Trek to Pindari Glacier – 19th to 26th May 2024

8 Days

Overview

Pindari Glacier is a signature trek for adventure enthusiasts. An ideal trek to step in the proper high altitude treks with outdoor camping experience. Pindari Glacier is located in the Bageshwar District of Uttarakhand. This trek offers breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, lush green valleys, and picturesque landscapes. Trekkers traverse through dense forests, quaint villages, and rugged terrains to reach the glacier’s snout. The trail passes through serene hamlets like Loharkhet, Dhakuri, and Khati, providing glimpses of the local culture and lifestyle of the region’s inhabitants.

Trek Schedule:
19th to 26th May 2024 (Kathgodam to Kathgodam)

Batch size:
** 40 minimum members per batch
** Seats are available on a first come first basis

Trek Fees:
INR 19,000/- + Taxes

Trek Highlights

  • Explore one of the beautiful treks in Uttarakhand
  • One of the most bio-diversity-rich sites in Uttarakhand
  • Witness the amazing view of Mt. Changuch, Mt. Nanda Kot, Mt. Baljuri etc.

Itinerary

Gather at Kathgodam railway station and meet the Giripremi Adventure Foundation representative who will also be a professional mountaineer. He / she will be with the participants throughout the trek.
( Journey to Khaati and stay)
Meals : (D)

Start the trek from khaati to Dwali and stay. The trail goes through a small establishment of Khaati village and continues to the main trail to Dwali. Initially you cross the Pindar river and a gradual uphill trail will lead you to the confluence of Pindar and Kafni rivers, the very place where you will be camping for the night.
Meals : (B-L-D)

The trail from Dwali is an uphill and steep climb through the meadows. You will witness Rhododendron vegetation along the trail and you might see the flowering if you are lucky.
Also, there is a chance where you might encounter Himalayan Monal, a very beautiful bird sighted in this region.
Meals : (B-L-D)

The trail from Phurkiya to Zero Point is relatively easier and you might have to negotiate few snow patches along the way.
Zero point is a place surrounded by mountains from 3 sides, with the beautiful view of the Pindari Glacier. This will be your home for the next two days.
Meals : (B-L-D)

This will be a little leisure day for everyone, we will go for a little height gain at View Point, where you will witness the Pristine view of Pindari Glacier.
Meals : (B-L-D)

We will start our decent to Dwali village. It takes around 4 to 5 hours to reach.

On this day we decent down to Khaati village directly. it takes around 5 to 6 hours to reach.

Trek back to Kathgodam and start our journey back home after carrying the cherished memories of the Himalayas that will stay with you for a lifetime!

Trek Cost: INR 19,000/- + taxes (Ex. Kathgodam)

Includes

  • Kathgodam to Kathgodam bus/ jeep travel (Non- AC)
  • All meals (vegetarian) from day 1 Dinner to Day 8 Breakfast
  • GAF's Qualified Instructor
  • Stay inside tents/ guest house on sharing basis
  • Sleeping bags (Holofil) and Carry mats.
  • Complete camping facilities.
  • The participants would be provided hot drinking water
  • Technical equipment
  • Oxygen Cylinder in case of emergency

Excludes

  • Meals during travel on day 1 and day 8
  • Personal clothing and gear like shoes
  • Anything which is not mentioned in the list of 'Fees Include'
  • Travel arrangements to reach Kathgodam on day 1 and departure from Kathgodam on day 8.
  • GST ( at actual)

Following is the process of registration:

Step 1>> Booking Amount – Rs. 5,000 /- (Non-refundable in case of cancellation)

Step 1>> Fill the online registration form here – Enrollment Form

Step 2>> Medical Form
Print and submit the Medical declaration Form Download

Step 3>>Indemnity Bond

FOR ADULTS – Print and submit the notarized indemnity bond Download

FOR MINORS – Print and submit the notarized indemnity bond Download

Step 4>> Balance payment (1 month prior to your batch date)

Bank Transfer:

Account Name: GIRIPREMI ADVENTURE FOUNDATION
Bank Name:  HDFC Bank, FC Road Branch
A/c No. : 50200062745252
IFSC code: HDFC0000103

Google Pay
G-Pay Number: 8668548653
UPI: 8668548653@okbizaxis
(Please mention participant’s name and activity name in the remarks section)

Cancellation Policy:

**Booking amount is non-refundable/ non-transferable

1. If cancellation is made one month or more prior to the trek, we will refund 100% of the paid amount (Excluding the booking amount)
2. If cancellation is made 15 to 30 days prior to the trek, we will refund 50% of the paid amount. (Excluding the booking amount)
3. If the cancellation is made within 15 days prior to the trek, there will be no refund. (Excluding the booking amount)
4. If the trek gets cancelled due to any any natural calamities like Uttarakhand floods, Nepal Earthquake, Covid-19 pandemic, we will refund the trek fees deducting actual expenses incurred depending on the stage of the trek. (Excluding the booking amount)

 

2 Months Training Module for High Altitude Treks – Download

Acclimatization at high altitude – Download

Suggested Kit list – Download

For more details – Download

(You can add or deduct number of things required as per the trek you choose. GAF Team will assist you to select apt things to carry)

** You can buy clothing from Gokyo Outdoor Clothing and Gear
** Avail a discount of 10% by using code : GG10

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Trek to Pindari Glacier – 19th to 26th May 2024
From ₹19,000
/ Participant
From ₹26,500
/ Child

Trek Details

  • INR 19000 + taxes
  • Uttrakhand
  • 12000
  • 40