Uttaranchal is the land of green meadows, beautiful hill stations and, pristine white and icy glaciers. Amongst the glaciers in Uttaranchal, Maktoli Glacier on the west of Pindari Glacier is one of the most sought after destinations of trekkers and adventure freaks. A 5 kilometer long glacier, Maktoli Glacier is one of the most beautiful destinations of the Uttaranchal trekking spots.
Walk amidst the dense woodlands and hilly terrains from the base camp of Song to reach the beautiful Maktoli Glacier. The crimson rays of the sun on this glacier add a different color to the entire surrounding. Enjoy this breathtakingly beautiful place nestled amidst the snowy Garhwal Himalayas.
The Maktoli Glacier is the source of the Sunderdhunga River which forms the Sunderdhunga Khal on the southern slope of the Pindari Glacier. This river later on joins the Pindar River. The distance from the base camp of Song to the Maktoli Glacier is 44km.
How to Reach Maktoli Glacier:
Song is the base camp for Maktoli Glacier and the distance from Song to the Glacier is 44km. This is near Bageshwar in Uttaranchal.
Nearest Airport :- Pant Nagar Airport in Nainital, 206km
Nearest Railhead :- Kathgodam, 180km
From the beautiful to the rugged, the glaciers of Uttaranchal have been the dream destination of trekkers and nature lovers. Tourists plan the most difficult treks, through the most inaccessible ways to see these beautiful glaciers of Uttaranchal which are fascinating and exciting. So pack your rucksack and start off for a trip to Maktoli Glacier tucked away in the Garhwal Himalayas. The strenuous journey is worth the effort when you a get a glimpse of the glaciers in Uttaranchal.
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