Kuari pass Ghat Trek


KUARI PASS TREKK – GHAT (Curzon trail)

Kuaripass to Auli Via Ghat Trek

Ghat- Ramni-Kuari-Joshimath
The trek to Kuari Pass can be organized either from Ghat or Joshimath. The Ramni- Kuari road is also known as Curzon road or Cuzon Trail, because Lord Curzon a ken trekking enthusiast, trekked from Gwaldom to Ramni and on to kuaripass in the year 1905.
Kuari Pass trek via Ghat
The trek is most rewarding but longest and at times strenuous. Fascinating snow-clad peaks, rocks, forest covers, wild life,a variety of wild flowers, wide stretches pastures, lakes, verdant vakkeys and unique bird species are the most significant features of this route. Ghat is a small hamlet in the glorious Nandakini valley and lies at a distance of 19 km motor road from Nandprayag. The trek begins from Ghat. Hotels and eating places are available for stay and meals. Porters, guides, equipment, etc can be hired from local tour operators based at Ghat.
Cuzon Trail
From Ghat to Ramni is a 10 km steep ascent and then a 4 km steep descent finds Sem Kharak through forests. It is a beautiful place and shepherds bring their cattles and goats here during the summer season. It is an ideal campsite. From here to Jhengi village is a 9 km steep descent through forests. There is a school and one can take shelter in it. There is a spectacular suspension bridge near the villge, over the Birahi Ganga. From Jhengi toPana is a 12 km gradual ascent through floods in the year 1898 and again in the year 1971 had caused great havoc and loss of several lives. There is a good campsite near the village. Drinking water is available here. The villagers also offer accommodation on reasonable rates. From Pana is the first 4 km is a steep ascent and then 1 km steep descent finds Sartoli through forests.It is a pasture land and offers a view of the Kuari Pass. Here, the palsies(shepherds) stay from May to October. A few local villagers also bring their cows and buffaloes during these months. They are very cooperative and offer milk on reasonable price, From sartoli to Dakwani it is a 5 km gradual descent and steep ascent through meadows and forests. There is cave at Dakwani. It is a good campsite. From Dakwani to Kuari Pass is is a 5 Pass which offers the greatest mountain views in the world.
From kuari Pass a very steep descent trail leads to Tapovan via Khulara and another gradual descent trail leads to Joshimath via Gorson and Auli bugyals.

Trip Facts

Trip length: 09 Days
Grade: Soft to Moderate
Starts in: Delhi International Airport
Ends in: Delhi International Airpor
Accommodation: Hotel & Lodge Home stay, Tents (on trekking days)
Transportation: Toyota Luxurious
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Maximum altitude: 3736 M
Trek length: 3night/4days

