Season: April – June and September – October
Maximum Altitude: 4150 m (Nanda Devi East base camp)
This very high adventure trek starts at Munsiyari (2290M), situated at a distance of about 120 kms from Pithoragarh. Munsyari is a small beautiful hamlet with a scenic array of waterfalls and home to the Johari Tribe who are famed for their ayurvedic medicines and woolen shawls.Breathtaking views of the Panchchuli can be seen form here and Munsyari is the base for trekkers to Milam, Namik, Ralam glaciers & the Nanda Devi Peak.
Arrive New Delhi railway station and after meeting and assistance by our company representative transfer to hotel for overnight stay. Overnight: Hotel
Morning full day sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi. In the evening board Ranikhet Express from Old Delhi railway station at 2245 hrs and reach Kathgodam early next morning at 0600 hrs.Board Ranikhet Express from Old Delhi railway station at 2245 hrs and reach Kathgodam early next morning at 0600 hrs.
Arrive Kathgodam in the morning and drive to Munsyari via Almora. Arrive and check in at hotel for overnight stay. Overnight: Hotel
Start trekking towards Darkot, 5kms from Munsyari. From Darkot we start the descent to the Gori Ganga and continue descending until we reach the River at Jimighat. This is the lowest point of the trail and from here we start climbing to Lilam. On arrival setup camp for overnight stay.
Head for Bugdiar. 5 kms from the start we cross the confluence of Ralam River and Gori Ganga. Shepherds with their flocks of sheep and goats are a common sight at the meadows of Bugdiar. On arrival set up campsite. Overnight stay in tents.
We continue trekking along the Gori Ganga through series of narrow gorges. This beautiful trail passes through gorges and meadows leading to Railkot. The trek continues to the village Martoli situated at the edge of Lwan Gad Valley. Overnight stay in tents.
We descend to a bridge over the Lwan Gad and continuing further we cross the bridge over the Gori Ganga. The trail goes on to the left bank and a short climb brings us to Burphu Village (3350 M). The valley opens up here and one get a spectacular view of several peaks. Trekking further we will reach the village Milam. Overnight stay in tents.
After breakfast trek towards the Glacier. Visit the Glacier and the magnificent peaks of Rishi Pahar (6692 M), Hardeol (7151 M) and Trishuli 1 (7074 M). Later start retracing steps towards Milam village. Overnight stay in tents.
Day for rest/acclimatization/exploration.
We start to descend towards Lwani today and Camps opposite the settlements of Lwani. Overnight stay in tents.
Start trekking towards base camp following the Lwan valley. The trail passes through a series of moraine fields and famous meadows of Sartol Kharak (3650 M) and Naspanpatti (3850 M) finally leads to the Nanda Devi East base camp. The meadows at the base camp are a sight to see. Overnight stay in tents.
Today we trek about 3 odd km towards southeast of the Nanda Devi East. Explore the terrain and return back in the afternoon. This is the route leading to Trails Pass that links the upper Lwanl valley with the Pindari valley. Overnight stay in tents.
Start retracing steps towards Martoli. Its generally downhill and is an easy leisurely walk. Overnight stay in tents.
Trek towards Bugdiar passing through Railkot. This will take approximately 5 hrs. Overnight stay in tents.
Start trekking towards Lilam. It’s mostly downhill and will take around five hours at an leisurely pace. Overnight stay in tents.
Last day of the trek. We start leisurely towards Munsyari. The walk is comfortable and takes around five hours. Overnight stay in Guest house
Early morning drive from Munsyari towards Kathgodam to board Ranikhet Express for Delhi at 2040 hrs.
The Itinerary Includes :
- Stay in chosen hotel / guesthouse / Camp
- Surface transportation as per the itinerary including toll, tax, parking and driver
- Arrival / Departure assistance at chosen station
- Necessary railway station transfers
- Trekking: Complete Trekking arrangements with English speaking guide, porters/ponies to carry your baggage (10 kg each), Tent for sleeping with mattresses, kitchen tent & utensils, toilet tent and All Meals during trek (Chinese, Indian & continental)
- Trekking permit, camping & wildlife fees & Current government taxes.
Does not Include :
- Tips to trekking staff
- Air Fare, & Travel insurance
Expenses of personal nature like drinks, mineral water, telephone & Laundry etc
- Personal equipment for trek
- Expenses due to bad weather, Land Slide, Road block and any other natural reason beyond our control.