Important Guidelines During Coronavirus
  • All tourists coming to Uttarakhand have to register themselves on the Smart City Web Portal ( http://smartcitydehradun.uk.gov.in/ ) prior to their travel.
  • Always carry a Hand sanitizer, Face mask, Hand gloves and practice social distancing. Avoid touching your face, nose, eyes and mouth as much as possible.
  • People aged above 60 years, pregnant women and children younger than 12 years old have been advised to stay home.
  • Participants will have to adhere to strict health protocols, including temperature checks, wearing a mask at all times and maintaining social distance.

Hospitality Precautions

  • All our Hotels/Homestays follow the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness.
  • All supplies and materials used for cooking are sanitised before being admitted into restaurant premises.
  • All materials provided by us for trekking use are sanitised thoroughly.
  • Our vehicles are disinfected after each use and before a trip begins.
  • Hotel and Vehicle accommodations are dependent on groups and individuals. Individual trekkers may request for separate rooms*. (*Prices may vary.)
Overview

Adi Kailash, also known as Chota Kailash, is located in the Indian Himalayan range near Om Parvat in Pithoragarh district, Uttarakhand, and shares its border with the Northern side of Tibet and Nepal to the east. Adi Kailash and Om Parvat are considered sacred by Hindus. Pithoragarh district is one of the hidden treasures for trekkers, visitors, mountaineers as well as religious tourists. Your journey goes through charming alpine meadows, glaciers, high altitude lakes, lush green valleys and snow-capped mountains with a stunning Himalayan sunrise and sunset. ‘Tawaghat’ is the basecamp for Adi Kailash where the confluence of river Kali and East Dhauli river. Om Parvat is located near Nabhi Dhang camp (Nepal) on Mt Kailash yatra route. You can reach the Om Parvat base only by foot and the landscape and path is very serene, you will get amazed with mesmerizing views.

 

13 Nights 14 Days 18 Jun and 18 Jul
Trek Details

Activity Type: High Altitude Trekking, Religious tour

Region: Dharchula

State: Uttarakhand

Grade: Moderate to Difficult

Total Trekking Distance: 90km approx

Max Altitude: 14,500 Ft.

Best Season: May-July and September-October

 

Itinerary

Day 1:

Kathgodam to Dharchula, Distance 260km, Duration 9/10 hrs. Overnight stay in guest house/homestay.

Day 2: 

Rest day and Medical check-up, Overnight stay in guest house/homestay.

Day 3:

Dharchula to Budhi via Garbandhar, Malpa, By Drive 55km, Trekking 15km. Overnight stay in guest house/homestay.

Day 4:

Budhi to Gunji via Garbyang, Trekking Distance 18km, Overnight stay in guest house/homestay.

Day 5:

Gunji to Navidhang Distance 17km, Overnight stay in guest house/homestay.

Day 6:

Navidhang to Gunji, Distance 17km, Overnight stay in guest house/homestay.

Day 7:

Gunji to Kutti via Lamfanala, Trekking Distance 18km, Overnight stay in guest house/homestay.

Day 8:

Kutti to Jolingkong, Trekking Distance 15km, Overnight stay in guest house/homestay.

Day 9:

Jolingkong to Adi Kailash/Parvati lake and back to Rakastal, Trekking distance 19km, Overnight stay in guest house/homestay.

Day 10:

Rakastal to Kutti, Distance 15km, Overnight stay in guest house/homestay.

Day 11:

Kutti to Gunji via Lafanaula, Distance 18km, Overnight stay in guest house/homestay.

Day 12:

Gunji to Budhi, Distance 18km, Overnight stay in guest house/homestay.

Day 13:

Budhi to Dharchula, Distance 15km, Overnight stay in guest house/homestay.

