Uttarakhand Trek

Malla-Panwali Kantha Trek
Malla-Panwali Kantha Trek

Panwali-Kantha a high altitude meadows, situated on the south-western ridge of Kedarnath region in Uttaranchal state. There are two ways to approach this Meadows, the one can be took begins at Triyuginarayan, the temple town marking a spot where Lord Shiva is said to have solemnized his wedding with Parvati. The other route begins from Ghuttu in Tehri or Malla in Uttarkashi district.

Day 01: Delhi - Rishikesh

Morning after breakfast drive (224 kms-5hrs) to Rishikesh. On arrival check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Rishikesh - Uttarkashi

Morning drive (144 kms-4/5hrs)to Uttarkashi. On arrival check in Hotel or Tourist Bungalow. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Uttarkashi - Mala - Belakh khal

After breakfast leave (22 km drive, 15 km of trek) for Malla by road. Arrive Malla and prepare to go for the trek. Start the ordeal with mountains and climb to Belakk at 2420 mts. Overnight at Camp.

Day 04: Belak - Jhala

After breakfast start the day (09 km trek, 5-6 hrs) on a ridge and reach Jhala in the afternoon. Enjoy the beautiful views through the day and camp overnight.

Day 05: Jhala - Budakedar

After breakfast start trek (08 km, 4-5 hrs) with descent from 2440 mts to 1525 mts. To Budakedar (one of the five Shiva temples). Overnight at camp.

Day 06: Budakedar - Ghuttu

After breakfast start (16 km trek, 7-8 hrs) an even trek through the valley to reach Ghuttu at 1525 mts. in the afternoon. Relax in the evening. Overnight at tourist rest house.

Day 07: Ghuttu - Panwalikantha

After breakfast start (15 km trek, 8-9 hrs) a steep climb to reach the highest point during this trek at Panwalikantha (3965 mts) which is a very beautiful expanse of Meadows along with breathtaking views of high snow clad peaks in the north. Overnight at camp.

Day 08: Panwalikantha - Kankhaliakhal

This day the trek (11 km trek, 6-7 hrs) is again an almost even trek on the ridge for around 06 hrs. Nice views and cool weather is the order of the day. Overnight at camp.

Day 09: Kankhaliakhal - Trijuginarayan - Gaurikund

Today come down to less than 2000 mts to Trijuginarayan for more moderate climate and relax a bit in nice surroundings and then transfer to Camp resort / Tourist rest house at Gaurikund. Overnight at camp.

Day 10: Gaurikund - Kedarnath

After breakfast leave for Kedarnath (14 km trek) to reach by afternoon on a nice cobbled path. Its a famous pilgrims trail. On arrival visit the Temple in the evening and then relax overnight at tourist rest house.

Day 11: Kedarnath - Guptakashi

Morning trek back to Gaurikund. On arrival drive to Guptakashi and check in to camp resort or tourist rest house. Overnight at camp.

Day 12: Guptakashi - Rishikesh

After breakfast leave (171 kms drive) for Rishkesh to reach by lunch. On arrival check in check in at beach camp at river Ganges. Evening free at river-side beach. Overnight at camp.

Day 13: Rishikesh - Haridwar - Delhi

Early morning leave for Delhi with enroute visit of Haridwar including Chandi Devi through ropeway for the last grand view of high Himalayas and then leave for Delhi in the afternoon. Enroute lunch in Cheetal Grand. On arrival check in Hotel. Overnight at hotel.