Itinerary in brief

Day 1:- Rishikesh to Joshimath
Upon arrival in Joshimath in the evening meet our trekking crew. Remaining evening free to relax and acclimatize. Dinner and overnight stay at Himalyan Abode – luxury home stay at Joshimath. www.thehimalayanabode.com
Joshimath is a small town in Uttarakhand Garhwal hills on the bank of the Alaknanda River. This place is very famous for Sankracharya temple. Joshimath is also a hub for many interesting mountaineering and trekking options in Garhwal Himalayas region
Day 2:- Drive from Joshimath to Auli (13 km) and Trek from Gurson Bugyal to Chitraganta (5 km trek)
After post early breakfast, you drive up from Joshimath to Auli in a private vehicle (13 kms, 45 mins drive). We start our trek from Auli to famous Bugyals (meadows) of Gorson and from here we can see 27 high mountain ranges with Nanda Devi (2nd highest peak). Today, we will have lunch on the trek. Dinner and overnight stay in Camp Tali / Chitraganta
Day 3:- Chitraganta to Kuari Pass - Dhakwani (9km, 5-6hrs trek) – Explore Kuari pass
After morning yoga, meditation and early breakfast, you proceed for the trek. Stunning views of grand Himalayan panorama accompanies you throughout this beautiful trek. You can enjoy packed lunch with the majestic 360 degree Himalayan panorama surrounding you. When you reach the camp site in the evening, you will be greeted by our smiling staff and aroma of fresh and hot mea. Dinner and overnight stay at Kuari Pass camp site
Kuaripass Trek Garhwal Himalayas
Lord Curzon made the trek to Kuari Pass, and since then it has come to known as Curzon’s trail. It is very popular among European and American travelers. In 1905, Lord Corzon reached Kuari pass from Ghat via Ramni. Today many trekkers prefer to undertake the trek in the reverse direction. They climb the ridge above Tapovan, and reach Gailgarh, where the trail coming from Gorson meets. One can also reach Kuari Pass from Auli bugyal through Gorson Top and this is the beast idea. The main attraction of Curzon’s trail is the majestic view of the twin peaks of Nanda Devi, Kamet, Dronagiri, and Hathi-Ghodi Parvat. Along the trek we’ll pass through pristine Rhododendron, Oak, and Deodar forests. Rare Himalayan Flora and Fauna are found aplenty on the trail. At Tapovan, there is a massive sulphur spring. The waters of the spring are said to have excellent medicinal properties.
Hati- Ghodi parvat, Kamet , (7756 metres) Barmal- Trishuli, Dronagiri, Mana peak, Neelkanta, (6596 metres) Bethartoli, Barhmal , Hanuman peak, Changbang, kalanka , nanda ghunti , nanda kot, and much more
Day 4:- Dhakwani to Sinyartoli (5 to 6 hrs)
Morning after yoga ,meditation and breakfast, start your trek to Sinyartoli. The meadow marks the upper limit of the mixed oak and pine forests and it’s time for a short break before we descend to a side river There follows another ascent and descent (steep again in places ) to an impressive waterfall before a gradual climb through the forest to Sinyartoli. Packed lunch on the way and dinner and overnight stay at camp site.
Day 5:- Sinyartoli to Jhanji (5 to 6 hrs)
After yoga meditation and breakfast , trek down to Jhenji village. There is a large suspension bridge over the river before a 200-metre ascent to Jhanji, a small pleasant village situated in the upper Brithi Ganga Valley. Packed lunch on the way and dinner and overnight stay at village home stay /camp
Day 6:- Jhanji to Ramni (5 hrs)
Morning after breakfast trek to Sutol village. Walk down diagonally across to the valley, cross over to the other side of the valley and climb past the village of Sutol. Reach the camp site. Meals and overnight stay at camp.
Day 7:- Ramni to Ghuni (4 hrs) - to Ghat (trek) and then drive to Nandprayag and onwards to Rishikesh (approx 8 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast, trek down to Chefna. Then drive to NandPrayag via Ghat., you can Continue your drive to Rishikesh. Evening free for shopping, Dinner & overnight stay at Rishikesh Hotel .


Price Includes:
1. All land transfers as per above itinerary by Tata Indigo
2. Conservation entry permits, fees for Trek
3. Night Hotel / Home stay accommodation on Twin Sharing Tent accommodation on twin Sharing during the Trek days
4. All meals in each day while on the trek /Journey (as per above itinerary). All program according to itinerary on full board
5. Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local trekking guide
6. Mules for trekking luggage
7. Trekking crew charges (attractive salary and wages), equipment charges and other facilities to Uttarakhand trekking staff
8. Insurance for the guide and porter
9. All charges for tents, sleeping bags, mattress, kitchen tent, toilet tent, camping stool, etc
10. Rentals for walking sticks
11. All taxes
12. We will show you a special video documentaru / film required for various tours
13. A special token gift: from "HIMALAYAN SNOW RUNNER''
Price Excludes:
1. Travel Insurance (this is a mandatory condition of booking)
2. Any other kind of insurance
3. Costs and expenses for medical evacuation or otherwise in case of any emergency.
4. Meals – other than breakfast lunch and dinner as indicated in the itinerary above
5. Mineral water and other beverages / drinks
6. Any kind of personal expenses / bills
7. Any drinks, tips for the guide and porter etc Anything which is not mentioned above

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