Dhumdhar Kandi Pass | Yamunotri to Gangotri

Dhumdhar Kandi Pass Trek

The divine and treacherous gateway to Gangotri from Yamunotri valley

Details Of The Dhumdhar Kandi Pass Trekking Expedition

Rs. 68000/-
+5% GST PER HEAD
HH Exclusive Trek★★★★★
Batch Size:
25 - 40 <15
Extra cost of Rs. 0 applicable for foreigners for higher permit cost and other specific arrangements. International Trekkers need to go through manual invoicing upon remittance of the partial booking fees using PayPal, Transferwise, Western Union or Direct Wire Transfer. Remaining trek fees can be paid upon arrival in India and meeting our trek leader

Cost is subject to customizations and group size. Basic Inclusions: Trek Cost, Guide and Other Local Resources, All Meals and Accommodations, Permits, Common Camping Equipment, Specialized Safety Equipment, High Altitude Medical Safety Kit, Free Personal Trek Equipment and more. Read details on Cost Inclusions

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Key Himalayan Geographical Offerings Of The Dhumdhar Kandi Pass Trekking Expedition


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
  • 📅 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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Dhumdhar Kandi Pass Trekking Expedition Package - Daywise Detailed Itinerary

Day 1Arrival In Sankri ( 200 Kms,8 hours )

Drive Day

Brief Details Of The Day: drive from Dehradun to Sankri
Accommodation: Hotel / homestay

Meals: All meals from evening snacks

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

Drive, Trek Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day: Drive to Taluka. Trek to Seema
Accommodation: Tents

Meals: All Meals

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

Trek Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day: trek to devsu bugyal and camp near rainbasera
Accommodation: Tents

Meals: All Meals

Day 4From Rain Basera To Ruinsara Lake

Trek Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day: trek to ruinsara lake
Accommodation: Tents

Meals: All Meals

Day 5From Ruinsara To Kiarkoti( Kalanag base camp)

Trek Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day: trek top base camp
Accommodation: Tents

Meals: All Meals

Day 6Rest / Acclimatization / Local Exploration Day

Rest Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
  • Kiarkoti: 3989 meters / 13084 feet
  • Kiarkoti: 3989 meters / 13084 feet
Brief Details Of The Day: Rest day
Accommodation: Tents

Meals: All meals

Day 7From Kirakoti To Dharali Ki Odari

Trek Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day: trek to Dharali Ki Odari
Accommodation: Tents

Meals: All Meals

Day 8From Dharali Ki Odari (Kalanag Camp 1) To Kalanag Camp 2

Trek Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day: trek to kalanag camp 2
Accommodation: Tents

Meals: All Meals

Day 9Pass Crossing Day. From Kalanag Camp 2 To Dhumdhar Kandi Base

Pass Crossing Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day: cross the pass and camp at the nearest campsite
Accommodation: Tents

Meals: All Meals

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

Trek Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day: tgrek to Kiarkoti after crossing Gantoro Gad
Accommodation: Tents

Meals: All Meals

Day 11From Kiarkoti DDK To Jhala, Via - Dorangotto

Trek Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day: trek to roadhead
Accommodation: Hotel/Homestay

Meals: All Meals

Day 12From Jhala To Dehradun, Via - Ganganani, Uttarkashi ( 190 Kms,7 hours )

Drive Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
  • Jhala: 2440 meters / 8004 feet
  • Ganganani: 3300 meters / 10824 feet
  • Uttarkashi: 1160 meters / 3805 feet
  • Dehradun: 315 meters / 1034 feet
Brief Details Of The Day: drive to Dehradun. reach by evening. On the way, we can take bath in hot springs of Gangnani
Accommodation: None

Meals: Breakfast

Day 13Extra Buffer / Reserved / Contingency Day

Buffer Day


Brief Details Of The Day: buffer day
Accommodation: None

Meals: None

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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.

Covid Negative RT-PCR Test Report Is Mandatory To Trek With Us.

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+ Short Travel Itinerary

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  • Day 1

    Drive

    Arrival Day
    Arrive In Sankri (1920m ), Via - Mussurie (2000m ), Purola (1500m ). 8 Hrs. 200 Kms
    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 base camp) (3989m ) . 5 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Kiarkoti( Kalanag base camp) (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 Camp 1) (4670m ) To Kalanag Camp 2 (5050m ) . 5 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Kalanag Camp 2 (5050m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 9

    Pass Crossing Day.

