Trek begins at: Munsiyari, Uttarakhand
Trek ends at: Munsiyari, Uttarakhand
How to reach Munsiyari
Nearest Airport to Munsiyari : Dehradun Airport,
Nearest Major Towns: Nainital, Dehradun, Kathgodam
Trekkers usually travel to Delhi by Air, then take train to
Kathgodam and a taxi from Kathgodam to Munsiyari.
There are also Volvo buses to Kathgodam from Delhi, starting from
Anand Vihar Delhi.
Chipla Kedar Trek
This is a pilgrimage trek in Kumaon Himalayas, near the India, Tibet & Nepal border. The trek reaches an altitude of 5200 meters above sea level.
We get beautiful scenic views of high altitude meadows on the trek. The mountains the trek passes through is full of wild life and precious herbs. These mountains have animals and birds like the Musk deer, Thar, Bharal (Blue Sheep), Snow leopard, Wild Goat, Yellow Throated Marten, Pika, Monal (Himalayan peasant ), Khaleej peasant , Western Tragopan, Griffon, Spotted Dove, Rock pigeon and many more. There are many medicinal plants in these mountains. Every third year people from the local area come here for pilgrimage, they have a ceremony near the lake during which they shave off their heads. The Lake here freezes completely during the night at the time of the festival. From Najarikot you can see the high mountains, even the mountains in Nepal Himalayas. There are amazing sights of nature with stream, waterfalls, dense forest etc.