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हिमालय के सबसे पसंदीदा ट्रेक में से एक!

केदारकांटा ट्रेक

May – June & September - October

$ 3900 + 5% Tax

“Not all those who wander are lost.”

Mount Trishul 1 Expedition

7120 m

$ 3900 + 5% GST

Loharkhet to Loharkeht

+ $40 Single Accommodation Tent
+ $60 Backpack Offloading
+ $40 Dehradun - Dehradun
+ $5 Mandatory Insurance

Difficulty Level - 8

Kathgodam- 24 Days 

Up to 15% off in May-Jun batches for a limited period! ✨
Batches: September - Oct - November 2023

Brief Description of Trishul 1 Expedition

केदारकंठ ट्रेक सर्दियों के लिए सबसे अधिक पसंद किए जाने वाले ट्रेक में से एक है और उत्तराखंड में ट्रेकिंग के लिए सबसे अच्छी जगह है। यदि आप बर्फ का अनुभव करना चाहते हैं और शक्तिशाली हिमालय की सुंदरता का अनुभव करना चाहते हैं, तो यह ट्रेक केवल आपके लिए है। यह क्षेत्र ट्रेकर्स को गहरी सर्दियों में कस्बों के सबसे दूरस्थ अस्तित्व का सामना करने का एक विशेष अवसर देता है!

3800M की ऊंचाई पर भगवान शिव का आशीर्वाद महसूस करें। Kedarkantha के उत्तरकाशी की संकरी क्षेत्र जिले में है उत्तराखंड । यह क्षेत्र गोविंद वन्यजीव अभयारण्य के अंतर्गत आता है, और यदि आप भाग्यशाली हैं तो आपको हिमालय की वनस्पतियों और जीवों का सामना करने का मौका मिल सकता है। केदारकांठा ट्रेक पर्वतीय प्रेमियों के लिए एक खुशी की बात है, जिन्हें हर तरह के परिदृश्य की पड़ताल करने की जरूरत है। इस ट्रेक को शुरू करना शायद आपके लिए सबसे अच्छा विकल्प होगा क्योंकि यह आपको मोटी नीली-देवदार बैकवुड के माध्यम से ले जाएगा, जो बाद में बुग्यालों में प्रवेश करेगा जिसे अल्पाइन मीडोज के रूप में भी जाना जाता है जो दिसंबर से मार्च तक ताजा बर्फ की मोटी परत से ढके होते हैं। केदारकांठा के रास्ते पर शिविर स्थल हैं जैसे जूडा का तालाब, हरगाँव और केदारकांठा बेस कैंप जो दर्शनीय दृश्य प्रस्तुत करते हैं।

केदारकंठ ट्रेक करने के लिए सर्दियों का सबसे अच्छा समय क्यों है?

यह सर्वविदित है कि अद्भुत केदारकंठ ट्रेक दिसंबर के मध्य से शुरू होता है और मार्च-अंत तक आगे बढ़ता है। जैसे ही आप १०००० फीट तक की पगडंडी बनाते हैं, आपको अपने रास्ते पर बर्फ दिखाई देने लगेगी - बर्फ से ढके पहाड़ के शिखर और देवदार के पेड़ों की लकड़ी पूरी तरह से बर्फ से ढँक जाएगी। जैसे ही आप बुग्यालों या अल्पाइन मीडोज में पहुंचते हैं, आप सफेद बर्फ के दौरान खुद को देखेंगे जहां भी आप चारों ओर देखते हैं।

तमाम परेशानी के बावजूद यह मनोरम दृश्य निर्विवाद रूप से सार्थक है। चारों ओर से ऊंचे देवदार के पेड़ों से घिरे और ढके हुए हैं जो पूरी तरह से बर्फ से ढंके हुए हैं, आश्चर्यजनक चोटियाँ और बुग्याल इसे भारत में सर्दियों के बाद के लिए सबसे अधिक देखा जाने वाला ट्रेक बनाते हैं।

