Trek begins at: Joshimath or Tapovan or Ghat, Uttarakhand
Trek ends at: Joshimath, Uttarakhand
How to reach Joshimath or Tapovan or Ghat
Nearest Airport to Joshimath or Tapovan or Ghat: Dehradun Airport
Nearest Major Towns: Rishikesh, Haridwar, Dehradun
Trekkers usually travel to Delhi by Air or Train, then take a train or bus to Haridwar or Dehradun
From Haridwar or Dehradun, Cab (9-10 hrs) or Bus services (10-11 hrs) can be availed
Volvo bus booking can be done on redbus
In Kuari Pass, winter and summer are wonderful contrasts. The period of winter starts in December up to March. During this period, the weather is freezing and harsh. The mountain tops are covered in snow. For a moment, you would think that the environment is never green in Kuari Pass. Camping and hiking are great during the winter period as well as the summers here.
The Kuari Pass trek can be started from three points, Joshimath or Ghat or Tapovan. The route from Ghat takes about 6 days and is the longest one.
Kuari Pass Trek Routes:
- Joshimath to Auli to Gorson to Kuari Pass about 4 days
- Joshimath to Tugasi to Khulara to Kuari Pass about 5 days
- Tapovan to Khulara to Kuari Pass about 5 days
- Ghat to Ramni to Sanatoli to Kuari Pass about 6 days
Kuari Pass Trek is one of the most beautiful treks in the Indian Himalayas. The trek route is also called Lord Curzon Trail, as Lord Curzon has taken up this trek in the year 1905. On this trek route, you get vast panaromic views of the majestic himalayan peaks of Nanda Devi, Dronagiri, Hathi Parvat being some of the prominent ones.
Best Months: The Kuari Pass Trek can be done in any month of the year. The trek gets difficult in the winter months. In the Monsoon months, the trek can get slippery and dangerous, though some trekkers love the monsoons for the pristine green colors it presents. Summer and Post monsoon, the trek is easier and good for beginners.