Dhumdhar Kandi Pass Trek

The divine and treacherous gateway to Gangotri from Yamunotri valley

Dhumdhar Kandi Pass Trek Introduction And Details

Key Himalayan Geographical Offerings Of The Dhumdhar Kandi Pass Trek

9 Popular Peaks:
Bandarpunch West ( 6316m ), Kalanag ( 6387m ), Swargarohini 1 ( 6252m ), Yellow Tooth ( 5720m ), Swargarohini 2 ( 6240m ), Swargarohini 3 ( 6168m ), Swargarohini 4 ( 6000m ), Bandarpoonch East ( 6045m ), Swargarohini 5 ( 5725m )
1 High Passes:
Dhumdar Kandi Pass ( 5273m )
1 Serene Lakes:
Ruinsara Tal ( 3600m )
4 Mind-boggling Glaciers:
Kalanag Glacier, Bandarpoonch Glacier, Rahtia Bamak, Sian Bamak
4 Tranquil Rivers:
Supin , Bhagirathi, Ruinsara Gad, Sian Gad
6 Beautiful Remote Villages:
Sankri, Soud, Taluka, Dhatmir, Gangaad, Osla
1 National Parks Or Forest Reserve:
Govind Pashu Vihar National Park and Sanctuary
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Day 1
D1Dehradun
Day 1
Mussurie
Day 1
Purola
Day 2
D2Sankri
Day 2
Taluka
Day 2
Gangaad
Day 3
D3Seema
Day 3
Devsu Bugyal
Day 4
D4Rain Basera
Day 5
D5Ruinsara Lake
Day 6
D6Kiarkoti( Kalanag BC)
Day 7
D7Kiarkoti
Day 8
D8Dharali Ki Odari
Day 9
D9Kalanag C2
Day 10
D10Dhumdhar Kandi Base
Day 10
Gantaro Nala
Day 10
Wodar
Day 11
D11Kiarkoti DDK
Day 11
Dorangotto
Day 12
D12Jhala
Day 12
Ganganani
Day 12
Uttarkashi
Day 13
D13Dehradun
Day 14
Dehradun

Dhumdhar Kandi Pass Trek Daywise Itinerary

Day 1Arrival In Sankri

Overnight In: Sankri (1920m )
Accommodation: Hotel / homestay
Meals Included: All meals from evening snacks
Cost Of Transport Included: No
Activity: Drive Day
drive from Dehradun to Sankri

Day 2From Sankri To Seema, Via - Taluka, Gangaad ( 12 Kms,7 hours )

Day 2
1920 - Sankri
Day 2
1800 - Taluka
Day 2
1350 - Gangaad
Day 2
2620 - Seema


12Km, 7hrs.

Activity: Drive, Trek Day
Overnight In: Seema (2620m )
Accommodation: Tents
Meals Included: All Meals
Drive to Taluka. Trek to Seema

Day 3From Seema To Rain Basera, Via - Devsu Bugyal ( 5 Kms,3 -4 hours )

Day 3
2650 - Seema
Day 3
2930 - Devsu Bugyal
Day 3
3000 - Rain Basera


5Km, 3 -4hrs.

Activity: Trek Day
Overnight In: Rain Basera (3000m )
Accommodation: Tents
Meals Included: All Meals
trek to devsu bugyal and camp near rainbasera

Day 4From Rain Basera To Ruinsara Lake

Day 4
2950 - Rain Basera
Day 4
3350 - Ruinsara Lake


4 - 5 hourhrs.

Activity: Trek Day
Overnight In: Ruinsara Lake (3350m )
Accommodation: Tents
Meals Included: All Meals
trek to ruinsara lake

Day 5From Ruinsara To Kiarkoti( Kalanag BC)

Day 5
3350 - Ruinsara
Day 5
3990 - Kiarkoti( Kalanag BC)


5hrs.

