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Trek to Auden’s Col

Starting from INR 115000

This trek is a high mountain pass that connects Jogin I (6465m) and Gangotri III (6580m) peaks and is situated at a height of 5490m. This trek is named after John Bicknell Auden, a British Geographical Survey officer, who first discovered it in 1935 and crossed it in 1939.

  • Duration
    18 days
  • Group Size
    6 to 12
  • Difficulty
    Hard
  • Season
    May - September
Trek to Auden’s Col

The pass also links two glaciers namely the Khatling glacier and Jogin I glacier which lie opposite to one another. It also connects two of the holiest pilgrimage sites in India, Gangotri and Kedarnath, which is a prominent pilgrimage destination and has one of the twelve “Jyotirlingas” located in India. With a strenuous terrain passing through lateral moraine, narrow cliffs, boulders, endless glaciers, and difficult ridges, this trek is suitable only for experienced trekkers with high physical fitness and mental endurance. The trek offers magnificent views of peaks; Rudragaira, Gangotri, Jogin, Bhagirathi groups of peaks and Kedar Dome which are overwhelming, thus making this expedition is lifetime
experience.

  • Food Type: Local Cuisine
  • Prior Experience: Preferred
  • Fitness Level Required: Very High

 

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
Whats included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.

* All in country transportation excluding domestic flight

* Accommodation in Hotel / Guest House / Homestay on twin/triple sharing basis

* All transport fees

* All group supplies such as tents, stoves, etc.

* Meals During the Expedition

* Welcome and farewell dinner

* Forest fee, permits & Camping Charges (Upto the amount specified)

* All guides

* Wilderness First Aid Certified Trek Leader

* Pack animals and ponies where applicable

* Services of Porters for carrying common camping equipment like tents (twin sharing basis), sleeping bags & Services of kitchen stuff (If required)

Whats not included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.

* Inter­na­tion­al / Domestic airfare / trainfare

* Trip cancellation insurance – highly recommended

* India entry visa and air­port fees (If Required)

* Alco­holic and bot­tled beverages

* Single room supplement

* Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc

* Trav­el insur­ance with trip can­cel­la­tion, med­ical and evac­u­a­tion policy

* All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evac fees, transport, extra hotel nights, etc.)

* Forest Charges for carrying still/video cameras etc.

* Meals during hotel stay & any kind of road journey

* Guide/​Staff gratitude

* Personal gear (see gear list)

* Excess baggage charges and airport taxes

* Wire Transfer Fee (If Applicable)

* Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond Pahadi Bakra’s control

* Anything which is not mentioned in Inclusions list

Accomodation

Refund

Life is unpredictable and we understand that sometimes you have to cancel or change your trip dates and it is our endeavor to make it as easy as possible for you. However, please understand that we plan everything including guide fees, permits, accommodation, and ration in advance. Therefore, any cancellation means inconvenience and certain losses to the people involved in various stages of the program. Keeping that in mind, our cancellation charges are as below,

  • Cancellations prior to 30 days from the start of the event: Full refund as cash.
  • Cancellations between 30 days and 15 days to the start of the event: 50 % refund as cash.
  • Cancellations less than 15 days to the start of the event: No refund.
  • Cancellations will be accepted only by email.

Note: We reserve the right to cancel a program before departure in the event of logistical problems arising due to natural calamities, strikes, wars or any other circumstances that make the event inadvisable. In this case, we will refund 50% of the event fees.

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