Located in the Nanda Devi National Park, Bagini is a beautiful glacier that is 14,816 feet above sea level. Showcasing your courage, there's a lot of adventure and excitement lies in store for you every day in this eight-day Bagini Glacier Trek. The adventurous trekking starts from Joshimath which is a town and from there you will head to Jumma and Ruing Village. The meandering path starting from the forest will take you up and down to enjoy the splendid beauty of Hathi Parvat, Ghori Parvat, and Bhumial God Temple.
Bagini Base Camp, which starts from Dronagiri Village, is the next stop of your Bagini Glacier Trek. Trekkers will be mesmerized by the beauty of Peaks, meadows, and landscapes. On your way to the base camp, you will see a peak named Rishi Peak, a highly acclaimed peak that seems to touch the sky. In the mesmerizing region of Garhwal Himalayas, Bagini glacier trek enables you to admire the astonishing beauty of Changbang, Rishi and Trishuli peaks. This trek is moderate to difficult and beyond the Gaumukh. The pleasing nature of the Himalayas is most captivating not only for its youthful beauty but also mysterious.
Maximum altitude: 14,816ft
Grade: Moderate to difficult trek
Duration: It takes 8 days to complete the trek from Haridwar to Haridwar.
Trekking distance: 43 Kms
Trail type: Round trail
Rail Head: Haridwar, Uttarakhand
Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun, 315 kms
Snow Season: November to January
Service from: Joshimath in Uttarakhand
Base Camp: Dronagiri Village - Bagini Base Camp
Best Season: Best time to go Bagini glacier trek is Summer (May-June) and after Monsoon (September-October)
Region: Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand - India
Who can participate: Anyone in a good health condition
Day 1: Transfer from Haridwar Joshimath (250 kms)
Day 2: Joshimath- Jumma- Ruing Village (9,180 ft) and drive is about 1 hr
Day 3: A trekking of 8 kms through Hathi Parvat, Ghori Parvat, and Bhumial God Temple
Day 4: Trek to Dronagiri Village which is Bagini Base Camp (14,711 ft) via Longatulli
Day 5: Trek from Base Camp- Bagini Glacier (14,814 ft), back to Base camp
Day 6: Trek from Base Camp - Ruing Village (18 km) overnight stay camp
Day 7: Ruing Village - Jumma (3 km) (2 hours) and same-day drive to Joshimath
Day 8: Drive from Joshimath to Haridwar (276 km)
Transfer from Haridwar to Joshimath (250 kms)
Reach Joshimath from Haridwar traveling 250 km by road.
Start your day early in the morning by visiting some famous places such as Devprayag, Rudraprayag, and Karnprayag and reach Jumma.
The trek starts from the town Jumma which is a one-hour ride from Joshimath.
Bagini glacier trek is at an elevation of 14,816ft above sea level which is surrounded by amazing peaks.
Mt. Dronagiri at an elevation of 7066m above sea level, a peak that looks like the crown of a great King, with close-up views of Rishi Parvat is a stunning view.
The Base camp of the stunning mountain - Changbang at 6864m, makes this trek a unique experience.
The history of the ruined Dronagiri village associated with Ramanayan, adds an interesting point to this trek. It is said that Shri Hanumanji raised the hill of Dronagiri when he was asked to bring Sanjeevani Booti for Lord Lakshmana, to revive him.
Another mythological story associated with the trek is that while gesturing to the top of a hill, some locals may be saying that this was the place where Lord Shiva carried Devi Sati on his back.
Always carry medicine and a first-aid kit with you.
Climb uphill using microsteps
Water can be purified with betadine solution
When hiking, avoid wearing cotton clothes
Always follow the instructions of your tour guides and leaders.
You should carry dry snacks along with you to fill your appetite.
Children who are below 10 years are strictly prohibited from trekking.
The Bagini glacier offers an mesmerizing trekking experience and the gorgeous glacier and the topographical landscape welcomes you warmly. A breathtaking sight will be the open fields, glacial lakes, and plains along its banks. The Rongpa tribe and their hospitality will always be remembered for a lifetime. On the way, you will get to see amazing views such as vibrant flowers, crystal clear streams, frosty summits, paths filled with cliffs and boulders, after seeing them all your tiredness will vanish in a moment.