Pindari Glacier Trek is located in Uttarakhand's Kumaon area. This hike has well-defined paths and only one small pass crossing on the way to the Pindari Glacier Dhakuri Pass. The views from the Dhakri Khal (2830m) pass are particularly stunning, with numerous snow-capped peaks forming the southern rim of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary visible. A scenery that has inspired many painters and is located in the Kumaon Himalayas is undoubtedly a pleasure for all hikers and mountaineers. The Pindari Glacier trip is one of those hikes that will leave you in awe of the scenery. You may also tour the nearby villages and learn about their culture and customs in depth. Beautiful water features and attractive wooden bridges will add to the enjoyment of your journey.

  • Day 1 Arrive Kathgodam - Khati Village 8-9 hrs drive and 4 km trek to village an altitude - 6700 ft.

Pick up arrangements will be made from the Kathgodham station as we start our journey to Khati village. You can withdraw cash at Kapkot because there is no ATM facility at Khati village. After you reach Khati your accommodation will be in a guest house/Tents. Make yourself comfortable after having your dinner at your guest house.

  • Day 2 Khati Village to Dwali camp Camp 6-7 hrs trek max altitude - 9800 ft.

Trek from Khati is the last village on this valley which intersects the trail to Khati and Jatoli village. You will also come across some local dhabas on this route where you can try out some delicious food.Later in the evening, you can explore the nearby area before having a hot dinner which will be served to you at the campsite.

  • Day 3 Dwali camp to Base camp (0 Point) 5-6 hrs trek an altitude - 13,800 ft.

Today you’ll be walking for a short distance compared to the day earlier as it is a 3-hours walk which is approximately 5 kms. After having a hot cup of tea we’ll be heading to Phurkia and 0 point through some of the most beautiful rhododendron forests which a treat to your eyes. You will get to see the Pindari River flowing below. As you reach the 0 point campsite.

  • Day 4 Base camp Pindari to Dwali camp 5-6 hrs an altitude - 9800 ft.

Today from zero point to come back to Dwali camp. The weather at the Pindari Glacier fluctuates a lot so it is important that you keep a note of time. It is a beautiful walk toward the Pindari Glacier which will thrill you to the fullest. We will begin our day early and try to make it as early as possible to reach the Pindari Glacier.

  • Day 5 Dwali camp to Khati village 5-6 hrs trek an altitude - 6700 ft.

Today will be trekking days on this trek where you’ll have to walk for almost 12 kms as we’ll be coming from Dwali to Khati. It is a 5-6 hour trek and we’ll begin by having our morning breakfast.

  • Day 6 Khati village to Kharkia and Drive back to Kathgodam then depart.

Plan your day accordingly so that you reach Kathgodam by evening. Khati to Kharkia will be a one hour trek. From Kharkia pickup facility will be arranged to take you back to Kathgodam.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • All meals along the trek only veg.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trek tents, home stay.
  • Transportation, food, accommodation.
  • Sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map.
  • First Aid Medical Kit (Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Everything not mentioned above
  • All the prices are for Indian Nationals only, unless specified.
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