Pakhwa Top Trek
Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India
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Group Size
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Date
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2019
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1
Rs. 14,200
  • 6
  • Duration in Days
  • 15
  • Max
    Group Size
  • 16
  • +
    years
Date
Seats
2019
Sun, 01 Sep, 2019
15
Mon, 02 Sep, 2019
15
Tue, 03 Sep, 2019
15
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
15
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
15
Fri, 06 Sep, 2019
15
Sat, 07 Sep, 2019
15
Sun, 08 Sep, 2019
15
Mon, 09 Sep, 2019
15
Tue, 10 Sep, 2019
15
Wed, 11 Sep, 2019
15
Thu, 12 Sep, 2019
15
Fri, 13 Sep, 2019
15
Sat, 14 Sep, 2019
15
Sun, 15 Sep, 2019
15
Mon, 16 Sep, 2019
15
Tue, 17 Sep, 2019
15
Wed, 18 Sep, 2019
15
Thu, 19 Sep, 2019
15
Fri, 20 Sep, 2019
15
Sat, 21 Sep, 2019
15
Sun, 22 Sep, 2019
15
Mon, 23 Sep, 2019
15
Tue, 24 Sep, 2019
15
Wed, 25 Sep, 2019
15
Thu, 26 Sep, 2019
15
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019
15
Sat, 28 Sep, 2019
15
Sun, 29 Sep, 2019
15
Mon, 30 Sep, 2019
15
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15
Sat, 02 Nov, 2019
15
Sun, 03 Nov, 2019
15
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15
Tue, 05 Nov, 2019
15
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15
Thu, 07 Nov, 2019
15
Fri, 08 Nov, 2019
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Sat, 09 Nov, 2019
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Sun, 10 Nov, 2019
15
Mon, 11 Nov, 2019
15
Tue, 12 Nov, 2019
15
Wed, 13 Nov, 2019
15
Thu, 14 Nov, 2019
15
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15
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15
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15
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15
Mon, 25 Nov, 2019
15
Tue, 26 Nov, 2019
15
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15
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15
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  • Trip introduction

    The trek to Pakhwa Top is a wonderful 6-day adventure that takes you into the mountains of Uttarakhand as you tread through scenic landscapes, catch spectacular sights of the snowy Himalayan Peaks, and camp at gorgeous locations. You'll trek through mountain ridges, dense forests, rolling alpine meadows and more. And the most rewarding part of this adventure is trekking up to the Pakhwa Top which is gifted with breathtaking views of the mountains. You'll be able to spot some famous peaks like Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Changuch, etc.

    NOTE: A minimum of 4 travellers are required to book this trek.

    Destination

    At an elevation of 10,826 feet, the Pakhwa Top is gorgeous mountain situated in the Kumaon mountains of Uttarakhand. Due to the vast meadows it holds, this trek is popularly known as the ‘trek through the biggest alpine meadows of the Himalayas’. The area is quite gorgeous and scenic, and the trail goes through thick forests and rich green meadows.

    Destination highlights

    • Escape from the city and retreat into the Himalayas on this Pakhwa Top trek.
    • Pass through scenic landscapes.
    • Spot many famous mountain peaks.
    • Spot rare birds and even animals, if you get lucky.
    • Feel the thrill of spending the nights in camps.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Participants must adhere to the instructions of the trip leader/guide at all times during the Pakhwa Top trek.

    Consumption of alcoholic beverages/drugs is not permitted during the Pakhwa Top trek.

    Littering or any damage to natural habitats is strictly forbidden during the Pakhwa Top trek.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 15 days before departure of the Pakhwa Top trek: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 8-15 days before departure of the Pakhwa Top trek: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 3-7 days before departure of the Pakhwa Top trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 3 days before departure of the Pakhwa Top trek: No refund.

    In case of no show: No refund.

    All cancellations will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers are requested to be punctual in reporting at the Kathgodam railway station at 06:00 hrs on day 1. Travellers will be dropped back at Kathgodam railway station by 18:00 hrs on day 6.

    The tour operator reserves the right to change or cancel the itinerary of the Pakhwa Top trek due to bad weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances to ensure maximum safety of travellers and staff. Travellers are required to bear any additional costs arising due to such a change in itinerary.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life during the trek to the Pakhwa Top.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Kathgodam Railway Station at 06:00 hrs.
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    Drop off point
    Kathgodam Railway Station at 18:00 hrs.
    Mode of transport
    Private non-AC jeep or similar
    Start point
    Tharsali
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    End point
    Tharsali
    Time of departure
    06:00 AM
    Time of return
    06:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    21 hrs
    Total distance covered
    32 kms
    Start point elevation
    9842 feet
    Maximum elevation
    10826 feet
    Minimum elevation
    5905 feet
    Average per day distance
    8 kms
  • Day 1 of the Pakhwa Top trek: Arrive in Kathgodam and Drive to Tharsali

    Arrive at the Kathgodam Railway Station today by 06:00 hrs from where a pick-up vehicle will drive you to Tharsali. Although it is a whole day of driving, you'll still pass through some gorgeous sceneries and views. Reach Tharsali by late afternoon where you'll set up the campsite and spend the rest of the exploring around. Overnight in tents at Tharsali campsite.

    Day 2 of the Pakhwa Top trek: Trek from Tharsali to Jhuni

    Wake up to the sound of chirping birds today and begin your trekking journey towards Jhuni. During this adventure as you work your way higher up into the mountains you'll uncover gorgeous patches of lush beauty with tips of the snowy Himalayas peeping through at every turn. Reach Jhuni by evening, where you'll set up the camp and spend the rest of the day exploring around. Overnight in tents at Jhuni campsite.

