One can also trek to the Sunderdhunga Glacier while in the Pindar
region. It is a tough trek as compared to Pindari and Kaphini. Sunderdhunga
means the valley of beautiful stones. This valley is situated to
the west of the Pindar valley and has two glacier to offer to trekkers
and nature lovers, namely Maiktoli and Sukhram.
route upto village Khati is common for both Pindari and Sunderdhunga
glacier. The peaks which offer a spectacular view when seen from
here, are Tharkot (6100 m), Mrigthuni (6856 m), Maiktoil (6803 m)
and Panwalidwar (6663 m). Sunderdhunga is approximately 24 kms from
the village Khati. From Khati one has to go to village Jatoli, which
is 7 kms away. Jatoli is the first night halt enroute to Sunderghunga
Glacier. From Jatoli upto Dhungia Dhaun, about 8 kms. is a tough
One should spend
the night in Dhungia Dhuan either in shepherd huts or in pitched
tents. Beyond Dhungia Dhuan, it is necessary to take a guide even
for experienced and professional trekkers. The next halt is Kathalia,
which is 6 to 7 kms. from Dhungia Dhaun. From Kathalia one can go
to both Sukhram and Maiktoli glaciers. They are in opposite directions,7
kms. from Kathalia.
Song to Sunderdhunha Glacier 54kms.
Song to Loharkhet 3kms.
Loharkhet to Dhakuri 11kms.
Dhakuri to Kathi 8kms.
Kathi to Sundardhunga Glacier 30kms.