FACHUKANDI PASS TREK
8 Days - 7 Night
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FACHUKANDI PASS TREK
The trek begins in Sankri Village and ends at Fachu Kandi Pass, which is situated at an elevation of 4356 meters in the Govind Wildlife Sanctuary. To get to this unexplored pass, you must trek through the popular Kedarkantha and Sarutal treks. This Fachhu Kandi Pass trekking expedition begins in Sankri and ends in Hanumanchatti.
The trek to Fachukandi Pass will take you across virgin paths, as there aren’t many trekkers who have visited this pass. Read More The trek is made more enjoyable by passing through thick woods of Oaks, Pines, and Rhododendrons, with woodland clearings thrown in for good measure. Travel through undulating meadows with views of spectacular snow-capped mountains. The Fachukandi Pass trek offers all trekkers the chance to see the scenic beauty and learn about the lives of remote villages in the Saur, Sankri, and Yamunotri Garhwal Himalayas.
The trek is made more enjoyable by passing through thick woods of Oaks, Pines, and Rhododendrons, with woodland clearings thrown in for good measure. Travel through undulating meadows with views of spectacular snow-capped mountains.
The Fachukandi Pass trek offers all trekkers the chance to see the scenic beauty and learn about the lives of remote villages in the Saur, Sankri, and Yamunotri Garhwal Himalayas.
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Day 1: Pick up to you from Dehradun – Drive to Sankri Market – 210 Km (8/9 Hours)
Our meeting point is Dehradun Railway Station or ISBT; meet us there and then drive to Sankri; breakfast can be taken at Kempty Fall, a popular picnic spot with a waterfall. At Purola, you can stop for lunch in the middle of your journey. The drive to Sankri is stunning, and you’ll enjoy the scenery from your window. When you arrive in Sankri, you will be greeted by snow-capped mountains, a pollution-free atmosphere, and an invigorating climate. There is a hotel there called “Swargarohini” where you can relax, eat, and spend the night.
Day 2: Trek from Sankri to Sikolta (07 km) (4/5 Hours) (2900 Meters)
Have your breakfast & start your trek early in the morning. Today we have to cover a distance of 7 km. While crossing a beautiful forest covered with alpine trees, you will have the best time of your life. We will reach the Sikolta campsite in the afternoon, where the discovery hike team will welcome you with delicious lunch. Have your lunch & retire yourself for the day.
Day 3: Trek from Sikolta to Pushtara camp vis Bhoj Gadi (10 km) (6/7 Hours)
Start your trek early in the morning after breakfast. We have a 10-kilometer journey ahead of us today. You will have the time of your life when passing through a breathtaking forest of alpine trees. We’ll arrive at Bhoj Gadi first, and then to Phustara Campsite in the late afternoon, where the discovery hike team will greet you with a delicious lunch. Take a break for lunch and then retire for the day.
Day 4: Trek from Phushtara to Taloti camp (08 km) (4/5 Hours)
Today’s trek is going to very interesting. After breakfast, depart from Pushtara Thach. Trek for 8km and finally reach to our next campsite i.e Taloti Camp. Here you get a nice scenic view of Himalayan peaks. Have your lunch there & get relax for the next day adventure.
Day 5: Trek from Taloti to Sarutal camp (09 km) (5/6 Hours)
Today’s hike consists of a mix of ascents and leveled hikes. You’ll have to cross several meadows and ridges to get to the pristine Saru Tal.
Above all, Saru Tal is a one-of-a-kind glacial lake nestled in a picturesque setting among meadows. The Black Mountain, Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini (I) (II) (III), Bali Pass Trail, and Dhaldhar Kandi Pass can all be seen from there.
As a result, the trail continues past Fachu Kandi Pass to Fachu Kandi Pass. Set up camp near Sarutal Lake, relax for the night, and take in the scenery.
Day 6: Trek from Sarutal to fachu kandi pass (4356 meters) manjivan camp / Rateri (10 km)
We’ll begin the most difficult part of the trek after breakfast. The trek to Fachu Kandi Pass is exciting, and one must proceed with caution because some areas can be dangerous. However, the views from the top are rewarding, with the gigantic Himalayan Peaks all visible, along with some unidentified snow-capped peaks. Return to your camping spot Rateri.
Day 7: Trek from Rateri camp to Posla camp/ madiya (09 km) (4/5 Hours)
Start descending to Posla camp from Rateri Camp. Distance b/w both camp is nearly 9km. After reaching there, have your lunch & get relaxed in your tents.