इस तरह, सबसे अच्छी सर्दियों की यात्रा पर जाने के लिए, आपको दिसंबर में मार्च-अंत तक हमारे साथ शामिल होना चाहिए। किसी भी व्यक्ति को जो मिर्च जलवायु से प्यार करता है, केदारकांठा ट्रेक दौड़ जीतता है, क्योंकि आप ट्रेकिंग ट्रेल के साथ बर्फ के दृश्य का आनंद ले सकते हैं।

Itinerary of Trishul 1 Expedition

Here is the itinerary for the Trishul 1 Expedition:

Day 1: Arrive in Kathgodam and drive to Loharkhet (1,760m).

 

On day 1 of the Trishul 1 Expedition, you will arrive in Kathgodam, a small town located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Kathgodam is well connected to major cities in India, including Delhi, by train and road. 

From Kathgodam, you will drive to Loharkhet, which is the starting point of the trek. The drive takes around 10 hours and passes through several small towns and stunning landscapes of the Himalayas. 

Loharkhet is a small village located at an altitude of 1,760 meters and is the gateway to the Pindari Glacier. It is a beautiful place surrounded by lush green forests and offers stunning views of the surrounding peaks. 

Once you reach Loharkhet, you will check into your accommodation and meet your trekking team, which includes a guide, cook, and porters. Your guide will brief you about the trek and provide you with all the necessary equipment and gear. You can spend the rest of the day exploring the village and acclimatizing to the altitude.

Day 2: Trek from Loharkhet to Dhakuri (2,720m).

 

On day 2 of the Trishul 1 Expedition, you will start your trek from Loharkhet and make your way towards Dhakuri, which is located at an altitude of 2,720 meters. 

The trek from Loharkhet to Dhakuri covers a distance of around 11 kilometers and takes around 6-7 hours to complete. The trail passes through dense forests of oak, rhododendron, and pine, and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains. 

You will cross several small streams and waterfalls along the way, and your guide will point out the local flora and fauna. The trail is well-marked, and there are several rest stops along the way where you can take a break and enjoy the scenery. 

Upon reaching Dhakuri, you will set up camp for the night and enjoy a warm dinner prepared by your cook. Dhakuri is a beautiful place surrounded by lush green forests and offers stunning views of the Himalayas. You can spend the evening exploring the area and acclimatizing to the altitude.

Day 3: Trek from Dhakuri to Khati (2,210m).

 

On day 3 of the Trishul 1 Expedition, you will continue your trek from Dhakuri and make your way toward Khati, a small village located at an altitude of 2,210 meters. 

The trek from Dhakuri to Khati covers a distance of around 10 kilometers and takes around 5-6 hours to complete. The trail descends through dense forests and crosses several small streams and waterfalls. You will pass through several small villages and get a glimpse of the local culture and lifestyle. 

Upon reaching Khati, you will set up camp for the night and enjoy a warm dinner prepared by your cook. Khati is a beautiful village surrounded by lush green forests and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains. You can spend the evening exploring the village and interacting with the locals.

Day 4: Trek from Khati to Dwali (2,500m).

 

On day 4 of the Trishul 1 Expedition, you will trek from Khati to Dwali, which is located at an altitude of 2,500 meters. 

The trek from Khati to Dwali covers a distance of around 11 kilometers and takes around 6-7 hours to complete. The trail follows the Pindar River and passes through several small villages and forests of oak and rhododendron. 

You will cross several suspension bridges over the river and climb a steep ascent to reach Dwali. Upon reaching Dwali, you will set up camp for the night and enjoy a warm dinner prepared by your cook. Dwali is a small village located in a beautiful valley surrounded by dense forests and offers stunning views of the surrounding peaks. You can spend the evening exploring the village and acclimatizing to the altitude.

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Day 5: Trek from Dwali to Phurkiya (3,250m).

