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Rupali Khanna Mar 10 2014

What is the trek route to Lamkhaga Pass?

Benazir Khan Mar 10 2014
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Trek Route

Day 1 (6 km/ 6 hrs). Start the trek at Dharali/ Harsil, loading up on supplies at
Harsil. The climb begins almost immediately once one hits the trail. Camp for
the night is set just short of Gagnan, in a lush green valley. Altitude: 9,800 ft.

Day 2 (15 km/ 10 hrs). Hit the trail by 8 am and aim to get to Kyarkoti, the next
valley, which serves as camp for the night. Rest here for a day to acclimatise.
Altitude: 12,200 ft.

A photo of trekkers on their way (by manuel | MC)

Day 3 (9 km/ 8 hrs) Kyarkoti to Sukha Tal. First camp pitched on snow. The toughest day of our trek, physically. Altitude: 13,100 ft.

Day 4 (3.5 km/ 3 hrs) Sukha Tal to ‘Pass ke neeche’. Altitude:
15,000 ft.

Day 5 (4.5 km/ 4.5 hrs) Edging closer to the pass. Altitude: 16,500 ft.

Day 6 (6 km/ 7 hrs) ‘Pass ke neeche’ to Nichil Thhat via Lamkhaga Pass. Altitude: 17,335 ft at Lamkhaga Pass.

A photo of Uttarakhand (by dirk.hartung)

Day 7 The route is supposed to lead one from Nichil Thhat to Dumti but we lost a
day to heavy rain. Altitude: 14,000 ft.

Day 8 (12 km/ 4 hrs) Camping near the same location, but on the other side of the Baspa River, having crossed the glacier of its origin. Altitude: 14,000 ft.

Day 9 (29 km/ 12 hrs) Nichil Thhat to Ranikanda via Dumti. The ITBP camp at
Dumti, seems like the first sight of human civilisation here. Altitude: 14,000 ft at Dumti.

A photo of a trekking trail (by Kkmd)

Day 10 (12 km/ 3 hrs) Ranikanda to Chitkul. The trek ends at Chitkul, which
is a roadhead. From here, one may hire a taxi and carry on to spend the night at
Sangla or further on to Rampur Bushehr. Altitude: 11,000 ft.
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