MILAM GLACIER TREK

Kumaon Himalayas ( Uttaranchal )

price from 36200/- /Person

Cultural or historical interest
The Milam Glacier trek from Munsiyari to Munsiyari is approximately 14 – 15 days of trail and trekkers need to get acclimatized to different altitudes. The actual trek to Milam Glacier starts from Bog
Languages
Kumaoni , Garhwali , Hindi
Geography
Kumaon Himalayas (Uttaranchal) Base: Munsiyari near Milam Glacier Altitude: 2290 m above Sea Level
Climate
Round The Year

MILAM GLACIER TREK

in Kumaon Himalayas ( Uttaranchal )

About MILAM GLACIER TREK

Region: Kumaon Himalayas (Uttaranchal) Base: Munsiyari near Milam Glacier Altitude: 2290 m above Sea Level One Way Trek: 58 Kms. A major source of the River Goriganga, the Milam Glacier, though originating from the eastern slope of Tirsuli and southern slope of Kohli, is a potpourri of several other glaciers emerging from the peaks of Hardeol at 7,151 meters, Mangraon at 6,568 meters, Deo Damla at 6,637 meters, Sakram at 6,254 meters, Nanda Gond at 6,315 meters and Nanda Pal at 6,306 meters.

Day Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Arrive Delhi Arrive Delhi, On arrival met at the airport and transfer to the hotel.O/N stay at hotel.
  • Day 2
    Delhi-Almora Morning drive to Almora, A Hill station on Kumaon Hills, On arrival check in at hotel, O/N stay at hotel.
  • Day 3
    Almora- MunsiyariI (2290 M /7557 FT) Drive to the beautiful town of Munsiyari. Overnight in Tents / guesthouse.
  • Day 4
    Munsiayari - Lilam (1850 M / 6105 FT) The 12 km trek today is a steady descent to Lilam. Set up camp for the night.
  • Day 5
    Lilam - Bugdyar(2500 M / 8250 FT) The distance covered today is 12 km and along the way one gets impressive views of Munsiyari and beyond. Overnight in Tents / Village huts.
  • Day 6
    Bugdyar - MartoliI (3385 M/11170 FT) Today's trek is takes you beyond the tree line and you can catch glimpses of alpine pastures. The distance covered will be 14 km (8 hrs). Martoli is a deserted hamlet that used to be of great prominence on the Tibetan trading route. Overnight in Tents.
  • Day 7
    Martoli - Ganghar (3260 M/10760 FT) The trek today will offer intermittent views of the Himalayan peaks. On reaching Ganghar the Nanda Devi East can be see. Total trek 12 km (6 hrs). Overnight in Tents.
  • Day 8
    Ganghar - Pachu (3690 M/13035 FT) One of the highlights of the trip as you approach the Pachu Glacier is the Nanda Devi itself, seeming just a stones throw away. That apart blooming rhododendrons along the way add to the beauty. A six km trek that will take 3 hrs. Overnight in Tents PACHU (REST DAY) (3690 M/13035 FT).
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    The Nanda Devi demands that you spend a day here. Explore the ridges of Nanda Devi East or just relax. Overnight in Tents.
  • Day 9
    Pachu (Rest Day) (3690 M/13035 FT) The Nanda Devi demands that you spend a day here. Explore the ridges of Nanda Devi East or just relax. Overnight in Tents.
  • Day 10
    Burfu - Milam (3400 M/11220 FT) The scenery is a continuation of the day before with impressive views of the Nanda Devi peaks. Today trek will take about 4 hrs for the 8 km. Overnight in Tents.
  • Day 11
    Milam- Glacier (4200 M / 13860 FT) A 2 hour hike takes you to the Glacier head; it is the largest in the Kumaon region. Spend the day at the glacier and return to Milam. Overnight in tents.
  • Day 12
    Milam - Rilkot (3250 M/10725) FT - Downhill almost all the way it is a 17 km (8 hrs) trek today. Overnight in Tents.
  • Day 13
    Rilkot - Bugdyar Another downhill day, with the highlight being the Narrow gorge at Nahar Devi. Trekking distance 12 km (5 hrs). Overnight in tents.
  • Day 14
    Bugdyar - Lilam Its 12 km of downhill all the way. Reach campsite by the afternoon and chill out. Overnight in tents.
  • Day 15
    Lilam - Munsiyari Trek to the road head and head back to Munsiyari for a well deserved hot water bath. Overnight in resthouse.
  • Day 16
    Munsiyari - Ranikahet / Almora Depart from Munsiyari after an early breakfast. Reach Ranikhet / Almora / Nainital by the evening. Overnight in resthouse.
  • Day 17
    Almora - Kathgodam - Delhi Take a taxi from Almora / Ranikhet/ Nainital to reach Kathgodam to catch a Bus or the night train to Delhi. On arrival check in at hotel. O/N stay at hotel.
  • Day 18
    Delhi/Departure Morning transfer to the airport time to catch flight for onward destinations.

Cost Include


• 2 guides for the group of maximum 14 trekkers so 1 guide for 7 group members. This will ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary to appreciate a trek. All our guides are professionally trained and have many years of relevant experience in guiding treks.
• Accommodation (hotel or Guest house or home stay or camping).
• Good quality camping arrangements.
we believe that roughing it out necessarily doesn’t mean sleeping in smelly sleeping bags, compromising on safety by using low quality equipment and having unappetizing meals. We focus on your safety, basic comforts and the environment while camping. Keeping this is mind, the following equipment is provided on the trek.
• 3/4 season imported alpine tents ,sleeping bag , mattresses , Hot water bottles in the night (during the trek), Camping stools, Mess Tent, Toilet tents.
• All meals starting from dinner on Day 1 till breakfast on last day. A lot of emphasis is given to nutritional needs and a menu of vegetarian dishes is prepared accordingly. Tea/coffee will be served throughout.
• Porter/mule charges for carrying camping equipment & rations.
• Forest entry charges, permits & camping fee (if any).
• First aid kit (our guides are certified in handling first aid situations).
• Service Tax
• Transport



Cost Exclude


• Porter/mule charges to carry your personal bag.
• Any meals/services not mentioned above.
• Any charges for video cameras, still cameras, etc.
• Alcohol, soft drinks, beverages, etc.
• Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
• Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
• Insurance.
• OTHER OPTIONAL CHARGES.
• Charges for a porter/mule to carry personal bag throughout the trek (not more than 10 kgs.).