Treks in the Kumaon Himalayas
The Kumaon Himalayas lie next to the Garhwal region and are situated on the Great Himalayan Range. Kumaon is often confused with the Garhwal region itself. Kumaon comprises the three hill districts of Nainital, Almorah and Pithoragarh.
Kumaon region is mainly popular due to Milam Glacier, Sunderdunga, and Pindari Glacier treks. The ideal time for trekking in the Kumaon hills is between May to October. This is known as basic trek for those who are new to Himalayan trekking.
The Kali River and its valley are prominent in Kumaon. At one time, the Kali Valley was the standard trade route from India to Tibet, crossing over the Lipu Lekh pass.
Some of the trekking routes offered by us in the Kumaon Himalayas are:
Milam glacier trek: It is the biggest glaciers in the region. Milam village, which is enroute to the glacier, is one of the highest villages in the Himalayan ranges. Read more....
Pindari – Kafni glacier trek: It is one of the most easily accessible of all the Himalayan glaciers. Pindari's rugged beauty is a breath taking sight. Ahead of Pindari the peaks of Chhanguj (6,322m), Nanda Khat (6,611m), Pawali Dwar (6,663m), Nanda Bhanar (6,236m) beckon the mountaineers. Read more....