Uttrakhand, the Dev Bhoomi is always considered the best when it comes to travelling destinations, whether it is for adventurers or for simply nature lovers. You can explore unbelievable, exceptional beauty of nature and also enjoy unlimited adventure in the state. Milam is the major and one of the biggest glaciers of Kumaon Himalayas which is located in Munsiyari in Pithoragarh district. The glacier is situated at an altitude of 4268 m above sea level, and originates from the slope of Kohli and Trishul peaks. It was closed in 1962 for no specific reason but reopened in 1994 and became the favorite glacier for trekkers. It is 16 km long and covers 37 sq. km area and about 12,700 to 18,000 ft. ahead of Munsiyari which is the base camp for trekkers. Milam is the source of Gori Ganga River. The trip can be long, tired but it is adventurous and full of excitement. Trekking to Milam is the perfect breakout for trekkers as they witness the unequaled elegance of Himalayan glaciers. On the way to the this trek, one has to walk downhill along the Gori Ganga River, pass through the densely forested area comprising rhododendron, conifers, chestnut and bamboo. One can also enjoy the spectacular view of the Nanda Devi and Hardeol peaks right up to Milam glacier. Although this ultimate trekking spot is little challenging from both routes, either you go from forests stark or via countryside. Trekking always gives you sporty feeling, it is must do tour to get refreshment from your daily boring schedule. Exploring Milam will fill you with rejuvenation because it is the most sought after trekking spot for adventure lovers. The best season to explore this getaway is from mid March to May or after monsoon in October-November. Book your 'Milam Glacier Trek package' with us to experience the adventures of the trekking in Himalayas.
Days-1 : Delhi – Kathgodam
Arrival in the morning at Kathgodam railway station (Gateway of the glacier). Then drive to Chaukori Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Days-2 : Chaukori (2010mts)- Munsiyari (2290mts)
Drive from Chaukori to Munsiyari to arrive by lunch time. Munsiyari is the road head for trek. From Munsiyari one can get an excellent view of the Panchchuli peaks. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Days-3 : Munsiyari – Lilam (1852mts.) 12kms / 5hrs Tents
Drive from Munsiyari to road end then trek to Lilam village. A walk along to Gori river with Quir-gemia and Sai-polo villages on the left banks, one reaches the villages of Lilam. Overnight in tents.
Days-4 : Lilam – Bogudiyar (2450mts.) 14kms / 6hrs Tents
Trek from Lilam to Bogudiyar to arrive by evening. In the thick forest of Uttes After a steep uphill climb one reaches Bogudiyar, where the Poting rivulet meets Gori River. overnight in tents
Days-5 : Bogudiyar – Rilkot(3200mts) 14kms / 6hrs Tents
Trek from Bogidiyar to Rilkot .It is situated above the river and one can visit ruins of old Rilkot. Overnight in tents.
Days-6 : Rilkot – Milam VILLAGE (3434mts.) 15 kms / 6hrs Tents
Trek from Rilkot to Milam to arrive by evening. One gets the view of Martoli peak soon after Rilkot and after crossing the bridge at Burfu the trek is on the left bank of the Gori river and views include that of Longstaff Col. The Eastern and main peaks of Nanda Devi Sanctuary and the Har Deval peak. Overnight in tents/ local village house.
Days-7 : Milam Village – Milam Glacier – Burfu Village 16kms / 8hrs Tents
Trek from Milam village to Milam glacier and back to Milam village Trek brings one to the Milam glacier with various glaciers feeding the main one from different valleys. After lunch trek to Burfu village. Overnight in tents/local village house.
Days-8 : Burfu Village – Nahar Devi 14kms / 6hrs Tents
Trek back to Rilkot from Milam village overnight in tents.
Days-9 : Nahar Devi – Lilam 19kms / 7hrs Tents
Trek from Rilkot to Bugdiyar to arrive by evening. Overnight in tents.
Days-10 : Lilam – Munsiyari (2290mts) 12kms / 5hrs Tents
Trek from Lilam to Munsiyari to arrive by afternoon.Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Days-11 : Munsiyari – Nainital Hotel.
Drive from Munsiyari to Nainital to arrive by evening. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
- Any kind of personal expenses.
- Food during the transit.
- Anything not specifically mentioned under the head.
- Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.