Auden’s Col Trek

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Duration – 18 / 17 Price -
  • Day 01: Delhi - Haridwar - Rishikesh
  • In the morning, transfer to Delhi Railway Station and take an AC train for Haridwar at 06:50 hrs. After arriving in Haridwar, our guide will assist you to Rishikesh and help check into your hotel. Evening time is free for leisure activities. Overnight stay at the hotel.

     

     

     

     

     

     
     

     

     

     

     

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  • Day 02: Rishikesh – Uttarkashi (195 kms (5-6 hrs)
  • After the breakfast, leave for Uttarkashi (1150 m). This 7-8 hours drive will take you through the course of narrow streams of Ganga Valley and later along the Bhagirathi river valley. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel. Take rest for a while and then head out for exploring the major attractions of Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at hotel in Uttarkashi.

  • Day 03: Uttarkashi – Gangotri (95 kms/4-5 hrs)
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    Post breakfast proceed to Gangotri. The route passes through Harsil, home to the famous ‘Wilson Apple’ followed by Bhairon Ghati, the course of the Bhairav Ganga River upon which a steel girder bridge overlook a mesmerizing deep gorge. The drive takes around 4-5 hours to reach Gangotri. Upon arrival check-into the hotel. Overnight stay in hotel.

    (Those who wish to visit Gomukh, the source of mighty Ganges, have to trek for 1 day)

     

     

     

     

  • Day 04: Gangotri (Rest day for acclimatization)
  • After breakfast, you will be taken out for exploring the holy town of Gangotri. Visit the Pandav Caves, which will remind you the memories of great Indian epic, Mahabharata. Spend first half of the day exploring this part of the town. Post lunch, set out for exploring the famous Ashramas, which best reflect the Hindu culture and practices. Spend the evening witnessing the Aarti of River Ganga. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.

  • Day 05: Gangotri - Nala Camp (8 km trek)
  • The walking trail starts from the left of the valley and ascends to the Nala Camp. Initially, the trail passes through Pine and Birch forest and soon reaches to the picturesque spots from where one can have a glimpse of Jogin and Kedartal range. Overnight stay in tents by Rudragaira River.

  • Day 06: Nala Camp - Rudragaira Base Camp (7 km trek)
  • After the breakfast, trek to a ridge followed by a side stream. Upon arrival at the Rudragaira base camp, relax in the tents.

  • Day 07: Rudragaira Base Camp (Rest day)
  • As the weather and environment here is certainly different, it is better to rest and acclimatize for a day. If one is not feeling exhausted he/she can get engaged in hiking on the route that leads to the Rudragaira Peak. Spend the night in tent.

     
  • Day 08: Rudragaira Base Camp - Base Camp Gangotri Group (6 km)
  • The trek in this part gradually gets tougher and at times it becomes challenging. While reaching the camp, one can witness a glimpse of stunning views of Gangotri I, II & III peaks. Overnight Stay in tent.

  • Day 09: Base Camp Gangotri Group - Auden Col Base Camp (6 km)
  • The trek for the day is quite challenging and one need to maintain a strong energy level. The route to the Auden Col base camp is full of moraine. Overnight stay in tent.

     
     some healthy food to get energy for another grueling day. Overnight stay in tent.
  • Day 10: Auden Col base camp - Khatling Glacier (12 km)
  • An early start is a requirement for the trek today. The walk involves technical aspects on the glacier which continues until one reaches the pass. To cross only around 5 km distance to the pass it may take 4-5 hours. To cross the pass, a rope is fixed on either side. Once the tent is set, take rest 

  • Day 11: Khatling Glacier - Waterfall Camp / Zero Point (12 km)
  • The trek today is a technical one, thus technical gears will be supplied for trekking in this part. Passing the glacial stretch, the path leads to the moraine, from where the trail descends to the riverside camp. Overnight stay in tents.

  • Day 12: Waterfall Camp / Zero Point - Chowki (8 km)
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    After a trek of around 3 km by the river-side, reach an open meadow. Another 4 km trek will lead you to Chowki, a grassy and comfortable spot, ideal for camping. Overnight stay in the tents.

  • Day 13: Chowki - Masar Tal (8 km)
  • This day’s trek is a switchback journey that leads to a ridge set in a picturesque valley. The trail is well defined with wonderful natural surroundings. Further the trail leads to Masar Tal. Upon reaching, transfer to the camp that is set near the mesmerising lake. Overnight in the tent.

     
  • Day 14: Masar Tal - Vasuki Tal (12 km)
  • The trek for the day involves 3kms climb to reach the ridge. The road further leads with switchbacks and finally leads to the picturesque lake, Vasukital. Night stay in tents pitched near the lake.

  • Day 15: Vasuki Tal - Kedarnath (5 km)
  • Today, trek towards one of the sacred most pilgrimage centres in India, Kedarnath. To descent only 5 km, it may take around 3 hours. Upon arrival, pay a visit to Kedarnath Temple. Overnight in the hotel at Kedarnath.

     
    knanda confluence. Overnight stay in hotel at Rudraprayag.

     

     
  • Day 17: Rudraprayag - Rishikesh
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    After having breakfast, drive to Rishikesh. The route passes through another confluence, Devprayag where River Alakananda and Bhagirathi embrace each other. Upon arrival at Rishikesh, check-in to hotel and later go out for exploring the magnificent elements of the city. Spend the evening visiting the ashrams and temples in Rishikesh. Do not miss to witness the Ganga aarti in the evening on the Triveni Ghat. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

  • Day 18: Rishikesh - Delhi
  • Wake up early morning and after breakfast drive towards Delhi.

     

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    • uffel bag Down/synthetic camp booties
    • Sunglasses, Light gloves
    • Sleeping bag
    •  Flashlight/Headlamp with extra batteries
    • Daypack
    • One liter water bottles wide mouthed
    • Trekking Boots
    • Water purification/filter
    • Camp shoes/sneakers
    • Walking stick/Trekking pole
    • Cotton socks
    • Note book with pens and pencils
    • Gore-Tex jacket
    • Lip balm
    • Light wind jacket Sunscreen / Moisturiser
    • Down jacket/vest
    • Camp towel/towel/sarong
    • Fleece jacket/vest
    • Personal toiletries
    • T-shirts
    • Personal medicines
    • Underwear
    • Money pouch/belt
    • Trekking pants
    • Energy bars
    • Thermal tops
    • Vitamin tablets
    • Thermal bottom
    • Extra passport photos
    • Warm hat and Bandana/scarf
    • Sun hat/baseball cap
    • Wind- and rain-gear with hood
    • Swiss Army Knives (Classic pocket tool)
    • One pair cotton trousers or shorts
    • Two cotton shirts/T-Shirts One warmer (jacket with hood)
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