7 Day

12300 Ft

70 Km


₹ 11,000 Per Person

Brief Description

 Group Size       : 15

 Season             : May -June & September – November

The Pindari Glacier is found in the Kumaon Himalayas of Uttrakhand, to the southeast of Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot Mountain.The glacier flows to the south for a short distance of about 3 km (1.9 mi),0.25 km in breadth and gives rise to the Pindar River which meets the Alaknanda at Karnaprayag of Rudraprayad district of Garhwal .

The trail to reach the glacier crosses the villages of   Saung, Loharkhet Dhakuri pass  continues onto Khati village (the last inhabited village on the trail), Phurkia  and Zero Point Pindar  the end of Trek. Though most of the trail is along the banks of the Pindari River, the river is mostly hidden until after Khati.

The Pindari Glacier Trek commences from Loharkhet at 1,760 meters and heads to Dhakuri at 2,680 meters, the track from Dhakuri then leads off at Khati at 2,210 meters passing through a vast forest of rhododendron and from there it paces along the River Pindar to Dwali at 2,575 meters. The route from Dwali splits to to Phurkia from where we have to go to Pindari Glacier, which is the Zero Point. The trek downhill from the Zero Point to Loharkhet follows the same trekking route passing through villages and colourful meadows.

The Pindari Glacier is also famous for other adventure sports like ice climbing and mountain biking.

Available Dates

01 June – 08 June 2021 (Open)
11 June – 18 June 2021 (Open)


Pindari Glacier trek starts from the Loharkhet. We pick you up early in the morning from Kathgodam Railway station and drive from Kathgodam to Loharkhet . We will reach Loharkhet in the evening. Overnight in loharkhet Village.

Today we will begin our Pindari Glacier trek from Loharkhet after having breakfast. From Loharket (1760m) we will move to Kharkia whre we will reach in 3 hours . From here the trail passes through an evergreen forest of oak and horse chestnut before ascending to the small temple at Taladhakri (2300m). This is the halfway point on the ascent to the Khati Village. Beyond Taladhakri the trail ascends across meadows and rhododendron forest that bloom by late April. The gradient lessens towards the Khati . Overnight stay in tents.

Today’s trek will be easy and will move through village Khati  which is the largest and last village on the Pindari Glacier trek and Kafni Glacier trek. Khati village is situated on the banks of Pindar Ganga River at an altitude of 2210m. After trekking for 13 km we will reach Dwali which is base location also for Kafni and Pindari Glacier. Will stay in tents at Dwali.

We will start the Pindari Glacier trek with a good breakfast in Dwali. The trek from Dwali to  Fhurkia is picturesque and full of natural beauty. Overnight stay in Tents.

Today is going to be a Tedious day. We start early for  Pindari Glacier Zero point after breakfast. The views on trek from Fhurkia to Zero point are superb, on your left views of Mt Baljuri, Mt Panwali Dwar are stunning. The point from where the Snout of Pindari Glacier is visible is called the Zero point. After enjoying the beauty of  Pindari glacier and watching Nanda  Kot peak on left side we will sart descending towards Dwali. Overnight stay in Tent.

Trek back to Khati to enjoy one more day stay with hospitable villagers of Khati and share your stories of your trek.

After breakfast it’s the time to say goodbye to Khati Village and start the trek to Loharkhet via Dhakuri. We will have our lunch at Dhakuri with stunning views of Mt Maiktoli and then trek downwards to Loharkhet.

Today’s is just to reach road head where our Jeep will be waiting to drive us to Kathgodam with treasured memoriesof the Pindari Glacier Trek.


Trek Essentials

Basic Essentials
o Back Pack & Rain Cover (50-60 liter)
o Day Pack & Rain Cover (20-30 liter, If you hire mule or porter)
o Couple of water bottles (Avoid Bisleri Bottles)
o Hiking Shoes (Should be water proof and ankle support)
o Torch (With extra batteries)
o Glucose, Chocolates, biscuits and nuts
o Personal Medical kit (If you required)
o Original ID Card


Clothing Essentials
o Trek Pants – 2 Nos. (Avoid Jeans, Shorts, Capris, Fitting Denims)
o T-shirts – 4 Nos. (2 Full Sleeves, 2 Half Sleeves)
o Sweater – 2 Nos. (1 Fleece, 1 Woollen)
o Jacket – 2 Nos. (1 Fleece, 1 Down feather)
o Thermal Wear – 1 Nos.
o Gloves – 2 Nos. (1 Woollen, 1 Waterproof)
o Socks – 5 Nos. (3 Cotton, 2 Woollen)
o Warm Inner wears
o Rain Coat / Poncho – 1 Nos.
o Handkerchief/towels – 1 Nos.
o Slippers – 1 Nos.


