Namik glacier is a famous glacier in Uttarakhand state and derives its name from Saline water springs that are present near this glacier. Is located in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state. The glacier is situated on the Kumaon Himalayas at an altitude of 3,619mts ASL. It is known that this glacier is the source of Ram Ganga River. The trail passes through pristine villages with strong local culture and ancient temples. These villages are rich in heritage from the Indo-Tibetan trade route and particularly the villages of Gogina and Namik. If you are seeking solace and peace of mind, this is the apt gateway destination for you.
Namik Glacier is the most nostalgic place in the world surrounded by the major peaks like Nanda Devi (7,848 m), Nanda Kot (6,861 m), and Trishul (7,120 m). The presence of a number of waterfalls and Sulphur springs originating around this glacier is the most refurbishing attraction of the area. It is 23km trekking from Liti and situated at the villages of Gogina and Namik. There are a number of waterfalls and Sulphur springs originating around this glacier. The glacier can be reached by trekking from Gogina. Gogina is 76kms from Bageshwar. Trekkers who dream to witness the eternal beauty of the Himalayas, this one trek is sure to transport you into a reverie.
Region – Kumaon (Uttarakhand)
District – Pithoragarh
Best season – April to June, September to October
Altitude Range – 980mts to 3,619mts above sea level
Trekking Grade- Easy to Moderate
Duration – 5 Days Trek, 4 Days Travel (Total 9 Days)
Temperature – Max 20 ̊c, Min 1 ̊c
Total Trek – 78km
Package – ₹ 10,500 /- person