Kuari pass trek
6 Days - 5 Night
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Kuari Pass Trek
If you’re an experienced trekker or a beginner, the Kuari Pass is a trek you must take. In any season, it is a must-do for views of some of India’s most popular mountains, including Mt. Nanda Devi (25,673 feet) and Mt. Dronagiri (23,182 feet). There is an extra attraction in the winter. Its almost impeccably built woods are blanketed in snow. Snowflakes falling from the Oak leaves above a white-carpeted forest floor transport you to a land that would make Santa Claus jealous.
To begin, Kuari Pass is a four-day hike (6 days when you include the travel days from Rishikesh). The trek begins in Dhak, a small village near Joshimath in Uttarakhand’s Garhwal region. It is located in the Nanda Devi National Park.Kuari Pass is an easy-moderate trek that is suitable for those who are new to the Himalayas.
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Day 01: Haridwar & to Joshimath by Tata Sumo car/Tempo Traveler. (273 km ) ( 8 to 9 hours)
Make your way to Joshimath. If you want to use our services for transportation, we will meet at 9 a.m. in Haridwar and drive to Joshimath. In Joshimath, spend the night in a guest house or a hotel or enjoy the beautiful evening of Joshimath.
Day 02: Transfer by off-road vehicle to Dhak village & Trek to Guling camp (05 km) (3-4 hours)
We leave for Dhak Village about 7:30 a.m. after breakfast to begin our trek. Keep a jacket ready in case you need it along the way, but if the sun is shining, a t-shirt and a fleece will suffice. You’ll walk up the dusty trails to Tugashi village, where you’ll find your first source of water. It’s a charming little village where you can see how the locals live their traditional lives. The landscape changes as you ascend from Tugashi village, and you’ll find yourself walking through a beautiful oak forest. Every now and then, the forest gives way to a clearing or a meadow.
Around 1 p.m., you’ll stop for lunch at Gulling, relax, and prepare our Campsite here. Gulling is located in the heart of the forest, and you’ll be glad to be there because of the picturesque landscape.
Day 03: Trek to Tali camp(3200m) (06 km) (4-5 hours)
Today gets ready for the final climb to Tali Campsite. The climb isn’t particularly steep, but you’ll be walking uphill for the next four kilometers. Tali campsite is nestled in the heart of the forest, and you’ll be glad you arrived because a team will greet you with hot drinks and snacks.
Day 04: Trek to Kuari Pass (3870m) & back Tali Camp (3200m)
Today is going to be one of the most memorable days of your life. It’ll be a lot better than the day before because you’ll be going up and down hills and snow slopes (in the winter months). The magnificent views of the mountains around you, the snowfield you’ll cross, and the feeling of being on top of the world at Kuari Top will all leave you speechless. Kuari Top, the highest point on the trail, takes about 4 hours to reach. Peaks such as Neelkantha, Nanda Devi, Hathi Ghoda Parvat, Dronagiri, Pangarchulla, and Chaukhamba can be seen today. We retrace the same path to Tali by late afternoon after spending some time at the pass.
Day 05: Trek to Dhak to Joshimath
Get up early in the morning. Enjoy the beautiful sunrise & have your breakfast in the beautiful Himalayas. We will start descending from Dhak to Joshimath which involves a 9 km trek & a 13 km car dive. Reach Joshimath by the evening & enjoy your last day on the trek.
Day 06: Transfer by car to Haridwar (273Km)
Today is the last day of our Kuari Pass Trek. Take some group photos & say goodbye to your newly made friends. Check out from the guest house. If you are traveling with us, we will drop you Haridwar in the late evening.
Frequently asked question
- Footwear: The trekking boots which must be waterproof and snow proof, normal boots, floaters, and woolen socks.
- Backpack: (50 ltr), Daypack (20-30 ltr), Duffel bag.
- Clothes: Jacket and trousers that are both waterproof and breathable. Jacket (synthetic or down feather fleece), synthetic insulated trousers, poncho, sweatshirt, inner thermal (upper & lower), fleece, t-shirts, cotton trekking pants, shorts
- Season wise Clothes:
- Hand and head protection includes liner gloves, bandannas, sun hats, woollen caps, and face masks, among other things.
- Accessories: Sunglasses/goggles, anti-glare lenses, water bottle, hydra bag, and headlamp with spare bulb and extra batteries are all recommended.
- Trekking Gears: Toolkit for an emergency. Sunscreen, a toiletry pack, water purification pills, Ziploc packs, ear plugs, first-aid kit, and the necessary medications are all recommended.
- Camping Equipment: Sleeping bags of lining (extreme -5 to +5 Celsius if you have one), trekking sticks, and so on.
- Warm top/light micro fleece pullover/full sleeve T shirt – 2/3
- Water resistant/repellent trekking pants with an inner lining for added warmth- 2 High-quality windproof/water-resistant outer shell (jacket) with a proper hood
- Thick Fleece / Full-sleeve Woollen Jumper, Down Jacket with at least 600 fill capacity Innerwear with a thermal component (upper and lower)
- Woolen hat, inner fleece gloves, and outer water-resistant gloves
- 4–5 pairs of thick woollen socks and standard socks, scarf/muffler (optional)
- Waterproof Trekking/Hiking shoes with a thick heel and high ankles that are comfortable to wear. Sneakers/sport shoes are ideal for camp.
- Poncho or raincoat. A small, light-weight towel
- A hydration pack and an insulated water bottle (optional)
- Sunglasses with UV cover and the potential to cut light, as well as a cap or floppy hat to shield the strong sun off your skin (important when traversing through snow)
- Trekking pole or sturdy walking stick Lip Balm, Sunscreen Lotion
- Flashlight / torch (with extra batteries) Medications, if any special prescription is needed Toiletries for personal use
- Carry a rain cover over your luggage • Day pack/small bag that you can carry on your back all day to keep your essentials in
- Keep a few poly bags or plastic containers in your bag to place your things in if you need to in case of heavy weather.
Personal Medical Kit (MANDATORY FOR ALL)
- 10 Diamox tablets (to prevent AMS)
- Nifedipine – 5 pills Dexamethasone – one strip
- 6 tablets of Crocin (fever)
- 4 tablets of avomine (motion sickness) 4 capsules of Avil 25mg (allergies)
- 4 tablets of Combiflam (Pain killer)
- 6 tablets each of Norflox TZ and Lomofen (diarrhea) 10 tablets of Digene (acidity)
- 10 Omez/Rantadine capsules (antacids) 3 to 5 metres of crepe bandage
- 1 tiny roll of gauze 10 strips of bandage 1 small roll of cotton 10 packets of ORS
- Moov spray Betadine or other antiseptic cream (aches, & sprains)
- If you're vulnerable to knee injuries, you should wear a knee cap. Powder with antifungal properties
- Cancellation: If a trek is cancelled at the last minute due to a natural disaster or unforeseeable circumstances (such as floods, earthquakes, landslides, attack, or bandh), Discoveryhike will have a trek voucher for the full number. The voucher can be used for the same or a different trek over the next year.
- In case you wish to cancel the trek, then please be aware of these things:
- Cancellations made within 30 days of the trek's launch date will include a complete refund.
- If you cancel within 30 and 20 days before the hike, you will get a 50% refund.
- There will be no refund if you cancel less than 20 days before the trek begins.
- Please keep in mind that if you get a refund, there will be a reduction of 4% (Cancellation charges) from the overall amount you pay. In addition, if you purchased trek insurance, you would not get a refund.
- Discoveryhike assumes no responsibility for any malfunction or injury to your clothes, supplies, or other belongings while on the trek. The trek fee covers all expenses associated with the trek from start to finish.