Panwali Kantha Should be done for its Meadows
It lies in Garhwal Himalayan region in Uttarakhand and has unmatched meadows and it should be done to explore the unmatched Bugyal (meadows). Panwali Kantha Top’s height is 3500 meters, on this trek you can find varied landscapes and Rich Flora and Fauna gives you the opportunity of spotting different Himalayan animals like Bharal (Blue Goat).
This beautiful place stands in between high snow-covered peaks which together make an excellent sight. On the other hand, the meadows remain covered in snow. So, consequently, it turns out to be the most fantastic summer or winter trek in Uttarakhand. And, also an excellent Skiing destination.
Impressive Views In Panwali Kantha Trek
With varied landscapes and extreme beauty the views are killer and makes Panwali Kantha a perfect trek. You can see many Himalayan ranges from here some mountains are – Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri and Gangotri Peaks. During the trek you can have glance of Chaukhamba, Kedar Dome, Mt Meru, Neelkanth and more.
WHY TO CHOOSE PANWALI KANTHA TREK?
Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Panwali kantha trek.
See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of 41 km which is to be covered into 04 nights or 05 days from Dehradun to Dehradun. Yet, it comes under moderate level of easy to moderate because of the things that this trek has to offers. These are:
You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, meadows, lakes, pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surpassing through bona fide Garhwali heritage and culture Ghuttu village range.
During winter season, this fascinating Panwali kantha remains covered in snow and the white sheet of snow makes it look like a magical wide snow-land.
And, in summers, the valley turns totally different and amusing because of meadows, wildflowers and woods blooming in different colors.
Key Points of Panwali Kantha Trek
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.
Highlights Of Panwali Kantha Trek
Duration: 5 Days from Dehradun to Dehradun)
Best Season: – All years
Highest Point: 3500 meters
Weather: Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season.
Winter temperature: (0°C to -8°C)
Summer temperature: (10°C to 15°C)
Starting point: Dehradun
Short Itinerary Panwali Kantha trek
Day 1 – Pickup to you from Dehradun drive to Ghuttu village (180 km)(7/8 Hours) (5100 feet) over night stay home stay
Day 2 – Trek from Ghuttu to Pobhagi (09 km) (5/6 Hours) (9500 feet)
Day 3 – Trek from Pobhagi to Panwali kantha (11,500 feet) and Raj Kharak (11 km) (7/8 Hours)
Day 4 – Trek from Raj Kharak to Gaurmanda (08 km) (4/5 Hours) (8965 feet)
Day 5 – Gaurmanda to Ghuttu (05 km) (2/3 Hours) same day drive to Dehradun