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Panpatia Col Trek

A Challenge for the Body and Soul - Meant for Seasoned Trekkers

Difficult

Panpatia Col Trek

BRS 6
Max Altitude
Uttarakhand
12 Days
61 Km
Max 15
75000 + 5% GST
Joshimath to Rudraprayag

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Available Batches

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Brief Description

Grade:Difficult
Location: Uttarakhand
Altitude:5260 m
Duration:12 Days
The Panpatia Col trek is one of the most challenging and demanding treks in the Garhwal Himalayas connecting the holy pilgrimage sites of Kedarnath and Badrinath. This high altitude pass at a staggering altitude of 5260M / 17260 ft, lies between two unnamed peaks of 5500M+ in height. Being one of the least traversed passes in the Indian Himalayas, the Panpatia Col trek is meant only for experienced trekkers and aspiring mountaineers who have prior trekking experience and knowledge of using ice axes, crampons and roping up procedures. It demands a very high fitness level, thus one needs to have good physical and mental endurance. The trail takes you through massive glaciers, crevassed snowfields, rocky moraines, and the never-ending 7km long Panpatia snowfield which is a treat for aspirational trekkers looking to tick this epic trek off their bucket list. The Panpatia Col Trek gives you unparalleled views of prominent peaks such as Nilkantha, Balakun, Hathi Parvat, and Dhauliganga Peaks.

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Brief Itinerary

Dehradun to Joshimath - 300 km Drive
Joshimath to Alaknanda Camp (8,530 ft) via Khirao - 3 km
Alaknanda Camp to Shepherd Camp (11,745 ft) - 7 km
Shepherd Camp to Snout Camp (12,860 ft) - 4 km
Snout Camp to Moraine Camp (14,107 ft) - 4 km
Moraine Camp to Parvati Gully Base Camp (15,091 ft) - 4 km
Parvati Gully Base Camp to Panpatia Snowfield Camp (17,125 ft) via Parvati Col (16,732 ft) - 6 km
Panpatia Snowfield Camp to Sujal Sarovar (15,551 ft) via Panpatia Col (17,257 ft) - 9 km
Sujal Sarovar to Kachni (13,648 ft) - 7 km
Kachni to Nanu Chatti (10.695 ft) - 5 km
Nanu Chatti to Ransi (6,397 ft) - 12 km
Reserve Day

Detailed Itinerary


Day 1

Dehradun to Joshimath - 300 km Drive
Report at Dehradun early morning by 7 AM. Drive from Dehradun to Joshimath. Overnight stay in guesthouse.

Day 2

Joshimath to Alaknanda Camp (8,530 ft) via Khirao - 3 km
We drive from Joshimath to Hanuman Chatti and cross a suspension bridge over the Alaknanda river from Khirao on the road from Joshimath to Badrinath. Above the confluence of the Khirao Ganga and Alaknanda, we camp at a clearing after a short walk. Have dinner and retire for the night. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 3

Alaknanda Camp to Shepherd Camp (11,745 ft) - 7 km
Today we make our way to the Khirao village after a gradual ascent from the campsite. In summer most of the villagers from Khirao are occupied with their terraced farms or move to higher meadows. After a steep climb from the village to the treeline followed by negotiating your way on the grassy slopes we reach our campsite for the night. Have dinner and retire for the night. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 4

Shepherd Camp to Snout Camp (12,860 ft) - 4 km
From Shepherd's camp a short walk takes you to the snout of the Panpatia glacier. The snout is an easy 10-minute walk away from the campsite. We set up tents at the Snout camp and retire for the night.

Day 5

Snout Camp to Moraine Camp (14,107 ft) - 4 km
Todays' trek involves a long uphill walk on a never-ending moraine which might seem to be a bit monotonous but it’s a joy to weave across patches of snow to ease progress and add variety to the walk. Blessed with unbelievable views of prominent peaks like Neelkanth and Parvati which loom large on one side and a heavily crevassed glacier drops almost vertically to the other. Here you can catch your first glimpse of Chaukhamba. We set up our tents at the moraine camp for the night and have dinner. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 6

Moraine Camp to Parvati Gully Base Camp (15,091 ft) - 4 km
Today we trek from the moraine camp to the base of Parvati Col. which involves a short but steep walk eventually bringing you closer to the Panpatia snowfield. We camp just below the Parvati Col. Have dinner and retire for the night. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 7

