Pindari Valley is a jewel of the Kumaon, surrounded with an impressive series of snow capped peaks that form the southern rim of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary. During the trekking season you can savor the unimaginable raw beauty as the valley springs to life with a vibrant display of greenery and wildlife. As you reach Loharkhet you are welcomed with a grand view of Nanda Devi, Trishul and Nanda Kot peaks.
Duration – 08 Nights & 09 Days
Difficulty level – Moderate
Distance – 84 Kms
Season- Summer, Autumn, Winter
Minimum Group Size: 12
Day 01: Kathgodam – Bhageshwar
Overnight train from Delhi to Kathgodam. Kathgodam to Bageshwar in shared cab/bus. Trek: Overnight stay at Bageshwar.
Day 02: Bhageshwar – Kharkiya
Bageshwar to Kharkiya via Bharari & Loharkhet (5 hrs by Jeep), Kharkiya to Khati trek (5 km approx, 3 – 4 hrs). Camp at Khati.
Day 03: Khati – Dwali
Khati to Dwali (11 km approx, 5 – 6 hrs)
Day 04: Dwali – Phurkiya
Dwali to Phurkiya ( 7 km, 4 – 5 hours) Important for acclimatization purpose.
Day 05: Phurkiya – Pindari (Ground Zero)
Phurkiya to Pindari-Zero Point and back to Phurkiya (14 km approx – 6 – 7 hours)
Day 06: Phurkiya – Dwali – Khatiya
Phurkiya to Khatiya via Dwali (12 km – 5 – 6 hours)
Day 07: Khatiya – Kafniu Glaciar
Khatiya to Kafni Glacier and back to Dwali (19 km approx, 8 hours)
Day 08: Dwali – Kharkiya
Dwali to Kharkiya, (16 KM trek, 6 – 7 hours), Jeep drive from Kharkiya to Bageshwar.
Day 09: To Bhageshwar to Kathgodam
Return from Bageshwar to Kathgodam via road.