Pangarchulla Trek

Pangarchulla Peak is a 5 days trek. It is in Garhwal region of Uttrakhand. Located near Joshimath in Chamoli District.  Its difficulty level is moderate to difficult. Pangarchulla Peak’s height is around 4498 m (~14,700 ft).

It is winter trek. Day time temperature range is around 3°C to 10°C and night temperature range is around 1°C to -10°C.  Trek starts with greener terrain. It is initially covered with trees. But as you move higher, trees becomes lesser and lesser and snow starts to increase on trek. On the summit day most of the trek will be fully covered with Snow.  Trek is surrounded by beautiful mountains. On the way, views of Nandadevi Peak, Dronagiri Peak , Chaukhamba and many more can be seen.

We went there in the last week of December-2017. But I would say, best time to do this trek is probably around Feb, April. Because till Feb, April many boulders and paths will be fully covered with snow. Continue reading