Kuari Pass Trek

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Brief Description

The Kuari Pass trek is a perfect option for beginners as well as an experienced trekker. The trek starts from Dhak village, 12 km away from the Joshimath town. The trek is a short three-day trek but offers you a lot.

A dense forest of rhododendron, oak, pine, and deodar, a wide-open meadow with a 180-degree view of most of the spectacular mountains like Kamet, Nanda Devi, Trishul, Nanda Ghunti, Neelkanth, Chaukhamba, Hathi, Ghoda, Bhartoli, and many other.

In terms of beauty, this trek does full justice to a mountain lover. This trek was explored by Lord Curzon and also known as the Curzon trail. The pass lies at an altitude of 12,700 feet and offers a very nice view of the surrounding. Overall it’s a nice option for those looking for a Himalayan Trek with less difficulty and full-on beauty, that to in a short span of time.


Max. Elevation of the day– Joshimath (6696 ft/2041m)

Route Detail– The journey starts from Dehradun, the vehicle can pick you up from Rishikesh also. Passing through 4 out of 5 prayags also known as Panch-Prayag. Devprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnprayad and Nandprayag. The journey is long but beautiful. After Karnaprayag the drive becomes much more scenic. The Chamoli district has altogether a different beauty with tall mountains and diverse vegetation. Reach Joshimath by evening, check into your respective hotels. Freshen up, go out for some snack and then gather for the briefing cum orientation of the trek. Finish your last-minute shopping of trek essentials if you need any. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Highlight of the day– The Whole Journey

Accommodation– Hotel

Remark– Those who have motion sickness problem. Take your respective precautions as the journey is very long.

Max. Elevation of the dayn– Tali Forest Camp (11031 ft/ 3,363 mts.) 

Route Detailn– Start your day with a initial drive of 30 min. till Dhak village from here the trek starts. Today the trail is majorly uphill. The initial stretch is through the dusty trail till Tugashi Village where you’ll find your first water refill point. Do not miss the water flour mill aka Gharat in local language. The village is surrounded by so many fields in traditional step farming style. After that the trail goes through dense forest. The last stretch of the trek is very steep. After the steep ascent, you’ll the campsite. Enjoy your overnight stay in the tents pitched right in between the jungle. Highlight of the dayn– The Campsite Accommodation– Tents

Max. Elevation of the day– Kuari Pass (12,516, 3,815 mts.) 

Route Detail– Today will be the climax day. The initial part stretch of the trek is gradual ascend through the forest which will open into a wide open beautiful meadow, Khullara. From here you will get an 180 degree view of all the surrounding peaks. Gradual wall from here will take you to Gailgardh, which was used as the base camp of Pangarchulla peak. You’ll find water source here. Fill your bottles from here and then a steep ascent from here will take you to the Kuari Top. This will be the highest point of the trek. The pass is another 45 mins. from here. Enjoy the panoramic view of the surrounding from the pass, click photos, videos and the return back to the camp. Overnight stay at the camps. Accommodation– Tents

Max. Elevation of the day– (12,136 ft./ 3,700 m) 

Route Detail– The initial part of the trek will be a steep ascent of 800 mts. till the top from where you’ll get a much sharper and clear view f Nanda Devi. After that, the trail enters into Gorson Bugyal. After a pleasant descent from the meadow, we’ll reach Auli which is a skiing hub, with a cable car and so many ski resorts. Board into your respective vehicle and drive back to Joshimath which will be a 1-hour journey. Enjoy the luxury of bed and bathroom had a nice dinner and celebration. Overnight stay at hotel. Highlight of the day– Auli and Gorson Bugyal Accommodation– Hotel Remark– Be very careful during steep descent.

Start your journey early so that you will reach Dehradun on time. You’ll be reaching Dehradun by late evening, So book your tickets accordingly.



Cancellation & Refund Policy

If it becomes necessary to cancel your trip, you must notify Advait Outdoors immediately in writing. Once we receive your notice, the cancellation will take effect.

Please note that the following charges will apply to cancellation:

  • Cancellation up to 45 days prior to the departure date of the Trip (Trek/Expedition etc.) 5% deduction of the total amount of the trip OR 100% Trip fee back as an AdvaitOutdoors voucher (valid for one year).
  • Cancellation between 45 to 30 days prior to the departure date of the Trip (Trek/Expedition etc.) 25% deduction of the total amount of the Trip OR 80% Trip fee back as an AdvaitOutdoors voucher (valid for one year).
  • Cancellation between 30 to 15 days prior to the departure date of the Trip (Trek/Expedition etc.) 50% deduction of the total amount of the Trip OR 60% Trip fee back as an AdvaitOutdoors voucher (valid for one year).
  • Less than 15 days of departure date of the Trip (Trek/Expedition etc.) No monetary refund OR 40% Trip fee back as an AdvaitOutdoors voucher (valid for one year).

In the rare event of the Trip (Trek/Expedition etc.) cancellation from our side, we’ll follow the below mentioned policy: We almost never cancel our Trip (Trek/Expedition etc.). But there are many variables beyond our control like {weather condition,landslides, road condition and any other “force measure condition” or unexpected political unrest, curfews, local riots, government orders, unexpected global health
issues} due to which we have to cancel the Trip (Trek/Expedition, etc.) under such circumstances Advait Outdoors will refund 50% of the total amount of the trip or issue a voucher (valid for one year) for the full amount of your Trip (Trek/Expedition, etc.).

Note-: All cancellation refunds will be processed back to the bank account or the credit card account from which the Trip fee has been paid


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