Pindari Glaciar Trekking Spark Destinations
Pindari Glacier is located in Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand. It is also the source of the Pinder River, which joins the Alaknanda River at the confluence of Karnprayag. The zero point of this glacier is located at an altitude of 3660.Mtr. Situated in the southern end of the Nandadevi Sanctuary, this trekking trails along with the jungle and Offers breathtaking views of peaks such as Pawali Dwar (6,683 m) and Mt. Maiktoli (6,803 m), Nanda Kot (6863.MTS). After reaching Dhoor, you can see the surrounding Glaciers and Mountain Peak quite clearly. During trekking you will get experience of living in a remote village as well as interacting with the local people and understanding their culture. The trek to Pindari Glacier is a "soft adventure" experience, which is within the capacity of any amateur trekkers. This trekking journey starts and ends at Kharkiya. Khati village is the last village on this route. Coming from Kharkiya to Zero Point can complete your journey in 4-5 days. The distance is 52 Km on foot. The main attractions of this trip are the remote villages, wildlife and flora and the panoramic views of the Himalayas. Other glaciers are located around Pindari Glacier. On the left of which lies the Kafni Glacier with exquisite scenery in the base of Nanda Kot Peak. Glaciers are located on the right side Panwali Dwar, Sunderdhunga, Maiktoli, Sukhram, Devikund etc.
Key Facts of The Trip –
- Altitude 3660 . MTS At Zero Point
- Trekking Days 6 Days Ex. Kharkiya
- Trek Length 54Km ( Round Trip )
- Difficulty Level Easy To Moderate
- Best Time To Visit April June & Sep. Oct.
- Temperature 0-5 Degree ( Above 3000 MTS Altitude) , 8-12 Degree (In Village Area )
How To Reach Kharkiya
Quit Narrow And Newly Constructed Road Available Till Kharkiya , To Reach Here First You Need To Reach Bageshwar . Which Is The Nearest City For This Route . Bageshwar Is Well Connected To Road Network From Nearby Popular Cities . To Reach Bageshwar instruction Mentioned Below .
By Bus – Bageshwar Is Well Connected With Roadways And KMOU Bus Services From Nearby Cities . Distance Between Bageshwar To Kharkiya Is About 75 Km , Which Is 3 HRS Quit Adventures Drive .
By Train – For This Trip Rail Service Available Till Kathgodam , Which Is About 250 Km Distance From Kharkiya .
By Air – PGH (Pant Nagar Airport ) Is The Nearest Airport , Which Is About 310 Km Away From Kharkiya .
PINDARI GLACIER TREK ITINERARY 5N/6D
Day 1 – Kathgodam To Kharkiya Drive ( 250 .Km Drive ) + 4 Km Trek To Khati/Dau
Early Morning Pickup By Mahindra Bolero Then Drive To Kharkiya . Our Trek Leader Will Be Available Their As Earlier Coordinated Time . After A Quick Intro Will Move Toward Khati Village For Overnight stay And Dinner . The Distance Between Kharkiya To Khati Village Is About 4 Km , Which Is About 2 HRS Walk . While Towards Khati Village You Will Clearly See The Beautiful Range Of Sunderdhunga Valley , Sunrise View At Mt. Maiktoli Will Literally Astound You . In Dinner You Will Get Served With Local Authentic Dishes And For Sleep 2-3 Person Each Room In Village Home .
Day 2 - Khati To Dwali ( 11 Km Trekking )
Morning After Fresh And Up And Breakfast , Trek Leader Will Brief You About Today Task And Tips To Move Ahead To Dwali . Distance Between Dwali To Khati Village Is About 11 Km , Which Take Around 6-7 HRS Walk . Trekking Route Is Well Organised , Which Make You Feel More Close To Nature . You Will Be Passing Through Jungle , Waterfalls And Wooden Bridges . For Lunch You Can Carry Packed Lunch Or You Can Do Hot Fresh Cooked Lunch In Dwali Only . Overnight Stay And Dinner In Dwali Guest House Organised By PWD And KMVN .
Day 3 - Dwali To Phurkiya ( 7 Km Trekking )
This Day You Will Face Quit Moderate Difficulty As Somewhere Between Around 2 Km ,You Are Going To Face Steep Hike . Before Moving Ahead Trek Leader Will Brief You About Hiking Difficulties And Tips To Avoid Them . Distance Between Dwali And Phurkiya Is About 7 KM , Which Can Be Done In Around 5-6 HRS Walk . Hot Lunch , Dinner And Overnight Stay In Guest House .
Day 4 - Phurkiya To Zero Point To Phurkiya To Dwali ( 17 Km Trekking )
Early Morning After Breakfast Will Move Towards Zero Point , It Will Be Round Trekking From Phurkiya To Zero Point Is About 10 Km . Hot Lunch At Phurkiya Once Returning From Zero Point . Will Take A Short Break At Temple Before Zero Point . We Will Be Back To Dwali For Overnight Stay And Dinner .
Day 5 - Dwali To Khati/Dau ( 11 Km Trekking )
We Will Arrive In Village Around Afternoon Time , Will Do Lunch on Arrival At Village . After A Short Nap , Will Prepare For Bonfire Night And Local Folk Music . Overnight Stay And Dinner In Homestay .
Day 6 - Khati/Dau To Kharkiya ( 4 Km Trekking ) To Kathgodam
Morning After Breakfast Trek To Kharkiya , Then Return Drive To Kathgodam , Will Reach Kathgodam In 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 . Pick Up And Drop Ex. Kathgodam
Any Kind Of Personal Expense . Travel Insurance Supportive Equipment And Gears For Hiking Anything Which Is Not Mentioned Above .
Home stay , Guest house