Pangarchulla Peak Trek

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Pangarchulla, also called the Chimney Peak, is a beautiful peak situated in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand. Standing at an altitude of 14,700 feet, the summit offers breathtakingly panoramic views of Himalayan peaks such as Mana, Nanda Devi, Chaukhamba, Vasudhara falls, Kalanka, Mandir, Ghodi, Hathi, Barmal, Lampak Massif, Dronagiri, etc. It is a 4 days trek accompanied by 2 days of travelling which makes a complete tour of 6 days. The difficulty level varies from moderate to difficult which means it is recommended for experienced trekkers. Added advantage of this trek is that one can cover Kuari Pass as well as Auli (a renowned ski destination) in this trek.

Short Itinerary

Day 1 : Drive from Dehradun/Haridwar to Joshimath

Day 2 : Drive from Joshimath to Dhak and Trek to Khullara

Day 3 : Trek from Khullara to Kuari Pass and back to Pangarchulla peak base camp.

Day 4 : Base camp to Pangarchulla Summit and back to Tali.

Day 5 : Trek from Tali to Auli and drive to Joshimath

Day 6 : Drive from Joshimath to Haridwar/Dehradun

Fixed Departures

9th May to 14th May Open {9th May (Saturday) 07:00 AM to 14th May (Thursday) 08:00 PM}

23rd May to 28th May Open {23rd May (Saturday) 07:00 AM to 28th May (Thursday) 08:00 PM}

Itinerary (Dehradun to Dehradun)

  • 1

    Day 1 : Drive from Dehradun/Haridwar to Joshimath

    Gather at Dehradun ISBT or Haridwar Railway Station by 7 AM and move towards Joshimath. Joshimath is around 300 km from Dehradun and it will take around 10-11 hours to reach there. The journey will be through Rishikesh, Devprayag, Srinagar, Rudraprayag and Karnaprayag. Reach Joshimath and relax in the guest house. Dinner and Overnight stay in the guest house.

  • 2

    Day 2 : Drive from Joshimath to Dhak and Trek to Khullara

    We have our breakfast and drive towards Dhak village which is the last road head for this trek. From Dhak, we will start our trek towards our first camping destination, i.e., Khullara. Khullara is around 7 km from Dhak. We take the dusty trail and cross through few water streams. We have our lunch at Gulling which is around 4 km from Dhak and then continue our trek towards Khullara which is further 3 km from Gulling. Reach Khullara and enjoy the dense forest views around the campsite. Overnight stay in camps.

  • 3

    Day 3 : Trek from Khullara to Kuari Pass and back to Pangarchulla peak base camp.

    Today's trek is long but it will be gradual. Pangarchulla peak is visible from throughout the trek. Few more remarkable peaks are visible such as Neelkanth, Kamet, Chaukhamba, and Bhagirathi 1, 2, 3. Reach the pass and enjoy the scenic views. After spending an hour at the pass, we head back towards our campsite, base camp of Pangarchulla peak.

  • 4

    Day 4 : Base camp to Pangarchulla Summit and back to Tali.

    Today is the D-day of the trek as we climb the Pangarchulla summit. We start a bit early as it is the longest and toughest day of the trek. The trail up to the summit is steep and it may require few pieces of equipment depending upon the terrain conditions. We target to reach the summit by noon. Enjoy the breathtaking views of Greater Himalayas from the summit. We then descend back from the summit and approach towards our campsite, i.e., Tali. Reach the campsite and relax. Overnight stay in the camps. 

  • 5

    Day 5 : Trek from Tali to Auli and drive to Joshimath

    This is the last day of the trek. We take the downhill trail towards Auli and trek through the alluring Gorson Bugyal. Reach Auli, which is a renowned site for Skiing. After reaching Auli, we board the taxi and travel to Joshimath. Overnight stay in the guest house.

  • 6

    Day 6 : Drive from Joshimath to Haridwar/Dehradun

    We retrace the same route and travel to Haridwar or Dehradun. We reach by evening. Trekking tour ends here.

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Inclusions

Transport from Dehradun/Haridwar to Joshimath and back

Stay in guest houses at Joshimath

Stay in camps during the trek

All camping equipment including camps, sleeping bags, and mattress

All meals during the trek and stay

Certified Trek Leader

Experienced Local Guide

All Trekking Permits

Exclusions

Any meals apart from inclusions

Meals during bus journey

Personal expenses

Offloading charges- INR 250 per bag per day and should be informed 3 days before the trek.

Anything that is not mentioned in inclusions

Cancellation Policy

No cancellations will be taken over call or whatsapp msg. Please reply to the email of payment receipt that you have received at the time of booking.

 Free Cancellation upto 60 days before the departure date

 59 Days to 45 days of Departure date. 10% of total Trip cost. (Booking amount is non-refundable)

 44 Days to 30 Days of Departure date. 25% of the total trip cost

 29 Days to 15 Days of Departure date. 50% of the total trip cost.

 15 Days to 8 Days of Departure date. 75% of the total trip cost.

 7 Days to Trip Departure date. 100% of the total trip cost.

 No Show . No refund.

Incase of government orders, harsh weather conditions , protests , landslides or any other unforseen circumstances , we work out the best possible alternate plans or trips/treks. At times even even certain activities are cancelled , the organization provides the best alternate but no refunds are provided.

 If a trek is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rain, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc.), JustWravel will issue a trek voucher for the full amount and if possible will provide an alternate trek. The voucher can be redeemed upto same amount for the same trek or another trek in the next 365 days from the trek departure date.

 If a trek or trip cannot be completed due to natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rain, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc.). No refund would be provided.

 Any extra expense coming due to any natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rain, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc.), Will be beared by customer. Company will not be liable.

 Cancellations policy will differ during the peak season and popular places.

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