kuari Pass Trek 2021

6 DAYS 5 NIGHTS
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Kuari pass Trek Trekking Tour Itinerary

Region : Chamoli district -Uttarakhand

Duration : 6 Days

Level : Moderate

Trekking distance : 34 Kms

Max Altitude : 3890 Meters

Pickup Point : Rishikesh

Drop Point : Rishikesh

Best Season :Round of the Year

Kuari pass is situated in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand at an altitude of 3890 meters above sea level in the Nanda Devi Sanctuary. Kuari pass connect two valleys of Uttarakhand, Joshimath & Ghat. In 1905 Lord Kurzon made the trek to Kuari pass from Ghat via Ramni since then it has come to be known as Lord Curzon’s trail. Kauri Pass takes you through lush green fields, remote villages, virgin forests and snow-clad mountains of the Himalayan range. The virgin forest of oak and conifer, bamboo and birch, teeming with a variety of animals and birds make this trek more memorable.

The main attraction of Curzon's trails is the majestic view of the peaks Nanda Devi (7817 M), Kamet (7756 M), Mana (7272m) Trishul (7120m), Chaukhamba (7128m), Dronagiri (7066 M), Hathi Parvat (6727 M) and Ghori Pravat (6709 M)

Kuari pass trek is one of the best trek in Himalaya for the beginners as well as for regular trekkers. This is one of the most preferred trekking in Uttarakhand by those who want to explore the Himalaya. This trek will cover with snow most of the months so good for those who want to trek in snow. Though treks in India are well known but Uttarakhand trekking has so much to offer and this ultimate trek in Uttarakhand: Kuari Pass trek is one amogst them which gives you the wonderful experience and Kuari Pass trek best time in Summer: starting from April till mid-June, Monsoon: the route becomes muddy and slippery for the trekkers, Spring: mid-September to early November., where kuari pass trek package is worth taking.

It is said that it was untouched pass or trek till that time when Lord Curzon came here and he given it a name Kuari which mean untouched (it’s a saying).also known as Lord Curzon Trail.

This trek will give you a wonderful view of Garter Himalaya, Nanda Devi Mountain, Trishul, Chaukhamba, Dronagiri, meadows and beautiful forests.

This trek also covers remote villages of Uttarakhand so it is also an opportunity for those who are not aware of the culture of Uttarakhand.

Difficulty Level : Kuari Pass Trek

Kuari pass trek is an easy to moderate and best for beginners.

Highest altitude in this trek is 12,516 Ft.


What makes this trek different?

As we described above Kuari pass trek is the best trek for beginners so if you are planning to trek first time just choose it without any doubt.

This trek includes everything what a trekker want to see in the trek like Himalaya range cover with snow, endless view of meadows and forest which have enough verity of trees. Every day you will experience a new landscape.

1

Day 1 – Reach Joshimath

Time taken: 8 to 9 hrs drive

Altitude: 6,724 Ft.

Time taken: Approx 10 hrs

The voyage to the brilliant goal Kuari pass will begin from Joshimath, a town in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Situated at a stature of 6150 Ft. it is an entryway to a few Himalayan hiking endeavors, trekking trails and explorer focuses like Badrinath, the hypnotizing sees. While coming to Joshimath, you will go by the Panchprayag or the five blessed junctures of Ganga—Devaprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Nandaprayag, and Vishnuprayag. Along these lines, keep your cameras to capture the beauty of mountains.

2

Day 2 : Joshimath to Dakh to Gulling top

Altitude: 9,600 Ft.

Time taken: Approx 4 hrs

Trek gradient: Easy to Moderate

Water sources: You can fill your bottles in the Kharchi village

Morning in the lap of Himalayas will fill you with enthusiasm, and you will start your trek today from Joshimath to Dakh to Gulling top, after breakfast. You will begin from Joshimath in the steep ascent you will witness the giant mountains in front of you, and the most pampered mountain which is known as sleeping Lady Mountain, the creation of God is just amazing.

