Milam Glacier Trek

Destionations: Delhi - Haridwar - Joshimath - Uttarkashi - Kalyani - Dodital - Seema - Hanuman chatti - Yamunotri - Rishikesh.

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Milam Glacier is about 28 km long, biggest glacier of the Kumaon, Uttarachal. It originates from the slope of Kohli and Trishul peaks and situated on the south facing slope of the main Himalayan range. Milam Village which is located near the glacier is one of the highest villages in the Himalayan range. Munsyari is the base for the trek route leading to Milam glacier. The best time for the trek is June to October. patch.

Day By Day Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrive Delhi Arrive Delhi,
  • On arrival met at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 02: Delhi/Almora
  • Morning drive to Almora, A Hill station on Kumaon Hills, On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel

  • Day 03: Almora- MunsiyariI (2290 M /7557 FT)
  • Drive to the beautiful town of Munsiyari. Overnight in Tents / guesthouse.

  • Day 04: Munsiayari - Lilam (1850 M / 6105 FT)
  • The 12 km trek today is a steady descent to Lilam. Set up camp for the night. Overnight at camp.

  • Day 05: Lilam - Bugdyar(2500 M / 8250 FT)
  • The distance covered today is 12 km and along the way one gets impressive views of Munsiyari and beyond. Overnight in Tents / Village huts.

  • Day 06: Bugdyar - MartoliI (3385 M/11170 FT)
  • Today's trek is takes you beyond the tree line and you can catch glimpses of alpine pastures. Martoli is a deserted hamlet that used to be of great prominence on the Tibetan trading route. Overnight in Tents.(Trek distance 14kms (8 hrs)).

  • Day 07: Martoli - Ganghar (3260 M/10760 FT)
  • The trek today will offer intermittent views of the Himalayan peaks. On reaching Ganghar the Nanda Devi East can be see. Overnight in Tents. (Trek distance 12 km (6 hrs)).

  • Day 08: Ganghar - Pachu (3690 M/13035 FT)
  • One of the highlights of the trip as you approach the Pachu Glacier is the Nanda Devi itself, seeming just a stones throw away. That apart blooming rhododendrons along the way add to the beauty. Overnight in Tents PACHU (REST DAY) (3690 M/13035 FT).

    The Nanda Devi demands that you spend a day here. Explore the ridges of Nanda Devi East or just relax. Overnight in Tents. (Trek distance 12 km (6 hrs))

  • Day 09: Pachu (Rest Day) (3690 M/13035 FT)
  • The Nanda Devi demands that you spend a day here. Explore the ridges of Nanda Devi East or just relax. Overnight in Tents.

  • Day 10: Burfu - Milam (3400 M/11220 FT)
  • The scenery is a continuation of the day before with impressive views of the Nanda Devi peaks. Overnight in Tents. (Trek distance 8 kms(4 hrs))

  • Day 11: Milam- Glacier (4200 M / 13860 FT)
  • A 2 hour hike takes you to the Glacier head; it is the largest in the Kumaon region. Spend the day at the glacier and return to Milam. Overnight in tents.

  • Day 12: Milam - Rilkot (3250 M/10725)
  • FT Downhill almost all the way it is a 17 km (8 hrs) trek today. Overnight in Tents.

  • Day 13: Rilkot - Bugdyar
  • Another downhill day, with the highlight being the Narrow gorge at Nahar Devi. Overnight in tents. (Trek distance 12 kms (5 hrs)).

  • Day 14: Bugdyar - Lilam
  • Its 12 km of downhill all the way. Reach campsite by the afternoon and chill out. Overnight in tents.

  • Day 15: Lilam - Munsiyari
  • Trek to the road head and head back to Munsiyari for a well deserved hot water bath. Overnight in resthouse.

  • Day 16: Munsiyari - Ranikahet / Almora
  • Depart from Munsiyari after an early breakfast. Reach Ranikhet / Almora / Nainital by the evening. Overnight in resthouse.

  • Day 17: Almora - Kathgodam - Delhi
  • Take a taxi from Almora / Ranikhet/ Nainital to reach Kathgodam to catch a Bus or the night train to Delhi. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 18: Delhi/Departure
  • Morning transfer to the airport time to catch flight for onward destinations.