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Pindari Glacier Trek

Pindari Glacier Trek In Kumaon Himalaya Region Of Uttrakhand

The Pindari Glacier Zero Point Situated At An Elevation Of  3660.MTS From The Sea Level , In Bageshwar District Of Kumaon Himalaya Region Of Uttrakhand India . This Trek Become The One Of The Famous Trek In India , Which Is In Bucket list Of Any Adventure Traveler . The Trek Route To Pindari Glacier Is Begin And End At Kharkiya , It’s 55 Km Round Trail From Kharkiya ,Which Can Be Done In 4-5 Days . Most Of The Trekker Use To Stay In Homestays In Khati Because Next Halt Will Be Possible In Dwali Only Which Is 11 Km Away From Khati And Also The Route To Reach Dwali , Passing Through Jungle . After Dwali You Will Face A Small Steep Hike To Reach Phurkiya . After That A Decent Meadowik Walk To Zero Point .It’s Not Only Famous For Its’s Access To Zero Point , Also It’s Offer To Climb Some Of The Famous Peak Around Their .

Trekking To Pindari Glacier Is Like Fall In Love With Nature . When You Passes Enter To Remote Villages And Walking Through Wooden Bridges And Tricky Village Route’s . In Spring Season The Entire valley Will Be Loaded With The Beautiful Flowers Of Rhododendron . Khati Is The Last Inhabited Village For This Trek , After That Dwali Will Be The Dividing Point.

Area – Base Camp Dau/Khati , Bageshwar  (Uttarakhand)

Best season – April-June & Sep. Mid To Nov. Mid

Altitude Range – 3660.MTS At Zero Point Above Sea Level

Trekking Grade – Easy to Moderate

Duration – 5 Days Trek

Temperature –  Day: 8°C to 15°C and Night: -5°C to 3°C

Total Trek – 54 Km. Round Trail

Stay :- Homestay/Guest House / Camping Tent .

Route :- Bageshwar – Bharari/Kapkote – Karmi – Kharkiya – Khati – Dwali – Phurkiya – Pindari Glacier Zero Point – Phurkiya ( Return ) .

Journey Will Passes Through :- Zigzag Road Drive , Remote Villages , Landscaped Mountains Views , Thick Forest , Waterfalls, Glacier Rivers , Wooden Bridges .

Pindari Glacier Trek Located In Kumaon Himalayan Region  Bageshwar Distrcit Of Uttrakhand India .To The Southeast Of Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot. It’s a Big & Steep Glacier Measuring 3.2km in Length & 1.5km in Breadth, Zero Point of This Glacier is Situated At a Breathtaking Altitude of 3,660mts Above The Sea-Level & 5 km Ahead Of Phurkia.

Itinerary Ex. Delhi ISBT Anand Vihar .

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

  • Will Take Roadways Bus Non AC To Munsyari From ISBT Anand Vihar Delhi .
  • Bus Will Leave At 4 Pm Evening And Arrive In Bageshwar At Morning 9.30 Am .

Day 2 :- Road Journey ( Bageshwar To Karmi )

  • Roadways Bus Left You At Gomti Bridge Then Wal To New Saryu Bridge .
  • Take Taxi For Karmi , Drive About 2 Hrs .
  • Evening Time Arrival In Karmi And Stay And Food In Homestay .

Day 3 :- Road Journey ( Karmi To Kharkiya ) Trekking ( Kharkiya To Khati ) 4 Km

Day 4 :- Road Journey ( Karmi To Kharkiya ) And Trekking ( Kharkiya To Dwali ) Easy Grade .

  • Morning After Breakfast Take Sharing taxi to kharkiya , About 45 Min. Drive .
  • Trek Will Begin From Kharkiya , 4 Km Trek To Khati/Dau For Lunch .
  • After Lunch Trek To Dwali 11 Km .
  • Evening Time Arrival In Dwali And Stay In Guest House And Dinner .

Day 5 :- Trekking ( Dwali To Phurkiya )    Moderate Grade

  • Morning After Breakfast 8 Km To Phurkiya For Lunch .
  • After Lunch Explore Nearby Phurkiya .
  • Overnight Stay in Guest House And Dinner .

Day 6 :- Trekking ( Phurkiya To Zero Point To Phurkiya ) .

  • Morning After Breakfast With Carried Packed Lunch Trek To Zero Point.
  • Explore Pindari Glacier .
  • Evening Time Back To Phurkiya For Overnight Stay And Dinner .
  • Total 10 Km Return Trek .

Day 7 :- Trekking ( Phurkiya To Khati/Dau).

  • Early Morning After Breakfast And Take Packed Lunch Trek To Khati/Dau .
  • Total 19 Km Down Trek .
  • Evening Time Arrival In Khati/Dau ( Bonfire For More Then 6 Person Group ) For Stay And Dinner .

Day 8 :- Trekking ( Khati/Dau To Kharkiya ) And Road Journey To Bageshwar Bus Station .

  • Morning After Breakfast 4 Km Trek To Kharkiya .
  • Take Sharing Taxi And Drive To Bageshwar Bus Station.
  • Bus Timings For Delhi 11.00 Am , 12.00 Pm .
  • Instead Of Bageshwar Bus Station Guest Can Take Sharing Taxi To Haldwani Kathgodam , After Haldwani There Are Continue Buses In Every Hour To Delhi , Also Guest Can Take Trail From Kathgodam To Delhi .
Day 1
Road Journey ( Kathgodam – Karmi )

• Pick Up At kathgodam Railway Station By Sharing Taxi max/Bolero .

• Lunch In Takuli in Dhaba .

• Evening Time Arrival In Karmi Village For Stay And Dinner.

