This is a trans-Himalayan trek which commences at Munsyari(2290 mts) and the route ascends up the Gori Ganga river gorge which separates the Nanda Devi group from the beautiful peaks of the Panch Chulli group. The initial part of the trek leads you through the high Himalayan ridges to open up into the wide expanse of the gentler trans-Himalayan region. There are quaint Himalayan settlements on the way and villages like Rilkot and Martoli have houses that are at least one hundred and fifty years old reminding every one of the extent of Indo-Tibetan trade through the old silk route. Five days of steady walking takes you to Pachu(3950 mts) the base camp area for Nanda Devi East.

The location is exquisite and we usually spend a full day over here. The return trip is completed in four days from here back to the Wayfarer Mountain Resort at Munsyari. Itinerary


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DAY 01:

Arrive Delhi, receive upon arrival and straight drive to hotel. Night stay at Delhi.

DAY 02:

Morning drive from Delhi to Agra, enroute visit Sikandra, arrive Agra proceed for Agra sightseeing. Visit the TAJ MAHAL - one of the Seven Wonders of the World was built by Shah Jahan in 1631 AD and was completed in 1651AD. Taj Mahal - The symbol of Love was built in the memory of Mumtaz Mahal (Shah Jahan' s second Wife). AGRA FORT - Built by the famed Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is predominantly of red sandstone. Ensconced within is the picture perfect Pearl Mosque, which is a major tourist attraction. IN THE EVENING DRIVE BACK TO DELHI. NIGHT STAY AT DELHI HOTEL.

DAY 3:-

Full day free at Delhi for local sightseeing, in the late night transfer to railway station to catch overnight train for Kathgodam.

DAY 04 :

Arrive at Kathgodam 06:30 hrs. Received by our representative and transferred to waiting vehicle after brief rest. Drive to Vijaypur (210 kms, 6 hrs). Check in at Hotels & Resorts.

DAY 05 :

Day free at Vijaypur for acclamitiztion. Night stay at hotel.

DAY 06 :

After breakfast drive to Munsyari(115 kms, 4 hrs) along a road that winds itself up to a height of 2748 mts before descending into the glorious Munsyari valley. Check in at Hotels & Resorts for a good rest.

DAY 07 :

After breakfast drive for 6kms to Dumar and then the trek begins. Our destination is past Lilam village to Rargari (10 kms) where we camp for the night.

DAY 08 :

Today is a strenous walk along a gorge past the Gori Ganga river. The route is fairly up and down but generally eases off before reaching the camp site at Mapang(3100 mts, 9 kms).

DAY 09 :

You are in high mountain country now and the tree line disappears giving access to vast stretches of Alpine pastures. The day's walk is past Lhaspa and Rilkot to a magnificent and deserted hamlet called Martoli(3385 mts, 12 kms)

DAY 10:

From Martoli you will continue to Ganghar (3260 mts, 12 kms).Throughout the day one gets intermittent views of magnificent Himalayan peaks and just after reaching campsite you will glimpse Nanda Devi East.

DAY 11 :

It is the big day when you walk from Ganghar to Pachu(3950 mts, 6 kms) and the camp site is in an exquisite location. An Alpine meadow laden with rhododendron bushes blooming pink and white, stretches of glacial ice and the massive Nanda Devi looming in front ... it is just another 5 kms away.

DAY 12 :

How can you walk away from here ? It is a day to rest and simply enjoy yourself in this magnificent location. Options include the hike up to the snow ridges of Nanda Devi East and a visit to the base of Nanda Lampak(5782 mts.). There have been several sightings of blue sheep in the region.

DAY 13 :

It is time to return and we descend form Pachu to Burfu(3350 mts, 13 kms). The scenery is exciting as the valley opens up. The north faces of the Nanda Devi peaks, several peaks on the Nanda Devi Sanctuary wall and Hardeol group are visible. Our camp site is close to the Goriganga River amidst a lush green meadow.

DAY 14

Burfu to Bugdyar (2700 mts, 15 kms). This is a steady walk and mostly downhill past the vllages of Rilkot, Lhaspa, Mapang and the narrow gorge at Nahar Devi.

DAY 15

Bugdyar to Lilam (1810 mts, 12 kms). We walk downhill all throughout and reach camp site by late afternoon.

DAY 16 :

Lilam to Munsyari (2290 mts, 12 kms). We retrace our steps along the Gori river past Jimi ghat to Dumar(8kms) from where we board a jeep that takes us to Hotels & Resorts. We arrive here by noon.

DAY 17 :

Munsyari to Ranikhet (240 kms).It is time to bid farewell to Munsyari and its mountains. Today we board a vehicle that drives us to Ranikhet through Vijaypur, Bageshwar and Kausani. We checkin for the night at Hotels & Resorts.

DAY 18:

Day free at Ranikhet for sightseeing. Explore the natural beuaty. Transfer to Kathgodam railway station to catch overnight train for Delhi.

DAY 19:-

Morning arrive Delhi, receive upon arrival transfer to hotel. Full day free for rest, in the late evening transfer to International airport to catch flight for home............Tour end with happy memory.