Area: Garhwal Himalayas
Duration: 09 Days (3 days travel/6 days trekking)
Best Season: May – October
Altitude: 4575 mts
Total Trekking: 76 K.M
Climbing to the hill top and reaching out the valleys and lake side meadows are enough. Now it is time to reach the peak of another top hill. Pangarchulla peak is a great trekking route, ideal for experienced. The journey is not that much tough, but the route throughout is long and needs enough energy to be covered. It will be ideal, if you choose the trek route through Kuari Pass. Gorgeous forests with alpine and deodars are at the foothill region, where excellent snow covered path with soft touch and nature’s colorful beauty is there preserved for the next round of the trek. While going through the woods at the bottom level, you can see Himalayan Bears and leopards. However, there is nothing to regret if they are not found, since nature has spread her seven colors over the snowy path ahead.
Wonderful path to be covered with a snow guide: Your trek route will start from Chamoli, a district in Garhwal Himalayas. You will start rising from there on to Joshimath, till you reach Kuari pass. After you reach the pass, the real pickup to the Pangarchulla peak starts. Height till Kuari pass is 3650 m and that of the peak is Pangarchulla peak is 4700 metres. So, as you reach Kuari pass, you are already half the distance. Steep slopes and excellent landscapes are there in your path, but the real beauty queen is on both thee sides. Just look the sides – all the high peaks are staring at you with bewildered view. The trek route is not that much tough, but the experience is excellent, filled with tranquility, energy and pleasuring sights. At the end of the noon, you will reach the peak of the hilltop. You are just at the top, experiencing a view, where there is absolutely no obligation.
Down the slope, you might have experienced the excellent meadows. Alpine, deodars create a dense forest with excellent grassland bridging them. Your heart will feel that its age has been minimized by 20 years, by experiencing the beauty. Solitude of the place and freedom, beyond all imaginations will create a bloom inside you to run here and there. Journey towards the top is even more awesome. Throughout the trek route, there is no place where you will have to climb erect hill tops. So walking with comfort, watch Shiva’s consort in her full glow. Excellent beauty, floral smell in the valley area and snowy bed at the hill top will establish her massiveness in your heart, but will not create fear in you. Her calmness and hostility are really admiring for all her children.
The full path is renowned among the local people to be a part of the Swargarohini Journey of Pandavas. There are more myths regarding the playing area of Ganesh, in his childhood days. The diary writing about the trek will be eased with the mythological stories, in your knowledge. However, the nature and her beauty, as you will reach the top will look as if it has got no limit at all.
Best time to travel to Pangarchulla Peak Climb Trek is in summers (May – June) and Post Monsoon (September – November).
Summer: The weather of Pangarchulla Peak Climb Trek remains salubrious and pleasing during summers. The Himalayas are distinctly visible and the cool breeze adds charm to the vacation. Carry woolens with you.
Post Monsoon: Serenity and solitude are at its best during post monsoon at Pangarchulla Peak Climb Trek. The region is blessed with snowfall during winters and the accommodation options also remain few. But you can see the best of Pangarchulla Peak Climb Trek during post monsoon as it looks like Heaven on earth.
Quite famous amongst adventure buffs, Pangarchulla is an impressive slow drenched peak in the Chamoli district of Uttrakhand. Due to its tall height, approximately 4575 Mtrs, the peak offering the best camping experience and can be best approached during the months of April and May.