Trekking Routes in Kumaon Part 2
Base : Kausani
Routes one, two and three
Base : Chowkori
At Lohaghat there are places of interest such as Abbot Mount, Devidhura and Champawat. 76 km from Pithoragarh is another of Corbett's least known tiger zones.
Chowkori - Berinag - Patalbhuwaneshwar - Gangolihat(3 days)
Chowkori-Kotbaniya-Dharmghat-Kotgari (2 days)
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Chowkori-That-Pithoragarh (2 days). These three trekking routes are at a mean altitude of about 1900 m and are the bases for treks to the high grounds of upper Kumaon with Pithoragarh being on the route to the Lipulekh Pass on the pilgrim trail.
Base : Song
The trail goes to Loharkhet, 1753m, which has KMVN and PWD Rest Houses.
Onwards, this well-known route goes past the staging points at Dhakuri, 2680 m, Khati, 2210 m, Dwali, 2575 m, and Phurkia, from where the `zero point' view for Pindari glacier (3657 m to 4267 m) is 8 km.
The route for the Katri Glacier (3800 m) is common upto Dwali on the Pindari route and then branches eastward to Byangar along the Katri Nala to the Glacier of the same name.
Base : Munsiyari
Munsiyari - Lillam -Bogdyar -Milam Village-Milam Glacier (7 days). Munsiyari is also the base for Ralam, Namik and Poting glaciers.
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