Parvati Gully Base Camp to Panpatia Snowfield Camp (17,125 ft) via Parvati Col (16,732 ft) - 6 km
Today's trek involves a steep climb which brings you to the edge of the terrace from where the only way forward is through steep snow and rock gully. We will fix ropes to negotiate this passage and enter the domain of pure snow. The way to the Parvati Col and the Panpatia snowfield which is a huge plateau of snow surrounded by lofty peaks takes you through a series of gentle humps. Chaukhamba rises in all its glory and, with some luck, you may also catch a view of Nanda Devi. After crossing the Parvati Col you reach the massive yet glorious Panpatia snowfield where we set up the campsite for the night. Have dinner and retire early. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 8

Panpatia Snowfield Camp to Sujal Sarovar (15,551 ft) via Panpatia Col (17,257 ft) - 9 km
Today's trek will take you across the massive length of the Panpatia snowfield. It is a long traverse but with a negligible ascent. After a short climb, you reach the majestic Panpatia Col offering impeccable views of the towering mountains, glaciers and humongous snowfields stretching far and beyond. Following the Panpatia Col there is a vertigo-inducing descent that leads to Sujal Sarovar, which is our next campsite. We set up tents for our overnight stay near Sujal Sarovar. Have dinner and retire for the night.

Day 9

Sujal Sarovar to Kachni (13,648 ft) - 7 km
Today we trek to Kanchni Tal. A few metres above Sujal Sarovar, a small pass followed by a steep descent through snowy slopes and boulder zones takes you to Kanchni. The meadow overlooks the Madhmaheshwar Ganga. This is our campsite. Have dinner and retire for the night. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 10

Kachni to Nanu Chatti (10.695 ft) - 5 km
Today we trek to Nanu Chatti. It takes about 3-4 hours to get to Madhmaheshwar temple beyond oak forests from where a paved trail follows all the way to the road head at Ransi. It’s a fairly easy walk through a forest to camp at Nanu Chatti, a small settlement of summer homes for people from Gaundhar village. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 11

Nanu Chatti to Ransi (6,397 ft) - 12 km
Walk to Ransi on the Madhmaheshwar Temple trail, and drive onward to Rudraprayag.

Day 12

Reserve Day
This day will be used in case of bad weather or other delays.

What's Included

  • Food as per menu on the trek
  • Forest Permits/Camping Charges, if any (upto the amount charged for Indian nationals)
  • Tents, Sleeping bags, Sleeping mats
  • Safety Equipment includes static rescue rope, seat harness, carabiners, pulleys
  • Trek guide, cook, helpers, and porters for carrying common supplies
  • Mountaineering course certified Trek Leader with Wilderness Emergency Responder & Rescue. course from NIM Uttarkashi

What's Not Included

  • Portage of personal bags during the trek
  • Cost of any kind of Travel Insurance.
  • Any Expense of personal nature.
  • Any Expense not specified in the inclusions list.
  • Meals during road journeys

Are you Eligible for this Adventure?

Difficult
5260 m
61 km

BRS Level Required

BRS 6

Panpatia Col Trek is a level 6 adventure on the Bikat Rating Scale.

This makes it mandatory for you to have high-altitude experience of preferably multiple treks marked at level 5 on the BRS. The altitude, the terrain and the nature of the climb demand a certain level of skill and a need for you to be aware of how your body reacts to the various features of high altitude environment.

If you do not know what level of BRS trek would suit you best, worry not! Fill out this Form:

we will send you a progression chart to help you comfortably get out of your comfort zone in order to level up and ultimately reach your highest potential in the big, bad world of outdoor adventure.

Packing List

This is a list of essential items for individuals doing the trek with Bikat Adventures. This list contains only those items which the participants are required to bring with them. The list excludes those items which are provided by Bikat Adventures on the trek. We have divided the items into five categories. All the items in the list are essential except for those marked as optional.

Trekking Gear

  • Ruck sack bag with rain cover. Qty -1
  • Day Pack Bag - Recommended for treks with summit day
  • Head Torch with spare Batteries. Qty -1
  • U V protection sunglasses. Qty -1 Here is how you can choose the best sunglasses for trekking.
  • Water Bottles: 2 bottles of 1 liter each

Footwear

  • Non-skid, deep treaded, high-ankle trekking shoes Qty -1
  • Pair of light weight Slipper/Sandals Qty -1

