A detailed guide about Kuari pass trek

Overview

Himachal is a northern state which has prominent mountains, lakes, hills, etc. It provides one of the best aesthetic and scenic services. Himachal’s beauty as well as the hospitality of its inhabitants attract an ample number of tourists, most of whom seize Himachal as a ‘trek destination’.

Kuari pass trek perched at 12516 feet altitude, offers splendid aesthetic scenery that will leave an imprint on your mind.

At the tip, you can catch an astonishing view of India’s second-highest peak- the Nanda Devi mountain range and 3rd highest peak Kamet.

The contrast in the landscape makes it different from other Himalayan peaks. Other mighty Himalayan cliffs gracing the trekking site are Mt. Neelkanth, Mt. Dronagiri, Mt. Hathi Ghoda, Lampak I & II, etc. Covering over 6 days, this trek is of easy to moderate grade so beginners can pursue this trek. The journey initiates from Rishikesh to Joshimath, throughout the expedition you get to witness the most wonderful scenery. The Kuari Pass trek descends from Dhak village which is 12 km above Joshimath. 

The serene natural beauty will leave you mesmerized and  speechless, this splendid site will rejuvenate your heart and soul for sure

Best time to visit kuari pass

The natural beauty of the kauri pass can be enjoyed in summers, winters, spring, and autumn which means all seasons except for monsoons due to excessive rainfall in the kauri pass region of Uttarakhand.

The place provides a lovely and peaceful view throughout the 10 months of the year except for July and August. Its mesmerizing beauty is accessible and can be relished to the fullest.

The trek is best suited in winter due to snowfall and the view of slow-clad landscapes is fascinating.

Kuari pass trek

The kuari pass trek is a full-fledged journey in itself due to the contrasting landscapes that the trekkers get to witness. The trekkers can enjoy adventurous activities as well as the aesthetic view from the beautiful pass.

The trek begins at the hamlet of Dhak at Joshimath in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. The kuari pass trek begins with the journey from Rishikesh to Tapovan. Then the trekkers need to take a drive from Tapoban to Karachi. Trek from Karachi to Akhrotghetta. Then the main thrilling trek begins from Akhrotghetta to Khullar. That will give an exciting feeling to the trekkers. Followed by Trek from Khullara to Tali via Kuari Pass. Then the trekkers can enjoy the Trek from Tali to Auli and at last, the travelers can Drive to Joshimath, from where they can return to Rishikesh. 

The whole journey is full of wonders and joy. The way is filled with various thickets of meadows and lush green oak forests and various kinds of flowers and rills. Whether it is the jungles of Chitrakantha or the Khullara meadow in the shadow of Mt Dronagiri, each campsite leaves you in amazement of your surroundings. On some occasions, you might come across the footprints of the rare Himalayan Bear or Leopard. The trek takes four days to complete and relish all the locations and sites. The rare view of Mt. Nanda Devi will leave you in awe and the mesmerizing 

Hardship level of the trek

Kuari pass trek is from moderate to easy level of the trek. Amateurs can also go on this trek. The trekking destination is the most beautiful and must be tried in Uttrakhand. 

The contrasting weather can lead to some health issues otherwise the trek is easy and can be enjoyed with friends and family as well. Nonetheless, the scenery from the kuari pass will leave you speechless.

Other activities at up kuari pass

The trekkers can even enjoy a p fact camping expedition at Kuari pass, setting the tent and enjoying a campfire in chilly weather can be fascinating as well as relaxing at the same time. 

During winter the region is covered with snow and the trekkers get the opportunity to relish the experience of skiing in the beauty of kuari pass. The activity will surely give you a tingling sensation. 

The sunrise and sunsets view from the kuari pass are mesmerizing and you can’t spare yourself from capturing the view forever in your memories. The rare view of Mt. Nanda Devi adds to the list of amazing experiences at Kuari pass.

Conclusions

Trekking is an activity that tends to rejuvenate your mind, heart, and soul. And provides you the much-needed bliss in today’s hectic lifestyle. If the destination is a kuari pass, the trekkers will gain some tranquility and solitude during the trek. 

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