 

On day 5 of the Trishul 1 Expedition, you will trek from Dwali to Phurkiya, which is located at an altitude of 3,250 meters. 

The trek from Dwali to Phurkiya covers a distance of around 6 kilometers and takes around 4-5 hours to complete. The trail climbs steeply through dense forests of rhododendron and juniper and offers stunning views of the surrounding peaks. 

Upon reaching Phurkiya, you will set up camp for the night and enjoy a warm dinner prepared by your cook. Phurkiya is a beautiful place surrounded by towering peaks and offers stunning views of Trishul and other surrounding peaks. You can spend the evening exploring the area and acclimatizing to the altitude.

Day 6: Rest day in Phurkiya for acclimatization.

On day 6 of the Trishul 1 Expedition, you will spend a rest day in Phurkiya to acclimatize to the high altitude. 

Acclimatization is essential for any high-altitude trek as it helps your body to adjust to the thin air and lower oxygen levels. It is important to take things slow and allow your body to adjust to the altitude to avoid altitude sickness.

You can spend the day resting and exploring the area around Phurkiya. Your guide may also take you on a short hike to a nearby hill or ridge to help with the acclimatization process. You will also have the opportunity to interact with the locals and learn about their way of life. 

In the evening, you will return to your campsite in Phurkiya and enjoy a warm dinner prepared by your cook.

Day 7: Trek from Phurkiya to Pindari Glacier (3,660m).

 

On day 7 of the Trishul 1 Expedition, you will trek from Phurkiya to Pindari Glacier, which is located at an altitude of 3,660 meters. 

The trek from Phurkiya to Pindari Glacier covers a distance of around 6 kilometers and takes around 4-5 hours to complete. The trail climbs steeply through rocky terrain and moraines, offering stunning views of the surrounding peaks. 

Upon reaching Pindari Glacier, you will have the opportunity to explore the glacier and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding peaks. Pindari Glacier is one of the largest glaciers in the Kumaon region and offers a breathtaking view of the Nanda Devi range. 

You will set up camp near the glacier for the night and enjoy a warm dinner prepared by your cook. You can spend the evening exploring the area around the glacier and soaking in the beautiful views.

Day 8: Trek from Pindari Glacier to BC (4,400m).

On day 8 of the Trishul 1 Expedition, you will trek from Pindari Glacier to Base Camp (BC), which is located at an altitude of 4,400 meters. 

The trek from Pindari Glacier to BC covers a distance of around 8 kilometers and takes around 6-7 hours to complete. The trail climbs steeply through rocky terrain and moraines, offering stunning views of the surrounding peaks. 

Upon reaching BC, you will set up camp for the night and enjoy a warm dinner prepared by your cook. BC is a beautiful place surrounded by towering peaks and offers stunning views of Trishul and other surrounding peaks. You will spend the night at BC to rest and acclimatize to the high altitude before continuing your ascent towards the summit of Trishul 1.

 

The trek takes around 5-6 hours and passes through the Samudra Tapu Glacier.

Day 9-10: Rest and acclimatization days at BC.

On days 9-10 of the Trishul 1 Expedition, you will spend two rest and acclimatization days at Base Camp (BC), located at an altitude of 4,400 meters.

These rest days are crucial for acclimatizing to the high altitude and preparing for the summit push. During these days, you can relax, rest and acclimatize to the high altitude. You can also go for short hikes around BC to help with the acclimatization process.

Your guide may also conduct a training session to refresh your climbing skills, such as how to use climbing equipment, rope management, and safety procedures. This will help you feel more confident and comfortable during the climb.

In the evenings, you will enjoy a warm meal prepared by your cook and spend time resting and socializing with your team members. These rest and acclimatization days will ensure that you are fully prepared and ready for the summit push.

Day 11-18: Climb Trishul 1 (7,120m).

