Sunderdhunga , Maiktoli Glacier Trek | A Walk Through Valley Of Beautiful Stones

Sunderdhunga Trekking

Sunderdhunga , Maiktoli Glacier Trekking

Sunderdhunga Glacier Trek At An Altitude Of Above (3900MTS.)  in Bageshwar  Uttrakhand India. Other Famous Glaciers Around This Glacier Are Maiktoli Glacier , Sukhram And Main Peaks Are Tharkot , Mrigthuni ,  Pawali Dwar . The Way To Reach Sunderdhunga Is On The Same Route To Pindari & kafni Glacier’s And Separating Before Khati Village. While Walking Through The Pristine Valley, Standing Here You Will Be Surround By Some Of The Most Beautiful Site’s Nearby Trek Up to Maiktoli Base Camp And Baluni Top, Sukhram Caves Offers A Spectacular View Of The Surrounding, Devi Kund, Is A Small Hike From Baluni Top. If You Are There In Seek More High Altitude, You Can Trek Higher To Nag Kund And Also Kanakata Pass .

Highlights Of Sunderdhunga Trekking Tour – 

Sunderdhunga Glacier  Trekking Trail Understand The Himalayan Geography And River Systems By Taking Yourself Closer To Glaciers.  And An Opportunity To Experience Some Of The Most Remote Villages Of Kumaon Namely Khati  And Jaitoli Which Also Offers A Unique Way To Experience The Himalayas of Uttrakhand Through The Locals.

  • Trek Will Begin And Finish At Kharkiya Which is The Last vehicle Stop For This Valley .
  • Trail Will Passes Through Remote Villages Like Jaikuni , Jaitoli , Thick Forest, Waterfalls , And Wooden Bridges.
  • Meeting With Locals And Learn And Their Culture And Lifestyle .

Area :- Base Camp Kharkiya/Jaikuni/Dau/Khati , Kapkot , Bageshwar Uttrakhand .

Trail Type :- Moderate To Difficult.

Temperature :-

Summer

Daytime Temperature: 8°C To 15°C

Night Time Temperature: 0°C To 7°C.

Winter

Daytime Temperature: -2°C To 5°C

Night Time Temperature: -12°C To -5°C

Tour Duration :- 9 Days Ex. Kathgodam

Trekking Trail Distance :- 67 Km

Sunderdhunga Glacier Trek At An Altitude On Approx (3900MTS.) Located in Bageshwar District of Kumaon Region Of Uttrakhand India , Other Famous Glaciers Around This Glacier Are Maiktoli Glacier (6,804 MTS) And Sukhram Glacier And Main Peaks Are Tharkot (6,100 MTS), Mrigthuni (6,856 MTS),  And Pawali Dwar (6,663 MTS). On The Same Route To Pindari & kafni Glacier’s And Separating Before Khati Village .

Itinerary Ex. ISBT Anand Vihar Delhi .

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

  • Pick Up At ISBT Anand Vihar Delhi Near By Uttrakhand Roadways Inquery Counter )
  • Pick Up Time 2:30 PM

Day 2 :- 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 3 :- Trekking ( Dau/Khati – Dwali )

  • Morning After breakfast Trek To Jaitoli 8 Km .
  • Hot Lunch in Jaitoli .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner And Dinner In Homestay .

Day 4 :- Trekking ( Jaitoli To Kathaliya 10 Km )   Moderate Grade

  • Morning After Breakfast 10 Km To Kathaliya .
  • Carried Packed Lunch .
  • Overnight Stay in And Dinner In Camping Tent .

Day 5 :- Trekking ( Kathaliya To Maiktoli Base Camp 5 Km  ) .

  • Morning After Breakfast Trek To Base Camp 5 Km.
  • Hot Lunch , Dinner At Campsite Maiktoli Base Camp .

Day 6 :- Trekking 15 Km ( Base Camp To Glacier  To Kathaliya).

  • Early Morning After 5 Km Trek To Maiktoli Glacier For Sunrise Views .
  • Return To Base Camp For Hot Lunch .
  • 15 Km Round Trek Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite At Kathaliya .

Day 7 :- Trekking (Kathaliya To Baluni Top To Kathaliya) 10 Km

  • Morning After Breakfast 5 Km Trek To Baluni Top .
  • Carried packed Lunch Or Hot Lunch At Campsite Kathaliya .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 8 :- Trekking ( Kathaliya To Jaitoli )

  • Morning After Breakfast Trek To Jaitoli .
  • Carried Packed Lunch .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Homestay ,

Day 9 :- Trekking ( Jaitoli To Khati/Dau)

  • Monring After Breakfast Trek To Khati/Dau .
  • Hot Lunch, Dinner , Bonfire In Homestay .

Day 10 :- Trekking ( Khati/Dau To Kharkiya ) Road Journey  ( Kharkiya To Bageshwar )

Day 1
Kathgodam To Karmi Drive 250 km Around

Morning Pick Up At Kathgodam Then Drive To Karmi Village Cross Over The Bhimtal , Almora , Bageshwar , Evening Time Arrival in Karmi Village Then Check in Homestay , Welcome Drink Offered By Host

Day 2
Karmi To Kharkiya Drive Then 5 Km Trekking To Khati

After Breakfast Start Journey To Next Destination Khati , Will Stop in Some Location Where You Will See The Beautiful Views.

