Placed at a height of 4265 m above the sea level, Kuari Pass is a popular attraction and one of the major trekking destinations in Uttarakhand. Every year, huge number of trekkers enthusiasts from all around trek to this exotic location and enjoy the breathtaking views of enchanting ranges such as Trishul (7120m), Nanda Devi (7817) and its twin Nanda Devi East (7434m), Chaukhamba (7128m), Kamet (7756m). The difficulty level of Kuari Pass trek ranges from easy to moderate. Throughout the trekking, you get to enjoy pristine rivers, striking Himalayan peaks, greenery and serene ambience. You also make your way through lush velvet meadows, beautiful rhododendrons and other passes like Tali Top and Vinayak Pass.
Kuari Pass Trek is also popular as ‘Curzon Trail’ and is located in Nanda Devi Biosphere reserve. The trek starts from Dhak Village to Tali camp and Gorsen Bugyal. At some locations along with trekking you get to indulge in camping too. Explore new trekking paths and have an experience of lifetime.
Day 1: Haridwar Railway Station – Joshimath
On your arrival at Haridwar Railway Station, meet our trek tour guide and get transferred to Joshimath in a cab. On reaching Joshimath, check-in at a hotel and stay overnight.
Day 2: Joshimath – Dhak Village (12 km drive) – Dhak – Gulling Campsite (6 km trek / 4 hours)
Today, check-out from the hotel and travel to Dhak Village. On entering Dhak Village, indulge in a 6 km trek to Gulling Campsite, which takes 4 hours to reach. Stay overnight at the camp.
Day 3: Gulling campsite – Chitrakantha Winter Campsite via Bor Tal and Tali Top (9 km trek / 5 – 6 hours)
On day three of your Kurai Pass Winter Trek tour, continue your trek from Gulling campsite to Chitrakantha via Bor Tal and Tali Top. Overall, it is 9 km trek, which takes 5- 6 hours to complete. Home stay at Chitrakantha Winter campsite.
Day 4: Chitrakantha campsite – Kuari Pass Trek – Chitrakantha campsite (roughly 14 km trek / 9 hours)
Continue your trek from Chitrakantha campsite to Kuari Pass Trek. Enjoy the views of striking peaks such as Chaukhamba (7128 m), Nanda Devi (7817 m), Trishul (7120 m) and Kamet (7756 m). Now, trek back to Chitrakantha campsite. Total you cover 14 km in 8 - 9 hours. Overnight at Chitrakantha camp.
Day 5: Chitrakanth Campsite – Auli via Tali camp and Gorsen Bugyal (9 km trek / 4 – 5 hours)
Aagain, from Chitrakantha Campsite, you trek to Auli via Tali camp and Gorsen Bugyal covering 9 km trek in 4 – 5 hours. Thereafter, straight away travel from Auli to Joshimath. Night stay at Joshimath.
Day 6: Joshimath – Haridwar
On the sixth and the last day of your Kuari Pass Winter Trek tour, from Joshimath get transferred to Haridwar for your onward journey.
- Duration – 6 days / 5 nights
- Altitude - 4265 m
- Level - Easy to Moderate
- Season - April till mid-June
- Rail Head – Rishikesh is the nearest rail head
- Road Head – Scheduled buses are available from Srinagar to Joshimath.