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Dhumdharkandi Pass Trek

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

Summer : Night (-3° C -5° C)

Day time (5°C to + 15° C)

DURATION

8 Days DehraDun to Sangla Road Head

LEVEL

The trek experience, Moderate

Welcome to you Dhumdhar Kandi pass Trek In Uttarakhand (India)

When it comes to trekking in our Garhwal . in Uttarakhand Dhumdharkandi pass Trek is a classic Summer . The trek provides a great opportunity for trekkers to see the scenic beauty and experience the life of remote villages, Sankri, saur, dhatmir, gangar, osla of Garhwal Himalayas.

 

Dhumdharkandi pass trek lies in the Govind Wild life Sanctuary and National Park in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Himachal border DhumdharKhandi Pass (5608 .Mt ).

Trek Information

Day 1: Pick up to You from Dehradun to Sankri Drive (210km) (7/8 Hrs) from Dehradun to Sankri/Saur (1920mt)

 

Night stay Our Beautiful Hotel Swargarohini Palace harkidun Road Sankri
Note: – Breakfast point – Camptifall mussoorie, Lunch Purola Market on the way

 

Day 2 : After Breakfast from Sankri to Taluka By taxi (11km) Same Day trek to Cheludgad /seema (12km) (2700 mt),(4/5 Hrs) Over night stay in tents

 

Day 3: After breakfast from Seema (Cheludgad) to Devsu Bugyal (7 km)(3/4hrs) (3000.Mt)Over night stay in tents

 

Day 4: After breakfast from Devsu Bugyal to Ruinsara Lake Trek (12kmt) (6/7hrs)(3537.Mt) over night stay in tents

 

Day 5 : After Breakfast from Ruinsara Lake to Kyarkoti Advance Base Camp . trek (7kmt) (5/hrs) (3900.Mt) (5/6hrs) Over night stay in tents

 

Day 06 – After breakfast from Kyarkoti to Camp 01 Dharon Odari by trek (6km) (3/4hrs) (4500mt) night stay in tents

 

Day 07 –Acclimatization Day ay Base Camp

 

Day 08 – After breakfast from Dharon odari to Camp 02 ( 5000Mt) (4km) night stay in tent

 

Day 09 – After breakfast from Camp 02 to Dhumdar kandi PAss (5608 Mt) (Gantrara/ Ratiya camp (6km) (4/5hrs) (night stay in tents

 

Day 10 – Ratiya camp to Kyarkoti (9km) (4/5hrs) (night stay in tents

 

Day 11-After breakfast from Kyarkoti 7.5km camp to Dhorain Gharat (7km) (4/5hrs) night stay in tents

 

Day 12- Dharain Gharat to Jhala – 9km by trek , same day to Uttarkashi by taxi (86km) nightstay in hotel

 

Day 13 – After breakfast from Uttarkashi to Dehradun/ Haridwar by taxi (156km) take the night train from Dehradun to Delhi

The drive to Sankri ( From where the . .Dhumdarkandi pass tre. trek starts) is one of the most picturesque drives in the Himalayas through Dehradun , Mussoorie, Nainbag, Damta, Nawgano, Purola, Mori, Netwar, Sankri Taluka along the Tons River Osla ..Ruinsara lake, Kyarkoti base . But note that it’s a difficult and long trek. .

The trek starts from the the Sankri base camp , Govind Wild life Sanctuary and National Park in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.

 

Why Dhumdar Kandi Pass Trek?

First recognized by James Baillie in 1815 as a pass which 'is very lofty and wild range to the north of Black Peak and Banderpunch and along which there is a very alarming road leading to remote parts of Rawaeen (upper Tons Valley)', the DhumdharKandi pass managed to keep its secrets till 1987 when a team from West Bengal crossed it successfully.

The pass connects Supin River valley end of trek Bhagirathi and In ancient times it is believed that local villagers,sankri , gangad , osla, traders and even invaders have used this pass as a shortcut to get into the remote ganga valley Valley. It is one of the unique treks where the glaciers on either side of the pass feed two different big rivers, the Bhagirathi and the Yamuna.

