9 Day 8 Night
Moderate to challenging
20°C Max/ -10°C Min.
July to September
Dehradun to Govindghat (1,920 m) drive, and begin the trek by crossing the river Alaknanda over a bridge at Govindghat and from there walk towards the Bhyundar valley through forest area and a couple of villages.
Dehradun to Govindghat - 9-10 h drive
Govindghat to Ghangaria (2,950 m) - 4-5 h trek
Ghangaria to Tipra Kharak Camping grounds (3,700 m) via Valley of flowers - 7-8 h trek
Tipra Kharak (3,700 m) to Bhyundar Icefall Camp (4,300 m) - 6-7 h trek
Bhyundar Icefall Camp (4,300 m) to Bhyundar Khal Base (4,600 m)- 6-7 h trek
Bhyundar Base (4,600 m) to Bhyundar Khal (5,100 m) to Rataban Glacier (E) (4,500 m) - 7-8 h trek
Rataban Glacier (E) (4,500 m) to Edi Udiyar (3,900 m) - 4-5 h trek
Edi Udiyar (3,900 m) to Ghamsali (3,000 m); drive to Joshimath - 7-8 h trek
Joshimath to Dehradun - 9 h drive