Day 3
Khati To Jaitoii Trekking

Khati To Jaitoli 7 Km Trekking, You Will See The Beautiful Birds and Live Herbal Plant’s Our Guide Will Keep Update You With The Things Which Deserve To Explore , Getting Involved With Local Tradition and Culture , Stay in Homestay Or Tents.

Day 4
Jaitoli To Kathaliya Trekking

Jaitoli To Kathaliya 12 Km Trek Through Jungle Walk & 5 Km Trek Loaded With Beautiful Views Of Bugyals & Stones . Stay in Tents .

Day 5
Kathaliya To Maiktoli Base Camp

Trekking 9 Km Kathaliaya To Maiktoli Base Camp, In Between This You Will See The Ecological Connection Between Nature and People , Beautiful Birds , Stones ( As The Sunderdhunga Valley Popular For Beautiful Stones ) Stay in Tents.

Day 6
Maiktoli Base Camp To Maktoli Peak Then Back To Maiktoli Base Camp

6 Km Round Trip Trekking Maiktoli Base Camp to Maiktoli Glaciers Then 9 Km Trekking Back to Kathaliya , Will Explore The maiktoli Glacier and stand at Maiktoli Top , Views Are incredible from Here .

Day 7
Trekking Kathaliya To Baluni Top Then Back To Kathaliya

6 Km Round Trip Trekking Kathaliya To Baluni Top at We Need To Reach Baluni Top Before Sunrise You Will See The Outstanding Views Of Sunrise In The Nearby Peaks ( Bhanwati , Durgakot , Tent Peak , Tharkot , Mrigthuni , Maiktoli , Panwali Dwar , Nanda Khat , Balzuri ) Then Back to Kathaliya .

Day 8
Return Journey Kathaliya To Jaitoli

Will Start Our Return Journey 12 Km Trekking Kathaliya To Jaitoli While Trekking Will Keep Explore The Valley Of Sunderdhunga .

Day 9
Jaitoli To Kahti To Kharkiya Then Drive To Kathgodam

Will Start Our Journey Early Morning 12 Km Trekking to Till Kharkiya Then Depart To 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 Jaitoli 8 Km .
  • Hot Lunch in Jaitoli .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner And Dinner In Homestay .

Day 3 :- Trekking ( Jaitoli To Kathaliya 10 Km )   Moderate Grade

  • Morning After Breakfast 10 Km To Kathaliya .
  • Carried Packed Lunch .
  • Overnight Stay in And Dinner In Camping Tent .

Day 4 :- Trekking ( Kathaliya To Maiktoli Base Camp 5 Km  ) .

  • Morning After Breakfast Trek To Base Camp 5 Km.
  • Hot Lunch , Dinner At Campsite Maiktoli Base Camp .

Day 5 :- Trekking 15 Km ( Base Camp To Glacier  To Kathaliya).

  • Early Morning After 5 Km Trek To Maiktoli Glacier For Sunrise Views .
  • Return To Base Camp For Hot Lunch .
  • 15 Km Round Trek Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite At Kathaliya .

Day 6 :- Trekking (Kathaliya To Baluni Top To Kathaliya) 10 Km

  • Morning After Breakfast 5 Km Trek To Baluni Top .
  • Carried packed Lunch Or Hot Lunch At Campsite Kathaliya .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

Day 7 :- Trekking ( Kathaliya To Jaitoli )

  • Morning After Breakfast Trek To Jaitoli .
  • Carried Packed Lunch .
  • Overnight Stay And Dinner In Homestay ,

Day 8 :- Trekking ( Jaitoli To Khati/Dau)

  • Monring After Breakfast Trek To Khati/Dau .
  • Hot Lunch, Dinner , Bonfire In Homestay .

Day 9 :- Trekking ( Khati/Dau To Kharkiya ) Road Journey  ( Kharkiya To Bageshwar )

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 .

By Bus :- The Nearest Roadways Bus Station Is Bageshwar .

Rail :- Nearest railway Station Is kathgodam Railway Station .

Air :- Nearest Airport Is Pant Nagar Airport Udjam Singh Nagar (PGH)

Question And Answers

Is This Trek Suitable For Beginner

No This Trek Is Quit Challenging , We Do Not Recommended For Beginner To This Trek.

Can I Extend My Trip To Other Nearby Places ?

Yes you Can Extend Your Trip For Any Number Of Days For Other Places Like Kankanta Pass , Nag Kund , Devi Kund

The last Stop For Vehicle ?

Kharkiya Will Be The Last Stop For Vehicle .

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Sunderdhunga , Maiktoli Glacier Trek | A Walk Through Valley Of Beautiful Stones

Trip Facts

  • Ex. Kathgodam
  • 5
  • Homestay/Tents/Guest House
  • Local Veg. Food + Egg
  • Mid April-June & End Sep. - November.
  • 3900 MTS +

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