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Pindari Glacier Trek

Pindari Glacier Trek

The Pindari Glacier Trek is a thrilling adventure that takes you to the heart of the Indian Himalayas, offering panoramic views of the stunning mountain ranges, dense forests, and cascading waterfalls. AdvenThrill, India's safest and most responsible outdoor adventure company, invites you to experience this exhilarating trek, which promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime journey.

The Pindari Glacier Trek is a moderate-to-difficult level trek that spans over a distance of approximately 48 kilometers, starting from Loharkhet, located at an altitude of 1,760 meters, and culminating at the Pindari Glacier, which stands tall at an elevation of 3,820 meters. Along the way, trekkers will get to witness the magnificent beauty of the Pindari River, flowing gracefully through the valleys, and marvel at the grandeur of the Himalayan peaks such as Nanda Kot, Nanda Devi East, Panwali Dwar, and Maiktoli.

The trek offers a unique opportunity to explore the rich biodiversity of the region, with the chance to spot rare species of Himalayan flora and fauna, including Himalayan Black Bears, Snow Leopards, Musk Deer, and Monals. Trekkers will also get to interact with the friendly locals, who will regale them with tales of the region's rich cultural heritage.

AdvenThrill's experienced and certified guides will ensure the safety and well-being of the trekkers at all times, with a focus on responsible and sustainable tourism practices. The company provides top-of-the-line equipment and facilities, including tents, sleeping bags, and nutritious meals, to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable trekking experience.

The Pindari Glacier Trek is a perfect opportunity for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers to explore the unexplored beauty of the Indian Himalayas while also indulging in an invigorating physical activity. AdvenThrill offers customized trekking packages that cater to the needs and preferences of different groups, ensuring a unique and personalized experience.

Join AdvenThrill for the Pindari Glacier Trek and create memories that will last a lifetime. Book your trek today and embark on a journey of a lifetime!


Day 1 - Drive from Kathgodam to Loharkhet (6 Hours by Road)

  • Day Highlights: Arrival in Loharkhet, Local Village Life
  • Day Details: Today, following your arrival in Kathgodam, you will be driven to a quaint hamlet called Loharkhet.
  • Driving through the scenic route and narrow passes, arrive in the village after 6 hours and get settled in there; the rest of the day will be at leisure.

Day 2 - Trek from Loharkhet to Dhakuri

  • Day Highlights: 11km Trek, Scenic Valley, Dhakuri, Camping
  • Day Details: Today will be the first day of your Pindari Glacier trek! An 11km trek from Loharkhet village will take you through lush forests, scenic trails and will finally take you to Dhakuri.
  • Located on the brink atop the dense oak forest, Dhakuri is the gateway to Pindari; overnight stay in a camp amidst meadows surrounded by forests!

Day 3 - Trek from Dhakuri to Khati

  • Day Highlights: 8km Trek, Rhododendron Forests, Pindar Ganga, Local Stay
  • Day Details: This exciting day involves an 8km trek to Khati, a village that has mythological stories attached to it.
  • Today, after breakfast in the camp, start with a walk through dense rhododendron forests and enjoy views of exotic flora and fauna.
  • You will reach Khati, the largest village in this region that is home to extremely hospitable and friendly people; it is believed that this village served as the home to the Pandavas during their exile.
  • Arriving in Khati, spend the rest of the day at leisure with an overnight stay in local village huts or tents.

Day 4 - Trek from Khati to Dwali

  • Day Highlights: 11km Trek, Waterfalls, Log Bridges, Dwali
  • Day Details: A fairly simple trek today will take you from Khati to Dwali.
  • For a significant time of the trek, you will hear the gurgling water from the river, will be crossing log bridges, and witness magnificent waterfalls as you make your way.
  • Arriving in Dwali, settle down for an amazing evening with the panoramic views around; overnight stay in Dwali.

Day 5 - Trek from Dwali to Phurkia

  • Day Highlights: 5km Trek, Frozen Lake, Snow-Clad Peaks
  • Day Details: Set forth after an early breakfast on a trail that is dominated by snow and ice!
  • Today, you will be crossing the frozen river and be escorted all along by snow-filled peaks.
  • Unlike other days, today will be a short trek of 5km that can be easily completed within 3 hours.
  • A beautiful waterfall awaits to welcome you just before Phurkia.
  • Enjoy the scenic landscape before you set camp at Phurkia that is at an altitude of 3,250m.

Day 6 - Trek from Phurkia – Pindari Glacier – Dwali

  • Day Highlights: 17km Trek, Pindari Glacier, Pindar Valley
  • Day Details: Get set to experience and witness a landscape that you have only imagined so far!
  • Your trek will begin early at 07:00 AM and the first part of it will offer you stunning views of the Himalayan range will take you to Zero Point, or the home to the Pindari Glacier.
  • At an elevation of 3,660m above sea level, this is the moment you will cherish your entire life!
  • Breath-taking views and a flawless landscape are sure to leave you spellbound!
  • The Pindar Valley adds to the beauty with small green areas that contrast an essentially white setting.
  • After spending some time here, begin your descent to Dwali and enjoy an overnight stay in a camp.

Day 7 - Trek from Dwali to Dhakuri

  • Day Highlights: 19km Trek, Descending Trail
  • Day Details: Retrace your journey as you descend from Dhakuri to Dwali!
  • Walk past forests and lakes, cross rivers and enjoy diverse landscapes while you cover a distance of 19km.
  • Overnight stay will be in a camp or in a local guest house.

Day 8 - Trek from Dhakuri to Loharkhet

  • Day Highlights: 11km Trek, Loharkhet
  • Day Details: Today you will complete a trek of 11km that will get you to Loharkhet.
  • Enjoy the rest of the day at your own leisure, exploring the village and meeting its locals.
  • Overnight stay in camps or a local guest house.

Inclusions: -

  1. Accommodation. (Guesthouse, Homestay, Camping
  2. Meals while on trek (Veg. + Egg) from Dinner on Day 1 to Dinner on Day 7.
  3. All necessary entry fees and permits.
  4. First Aid Medical Kits and Oxygen Cylinder.
  5. Mountaineering qualified & professional Trek Leader, Guide, Cook and Support staff.
  6. Porters/mules to carry central equipment.

Exclusions: -

  1. Food during the transit.
  2. Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  3. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head Price Includes.
  4. Any kind of emergency evacuation charges.
  5. Any kind of personal expenses.
  6. Transport.

Note: Normally Adventhrill expect to carry your personal luggage on your own, if you wish to offload your backpack, you can give it to Mule.

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