Kuari Pass

Kuari Pass Trek 2022

Kuari Pass trek 2022 is the most sough-after trek in Uttarakhand that is renowned as the most favorite trekking spot in summer

6 Days
Minimum Group Size
8 People
Tour Type
Best Time
Oct to June
Min Age
Pickup From
Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar
kuari Pass Trek

Kuari Pass trek 2022

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.

  • Day 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.

  • Day 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.

  • Day 3

    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.

  • Day 4

    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.

  • Day 5

    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.

  • Day 6

    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.

What is Included In This Trip?


All meals: breakfast, tea, and dinner


Medical Kit

What is Not Included In This Trip?

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit