can also trek to the Sunderdhunga Glacier while in
the Pindar region. It is a tough trek as compared
to Pindari and Kaphini. Sunderdhunga means the valley
of beautiful stones. This valley is situated to the
west of the Pindar valley and has two glacier to offer
to trekkers and nature lovers, namely Maiktoli and
The route up to village Khati is common for
both Pindari and Sunderdhunga Glacier. The peaks which
offer a spectacular view when seen from here are Tharkot
(6100 m), Mrigthuni (6856 m), Maiktoil (6803 m) and
Panwalidwar (6663 m). Sunderdhunga is approximately
24 km from the village Khati. From Khati one has
to go to village Jatoli, which is 7 km away. Jatoli
is the first night halt enroute to Sunderghunga Glacier.
From Jatoli up to Dhungia Dhaun, about 8 km is a
One should spend the night in Dhungia
Dhuan either in shepherd huts or in pitched tents.
Beyond Dhungia Dhuan, it is necessary to take a guide
even for experienced and professional trekkers. The
next halt is Kathalia, which is 6 to 7 km from Dhungia
Dhaun. From Kathalia one can go to both Sukhram and
Maiktoli glaciers. They are in opposite directions,
7 km from Kathalia.
Saung to Sunderdhunga Glacier 54 km.
Saung to Loharkhet 3 km,
Loharkhet to Dhakuri 11 km,
Dhakuri to Kathi 8 km,
Kathi to Sundardhunga
Glacier 30 km.