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Milam Glacier situated in Kumoun region of Uttarakhand in Pithoragarh district. This trail offers panoramic view of Himalayan peaks like Nanda Devi, Trishuli and Hardeol & Giant Glacier Milam spread over 30 kms area passes through remote villages & thick forest where trekker can see various kind of flora & fauna, Birds & Wild animals. This route is ancient route for trade witht Tibbet which is now closed.
During drive from Kathgodam to Munsyari & returning journey glimpse of kumaoun & its beautiful villages, Hill stations(Almora, Kousani, Chakori, Munsyari), Rivers(Ramganga),Waterfalls (Birthi & Mahadev), Culture & Agriculture of Kumaoun region.
Uttarakhand have two divisions (Garhwal & Kumaoun),since ancient time because of its different cultures & language, Kumaoun consist 6 districts & Garhwal consist 7 districts out of 13 districts.

Milam Glacier is largest glacier of Kumaon himalaya an area of 36 square kilometers.Munsiyari, a small town which is about 295 km from the Kathgodam., which can be reached by crossing a series of the forest. After Bugdiar, you will have to pass narrow gorges to reach Martoli and then further to Milam,dense forest lined with trees clung to each other, chattering streams making its way to the river from the glaciers, meeting and greeting the locals along with challenges makes the Milam Glacier trek best for explorers and adventurers milam glacier origin of river Gori ganga.

Region : Pithoragarh District, Uttarakhand
Days required : 8-10 Days
Trek Grade : Moderate
Altitude : 4100 mtrs.(ft.)
Best Time of Trek :  May to June & Sep to Oct
Temperature : -7c in night
Trekking distance : 60-65 kms.approx
Nearest Village : Milam
Places around : Nanda Devi East Base Camp, Munsyari
Motorable road : Munsyari to (15 km drive)
Nearest Rail head : Kathgodam

Itineraries

Day 01

Kathgodam to Munsyari(2200m) - 350 km -9hours

Arrive in Kathgodam in Kathgodam early in the morning, & depart to Munsyari, need to depart early because our way is long today takes you through many beautiful villages & Hill stations of Kumaoun region. It will take around 8 hours to reach Munsyari. Night stay in Munsyari.

Day 02

Munsyari to Lilam(1810 m)– 18 Km Drive & 4 km Trek – 5to6 hours

Our trek starts today, 18 km drive to Jimighat, from there to Lilam village by trek along with Gori river & pass some quaint villages, forest & Agriculture field, gradual descends& last 3km is steep ascent to Lilam, takes around 5-6 hours to reach.

Day 03

Lilam to Bogudiyar (2450 m)/Nahar Devi – 15 km - 6 hours

Trek route steep ups & down, passes through thick bamboo forest & mixed forest, later we reach to confluence point of Gori Ganga & Ralam river, after crossing steep ascend reach to Bogudiyar where memorial of 1989 catastrophe which washed away the village and killing villager & army persons. Overnight stay in Bogudiyar/Nahar Devi.

Day 04

Bogudiyar to Rilkote (3350 m) -12.5km -6hours

After breakfast proceed for next campsite Railkote, trek is again steeply some places, pass two beautiful water falls near Mapang . Route bifurcate here for Lapsa Village & Nankot Glacier, Railkote also ruined by 1989 disater. It is comfortable place for pitching tents, overnight stay in Railkote today.

Day 05

Rilkote to Milam Village -11 Km Trek : 5-6 Hours

Morning After breakfst & with pack Lunch proceed to Milam village, there is option for drive by ITBP vehicle. Nand Devi Peak & Hardeol will be visible from Railkote, after crossing bridge in Barfu we can see magnificent view of Martoli peak & Longstaff Col. Night Stay in Milam Village.

Day 06

Milam village to Milam glacier visit & Return : 11 Km trek : 6 Hrs

Today Exploration day , Morning trek to Milam Glacier, Expore Milam Glacier & Milam Valley, Enjoy Snow capped Mountain view, later Trek back to Milam Village. Night Stay in Millam Village

Day 07

Milam village to Martoli village(3320mtr.) -12 km trek - 6 hrs

Day 08

Martoli village to Bugudyar camp(2620 mtr.) -17 km Trek - 6 hrs

Day 09

Bugudyar camp to Munsiyari(2220 mtr.) -18 km trek- 6 Hrs.

Last of trekking, 15 km distance have to cover by trek to Jimighat, have tea & snacks in Jimighat, from here to Munsyari by transport. Check in Hotels & share your experience about this trek. Overnight stay in Munsyari.

Day 10

Munsiyari to Kathgodam : 265 km - 8 hrs. drive

Early morning breakfast & depart for Kathgodam through beautiful villages, towns, rivers, agriculture field & some charming waterfalls on the way. Our vehicle we drop you in Kathgodam for your next journey by Train.

Accommodation. (Hotel, Camping -3 -4 Sharing Basis)
Sleeping Bag, Mattress, Inner etc.
Toilet Tent, Kitchen Tent, Dining tent
All Meals while on trek & (Veg, Egg). Munsyari to Munsyari
Refreshments, Soup Tea etc..
First Aid kit, Oxygen Cylinder, Ox meter, Bp Meter, Walki Talkie etc.
All kind of Permits.
Trek Leader, Guide, cook and supporting staff.
All transportation during the trek program Ex. Kathgodam to Kathgodam
(Tempo Traveler, Bolero, max or similar vechile).
Mules or porter to carry personal luggage. Only 8 Kg : More than that will be charged Extra.

Any kind of personal expenses.
Personal Gears like Shoes, Backpack etc..
Personal Toiletries
Insurance.
Meals during Travel
Any cost arising due to bad weather, Road block, Political Issue, Local Issue, Natural Calamities.
Transport from Home City
Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Price Includes”.

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