Clothing

  • Quick Dry Warm lower or Track Pants. Qty - 2
  • Full sleeves T-shirts/ Sweatshirts. 1 for every 2 days of trekking
  • Pair of thick woolen socks. 1 pair for every two days of trekking
  • Thermal Body warmer Upper & Lower. Qty-1
  • Undergarments. Qty - 1 for every day of trekking
  • Warm jacket closed at wrist & neck .Qty-1
  • Full sleeves sweater. Qty -1
  • Rain wear ( Jacket & Pants ) . Qty-1
  • Pair of waterproof, warm gloves. Qty-1
  • Woolen cap. Qty-1
  • Sun shielding Hat. Qty -1

Toiletries

  • Personal toiletries kit (Small Towel, Toilet paper, paper soap, Bar soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, cold cream, etc.)
  • Sun screen lotion small pack. Qty -1 Here is your Sun Protection 101 to stay safe in the bright sunny outdoors.
  • Lip Balm small pack. Qty-1

Utensils

  • Small size, Light weight & Leak proof lunch box. Qty-1
  • Plate. Qty- 1
  • Spoon.Qty-1
  • Tea/Coffee (plastic) Mug.Qty-1

Miscellaneous

  • Camera (Optional)
  • Carry your medicines in plenty in case you have any specific ailment. Consult your doctor before joining the trek.
  • Dry fruits, Nuts, Chocolate bars (Optional)


Frequently Asked Questions



Panpatia Col Trek is only for experienced trekkers who have done at least one BRS 5 trek or equivalent.

If you can Jog/Run for 5 kms in 25-30 mins, you are ready to take on this trek. Once a week, you can practice running 10 kms in an hour or so to improve your endurance further. In addition to this, you can also add resistance workouts to your schedule like squats, lunges, push ups etc.

If you cannot do the above, there’s no need to worry. It is important to remember that it’s all about practice. Get on a training schedule and we can assure you that you will meet these standards in a matter of a few months.

The climb demands a few basic mountaineering skills; using an ice-axe, pitching a tent in snow, roping up, working together as a team, ascending and descending on steep gradients and seemingly simple tasks like ‘walking’ in snow.

The minimum age limit is 13 years. However, minors between 13 to 17 years of age should be accompanied by their parents/ guardians. If you are above the age of 60, kindly carry a medical certificate from your doctor that deems you fit for adventure activities like trekking.


The Panpatia Col Trek is located in the Garhwal region of the Western Himalayas, Uttarakhand.

First and foremost, the trek allows you to witness the awe-inspiring panorama of the Himalayan peaks, including the mighty Neelkanth, Chaukhamba, and Balakun. The trek takes you through remote and untouched landscapes, offering a sense of tranquility and serenity amidst the grandeur of nature. The crossing of the Panpatia Col itself is a thrilling highlight, as it involves navigating steep and rocky slopes, snowfields, and crevasses. Additionally, the trek offers glimpses of the rich cultural heritage of the region, with opportunities to visit ancient temples and interact with local communities.

Being one of the least traversed passes in the Indian Himalayas, the Panpatia Col trek is meant only for experienced trekkers and aspiring mountaineers who have prior trekking experience and knowledge of using mountaineering equipment. It demands a very high fitness level, thus one needs to have good physical and mental endurance.

The best time to do this trek is in summer (Mid May – June) and post monsoons (September – early October).

On the trek we have twin-sharing tents. In case you want an individual tent, you can add that to your booking request for an additional cost.

Summer: During the day, temperatures can range from 10°C to 20°C. At night, temperatures can drop significantly, often reaching below freezing point, with temperatures ranging from -5°C to 5°C or even lower at higher altitudes.

Post Monsoons: Daytime temperatures can range from 5°C to 15°C, with night temperatures dropping to around -5°C to 5°C or lower.

Panpatia Col Trek is not a technical trek but does require the use of technical equipment such as ice axe, climbing boots and crampons. Given the level of endurance required and its high altitude, this trek is for experienced climbers only.


Joshimath is a small town, 290 km away from Haridwar, Uttrakhand. There are direct buses to Joshimath from Dehradun & Haridwar/Rishikesh. Read: How to Reach Joshimath

You will find network at Joshimath but once we leave from here, the connectivity will be patchy.

The nearest ATMs to the Panpatia Col Trek are located in the town of Joshimath, which is the starting point of the trek. There are several banks and ATMs located in Joshimath, including State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, HDFC Bank, and ICICI Bank.

The pickup will be from outside ISBT, Dehradun at 7:00 AM to drive to Joshimath. The cost will be shared by participants and paid on the spot.


