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pindari Kanda Trail Pass

Pindari Kanda Trail Pass Altiutude 5312 is situated at the end of Pindari glacier. This Is A Mountain Pass Which links Pindar valley to Milam valley (Lawan Gad) and very difficult to cross. The pass was reached in 1830 by G.W. Trail Who’s the first British Deputy Commissioner of Kumaon Uttrakhand . In 1926 A Man Name Is Malak Singh From Supi Village Of Saryu Valley of Bageshwar  Of Uttarakhand. He was the first man to cross it after 100 years. The Pass Is located between the unnamed south end of Mt. Nanda Devi East and Changuch (West end of Mt.Nanda Kot) peaks in Bageshwar and Pithoragarh Of Uttarakhand. The lowest point on the ridge at 5312 m is the Trail’s Pass. Beyond the pass to the north and east lies the Lwan valley whose catchment is the Gori ganga valley.

This Mountains pass is a high altitude pass named after famous explorer and is on the head of Pindari glacier which is one of the most accessible Glacier & lies on the outer ring of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary in the Kumaon Himalaya.The Trails pass bridges Connecting  Pindar Valley with Lawan Valley And Locally it’s called Pindari Kanda pass .The glaciers on either side of the pass, give rise to big rivers namely the Pindar River  from Pindari glacier and Gori Ganga from Lawan Gad.(Gad Is The Synonym Of River ). This Trail  pass has been attempted by more than 90 teams till now only 18 teams are known to have attained success.

The Reason You Can Complete This Trekking Expedition With Us As We Come Up The Best Experienced And Local Team . Who Have Already Done This Pass With Other Groups .

Area – Base Camp Pindari Glacier , Enter From Pindar Valley And Exit At Nanda Devi East Base Camp At Lawan Gad .

Altitude Range – Max. Altitude 5400.MTS

Trekking Grade –  Difficult

Duration –  14 Nights And 15 Days ( Kharkiya To Munsyari )

The Trails pass bridges Connecting  Pindar Valley with Lawan Valley And Locally it’s called Pindari Kanda pass .The glaciers on either side of the pass, give rise to big rivers namely the Pindar River  from Pindari glacier and Gori Ganga from Lawan Gad.(Gad Is The Synonym Of River ). Trail’s pass has been attempted by more than 90 teams, till now only 18 teams are known to have attained success. The Reason You Can Complete This Trekking Expedition With Us As We Come Up The Best Experienced And Local Team . Who Have Already Done This Pass With Other Groups .

Day 1
Kathgodam To Kharkiya Drive ( 8 Hrs Drive )

• Morning Pick Up At Kathgodam Railway Station .

• Lunch While Enroute In Any Good Restaurant.

• Evening Time Arrival In Kharkiya , Welcome Drink , Overnight Stay And Dinner In Homestay .

Day 2
Kharkiya To Dwali (2570.MTS ) ( 15 Km Trekking ).

• Early Morning After Breakfast 5 Km Trek To Khati .

• After Khati Carried packed Lunch Or Hot Lunch In Dwali , Which Is 11 Km Trekking From Khati .

• Till Dwali It Took About 6-7 Hrs ) .

• Evening Time Arrival In Dwali , Welcome Drink , Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite Dwali .

Day 3
Dwali To Phurkiya (3200 MTS ) (7 Km Trekking )

• Morning After Breakfast Trek To Phurkiya .

• Arrival In Phurkiya Post Lunch And Hot Lunch In Phurkiya .

• Overnight Stay Dinner , Tea/Coffee , In Campsite Phurkiya

Day 4
Phurkiya to Base Camp (3700.mts) 7 Km Trekking

• Our Next Campsite Will Be The Base Camp, Which Is Surrounded by mt. Chungchu , Pindari , And Many Other Nearby Peaks .

• The Trail Will Take You Through The Source of Pindar River , Which Merge In Alaknanda River In Karnprayag Dist Of Uttrakhand .

• We Will Walk Following The River Upto A Point Where We Crossed The Main Stream And Then Steeply Climb To Reach Base Camp .

• Carried packed Lunch , Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 5
Base Camp To Sura Kharik (4100.mts)

• The Trail To Sura Kharik Is Climb Steeply through the grassy Land Slops .

• From Here You Will The Spectacular Views of Pindar Valley .

• Lunch , Overnight Stay And Dinner in Campsite .

Day 6
Sura kharaK To Takhta Kharak (4400.MTS)

• Today Will Ferry Our Final Load And Move To ABC (Advance Base Camp) .

• It’s An Open Meadows And Also Known As Takhta Kharik

• The ABC offers spectacular views of the Pindari Valley giants and also of the huge Pindari Ice Fall.

• Lunch Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 7
Takhta Kharak To Camp Near Rock Wall (4800 .mts)

• Today, we will do a 250 m section of rope fixing. Face steep climb on a rocky patch to reach a small plateau where we set up our Camp 1.

• Our climbing team will finalize the fixing of the ropes on the rock wall today

• Overnight Stay Dinner And Lunch In Campsite .

Day 8
Rock Wall To Ridge Camp ( 5400.MTs )

• Today We Will Be The Highest Altitude Of This Trail .

• We start our day ascending on the glacier to reach the base of the rock wall. The wall is approx 300m in height and is a mix of rocks, snow and ice and is challenging at some parts.

