Panchachuli Base Camp Trek
The route to the glacier abounds in exotic scenery, Ancient village, snowcapped mountains, gushing streams, Alpine meadows and a rich variety of flora & fauna. And from the glacier one can see the Panchachuli peaks in their towering glory.
Panchachuli base camp trek is the safest and easiest trek in kumaoun and its very short trek too. it’s a 35-40 km trek that passes Urthing ,Bungling, Sela, Nagling, Baaling, and Duktu/Dantu village in the darma valley before reaching Panchachuli Glacier. On the final lap at village Duktu/Dantu one gets the majestic spectacle of Panchachuli that derives its name from the five peaks The 5 kms length and width of glaciers project out from this range of hill. A trek of about 4 kms from village Duktu/Dantu leads to the base of the glacier. This is a delightful tour, As we climb it seems to become even more wonderful.
DAY 01 KATHGODAM / PITHORAGARH
Drive approximately 271 km to Dharchula via Almora. En route we will enjoy the scenic beauty of terraced fields, villages and snow clad Himalayan mountains At distant horizon we can still see Nanda Devi sometime en route and other peaks. Pithoragarh is a beautiful town with the nice view of panchachuli range. On arrival check in to the hotel and market visit in the evening .
DAY 02 PITHORAGARH / URTHING ( Drive 6 hrs.)
In the morning we will take a 6 hrs. drive to Urthing via Dharchula, some years back our trekking point was Village Dar but now we have motor road upto urthing so we will directly proceed to Urthing . On arrival at Urthing set out a camp for dinner and overnight stay in the tents.
DAY 03 URTHING / NAGLING (trek 09 km, 04 hrs,)
After B/Fast we start our trek to Nagling , today trek is easy with nice view of mountais and river. Nagling is a small village with nice camp area. Dinner and overnight in tents.
DAY 04 NAGLING / PANCHACHULI BASE CAMP (16 km, 6-7hrs.)
In the morning after breakfast we will trek up to Base Camp,. The trek is full of adventures. On arrival set out camp for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 05 PANCHACHULI BASE CAMP – EXCURSION
In the morning we will trek up to View Point, from this point we can see view of the PanchChuli peaks from here is just magnificent. You can find a huge meadow here. One can see the magnificent view of Panch Chuli glacier with the backdrop of the Panch Chuli peaks and all day we explore the area of Panchaculi base Camp.
DAY 06 PANCHACHULI BC / NAGLING (16 Km.)
Today we trek back to Nagling which is very easy path , From Base Camp to Nagling is a gradual descent and the days walk takes around 5 hours. after reaching Nagling explore the village. Dinner and overnight stay in tents
DAY 07 NAGLING / URTHING / DHARCHULA
After breakfast trek down to Urthing . The trek is easy to downwards. It takes 4 hrs. to reach Urthing. In urthing we will have our jeep and drive to Dharchula. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
DAY 08 DHARCHULA / ALMORA
Today 7 hrs. drive to Almora. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
DAY 09 ALMORA – DEPARTURE