Black Peak Expedition
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Transport Included | Dehradun To Dehradun
₹ 82000 Is Trek Fee | ₹ 3000 For Transport (All Included In Trek Fee)
Black Peak Expedition
Black Peak Expedition which is known as Kalanag Expedition. It is one of the best expeditions which has become most preferred expedition today. Climbing this mountain is everyone’s dream. It’s is situated in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. This is connected Swargarohini peak and Bandarpoonch. The height of this peak is 6387 Meter.
The expedition starts from base camp Sankri. Ruinsara Tal and kyarkoti is the base camp of this trek. Its look like the Snake shape due to slope in front the snow does not stop. That’s why it looks black from the front. This is why it is called Kalanag peak. The Black Peak Expedition in the local dialect is known as “Kala Nag” it is named so because top part of this peak resembles Black Cobra.
This is the highest peak in Saraswati Mountain Range Bandarpoonch at an altitude of 6,387 meters, near Ruinsara valley. Other peaks are Bandarpoonch (I) (6316 m) and Hanuman Parvat (Bandarpoonch II) (6,102 m).Here together with Swargarohini and Bandarpoonch creates a beautiful mountain range.
Day Wise Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Dehradun to Sankri (1920 m) (210 km) (7/8 hours)
Our pick up point is Dehradun Railway station or ISBT, meet us there and then drive is towards Sankri. You can have your breakfast at Kempty Fall which is a famous picnic spot and is famous for a waterfall. Have your lunch in middle of your journey at Purola.
It’s a picturesque drive to Sankri, you will get fetching views through your window, and the drive will be through Dehradun, Mussoorie, Nainbagh, Damta, Newman, Purola, Mori, Netwar these are beautiful places in the Himalayas. Sankri lies in Govind Wildlife Sanctuary of Uttarkashi district, it is a village with a mini market famous for wooden huts which serve delectable food. You will see apple orchards here and greenery all around.
Reach Sankri have a glace of snow covered mountains, this place is pollution free, enjoy the invigorating climate.
Day 2: Reserved for Briefing
Get yourself prepared for the expedition today, our professional leader will brief you and will give all the details today. Complete the necessary documentation then you can rest or go on a short hike.
Day 3: Drive from Sankri to Taluka (11 km) and trek to Osla (2560 m) (4/5 hours)
Have your breakfast and then leave for Taluka by taxi, it is 11 km away from Sankri. It is a mini village with some cemented houses and hotels. Start the trek from Taluka, heading towards Osla.
Go through dense forests with abundant walnut trees, ahead catch views of Himalayan villages. After a gradual ascent reach Osla village, it is the biggest village famous for its culture.
There is a temple of Duryodhana worshipped by the villagers. Explore this quaint place, after pitching your tents retire for the night.
Day 4: Osla to Ruinsara Lake (3537 m) (6/7 hours)
Wake up early in the morning and after breakfast leave for Ruinsara, it is a glacial lake considered sacred by the villagers the pure waters of this lake is worshipped by them.
Day 5: Ruinsara Lake to Base Camp (Kyarkoti) (3900 m) (7 km) (5/6 hours)
Make a wish to Ruinsara Lake and head towards Kyarkoti (Base Camp). From here Black Peak is visible, the sight is enough to energize you for upcoming days. Kyarkoti is a meadow amidst mountains and boulders, setup your tents and settle for the day.
Day 6: Load Ferry, Base Camp to Advance Base Camp (ABC) (4600 m) and return
Load Ferry from Base Camp to ABC and return. Overnight stay at Base Camp.
Day 7: Base Camp to Advance Base Camp (ABC)
Go through the same path which you followed yesterday from Base Camp to ABC.
Day 8: Load Ferry, Advance Base Camp (ABC) to Camp 1 (5100 m) and back
Load Ferry from ABC to Camp 1, embrace the clear sights of Black Peak. After setting up Camp 1 get back to ABC.
