Hemkund Trek Tour



Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days

Destination Covered : New Delhi, Haridwar, Mumbai, Pune, Panchgani, Sangli

Price (Starting From) : INR 25150 Per Person


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  • Hemkund Trek Tour

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Tour Detail

This 11-day kids' camp introduces children to the thrill of trekking in the great outdoors. This is a moderately challenging trek where an average day includes 6-7 hrs of trekking. The group treks to the holy Hemkund lake and the Valley of Flowers, and enjoys numerous adventure activities designed to help overcome their innate fears. This trek boasts some truly spectacular sights with its snow-capped peaks, lush green landscapes and innumerable streams.
Destination
Hemkund, the Valley of Flowers, and Auli are nestled in the Gharwal region of Uttarakhand surrounded by majestic Himalayan range. The elevation of the area varies from 10,400 feet to 21,800 feet. This trek offers picturesque views of the snow-capped peaks and valleys filled with blooming flowers, making it a perfect place to camp in the summers.
Destination highlights

• Explore the beautiful Valley of Flowers
• Take in spectacular views of the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayan range
• Feel at peace near the holy lake of Hemkund
• Enjoy exciting team-building and adventure-filled activities

Fine print

Rules on the trip

Substitution of one camper with another is not permitted.

The camp will be organised in the most informal atmosphere. However camp discipline is binding on everyone. Campers must abide by the directives of the camp organisers at all times.

The campers are required to carry their own luggage and hence should carry only essential items with them. All campers are responsible for the safety of their luggage/belongings throughout the camp. Pugmarks/Eco Tours will not accept any liability in this regard.

Girls and small children should not visit public toilets without an escort.

Smoking, consumption of liquor and tobacco products are strictly prohibited for the entire duration of the camp.

All the campers should keep the trails and campsite litter-free. The waste can be disposed off in the city for recycling.

Collections of corals, shells, flowers, fossils, rocks, fungus and other life-forms are forbidden.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Departure for Haridwar

The Group Meets At Pune At 4:00 A.m or At Mumbai At 7 A.m. and Depart for Haridwar By Train At 8 A.m from Mumbai.

Day 2: Arrival at Haridwar

The group arrives at Haridwar and checks in to a hotel in Rishikesh.

Day 3: Travel to Pulna

After an early start, the campers travel to Pulna from Rishikesh, through beautiful mountains and deep valleys.

Day 4: Trek to Ghangria

The trek begins today. The group sets out for a moderately challenging 10 km trek to Ghangria, a small village on the way to Hemkund Sahib at an altitude of 10090 feet. Overnight in tents.

Day 5: Acclimatize in Ghangria

The group spends the day on short hikes to acclimatize and then retires for the night at Ghangria.

Day 6: Trek through valley of flowers

Trek through the spectacular valley of flowers and enjoy the panoramic views of the valley from 12250 feet above sea level. Overnight at Ghangria.

Day 7: Trek to Hemkund lake

The highlight for today is the holy lake of Hemkund situated at an elevation of 14,500 feet. The group treks a distance of 12 km in approximately 9 hrs. Overnight stay at Ghangria.

Day 8: Trek to Pulna

Today the group makes the return trek to Pulna and then heads to Joshimath for the night.

Day 9: Travel to Auli and Haridwar

After a hearty breakfast, the tired trekkers head to Auli and then proceed to Haridwar, enjoying a delicious lunch en route. They then board the train to Haridwar late in the night.

Day 10: Arrival in New Delhi

The group arrives in New Delhi early in the morning and boards the train for Mumbai.

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Inclusions

  • EP (No Meal)
  • Mumbai-Haridwar and Delhi-Mumbai 3A/C train fare
  • Other land transfers by non A/C bus or SUVs
  • Veg food at the campsite
  • Accommodation in tents/dormitory/hotels
  • Adventure equipment and service charges of professional instructors

Exclusions

  • Meals during train travel between Mumbai-Haridwar -Mumbai
  • Meals in hotels
  • Gondola cable car ride at Auli
  • Personal expenses such as telephones, drinks, mineral water, laundry
  • Porter/pony charges
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Medical, hospitalization, evacuation and related expenses
  • Any item not mentioned in the Inclusions section

Payments Terms

  • Pugmarks establishes a tie-up with local hospital/nursing home/doctor at every camp site.
  • In case of remote areas, either a vehicle is retained at the campsite or it is on-call at the local transporter.
  • A roll call/physical count will be taken to ensure nobody is left behind. This will be observed during travel, treks and adventure activities. A Pugmarks instructor will lead the walking trail in the jungle, and the end will be brought up by another instructor and nobody will trail behind him.
  • In the mountains, there are rescue parties to evacuate victims suffering from altitude sickness, asthma and body injuries. In the remote wilderness, there are standby vehicles to transfer the victim to the nearest primary health centre or hospital.
  • Emergency involving whole group - This can be a natural calamity, local unrest and violence or even a mundane traffic jam that throws all schedules out of gear. In such situations, the control room seeks help from the police commissioner and coordinates with district authorities to sort out the problem.
  • Trip details
  • Pick up point
  • Congress Bhavan (Pune), Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (Mumbai)
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  • Drop off point
  • Bandra Terminus (Mumbai), Congress Bhavan (Pune)
  • Mode of transport
  • Train
  • Start point
  • Pulna
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  • End point
  • Haridwar
  • Time of departure
  • 04:00 AM
  • Time of return
  • 12:30 PM
  • Activity Details
  • Appropriate Age Group
  • 14 years+
  • Know How To Swim
  • No
  • Instructor/Student Ratio
  • 3:37
  • Doctors On Call / At Location
  • Yes
  • Unisex Or Co-Ed Camp
  • Co-Ed
  • Guides & Instructors Gender
  • Both male and female
  • Any Activities Outside Campsite
  • Yes

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Cancellation charges will be applicable as follows and will cover all situations such as injuries, sickness, exams, interviews, selection in tournaments etc:
  • More than 30 days prior to departure - 10% of the trip cost will be charged
  • 30-16 days prior to departure - 15% of the trip cost will be charged
  • 15-10 days prior to departure - 50% of the trip cost will be charged
  • Less than 10 days prior to departure - 100% of the trip cost will be charged.

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