Kuari Pass Trek





6 days

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Kuari Pass Trek

Kuari Pass Trek was explored by Lord Curzon when the British ruled India. It is a perfect Trek for Beginners which lies in the Garhwal Himalayas at an altitude of 4,264 meters. Kuari Pass Trek is reckoned to have been explored by Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon and hence have also got the name as Lord Curzon Trail. Tucked in the Garhwal Himalaya and a short distance from skiing destination called Auli, Kuari Pass Trek is ideal for beginners and those who wish to take the real feel of what it is to live amidst the snow. The trek also ensures to open up gateways for the unexplored to be witnessed, the rural culture to be seen and the simple living to be experienced. Despite all the hardship that one might deal with while on this trek, the fastening fact remains that this trek brings you closer to nature and help you explore your own strength.

History of Kauri Pass

The history of this trek dates back to 1905, when Lord Curzon, the Viceroy of India, trekked to Joshimath from Ghat whilst crossing over this astounding Pass. It has been referred to as the Curzon’s Trail considering this fact then. Extremely famous among British and American trekkers, the Kuari Pass trek gives majestic sight of the Twin Peaks of Nanda Devi-, and the Nanda Devi East, Kamet, Dronagiri Hathi Parbat, and Ghori Parbat.and five major rivers - the Pindar, Kaliganga, Mandakini, Bheriganga and the Dhauliganga. This trek is very popular among European and American Travelers.

Mountain Ranges Visible From Kuari Pass

The Kuari Pass offers spellbinding views of the imposing Himalayas . From here , one can behold a magnificent sight of the Chaukhamba Range , Mana ( 7272m ) , Kamet ( 7756m ) and Abl Gamin ( 7355m ) , extending to the Tibet border . In the middle foreground , a number of spectacular peaks including Dunagiri ( 7066m ) and Changabang ( 6864m ) enclose the Nanda Devi Sanctuary while the snowcapped ranges extend to Gangotri , on its west . Apart from these , Nanda Ghunti , Hathi Ghoda Parbat , Neelkanth , Dronagiri , Mukut Parbat , Mana , Rishi Pahad , and Changbang are some of the peaks that can also be seen from here .

Kauri Pass Bird Watching and Animals        

During the trek, pass through remote villages of the Himalayas and dense forests. Mainly of Oaks and Deodar. Moreover, spot Himalayan animals and rare species of birds on the way. And, in this region the Rhododendron (Burans) trees with beautiful crimson flowers are found in abundance.

Why You Should Go for Kauri Pass Trek

Kuari pass is a mountain lovers' delight. You have an unending vista of the biggest mountains in India opening up right from day one. You even get to see the clearest view of the full face of Mt Nanda Devi, India's highest mountain. More than this, Kuari Pass is a near-perfect trek.

Why to choose Kuari Pass Trek?

Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Kuari pass trek.

See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of by taxi 588 Kms and on foot 33 km which is to be covered into 6 days. .

Kuari pass is a best winter trek Uttarakhand Himalayas, this is best trek for family, Students, Beginners Altitudes is 12516 feet

Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature winter?

You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, meadows, one of the beautiful Trishul, Chaukhamba, and Kamet, Nanda Devi peaks, Nanda Ghunti, Neelkanth, Dronagiri, Changbang, Mana, Mukut Parbat, Rishi pahad and others. , pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surpassing through bona fide Garhwali heritage and culture.

Do spare time in Interaction with locals, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology. And our Garhwali Cultures

And, in winter / summers, the Kuari pass trek turns totally different and amusing because of meadows, wildflowers and woods blooming in different colors.

Beautiful landscapes so carry proper photo gear & Extra battery backup.

The backpack should not exceed 10 to 12 kg only

Is it safe trek for me ?

Yes the Kuari pass trek is very safe. All our professional strive our best to provide trekkers with the best experience possible. Kuari Pass Trek is a moderate trek that starts from Dhak Village. These treks are uphill, You can do this trek comfortably, it is a good way to go through beautiful forests, which makes your trek easy.

Whenever you go for a trek, do it with full enthusiasm, do not think much, you keep adding yourself day by day with Himalayas, then everything will be easy for you. all trek route more beautiful

During the day the temperature of Kuari pass is around Winter temperature is  -3°C to -5 °C  and during the night the temperature comes down to -5 °C  to -15 °C  which is not bad.

Summer may ot june months  temperature is  8 °C to 15 °C  and during the night the temperature comes down to  5 °C  to 12°C  which is not bad. this is very good for summer trek kuari pass

How to difficulty level kuari pass

Kuari pass trek   is a very beautiful winter or summer trek and an uphill trek in the uttarakhand Himalayas, The Kuari pass Trek is great for those people who have a great passion for mountaineering and consider it a special purpose in their life. Despite the fact that the top is relatively low in elevation, we recommend physical endurance and a strong fitness record.

You have to travel 544 kms from Dehradun to Joshimath and return Joshimath to Dehradun by taxi and 33 kms on foot from Dhak Village to kuari pass summit 12516 Feet and back to Joshimath

These treks are not very difficult but you can, we are doing it for the last 30 years, some people come from all over the world who have their own fitness level and all people easily do trek to Kuari pass

Don’t think much, dedicate yourself to nature, it will be easy for you, and always take the help of your trek leader, wake up in the morning during the trek, do some yoga and pranayam per day morning.

 What should you keep in mind for the Kuari pass  trek?