It seems like a lying lady, with this fantastic view we will trek further to reach our destination, wherein we will cross from the Tugasi village, you will see the culture and tradition of mountains. The trek may feel little tiring because of the rough path but still wait for the view you will witness later, after approx 20 to 25 min of trek you will reach Kharchi village where you can fill your water bottles and take rest for some time.

Continue walking on the path again you will witness the outstanding Dronagiri peak that will make your heart go numb and later we will reach the Gulling top, home for the day.

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Day 3 : Gulling top to Tali

Altitude: 11,070 Ft.

Time taken: Approx 5 hrs

Trek gradient: Easy to Moderate

Water sources: Bring your own water bottles

Last day trek was little tiring in the rough path, but today, the trek will be smooth with not too harsh way, and you can treat yourself with the beauty of Himalayas.

It will be approx 5 hrs journey today, deep into the forest almost after 20 min of the trek. You will reach the green wood by overlooking the snow peak and that greenery will boost up your mind and soul. The peaceful area fringed with oak and rhododendrons trees, and if you choose this trek in March, you can find the charming beauty of white and pink blossom, later on, you will see everything coated with the snow from trees to land seems like a paradise.

The more profound you will go into the forest you will find the shadow of conifer forest of Gulling, and with Donagiri peak your eyes will embrace Hathi Gori peak along the way.

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Day 4 : Tali to Kuari pass to Tali

Altitude: 12,763 Ft.

Time taken: Approx 11 hrs

Trek gradient: Easy to Moderate

Water sources: Bring your own water bottles

Your patience will give you the best result today, as it will be your summit day. It would be better if you will start trekking early for Kauri pass as it may take 10 to 11 hrs depends on the speed of the trekkers, and must remember you will not get any waterway along the way so bring enough for yourself, you will trek to Kauri pass via Khullara top – a moderate ascent of 3.5 Km today.

The trek will be a little hard as you will pass by broken bridge, frozen stream followed by ridges that will make the trek little tiring but that is just the first side of the picture, highlights are still waiting to blow your mind when you reach the top, the spine-tingling view of the mountain peaks such as Kedarnath Peak, Kedardome, Chaukhambha, Balakun, Neel Kantha, Mukut Parvat, Kamet, Abhi Gamin, Mana I, Ghori Parvat, Hathi Parvat, Dronagiri, Kalanka, Changabang, Nanda Devi, Nanda Ghunti will be the eye-pleasing therapy.

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Day 5 : Tali to Joshimath via Auli

Altitude: 9,680 Ft.

Time taken: Approx 7 hrs

Trek gradient: Easy to Moderate

Water sources: Bring your water bottles

As the last day was so pleasing and awe- inspiring, you must have kept all the memories close to your heart to cherish them your whole life as Kauri pass trek will end this day and you will find your way back to Joshimath via Auli where on the way you can capture the beauty of Auli too, that is so wonderful ad unusual and will make your whole trek the best of all the time.

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Day 6 : Departure from Joshimath

Time Taken: 8 to 9 hrs drive

On the 6th day, the journey of the valley of flower trek will be over by returning to Joshimath, and from there the drive will head towards Dehradun/Rishikesh/Haridwar.

The ride from Joshimath will start early in the morning as it will take around 8 to 9 hrs to reach any of these three destinations.

INCLUDED

What is Included In This Trek?

Forest Permit and entrance fee

Accommodation in tents and Lodge on share basis

All meals: breakfast,lunch, tea, dinner

Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide

Medical Kit

Crampons and Gaiters

NOT INCLUDED

What is Not Included In This Trek?

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included

Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
Declaration Certificates

Note: – Many trekkers commit the same mistake of carrying unnecessary items on a trek which only makes the backpack heavy. It is important to know the right items to carry.
It differs from season to season if you are trekking in summers then carry less layers of warm clothing and if you are trekking in winters carry enough layers to protect yourself against chilly cold.