    Day 3 of the Pakhwa Top trek: Trek from Jhuni to Birmuwa Kothi

    Wake up to a gorgeous sun rise today right from the midst of the mountains. After freshening up today's journey will take you to Birmuwa Kothi. Once again you'll trail through scenic landscapes and breathtaking natural beauty before you reach the destination by evening. Spend the rest of the day exploring around. Overnight in tents at Birmuwa Kothi.

    Day 4 of the Pakhwa Top trek: Trek to the Pakhwa Top and Return to Birmuwa Kothi

    Today, you'll make your way to most awaited Pakhwa Top! You'll wake up early and hike up to this gorgeous mountain. With a few tough ascents, once you reach the view will be rewarding. Catch sight of many famous Himalayan peaks such as Nanda Devi. Nanda Kot, Changuch and the Panchachuli Peaks. You'll then make your way back down to the campsite at Birmuwa Kothi. Overnight in tents at Birmuwa Kothi.

    Day 5 of the Pakhwa Top trek: Trek from Birmuwa Kothi to Tharsali

    As today marks your return journey, you'll make your way back to Tharsali. As you go you'll pass through the same scenic route you came from. You'll reach Tharsali by late evening. Overnight in tents at Tharsali campsite.

    Day 6 of the Pakhwa Top trek: Drive back to Kathgodam

    Wake up early and after having a light breakfast, board the vehicle that will drive you back to Kathgodam. Drive past scenic landscapes and reach the Kathgodam Station by 18:00 hrs. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kathgodam
    End point
    Tharsali
    Day start time
    06:00 AM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Tharsali
    End point
    Jhuni
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    8 kms
    Trekking time
    5 hrs

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Jhuni
    End point
    Birmuwa Kothi
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    7 kms
    Trekking time
    5 hrs

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Birmuwa Kothi
    End point
    Birmuwa Kothi
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    2 kms
    Trekking time
    3 hrs

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Birmuwa Kothi
    End point
    Tharsali
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    15 kms
    Trekking time
    8 hrs

    Day 6 - Milestone

    Start point
    Tharsali
    End point
    Kathgodam
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Travel arrangements between Kathgodam and Tharsali in private non-AC shared jeep or similar vehicle
    • Accommodation in alpine tents on a twin sharing basis
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, sleeping bags, mattresses
    • Common kitchen/dining and washroom tent
    • Technical and safety gear required for the trek, if any
    • All veg meals from lunch on Day 1 to lunch on Day 6
    • Services of experienced trek leader and camping crew
    • Services of porters/mules to carry common camping equipment
    • Services of the cooking staff
    • All government permits and entry fees
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements between home city and Kathgodam
    • Services of porters/mules to carry personal luggage (available at an additional cost of INR 750 per backpack, per day)
    • Adventure, travel or health insurance
    • Personal expenses like tips to staff, additional meals, mineral water or beverages, etc.
    • Any costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances like bad weather, natural calamities, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Trekking shoes
    • Thermal inner-wear
    • Full sleeved t-shirts
    • Trek pants
    • Sweater
    • Jacket
    • Muffler
    • Scarf
    • Gloves
    • Nightclothes
    • Socks
    • Quick dry clothes
    • Windcheater
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewelry and watches
    • Hard luggage
    • Slippers or sandals
    • Jholas or sling bags
    • Skirts/dresses/saris

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Private non-AC jeep or similar vehicle
    • Camping tents
    • Sleeping bags, mattresses
    • Common kitchen/dining and washroom tent
    • Technical and safety gear required for the trek, if any
      You need to get
    • Government issued ID card
    • Backpack
    • Waterbottle
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Dry Snacks
    • Sunblock
    • Toiletries
    • Light towel
    • Camera
    • Torch with batteries
    • Extra money
    • ID proof
    • Sunglasses
    • Hat/cap
    • Camera

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the Pakhwa Top trek: Arrive in Kathgodam and Drive to Tharsali

    Overnight in tents.

    Report at the Kathgodam Station today by 06:00 hrs from where you'll travel to Tharsali via private non-AC jeep or similar vehicle. Once you reach Tharsali you'll be accommodated in camp tents on a twin sharing basis. Throughout this trek you'll have sleeping bags and mats. Today's package includes lunch and dinner. However, en route your drive you can always pick up other meals are your own expense.

    Day 2 of the Pakhwa Top trek: Trek from Tharsali to Jhuni

    Overnight in tents.

    After trekking from Tharsali to Jhuni, you'll spend the night in tents. Today's package includes veg meals of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    Day 3 of the Pakhwa Top trek: Trek from Jhuni to Birmuwa Kothi

    Overnight in tents.

    After trekking for the whole day you'll spend the night in Birmuwa Kothi in twin sharing tents. Today's package includes veg meals of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    Day 4 of the Pakhwa Top trek: Trek to the Pakhwa Top and Return to Birmuwa Kothi

    Overnight in tents.

    After trekking to the spectacular Pakhwa Top you'll return to the campsite in Birmuwa Kothi, back to your twin sharing tents. Today's package includes veg meals of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    Day 5 of the Pakhwa Top trek: Trek from Birmuwa Kothi to Tharsali

    Overnight in tents.

    After trekking for the whole day you'll return to Tharsali where you'll spend the night in twin sharing tents. Today's package includes veg meals of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    Day 6 of the Pakhwa Top trek: Drive back to Kathgodam

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    On the last day of your trip, and you'll board the transit vehicle back to Kathgodam after a light breakfast. Besides breakfast you'll also be given lunch. You'll reach the Kathgodam Railway Station by 18:00 hrs, marking the end of your adventure.

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