Namik Glacier Trek Best Trek For Beginner In India

Namik Glacier

Trekking To Namik Glacier Situated At An Elevation Of 3600.MTS From The Sea Level , In Pithoragarh District Of Uttrakhand India . There Is To Two Entry Point For This Trek , One Can Start From Khaliya Top , Another Route Will Begin From Gogina Village In Bageshwar . Namik Village Is The Last Inhabited Village In This Route, Which Is Just 7 km Trek From Gogina Village . Thal Top Will Be The 2nd Halt For This , From Where You Will Get The Astounding Landscaped 360 Degree View .

Also Glaciers And Mountain Peaks Like Nanda Kot , Nanda Khat . Mrightuni , Tharkot, Panchachuli , And Pindari And Kafni Glacier Range Visible From There . The Only Drawback Of This Trek Is After Thaltop There Is No Natural Or Man Made Water Source Available . If You Planning To Visit In Summer Or Winter Season Then You Might Be Can Stuck Due To Lake Of Water . Ghaduli Is The Last Point Where We Setup Tents , From Here Nand Kund Is Just 2 Km Trek Away . After Nand Kund Their Is Large Range Of  Meadows/Bugyal , You Can Trek 5 Km Ahead To Glacier But Suggested To Carry Sufficient Water Along With You .The Trek Is Best Suits Any Beginner Level Trekker, As Most Of The Part Of This Trek Will Passing Through Meadows .

Highlights Of The Namik Glacier Trek :-

Area – Pithoragarh Dist. Of Uttrakhand India .

Trek Length :- 68 Km ( From Gogina To Bilati Band ).

Trekking Days :- 8 Days .

Difficulty Level  :- Easy – Moderate

Best Time To Visit :- April-July & Sep-Nov.

The Namik Glacier Trekking Tour  Will Take You Through , Remote Villages , Glaciel Rivers , Thick Forest Of Oak And Rhododendron , Waterfalls And It’s Rich In Flora And Fauna As Well .

The Hiramani Namik Glacier Trek Located on the Kumaon Himalayas At An Altitude Of 3,600 MTS . It’s The Most Nostalgic Place In The World Surrounded By The Major Peaks Like Nanda Devi (7,848 m), Nanda Kot (6,861 m), And Trishul (7,120 m).

Namik Glacier Trek Itinerary Ex. Anand Vihar ISBT Delhi .

Day 1 :- Delhi To Bageshwar ( Overnight Road Journey )

  • Pick Up By Roadways Bus Delhi To Munsyari .
  • Pickup Timing 2.30 PM
  • Pick Up Stand Near By Road Inquiry Counter For Uttrakhand

Day 2 :-  Bageshwar  To Gogina ( Drive About 3 HRS )

  • Pick Up By Sharing Taxi .
  • Evening Time Arrival In Gogina Overnight Stay And Dinner .

Day 3 :- Gogina To Bajyamanya/Thala Bugyal ( Trekking 8 Km )

  • Early Morning Trek To Namik Village .
  • Hot Lunch In Namik Village .
  • Evening Time Arrival At Campsite Overnight Stay And Dinner .

Day 4 :- Bajyamanya/Thala Bugyal To Thal Top . ( Trekking 4 Km )

  • Morning After Breakfast Trek To Thaltop .
  • Hot Lunch At Campsite Thaltop .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 5 :- Thal Top To Ghaduli ( 14 Km Meadows Trek).

  • Early Morning After Breakfast Trek Ghaduli .
  • Carried Packed Lunch .
  • Evening Time Arrival in Ghaduli .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Camping Tent .

Day 6 :- Ghaduli To Nand Kund/Namik/Hiramani Glacier To Ghaduli . ( 15 Km Return Trek )

  • Early Morning After Breakfast Trek To Nand Kund And Glacier .
  • Carried Packed Lunch .
  • Back To Campsite Before Sunset .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 7 :- Ghaduli To Puniya Bugyal ( 10 Km Trek ) .

  • Early Morning After Breakfast Trek To Puniya Bugyal .
  • Hot Lunch At Puniya Bugyal .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 8 :- Puniya Bugyal To Rudkhan ( 8 Km Trek ) .

