Munsyari is on the arterial water body of Gauriganga which emerges from the Milam Glacier system of the eastern flanks of the Nanda Devi Sanctury, fed also by the Kalabaland Glacier and the Panchichullu from further east. Munsyari is the base for this trek in Pithoragarh district of Kumaon, which can be reached in 2 full days from Delhi either via Kathgodam or Tanakpur. It is a most important base for Ralam, Namik, Poting, Milam Glaciers.
The Milam glacier snout at 3872 metres is not the only objective of the trek route indicated but also the nodal point for a variety of high grade routes and peaks. Munsyari is located at the bank of Gauri Ganga stream at an altitude of 2290 metres is last road terminus on this route. Provision for food, porters can be done here.
Permit to visit Milam Area has to be be obtained from S.D.M., Munsyari.