• Will set up our Camp 2 at the top of the wall. The climb up to the Camp 2 is challenging and tiring but at the end rewards us with first view of Traill’s Pass along with the panoramic views of Pindari Valley.

• Lunch , Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 9
Ridge Camp To lake Camp (5300 MTS)

• A short walk over the lake camp takes us to the fields of Bhadeli Gwar, used as a base camp for peaks in the valley.

• Being a short day of walking the remaining day can be used to lay back and enjoy the sudden change in the landscape.

• Peaks like Nanda Devi East, Nanda Kot, Changuch and Kuchela Dhura dominates the view, Providing a perfect contrast with the green fields all around .

• Lunch , Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 10
Lake Camp To Lawan Glacier Camp Via Trail pass (5312 .MTS)

• It’s Day To Exit From The Milam Valley .

• Today We Will Cross The Trail Pass And Camp Across The Other Side of The Lawan Glacier .

• Overnight Stay . Lunch Diner In Campsite .

Day 11
lawan Glacier Camp To lawan Snout Camp (3800.MTS)

• Return Trekking Begin Toward Munsyari .

• Today Will Setup Camp At lawan Snot Camp .

• Lunch , Dinner And overnight Stay In Campsite .

Day 12
Lawan Snout Camp To Martoli Village (3300.MTS)

• Today First We Will Reach lawan Village Where We Need To Cross The Solong River And Need To Make A Shift Bridge to Reach Martoli Village .

• The martoli Village Is The Biggest Village In This Valley .

• Being very close to Indo-Tibet border village Martoli played a major role in the ancient trading on The Silk Route but now very few families live here .

• Overnight Stay Dinner In Campsite .

Day 13
Martoli Tto Baguudiyar (2400.MTS )

• Morning After Breakfast Will Trek To Baguudiyar .

• It Has The Scenic Views Of Green Meadows Around .

• Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 14
Baguudiyar To Lilam (2200.mts)

• Morning After Breakfast Trek To Lilam Village .

• Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 15
Lilam To Dhaba To Munsyari

• It’s The Final Day of Your Adventure With Us .

• We Will Trek Lilam To Dhaba Then Drive To Munsyari For Overnight Stay And Dinner .

Shirts / T-shirts – 5/6, Warm shirt/light micro fleece pullover/full sleeve T shirt.

Trekking Pants that are water resistant/repellent and having inside lining for extra warmth- 4.

Windproof/water resistant outer shell (jacket) of good quality with a proper hood.

Down jacket with min 600 fill power rating, Thick Fleece / Full-sleeve Woollen sweater.

Thermal inner wear (upper and lower).

Woollen cap, Inner fleece gloves, Outer water proof gloves .

Thick woollen socks and regular socks (6 – 7 pairs), Scarf/muffler (optional).

Comfortable waterproof Trekking/Hiking shoes that come with a thick sole and high ankles.

Camp shoes such as sneakers/sport shoes.

Raincoat / Poncho.

Small light weight towel.

Insulated water bottle and hydration pack (optional).

Cap / floppy hat to keep the strong sun away from your face, Sun glasses with UV protection and ability to cut the glare (important when traversing through snow).

Walking stick / Trekking pole.

Sunscreen Lotion, Lip Balm .

Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries).

Medicines, if requiring any specific medication.

Personal toiletries.

Day pack/small bag which you will carry on your back every day and keep your essentials in it.

Carry rain cover for your bags.

Keep a few poly bags or waterproof bags in your bag in which if required you can put your belongings in case of heavy rain .

Suggested Personal Medical Kit Checklist

Diamox – 10 tablets (to prevent AMS).

Dexamethasone – one strip.

Nifedipine – 5 tablets.

Crocin – 6 tablets (fever).

Avomine – 4 tablets (motion sickness).

Avil 25mg – 4 tablets (allergies).

Combiflam – 4 tablets (Pain killer).

Norflox TZ & Lomofen– 6 tablets each(diarrhea).

Digene – 10 tablets (acidity).

Omez/ Rantadine – 10 tablets (antacids).

Crepe bandage – 3 to 5 meters.

Gauze – 1 small roll.

Band aid – 10 strips.

Cotton – 1 small roll.

ORS – 10 packets.

Betadine or any antiseptic cream.

Moov spray (aches, & sprains).

Knee cap, if you are prone to knee injury.

Anti fungal powder .

Including In Cost

  • Accommodation ( Guest House/Hotel/Homestay/Campsite)
  • Meal On Trek ( Veg. Meal + Egg )
  • Trek/Camp Equipment’s ( Camping Tent , Kitchen Tent Utility Tent , Sleeping Bags, Mattress , etc. )
  • All Required Permissions And Entry Fees .
  • Certified And Experienced Trek Leader And Other Coworking Staff .

Excluding In Cost

  • Any Kind Of Personal Expense.
  • Pick Up And Drop fare From Kathgodam
  • Travel Insurance
  • Mules And Potters To Carry Personal Luggage .
  • Anything Which is Not mentioned Above

Nearest Bus Station :- Bageshwar Roadways .

Nearest Railway Station :- kathgodam Railway Station .

Nearest Airport :- Pant Nagar Airport Udham Singh Nagar (PGH)

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Trip Facts

  • Kathgodam
  • Min.5
  • 5400.MTS
  • Homestay/Camping Tent
  • 14 Nights And 15 Days
  • Veg. Meal

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