Altitude – 3978 m/13051 ft

    Distance – 1o km

    Time taken – 4/5 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Bid adieu to this beautiful meadow and today you have to trek to the other part. When you come halfway you can see the receding treeline and the trek starts through undulating meadows, on the other side of this valley near Tambakund, you can see a waterfall which looks huge.

    This Kund is close to Chowki and Khatling glacier. Now, the trek is to Chowki which lies on valley’s other side. When you climb higher you will get the clearer views of Mt. Thalay Sagar, after a short ascend from Tambakund, Chowki can be reached within one hour.

    You have to cross Bhilan Ganga River then you reach the campsite. Pitch your tents at Chowki and admire the views of Mt. Thalay Sagar in the evening. Have salubrious food and enjoy comfortably staying in tents.

  6. Day 6 Trek from Chowki to Masar Tal 

    Altitude –4139 m/13579 ft

    Distance – 8km

    Time taken – 3/4 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Today the trek is through the thrilling trail till Khatling glacier which is 7 km away from the grasslands of Chowki. Trek along the river’s bank and many hanging glaciers will be visible with the Khatling glaciers (Phating, Jogin and Ratangin).

    Many trail leads to Masar Tal, discovered by the shepherds, there are boulders everywhere. The trek is going to be scenic and you are going to gain altitude. Start crossing the higher areas of this glacier and ahead lies Auden’s Col, which is one of the toughest trek in India at an elevation of 5,400 metres.

    Continue trekking and reach Masar Tal in the remote region at a height of 4950 metres. This campsite is cold and the temperature falls after sunset, be prepared and keep yourself warm by wearing woollen layers.

    Today set your camps in this remote region near Masar Tal, which is untouched and has serenity and peace. Wear enough clothes to protect against cold and retire for the night.

     

  7. Day 7 Acclimatization Day

    Acclimatization prevents Altitude motion Sickness, you can rest for today or go for a short hike because it is necessary for your body to adjust according to the environment.

  8. Day 8 Trek from Masar Tal to Mayali Pass and descend to Vasuki Tal 

    Altitude – Mayali Pass (5300 m/17388 ft) Vasuki Tal (4,978 m/16,332 feet)

    Distance – 12 km

    Time taken – 6/7 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Make sure you leave early because reaching Mayali Pass and campsite of Vasuki Tal will take time. Get ready for the adventure and thrills on the way, today you have to conquer all the challenges and traverse Mayali Pass (5300 m).

    Start from Masar Tal and head towards Masar Top, reach there in an hour through steep ascend over boulders. Be very careful because they can be very slippery because of their icy surface. Reach the top and the valley view you get is spell binding, the grasslands of Chowki looks lush green and are clearly visible. You can also spot Kedar Dome from here but only if the weather is clear.

    Now, the trek is the landslide prone areas, climb up the hill and you will reach the part with glaciers. Cross the meadow covered totally in snow, from here the steep climb leads to Mayali Pass. Take out your ropes and start crossing this section.

    After you reach the Pass, have a look at the great peaks of Kedar Dome, Mt. Thalay Sagar and Bharti Kuntha. You will surely love the extraordinary views. Do not spend much time here because descending is time consuming and is very steep. Cross the snow section and boulder zone it is going to be a long trek but the joy of successfully climbing the summit will make you do it with happiness.

    After tough descent of two hours reach the campsite Vasuki Tal a holy lake which looks like snake Vasuki of Lord Shiva. Catch the views of Chaturangi glaciers from here, after setting the tents and having food retire for the night.

  9. Day 9 Trek from Vasuki Tal to Kedarnath 

    Distance – 6 km

    Time taken – 3/4 hours

    Night stay – Hotel

    From Vasuki Tal to Kedarnath, the distance is 6 km. After one ascend you have to descend all the way. Climb up and you have the sight of Kedarnath and River Mandakini.

    Descend and you can reach there in one and a half hour, it is a very famous Hindu pilgrimage site, Kedarnath “Abode of Lord Shiva. When you reach there visit the temple in the evening and check in a hotel at Kedarnath.

  10. Day 10 Trek from Kedarnath to Gauri Kund

    Distance – 14 km

    Time taken – 4/5 hours

    Night stay – Hotel

    The distance from Kedarnath to Gaurikund is 14 km, it is a well-defined and well maintained path, descend through this trail and reach this pure Kund after crossing Rambara village.

    Gauri Kund is a divine hot water spring, devotees take bath in it and consider it pure. Stay in a hotel nearby.

  11. Day 11 Return from Gauri Kund to Dehradun

    Distance – 250 km

    Time taken – 8/9 hours

    Vehicles will be arranged for you till Dehradun, drive is along the banks of River Ganga. Start after having breakfast and have lunch en route.

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
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Rent Equipment

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kitPersonal Insurance

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)