Day 8: Trek from Mandiya to Hanumanchatti same day drive to Dehradun
Hanuman Chatti is the endpoint of this trek and the distance from Mandiya is very small which can be covered easily. From there, our team will pick you up and drop you off in Dehradun.
Frequently asked question
- Footwear: The trekking boots which must be waterproof and snow proof, normal boots, floaters, and woolen socks.
- Backpack: (50 ltr), Daypack (20-30 ltr), Duffel bag.
- Clothes: Jacket and trousers that are both waterproof and breathable. Jacket (synthetic or down feather fleece), synthetic insulated trousers, poncho, sweatshirt, inner thermal (upper & lower), fleece, t-shirts, cotton trekking pants, shorts
- Season wise Clothes:
- Hand and head protection includes liner gloves, bandannas, sun hats, woollen caps, and face masks, among other things.
- Accessories: Sunglasses/goggles, anti-glare lenses, water bottle, hydra bag, and headlamp with spare bulb and extra batteries are all recommended.
- Trekking Gears: Toolkit for an emergency. Sunscreen, a toiletry pack, water purification pills, Ziploc packs, ear plugs, first-aid kit, and the necessary medications are all recommended.
- Camping Equipment: Sleeping bags of lining (extreme -5 to +5 Celsius if you have one), trekking sticks, and so on.
- Warm top/light micro fleece pullover/full sleeve T shirt – 2/3
- Water resistant/repellent trekking pants with an inner lining for added warmth- 2 High-quality windproof/water-resistant outer shell (jacket) with a proper hood
- Thick Fleece / Full-sleeve Woollen Jumper, Down Jacket with at least 600 fill capacity Innerwear with a thermal component (upper and lower)
- Woolen hat, inner fleece gloves, and outer water-resistant gloves
- 4–5 pairs of thick woollen socks and standard socks, scarf/muffler (optional)
- Waterproof Trekking/Hiking shoes with a thick heel and high ankles that are comfortable to wear. Sneakers/sport shoes are ideal for camp.
- Poncho or raincoat. A small, light-weight towel
- A hydration pack and an insulated water bottle (optional)
- Sunglasses with UV cover and the potential to cut light, as well as a cap or floppy hat to shield the strong sun off your skin (important when traversing through snow)
- Trekking pole or sturdy walking stick Lip Balm, Sunscreen Lotion
- Flashlight / torch (with extra batteries) Medications, if any special prescription is needed Toiletries for personal use
- Carry a rain cover over your luggage • Day pack/small bag that you can carry on your back all day to keep your essentials in
- Keep a few poly bags or plastic containers in your bag to place your things in if you need to in case of heavy weather.
Personal Medical Kit (MANDATORY FOR ALL)
- 10 Diamox tablets (to prevent AMS)
- Nifedipine – 5 pills Dexamethasone – one strip
- 6 tablets of Crocin (fever)
- 4 tablets of avomine (motion sickness) 4 capsules of Avil 25mg (allergies)
- 4 tablets of Combiflam (Pain killer)
- 6 tablets each of Norflox TZ and Lomofen (diarrhea) 10 tablets of Digene (acidity)
- 10 Omez/Rantadine capsules (antacids) 3 to 5 metres of crepe bandage
- 1 tiny roll of gauze 10 strips of bandage 1 small roll of cotton 10 packets of ORS
- Moov spray Betadine or other antiseptic cream (aches, & sprains)
- If you're vulnerable to knee injuries, you should wear a knee cap. Powder with antifungal properties
- Cancellation: If a trek is cancelled at the last minute due to a natural disaster or unforeseeable circumstances (such as floods, earthquakes, landslides, attack, or bandh), Discoveryhike will have a trek voucher for the full number. The voucher can be used for the same or a different trek over the next year.
- In case you wish to cancel the trek, then please be aware of these things:
- Cancellations made within 30 days of the trek's launch date will include a complete refund.
- If you cancel within 30 and 20 days before the hike, you will get a 50% refund.
- There will be no refund if you cancel less than 20 days before the trek begins.
- Please keep in mind that if you get a refund, there will be a reduction of 4% (Cancellation charges) from the overall amount you pay. In addition, if you purchased trek insurance, you would not get a refund.
- Discoveryhike assumes no responsibility for any malfunction or injury to your clothes, supplies, or other belongings while on the trek. The trek fee covers all expenses associated with the trek from start to finish.