Activity: Trek Day
Overnight In: Kiarkoti( Kalanag BC) (3989m )
Accommodation: Tents
Meals Included: All Meals
trek top base camp

Day 6

Rest / Acclimatization Day


Day 6
3990 - Kiarkoti
Day 6
3990 - Kiarkoti


5hrs.

Activity: Rest Day
Overnight In: Kiarkoti (3989m )
Accommodation: Tents
Meals Included: All meals
Rest day

Day 7From Kirakoti To Dharali Ki Odari

Day 7
3990 - Kirakoti
Day 7
4670 - Dharali Ki Odari


6hrs.

Activity: Trek Day
Overnight In: Dharali Ki Odari (4670m )
Accommodation: Tents
Meals Included: All Meals
trek to Dharali Ki Odari

Day 8From Dharali Ki Odari (Kalanag C1) To Kalanag C2

Day 8
4670 - Dharali Ki Odari (Kalanag C1)
Day 8
5050 - Kalanag C2


5hrs.

Activity: Trek Day
Overnight In: Kalanag C2 (5050m )
Accommodation: Tents
Meals Included: All Meals
trek to kalanag camp 2

Day 9

Pass Crossing Day


Cross And Reach Dhumdhar Kandi Base

Day 9
5050 - Kalanag C2
Day 9
4700 - Dhumdhar Kandi Base


7hrs.

Activity: Trek Day
Overnight In: Dhumdhar Kandi Base (4700m )
Accommodation: Tents
Meals Included: All Meals
cross the pass and camp at the nearest campsite

Day 10From Dhumdhar Kandi Base To Kiarkoti DDK, Via - Gantaro Nala, Wodar

Day 10
4700 - Dhumdhar Kandi Base
Day 10
4200 - Gantaro Nala
Day 10
4105 - Wodar
Day 10
3660 - Kiarkoti DDK


6hrs.

Activity: Trek Day
Overnight In: Kiarkoti DDK (3656m )
Accommodation: Tents
Meals Included: All Meals
tgrek to Kiarkoti after crossing Gantoro Gad

Day 11From Kiarkoti DDK To Jhala, Via - Dorangotto

Day 11
3660 - Kiarkoti DDK
Day 11
3035 - Dorangotto
Day 11
2440 - Jhala


6hrs.

Activity: Trek Day
Overnight In: Jhala (2440m )
Accommodation: Hotel/Homestay
Meals Included: All Meals
trek to roadhead

Day 12Departure From Jhala

Activity: Drive Day
Accommodation: None
Meals Included: Breakfast
Cost Of Transport Included: NO
drive to Dehradun. reach by evening. On the way, we can take bath in hot springs of Gangnani

Day 13

Reserved Day For Contingency



This is a planned reserved day to keep window for bad weather and other contiongencies. If unutilized, we can spend this day in any other campsite of our liking. The cost of this day is included in the trek package. If you decide to finish your trek instead of utilizing this resereved day, no money will be refunded and the local resources will be paid in full.

Dhumdhar Kandi Pass Trek Package Cost Details

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  • Day 1

    Drive

    Arrival Day
    Arrive In Sankri (1920m )
    Overnight In: Sankri (1920m )
    Accommodation: Hotel / homestay
    Meals Included: All meals from evening snacks
    Cost Of Transport Included: NO
  • Day 2

    Drive, Trek

    From Sankri (1920m ) To Seema (2620m ), Via - Taluka (1800m ), Gangaad (1350m ). 7 Hrs. 12 Kms
    Overnight In: Seema (2620m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 3

    Trek

    From Seema (2650m ) To Rain Basera (3000m ), Via - Devsu Bugyal (2930m ) . 3 -4 Hrs. 5 Kms
    Overnight In: Rain Basera (3000m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 4

    Trek

    From Rain Basera (2950m ) To Ruinsara Lake (3350m ) . 4 - 5 hour Hrs.
    Overnight In: Ruinsara Lake (3350m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 5