 

On days 11-18 of the Trishul 1 Expedition, you will embark on the climb of Trishul 1, which stands at an elevation of 7,120 meters. This is the most challenging and exciting part of the expedition.

During these days, you will make a gradual ascent towards the summit of Trishul 1, taking time to rest and acclimatize at various high-altitude camps. You will follow a well-established route that involves technical climbing, including steep snow and ice slopes, mixed rock and ice, and exposed ridges.

The climb will be led by an experienced guide who will ensure that you have the necessary skills and equipment to tackle the climb. The guide will also provide you with valuable advice and support to help you achieve your goal of reaching the summit.

You will spend nights at different high-altitude camps as you progress toward the summit, with each camp located at a progressively higher elevation to help with the acclimatization process. The camps will be equipped with tents, food, and other necessary equipment.

On the final day, you will make the summit push, waking up early in the morning to start climbing before sunrise. The final climb to the summit of Trishul 1 involves steep and technical climbing and will require focus, determination, and physical endurance.

Upon reaching the summit, you will enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks and valleys. You will also have a sense of pride and accomplishment for having successfully climbed one of the highest peaks in the Himalayas.

After spending some time at the summit, you will begin your descent back to Base Camp, where you will celebrate your achievement and rest before trekking back to civilization.

Day 19: Trek back to Pindari Glacier (3,660m).

On day 19 of the Trishul 1 Expedition, you will begin your descent from Base Camp (4,400m) back to Pindari Glacier (3,660m).

The trek back to Pindari Glacier covers a distance of around 8 kilometers and takes around 6-7 hours to complete. The descent is steep and challenging, so it is important to take your time and be cautious.

Upon reaching Pindari Glacier, you will set up camp for the night and enjoy a warm meal prepared by your cook. You can also take some time to rest and reflect on your successful climb of Trishul 1.

Pindari Glacier is a beautiful place, surrounded by towering peaks and breathtaking views. You can take some time to explore the area and enjoy the natural beauty before continuing your descent the following day.

Day 20: Trek back to Phurkiya (3,250m).

On day 20 of the Trishul 1 Expedition, you will continue your descent from Pindari Glacier (3,660m) to Phurkiya (3,250m).

The trek back to Phurkiya covers a distance of around 15 kilometers and takes around 6-7 hours to complete. The trail follows the Pindari River and passes through dense forests, charming villages, and beautiful meadows. 

You will have a chance to enjoy the stunning natural scenery and observe the local way of life during the trek. You will also have a chance to stop and rest at various points along the way.

Upon reaching Phurkiya, you will set up camp for the night and enjoy a warm meal prepared by your cook. You can also take some time to rest and reflect on your successful climb of Trishul 1, as well as the beautiful journey you have had so far.

Day 21: Trek back to Dwali (2,500m).

On day 21 of the Trishul 1 Expedition, you will continue your descent from Phurkiya (3,250m) to Dwali (2,500m).

The trek back to Dwali covers a distance of around 11 kilometers and takes around 5-6 hours to complete. The trail descends gradually and passes through dense forests, charming villages, and beautiful meadows.

You will have a chance to enjoy the stunning natural scenery and observe the local way of life during the trek. You will also have a chance to stop and rest at various points along the way.

Upon reaching Dwali, you will set up camp for the night and enjoy a warm meal prepared by your cook. You can also take some time to rest and relax after the long day of trekking.

Day 22: Trek back to Khati (2,210m).

On day 22 of the Trishul 1 Expedition, you will continue your descent from Dwali (2,500m) to Khati (2,210m).

The trek back to Khati covers a distance of around 11 kilometers and takes around 5-6 hours to complete. The trail descends gradually and passes through dense forests, charming villages, and beautiful meadows.

You will have a chance to enjoy the stunning natural scenery and observe the local way of life during the trek. You will also have a chance to stop and rest at various points along the way.

