Start From:9,000/-

Kuari Pass-Known as the Lord Curzon's Trail

Special Offer: 9,000/-

Kuari Pass Trek has a very well established connectivity with the important towns of Uttrakhand which makes it very easily accessible.

Short Itinerary

Day 1-Rishikesh to Joshimath

Day 2-Joshimath to Chitrakhana

Day 3-Chitrakhana to Tali Top

Day 4-Tali top to Kuari Pass via Khullara and back

Day 5-Tali to Joshimath via Auli

Day 6-Joshimath to Rishikesh

Detail Itinerary

Day 1

Rishikesh to Joshimath

"Today's journey from Rishikesh to Joshimath is about 260 kms long and takes around 10 hours. Joshimath is a hub for pilgrim tourists traveling to Badrinath and Hemkund Sahib. Check in to guest house at Joshimath.

Duration:3 hours

Day 2

Joshimath to Chitrakhana

To start the Kuari Pass trek we first drive to Dhak village.At this village we will start our trekking adventure to the Kuari Pass. We trek through a hemlock, oak and rhododendron forest for 3km before a short descent to the meadow and campsite at Chitra Kantha (3310m). The impressive snow-capped ridge, including Chaukhamba 1 (7138m), can be seen beyond Joshimath.

Duration: 3 hours

Day 3

Chitrakhana to Tali Top

We will start our day early with a few stretching exercises in the morning followed by breakfast. After this our trek leader will brief us about today's trek schedule. Today we will trek for around 6 kms to Tali Top through green vegetation and red rhododendron flowers which turn red during the blooming season in April & May. Climb up through the forested ridge of Rhododendron, Spruce and Silver Birch above Chitra Kantha.

Duration: 3 hours

Day 4

Tali top to Kuari Pass via Khullara and back

We will start early as this is the longest day on the Kuari Pass Trek. First leg of today's trek is a gradual ascend till Khullara top and from there traversing through the snow patch we reach Kuari Top. At Kuari Pass top winds will gush past you. Savour the unending vistas of great Himalayan peaks including the famous Nanda Devi. Nanda Devi (7816m) is the highest peak completely within India.

Duration: 3 hours

Day 5

Tali to Joshimath via Auli

After having breakfast we trek downhill beside the Rishi Ganga River till the road where the taxi will take us to Joshimath. On the way we will pass Auli which is famous for its skiing slopes and is home to winter skiing resort run by GMVN(Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam).

Duration: 3 hours

Day 6

Joshimath to Rishikesh

Today we start driving early to reach Rishikesh with a beautiful mosaic of memories to keep us company. If we reach Rishikesh on time then you can take part in Ganga Aarti at Har ki Pauri. Trek ends.

Duration: 3 hours

Photo Gallery

Other Information

Price Includes

  • Certified Trek Leaders
  • Transport from Rishikesh to Joshimath & Joshimath to Rishikesh
  • High-quality trekking gears (Tents, Sleeping Bags, Gaiters, Crampons, Liners, Cutlery).
  • Experienced Staff (Guides, Cooking Staff, Helpers, Porters).
  • Delicious, Hygienic & Nutritious Meals on scheduled time (Morning Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner)
  • Adventure gears for team (Ice axe, walkie talkies, oximeter).
  • Fully equipped medial kit, oxygen and safety equipment.
  • All forest permits and camping charges.

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance and other emergencies.
  • All Meals from Rishikesh-Joshimath & Joshimath-Rishikesh
  • Mules (A Hybrid Animal) to carry personal luggage Single room accommodations.
  • Hard Drinks (This also includes undistilled fermented beverages).
  • Photography accessories like cameras etc.

Terms & Conditions

Prices are "from", per person, based on 2 adults and 2 children (under the age of 12) sharing, and include all taxes. Day touring as per the itinerary.

20 Reviews

4.3 Excellent
  1. This was my 2nd experience with them. It was educational, benefitial, reflective, fun, interesting, friendly, disciplined .. Considering the fact that it was in the remote hills, yet The Mountain Trekker provided such splendid facilities, I'll add luxurious.

  2. Sumit was awesome, awesome being an understatement. He not only was informative regarding the trees, environment, birds, mountains, trails, Gaia, local language, rock climbing

Your Review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Rate this by clicking on a star below *