Pindari Glacier trek

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  • Pindari Glacier Trek

Pindari GlacierTrek

Region : District Bageswer - Uttarakhand

Duration : 5 Nights 6 Days

Level : Moderate

Trekking distance : 50 Kms

Max Altitude : 3700 Meters

Pick up Point : Kathgodam

Drop Point : Kathgodam

Best Season : April-May-June , Sep.-Oct. (Avoid Monsoon)

This world famous glacier is a trekker’s paradise, as it is easier to visit than most other glaciers. This glacier is situated between snowcapped NANDA DEVI and NANDAKOT mountains. The river Pindar originates from this glacier. The glacier is at an altitude of 3353 meters. The entire trekking tour route is beautiful and very scenic.

Pindari Glacier Trek

Along the way, you’ll be guided by experienced professionals who ensure your safety while sharing their passion for the environment. Standing before the towering glacier, surrounded by snow-capped peaks, is a moment that will stay with you forever. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned trekker, the Pindari Glacier trek promises an unforgettable Himalayan experience.

Pindari Glacier Trek MAP

Pindari Glacier Trek

Difficulty Level : Pindari Glacier Trek

Pindari Glacier trek could be the most sublime and incredible journey for the trekkers amongst all the treks in Uttarakhand, it is moderate level of trek will be passing throug snow if late snowfall and crossing the Pinder River.

Is it suitable for children's?

Yes, the trek is favorable for children's who are up to 15 years old as the difficulty level is moderater but should be experienced of any treking before.

Is it a good option for the first time trekkers /or families?

This Himalayan trek is graded as moderate to difficult, so can be a choice for a family but depends on the fitness level and himalayan trekking expereience.

Altitude : Pindari Glacier Trek

The altitude Pindari Glacier trek is 12500 Ft. one can attain the maximum altitude depends on the subject to his endurance, and other conditions such as a climate, temperature.

The trek will open up the glimpse of the Bhagirathi Pinder river, and many peaks of Kumaoun Himalayas.

The thing that one has to keep in mind is to take the proper medication with them at the higher altitude, though we provide every possible thing it is always better to keep your medicines.

According to your health as this trek is moderate so Hydration is the most important thing when you will trek to the higher altitude, so keep your body hydrated while trekking.

Season : Pindari Glacier trek

Pindari Glacier trek Best time is between April to June and sep to mid November; the trek to this admirable destination can be planned between these months as the goal glows the most.

Whereas in other months this glorious destination is not so accessible, but in these months one can behold the beauty in abundance, the destination offers the splendid view.

The landscape is beyond imagination; the gigantic mountains wrapped with snow looks mesmerizing.

Enriched by the glory of nature trekking in Uttarakhand can be the best experience in all seasons, where this trekking destination Pindari Glacier is no doubt a delightful one.

Average Temperature : Pindari Glacier trek

The average temperature in the day time will be about 14°C-18°C and in the night time, it can be a slow as 2°C-7°C and can drop to -2°C - 3°C in O Point.

One should bring enough pair of clothes and better quality trekking boots so that the trekker can be covered thoroughly and does not face any difficulty during the stay at this temperature.

There is a vast difference in the mountain temperature, and when it's about the trek to Pindari Glacier trek as it is the higher altitude trek, so it might be possible that one can encounter a little difficulty during acclimatization.

Therefore it is essential to bring all warm clothes, and that may not even affect the backpack too much.

What Makes this Trek Different?

The Himalayas are the shelter for India, like this trekking in India is famous for its adventure.

The most exotic trek that opens up the perspective of very enchanting mountain peaks, Where Guamukh Tapovan trek in Uttarakhand takes you through the massive mountains and the breathtaking view all through the way it won't keep you quiet by any stretch of the imagination, and every vista towards Gaumukh Tapovan will energize you to achieve the goal.

How to reach ?

Kathgodam Railway staion is the best option to reach by train, its well connected with some major cities of India.

you can reach by bus to Kathgodam/Haldwani/Bageswer and from there can go by sharing Locat Taxi to Khati Village


Day 01: Drive from Kathgodam to Khati Village (215 Kms, 7-8 HRS)

We pick you up early in the morning from Kathgodam Railway station and drive for Khati Village via Baggeswar.bageswar is situated at the confluence of river Saryu, Gomati. Explore Bageshwar & Drive for Khati village.Overnight in Khati Village.

Pindari Glacier Trek


Day 02: Trek from Khati to Dwali (12 KM.) ( 2,575Mtr.)

We start the trek with a good breakfast in Khati Village. Today’s trek is long but its easy one. The trek from Khati Village to Dwali is picturesque and full of natural beauty. Today's trek goes along with Pindar River with two wooden bridges to cross. The trail passes through thick forest of Rhododendrons. Overnight stay at Dwali rest house / tents.

Pindari Glacier Trek


Day 03:Trek from Dwali to Phurkiya(5KM.) (3,250Mtr.)

The 5km trek from Dwali to Phurkia is steep and graded at moderate level. Cross the frozen stream and see the dwindling of forest as you climb. Phurkiya is the last place en route Pindari. There is beautiful waterfall just before Phurkia where you can rest for a while. Phurkia is a picturesque place blessed with natural beauteousness. Overnight stay at Phurkiya rest house / tent.

Pindari Glacier Trek


Day 04 : Trek rom Phurkiya to zero point and back to Phurkiya (14km both side)

Trek from Phurkia to Zero Point of Pindari Glacier is visually captivating as it offers spectacular view of the mighty Himalayan range. Start early if you want to spend more time at the Zero Point. The mouth of the Pindari Glacier is named as Zero Point and it situated at an astounding elevation of 3,660mts above sea level. One kilometre before the Zero Point you will see a Baba ji’s house who serves tea to the people who makes it upto there. Trekking further from Zero Point on Pindari Glacier requires special equipments and experience. After exploring the beauty of Pindari Glacier trek back to Phurkia. Overnight stay in Phurkia.

Pindari Glacier Trek


Day 05 : Trek from Phurkiya to Khati (17KM.)

Morning after breakfast enjoy the magical beauty of the Himalayas, trekking, skiing, chairlift and amazing view Nanda Devi over night stay in the hotel.

Pindari Glacier Trek


Day 06 :Khati to Kathgodam drive - 215 km - 1-8 Hours

Today Jeep will be waiting, drive you to Kathgodam with treasured memories of the Pindari Glacier Trek. Start early in the morning if you plan on reaching Kathgodam by evening.


What is Included In This Trek?

Transport Facility

Forest Permit and entrance fee


Tents, Sleeping, Mattress Kitchen utencils

First aid medical kit


What is Not Included In This Trek?

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included

Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included

Backpack 60 Ltr with cover

Day Backpack

Poncho / waterproof Jacket and pant,gloves,Thermal inner,T-Shirt, jacket

Woolen cap, Headlight,Balaclava,Sunglasses

Hiking Pole

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava


trekking shoes

Socks (Woolen and Regular)


Personal Toiletry Items – (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)