9 Days 8 Nights
Bagini Glacier Trek is an untouched adventurous trek with beauty in Garhwal Himalayas. Towering at a height of 4515 meters it gives you the chance to witness great Himalayan peaks i.e. Changbang, Kalanka and Dunagiri.
Bagini Glacier flows down from origin Trishul peaks and Changbang (northwards) then then Bagini River joins waters of Dunagiri glacier (westwards) ahead Lampak stream joins it and that they flow into Dhauli Ganga.
The direction which takes you to the advance camp taken for mountain climbing expeditions to excessive ranging peaks like Changbang and Kalanka offers you a feel of being in Everest Base Camp without it’s hustle and bustle of overcrowding and commercialization. currently with the increase wide variety of trekkers opting to explore the campsites of Bagini and Changbang than the greater popular Dharansi pass Trek from Nanda Devi Outer Sanctuary (NDOS) realm, it’s miles a honest assumption that Bagini Glacier trek is possible alternative for adventurous travelers and backpackers who need to discover and recognize greater approximately the mountains of the area.
Dehradun to Joshimath
Vehicle are going to be arranged from Dehradun railroad station and time of departure is 6:30 within the morning. Drive is along the bank of River Ganga, after you reach Devprayag relish the sight of Bhagirathi River gushing into River Alaknanda.
The mountain views are amazing along the flowing river from Devprayag confluence. Have lunch on the way and within the evening reach Joshimath. The arrangements are going to be made during a guest house or a hotel there.
Joshimath to Jumma and trek to Ruing village
Post breakfast the drive is towards Jumma, it's a village lying near Tibetan borderand you'll reach there in an hour. on the way lies many villages and Dhauliganga River.
Being on the brink of the Tibetan border the winds are fierce there. Start the trek to Ruing village, cross a bridge over Dhauliganga River then the ascent begins. undergo the steep forested sections and in 2 -3 hours Ruing are often reached.
The stay are often at Ruing village and also 2-3 km ahead at a grassland. Setup your camps, have food and retire for the night.
Ruin village to Dronagiri village
The trail is thru the forest with ups and downs. Further are landslide prone areas and therefore the terrain changes to steep and dusty with some stream crossing the path?
A cemented road takes you to the village and offers great views of some High Himalayan peaks i.e. Ghori Parvat, Hathi Parvat and other snow clad mountains. The blooming flowers and greenery all around in summers will leave you speechless.
Setup your camps and retire for the night.
Dronagiri village to Longatulli
Post breakfast leave Dronagiri village, start climbing a high ridge and obtain the primary view of Rishi peak and distant view of Bagini Nala. After a half-hour hike reach concrete bridge over Bagini Nala.
Now, the world changes from all green to no vegetation and filled with boulders. After an hour hike reach a green patch beside a stream and ahead lies Longatulli’s campsite . Pitch your camps there and retire for the night.
Longatulli to Basecamp
Today reach the Basecamp, the trail is rocky and therefore the campsite may be a plain barren land.
This place offers extraordinary views of Hardeul, Satminal and Rishi Pahar. Setup your camps here and retire for the night.
Basecamp to Bagini Glacier
Wake up early so that you can witness the sunrise from base camp of Changbang, it lies before 3-4 km before advanced base camp.
From Bagini advanced base camp the trail to Changbang base camp is an ascending one with many moraines, it offers views of Rishi, Trishul, Changbang, Hathi, Ghori, Dunagiri (east), Garur and Satminal. Spot many crevasses on the Bagini Glacier.
Basecamp to Ruing village
Post breakfast retrace your steps by passing through Dronagiri village and reach Ruing. Setup your camps and retire for the night.
Ruing village to Joshimath via Jumma
Bid adieu to the present place and begin the descent to road head of Jumma. Reach there in 3 to 4 hours, vehicles are going to be arranged to succeed in Joshimath.
Joshimath to Dehradun (256 km)
Have breakfast and depart to Dehradun and take many memories with you.