Kafni Glacier

Kafni Glacier

Day 1 (New Delhi, India):
Arrive New Delhi. Meet himadventures representative. Travelling starts from New Delhi to Bageshwar. Overnight in Bageshwar. Bageshwar is situated at the confluence of river Saryu, Gomati and the latent Bhagirathi.

Day 2 (Bageshwar – Song – Loharkhet):
On second day of Kafni Glacier Trek, we move to Loharkhet, a small hamlet on the banks of river Saryu. Overnight in Loharkhet.

Day 3 (Loharkhet – Khati, 2210 M):
From Khati one can view the peaks. Legend has it that the villagers of Khati are the direct descendants of those who had shelered the Pandavas, during their Vanvasa. These poeple are known for their warmth, simplicity and hospitality indeed a trademark of the Kumaon hills not yet corrupted by the commercialisation of tourism. Khati is the biggest village enroute Pindari. The trek to Khati descends down to Umla Village (4 kms). Khati village lies at the confluence of Pindari and Sundardhunga Rivers. Overnight in tents.

Day 4 (Khati – Phurkia, 3260 M):
Now we reach Phurkia, where the trees gives way to alpine pastures and shepherds can be seen guiding their large flock across grazy uplands. The mountain greenery is at its best here. Overnight stay at Phurkia. Overnight in tents.

Day 5 (Phurkia – Zero Point – Dwali, 2575 M):
On day 5 of Kafni Glacier Trek, we do an 18 kms trek. From Zero point, we see the view of Pindari Glacier. The Pindari Glacier measures 3 kms in length and 0.25 kms in breadth. It owes its existence to the vast quantities of snow precipitated from Nanda Devi and other lofty summits of the greater Himalayan range. It takes its name from the Pindar River, which originates in the trails pass above the glacier. Overnight stay in Dwali.

Day 6 (Dwali – Kafni – Dwali):
A 24 kms trek. The Kafni glacier lies left of the Pindar valley and the Nandakot. The main Himalayan summits visible from Kafni are Nandakot (6806 M) and Nanda Bhanar (6104 M) Return to Dwali. Overnight stay at Dwali. Overnight in Dwali.

Day 7 (Dwali – Dhakuri, 2690 M):
A 19 kms trek. Dhakuri-Binjak ridge offers a view of the snow-clad Nandakot summit (6806 mts) to the east of Maktoli (6804 mts) to the west. Overnight stay in Dhakuri.

Day 8 (Dhahuri – Bageshwar):
A 16 km. trek to Song and 40 km. by bus to Bageshwar. Overnight stay in Bageshwar.

Day 9 (Bageshwar -Kathgodam/ New Delhi):
Drive from Bageshwar to Kathgodam for train travel to Delhi. Kafni Glacier Trek concludes.

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