Panchachuli Base Camp Trek
Panchachuli Base Camp trek (4260.MTS) is a unique trek in the Darma valley of Pitthoragarh district near the borders of Tibet and Nepal in Uttarakhand. Which literally means the ‘five-pointed oven’. According to the locals, it was the Panchachuli peaks where the Pandavas cooked their last meal on the five peaks of Panch Chuli Means five peaks before leaving for heaven. The trek to Base Camp turned out to be a pretty Moderate .The road has already connected the town of Nangling. Next is Baling and then Dhuktu. From Dhuktu Panchachuli Base Camp is an easy 1-hour walk. This One Is the giant snow-capped Himalayan peaks lying at the end of the eastern Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. The trekking trail passes through Dharchula, Nagling , Son traverses through enthralling scenery with snow-capped mountains gushing streams, alpine meadows and rich flora and fauna.
Things to Carry –
- Warm clothes: windproof jackets, fleece/full sleeve sweater, thermals, woolen cap and socks, mittens and scarf
- Comfortable clothes: tee-shirts, trousers or tracks
- Raincoat or poncho to avoid rains
- Walking stick or trekking pole
- Comfortable trekking or hiking shoes
- Water bottles
- Sunscreen lotion, lip balms, skin ointment and basic medications (or prescribed if any)
- Torchlight or flashlights with extra number of cells and bulbs
- Personal toiletries and towels
Activities – Trekking , Camping , Hiking , Village Culture, Climbing .
Accommodation While Journey – Homestay / Tent’s/ Guest House’s .
Meal – Local Hygienic Veg. Food + Egg.
Staff – Local Guide , Cook & Camp Helpers , Potter , Mule Potter’s .
Medical – First ad Kit
Permission – Forest permission Charges Kathgodam To Kathodam
Transportation – Kathgodam To Kathgodam .
Climatic Conditions In The High Altitudes Vary From The Plains; Take Adequate Time To Get Acclimatized To High Altitudes.
Pay Heed To The Trek Leader Or Instructor In Order To Enjoy A Safe And Sound Trekking Experience.
Do Not Consume Alcohol Or Any Other Intoxicants During The Trek.
Avoid Trekking During The Nights.
Before Undertaking The Trek, Consult A Physician.
The Trek Takes Place Through Eco-Friendly Zone; Do Not Encourage Littering The Local Sites Or Campsites.
5N/6D, Itinerary Ex. KATHGODAM
Day 1- Kathgodam To Dharchula Drive (290 Km )
Journey Will Begin As Soon As Arrival Of Guest Then Drive Towards Dharchula About 9.30 HRS Drive Until Dharchula , Evening Time Arrival in Dharchula , Welcome Tea, Check In Hotel .
Day 2- Dharchula To Nagling/Son Drive 65 Km
After Breakfast Journey Will Begin Towards Nagling/Son , Stay in Homestay/Tents .
Day 3- Son To Panchachuli Base Camp
Will Begin Journey After Breakfast 5 Km trek To Till Panchachuli Base Camp , Setup Tents & Overnight Stay in Tents.
Day 4- Base Camp To Glacier Then Back To Glacier
Explore The Panchachuli , Trek To Glacier , Expend Your Photography Skills , Sideseeing Nearby Then Back To Base Camp , Over Night Stay In Same Setup .
Day 5 – Base Camp to Son Return Then Dharchula
Return Journey Will Begin Towards Dharchula , Evening Time Arrival in Dharchula And Check In Hotel .
Day 6- Dharchula To Kathgodam Drive
Morning After Breakfast Return Journey Towards Kathgodam .