Himalayan Snow Trekking
Himalayan Snow Trekking
Kuari Pass Trek
The route from Joshimath to Auli via passes through pristine Rhododendron, oak and Deodar forests with splendid mountain scenery, apple orchards and picturesque town of Joshimath always in view. The tranquillity of the adjoining thick forests is broken only by the chirping of the birds, Auli can be approached by a motorable road 15 km from Joshimath. Auli bugyal is a winter ski resort. Tea stalls, tourist rest house and hotels provide stay and meals. From Auli to Gordon top is a 5 km steep ascent through the meadow and lush verdant dense mixed forests. Rare Himalayan flora and fauna abound this region. From Gordon to Tali is a 5 km fairly flat and straight through bugyals. From Tali to Chitrakantha there is only a goat track is available. From Chitrakantha to Kuari Pass it is a steep ascent. The undulating slopes to this trek remain carpeted with greenery and colourful flowers during the monsoons and set in beautiful natural surroundings. It is a most enchanting and rewarding trek.
|Trip length:||5 Days|
|Accommodation:||Deluxe Hotel and Tents (on trekking days)|
|Meals:||Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trekking|
|Maximum altitude:||4268 M|
|Trek length:||4 night / 5 days|
Itinerary in Brief
Arrival - Josimath
Upon arrival in Joshimath in the evening meet our trekking crew. Remaining evening free to relax and acclimatize. Dinner and overnight stay at Joshimath Joshimath is a small town in Uttarakhand Garhwal hills on the bank of the Alaknanda River. This place is very famous for Sankracharya temple. Joshimath is also a hub for many interesting mountaineering and trekking options in Garhwal Himalayas region.2
Joshimath (6724 ft) � Auli � Garson � Tali Jungle Camp (11070 ft) (12km Drive, 6 km Trek)
After breakfast drive up to Auli, then we start our trek from Auli to famous Bugyals (meadows) of Gordon, From here, we can see 27 high mountain peaks along with second heights peak Nanda Devi , way we see beautiful lake tali, the area surrounding tali is lush green grazing grassland for Himalayan sheep and cattle Dinner and overnight stay in tents.3
Tali (11070 ft) - Kuari pass (12763 ft) - back to Tali Jungle Camp via Khullara top (11800 ft) (15 km trek)
Morning Breakfast trek to Kuari pass, explore high Himalayan Pass and back to camp Khulara . This walk is through the forest of pine and cedaron the. After reaching Khulara, we pitch our tents and enjoy camp fire. Dinner and overnight stay at Khulara camp site.
Kuari pass (4268 mts)
Lord Curzon made the trek to Kuari Pass, and since than it has come to known as Curzon is trail. it is very popular among European and American travelers. In 1905, Lord Corzon reached Kuari pass from Ghat via Ramni. Today many trekkers prefer to undertake the trek in the reverse direction. They climb the ridge above Tapovan, and reach Gailgarh, where the trail coming from Gorson meets. One can also reach Kuari Pass from Auli bugyal through Gorson Top and this is the beast idea. The main attraction of Curzon is trail is the majestic view of the twin peaks of nanda Devi, Kamet, Dronagiri, and Hathi-Ghodi Parvat. Along the trek we will pass through pristine Rhododendron, Oak, and Deodar forests. Rare Himalayan Flora and Fauna are found aplenty on the trail. At Tapovan there is a massive sulphur spring. The waters of the spring are said to have excellent medicinal properties.
Hati- Ghodi parvat, Kamet , Barmal- Trishuli, Dronagiri, Mana peak, Neelkanta, Bethartoli, Barhmal , Hanuman peak, Changbang, kalanka , nanda ghunti , nanda kot, and much more4
Tali (11070 ft) - Joshimath (6724 ft) via Tugasi Village (11150 ft) and Tapovan (10 km trek) (15 km drive)
After morning Breakfas, We start trekking down from Khulara to Joshimath. It is a 10 Km downhill trek . on the way we get to see natural springs, Himalayan village, agricultures field.at Tapovan our privet vehicle will await our arrival to drive us back to Joshimath(15km -1hr drive )5
Joshimath to Haridwar
Morning after breakfast our taxi will drop you at Joshimath bus stop, tour end .....