  • Early Morning After Breakfast Trek To Rudkhan .
  • Hot Lunch At Campsite .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 9 :- Rudkhan To Khaliya Top ( 10 Km Trek ) .

  • Early Morning After Breakfast Trek To Khaliya Top .
  • Hot Lunch At Khaliya Top .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Guest House .

Day 10:- Khaliya Top To Bilati Band/Munsyari  ( Drop )

Day 1
Drive Kathgodam To Gogina Around 230 Km Drive

Driving Haldwani To Gogina Stay in Homestay . Enjoying Driving Full Zigzag Shape Road To Till Gogina ,

Day 2
Gogina To Namik Trekking

Gogina To Namik 8 Km Trekking Cross Over the Ramganga River , Stay in Homestay or Tents .

Day 3
Namik To Thala Trekking

8 Km Trekking Namik To Thala Cross Golden Walk Through Kharu Tree jungles and Bugyals . Stay in Tents .

Day 4
Thala To Chaputop Trekking

5 Km Trekking Thala To Chaputop Cross over The Bugyals and Beautiful Views Of ( Namik , Kafni , Sunderdhihunga ) Glaciers . Stay in Tents .

Day 5
Chaputop To Sudamkhan Trekking

Chaputop To Sudamkham 8 Km Trekking Opportunity to see Beautiful Birds Like Monal , Cross Over The Bugyal , Stay in Tents .

Day 6
Trekking Sudamkham To Ruma . Stay in Tents .

12 Km Round trip Trekking , Ruma To Heeramani Then Back To Ruma . Stay in Tents .

Day 7
Ruma To Namik Then Back To Ruma Trekking.

Ruma To Namik Trekking 12 Km Round Trip Back to Ruma .

Day 8
Ruma To Sudamkhan Trekking .

Ruma To SudamKham 8 Km Trekking Stay in Tents .

Day 9
Sudamkhan To Puniya Bugyal Trekking

8 Km Trekking Sudamkham To Puniya Bugyal Stay In Tents .

Day 10
Puniyabugyal To Rudamkham Trekking .

9 Km Trekkking Puniya Bugyal To Rudkham . Stay in Tents .

Day 11
Rudamkham To Munsyari Trekking

16 Km Trekking Rudkham To Kaliya(10 Km)/Munsyari (16 Km ) . Check in Hotel .

Day 12
Driving Munsyari To kathgodam .

After Breakfast Depart To Kathgodam Return Journey .

Namik Glacier Trek Itinerary Ex. Bageshwar .

Day 1 :-  Bageshwar  To Gogina ( Drive About 3 HRS )

  • Pick Up By Sharing Taxi .
  • Evening Time Arrival In Gogina Overnight Stay And Dinner .

Day 2 :- Gogina To Bajyamanya/Thala Bugyal ( Trekking 8 Km )

  • Early Morning Trek To Namik Village .
  • Hot Lunch In Namik Village .
  • Evening Time Arrival At Campsite Overnight Stay And Dinner .

Day 3 :- Bajyamanya/Thala Bugyal To Thal Top . ( Trekking 4 Km )

  • Morning After Breakfast Trek To Thaltop .
  • Hot Lunch At Campsite Thaltop .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 4 :- Thal Top To Ghaduli ( 14 Km Meadows Trek).

  • Early Morning After Breakfast Trek Ghaduli .
  • Carried Packed Lunch .
  • Evening Time Arrival in Ghaduli .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Camping Tent .

Day 5 :- Ghaduli To Nand Kund/Namik/Hiramani Glacier To Ghaduli . ( 15 Km Return Trek )

  • Early Morning After Breakfast Trek To Nand Kund And Glacier .
  • Carried Packed Lunch .
  • Back To Campsite Before Sunset .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 6 :- Ghaduli To Puniya Bugyal ( 10 Km Trek ) .

  • Early Morning After Breakfast Trek To Puniya Bugyal .
  • Hot Lunch At Puniya Bugyal .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 7 :- Puniya Bugyal To Rudkhan ( 8 Km Trek ) .

