If you want to appreciate the impressive mountain ranges of the Himalayas, undertake a trek. The sport of trekking brings you in close contact with the local people of the country. Trekkingin Rishikesh gives you a wonderful opportunity to be in contact with thelocals and appreciate the mountain environments. The Garhwal and Kumaon regions of the state of Uttarakhand have long been known for providingexcellent opportunities of trekking. As you trek through and in Rishikesh,you can feast your eyes upon the snowy peaks of the Himalayas,get acquainted with the region's natural riches and enjoy heart-warming viewsof sunset. Passing through forested valleys, Hindu settlements, temple site and mountain village is an experience you will cherish all yourlife.
Your trek in Rishikesh will start from Thalisain andpassing through Pauri. You will be taken to Kondolia, at a distance of 5km from Thalisan, to soak up scenic sunsets. Lunch will be served enroute. There will be programmes of sightseeing as well. Food will be fresh andserved hot. The arrangement of dinner will be at the campsite, locatedoverlooking the beaches on Ganga inRishikesh. Options of beachvolleyball are also available at the camp. To relax, you canspend around the bonfires and share stories with your close ones. Remember, trekking is not just an adventuresport but an addiction.
Trekking Trek - TP-001
Drive to Joshimath and indulge in some heart-stirringsightseeing. Begin your trek early morning and soak up sunrise views over Nanda Devi peak. Get to campsite for a delicious dinnerand restful sleep. Trek back to Joshimath basking and feasting eyes on scenicbeauty and finally drive to Rishikesh.
Day 1: Shortly after breakfast, you head towards Joshimath on 6-7 270 km hour drive. Alaknanda River can be observed through out thedrive. At a perfect vantage view you can halt to capture mesmerizing view ofthe magnificent confluences of Gahrwal Himalayas namely Devprayag, Rudraprayag,Karanprayag and Nanda prayag. Our staff escorts you to your hotel in Joshimathwhere you can relax, enjoy dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
Day 2: Early in the morning after breakfast you begin your trekking. En route unparalledsunrise can be sighted peeping from Nanda Devipeak. Your ascent will be gradual and pleasurable, ensuring goodacclimatization. For lunch the trek halts for an hour. 5-6 hours of trekconcludes tali as the Sun gives way to night. On finding a proper campsite atTali, you doze off to sleep after meal.
Day 3: Afterbreakfast, you begin your trekking journey back to Joshimath. Transversing pastpicturesque trail and basking in the splendor of nature for 2 hours, you willreach your hotel in Joshimath where after delicious dinner retreat back to yourcomfy bed for a well earned sleep
Day 4: Soon after breakfast, you will be driven back to Rishikeshharidawar. The drive takes 8-9 hours to reach your hotel in Rishikesh /haridawar.
Trek 1- Cost - @ Rs 1650/ per-day/ per-pax
Trekking Trek - TP-002
This trek takes you through some amazing terrain thehighlights being Chopta, Tungnath and of course Chandrashila Peak itself.Chopta, Known as the "Switzerland of India", Chopta at an altitude of2600 m, offers a breath taking view of the majestic Himalayan peaks against thebackdrop of clear blue skies. With bugyals (high altitude meadows) all around,it is one of the best camping sites in Garhwal. Also, the sunset as seen fromChopta is a sight one can travel any distance to see.
Day 1: after b/f Haridawr drive to Ukimath via Rishikesh- Devprayag (200 km ) hot lunch enroute dinner & overnight stay in hotel.
Day 2: after b/f 8 km Drive to Sari village (1 hr) and then trek to Deoriatal which is alake at an altitude of 1524m with a lovely view of the 7012m high Chaukhambapeaks. Devriatal. Initially the trek goes through the village trails, givingyou a chance to have a close encounter with the settlement pattern, dress,jwellwery and life style of the mountain people. Later the trek goes throughthick forest . On the last stretch we come close to tree line to reach thelake. Enjoy the outstanding view of the area and specially reflection ofChukhamba (,7138 mts) and Greater Himalayan peaks in the lake. Explore the areaand trek back to SariReturn toUkimath in the evening. Dinner and overnight stayin hotel.
Day 3: after b/f drive to Chopta 32 km. Begin the trek in the morning on a steep climb of3.5km to reach 1000-year old Tunganath temple. A further climb of half akilometer takes one to almost 3964m for the most breathtaking view of the highHimalayas from Chandrashila Peak. Climb down toChopta in the afternoon. Evening - we spend at leisure. Dinner and overnightstay at the camp. All this while you are in and around Chopta, keep looking forthe elusive snow leopard, a rare sight and only for the lucky ones!
Day 4: Drive Chopta - Hardwar6-7 hrs dinner and over night stay in hotel.
Trek 2- cost - @ Rs 1450/ per-day/per-pax
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