Black Peak Expedition (15N 16D)


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16 Days

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12 persons




Black Peak Expedition


Black Peak, the tallest peak in the Saraswati Range of mountains in the Ruinsara Valley, is one of the many spectacular mountains in the Garhwal Himalayas. It is 6,287 meters high and dubbed Kalanag in the local dialect due to the eerie likeness of the peak's head to the head of the black cobra. The Bandarpunch massif (also known as the Saraswati range of mountains) comprises three peaks: White Peak or Bandarpunch II at 6,102 meters, Banderpunch I at 6,316 meters, and Kala nag (Black Peak) at 6,287 meters. Black Peak dominates the Bandarpunch massif, putting it up the ranks on every mountaineer's list of peaks to scale due to its structure and the Nature of the climbing necessary to reach its summit. The expedition is moderate to challenging and demands good health and physical fitness; there is a requirement to perform 5 km of jogging-cum-long brisk walk and stretching exercise for 2 to 3 weeks before the trek to ensure a pleasant experience.

Perfect campsites:

For the gorgeous setting in which it is located, Black Peak is surrounded by some of the most revered mountains. All of the prominent peaks of the Garhwal range, such as Swargarohini, Bhagirathi Massif, Bandarpunch, Gangotri series of mountains, and many more, keep you company while you hike. The path, which passes through Govind National Park, is noted for its unique flora and fauna and offers incomparable beauty through landscapes ranging from alpine meadows to pine woods to moraine ridges, rocks, and glacial basins. This trek may not be for everyone. If you do not enjoy climbing hills on foot, if you are not willing to push yourself a little further, or if you do not enjoy laughing, sweating, pushing yourself, getting dirty, hanging out in the wilderness with Nature, and experiencing levels of exhaustion at the end of an outing, this trek may not be for you.

The winter trial:

Black Peak provides the ideal balance of beauty and difficulty. The most difficult element of the climb is the 75-foot sheer ice wall with a 70-degree gradient that comes on your approach to the peak. Walking through crevassed snowfields, crossing glaciers, kilometers of rocky moraines, and the altitude's constantly thinner air, Black Peak is an overall difficult task that necessitates knowledge of climbing equipment and abilities necessary to survive at this height. As a result, it is an excursion for expert climbers only. Mountaineering qualifications or extensive expertise in high-altitude treks and harsh temperatures are required to participate in this hard excursion.

Short Itinerary:

Day 1: Make your way to Sankri (1,920M), Distance: 185kms drive, Time Taken: 8-9 hours

Day 2: Sankri (1,920M) to Seema (2,260M) through Taluka (2,100M), distance 12 km to taluka, 10-12 km trek to Seema, Time is taken 3 hours drive and 5-6 hours trek.

Day 3: Seema (2,260M) to Ruinsara Tal (3,500M), distance 14 km; Time is taken 7-8 hours.

Day 4: Ruinsara Tal (3,500M) to Kyarkoti Base Camp (3,820M); Time is taken 5-6 hours.

Day 5: Rest and Acclimatization at Basecamp (3,820M)

Day 6 – Day 14: Expedition

Day 15: Depart from Sankri (1,920M)

Day 16: Reserve Day

Full Itinerary:

Day 1: Dehradun to Sankri (1920 meters) (210 kilometers) (8/9hours)

It's a scenic trip to Sankri; gorgeous Himalayan scenery. Dehradun, Mussoorie, Nainbagh, Data, Newman, Purola, Mori, and Netwar are in between destinations. Sankri is a hamlet in the Uttarkashi district's Govind Wildlife Sanctuary known for its wooden huts that offer exquisite meals. When you arrive in Sankri, you will be greeted by a view of snow-capped mountains, a clean environment, and an energizing atmosphere.

Day 2: Sankri (1,920M) to Seema (2,260M) through Taluka (2,100M), distance 12 km to taluka, 10-12 km trek to Seema, Time is taken 3 hours drive and 5-6 hours trek.

You may drive to Taluka, which is 11 kilometers from Sankri. It's a little community with some concrete dwellings and motels. Begin the walk at Taluka and make your way to Osla. It features lush woodlands with many walnut trees, and there are vistas of Himalayan villages ahead. After a moderate elevation, you will arrive at Osla village, the largest settlement known for its culture. The peasants worship Duryodhana in a Duryodhana temple. Explore this charming location before retiring for the night.

