Milam Glacier- famous glacier in Uttarakhand

This article will help you to find every information about the famous glacier i.e. MILAN glacier situated in the hilly state Uttarakhand of India.

Milam Glacier

Milam glacier is a very well renowned trekking spot in Uttarakhand state of India. Milam Glacier is an important glacier situated in the Kumaon Himalaya region of Uttarakhand. It is located in the tehsil of Munsiyari. Munsiyari is a major part of the Pithoragarh district of
Uttarakhand. It is situated at about a distance of 15
kilometres from Nanda Devi which is also a hill station in Uttarakhand. This glacier is situated at a varying altitude of about 5,500 metres to about 3,870 metres. It is spread across am area of about 37 km square and is about 16 km (10 mile) long in lenght. Milam Glacier is situated on the south slope of the Himalayan range situated in Uttarakhand. Its origin is from the eastern slope of Trishuli and the southern slope of its eastern subsidiary Kohli.

Peaks around Milam Glacier

There are many famous and trekable peaks situated around this glacier. Some of them are-
  • Mangraon
    (6,568 metres)
  • Deo Damla (6,637 metres)
  • Sakram (6,254 metres)

Glaciers around Milam Glacier

There are very famous glaciers around Milan Glacier. All the glaciers are major source of fresh water in Uttarakhand. Some of the popular glacier are-
  • Nanda Gond
    (6,315 metres)
  • Nanda Pal (6,306
The glacier is the major source of the famous Goriganga River of Uttarakhand.

How to reach

This glacier is situated in Uttarakhand state of India. It is very easily accessed by trekking to the glaciers. The nearest village is situated very near to Munsiyari, further
down the Goriganga valley, is the
base for the trek to the glacier.

Things to do during visit to Milam Glacier

During one's visit to this glacier one can enjoy-
  • River rafting
  • Rock climbing
  • Trekking
  • water games
  • etc
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