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Khatling Glacier Trek is famous as Adventure, Trekking, Camping, Glaciers, High Altitude Mountain Pass, . Nearest Airport from Khatling Glacier Trek is Dehradun and Nearest Railway Station is Haridwar.

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General

Where is Khatling Glacier?

Khatling Glacier Trek is a source of the river Bhilangana. It is situated in Bhilangana Valley, Tehri Garhwal of Uttarakhand state.

What is the altitude of Khatling Glacier?

Khatling Glacier is situated at an height of 3700 mts above the sea level.

What is the minimum duration required for the Khatling Glacier trek?

You need at least 15 days to do this mesmerizing glacier trek in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand state.

What is the base of the Khatling Glacier trek?

Khatling Glacier trek is starting from Ghuttu village.

What are the nearest airport and railway stations for Khatling Glacier?

Jolly Grant airport is the nearest airport and Rishikesh railway station is the nearest railway station for Khatling Glacier.

Can you customize a trip?

Yes, if you would like to travel independently, you are invited to choose any of the trips at your convenient time frame for any number of people. Cost for private trip is fixed on the basis of group size, trek area, duration and trek style. You can check out some Khatling Glacier Trekking Tour Packages

What is the best time to visit Khatling Glacier trek?

April, May, June, September, and October are the best months to visit the Khatling Glacier trek. Avoid trekking during monsoon.

What are the important things to carry for this trek?

  • Id Card and Passport size photographs.
  • Inner line permit
  • Carry sufficient cash and getting your fuel tank full
  • Medical kit
  • Woolen Cloths

What is the important equipment to carry for Khatling Glacier Trek?

You can check all the important things to carry for trekking. Check out the list: Important equipments for trekking

How difficult is the Khatling Glacier trek?

Khatling Glacier Trek is a moderate-level trek considering its altitude range. Rapid changes in weather may pose some challenges but once the sky gets clear and peaks reveal themselves, the views will be rewarding. It is a good trek to upgrade to if you’ve done a couple of treks in the Himalayan range.

Is Khatling Glacier trek safe?

Yes, the Khatling Glacier Trek is safe. The level of difficulty for the Khatling Glacier Trek is moderate, so the route is not very dangerous. Staying attentive while trekking ensures safety.

However, euttaranchal.com always provides its trekkers with professional guidance and supervision. Your safety is our utmost priority.

Can I offload my backpack on a mule/porter? What are the charges for the same?

We provide Bag Offloading as an add-on service where your rucksack/backpack will be transferred on a mule or by the porter. That way you can travel light with just your day pack with essentials like a rain jacket, water bottle, camera, packed lunch, etc.

  • Bag Offloading on Mule costs Rs. 300 per bag per day
  • Bag Offloading on Porter costs Rs. 400-500 per bag per day (depending upon the severity of the trail)

Any experience required for this trek?

Yes, the experience of at least 02 week-long treks ranging from 3500-4500 mts would come in handy to do a trek like Khatling Glacier Trek.

How safe are group departures for solo women?

Treks are safe for woman traveling solo. We either provide them room / tent on sharing basis with other woman trekkers. We will provide you a tent on Single Occupancy at no extra cost if you are the only woman in the group.

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