Kuari Pass Trek From Auli To Dhak

Kuari Pass Trek Via Auli

Details Of The Kuari Pass Trek

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Key Himalayan Geographical Offerings Of The Kuari Pass Trek


14 Popular Peaks:
Chaukhamba I ( 7138m ), Chaukhamba II ( 7058m ), Chaukhamba III ( 6974m ), Chaukhamba IV ( 6854m ), Dunagiri ( 7066m ), Gauri Parbat ( 6708m ), Hathi Parbat ( 6727m ), Kamet ( 7756m ), Mana Peak ( 7272m ), Nanda Devi ( 7816m ), Nanda Ghunti ( 6309m ), Nilkantha ( 6596m ), Trisul I ( 7120m ), Pangarchula ( 4575m )
1 High Passes:
Kuari Pass ( 3600m )
1 Serene Lakes:
Tali Lake ( 3512m )
1 Tranquil Rivers:
Dhauli Ganga
1 National Parks Or Forest Reserve:
Nanda Devi Outer Sanctuary

Why Should You Do The Kuari Pass Trek

  • The lush green, infinitely unfolding meadow of the Gorsons, which can turn white anytime of the year, and as you move your head around, your eyes are gifted with grand views of 4 peaks of Chaukhamba, Neelkanth, Mana, Kamet, Hathi, Ghodi, Trishul, Nandaghunti, Nanda Devi, Dunagiri
  • Beware of Langurs and vultures... ¬†they love the trek too !!
  • Kuari pass, an ancient trading route.
  • Tali lake, and the reflection of Dunagiri on it is just a frame your eyes can never forget.
  • Deep forest, its trees and animals
  • 📅 Duration: 7 days/ 7 nights, Rishikesh to Rishikesh
  • 🔼 Highest Altitude: 3900m
  • 🛑 Grade: Moderate ( know trek grades )
  • 👍 Best Time: May June, Sep Oct Nov, Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
  • 🌄 Terrain: Meadows, forest , snow field
  • 🏃 Activity Type: Trek
  • 🔄 Trail Type: Same Exit Entry Point
  • 🚩 Starts From: Joshimath
  • 🚩 Ends In: Joshimath
  • 🌏 Region: India - Uttrakhand
  • 🎌 Country: India
  • 🛪 Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehraoon, Uttrakhand
  • 🚉 Nearest Rail Head: Rishikesh, Uttrakhand
  • 🙏 Travel Guide: Where and How To Reach Joshimath
  • 📶 Mobile Network: BSNL
  • 🌐 Internet Option:
  • 🌞 Temperatures:
  • 🔒 Is Cloak Room Available: No
  • 🍵 Generic Food Menu:

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Kuari Pass Trek
The Kuari Pass TrekHave you ever wondered how would it feel to be surrounded by a 280 degree panorama of the snowy peaks of Uttrakhand ? While you camp on the lush green, infinitely unfolding meadow of the Gorsons, which can turn white anytime of the year, and as you move your head around, your eyes are gifted with grand views of 4 peaks of Chaukhamba, Neelkanth, Mana, Kamet, Hathi, Ghodi, Trishul, Nandaghunti, Nanda Devi, Dunagiri... amazing isn't it ?

Yes, this kind of dreamland exists, as is very easy to be there as well !! All you have to do is to come out of your real dream, pack your bag and head down to Joshimath. Within a day you will be on that very wonderland, from where you would never want to return again !!

Kuari Pass Trek
Nanda Devi Seen Towards Gorsons Bugyal On Kuari Pass Trek

Kuari Pass trek in Uttrakhand does give you the luxary to witness the beauty of Himalayan meadows, its forests, lakes, animals, people with its beautiful snow cladded peaks in the background. Its a unique trek and is definitely a photographer's dream destination.

Trek with us to the Kuari Pass and experience heaven.. we understand your requirements well !!

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Kuari Pass Trek Package - Daywise Detailed Itinerary

Day 1Arrival In Joshimath ( 250 Kms,8 - 9 hours )

Drive Day

Brief Details Of The Day:

Journey from Haridwar to Joshimath is a long one, but definitely not a boring one. As you swirl up, you come across the Prayags ( confluence of rivers) of Uttrakhand, coming down from the Himalayan Glaciers on the higher reaches of the Himalayan state. These rivers unite to form the mighty Ganga which flows down Haridwar to rest for India. Ganga is known as the lifeline of India, and Uttrakhand - The Dev Bhoomi ( God's Land)

The streets are colorful too !! 

Travelling in mountain roads for 280 KMS can be really tiring. So take a good sleep in your hotel tonight. 

Day 2From Joshimath To Gorson's Bugiyal , Via - Auli ( 8 Kms,3 hours )

Drive, Trek Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day:

Today after breakfast, we have a small briefing on the trek and most importantly the team introduction. After we wrap up formalities quickly, we get ready for the trek. Our loads are packed and there we are, ready to hit the trail.

