Kafni Glacier

Kafni Glacier: Kafni Glacier in Uttaranchal is well-known for its breathtakingly dazzling and tranquil environment. Nestled is amidst the Himalayas, the Kaphini Glacier denigration on the left side of the Pindar Valley underneath the legendary Nandakot Peak.

Covered with the colourful rhododendron flowers, the Kaphini Glacier is one of the beautiful places in Uttaranchal. Kaphini Glacier has allured trekkers and adventure tourists to this paradise which is the idyllic destination for the adventure freaks.

The picturesque exquisiteness and the equanimity widespread this area has an invincible attraction. The Kaphini Glacier lies left of the Pindar Valley below the well-known peak of Nandakot. The way to Kaphini Glacier covers the similar path up to Dwali, as the path to Pindari. Kaphini Glacier is 12 km from Dwali via Byali Udiyar, which is at a distance of 8 km from Dwali. As compared to Pindar the valley is much broader and the rhododendron that blooms here is fabulously gorgeous. The main Himalayan summits evident from the glacier are Nandakot (6860 m) and Nandabhnar (6236 m).

There are no houses for take rest beyond Dwali on the Kaphini track, so one has to use tents. Byali Udiyar is an ideal spot for a night's stay, because there are grasslands to pitch a tent and caves for a convenient night halt. To reach the glacier, one should start very near the beginning from Byali Udiyar 4 km away, so as to arrive at the zero point before 9 a.m...

Trek Base Camp Saung
  • Saung - Kaphini Glacier 45 km.
  • Saung - Loharkhet 3 km,
  • Loharkhet - Dhakuri 11 km,
  • Dhakuri - Khati 8 km,
  • Khati - Dwali 11 km,
  • Dwali - Kaphini Glacier 12 km.
By Road
  • Saung - Bageshwar 36 km.
  • Saung - Almora 109 km.
  • Saung - Kathgodam 199 km.
  • Khati - Dwali 11 km.
  • Dwali - Phurkia 7 km.
  • Phurkia - Pindari Glacier 5 km.

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