Maiktoli Glacier is situated to the west of the Pindari glacier in the Kumaon Himalayas. This glacier is 5 km long and is situated on the southern slope of the Sunderdhunga Khal. One can also savour enchanting views of the Mrigthuni glacier situated on the western side of Maiktoli glacier. Maiktoli glacier serves as an important source of the Sunderdhunga River which forms the Sunderdhunga Khal, situated on the southern slope of the Pindari Glacier. This river later merges with the Pindar River. This glacier is bestowed with natural grandeur, the crimson rays which fall on the glacier makes the aura divine. The aesthetic beauty of this glacier makes it ideal for trekking and camping. The distance from the base camp of Song to the Maktoli Glacier is 44km.
How to Reach:
One can easily reach this glacier as Bageshwar is well connected with major towns of the state. Taxis are easily available from here. The nearest railhead is Kathgodam situated at a distance of 180 km. The nearest airport is Pantnagar Civil Aerodrome situated at a distance of 206 km.