Day 3: Seema (2,260M) to Ruinsara Tal (3,500M), distance 14 km; Time is taken 7-8 hours.

Leave early in the morning towards Ruinsara and a glacier lake deemed sacred by the inhabitants, whose pristine waters they adore. Make a wish to Ruinsara Lake and proceed to Kyarkoti (Base Camp). The sight of Black Peak from here is enough to fuel you for the days ahead.

Day 4: Ruinsara Tal (3,500M) to Kyarkoti Base Camp (3,820M); Time is taken 5-6 hours.

Kyarkoti is a meadow surrounded by mountains and stones; pitch your tents and call it a day.

Day 6 – Day 14: Expedition

Load the ferry from Base Camp to ABC and back. Base Camp offers overnight accommodations. You may take the same route you used to go from Base Camp to ABC. Load the ferry from ABC to Camp 1 and enjoy the clear views of Black Peak. Return to ABC after completing Camp 1. The ascent is strenuous, with a summit camp elevation of 5500 meters. You'll arrive at the campground after three hours. Retire early after erecting the tents. After analyzing the weather and trail conditions, set off early after midnight. The ice remains firm in the morning, making walking on it easier.

Day 15: Depart from Sankri (1,920M)

The height of Black Peak (Kala Nag) is 6387 meters, and the approach is hard; utilize your equipment to reach the summit. Crossing the summit will give you a sense of accomplishment. After some hours there, return to Summit camp. Following a successful ascent, descend from Summit camp to Base camp. Descend from Base Camp to Osla Village, where you will spend the night on Day 2. Talk to the folks and get to know them well. Bid farewell to this charming community and begin your descent to Taluka. Arrive there and take a little rest. The walk concludes here, and vehicles will be ready to take you to Sankri.

Day 16: Go home.


Price Inclusion

For the duration of your trek, you will be staying in hotels and camps from day one to departure day.

Meals: From the first supper to the departure day morning, all meals are included. We offer easy, nutritious vegetarian food on all days of the trek.

Transportation: We will provide round-trip transportation from pick up point and drop point.

Camping fees: Both trekking permits and woodland camping fees are included in the price.

All of the camps will provide you with high-quality tents and sleeping bags for your trek. We have high-altitude sleeping bags that can withstand temperatures as low as -10°C. Ropes, microspikes, and gaiters are all available.


Price Exclusion

Expenses for personal reasons: For instance, during the trek, personal bags must be transported.

Emergency Costs: Any expense arises as a result of any kind of emergency


What to take

> Trekking shoes

> Backpack: 40 Liter

> Daypack: 20 liter

> Clothes: Fleese jacket, T-shart, thermal inner one pair, Light towel, raincover bag, poncho, rain coat, down jacket, etc...

> Trek pant

> wind proof / water resident jackets,

> Woollen shocks

> Woollen cap: 1 & Scarf : 1

> Sunglasses: good quality

> Trekking pole : 1

> Handgloves: one pair waterproof

> Torch (extra sell), sunscreen, cold cream, lip bam, toilet paper, hand sanitizer

> Water botal 1 Liter ( Avoid Bisleri Bottles)

> Glucose, Chocolates & nuts

 Personal medical kit

> Paracetamol - 4 tablets (fivar)

> Saridon - 4 tab (headache)

> Digene - 4 tablets (acidity)

> Crepe Bandage - 2 pair

> Band-aid - 10 strips

> Cotton - 1 peket

> Ors - 5 peket

> Bentadine or any antiseptic creem

> Move, spray (aches & sprains)

> ( If you required )


Cancellation Policy

> In case you wish to cancel your trek please email us at

> Cancellation charges are based on the total trek fee, irrespective of the amount paid either full     or partial.

> The cancellation policy is based on the original booking time and original start date of the trek.

> Before 30 days: 90% of the total Land Package Cost is refundable

> Between 21-30 days: 75% of the total Land Package Cost is refundable.

> Between 11-20 days: 50% of the total Land Package Cost is refundable.

> Less than 10 days: No refund.


Trek cancellation due to weather:

>  In case of an incomplete trek due to weather conditions, one can opt for the same trek again    throughout their lifetime on all our fixed departure for the same trek.

>  This attempt only covers the trek fee and will not include any rentals or the transportation amount paid earlier.

>  This is non-transferable





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