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Bagini Glacier

Disha Kapkoti
On this trek to Bagini Glacier you follow a round trail which starts and ends at Jumma , a village on the Joshimath Malari highway. The trail takes you to Ruing village next which is 2 to 3 hours away from Jumma. The steeper terrain starts after Ruing and lead to a village called Chaza which exhibits the terrain of a cold Himalayan desert. The trail gets steeper and next on the trail comes the village of Dunagiri. In the next two days, you can reach Bagini Glacier which falls on the northern side of the Nanda Devi Peak. The view of peaks like Kalanka, Changbang and Dronagiri, make this trek unmissable for mountain lovers curious about the Garhwal Himalayas.How to reach: Trains and buses are available to Haridwar in Uttarakhand which is the closest railhead for this trek. From Haridwar, taxi can be hired to reach Joshimath. This would be almost a 6-hour long drive. On the second day, the basecamp at Jumma is only an hour away from Joshimath by taxi. Trail: Jumma -Ruing- Chaza- Dunagiri- Longatulli- Bagini Glacier and Changbhang Basecamp- Dunagiri- JummaDuration: 9 daysHighest Altitude: 14,814 feetGradient: DifficultBest time to visit: May- June and September- OctoberRead More: Bagini Glacier Trek by Abhinaba Naskar