PINDARI GLACIER TREK

Apr-June, Aug-Nov

Duration: 7 days / 6 nights

Host: Ankur Kirola

Starts at
13499 per person

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Available Dates in 2019

21 September - 27 September
(Sat to Fri)


5 October - 11 October
(Sat to Fri)


2 November - 8 November
(Sat to Fri)


Package Cost

₹ 13499 per person

Additional Details


  • GST 5% Extra.

Inclusions:

  • Food as per menu on the trek.
  • Tents, Sleeping bags, mats.
  • Forest permits and camping fee.
  • Trek guide, cook, support staff
  • Porters/mules to carry trekking equipment's.
  • First aid medical kit, oxygen cylinder, stretcher and UIAA certified safety equipment's.
  • Games like Ludo, Chess, Frisbee, Cards etc.
  • Transport from Kathgodam to Kathgodam.

Exclusions:

  • Any kind of personal expenses on the trek.
  • Meals during road journeys.
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • Any kind of travel insurance.
  • Anything not specified in the inclusion list.

The Pindari Glacier is a glacier found in the upper reaches of the Kumaon Himalayas, to the southeast of Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot. The glacier flows to the south for a short distance of about 3 km, 0.25 km in breadth and gives rise to the Pindari River which meets the Alakananda at Karnaprayag in the Garhwal district.

Itinerary


Day 01- Kathgodam to Loharkhet

Altitude- 5500 ft. 
Distance- 180 Km. 7-8 hrs 
Overnight stay in Guest House 
Pick up time 06:00 am at the parking of Kathgodham railway station. 
Route:- Kathgodam - Bheem Tal – Almora- Bageshwar- Kapkot- Loharkhet
BSNL network available

Day 02- Loharkhet to Kharkiya (Drive) and 3 km Trek to Khati

Altitude- 5500 ft to 7,300 ft (Kahrkia – 7,400 ft.)
Drive -3 hours 
Trek- 4 km (1 hour) 
Reach Khati before lunch 
Accommodation -Home-Stay

Day 03- Khati to Dwali

Altitude: 7,300 ft to 8,600 ft 
Time taken: 6-7 hours 
Trek: 11 km

Day 04- Dwali to Phurkia

Altitude: 8,600 ft to 10,500 ft 
Distance: 5 km 
Time taken: 3 hours

Day 05- Phurkia to Zero Pint Pindari Glacier and return to Phurkia

Altitude: 10,500 ft and 12,300 ft 
Time taken: 7 hours 
Distance: 16 km

Day 06- Phurkia to Khati via Dwali

Altitude: 10,500 ft to 7,300 ft 
Time taken: 6-7 hours 
Distance: 16 km

Day 07- Khati to Kharkia and Drive back to Kathgodam

Altitude: 7,300 ft to 7,400 ft 
Time taken: 1 hour trek 
Trek: 3 km
Drive- 180 km

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1.)    Expert knowledge
Our experts have a wide knowledge of everything on offer and are available at all times to help or advice. Your tailor made itinerary will be carefully created by staff who will have usually visited every area that features on your holiday and will often have stayed at or visited most of the Places.
 
2.)    Our guides
Residents and natives of the region are selected based upon their level of experience, personal integrity and genuine sense of hospitality. During your journey, various specialists may join you and share their insights into different aspects of their country. From art and archeology to rainforest ecology, our knowledgeable guides will help illuminate your discovery.
 
3.)    Accommodation
Nomad Adventures accommodations are very comfortable and those who prefer a truly local experience where you can enjoy regional cuisine and immerse yourself in every day culture, home stays are a great choice. In rural areas and on adventure trips, camping comfortably under the stars is another captivating option.
 
4.)    Unbeatable value
Because we are based in Uttarakhand we can operate directly without any intermediaries. This way we are able to be right by your side while you travel and are we able to keep our costs lower which benefits you. But it is not just a matter of our very affordable prices; it’s also what we include that makes the value of our trips so good. 
 
5.)    Responsible travel
We develop our trips to help people become more culturally and environmentally aware. It is his approach that instills a sense of appreciation about the environment they will experience and the people they will encounter.
 
6.)    Cultural exchanges
One of the most valuable and long lasting experiences of travelling is the cultural encounter that you can experience. We encourage communicating with different people, living alongside small communities, tasting new food and encountering new ways of life, all of which greatly enhance the experience and contribute to an increased personal cultural awareness.
 
7.)    Safety & Quality Equipment
Our clients’ safety is our main goal; we follow strict working procedures and rules. Nomad Adventures staff and mountain guides lead our groups. They are well trained certified professionals. In addition to the standards required, we encourage and demand permanent training, evaluation and learning. Keeping our staff highly motivated and ready to deal with the needs of our clients and the quality of our trips. According to each program we set a particular guide to client ratio, and also add an assistant guide in many of our treks.
 
All our equipment is of good quality and we go to great lengths to keep it neat and functional. In all treks, Nomad Adventures provides the general camping equipment.
We also provide all necessary equipment to guarantee our clients safety (first aid kit, oxygen) and all our trek expeditions maintain contact via portable radios.

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We totally understand that unforeseen circumstances might need you to change plans, and so our cancellation policy makes it easier to do that.
  • Cancellations prior to 30 days from the start of the trip — full refund.
  • Cancellation between 30 days and 15 days to the start of the trip — 50% refund.
  • Cancellation less than 15 days to the start of the trip — no refund.

In case of unforeseen weather conditions, government restrictions or any other unavoidable circumstances beyond the control of the host, certain activities during the expedition or the event itself may be cancelled, or there could be change in the itinerary. In such cases, the host will try their best to provide an alternate feasible activity or a voucher will be handed over (in case of cancellation or rescheduling of event) to you. However no refund will be provided for the same.

In case the trip is cancelled by the host for lack of minimum number of people in the batch, you will get a full refund.

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