Bagini Glacier Trek is for those who love to trek in between the snowy mountains. With endless glaciers and the extravagant view of the snow-clad mountain peaks of the Garhwal Himalaya, this is a perfect trek to experience the picturesque beauty. And, Trekking in Uttarakhand Himalayas can also be the most beautiful destination to experience the Himlayan foothills. Our Bagini glacier trekking package starts from Joshimath. And you can also enjoy the beautiful sights near Joshimath.

Explore majestic mountain peaks in the spectacular Bagini Glacier Trek, located in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. Trekking in Uttarakhand Himalayas gives you an opportunity to experience the local cousin and also many enjoyable experiences. Bagini glacier trek is surrounded by the majestic mountains. Similarly, this trekking trail in the Uttarakhand Himalaya is perfect for the trekkers who love adventure and beauty. Bagini glacier stands at 14,816 ft height. And also gives the grand views of the famous mountain peaks like Mt. Trishul, Haathi and Ghori, Garur, Dunagiri east, Hardeul, Changbang, Kalanka, and Rishi. And also, one of the most popular treks in the higher altitude.

Amidst beautiful villages and forests, trekkers can also enjoy a perfect campsite under the sparkling stars. As you trek higher the beauty of the landscape changes. Trekking in Uttarakhand does not mean just climbing, it offers colorful beauty all around. The main attraction of the bagini glacier trek is the aura and also the natural greenery. This beautiful trek is covered with snow peaks mountain. And, the best time to visit Bagini Glacier Trek is the month of April to June and September to November.

There are many good reasons to leave home for a few days. You can also make Bagini glacier trek videos with the beautiful scenery.


Day 1: Bagini Glacier Trek – Haridwar to Joshimath

Altitude: 1030 ft to 6,150 ft

Distance: 250 km

Time Taken:  8-9 hours

Drive from Haridwar to Joshimath, takes 8-9 hours. The drive can reveal a number of  Uttarakhand’s sacred treasures like karnprayag, devprayag and rudrapryag.  And then, spend the night at Joshimath. Joshimath is a base camp for numerous treks like Valley of flowers trek, Kuari pass pangarchulla trek, and badrinath. Bagini Glacier Trek is one of the most moderate treks in the Garhwal Himalayas.

This is a perfect adventure place, best for adventure seekers and also offers the opportunity to witness the beautiful mountain peaks of Himalaya. The beauty of the Garhwal Himalayas also adds magical charm in the trekking trail to Bagini Glacier.

Day 2: Joshimath to Jumma and trek to ruing village

Altitude: 6,150 ft to

Distance: 3 km trek (44km drive)

Time Taken: 3-4 hours

An easy drive towards Jumma, takes 1-hour from Joshimath. The trail starts from the Jumma village, through the blessings of peaceful aura, cross the bridge of Dhauliganga and descent to Ruing village. Bagini Glacier trek is one of the moderate treks in Uttarakhand which is perfect for a family weekend trip. The trekking trail passes through the many beautiful villages.

Ruing village is the campsite of Bagini Glacier Trek, this place is a perfect blend of culture and provides you an authentic picturesque view of the village. Reach, relax and then overnight stay in the tents at Jumma village.


Day 3: Ruing village to Dronagiri village

Altitude:  9186 ft to 11,843 ft

Distance: 8 km

Time Taken: 5-6 hours

Set up in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, Bagini Glacier Trek is one of the most interesting places to trekking in Uttarakhand. The trail offers the breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks and also takes you through the dense forest along with the Bagini river on your left side.

Once you reach Dronagiri village, this village blessed with the picturesque beauty of the Hathi-Ghori Parvat and the Bhumial Temple which is an extravagant treat to your eyes. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to visit Bhumial Temple. And you can also pitch tents near a village.

Day 4: Dronagiri village to Bagini Base camp

Altitude:  11,843 ft to

Distance:  11 km

Time Taken: 6-7 hours

The trail towards base camp offers a panoramic view of the Rishi peak. And also the rare spices of the colorful flowers. A steep ascent takes you to a Bagini Nala.

