To get to Joshimath, you have to get to Haridwar first. Haridwar is well-connected by railway to many major cities in India.
You can take shared cabs from here to Joshimath, for about INR 1000 per head (6000 for the entire vehicle).
The trek to Kuari Pass gives you some of the best views amongst the Himalayan treks in this region. You'll be breathing in the crisp mountain air, walking through lush forests, fields, and narrow village paths. For the Kuari Pass trek, You'll walk along routes that are flanked with snow-capped peaks in the distance. From the trail, you'll get close views of legendary Himalayan peaks like Mana, Kamet, Dronagiri, and the ridges of the Nanda Devi sanctuary.
While the Kuari Pass trek itself is an unforgettable experience, the highlight is clearly the Pass itself. Here, you feel the rush of victory and adrenaline because you've reached your destination. The winds rush through the Kuari Pass, buffeting your body, and making you feel like throwing your arms up and screaming for joy! The Kuari Pass trek is a whole different feeling.
This 6-day Kuari Pass trek traverses through green meadows, dense forests, remote villages, gushing rivers and snow-capped mountains to give trekkers a trip of a lifetime. Located in Chamoli district, Kuari, which means 'doorway' in the local language, lies south of the Tibet border and on the western edge of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve. While trekking in Kuari Pass, you'll be surrounded on all sides by imposing ranges that include the Kamet, which extends up to a dizzying height of 7756 metres as well as the snowy mountain ranges extending all the way to Gangotri.
Relive the experience of Lord Curzon as you retrace his steps through the Kuari Pass trek. | Discover a forested ridge of rhododendron, spruce and silver birch on both side of Kuari Pass. | Camp in alpine meadows and get an insight into local mountain life. | Drink water from cold streams, camp under the stars and rise with the sun, all from 3500 metres above sea level. | Take in spectacular views as the sun rises over Nanda Devi, India’s second highest peak, illuminating it in a golden
Today you’ll have to reach Joshimath by late evening/night. The drive from Haridwar is a 10 hour drive, so plan accordingly. On reaching Joshimath, you’ll check into the guest house. Do get a good night’s sleep, because your Kuari Pass trek starts tomorrow.
Overnight stay in a guesthouse at Joshimath.
On reaching Joshimath, youâ€™ll check into the guest house. Do get a good nightâ€™s sleep to begin the next day afresh. If you have any last minute essentials to buy, now is the time. All accommodation on this trek is triple-sharing by default, but for couples, twin-sharing can be arranged.
There are no meals provided today.
For cancellations made 24 days or more before departure of the trek to Kuari Pass: 95% of trek cost will be refunded.
For cancellations made between 14-24 days before departure of the trek to Kuari Pass: 70% of trek/tour cost will be refunded.
For cancellations made between 8-14 days before departure of the trek to Kuari Pass: 50% of trek/tour cost will be refunded.
For cancellations made less than 7 days before departure of the trek to Kuari Pass: No refund.
No show: No refund.
All refund amounts will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.
Participants must adhere to the instructions of the team leader during the trek to Kuari Pass.
Smoking, consumption of alcohol, narcotic drugs etc. is strictly prohibited on the Kuari Pass trek.