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  • Trip introduction

    For a short, easy adventure that gives you an experience of snow, this 3 day snow trek to Nagtibba is a great option. It's a moderately challenging trek and is perfect for newbies and participants with some experience. You'll camp in tents in the snow (with mattresses and sleeping bags to stay warm), and trek through snowy trails and forests blanketed in white. At the peak of Nagtibba, you'll have layers of fresh snow to jump in, and spectacular views of the snowy peaks of Himalayan giants like Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch, Srikanth and Black Peak.

    The Nagtibba trek begins and ends at the beautiful hill station of Dehradun which is the capital city of the northern state of Uttarakhand.

    Destination

    Situated in the foothills of the Himalayas, in the northern state of Uttarakhand, Dehradun is a prime tourist hub as it is surrounded by opportunities for adventure. The Nagtibba trek begins and ends at Dehradun but takes you very quickly up into the mountains. You'll be driven to Pantwari, the start point of the trek, and will see the beautiful town of Mussoorie en route. The trail starts at 3500 feet elevation, and winds through forests, streams, and sprawling meadows, to finally reach Nagtibba Peak at a towering elevation of 10,000 feet. From the top, you'll get spectacular views of snowy peaks all around.

    Destination highlights

    Experience winter in the mountains on the snow trek to Nagtibba. | Trek through Himalayan alpine forests and meadows. | Enjoy breathtaking views of the Himalayas from 10,000 feet above sea level. | Camp in the wild with bonfires and tent living in the wilderness of the Himalayas.

    Activity Details

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    27 km

    14 hrs

    9 km

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Nagtibba trek: Dehradun-Kathiyan Campsite

    You'll meet at Dehradun railway station at 07:00 hrs and board a vehicle to Pantwari village. You'll drive through the beautiful hill station of Mussoorie, and finally get to Pantwari. This is where your Nagtibba trek begins! It takes about 5 hrs of trekking to get to the Kathiyan campsite, stopping for lunch on the way. You'll be at your campsite by early evening, in time to have a cup of hot tea, explore the area a bit, and admire the views. As night falls, the merry bonfire beckons you closer, and you'll spend some time here before eating a delicious dinner. Overnight in cosy tents.

    Sleep in sturdy tents in the lap of nature.

    Sleeping bags, mattresses, etc will be provided.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Dehradun

    Kathiyan Campsite

    07:00 AM

    Food

    Lunch | Dinner

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    Day 2 of the Nagtibba trek: Peak day!
    Day 3 of the Nagtibba trek: Return to Dehradun
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 45 days or more before the departure of the snow trek to Nagtibba: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.) minus any transaction charges.

    For cancellations made 30-45 days before the departure of the snow trek to Nagtibba: 75% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.) minus any transaction charges.

    For cancellations made 15-30 days before the departure of the snow trek to Nagtibba: 50% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.) minus any transaction charges.

    For cancellations made 0-15 days before the departure of the snow trek to Nagtibba: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    Payment for this snow trek to Nagtibba will not be adjusted towards any future trips.

    Rules on trip

    The operator has a set of guidelines for the snow trek to Nagtibba that must be adhered to based on the tenets of ‘Leave No Trace’ and ‘Tread Light’ policies. These guidelines are very simple and emphasise on travelling in small groups, better planning, understanding impact of camping, proper waste disposal, respecting local cultures, sensitivity towards wildlife and so on.

    Participants must adhere to the instructions of the team leader on this snow trek to Nagtibba.

    Smoking, consumption of alcohol, narcotic drugs etc. is strictly prohibited during the Nagtibba trek.

    While on the snow trek to Nagtibba, participants must follow a proper waste disposal system.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of its clients on the Nagtibba trek. However in the case of any unforeseen mishaps, the operator will not be liable for any injuries caused or for loss of life.

    If due to bad weather, sickness, natural calamity or any other personal reasons, the itinerary of this trip is changed, the extra charges for accommodation, transport, etc, will be borne by the guests. The same will be applicable if a guest decides to change the itinerary due to personal reasons, injury, or bad health.

    Participants will be required to fill up an indemnity form before embarking on the snow trek to Nagtibba. You are requested to inform the operator if you're suffering from any major ailment and submit your health certificate.

    All fixed departure trips will be run according to a fixed schedule and standard services. In case of individual requirements, the operator may not be able to entertain the request or may have to charge additional amounts. Please be aware of this fact.
    • Nagtibba Snow Trekking Adventure Winter Trek Uttarakhand Himalayas
    • Nagtibba Snow Trekking Adventure Winter Trek Uttarakhand Himalayas
    • Nagtibba Snow Trekking Adventure Winter Trek Uttarakhand Himalayas
    • Nagtibba Snow Trekking Adventure Winter Trek Uttarakhand Himalayas
    • Nagtibba Snow Trekking Adventure Winter Trek Uttarakhand Himalayas
    • Nagtibba Snow Trekking Adventure Winter Trek Uttarakhand Himalayas
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • 1 guide for 8 trekkers, or 2 guides for 15 trekkers

    • 3/4 season imported alpine tents
    • Fresh and clean sleeping bags of very good quality
    • Camping mattresses
    • Camping stools
    • Mess tent
    • First aid/medical kit
    • 2 guides
    • Porter/mule charges for carrying camping equipment and rations
    • Forest entry charges, permits and camping fee (if any)
    • First aid kit (our guides are certified in handling first aid situations)
    • All meals from lunch on Day 1 to lunch on Day 3

    Excludes

    • Transport from Dehradun-Pantwari-Dehradun (can be arranged for INR 1400 per person)

    • Porter/mule charges to carry your personal bag
    • Any charges for video cameras, still cameras, etc.
    • Alcohol, soft drinks, beverages, etc.
    • Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
    • Insurance
    • Any meals/services not mentioned in the Inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Shirts/T-shirts - 3/4
    • Warm shirt/light microfleece pullover/full sleeve t-shirt
    • Trekking pants (water resistant/repellent and with inside lining for extra warmth) - 2
    • Windproof/water resistant outer shell (jacket) of good quality with a proper hood
    • Down jacket (with min 600 fill power rating)
    • Thick fleece/full-sleeve woollen sweater
    • Thermal inner wear (upper and lower)
    • Woollen cap (balaclava)
    • Inner fleece gloves
    • Outer waterproof gloves
    • Thick woollen socks and regular socks (4-5 pairs)
    • Scarf/muffler (optional)
    • Comfortable waterproof trekking/hiking shoes (shoes with a thick sole and high ankles are recommended)
    • Camp shoes (these can be easy to slip in sneakers/sport shoes)
    • Gaiters
    • Not to wear - Expensive watches, jewellery and electronic items
    • Suitcases, trolleys or any other hard luggage

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • 3/4 season imported alpine tents
    • Fresh and clean sleeping bags of very good quality
    • Camping mattresses Camping stools
    • Mess tent
    • First aid/medical kit
    • 2 guides

    You need to get

    • Comfortable trekking or hiking shoes
    • Duffel bag, soft shoulder bag or a rucksack
    • Day pack/small bag which you will carry on your back everyday with essentials in it
    • Small lightweight towel
    • Water bottle
    • Cap or hat to keep the strong sun away from your face
    • Sunglasses with UV protection and ability to cut the glare (important when traversing through snow)
    • Sturdy walking stick/trekking pole
    • Sunscreen lotion
    • Lip balm
    • Torch/flashlight (with extra batteries)
    • Personal toiletries
    • Books, if you like reading
    • Carry rain cover for your bags
    • Keep a few poly bags or waterproof bags in your bag for your belongings in case of heavy rain
    • Camera if you like (with fully charged batteries)

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.