Milam Glacier Trek

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Region

: Pithoragarh District

Duration

: 14 Days

Level

: Challenging

Trekking distance

: Around 100 Kms

Max Altitude

: 3960 Meters

Pickup Point

: Rishikesh

Drop Point

: Rishikesh

Best Season

: May-Jun and Sep-Oct-Nov

Milam Glacier situated in Kumaun region of Uttarakhand in Pithoragarh district. This trail offers panoramic view of Himalayan peaks like Nanda Devi, Trishuli and Hardeol & Giant Glacier Milam spread over 30 kms area passes through remote villages & thick forest where trekker can see various kind of flora & fauna, Birds & Wild animals. This route is ancient route for trade with Tibbet which is now closed. During drive from Kathgodam to Munsyari & returning journey glimpse of kumaun & its beautiful villages, Hill stations(Almora, Kousani, Chakori, Munsyari), Rivers (Ramganga), Waterfalls (Birthi & Mahadev), Culture & Agriculture of Kumaoun region. Uttarakhand have two divisions (Garhwal & Kumaoun),since ancient time because of its different cultures & language, Kumaoun consist 6 districts & Garhwal consist 7 districts out of 13 districts

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  • Day 01: Rishikesh to Almora (310 by Road, 10 hrs)
  • Day 02: Almora - Munsiyari (200 kms, 8 hrs)
  • Day 03: Preparation day
  • Day 04: Munsiyari - Lilam –Bugdiar ( 14 kms via road then 14 kms trek, 10 hrs)
  • Day 05: Bugdiar– Martoli (14 kms trek/8 hrs)
  • Day 06: Rest day/ explore Nanda Devi peak view
  • Day 07: Martoli – Milam village (13 kms trek/ 6 hrs)
  • Day 08: Milam village – Milam Glacier – Milam village (13 kms /6 hrs)
  • Day 09: Milam - Railkot (17 kms trek, 6 hrs)
  • Day 10: Railkot – Bugdiar (12 kms, 6 hrs)
  • Day 11 : Bugdiar – Lilam-Munsiyari ( 14 kms via road then 14 kms trek, 10 hrs)
  • Day 12: Munsiyari town visit
  • Day 13: Munsiyari – Almora(200 kms, 8 hrs)
  • Day 14: Almora to Rishikesh (310 by Road, 10 hrs)
  • Accommodation (Camping /Guest house/Home stay/Hotel).
  • All Meals during trek (Veg.)
  • Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
  • Transportation during the trek program.
  • Trek equipments (tent, sleeping bag, matters etc).
  • Permits & entry fees.
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Insurance.
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Inclusion”.

Things to Carry
  • id-proof-icon
    Photo ID Proof
  • backpack-with-cover
    Rucksack/Backpack (40 to 50 Litre) & Rucksack cover (Waterproof)
  • daypack
    Daypack- one small day pack (15-20 L) with you during the walk.
  • trekking-shoe
    Trekking Shoe- A good quality rubber sole shoe.
  • t-shirt
    T-shirt Dry fit/Quick dry type
  • warm-jacket
    Warm Jacket-Warm Fleece Jacket/Synthetic fill
  • windproof-jacket
    Windproof Jacket/Wind Cheater
  • thermal-wear
    Thermal wear
  • trek-pants
    Trek pants
  • raincoat
    Raincoat/Poncho
  • woolen-cap
    Woolen cap
  • hat-bandana
    Hat/Bandanna
  • inner-wear
    Under garments/Inner wear
  • warm-socks
    Warm Socks
  • woolen-gloves
    Woolen gloves
  • woolen-gloves
    Waterproof gloves
  • trekking-sticks
    Walking Sticks/Trekking Poles
  • water-bottle
    Water bottle/Hydration pack
  • sunglasses
    Sunglasses -UV protected
  • torch
    Torch/Head Lamp with extra batteries
  • lotion
    Sunscreen lotion
  • sanitizer
    Sanitizer
  • tissue-paper
    Wet tissue paper
  • towel
    Small Towel
  • anti-fungal-powder
    Anti-Fungal Powder
  • camera
    Camera with extra cells
  • first-aid-kit
    Medications and a first-aid kit

Trekking, Tour and adventure actives in Himalayan region carry an inherent risk to life and goods. The natural calamities may cause injury and loss of life, which is beyond any control. Himalayas Adventure does its best to minimize all types of risks, discomfort and hazard to the best of their ability, yet there are chances of accidents, mishaps and deficiency in service.


Advisory:

  • Any delay from the customer’s side will lead to cancellation of trek/ tour/ adventure activities.
  • Trekking maybe cancelled due to some unavoidable circumstances i.e- weather condition, govt. notification, land sliding or any other natural calamity.
  • Himalayas Adventure reserves the right to discontinue, modify any trek, tour & adventure activities without assigning any reasons or without any prior intimation whatsoever.
  • Anybody found to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs medically or physically unfit (any serious ailment, weak heart conditions, epilepsy, asthma, expecting mothers etc.) unfit for any reasons in the wisdom of the trek leader/guide/instructor will not be allowed for trekking /tour/ adventure activities. Request for a refund or a discount in such situation will not be entertained. Decision of the trek lead/guide/management in this regard would be final.
  • Total decided package cost will not be affected if there is any reduction in the number of persons
  • Minimum required 50% of amount to get confirmed the trek/tour/adventure activities.

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made 10-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-10 days before the start date of the trip, 75% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases, we will try our best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days or can be adjusted in other trek or adventure activities.