Nanda Devi East Base Camp - 20 Days

Ancient temples, Pristine surroundings, Milam glacier, True Himalayan villages

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Included
  • Equipment

Trip Introduction
Nanda Devi
is the second-highest mountain in India, and the highest located entirely within the country and is located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, between the Rishiganga valley on the west and the Goriganga valley on the east. In 1934 first entry into the inner Sanctuary by Eric Shipton and H. W. Tilman & in 1936 The first ascent of Nanda Devi by Odell and Tilman. Trek to the base of India's second-highest peak, Nanda Devi at 7816 meters. This trek is the dream of every trekkers, after closer of Nanda Devi sanctuary, the Nanda Devi East became the soul of trekkers. Today with an inner line permit it has now become possible to walk up to the Nanda Devi base camp through the Johar Valley from Munsyari.
This moderate to strenuous trek starts at Munsyari 2290 meters, a small town with scenic & breathtaking view of Panchachuli peaks. The route to the massif passes through beautiful Milam valley and through ancient villages, alpine meadows and glaciated tracks. The trek to Nanda Devi East Base Camp leads off at an altitude of approximately 4,200 meters en route to Milam Glacier. The journey undertaken once remains framed forever with the magnificent view of Rishi Parvat 6,692 meters, Hardeol 7,151 meters and Trishul I 7,074 meters.

Trip Facts
Region - Kumaon Himalayas, Uttarakhand, Duration - 20 days, Max altitude - 4150 meters / 13612 feet, Best season - April to June & Sept to Oct

Outline Itinerary
Day 01
: Arrive in Delhi
Day 02: Train/drive to Kathgodam, drive Almora (1810 m)
Day 03: Drive Munsyari (2050 m)
Day 04: Drive to Dhapa, Trek to Lilam (1850 m)
Day 05: Trek to Bugdiyar (2410 m)
Day 06: Trek to Rilkote (3045 m) - Martoli (3385 m)
Day 07: Trek to Ganghar (3310 m)
Day 08: Trek to Panchu glacier (4150 m)
Day 09: Explore Panchu glacier (3385 m)
Day 10: Trek to Milam
Day 11: Explore Milam glacier
Day 12: Trek to Lwani
Day 13: Trek to Nanda Devi East base camp (4150m)
Day 14: Trek to Martoli (3430m)
Day 15: Trek to Bugdiyar (2500m)
Day 16: Trek to Lilam
Day 17: Trek to Dhapa, drive to Munsyari
Day 18: Drive to Ranikhet - Nainital
Day 19: Drive to Kathgodam, train to Delhi
Day 20: Arrive in Delhi morning. Flight back home.

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Day 02: Train/drive to Kathgodam, drive Almora (1810 m)
Day 03: Drive Munsyari (2050 m)
Day 04: Drive to Dhapa, Trek to Lilam (1850 m)
Day 05: Trek to Bugdiyar (2410 m)
Day 06: Trek to Rilkote (3045 m) - Martoli (3385 m)
Day 07: Trek to Ganghar (3310 m)
Day 08: Trek to Panchu glacier (4150 m)
Day 09: Explore Pachu glacier (3385 m)
Day 10: Trek to Milam
Day 11: Explore Milam glacier
Day 12: Trek to Lwani
Day 13: Trek to Nanda Devi East base camp (4150m)
Day 14: Trek to Martoli (3430m)
Day 15: Trek to Bugdiyar (2500m)
Day 16: Trek to Lilam
Day 17: Trek to Dhapa, drive to Munsyari
Day 18: Drive to Ranikhet - Nainital
Day 19: Drive to Kathgodam, train to Delhi
Day 20: Arrive Delhi morning. Flight back to home.

