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Kuari Pass Nandadevi Sanctuary Trek

An excellent combo of two Himalayas extraordinary treks which is really breathtaking and provides rejuvenating and thrilling experience.

Trek Details

Region : Garhwal Himalaya (Uttrakhand)
Ideal Season : May - June & September - October
Maximum Altitudes : Kuari Pass 4150 Mts & Dharansi Pass 4250 mts
No. of Days : 14 Days from & back to Delhi
Total Trekking : 75 Kilometer

Trekking Itinerary

Day 01 : Delhi Arrival

On arrival at Delhi airport meet Peak Adventure representative and transfer to pre booked hotel for overnight stay.

Day 02 : Delhi - Haridwar (By AC Train) - Rishikesh (24 kms/1 hrs)

In the morning take an AC train for Haridwar by 06:55 hrs. Arrival at Haridwar by 11:25 hrs. on arrival meet Peak Adventure guide and drive to Rishikesh by car. Check in to hotel. Evening explore the religious town of Rishikesh, which is considered as town of saints and Sadhus. There are several ashrams and temples that add to a distinctive flavor of the town, The Ganges Aarti at ashrams is really worth it. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 03 : Rishikesh - Joshimath

After an early breakfast drive towards Joshimath via holy confluences at Devprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnprayag and Nandprayag. Evening arrival in Joshimath and check into the hotel. Evening stroll to the local market of Joshimath is mere fun. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 04 : Joshimath - Auli - Tali (3100 mts/7599 ft)

The day starts with drive of 14 km to Auli. From here the trek starts with an ascend which takes you to the meadows at Gorson. The great Nanda Devi can be seen at a distance which is a lot admirable. Apart from that a huge panorama of the greater Himalayas can be seen. After Gorson it's a gradual trail to the campsite at Tali. Overnight in the tents.

Day 05 : Tali - Kuari Pass (4150 mts/13600 ft) - Khulara (2700 mts/8910 ft)

From Tali an early start is must as to get excellent views from the pass. It's a trek of 3 houts from Tali to Kuari Pass.The views from the pass are really fantastic which includes some of the great Himalayan names i.e. Dronagiri, Hathi Ghora, Kamet, Neelkanth and many more. Later start trekking towards Khulara. Overnight in the tents at Khulara.

Day 06 : Khulara - Tapovan - Joshimath

The easy morning starts with the descend to the village of Tapovan which is the road head. From here board the vehicles and drive to Joshimath. On arrival check into the hotel and relax for rest half of the day. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 07: Joshimath - Lata Village (2317 mts/7599 ft)

After Joshimath we will leave the national highway and drive on real mountain road. The drive from Joshimath to Lata is of 28 km and takes approximately an hour. Enroute you will see a big thermal hydro project at the village of Tapovan. Lata is our starting point and you are introduced to porters and trekking team. The trek to the village of Lata is a steep walk through fields and cluster of abandoned houses. After a series of switch backs arrive to the village of Lata. A warm welcome at the village house is totally a unique experience. Inhabitants of Lata are considered as friendly and renowned for hospitality. Evening visit the Nanda Devi Temple and explore the village. Overnight in the village.

Day 08: Lata Village - Lata Kharak (3689 mts/12099 ft) (9 kms/7 hrs)

The trail from Lata village is distinctive and climbs gradually through forest of Oak, Rhododendron and Pine to a ridge followed by a traverse to cross a side stream. After this the trail again climbs over another ridge and continues to another side stream. After crossing the side stream the trail now becomes more incline, with a series of switch backs to the campsite at Lata Kharak. The walk of the day is challenging at times, but the peaks i.e. Hanuman, Hathi Godhi cherishes the spirits. The campsite is an open space on ridge top with Himalayan peaks i.e. Trishul, Nanda Ghunti, Dronagiri, Hathi Ghodi and Dev Sthan all around. Overnight in the tents.

Day 09: Lata Kharak - Dharansi Pass (4250 mts/13940 ft) (10 kms/4 -5 hrs)

The trail from Lata Kharak climbs steeply to reach to Jhandi Dhar. There is a bifurcation to the village of Tolma at this point. From Jhandidhar the trail traverses for about 1.5 kilometer before it becomes steep for 500 metres to reach Bagfyana Pass. From here trail continues to ascend and descend through the narrow gorge of Satkul to reach Dharansi Pass. The stunning view of Nanda Devi is venerable amongst the many. Other Himalayan gems visible from here are, Nanda Ghunti, Chang Bang, Dronagiri, Hathi Ghodi and Dev Sthan Overnight in the tents.

Day 10: Dharansi Pass - Tolma Village (15 kms/6 - 7 hrs)

The day's trek is a long descent to the village of Tolma. You start the reverse trek on same trail till Jhandidhar. From here follow a new trail which descends down a ridge continues to descend further through the forest of oak and Rhododendron finally to the village of Tolma. Another warm welcome to village house is really appreciable, followed by welcome tea. The houses in the village are traditional and made of stone and mud. The inhabitants of Tolma are known for hospitality. Overnight in the village.

Day 11: Tolma Village - Surai Thotta - Karnprayag (1890 mts/6199 ft) (4 kms/1- 2 hrs)

The trail from Tolma descends through fields to reach Surai Thotta. It's time to bid farewell to the porters. Board the vehicles and start driving towards Karnprayag via Joshimath and Nandprayag. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 12: Karnprayag - Rishikesh (170 kms/ 6-7 hrs)

The drive for the day is of 170 kilometers and will take approximately 7 hours. Enroute visit the confluences at Rudraprayag and Devprayag. Arrive and check into the hotel at Rishikesh. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 13: Rishikesh - Haridwar - Delhi

In the morning transfer to Haridwar and from here catch an AC train for Delhi. Arrival in Delhi by afternoon and meet Peak Adventure Executive and transfer to pre booked hotel. The day is free for relaxation. Overnight at hotel.

Day 14: Delhi Departure

Transfer to international airport according to your flight schedule.

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