Trek to Bagini Glacier

Bagini Glacier Trek

Bagini Glacier is situated to the north of the outer wall of Nanda Devi Peak. It is a moderate trek, with the trail passing through some interesting Garhwali villages, flower-strewn meadows and lush forests. The view of several Himalayan peaks like Hathi Parvat, Ghodi Parvat, Rishi Peak, Satminal, Hardeul, Kalanka, Trishuli and Dunagiri East also makes this trekking expedition in Uttarakhand quite exciting. In recent years, Bagini Glacier trek has caught the attention of adventurists and backpackers and has become one of the most popular adventure options. It takes about 5 to 6 days to accomplish Bagini Glacier trek that originates from Jumma (44kms from Joshimath) and then following the trail to Ruing Village, Dronagiri Village and Bagini Village it reaches Bagini and Changbang Base Camp. Here is the detailed itinerary for Bagini Glacier Trek:


Day 1   Delhi - Haridwar - Rishikesh
In the morning catch AC Shatabdi Express Train for Haridwar at 06:50 hrs. Arrival at Haridwar by 11:25 hrs and here meet our guide and transfer to Rishikesh, check in to hotel. Later visit the Laxman Jhoola, Ram Jhoola, Parmarth Niketan, Swarga Ashram and an evening visit the Ganga Ghat for world famous Aarti ceremony on river Ganges. Overnight stay at hotel at Rishikesh.

Day 2  Rishikesh - Joshimath
After breakfast get ready for our next destination to Joshimath via Devprayag (confluence of Bhagirathi & Alaknanda River, from here the holy Ganges start), Rudraprayag, Karnprayag & Chamoli. Arrival at Joshimath by evening, check in to hotel. Overnight stay.

Day 3   Joshimath - Jumma (44km. drive via Jeep) - Ruing Village
After breakfast, we shall drive to Jumma by jeep and from here begin our trekking to Ruing Village (about 3kms). Overnight stay at Ruing Village.

Day 4  Ruing Village - Dronagiri Village 11840 ft/3610 mts
Our second day of trekking will begin from Ruing Village and today, we shall be walking towards Dronagiri village (8kms from Ruing Village). Night stay at Dronagiri Village.

Day 5   Dronagiri Village - Bagini Base camp, 14700 ft/4484 mts
After breakfast today, we will attempt steep ascending towards Bagini Base Camp. It is a10kms trek between the two destinations. Overnight stay at Bagini Base Camp.

Day 6  Bagini BC - Changabang BC via Bagini Glacier/ABC & back to Bagini BC
After early morning breakfast, we will leave for Changbang Base Camp from Bagini Base Camp. It is a 12 to 14kms trek. We shall also attempt climbing up to advance base camp. By evening we shall try to make it back to Bagini Base Camp. Camping and overnight stay at Bagini Base Camp.

Day 7   Bagini BC - Ruing Village, 18 km
By following the same route, we will return back to Ruing Village. It will be an 18kms trek.

Day 8  Ruing - Jumma, 3 km trek - Joshimath
From Jumma, a 3kms trek will lead back to Jumma and from there we shall drive to Joshimath. Overnight stay at Joshimath.

Day 9   Joshimath - Haridwar - Delhi
We will drive back to Haridwar from Joshimath today right after the breakfast. From Haridwar we will catch AC Shatabdi express train for Delhi

Day 10  Delhi Departure
Transfer to the international airport/domestic airport for onward destination. Trip & Services Ends here

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Bagini Glacier Trek
  • Duration:9 Night/10Days