Once your trek is completed, there are many places in Joshimath that you can visit. Nanda Devi National Park, a UNESCO heritage site, is where you get to spot some of the endangered species. Narsingh Temple is a sacred place in Joshimath visited by pilgrims in huge numbers. The temple is a part of Sapt Badri. Visit Shri Shankaracharya Math which is one of the four monasteries founded by Adi Jagadguru Shankaracharya. Kalpvriksh in Joshimath is a 1200-year-old Mulberry tree considered to be the oldest in India. The tree remains evergreen throughout the year and never sheds a leaf. For more details on Joshimath read this: Joshimath - The gateway to Heaven


All the common gear like tents, sleeping bags, mattresses etc. are provided. All the technical climbing equipment needed for the trek, like snow boots, crampons, gaiters, ice axe, helmet, harness etc. are also provided to you. Safety equipment used for rescue is carried by our trek leaders.

You can rent trekking shoes, trekking poles, a fleece jacket and a rucksack from us. In case you have any other requirements, you can talk to our representative and we will be happy to assist you in any way that we can.

You will receive your rented equipment during the briefing in Joshimath, on Day 1.

Our trek leaders will collect the rented equipment from you at the end of the trek on the last day.

For a detailed list, check the Packing List section on this page.

Joshimath is a small town with a very small market. Please do not leave anything for last minute buying.


Although not recommended, you can off load your bag at an additional cost. Add a request while making your booking for the trek and it can be arranged.

(Note: We don’t recommend offloading because the extra resources on a trail - ponies or porters depending on the trail - means extra load on the environment which can easily be avoided. It also goes against the spirit of trekking by eliminating a level of endurance and discomfort from the experience which are factors at the very heart of an outdoor adventure activity.)

You can leave your extra luggage in Bikat’s office in Dehradun.

On all trek days, we provide 3 full meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) in addition to evening snacks and tea. The meals are vegetarian and the menu is pre-decided for all days of the trek. We do provide eggs as well on certain days. If you have any specific food-related allergies or restrictions, you can let our local staff (during the trek) know, and your requests will get accommodated. We try to provide a variety of food across meals so as to avoid repetition as well as cover all nutritional needs.

On campsites, our team will dig dry pits and assemble a toilet tent to provide for safe and secure quarters. A shovel will be provided within the toilet tent as well. Using water in the toilet tent is restricted; you will need to carry your own toilet paper. On the more difficult expeditions, toilet tents are not carried to the higher camps (above base camp) due to restriction of space (to pitch the tent).

In case you get your period on the trail and don’t have sanitary napkins, our trek leaders can provide them to you. If you need any other kind of assistance, you can let our trek leaders know. Irrespective of gender, our leaders are gender sensitised and equipped to assist you in any way you need them to.

Our team carries a first aid kit and all the basic medicines required during the trek. They are equipped to be the first responders in case of any injury or health-related issues. For higher expeditions, we also carry a HAPO Bag and oxygen cylinders to tend to any altitude-related health conditions.

No, we will be camping in the wilderness with no access to electricity.


A copy of your ID Proof and Medical Certificate are the mandatory documents required for this trek. (Soft copies for all of these are to be sent to us & originals should be on your person while on the trek.)

Yes, insurance for any high-altitude activity is highly recommended to cover for the cost of rescue, evacuation and any other emergency service required as well as to cover for medical cost in case of injury or illness during the trek. You can buy it on your own. Alternatively, if you want us to buy it on your behalf, you can mark it as an add-on during the booking of the trek.

Yes, there are multiple permits required for this. We obtain the permits on every trekkers’ behalf. All the permit costs are included in your trek cost.


Yes, you will receive e-certificates (of completion) after the trek. It will bear your name, the trek, and the maximum altitude you achieved on the trek. In case you were unable to finish the trek, you will get a certificate of participation.

On completion of the trek, the certificate will show up on your dashboard on our website. You can download it directly from there.


Panpatia Col Trek is in India. If you are coming from outside, you will need a visa to enter the country. You should be able to find the rules for obtaining a Visa based on your home country on the internet. This information is easily available.

This does not apply to you if you are an Indian citizen. In case you don’t hold an Indian passport, you will need to check online for Visa application rules based on your home country.

If you are not an Indian citizen, you will need Travel Medical Insurance to travel to the country. Please make sure that your insurance policy is valid for the altitude you are going to and the activity you are undertaking, to cover risks during the trek. The insurance policy provided by Bikat Adventures does not cover foreign nationals. So, please do not purchase it while making the booking from our website.

Panpatia Col is located in the Western Garhwal Himalayas. The Himalayas house the tallest mountains in the world and have long been a treasure trove for all adventure enthusiasts. The variety in terms of beauty, terrain, landscape, geography, culture and opportunity for adventure in the Himalayas, remains undisputedly unmatched.

