Doonagiri glacier is one of the important glacier of Dhauli Ganga system of glacier where more than 500 glacier, of different shapes and sizes lie in the deep and narrow valleys. The important glacier here are: Changbang, Girthi Hoti and Niti glaciers, Doonagiri glacier is 5.5kms. long, extending between an elevation from it head 5150m to the snout 4240m, 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. 8kms. from Juma lies the Doonagiri village. From Doonagiri village a 12kms. 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 October.
TREK : BASE CAMP JUMA VILLAGE
• Juma to Doonagiri Glacier 20kms.
• Juma to Doonagiri Village 8kms.
• Doonagiri to Doonagiri Glacier 12kms.
By Road :
• Juma to Joshimath 43kms.
• Joshimath to Srinagar 147kms.
• Srinagar to Rishikesh 109kms.