Panwali Kantha Trek in Uttarakhand

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Panwali Kantha Trek in Uttarakhand is a remote trail that’s physically demanding due to its steep uphill climb. The climb of Panwali is strenuous and requires good physical & mental fitness level. There is a local saying – “Panwali ki Chadai aur German ki Ladai, ek jaisi”. It means the ‘climb of Panwali’ and ‘Germans world war efforts’ are just the same.

Panwali Kantha trek allows backpackers to retire into wilderness and seek time for self-introspection. Throughout the trail you can experience nature’s bounty. The forests of Oakwood, Alpine and Deodar are in abundant. High density of Himalayan Black Bears in the region means you must not venture alone and try to stick with the group. Bears avoid humans, but a sudden encounter is something we always dread. It will be great if you carry pepper spray in your haversack. The region is also famous for Musk Deer, Monal (Pheasant) and other wildlife that are found nowhere else.

Large peaks like Kedarnath and Kedar dome peak can be witnessed while you are trekking through Panwalikantha trail.

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Panwali Kantha Trek Details

Panwali Kantha Statistics

Trek Route: Ghuttu – Panwali Kantha – Magguchatti – Gaurikund

Trek Grade: Medium-to-Hard

Best Months: April-June / September-November

Highest Altitude: 3950 meters