Day 1 Arrival in New Delhi: Meeting upon at IGI airport. Transfer to hotel.
2 New Delhi – Kathgodam by train.
is time to relax and explore the area. Evening transfer to the railway station for the overnight sleeper train (Train No.
5013, Departure-22:40 hrs IST) to Kathgodam. Overnight sleeper train.
Day 3 Kathgodam – Almora . drive. After breakfast drive to Almora. Overnight hotel.
4 Almora to Munsiyari 2290 m.).drive.
drive by jeep from Almora to Munsyari along a winding road that reaches a height of 2748m before descending into the beautiful
Munsyari valley. Camp overnight.
5 Munsiyari – Lilam ( 1850 m.)
here to trek start Munsiyari to by Selapani by jeep or walk to Lilam camp 5,6 hour easy
walk to down
breakfast we start trekking. Our first steps take us away from the bustling bazaar and out onto the open trail and a steady
descent down to our camp site for the night at Lilam. 4 - 4.5 hrs walking. Camp overnight.
Day 6 Lilam to Rilkot (3200m) Today is tough going as we hike up 1000m to a ridge from where we get very impressive views back to and beyond
Munsyari, along a gorge made by the Gori Ganga river. The route is fairly up and down but generally eases off before reaching
the camp site at Rilkot. 6 - 7 hrs walking. Camp overnight.
7 Rilkotot to Martoli 3324m)
are in high mountain country now and the tree line disappears giving access to vast stretches of Alpine pastures. The day's
walk from Rilkot to the magnificent and deserted hamlet of Martoli (3385 mts, 12 kms) provides a very interesting trail..
8 Martoli: rest day and exploring day of Lawan valley
9 Martoli to Ganghar (3260 mts, 12 kms).
the day one gets intermittent views of magnificent Himalayan peaks and just after reaching campsite you will glimpse Nanda
Devi East. Camp overnight.
10 Ganagar to Pachu 3960 m.
camp this is the base camp of Nanda Davi 4 hours walk to steep up.
is the big day when you walk form Ganghar to Pachu(3950 mts, 6 kms) and the camp site is an exquisite location. An Alpine
meadow laden with rhododendron bushes blooming pink and white, stretches of glacial ice and the massive Nanda Devi looming
infront ... it is just another 5 kms away.
Day 11 Pachu rest
day and walk to Pachu glacier back same camp and lunch.
12 Pachu glacier to Burfu village (3350 m.) 5,6 hour
is time to return and we descend from Pachu to Burfu(3350 mts, 13 kms). The scenary is exciting as the valley opens up. The
north faces of the Nanda Devi peaks, several peaks on the Nanda Devi Sancturay wall and Hardeol
group are visible. Our camp site is close to the Gori Ganga River amidst a lushgreen meadow.
13 Burfu to Milam (3452 mts, 8 kms). 5,6 hours
day's walk from Burfu offers some spectacular scenery. The north face of Nanda Devi, several
peaks on the Nanda Devi Sanctuary wall and Hardeol group are visible particularly from Bilju village which is about 4 km ahead.
The trail leads to Milam (place of meeting) which was a large village but is quite deserted. We camp on the outskirts of the
village. Camp overnight.
14 Milam rest day walk to Milam glacier
we spend most of our time in exploring the Milam glacier. A two hour walk takes us to the tip of Milam glacier - it is the
largest glacier in the Kumaon Himalaya. Camp overnight.
15 Milam to Railcot (3250 mts, 17 kms) 6,7 hours.
return trip commences in a downhill gradient. We camp at Rilkot for the night. Camp overnight.
16 Railcot to Bugdiar (2700 mts, 12 kms) 4-5 hours.
is a steady walk and mostly downhill past the villages of Lhaspa, Mapang and the narrow gorge at Nahar Devi. Camp overnight.
17 Bugdyar to Lilam (1810 mts, 12 kms) 5 hrs.
walk downhill all throughout and reach camp site by late afternoon. Camp overnight.
18 Lilam to Munsyari (2290 mts, 12 kms).
retrace our steps along the Gori river past Jimi ghat to Dumar(8kms) from where we board a jeep to Munsyari. We arrive here
19 Munsyari to Ranikhet (240 kms).
is time to bid farewell to Munsyari and its mountains. Today we board a vehicle that drives us to Ranikhet through Vijaypur,
Bageshwar and Kausani. Overnight hotel.
20 Ranikhet to Kathgodam (90 kms).
is another day when we can chill out and relax. Late afternoon we board a vehicle that drives us to Kathgodam. There is also
the option of leaving Ranikhet after breakfast and driving to the legendary Jim
Corbett Park. The train to Delhi departs from Kathgodam at 20:40 hrs.
Day 21 Arrive Delhi. Transfer to the hotel. Morning is free to relax before a guided
sightseeing tour. Overnight hotel.
Day 22 New
Delhi - a day visit to Agra
to see the Taj Mahal. Overnight hotel at Agra.
Day 23 Agra – New Delhi
international airport for the flight to hometown.