Panchachuli Glacier (“E” Face)

Panchachuli Base Camp

Ensconced by the river Dhauli Ganga, Sobla is the entry points of the Darma valley. In Sobla the trekkers put on their rucksacks and get ready for the vigorous journey ahead. Here onwords, it’s a 35-40 km trek that passes through Dar, Bungling, Sela, Nagling, Baaling, and Duktu/Dantu village in the darma valley before reaching Panchachuli Glacier. On the final lap at village Duktu/Dantu one gets the majestic spectacle of Panchachuli that derives its name from the five peaks, named after the legendary Pandavas. The 5 kms length and width of glaciers project out from this range of hill. Atrek of about 4 kms from village Duktu/Dantu leads to the base of the glacier.

The glacier is seen from Duktu/Dantu villages as well as from the starting point of Yuli river situated 4 kms away in the base of Panchachuli. The five peaks of Panchachuli create the unforgettable specter of Him Khand, Yuli river skirted by the jungle of Devdaar and Bhoj Patra trees and vast meadows.

Ex. Dharchula (Duration 7 Days)

Day 1: 35 kms by bus, 5 kms by Trek, Dharchula – Dar (N/H)

Day 2: 12 kms by trek – Dar-Sela (N/H)

Day 3: 11 kms by trek – Sela-Baaling (N/H)

Day 4: 6 kms by trek Baaling – Duktu/Dantu (N/H)

Day 5: 19 kms by trek Duktu/Dantu – Panchachuli – Duktu/Dantu – Nagling (N/H)

Day 6: 12 kms by trek Nagling Bungling (N/H)

Day 7: 5 kms by trek, 35 kms by bus Bungling

Ex. Delhi (Duration 9 nights 10 days)

Delhi – Almora – Dharchula – Panchachuli – Dharchula – Lohaghat – Delhi.

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Milam Glacier

Milam Glacier Trek

 

Day 1: DELHI – HARIDWAR (By A/C Bus/Jeep over night travel to Haridwar)

Day 2: HARIDWAR – GWALDHAM – MUNSIYARI (It is a long Journey )

Day 3: Rest Day at MUNSIYARI. Overnight in Tents.

Day 4: MUNSIYARI – LILAM. Munsyari 2290m is very famous as Kailash Mansrover trek also goes through this place. By the time these lines were being written road for Lilam was being constructed. The 12 km steady descent trek to LILAM. Overnight in Tents.

Day 5: LILAM – BUGDYAR. Gradual ascending and some ups and downs through scenic meadows and shepherd pasture. Steep ascending to reach Lilam Ridge 2850m. Overnight in Tents.

Day 6: BUGDYAR – MARTOLI. Gradual ascending via village Railkot 3100m. Martoli has very old history as people used to trade with Tibet in old times. But now a deserted village which is slowly coming forward to house a few due to trekkers and climbers who likes to spend weeks, months here. A high plateau of grassy fields situated at 3430m. Distance covered is 14 km. Overnight in Tents.

Day 7: MARTOLI – MILAM VILLAGE. Milam used to be a village of Rajputs who some from Rajasthan and they do not like to be called Bhotias or Tibetans. Although they had been trading animals and dairy products, many house hold items with Tibet upto 1962.. Overnight in Tents.

Day 8: MILAM VILLAGE – MILAM GLACIER. This short and easy trail is full of scenic view and spectacular vision of high Himalayan Ranges and peaks. Spend the day at Glacier return to Milam Village & night stay

Day 9: MILAM VILLAGE – MARTOLI . Overnight in Tents.

Day 10: MARTOLI – LILAM. Overnight in Tents.

Day 11: LILAM – MUNSIYARI – BAGESHWAR . Overnight in Hotel.

Day 12: BAGESHWAR – HARIDWAR. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 13: HARIDWAR – DELHI.

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