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Kuari Pass Trek, Uttarakhand

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Kuari Pass Trek Highlights

  • Experience altitude of 12,516 ft and views of the mighty Dronagiri, Chitrakantha, Chaukhamba and Tali top

  • Capture the breathtaking scenic views of India’s second-highest peak - the Nanda Devi

  • Through the trail you can simply treat your eyes on the spectacular views of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers in their glory.

  • 'The Kuari pass trek passes through the thick alpine forests of oak and conifer, Rhododendron and birch, teeming with a variety of animals like leopard pugmarks or a Himalayan black bear and birds life

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Kuari Pass Trek Overview

About the Kuari Pass Trek:

Experience the stunning landscapes of the Himalayas with the Kuari Pass Trek, a 6-day, 5-night adventure through the beautiful mountains of Uttarakhand, India. Trek through rhododendron forests, past serene meadows, and cross glistening streams to reach the Kuari Pass at an altitude of 12,516 ft. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks like Nanda Devi, Dronagiri, and Kamet. Suitable for all levels of trekkers, this journey is sure to leave you with unforgettable memories.

Kuari Pass Trek Quick Facts:


Kuari Pass Trek Distance: 33 km

Kuari Pass Altitude: 12,516 ft

Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate

Kuari PassTemperature: Day: 13°C to 18°C and Night: -3°C to 4°C

Best time for Kuari Pass Trek: March till mid-June & mid-September to early November 

Railway Station: Haridwar is the nearest railway station 

Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

ATM: Last ATM is available in Joshimath

Start -End Point: Haridwar

About the Activity:

  • Explore the stunning landscapes of the Himalayas on a 6-day, 5-night trekking adventure through Uttarakhand.
  • Hike through rhododendron trees and past peaceful grasslands as you ascend to the 12,516-foot Kuari Trek Pass.
  • Experience breathtaking panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks like Nanda Devi, Dronagiri, and Kamet.
  • Enjoy camping under the stars and sleeping in tents amidst the beautiful mountains of the Himalayas.
  • Learn about the local flora and fauna from experienced guides who are knowledgeable about the region.
  • Relish the convenience of a pre-planned itinerary that includes transportation, meals, and accommodation.
  • Make new friends and bond with like-minded adventurers on this unforgettable journey.
  • After spending time in nature and getting away from the hassles of everyday life, go back home feeling inspired and with more energy.

Kuari Pass Trek Package Inclusions:

  • Accommodation on Quad/Triple Share.
  • Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide, and support staff to help trekkers.
  • Meals. (Day1 Evening to Day 6 Breakfast.)
  • Trekking Permits/Forest Fees.
  • Crampons & Gaiters.
  • Basic First aid medical kit.

How to Reach Haridwar:

By Air: Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun serves as the nearest airport to Haridwar. Visitors can take a direct flight to Dehradun from Mumbai or Delhi or connecting flights from anywhere in India. Local vehicles can be availed from outside the airport to reach Haridwar by road from Dehradun.

By Train: Reaching Haridwar By Trains - Haridwar Junction Railway Station (IR station code: HW) is well-connected by train, with frequent trains to Delhi (4-5 hours) and Dehradun (1 hour). There are also a few trains per day to Rishikesh.

By Road: Haridwar is well connected by roads to all major cities and towns, so people as per their choice and comfort can take the bus to reach Haridwar smoothly. Haridwar is connected to Chandigarh (205km), Delhi (210km), Dehradun (59km), and Nainital (223km) through a good network of roads

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Kuari Pass Trek Itinerary
Rishikesh to Joshimath (Drive 280 Km) | Altitude: Joshimath 6724 ft
Drive from Joshimath to Dhak to Gulling Top | Altitude: 9600 ft | Distance 12 km drive and 5 km trek.
Trek from Guling to Khullara Top | Altitude: 11,122 ft Trek : 6 Km.
Khullara to Kuari Pass to Khullara | Altitude: 14,700 ft. Trekking12 km
Khulara to Joshimath | Altitude: 6,724 Trekking 11 km trek and 12 km drive
Joshimath to Rishikesh | 8 hours drive

Kuari Pass Trek Package Options

Kuari Pass Trek from Joshimath

per Adult

Kuari Pass Trek from Joshimath


Accommodation on triple/ quad sharing basis


All Meals From Day1 Evening To Day 6 Breakfast


 All necessary fees and permits.

Tour Leader

Qualified trek leader, guide, and support staff

Kuari Pass Trek from Rishikesh

per Adult

Kuari Pass Trek from Rishikesh


All Meals From Day 1 Evening To Day 6 Breakfast


Accommodation on a triple/quad-sharing basis


 All necessary fees and permits.


