PANCH KEDAR TREKKING

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Region: Garhwal Himalayas
Base: Pipalkoti
Duration: 4 Days


The Panch Kedar are the five different manifestations of Lord Shiva and are found at:

1. Kedarnath (3584 m)
2. Madhmaheshwar (3289 m)
3. Tungnath (3810 m)
4. Rudranath (2286 m)
5. Kalpanath (2134 m)

The mountain-scape seen from each of these temples, is fascinating and the valleys full of rich fauna and flora. The people of the region are very hospitable. The GMVN organises a Panch Kedar tour thus:

1st Day:
Muni-Ki-Reti - Pipalkoti : After breakfast, drive 220 kms by deluxe coach to Pipalkoti. Night halt at Tourist Bungalow.

2nd Day:
Pipalkoti-Urgam : After breakfast, drive 22 kms to Helang. Trek 9 kms to Kalpanath with packed lunch. Night halt in Urgam Valley in Alpine style.

3rd Day:
Urgam-Gopeshwar : After breakfast, trek to Helang. Drive 53 kms to Gopeshwar. Lunch en route at Pipalkoti. Night halt at hotel.

4th Day:
Gopeshwar-Naila : After breakfast, drive 15 kms to Mandal. Trek to Anusuya Devi with packed lunch. Trek 16 kms to Naila. Night halt in' Alpine style.

5th Day:
Naila : After breakfast, trek to Rudranath. Hot lunch and night halt in Alpine style.

6th Day:
Rudranath-Chopta : Trek 17 kms to Mandal after breakfast. Drive to Chopta. Night halt Alpine style.

7th Day:
Chopta-Tungnath-Chopta : After breakfast, trek 3 kms to Tungnath. Trek to Chandrashila and return to Tungnath for picnic lunch. Night halt at Chopta, Alpine style.

8th Day:
Chopta-Gaundhar : After breakfast, drive 12 kms to Makku with packed lunch. Trek 19 kms to Gaundhar. Night halt in Alpine style.

9th Day:
Gaundhar-Madhmaheshwar : After breakfast, trek to Madhmaheshwar with packed lunch. Night halt in Alpine style.

10th Day:
Madhmaheshwar-Gaundhar : After breakfast, trek to Gaundhar. Lunch en route. Night halt in Alpine style.

11th Day:
Gaundhar-Kalimath-Guptkashi : After breakfast, trek to Guptkashi via Kalimath. Night halt at Tourist Bungalow.

12th Day:
Guptkashi-Kedarnath : Drive 31 kms to Gauri kund. Trek 14 kms to Kedarnath. Night halt in Alpine style.

13th Day:
Kedarnath-Guptkashi-Rudraprayag : After breakfast, trek to Gauri kund. Lunch en route. Drive to Rudraprayag for night halt at Tourist Bungalow.

14th Day:
Rudraprayag-Muni-Ki-Reti : After breakfast, drive to Muni-Ki-Reti. Lunch at Tourist Bungalow and break up.


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