Pindari Glacier Trek ex-Kathgodam Photos

Pindari Glacier Trek ex-Kathgodam

7 Days / 6 Nights
Kathgodam to Kathgodam

Pindari Glacier is located in in Bageshwar of Kumaon Region, which is the main source of Pinder river which merge with the Alaknanda river in Karnaparayag of Garhwal region. This trail passes through ancient rich cultural villages, thick forest of Oak, taxus, Devdara, Silver Furs, Rhododendron, Paper Buck and many more varieties of Flora and Fauna.

This trail offers panromic breathtaking view of Valley and Himalyan ranges peaks like Mt. Baljuri(5922Mtr), Panwalidwar(6663 Mtr), Nandakhat(6670 Mtr.), Traill’s pass(5311),Changuch peak(6582 Mtr.), Nandakot(6861mtr) etc. According to myth Pandavas done pind dan in this places before going to heaven after that this place is know as Pindari.

Basic Pindari Trek details
Region : Bageshwar District, Kumaoun Region(Uttarakhand)
Days required : 6 Nights/7 Days
Trek Grade : Easy to Moderate
Altitude : 3456 mtrs
Best Time of Trek: March Last week to June First Week, Sep to November first week
Trekking distance : 64 kms.
Temperature : -2 to +6 C in Summer

Short Trekking Itinerary of Pindari Glacier
Day 1: Kathgodam to Dhur/Dhakuri : 241 km & 2 km Trek
Day 2: Dhakuri to Khati village (Ringladhar Camp) : 12 km Trek
Day 3: Ringladhar Camp to Furkiya camp : 16 km trek
Day 4: Furkiya camp to Pindari (0 point) and back Furkiya camp : 15 kms
Day 5: Furkiya camp to Khati village (Ringladhar camp) : 16 km trek
Day 6: Khati village (Ringladhar camp) to Bageshwar : 8 km trek & 56 km Drive
Day 7: Bageshwar to Kathgodam : 185 km Drive

Package Highlights

  • Trek amidst dense forests, alongside streams ending at two massive glaciers
  • Moraine less Glacier which offers Blue ice view.
  • Close view of Glacier and Mountain range.
  • Breathtaking experiences of the snow-clad Mountains, waterfalls, rivers and water streams.
  • Budget Trek which can be done in 1 week only
  • Most reachable and Accessible Glacier in Himalayan region, which suitable for beginner, Experienced and youngster.
  • Gradual walk through the Trail along with Pinder River and Saryu River.
  • Chance to meet Baba Dharmanand who is meditating since 22 years
  • Rich variety of Wild Animals like Himalayan Black Beer, Mountain Deer,Blue Sheep and Bear can be seen easily.
  • Explore the towns of Bageshwar and visit the famous temple of Bagnath.
  • Village treks depicting simple and rich in culture life

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 : Kathgodam to Dhur/Dhakuri (9 Hrs)

Drive241 kmsTrek2 kms

Arrive Kathgotham around 6:30 Am in the morning, our vehicle will be ready and will move for Dhur village via Bhimtal, Bhawali, Kharana, Almora, Bageshwar, kapkot. 

You will reach Dhur Village around 4 to 5 Pm and will start trek to Dhakuri camp (2682 Mtrs.) which is gradual trek of 2km. 

This campsite offers a panoramic view of snow clad mountains. Night Stay in Camp.

Day 2 : Dhakuri to Khati village (Ringladhar Camp)

Trek12 kms

Wake up with a cup of tea & came out of your camp than you see the beautiful close Himalayan view peaks Maiktoli, Panwalidwar, Nandakhat, Nandakot, laspa dhura, and Dangthal. 

The sunrise view from the meadows after having breakfast ready your bags with pack lunch move to Khati village descend 4 km than trail gradual to khati village bia dense oak forest and villages like Bhagdanu, kharkiya, Umla, Jaikunidhar.

You will reach our campsite Ringladhar (2210) around 4 Pm. Night stay in camps.

Day 3 : Rigladhar Camp to Furkiya camp (3010 mtrs)

Trek16 kms

Through the dense forest can enjoy many view points, streams and waterfalls. 

Flora & fauna wild animal like Leopard, Dear, Mountain got, a family of Himalayan black bear etc.

Day 4 : Furkiya camp to Pindari and back

Trek15 kms

Early Morning after light breakfast and move to summit Zero point (Pindari Glacier) 7 km, 2 hrs max (altitude 3456 mtrs) trek and reach at Zero point for sunrise and feel mighty power of nature with panoramic view of peak around with clear & bright sunrise like Mt Baljuri, Panwalidwar, Nandakhat, Traill’s pass trek, Changuch peak, Nandakot also meet baba Dharmanand Visit Pindari Glacier and move back to camp Furkiya.

Day 5 : Furkiya camp to Khati village (Ringladhar camp)

Trek16 kms

After having hot breakfast in Furkiya camp depart for Khati village (Ringladhar camp) 16 km, 5-6 hrs trek move to downhill Dwali camp and gradual trek to khati village alongside with Pinder river. Night Stay in Khati Camp.

Day 6 : Khati village (Ringladhar camp) to Bageshwar

Trek8 kmsDrive56 kms

Early morning take breakfast and move to Kharkiya the last road head 8 km trek from our camp its about 2.5 hrs trek than 56 km drive to Bageshwar

Check in Hotel after fresh up visit Baghnath ancient temple and explore its architecture, visit the confluence of Sarayu and Gomati River, later return to Hotel. 

Dinner and Night stay at hotel in Bageshwar.

Day 7 : Bageshwar to Kathgodam

Drive185 kms

Today is the last day of your Trek program, Morning after breakfast depart for Kathgodam Railway Station takes 6 hours to reach. 

We will drop you at Railway Station, your trek program ends here. Our services will end once you reach Kathgodam.

Package Inclusions

  • Accommodation. (Guest house, Hotel & Camping on triple or quad Sharing Basis)
  • All camping equipments like Tent, Sleeping Bag, Mattress, Inner, Toilet Tent, Kitchen Tent, Dining Tent, etc.
  • All Meals from Dinner on Day 01 to Breakfast on Day 07 (Vegetarian), along with refreshments like Soup, Tea, etc.
  • First Aid kit, Oxygen Cylinder, Ox meter, Bp Meter, Walkie Talkie etc.
  • All kind of Forest Permits & Camping Charges
  • Trek Leader, Guide, cook and support staff
  • Transportation (Kathgodam to Kathgodam)
  • 01 Bag Offload on Mule / Porter (weighing upto 10kgs and not more than that)

Package Exclusions

  • Any kind of personal expenses, tips.
  • Personal Toiletries, Insurance.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in Inclusions
  • Meals during road travel
  • Accommodation in Kathgodam
  • Any cost arising due to bad weather, Road block, Political Issue, Local Issue, Natural Calamities.
  • Transport from Home City

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.

Why Book Your Trek with us?

  • Smaller Groups with customized and quality services
  • Stay in better tents/hotels and homestays
  • Upgraded and quality meals
  • Local, Experienced and Certified Guides
  • Transparent, Flexible and Customer Friendly team
  • No compromise on safety standards
  • We organize eco-friendly and responsible treks

Cancellation Policy

  • Within 15 days of Arrival Date/ No Show: No Refund
  • 15 Days to 30 Days prior to Arrival: 50% of the total package cost.
  • 30 Days & More: 10% of package cost (and taxes are not refunded in any case)
  • Note: No refunds in case of Road Blocks, Accidents, etc
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