    From Kalanag Camp 2 (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
    From Jhala (2440m ) To Dehradun (315m ), Via - Ganganani (3300m ), Uttarkashi (1160m ). 7 Hrs. 190 Kms
    Overnight In: Dehradun (315m )
    Accommodation: None
    Meals Included: Breakfast
    Cost Of Transport Included: NO
  • Day 13

    Extra Buffer / Reserved / Contingency Day

    Overnight In: Dehradun (315m )
    Accommodation: None
    Meals Included: None
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+ Package Cost Inclusions

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN PRICE

  • Duration: 13 Days / 12 nights of the trek cost from Sankri to Jhala
  • Accommodation In Base Village (Sankri): 1 night in Himalayan High managed homestay in Sankri with emphasis on local organic food and cultural exposure.
  • Accommodation On Trek: Spacious, sturdy and High-Quality Dome Tents will be provided on twin sharing basis.
  • Sleeping In Tents: Thick Waterproof Mattress complemented with Sub Zero Sleeping bags supported with Warm Fleece Sleeping Bag Inners For Extra Hygiene and Warmth will be provided by us
  • Dining On Trek: We will provide Dining and Kitchen Tents with camping stools and table for extra hygiene and comfort.
  • Toilet On Treks: Dry eco-toilet will be set up with a toilet tent and toilet seat.
  • Meals: All meals starting Evening Tea in Sankri on Day 1 till Lunch in Jhala on Day 13 morning. 3 meals (B,L,D) suited for high altitude with evening snacks, soup, hot drinks and extra energizers/juice for summit days
  • Trail Safety: Gaiters, Anti Slip Crampons and Ice Axe depending upon snow conditions.
  • Communication: For efficient management of the trek, the team will be communicating with each other and trek base with the help of long-range wireless sets.
  • Medical Safety: Oxygen cylinder, Pulse Oximeter, Thermal temperature scanner and  Emergency Medical Kit accompanied with a trek leader knowledgeable on high altitude medicine and physiology
  • Trek Leader and Guide: Experienced and Well Equipped English/ Hindi Speaking Trek Leader maintaining guide to trekker ratio of 1:6. That is 1 guide for every 6 trekkers.
  • Local Support Staffs: Expert and Knowledgeable local guide with cooks, helpers, porters, mules, etc
  • Permits: All required forest entry permits and camping fees as per the rules of Govind Vihar National Park
  • Transfers: One-way transfers from Sankri to Taluka in 4X4 offroader for the trekking team and support crew.
  • Max Team Size: Small group of not more than 10 members. You can make any batch a private batch by paying a little extra over the base trek fees.
  • Personal Trek Equipments: 9 sets of essential trek gears for complimentary use. ( read below)

 

 

9 Personal Trekking Equipment For Free Use:
(No Rent will be charged. Refundable security amount of Rs. 1000 need to be deposited )

  • Gaiters to protect snow from getting into your shoe (to be returned after use )
  • Microspikes / Ice Tracktion Crampons to grip well on slippery and hard snow on the trek (to be returned after use )
  • Poncho to protect you from snowfall (to be returned after use )
  • Trek Pole to protect you from falling and balancing on the trek (to be returned after use )
  • Rucksack to pack your trekking gears (to be returned after use )
  • Fleece Inner Gloves (to increase layering in your hand )
  • Neck Warmer: ( to protect your throat )
  • Waterproof Gloves: ( to protect your hands)
  • Fleece Sleeping Bag Inner to ensure personal sleeping hygiene.  (to be taken home )

 

 

Equipment Available On Rent At Extra Cost

  • High Ankle Waterproof Trekking Shoes (Quechua): 
  • -20 degrees Down Jackets: 
  • Windproof/Waterproof Jackets: 
  • Windproof/Waterproof pants:
  • Headlamps: 

+ Package Cost Exclusions

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED 

  • BAGGAGE OFFLOAD: ( optional at an extra cost of Rs. 400 per day)
  • TRANSPORT Ex Dehraoonl: Can be arranged on request
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Personal Purchases
  • Food Purchased Outside Our Menu
  • Personal Gears
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusion list

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