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The Chipla Kedar Trek is a relatively lesser-known trek in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, India. The trek takes around 8 nights and 9 days to complete and starts from Kathgodam, which is a town located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand.

भगवान की भूमि

हर की दून ट्रेक

May – June & September - October

₹ 23,000 + 5% gst

“Not all those who wander are lost.”

Chipla Kedar Trek

via Kharkiya

Batches: May - June - September - October
Up to 15% off in May-Jun batches for a limited period! ✨

Kharkiya -  12  Days 

Difficulty Level - 4

Kathgodam to Kathgodam

₹ 23,000 + 5% gst

हर की दून उत्तरकाशी जिले में स्थित है और उत्तराखंड राज्य में सर्वश्रेष्ठ ट्रेकिंग में से एक है, जिसे भगवान की भूमि कहा जाता है। यह रूपिन और सुपिन नदियों के साथ पहाड़ों की गोद में यमुना नदी की सहायक नदियों में स्थित है। यह उच्च हिमालय के बीच स्थित एक बहुत दुर्गम क्षेत्र है।

जब ट्रेकिंग की बात आती है, तो उत्तराखंड भारत में ट्रेकिंग के लिए सबसे अच्छी जगह है। यहां आने वाले पर्यटक यहां की प्राकृतिक सुंदरता को निहार सकते हैं। हर की दून एक ऐसा अद्भुत ट्रेक है जिसने दशकों से दुनिया भर के ट्रेकर्स को आकर्षित किया है।

ट्रेक समुद्र तल से 3556 मीटर की ऊंचाई पर स्थित है और देवदार के जंगल से घिरा हुआ है। हिमालय हर-की-दून, जिसे देवताओं की घाटी के रूप में भी जाना जाता है, आधुनिक युग में देखने के लिए एक सुंदर जगह है। यहां आने वाले पर्यटकों को प्रकृति की सुंदरता को महसूस करने के साथ-साथ बहुत शांति भी मिलेगी। हर-की-दून की ओर बढ़ते हुए, आपको गढ़वाल के कई ऐसे इलाके पता चलेंगे, जो बहुत खूबसूरत हैं, उत्तराखंड में ट्रैकिंग करते हुए, आप प्रकृति को महसूस कर सकते हैं और अपने जीवन की कुछ सबसे खूबसूरत जगहों को देख सकते हैं।

यह एक 8-दिवसीय लंबी ट्रेक है, जो देहरादून से शुरू होती है और देहरादून लौटती है। ट्रेकिंग के दौरान गढ़वाल में सांकरी, तालुका, ओसाला, हरकिडून और जौंधर ग्लेशियर सहित पांच खूबसूरत स्थानों को देख सकते हैं।

गोविंद राष्ट्रीय उद्यान

गोविंद राष्ट्रीय उद्यान उत्तरकाशी जिले में स्थित है, इसे 1980 में स्थापित किया गया था। यह राष्ट्रीय उद्यान 472 वर्ग किमी के क्षेत्र में फैला है। गोविंद नेशनल पार्क में भालू, हिम तेंदुआ, काला भालू, मोनाल जैसे जानवर पाए जाते हैं।

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हवाई अड्डा - निकटतम हवाई अड्डा जॉली ग्रांट हवाई अड्डा है। जॉली ग्रांट एयरपोर्ट से हर की दून की दूरी 107 किलोमीटर है। आप वहां से टैक्सी द्वारा आसानी से जा सकते हैं।

रेलवे स्टेशन - निकटतम रेलवे स्टेशन देहरादून रेलवे स्टेशन है। देहरादून रेलवे स्टेशन से हर की दून की दूरी 98 किलोमीटर है। वहां से आप टैक्सी या कार से आसानी से जा सकते हैं।

Itinerary of Chipla Kedar Trek

Here is a more detailed itinerary for the Chipla Kedar trek:

Day 1: Arrival in Kathgodam
- Arrive in Kathgodam by train or bus from Delhi or other major cities.
- Meet the trek representative and transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 2: Drive from Kathgodam to Kharkiya
- Have an early breakfast and drive to Kharkiya, the starting point of the trek.
- The drive takes around 10 hours and passes through scenic villages and towns.
- Overnight stay in a guesthouse or tented accommodation.

Day 3: Trek from Kharkiya to Baling Village (7 km)
- After breakfast, start the trek from Kharkiya to Baling Village.
- The trek takes around 5-6 hours and passes through dense forests and scenic meadows.
- Overnight stay in a guesthouse or tented accommodation.

Day 4: Trek from Baling Village to Khati Village (6 km)
- After breakfast, trek from Baling Village to Khati Village.
- The trek takes around 4-5 hours and passes through scenic forests and rivers.
- Overnight stay in a guesthouse or tented accommodation.

Day 5: Trek from Khati Village to Dwali Village (11 km)
- After breakfast, trek from Khati Village to Dwali Village.
- The trek takes around 5-6 hours and passes through scenic meadows and streams.
- Overnight stay in a guesthouse or tented accommodation.

Day 6: Trek from Dwali Village to Pukhriyana (9 km)
- After breakfast, start the trek from Dwali Village to Pukhriyana.
- The trek takes around 5-6 hours and offers stunning views of the Himalayan peaks.
- Overnight stay in tented accommodation.

