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Doonagiri, a magnificent glacier that feeds river Dhauli Ganaga, offers a fascinating trek through frozen surrounds and the high altitudes of Himalayas.

Doonagiri Glacier

Location: 47 Km north of Ranikhet, located in Almora district of Uttarakhand state in India.
Altitude: 4240 - 5150 meters ASL
Attractions: Glacier
What To Do: Trekking, Viewing surrounding peaks
Best Time to Visit: Mid May to mid-October

Doonagiri Glacier, UttarakhandDoonagiri glacier is located in the district of Almora within the hill state of Uttarakhand in India. Doonagiri is an important glacier of the Dhauli Ganga system of glaciers.

Doonagiri glacier is 5.5km long, extending between an elevation of 5, 150 - 4, 240 meters above the sea level, from the head to the snout, which is the terminal point of the glacier. A stream originating from this glacier meets Dhauli Ganga near the Juma village.

Trek To Doonagiri Glacier (20 Km)
Doonagiri glacier can be approached from Juma village that lies on Joshimath - Malari road. About 8 km from Juma, lies Doonagiri village. From here, one has to trek 12 Km alongside Doonagiri stream to reach the snout of the glacier.

Route Distances
  • Juma Village to Doonagiri Village: 8 Km
  • Doonagiri Village to the glacier: 12 Km

How To Reach
By road, Juma village can be reached by taking Joshimath Malari road. Juma located at a distance of 43 Km from Joshimath. From Juma, an 8 km trek will take you to Doonagiri village. From here, Doonagiri glacier is another 12 Km trek.