Day 9: ABC to Camp 1
Follow the same path which you followed yesterday. Ascent from ABC to Camp 1.
Day 10: Camp 1 to Summit Camp (5500 m)
Ascent is steep, altitude of Summit Camp is 5500 meters. After three hours you can reach the campsite. After setting up the tents retire early.
Day 11: Summit attempt (Black Peak) (6387 m)
Start early after midnight after analysing the weather and trail conditions. In the morning the ice remains tough and hard so walking on it becomes easier.
Height of Black Peak (Kala Nag) is 6387 metres and it is a steep ascent, use your equipment and reach the top. Traversing the top will give you the feeling of contentment. After spending some time there descent to Summit camp.
Day 12 and Day 13 – Reserved for Summit attempt
Day 14: Summit Camp to Base Camp
After successful climb descent from Summit camp to Base camp.
Day 15: Base Camp to Osla
Descent from Base Camp to Osla village where you stayed on Day 2. Talk to the villagers and know them closely.
Day 16: Osla to Taluka and drive to Sankri
Bid adieu to this quaint village and start the descent to Taluka. Reach there and take a small break. The trek ends here and vehicles will be arranged for Sankri.
Day 17: Sankri to Dehradun
Leave for Dehradun early so that you can reach by 6:00 pm.
Day 1:- Dehradun to Sankri (1920 m) (210 km) (7/8 hours)
Day2:- Reserved for Briefing
Day3:-Drive from Sankri to Taluka (11 km) and trek to Osla (2560 m) (4/5 hours)
Day4:- Osla to Ruinsara Lake (3537 m) (6/7 hours)
Day5:- Ruinsara Lake to Base Camp (Kyarkoti) (3900 m) (7 km) (5/6 hours
Day6:-Load Ferry, Base Camp to Advance Base Camp (ABC) (4600 m) and retun
Day7:- Base Camp to Advance Base Camp (ABC)
Day8:- Load Ferry, Advance Base Camp (ABC) to Camp 1 (5100 m) and back
Day9:- ABC to Camp 1
Day10:- Camp 1 to Summit Camp (5500 m)
Day11:- Summit attempt (Black Peak) (6387 m)
Day 12 and Day 13 – Reserved for Summit attempt
Day 14 – Summit Camp to Base Camp
Day 15 – Base Camp to Osla
Day 16 – Osla to Taluka and Drive to Sankri
Day 17 – Sankri to Dehradun
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How To Reach Sankri?
- By Air
- By Train
- By Bus
- Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport to reach Dehradun by flight that is located almost 25km away from the city. You can find regular flights from Delhi to Dehradun.
- However, if you are planning to reach Dehradun by flight then it is better to come one day in advance.
- Nandadevi Express - Train no: 12205 (Departure 11:50pm; Arrival - 5:40am)
- Dehradun Express - Train no: 12687 (Departure - 9:10pm; Arrival - 5:00am)
- At 06:00 am, Tata Sumo or any other vehicle like this will only pick you up from Dehradun Railway Station.
- By 04:00 pm, you will be reaching Sankri.
Things To Carry for the Black Peak?
Food Provided by Us During the Expedition
We provide only Indian vegetarian food and mainly your meal is going to contain Indian bread, vegetable, lentils and Rice along with delicious dessert. During your trek, we will serve three meals a day including breakfast, lunch, and dinner .
In the evening, you will also be served tea & snacks and lip-smacking soup before dinner. If it will be a long day of trekking, you will be given a packed snack.
After doing a lot of research on the nutritional requirements for the trekkers, we prepare the menu. Before putting all the meals together, we also consider altitude gained and weather.
The meal served by us while trek is perfectly balanced with the right amounts of calories, carbohydrates, vitamins, protein, fiber, and minerals. You need to know that all our cooks have great expertise in cooking and have undergone thorough training. So, get ready to enjoy delectable and lip-smacking dishes during your trek.
