Winter Kuari Pass Trek

Kuari Pass Trek, at 12,750 feet, offers breathtaking views of Himalayan peaks includingTrishul, Choukhamba & Nanda Devi. Starting from Tugasi village, it traverses enchanting Bugiyals and snow-covered landscapes. Suitable for beginners.

Max Altitude

12750 ft


6 days

Difficulty Level


Total Distance

33 KM

Suitable for

10+ Years Old People

Experience Level

First Timers may apply

Fitness Level

Covers 5 Kms in 50 minutes without any stress


Package from and to



Uttarakhand / India

Base Camp


Rail Head



Jolly Grant Airport

Trail type

Trek starts from Tugasi village and ends at Auli.

Best Season

Winter : November to March

Snow Period

December to February


Veg + Egg

Accomodation type

Guest House + Camping

Package Price

₹ 10000/person

Available Batches
Currently no batch is available.

Winter Kuari Pass Trek

At an altitude of 12750 feet, Kuari pass is like an amphitheatre where some of the magnificent peaks of the Himalayas take the stage. The 7000 meters club includes Mt. Kamet (7756 Mtr), Mt. Trishul (7120 mtr), Mt. Choukhamba (7128 mtr) and the great Mt. Nanda Devi (7817 mtr) and its twin sister Mt. Nanda Devi East (7434 mt). More peaks make an equally imposing appearance such as Mt. nanda Ghunti, Hathi Ghoda Parvat, Mt. Neelkanth, Mt. Dronagiri, Mukt Parvat and Changbang Peak. The Kuari Pass Trek gives you a chance to view the impressive skyline of these mighty mountains from close up.

The trek begins at Tugasi village in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand which can be reached from Joshimath. The road to Joshimath passes through confluences of several rivers like the Alaknanda, Pindar, Kaliganga, Mandakini, Birehiganga and Dhouli ganga and Panch prayag named Dev Prayag, Karna Prayag and Rudra Prayag.

The truly refreshing part of this trek is while walking through the mesmerizing Himalayan meadows alled Bugiyals in local language. The beauty and serinity of a Bugiyal is an experience no one should miss out on. The most remarkable one is the Gorson bugiyal consisting of vast green valley. On this trek you will also visit Auli which is famous for skiing and its beautiful slopes in the winter.

In winter season, the trek becomes an all snow covered white trail for you to enjoy it to the fullest. This trek can be attempted by first timers also who are familier with extreme cold.


You will be picked up from Haridwar Railway Station at morning 7 am. Distance to Joshimath is approx 250 kms which takes 9-10 hours of drive. We will be passing by Yog Nagari Rishikesh and Pancha Prayag or the five holy confluences of Ganga – Devaprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Nandaprayag and Vishnuprayag.

Overnight stay at a guest house.

Joshimath to Dhak Village Drive. Dhak Village (7000 ft) to Gulling Top (9000ft) trek ( 7 kms – 4/5 hours )

We would drive to Dhak village from Joshimath which takes approximately 1 hour. We shall start our trek from here towards Gulling Top camp site. The trail is a mixed of gradual ascent, flat walk with intermittent steep slopes. You will pass by many villages and their farm lands on the way. A beautiful view of Mt. Dronagiri, Hathi – Ghori parvat will be always accompanying with you.

Over night stay at camps.

Gulling To (9000 ft) to Khullara (11800 ft) trek ( 8 kms – 6/7 hours )

The trail from Gulling to Khullara passes by dense Rhododendron and Oak forest of Tali. you can find walnut and some other varieties of conifers here. Khullara is a vast meadow that offers a magnificent view of the surrounding Himalayan peaks. Play with snow and make a memory to cherish forever,

Over night stay at camps.

Khullara (11800 ft) to Kuari Pass (12500 ft) and back to Khullara ( 8 kms – 7/8 hours )

Today is our summit day and the most exciting day. We will start early in the morning from Khullara towards Kuari Pass. It is a part of the Lord Karzon’s Trail which connects Khullara to Roopkund. You need to traverse a broken bridge and a frozen stream on hights of winter followed by a ridge walk to the high pass. It is severely strenous and more difficult with the snow. At Jhandi Dhar, a suitable rest point is awaiting for you. You can enjoy the view of several 7000 meter eminent peaks from the summit. After spending a good amount of time we shall head back to our Khullara camp site.