  • Early Morning After Breakfast Trek To Rudkhan .
  • Hot Lunch At Campsite .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 8 :- Rudkhan To Khaliya Top ( 10 Km Trek ) .

  • Early Morning After Breakfast Trek To Khaliya Top .
  • Hot Lunch At Khaliya Top .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Guest House .

Day 9:- Khaliya Top To Bilati Band/Munsyari  ( Drop )

Shirts / T-shirts – 2/3, Warm shirt/light micro fleece pullover/full sleeve T shirt.

Trekking Pants that are water resistant/repellent and having inside lining for extra warmth- 2.

Windproof/water resistant outer shell (jacket) of good quality with a proper hood.

Down jacket with min 600 fill power rating, Thick Fleece / Full-sleeve Woollen sweater.

Thermal inner wear (upper and lower).

Woollen cap, Inner fleece gloves, Outer water proof gloves .

Thick woollen socks and regular socks (4 – 5 pairs), Scarf/muffler (optional).

Comfortable waterproof Trekking/Hiking shoes that come with a thick sole and high ankles.

Camp shoes such as sneakers/sport shoes.

Raincoat / Poncho.

Small light weight towel.

Insulated water bottle and hydration pack (optional).

Cap / floppy hat to keep the strong sun away from your face, Sun glasses with UV protection and ability to cut the glare (important when traversing through snow).

Walking stick / Trekking pole.

Sunscreen Lotion, Lip Balm .

Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries).

Medicines, if requiring any specific medication.

Personal toiletries.

Day pack/small bag which you will carry on your back every day and keep your essentials in it.

Carry rain cover for your bags.

Keep a few poly bags or waterproof bags in your bag in which if required you can put your belongings in case of heavy rain .

Suggested Personal Medical Kit Checklist

Diamox – 10 tablets (to prevent AMS).

Dexamethasone – one strip.

Nifedipine – 5 tablets.

Crocin – 6 tablets (fever).

Avomine – 4 tablets (motion sickness).

Avil 25mg – 4 tablets (allergies).

Combiflam – 4 tablets (Pain killer).

Norflox TZ & Lomofen– 6 tablets each(diarrhea).

Digene – 10 tablets (acidity).

Omez/ Rantadine – 10 tablets (antacids).

Crepe bandage – 3 to 5 meters.

Gauze – 1 small roll.

Band aid – 10 strips.

Cotton – 1 small roll.

ORS – 10 packets.

Betadine or any antiseptic cream.

Moov spray (aches, & sprains).

Knee cap, if you are prone to knee injury.

Anti fungal powder .

Including In Cost

  • Accommodation ( Guest House/Hotel/Homestay/Campsite)
  • Meal On Trek ( Veg. Meal + Egg )
  • Trek/Camp Equipment’s ( Camping Tent , Kitchen Tent Utility Tent , Sleeping Bags, Mattress , etc. )
  • All Required Permissions And Entry Fees .
  • Certified And Experienced Trek Leader And Other Coworking Staff .

Excluding In Cost

  • Any Kind Of Personal Expense.
  • Pick Up And Drop fare From Kathgodam
  • Travel Insurance
  • Mules And Potters To Carry Personal Luggage .
  • Anything Which is Not mentioned Above

Nearest Bus Station :- Bageshwar Roadways .

Nearest Railway Station :- kathgodam Railway Station .

Nearest Airport :- Pant Nagar Airport Udham Singh Nagar (PGH)

Frequently Asked Questions

Is There Any Guest House Or Hotel Available In Trek Route ?

Homestay Available In Gogina And Namik Village .But For Shade Their Is Non Operational Zila Panchayat Building At Thal Top . After That You Must Carry Tent Along With You .

Will I Get Mobile Network While Trekking ?

BSNL, Vodafone , Airtel Will Work Till Bharari. Even BSNL Will Frequently Work Till Gogina Village

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Namik Glacier Trek Best Trek For Beginner In India

Trip Facts

  • 3600.MTS
  • Any
  • Homestay/Tents/Guest House
  • April - June, & September To November
  • Local Veg. Food

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