Trekking in Kumaon Valley
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Glacier Trek Kumaon, Uttaranchal
Maximum - 14 Days
About This Trek:
Pindari Glacier (most popular and
easy trail). - Under the SE exterior rim of the Nanda Devi sanctuary, one of the
most popular ad easily accessible treks in Kumaon Himalaya. The trail passes
through thick forest along the Pindar River Valley and comes close to the peaks
of Nanda Khat, Nanda Kot and Nanda Bhanar.
I t i n e r a r y
All the treks of Kumaon (Uttaranchal India) is connected by 'our coach'
Loharkhet (1760m) - Dhakuri
(2621m) 10km - Climb North West over steep slopes for 4-5h to a ridge gap called Dhakuri Khal (2902m); panramoc view of the Nand Devi Group.
Dhakuri-Dwali (2576m) 21km - The
trail turns NE and descends gradually for 5km along a wooded slope to Khati
village. From there follow closely the E bank of the Pindar River for 6km.
Dwali-Phurkia (3270m) - Pindari
Glacier-Phurkia 16km - Phurka rest house is only 5km ahead by a very pleasant
gradual walk through pine forest and glades with wild flowers. After phurkia the
valley widens and there is hardly any vegetation. Zero point (3657m), from
where the glacier sweeps down skirting the flanks of Nanda Khat Nanda Kot.
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