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Kund - Jayalgarh - New Tehri adventure break(6 Nights)

Haridwar, Kund, Kirtinagar, Chamba, Haridwar

for Family Traveller, Adventure Seeker, Experiential Traveller

Holiday Overview

Chamba Winter Views
Cable car for transporting goods and workers (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)
Reservoir on Tehri Dam (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)
Views from New Tehri (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)
Kayaking
Rafting at Alaknanda
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)
Ardhnareshwar and Vishwanath Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)
Views from Ukhimath
Ukhimath Temple
Deoriya Tal (Photo Courtesy: Senthilnath G T, XS)

Kund - Jayalgarh - New Tehri adventure break combines himalayan hamlets of New Tehri, Jayalgarh and Kund while enjoying best of himalayan views, walking, riverside experience and adventure activities such as white water rafting and trekking.

Route

Kund(3) - Kirtinagar(1) - Chamba(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Haridwar - Kund
  • Day-2 Adventure activities around Kund
  • Day-3 Deoriatal Lake Trek
  • Day-4 Kund - Jayalgarh. Rafting and adventure activities at Jalaygarh
  • Day-5 Jayalgarh - New Tehri
  • Day-6 Activities and sightseeing in and around New Tehri
  • Day-7 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Kund - Ukhimath (10.00 kms), Deoriya Tal and Tunganath Trek (14.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Haridwar Departure - Haridwar
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Wildlife / Birdwatching getaway of Rajaji National combines well with riverside getaways of Kund, Jayalgarh and New Tehri.

Distances
  • Haridwar to Kund -195 kms (6 hrs)
  • Kund to Kirtinagar -75 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Kirtinagar to Chamba -81 kms (3 hrs)
  • Chamba to Haridwar -82 kms (2 hrs)
Route

Haridwar - Kund(3) - Kirtinagar(1) - Chamba(2) - Haridwar

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Haridwar - Kund Arrive Haridwar and transfer to Kund (195 kms - 5.5 hrs). Kund (6000+ ft asl) is a riverside hamlet enroute to Kedarnath and in close proximity to Chopta (renowned for its meadows). The drive initially is along the Ganga and then Alaknanda & Mandakini to reach Kund. Time permitting, evening walk for a short distance to the Ukhimath temple OR spend time next to the river.

Day-2 Adventure activities around Kund One can either opt for activities like cycling, rock climbing, rappelling, bridge slithering, Jumaring & valley traverse or do sightseeing OR can do Sightseeing at Guptkashi, Kalimath & Narayan Swamy temple complex. One can also take an option of taking a helicopter ride and visiting Kedarnath. Late evening enjoy bonfire and dinner.

Day-3 Deoriatal Lake Trek Travel to Sari village and from there is a trek or take a horse ride for about 2 kms to reach the spectacular lake, Deoriatal. The lake with meadows around it is surrounded by forests and mountain ranges. Return by evening.

Day-4 Kund - Jayalgarh. Rafting and adventure activities at Jalaygarh Proceed to riverside camp at Jayalgarh (95 kms - 3 hours). Jayalgarh (2000 ft asl) is set on the banks of river Alaknanda and has open views of a few villages set scenically in the nearby mountains. After lunch enjoy an rafting trip. Along with rafting one can also try river swimming, body surfing & cliff jumping. Once back in the camp after your rafting, relax for some time and then indulge in a game of beach volleyball or cricket.

Day-5 Jayalgarh - New Tehri Jayalgarh to New Tehri (120 kms - 4 hours). New Tehri (6000+ ft asl) is a himalayan hamlet offering walking, trekking, bird watching and a complete nature centric himalayan experience. Enroute visit the holy town of Rishikesh, where you could stop visiting temples time permitting. Reach New Tehri by late afternoon. Evening walk around the area.

Day-6 Activities and sightseeing in and around New Tehri Wake up in the morning to view the big Himalayan peaks, including India's second highest peak, Nanda Devi. Later in the morning set off on a drive to Dhanaulti Eco Park, which is an eco friendly and green forest area. Return through the forests at Kanatal. Evening enjoy a session of Rappelling.

Day-7 Departure Depart for Onward Journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Kund :

  • Ukhimath - Ukhimath is a pilgrimage at 4000 ft asl at 41 kms from Rudraprayag. During winters, the idols from Kedarnath temple and Madhyamaheshwar (Panch Kedar) are brought to Ukhimath and worshipped here for six months.Ukhimath is used as base for visiting Madhmaheshwar (Second kedar), Tungnath ji (Third kedar) and Deoria Tal(natural fresh water high altitude lake).

  • Deoriya Tal and Tunganath Trek - Deoria Tal is a high altitude lake (7000 ft asl) at 3 kms uphill trek on the Ukhimath-Chopta road . It is a popular day trekking option for guests staying in Kund and trekking to Tunganath. Level of Difficulty is mid and the trek passes through lush green surroundings with snow covered mountains in the backdrop.

Destination Overview

Haridwar - Haridwar is situated on the banks of River Ganges (Ganga) and staying on the banks of the River and visiting various temples and Ghats is considered a spiritual experience.

Kund - Kund is a riverside area 20 kms Short of Guptkashi in the Mandakini Valley offering view of the snow clad Kedar peak that forms the backdrop of the Kedarnath temple. Besides Kedarnath, number of other temples like Tungnath (the highest Shiva shrine), Madhyamaheshwar, Triyuginarayan, Guptkashi, Ukhimath, etc. can be approached from here.

Kirtinagar - Kirtinagar is riverside (Alaknanda, tributory of Ganga) transit point at 100 Km from Rishikesh enroute to Badrinath & Kedarnath Shrines, Hemkund Sahib & Auli.

Chamba - Chamba is situated at 8500 ft asl and 30 kilometers farther from Kanatal and about 60 km from Mussoorie. Chamba lies enroute to Gangotri (one of the Chaar Dhams) and therefore an important stopover.

Access
Prefered Arrival : No ImageHaridwar
Prefered Departure : No ImageDehradun (53kms), Chandigarh (210kms), Pantnagar (215kms)No ImageHaridwar
Distances
  • Haridwar to Kund -195 kms (6 hrs)
  • Kund to Kirtinagar -75 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Kirtinagar to Chamba -81 kms (3 hrs)
  • Chamba to Haridwar -82 kms (2 hrs)

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Distances
  • Haridwar to Kund -195 kms (6 hrs)
  • Kund to Kirtinagar -75 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Kirtinagar to Chamba -81 kms (3 hrs)
  • Chamba to Haridwar -82 kms (2 hrs)

Expert Speak

Kund - Jayalgarh - New Tehri adventure break is a trip for experiential / adventure and off-beat travelers who are looking to stay away from everything that is well visited and touristy and one that offers a complete nature centric experience

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