Pindari Glacier Trek
PINDARI is over 3.2 km in length and 1.5kms widely spread. Situated in the mesmerizing KUMAON Himalayas, PINDARI Glacier is a most accessible of all glacier treks and attracts amateur as well as experienced trekkers. It is easily accessible within six to seven days, it rewards a visit well paid any time between summers and early winters.
Trekking in India is incomplete if you have not trekked PINDARI Glacier. This glacier is situated in the BAGESHWAR district of UTTARAKHAND among snow-capped NANDA DEVI and NANDAKOT mountains and has attracted mountaineers and trekkers since centuries.
PINDARI Glacier is perched at an altitude of 3,353mts above sea level in BAGESHWAR district of UTTARAKHAND. KAFNI Glacier is situated to the right of PINDARI Glacier with a pathway diverting from DWALI. KAFNI Glacier is located at an elevation of 3,860mts above sea level.
PINDARI Glacier has always attracted mountaineers and trekkers as it offers diverse glory of nature and is one of the easiest accessible Himalayan glaciers. PINDARI Glacier lies on the edge of Nanda Devi (7,816), which is the highest peak of India. PINDARI is an extensive and bluff glacier measuring 3.2km in length and 1.5km in breadth. Trek between dense forests, alongside streams ending at two mountainous glaciers of UTTARAKHAND. Zero Point of PINDARI Glacier is situated at an altitude of 3,660mts above sea-level, 5km ahead of PHURKIA. Explore the towns of BAGESHWAR and ALMORA. Village trekking portrays simple and rich in culture life.
PINDARI Glacier trek offers majestic Himalayan view that takes one through dense forests, verdant meadows, lush green valleys, and cascading rivers. One can get a fascinating panoramic view of the breath -taking Nanda Devi peak from PINDARI Glacier.
2.VILLAGE TOURISM –
PINDARI Glacier trek entices one through dense forests, rivulets but also gives a glimpse of the towns and villages of KUMAON region. ALMORA and BAGESHWAR can be explored during this trek.
By Air: Nearest airport is PANTNAGAR Airport, around 205 km from BAGESHWAR.
By Rail: KATHGODAM railway station, 171 km from BAGESHWAR, is the nearest railway station.
By Road: BAMSERA is 25.8Km from BAGESHWAR and accessed through ALMORA-BAGESHWAR-MUNSIYARI road. From BAMSERA, tourists reach SAUNG or Song village, which is the starting point for the trek.