Kuari Pass

Kuari Pass

Duration 6 Days/ 5 Nights
Starts From Rishikesh to Rishikesh

Trek Details

Treking distance- 33 Km

Difficulty level- Moderate to difficult

Best time to visit -November to March

Highest altitude -12,763 Ft.

Cost of treking- ₹ 10500/

TRIP Inclusions




Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Forest permits

All types of forest permits

Tour guide

Experienced crew and staff


Kuari Pass is situated in Garhwal Himalayas. used extensively by the local shepherds, exploring this route is one of the richest manners to get a full view of the splendid Himalayas. Their imposing and scenic presence can be witnessed from atop Kuari, which literally means “a getaway”. The trek to Thatling Glacier via Panwali grasslands, and then crossing over to Kedarnath, is an experience not likely to ever diminish in one's mind. The trail takes you through spectacular landscapes dense virgin forests high undulating flower covered grasslands, offering you panoramic view of giant peaks remote mountain villages and many idyllic locations with streams and waterfalls ! At an altitude of 4264 meters, Kuari Top is like an amphitheatre where some of the stalwart peaks of Himalayas take stage. The 7000 meters club includes the Kamet (7756m),Trishul (7120m), Chaukhamba (7128m), and the great divine peak of Nanda Devi (7817m) and its twin Nanda Devi East (7434m). More peaks make an equally imposing appearance – Nanda Ghunti, Hathi Ghoda Parbat, Neelkanth, Dronagiri, Mukut Parbat, Mana, Rishi Pahad, and Changbang, to name a few. The Kuari Pass trek gives you a chance to view this impressive skyline of these mighty mountains from close quarters. On this trek you will also visit Auli, which is famous for its beautiful skiing slopes in the winter kuari pass. Weather : The Kuari pass and Auli base night be cold day temperatures are pleasant during the season.

Why This Trek
Kuari Pass, a place with a lot of mesmerizing sights to relish is situated in Garhwal Himalayas. If you are a beginner in treks, then Kuari Pass trek would be the right step to start with. On the route, you will find numerous beautiful forests which are really old with blooming rhododendron and oak trees. There is an interlude of meadows which gives the forest entry so beautiful every time. The region is used extensively by the local shepherds, and it is a great activity to explore one of the richest meadows in the Himalayas to get a full view of the splendid snow-clad peaks. Their imposing and scenic presence can be witnessed from atop Kuari, which literally means “a getaway”. The mountain views coming to your from the first day of the trek are the major attraction about Kauri Pass trek. Mount Nanda Devi, Dronagiri and some other peaks are the first ones visible and as you climb more, the array of several mountains will come to welcome you. It is always a splendid sight to gaze at the sky with the mountains touching the clouds every other time. The campsites are also a pleasing inclusion every trekking expedition to Kuari Pass has. After each day’s trek, the camping will be the time which lets you get refreshed and prepare for the next day’s expedition. The Chitrakantha campsite amidst the thick forest or the Khullara campsite letting watch you the peaks rising in the background will be equally suitable to have a rejuvenating stay while Kuari Pass trek is processing.

Short Itinerary

  • Day 01 :Rishikesh- Joshimath/dhak
  • Day 02 :Joshimath/dhak- Gulling Top
  • Day 03 :Gulling Top -tali Forest Camp
  • Day 04 :Tali Forest Camp -kuari Pass and Back via Khulara Top
  • Day 05 :Tali Forest Camp -joshimath via Gorson and Auli
  • Day 06 : Joshimath to Rishikesh


  • Veg Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks and Dinner
  • Tents(Quad/Triple)
  • Gears: Micro Spikes and Gaiters according to the conditions
  • Convenience in Home stay/Hotels (Quad/Triple/)
  • Experienced and Qualified Guides
  • Forest permits
  • Clinical offices - First Aid Kits, Oxymeter, portable oxygen cylinders
  • Clean Camps and Hotels


Day 01 : Rishikesh- Joshimath/dhak

Time: 10 hours approx

Medium: 256 Drive

All the trekkers will take state transport (Bus or car) to reach the Joshimath. After reaching the Joshimath, you can rest for a while to leave for the next destination. While travelling to the Joshimath, trekkers will experience some of the best views. You can buy trekking gear and enjoy white river rafting in Rishikesh. Alaknanda and Bhagirathi river is enhancing the beauty of the destination amid the devprayag and Rishikesh. Before reaching the Joshimath, there would be so many long shivering rivers such as Mandakini and Alaknanda.

Day 02 : Joshimath/dhak- Gulling Top

Time: 4 hours approx

Medium: 12kms drive; 6km Trek

Altitude: 9600ft

This trek is full of gradual ascents and mixture of steeps making its way through hamlets. You will be seeing so many water-falls during the trail. You can pack some eating stuff or if you hired a trekking guide, then they would offer you a meal. Gori Parvat, Hathi parvat and Dronagiri parvat are some of the beautiful views you will witness while travelling.