You can make the booking any time depending on availability of slots in our fixed departure batches. You will get this information at the top of this page.


A Basic Mountaineering Course certification from one of the five recognized mountaineering institutes in India is a minimum requirement to join our team. Our field experts are also trained in basic medicine and first-aid response. We also conduct on-ground training for our staff once a year as a refresher for old skills and to learn some new ones. During this training that we call APW (Adventure Professional Workshop), our leaders learn close to 25 topics and techniques of rescue which are not covered in the BMC and AMC courses. For practical training, we simulate on-ground situations to prepare them for quick thinking and quick response during emergencies.

We follow a rigorous regime of hiring and training our experts on the field. Each trek leader is a certified mountaineer with years of experience in the field. The interview process to bring a trek leader on-board is close to 6 months long where we assess various skills as well as personality traits of an individual. They also go through an on-field assignment as part of the hiring process. Trek leaders also progress in time from leading easier treks before advancing to the more difficult ones where the stakes are higher. For detailed information on our selection process, please visit Forerunners - The Making Of A Trek Leader

It absolutely is. We recognize, value and embody the ideology that the world of outdoor adventure can benefit from diversity. We make it our mission to create outdoor spaces as equally accessible and safe for all genders as possible. We also encourage women leaders in the outdoors and all of our staff (irrespective of gender) is gender sensitised. As for accommodation, in case there are no other women on the trek, a solo female trekker is provided with a separate single-occupancy tent.

Our batch sizes for Panpatia Col are capped at 12 with the trek leader to trekker ratio of 1:4.

In addition to their qualification, our trek leaders are trained to tackle any and all kinds of sudden conditions that may present themselves on ground. During our recce stage, we study the trail in great detail and map out rescue routes before opening it up for our trekkers. We also have local support staff stationed in each area to arrange for emergency services at the place of need as quickly as possible.

We mobilise road rescue efforts where our trek leaders bring the person to be rescued down to the trailhead of the trek from where a car can take them to the nearest healthcare facility. The cost of rescue is not covered in the trek fee that we charge. It must be borne by the participant. However, if you opt for the insurance the cost of rescue operations can be claimed from the Insurance company on production of valid proof e.g. doctor’s prescription & hospital bills etc. Please note that Bikat Adventures is only a facilitator & not a party in the Insurance policy. You need to raise the claim request directly with the Insurance company. Bikat Adventures is not responsible for any rejection of claim. You can call the insurance provider directly for any clarifications related to the Insurance policy. Although not mandatory, we recommend buying the insurance. You don’t necessarily have to get the insurance we provide, you can pick an Insurance company of your choice and get a policy directly from them. If you need more information on the terms and conditions of the insurance policy, get in touch with our customer support team.

All the gear used on our treks and expeditions is tried and tested, maintained for good quality and is overall top notch in quality and condition. We are continually looking to obtain the best of everything there is in the market so as to ensure optimum safety.

That will depend on the nature of your medical condition. Do give us a call, and one of our people will help you understand what is best for you. If not this, we are sure there would be plenty of other options you can choose from our vast portfolio to pick as your next adventure.


We have rolling camps on all our trails. To know why we are strictly against the concept of Fixed Camping, read Reasons to Ban Fixed Camping in Himalayas

This is a complex question and has a compound answer. The simple response is that because it is bad for the environment which we dearly love but if you are interested in a more detailed response to this question, please read Reasons to Ban Fixed Camping in Himalayas

There are a number of measures that we take to prevent overcrowding on some of the most popular trails. Some of them are capping our group size at 15, capping the number of trekkers on a trail to 250 per season, constantly looking for newer trails and routes to spread the crowd around and providing incentives to our trekkers to try unexplored territories with us. We put in place the system of dynamic pricing, which is the first of its kind in the trekking industry, which incentivises trekkers to choose less crowded trails by offering higher discounts. We have noticed, since we started this system, that this has helped in a big way to spread out the crowds between trekking routes. We are also going international so as to relieve some of the stress on the Himalayan landscape as well as explore newer ranges and design newer experiences for our community. If you want a more detailed description of all our measures in this regard, please read Simple solutions to overcrowding on Himalayan Treks

Some basic things to remember are: do not use water, do not dispose of anything non-biodegradable inside the pits, carry your own roll of toilet paper and remember to cover up after yourself to leave a clean toilet for your fellow trekkers. Everything else is much the same like using an Indian style home toilet!

