One among the most irresistible lures for avid trekkers and adventure enthusiasts, Pindari Glacier truly stands out from the rest. Also referred to as the Soul of Kumaon by the locals, this glacier sits in the lap of the Pindar Valley at an altitude of 3,660m. Easy to access, this glacier is around 3.2 km long and 1.5 km wide. Pindari glacier serves as the major source of River Pindar, which further merges with River Alaknanda in Garhwal.
The most fascinating treks of all, trek to Pindari Glacier transports one to an encapsulating world of natural beauty. A moderate level trek, it can be easily taken up by amateur trekkers as well. The trail leading to the Pindari Glacier takes adventure seekers past stunning landscapes, mythological villages and exotic flora & fauna. The ultimate point is reached when, after traversing the breathtaking natural beauty, Pindari Glacier which is the Zero Point comes into picture.
Opening up to the incredible views of some of the majestic peaks like Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Panwali Dwar and Maiktoli, the Pindari Glacier trail is a gripping one. Loharkhet serves as the starting point of this round trip trek which spans over six to seven days. Pindari Glacier can be best accessed in the autumn and summer seasons. If you are one such trekker who is in search of scenery, solitude and solace, then the trek to Pindari Glacier is one trek you must pounce on.