This is considered to be a moderate trek and the total distance is between 30-35 km. It can be attempted without a guide in summers but it is advisable to take a guide during the winter.
Essentials for winter: Warm clothes, waterproof shoes, gloves, goggles and cap.
If you wish, you can connect with Rakesh (my guide for the trek) at 9536454287.
Day wise itinerary
Day 0: Board the bus to Haridwar from ISBT Kashmiri Gate at 10.00 pm (Cost Rs 250).
Day 1: Reach Haridwar by 3.30 am. Catch a bus leaving for Joshimath (Rs 400) at 4.00am. Reach Joshimath by 4.00 pm. Check into a hotel for the night and start the trek, the next morning.
Day 2: Reach Dhak village from Joshimath, start trekking from Dhak to Talli. Camp overnight at Talli.
Day3: Trek till Kuari Pass and back till Talli. Camp overnight at Talli.
Day 4: Trek back to Joshimath. Explore Joshimath, rest overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Take the early morning bus to Haridwar and then proceed towards Delhi from Haridwar.
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