Popular Glaciers of Uttarakhand

Famous Glaciers in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand lies in the lap of Himalaya and has a vivid topography. Including the arduous terrains, the lush green meadows to the gigantic glaciers, every little drop of natural beauty is a sight to behold.

The mighty glaciers of Uttarakhand serve an important role in providing fresh sweet water to the state. These glaciers are also the source of some important river bodies in India. The snow-covered glaciers of “Dev Bhoomi” in Uttarakhand not only feed the perennial rivers, but they are also a popular tourist attraction.

The adventure enthusiasts hikes on the summits of the glaciers of Uttarakhand, which offers a surreal view of the enchanting lands. While some of these glaciers are considered holy and some of them are admired for their magnificence.

Here is the list of some popular glaciers of Uttarakhand

Glaciers in Garhwal

  • Bandarpunch Glacier
  • Chorabari Bamak Glacier
  • Dokriani Glacier
  • Doonagiri Glacier
  • Nanda Devi Group of Glaciers
  • Tipra Bamak Glacier
  • Gangotri Glacier
  • Khatling Glacier
  • Satopanth glacier and Bhagirathi – Khark Glacier

Glaciers in Kumaon

  • Milam Glacier
  • Maiktoli Glacier
  • Namik Glacier
  • Ralam Glacier
  • Pindari Glacier
  • Kaphini Glacier
  • Sunderdhunga Glacier
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