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Dhumdhar Kandi Pass

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12 Day 11 Night

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Dhumdhar Kandi Pass Overview

Difficulty level Dhumdhar Kandi Pass

Moderate to challenging trek

About Dhumdhar Kandi Pass

  • Dhumdhar Kandi Pass is understood because the “Smoky Ridge Forest”, may be a high altitude pass of 5490M / 18012Ft connecting the holy pilgrimage sites of Gangotri and Yamunotri in Uttarakhand.
  • It’s a perfect gateway for the trekkers and trekking round the Dhumdhan kandi pass unlocks the door to a splendid world.
  • James Baillie was the primary ever to acknowledge this pass in 1815. then a trekking team from West Bengal crossed it successfully in 1987.
  • A treacherous pass north of Banderpunch, the Dhumdhar Kandi pass managed to stay its secrets till 1987 when a team from West Bengal crossed it successfully.
  • The pass connects Bhagirathi and Tons valleys. In past , it’s believed that local villagers, traders and even invaders used this pass as a shortcut to urge into the remote Tons Valley.
  • Dhumdhar kandi pass Trek is an Enthralling valley within the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand India.
  • It is one among the unique treks where the glaciers on either side of the pass feed two different big rivers, the Bhagirathi and therefore the Yamuna.


Dhumdhar Kandi Pass

  • This trek will lead you on a search trip within the midst of the high altitudes and alluring topography of The Himalayas.
  • The Dhumdar Kandi Pass Trek may be a delight for all those adventure junkies who want to challenge their limits in every way. This trekking expedition begins from Gangotri and after you cross two high passes, snow-draped peaks, and splendid steep valleys, you’ll reach Yamunotri.
  • This trek may be a pass perched between high mountains in India which divides two valley, Yamuna valley and Ganaga Valley in Uttarakhand. it had been used as a trade route between Ruinsara Tal and Harsil valley , No doubt, the Himalayas have enchanting beauty, bracing climate and desirable soothing green meadow.

Dumdhar Kandi Pass

  • Bhagirathi River and Yamuna River are fed by the glaciers on either side of the pass. This trek involves descending into Black Peak ice fall which at Dharali Ki Udari meets Bandarpoonch glacier.
  • Undergo beautiful mountain villages, surpassing meadows and thru big snow fields with overwhelming views of Bandarpoonch, Black Peak and Swargarohini.
  • Dhumdhar kandi pass trek isn’t for beginners, because the trail is exhilarating and includes crossing risky areas and steep ascents.
  • So the Dhumdhar Kandi Pass trek is supposed for knowledgeable trekkers,only who are conversant in the utilization of ice axes, and microspikes along side an honest physical and mental endurance.
  • Known for its unexplored trail and challenging topography, the Dhumdhar Kandi Pass trek is an adventurist’s dream.
  • Therefore, the trek involves associated challenges but is great for adventure seekers and avid trekkers. additionally to the journey and wonder , the marvelous panorama views in Uttarakhand Himalayas.
  • The trek takes you thru beautiful mountain villages, by lush green meadows and thru vast snow fields along side best views of Banderpunch, Kalanag, Swargrohini and Yellow Tooth and lots of more stunning mountains of Garhwal.

Dumdhar Kandi Pass

  • And on the way you’ll get to satisfy the pilgrims coming back from the Yamunotri Temple after offering their prayers.
  • The trail of lovely woodlands, wild flower meadows, alpine blossoms, avian guests and varied river crossings will take you to the present pass.
  • Path laden with rocks, rubble, moraines and snowy patches will brace you throughout the route to succeed in Dhumdhar Kandi.
  • On this trek explore the Himalayan villages and undergo different sections of meadows and snowfields with extraordinary views.
  • The breathtaking views from Dhumdar Kandi Pass, Trekking through Himalayan villages, surpassing meadows and snowfields,Great campsites like “Kyarkoti” and “Bank of Ruinsara Lake” are the charms of Dhumdhar kandi pass.
  • We can say that, Dhumdhar kandi trek is legendary among sightseer as Trekking, High altitude lake trek, camping, expedition and mesmerizing views.


Highligts of Dhumdhar Kandi Pass

  • The Dhumdhar kandi pass trek could be typical climb but Mary great thing about the Garhwal Himalayas during this region is completely mesmerizing.
  • Dense forests,beautiful alpine meadows stretched up to Kiyarkoti ‘the vast grazing land’, from where these meadows lead towards ecstatic landscapes,with the birch forest on top and at rock bottom is that the garden of boulders.
  • Through this trek you’ll looked at lofty mountains , grand glaciers and wonderful valleys.
  • So, Dhumdhar kandi trek is documented for its treacherous trails and extreme weather .
  • This trekking expedition to Dhumdhar kandi is an exiting one for the trekkers and it can end up to be an ideal adventurous trek for you to experience the mother nature to the fullest. the journey , thrill and accomplishment of this trek leave a deep impact on ameture.


Weather in Dhumdhan Kandi

  • Temperature – Day (3°C to 8°C) Night (-2°C to -5°C)



Best time to visit Dumdhar Kandi Pass

  • May, June, September and October

How to Reach Dumdhar kandi

  • The Dumdhar kandi pass is accessible from the Uttarakshi district of Uttarakhand. The trek is starts from the confluence of Sian Gad and Bhagirathi rivers near Jhala villege on the road to Gangotri.

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Day 1

Dehradun to Sankri - 8 h drive

Day 2

Sankri (1,920 m) to Seema (2,200 m) - 1 h drive + 5-6 h trek

Day 3

Seema (2,560 m) to Roiltia or Waterfall camp (3,350 m) - 6-7 h

Day 4

Roiltia to Ruinsara lake (3,600 m)- 2 h

Day 5

Rest day at Ruinsara lake

Day 6

Ruinsara lake to Black Peak/Swargarohini basecamp (3,800 m)- 5-6 h

Day 7

Black Peak basecamp to Dharali Odari (4,750 m)- 5-6 h

Day 8

Dharali Odari to Black peak camp 1- 4-5 h

Day 9

Black peak camp 1 to Dhumdhar Kandi pass (5,490 m) and descend to Gantrara - 9-10 h

Day 10

Gantrara to Doranggatt - 6-7 h

Day 11

Dorangatt to Jhala; drive to Gangnani (3,310 m) - 6-7 h

Day 12

Gangnani to Dehradun drive - 6-7 h


  • Transport support from and to Dehradun: starting from pickup on day 1 to drop on day 9.
  • Guide and cook fees.
  • Rent for camping equipment.
  • Forest entry charges.
  • Porter and mule support to carry camping equipment. Please note that personal luggage can be carried by mules and/or porters on chargeable basis.
  • All veg meals starting from day 1 dinner to day 9 breakfast.
  • Tented accommodation throughout the trek. Possible guest house accommodation on Day 1 and Day 8.
  • Transport to reach Dehradun from hometown.
  • Personal expenses like tips, personal medicines, phone calls etc.
  • Any transport support during the trek apart from what is included above.


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