ABOUT PINDARI GLACIER TREK
The Kumaon region in the State of Uttarakhand has unimaginable natural beauty waiting to be discovered! The Himalayan ecology is well conserved here and offers a great retreat for all nature lovers. The trek to the Pindari Glacier is amongst the most favorite of treks in the Kumaon region of the Himalayas. The trail takes you through some of the most spectacular landscape one can ever hope to see. The traditional, remote villages make for a special attraction for any visitor. At the final destination, the Pindari Glacier, one is rewarded with a view that will remain etched in the mind for life!
Area: Kumaon Himalayas
Duration: 13 Days
Altitude: 4200 mts. / 13720 ft
Grade: Easy – Moderate
Season: May – October
- Stay in Camp with Proper Bedding.
- Neat and Clean Indian/Western Toilets with Flush & Running Water.
- Buffet Meals in Central Dining Area.
- Electricity with Power Backup.
- Large Conference Hall with Audio/Video Facility.
- Entrance fees and Guide charges.
- Any kind of insurance.
- anything not mentioned in the itinerary.
Early in the morning drive to Almora via Kathgodam. Arrival at Almora by evening. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Mornings after breakfast drive to Loharkhet and from here we will start our trek up to Dhakuri. It is an 11 km trek today that takes you down into the depths of the valley and then a fair climb to Dhakuri. Dinner and overnight stay in tents/rest house.
This is an 8 km trek; Khati is the largest village on this route and is on the banks of the Pinder Ganga. The people here are extremely hospitable and legend has it that they are the descendents of the race who provided shelter to the Pandavas during their exile. Dinner and overnight stay in Tents/Village huts.
The trekking distance today is 11 km (5-6 hrs) with the roar of the Pinder Ganga not too far off. Along the way there are many a waterfalls and log bridges to be crossed. Dinner and overnight stay in tents/rest house.
A short 5 km trek takes you to Phurkia. The barren icy peaks seem to be your only companions for the day. Dinner and overnight stay in tent/rest house.
Today is an early start as it is a 7 km trek each way. Touch zero point from where the Pindari glacier can be viewed in all its magnificence. The Pinder valley is also prominent with its patches of lush greenery over the stark white landscape. Return to Phurkia. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.
Its time to go back and the 5 km trek will take about 3 hrs. Dinner and overnight stay in tents/rest house.
Today's 11 km trek will take 4-5 hrs. Exploring Khati is a good idea as it has some beautiful sights to offer. Dinner and overnight stay in tents/rest house.
In the morning after breakfast trek down to Dhakuri. The trek is 8 kms and it will take 3-4 hrs. Dinner and overnight stay in tents/rest house.
Trek all the way to song today 13 km, 5-6 hrs and drive back to Bageshwar. Overnight at Rest house. The trek has come to an end. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning drive to Delhi via Kathgodam. Arrival at Delhi by evening.