Nag Tibba - Best Weekend Trek

5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS
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Location: Garhwal Himalayas (Uttarakhand)
Base:Dehradun
Altitude: 3000 m above Sea Level
Best Time:November To April.
Duration: 3 Days

About Nag Tibba Trek From Rishikesh Dehradun Mussoorie

'Mountain of the Serpent', the Nag Tibba trek starts north east of Mussoorie, at the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayas ranges, at an altitude of 3,048 meters. The local people have been offering prayers (puja) to the Snake God (Nag Devta) at this peak which is testament to its sanctity. They believe that the Snake God protects their cattle from snake bites.

The Mussoorie-Nag Tibba trek will delight every trekker, whether amateur or veteran. For visitors coming from Delhi, it is an idyllic and ideal weekend trek. The trek offers visitors the chance to savor a variety of enchanting experiences, from the vision of the majestic snow-capped mountains to camping under the star-lit night sky and walking in the verdant lush forests.

The Nag Tibba trek starts at the village of Pantwari via the hill station of Mussoorie. There are many charming little villages that surround Pantwari, such as Bandsari village, Kori village, etc. From here, the trek heads down to the villages of Devalsari and Thatyur. There is a distance of 8 kilometers from Pantwari to the peak of Nag Tibba. Trekkers will walk through ancient forests filled with deodar and oak teeming with exotic wildlife. This is a trek that will be a cherished memory for life for both adrenalin-seeking adventure buffs as well as the more peaceful nature-loving trekkers.

Nag Tibba Trek Trip Highlights

  • Climbing the Nag Tibba peak.
  • Jaw-dropping views of the peaks of Nanda Devi, Bunderpunch, Chaukhamba, etc.
  • Packed with adventure activities
  • The scenic villages of remote Uttarakhand
  • Spending nights in Hotel/Guest House/tents
  • Pretty meadows, stunning views, and lovely walk through deodar, oak, and pine forests.
  • Best Time to Visit Nag Tibba Trek

    The best time to undertake the Nag Tibba Trek is in the summer months, from April to June, and the winter months, from October to December. For travelers who would love to experience snow fall or snow trekking, which is in Chopta, the best months to travel to Nag Tibba would be January to March.

    In Summers: Summer in Nag Tibba is pleasant and salubrious. The Himalayas can be seen from the distance. There is always a cool breeze blowing to further comfort you. It would be wise to carry light woolens with you in case the night become colder.

    In Monsoons: The lush greenery of Nag Tibba is irresistible in the monsoons. There is no better experience than sipping on your cup of tea while gazing at the snow-capped peaks of Nag Tibba while raindrops dance all around you. There could be landslides that result in blocked roads for hours, but still the scenic beauty of Nag Tibba is worth all the trouble. Remember to carry raincoats, of course!

    In Winters: If you are looking for serenity and peaceful solitude, you cannot go wrong with the Nag Tibba trek in winters. There will be snowfall during winters, but you can still enjoy the vision of Nag Tibba during winters that is incomparable to anything else. This is what heaven on earth will look like. Winters in Nag Tibba have freezing temperatures so remember to carry heavy woolens.

    Where is the Nag Tibba?

    Nag Tibba lies in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayas, which are found to the north-east of Mussoorie. The peak is at an altitude of 3048 metres. It has been long believed to be the abode of the Snake God or 'Nag Devta'. Local villagers regularly make the trek to the peak to offer their prayers to the Snake God to protect their cattle from snake bites. This place is has been frequented by trekkers and adventure enthusiasts for its panoramic beauty and high elevation. From Nag Tibba, trekkers can enjoy stunning views of various peaks, ranging from the Bandarpunchh peak, the Gangotri group of peaks, Kedarnath peak in the North, Doon Valley, and the snow peaks of Chanabang. Nag Tibba is also called the Serpent's Peak. With an altitude of 9915 feet, it is the highest peak in the Garhwal Himalayas' Nag Tibba range.

    How to Reach Nag Tibba?

    By Air: The nearest airport to Mussoorie is the Jolly Grant Airport that is situated 60 kilometers from Mussoorie. This airport is connected with well metalled roads. Taxis are conveniently available from the airport to the city of Mussoorie.

    By Railway: Dehradun Railway station is the nearest to Mussoorie at a distance of 36 kilometers. There are two trains that run between Delhi to Dehradun and vice-versa on a daily basis. Mussoorie is located 36 kilometers from Dehradun Railway Station. The two major trains that connect Dehradun with other major cities of India are the Shatabdi Express and Mussoorie Express.

    By Road: Mussoorie is well connected with motorable roads. The ISBT Kashmiri Gate is the place to go to for luxury and normal buses from Mussoorie to other cities.

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Day 01: Delhi - Dehradun - Mussoorie

Take the morning AC train for Dehradun. Arrival at Dehradun will be in the afternoon. On arrival, our guide will meet you. You will reach Mussoorie by road, where you will check into a hotel and relax for some time. In the evening, exploring Mall road would be a relaxing venture. Dinner and overnight stay will be at your hotel.

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Day 02: Mussoorie - Pantwari (50 kms / 2 hrs) – Nag Tibba

The drive to Pantwari will start in the morning, after breakfast. From Pantwari, the trek towards Nag Tibba will start. Upon arrival at Nag Tibba, camp should be set up for overnight stay.

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Day 03: Nag Tibba

The 3 kilometer trek to Nag Tibba Peak will start after breakfast, with lunch packed already. In the late afternoon, trek back from Nag Tibba will begin for dinner and overnight stay.

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Day 04: Nag Tibba - Devalsari (16 kms / 5-6 hrs)

We trek down to Devalsari village with a packed lunch. Dinner and overnight in camp.

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Day 05: Devalsari - Thatyur (8 kms / 2 hrs) - Dehradun - Delhi

We trek 8 kilometers to reach the village of Thatyur. The drive to Dehradun starts from here. Upon arrival at Dehradun, you will be transferred to the railway station to catch the AC train for Delhi. Arrival at Delhi is by 22:45 hrs.

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
    • Minimum required 50% of amount to get confirmed the trek/tour/adventure activities.