Kalindi Khal is one of the more challenging treks in the Gharwal Himalayas. The trek takes you half way around Garhwal starting from the Bhagirathi Valley and ending in the Alkananda valley.

Route  17 days / 16 Nights

Day 1 –  Mussoorie to Uttarkashi
6-7 hrs. drive. Overnight hotel / guest house.

Day 2 –  Uttarkashi to Gangotri (3048m.)
6 hrs. drive. Overnight hotel / camping.

Day 3 – Rest and acclamatiziation .

Day 4 – Gangotri to Bhojbasa (3700m)
5 hrs. trek to Bhojbasa. Overnight in camp.

Day 5 – Bhojwas to Nandanvan (4370m)
6 hrs. trek to Nandanvan. Overnight in camp.

DAY 6 – Rest to acclamatize.

Day  7 – Nandanvan to Vasuki Taal (4890m)
6 hrs. trek to Vasukital.Overnight in camp.

Day  8 – Vasuki Taal to Khada Patthar (5000m)
6 hrs. trek to Khadda Patthar. Overnight in camp.

Day  9 – Khada Patthar to Sweta Galcier Camp (5200m)
6 hrs. trek to Sweta Glacier camp. Overnight in camp.

Day 10 –  Sweta Glacier to Kalindikhal Base  (5450m)
5 hrs. trek to the base. Overnight in camp.

Day  11 – Kalindikhal Base to Raj Padav (4900m)via Kalindikhal (5947m)
8 hrs. trek. Overnight in camp.

Day  12 –  Raj Padav to Arwa Taal (4500m)
6 hrs. trek . Overnight in camp.

Day  13 – Arwa Taal to Ghastoli (3800m)
5 hrs. trek. Overnight in camp.

Day  14 – Ghastoli to Mana (3400m)
3 hrs. trek Overnight in camp.

Day  15 –  Mana to Joshimath
7  hrs. drive to  Joshimath. Overnight in guesthouse.

Day 16 – Joshimath to Mussoorie
Drive to Mussoorie.

  • Grade: Tough
  • Best Time: Mid July to September