Nandadevi National Park

8 Days

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Nanda Devi National Park, located in the state of Uttarakhand, India, is a pristine sanctuary that harbors breathtaking natural beauty and rich biodiversity. This protected area, established in 1982 and later declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, is home to the towering Nanda Devi peak, which stands at an awe-inspiring height of 7,816 meters. Spanning over 630 square kilometers, the park showcases an array of alpine meadows, dense forests, glistening glaciers, and crystal-clear lakes. Its diverse flora and fauna include numerous endangered species such as the snow leopard, musk deer, Himalayan tahr, and more than 300 species of birds. Nanda Devi National Park not only reflects the magnificence of the Himalayan landscape but also serves as a testament to the importance of preserving and conserving our natural heritage.

Nanda Devi National Park Trek is a magnificent journey that takes adventurers through the captivating landscapes of the Garhwal Himalayas. This trek offers a unique blend of natural beauty, rich biodiversity, and a glimpse into the vibrant cultural heritage of the region. As one navigates through the rugged terrains, dense forests, and picturesque meadows, the mesmerizing views of snow-covered mountain peaks, including the mighty Nanda Devi, leave one spellbound. With every step, trekkers witness the pristine beauty of the surrounding valleys, glacier-fed rivers, and diverse flora and fauna. This trek is not only a physically challenging adventure but also a spiritual experience, as it allows individuals to reconnect with nature and immerse themselves in the serene tranquility of the Himalayas.

Overview

Nandadevi Biosphere Reserve Trek – National Park opened after 1982.

The Nanda Devi National Park trekking itinerary offers an unforgettable journey through the breathtaking landscapes of Uttarakhand, India. This adventure takes trekkers on a mesmerizing trail that spans over several days, allowing ample time to immerse oneself in the natural wonders of the region. Starting from the scenic village of Lata, the path winds through dense forests, charming meadows, and cascading waterfalls, offering glimpses of rare Himalayan flora and fauna, including the majestic snow leopard.

Nandadevi Best View on Kuari Pass Trek
 

As the journey progresses, participants traverse rugged terrains, cross daring river crossings, and eventually reach the Nanda Devi base camp, where the towering peaks of the Himalayas leave one awe-inspired. This trekking itinerary is not only a physical challenge but also a spiritual experience, offering a profound connection with nature and an opportunity to witness the immense beauty of India’s natural heritage.

Nanda Devi National Park, nestled in the lap of the mighty Himalayas, is an enchanting sanctuary for nature enthusiasts

  • Its highlights include the majestic Nanda Devi Peak, standing tall at 7,816 meters, making it the second-highest mountain in India and a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • The park is a haven for numerous rare and endangered flora and fauna species, such as the elusive snow leopard, Himalayan musk deer, and blue sheep, attracting wildlife enthusiasts and photographers from around the world
  • With breathtaking landscapes, sparkling high-altitude lakes, and dense pristine forests, Nanda Devi National Park is truly a treasure trove for those seeking tranquility and the raw beauty of nature.

Nandadevi Trek Program

Today, we will drive to Joshimath and enroute visit Devprayag (the confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda river). Upon your arrival at Joshimath, check into your hotel. Evening time is free to explore the beautiful Joshimath town. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Drive 2 hrs from Joshimath to lata village. The trek from Lata village passes through Oak, Rhododendron and Pine forests, to a ridge followed by crossing of a side stream. After this, the trail again climbs over another ridge and continues to another side stream. After crossing the second side stream the trail becomes steeper, with a series of switch backs. Finally, the trek for today terminates at the campsite at Lata Kharak. Overnight stay in the tents.

Today, we will undertake a trek to Semi Kharak, on a boulder path. The trek will take around 4 hours to complete both ways. Return to camp and enjoy lunch. Evening time is free for leisure activities. Overnight stay in tents.

Our trek today will be from Lata Kharak to Dharansi Pass. The trail from Lata Kharak is steep till Jhandi Dhar. From Jhandidhar the trail becomes a bit easier for about 1.5 kilometer before it becomes steep again for 500 meters to reach Bagfyana Pass. From here, we shall ascend and descend through the narrow gorge of Satkul to reach Dharansi Pass. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 5 :
Rest Day

Rest day to explore Dharasi pass in and around area.

The trek today is a long descent to the village of Tolma. One starts the reverse trek on same trail till Jhandidhar. From this point, a new trail which descends down a ridge and continues to descend further through an Oak and Rhododendron forests finally terminates at the village of Tolma. Overnight stay in the village.

The trekking trail descends through fields to reach Suraithota. We will board the vehicles and drive towards Joshimath. Day free to visit Auli. Overnight stay in the hotel.

Breakfast drive to Rishikesh 8/9hrs drive.

Trip end up here

Trip Cost Nandadevi Trek

  • Transport to and from Rishikesh
  • Accommodation in Joshimath with breakfast and dinner
  • All meals while on trek
  • Tents 4 season sleeping bags carry mattress
  • Guide / Cook experience and reliable
  • Porter to carry luggage and food
  • Trekking permission
  • Insurance
  • Seperate Tents
  • Any other meals during transport
  • Extra charges for buggage carry on trek by porters
  • Any tips

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