    Trek

    From Ruinsara (3350m ) To Kiarkoti( Kalanag BC) (3989m ) . 5 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Kiarkoti( Kalanag BC) (3989m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 6

    Rest / Acclimatization / Local Exploration Day

    Overnight In: Kiarkoti (3989m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All meals
  • Day 7

    Trek

    From Kirakoti (3989m ) To Dharali Ki Odari (4670m ) . 6 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Dharali Ki Odari (4670m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 8

    Trek

    From Dharali Ki Odari (Kalanag C1) (4670m ) To Kalanag C2 (5050m ) . 5 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Kalanag C2 (5050m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 9

    Pass Crossing Day.

    From Kalanag C2 (5050m ) To Dhumdhar Kandi Base (4700m ) . 7 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Dhumdhar Kandi Base (4700m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 10

    Trek

    From Dhumdhar Kandi Base (4700m ) To Kiarkoti DDK (3656m ), Via - Gantaro Nala (4200m ), Wodar (4102m ). 6 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Kiarkoti DDK (3656m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 11

    Trek

    From Kiarkoti DDK (3656m ) To Jhala (2440m ), Via - Dorangotto (3035m ) . 6 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Jhala (2440m )
    Accommodation: Hotel/Homestay
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 12

    Drive

    Departure Day
    Departure From Jhala
    Accommodation: None
    Meals Included: Breakfast
    Cost Of Transport Included: NO
  • Day 13

    Reserved Contingency Day

    Overnight In: Dehradun (315m )
    Accommodation: None
    Meals Included: None
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Rules Of Cancellation: 

If cancellation is done:

  1. Up to 90 days or more before the start date - 100% Refund of the total invoiced amount
  2. 89 days to 46 days before the start date - 60% refund of the total invoiced amount. 40% of the invoice amount will be charged as the cancellation penalty.
  3. 45 days or less before the start date - No Refund of the total invoiced amount
  4. Transfer Of Seat to Different Batch/ Trek: No Loss Of Money, valid up to 1 year from Invoice date. It can be availed up to 30 days before Trek Start Date by sending an email.
  5. Transfer of Seat to Friend/ Family: No Loss Of Money, valid up to 1 year from Invoice date. It can be availed up to 30 days before Trek Start Date by sending an email.
  6. Validity: This rule is applicable for both trekking and technical peaks above 6000 meters, categorized as a climbing expedition and graded as Challenging or Challenging+

 

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Dhumdhar Kandi Pass Trek Quick Informations

  • 📅 Duration: 13 Days, Dehadun to Dehradun
  • 🔼 Highest Altitude:
  • 🛑 Grade: Challenging ( know trek grades )
  • 👍 Best Time: May - Jun, Sep - Oct
  • 🌄 Terrain: Rocky, Glacial Moraine, Glacier Crossing, Crevasses, Snow Field, Hard Ice
  • 🏃 Activity Type: Trek
  • 🔄 Trail Type: Different Entry Exit Point
  • 🚩 Starts From: Sankri
  • 🚩 Ends In: Uttarkashi
  • 🌏 Region: India - Uttrakhand
  • 🎌 Country: India
  • 🛪 Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun, Uttrakhand
  • 🚉 Nearest Rail Head: Dehradun, Uttrakhand
  • 🙏 Travel Guide: Where and How To Reach Sankri
  • 📶 Mobile Network: Vodafone till Mori. BSNL till Sankri and Taluka. BSNL, Airtel, Vodafone from Gangnani
  • 🌐 Internet Option: 3G on BSNL till Mori and 2G on Vodafone. Occasional 2G in Sankri.
  • 🌞 Temperatures: -5 to 16 degrees
  • 🔒 Is Cloak Room Available: No
  • 🍵 Generic Food Menu: Indian, Garhwali, Nepali, Tibetan

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We had started our treks from October 2020 and since then we have served many trekkers without any problems related to covid. Thanks to our safety protocol and SOW.

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