Day 2
Road Journey ( Karmi To Kharkiya ) And Trekking ( Kharkiya To Dwali ) Easy Grade

• Morning After Breakfast Take Sharing taxi to kharkiya , About 45 Min. Drive .

• Trek Will Begin From Kharkiya , 4 Km Trek To Khati/Dau For Lunch .

• After Lunch Trek To Dwali 11 Km .

• Evening Time Arrival In Dwali And Stay In Guest House And Dinner .

Day 3
Trekking ( Dwali To Phurkiya ) Moderate Grade

• Morning After Breakfast 8 Km To Phurkiya For Lunch .

• After Lunch Explore Nearby Phurkiya .

• Overnight Stay in Guest House And Dinner .

Day 4
:- Trekking ( Phurkiya To Zero Point To Phurkiya ) .

• Morning After Breakfast With Carried Packed Lunch Trek To Zero Point.

• Explore Pindari Glacier .

• Evening Time Back To Phurkiya For Overnight Stay And Dinner .

• Total 10 Km Return Trek .

Day 5
Trekking ( Phurkiya To Khati/Dau).

• Early Morning After Breakfast And Take Packed Lunch Trek To Khati/Dau .

• Total 19 Km Down Trek .

• Evening Time Arrival In Khati/Dau ( Bonfire For More Then 6 Person Group ) For Stay And Dinner .

Day 6
Trekking ( Khati/Dau To Kharkiya ) And Road Journey To Kathgodam .

• Morning After Breakfast 4 Km Trek To Kharkiya .

• Take Sharing Taxi And Drive To Bharari , Where You Can Get Direct Transport For Haldwani/Kathgodam .

Itinerary Ex. Bageshwar

Day 1 :- Road Journey ( Bageshwar – Kharkiya ) , Trekking ( Kharkiya – Dau/Khati ) .

  • Morning Pick Up By Sharing Taxi
  • 2 Hrs Drive to Kharkiya .
  • 4 Km Trek To Dau/Khati For Overnight Stay And Dinner .

Day 2 :- Trekking ( Dau/Khati – Dwali )

  • Morning After breakfast Trek To Dwali 11 Km .
  • Hot Lunch in Dwali .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner

Day 3 :- Trekking ( Dwali To Phurkiya )    Moderate Grade

  • Morning After Breakfast 8 Km To Phurkiya For Lunch .
  • After Lunch Explore Nearby Phurkiya .
  • Overnight Stay in Guest House And Dinner .

Day 4 :- Trekking ( Phurkiya To Zero Point To Phurkiya ) .

  • Morning After Breakfast With Carried Packed Lunch Trek To Zero Point.
  • Explore Pindari Glacier .
  • Evening Time Back To Phurkiya For Overnight Stay And Dinner .
  • Total 10 Km Return Trek .

Day 5 :- Trekking ( Phurkiya To Khati/Dau).

  • Early Morning After Breakfast And Take Packed Lunch Trek To Khati/Dau .
  • Total 19 Km Down Trek .
  • Evening Time Arrival In Khati/Dau ( Bonfire For More Then 6 Person Group ) For Stay And Dinner .

Day 6 :- Trekking ( Khati/Dau To Kharkiya ) And Road Journey To Bageshwar .

  • Morning After Breakfast 4 Km Trek To Kharkiya .
  • Depart To Bageshwar By Sharing Vehicle.

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 Pindari Glacier Trek Is Suitable For Child ?

10 Year And Above Can Go For Pindari Glacier Trek But Must be Able To Trek 15 Km A Day . Previous Experience Of Trekking Will Be Helpful For This Trek .

Total Trek Length From To Kharkiya ?

As The Kharkiya Is The Last vehicle Stop For Pindari Glacier Trek . The Trail Length Will Be 54 Km From Kharkiya To Zero Point One Side 27 Km Trek . And From Phurkiya To Zero Point 10 Km Round Trail .

Mobile Network Coverage In Trek Route ?

There Is No Good Mobile Network Facilities After Bageshwar . We Suggest You To Done All Of Your Urgent Call Before You Leave Bageshwar . Partially You Will Get BSNL Network Coverage After Bharadi . Which Is The Last Town On This Trek .

Is It Necessary To Carry Trekking Gears And Equipment’s For Pindari Glacier Trek ?

It’s Not Must That You Go With Load With You . This Trek Is Not That Much Difficult Even For A Beginner Trekker . But You Must be With Good Stamina To Trek .

The Last ATM Point On Pindari Glacier Trek ?

The Last ATM Point For Pindari Glacier Trek Is in Bageshwar , After Bageshwar There Is A ATM Available In Bharadi/Kapkot . But They Not Serving Very Well . So We Suggest You To Done Any Withdrawal In Bageshwar .

How I Can Reach Khati Village ?

As The Khati Village Is The Last Inhabited Village In route To Pindari And Kafni Glacier Trek .And You Driving Yourself And Looking For Way To Reach Then You Can Simply Follow The Below Direction . Once You Reach Kathgodam/Nainital , you Can Follow The Route For Bageshwar ( Either You Drive Via Kausani Or Takula ) , After Bageshwar You Need To Be In Bharadi/Kapkot Road And Turn On At Saryu Bridge. After Bharadi/Kapkot You Need To Drive Via Godiyadhar , Saran , Karmi , Dhoor Then Kharkiya Is The Last Stop Where You Can Park Your Vehicle . Then A Small 4 Km Trek Will Take You To Khati Village . The Trails Is Well Maintained .

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Pindari Glacier Trek | Most Visiting Glacier Trek in India

Trip Facts

  • Ex. Kathgodam To Bageshwar
  • Any
  • Homestay/Guest House
  • All Meal Veg.
  • March - June and September - December (Except July & August)
  • 3660. MTS

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