PINDARI GLACIER

Uttarakhand Himalaya

price from 12900/- /Person

Region
Kumaon
Altitude
4200mts /13776 ft
Duration
13 Days
Season
MAy - Oct
Grade
Moderate - Difficult
When to book
• Payment to be made by Bank Transfer/ Cheque /DD in favor of RAVERS EXPEDITIONS. Online through our payment gateway. • Payment for this trip will not be adjusted against any future trips.
Cancellation Policy
• 45 Days: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.).
• 30-45 Days: 75% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.).
• 15-30 Days: 50% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.).
• 15 Days: No refund

About PINDARI GLACIER

Trekking Routes : Almora - Loharkhet - Khati - Dwali - Pindari.

The most easily accessible glacier in the Kumaon region, the "Pindari Glacier" has a beauty of its own. Situated between the snow-capped Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot Mountains, Pindari is a big and steep peak.

The most easily accessible glacier in the Kumaon region, the "Pindari Glacier" has a beauty of its own. Situated between the snow-capped Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot Mountains, Pindari is a big and steep glacier measuring 3km in length and 0.25km in breadth. River Pindar originates from this glacier and flows down to confluence into the river Alaknanda.

Day Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Delhi - Almora (315 kms/8 hrs approx by car)
  • :-
    Early in the morning drive to Almora via Kathgodam. Arrival at Almora by evening. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
  • Day 2
    Almora - Loharkhet (130 kms/2-3 hrs) - Dhakuri (2680 mts / 8844 ft)
  • :-
    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.
  • Day 3
    Dhakuri - Khati (2210 mts/7293 ft)
  • :-
    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.
  • Day 4
    Khati - Dwali (2575 mts/8498 ft)
  • :-
    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.
  • Day 5
    Dwali - Phurkia (3206 mts/14300 ft)
  • :-
    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.
  • Day 6
    Phurkia - Pindari Glacier (3900 mts/12870 ft)
  • :-
    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.
  • Day 7
    Phurkia - Dwali
  • :-
    Its time to go back and the 5 km trek will take about 3 hrs. Dinner and overnight stay in tents/rest house.
  • Day 8
    Dwali - Khati
  • :-
    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.
  • Day 9
    Khati - Dhakuri
  • :-
    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.
  • Day 10
    Dhakuri - Loharkhet - Song - Bageshwar
  • :-
    Trek all the way to song today 13 km, 5-6 hrs and drive back to Bageshwar. Overnight at Resthouse. The trek has come to an end. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
  • Day 11
    Bageshwar – Rishikesh

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.).