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Kumaon High Altitude Village Trek

Kumaon High Altitude Village Trek

About The Kumaon High Altitude Village Trek

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Key Himalayan Geographical Offerings Of The Kumaon High Altitude Village Trek


Peaks: Maiktoli ( 6803m ), Mrigthuni ( 6855m ), Nanda Devi ( 7816m ), Nanda Khat ( 6611m ), Nanda Kot ( 6861m ), Sunanda Devi ( 7434m ), Nanda Bhanar ( 6236m ), Nanda Khani ( 6029m ), Bauljuri ( 5922m ), Lapsa Dhura ( 6000m )
Passes: Dhakuri Pass ( 2940m ), Madhari Pass ( 3460m )
Rivers: Pindar River, Saryu River, Ram Ganga
Villages: Khati, Lokharkhet, Kharkiya, Namik, Gogina, Keemu, Mikil

Why Should You Do The Kumaon High Altitude Village Trek

  • The high altitude villages of Kumaon offers an extra-ordinary trek in which you can experience the remote villages in their exotic landscape surrounded by some of the most coveted peaks in the Himalayas
  • Rewarding mighty and signature mountain of Nanda Devi, which happens to be India's highest 'self owned' peak.
  • The itinerary of the trek is well designed keeping in mind that we have as much time in hand each day to explore the villages, learn more about their way of life, know more about their rich culture and rituals, while also enjoying the beauty of the landscape.
  • The villages, its colourful and lively people, kids in the backdrop of the snow cladded peaks, green meadows, forest etc is just a dreamland to be in.
  • Seeing the green crops sway with the wind is the reflection of the hard work of the villagers in form of its agriculture in such difficult terrain.
  • An all season trek except for the monsoons.
  • Doing this trek during the local festival season is an added gift to the lifelong experience 
  • Duration: 9 Days, Kathgodam to Kathgodam
  • Highest Altitude: 3377m
  • Grade: Moderate ( know trek grades )
  • Best Time: Jan - Jun, Sep - Dec
  • Terrain: forest, meadow, snow in winter
  • Activity Type: Trek
  • Trail Type: Different Entry Exit Point
  • Starts From: Lokharkhet
  • Ends In: Gogina
  • Region: India - Uttrakhand
  • Country: India
  • Nearest Airport: Pantnagar, Uttrakhand
  • Nearest Rail Head: Kathgodam, Uttrakhand
  • Travel Guide: Where and How To Reach Lokharkhet
  • Mobile Network: BSNL sparsely
  • Internet Option: No
  • Temperatures:
  • Is Cloak Room Available: No
  • Generic Food Menu: Indian, Garhwali, Kumaoni, Nepalese

4.86 of 430
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Excellent: 387
Very Good: 34
Good: 5
Average: 1
Bad: 3

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Does it interest you to explore the remote high altitude villages of the Himalayas ? Well, the high altitude villages of Kumaon offers an extra-ordinary trek in which you can experience the remote villages in their exotic landscape surrounded by some of the most coveted peaks in the Himalayas including the mighty and signature mountain of Nanda Devi, which happens to be India's highest 'self owned' peak.

The itinerary of the trek is well designed keeping in mind that we have as much time in hand each day to explore the villages, learn more about their way of life, know more about their rich culture and rituals, while also enjoying the beauty of the landscape. The villages, its colourful and lively people, kids in the backdrop of the snow cladded peaks, green meadows, forest ext is just a dreamland to be in. Seeing the green crops sway with the wind is the reflection of the hard work of the villagers in form of its agriculture in such difficult terrain.

Another beauty of this trek is that it can be done throughout the year except for the monsoons. Doing this trek during the local festival season is an added gift to the lifelong experience

Covid19 Safety Protocol For Himalayan Treks

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.

Read more on Safe trekking in the Himalayas during COVID-19
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+ Short Travel Itinerary
  • Day 1: Drive From Kathgodam to Lokharkhet
  • Day 2: Trek Lokharkhet to Dhakuri
  • Day 3: Trek Dhakuri to Khati
  • Day 4: Trek Khati to Jhunni
  • Day 5: Trek Jhunni to Mikil
  • Day 6: Trek Mikil to Keemu, via Madari Pass
  • Day 7: Trek Keemu to Namik
  • Day 8: Trek Namik to Gogina. 
  • Day 9: Drive Gogina to Kathgodam
+ Fixed Departure Dates

We do not organize fixed departures for this trip.

If you want to do this trek with us, please fill this form to Request A Customized Private Trip Plan just for your team members. We will get back to you with all the details specific to your personalized requirements

+ Mandatory Packing List
  • 3 sets of DryFit Tshirts
  • 2 set of track pants (no jeans)
  • 4 sets of socks ( 2 cottons, 2 woollen)
  • 1 or 2 set of thermal inner ( upper & lower)
  • Fleece Jacket or Pullovers
  • Down Jacket (can be rented from us )
  • Waterproof High Ankle Trekking Shoes (can be rented from us )
  • Waterproof/Windproof Trekking Trouser (can be rented from us  )
  • Waterproof/Windproof Trekking Jacket (can be rented from us  )
  • Headlamp (can be rented from us  )
  • Trek Pole, Waterproof Gloves, Poncho, Rucksack, Fleece Inner Gloves, Waterproof Gloves, Gaiters, Spikes, Sleeping Bag Inners ( provided by us as complimentary use )
  • Polaroid UV Protected Sunglasses or Snow/Glacier Goggles
  • 2 Water Bottles & Tiffin Box with Spoon, 1 cup
  • Skull Cap Wollen or Fleece
  • Toilet Paper Roll, Wet Tissue
  • Personal Care Kit ( lip balm, moisturizer, sunscreen, etc )
  • Personal Medical Kit (basic or regular medicines )
+ Reviews & Testimonials

4.86 of 430
reviews


Excellent: 387
Very Good: 34
Good: 5
Average: 1
Bad: 3

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We keep our reviews gladly, transparently and boldly on Google unlike hiding it on our own website and showcasing only the positive ones. Heartful thanks and gratitude to all of our Trekkers who took the effort to review us after they completed their trek with us. We understand none is perfect, but with proper experience, intention and feedbacks, one can achieve perfection. Our reviews are a result of our hardwork and intention to serve with the best interest of the trekking community as a whole and not just for our own business.
+ Cancellation Policy

When Should You Book?

We typically get booked about 2 - 5 months in advance. It is advisable to book this much in advance as you get early bird discounts and also your travel costs like flights/hotels/trains etc are much cheaper and confirmed if you book well in advance.


Rules Of Cancellation: 

  1. Up to 7 days or more before the trek start date  - Full Refund of the total paid amount
  2. Between 7 days to 0 days before the trek start date - No refund. Free rescheduling or transfer of slot is allowed.
  3. 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 5 days before Trek Start Date by sending an email.
  4. Transfer of Seat to Friend/ Family: No Loss Of Money, valid up to 1 year from Invoice date. It can be availed up to 5 days before Trek Start Date by sending an email.
  5. Validity: This rule is only applicable for treks below 6000 meters and not graded as Challenging or Challenging+

 

Find detailed info on Cancellation & Refund Policy

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