Bagini Glacier Trek

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Bagini Glacier Trek an Untouched Adventurous Trek in Himalayas

Bagini Glacier Trek  is an untouched adventurous trek with raw beauty in Garhwal Himalayas. Towering at a height of 4515 meters it gives you the opportunity to witness great Himalayan peaks i.e. Changbang, Kalanka and Dunagiri.

Bagini Glacier flows down from origin Trishul peaks and Changbang (northwards) and then then Bagini River joins waters of Dunagiri glacier (westwards) ahead Lampak stream joins it and they flow into Dhauli Ganga.

Bagini Glacier Trek is a wonderful trek which is located near Joshimath village of Chamoli district in Uttarakhand Himalaya

You will experience a special adventure in this trek, not many people do this trek but it is not a treasure trove for special people in a Himalayas where you can spend a few days comfortably

Amazing view

Bagini Glacier Trek an Exciting Trek in Uttarakhand

Bagini Glacier is an easy to moderate trek which passes through some quaint villages, blossoming meadows and dense forests.

Spot the views many high Himalayan peaks – Rishi, Trishul, Changbang, Hathi, Ghori, Dunagiri (east), Garur and Satminal which makes it an exciting trek in Uttarakhand.

Best Time to Do Bagini Glacier  Trek ?

Bagini Glacier trek  is a very beautiful and an uphill trek in the Uttarakhand Himalayas, The Bagini Glacier trek  is great for those people who have a great passion for mountaineering and consider it a special purpose in their life. Bagini Glacier trek  is such a trek where you get to see more than one Himalayan mountain range.

The right time to do Bagini Glacier trek  is from May 1st week to the last of June and then from the last of August to the last month of October.

specially in the months of  may,  and June, snow is found in abundance here, which makes your trek very memorable and also a little difficult after Longatulli base camp. So this trek should not be considered too easy trek

 Bagini Glacier trek in May to June ?

Bagini Glacier trek  Month in may and june gives a slightly different experience to Trekkers because in May you start getting snow Longatulli base camp

The Bagini Glacier trek  starts from Joshimath in Uttarakhand which comes in Chamoli District

In  May and June, you get a combination of both greenery and snow, which makes the trek very spectacular. The weather in May and June is quite good and trek friendly, which makes trekking a lot of fun.

During the day the temperature of Bagini Glacier trek  is around ( 5°C to 12 °C  and during the night the temperature comes down to -1 °C  to -5 °C  which is not bad.

Views and treks in Bagini Glacier trek  provide a lot of peace to the mind during the day, while you wake up from one wake to another Bagini Glacier trek  can always be one of the most close treks in your heart.

Bagini Glacier trek  in September or October

Bagini Glacier trek  is a little different in the months of September and October, this is because you will  find snow only summit day. or Bagini Glacier trek

But the beauty of the trek will not be lacking, the trek and nature adorn themselves with time and in different colors. Month of September and October are very good days to trek, at this time total greenery and at the end of October sometimes you can get to see live snow fall.

During the day the temperature of Bagini Glacier trek  is around Day time  8°C to 15 °C  and during the night the temperature comes down to 7 °C  to – 3 °C  which is very confirmable,

At this time the weather here will be very good for you , At this time it is even safe to trek here and there is no rain.

Beautiful Village in Bagini Glacier Trek

Key Points of Bagini Glacier Trek

Level:  Difficult (so first timers trekkers should avoid)

Proper conditioning & training of body required

Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperatures?

Shoes are the single most important equipment

High Altitude requires proper acclimatization

Post monsoon or pre-monsoon is the best time. During rains the region is prone to landslides

Phones don’t work on the trek

Beautiful landscape so carry good photo gear (I couldn’t carry my best equipment)

Travel light (my backpack was heavy at about 10 kg to 12 Kg )

Keep an extra day in your itinerary for crossing the pass to account for bad weather

If you choose Good and local trekking company Himalayan Hikers than it is better for you because Himalayan Hikers is local company our mission is safe treks, growth of locals.

How Difficulty level  is  Bagini Glacier trek 

Bagini Glacier trek  is Moderate trek , this trek comes in a moderate level,  I myself have done this trek sometimes with me, people who are trekking for the first time, we have done the entire trek, they used to need help somewhere, which we and our team used to help.

This trek is a bit difficult, Longatulli base camp after uphill trek  but if your fitness is good and you have it in your mind that I want to trek then you can do it absolutely. Where help is needed, our guides will support you, you just have to be strong and capable of the trek. One thing is that all you can do is to have courage and I myself am passionate.

