Uttarakhand Trekking
 
Milam Glacier Trek - 13 Days

Season: June - September
Number of Days: 11 Days
Grade: Strenuous

Day 1: Delhi - Almora:
Board the Shatabdi Express to Haridwar and drive to Almora in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand by the evening. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 2: Almora – Munsiyari (2290m | Time – 4 – 5 hours):
After breakfast drive to reach Munsiyari. Arrive and check - in at a lodge for overnight stay.

Day 3: Munsiyari - Gauri Ganga – Lilam (2484m | Time – 6 – 7 hours):
After breakfast start trekking to reach Lilam. Overnight camp.

Day 4: Lilam – Railkot (3200m | Time – 4 – 5 hours):
After breakfast start trekking to reach Railkot. Overnight camp Day 5: Railkot – Mapa (3328m | Time – 4 hours) After breakfast start trekking to reach Mapa. Overnight camp.

Day 5: Bhojbasa - Nandanvan (4370 m | Time - 6 hours) :
Today's trek is through Gaumukh, the snout of the Gangotri glacier and the point of origin of the river Ganga. There are fabulous views of Shivling, Kedar Dome, Karchkund and Meru peaks. Nandanvan is also the base camp for climbers attempting the Bhagirathi peaks. Overnight camp.

Day 6: Mapa - Milam Village (3423m | Time – 3- 4 hours):
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Milam Village. Milam village was once an important stop on the Indo – Tibet trade route. After the borders were closed the village was deserted and the inhabitants migrated to lower regions. Overnight camp.

Day 7: Milam Village – Milam Glacier (3926m) - Milam Village:
After breakfast start trekking to reach Milam Glacier. Arrive and enjoy the panoramic view from the glacier. Return to Milam village for overnight camp.

Day 8: Milam Village – Martoli (3385m | Time – 5 – 6 hours):
After breakfast start trekking to reach Martoli. From here one can have beautiful view of Nanda Devi East and Nanda Kot peaks. There is a temple dedicated to Goddess Nanda Devi at the village. Overnight camp.

Day 9: Martoli – Lilam (Time – 7 – 8 hours):
After breakfast start trekking to reach Lilam. Today will be a long walking day. Overnight camp.

Day 10: Lilam – Munsiyari (Time – 5 – 6 hours):
After breakfast start trekking to reach Munsiyari. Arrive and check - in at a lodge for overnight stay.

Day 11: Munsiyari - Pithoragarh:
After breakfast drive to reach Pithoragarh (145 km). Lunch on the way. Arrive and check - in at a lodge for overnight stay.

Day 12: Pithoragarh - Rishikesh:
After breakfast drive to reach the Paddle Pundits Beach Camp, Shivpuri, Rishikesh. Lunch on the way. Overnight at the camp.

Day 13: Rishikesh - Delhi :
After Breakfast, Leave for Haridwar and stroll around the streets of the pilgrim town. Board the evening train back to Delhi.
Trip ends

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