Bagini Glacier trek gives you an unmatched experience to enjoy breathtaking views of Changa Banga (6,864 m), Dunagiri (7,066 m), and Kalanka peaks. Situated at an altitude of 4,520 m, the Bagini Glacier is one of the most beautiful glaciers in Uttarakhand. It serves as the base camp for several peaks.
Striking Himalayan peaks, pristine lakes, and serenity define Bagini Glacier trek’s natural beauty. Pleasant weather further adds to its appeal. Right from the beginning of Bagini Glacier trek, you enjoy the enchanting beauty and tranquillity of the place. The trek is relatively easy and can be done by beginners and experts. Enjoy the base camp stay, away from the hustle-bustle of city life. Do not forget to capture the best frames of your life.
Bagini Glacier Trek Info
- Duration - 8 days / 7 nights
- Altitude - 4,520 m
- Level - Easy
- Season May to mid-June and late September to mid-October
- Region - Garhwal Himalayas
- Total Distance - 65 km
- Rail Head - Haridwar is the nearest railhead to the base camp
Bagini Glacier Trekking Tours Highlights
- Hathi Parvat (6,727 m)
- Ghodi Parvat
- Rishi Parvat
Best Time to Visit for Bagini Glacier Trek
The best time to travel to Bagini Glacier Trek is in the summers, from May to June and post-monsoon from September to mid-October. The cold yet comfortable weather of the region in the summer season makes the trek comfortable. In a post-monsoon season as well, the vibrant environment adds charm to the trek. During the rainy season and in winters, the trek is not possible due to harsh climatic conditions that are not favorable for an excursion.
Where is Bagini Glacier located?
Located in the Nanda Devi National Park at an altitude of 4,520 m above sea level, Bagini Glacier is home to rare alpine flowers. This is a picture-perfect glacier, which is a perfect place for nature lovers and trekkers.
Bagini Glacier Trek Itinerary
Day 1: Haridwar Railway Station - Joshimath
On your arrival at Haridwar, meet our tour guide and get transferred to Joshimath in a cab. Night stay at Joshimath.
Day 2: Joshimath - Jumma (45 km via jeep) – Ruing Village (2,800 m / around 3 km trek)
Today, from Joshimath, you drive to Jumma. On reaching arrival, indulge in a 3 km trek to Ruing Village, which is located at an altitude of 2,800 m. Overnight stay at Jumma.
Day 3: Ruing Village – Dronagiri Village (3,610, around 8 km trek)
On the third day of the Bagini Glacier Trek tour, continue your trek from Ruing Village to Dronagiri Village (3,610 m), which is approximately 8 km. A night stay is scheduled in Dronagiri Village.
Day 4: Dronagiri Village – Bagini Base Camp (4,484 m, roughly 10 km trek)
Today, start your trek from Dronagiri Village to Bagini base camp. The base camp is settled 10 km away at the height of 4,484 m. Overnight stay at Bagini base camp.
Day 5: Bagini Base Camp – Changabang Base Camp via Bagini Glacier – Bagini Base Camp (total around 12 – 14 km trek)
On the fifth day, from Bagini base camp you will start a trek to Bagini Glacier and further to Changabang base camp. Enjoy the scenic surroundings and start your return trek to Bagini base camp. Overall, you have to cover 12 – 14 km. Night stay at Bagini base camp.
Day 6: Bagini base camp – Ruing Village
Start your trek back to Ruing Village from Bagini base camp. It is an 18 km trek. Overnight stay at Ruing Village.
Day 7: Ruing Village – Jumma (3 km trek) – Joshimath (45 km / around 1-hour drive)
From Ruing Village, continue your return trek to Jumma, only 3 km. On reaching Jumma, get transferred to Joshimath in a jeep.
Day 8: Joshimath – Haridwar (278 km / roughly 6-7 hours)
On the eighth and last day, start your road trip from Joshimath and travel straight away to Haridwar in a bus/car.