Trek Milam Malari

Trekking WWE Rishikesh, Uttarakhand


Duration: 14 days/ 13 nights
Region: Kumaon Himalayas (Uttaranchal)
Base: Munsiyari near Milam Glacier
Altitude: 2290 m above Sea Level
One Way Trek: 58 Kms.
Grade: Moderate
Best Time: May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov
Terrain: Meadows, forest , snow field
Activity Type: Trek
Region: India - UttrakhandIndia
Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehraoon, Uttrakhand

This is exploratory trip, crossing couple of high passes into unknown. In older days it was frequent path for villagers of Niti and Milam valley to trade with Tibet, now day’s only Indian national can obtain an obligatory permit to get in this restricted area.
A major source of the River Gori Ganga, the Milam Glacier, though originating from the eastern slope of Tirsuli and southern slope of Kohli, is a potpourri of several other glaciers emerging from the peaks of Hardeol at 7,151 meters, Mangraon at 6,568 meters, DeoDamla at 6,637 meters, Sakram at 6,254 meters, Nanda Gond at 6,315 meters and Nanda Pal at 6,306 meters. A truly magnificent trekking destination in the Kumaun Himalayan region, the vicinity over the shifting glaze that snouts at an altitude of 3,872 meters lays bare the silver lining horizon under the serene and spotless blue sky. The Milam Glacier Trek that passes through several solitary hamlets, lush green alpine meadows dotted with wild flowering plants, evergreen whispering and raging forest and varied landscape simply grab the imagination of every explorer. One of the moderate to challenging treks in the Kumaun Himalayan region that takes almost a fortnight to trek, it is in the list of every mountain lovers. The trailing track to Milam Glacier commences from the month of May and the odyssey winds up in the mid of October.

The Milam Glacier trek from Munsiyari to Munsiyari is approximately 14 - 15 days of trail and trekkers need to get acclimatized to different altitudes. The actual trek to Milam Glacier starts from Bog Udyar, which is a drive-able distance from Munsiyari. The trail heads to Railkot that is perched at an altitude of 3,130 meters and it takes approximately 8 - 9 hours. From Railkot the route snakes through Panchu along the River Goriganga to Milam village, which is at an elevation of 3,420 meters. From Milam village the trail uphill leads to the camp site at NitwalThaur along the glacial track and thereafter winds upwards to SurajKund, wherefrom you can get a glimpse of Trishul massif, located within a stone's throw distance. The trail downhill back to Railkot travels through Burphu, which is a quaint and solitary village. Thereafter the journey wheels to Almora via Munsiyari.


• All travel from Rishikesh to Starting place and drive back at the end of the trip.
• All accommodation on twin sharing basis in tents, Mattress.
• All meals from day first lunch to last day lunch.
• Professional guide, Forest fee, camping fee.
• Tents, mattress and all group camping gear etc.
• All trekking arrangements with most experienced guiding team, camp staff, cook etc.
• Temple tours during the trip

• Sleeping bag & Personal Trekking Gear (Sleeping Bag can be arrange on extra cost)
Hotel in Rishikesh
• Any arrangements in Delhi & Rishikesh
• Expenses of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, alcohol, cigarettes, camera fee
• Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, landslides, road conditionsand any other circumstances beyond our control.
• Personal insurance or anything not mentioned in itinerary
• Camera fee & parking fee
• Any enroute meal on special order
• Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
• Liquor, soft drinks, bottled water, beverages, etc.


• All payments should be cleared before trip Departure
• For kids we organize shorts trekking trips
• Fill up the liability weaver before depart to your adventure trip
• All bookings are strictly subject to availability and confirmation by payment of non-refundable advance.
• All our packages are ‘group packages ‘and same services items are applicable for Each person in the group.
• In case of reduction in the number of persons, the total package cost will remain the same. Minimum billing must be done as per the minimum guarantee given by the group.
• We reserve the right to alter or cancel any trip depending upon the prevailing condition



Day 1: Journey to Rishikesh
Take the train or flight to Dehradun and after 40min drive reach Rishikesh. Overnight stay and leisure in the hotel.

