Pangarchulla Peak Climb Trek

Pangarchulla Peak Climbing

Pangarchulla is an ideal climbing spot for the tourists who are adventure enthusiasts and want to slake their yearning for mountain climbing. It is, located in Uttarakhand, at an elevation of 4575m above the sea-level, which makes it is an ideal place for the neophytes interested in mountain climbing. The place is a spectacular hiking destination, particularly in the spring season when the snow gets accrued after the wintry weather. Trekkers can experience the crisping snow with an amazing vision of the high mountains. The journey starts from Auli, which is well known for its ski gradients. From Auli camp side, the gorgeous view of Nanda Devi can be experienced. On the way to the pastures of Gorson, a trekker comes across the forests of oak and rhododendron. From Gorson, the path clambers down from sheer gorges to the forests where you can camp through a miniscule water body called ‘Tali’. The trip proffers the oodles of photo opportunity as it is covered with a gorgeous panorama of the stately peaks including Nanda Devi. The trek ends at Tapovan.

The best season to enjoy a great hiking experience is Mid April to June and September to October. The jaunt is led by skilled climbers, and might need the partakers to use technical climbing equipments such as crampons, ropes, ice ax, etc. It’s a moderate climb and one should be physically fit for it. Tourists should get acclimatized before the trek and should not exhaust themselves unnecessarily.

ITINERARY

Day 1   Delhi - Haridwar - Rishikesh
In the morning take AC train for Haridwar at 06:50 hrs. Arrival at Haridwar by 11:25, here meet our guide at train station and drive towards the holy town of Rishikesh. Check in to hotel, relax. By evening visit the Ganga Ghat for Aarti ceremony. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 2  Rishikesh - Joshimath (245 kms/8-9 hrs
In the morning after early breakfast drive to Joshimath via Devprayag, Rudraprayag and Chamoli. On arrival check in to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at Joshimath.

Day 3   Joshimath - Auli - Gorson Meadow (3200m)
After breakfast drive towards the Auli (14 kms/45 mins drive) and from here trek towards Gorson Top. One can see the magnificent view of Mt. Nanda Devi Peak from Auli. The trek takes you through the dense forests of oak and rhododendron to reach Gorson Meadow. On arrival set out camp, later explore the vast meadows of Gorson. Dinner and overnight stay at camp.

Day 4  Gorson Meadow - Tali (3310m)
Early in the morning view the sun rise on Mt. Nanda Devi. Later enjoy the breakfast with the sun rise on Gorson meadow. Today we will trek towards Tali, another beautiful meadow. The track climbs slantways up on the Gorson Bugyal and then descends sharply down to the forest. On arrival at Tali set out camp nearby the water body. Dinner and overnight stay in tent.

Day 5   Tali - Khulara (3395m) via Kuari Pass 5-6 hrs
In the morning after breakfast get ready for a bit long day towards Khulara via Kuari Pass. Today one can see the spectacular views of mighty Himalayan peaks like Chaukhamba range, Nilkanth (6596m), Narayan Parbat (5965m), Mana peak (7272m), Kamet (7756m), Abi Gamin (7355m) and Dunagiri (7066m). On arrival at Khulara set out camp. Dinner and overnight stay in camp.

Day 6  Khulara Base Camp - Advanced Base Camp (4000m) 4 hrs
Today after breakfast we will start trek towards Advance Base Camp of Pangarchula Peak with all our climbing gear. Today most of our walk goes on a reasonable slope on the snow covered North face of the mountain with a magnificent view of the high mountains. Set out camp at the ABC for the night stay.

Day 7   Advanced Base Camp - Summit - back to Khulara Base Camp 4-5 hrs
Early in the morning get ready for summit and view the sun rise on the Himalayan ranges of peaks. After summit retrace back your step towards Khulara base camp. Dinner and overnight stay in camp.

Day 8  Khulara - Tapovan (1905m) 4-5 hrs - Rudraprayag (120 kms/4 hrs)
After an early breakfast trek down towards Tapovan and from hear drive to Rudraprayag via Joshimath and Chamoli. On arrival check in to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 9   Rudraprayag - Haridwar - Delhi
In the morning after breakfast drive to Haridwar via Devprayag & Rishikesh. On arrival at Haridwar transfer to railway station and from here catch AC train for Delhi at 18:05 hrs. Trips & Services Ends Here

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Pangarchulla Peak Climbing
  • Duration:8 Night/9Days