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5 days
Duration
Easy
Physicality
Uttrakhand, India
Location

Khaliya Top Trek in Pithoragarh district of Kumaon region, Uttarakhand. It is a spectacular winter trekking destination. One of the shortest and magnificent Khaliya top packages, Khaliya top trek will take you to some of the most mesmerizing places in Uttarakhand Himalayas.

Khaliya top campsites of endless natural beauty and utmost serenity. Unlike any other trekking place in Uttarakhand, it exudes an undying charm in all its stunning Himalayan mountain attractions. Whether, it is the pristine snow filled area, meadows or the beautiful town of Munsiyari.

You will get to see the best of Uttarakhand on this specially planned Khaliya Top package. The spectacular views of snow capped mountains from the top of the Panchachuli and Nanda Devi range are the heaven for trekkers. A 360° view all around and open valley either side give chance to paragliding.

The natural magnificence of the Himalaya to exciting adventure experiences and serene sunrises with pleasant nights. Trekking in Uttarakhand Himalayas in winter, offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience to all kinds of trekkers. Khaliya Top Trek offers a mesmerizing view of the snow-filled campsites to the marveling snow-capped peaks.

 

Day 1: Drive from Kathgodam to Munsiyari.

Distance: 265 km

Altitude: 7380 ft

Arrive at Kathgodam Railway station and start the scenic drive to Munsiyari.  Munsiyari is a small town located at an altitude of 2250 Metres (7380 Feet) above from sea level in Pithoragarh district. Khaliya Top is one of the best treks in Uttarakhand Himalayas and recommended for beginners.

Drive to Munsiyari from Kathgodam is the scenic one. One can see various trees of Chir, Deodar, Pine, Oak and rhododendrons or Buransh. Trekking in Uttarakhand Himalayas gives you the unique experience, takes you through Almora, Bageshwar Kausani, Choukhori and Thal.

The road winds itself all the way up to the Kalamuni top, at a height of 9027 ft before descending into the glorious Munsyari valley surrounded by snow-capped peaks.

 

Day 2 : Trek from Munsyari to Bhujani.

Distance: 4 km

Altitude: 10,000 ft

The trek from Munsyari to Bhujani is 4 kms and takes about 5 hours. Walk through the rhododendron and oak forests and climb up to 10,000 ft. Khaliya Top Trek is a easy trek for beginners. The winters provide you with an opportunity for skiing with snow laden alpine slopes. The valley offers you a perfect spot for paragliding and adventure sports.

Trekkers also find out hidden treasures of nature in the form of Monal, Ghurar, yellow fronted marten and Baral (mountain goat). The trek to Bhujani is a steep and gradual climb to the campsite. Bhujani, the Campsite of Khaliya Top Trek is at (10,000 feet).

The Bhirti falls en-route is an added attraction. The Bhujani campsite is amidst the oak forests with the stunning view of Panchachuli peak. You can experience the thrill of Valley crossing half up the trek. Overnight camp at Bhujani.

 

Day 3 : Trek from Bhujani to Khalia Top.

Distance: 6 km

Altitude: 11,500 ft

The trek to Khalia Top is 6 kms long and takes 5 hours. As you leave Bhujani the open sky with vast meadows beckon you. Sunset view from Khaliya top is very clear, one can’t miss capturing this mesmerizing views. The mountain peaks radiance with dashing colors of white, orange and pink.

Khalia top is a vast meadow in the Kumaon Himalayas and it offers a panoramic 360-degree view of the mountain ranges. The overwhelming beauty, the sky- touching mountains, the snow-covered peaks, the colourful valleys and the snowline that covers beautiful mountains. Overnight camp at Khalia top.

 

Day 4 : Khaliya top to Balanti.

Distance: 6 km

Altitude: 9600 ft

The descend from Khaliya top to Balanti is gradual. Once you leave the skyline, the oak forest surrounds you and the greater Himalayan ranges loom ahead in front. Overnight camp at Balanti.

 

Day 5 : Drive from Balanti to Kathgodam.

From Balanti the road head is 2 kms walk, takes about 2 hours to reach and drive back to Kathgodam. Reach Kathgodam in the evening, take return transport for your onward journey.

Inclusion

  • Accommodation during Trek(Camping & Guest House)
  • Meals while on trek (Veg)
  • Permits
  • First aid medical kits
  • Qualified and experienced Guide and support staff.

Exclusion

  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Food during the transit.
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • Insurance.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the cost.