All Transfers from Rishikesh to Haridwar as per the group size

Tour Leader

Qualified trek leader, guide, and support staff

Must Know Before You Go for Kuari Pass Trek

  • Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
  • The management reserves all the right to modify the trek during any emergencies or natural calamities.
  • Consult a physician before undertaking the trek. Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the trek.
  • It is recommended to carry enough warm clothes and the right kind of shoes for the trek
  • Pay heed to the trek guides and instructors in order to enjoy a safe and sound trek.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicants during the trek.
  • The trek takes place through an eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites. Travelers littering may be fined.
  • Water is very precious, so conservation is appreciated.
  • Do not encourage trekking during the night unless it is a part of the itinerary and a guide is with you; this might lead to unforeseen mishaps.
  • Avoid using earphones during the trek; this might hinder your audibility.
  • Avoid using plastic bags and maintain the ecological balance of the destinations.
  • In case, the trek needs to be canceled, the authorities should be informed beforehand.
  • Guidelines issued by the State-Government are to be followed. Social distancing to be maintained. Frequent hand sanitization and use of mask recommended.
  • Please provide a valid ID at the time of check-in.
  • The exact location will be shared with you post-booking.
  • Professional guide(s) are available to ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary to appreciate a trek.
  • Neat and clean vehicle for the journey with experienced driver especially for hilly terrains available.
  • All the activities depend upon the weather.
  • Camping is very basic in nature. One must not expect luxuries. Electricity may be available only at a few locations.
  • Mobile & laptop charging points may/may not be available on campsites at a common point.
  • Carry dry snacks/food from home (you will save a lot of money). Carry water bottles with you, so that you can refill.
  • Keep your luggage minimum; the more you carry, the more you hassle.
  • Any personal expenses, items of personal nature, meals not mentioned, etc. will not be in part of the winter Kuari Pass trek package.
  • Children below the age of 7 years are not recommended for winter Kuari pass trek.
  • Itineraries are based on information available at the time of planning and are subject to change. "Thrillophilia'' reserves the right to change expedition dates, people or itineraries as conditions warrant If a trip must be delayed or the itinerary changed due to bad weather, road conditions, transportation delays, government intervention, airline schedules, sickness, or other contingency for which Thrilllophilia or its agents cannot make provision, the cost of delays and/or other changes are the responsibility of the participant. Thrillophilia reserves the right to decline, or accept, any individual as a trip member for any reason whatsoever.
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control like a change in flight and train schedule, cancellation of flights/1trains, political disturbances, natural phenomenon, roadblocks, etc. will not be accommodated in the package cost. No bill will be reimbursed for any missed service/facility.
  • During a trip, in case the roads are blocked due to landslides or a reason that is beyond control, Thrillophilia will rearrange the itinerary for the travellers real-time, however, the cost of alternative accommodation will be borne by the customer as the hotels pre-booked execute their cancellation policies and are nonrefundable.
  • Because of any reason natural or personal, if the Trek or a particular activity is not completed, no refund will be processed.
  • The difference in the cost shall be borne by the client in case of any amendment in the package due to change in the number of guests, hotel change, itinerary change, etc.
  • If in case any traveller wants to or decides to leave the trip in the middle, all the expenses from that point onwards will be borne by the traveller. Neither the operator nor Thrillophilia will be held responsible for such decisions or for any refund.
  • The refund or compensation is also not issued if for any reason you have to come down from the trek. The trek leader may send you down from the trek, owing to reasons like lack of fitness, AMS, blood pressure, turn-around-time, health issues, or if you are found smoking/ drinking, or breaking the rules of the trek. refund or compensation are issued only when the whole trek is cancelled or called off on behalf of Thrillophilia.
  • At Thrillophilia, we almost never call off or cancel our treks. But in the rare event we might have to call off or cancel a trek due to any unforeseen natural catastrophes like continuous rain or snow, thunderstorms, snowstorms, landslides, floods, earthquakes, or any other natural calamity or other issues like local riots, curfews, pandemics, lockdowns, government orders, or any such situations that might prevent a safe trekking experience. In such cases, Thrillophilia will issue a Credit note summing up to the same amount as your trek fee that can be redeemed on any of the treks over a period of the next year.
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Back pack (50-60l)
Extra pair of socks
Fleece jackets and thermals
Hiking shoes
Thermal inners

Kuari Pass Trek Map

Starting Point
Haridwar map
Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India
location-iconHow to reach
You can reach Haridwar, which is at a distance of approximately 21 KM from Rishikesh, using a private vehicle or cab. You can also reach Haridwar by train or board a flight to Dehradun. The nearest airport to Haridwar is Jolly Grant Aiport which is at a distance of around 30 KM from Haridwar.

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Kuari Pass Trek Policies

Confirmation Policy

The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking.

In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.

Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

Refund Policy

The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days.

All applicable refunds will be done in the traveler's Thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash.

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellation are made 30 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 15 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 0 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • Payment Terms Policy

  • 100.0% of total tour cost will have to be paid 0 days before the date of booking