Glacier is one of the important glacier of Dhauli
Ganga system of glaciers, where more than 500 glaciers,
of different shapes and sizes lie in the deep and
narrow valleys. The important glaciers here are: Changbang,
Girthi Hoti and Niti Glaciers, Doonagiri Glacier is
5.5 km long, extending between an elevation from
it head 5150 m to the snout 4240 m, which is the terminal
point of the glacier. A stream originating from the
glacier merges into Dhauli Ganga near the Juma village.
The glacier is approachable from Juma on the way to
Joshimath-Malari road. 8 km from Juma lies the Doonagiri
village. From Doonagiri village a 12 km long foot-trek
runs along the Doonagiri stream to reach the glacier
snout. Bagini is another glacier in this valley. Doonagiri
is the last village in the valley. Near the vicinity
of the glacier there is a good place for camping.
The best time to visit the place is mid May to mid
Base Camp Juma Village
Juma to Doonagiri Glacier 20 km.
Juma to Doonagiri Village 8 km.
Doonagiri to Doonagiri Glacier 12 km.
Juma to Joshimath 43 km,
Joshimath to Srinagar 147 km,
Srinagar to Rishikesh 109 km,
Kedarnath to Chorbari Glacier 3 km.
Gaurikund to Rudraprayag 78 km,
Rudraprayag to Rishikesh 143 km.