Mandani Valley Trek

Mandani Valley Trek is one the major challenging treks in the Greater Himalayas, Garhwal range. This is a part of the lost trail within Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary that connects Madmaheswar to Kedarnath near Chorabari Glacier, the origin of river Mandakini. The trek involves crossing 3 high altitude Cols, the highest being the Bisali Col (4750 m). The view of the Chaukhamba mountain massif in the Gangotri Group and other mighty peaks like the Kedar Dome 6,831 m, KedarNath Peak 6,940 m is truly stunning. This is a trail of ancient history blended with flavour of hindu mythology.


Base camp Ransi.

Ukhimath, Uttarakhand, India.



Event Itinerary

Max Altitude : 4650m

Day 1: Arrival Day   Reach Ransi (2080m) from Rishikesh/ Haridwar/ Dehradun via Ukhimath by road, around evening. Approx 6-7 hrs 225 -235 kms.

Day 2: Trekking Day Today is the first day of Trek. It starts from Ransi 2080m to Saniyara 2850m 4-5hrs around 5kms.

Day 3: Trekking Day Trek from Saniyara 2850m to Paturi 3300m 6.5 -7hrs 6-7kms.

Day 4: Trekking Day – Trek from Paturi 3300m to Thouli camp 3865m via Thouli top 3920m 7-8 hrs.

Day 5: Trekking Day – Trek from Thouli camp 3865m to Dagla bugiyal 3505m via Dwara Pass & Dwara Top 4150m 6-7 hrs

Day 6: Trekking Day – Trek from Dagla bugiyal 3505m to Mandani valley 3550m 5hrs via Dubra Top 3750m almost midway.

Day 7: Reserve and Exploration Day – Today is a reserve day at the magnificent Mandani. Explore the vast open valley before continuing towards the pass.

Day 8: Trekking Day – Trek from Mandani valley 3550m to Yembuk Col Base camp 4130m 6-7 hrs.

Day 9: Trekking Day – Trek from Yembuk Col Base camp 4130m to Mahapanth Col base camp 4450m 7-8hrs. via Yembuk Col 4635m (2hrs), Bishali Col base 2hrs, Bishali Col 4750m 1hr, Bishali Col to Mahapanth Col Base camp 4450m 2hrs.

Day 10: Trekking Day – Trek from Mahapanth Col Base camp 4450m to Kedranath 3380m 7-8 hrs via Mahapanth Col 4602m 2hrs from camp.

Day 11: Trekking Day – Kedarnath to Gaurikund (16 Km) 4-5 Hrs. Son Prayag another 20 km away takes 30 min over road. We will stay at Guptkashi. Sonprayag to Guptkashi is 30.5km/ appox 1hr.

Day 12: Drive Back – Drive back from Guptkashi to Dehradun and proceed to hometown. 7 hrs 225 km

 Terms & Conditions

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Scheduled Date

20May – 31 May


Dwara Pass
Grey Headed Canary Flycatcher
Royle’s Pika
Bishali Col Down
Yengbuk Col
Himalayan Black Bulbul
Mahapanth Col
Bishali Col
Kulani Kharak
Thouli Campsite
Yengbuk Base Camp

How To Reach Ransi


Indira Gandhi International Airport,Delhi, which is about 230 kms(~6 hours Approx.) from Haridwar, is the nearest flying destination. Flights are available via Kolkata/Delhi/Mumbai.


By road, one can reach Haridwar/Rishikesh from Delhi. Roads are well connected. Haridwar to Ransi takes around 6hrs by car.Roads are good but the condition may differ based on the season; majorly after the rainy season. Car cost involves 5000-6000 INR one way.  While returning from Kedarnath, scenario remains same so don’t forget to pre-book your cab.


 Haridwar is the nearest railhead from Ransi. Trains are well connected via New Delhi.

Railway info
Railway Booking


Travel Fee

30,000 INR

The price is for fixed batch departure.  Please reach us to get a custom quote.


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Terms & Conditions

Fees Include:

  • Stay at Ransi on 2-3 sharing basis in Eco-Guest House or Home stay.
  • Stay at campsite on 2-3 sharing basis in a tent
  • Arrival day Snacks and Dinner To  Departure day Breakfast.
  • At the campsite, breakfast and dinner and packed lunch during activities. (Only Veg)
  • Climbing and Forest Fees based on your Nationality.
  • Sleeping bag, mat, ice-axe, rope. All gears with pro-quality standards.
  • Transportation – Pick up from Ukhimath to Ransi.
  • Transportation – Drop on departure from Gaurikund to Gupta Kashi, endpoint by car.


  • All your personal apparel and gear like the shoe, down jacket, backpack etc.
  • Any charges for a camera, if required.
  • Extra cost for offload of the backpack.
  • Any insurance.
  • Anything is not mentioned into above inclusions.


  • Cancellation prior to 30 days from the start of the event– full refund.
  • Cancellation between 30 days and 15 days to the start of the event– 50% refund.
  • Cancellation less than 15 days to the start of the event– No refund, but if you want to do the same or any other itinerary sometime later within a year, you can avail 50% of the cost paid as a discount on new Itinerary Fee.
  • There will be a deduction of 3.09% as bank processing charges on all refunds.
  • To cancel the registration, an email intimation needs to be sent to explore@rockyfeet.org/ explore@rockyfeet.com
Terms & Conditions

What to Pack

Sun Protection

Sunscreen SPF 20 above|Sunglasses( UV proof/ Polarizer) |Sun Hat Scarf |Balaclava /Face mask

Water Shell

Poncho | Water proof Upper & Lower | Waterproof Backpack Cover | Scarf Water useable shoes for rafting days

Winter Care

Cold Cream/ Moisturizer | Lip Balm | Thermal Inner Wears | Ear Cover | Sweater/Fleece jackets | Down Jackets | Hand Gloves | Woollen Socks | Face Masks/ Balaclava | Mufflers


T Shirts | Socks | Undergarments | Thin Nylon Ropes for multi-purpose use | Toilet Paper Roll | Towel | Soap Papers | Head lamp / Torch | Batteries & charger | Water Bottles | Light weight Pants | Personal Medical & First Aid Kit | Tickets & bookings | Photo Identity Card

Specialized Gear

Ruck Sack/ Day Pack | Sleeping Bag (Provided) | Trekking Shoes | Snow Gaiters | Trekking Stick/pole | Camera


    • Better fitness and acclimatization can keep you ahead to enjoy the trek. Our exploration leader will guide  you on acclimatization.
    • To get prepared, involve into brisk jogging, cycling, walking or any other sort of cardiac exercise routine at least 45 days prior to the event.
    • Enrolled participants need to submit a duly filled medical report of basic wellness authorized by certified physician.
Who can participate

Safety & Medical

  • Acclimatization Guidance; mandatory medical health check-ups of all participants prior to activity start day.
  • Duly prepared First aid box including oxygen cylinder.
  • All major safety gears related each category of sports are mandatory to use.
  • Contingent to be accompanied by certified & capable trainers and guides
  • Availability of Doctor facilities by a registered medical practitioner.
  • Emergency evacuation services available (*at own cost)

Responsible Traveller

  • ‘Responsible Traveller & outdoor ethics’ – session for the participants on acclimatization day.
  • Bio & Non-Biodegradable waste segregation at Campsite.360 degree waste management at the event.
  • Cleaning & collection team at the end of the event, in case required for big team size.
  • Leave no trace, bring only memories.
Leave no Trace

Giving Back

  • As a part of ‘An Earth Day Resolution’ project, We will plant 2 trees for each traveler traveled with us.


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