You will be served with lemon tea in the tent in order to start your day with a refreshed feeling. Before leaving the campsite for trekking, you will be given a hot finger-licking breakfast like upma, Aallu Prantha, Besan Chilla, Poha, Daliya, Corn flakes, Maggie, along with tea or coffee.
In case, your trek will be longer one then we also offer some fresh local fruits such as apples and even healthy drinks like Frootie or Maaza. In the afternoon, you will be served simple & healthy lunch, while at around 04:00 pm, you will be given tea and a light evening breakfast.
After you reach your campsite at night, you will be served a hot and delightful dinner. After reading this, you must have got the idea about the food provided by us on trek, you don’t need to worry about food. Many trekkers trek with us again and again because of the food we provide. Thus, we will definitely give you unforgettable experiences.
Safety During Black Peak Expedition
Trekking with us for bali pass is completely safe because we have a team of trek leaders who are qualified in Wilderness first-aid and also have complete information about the high-altitude glitches.
During Trek, we carry a complete first-aid kit that contains all the important medicines. Before trekking with us, you need to ensure that you are medically fit for the trek and if you are able to judge yourself then it is better to take advice from a professional.
For us, your medical fitness is very important than anything else.
Know About Us:- You need to know that our company TrekUp India has been in the field of Adventure Tourism for the last 23 years. Right from our inception, we have been involved in providing treks, voyage & hiking programs as well as high altitude expedition rafting.
We keep on organizing treks in Uttarakhand and Himachal, while being a part of the trekking community, we feature more than 75 Himalayan documented treks. Apart from other outdoor activities, our company also organizes trips for schools, colleges, and family.
We ensure complete technical safety in the mountain
Our company has a vast team of more than 100 guides, as well as trainers in order, serve in the mountain treks.
One of the best things about our team is that all the members are trained professionally from Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Indian mountaineering foundation Delhi as well as Hanifle Center Outdoor Education Mussoorie.
Therefore, we never believe in compromising on the quality as well as services offered to our valuable customers.
For Us, Your Safety Is the Top Urgency
At Trekup India, you will find a team with local knowledge and fluency in English as well as Hindi. This helps in ensuring that you have an amazing trek and not only this, we also pay attention to your health as well as safety because this is something we cannot ignore.
All the team leaders involved in trekking have already undergone several professional courses in First Aid, Portable Altitude Chamber Training, CPR, Environmental Awareness Training as well as Advanced Wilderness Emergency Medicine.
We also carry a complete first aid medical kit not only on the trek but on each and every trip which is organized by us. Apart from the medical kit, we carry a portable altitude chamber and medical oxygen for all kinds of high-altitude treks .
Our company has great expertise in organizing all sorts of group adventure holidays for family groups, school & college groups as well as friend groups. When it comes to travel options, we have a wide range that suits different fitness levels as well as traveling styles.
Therefore, no matter who big the group size, we pay personal attention to each and every member present in the group.
How We Ensure That Your Trek Is Safe with Us
Right from our establishment, we at TrekUp India, are continuously involved in introducing new safety practices into Indian trekking in order to ensure the safety of voyagers.
For walking on snow, TrekUp India introduced Microspikes and also made emergency bottled oxygen mandatory for all kinds of treks.
In order to test pulse as well as oxygen saturation levels, pulse oxymeters are used. As a safety communication device, we at TrekupIndia introduced radio.
Though we have noticed that most of the organizations organizing treks do not follow these systems but with time several competing companies are adopting these practices and organizing great and safe treks.
Explore our New Safety Protocols
In order to ensure a perfect Trek, we have introduced some new safety checks that will assure more safety for our trekkers. Our On-trek safety checks include:
- Daily oxygen saturation along with pulse readings
- Stretchers team appointed on every trek
- Trained mountain staff and full safety
- Additional oxygen cylinders
- Special medical kit for high altitude treks
- Microspikes on all types of snow treks
- Experienced Trek leaders as well as safety
- Technical team on all snowy slopes