Kuari Pass North Face Trek

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2024 - September 29 - October 05 | 07 Days

INR 54,600 + 5% GST

Single Supplement: INR 14,000 + 5% GST

Highest Altitude: 3395 M

Difficulty: ModerateActive trips involving hiking over reasonable terrain, within vehicular access, upto elevations less than 4000 meters, or trips with long walking days, multiple rafting days, wilderness camping. Includes more demanding whitewater trips with Class III rapids.

Group Size: 8-16 persons

Starting the trek from Auli, turns Kuari Pass into an easy – moderate trek that provides sweeping views from the gorges of Trishul in the East to the peaks of Kedarnath in the West. It offers unparalleled view of the Kedarnath, Chaukhamba, Nilkantha, Kamet, Gauri Parbat, Hathi Parbat, Nanda Devi, Dunagiri and a myriad of other 6000m and 7000m peaks.

A great beginner trek that offers views and meadows to turn anyone into a happy mountain soul.

Kuari Pass Trek

DAYS 1-3

  • Day 1: Denradun Airport – Pipalkoti (1560 M)

Board the morning Shatabdi train from NDLS to arrive at Haridwar by 11:30. Alternatively you can fly in to the Jolly Grant Airport by 12 noon.Board waiting vehicles to be driven to Pipalkoti (7hrs). The drive takes one into the rugged countryside of the Garhwal along the Alaknanda River. Drive past a few holy confluences, and break for the night at a basic transit hotel in Pipalkoti.

  • Day 2: Pipalkoti – Guling (2000 M)

Post breakfast drive 55 kms to Guling, one gets to see a distinct profile of Nanda Devi at the head of the sanctuary. The walk takes you through old forests of oak and rhododendron to reach the picturesque meadows of Gurling. We camp at Gurling and go for an afternoon walk to explore the vast meadows.

  • Day 3: Guling – Khulara (2400 M)

Have a relaxed start. Post breakfast carry on towards Khulara. The trail climbs diagonally up on the & then traverses down to the forest. Wide meadows with golden to bright green grass cover to cross in the summer that turns into rolling snowfields in the winter.

DAYS 4-7

  • Day 4: Khulara – Acclimatization (2400 M)

Rest day in Khulara. It is a massively open ground where the view of the peaks opens up further to accommodate many more mountains. The sunset here is absolutely awe-inspiring – like a conversation between the sun and the skies with slightest movement of the sun changing the colour of the skies and the mountains.

  • Day 5: Khulara – Tali (Pass Day) (3500 M)

Have an easy start. After breakfast, walk the moderate terrain we covered the previous day to come onto a diversion that takes us onward to Kuari Pass. Spend some time at the pass, the more enthusiastic ones have the option of walking up 2 hrs towards the summit of Pangarchulla to glimpse the beautiful sunrise on the snow-capped peaks. We hard towards Tali.

  • Day 6: Tali – Auli, Drive to Pipalkoti (1560 M)

The last day of the trip is a descent all the way down to Auli. It’s about a 3-hour drive from here to the comforts of the hotel in Pipalkoti.

  • Day 7: Pipalkoti – Dehradun Airport

After an early morning breakfast set out for the long 7 hr drive to reach Airport in the evening. Reach Delhi by the night. Trip ends !

  • Travel from Delhi and back by road / rail (by non-AC / 2 or 3 tier AC coach)
  • All arrangements for staying and camping while on trip
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in tents / hotel
  • All meals as mentioned in itinerary & safe drinking water
  • All trip arrangements with India’s most experienced guiding team, camp staff and cooks
  • Individual rafting equipement
  • Peak fee / sanctuary fee / royalty / permits where applicable
  • Sleeping bag
  • Flights not included in the above-mentioned cost
  • Any transfers or meals outside of itinerary
  • Bottled water
  • Items of personal clothing
  • Expenses of any personal nature (laundry / phone calls / alcohol / cigarettes / insurance / camera fee / etc.)
  • Any expense incurred due to force of nature such as landslides, bad weather or reasons beyond our control
  • Tips & gratuities (we recommend 5-10% of your trip cost- to be distributed among the team) – personal choice
  • Travel & cancellation insurance


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