Nanda Devi Base Camp

Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek

 35,000

About  Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek

Nanda Devi is the second highest peak of  India located in Uttarakhand. Therefore, This peak has extreme beauty and is very important to the locals. It’s base camp is on eastern side of the peak and Pachu Glacier lies there. Heading from the trade route, there was civilization in the ancient time that lead to Nanda Devi Base Camp.

While heading towards this alluring trail, one of the sights of attraction is ‘Nanda Devi Sanctuary’ which is a remote reserve, Therefore, a totally solitude place for the visitors. In addition, a deep valley is created by the Ganga river which originates from the sanctuary.

 Set Your Base Camp on Eastern side of the Peak

However, this trek is one of the strenuous treks in the Himalayan arena and therefore, necessitate various settlements.

Kathgodam is the starting and end point of this trek,so you will see the diverse Flora and Fauna, the nature is outstanding and from Munsiyari the trail takes you through thrilling passes, green forests and surreal meadows. Also, experience the cultures and lives of people in mountains. From Pachu glacier the next day you will explore the Base Camp of Nanda Devi.

Key Points of Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek

  • Level: Difficult
  • 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.
  • Besides, carry travel light.
  • In addition, the backpack should not exceed 10 kg.

 

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Trek Fee: Rs.35000 Per Person (Includes GST and all costs of the Trek from Kathgodam to Kathgodam )

Duration: 11 Days

temperatureTemperature :(5°C to 8°C) (0°C to -5°C)

altitudeAltitude: (13123 feet)

Best Time: Starting of June and August – September

Level: Difficult

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Overview

SHORT ITINERARY

Day 1– Drive from Kathgodam to Munsiyari

Altitude – 2290 m/7513 ft

Distance – 277 km

Time taken – 8/9 hours

Night stay – Hotel

Day 2– Trek from Munsiyari to Lilam

Altitude – 1850 m/6070 ft

Distance – 7 km

Time taken – 4/5 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 3– Trek from Lilam to Bogudiar

Altitude – 2609 m/ 8559 ft

Distance – 12 km

Time taken – 6/7 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 4–  Trek from Bogudiar to Rilkot

Altitude – 3130 m/ 10,180 ft

Distance – 12 km

Time taken 6/7 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 5– Trek from Rilkot to Ghanghar
Altitude – 3300 m/ 10,826 ft

Distance – 13 km

Time taken 7/8 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 6– Trek from Ghanghar to Pachu Glacier

Altitude – 4000 m/ 13,123 ft

Distance – 7 km

Time taken 4/5 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 7–  Rest day at Base Camp

Day 8– Trek from Pachu Glacier to Martoli

Distance – 17 km

Time taken 7/8 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 9– Trek from Martoli to Rargari
Distance – 20 km

Time taken 7/8 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 10– Trek from Rargari to Munsyari
Distance – 14 km

Time taken 6/7 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 11– Trek from  Kiangdom to Karzok 

Distance – 22 km

Time taken 7/8 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 12– Return from Munsyari to Kathgodam

Distance – 296 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 Kathgodam to Kathgodam
✅ Forest Permit and entrance fee
✅ Accommodation in tents on twin share basis
✅ Accommodation in Hotel Munsiyari
✅ All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and dinner
✅ (All camping gear)
✅ 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.

Nanda Devi Trek FAQ’s

Vehicle will be arranged from Kathgodam to Munsiyari and from there trek to Lilam

At Munsiyari, the trekkers will be accommodated in hotels and    throughout the trek, accommodation will be in camps.

We provide tents on twin share basis and 3 people can also accommodate.

We provide a variety of healthy and delicious food. Check the food menu here – Food Menu

Nanda Devi trek is an ideal winter trek and turns into a wonderland during winters. (It can be done throughout the year).

Snow is there from the month of December to April. Light snowfall may occur before December.

The tents are waterproof and if it rains while trekking then use rain cover for your backpack and poncho will keep you dry.

No, it is not a suitable trek for beginners and the children.

Yes, you can rent jackets, trekking shoes, hiking pole and backpacks

For some reason you are unable to carry your backpack then you can keep it at the office. Applicable charges are Rs 300 per Backpack for per day.

Munsiyari is the last point where you will find ATM and ahead your device may receive BSNL and Vodafone signals at Dhaula but the signal strength is intermittent.

During the trek we set up separate toilet tents for ladies and gents. There will be a deep pit, use it and cover it with help of a shovel. (Use toilet paper instead of wet wipes).

Nanda Devi comes under category of difficult treks because of the high altitude region. There are some risks on every trek but proper precautions are taken by trek leaders throughout the trek.

