Choribari Glacier
Accessibility
Air :
Nearest airport is Jolly Grant (Dehradun), 159 km.
Rail :
Nearest railway station, Rishikesh, 142 km.
Road
Well connected by road to all the important places of Garhwal Divison. Regular bus services are available.
Accommodation
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Chorbari Bamak Glacier

Chorbari Bamak Glacier is situtated in district Rudraprayag. The glacier is 6 km long and originates from the southern slope of Kedar-dome, Bhartekhunta and Kirti Stambh and this hill range is the water divide which separates the Gangotri group of glaciers and the Chorbari glacier. Several hanging glaciers and avalanche chutes feed the glacier. The lower part of the glacier is covered by thick debris and bounded by huge deposits of lateral moraines. The glacier starts from its accumulation zone (600 m) and terminates at an elevation of 3800 m, from where a snow / ice melt stream originates, called Mandakani and merges into the Alaknanda at Rudraprayag.

The glacier is approachable by road up to Gaurikund via Rudraprayag, Guptkashi and Son Prayag. From Gaurikund, a foot trek runs over the hill slopes up to Kedarnath temple. From Kedarnath temple, there is a 3 km footpath to the glacier snout. Between the rock face and right lateral moraine of the glacier, there is a lake formed by glacier melted water called Ganghi-Sarovar.

Trek
Base camp Gaurikund

Gaurikund to Chorbari Glacier 17 km.

Gaurikund to Rambara 7 km,
Rambara to Kedarnath 7 km,
Kedarnath to Chorbari Glacier 3 km.

By Road

Gaurikund to Rudraprayag 78 km,
Rudraprayag to Rishikesh 143 km.

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