Day 14:

Dharchula to Kathgodam via Jageshwar

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Accommodation on sharing basis in Guest house / homestay

  • All Transportation for 14 days Kathgodam to Kathgodam

  • All Food, Breakfast, Lunch, Diner, Evening tea snacks for entire trip

  • Local guide for all days

  • All entry fees

  •  Necessary Permits

  • Experienced leader from Saya Adventures to manage entire trip  

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any kind of transportation till Kathgodam (by Air, Train, Road)

  • Any kind of personal expenses like Mineral water, soft drinks

  • Cost escalation due to natural reasons.

  • Food during travel (day 1 and day 14)

  • Mules or porters to carry your personal luggage

  • Any kind of extra cost on behalf of an individual due to hospitalization, sickness, or any personal emergency.

  • Anything other than above mention inclusions.

Things to carry

Ruck Sack: Compulsory to carry strong and steady rucksack, Between 55 to 60 Litre

Ruck sack cover: Protect your things from quick rain or snowfall

Day Pack: Optional, carry only if you are planning to offload your bigger bag. If you are offloading your bigger backpack, then you have to carry your personal valuable things, water bottles, pack lunch, raincoat/poncho etc.

Trekking Shoes: Good quality, rubber soul shoes with ankle support is advisable. Please make sure that shoes are well used before trek.
Note: Sports shoes are not recommended but you can carry as additional back up shoes.

T-shirts: As per your need, carry at least one quick dry type, avoid too bright/dark colours T-shirts. Cotton T-shirts avoid especially while walking. Full sleeves T-shirts are recommended.

Track Pants: As per your need, one synthetic quick dry type track pant is highly recommended.

Warm Jacket: Highly recommended one thick fleece jacket/ Down feather jacket is must to carry. You can use this when you cool down at camp.

Windproof Jacket/ Windcheater: We advise you to carry one as it resists wind chill/snowfall and quick burst of light rain.

Thermal Wear: You can use this once you reach the campsite. Thermal will keep your body warm especially during harsh winter temperatures.

Towel: One medium sized light weight towel quick dry type            

Raincoat/ Poncho: Raincoats/ ponchos are water-resistant to protect the body from rain.

Woollen Cap / Balaclava: Mandatory to carry woollen cap or balaclava to protect from cold.

Sun cap / Hat: To protect you from direct sunlight

Undergarments: As per your need.

Socks: Hiking socks have the ability to wick moisture and keep feet dry. Full length socks are advisable.

Hand Gloves: Compulsory to carry, few gloves are constructed of water resistant or waterproof material that keep your fingers dry.

Walking stick / Trekking pole: Trekking pole provide useful literal stability on rough terrain and give balance while descending  while also reducing pressure on knee.

Water Bottle/ Hydration pack: Compulsory to carry, please do not carry packaged drinking water bottles.

Sunglasses: Compulsory to carry. It is protecting from snow blindness. Person who use spectacle need to carry custom make powered sunglasses.

Head Torch / Torch: It is mandatory to carry with extra batteries. Head torch is advisable to keep your hands free while walking.

Sunscreen Lotion: Optional, advisable to carry sunscreen lotion (SPF 50+ and more)

Chapstick/ Cold cream: Optional, as per your need

Toilet Kit: Must carry, Personal toilet kit (toilet paper)

Sandals / Slippers: Optional, to walk around camp

Small Lunch Box & Tea mug: Compulsory, sometimes we give pack lunch so you can carry pack lunch items in it (one small leak proof lunch box is the best one), also carry one tea mug/glass

Dry Fruits / Energy Bars: We provide healthy adequate food on trip. Some do feel very less energetic compared to others, so you carry energy bars, dry fruits etc.

Repairs Kit: Must, one small repair kit which includes safety pins, needle, thread and string

Personal Medical Kit: Must carry small basic first aid. If you are taking any specific medicine from your doctor please inform us in advance. There will be a basic first kit will be available throughout the trek. Our Instructor has done a first aid course.

Camera: Optional, to capture your lifetime memories.

Number of Days
10 to 15
Difficulty Level
Intermediate, Advanced
Activities
Trekking, Camping, Adventure Activities
For Whom
For Groups