– Munsiyari (7513 ft)

– Lilam (6070 ft)

– Bogudiar (8559 ft)

– Rilkot  (10,180 ft)

– Ghanghar (10,826 ft)

– Pachu Glacier (13,123 ft)

  1. Day 1 Drive from Kathgodam to Munsiyari

    Altitude – 2290 m/7513 ft

    Distance – 277 km

    Time taken – 8/9 hours

    Night stay – Hotel

    Arrive Kathgodam and go through Kumaon hills to reach your Munsiyari. Chaukhori is a famous spot for tea gardens and enthralling view of Himalayas.

    Spend rest of the day in guesthouse. Dinner and overnight stay in the pre booked accommodation.

  2. Day 2 Trek from Munsiyari to Lilam

    Altitude – 1850 m/6070 ft

    Distance – 7 km

    Time taken – 4/5 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Lilam your campsite for today is a mini village with few houses. Post breakfast start trekking towards it, the trek today is an easy one.

    Get some wonderful views from here, setup your camps and after having delicious food rest for the night.

  3. Day 3 Trek from Lilam to Bogudiar 

     Altitude – 2609 m/ 8559 ft

    Distance – 12 km

    Time taken – 6/7 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Post breakfast start your trek towards Bogudiar. Go through forests with bent trees. Small rivers of Gori Ganga and Ralam meet in this forest section.

    Continue your trek and ahead see River Poting and Gori Ganga meet. Bogudiar village is marked from here.

    Reach there, set your tents and retire for the night.

  4. Day 4 Trek from Bogudiar to Rilkot 

    Altitude – 3130 m/ 10,180 ft

    Distance – 12 km

    Time taken 6/7 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Today’s trek will disclose the Himalayan adventure, trekking from this point becomes tough. Start after having breakfast and you will reach a place from where the routes divert.

    En route to Laspa village there will be a short diversion which leads to Northern Nanda Kot Glacier. Continue the trek and reach Rilkot.

    Set your camps beside the river and after having salubrious food retire for the night.

  5. Day 5 Trek from Rilkot to Ghanghar 

    Altitude – 3300 m/ 10,826 ft

    Distance – 13 km

    Time taken 7/8 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Bid goodbye to Rilkot and after a short hike you will be entertained by the Martoli Peak views and the trail further opens up to beautiful landscapes.

    Before reaching Ghangar the walk is through amazing meadows which is a great relief for the legs. From this village the beginning of Pachu valley is marked.

    At Ghanghar village you can see quaint wooden houses and a temple which is worshipped by the villagers. Setup your tents at this culturally rich village and retire for the night.

  6. Day 6 Trek from Ghanghar to Pachu Glacier 

    Altitude – 4000 m/ 13,123 ft

    Distance – 7 km

    Time taken 4/5 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    The climb to Pachu glacier is steep so be prepared, have breakfast and towards the campsite.

    Trek through the Rhododendrons forest and get closer views of the peak. Reach the campsite Pachu Glacier after 5 hours trek which lies on Nanda Devi’s Northern face.

    Setup your camps here and retire for the night.

  7. Day 7 Rest day at Base Camp

    Today you can explore the surroundings. Have your breakfast and go for a hike on glacier and explore the surroundings.

    From the glacier you can have close views of the peak. Come back to the back to the campsite and settle for the day.

  8. Day 8 Trek from Pachu Glacier to Martoli 

    Distance – 17 km

    Time taken 7/8 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Today on the trek first you will descend for long and then the ascending trail starts. Martoli lies on trade route and there are many old fashioned houses with wooden carvings.

    From Mantoli get the extremely beautiful views of Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot. Setup your camps here and overnight stay in tents.

  9. Day 9 Trek from Martoli to Rargari 

    Distance – 20 km

    Time taken 7/8 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Post breakfast the trek starts and it will lead you close to Munsiyari when you reach Rargari.

    Trek after breakfast takes you closer to Munsiyari as you arrive at Rargari. Today you will be staying in huts. Setup your tents here and retire for the night.

  10. Day 10 Trek from Rargari to Munsyari 

    Distance – 14 km

    Time taken 6/7 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    You can reach Rargari to Munsiyari after having breakfast. Have dinner there and spend your night in a guest house or tents.

  11. Day 11 Trek from  Kiangdom to Karzok 

    Distance – 22 km

    Time taken 7/8 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Have breakfast and drive back towards Chaukori and from there depart to Kathgodam.

  12. Day 12 Return from Munsyari to Kathgodam

    Distance – 296 km

    Time taken 8/9 hours

    Post breakfast leave for Dehradun early to reach there on time. 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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Now You Can Get Your Trek Gear on Rent by Spending Less

Trekking demands a good investment and this extremely expensive activity is the passion of many, so we have a great announcement to make which will be a great relief to your pockets. Now get your Trek Gear on Rent and all you have to do is make a special renting request while booking your trek. That’s it! We have kept it simple for you.

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)