Milam Glacier FAQs

Milam Glacier is famous as Adventure, Trekking, Glaciers, . Nearest Airport from Milam Glacier is Pantnagar, 435 kms and Nearest Railway Station is Tanakpur, 331 kms.

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Where is Milam Glacier?

Milam Glacier trek is situated at the base of Mount Trishuli. It is a gateway to explore the mystiques of Uttarakhand. It is located in the Pithoragarh district of the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand state.

What is the altitude of Milam Glacier?

Milam Glacier is nestled at an height of 3438 mts above the sea level.

What are the base and trek distances of Milam Glacier?

Milam Glacier trek starts from Munsiyari and it is 120 kms long trek.

What is the required duration for this trek?

You will need at least 9 days to do this Milam Glacier trek.

What is the best time to visit Milam Glacier trek?

Ans:- April, May, June, September and October are the best months to do this trek.

Do I need any prior experience for this trek?

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

How difficult is the Milam Glacier trek?

Milam Glacier trek is one of the most difficult level treks in Uttarakhand 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 Milam Glacier trek safe for beginners?

No, the Milam Glacier trek is not safe for beginners, It is a high altitude or glacier trek so you must have prior trekking experience.

How do we prepare for such a Trek?

Here is a guide to prepare you for the trek. Beginners guide for high altitude trekking

What are the important equipment to carry for Milam Glacier Trek?

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

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.

Do you use Dome or Alpine tents? How are the tents divided? What brands do you use?

We provide Dome Tents on Double or Triple Occupancy. Single Occupancy tent can be provided on request. We use tents like Marmot Catalyst, Quechua Quickhiker, The North Face, Foxhunter, etc.

How much area is covered by Milam Glacier?

Milam Glacier is the largest glacier in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand that is covering an area of 37 square kilometers.

Can I hire mules and porters to trek to Milam Glacier?

Yes, you can hire mules and a porter for the Milam Glacier trek from Munsiyari if you have any difficulty doing this trek or carrying your luggage.

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