• Kuari Pass Trek

    The Kuari Pass trek is a beautiful trek that takes you into the lush green interiors of Uttarakhand’s mountains. With a moderate trail, you’ll find yourself trekking through lush green forests, vast meadows and some snowy trails as you reach the Pass. En route, you’ll also be exposed to brilliant Himalayan peaks such as the Nanda Devi, Dunagiri amongst many other mountains. Moreover, from the beginning of the trek itself you’ll witness other brilliant sights such as the confluence of the Alaknanda and Pindari rivers, the grand aarti on the Alaknanda river bank, Gorson Bugyal, remote villages and much more. | Although this Kuari Pass trek doesn’t take you to the highest points within the Himalayas, it is still considered as a very popular trek in Uttarakhand. Ideal for all kind of trekking enthusiasts, even relatively new trekkers can embark on this trail.  | To book the Kuari Pass trek a minimum of 4 pax are required. 


    "Situated at a height of 12530 feet, the Kuari Pass is found within the Himalayas of Uttarakhand. With a scenic route and breathtaking mountain views, this trek has become a popular trekking destination for adventure enthusiasts. From crossing ridges to traversing through forests of oak and rhododendron, you’ll also find yourself trudging through parts of snow whilst catching stunning views of surrounding mountains. As an added bonus, you’ll also get to camp in some stunning locations! | For the Kuari Pass trek, your journey begins from Dehradun with a car ride towards Karnaprayag. From Karnaprayag your route includes crossing Dhak, Guling and Lower Khullara before you reach the Kuari Pass. From the Pass your return journey includes crossing Taali and Auli before driving back to Karnaprayag and then Dehradun. | Throughout the trek you’ll be staying in comfortable camp tents and be given freshly made veg meals. For your nights in Karnaprayag you’ll be acc

    Destination highlights

    Escape from the city and embark on an enriching journey into the Himalayas through the Kuari Pass trek. | Witness the stunning landscapes of Uttarakhand's mountains. | Camp in stunning locations. | Catch sight of the local villages and way of life. | Witness many stunning Himalayan peaks such as Chaukambha, Nanda Devi, Pindari and more. 

    Activity Details

    10990 feet

    12530 feet

    2099 feet

    36 km

    21 hrs

    9 km

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Kuari Pass trek: Drive from Dehradun to Karnaprayag

    You'll begin your journey with a pick-up from the Dehradun Railway Station early in the morning and make your way towards Karnaprayag. It is where the Alaknanda and Pindari rivers meet. If you're lucky, you'll reach in time to witness the grand aarti that takes place on Alaknanda's riverbank. However, once you reach, you'll spend the night in comfortable guesthouses. 

    Overnight in guesthouse.



    06:00 AM



    Day 2 of the Kuari Pass Trek: Trek from Karnaprayag to Guling via Dhak

    Day 3 of the Kuari Pass trek: Trek from Guling to Lower Khullara

    Day 4 of the Kuari Pass trek: Trek from Lower Khullara to Taali via Kuari Pass

    Day 5 of the Kuari Pass trek: Trek from Taali to Auli and drive to Karnaprayag

    Day 6 of the Kuari Pass trek: Drive back to Dehradun

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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 30 days before the departure date of the Kuari Pass trek: 100 refund | Cancellations made between 15 to 30 days before the departure date of the Kuari Pass trek: 50% refund | For cancellations made 15 days before the departure date of the Kuari Pass trek: No refund | For cancellations made by the operator due to natural calamities etc: No refund will be levied, however you can book a future trek for upto 6 months from the departure date of the Kuari Pass trek date | All cancellations/refunds on this trip will be processed after a deduction of INR 200 per person. | This fee is charged by The Great Next and is applicable for all cancellations.

    Rules on trip

    Participants must adhere to the instructions of the trip leader/guide at all times during this Kuari Pass trek. | Consumption of alcoholic beverages/drugs is not permitted during the Kuari Pass trek. | Littering or any damage to natural habitats is strictly forbidden during the Kuari Pass trek. 

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Any additional expenses that occur due to unforseen circumstances during the Kuari Pass trek have to be borne by the participant. | The operator cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage, accident or death that occurs during the Kuari Pass trek.
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    • Kuari Pass Trek - Himalaya Shelter - The Great Next
    • Kuari Pass Trek - Himalaya Shelter - The Great Next
    • Kuari Pass Trek - Himalaya Shelter - The Great Next
    • Kuari Pass Trek - Himalaya Shelter - The Great Next
    • Kuari Pass Trek - Himalaya Shelter - The Great Next
    • Kuari Pass Trek - Himalaya Shelter - The Great Next
    • Kuari Pass Trek - Himalaya Shelter - The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes


    • Transport Support from Dehradun from Day 1 to Day 6

    • Accommodation on Twin Sharing basis. Day 1 & Day 5 in Guest house, rest in camps
    • In-tent amenities include: clean sleeping bags and mats
    • Meals from Day 1 Dinner to Day 6 Breakfast
    • Separate kitchen tents and common tents during the trek
    • Common toilet tents with portable toilet seats during the trek
    • Services of an experienced trek guide
    • Company of cook and support staff during the trek
    • Services of porter and mule to carry common luggage during the trek
    • Crampons, when required
    • All forest entry fees and permissions for Indian Nationals
    • All applicable taxes


    • Any transport between your home town to Dehradun and back

    • Accommodation in Dehradun
    • Any transport outside the itinerary
    • Single sharing accommodation throughout the trek is provided at INR 2100
    • Porter/mule to carry personal luggage are charged at INR 300 per day for 1 soft bag with a weight limit of 12 kg
    • Gear rental is charged at INR 700 for waterproof shoes; INR 600 for a 3 in 1 jacket; INR 200 for walking sticks; INR 120 for a headtorch; INR 200 for a poncho; INR 120 for waterproof gloves; INR 200 for gaiters; INR 600 for a rucksack
    • Forest entry fees and permissions for non Indian National include an additional charge
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, strikes, roadblocks, etc.
    • Personal expneses like tips, additional meals, phone calls etc
    •  Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Good gripped trekking shoes
    • Thermal inner-wear
    • Full sleeved t shirts
    • Full pants
    • Sweater
    • Jacket
    • Muffler
    • Scarf
    • Gloves
    • Nightclothes
    • Socks
    • Quick dry clothes
    • Windcheater

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    You need to get

    • Backpack
    • Waterbottle
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Dry Snacks
    • Sunblock
    • Toiletries
    • Light towel
    • Camera
    • Torch with batteries
    • Extra money
    • Sunglasses
    • Hat/cap
    • Identity card

    Medical Kit

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