Pindari Glacier Trek
Pindari Glacier (3800 m.) (Family Trek)
PINDARI GLACIER ZERO POINT is in the lap of the giant snow-clad mountains all around. Main peaks near glacier are Baljuri (5922meters) Pawalidwar (6663metears) Nandakhat (6611meters) Unclimbed Peak- Changuch (6322meters), Nandakot (6860metears). The Pindari glacier is over 3.2 Km. in length and 1.5 km. breadth. The history of mountain climbing in the Pindari glacier region begins with the conquest of the Traills Pass by Malak Singh Buda of Supi in 1830. This pass was climbed by Capt. S.E. Smith in 1861.A German traveler Mr. Boeckh climbed the Traills pass in 1893.
Trek Region: Uttarakhand (Kumaun) Himalayas INDIA
Total Duration: 10 Days
Trekking days: 8 Trek
One way trek : 40 Kms
Max altitude : 3800 m
Best time for trekking : April, May June, September, October, November
Accessibility : Ranikhet Exp. N.5013 (Daily) Departure at old Delhi Railway station 22.45 / Tourist bus Delhi to Kathgodam
Approach to the base camp kausani :-
Kausani provides 300 Kms. panormic view of Chaukhamba 7138 mts., Nilkhantha 6597 mts. Kamet 7756 mts. Nandaghunti 6309 mts. Trishul 7120 mts. Mrigthuni 6855 mts. Nanda devi 7600 mts. Nandakot 6861 mts. Panchachuli 6349 mts. and other Himalayas.
Route of the trail ( Itinerary)
Pindari Glacier Trekking Tour – Day 01:- Arrive at Kathgodam and drive to Kausani .Check in Hotel /Resort. Evening walk to Ana shakti ashram. Where Gandhi ji wrote a book ‘Ana shakti yoga.’
Pindari Glacier Trekking Tour – Day 02:- After breakfast drive to Song (Gate of the four glaciers) then jeep drive to Khalidhar and trek to Talla Dhaukari 6 kms. the High Adventure Camp.
Pindari Glacier Trekking Tour – Day 03:- After breakfast trek to Khati (2210 m) 11 kms. On the way Dhakuri pass have excellent views of snow-clad peaks, including Panwali Dwar (6683m) and Maiktoli (6803m). Khati is Last village of the glacier rout. Night stay at camp Khati.
Pindari Glacier Trekking Tour – Day 04:- After breakfast trek from Khati to Dwali (2575 meters), 11km.The route is along the Pinder River and passes through dense forests, on the way Malyadhor is nice spot for a cup of tea and Then River crossing on the wooden bridge. Before Dwali the trek route passes below high rocky mountain, from here one can see the confluence of two rivers Pinder and Kafni. Over night stay at Dwali camp.
Pindari Glacier Trekking Tour – Day 05:- After breakfast trek to Phurikia (3260 meters) 05km.Steep climb between Dwali and Phurkia. One can see a number of waterfalls on the other side of Pinder river. Lunch on the way, then continue to Zero Point – Pindari Glacier (3820 Mtrs) 06km. Check in the High Adventure Camp. Evening visit Nanda Devi Shivshakti peath related with Swami Dharmanand ,who is living their for the last 18 years.
Pindari Glacier Trekking Tour – Day 06:- Morning sees the sun rise of the Nandakhat Mountain (6611meters) and then trek 1 k.m. to Zero Point Pindari Glacier. After breakfast return trek to Dwali, evening camping at Dwali.
Pindari Glacier Trekking Tour – Day 07:- After breakfast a down hill trek to Khati.
Pindari Glacier Trekking Tour – Day 08:- After breakfast trek to Talla Dhakuri High Adventure camp.
Pindari Glacier Trekking Tour – Day 09:- After breakfast trek towards Song and from Song drive to Kausani for night stay.
Pindari Glacier Trekking Tour- Day10:- After breakfast drive to kathgodam.