What is included in the Price

  • All ground transportation to & fro as per the itinerary. Delhi to Delhi. Train + private car
  • 4 nights bed & breakfast hotel accommodation in 1x Almora, 2x Munsyari, 1x Nainital at 3 star hotel on twin sharing basis.
  • Twin share accommodation in Mountain Hardwear expedition tents,  sleeping bags/liners, foam mattresses, mess tent, stool, chairs, toilet tent. Single tent available on request.
  • All meal during trek - starts with bed tea to breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea /coffee, snacks. from Indian, Tibetan, Chinese to continental cuisine.
  • Support staff: Qualified English speaking trekking guide, cook & camp crew.
  • Trekking mules/horses or porters for porterage of your luggage and trekking gear.
  • Camping fee,  Park fee
  • GST (Goods and services tax) as applicable.
  • First aid medical kit.


What is not included in the Price

×     Domestic flight, 
×     Hotel in New Delhi and lunch, dinner while staying at hotel while not trekking.
×     Travel insurance.
×     Soft or hard drinks.
×     Entrance fee at monasteries
×     Personal tipping to staff: Guide, cook, helper, porters, horseman, driver. 
×     Any unforeseen cost arises by natural hazards rain, snow, road block which cost extra lodging & boarding beyond trip Schedule.

Trekking Gear

What we provide
We provide all the GROUP GEAR included in the following list:

3-4 Person roomy 4 season tents for 2 - 3 people and individual as well, dining tent, toilet tent and other camping accessories.
Sleeping bags and comfortable foam mattresses.
Kitchen tent, Stoves, fuel, cookware etc.
Bed tea, nutritious breakfast, three course meal (dinner), packed lunch, post trek snacks, tea and coffee.
Trekking poles and Duffel bags for your luggage's.
Basic first aid box and mini oxygen bottles

What you may need - Your personal gear recommended in List :-
Day pack: A bit of bigger size 30 - 40 liters in order to keep fleece, jacket, water bottle, camera, packed lunch

Foot wear :-
Good condition trekking boots – not new used before in your country side for best fit for trekking, water proof.
Camp shoes, light and comfortable as running shoes or sandal ( like Teva ) for river crossing. Its necessity for you to bring sandals for river crossing.
Socks both Woolen and cotton as desire.

Clothing :-
Gore tex jacket or similar.
Down jacket/vest is good for cool evenings.
Wind/Rain jacket: (i.e. gore-tex, northface or similar) waterproof and breathable. Its necessity to have jacket while crossing passes.
Trekking pants, light, comfortable, water proof /breathable.
Long sleeve shirt Light weight dry-fast (for sun/insect protection).
Thermal innerwear winter thermal innerwear.
T-shirts for day time.
One mid weight/heavyweight fleece (long sleeve) jacket or warm pullover.
Short pants, underwear.
Sun Hat: cowboy style or baseball style to protect skin from direct sunlight.
Woolen cap for high altitude or while crossing pass or during evenings in camp.
One fleece or sweatpants for cold evenings during dining.
A pair of Hand gloves or woolen gloves.
Scarf to protect from dust or sunlight around neck. This is available in local markets with variety of colors.

Accessories :- 
Sun glasses with UV protection. An extra sun glass in case to replace.
Sun screen and lip protection.
Moisturizer cream: In Ladakh the air is dry and sun is harsh and strong during day. There are local moisturizer cream available in market. To avoid somehow skin allergy bring your personal cream.
Water bottle. Minimum I - 2 liter.
Trekking poles or sticks. If you have your own folded poles. 
Torch or one head lamp with extra batteries. Petzl or similar.
One toiletries kit, small towel.
Reading and writing materials.
Digital Camera or digital video recorder / solar charger.
Water purification tablets.
Nylon or water proof plastic bags to storage clothes and stuff.
One pocket knife light.

Others :- 
Gaiter / personal  climbing gear. (Can rent at Manali or Leh or Uttarkashi).
Water purification/filter: we boil water for you in the camp, what its essential you to have a water purification tablets or filter during the day of trekking.
Mosquito repellent cream.
Small Binocular.
First aid kit: We carry basic first aid kit with diamox, aspirin, paracetamol, antibiotics for diarrhea, antiseptic, bandage and band aids, Please you bring your personal first aid kit with medicine you think to need necessity for you.
Vitamin tablets or similar. 
Extra passport photos.

20 DAYS - TREKKING IN UTTARAKHAND

Price on request

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