Trekking at Kafni Glacier, Uttarakhand

Adventure in Himalaya
  • 8 days
  • Easy
  • 4.9
  • Hilly

Trekking at Kafni Glacier, Uttarakhand By Adventure in Himalaya


The Kafni Glacier is located in the upper reaches of the Kumaon Himalayas, to the southeast of Nanda Devi. The glacier gives rise to the Kafni River, which is a tributary of the Pindar River. The Pinder River is a tributary to Alaknanda River, which eventually is one of the two headstreams of the Ganges. This is relatively small glacier but a popular trekking destination along with Pindari Glacier.


  • Day one

    Departure from Delhi to Kathgodam Railway Station, From Kathgodam we take you to Bageshwar. Overnight at hotel in Bageshwar.

  • Day two

    Departure from Bageshwar to Song, From song trek starts, Song -- Dhakuri (2621m) 82kms/3hr 13km trek/6hr Drive to Song, 13 Kms trek to Dhakuri. Own Tentage.

  • Day three

    Dhakuri - Dwali 19kms/8hr Own Tentage.

  • Day four

    Dwali - Byali Udiyar 16kms/8hr Kaphni Glacier is 12 Kms from Dwali via Byali Udiyar, which is at a distance of 8 Kms from Dwali. As compared to Pindari the valley is much broader and the rhododendron that blooms here is spectacularly beautiful. Trek down (4 Kms) to Byali Udiyar. Dinner & overnight stay in camps.

  • Day five

    Byali Udaiyar - Dwali 8kms/4hr Own Tentage.

  • Day six

    Dwali - Dhakuri 19kms/8hr Own Tentage.

  • Day seven

    Dhakuri - to Song, Song to Bageshwar, Night halt at Bageswar.

  • Day eight

    Bageshwar to Kahtgodam, 10 hr Drive. Departure to Delhi at night by train. Tour ends here.


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