The Khatling glacier is a lateral glacier, at the source of the river Bhilangana. Sahasratal and Masartal are on the west and east of it respectively. The Valley of Bhilangana offers a panoramic view of snow capped peaks and hanging glaciers. Jogin group of peaks, Kirtistambha and Meru are sublime and magnificent in their beauty. The entire trek passes through thick forests and beautiful lush green meadows in the beginning. Later, it crosses two passes above 17,000 ft. and negotiates glaciers moraines and a snow patch. This is a high altitude trek which is strenous. Though this trek is physically challenging, you are rewarded with panaromic vistas, pure unpolluted environs and you are given the rare opportunity to see nature at it's rawest.
This trek is meant for people who are both spiritually inclined and adventurous. If you are the latter, then enjoy the thrill glacier walking, rock climbing and loads of such similar activities. Nights are spent in tents and ample time is given to the trekkers in order to acclimatize to the altitude. While nights are marked for skywatching, daytimes mesmerize you by its variety of Avifauna! Together they rekindle your interest in nature. This is all as a part of our effort to be a part of the ecosystem and promote tourism that is eco friendly.
Khatling Sahastra Trek Short Brief Itinerary
Day 01: Rishikesh-Uttarkashi ( 155 kms/4-5 hrs)
Day 02: Uttarkashi - Malla Drive (25 kms) - Sillachhan Trek (9 kms/6 hrs)
Day 03: Sillachhan (2040 mts/6692 ft) -Kushkalyani Trek (11 kms/6 hrs)
Day 04: Kushkalyani - Kyarki Khal (4077 mts/13373 ft) Trek (14 kms/6 hrs)
Day 05: Kyarki Khal- Parital Trek (18 kms/7 hrs)
Day 06: Parital - Sahastratal (5000 mts/16405 ft) Trek (12 kms/6 hrs)
Day 07: Sahastratal - Kalyani (2683 mts/8800 ft) Trek (16 kms/6 hrs)
Day 08:Kalyani - Kharsoli (2896 mts/9489 ft) Trek (11 kms/5 hrs)
Day 9: Kharsoli - Tambakund (3413 mts/11195 mts) Trek ( 8 kms/4 hrs)
Day 10: Tambakund - Khatling Glacier (3717 mts/12192 ft) - Tambakund
Day 11: Tambakund - Masar Tal (3675 mts/12054 ft) Trek ( 6 kms/3 hrs)
Day 12: Masar Tal - Vasuki Tal (4135 mts/13563 ft) Trek (15 kms/6 hrs)
Day 13: Vasuki Tal - Kedarnath Trek (8 kms/4 hrs)
Day 14: Kedarnath - Gaurikund Trek(19 kms/4 hrs) - Rudraprayag Drive (130 kms/4 hrs)
Day 15: Rudraprayag - Rishikesh (140 kms/5 hrs)
Drive to Uttarkashi At an elevation of 1158 meters on the bank of river Bhagirathi, Uttarkashi is an important pilgrimage center equated with Varanasi or Kashi in Divinity. Temple of Lord Vishwnath is located here along with other important temple like Ekadash Rudra, Bhairav,etc. Every Year on the occassion of Mahamela people visit Uttarkashi to take a Holy dip in Bhagirathi along with the idol of their local deities. Upon arrival at Uttarkashi check in to Hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.
In the morning after breakfast drive 25 kms to Malla and from here 9 kms trek to Sillachhan with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight stay in Camp.
In the morning after breakfast trek to Kushkalyani with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight in Camp
Morning after breakfast trek to Kyarki Khal via lush green meadows, waterfalls and much more. Dinner and overnight stay in Camp.
In the morning we will trek to Parital via a Kyarki Bugyal. Dinner and overnight in Camp.
In the morning after breakfast trek to Sahasratal via Taddiudyar with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight in Camp.
In the morning trek to Kalyani with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight in Camp.
In the morning trek to Kharsoli via Biroda with pack lunch. Dinner and overnight stay in Camp.
After an early breakfast trek to tambakund Dinner and overnight stay in tents
In the morning trek 3 kms trek to Khatling Glacier with packed lunch. In the afternoon, return trek to Tambakund. Dinner and overnight in camp.
In the morning trek to Masar Tal with packed lunch. It's a High Altitude lake. The place is rich in fauna. Here is a small camping place. Dinner and overnight in camp.
In the morning trek to Vasuki Tal via Mayali pass (5400 mts) Painya Tal and Teental with packed lunch. This is a crystal clear pearl set in an unrivalled setting the Vasuki Tal Lake. From here the Vasuki Ganga starts which mingles with the Mandakini at Sonprayag. Dinner and overnight at Vasuki Tal in camp.
In the morning trek down to Kedarnath with packed lunch. The temple is magnificent in its style and architecture and to construct such a temple at this height over one thousand years ago must have been quite a feat. It is the abode of Lord Shiva and one of the famous Jyotirlinga. Dinner and overnight stay in TRH/ guest house.
After breakfast trek down to Gaurikund with packed lunch. As per religious texts Goddess Parvati meditated here for a considerable time to win a consort in Lord Shiva, Gauri is another name of Parvati. Also a famous temple of Gauri is at Gaurikund. Further drive to Rudraprayag. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel/TRH.
In the morning take a holy dip in the confluence (Mandakini & Alaknanda River). After breakfast drive to Rishikesh. On arrival tour end.