Khaliya top trek in Pithoragarh district of Kumaon region, Uttarakhand 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 mesmerising places in Uttarakhand.
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 Nand 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 Khaliya top in winter offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience to all kinds of trekkers. Khaliya top offers a mesmerizing view of the snow-filled campsites to the marvelling 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 and about 290 Kms from Kathgodam.
Drive to Munsiyari from Kathgodam is the scenic one. One can see various trees of Chir, Deodar, Pine, Oak and rhododendrons or Buransh as it is called in the local language. You pass 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 Munsiyari valley surrounded by snowcapped 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 and 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 enroute 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 and spectacular, one can’t miss capturing this mesmerising views. The mountain peaks radiance with dashing colours 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 them. 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 and takes about 2 hours to reach and you drive back to Kathgodam. Reach Kathgodam in the evening take return transport for your onward journey.
- Accommodation during Trek(Camping & Guest House)
- Meals while on trek (Veg)
- First aid medical kits
- Qualified and experienced Guide and support staff.
- Any kind of personal expenses.
- Food during the transit.
- Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
- Anything not specifically mentioned under the cost.