Upon reaching Khati, you will set up camp for the night and enjoy a warm meal prepared by your cook. You can also take some time to rest and relax after the long day of trekking.

Day 23: Trek back to Dhakuri (2,720m).

On day 23 of the Trishul 1 Expedition, you will continue your descent from Khati (2,210m) to Dhakuri (2,720m).

The trek back to Dhakuri covers a distance of around 10 kilometers and takes around 4-5 hours to complete. The trail descends gradually and passes through dense forests, charming villages, and beautiful meadows.

You will have a chance to enjoy the stunning natural scenery and observe the local way of life during the trek. You will also have a chance to stop and rest at various points along the way.

Upon reaching Dhakuri, you will set up camp for the night and enjoy a warm meal prepared by your cook. You can also take some time to rest and relax after the long day of trekking.

Day 24: Trek back to Loharkhet (1,760m) and drive back to Kathgodam.

On day 24 of the Trishul 1 Expedition, you will continue your descent from Dhakuri (2,720m) to Loharkhet (1,760m).

The trek back to Loharkhet covers a distance of around 4 kilometers and takes around 2-3 hours to complete. The trail descends gradually and passes through dense forests and charming villages.

Upon reaching Loharkhet, you will be picked up by a vehicle and driven back to Kathgodam. The drive takes around 7-8 hours and covers a distance of approximately 210 kilometers. 

Once you reach Kathgodam, you can freshen up and relax. You will have a chance to celebrate your successful expedition and share your experiences with your fellow trekkers. You can also explore the local markets and try some delicious local cuisine before retiring for the night.

Please note that this is just a sample itinerary, and the actual itinerary may vary depending on several factors such as weather conditions, the pace of the trek, and the physical fitness of the participants. 

Things to carry on Trishul 1 Expedition​

When packing for the Trishul Expedition, it is important to keep in mind the variable weather conditions and terrain that you will encounter during the trek. Here are some essential items that you should carry with you:

1. Clothing: Warm and breathable clothing such as fleece jackets, thermals, windproof jackets, and trekking pants. Don't forget to pack extra pairs of socks and underwear.

2. Footwear: Sturdy and waterproof trekking boots with good ankle support, as well as comfortable and lightweight sandals for wearing around the campsite.

3. Trekking Gear: A sturdy backpack, trekking poles, and a headlamp with extra batteries. 

4. Sleeping Gear: A warm sleeping bag rated for sub-zero temperatures and a good quality sleeping mat.

5. Climbing Gear: Ice axe, crampons, harnesses, helmets, and ropes.

6. Personal items: Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, lip balm, hand sanitizer, personal toiletries, and a small first aid kit.

7. Food and water: Carry enough food and snacks for the entire trek, as well as a water bottle or hydration system that can hold at least 2 liters of water.

8. Miscellaneous items: A camera, binoculars, a map and compass, and any personal medication.

It is important to keep in mind that the weight of your backpack should be around 15-20% of your body weight, so pack only the essentials and avoid carrying unnecessary items. Additionally, make sure that you pack all your items in a waterproof and durable backpack to keep them dry and secure during the trek.

​Inclusion 

  • Booking of Mt. Trishul - I with the Indian Mountaineering Foundation and Uttarakhand state forest department 

  • Accommodation on twin/double room (sharing) in hotels at Delhi, Rishikesh, and Ghat as per program.

  • All transportation by tourist vehicle as per the program.

  • Climbing permit and Expedition fee to Indian Mountaineering Foundation and state Govt. Uttarakhand.

  • Liaison officer fees, Accommodation, Transportation, and Meals (Delhi to Delhi). 

  • All meals as per above mentioned program including high-altitude food/meal

  • Accommodation in a tent during approach march and at Base Camp i.e. one tent for 2 people.

  • Services of climbing guide and high altitude sherpas for route opening, rope fixing, and establishing high camps during the expedition.

