Nanda Devi East Base Camp Trek , Chamoli , Uttarakhand, India
The trek will give you the view of many beautiful places of North India , of
Kathgodam, Munsiyari , lilam, Bagudiar, Rilkot, Ghanghar , Martoli and Rargari.
All these places are known for expounding beauty and allurement of nature . The
Amalgamation of mountain with the village and greenery creates a mesmerizing
Effect from the trekkers.
Facts about Nanda Devi East Base Camp Trek
â€¢ Altitude â€“ 4300 metres to 4800 metres
â€¢ Best time â€“ May to June and again in September to October.
â€¢ Difficulty level- Steep and difficult.
â€¢ Cost â€“ 34, 500 per trekker
â€¢ Duration â€“The total tour is of 11days and 10 nights
â€¢ Meal â€“ The amount includes food and transportation cost. Normal meals will be provided for everyday but there will be also open option to have your own dry food which you carry.
â€¢ Water and Beverages â€“ Hot water is available in the tree houses
And it will be good if we can carry our own tea and coffee because
Of high price .
â€¢ Best time to visit - April , May and till mid June are the times to visit and then September, October and first week of November are again best time to visit. These are the times when the sky remains clear during the day.
â€¢ The journey will remain as an epitome of photographic excellence of snow-
Capped mountain ranges with green valleys .
â€¢ The expedition will start from Kathgodam , Uttarakhand then continued by
Munsiyari and lilam then the Tranhimalaya mountain ranges or Grangdise â€“ Nyenchen
Tanglha range as we trek towards Bogudiar , Rilkot, and Ghanghar before Pacchu Glacier
With overnight stays in the tents makes the expedition more compact and adventurous.
â€¢ The trek will be ended by reaching to Kathgodam ( from the place where we have
Started our journey )
Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek Itinerary
â€¢ Day 1 Nanda Devi East Base Camp Trek
Kathgodam to Munsiyari ( 277 Kms)
Our representative will receive you in Kathgodam station, then we will drive to Kumaon Hills
(32 Kms) to Munsiyari where will can enjoy excellence of scenic beauty.
After Munsiyari , we will reach to chaukori , which is famous for beautiful Himalayan mountain range and green sloppy tea garden.
Since this is the first day we wonâ€™t go for any trekking . Dinner and overnight accommodation
In the chaukori lodge .
â€¢ Day 2 Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek
Munsiyari to Lilam ( 7kms )
The trekking is of shortest expedition of just seven kilometres. Lilam is a small village of the
Inhabitants of lilam village.
The second day will be a night stay in the tent in Lilam village surrounded by scenic beauty and
â€¢ Day 3 Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek
Lilam to Bogudiar ( 12 Kms.)
On the third day we will head towards Bogudiar in morning just after breakfast. We will trek
Amidst trees . We will also come across the point where Ralam ( one of the main Himalayan
Glacier ) and Gori Ganga( one of the famous river in the Munsiyari ).
The way is followed by the famous village of Bogudiar.
â€¢ Day 4 Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek
Bogudiar to Rilkot ( 12kms.)
From this point on there will be the true journey of trekking to the Nanda Devi East Base Camp
Soon after morning meal we will head towards Rilkot.
In between we will halt to laspa village to visit Northern Nanda Kot Glacier. One of the biggest
Glacier of the world.
After this we will reach Rilkot and will set the tent by the river.
We will stay overnight in the tents.
â€¢ Day 5 Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek
Rilkot to Ghanghar ( 13 Kms.)
After the short distance of trekking we will reach to view Martoli peak.
Also we can view the Trans â€“ Himalayan landscape.
This place acts as an unique destination for photographers and trekkers.
We will trek through the medium pitches and reach to the village of Ghanghar.
This place is the beginning of Pachu valley which leads to the base camp of Nanda
Devi East base camp.
Dinner and overnight stay in this place in the tents.
â€¢ Day 6 Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek
Ghanghar to Pachu Glacier ( 7 Kms.)
The steep and difficult climb to Pachu Glacier will start today. This is the last trekking
Before we reach the ultimate base camp.
The mountain range will seem to be close at hand as we trek and take each step.
Approximately it will take about 5 hours and when we arrive we arrive at the northern face
Of Nanda Devi mountain.
The enigmatic beauty gives the feeling of awe and wonder among the trekkers .
We will stay in the tents for overnight.
â€¢ Day 7 Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek
Pachu glacier to Nanda Devi East base camp( 1km)
The beauty of the sunshine is the best of all . The journey will seem fruitful for the beauty
Of the sunrise.
We will trek for about 1last ascending journey to the camp.
We will stay overnight in our tents in the Pachu Glacier ( back to 1 km)
â€¢ Day 8 Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek
Pachu Glacier to Martoli ( 17 Kms.)
Now the descending journey starts.
The trek begins after breakfast .
The natural beauty together with the man made collide this area and makes it even
More beautiful . The wood carvings on the houses makes it even more ancient and
We will stay overnight in a village house at Martoli .
â€¢ Day 9 Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek
Martoli to Rargari ( 20 Kms.)
The trek will take to Rargari and we will stay overnight there in mountain huts or
â€¢ Day 10 Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek
Rargari to Munsiyari ( 14 Kms.)
Our car or jeep will take you to Munsiyari ( 14 Kms.) . Approximately it will take
About half an hour to fourth five minutes to reach.
Overnight stay at Munsiyari guest House or tents.
â€¢ Day 11 Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek
Munsiyari to Kathgodam ( 296 Kms.) And then departure.
After breakfast in Munsiyari , you will be driven back to chaukori by jeep or cars
Then to Kathgodam .
From there the trekkers will have their own homeward journey.
Important things to carry
â€¢ Trekking pair of shoes ( in case of emergencies)
â€¢ Ropes and sticks
â€¢ Portable heaters
â€¢ Candles and match sticks
â€¢ Medicine box- painkiller, paracetamol, personal medicine box , burnol, indigestion medicine
â€¢ First aid box- anteseptic lotion, bandade and bandages, cotton and hot bags
â€¢ Safety pin
â€¢ Tea dust and packets , tea bags and coffee packets
â€¢ Warm clothes and jackets ,
â€¢ Blanket and towels
â€¢ Pairs of socks and pairs of gloves .
â€¢ Torch and sun glasses
â€¢ Woollen caps and hats
â€¢ Water bottles
â€¢ Dry foods like biscuits and nuts
â€¢ Chewing gum
â€¢ Water purification tablet like geolin.
â€¢ Backpack ( big size)
â€¢ Personal toiletries and tissue papers.
Tips for Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek
â€¢ Be prepared both physically and mentally . This will give you ample fitness . Read
About the trekking and understand what you are coming for.
â€¢ Be ready for adverse weather conditions.
â€¢ Carry your own insurance cards of travel insurance, personal insurance and any
Other if you feel the necessity.
â€¢ The word of the Sherpa or guide is the last word during any emergency or difficult
Situation. Please obey him.
â€¢ Before coming for the trekking complete fitness certificate is required from your
â€¢ Try not to carry extra baggage , just carry what you need . In case you need porter
You need to pay rupees five hundred per day for per bag.
â€¢ High level of fitness is required. Be sure that you are ready to cope up with the
Difference in temperature in high altitudes.
â€¢ There is lack of proper washrooms. When you are in a trek you need to cope up
In the natural holes.
â€¢ Consumption of alcohol and other intoxicating drinks and substances are strictly Prohibited.