NeelKantha Base Camp

 30 May
 Badrinath, India
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Neelkanth is a major peak of the Garhwal range of the Himalayas, in the Uttarakhand. Although substantially lower than the highest peaks of the region, it towers dramatically over the valley of the Alaknanda River and rises 3,474 metres (11,398 ft) above the Hindu holy town of Badrinath, only 9 km (6 mi) to the east The Satopanth Glacier lies on the northwest side of Nilkantha, below a 2,500 m (8,200 ft) face of the peak. The Panpatia Glacier lies to the southwest, and feeds the Khirao Ganga, a stream running under the south side of the peak. Further away, to the west of the peak, lies the well-known Gangotri Glacier and its associated peaks. Across the Alaknanda valley lie the Kamet and Nanda Devi groups. It is believed that there was no mountain on the spot where Nilkantha stands today. There was an adage route between Kedarnath and Badrinath. The "Purahita" or the worshiper of the two temples worshiped them in one day. This continued for a long time until due to some sins of the worshiper, Lord Shiva became displeased with him and stood blocking the way as a huge sky-kissing mountain, which is said to be modern Nilkantha. Trek Itinerary - Day 1- Reach Badrinath and report at the base camp. You have to drive up from Haridwar / Dehradun Railway Station / Airport Day 2- Mandir Darshan & Local Site Seeing Day 3- Badrinath to Neelkantha Base Camp Day 4- From NeelKanthaBase Camp we trek to the top for the site seeing and back to NeelKantha Base campDehradun Day 5- From Base Camp we trek back to Badrinath Day 6- From Badrinath drive back to Haridwar / Dehradun Railway Station/ Airport. Cost Per Person - Rs. 14,450 + 3.09% S. Tax Trek Dates - May 30 June 6,13,20,27 Sept 5,12,19,26 For Registration Call Ayan At 09591945454 or Mail to Keeping Trekking :)

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