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Nanda Devi Trek


Nanda Devi TrekGarhwal Himalaya with its panoramic mountain ranges and dense forests has huge opportunities for adventure. Trekking opportunities in Garhwal Himalaya are unlimited. There are no restriction by any season. Hard, medium or soft treks can be tried any time of the year.

Nanda Devi Sanctuary Trek is the part of Chamoli Garhwal, Uttarakhand. The spectacular panoramas of himalaya encircling the National Park are Trishul (7120 meter), Dunagiri (7066 meter), Nanda Devi (7817 meter), Nanda Devi East (7430 meter), Bethartoli (6352 meter). The beautiful surroundings with abundant flora and fauna like Brahma-Kamal and Bharal (blue mountain goat) make this a sanctuary of nature.

Nanda Devi National Park was banned for trekkers in 1982 to protect its biographical image. The Nanda Devi Sanctuary Trek, which has been declared a world heritage site, has been partially opened recently for restricted number of tourist.

Sir Edmund Hillary has described in his autobiography that the Nanda Devi Sanctuary is God gifted wilderness India's training ground for adventure. Dr. T. Longstaff, renowned mountaineer, naturalist and trekker, has described Garhwal as The Most Beautiful Land in the Himalaya of the Asian Sub-continent.

How to reach

New Delhi to Rishikesh (240 km) and Rishikesh to Joshimath (253 km) road drive, then 25 km to the road head at Lata village where the trek begins.

Best Time to Visit

The park will remain open for a period of six months from 1st May and close on 31st October.

Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra 2013 Night Hault

    Day   Night Hault
    1.      Nauti to Eda Bandhani
    2.      Eda Bandhani to Nauti
    3.      Nauti to Kansuwa
    4.      Kansuwa to Sem
    5.      Sem to Koti
    6.      Koti to Bhagoti
    7.      Bhagoti to Kulsari
    8.      Kulsari to Chepdue
    9.      Chepdue to NandKesari
    10.     NandKesari to Faldiya
    11.     Faldiya Gaun to Mundoli
    12.     Mundoli to Vaan
    13.     Vaan to Geroli Patal
    14.     Geroli Patal to Patar Nachoniya
    15.     Patar Nachoniya to Sila Samundra
    16.     Sila Samundra to ChandniyaGhat
    17.     ChandniyaGhat to Sutol
    18.     Sutol to Ghat
    19.     Ghat to Nauti
    

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