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12 days


115 km

Difficulty Level



18000 ft


₹ 85000 + 5% GST

Trek Overview

A less popular trek among the general trekkers, probably considered as one toughest trek, The Auden's Col trek at 5490 meters, requires technical Mountaineering skills, as the trail includes rappelling for descending the steep and roping-up for crossing the glacier with crevasses. Though it's one of the two treks that connect the pilgrim centers of Gangotri & Kedarnath, the other being Mayali Pass, the trek is kind of isolated, yet a wonderful one. Though being one of the most wonderful treks, it is recommended only for experienced trekkers, as the Col and the glaciers in the trail are counted with a no. of crevasses. The trail to Auden's Col begins from Gangotri (3050 meters), and along the Bhagirathi river, southwards to the Gangotri Massif. The trail to the Col becomes magnificent as we move. Counted among the toughest and most technical treks, hence the trail is further continued by proper Acclimatization and safety.

The Auden's Col connects the ridge between the Gangotri III and Jogin I and reached from the Rudragaira Glacier and then further on reaching the col, the magnificent view of the two Valleys on both the sides and the High Peaks, leave you mesmerized. Further, the trail leads through a steep cliff and this is where the trek introduces you to the technical aspects of mountaineering, where the trail is negotiated by rappelling, from the Khatling glacier side which is the originating point of the Bhilganga river, and the trail continues along the same river.


What's Included


  • Mountain course certified and experienced Trek Leader.
  • Supporting staff.
  • All meals on scheduled time(Vegetarion and Delicious Only )
  • Quality equipments for Trekking.
  • Fully equipped medical kit and safety equipments.
  • All kind of permits and camping charges.
  • Exclusions

  • Personal expenses done by the trekkers while on the trek.
  • Food items purchased by trekkers during the trek at local canteens or during the drive.
  • Mules or porters to carry personal luggage.
  • Anything not mentioned in Inclusions.
  • Health and Safety

    • For any Himalayan Trek, Ideal BMI for a trekker should be 18.5 to 24.9
    • To keep a check of this please calculate BMI here
    • Below given Safety checks should be done to get prepared for any Himalayan Trek.
      • Balance : As well said a balanced mind and body gives out best in every condition and that too works in Himalayan treks as well.
      • Legs Strength : Body and Legs Strength is required to carry body weight as well as the backpack while trekking in uneven multi terrains. Generally, a good strength on legs works out good in any Trek. One can gain legs strength by doing simple Squats.
      • Muscle Flexibility : While trekking in Trans Himalayan region with a flexible body one can easily achieve full range of movement and this can be really helpful for trekkers as well as trek leads. A good flexible will be an advantage while walking on trails, climbing and river crossing etc. Flexibility can be achieved by simple stretching, yoga etc.
      • Cardiovascular Endurance : Cardiovascular endurance is defined as the ability of lungs and heart to transmit oxygen to the body muscles. All Himalayan treks are basically ascending descending the slopes and for this trekkers should be having a good cardiovascular endurance. Anyone planning for a Himalayan trek can attain this capacity by doing any cardio exercise like running, swimming, cycling etc.


  • Cancel up to 30 days before trek start date and get full refund.
  • Cancel up to 15 days before trek start date and get 70% refund.
  • Cancel up to 7 days before trek start date and get 50% refund.
  • Cancel within 7 days of trek start date and the cost of the full reservation is non-refundable.
  • Refunds will be processed within 7-10 working days from the date of cancellation.
  • In case of refund, 2.5% (Payment processing charges) will be applicable.
  • Eligible refund amount will be calculated from the total trek fee offered, in case you have made partial payment only.
  • Auden's Col

    12 Days / 11 Nights
    89000 /-

    ₹ 85000 /- ( ₹ 4000 off )

    GST Applicable
    Pickup and Drop available from Rishikesh (Optional)
    Trek starts from Gangotri
    Travelling Charges Applicable

    Gears on Rent

    Starting from ₹ 99/- only for your whole trek

    Hiking Backpack

    Waterproof Shoes

    Waterproof Poncho

    Hiking Stick

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