Panwali kantha Trek

Panwali kantha Trek

Region: Garhwal Himalayas
Duration: 14 Nights 15 Days
Destination covered: Delhi – Rishikesh – Uttarkashi – Mala – Belak – Budakedar – Ghuttu – Panwali Kantha – Trijuginarayan – Kedarnath – Rudrapryaj – Haridwar – Delhi
Altitude: 3965 m above sea level
Grade: Moderate Trek
Best Time: April to November

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrivel Delhi
Meeting and assistance on arrival. Transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Delhi- Rishikesh
Morning after breakfast drive (224 kms-5hrs) to Rishikesh. On arrival check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Rishikesh – Uttarkashi
Morning drive (182 kms- 6/7hrs) to Uttarkashi. On arrival check in Hotel or Tourist Bungalow. Overnight stay.

Day 04: Uttarkashi – Mala – Belak
After breakfast leave (22 km drive, 15 km of trek) for Mala by road. Arrive Mala and prepare to go for the trek. Start the ordeal with mountains and climb to Belak at 2420 mts. Overnight at Camp.

Day 05: Belak – Jhala
After breakfast start the day (09 km trek, 5 – 6 hrs) on a ridge and reach Jhala in the afternoon. Enjoy the beautiful views through the day and camp overnight stay.

Day 06: Jhala – Budakedar
After breakfast start trek (08 km, 4 -5 hrs) with descent from 2440 mts to 1525 mts. To Budakedar (one of the five Shiva temples). Overnight at camp.

Day 07: Budakedar – Ghuttu
After breakfast start (16 km trek, 7 – 8 hrs) an even trek through the valley to reach Ghuttu at 1525 mts. in the afternoon. Relax in the evening. Overnight at tourist rest house.

Day 08: Ghuttu – Panwali Kantha
After breakfast start (15 km trek, 8 – 9 hrs) a steep climb to reach the highest point during this trek at Panwalikantha (3965 mts) which is a very beautiful expanse of Meadows along with breathtaking views of high snow clad peaks in the north. Overnight at camp.

Day 09: Panwali Kantha – Kankhaliakhal
This day the trek (11 km trek, 6 – 7 hrs) is again an almost even trek on the ridge for around 06 hrs. Nice views and cool weather is the order of the day. Overnight at camp.

Day 10: Kankhaliakhal – Trijuginarayan – Gaurikund
Today come down to less than 2000 mts to Trijuginarayan for more moderate climate and relax a bit in nice surroundings and then transfer to Camp resort / Tourist rest house at Gaurikund. Overnight at hotel

Day 11: Gaurikund – Kedarnath
After breakfast leave for Kedarnath (14 km trek) to reach by afternoon on a nice cobbled path. Its a famous pilgrims trail. On arrival visit the Temple in the evening and then relax overnight at tourist rest house.

Day 12: Kedarnath – Guptakashi
Morning trek back to Gaurikund. On arrival drive to Guptakashi and check in to camp resort or tourist rest house. Overnight stay.

Day 13: Guptakashi – Rishikesh
After breakfast leave (171 kms drive) for Rishkesh to reach by lunch. On arrival check in check in at beach camp at river Ganges. Evening free at river-side beach. Overnight at camp.

Day 14: Rishikesh-Haridwar-Delhi

Early morning leave for Delhi (224 km, 5/6 hrs) with enroute visit of Haridwar including Chandi Devi through ropeway for the last grand view of high Himalayas and then leave for Delhi on arrivel chick in to hotel and dinner over night stay

Day 15: Delhi Departure
Day at leisure. Optional sightseeing tour of Delhi. Later transfer to international airport to board flight to onward destination.

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