KUMAUN HIMALAYA - MILAM GLACIER TREK

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KUMAUN HIMALAYA - MILAM GLACIER TREK

TREKKING
13 Nights / 14 Days
includes:
  • transports
  • sight seeing
  • food
  • hotels

UTTARAKHAND, NORTHERN INDIA. The Milam Glacier trek is among the best trek Kumaun himalaya range through remote areas with breathtaking panorama. The Milam Glacier, situated on the south-facing slope of the Himalayan range, It originates from the slopes of Kohli and Trishul peaks. It is the source of the Milam River and a tributary of the Pindar River. On the way of Milam Glacier trek the route is also divert for Nandadevi base. Places on the way of this tour are Nanda Devi East Base, Gauri Ganga, Lilam, Railkot, Mapa, Martoli, Munsyari. Milam Glacier Trek gives an opportunity to explore and experience the beauty of Indian Himalaya. Trekking journey begins from Munsyari to Milam. The trek involves moderate walks using good treks to cross through rugged terrains, quaint villages and picturesque streams. PanchaChuli range captivates the scenic trek on ascending to the Lilam ridge. . At an elevation of 3434 meters, Base Camp boasts beautiful sight of East face of Nanda Devi. Much of the higher section is through Brijigang Pass to Ralam Valley.

DAY 1: ARRIVE DELHI

Met upon arrival at Delhi International Airport and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 2: DELHI - ALMORA

Drive to reach Almora which is one the the larger town of Kumaon region. Overnight stay in hotel.

DAY 3: ALMORA - MUNSIYARI

Morning after breakfast drive to reach Munsiyari (2290 mt) by covering appox 145 kms. Arrive and checkinto tourist bungalow for overnight stay.

DAY 4: MUNSIYARI - GAURI GANGA - LILAM

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Lilam (2484 mt) by covering appox 16 kms via Gauri Ganga valley. Arrive and overnight stay in tents.

DAY 5: LILAM - RAILKOT

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Railkot (3200 mt) by covering appox 12 kms. Arrive and overnight stay in tents.

DAY 6: RAILKOT - MAPA

Morning after breakfast startr trekking to reach Mapa (3328 mt) by covering appox 10 kms. Arrive and overnight stay in tents.

DAY 7: MAPA - MILAM VILLAGE

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Milam Village (3423 mt) by covering appox 10 kms. Arrive and overnight stay in tents.

DAY 8: MILAM VILLAGE - GLACIER - MILAM VILLAGE

Morning after breakfast start trekking (20 km) to reach Milam Glacier 3926 M. Arrive and enjoy the panoramic view from the glacier. Return to Milam village for overnight stay in tents.

DAY 9: MILAM VILLAGE - MARTOLI

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Martoli (3385 mt) by covering appox 15 kms. From here one can have beautiful view of Nanda Devi East and Nanda Kot peaks. There is a temple dedicated to Goddess Nanda Devi at the village. Overnight stay in tents.

DAY 10: MARTOLI - LILAM

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Lilam by covering appox 25 kms. Arive and overnight stay in tents.

DAY 11: LILAM - MUNSIYARI

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Munsiyari by covering appox 16 kms. Arrive and checkinto tourist bungalow for overnight stay.

DAY 12: MUNSIYARI - PITHORAGARH

Morning after breakfast drive to reach Phitoragarh by covering appox 145 kms. Lunch on the way. Arrive and checkinto tourist bungalow for overnight stay.

DAY 13: PITHORAGRAH - DELHI

Morning after breakfast drive to reach Delhi by covering appox 479 kms. Lunch on the way. Arrive and checkinto hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 14: DEPART DELHI

Optional sightseeing of Delhi. Later departure transfer to international airport to board flight for onward destination.

INCLUSIONS:

  • Accommodation on Dbl/Twin Sharing Rooms in hotels/guest house and tents as per program
  • Meals as per the above itinerary.
  • Services of Local Guide for the trekking as per the itinerary.
  • One-time entrances to the monuments as per the itinerary.
  • Transport will be using air conditioned tourist vehicle (ac will not work on hilly area)
  • Trekking equipment.
  • All current Government taxes are included in the above price, which are subject to change without any notice."

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Anything that is not mentioned in the INCLUSIONS.

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Booking

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Payments

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Payment Options

Payment can be made by Bank Transfer, Cash payment to our office or by Demand Draft / Cheque. All payments should be free and clear of any withholding tax and deduction. Bank charges, if any, for remittance (by remitting bank or by intermediary bank) would be strictly borne by payer.

Rights to amend the itinerary if required

Tour once commenced will strictly go as per the itinerary finalised. In case of events and circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to change all or parts of the contents of the itinerary for safety and well being of our esteemed passengers.

Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure

In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • 30 days & prior to arrival – 10% of the tour/service cost.
  • 20 days to 18 days prior to arrival – 20% of the tour/service cost.
  • 14 days to 16 days prior to arrival – 25% of the tour/service cost.
  • 10 days to 08 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
  • 07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show – NO REFUND.

Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.

Refund

In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.

Where as in case of Cancellation before the commencement, it will take atleast two weeks time to refund the said amount.

Our Liabilities & Limitations

Please note that after the finalization of the tour/service cost, if there are any hikes in entrance fees of monuments/museums, taxes, fuel cost or guide charges by the Govt. of India, the same would be charged as extra.

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All itineraries are sample itineraries, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before the tour or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of the trip participants’ safety, comfort & general well being.

Our rates are based on the prevailing rates as negotiated by us with the hotels, airlines etc. Hotels and Airlines retain the right to modify the rates without notice. In case of such changes the rates quoted before the modification, can be changed by us according to the modifications by hotels or airlines. All hotel bookings are based on usual check in and checkout time of the hotels until unless indicated in the itinerary.

We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred – directly or indirectly – due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipments, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents.

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We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country. All baggage & personal property/s at all times are at the client’s risk.

Passports & Visas

To travel to India from overseas countries except for the citizen of Nepal & Bhutan, one needs a 06 months valid passport and a valid Visa. And processing of Passport and Visa are not included in the tour cost.

Health

Any person who has a contagious disease is forbidden to travel, any person found during the tour with such a disease will be asked to leave the tour and will have to make their own arrangements to return home.