Bagini Glacier trek  safe for me ?

Yes Bagini Glacier trek  is a safe trek if you are going with a good trekking team which you must know before booking yourself, It is important for you to know that the bow trekking organization with which we are going is right or not,

And if possible, trek with local trekking organization, you can do the same help all the time. then your trek can be very good and memorable

The minimum age required to trek Bagini Glacier trek  is 15 years and maximum 55 years. The rest depends on your fitness .

Why you should choose us

We’re here to give you the greatest experience possible through the eyes of highly skilled and qualified specialists who have a passion for adventure sports. We are community members attempting to promote our favorite adventure sports while also supporting local businesses. We, at Himalayan hikers, dedicate ourselves to providing you with an unforgettable experience.

Himalayan Hikers always make the trek from Trekkers memorable, I insist that you do not face any problem in any trek and you can always have a pleasant experience.

Weather conditions

Weather conditions depend on the time of the year trekkers are travelling.

Months from  1st week of May, June to September experience moderately good temperatures during the day with substantially colder nights accompanied by little to snow Bagini Glacier trek Camp  surrounding peak

Must Read about Bagini Glacier Trek

Duration – 9 Days from Haridwar to Haridwar

Best Season – May to June and Sep to Oct

Level – Moderate

Highest point – 4515 m

Weather – Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season.

Starting point – Haridwar Railway Station 

Short Itinerary  Bagini Glacier Trek

Day-1 – Pickup to you from haridwar railway station drive to  Joshimath (2049 m) (276 km) (11 hours)

Day-2 – Drive from Joshimath to Jumma and trek to Ruing village (2800 m) (3 km)

Day-3 – Trek from Ruin village to Dronagiri village (3610 m) (8 km)

Day-4 – Trek from Dronagiri village to Longatulli (3800 m) (6 km)

Day-5 – Trek from Longatulli to Basecamp (4484 m) (5 km)

Day-6 – Trek from Basecamp to Bagini Glacier (4515 m) and return (10 km) (5/6 hours)

Day-7 – Trek from Basecamp to Ruing village (18 km) ( 7/8 hours) overnight stay camp

Day-8 – Ruing village to Jumma Road head   (3 km) (2 hours) same day Drive to Joshimath via taxi

Day-9 –  Drive from Joshimath to Haridwar  (276  km) (11 hours)

How to Reach  Bagini Glacier  Trek

You can book trains, air flights, and bus tickets for your journey only according to the information given by us.

The Bagini Glacier trek will be of  07 days and 02 days of your journey total of 09 Days from Haridwar to Haridwar

First of all, all the trekkers will have to book their flight and train bus according to our time table as our pick up is from 6 am to 7 am, you will have to reach Haridwar in the morning.

A taxi from Himalayan hikers will link you to the Haridwar railway station.

Himalayan Hikers organize transport to Joshimath base camp from Haridwar railway station. Our vehicles leave at 6:00 am to 7:00 am sharp from Haridwar.

In the Haridwar railway station, you will get our staff that will arrange transport for you. The contacts no Transport coordinator or our office team will give you a week ago to your departure

Please you guys book your transport facility according to your own time table, after Himalayan Hikers take all the responsibility of Haridwar to Haridwar, that you will not face any problem.


Day 1: Haridwar to Joshimath -276 km 

Vehicle will be arranged from Dehradun Railway station and departure time is 6:30 in the morning. Drive is along the bank of River Ganga, after you reach Devprayag relish the sight of Bhagirathi River gushing into River Alaknanda.

The mountain views are amazing along the flowing river from Devprayag confluence. Have lunch en route and in the evening reach Joshimath. The arrangements will be made in a guest house or a hotel there.


Day 2 : Joshimath to Jumma and trek to Ruing village

Post breakfast the drive is towards Jumma, it is a village lying near Tibetan borderand you can reach there in an hour. En route lies many villages and Dhauliganga River.

Being close to the Tibetan border the winds are fierce there. Start the trek to Ruing village, cross a bridge over Dhauliganga River and then the ascent begins. Pass through the steep forested sections and in 2 -3 hours Ruing can be reached.

The stay can be at Ruing village and also 2-3 km ahead at a grassland. Setup your camps, have food and retire for the night.


Day 3 : Ruin village to Dronagiri village

The trail is through the forest with ups and downs. Further are landslide prone areas and the terrain changes to steep and dusty with some stream crossing the path?

