Day-7 > Himni - Pinao
Morning at Himni
Our Himni home-stay
Going down from Himni, we had to cross a stream with logs as bridge!
Me on the Kail River Bridge
8:50AM - Morning view of Trishul from Himni ... cant see Trishul's two main peaks or Nanda-Ghunti from here
Day-7 Dec-26 : Himni (in Garhwal) - Pinau 2145M 12Km
Morning we discussed our further plans. Our original plan to go to Balan Village and then climb over the huge ridge to go directly to Wan was dropped as too tiring and difficult. The locals suggested we go to Pinau first day about 12KM and then next day do 14KM to Lohajung. They showed us where Pinau and Lohajung is on the opposite ridges (see pic below):
After breakfast of Maggie we set out for Pinau. We had another local guy Kedar Singh as a guide-porter. He was anyway going to Debal for some work and agreed to walk with us and show the way. From Himni we had to first descend steeply and cross the Kail river and then skirt all the way south-west along the opposite mountain side. At 10:45 we reached the suspension bridge over Kail river:
Bridge over Kail River (at: 30° 8.420'N 79° 42.140'E alt: 1786M)
We finally reach the Pinau Hotel-cum-GH at 2:00PM and had a lunch of rice plate here (hotel in pic) first, before checking into our GH room.
I had a hot water bath in the sunny open here in the afternoon. The first bath after 7 days of trekking! We also decided to stay one extra day here to recover from 7 days of continuous walking.
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