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Kalap Experience

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24th Dec 2014
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar
Photo of Kalap Experience by Anand Sankar

Kalap is a heady mix of architecture, agriculture, cuisine, culture, folklore and stunning vistas. Come sample a style of living that has been lying forgotten in time!

What’s included? Stay in traditional homes, local food, folklore interpretation, cultural performances, trekking, camping

SEASON: All year round

Day 1 

Arrive at Dehradun and drive to Sankhri (230 kms, 8 hours, alt 5000 ft). 

Accommodation: Hotel. 

Day 2 

After early breakfast, short drive to Netwar (20 kms, 40 minutes). Trek to Kalap begins (11 kms, 5-7 hours). Reach Kalap (8,000 ft) by late afternoon/evening. 

Accommodation: Stay overnight in the village with families in traditional Garhwali wooden homes. 

Day 3 

Day trek after breakfast to the pastoral settlement of Karba (3.5 kms, 2 hours, 8,500 ft). Take a walk to see view of snow-capped mountains and terraced fields which are used to cultivate potato, wheat and millets. There is also a small temple at Karba. 

Accommodation: Stay at traditional wooden home or camp overnight in tents at Karba Top against the backdrop of Kedarkantha Peak. (no extra cost)

Day 4

After breakfast, return to Kalap. Interpretation of projects by Kalap Trust. (Optional short trek to visit meditation cave above village, 2 kms, 1 hour). In the evening, a traditional Garhwali cultural performance is arranged at the village community centre.

Accommodation: Stay overnight in the village with families in traditional Garhwali wooden homes. 

Day 5

After breakfast, climb down to Netwar (11kms, 4 hours). Transfer to Dehradun.

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Rahul Majumdar
can you suggest me a list of things that need to taken care off while treking to kalap. What type of accommodation should i expect in Karba, or do i need to take my bag pack.
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