The Kuari pass is one of the most beautiful trek, famous for the enchanting view of the snow clad peaks of Neelkanth (6596m), Kamet (7756m), Mukut Parbat, Mana, Nilgiri Parbat, Trishul (7120m), Hardeol, Dronagiri, rishi pahar, Kalanka, Chaukhamba (7128m), Lampak, Changabang (6864m) , Ronthi , Beathertoli, Kamatt (7757m) and others. On a clear day most of the time you are trekking in the company of these mountains giving you a thrilling experience of the mighty Himalaya , particularly the NANDA DEVI MASSIF. These mountains though far away appear very close. The trail was named after Lord Curzon, who was a keen trekker & it is said that the path was specially improved so that he could trek. With independence it was renamed the Nehru Trail.
" KUARIPASS NORTH FACE TREK "
Region : Garhwal Himalayas
Duration : 7 / 8 Days.
Altitude : Max. 4268 mt.
Grade : Moderate
Place covered :Joshimath (1890m) : Auli (2750m) : Gorson (3658m) : Tali (3506m) : Chitrakantha (3506) : Khulara (3354m) : Kuari Pass (4268m) :
Best Season : April : May : June : July : September : October : November
Day 1 - Rishikesh / Joshimath ; Drive
9 - 10 Hrs. O / N - Hotel.
Early Morning after breakfast drive to Joshimath. The entire drive is along the Alaknanda river till we reach Joshimath. Enroute stop at Devprayag, Rudraprayag, Karanprayag and Nandaprayag, the most famous confluences of Garhwal Himalayas.Arrive Joshimath and transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight hotel.
Day 2 - Joshimath / Auli / Gorson
Bughyal ; Trek 2 Hrs. O / N - Camp.
Early Morning enjoy the sunrise on the Nanda Devi Peak.Arrive Auli a Ski resort center furhter trek to Gorson Bughyal ( Meadow), the trails heads up the hillside beyond the ski lift before reaching a small oak and holly forest. A small temple is passed before the trail emerges at the base of the extensive series of meadow Gorson Bughyal. Once U r through the forest , there r many views of the classic route up the Rishi Ganga into the Nandadevi Sanctauary, today we camp at a small Meadow inside a forest covered with Oak trees.
Day 3 - Gorson / Tali ; Trek 4 - 5
Hrs - O / N - Camp.
Today we start our trek from gorson to Tali. When we enter the flat Meadoa of Gorson Buyhyal one can easily view the panorama view of Himalayas Mountains. The trail beyond Gorson bughyal is steep in places, before crossing a rocky outcrop to a small lake named Tali Lake.The entire trek today is gradual ascent. Arrive Tali and hve a evening tea with snacks. Meals and overnight Camp.
Day 4 - Tali / Kuaripass base ; Trek
5 - 6 Hrs - O / N - Camp.
Morning after breakfast trek to the base of Kuaripass. The entire trail commands between beautiful green grassy meadow with a step climb till Kuaripass Base, while on the way everything forget when, glittering towering Himalayan peaks seems to be overhead to catch them. We camp near by a small spring near by a glacier. O/N Camp.
Day 5 - Kuaripass Base / Kuaripass /
Khulara ; Trek 6 - 7 Hrs . O / N - Camp.
Morning after breakfast start negotiating the pass. Enjoy the panoramic view of greater Himalayan peaks.Explore the area and trek down to khulara a flat meadow point. Arrive at camp. Dinner and overnight camp.
Day 6 - Khulara / Tapovan / Joshimath.
Trek and Drive 4 hrs & 2 hrs - O / N - Hotel.
Morning after breakfast trek to Tapovan village on the road head. Explore the village and have a refreshing bath in the hot springs . At Tapovan there is a massive sulphur spring. The water of the spring are said to have excellent medicinal properties. Later drive to Joshimath. Dinner and O / N - Hotel.
Day 7 - Joshimath / Rishikesh ; Drive 8 - 9 Hrs; O/N - Hotel.
Return drive to Rishikesh. Arrive Rishikesh. Tour terminates upon arrival at Rishikesh
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