Pindari Glacier Trek – Renok Adventures

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Feb
2014

Pindari Glacier Trek – Renok Adventures

Posted By : Jai Govind Meena/ 6511 13

Pindari Glacier trek is an easy trek in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. This trek offers well-defined trails with only one minor pass crossing en route to the Pindari Glacier. The views from the pass– the Dhakri Khal (2830m) – are particularly impressive and include the many snow-capped peaks that form the southern rim of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary. The views from above the Pindari Glacier are also striking, particularly for the first-time trekker.The Pindari Glacier is the source of the Pindar River which meets with the Alaknanda River at Karnaprayag. Pindari Glacier trek is situated at an altitude of 3353 Metres which makes it an easy glacier trek in comparison to other glacier treks.

The best time for this trek are the Pre Monsoon Season: May to June and the Post Monsoon: Mid August to October

Pindari Glacier Trek Details

TREK DURATION: 7 DAYS 6 NIGHTS

DESTINATIONS COVERED ON THE PINDARI GLACIER TREK: Almora, Bageshwar, Kathgodam, Loharkhet, Khati Village

 What’s Included

  • Accommodation (Camping & Hotel Stay)
  • Meals while on trek(Veg)
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Permits
  • First aid medical kits
  • Qualified and experienced Trek Guide and support staff.
  • Transport from Kathgodam and return (as per  Pindari Glacier Trek itinerary)

What’s Not Included

  • Meals in Govindghat and during the drive
  • Cost Escalation due to natural reason
  • Unscheduled stay due to landslide

DEPARTURES

COST PER PERSON: RS 14,500 + 4.5% Service Tax per Person (EX Kathgodam)

Pindari Glacier Trek Itinerary Detail

KATHGODAM  (PINDARI GLACIER TREK) DAY 1 – DRIVE FROM KATHGODAM TO Khati VIA ALMORA (220 Kms, 10 HRS)

 Pindari Glacier trek starts from the Loharkhet. We pick you up early in the morning from Kathgodam Railway station and drive from Kathgodam to Khati Village via Almora Bageshwar and Loharkhet . We will reach Khati in the evening. Overnight in Khati Village.

DHAKURI TOP (PINDARI GLACIER TREK) DAY 2 – TREK FROM LOHARKHET TO DHAKURI TOP (10 KM, 5 HRS)

Today we will begin our Pindari Glacier trek from Loharkhet after having breakfast.Through the first day savour the Great Himalayan Range , including the peaks of Trisul, Devtoli, Maiktoli and Nanda Khat that form the southern rim of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary. From Loharket (1760m) the trail winds through an evergreen forest of oak and horse chestnut before ascending to the small temple at Taladhakri (2300m). This is the halfway point on the ascent to the Dhakri Khal. Beyond Taladhakri the trail ascends across meadows and rhododendron forest that bloom by late April. The gradient lessens towards the Dhakri Khal. The meadow of Dhakri (2680m) lies just below the pass. Overnight stay in tents.

KHATI VILLAGE (PINDARI GLACIER TREK) DAY 3 – TREK FROM DHAKURI TOP TO KHATI VILLAGE (9 KM, 4 HRS)

Today’s trek is easy and a rewarding, peep into village life at Khati Village. Khati is the largest and last village on the Pindari Glacier trek and Kafni Glacier trek. Khati village is situated on the banks of Pindar Ganga River at an altitude of 2210m. Enjoy your stay in Khati Village by interacting with villagers and visiting the Khati Village temple.

PHURKIA (PINDARI GLACIER TREK) DAY 4 – TREK FROM KHATI TO PHURKIA TOP (16 KM, 9 HRS)

We start the Pindari Glacier trek with a good breakfast in Khati Village. Today’s trek is long. There are few small Dhabhas which run during the season where you can have Maggi and tea. The trek from Khati Village to Phurkia via Dwali is picturesque and full of natural beauty. Overnight stay in Tents.

ZERO POINT (PINDARI GLACIER TREK) DAY 5 – TREK FROM PHURKIA TO ZEROPOINT TO PHURKIA (10 KM, 8 HRS)

Today is going to be a big day. We start early for Pindari Glacier Zero point after breakfast. The views on trek from Phurkia to Zero point are superb, on your left views of Mt Baljuri, Mt Panwali Dwar are stunning. The point from where the Snout of Pindari Glacier is visible is called the Zero point.After enjoying the beauty of trekking in Himalayas visit Pindari Baba Ashram and trek back to Phurkia. Overnight stay in Tent.

KHATI VILLAGE (PINDARI GLACIER TREK) DAY 6 – TREK FROM PHURKIA TO KHATI VILLAGE (16 KM, 6 HRS)

Trek back to Khati village to Khati Village to enjoy one more day stay with hospitable villagers of Khati and share your stories of your trek.

LOHARKHET (PINDARI GLACIER TREK) DAY 7 – TREK FROM KHATI VILLAGE TO LOHARKHET (10 KM, 5 HRS)

After breakfast it’s the time to say goodbye to Khati Village and start the trek to Loharkhet via Dhakuri. We will have our lunch at Dhakuri with stunning views of Mt Maiktoli and then trek downwards to Loharkhet.

KATHGODAM (PINDARI GLACIER TREK) DAY 8 – DRIVE FROM LOHARKHET TO KATHGODAM (210 KM, 10 HRS)

Today’s is just to reach road head where our Jeep will be waiting to drive us to Kathgodam with treasured memoriesof the Pindari Glacier Trek.

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13 Comments
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    Mayank goyal
    September 5, 2016

    i am planning to go to pindari glacier in the start of october.. is this a good time weather wise?… i mean we will not find any trails blocked in this season?

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    Abhirup
    May 28, 2016

    We are planning for 1st or 3rd Week of October.
    Which is the better option to see snow (not only snow capped peaks)

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    Abhirup
    May 28, 2016

    We are planning for either 1st week or 3rd Week of October.
    Which is the better timing and when we can see snow as well (not only snow capped peaks).

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      June 2, 2016

      October is the time of Fresh snowfall so you can expect fresh snow

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    Faizul
    April 5, 2016

    Planning for Aug 11 to 16th , whether is suitable in this period?

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      Rohan Jain
      April 14, 2016

      Hey Faizul,

      You should avoid the monsoon season, as you might find roads blocked at some stretches.

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      Rohan Jain
      April 14, 2016

      Hey Faizul,

      You should avoid the monsoon season, as you might find roads blocked at some stretches

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    Asheesh
    June 16, 2014

    We Are a group of 6 want to go to treck to Pindari from June 25th. Please suggest

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      Team Renok
      July 2, 2014

      Hey Asheesh….We can arrange a Pindari Glacier Trek for you post monsoon. During the monsoon it is not advisable to do the Pindari Glacier Trek

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      JAYANTI
      April 20, 2016

      WE ARE GROUP OF 4 PERSONS AND WANT PINDARI GLACIER TREK IN 21 June.
      Can it be done?

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      Rohan Jain
      April 21, 2016

      Hey Jayanti,

      Have sent you the details on mail.

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