• Trip introduction

    This is an exciting 6-day trek to Kuari pass in the Garhwal region of the northern state of Uttarakhand. The trek takes you to scenic locations which offer magnificent views of the mighty Himalayas. Participants get an opportunity to camp in the wilderness of the Himalayas.

    This is an easy trek, that is perfect for newbies trekkers looking for their first taste of adventure in the Himalayas.

    IMPORTANT: This is not a fixed departure trip, so a minimum group size of 6 pax is required to make a booking. This will be a private trip, just for your group.


    The trip begins in the holy city of Rishikesh, situated on the banks of the mighty Ganges.

    Pangarchuli and Kuari pass are nestled deep in the Himalayan ranges of the northern state of Uttarakhand. Trekking to an altitude of 14000 feet, this trek offers spectacular views of Nanda Devi and other famous peaks of the Himalayan range. This is a slightly shorter version of the main Kuari pass trail which starts from Auli and ends in Tapovan after 6 days.

    Destination highlights

    Capture sweeping views of the Himalayas | Camp in comfortable, sturdy tents in the wilderness | Breathe in the pine-scented air en route | Enjoy views of high Himalayan peaks like Kamet, Nilkanth, Dunagiri, Changabang and Nanda Devi

    Activity Details




    50 km

    18 hrs

    12 km

    Trip details
  • Day 1: Rishikesh – Pipalkoti

    After meeting at the pick-up point, participants are driven to Pipalkoti. The drive to Pipalkoti is only during daylight hours as mountain roads can be tricky in places. After arriving at Pipalkoti, participants check-in into a hotel and enjoy a delicious dinner.

    Overnight at the hotel.

    Hotel Le Meadows

    Situated on the Badrinath Highway, Hotel Le Meadows provides aesthetically furnished and comfortable rooms.

    Day 1 Milestone



    08:30 AM


    Lunch | Snacks | Dinner

    Day 2: Pilpalkoti – Auli and trek to Tali
    Day 3: Trek to Kuari Pass
    Day 4: Trek to Pangarchuli
    Day 5: Trek to Tapovan and drive to Pipalkoti
    Day 6: Drive back to Rishikesh
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  • Cancellation policy

    The following charges will apply for cancellation:

    If cancellation takes place more than 30 days prior to departure: 25% of the trip cost will be charged

    If cancellation takes place between 30 to 15 days prior to departure: 50% of the tour price will be charged

    If cancellation takes place less than 15 days, or if the participant doesn't show up for the trip, prior to departure: 100% of the tour price will be charged

    Some trips attract a minimum processing charge – please check.

    The tour price is quoted as a package. No partial refunds or credit will be given for services not used. It is recommended that participants obtain travel insurance upon booking.

    Rules on trip

    The trips generally take place in remote areas where there is little or no access to normal medical services or hospital facilities for serious problems. Medical and evacuation expenses will be the responsibility of the participant.

    Participants must not litter and always follow the guide's instructions.

    Consumption of alcohol and non-veg at the campsite is strictly prohibited under Uttarakhand law.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The operator may for any reason change the date of departure or conclusion of the tour, or it is possible that a route change, postponement or delay (either in relation to departure or to the duration of the expedition) may become necessary due to inclement weather, snow and ice conditions, political restrictions or any other cause. In the event of a change, postponement or delay, participants have no right to claim the refund of the tour price (in whole or in part) or other compensation for any injury, loss or damage.

    Package prices are based on ground costs, airfares and exchange rates. The operator reserves the right to amend tour prices (or any part) without notice at any time before and including the departure date. Amendments may be necessitated for many reasons including, but not limited to, exchange rate fluctuations, increased fuel costs, airfares, airport charges etc. Any increase in tour prices must be paid prior to the departure date.

    All participants should have internationally accepted health insurance for all activities pertaining to the trip, which should include coverage for emergency rescue and evacuation.
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    • Pangarchuli Trekking Kuari Pass Himachal Pradesh
    • Pangarchuli Trekking Kuari Pass Himachal Pradesh
    • Pangarchuli Trekking Kuari Pass Himachal Pradesh
    • Pangarchuli Trekking Kuari Pass Himachal Pradesh
    • Pangarchuli Trekking Kuari Pass Himachal Pradesh
    • Pangarchuli Trekking Kuari Pass Himachal Pradesh
    • Pangarchuli Trekking Kuari Pass Himachal Pradesh
    • Pangarchuli Trekking Kuari Pass Himachal Pradesh
    • Pangarchuli Trekking Kuari Pass Himachal Pradesh
    • Pangarchuli Trekking Kuari Pass Himachal Pradesh
  • Includes / Excludes


    • Road transportation from Rishikesh to Rishikesh

    • Accommodation in tents on a twin-share basis during the trek
    • All camping gear (4 season tents, kitchen tent)
    • Meals as specified (Jain food can be made available on prior request)
    • Permits and entrance fees
    • English speaking guide
    • Cooks and porters
    • Mules (for luggage)


    • Accommodation in Rishikesh

    • Personal Insurance
    • All alcoholic beverages and personal expenses
    • Any services or costs not mention in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Woolens/thermal underwear
    • Wind/rain proof jacket
    • Feather down jacket (optional)
    • Hiking/trekking shoes (important)
    • Spare sandals (optional)
    • Long trousers/long shirts/t-shirts etc.
    • Hiking/trekking shoes (important)
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery and gadgets

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • All camping gear (4 season tents, kitchen tent)
    • Sleeping mattress

    You need to get

    • Warm sleeping bag (good quality down sleeping bags can be provided by the operator on prior notice, and at an additional cost)
    • Spare sandals (optional)
    • Camera (optional)
    • Woolen socks
    • Water bottle
    • Flashlight and spare batteries (important)
    • Sunshade/hat with brim
    • Woolen hat/gloves
    • Sunglasses
    • Sun lotion
    • Sunscreen
    • Vaseline/lip salve
    • Insect repellent
    • Personal toiletries - towels/soap etc
    • Rucksack/duffel bag to carry your baggage
    • Inflatable mattress (optional)
    • Small daypack to carry camera, packed lunch, water bottle and wind/rain jacket

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry your specific personal or prescribed medication only.