Protect Your Head
o UV sunglasses – 1 Nos.
o Caps – 2 Nos. (1 Sun Cap, 1 Woollen Cap)
o Balaclava – 1 Nos.

Personal Utilities
o Sunscreen Cream
o Body Lotion
o Lip Balm
o Sanitizer
o Tooth Brush & Paste
o Quick Dry Towel
o Cameras
o Books (If you like reading)
o Music Instruments (Guitar, Flute)


Frequently Asked Questions on Brahmatal Trek

  1. Which is the best time for Bedni Bugyal Trek?
    March to June & September-December.
  2. What is the maximum altitude point of Bedni Bugyal trek?
    Bedni Bugyal – 3350 Meter
  3. How can we reach Kathgodam?
    Kathgodam is around 300km from Delhi by road. So many trains and buses are well connected to Kathgodam.
  4. Which transport you provide from Kathgodam to Lohajung & Return?
    Tempo Traveller / Tata Sumo / Mahindra Bolero
  5. What will be the daytime and night temperature?
    During daytime, the temperature will be around 15° to 20° and during night it will fall down to -5°
  6. Are trekking shoes mandatory?
    Trekking shoes are not mandatory but, it will make the trek comfortable. Take a shoe with a good grip and high ankle support. It would be better if the shoes are waterproof.
  7. Are there any provisions for taking bath?
    There is no provision for a bath on the trek.
  8. What is the size of trekking group?
    20-30 People
  9. How many guides are there in one group?
    2 guides
  10. Is accommodation for men and women separate?
    Yes, men and women will not be sharing tents, unless they want.
  11. What kind of food you provide during the trek?
    We provide food for 4 times in a day i.e. Breakfast, lunch, evening snacks, and dinner.
  12. Do I need to carry any documents with me?
    Carry an original ID card and a photograph.
  13. Do you provide toilet tents?
    Yes, we do provide Toilet tents.
  14. Can we expect rains/snowfall during the trek?
    Yes, Sudden weather changes are expected, always carry a light raincoat or waterproof windcheater/poncho.
  15. Is there any mobile network connectivity?
    In Lohajung you will get BSNL, IDEA, AIRTEL, VODAFONE mobile networks. In other locations, you won’t have any network.
  16. Where can we get Electricity?
    During the trek, you will get electricity only in Lohajung.

What's Included


 Transport from Kathgodam to Loharkeht & Return
 Accommodation during the trek (camping)
 All meals – vegetarian
 Campfire at Camps (If Available)
 Trekking permits and forest camping charges
 Trekking equipment (tents, sleeping bags, ice axes, ropes, etc.)
 Services of an expert trek leader (qualified in basic/advanced mountaineering courses)
 Services of an expert trek team (guides, cooks, helpers, porters/mules)
 Safety equipment (first aid, medical kit, oxygen cylinders, stretcher, etc.)
 Achievement Certificate
 Memories of Life Time


 GST 5% (Service Tax)
 Transport from your city to Kathgodam and Return
 Backpack offloading charges (Rs.250 Per Day/Per Bag)
Food during transport from
 Kathgodam to Loharkhet & Return
 Backpack offloading charges
 Personal expenses of any kind
 Anything apart from the inclusions

How to Reach

Trains to Kathgodam

Ranikhet Express (15013) From Jaipur/Delhi

Uttarnchal sampark kranti (15035) From Delhi

NDLS KGM Shatabdi (12040) From Delhi

Bagh Express (13019) From Howrah/Lucknow

Lucknow Kathgodam Express (15043) From Lucknow

By Bus :-

Regular buses from Anand Vihar ISBT Delhi to Kathgodam .

Regular buses to Kathgodam from major cities of UP.

Cancellation Policy

  1. Before 30 days: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
  2. Between 21-30 days: 75% of trip cost will be refunded
  3. Between 11-20 days: 50% of trip cost will be refunded
  4. Between 0-10 days: No refund