We start the day with a picturesque drive to Auli, a winter ski destination. It takes around 30 - 40 minutes for us to reach Auli from where our trek begins.

Our trek trail is an easy walk for today. We initially trek easy through the oak forest and reach an interesting temple on the way - The Padiyar temple. After offering prayers, we start again and hit the meadows. Gentle walk on it with occasional humps bring us to our destination for the day. If the weather is clear, the campsite already starts to play its magic on you.

Spend the rest of the day exploring the place, as 2 days are very less to explore the Gorsons. 

Day 3From Gorson's Bugiyal To Tali Top ( 6 Kms,3 - 4 hours )

Trek Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day:

Get mesmerized by the view it has to offer, gaze and click the peaks, climb up the humps of the Bugyal, get into the woods, lie down under a tree...  do whatever you want. Surrounding you is a grand views of 4 peaks of Chaukhamba, Neelkanth, Mana, Kamet, Hathi, Ghodi, Trishul, Nandaghunti, Nanda Devi, Dunagiri...

We move our camp to Tali top for tonight

Day 4From Tali Top To Khullara, Via - Tali Lake ( 6 Kms,3 - 4 hours )

Trek Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day:

Keep your cameras ready !! Its a beautiful trek today. Walk slow, as the views keep changing and attracting you. Through the winding and humps of the meadow, we gradually start to climb up to a well laid trek trail. After climbing up to a cliff, the trail descends down sharply to a deep forest. 

Little further and there we are, a beautiful lake reflecting the grand peak of Dunagiri.. This is the Tali Lake. Spend some good time here to grasp the beauty. You may chose to munch some food.

A trek through the woods and meadow for another hour brings you to Khullara, a flat meadow offering grand views of Dunagiri, Nandaghunti, Hathi Ghodi, Rishikot, etc.

After lunch, we take a short hike to Pangarchula base camp. 

Day 5From Khullara To Khullara, Via - Kuari Pass ( 10 Kms,5 - 6 hours )

Trek, Explore Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
Brief Details Of The Day:

Today we begin our day with good time in hand to stand out weather disturbances. We climb up to Kuari Pass top which takes around 3 hours to reach. Once on top, we spend some good amount of time there viewing the peaks of Garhwal and Kumaon.

We hike down lazily to reach Khullara and ease out for the day.

Day 6From Khullara To Joshimath, Via - Dano Kharak, Dhak ( 12 Kms,4 - 5 hours )

Trek, Drive Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
  • Khullara: 3400 meters / 11152 feet
  • Dano Kharak: 2417 meters / 7928 feet
  • Dhak: 2057 meters / 6747 feet
  • Joshimath: 1850 meters / 6068 feet
Brief Details Of The Day:

Starting early, we start to trek down the meadow and then through forest to the village of Dano Kharak. After spending some time there, we trek further down to Dhak village, from where we will board our cab to Joshimath.

A beautiful trek comes to an end, but it will always remain in your heart and memories.

Day 7From Joshimath To Rishikesh ( 250 Kms,7 - 8 hours )

Drive Day

Altitude Profile And Geo-Coordinates:
  • Joshimath: 1850 meters / 6068 feet
  • Rishikesh: 552 meters / 1811 feet
Brief Details Of The Day:

We drive back to Rishikesh today bringing an end to a lovely trek

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  • Day 1

    Drive

    Arrival Day
    From Rishikesh (552m ) To Joshimath (1850m ), Via - Karn Prayag (1450m ), Chamoli (1400m ). 8 - 9 Hrs. 250 Kms
    Overnight In: Joshimath (1850m )
    Accommodation: Hotel
    Meals Included: All Meals
    Cost Of Transport Included: NO
  • Day 2

    Drive, Trek

    From Joshimath (1850m ) To Gorson's Bugiyal (3365m ), Via - Auli (2600m ) . 3 Hrs. 8 Kms
    Overnight In: Gorson's Bugiyal (3365m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 3

    Trek

    From Gorson's Bugiyal (3365m ) To Tali Top (3742m ) . 3 - 4 Hrs. 6 Kms
    Overnight In: Tali Top (3742m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 4

    Trek

    From Tali Top (3774m ) To Khullara (3400m ), Via - Tali Lake (3500m ) . 3 - 4 Hrs. 6 Kms
    Overnight In: Khullara (3400m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 5

    Trek, Explore

    From Khullara (3400m ) To Khullara (3400m ), Via - Kuari Pass (3900m ) . 5 - 6 Hrs. 10 Kms
    Overnight In: Khullara (3400m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 6

    Trek, Drive

    From Khullara (3400m ) To Joshimath (1850m ), Via - Dano Kharak (2417m ), Dhak (2057m ). 4 - 5 Hrs. 12 Kms
    Overnight In: Joshimath (1850m )
    Accommodation: Hotel
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 7

    Drive

    From Joshimath (1850m ) To Rishikesh (552m ) . 7 - 8 Hrs. 250 Kms
    Overnight In: Rishikesh (552m )
    Accommodation: None
    Meals Included: Breakfast
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