  • Services of Shikhar Travels Sardar (base camp Manger), Cook and Kitchen helper till and at base camp

  • Use of Satellite phone for emergency use (subject to availability)

  • All necessary kitchen and camping equipment till base camp

  • Climbing equipment i.e. Fix rope, Climbing rope, High altitude tent, Carabiner, Snow bar, Ice piton etc. 

  • We will provide all meals to guests, all staff and Liaison officer during the expedition.

  • Transportation of members' luggage maximum 40 Kgs per person Road head to Base Camp and base camp to Road head by porters/pony.

  • First aid kit with Oxygen Cylinder 

  • All currently applicable taxes including GST of 5%

​Not Included

  • Personal clothing and gear required for climbing (Personal Climbing equipment)

  • Any kind of insurance.

  • Personal expenses such as table drinks, rooms services items, laundry, telephone calls at hotels or tips, etc.

  • Personal high altitude porter

  • Any additional expenses caused by or liability for a disturbance in the trip program due to our circumstances, weather conditions, sickness, natural disasters, riots, etc.

  • Any other service or item which is not mentioned as “Price Includes”.

​Q&A

Who climbed Trishul Peak?
 

There have been many climbers who have successfully climbed Trishul Peak over the years. Some notable ascents of Trishul Peak include:

1. The first ascent of Trishul Peak was made on June 12, 1907, by a British team led by T.G. Longstaff. The team consisted of Longstaff, C.G. Bruce, and A.M. Slingsby.

2. In 1937, a German expedition led by Willy Merkl successfully climbed Trishul Peak via the west ridge.

3. In 1960, an Indian Army team led by Captain M.S. Kohli climbed Trishul Peak via the east ridge.

4. In 1970, an Indian team led by Nandu Jayal and Harish Kapadia made the first ascent of Trishul 2 (6,690m), a sub-peak of Trishul Peak.

5. In 1986, a Japanese team led by Takashi Ozaki climbed Trishul Peak via the northwest ridge.

6. In 2002, an Indian Army team led by Colonel Ajay Kothiyal climbed Trishul Peak via the west ridge.

7. In 2017, a team of climbers from the Indian Mountaineering Foundation successfully climbed Trishul Peak via the northeast ridge.

These are just a few examples of the many climbers and expeditions that have successfully climbed Trishul Peak.

What is the route of Mount Trishul?

 

Mount Trishul is a group of three Himalayan mountain peaks located in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, India. The highest peak in the group, Trishul I, stands at 7,120 meters (23,359 feet) and is a popular climbing destination for experienced mountaineers.

There are several routes to climb Mount Trishul, but the most commonly used route is the west ridge, also known as the Trishul Col. This route was first climbed by a German expedition led by Willy Merkl in 1937.

 

The west ridge route starts from the village of Ghat in the Pindar Valley and follows a trail to the base camp at Bhagwabasa. From there, climbers make their way to Camp 1 at 5,600 meters (18,373 feet) on a steep snow and ice slope. Camp 2 is located at 6,100 meters (20,013 feet) on a rocky ridge, and Camp 3 is at 6,400 meters (21,000 feet) on the west ridge.

 

The final push to the summit of Trishul I is made from Camp 3, following the west ridge to the top. The route involves a combination of technical climbing on steep snow and ice slopes, as well as some rock climbing.

 

Other routes to climb Mount Trishul include the east ridge and the northeast ridge, but these routes are less frequently used and are considered more difficult than the west ridge route.

 

Where is Trishul Mountain located?


Trishul Mountain is located in the Kumaon region of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is part of the Himalayan mountain range and is situated in the western part of the range, near the border with Nepal. The three peaks of Trishul Mountain, known as Trishul I, Trishul II, and Trishul III, form a group that is located roughly between the Nanda Devi and Panchchuli mountain ranges. Trishul I, the highest peak in the group, stands at 7,120 meters (23,359 feet) and is a popular climbing destination for experienced mountaineers.

 

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