Kuari Pass Trek is situated in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. And is also known as “Curzon trail” because Lord Curzon arrived at Kuari Pass in 1905 and made the trek. Usually, local shepherds take their flocks here for grazing. It is the best trek for beginners and for adventure lovers irrespective of age but must be mentally and physically fit. On your trek route, you will pass through Rhododendron, oak and deodar forests which are neither too thick nor too thin. From Kuari Pass you can encounter the views of eastern peaks of Garhwal Himalayas like Nanda Devi, Kamet, Dronagiri, Trishul, Bertholi, Mana, Hathi Ghodi Parvat and Neelkanth Peaks. Kuari Pass trek is ideal for both new trekkers as well as experienced trekkers as it is an easy level trek.
Kuari Pass trek Details
|Region||Salud, Dugra, Uttarakhand|
|Days Required||6 Days & 5 Nights|
|Altitude||10,492 ft to 11,031 ft via 12,516 ft.|
|Season||Summers & Winters|
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Day-1:Haridwar - Joshimath
Early in the morning assemble in Haridwar from there you will be taking an uphill drive to Joshimath. Along the route you will stop at Devaprayag for some refreshment and you can also witness the merging of the two rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi to form River Ganges. Then start driving to Joshimath and after reaching there check-in into hotel or guest house to spend the night.
Day-2 : Joshimath - Dhak Village - Chitrakantha
Get up early have breakfast and you will take a ride of 12 km from Joshimath to Dhak Village, after reaching there get refreshed and start your 6 km trek to Chitrakantha, the trek includes gradual ascents and shepherd trails. On your trail you will cross thick forests of oak, deodar and rhododendrons. And then at the end of the descent you will reach Chitrakantha. Set up a campsite for overnight stay and explore the beautiful views.
Day-3 : Chitrakantha - Tali Top
Get up and have breakfast then you will start your trek from Chitrakantha to Tali Top. The trail crosses through the forests of oak, pine, and rhododendron, due to the high level of density sunlight does not reach inside the forest. After reaching Tali Top set up a campsite to spend the night.
Day-4 : Tali top - Kauri pass - Tali top
Get up early in the morning and have a wholesome of breakfast as you have to cover a long distance trek to Kuari Pass and back to Tali Top. You will take an ascend trek to Khullar Top from where you will be trekking through snow covered trail exploring the views of Himalayas to reach Kuari Pass. After exploring the surroundings you will start trekking back to the Tali Top and stay there for a night in the tents.
Day-5 : Tali top - Joshimath
This will be the last day of your trekking have to breakfast and start trekking back to Joshimath. You will be trekking a downhill trail beside Rishi Ganga River. Then once you reach a motorable road take a ride to Joshimath and stay there for a night in guesthouse or tents as per your choice.
Day-6 : Joshimath to Haridwar
Get up early and leave Joshimath to return to Haridwar in a conventional motor transport and then from there to your home. Your Kuari Pass Trek journey comes to an end.
- Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping).
- All Meals while on trek & transits (Veg.) (Egg).
- Trek equipment.
- First aid medical kit.
- Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
- All transportation during the trek program.
- Any kind of personal expenses.
- Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
- Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Price Includes”.