Ralam Dhura Expedition

29 Jun
Rishikesh trip

Ralam Dhura Expedition

Trek Brief

Date: 07-18 sept/18

The trek begins from Munsiyari, the fabled Kumaon town, reigned by the close Panchchuli peaks view. Winds its way into the Ralam Valley meadows strewn with sheep, flowers, and wilderness. Beyond Ralam village we have the first glacier crossing with a high ascent Yankchuri base camp. That’s where the isolation begins. The next day we are crossing the Yankchuri pass into the Chaudhara glacial arena. Spectacular ring of high peaks with a trek across the glacier to the hidden Ralam Dhurra base camp next to the Chaudhara peak. After crossing the Ralam Dhurra pass into the Darma valley which entails a strange long descent along the Nipakchung glacier. The return is through the remote Drama valley with a recently built road most of the way.

trekking the Himalayas

Daily Schedule

  • 07 Sept: Drive to Musiyari from Kathgodam 277 kms by jeep
  • 08 Sept: Get permits in Munsyari. Trek to Paton village (6 kms) 1950m
  • 09 Sept: Trek through the forest and steep mountainsides to Lungrani (11 kms)
  • 10 Sept: Lungrani to riverside camp before Ralam village (12 kms trek)
  • 11 Sept: Through Ralam village to Ralam glacier total 9 kms trek. (3600 m)
  • 12 Sept: Rest day
  • 13 Sept: Steep ascent to Yankchuri base camp (4250m)(10 kms)
  • 14 Sept: Cross Yankchuri Pass at 4,700m to Ralam dhurra base camp. (5250m)
  • 15 Sept: Climb up to Ralam pass (5630 m) to descend for 10 kms to the Nipakchung meadows
  • 16 Sept: Walk to Dantu village (16 kms)for the night.
  • 17 Sept: Take jeep transfer to Ramganga Riveredge. Stay the night.
  • 18 Sept: Jeep transfer to Kathgodam to take the train back to Delhi.

Cost: Rs.41,000/- per person

Includes: –

  • Stay at Munsiyari and Dharchula
  • Accommodation in trekking tents.
  • All guides/porters, equipment (tents, sleeping bags, mats etc)
  • All Meals during the expedition as per itinerary

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  •  Transportation from Kathgodam – Kathgodam @ Rs.17,750/- per vehicle (if required).
  • GST @ 5%

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