Pindari Glacier Trek | Safarnama

Multiple Dates | 6:30AM
Kathgodam, Nainital
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About

Pindari Glacier Trek surrounded by the snow-clad mountain peaks in the Kumaon the Himalayan region, Uttarakhand. Pindari Glacier Trek follows a charming trail through rhododendron forest, small streams, wooden bridges and the lush green meadows have their own beauty.Pindari Glacier trek known as the best summer trek in Indian Himalayas.


The remarkable thing about the Pindari Glacier Trek is that trekkers can experience the snow with their families including children at the impressive height of the 12,300 feet above sea level in the Pindari Valley. The delightful trekking trail in the Pindari Valley, Kumaon region Uttarakhand is where you get a beautiful view of crystal clear lakes, abundant natural beauty and the snow-clad peaks. When it comes to splendid beauty of the Uttarkhand himalayan mountains, from the mesmerizing view of the campsites to the marvelling lakes would be your Best Top trekking routes in Indian Himalaya.

The trek follows a magical trail through the Oak and Rhododendrons trees which is ideal for a perfect weekend trek. Pindari Glacier Trek is a paradise for Mountaineers, nature lovers and Photographers. The scenic Pindari glacier trek is blessed with the spectacular snow-capped mountain peaks like Mt. Nandakhat, Mt. Bauljuri and many more. The best time to do Pindari glacier trek is the month of April-May and September-October.



Itinerary


Day 1: Kathgodam to Loharkhet

Altitude: 5,500 ft

Distance: 180 km (drive)

Time Taken: 7-8 hours

Route:- Almora – Bageshwar – Kapkot – Loharkhet

Begin with a 7-8 hours journey through the lush green landscapes, peaceful aura makes Pindari Glacier Trek the ideal choice for trekking. So, make sure you include Pindari Glacier in your list of Kumaon region, Uttarakhand. This trekking trail is one of the best summer trek in Himalaya.

Drive from Kathgodam to Lotharkhet, the route goes through the beautiful hill stations and this is an ideal destination for a perfect holiday. You can Withdraw cash at Kapkot after that no ATM facility will be there. After a few hours, you will be reached at Loharkhet. Loharkhet is a small hamlet in Kapkot Block in Bageshwar District, Uttarakhand.


Day 2: Loharkhet to Kharkia (drive) and trek to Khati

Altitude: 5,500 ft to 7,300 ft

Distance: 4 km

Time Taken: 3 hours

From Loharkhet to Kharkia, 3 hours drive to kharkia takes you through the beautiful village. Trek starts from Kharkia to Khati, a well-defined trail passes through the forest of Oak- Rhododendron trees and the exotic view of the flora and fauna which makes your trek memorable.

Khati, the campsite of Pindari Glacier Trek is the largest village in this region and is located at the height of 7,300 ft on the bank of the Pindari Ganga. The most striking feature of this campsite is its untouched beauty of the surrounding peaks, trekkers may see the view of the magical peaks like Nandakot, Laspadhura and Nandabaner. Overnight stay in the tents.


Day 3: Khati to Dwali

Altitude: 7,300 ft to 8,600 ft

Distance: 13 km

Time Taken: 6-7 hours

Trek starts from Khati to Dwali, a trail through the panoramic views, water streams, scenic beauty and lush green meadows make this trail is an ideal destination for trekking. Pindari Glacier Trek is a jewel of Kumaon region, Uttarakhand Himalayas.

There are many bridges and magnificent waterfalls along the trail. Spend the rest of the day in Dwali campsite, enjoy the splendid view of the Kafni Valley and Pindari Valley which adds a magical charm in the evening.


Day 4: Dwali to Phurkia

Altitude: 8,600 ft to 10,500 ft

Distance: 5 km

Time Taken: 3 hours

Today, the trail passes through the frozen river and the view of the snow-filled mountains is treated to your shutter. Trek from Dwali to Phurkia, enjoy the picturesque landscape on the way to Phurkia campsite. Pindari Glacier Trek is best for adventure lover. The trail offers you a clear view of the Mt. Nanda Devi and Mt. Nandakhat. Climb to the beautiful campsite with a moderate ascent is an excellent trek for trekkers and then finally reaches the beautiful campsite. Overnight stay in Phurkia campsite.


Day 5: Phurkia to Zero point Pindari Glacier and return to Phurkia

Altitude: 10,500 ft to 12,300 ft

Distance: 16 km

Time Taken: 7 hours

The trek to Pindari Glacier from Phurkia, offers the view of the picturesque mountains and snowy valleys around. Trekking to Pindari Glacier is highly recommended in order to explore the beauty of the valley. After 3-4 hours, you reach the Pindari Glacier. Trekking through the beautiful trail is the most common path to get to the top of the Pindari Glacier with the fresh aura around.

The ascent to the glacier begins after crossing the river and trekkers get the majestic view of the snowy peaks like Mt. Bauljuri. From the top of the Pindari Glacier valley, you can get the magnificent view of the snowy peaks all around. Return back to Phurkia from the same route. Overnight stay in

the tents.


Day 6: Phurkia to Khati via Dwali

Altitude: 10,500 ft to 7,300 ft

Distance: 16 km

Time Taken: 7 hours

Trek back to Khati campsite via Dwali, takes about 6-7 hours. A steep descent to Dwali from Phurkia takes 2 hours to reach. Walk through the rivers, artistic landscapes, waterfall, forests and cover the distance till Khati. Overnight in the tents.


Day 7: Khati to kharkia and drive back to Kathgodam

Altitude: 7,300 ft to 7,400 ft

Distance: 4 km

Time Taken: 1-hour trek (180 km drive)

Trek starts from Khati to Kharkia, takes 4 km trekking distance that will get you to Kharkia. After that drive back to Kathgodam.


Inclusions

Meals while on trek (Veg., Egg).

All entry fees and permits.Accommodation:- Guest house, camping during Trek.

Qualified & mountaineering certified Trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.

First aid medical kits.

Trek equipments (Sleeping Bag, Inner, Mattress, Tents, Kitchen tent, dinning tent, toilet tent).


Exclusions

Transport to and from the base camp is to be paid directly to the driver

Any kind of personal expenses.

Food during the transit.

Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.

Insurance.

Anything not specifically mentioned under the cost.

Venue

Kathgodam, Nainital

Uttarakhand

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