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SAPTKUND - KUARI PASS TREKKING EXPEDITION

(Jun 04, 2017 to Jun 17, 2017)

Sapt kund (meaning seven lakes) is a group of mysterious lakes in the foothills of magnificient Nandaghunti Peak located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand at an altitude of 5200 meters approximately. The trek to the lakes is difficult but rewarding too with flora & fauna, pristine landscapes and unpredictable Himalayan weather. The trek is also combined with Kuari Pass trek via Lord Curzon Trail. So, double delight combo for trekkers. Don’t miss this opportunity.

This event is for registered STEP members only. If you're not a STEP member, you can become one by applying online here.

Date & Day Particulars
06/04/2017 Delhi to Haridwar by night bus (6 hours) 200 kms
06/05/2017 Haridwar to Ghat by Bus/ jeeps, Ghat to Ghooni by jeeps. Trek for Ghooni camp site near school (1982 metres), gradual ascend 232 kms/ 16 kms/ 2 kms
06/06/2017 Trek to Jhenji (1600 mtrs)- 7-8 hours, first steep ascend (one can view Chaukhamba and Trishul Peaks from top), then pleasant walk 16 Kms
06/07/2017 Jhenji to bunglow camp (3100 metres)-gradual to steep ascend…5-6 hrs 10 kms
06/08/2017 Bunglow camp to Simbe Bugyal (3900 metres)-gradual to steep ascend..5-6 hrs 8 Kms
06/09/2017 Simbe Bugyal to Saptkund (5200 Metres) and back (Steep ascend and steep descend on the way back. 8-9 hrs… 10 kms
06/10/2017 RESERVE DAY
06/11/2017 Simbe to Jhenji – descend all the way (6-7 hrs) 18 kms
06/12/2017 Trek to Santoli (2450 Mtrs)-6-7 hours-first descend to Birahi river, then ascend of 1 kms, then pleasant walk of 2 kms, thereafter gradual ascend of 3 kms and then descend. one a clear day, one can view Mt. Nanda Devi and surrounding peaks while ascending 14 kms
06/13/2017 Trek to Dakwani (Kuari Base-3600 Metres), first steep descend of 2 kms, then steep ascend of 2 kms, pleasant walk for further 2 kms, then ascend upto the campsite – 7-8 hours 12 kms
06/14/2017 Dakwani (Kuari Pass Base) to Tali (3200 metres) via Kuari Pass (4268 metres). Steep ascend for 2-3 hrs thereafter gradual walk. One can view magnicient Himalayan peaks from Kuari Pass on a clear day. 10 kms
06/15/2017 Trek from Tali to Auli…gradual descend… Transfer to Joshimath by jeeps 12 kms/ 16 kms
06/16/2017 Joshimath to Haridwar. Haridwar to Delhi by bus 280 kms/ 200 kms
06/17/2017 Arrival in Delhi

Other Details
Participation Fee Rs.16000.00
Difficulty Level Moderate
No. of Participants Minimum-15, Maximum-25
Registration Closes on 04/30/2017
Group Management by Mr. Som Nath Pal, Mob.9891996441
Co-Leaders-Mr. Pawan Kaushik/Mr. D.R. Gautam
For Queries Contact Mr. Som Nath Pal
Inclusions inclusive of travel. simple accommodation and vegetarian meals
Exclusions Doesnot include personal porterage. Participants are expected to carry their own rucksacks
Cancellations Charges
Other Important Instructions Importance Notice: STEP takes every care for the safety of the participants during the trekking expeditions. However, it should not be held responsible in the event of any mishap and accident. Participation by selection by Team Leader/President.Cancellations Charges: 10% if notice of cancellation is received 30 days, 25% on a notice between 15-29 days, 40% on a notice between 7-14 days before the commencement of programme. No fee is refundable on a notice of less than 7 days.
NOTE: Schedule is tentative and subject to change without any notice.

Important Instructions
  • The participation is open to the members of “SOCIETY FOR TREKKING AND ENVIRONMENTAL PRESERVATION”. To learn more about how to become a member of our society, please click here.
  • Fee is payable by cash/cheque/DD in favour of “SOCIETY FOR TREKKING AND ENVIRONMENTAL PRESERVATION” payable at New Delhi. Rs.250/- will be charged extra for dishonoured cheque and such members will have to pay fee by cash or DD only.
  • The members can also deposit fee in our Saving Bank A/c No. 012900 0100526284 with Punjab National Bank, Minto Road Branch, New Delhi and send us the scan/photo copy of deposit slip.
  • The desirous participants shall apply in prescribed participation form along with necessary risk certificate/medical certificate.
  • Please note that dates, schedule, duration, fee of any programme is subject to change without any notice.
  • The Management Committee reserves the right to reject any application for Membership/Participation without assigning any reasons thereof.

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