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Khatling Glacier Trekking - Himalayan Glacier Trekking

Khatling Glacier Trek

The mighty Himalayas, the silent valleys, the lush greenery and the alluring landscape, India has more than one reason for attracting the trekkers from all over the planet. One of the breathtaking trekking attractions in India is the Khatling Trekking in the majestic Himalayas. The Khatling glacier is a lateral glacier which is the source of the river Bhilangana. Sahasratal and Masartal are on the west and east of it respectively. From the Valley of Bhilangana you get enjoy the panoramic view of snow capped peaks and hanging glaciers.

With our Khatling Glacier Trekking you enjoy the magnificent creation of nature with all its best. You will be amazed as the entire trek passes through thick forests and beautiful lush green meadows at the beginning. Later, you will cross two passes above 17,000 ft. where you can marvel at the glaciers moraines and a snow patch. So if you want to get closer to the nature, you can take a Khatling Glacier Tour with us and cherish each second of the Trek all your life.

Khatling Glacier Trekking
Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days
Delhi - Rishikesh - Ghuttu - Gangi - Kharsali - Bhedikharg - Around Khatling Glacier - Dehradun - Delhi

Khatling Glacier Trek

Day 01: Delhi - Rishikesh
Early morning after a scrumptious breakfast we take you from Delhi to Rishikesh. On arrival check in to the hotel. After a little rest you can go for a local sightseeing in Rishikesh. Over night stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Rishikesh-Ghuttu
Start your day with a hearty breakfast. Post breakfast your Trek starts for Ghuttu by surface about 9 hours. Over night stay in the camp in Ghuttu.

Day 03: Ghuttu-Gangi (Trek time : 5 hours)
From Ghuttu you are to start your Trek early in the morning. On your way you will cut through tarried first to Deolang village. From there it's an easy 1.30 hours climb through the forest to Reeh Channi village and a step climb for an hour to Buranschauri. From Buranschuari it is a two hour climb to Gangi village at 2585 metes. Over night stay in the camp in Gangi village.

Day 04: Gangi Kharsali (3110 meters) (Trek time: 5 hours) Gangi
Early morning your Trekking trail drops initially for an hour to Deokhri Channi which is another winter settlement for the villagers from Gangi. From there its half an hour through the forest to where the trail forks, just beyond the Kalyani stream. The left trail leads to Sahastratal Lake 4872 meters, which is the trail to Khatling continues straight an open area known locally as Birodh. Legend has it that this place was either the site of the old Gangi village or a meeting place for all the Bhilong villagers. From here it is two hours to Kharsali, which is a large meadow surrounded by giant conifers and Oaks, and an ideal camping place. Over night stay in the camp in Gangi.

Day 05: Kharsali Bhedikharg (3700 meters, Trek time: 6 hours)
Start your day afresh as on this day you are to trek and cross the bridge over the Kharsali stream and continue further along the forest track to Bhelbagi. Your trail would follow the river for about two Km. then rise steeply through thick bush passing Bhumkodaar cave to the left of the trail. A further 2 to 3 km. of climbing brings you to Tamakund cave in an area known for its Wild flowers. From there it is just an hour walk to another good camping ground at Bhedikharg. Over night stay in the camp in Bhedikharg.

Day 06: Around Khatling Glacier
Early morning after a light breakfast you are to Trek 11 km. beyond Bhedikharg and it takes a full day to get to the glacier and back. You will be mesmerized by the numbers of spectacular hanging glacier above the main glaciel floor and good view of the peaks. Here you can visit the famous Khatling Glacier. Over night stay in the camp in Bhediklang.

Day 07: Bhediklang - Gangi
Start your day afresh as you are to retrace your steps in the steeps to Gangi. Over night stay in Gangi.

Day 08: Gangi -Ghuttu
On this day you are to retrace steeps to Ghuttu. Over night stay in Ghuttu.

Day 09: Ghuttu- Dehradun
Start early in the morning for Dehradun. On arriving, our representatives will drive you to the hotel. Over night stay in the hotel.

Day 10: Dehradun-Delhi
This is the last day of your trip. Early morning after a delicious breakfast we drive you to Delhi, where your trip officially ends.


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