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Bhyundar Khal Trek

Uttarakhand
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Duration

9 Day 8 Night

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

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Overview

Bhyundar Khal  Trek Overview


Difficulty Level Bhyundar Khal trek

Moderate to challenging


  • The Bhyundar Khal trek is one among the simplest treks to be explored by any Himalayan adventure seeker.
  • Bhyundar Khal trek is one among the simplest high altitude treks combine with twin pass trek or valley of flowers trek and therefore the less explored treks in Himalayan region.

Height Of Bhyundar Khal Trek

  • Bhyundar khal altitude is 5,090 meters. Valley of flowers please you throughout the walk.

  • The Bhyundar Khal was mentioned by British explorer and mountaineer, Sir Frank Symthe in his book describing his successful attempt on Kamet and also during his exploits within the region later in 1937.
  • The climb of kamet in 1931 was coming down into the Bhyundar valley when he first saw the valley and because it was covered with flowers, he named it Valley of Flowers.
  • This pass is a component of the Greater Himalayas or the Himadri Range. It goes across the North-South Zanskar Range and connects the Alakhnanda river valley with the Dhauli Ganga river valley.

  • The approach is comparatively easy from each side of the pass but trekkers prefer the Valley of Flowers side thanks to the sweetness of the valley.
  • Retracing the steps of Sir Frank Smythe on his Mt Kamet expedition, the trek initially reaches the favored Valley of Flowers.
  • Valley of Flowers Trek has many various colorful flowers, taking over various reminder colours as time progressed. Flowers mostly orchids, poppies, primulas, marigold, daisies and anemones carpet the bottom .
  • Sub-alpine forests of birch and rhododendron cover parts of the park’s area.
  • Legends believe it to be the place from where Hanuman had collected the Sanjeevani buti for curing Lakshmana.
  • Valley of Flowers Trek remains covered with a thick blanket of snow during the winter season.
  • Valley of Flowers is fully bloom, trekkers can visit during July to September. this is often the simplest time to explore the splendor of the Valley of Flowers trek.

  • One can sample the contrasts of nature during this trek because the Bhyundar Valley is green and vibrant while the opposite side is barren and lacks vegetation thanks to its proximity to the Tibetan Plateau.
  • The pass offers beautiful vistas towards the west, east and south with the Kamet group and therefore the Nanda Devi Peaks rising like spectacle.
  • The trek starts from Govindghat village before Joshimath and progresses through the Valley of flowers before fixing the bottom camp below the snow col of the expire the 4 th day.
  • The trail climbs up steadily and takes one to the remote valley of the Tipra. We encounter ice, snow, moraines, rivers, streams, meadows and amazing mountain scenery.
  • The camping grounds of Eri Udyar is sort of a belvedere and referred to as the Balcony camp. It offers beautiful vistas of the Banke glacier.
  • One has got to negotiate the moraines of the Gauri glacier, Rataban Glacier and Tipra Glacier. Fundamental knowledge of mountaineering may be a must for this trek.
  • At certain places rope has got to be fixed to cross deep crevasses.
  • The highest of the Pass offers close and glorious views of Nilkantha, Hathi, Nilgiri and Rataban peaks. The trek route diverges from the Gupt Khal trek route and goes down straight to exit within the village of Ghamsali.
  • Looking at the distant snowy peaks peeking behind the clouds, you’ll imagine a team of adventurers descending down and standing awestruck watching the luxurious colors of pink, crimson, magenta and therefore the entire rainbow variously dotted on a velvety green carpet.

Bhyundar Khal

  • During the Bhyundar khal trek you’ll encounter few spring fall, beautiful flowers, snow, moraines, rivers, streams, meadows, and amazing mountain scenery on this trek. So every single location that you simply will move by offers great picturesque beauty with peace.
  • This trek is difficult and wishes previous trekking experience of inauspicious treks. Basic knowledge of mountaineering may be a must for this trek. it’ll become very memorable, exciting, beautiful and most thrilling high altitude trek.
  • Bhyundar khal trek from the outset shows up at the notable Valley of Blooms. The way scales reliably and takes one to the distant valley of the scarf . you’ll experience ice, vacation day, streams, streams, knolls, and an astonishing mountain scene. One requirement to mastermind the moraines of the Gauri ice sheet, Rataban Icy mass, and Tipra Frosty mass.
  • Significant data on mountaineering is an undeniable prerequisite for this trek.
  • Bhyundar Khal trek unfolds the sweetness of Himalayan region. This trek to be one among the India’s most colorful, vivid and dramatic trek, also this experience will glorify all of your bliss.

Temperature in Bhyundar Khal Trek

20°C Max/ -10°C Min.


Best time to go to Bhyundar Khal Trek

July to September


How to reach Bhyundar Khal Trek

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.


Things To Carry

  • Backpack 65/90 L
  • Water Bottle
  • Energy Bars
  • Weather Appropriate Clothing
  • Warm Jacket
  • Flee Jacket
  • Sun protection
  • Rain Protection
  • Flashlight And Extra Batteries
  • Extra Pair of Clothing
  • Towel
  • Personal Hygiene Kit
  • Mini First Aid Kit
  • Personal Medication
  • Trash Bag
  • Moisture Cream
  • Tissues
  • Slippers
  • Gloves
  • Sunglass
  • Warm Hat
  • Insect repellent
  • An emergency whistle

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Itinerary

Day 1

Dehradun to Govindghat - 9-10 h drive

Day 2

Govindghat to Ghangaria (2,950 m) - 4-5 h trek

Day 3

Ghangaria to Tipra Kharak Camping grounds (3,700 m) via Valley of flowers - 7-8 h trek

Day 4

Tipra Kharak (3,700 m) to Bhyundar Icefall Camp (4,300 m) - 6-7 h trek

Day 5

Bhyundar Icefall Camp (4,300 m) to Bhyundar Khal Base (4,600 m)- 6-7 h trek

Day 6

Bhyundar Base (4,600 m) to Bhyundar Khal (5,100 m) to Rataban Glacier (E) (4,500 m) - 7-8 h trek

Day 7

Rataban Glacier (E) (4,500 m) to Edi Udiyar (3,900 m) - 4-5 h trek

Day 8

Edi Udiyar (3,900 m) to Ghamsali (3,000 m); drive to Joshimath - 7-8 h trek

Day 9

Joshimath to Dehradun - 9 h drive

Included/Excluded

  • Transportation support throughout the trip.
  • Accommodation on sharing basis.
  • All Meals (veg), Including From Dinner on the 1st day to Dinner on the 8th Day.
  • Well Qualified Trek Leader.
  • Supporting Staff and cook.
  • Forest Permits.
  • Basic Medical Kit.
  • Accommodation on Tent Stay.
  • Camping and Trekking Equipment ( Tent, sleeping bags, gaiters, etc).
  • Anything which is not included in the above inclusion.
  • Porters or Mule to carry Your personal Luggage.
  • Any kind of Personal Expenses.
  • Personal Medication.

Durations

7 to 10 Days

Tour's Location

Uttarakhand

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