Pangarchulla Peak

Joshimath to joshimath

Rishikesh to Rishikesh 

INR : 9500/person
Pangarchulla Peak

ABOUT PANGARCHULLA PEAK

Pangarchulla Peak is a prominent mountain located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, in the Garhwal region of the Himalayas. It is a popular trekking destination and a sought-after summit for mountaineers. Trekking to Pangarchulla Peak demands meticulous planning due to its demanding nature; climbers must be well-equipped with proper mountaineering gear and have prior experience in high-altitude trekking. The ascent begins with traversing dense forests teeming with exotic flora and fauna before transitioning into steep inclines and spectacular glaciers. Upon reaching the summit, adventurers are rewarded with breathtaking panoramic vistas of towering Himalayan peaks like Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi, and Trishul. This unparalleled expedition to Pangarchulla Peak acquaints trekkers not only with unimaginable beauty but also instills a sense of accomplishment as they conquer nature’s unforgiving marvel.

Pangarchulla is a 5-day trek that takes 7 days to complete if you count the days spent traveling from Rishikesh. The walk begins in Auli, a village in Uttarakhand’s Garhwal region, not far from Joshimath. In the Nanda Devi National Park, where it is located.

The peak ascent is the part that makes the trip famous. That will be the first memory that arises for anybody who has completed this route. The summit day lasts all day. You carefully feel your feet as you climb over many pebbles covered in snow.

While the ascent to the top itself offers you an excellent rush of adrenaline, the magnificent vistas you see from the top add to the experience. You are accompanied the entire way on the trek.

PANGARCHULLA PEAK HIGHLIGHTS

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Pangarchulla Peak is a popular trekking destination located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, in the Garhwal region of the Himalayas. It stands at an elevation of approximately 4,700 meters (15,110 feet) above sea level. The trek to Pangarchulla Peak offers breathtaking views of surrounding snow-capped peaks, including Nanda Devi, Hathi Parvat, and Ghori Parbat.
 
The trek to Pangarchulla Peak usually starts from the picturesque village of Joshimath and passes through dense forests, lush meadows, and steep ridges. It is considered a moderate to challenging trek, and prior trekking experience is recommended. The best time to undertake this trek is during the months of April to June and September to November when the weather is relatively stable.
 
At the summit, trekkers are rewarded with panoramic views of the Himalayan range, making it a gratifying experience for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. As with any high-altitude trek, it is essential to be well-prepared, physically fit, and accompanied by experienced guides to ensure a safe and enjoyable journey.
Day 1 : Rishikesh to Joshimath (254 Kms, 10 Hrs Drive)
  • The group will assemble at the the pickup point at 06:00 AM.
  • Afterward, you’ll be introduced¬† to the whole group and a small briefing session would also be provided and then we’ll head to Joshimath/Pipalkoti.
  • We’ll reach¬†Joshimath¬†by the evening and check into our designated home stays.
  • Dinner will be served in the evening followed by overnight stay.

Note: The pick-up point would be Rishikesh ISBT (tentative).

Day 2 : Drive from Joshimath/Pipalkoti to Tugasi (14 Kms, 45 Mins Drive) | Trek to Guling (4 Kms, 5 Hrs)
  • After early morning breakfast, we’ll head out for¬†Tugasi Village.
  • Upon reaching Tugasi, we will start our trek to Guling.
  • We’ll reach Guling by the afternoon and check into our campsite.
  • Lunch will be served later on. The rest of the day is at leisure.
  • After some group bonding sessions, we will have dinner followed by an overnight stay in¬†Guling.¬†
 
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Day 3 : Trek from Guling to Khullara (6 Kms, 7 Hrs)
  • After early morning breakfast, you will be given the necessary instructions regarding the trekking trails.
  • We will start trekking from Guling to¬†Khullara.
  • En route, we will have our packed lunch. Later in the evening, we will check into our campsite at the Khullara base.
  • The rest of the day is at leisure. As the dawn starts to fall, you will get to witness the magical starry skies above.
  • Dinner followed by an overnight stay at Khullara base camp.
 
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Day 4 : Trek to Pangarchulla Summit | Back to Khullara (14 Kms, 12 Hrs)
  • Post breakfast, a small briefing session with necessary details about the rest of the trek will be provided.
  • Afterward, we will begin our trek to¬†Pangarchulla¬†peak by midnight.
  • Witness the sun rising from the great Himalayan ranges where you will catch a glimpse of the¬†Chaukhamba massif, Nilkantha peaks, and¬†Nanda Devi peaks, and many more. Afterward, we will descend toward the base camp.
  • We will check out from the base camp to head toward Khullara. En route, we will have our packed lunch.
  • Upon reaching Khullara, we will check into our campsite where we will have dinner followed by an overnight stay.
Day 5 : Trek from Khullara to Tugasi (10 Kms, 6 Hrs) | Drive to Joshimath/Pipalkoti (14 Kms, 45 Mins Drive)
  • After early morning breakfast, a small briefing session with necessary details about the rest of the trek will be provided.
  • We will begin trekking from Khullara to¬†Tugasi Village.¬†En route, we will have our packed lunch.
  • Upon reaching Tugasi, we will start the drive to Joshimath/Pipalkoti.
  • Check in to our designated homestay at Joshimath where we will have dinner and spend the night.
Day 6 : Drive from Joshimath to Rishikesh (254 Kms, 10 Hours Drive) | End of tour
  • Post breakfast, we will check out of our accommodations and start our return journey by driving towards Rishikesh.
  • You can enjoy the scenic views of some of the Prayag like¬†Dev Prayag, Rudra Prayag, and Karn Prayag.
  • Upon reaching Rishikesh, the group will dissemble and part ways with fond memories.
  • End of Tour.
 