After you cross the bridge, the windy trail takes you through the full of boulders, small streams, and natural beauty. A few hours walk takes you to Longatulli, this area also provides you an opportunity to capture the stunning peaks like Hardeul, Rishi Pahar and the Satminal.

if you cherish trekking through the picturesque trail and stunning landscapes then the Bagini Glacier Trek is must-visit for you. Explore the sight till the Bagini base camp and enjoy the evening with the magical sunrise. And then, overnight stay in the tents.


Day 5: Bagini Base camp to Bagini Glacier and back to Bagini Base camp

Altitude: 14,500 ft to 14,816 ft

Distance: 10 km

Time Taken: 5-6 hours

Final destination of the Bagini Glacier Trek offers you a spectacular view of the surrounded peaks and, also experience the adventurous trail that you don’t want to forget. Trekking in Uttarakhand Himalayas also provides you an opportunity for climbing, trekking, and mountaineering. The steep ascent towards glacier through the treeless mountains from where trekkers can see the clear sight of the surrounding.

Bagini Glacier is simple to moderate trek that passes through some quaint villages, meadows, and dense forest. Trekkers can also spot the views of the several high chain peaks like Changbang, Hathi- Gori, Dunagiri east, Trishul and garur. That view makes it an exciting trek in Uttarakhand. Steps back to Base camp on the same route. And then, overnight stay in the same camp.

Day 6: Bagini Base camp to Ruing village

Altitude: 14,500 ft to 9,186 ft

Distance:  18 km

Time Taken: 5-6 hours

From Bagini Base camp to Ruing village, it takes 5-6 hours descent through the scenic beauty of the Himalayan peaks. After you reach the campsite, explore the tradition of the Ruing village and then overnight stay in tents.


Day 7: Ruing village to Joshimath

Altitude: 9,186 ft to 6,150 ft

Distance:  3 km trek (44 km drive)

Time Taken: 3-4 hours

An easy day treks towards Jumma village and drive back to Joshimath, takes an hour to reach. Relax and then spend the night in the guest house.


Day 8: Bagini Glacier Trek –  Joshimath to Haridwar

Distance: 250 km

Time Taken: 8-9 hours

After having breakfast, a long journey through the beautiful villages takes you to Haridwar.

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Additional information

Duration7 days
LocationUttrakhand, India


  • Meals while on trek (Veg., Egg).
  • All entry fees and permits.
  • Accommodation:- Guest house, camping during Trek.
  • Qualified & mountaineering certified Trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
  • First aid medical kits
  • Trek equipments (Sleeping Bag, Inner, Mattress, Tents, Kitchen tent, dinning tent, toilet tent).


  • Transport to and from the base camp is to be paid directly to the driver
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Food during the transit.
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • Insurance.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the cost.


* Backpack (Rucksack) (60 ltr -70ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps and back pack rain cover
* Walking Stick
* Water Bottle
* Head Torch with Extra Batteries
* Lighter
* Knife
* Down Jacket
* Fleece Jacket
* Windproof Jacket
* Waterproof Trek Pants
* Waterproof Jacket
* Thermal Trouser
* Woolen cap
* Waterproof and Woolen Gloves
* Gaiters
* 5 Pair Woolen Socks & Light Cotton Socks
* Hat
*T-shirt 3-4
* Comfortable Trek Pants 3-4
* Handkerchief
* Monkey cap
Foot Wear
* Trekking Shoes
* Slippers
Miscellaneous Items
 * Sun Block for Lips
 * Sun Protection Cream
 * Sun Glasses it should be U/V Protected
 * Toilet Kit (Toilet Paper)
 * Quick Dry Towels
 * Water Purifying Tablets
 * Medical & First-Aid Kit
 * Hand Sanitizer
* Lunch box
* Buff
* Nail cutter
* I.D.
* Passport size photo
Trek Guide
Distance from Indian capital Delhi (Approximate 530 km.)
Location:  situated in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, Chamoli district in
Uttarakhand, Garhwal.
How to Reach
22 weekly trains from Delhi to Dehradun. Some trein are respective train number.
 New Delhi Dehradun Ac Express, Dehradun Janshtbdi, Dehradun Shatabdi.
 for more detail visit IRCTC webite.
Regular buses from ISBT Kashmiri Gate in New Delhi station to Dehradun station or Haridwar station.
Indira Gandhi International Airport to Jolly Grant Airport from Delhi, 30 km from Dehradun