Most wet wipes are not biodegradable which means it could take 100 years or more for them to decompose – not the best thing if you are trying to ‘Leave No Trace’, right?

This is quite a tricky situation but not a hopeless one. Since most of our sanitary waste is not biodegradable, we recommend that you pack your pads/tampons neatly, store it in a zip-lock bag and bring it back down with you where there are better options to dispose of them. In case you do not have zip-lock bags, ask our trek leaders for them and they should be able to provide them to you.

Each trekker is responsible for the use and hygiene of their own eating utensils. And as a measure to maintain proper hygiene, we do not provide plates and spoons. Also, dipping your hands in cold water to wash your own utensils adds something to the overall joy of high-altitude living, wouldn’t you think?


On making the payment, you will receive a booking confirmation along with the packing list and a copy of the undertaking form via email. You will subsequently receive emails detailing documents required, how to prepare physically and mentally for the trek, information on pick-up location on the first day etc. Please add info@bikatadventures.com in your trusted emails list to make sure our emails don't go to your spam folder.

A Whatsapp group will be formed a few weeks before departure. Members from our team are on those groups as well. Feel free to seek any clarifications you require in regards to the trek, on the group itself. Updates related to transportation/pickup point/pickup timing, accommodation etc. will be shared on the Whatsapp group as well.

Yes, we create a Whatsapp group a few weeks before the departure date so that the flow of information remains smooth and transparent.

Yes, it is one of the mandatory documents you will need to submit before the trek starts. The soft copy is to be sent to us & the original should be on your person while on the trek.

Yes, we will provide you an undertaking form through email which will need to be filled up by you and submitted to us post booking.

Why Bikat?

Small Group Size


Our batch sizes are capped at 15 for smaller treks with the trek leader and trekker ratio of 1:8. This ratio, in our years of experience, has proven to deliver the best trekking experience for individuals as well as groups. Capping the size of the group ensures individual attention to each trekker so that no signs of distress or need during the trek go unnoticed. It also helps to form a more cohesive cohort with better group energy which helps define the rhythm and pace of days on the trek.

As you go higher up on the BRS scale, since the stakes are higher, expeditions have an even smaller group size with the ratio of expedition leader to climber set at 1:2.


Qualified Trek Leaders


We follow a rigorous regime of hiring and training our experts in the field. Each trek leader is a certified mountaineer with years of experience in the field. In addition to their qualification, they also go through practical and situational training to tackle any and all kinds of sudden conditions that may present themselves on the ground. Being unpredictable is the core nature of the mountains but being ready for any circumstance as best as possible is a controllable asset that we try to nurture.

Our field experts are also trained in basic medicine and first-aid response.

Watch: Forerunners - The Making of A Trek Leader At Bikat Adventures


Guided Progression


Since Bikat Adventures is a learning-based organization, we help you climb up the ladder of difficulty within the sphere of outdoor adventure systematically. Our on-ground training modules are designed to handhold you through the upskilling process so that you are ready to take on bigger challenges.


Equipment Quality and Check


All the gear used on our treks and expeditions is tried and tested, maintained for good quality, and is overall top-notch in quality and condition. We are continually looking to obtain the best of everything there is in the market so as to ensure optimum safety.


Support Systems


Along with the staff you see on-ground, we have a team of superheroes working in the background to give you the best experience possible. Our background team also comprises local staff from each area who know the region best. Having local support helps with studying the area, pre-planning, execution, and in receiving timely support in case of emergencies in these remote locations.


Communication


Our on-field staff is in constant contact with our teams based in primary locations so as to eliminate any avoidable delay in reaching additional help and support when required. We try to use the best tools for communication available, including satellite phones, in regions where they are not restricted.


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Cancellation Policy


Cash refund

Cancellations up to 30 days prior to departure date

5% deduction

Cancellations between 30 days to 15 days prior to departure date

50% deduction

Cancellations within 15 days prior to departure date

No Refund

Voucher refund

Cancellations up to 5 days prior to departure date

No Deduction

Cancellations within 5 days prior to departure date

No Refund

Please Note:
  1. Cash refund is applicable only in case of bookings made without using any promotional offer code or vouchers
  2. This is only a brief of cancellation terms. For finer details please refer Detailed Cancellation Policy.

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Bikat Adventures is one of the few organisations in the country that holds mountaineering expeditions in conjunction with Himalayan treks and other outdoor activities. This essentially means a Trek Leader joining Bikat Adventures gets the exhilarati...
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