 
 

Accommodation: 2 Nights in a Hotel / Homestay in Joshimath on a triple-sharing basis. 3 Nights Tented Accommodation on a triple sharing basis.

Transportation: Surface transfer from Rishikesh РJoshimath РRishikesh by Sumo / Bolero / Tempo Traveler (Depending on the number of travelers).

Meals: All vegetarian meals from day 1st Dinner to day 6th Breakfast.

Snacks: Morning / Evening Tea / Coffee with light snacks and soup while on the trek.

Camping logistics: Tent, Sleeping bags, Mattresses, Dining tent. 

Trek Leader: Qualified and Experienced Trek leader and support staff.

Permits: All necessary fees and permits.

Trekking Equipment: Gaiters, Micro Spikes, and Rope if required.

Safety Equipment: Basic First Aid kit with Oximeter and Oxygen Cylinder.

Guide ratio: 1:10 

 

5% GST

Any expenses of personal nature.

Meals during transit.

Any insurance of any kind. 

Any fees and permits (for non-Indians).

Unscheduled delay due to landslide.

Cost Escalation due to ‚Äú Force Majeure and Evacuation charges‚ÄĚ.

Anything not mentioned explicitly in the above program.

Note: You can apply for travel insurance before the trek.

 

For a Himalayan trek, consider packing the following essentials:

Warm clothing (thermal layers, fleece, down jacket) waterproof and windproof outer layers (jacket and pants) sturdy hiking boots with good ankle support Backpack with a rain cover
sleeping bag suitable for cold temperatures Sleeping pad/mattress for insulation Hat, gloves, and scarf sunglasses and sunscreen for high-altitude protection
water bottles and water purification method (filters or tablets) high-energy snacks and food for the trek first aid kit with essential medications and blister care items
trekking poles for better stability and support Headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries personal toiletries and wet wipes Multi-tool or pocket knife
camera and spare memory cards for capturing memories personal identification and necessary permits for the trek
remember to travel light but adequately prepared for the challenging conditions of a himalayan trek. Always check the specific requirements for the trek you are planning to undertake

Our Cancellation Policy-

Cancelling¬† prior 21 days from trek start date ‚Äď 10% deduction charges, 90% is refunded.

Cancelling prior 15-20 days from trek start date ‚Äď 30% deduction towards GST, Transaction, accommodation at Base, ration, etc.¬† 70% is refunded.

Cancelling prior 7-14 days from trek dates ‚Äď 50% deduction towards GST, Transaction, accommodation at Base, ration, Trekleaders, permits, equipment etc. 50% is refunded.

Cancelling prior 1-6 days from trek dates ‚Äď 100% deduction As all arrangements are made by transhimalaya and we are set to take you on a trek.

Trek Voucher terms and Condition¬†–

‚Äď The Voucher will be valid for 6 Months from date of issuance¬†

‚Äď The Voucher can be used in any trek with¬†Trans¬†Himalaya.

FAQs on PANGARCHULLA PEAK

The difficulty of the Pangarchulla Peak trek can vary depending on several factors, including your prior trekking experience, physical fitness, and the time of year you undertake the trek. Here’s a general assessment of the trek’s difficulty:

Moderate to Challenging: The Pangarchulla trek is generally considered to be of moderate to challenging difficulty. Here are some factors that contribute to its level of difficulty:

Altitude: Pangarchulla Peak stands at an elevation of around 4,700 meters (15,420 feet) above sea level. Trekking at high altitudes can be physically demanding and requires proper acclimatization.

Steep Ascents: The final ascent to Pangarchulla Peak involves steep and sometimes rocky terrain. You may encounter snow and ice on the way to the summit, especially in the early spring or late autumn.

Weather Conditions: Weather conditions in the Himalayas can change rapidly. Cold temperatures, high winds, and snowfall are common, especially during the winter and early spring. Trekkers need to be prepared for these challenging conditions.

Duration: The trek typically takes around 6-7 days, covering a distance of approximately 40-50 kilometers (25-31 miles), depending on the specific route taken. The long duration can add to the physical demands of the trek.

Fitness Level: Trekkers are required to have a reasonable level of physical fitness and stamina to complete the trek comfortably. Regular cardiovascular and strength training can be beneficial in preparing for the trek.

Acclimatization: Proper acclimatization is crucial to prevent altitude sickness. Trekking at high altitudes requires ascending gradually to allow your body to adjust to the reduced oxygen levels.

Trekking Gear: Depending on the season, you may need to carry additional gear such as crampons, ice axes, and warm clothing for the higher reaches of the trek.

While the Pangarchulla trek can be challenging, it is also immensely rewarding. The stunning views of the Himalayan peaks and the sense of accomplishment at reaching the summit make it a popular choice for trekkers looking to test their abilities in the mountains. However, it’s essential to be well-prepared, physically and mentally, and consider going with an experienced guide or group, especially if you’re relatively new to high-altitude trekking. Proper preparation and acclimatization are key to enjoying a safe and successful trek to Pangarchulla Peak.

Trekking to Pangarchulla Peak in late November can be challenging and is generally not recommended for most trekkers. Late November marks the beginning of winter in the Himalayas, and the region experiences harsh weather conditions that can make the trek dangerous. Here are some key considerations: Extreme Cold, Heavy Snowfall, Limited Facilities, Risk of Avalanches, and Shorter Days.

The duration of the Pangarchulla Peak trek typically spans about 5 to 6 days, including the time required for acclimatization and the ascent to the peak. As this mentioned in the Pangarchulla Peak trek itinerary.

Yes, you can book in advance for this Pangarchulla Peak trek via call us directly or booking online system.