Package Inclusions :
- Room on optional (as per plan) Occupancy as above stated hotels.
- Night accommodation as per plan.
- Daily Breakfast at the Hotel.
- Transportation with Service oriented driver.
- Fuel, Toll, Parking Fee and Driver Allowance.
- Arrival/ Departure Assistance.
- All prevailing taxes.
Package Exclusions :
- Monument Entrance Fee, that has to be paid directly on arrival at the monuments.
- International / Domestic Flights.
- Personal expense such as use of mini bar, mineral water, laundry, telephone etc. at the hotels. All such expenses will have to be paid directly.
- Any other thing that has not been mentioned in the "Cost Inclusions”.
Detailed Itinerary :
Day 01 : Arrive Rishikesh
Arrive Rishikesh . Met upon arrival and transfer to hotel . Evening visit the Ghat s s to encounter evening Ghat life as well as special Arti The Prayer dedicated to Goddess Ganges the town of ashrams and temples, Ghats and pilgrims, mountains and the holy Ganges. When global orange sun suspended, waits low amid the red/yellow streaked horizon, then all these combine to give this town a very special evening. The temple bells roar, priests enchant mantras. Immersed in sublimation stand the pilgrims. Cupped leaves, with saffron marigold petals and a small candle flame, flickering ride the current of water of wisdom. Suddenly the sky darkens, spreading a blanket of stillness. Everything stops, except the sound of current, which has just sunk the tiny flames of cupped leaves, few minutes back. After experiencing above we trace ours steps back to the hotel. Later briefing about the trek, introduction with guide & camp staff, Dinner and overnight hotel.
Day 02 : Rishikes - Joshimath (Drive 8/9 HRS)
Morning after breakfast drive to Joshimath. The entire drive toady is along the Ganga and Alaknanda River. We stop at Devprayag to visit the confluence at the beginning of the Ganges. Arrive Joshimath and transfer to hotel. Eveing visit the hill town. Dinner and overnight hotel.
Day 03 : Joshimath
Day for obtaining final permission to venture into NDNP from forest authorities, Joshimath. Overnight Hotel.
Day 04 : Joshimath - Tolma Drive 3 hrs. ( Trek 4 Hrs.)
Drive to Suraithota 30 kms from Joshimath, further trek to tolma a tiny village situated at a altitude of 2680m. the trail till to Tolma is steep , while we cross on the way Suraithota and a small stream and a dense forest to reach our campside, but we are making the camp above the Tolma village. The camp side is a small flat part inside a forest where a beautiful water stream is available. Tolma village through the rich forest ot Thuner, Kail, Ddevdar and Surai. O/N- CAMP.
Day 05 : Tolma - Dharassi Pass (TREK 7-8 HRS)
From TOLMA to Satkula and Dharassi pass is steep and rocky. One can have difficulties after 2 km trek from Satkula when the rocky surface begins to enter the pass: some equipment brought by the guide and porters shall be needed to face these types of difficulty. At Satkula one have to cross seven roaring streams coming from Nanda Devi snow-clapped ranges. The Pass appears to be a long steep trek with many ascents and descents until the Nanda Devi comes into the view when crossing the Pass. Dharassi Pass is a Camp side where water is available. The Pass is inside a huge dense forest which covers many types of wild animals and birds. There is a beautiful small meadow from where one can enjoy the Nanda Devi Sanctuary nearly. There are rich flora & fauna inside the Pass. The Pass beauty is everlasting: the view is over the Nanda Devi, Donagri, Mrigthuni, Mangraon, Changbang, Kalnka, Hanuman and many other peaks are seen from here. The whole Nanda Devi Sanctuary is seen from here. Sir Emund Hillary described the Sanctuary as a God - Gifted.
Day 06 : Dharasipass - Dibrugetha : TREK 4-5 HRS
If one has luck, he can enjoy the wild animals like black bear, musk deer, Monal pheasant and many other types of wild animals at Dibrugetha huge forest. Dibrugetha is inside a huge dense forest, only one can enjoy streams and wild Flora & Fauna inside the Forest. Like the inner sanctuary, the prominent Malthuni-Bethartoli ridge, between Dharansi Pass and Debrugheta, also divides the outer sanctuary. Both these ridges from magnificent Pass to Rani Kholi and up to Donidhar is a gradual descent and then from Donidhar to Debrugheta is a steep descent of 750 m till one cross the improvised bridge over the stream. Afternoon return trek to Dharansi Pass. Overnight in tent.
Day 07 : Dharassi Pass - Latakharak - Trek 5 - 6 Hrs.
From Dharassi Pass to Bagfyana is descend but one have to be very careful while crossing a roaring stream at Bagfyana, the trail passes through a very narrow gorge at Satkula. While ascending ans descending we reach to the capside Latakharak. The camp/hut at Lata Kharak is situated on the height of 3689m and high plateau surrounded by towering rocky Pinnacles. Wake up at down to breath taking view of Mount Bithartoli-Himal (6354 m), Nanda Ghunti (6309 m), Ranthi Peak (6003 m) Dronagiri (7066 m) and the vast view of Kunwari pass, Auli, Tapovan and Urgam Valley and Lata Village.
Day 08 : Latakharak - Latavillage TREK 4-5 HRS
OVERNIGHT : HOTEL. Today the trek commands almost descend 1524 m with a break at Belta, the trail leads through inside the thick forest till Lata Village. Enjoy the Lata Village temple and their culture. Further trek down to Lata road head where our coach-jeep will be waiting for us. Drive to Joshimath, visitng on the way Tapovan (Hot Spring). O/N - Hotel.
Day 09 : Joshimath - Rishikesh Drive 8/9 Hrs.
Live your footprints behind to mountains and trace back your step to Rishikesh. O/N - Hotel / Camp.