Auden's Col

Auden' Col, Gangotri

Category: ADVENTURE

14 Days From: Sept. 30, 2016   To: Dec. 31, 2020
trip includes

Adrenaline Pumping Auden's Col offers sweeping views of the Khatling Glacier

 

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Includes: Auden's Col is a mountain pass.

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day by day breakup

day

1

Day 1 Arrive in Uttarkashi


 


                                   Pickup at Dehradun Airport.Drive to Uttarkashi  which is around 7 hours from Dehradun.

                                   The famous Nehru Mountaineering institute is situated in Uttarkashi.

                                   Overnight stay at the hotel.


 

day

1

Day 13 Ghuttu to Dehradun.

 


                                 Proceed to Dehradun which is around 6 hours journey.


 

day

2

Day 2 Uttarkashi - Gangotri (3048 m)

 


                                   After breakfast proceed towards Gangotri which is 95 kms from Uttarkashi.

                                   Upon arrival check-into hotel. Evening free to roam around the town on your own.

                                   Overnight stay at the hotel.


 

day

2

Day 13 Gangi – Ghuttu (1550m)

 


                                 A long day walk through pine forests and past the village of reeh to finish the trek.

                                 Overnight stay at guesthouse.


 

day

3

Day 3 Acclimatisation day in Gangotri (3050m)

 


                                   The day is to acclimatise at an allitude of 1000 feet. Short acclimatisation walk to pandava

                                   caves which is 2 Kms from the town. Another short trek option is Kedartal.

                                   Overnight stay at hotel/Guest house.


 

day

3

Day 12 Kharsoli – Gangi (2650m)

 


                                 Second day walk through dense forest and shepherd village to Gangi, first sign of civilisation.

                                 Overnight stay at guesthouse.


 

day

4

Day 4 Gangotri – Nalla Camp (3760m)

 


                                   And the adventure begins. The trek is through the forests of birch, maple and pine tree.

                                   Enroute to Nalla camp Jogin and Kedartal range can be seen.

                                   Overnight stay at the campsite setup by Rudragaira river.


 

day

4

Day 11 Khatling Cave – Kharsoli (2880m)

 


                                  Today's trek involves walking through the dense mixed Himalayan forests of oak, birch,

                                  deodar, fir & rhododendron. Kharsoli campsite is next to a beautiful stream.

                                  Overnight stay at Kharsoli Camp in the sites.


 

day

5

Day 5 Nalla Camp – Gangotri 1 Base Camp (4500m)

 


                                   The day begins with a steep climb via a meadow and after river crossing another

                                   steep climb to Rudragaira Base Camp. After a brief halt for lunch proceed towards

                                   the Gangotri 1 Base camp.The hard trek is compensated with majestic views

                                   Rudragaira peak, Jogin peak and Auden Col pass.

                                   Overnight stay in the tents.                                     


 

day

5

Day 10 Khatling Cave / Tambakund (3400m)

 


                                  Descend through moraine to reach snout of the Khatling Glacier from which Bhilangana river

                                  emerges.Overnight Camp at Khatling Cave /Tambakund.


 

day

6

Day 6 Rest Day.

 


                                   A day to rest and acclimatise. Either one can relax in the camp or do some

                                   short treks around the campsite.

                                   Overnight Stay in the tents.


 

day

6

Day 9 Khatling Glacier Camp II (4210m)

 


                                  The day involves trek with himalayas all around. Walking on glacier avoiding crevasses

                                  is sure one hell of an adventure.Overnight stay at Khatling Glacier Camp 1.


 

day

7

Day 7 Auden’s Col Base Camp (4800m)

 


                                   Proceed towards Auden Col base camp, the trek continues on moraine with Gangotri

                                   range to North and Jogin range to east.

                                   Overnight in the tents.                              


 

day

7

Day 8 Auden’s Col (5400m) and Khatling Glacier Camp I (5110m)

 


                                  As the trek will be around 10 hours an early start is a must. Once on Auden col, one can enjoy 

                                  stunning views of Khatling Glacier, and the mountain peaks of Jaonli, Kedarnath, Jogin &

                                  Gangotri. Overnight stay at Khatling Glacier camp.                        


 

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