Day 1: Drive from Haridwar to Joshimath (6,150 ft); 9 hours drive, 250 km

Day 2: Joshimath (6,150 ft) to Jumma (8,458 ft) and trek to Ruing Village (9,186 ft); 4 hours, 44 km drive, 3km trek.

Day 3: Ruing Village (9,186 ft) to Dronagiri Village (11,843 ft); 5-6 hours, 8 km

Day 4: Dronagiri Village (11,843 ft) to Bagini Base camp (14,500 ft); 6-7 hours, 11 km

Day 5: Bagini Base camp (14,500 ft) to Bagini Glacier (14,816 ft) and back to Bagini Base camp (14,500 ft); 5-6 hours, 10 km

Day 6: Bagini Base camp (14,500 ft) to Ruing Village (9,186 ft); 5-6 hours, 18 km

Day 7: Ruing Village (9,186 ft) to Joshimath (6,150 ft); 3-4 hours, 3 km trek, 44km drive

Day 8: Joshimath (6,150 ft) to Haridwar; 8-9 hours drive, 250 km

A trekking requires a lot of preparations to make sure that are physically and mentally ready for adventure. Here you can learn some basic life and survival skills, planning and organizing in this phase. We are giving some suggestions to make sure you are safe and enjoy your trekking adventure, Because of the changing environment, altitude, and terrains you’ll be facing Climbing & trekking is no small undertaking, so it is necessary that you give some time to prepare before you going to trekking & expedition in Himalayan Mountain.


Prepare your body-

  1. Running, Walk, Running

Running & Walking is the easiest and best for good health and trekking. Since the daunting of trekking & climbing requires long hours of public walk, ride, or drive, you must practice running or walking ablest one hour daily. Long walks during trekking make you tired those times and walk increase your fitness levels.

The benefits of running-

  • Loosing of extra pounds weight
  • Lower risk of heart problem
  • Improve and balance blood circulation
  • Increase stamina
  1. Walking with solder-load or weighted bag

Since trekking requires long time walks with a bag 5 kilos on your solder, a sudden weight on your shoulders. Put 5-6 kilos bag and try to walk 2-3 minutes and repeat this 10 times in 24 hours. If you have weight vest the try to run if you have not weighted vest the fill your bag with some books and wasted newspaper to weight.

  1. Climb stairs Up & Down

A mandatory aspect of trekking is ascending and descending trek. Ascend and descend walking is the most difficult tasks one faces during such trekking. For fitness practice, you regularly climb stairs. Regular climbing stair provides stronger muscles and better mental reflexes. Every day 5-10 minutes of stair climbing or 45 min walk or 20 min running reduces the risk of heart problem and increasing your stamina.

  1. Leg Exercises

Sports like football and hockey which involve running can be the best exercise. Cycling is also best exercise to boost up your muscles. You also follow leg exercises.

  • Sit-ups
  • Leg Curls
  • Cycling
  • Dumbbell lifting
  • Swimming
  • Swiss Ball Wall Squat
  • Stairs walk
  • Leg Curls

Repeat those exercises 2-3 time in a day to prepared for trekking in Himalayas.

  1. Mental and physiological fitness

Mentally and physiological fitness is more important for fitness. If you find some time for yourself then meditate. Meditation is best exercise for the Mental and physiological fitness.

One of the most impotent things for trekking and maintaining is support and encouragement of your family and friends.

Some other type to exercise your body that would give advantages and more benefit during ascent and descent trek way-

  • Yoga, stretching which helps maintain flexibility of your body
  • Stretching helps maintain flexibility
  • Aerobic exercise
  • Stair up and down
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