Winding roads leading to the most picturesque vales imaginable while, smiling faces usher you to their land.. welcome to Uttaranchal, the "abode of the Gods". Surrounded by the snow clad peaks of the majestic Himalayas, a trip to Uttaranchal is truly the perfect recipe for that dream holiday you had always wished for. A perfect combination of places of religious interest as well as scenic locales, a visit to Uttaranchal reveals many of the best kept secrets of nature. One of these is the presence of a number of the glaciers of Uttaranchal, famous among which is the Bandarpunch Glacier.
Located on the northern slopes of the Bandarpunch peak (6316m), Bandarpunch west (6102m), and Khatling peak (6387m), the Bandarpunch Glacier is one of the principal tourist attractions of Uttaranchal.
One of the most important glaciers of the River Yamuna, considered as one of the holiest rivers of India, the Bandarpunch Glacier is about 12 kms long.
The formation of the Bandarpunch Glacier is circular in shape and comprises of three cirque glaciers which are later joined by the Yamuna River. The region around the glacier presents a perfect location for trekkers who flock o the area almost all round the year.
The distance of the Bandarpunch Glacier from the neighbouring regions is about:
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