Chenap valley of flowers trek is least known to most trekkers. Though it may be one of the very exciting treks in the Garhwal region.There has not been much publicity for the trek but surely it is an adventure in the area that is pristine and untouched.It is a stiff trek but the reward is heaven. The trek can be made easier by increasing the number of trek days.One has to reach Joshimath in Chamoli Garhwal and from here the trek starts to village Thaing which is at an altitude of 8000 ft.There are two routes to the valley but most trekkers follow the Dhar Khark route which is a little steep but is considerably All around one gets mesmerised by the bountiful beauty .There are over 350 species of flowers.Apart from this flower carnival, one can go to the peaceful slanting fields of the Bayana and
Bugyal (grassland). From here there is a panoramic view of the Himalays and the Shivalicks.Camping at this high grassland is immensely gratifying and the tranquil atmosphere is extremely blissful. The Chenap bughyal is one of the unexplored valley of the Garhwal area.
1st Day: Rishikesh/Haridwar to Josimath (6000 ft) – 252 km. – 8-9 hours.
2nd Day: Joshimath to Thaing Village (8000 ft.) – 18 km – 5 hours
3rd Day: Thaing Village – Chenap Valley –(10000 ft) – 7.5 km – 5-6 hours.
4th Day: Chenap Valley – Sona Sikher(11400 ft.) – Chenap Valley- 15 km – 6-7 hours
5th Day: Chenap Valley – Thaing Village -7.5 km – 4 hours
6th Day: Thaing Village – Joshimath(18) – Rishikesh – 282 km – 10 hours
• Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping).
• All Meals while on trek & transits (Veg.) (Egg).
• Trek equipments.
• First aid medical kit.
• Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
• All transportation during the trek program.
• Any kind of personal expenses.
• Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
• Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Price Includes”.
Up to 30 Days :- 90% of Trek/adventure program cost will be refund.
Between 21 – 30 Days: – 60% of Trek/Adventure/Tour/Travel/Hotel program cost will be refund.
Between 20 – 11 Days: – 30% of Trek/Adventure/Tour/Travel/Hotel program cost will be refunded.
Less than 10 Days: – No refund. – See more at: http://gohimalayas.com/refund-policy/
1. Backpack of 50 -60 ltrs and Daypack of 20 ltrs.
2. Good Quality Trekking Shoes with extra pair of shoes
3. Sunglasses, Cap/Hat, towel etc.
6. Full sleeve Sweater
7. Track pants
8. Water Bottle
9. Full sleeve warm Jacket
10. Raincoat lightweight
11. Warm Gloves
12. Camera, Memory Card,Batteries, Power bank
13. Head Light or torch
14. Personal toiletries & Sun lotion, vaseline etc.
15. Personal Medication if any
16. Sleek(light-weight) blanket
Morning reach to Haridwar or Rishikesh, our vechile will be wating for you. Ride on vehicle with yours rucksack & Equipments, Breakfast & Lunch on the way. Full day moterable today passes through many well know places which are famous for its beautiful view as well as religious places like Rishikesh, Devprayag. Srinagar, Dhari Devi, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag,Chamoli, Joshimath, & Vishnuprayag, Confluences of rivers, Alaknanda &Bhagirathi in Devprayag, Alaknanda & Mandakini in Rudraprayag, Pinderand Alaknanda in Karanaprayag, Alaknanda & Dhauliganga in Vishnuprayag so it’s a long journey today but full of scenic beauty, Culture, Villageas, Hills & Mountans view. We will reach Joshimath in
around 5:30, Night stay in Hotel or Guest house.
We can see Thaing village opposite side of Joshimath where our next day stay, this village is 18 km far from joshimath, 10 -12 km motarable rest of distance complete by trek. On the way will cross Alknanda river which is coming from Badrinath. Thaing village is beautiful legendary village, full of many stories about the king of this village & relics of it. Night stay in Tent or Home stay with cultural food of this village.
We have to start trek early morning today, because it is quite ascend way, we can see Dhar Kharak from Thaing Village , which is 5.5 km far. Trekker need to carry enough quantity of water because no water after leaving village. During today trek we will see full view of Thaing village from Dhar Kharak, some rare jungle fruit, rare trees, rare flora & fauna & rare root fruits(kandmol), after crossing 2km ups & down route through forest chenap Valley flowers scent start can see flower near by our route.
Overnight stay in Chenap Valley.
Explore Chenap Valley & soundings with sunrise view, golden color of peaks, flora & fauna, Jambhut water fall. After breakfast we will start trek to Sonasikher with packed lunch box. Sona Sikher is 8 km far from chenap valley via fulna & maskyani bugyal. We can see Bharahamkamal in this valley which adorns beauty of this valley. Explore Sona Sikher & return back to Chenap Valley for night halt.
Morning tea in litigants of Chenap valley, have breakfast comfortably , behold view of Chenap valley, click some memorable picture & start trek towards Thaing Village, Today Totally Downhill Trek, night stay in Thaing Vilage in Home Sta.
Today we have to depart early in the morning if you want to go rishikesh,either can stay in Joshimath, Karnprayag, Rudraprayag or Srinagar around 6km descend down trek may be less because work in
progress on thaing village road. Vechile will be waiting for you, depart to Rishikesh via Visnuprayag (confluence of Alaknanda & Dhauliganga) & joshimath.