Equipments

* Backpack (Rucksack) (60 ltr -70ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps and back pack rain cover
* Walking Stick
* Water Bottle
* Head Torch with Extra Batteries
* Lighter
* Knife
Clothing
* Down Jacket
* Fleece Jacket
* Windproof Jacket
* Waterproof Trek Pants
* Waterproof Jacket
* Thermal Trouser
* Woolen cap
* Waterproof and Woolen Gloves
* Gaiters
* 5 Pair Woolen Socks & Light Cotton Socks
* Hat
*T-shirt 3-4
* Comfortable Trek Pants 3-4
* Handkerchief
* Monkey cap
Foot Wear
* Trekking Shoes
* Slippers
Miscellaneous Items
 * Sun Block for Lips
 * Sun Protection Cream
 * Sun Glasses it should be U/V Protected
 * Toilet Kit (Toilet Paper)
 * Quick Dry Towels
 * Water Purifying Tablets
 * Medical & First-Aid Kit
 * Hand Sanitizer
Other
* Lunch box
* Buff
* Nail cutter
* I.D.
* Passport size photo

Equipments

* Backpack (Rucksack) (60 ltr -70ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps and back pack rain cover
* Walking Stick
* Water Bottle
* Head Torch with Extra Batteries
* Lighter
* Knife
Clothing
* Down Jacket
* Fleece Jacket
* Windproof Jacket
* Waterproof Trek Pants
* Waterproof Jacket
* Thermal Trouser
* Woolen cap
* Waterproof and Woolen Gloves
* Gaiters
* 5 Pair Woolen Socks & Light Cotton Socks
* Hat
*T-shirt 3-4
* Comfortable Trek Pants 3-4
* Handkerchief
* Monkey cap
Foot Wear
* Trekking Shoes
* Slippers
Miscellaneous Items
 * Sun Block for Lips
 * Sun Protection Cream
 * Sun Glasses it should be U/V Protected
 * Toilet Kit (Toilet Paper)
 * Quick Dry Towels
 * Water Purifying Tablets
 * Medical & First-Aid Kit
 * Hand Sanitizer
Other
* Lunch box
* Buff
* Nail cutter
* I.D.
* Passport size photo

A trekking requires a lot of preparations to make sure that are physically and mentally ready for adventure. Here you can learn some basic life and survival skills, planning and organizing in this phase. We are giving some suggestions to make sure you are safe and enjoy your trekking adventure, Because of the changing environment, altitude, and terrains you’ll be facing Climbing & trekking is no small undertaking, so it is necessary that you give some time to prepare before you going to trekking & expedition in Himalayan Mountain.

WHAT DO YOU ACTUALLY NEED TO DO BEFORE GOING TO TREK?

Prepare your body-

  1. Running, Walk, Running

Running & Walking is the easiest and best for good health and trekking. Since the daunting of trekking & climbing requires long hours of public walk, ride, or drive, you must practice running or walking ablest one hour daily. Long walks during trekking make you tired those times and walk increase your fitness levels.

The benefits of running-

  • Loosing of extra pounds weight
  • Lower risk of heart problem
  • Improve and balance blood circulation
  • Increase stamina
  1. Walking with solder-load or weighted bag

Since trekking requires long time walks with a bag 5 kilos on your solder, a sudden weight on your shoulders. Put 5-6 kilos bag and try to walk 2-3 minutes and repeat this 10 times in 24 hours. If you have weight vest the try to run if you have not weighted vest the fill your bag with some books and wasted newspaper to weight.

  1. Climb stairs Up & Down

A mandatory aspect of trekking is ascending and descending trek. Ascend and descend walking is the most difficult tasks one faces during such trekking. For fitness practice, you regularly climb stairs. Regular climbing stair provides stronger muscles and better mental reflexes. Every day 5-10 minutes of stair climbing or 45 min walk or 20 min running reduces the risk of heart problem and increasing your stamina.

  1. Leg Exercises

Sports like football and hockey which involve running can be the best exercise. Cycling is also best exercise to boost up your muscles. You also follow leg exercises.

  • Sit-ups
  • Leg Curls
  • Cycling
  • Dumbbell lifting
  • Swimming
  • Swiss Ball Wall Squat
  • Stairs walk
  • Leg Curls

Repeat those exercises 2-3 time in a day to prepared for trekking in Himalayas.

  1. Mental and physiological fitness

Mentally and physiological fitness is more important for fitness. If you find some time for yourself then meditate. Meditation is best exercise for the Mental and physiological fitness.

One of the most impotent things for trekking and maintaining is support and encouragement of your family and friends.

Some other type to exercise your body that would give advantages and more benefit during ascent and descent trek way-

  • Yoga, stretching which helps maintain flexibility of your body
  • Stretching helps maintain flexibility
  • Aerobic exercise
  • Stair up and down
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Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 2 reviews
August 26, 2018

Went for Khaliya top trek with Himalayan climber, amazing experience. Scenic camping sites, sufficient and tasty food. Friendly team.

August 26, 2018

Khaliya top trek is Amazing trek

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