Nanda Devi, standing tall at 8,7861m (8.761km), is the second tallest mountain within India. It falls within the boundaries of Nepal and India and falls in the Uttarakhand state of India.
It is part of the Garhwal Himalayas. The mountain was named ‘Nanda Devi’ after the guardian goddess of the Himalayas of this region. It is believed that Nanda Devi is the goddess of bliss.
The Nanda Devi peak lies within the beautiful Nanda Devi National Park. The park is home to much exotic flora and fauna and is one of the world heritage sites.
There are also many rivers and glaciers within this area which add more beauty to this area. Nanda Devi peak stands proudly surrounded by these beauties. Despite being utterly beautiful and mesmerizing, one is not allowed to climb Nanda Devi peak.
However, travelers can witness the beautiful lights of sunrise and sunset at the summit from far. The trek to Nanda Devi provides a heartwarming experience to its travelers. It is the perfect escape from the day-to-day hustle.
The trekking route has a wide diversity of vegetation to see. The beautiful forest of rhododendron, birch and other trees welcomes the travelers. It makes the expedition exciting.
The trek is not that difficult for travelers who have been trekking before. But for those who are not used to and find trekking for several hours a day difficult, this trek could be a bit difficult.
Also, the trekking route passes through remote, abandoned, and less used passages, so it might be a bit dangerous to travel. However, with proper preparations and guidance from experienced guides, it won’t be a big problem.
The trek to Nanda Devi is exciting and adventurous, but it has its own set of challenges. Travelers have to trek several hours during the trip. Also, the route is a bit remote and less used, making it a bit dangerous.
However, with proper preparation and guidance, one can easily overcome these difficulties. It is where Marvel Treks comes into the picture.
The entire team of Marvel Trek works deliberately to provide the best services and facilities to you and makes sure that you will have a once in a lifetime experience.
The most favorable season to trek to Nanda Devi would be the spring and summer. During these seasons, the climate is pleasant. One can witness the beauties of Nanda Peak and other surrounding peaks.
The greenery and the bloomed wildflowers seen during these seasons take the whole experience of trekking to another level.
Trekking to Nanda Devi is not as hard as other treks. There are several hours of trekking which might be hard for a few. But there will be leisure times to take a rest. Besides this, the routes for this expedition are less used, making it a bit dangerous.
However, that won’t be much of a problem with proper guidance from the guides. So, trekking Nanda Devi is at a moderate level when it comes to difficulties.
Trekking to Nanda Devi is a self-refreshing activity, yet it can be exhausting too, so making a rush might not be the best thing to do. The overall adventure of trekking to Nanda Devi takes around ten days.
Transportation : Includes pickups and drop offs from and to the airport along with the train and jeep rides.
Food and accommodation: Accommodations will be provided in a 3-star hotel while staying in Rishikesh as well as during different stops in the trip. A welcome dinner will also be held to introduce our team with the clients. Later,3 meals will be served during the trip which will be cooked by talented cooks along with occasional teas and coffees.
Permits and fees: The company will pay for the air cargo charges as well as all the taxes to the Indian government on your behalf. The company will also take care of different Royalties and permits from Indian government. National Park area permits will be arranged. Permits for Walkie talkie as well as satellite phones will also be provided
Insurance: The company will cover for insurances of all the involved staff in case of accidents.
Equipment: All the tools and equipment that will be needed for the expedition will be transported by the company through air cargo and potters. In case of unfavorable circumstances, it may also be done through land or helicopters.
Liaison Officer, Sherpas and porters: Every group will be facilitated with one guide and porters. Also, a legit Indian government Liaison will be present throughout the expedition
Camp staffs and equipment: The base camp will be fully equipped with necessary items that are needed for a comfortable stay. Solar panels or generators will also be managed for electricity tents will be equipped with heaters to keep you warm. Expert cooks and porters will be there in the camp to assist you.
Communication: Walkie talkie and satellite phones will be arranged for the members to communicate. Internet access will also be granted.
International flights: The clients have to bear their flights fees while arriving and leaving Nepal.
Visa and insurance: The clients are responsible for their VISA while arriving in India. You have to pay for your insurance in case of any accidents
Meals in Rishikesh: While staying in Rishikesh, you will be responsible to pay for your lunch and dinner.
Personal belongings and interests: The clients are requested to arrange their own clothing and required gears while joining the expedition. They also have to arrange the items required to maintain their personal hygiene. They have to bear the additional charges for services like phone calls, hot bath, laundry etc. They have to pay extra charge in case they want to shoot videos or capture pictures.
Tips and bonuses: It will be highly appreciated if the clients can make some tips and bonuses to the hardworking guide and porters.
Extra services: In case you want any other services that’s not mentioned above then you have to pay extra from your pocket.
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