Day 7: Trek from Pukhriyana to Chipla Kedar Base Camp (7 km)
- After breakfast, trek from Pukhriyana to Chipla Kedar Base Camp.
- The trek takes around 6-7 hours and involves a steep ascent.
- Overnight stay in tented accommodation.

Day 8: Trek to Chipla Kedar Peak (3 km) and back to Base Camp
- Early morning, trek to Chipla Kedar Peak and witness the stunning sunrise and views of the Himalayan peaks.
- Trek back to Chipla Kedar Base Camp and spend the day relaxing and exploring the surroundings.
- Overnight stay in tented accommodation.

Day 9: Trek back to Pukhriyana (7 km)
- After breakfast, trek back to Pukhriyana.
- The trek takes around 4-5 hours and offers stunning views of the Himalayan peaks.
- Overnight stay in tented accommodation.

Day 10: Trek back to Dwali Village (9 km)
- After breakfast, trek back to Dwali Village.
- The trek takes around 5-6 hours and passes through scenic meadows and streams.
- Overnight stay in a guesthouse or tented accommodation.

Day 11: Trek back to Kharkiya (17 km) and drive to Kathgodam
- After breakfast, trek back to Kharkiya.
- The trek takes around 8-9 hours and passes through scenic meadows, forests, and rivers.
- Drive back to Kathgodam and spend the night in a hotel.

Day 12: Departure
- After breakfast, depart from Kathgodam and continue your onward journey.

Note: The itinerary may be subject to change depending on weather conditions, group size, and the discretion of the trek leader.

Q&A

How to reach Chipla Kedar?

Chipla Kedar trek starts from Kharkiya village which is located in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. Here's how to reach Kharkiya village:

By Air: 
The nearest airport to Kharkiya is Pantnagar Airport, which is around 200 km away. From there, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Kharkiya.

By Train: 
The nearest railway station is Kathgodam Railway Station, which is around 180 km away. From there, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Kharkiya.

By Road: 
Kharkiya is well-connected by road. You can take a taxi or bus from Kathgodam or other nearby towns like Almora or Pithoragarh. The distance from Kathgodam to Kharkiya is around 220 km.

Once you reach Kharkiya, the trek to Chipla Kedar starts. You can hire a local guide or join a trekking group for a more organized experience.


Which district is Chipla Kedar in?

Chipla Kedar is a popular trekking destination located in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, India.

Included in the package

  • Certified Trek Leaders are provided to you by Walking The Himalayas. 

  • All the trekking essentials like Tents, Sleeping Bags, Gaiters, Crampons, Liners, Cutlery, etc.

  • All the staff members from the team Walking The Himalayas are experienced that includes Guides, Cooking Staff, Helpers, and Porters.

  • We promise our travelers to provide delicious, hygienic & nutritious meals during the trek that includes morning tea, breakfast, lunch, evening snacks & dinner).

  • Fully equipped medical kit, oxygen, and safety equipment.

  • All forest permits and camping charges.

Not included in the package

 

  • Transport to and from Kathgodam– Walking The Himalayas will arrange shared taxis for trekkers. These shared taxis will pick you up from Kathgodam Railway Station or Pant Nagar Airport. Taxi from Kathgodam to Kharkiya will cost around Rs. 8000 - 9000 per taxi and Rs. 14000 - 16000 per tempo one way.

  • Food during transit to and from the base camp – Walking the Himalayas doesn't include meals purchased during the journey to Dharchula and back.

  • Backpack offloading charges – If you wish to offload your backpack, there will be an additional charge of Rs. 2100 - 2500. The backpack cannot weigh more than 9 - 10 kg. Walking The Himalayas does not allow Suitcases/Strollers/Duffel bags during the trek, so if you are bringing these then you have to take care on your own. These charges can vary for last-minute offloading in case you decide to offload your bag after reaching Dharchula (Rs.350 per day inclusive of taxes).

  • Personal expenses - Your trekking package doesn't include any kind of personal expenses. 

Cancellation

 

If your trek gets called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rains, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc.) we will not refund your money. Instead of money, Walking The Himalayas will issue a trek voucher for the full amount. You can easily redeem that voucher for the same amount for any of the treks available at the same price. 

In case you wish to cancel your trek please email us at help@walkingthehimalayas.com

Cancellation charges are based on the total trek fee, irrespective of the amount paid either full or partial.

The cancellation policy of Walking The Himalayas is based on the original booking time and the original start date of the trek.

  • If you cancel a trek before 30 days of trek start date and get a full refund after deduction of 1.99% payment processing fee.

  • If you cancel a trek before 15 days of the trek start date and get a refund after a deduction of 20% of the total trek fee.

  • If you cancel a trek before 10 days of the trek start date and get a refund after a deduction of 40% of the total trek fee.

  • If you cancel a trek before 5 days of the trek start date and get a refund after a deduction of 60% of the total trek fee.

  • The Trek fee is non-refundable if you cancel within 4 days before the trek start date.

Trek cancellation due to weather:

  • In case of an incomplete trek due to weather conditions, you can opt for the same trek again throughout your lifetime on all our fixed departures for the same trek.

  • This attempt only covers the trek fee and will not include any rentals or the transportation amount paid earlier.

  • This is non-transferable.

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