Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra | TREKKING ROUTE

The route of the “Raj Jat” involves 280 km of trekking starting from village Nauti, 25 km. from Karanprayag to finally reaching up to the height of 17500 ft. mountain ranges covered with snow before the final send off Kailash (Trishuli Peak).

The 280 km. trekking route of “Nanda Devi Raj Jat” is as follows:
From village Nauti – Erabadhani – Nauti – Kansua – Sem – Chandpur Garhi – Koti Bhagoti – Kulsari – Chepru – Nand Keshri – Faldiya Gaun – Mundoli – Wan – Gairoli Patal – Patar Nachniya – Jyuranglidhar – Shila Samundra (17,500 ft) Homkund. After the the final prayer return via- Chandniaghat – Sutol – Ghat and Nauti.

The last “Nanda Devi Raj Jat” was performed from 22 August, 2000 to 8 September, 2000 with nineteen halts in route. Special arrangements are made in route at each halt to enable thousands of devotees from the surrounding villages to offer prayer. Participate in the “Puja’ and seek blessings of goddess ‘Nanda” before bidding final farewell.

The trail that 19 days journey of Nanda Devi raj Jat Yatra will follow this year from 29th August to 16th September as per Uttarakhand Tourism Board is:

Day

Journey

Distance (km)

Halt

Altitude(m)

1 Nauti to Iravdhani

10

Iravdhani

1240

2 Iravdhani to Nauti

10

Nauti

1650

3 Nauti to Kansuwa

10

Kansuwa

1530

4 Kansuwa to Sem

10

Sem

1530

5 Sem to Koti

10

Koti

1630

6 Koti to Bhagoti

12

Bhagati

1500

7 Bhagoti to Kulsari

12

Kulsari

1050

8 Kulsari to Chepdyun

10

Chepdyun

1165

9 Chepdyun to Nandkesari

05

Nandkesari

1200

10 Nandkesari to Faldiagaon

10

Faldiagaon

1480

11 Faldigaon to Mundoli

10

Mundoli

1750

12 Mundoli to Vaan

15

Vaan

2450

13 Vaan to Gairoli Patal

10

Gairoli Patal

3032

14 Gairoli Patli to Pathar Nauchauniyan

12

Pathar Nauchauniyan

3650

15 Patharnauchani to Shail Samudra

15

Shail Sumandra

4210

16 Shail Samudra to Homkund (4450) for Nanda-Navami and return to Chandanighat after Pooja

16

Chandanighat

4010

17 Chandanighat to Sutol

18

Sutol

2192

18 Sutol to Ghat

25

Ghat

1331

19 Ghat to Nauti (by bus)

60

Nauti

1650

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