Bagini Glacier With Changabang Base Trek Photos

Bagini Glacier With Changabang Base Trekking Tour

Package Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights
Package Starts From Joshimath to Joshimath
₹ 24,000onwards

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Bagini Glacier and Changabang base camp trek is a glacial terrain which you can club with Kanari Khal as well to extend the itinerary by one day.

This is a perfect trek combination for you to get upclose with some of the highest peaks in Uttarakhand. The amphitheater of staggering peaks like Kalanka, Hardeol, Rishi Pahar, Trisuli, Dunagiri and Changabang, this is a must do trek for peak freaks.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival at Joshimath


Drive to Joshimath. Check into Himalayan Abode Homestay at Marwari Village. You can also upgrade your accommodation and choose to stay at Auli on this day.

Note: If you arrive morning at Haridwar drive to Joshimath via Devprayag, Srinagar, Rudraprayag, Karnprayag.

Day 2
Joshimath - Jumma - Ruing

Drive45 kmTrek3 kmStayCamp

This being a high altitude trek, it is important to keep first 2 days of the trek as light as possible. Hence on this day we drive to Jumma and trek just 3 kms to reach Ruing Village.

In the morning after breakfast drive to Jumma and trek up to Ruing village and, Enroute we will cross the dense pine and deodar forest, flowering Himalayan village meadow, waterfalls. 

Tapovan, Reni, Lata, Suraithota, Phagti are many villages which fall on the way. In between Suraithota and Jumma, the road is on par with the Dhauliganga River. dinner and overnight stay at Camp at Ruing Village.

Day 3
Ruing to Dronagiri Village

Trek8 kmStayCamp

Dronagiri is known for its closeness to the nation‘s most revered epic- The Ramayana. It is believed that Hanuman visited this region in search of Sanjeevani and lifted off a mountain adjacent to Dunagiri parvat. There is a delicate landslide intersection on this day’s trail. 

After breakfast trek to Dronagiri village, the trek begins with the crossing of sparking Dhauli Ganga on a suspension bridge which to the excitement of trekker swings in the cold breeze. The horizon is dotted with the snow-laden peaks of Hathi Parvat, Ghori Parvat. If its summer flowers will be in full blossom. 

Dronagiri Village (3600mts) is the last village en route Bagini Glacier. You can either stay in a homestay here or camp beyond the outskirts of village.

Day 4
Dronagiri village to Lower Bagni Base camp

StayCampTrek10 km

Begin the trek from Dronagiri Village to cross the Bagini Stream over a cemented bridge and follow the trail on right towards Langatoli. An alternate trail from here reaches out to Kanari Khal which we will take a detour of while returning (if required). The route Langatoli exposes you to beautiful wild flowers carpeted below and offers the views of staggering peaks of Trisuli, Hardeol and Dunagiri. 

We continue following the Bagini River and climb towards the moraine ridges on the left to reach Bagini Glacier Base Camp. Since we will be camping at 4480mts above sea level, it is advised to walk around the campsite probably to the nearby higher grounds in the evening while capturing the golden lit Himalayan peaks, the process will also help in acclimatization. 

Day 5
Bagini Glacier Base Camp – Rishi Kund View Point – Changabang Base Camp

Trek6 kmStayCamp

We start with the approach of dawn to towards Changabang Base Camp which will be the campsite for today. To watch the golden lit mountains will be our task of the day. The trek on the upper ridges on the Bagini Glacier leads to Changabang Base Camp which is a vast meadow and a gorgeous campsite opening up the view of Kalanka, Rishi Pahad, Hardeol and Changabang upfront.

We leave the bags at Changabang Base Camp and proceed towards the view point ridge of Rishi Kund to witness the shining mountain – Changabang (6864mts). After exploring this region, we return to Changabang Base Camp. In the evening it is recommended to climb a higher ridge to witness the peaks changing colors during sunset but you can also sit and relax writing your travelogue or reading a book.

Day 6
Changabang Base Camp – Dronagiri Village

Trek13 kmStayCamp

Trek back towards Langatoli and further towards Dronagiri Village.  

Note: You can add an excursion to Kanari Khal by camping for a night at Shem Campsite and then end the trek at Jumma via Garpak Village. This will add the trek by 01 Day, you can customize it if needed.

Day 7
Dronagiri Village – Ruing – Jumma – Joshimath

StayHotelTrek13 km

Trek back to Ruing and thereon to Jumma to reach the roadhead. Drive back to Joshimath, stop over at Tapovan if you need a well deserved hot bath in the natural thermal springs.

Day 8
Departure from Joshimath

This is the last day of our package our services will end here. Drive back to Rishikesh or Dehradun to end the Chhota Vanvaas.

Package Inclusions

  • All land transfers from Joshimath to Joshimath.
  • Conservation entry permits, fees for Trek 
  • Tent accommodation during the Trek days
  • All meals in each day while  on the trek /Journey All program according to itinerary on full board
  • Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local trekking guide 
  • Mules/porter for trekking luggage 
  • Trekking crew charges (attractive salary and wages), equipment charges and other facilities to Uttarakhand trekking staff.
  • Insurance for the guide and porter
  • All charges for tents, sleeping bags, mattresses, kitchen tents, camping stool, etc.

Package Exclusions

  • Travel Insurance 
  • Any sort of transportation to reach Joshimath and back.
  • Any other kind of insurance
  • Costs and expenses for medical evacuation or otherwise in case of any emergency.
  • Meals – other than breakfast lunch and dinner as indicated in the itinerary above
  • Mineral water and other beverages/drinks
  • Any kind of personal expenses/bills
  • Any drinks, tips for the guide and porter, etc Anything which is not mentioned above.

Important Information

Note: Important Things to Carry during trekking
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Why we prefer private and small groups? We love to trek in smaller private groups as we believe that it gives the best ambience to experience the Himalayan spirituality, serenity, solitude and rawness. Small groups are also eco friendly, less noisy, safe, friendly, easy to manage and more caring towards each other. Most importantly, private groups are more focused towards their objective which is enjoy being in the nature. We specialize in arranging customized private groups catering to the specific needs.

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Bagini Glacier With Changabang Base Trekking Tour

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About eUttaranchal

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Seeded in 2003, eUttaranchal is a travel company specializing in Char Dham Helicopter Tours and Trekking across Uttarakhand. We are registered as an Adventure Tour Operator with Uttarakhand Tourism. We are also one of the most followed pages of Uttarakhand on social media.

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