Damdar Kandi trek is a must for a genuine adventurist. It is an unexplored trail in the Garhwal Himalayas, uttarakhand complimented with zero human presence and lots of challenges.

Dhumdarkandi pass Trek lies in the Govind Wild life Sanctuary and National Park in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.

Key Points about this trek:

– Level: Nalgan Pass – Difficult (so first timers should avoid)
– Proper conditioning & training of body required
– Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperatures
– Shoes are the single most important equipment
– High Altitude requires proper acclimatization
– Post monsoon or pre-monsoon is the best time. During rains the region is prone to landslides
– Phones don't work
– Beautiful landscape so carry good photo gear (I couldn't carry my best equipment)
– Travel light (my backpack was heavy at about 12 kg)
– Keep an extra day in your itinerary for crossing the pass to account for bad weather

 

ATM Point & Mobile connectivity:-
Sankri is the last point where you will receive mobile network. Only Vodaphone and BSNL so ensure you finish your important telephone calls here. Inform anxious family members about poor connectivity during the trek.
Dehradun City is also where you will find the last ATM in case you need to withdraw money before starting the trek Journey.

 

Getting to the base camp HPMA – office and Hotel Sankri
Take an overnight train to Dehradun from Delhi. New Delhi-Dehradun A/C special train from New Delhi station is the best option. The train reaches Dehradun at 5.40 am. If you Meet to our office member and drive to Sankri base camp office Har-ki-dun Road Sankri.

 

By Air
Jolly Grant Airport is the airport serving Dehradun, located about 25 km from the city. There is a daily flight from Delhi to Dehradun.
Note:- Bangalore to Dehradun Flight Available & Delhi to Dehradun

 

By Train
1. Nandadevi Express – Train no: 12205 (Departure 11:50pm; Arrival – 5:40am)
2. Dehradun Express – Train no: 12687 (Departure – 9:10pm; Arrival – 5:00am)

 

PARTICIPANTS:-  What to take on the  Mountain

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the below documents.

  1. Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- ( Adhar Card, driving license, voters ID, etc.)
  2. Medical Certificate (first part to be filled by a doctor and second part by the trekker)
  3. Risk Certificates

Participants must bring:
Sturdy hiking boots:

preferably all leather upper as it provides better ankle support. If you do not own a pair yet, it is advisable that you buy one as soon as possible & wear it often so that they are well broken. This will help prevent blisters.

  1. Light weight tennis shoes/sandals: for wearing in camp.
  2. Wool socks: 2 pairs: preferably thick wool socks.
  3. Nylon socks: 2-3 Pairs, of the type you wear daily to be worm under the wool socks to prevent blister.
  4. Hiking shirt: 1 Preferably long sleeve
  5. Long John top: 1 also known as thermal underwear, preferably wool to be worm as first layer.
  6. Warm shirts & pants for camp: 1 each
  7. Rain cot 1 each
  8. Warm Jacket: 1
  9. Wool gloves: 1 pairs as thick as available in the market.
  10. Long John bottoms: Preferably wool to be worm as first layer.
  11. Under wear: 2-3 changes
  12. Hiking shorts / pants: 1
  13. Sun hat: Cotton or nylon.
  14. Sun Glasses:Preferably with an anchor
  15. Sun Protection Lotion: optional
  16. Lip balm/chap stick: optional
  17. Water bottle: 2 Bottles of 1 Liter capacity (Pepsi bottles work well) please insure that they do not leak.
  18. Head lamp / flashlight:  Preferably a headlamp as it leaves your hands free to work please bring extra batteries.
  19. Toilet articles: Tooth brush, Tooth Paste  etc
  20. Packet Knife : Optional