Kuari pass  trek is as good as it is said, you also need to be prepared., Kuari pass  trek is a   moderate trek which starts from Dhak Village  and ends after trek  Dhak Village

So what are the special things to keep in mind before coming on this trek?

Kuari pass  trek is one such trek, which you can do this  trek all 12 months, winter, Summer, or Monsoon, this is very safe trek in Uttarakhand Himalayas

 Winter Season

  1. In Kuari pass winter trek , you will need warm clothes a lot, for which you will need proper good uniform clothes
  2. Winters are always cold, so only warm clothes can keep you safe on trek
  3. Always take the information from the company with which you are booking the trek before going on the trek, what do we need to bring
  4. In the winter season, the temperature always drops day by day , so warm clothes will help you a lot.
  5. The minimum snowfall in Kunari Pass trek is 2 feet and more than 5 feet.

Summer Season

  1. Summer trek to Kuari pass trek is very special, the view and the temperature are all favorable to you
  2. For summer trek, you have to bring only normal clothes, so that your trek can be good, there is no need for hot clothes, but in hiking it is also necessary to bring all the equipment which is necessary for you.
  3. It is necessary to have 3 pairs of clothes from trekking, especially the poncho, you will have to bring every season
  4. In the summer season, the temperature is always normal, so there is no need for hot clothes.

 Monsoon Season

  1. During the monsoon season, it rains occasionally during the Kuari pass trek especially in the Uttarakhand Himalayas , so if you have dry clothes here, it is very good, even when wet, it dries quickly.
  2. At this time you have to bring at least 3 pairs of clothes, for monsoon trek you do not have to bring too warm clothes, at this time you, hiking pants and t-Sart, I can trek
  3. It’s only a little cold in the morning and evening and the day is a good temperature for you
  4. Before going on any trek, it will be easy for you to take information related to each season.
  5. Trekkers need to know about these, you can ask us anytime like, Kuari pass trek route, trek map, temperature, weather condition, difficulty level, trek starting point, end point, transport, view of the trek, best time to visit, How to reach Kuari pass  trek distance etc, Trek Location, keep this information before going
  6. 5. You also find some types of flowers in Kuari pass trek which are very beautiful, these treks are very safe trek for monsoon.

Altitude we are going to cover in Kuari Pass Trek

Dehradun (1920 Meters)

Joshimath (1875 Meters)

Dhak – 6956 feet

Gulling camp – 9832 feet

Khullara camp – 11,102 feet

Kuari pass Summit – 12516 Feet

Key Points of Kuari pass trek

Duration: –   5 Nights 6 Days

Base camp: – Joshimath

Summer Temperature: – Day (5°C to 15°C)   Night (2° C to 8° C)

Winter Temperature: – Day (-2°C to -5° C) Night (-5°C to -10°C)

Kuari pass Altitude: – 4264 Meters / 12516 Feet

Best Time: – Kuari Pass Trek is perfect for both Summer and Winter trek,

Trek Level: – Moderate

Trek distance: – On foot 33 Km – By taxi 588 km

Short Itinerary of Kuari pass Trek –

Day 1– Drive from Haridwar to Joshimath Altitude – Joshimath by taxi (275.3Km) (9/10 Hours) (1,875 m/ 6,150 feet)

Day 2– Drive from Joshimath to Dhak by taxi (12 km) same day trek to Gulling (06 km) (4/5 Hours) (Altitude –9,830 feet

Day 3– Trek from Gulling to Tail camp (05 km) (3/4 Hours) Altitude – 11,074 feet

Day 4– Trek from Tail camp to Kuari Pass (4,264/13,989 feet) back to Khullara camp (13km) (8/9 Hours)

Day 5– Trek from Khullara camp via Gorson Bugyal to Auli / Joshimath (09 km) (5/6 Hours) night stay hotel

Day 6– Drive from Joshimath to Haridwar via Rishikesh by taxi (275.3 km) (9/10 Hours)

How to reach Kuari Pass Trek ?

If you are traveling from Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai, or Gujarat any other city, so you will have to come to Delhi, you will get a train from Delhi for Dehradun comfortably.

Option 01:- By Train

All trekkers booked yourself the,

Nanda Devi Express to Dehradun via Haridwar (Train no is 12402 Departure 11:30 pm: – Reached Haridwar 3:53 am a morning

Take the overnight train Dehradun via Haridwar to from new Delhi- Dehradun Special A/C train from Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station the best option for you. The train reached at Haridwar railway station morning 3:53 am to 4:30 am if you Meet to Our office Member – joining to our upcoming batches and Group.

Option 02:- By Air –

Jolly Grant airport is the nearest airport in Rishikesh or Haridwar, Located about 21 km for the Rishikesh city. There are flights available from all states to Dehradun Airport, you can go online and book your tickets. These are easy and easy ways for you and you also save your time, Taxis are available from the airport to Rishikesh or Haridwar at all time costs Rs. 1000/* one-way pay to directly

Option 03:- By Bus

You can reach Haridwar from Delhi by a bus, board it from (Delhi) Kashmiri Gate ISBT; it is good if you are booked the seats.


  • Porters
  • Forest Permit and entrance fee
  • Accommodation in Hotel on twin share basis
  • All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and Dinner
  • Good Experience Local Trek Leader guide and Technical guide
  • Medical Kit
  • Oxygen Cylinder
  • Personal Insurance
  • Medical Certificate
  • Personal toiletry Items
  • Personal Medicine kit

Tour Amenities

Accepts Credit Cards
Car Parking
Free Coupons
Laundry service
Outdoor Seating
Smoking Allowed
Wireless Internet

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