The Machoi Glacier lies at an average elevation of 4800 meters. The highest peak named after the glacier is Machoi Peak has an elevation of 5458 meters. The peak lies at the east end of the glaciee. Machoi Glacier is the source of two rivers Sind River flowing westwards and Dras river eastwards.
The Machoi Glacier is among the Himalayan glaciers which are melting at alarming rates due to Global warming,