Pindari Glacier Trek

Pindari Glacier Trek

Uttarakhand 8

Moderate

104 KM

MAX 15

MAX ALTITUDE

3750 mts.


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Loharket to Loharket

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Brief Description

The Pindari Glacier, in the Bageshwar district, falls in the Kumaon Himalayas. It is one of the most easily accessible of all the Himalayan glaciers. The max. altitude you reach during Pindari Glacier trek is 12300 ft. The glacier flows to the south for a short distance of about 3 KM and gives rise to the Pindari River which meets river Alakananda at Karnaprayag in the Garhwal district. Trek to Pindari glacier is quite easy and doesn't pose many challenges. If you are looking for a little challenging trail with utmost beauty and Himalayan grandeur explore Kedartal Trek or try summiting Pangarchulla peak. Like Pindari Glacier both these treks are also located in Uttarakhand.



Itinerary

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Day 1

Loharkhet - Dhakuri

After breakfast start trekking (10 km) to reach Dhakuri by crossing Dhakuri Pass 2800 m. Trek leads through very steep and dense forest. Dhakuri has a beautiful Meadow. Overnight stay in tents.


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Day 2

Dhakuri - Dwali

After breakfast start trekking (20 km) to reach Dwali via Khati. Khati is also the last village on this trek. Arrive Diwali and overnight stay in tents.


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Day 3

Dwali - Phurkia

Morning after breakfast start trekking (5 km) to reach Phurkia. Today's trek is short and an easy one. Arrive Phurkia and overnight stay in tents.


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Day 4

Phurkia - Zero Point - Phurkia- Dwali

Morning after breakfast start trekking (15 km) to reach zero point. The mouth of the Pindari Glacier is also called as Zero Point. After lunch trek back to reach Dwali. Overnight stay in tents.


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Day 5

Dwali- Kafni Galcier

After Morning breakfast start trekking (12 Kms) to Kafni glacier which is situated to the left of Pindar Valley. Overnight in Kafni.


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Day 6

Kafni Galcier - Dwali

Morning after breakfast start trekking (12 km) to reach Dwali. overnight stay in Dwali.


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Day 7

Dwali - Khati- Dhakuri

Morning after breakfast start trekking (20 km) to reach Dhakuri the same day. Overnight in Dhakuri.


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Day 8

Dhakuri- Loharkhet-Almora- Kathgodam

Morning after breakfast start trekking downwards (10 km) to reach Loharkhet. From loharkhet drive (210 kms) to Kathgodam via town of Almora.



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Pindari Glacier Trek - Uttarakhand


Why Bikat

Learning Experience
  • We are an Adventure Learning Organisation first.
  • We want you to not just complete a trek safely but also pick up some basic trekking knowledge and skills along the way.
  • To achieve this we have integrated learning modules into our itineraries.
  • These modules will help you build the necessary skills to progress from trekking to mountaineering over time.
Loyality Programs

Our community is an integral part of us and we take pride in our trekkers and climbers. When you complete at least three days on any trek or expedition with us, you become eligible for our membership and referral programs.

  • Currently we have three levels:
  • Basic Membership
  • Summiteer Membership
  • Leader Membership
Personalized Attention
  • Our group sizes on treks don’t exceed 15 members in order to maintain a healthy Participants : Leader Ratio of 8:1.
  • Over time we have found this number to be optimum when it comes to ensuring personalised attention to every member of our group.
  • On mountaineering expeditions this number is even smaller. Our group sizes are capped at 12 members ensuring a Participants : HAP Ratio of 2:1.
Best Expedition Leaders
  • Our Expedition leaders are advanced mountaineering course qualified, specially trained in rescue procedures from NIM and certified first-aid responders.
  • Even our local guides are certified first-aid responders.
Eco-friendly Practices
  • Group sizes are capped at 15 people.
  • Batch sizes are capped at 250 people per trail per season.
  • We follow a rolling campsite model.
  • We are constantly exploring and introducing new trails to reduce the burden on existing ones.
Safety

For us, a successful summit is not about reaching the highest point of a mountain but about making it safely back to base.

  • To ensure this:
  • Every region of ours is mapped with an emergency evacuation plan.
  • The equipment we use is UIAA certified.
  • Our trek leaders are AMC certified with specialisation in rescue procedures.
  • Our support staffs are trained in first aid as well.

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  • Cash refund is applicable only in case of bookings made without using any promotional offer code or vouchers.
  • This is only a brief of cancellation terms. For finer details please refer Detailed Cancellation Policy.

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