Over night stay at Tents.

Khullara to Auli via Gorson Bugiyal trek ( 12 kms – 7/8 hours ). Auli to Joshimath drive.

Today we hike down to Auli, the skiing capital of India  via Gorson Bugiyal. Traversing the bugiyals is smooth and hassle free walk rolled on snow. Enjoy your time at Auli. After that we return to Joshimath whwre we celebrate our trek completion.

Over night stay at a guest house.

With a mind full of memories we bid goodbye to Joshimath and head towards our destination of Rishikesh / Haridwar. You will reach by 6 pm. You can book your onward journey after 7 pm.

Inclusions in the package

*Haridwar to Joshimath and Joshimath to Haridwar transportation in a shared Bolero/Sumo or similar kind of vehicle
*Joshimath to Tugasi and Auli to Joshimath transportation in a shared Bolero/Sumo or similar kind of vehicle
* Guest House stay at Joshimath on sharing basis (3/4 person sharing in a room)
* All meals from Day 1 night till Day 6 Breakfast ( veg ). Meals during trek ( Breakfast, Lunch, Evening snacks, Dinner ).
* Stay during trek on twin sharing basis in good quality tents
* Tent, Sleeping bag, Mattress, Kitchen tent, Dining Tent, Toilet tent, Kitchen utensils and kitchen equipments
* Gaiter, Microspikes if required
* Mules / Porters to carry central luggage
* Medical kit for common health issues
* All necessary permits and entry fees
* Experienced trek leader and guide

Excluded from the package

* Transportation to and from Haridwar
* All meals during transit
* Any personal or group insurance
* Personal Backpack offloading charges ( INR 1500/Bag – your bag should not weigh more than 10 kgs )
* Additional accommodation and food expenses if trek gets delayed due to weather, health or any other reason.
* Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury or any health issues.
* Tips for guide and kitchen staff.
*Anything that is NOT mentioned under Inclusions

Payment, cancellation & refund policy
Payment Policy 
50% advance during booking time & balance on or before 15 days to trek start date.
 Cancellations and refund policy
1. Cancellations prior to 30 days from the trek start date : 100% money refund
2. Cancellations prior to 15 days from the trek start date : 70% money refund or 100% voucher refund for any of our treks till one year
3. Cancellations prior to 7 days from the trek start date : No cash refund. Transfer your trek (same trek, same batch) to your friend or 100% voucher refund for any of our treks till one year
4. Cancellation within less than 7 days from trek start date, no cash refund or voucher refund.
**In case due to any unforeseen circumstances, if our company cancels the trek before starting, we would refund you your full cash paid amount.
Health Awareness
  • Pulse rate at rest must be in between (60 to 90 beats per minute)
  • Blood Pressure Reading must be in between (DIASTOLIC 75 – 85, SYSTOLIC 100 – 130 mm Hg)
  • Respiratory rate at rest must be in between (12 to 20 breaths per minute)
  • Should not have Liver and kidney issues
  • Should not have Diabetes Mellitus, Bronchial Asthma, Epilepsy, Heart problems, Hypertension etc
  • No pacemaker implant
  • People with the Sinus issues please contact to trek coordinator before booking the trek
  • If your BMI is not normal, Please contact our Trek coordinator before Trek booking.
Please Note
  • Junior trekkers (below 15 years) should have a company of parent/guardian.
  • Trekkers between 15 to 18 years can come solo with the disclaimer form signed by parent/guardian.
  • Medical & Disclaimer Form (Mandatory Documents)
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  • If your BMI is normal, you can plan your fitness regime as mentioned.
  • If your BMI is not normal, consult your trusted physician before you plan your fitness regime.
  • If you’re suffering from any chronic illnesses consult a medical practitioner.
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