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Trek Details :

Area: Kumaon Himalayas
Duration: 18 days
Max. Altitude: 4150 mts/13612 ft
Grade: Moderate
Season: April - June & Sept - Oct

Milam Glacier & East Base Camp

The Himalayan region of Kumaon is a store house of natural beauty beyond belief. Protected from the onslaught of the outside world, the Himalayan ecology remains well conserved here, making the region a great retreat for the lovers of nature. The trek to the Milam Glacier is amongst the best of treks in this region, taking you through some of the remotest areas with breathtaking panorama. Finally reaching the glacier, one is awed by the splendor of the majestic Mt.Trishul (7070m) which stands tall dwarfing everything in the vicinity

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

Upon arrival at Delhi airport met our representative and then transfer to pre booked hotel for overnight stay.

Day 02: Delhi - Kathgodam (300 kms by train)

In the morning half day sightseeing at Delhi and by evening transfer to railway station to board Ranikhet Express from Old Delhi railway station at 2245 hrs and reach Kathgodam early next morning at 0600 hrs. Overnight journey.

Day 03: Kathgodam - Almora - Munsyari (2290 mts/7512 ft) 300 kms/8-9 hrs

Upon arrival at Kathgodam drive to Munsyari via Almora. On arrival check in to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 04 : Munsyari - Lilam (1850 m/6068 ft) (14 kms/ 5-6 hrs)

In the morning we will start our day 1 trek to Lilam via darkot. From Darkot the trek is descent to the Gori Ganga and continues descending until to the River at Jimighat. From here trek upward to Lilam. On arrival setup camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 05 : Lilam - Bugdiar (2500 mts/8200 ft) (12 kms/5-6 hrs)

In the morning we will trek up to Bugdiar. Enroute we will cross the thick forest of Utees and other trees. After a upward trek we will reach Bugdiar. Here we can see Shepherds with their flocks of sheep and goats are a common sight at the meadows of Bugdiar. On arrival set up campsite. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Day 06 : Bugdiar- Martoli (3430 mts/11250 ft) (14 kms/5-6 hrs)

We continue trekking along the Gori Ganga through series of narrow gorges. This beautiful trail passes through gorges and meadows leading to Railkot. The trek continues to the village Martoli situated at the edge of Lwan Gad Valley. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 07 : Martoli - Milam (3450 m/11316 ft) (11kms/5-6 hrs)

We descend to a bridge over the Lwan Gad and continuing further we cross the bridge over the Gori Ganga. The trail goes on to the left bank and a short climb brings us to Burphu Village (3350 M). The valley opens up here and one get a spectacular view of several peaks. Trekking further we will reach the village Milam. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 08 : Milam - Milam Glacier - Milam (6 kms /3-4 hrs)

After breakfast trek towards the Milam Glacier. On arrival explore the glacier; one can view the magnificent peaks of Rishi Parvat (6692 M), Hardeol (7151 M) and Trishuli I (7074 M). Later trek back to Milam for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 09 : Milam

The day is relax/exploration. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Day 10 : Milam - Lwani (13 kms/5-6 hrs)

After breakfast trek down to Lwani. On arrival set out camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 11 : Lwani - Nanda Devi East Base Camp (4150 m/13612 ft) (13kms/5-6 hrs0

In the morning we will start our trek to base of Nanda Devi east. The route is full of thrill and we will pass a series of moraine fields and famous meadows of Sartol Kharak (3650 M) and Naspanpatti (3850 M) in Nanda Devi. Set out camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 12 : Nanda Devi East Base Camp - Nanda Devi East (3 kms one side/3-4 hrs)

In the morning we will set out a trek for Nanda Devi east. Explore the terrain and return back in the base camp for dinner & overnight stay.

Day 13 : Nanda Devi East Base Camp - Martoli (3430 m/11250 ft) (14 kms/5-6 hrs)

After an early breakfast trek to Martoli. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Day 14 : Martoli - Bugdiar (2500 m/8200 ft) (13 kms/4-5 hrs)

In the morning after breakfast trek down to Bugdiar via Railkot. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Day 15 : Bugdiar - Lilam (12 kms/4 hrs)

Trek down to Lilam. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Day 16 : Lilam - Munsyari (2290 m/7512 ft)

This is our last day trek to Munsyari. This is another easy day to reach Munsyari. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

Day 17 : Munsyari - Kathgodam

Early in morning drive to Kathgodam to catch Ranikhet Express for Delhi at 2040 hrs. overnight journey.

Day 18: Delhi Departure

Arrive at Delhi by morning. On arrival transfer to hotel for relax. In the evening transfer to airport to catch your onwards flight.

Tour & Services Ends.