About the Kuari Pass Trek


: Chamoli district - Uttarakhand


: 6 Days


: Moderate

Trekking distance

: 33 Kms

Max Altitude

: 3890 Meters

Pickup Point

: Rishikesh

Drop Point

: Rishikesh

Best Season

: all weather expect monsoon

Kuari pass is situated in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand at an altitude of 3890 meters above sea level in the Nanda Devi Sanctuary. Kuari pass connect two valleys of Uttarakhand, Joshimath & Ghat. In 1905 Lord Kurzon made the trek to Kuari pass from Ghat via Ramni since then it has come to be known as Lord Curzon’s trail. Kauri Pass takes you through lush green fields, remote villages, virgin forests and snow-clad mountains of the Himalayan range. The virgin forest of oak and conifer, bamboo and birch, teeming with a variety of animals and birds make this trek more memorable.

The main attraction of Curzon's trails is the majestic view of the peaks Nanda Devi (7817 M), Kamet (7756 M), Mana (7272m) Trishul (7120m), Chaukhamba (7128m), Dronagiri (7066 M), Hathi Parvat (6727 M) and Ghori Pravat (6709 M).

Kuwari pass is situated in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand at an altitude of 3890 meters above sea level in the Nanda Devi Sanctuary . Kuwari pass connect two valley of Uttarakhand Joshimath & Ghat, Winter Kuari pass trek is famous for offering view of some majestic peaks of Himalayas Nanda Devi (7817 M), Kamet (7756 M), Dronagiri (7066 M), Hathi Parvat (6727 M) & Ghori Pravat (6709 M).This trek is also known as Lord Curzon Trail, because Lord Curzon discovered this trail in 1905, after that trekkers continuously visit this trek every year.

Trip Overview
  • Trip profile
    Trekking & Camping
  • Trip Days
  • Accomodation
    Tent & Lodge
  • Transportation
    Desire/Verito/Innova/Xylo/Tempo Travellor
  • Day 01: Starting point to Joshimath /Auli ( 274kms, 9 hrs )
    Morning reach to Haridwar or Rishikesh, our representative will be waiting for you. Head towards Joshimath, breakfast & lunch on the way. we enjoy motor able way passes through many well know places which are famous for its beautiful view as well as religious places like Rishikesh, Devprayag. Srinagar, Dhari Devi, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Chamoli, Joshimath, & Vishnuprayag, Confluences of rivers, Alaknanda & Bhagirathi in Devprayag, Alaknanda & Mandakini in Rudraprayag, Pinder and Alaknanda in Karanaprayag, so it’s a long journey today but full of scenic beauty, Cultural Villages, Hills & Mountains view. We will reach Joshimath in evening, Night stay in Hotel or guest house.
  • Day 02: Auli to Garson Bugyal (4.5 kms trek)
    Morning tea & breakfast in beautiful litigants of Auli & start trek to Garson Bugyal, short trek today because we need environment adaptation, it will take around 4-5 hours to reach. Surrounding view of Garson Bugyal is amazing, overnight stay in camp in Garson Bugyal.
  • Day 03: Garson Bugyal to Tali Top (8 kms trek)
    After breakfast start our trek to Tali Top, takes 6 hours to reach, on the way view of Joshimath valley & snow capped mountain range which will encourage us to go forward. Evening tea & snacks on beautiful Tali Top. Overnight stay in Camp.
  • Day 04: Tali top to Kauri Pass and Back to Khulara (16 kms trek)
    Early tea & breakfast depart to last point of our trek Kuwari pass. Sunrise view in the morning on snow covered peaks which lying golden color of peaks, adding beauty of this trek. We will have packed lunch in Kuwari Pass, click some memorable picture of snow covered Mountains- Nanda Devi , Kamet, Dronagiri, Hathi Parvat & Ghori Pravat & valley, this trek offers best view of Nanda Devi. After exploring Kuwari Pass we will back to Khulara. Dinner & overnight stay in Khulara.
  • Day 05: Khulara to Tapovan ( 12 kms trek ) – Joshimath (15 km Drive)
    Today last day of trekking passes through dense forest of various trees, water streams, remote villages & shepherd huts, takes around 5 hours to reach Tapovan, near Tapovan we will see source hot water which is quite amazing. Joshimath is 15 km drive from here. Overnight stay in Joshimath.
  • Day 06 : Joshimath to Rishikesh (250 kms, 10 hrs)
    Drive to Rishikesh via many beautiful places & rivers of Uttarakhand, road will pass side by side of the Alaknanda river up to Devprayag, see Confluence of Alaknanda & Bhagirathi which formed the holy river Ganga, reach Rishikesh by evening.

  • Accommodation (Camping /Guest house/Home stay/Hotel).
  • All Meals during trek (Veg.)
  • Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
  • Transportation during the trek program.
  • Trek equipments (tent, sleeping bag, matters etc).
  • Permits & entry fees.
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Insurance.
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Inclusion”.