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The glacier is over 3.2 kms in length, 1.5 km in width and at 3657m above sea level. It is situated to the south east of the majestic Nandadevi, 7816m and south of Nandakot, 6816m. The trek runs along ...

The glacier is over 3.2 kms in length, 1.5 km in width and at 3657m above sea level. It is situated to the south east of the majestic Nandadevi, 7816m and south of Nandakot, 6816m. The trek runs along the southern wilderness of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary and is bordered by beautiful landscapes and breathtaking views. A trekkers paradise - it is set amidst lush green forest, numerous waterfalls and hanging valleys. Upon reaching the upper levels, the trees fall off, the pines cease and the trail enters an enchanted garden of fern, wild flowers and rhododendron.
One of the important glaciers in Uttaranchal, it is easier to visit than most other glaciers, the trekking route to this glacier is considered one of the best in Kumaon. The valley is drained by the Pindar river that emerges from the glacier. To reach glacier one has to trek approximately 45kms till ‘Zero Point’, the trail runs through villages, the Dhakuri pass and further follows upstream to the source of the river, the Pindari glacier.

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    This is Mrinmoy.I myself and a friend plan to visit Pindari during Durgapuja Oct 2011.We want company,just because we r two.If anybody plans to visit Pindari during Puja,then please contact me.Thanks.

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  • The Pindari Glacier The glacier is over 3.2 kms in length, 1.5 km in width and at 3657m above sea level. It is situated to the south east of the majestic Nandadevi, 7816m and south of Nandakot, 6816m. The trek runs along the southern wilderness of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary and is bordered by beautiful landscapes and breathtaking views. A trekkers paradise - it is set amidst lush green forest, numerous waterfalls and hanging valleys. Upon reaching the upper levels, the trees fall off, the pines cease and the trail enters an enchanted garden of fern, wild flowers and rhododendron. Pindari glacier from Zero Point One of the important glaciers in Uttaranchal, it is easier to visit than most other glaciers, the trekking route to this glacier is considered one of the best in Kumaon. The valley is drained by the Pindar river that emerges from the glacier. To reach glacier one has to trek approximately 45kms till ‘Zero Point’, the trail runs through villages, the Dhakuri pass and further follows upstream to the source of the river, the Pindari glacier. Hut at the Khati Village
  • Map Forest trail
  • Skeleton Itinerary Days Via Kms Departure Arrival Places Day 1 Train & Jeep 505 2200hrs 1800hrs Delhi – Kathgodam - Loharkhet Day 2 Trek 9 0800hrs 1400hrs Loharkhet – Dhakuri Day 3 Trek 8 0800hrs 1300hrs Dhakuri – Khati Day 4 Trek 11 0700hrs 1500hrs Khati – Dwali Day 5 Trek 5 0800hrs 1300hrs Dwali – Phurkia Day 6 Trek 14 0600hrs 1600hrs Phurkia – Zero point – Phurkia Day 7 Trek 16 0700hrs 1400hrs Phurkia – Dwali – Khati Day 8 Trek 8 0700hrs 1300hrs Khati – Dhakuri Day 9 Trek & Jeep 194 0700hrs 1700hrs Dhakuri – Loharkhet – Nanital Day 10 Jeep & Train 311 1700hrs 0400hrs Nanital – Kathgodam - Delhi
  • Detailed Itinerary Day 1 After an overnight journey by Ranikhet Express from Delhi to Kathgodam, our jeep will pick you at 0545am from the station and depart for Loharkhet. We reach the camp by 1800hrs with en route breakfast and lunch. Overnight in the tents Meal Plan: Enroute Breakfast & lunch, dinner at the camp Loharkhet Guest House Day 2 Today after an early breakfast we depart at 0700hrs and trek for 11kms to Dhakuri, the trail runs through thick forest into the valley and then further climbs to the Dhakuri Pass. On a clear day the views from the pass are spectacular as one can see the snow clad peaks on the southern boundary of the Nandadevi Sanctuary. We arrive at the Dhakuri campsite by 1300hrs. Overnight in tents Morning view from Dhakuri Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Detailed Itinerary Day 3 After an early morning walk to the pass to see the sunrise, we comeback to the camp at Dhakuri for breakfast. We depart at 0800hrs from the campsite, today’s trek will be for 8kms and most of it is downhill. The people here are extremely hospitable, the legend has it that they are the descendents of the race who provided shelter to the Pandavas during their exile. We reach Khati by 1300hrs Overnight in the tents or village huts Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Khati Vliiage Day 4 After enjoying the hospitality of the villagers at Khati , post breakfast we depart for Dwali at 0700hrs. The trek is of 11 kms with the roar of the Pinder Ganga not too far off and all along the way we see numerous waterfalls and log bridges to be crossed. We arrive at Dwali by 1400hrs. Overnight in the tents Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Pindar River
  • Detailed Itinerary Day 5 Today we depart after breakfast at 0700hrs. Today the trek is a short 5 km trek, however as it moves into high altitude the trail crosses the tree line, beyond which the air stats thinning and the barren icy peaks become your only companions for the day. We reach Phurkia by 1300hrs Overnight in the tents or huts Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Phurkia Guest House Day 6 Indeed the biggest day of the trek, we depart for Zero Point at 0600hrs with packed breakfast. Today we experience the beauty of the glacier and the surrounding peaks. We also visit the Babaji who has built himself a beautiful hut. We arrive back to the Phurkia camp by 1500hrs Overnight in the tents or huts Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner En route to Zero Point
  • Detailed Itinerary Day 7 With an early breakfast we depart at 0700hrs from Phurkia and head straight to Khati. Today’s trek of 16kms is long however is all downhill, we carry packed lunch and reach Khati approximately by 1500hrs. Overnight in the tents or huts Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mountain Trail Day 8 Today we depart after breakfast at 0800hrs for Dhakuri and arrive by 1300hrs. Overnight in the tents or huts Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Sunset at Dhakuri
  • Detailed Itinerary Day 9 Today after breakfast we depart at 0700hrs for Loharkhet and further drive to Nanital. The trek of 9kms is mostly downhill. We reach Loharkhet by 1200hrs and have lunch, post which we board the jeeps and drive to Nanital. Upon reaching Nanital we settle in a hotel and spend the evening at leisure. Overnight in the hotel Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Sunset at Nainital Day 10 The day is at leisure to enjoy boating on the lake, indulge in some rock climbing at Barapathar, horse riding trip around Naini Peaks or shop on the mall or Tibetan Camp. Depart from Kathgodam at 2240 hrs via Ranikhet Express to Delhi Overnight in train Meal Plan: Breakfast & lunch Sailing at Nainital
  • Pricing Head Cost Per Person 10 days / 9 nights (Kathgodam - Kathgodam) INR 30,000/- Add On: Ex Delhi INR 800/- Delhi – Kathgodam – Delhi via Ranikhet Express (AC 3 Tier) Package Includes: • All meals during the trek. • Transportation from Haridwar to all the mentioned destinations and back by cabs accommodating 4. • Accommodation on twin/triple share in tents/comfortable lodges. • Camping logistics complete with tents, sleeping bags, guides, porters, kitchen setup, cook etc where required. • Services of a Synapses trip leader. Package does not Include: • Expenses of personal nature like laundry, telephone/fax calls, beverages, medical expenses etc • Any Insurance. • Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions.
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