Namik Glaciar Trek Spark Destinations
Namik Glacier Trek is located in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. The maximum height of this trek is located at 3600 meters. If you want to walk for a long distance in Bugyal, overlooking the Himalayas, then you must definitely visit this trek. On this trek you can start your journey anytime of the year, it will be an unforgettable experience to see the changing colors of nature with every changing season. While you are on this trekking journey, you will get a panoramic view of the Himalayas on both sides from the thaltop to Sudamkham. Where on one side you will see the views of Panchachuli Glacier, and on the other side Kafni, Pindari, Sundarunga Glacier Range will be visible. During this journey you will get to see Bugyal most of the time. If you want to trek in the snow, then you can easily trek to thaltop and chattop in the winter. Nanda Kund, the last landmark on this trek, is located at a distance of 19 from the thaltop. After Nand Kund, you can go further 5 Km, and explore the glacier. If you go beyond Nand Kund, then you will have to make arrangements for camping at Ghaduli which is located 5 Km before Nand Kund.
The Ramganga River originates from the Namik Glacier, hence this valley is also known as Ramganga Valley. While traveling in this trek equipped with the immense beauty of nature, you will have an unforgettable experience of remote rural areas, dense forests, waterfalls, wooden bridges, Bugyal. The last village to visit during this journey is Namik. From where the glacier is about 40 Km.
Key Facts of The Trip
- Altitude 3600 . MTS At Nanda Kund
- Trekking Days Itinerary 1 6 Days
- Trek Length 39Km ( Round Trip )
- Difficulty Level Easy To Moderate
- Best Time To Visit All Season ( Monsoon Trek )
- Temperature 0-5 Degree ( Above 3000 MTS Altitude) , 8-12 Degree (In Village Area )
- Accommodation Homestay/Camping Tent / Hotel
Namik Glacier Trek Itinerary 01
Day 1 – Kathgodam To Gogina ( 235 Km . Drive )
Morning 6 Pm Pick Up At Kathgodam Railway Station . Around evening you will reach Gogina. On reaching Gogina, you will see a waterfall on the other side of the hill. Whose name is "Jhelum" waterfall. After unloading your vehicle, go towards Homestay. After check in and fresh and up you will be served tea, coffee, soup and snacks in the welcome drink. Night rest and dinner will be at Homestay itself.
Day 2 - Gogina To Namik Village (Trekking 7 Km)
We will start trekking before 8 am after fresh and up and breakfast. On your way from Gogina, you will see many old hill houses. For the first few times you will have to trek down, then after the river there is a straight path. After that you trek down and cross the Ramganga river. The climb starts from the other side of the river. Lunch will be served in Namik village. From here you will see some local bugyal and nearby villages. Night rest can be done conveniently in Tent or Homestay. Dinner and evening tea, coffee will be at your place of stay.
Day 3 - Namik Village To Thaltop (Trekking 8 Km)
Will wake up early in the morning and have breakfast after fresh and up. Trekking will be done from 8 o'clock. By the first 2 KM you will go through the path of the forest. After the forest ends, you will see the places of shepherds, and a small flowing brook nearby. This place is Bajyamanya, a path coming from Munsiyari is also found here. After walking a few distances further, you will see grasslands spread over a long distance. This place is Thala Bugyal. Lunch will be served at Thala Bugyal, from here onwards there is a steep climb to the land top. On reaching the summit of the mountain, you will see a wonderful view of the four sides. At a little distance you will see a building with a tin shed. Night rest, dinner and evening tea, coffee will be arranged here.
Day 4 - Thaltop To Chaputop / Rantham (Trekking 10 KM Round Trek )
Get up before sunrise in the morning and go to the top of the hill. The rays of the sun falling on the Himalayas will fascinate you. After fresh and up and breakfast you will leave from Campsite. After seeing the sunrise, we will trek further towards Rantham. Lunch will be packed and taken together. You will come back to Campsite in the evening before sunset. Panchachuli glacier area will be seen on your right side while going from thaltop towards Rantham. On the left side, Nanda Kot Peak and Pindari, Kafni and Sundarunga Glacier will be seen. In the evening tea, coffee, snacks and dinner and rest will be on the thaltop.
Day 5 - Thaltop To Gogina (Trekking 14 Km)
Will wake up in the morning for fresh and up and breakfast. Will start trekking for the return from 8 pm. Trekking will be quite easy as most of the distance is to descend by climbing. After crossing the bridge over the Ramganga river, Gogina has ascended to Homestay. Will have lunch in Namik village. Dinner and dinner will be served at Gogina Homestay.
Day 6 – Gogina To Kathgodam
Morning After Breakfast , Time To Say By To Mountains , You Will Reach Kathgodam Evening Around 5 Pm .
Local Trek Leader And Potter . All Meal Veg. ( B + L + D ) , Soft Drinks ( Tea/Coffee ) , Snacks . Accommodation Home Stay/Guest House/Camping Tents . Pick Up And Drop Ex. Kathgodam
Any Kind Of Personal Expense . Travel Insurance Supportive Equipment And Gears For Hiking Anything Which Is Not Mentioned Meal While On Road Journeys .
Home stay, Camps