Day 2: Drive to Munsiyari
After an early breakfast we drive to the road head to arrive Munsiyari via Chaukori. Overnight in resort/camp.

Day 3: Munsiyari to Lilam (2200m)
In the morning, we finish inner line formalities. Then we start our trek to Lilam. We trek along the river through thick pine forests to reach Lilam. Lilam is a small gathering of huts with a small camping place. We pitch our tents there. Overnight in tents.

Day 4: Lilam to Bugdiar (2600m)
Gradual ascending and some ups and downs through scenic meadows and shepherd pasture. Overnight in Tents.

Day 5: Bugdiar to Martoli (3430m)
Spectacular trek of around 14 km, we gradually ascend via village Reelkot 3100m. Martoli has very old history as people used to trade with Tibet in old times. But now a deserted village, which is slowly coming forward to house, a few due to trekkers and climbers who likes to spend weeks, months here. A high plateau of grassy fields situated at 3430m. Overnight in tents.

Day 6: Martoli to Milam village (4000m)
Milam used to be a village of Rajputs who came from Rajasthan and they do not like to be called Bhotias or Tibetans. This was also part of the old trade route between Kumauon and Tibet. This village had many houses at one time and now only a few occupied huts remain. Overnight in tents.

Day 7: Milam vilage to Milam glacier then back to Milam (3926m)
This short and easy trail is full of scenic view and spectacular vision of high Himalayan Ranges and peaks. Spend the day at Glacier return to Milam Village & night stay.

Day 8: Milam to Dung (4200m)
We continue trekking to Dung. The views are spectacular and terrain rewarding giving every trekker a delight and memories that he would cherish for a lifetime. We leave Gauri Ganga and climb towards Goonkha River. There is an alpine meadow here which is ideal for camping. We set our tents here. Overnight in tents.

Day 9: Dung to Topidunga (4850m)
We start early morning after breakfast as today we trek a pass, Untadhura (17,500 ft). Then we undertake a 14-km descent to reach our camp site. Overnight in tents.

Day 10: Topidunga to Cheam (4500m)
We climb a pass and undertake a steep descent to camp. Overnight in tents.

Day 11: Chadamu to Lapthal (4150m)
After early morning breakfast, we trek through a very scenic plateau with a small unnamed pass of 15000 ft. overnight in camp.

Day 12: : Lapthal to Sumna (3450m)
After early morning breakfast, we enter an incredible gorge where track has been cut into the rock. Overnight camp.

Day 13: Sumna to Malari then drive to Joshimath
After early breakfast, we continue our trek through the gorge to reach the road head. From road head, we drive to Malari. From Malari, we drive to Joshimath. Overnight in Tourist Bungalow / hotel.

Day 14: We drive from Joshimath to Rishikesh (255 kms)
Arrive and check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 15: Take Train or Flight from Dehradun to Delhi.


• Synthetic track paints 
• Full sleeve tees with collar
• Full sleeve thick jacket
• Thermal inner wear
• ComfortableT-Shirts
• Track or trousers
• Wind proof jacket
• Woollen head scarf /Mufflers Mittens 
• Light towel
• Rain coat or Poncho
• Sleeping Bag
• Proper Trekking Shoe
• 4Pair of socks

• Sun Glasses with UV Protection
• Sunscreen 
• Lip Balm
• Vaseline

• Water Bottle
• Hot water bottle bag
• Trekking pole
• Walking stick
• LED Torch/ Head Lights 
• Note pad
• Camera
• Day pack

Crocine, Avil, Combiflame, Desprine, Crepe Bandage,Bandaid, Gauge clothe Leucoplast, Cotton ORS, Betadine, Any antiseptic cream Move spray

• Big Rucksack
• Any Jewellery
• Any important things which you don’t want to lost

Contact Trek Milam Malari



White World Expeditions, Badrinath
Road, Oposite Sai Ganga Cottage,
First Floor, Tapovan Pin: 249192,
Rishikesh, Uttrakhand, India



+91 7579175929
+91 9997094425



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