A cemented road takes you to the village and offers great views of some High Himalayan peaks i.e. Ghori Parvat, Hathi Parvat and other snow clad mountains. The blooming flowers and greenery all around in summers will leave you speechless.

Setup your camps and retire for the night.


Day 4 : Dronagiri village to Longatulli

Post breakfast leave Dronagiri village, start climbing a high ridge and get the first view of Rishi peak and distant view of Bagini Nala. After a 30 minutes hike reach concrete bridge over Bagini Nala.

Now, the area changes from all green to no vegetation and full of boulders. After an hour hike reach a green patch beside a stream and ahead lies Longatulli’s camping ground. Pitch your camps there and retire for the night.


Day 5 : Longatulli to Basecamp

Today reach the Basecamp, the trail is rocky and the campsite is a plain barren land.

This place offers extraordinary views of Hardeul, Satminal and Rishi Pahar. Setup your camps here and retire for the night.


Day 6 : Basecamp to Bagini Glacier

Wake up early so that you can witness the sunrise from base camp of Changbang, it lies before 3-4 km before advanced base camp.

From Bagini advanced base camp the trail to Changbang base camp is an ascending one with many moraines, it offers views of Rishi, Trishul, Changbang, Hathi, Ghori, Dunagiri (east), Garur and Satminal. Spot many crevasses on the Bagini Glacier.


Day 7 : Basecamp to Ruing village

Post breakfast retrace your steps by passing through Dronagiri village and reach Ruing. Setup your camps and retire for the night.


Day 8: Ruing village to Joshimath via Jumma

Bid adieu to this place and start the descent to road head of Jumma. Reach there in 3 to 4 hours, vehicles will be arranged to reach Joshimath.


Day 9 : Joshimath to Haridwar (276 km)

Have breakfast and depart to Haridwar or Dehradun via Rishikesh and take many memories with you.

Things to carry on trek

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
Declaration Certificates

Note: –  Many trekkers commit the same mistake of carrying unnecessary items on a trek which only makes the backpack heavy. It is important to know the right items to carry.
It differs from season to season if you are trekking in summers then carry less layers of warm clothing and if you are trekking in winters carry enough layers to protect yourself against chilly cold.

Necessary Items for trekkers

carry on a trek

Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
A strongly built backpack with good support is compulsory for a trek. (Rain cover is important)

Sturdy Trekking Shoes
The shoes should be strong enough with good support. The people ask if sports shoes would be comfortable but it is good to bring the right trekking shoes.

The Clothes You Should Bring On a Trek
Avoid keeping extra clothes because it only makes you backpack heavy.

Trek Pants – The jeans are never suitable for a trek so you need at least 2-3 trek pants for treks carry more for longer treks.

Jacket – Jackets are very important to carry on a trek it protects you against the chilly weather. So carry 2 jackets on a week long trek.

Layers of warm Clothing 
Carry warm woolen layers or fleece. Carry more layers during winter season (at least 2 to 3) and less during summer.

Thermals – The Temperature decreases at night so you might be need thermals for Night.

T- Shirts – Bring those t shirts which dry fast.

Poncho –They are needed if you are trekking on a Rainy day to keep you dry.

Hiking Pole

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava



Woolen and Waterproof Gloves

Socks (Woolen and Regular)


Torch head light

Personal Toiletry Items –  (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)

Carry Personal Medical Kit

Personal Medical Kit (Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

Medical Kit

Diamox – (Prevents altitude sickness)

Digene – (It cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

Crocin Advance – (Cures fever and headache)

Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

Disprin – (Cures headache)

Avomine – (Prevents motion sickness)

Avil – (It treat allergies)

Norflox TZ & Lomofen – (Prevents Diarrhoea)

Ranitidine – (Reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

Volini/Moov spray – (For sprains)

Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)


Band aid


Stretchable/Elastic bandage


Note:- Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor. In case you face any problem during your trek, discuss and take advice from the Professional guide.

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What is Included In This Trek?

Transport Facility Dehradun To Dehradun

Forest Permit and entrance fee

Accommodation in tents on twin share basis

All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and dinner

(All camping gears)

High quality tents

Sleeping bags




Separate Toilet tents – Ladies and Gents

Dining Tent

Dining Table




Kitchen team

Radio Walkie Talkie for Communication

Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide

Medical Kit

Oxygen Cylinders

Crampons and Gaiters

What is Not Include In This Trek?

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included

Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included

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