How HPMA- is making your trek safe in mountain and Our Team Experience:- 

Note: – Important:-   our trek leaders are certified in Wilderness first-aid” and be aware of high attitude problems, and we carry whole first-aid kit and necessary medicines with us. Make sure you are medically fit for a trek or take professional advice if you feel you are unable to judge yourself. This is very important for us nothing else! We are help you all time –

 

 

Specially H.P.M.A

We would like to introduce our company Harkidun Protection & Mountaineering Association  trekking Company  in uttarakhand ,Himachal , india that has been in the field of Adventure Tourism for the past 29 years. We provide treks, expeditions & mountaineering programs, and high altitude Expedition  rafting, s . Featuring More Than 100 + Himalayan  Documented Treks, .7 High Altitudes Expedition .  For Schools, family package and Colleges beside other outdoor activities. Only for Customized package

 

 

Technical Safety in the mountain:- 

We have a huge team of more than 100 guides and trainers to serve in the mountains and they are professionally trained from Nehru Institute of Mountaineering. And Indian mountaineering foundation Delhi and Hanifle Center Outdoor Education Mussoorie , we have never compromised on the quality and the services provided to the customer.

 

“YOUR SAFETY IS OUR TOP MOST PRIORITY”

With our local knowledge and fluent hindi and English, we will ensure your trip runs smoothly and that your health and safety is our number one priority. All our team leaders have under gone professional courses in First Aid, Portable Altitude Chamber Training, Environmental Awareness Training, Advanced Wilderness Emergency Medicine and CPR. We carry a comprehensive first aid medical kit on all our trips as well as Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC Bag) and medical oxygen for all high altitude treks.

We specialize in all sorts of group adventure holidays – be it family groups, friends, or school groups. We have a wide range of travel options to suit all travelling styles and fitness level. We lay much emphasis on group size so that every individual gets personal attention

 

 

 

The team for last 29 years has been dedicated to achieve the following objectives:

  1. To promote sustainable eco-friendly aesthetic tourism and Customized trekking package , adventurous activities in the Himalayas, particularly in Uttarkashi, Govind Wildlife Sanctuary and National Parks.
  2. To facilitate adequate services for tourists, trekkers and mountaineers viz. reliable porters guides, instructors, equipments and management services.
  3. To provide emergency voluntary services to individual tourist or group through search and rescue operations, help to overcome adverse climatic conditions.
  4. To explore new trekking routes and tourists places and popularise them.
  5. To manage tourist and trekking activities free from environmental pollution.
  6. To organize awareness camps on issues related to education, health, environment, human rights and social justice.
  7. To facilitate strengthening and protection of local culture through organizing songs and dance competitions, mela (fete) showcasing woodcraft, local food preparations, costumes & soon.

PACKAGE INCLUDED AND NOT

  • Transport from Dehradun to DehradunYES
  • Forest Permit and entrance fee YES
  • Accommodation in HotelYES
  • Accommodation in tents on twin share basis during trekking YES
  • All meals, Breakfast, Day Pack, Lunch, Pack Lunch, Tea, Coffee, Sneaks, Soup, Dinner YES
  • All camping gear including YES
  • Separate Tent, High qualityYES
  • Liner, Pillow, Separate Toilet tents, Dining Tent, ChairYES
  • Dining tableYES
  • your uploadingYES
  • Guide, Porters, cook, HelperYES
  • Mules, Kitchen teamYES
  • Good Experience local Trek Leader guideYES
  • Walkie Talkie, for contact each other’s YES
  • Gaiters YES
  • Micro crampons YES
  • Hiking PoleYES
  • Personal Toiletry ItemsNO
  • Personal Medical KitNO
  • Medical Certificate NO

Rs. 35,000 Per Person

(Includes all costs of the trek Dehradun to Dehradun) (5% GST)

It is wise to make your booking at least two months in advance. In the event of cancellation of trek/adventure activity services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reasons we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows.

 

Up to 30 Days:  90% cost is refundable

Between 21–30 Days:  50% cost is refundable

Less than 20 –  No Refund

 

 

 

 

 

 

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