Necessary Items for trekkers

  • Photo ID Proof.
  • Rucksack/Backpack (40 to 50 Litre) & Rucksack cover (Waterproof).
  • Daypack- one small day pack (15-20 L) with you during the walk.
  • Trekking Shoe- A good quality rubber sole shoe..
  • T-shirt Dry fit/Quick dry type.
  • Warm Jacket-Warm Fleece Jacket/Synthetic fill.
  • Windproof Jacket/Wind Cheater.
  • Thermal wear.
  • Trek pants.
  • Raincoat/Poncho
  • Woolen cap
  • Hat/Bandanna
  • Under garments/Inner wear.
  • Warm Socks.
  • Woolen gloves.
  • Waterproof gloves.
  • Walking Sticks/Trekking Poles.
  • Water bottle/Hydration pack.
  • Sunglasses -UV protected.
  • Torch/Head Lamp with extra batteries.
  • Sunscreen lotion.
  • Sanitizer
  • Wet tissue paper.
  • Small Towel
  • Camera with extra cells
  • Medications and a first-aid kit
  • Carry Personal Medical Kit

    Personal Medical Kit (Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

    Diamox – (Prevents altitude sickness)

    Digene – (It cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

    Crocin Advance – (Cures fever and headache)

    Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

    Disprin – (Cures headache)

    Avomine – (Prevents motion sickness)

    Avil – (It treat allergies)

    Norflox TZ & Lomofen – (Prevents Diarrhoea)

    Ranitidine – (Reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

    Volini/Moov spray – (For sprains)

    Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)

    ORS

    Band aid

    Cotton

    Stretchable/Elastic bandage

    Gauze

    Note:- Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor. In case you face any problem during your trek, discuss and take advice from the Professional guide.

    Advisory:- follow covid-19 guidelines

    Terms And Conditions

    Payments: For all the services contracted, certain advance payment should be made to hold the booking, on confirmed basis & the balance amount can be paid either before your departure from your country or upon arrival in INDIA but definitely before the commencement of the services. Management personnels hold the right to decide upon the amount to be paid as advance payment, based on the nature of the service & the time left for the commencement of the service.

    Apart from above in some cases like Special Train Journeys, hotels or resorts bookings during the peak season (X-Mas, New Year), full payment is required to be sent in advance.

    Mode of Payment: Overseas advance payment can be made through Wire Transfer to our bank.

    Cancellation Policy: In the event of cancellation of tour / travel services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reason/s we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows:

    • 45 days prior to arrival: 15% of the Tour / service cost
    • 15 days prior to arrival: 50% of the Tour / service cost
    • 07 days prior to arrival: 75% of the Tour / service cost
    • 48 hours prior to arrival OR No Show: No Refund

    Note: Written cancellation will accept on all working days, except Sunday, Any cancellation sent on Sunday's will be considered on next working day (Monday).

    For the X-mas and new year period from 20 Dec to 05 Jan the payment is non-refundable.

    In case you cancel the trip after commencement, refund would be restricted to a limited amount only which too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers/ contractors we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation & missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.

    Trekking, Tour and adventure actives in Himalayan region carry an inherent risk to life and goods. The natural calamities may cause injury and loss of life, which is beyond any control. Tour Uttarakhand does its best to minimize all types of risks, discomfort and hazard to the best of their ability, yet there are chances of accidents, mishaps and deficiency in service.




    Advisory:

    • Any delay from the customer’s side will lead to cancellation of trek/ tour/ adventure activities.
    • Trekking Tour Adventure maybe cancelled due to some unavoidable circumstances i.e- weather condition, govt. notification, land sliding or any other natural calamity.
    • Trekking in Uttrakhand reserves the right to discontinue, modify any trek, tour & adventure activities without assigning any reasons or without any prior intimation whatsoever.
    • Anybody found to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs medically or physically unfit (any serious ailment, weak heart conditions, epilepsy, asthma, expecting mothers etc.) unfit for any reasons in the wisdom of the trek leader/guide/instructor will not be allowed for trekking /tour/ adventure activities. Request for a refund or a discount in such situation will not be entertained. Decision of the trek lead/guide/management in this regard would be final.
    • Total decided package cost will not be affected if there is any reduction in the number of persons
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