Pangarchulla Trek


Pangarchulla Trek Overview The Pangarchulla trek is a popular trekking route located in the Uttarakhand region of India. The trek takes you through some of the most beautiful landscapes in the region, including stunning views of snow-capped peaks, lush green meadows, and dense forests. The trek usually starts from the town of Joshimath and takes around 5-6 days to complete. The total distance covered during the trek is around 34 km, and the maximum altitude reached is 4,500 meters. The best time to go on the Pangarchulla trek is between the months of April to June and September to November. The trek is considered to be of moderate difficulty and requires a good level of fitness. During the trek, you will be camping in tents and will have the opportunity to interact with the locals, who are known for their warm hospitality. The highlights of the Pangarchulla trek include a visit to the beautiful Auli meadow, stunning views of the Nanda Devi and Dronagiri peaks, and a trek to the summit of Pangarchulla peak, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan ranges. Overall, the Pangarchulla trek is a great choice for those who are looking for a moderate-level trekking experience in the Indian Himalayas.


  • Trek through the steep ridge at an altitude of 15,069 ft and make your way to the enchanting summit.

  • Witness the Nanda Devi Sanctuary which is a treat for your eyes- a landscape that changes with each uphill heave and downward scurry.

  • Enjoy the pleasurable sights of scintillating peaks such as Mt. Nanda Devi, Chaukhamba, Donagiri, Kedarnath, Neelkanth, Haathi-Parbat, Ghori Parbat, and much more.

  • Get a chance to come across some of the majestic sights of dense woods of the forests, valleys and the verdant mountains.

Short Itinerary

Day 1 : Rishikesh to Joshimath (Drive 280 Km) | Altitude: Joshimath 6724 ft

Day 2 : Drive from Joshimath to Dhak village 10 km. Then trek uphill to Gulling 6 km.

Day 3 : Trek from Guling to Khullara Top | Altitude: 11,122 ft Trek : 6 Km.

Day 4 : Khullara to Kuari Pass to Khullara | Altitude: 14,700 ft. Trekking12 km

Day 5 : Lower Khullara to Pangarchulla summit (15069 ft), 6 hours and back to lower Khullara – total 12 Km – 10/11 hours

Day 6 : Khulara to Joshimath | Altitude: 6,724 Trekking 11 km trek and 12 km drive

Day 7 : Joshimath to Rishikesh | 8 hours drive


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Health and Safety

For any Himalayan Trek, Ideal BMI for a trekker should be 18.5 to 24.9
Below given Safety checks should be done to get prepared for any Himalayan Trek.
  • Balance: As well said a balanced mind and body gives out best in every condition and that too works in Himalayan treks as well.
  • Legs Strength : Body and Legs Strength is required to carry body weight as well as the backpack while trekking in uneven multi terrains. Generally, a good strength on legs works out good in any Trek. One can gain legs strength by doing simple Squats.
  • Muscle Flexibility : While trekking in Trans Himalayan region with a flexible body one can easily achieve full range of movement and this can be really helpful for trekkers as well as trek leads. A good flexible will be an advantage while walking on trails, climbing and river crossing etc. Flexibility can be achieved by simple stretching, yoga etc.
  • Cardiovascular Endurance: Cardiovascular endurance is defined as the ability of lungs and heart to transmit oxygen to the body muscles. All Himalayan treks are basically ascending descending the slopes and for this trekkers should be having a good cardiovascular endurance. Anyone planning for a Himalayan trek can attain this capacity by doing any cardio exercise like running, swimming, cycling etc.


In case you wish to cancel your trek please contact us using our phone number or the chat box.

Cancellation charges are based on the total trek fee, irrespective of the amount paid either full or partial.

The cancellation policy is based on the original booking time and original start date of the trek.
  • Cancel before 30 days of trek start date and get full refund after deduction of 2.5% payment processing fee.
  • Cancel before 15 days of trek start date and get refund after deduction of 20% of total trek fee.
  • Cancel before 10 days of trek start date and get refund after deduction of 40% of total trek fee.
  • Cancel before 5 days of trek start date and get refund after deduction of 60% of total trek fee.
  • Trek fee is non-refundable if you cancel within 4 days before trek start date.

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Starting from

8999 +5% GST

6 Nights 7 Days Days
38 Km
Moderate To Difficult
Joshimath Uttarakhand

Best Season:April To May & October To November

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