Day 03 :Gulling Top -tali Forest Camp

Time: 5 hours approx

Medium: 4km trek

Altitude: 11070ft

Trek to the top of the forest hut (first and last water point) which is almost 1km. From forest hut to tali top forest camp, it will take 3 km to reach the second destination. While trekking you will get to witness some of the scenic views of forests, and mountains embedded with walnut, rhododendron and oak trees.

Day 04 : Tali Forest Camp -kuari Pass and Back via Khulara Top

Time: 11 hours approx

Medium: 15km trek

Altitude: 12,763 ft

Through this trek, broken bridge to kauri pass would be your biggest challenge which is full of excitement and adventure. Thrill lovers would definitely love this trail. You need to trek approx. 1.5km to 12763 altitudes. Make sure that you have enough water in your bag and snacks if needed. Some peaks you will witness there are: Nanda Ghunti, Nanda Devi, Chang Bang, Kalanka, Dronagiri, Hathi Parvat, Ghori Parvat, Mana I, Abhi Gamin, Kamet, Mukut Parvat, Neel Kantha, Balakun, Chaukhambha, Kedardome, and Kedarnath peak.

Day 05 : Tali Forest Camp -joshimath via Gorson and Auli

Time: 7 hours approx

Medium: 8km trek

It’s time to return after admiring the destination to the fullest. You need to cover approx. 8km to reach Auli through trekking. Then, any local bus or car would take you to Joshimath by covering 13km. You can have breakfast at the site and enjoy the destination.

Day 06 : Joshimath to Rishikesh

Time: 10 hours approx

Medium: 256km drive

Final and last day on the high peaks of mountains. The bus or car will take you back to Haridwar from where you can move forward towards your home.


  • Anything not mention in inclusion
  • Food during Transportation
  • Any sort of personal Expenses
  • Unscheduled or extended stay due to road blockage and Landslides
  • Mule/porter charges (Personal), Back pack offloading Charges
  • Cost of Evacuation if there should arise situation of emergency

How to Reach

At first, you have to arrive at Rishikesh, after that THC crew will deal with your further itinerary.
1. Take Cab/Bus/Train to reach Rishikesh
2.We generally suggest going for the govt. Transports over the private ones outside the bus stop as founded on the experience we have observed that there are exceptionally high possibilities of delay to reach destination and charges are a bit high . Likewise, govt. Transports are more trustworthy. Whichever transport you take, simply try to arrive at Rishikesh to at least by 05:30 am
first you need to arrive at Rishikesh, after that THC will deal with your further itinerary.
3. Take flight to Dehradun air terminal (Jolly Grant Airport) and drive to Rishikesh (20 km, 30 min), In case you are coming by flight, come one day ahead of schedule.
After morning tea move further to Rishikesh (breakfast and lunch on the way) Reach Rishikesh by 6:30 pm Drop off point is Roadways Bus station Plan your further travel after 7:00 pm.



Cancellation and refund policy

Cancelling a trek/tour in himalayas is like a real pain when you have been planning of it since a long time. So to make it more convenient for the trekkers we introduce easy cancellation policy. This Policy is effective only as per your booking date.

1. If you are cancelling your trek prior 15 days from your trek date, then we provide you with the FULL REFUND.

2. If you are cancelling your trek within 15 days from your trek date, then there will be NO REFUND.

3. If you want to change the date of your trek, then it should only be done before 20 days from your trek date.

4. THC holds the right to change/cancel the policies, without prior notice.

5. If we cancel/postpone our trek on the day of departure due to uncertain natural calamity or circumstances I( landslide, heavy rain ) in that case your total amount that you paid prior would be refunded within 3 working days.


The excursion of the Trek begins from Joshimath. You should ride till 6000 feet from the area to Auli. Regular excellence from the area with the pinnacles of Nanda Devi cherishing your appearance is actually a striking one. From that point, you will arrive at Gorson, the land covered with rich knolls. It will simply seem to be a second paradise from your spot. The slants and the flawlessness of them will give you a message that nature god is wagered in calculation, assuming exactness is concerned. From the Gorson Top, your next objective will be Tali. Edges and Himalayan View, while traveling across the course will have all the earmarks of being a painting on the material. Snow from all sides of trip will provide you with an ideal demonstration of white cover.


Experience of the trip course is certainly going to be an exceptional one in your memory. Such extraordinary highlights of geology gathered through and through will satisfy you, yet will make you fantastic. Changes of the foundation of your representation are so elaborative and unmistakable, that you will stay in difficulty, in regards to which material to pick. The rich knolls will appear to have multiplied the gravitational power of earth, while the approaching up snow loaded mountain ridges are something like them. You will feel that you are joined to them for everlasting lives, if not the way in which you can feel such a lot of attractive feel from them. Rataban, Ghori Parbat alongside Hathi Parbat, from the Kuaripass, will confound you completely. Every one of the mountains will appear to be comparable, however you will feel entertained to feel that every one of the mountains are pulling you with various attraction.