Kafni Glacier Trek
Kafni Glacier Trek ,Located in Bageshwar District Of Kumaon Himalayan Region Uttrakhand India At An Elevation Of 3,860 MTS . Above The Sea Level It’s Situated On The East Side Of Pindari Glacier & South of Nanda kot peak . It’s One Of The Hubs For Trekkers In The Uttrakhand Region And Also One Of The Popular Trekking Destinations in the Indian Himalayan Range That Can Be Accessed During The Summer & Autumn Seasons. The Region Has Its Own Charm With The Solitude It Presents And Very Rich In Wildlife. One More Reason Of The Popularity Of The Glacier Is The Ease Of Tackling The Challenge In Compared To The Other Glaciers. It Could Be Approached Beyond ‘Zero Point’ Without Needing Any Climbing Gears And Equipment Unlike The Other Glacier’s .
The Kafni Glacier Is The Source Of “Kafni river”, A Tributary Of The Pindar River Which Merge With Alaknanda River/ Ganga River At Karnprayag In Garhwal Region Of Uttrakhand . It’s Offer Around 60 Km Round Trip Trek From Kharkiya To Kharkiya , Generally It’s Take 6-7 Days To Complete This Trek And On Your Way To Destination You Will Passing Through Forests , Remote Villages ,Beautiful Meadows .
Checklist Before You Go For Trek –
- A Copy Of Photo Identity Proof ( For Domestic Visitor’s Aadhar Card & For Foreigner Visitor – Passport ) Will Be Must .
- A Pair Of Good Trekking Shoes , Sandals , Dark Sunglasses , Sandals.
- Poncho , Rain Coat ,Sandals , Warm Jacket , Warm Cloth’s , Woolen Cap.
- Torch/ Head Light , At Least 2 Pair Of Quick Dry Tees& Trek paint .
- Full Body Towel , Water Bottle , Tissue Paper , Paper Soap .
- Trekking Pole , Backpack ( Min. 55 Ltr. ) , personal Medical Kit , Sunscreen Lotion .
- Woolen Gloves , Waterproof Gloves , Woolen Stocks .
- Camera With Huge Memory Card & Full Charged With Extra Batteries .
Package Price Including –
Activities – Trekking , Camping , Hiking , Village Culture, Bird Watching.
Accommodation While Journey – Homestay / Tent’s/ Guest House’s .
Meal – Local Hygienic Veg. Food + Egg.
Staff – Local Guide , Cook & Camp Helpers , Potter , Mule Potter’s .
Medical – First ad Kit
Permission – Forest permission Charges Kathgodam To Kathodam
Transportation – Kathgodam To Kathgodam .
Climatic Conditions In The High Altitudes Vary From The Plains; Take Adequate Time To Get Acclimatized To High Altitudes.
Pay Heed To The Trek Leader Or Instructor In Order To Enjoy A Safe And Sound Trekking Experience.
Do Not Consume Alcohol Or Any Other Intoxicants During The Trek.
Avoid Trekking During The Nights.
Before Undertaking The Trek, Consult A Physician.
Carry Basic Medications And a First-aid Kit During The Trek.
The Trek Takes Place Through Eco-Friendly Zone; Do Not Encourage Littering The Local Sites Or Campsites.
Kafni Glacier Trek 6 Night & 7 Days
Day 1 – Drive Kathgodam To Karmi Village 250 Km Approx.
Morning Pickup The Drive To Karmi Village Cross Over The Bhimtal , Almora , Kasardevi , Binsar Valley , Bageshwar , Kapkote , Bharadi Keep On Pindari Glacier Road To Till Karmi Village Check in Homestay , Welcome Drink Offered By Host , Evening Time Must Visit Bhagwati Mata Temple a Beautiful Peaceful Place , and Explore The Culture Of Karmi Village .
Day 2 – Karmi Village to Kharkiya Drive Then 5 Trekking To Khati
Drive To Kharkiya Post Breakfast , Stop at Majua Hills Karmi For Quick Visit Then Lunch at Karmi Vinayak Dhar , Enjoy The Views Of Villages Then Drive To Kharkiya , Will Take Small Break in Between Dhoor and Kharkiya For Watch Upfront Views Of Glaciers , After Arrival at Kharkiya, 5 Km Trekking To Khati and Check in Guest House Or Homestay
Day 3 – Khati To Dwali , 13 km Trekking
Will Start Trekking After Breakfast 13 Km Trekking To Till Dwali , While Trekking You Will See Many Beautiful Birds and Live Herbal Plants and Explore The area Between Khati and Dwali , Arrival in Dwali Evening Time Check in Guest House Or Setup Tents Here .
Day 4 – Dwali To Khatti Trekking 5 Km .
After Breakfast Keep On The Way Towards Kafani Glacier only 5 km Trek , You Will Have Enough Time Explore Your Skills For Photography , Wildlife , and Others . Evening Time Arrival in Khatti , Setup Tents Here .
Day 5 – Khatti To Kafni Zero Point Then Back To Khatti .
As Like Other Days Start Trek After Breakfast , 14 Km Round Trek Khatti to Kafni Glacier Zero Point and Back To Khhati , On This Day You Will Have a Chance a See Many Beautiful Birds and The Source Of Kafni River ( Ice Melted Water River ) , Kafni Is The Only Trek Where You Can Touch The Zero Point . Stay at The Place as Last .
DAY 6 – Khatti To Khati Village .
The Return Journey Will Start , 18 km Trekking To Till Khati Village You Can Explore Some Nearby Location With Assistant Of Our Guide . Evening Time Arrival at Khati Village .
Day 7 – Khati To Kharkiya Trekking Then Drive To Kathgodam .
5 Km Trek To Kharkiya and the 275 km Drive to Kathgodam Lunch On The way and for those who want expend some more days can consult with guide , there are some more location which got attraction for tourism like Dhakuri .