Nag Tibba

Nag Tibba, 3,022 metres, is the highest peak in the lesser Himalayan region of Uttarakhand state, and lends its name to the ‘Nag Tibba Range’, itself the next-northerly of the five folds of the Himalaya. The panorama of the Himalayan snow peaks of Garhwal and Himachal offers views of some of the famous peaks from here including the Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Srikanth and Black peak. Enjoy the magnificent views of Gujjar or shepherds dotting the environs from the Nag Tibba Top.

Nag Tibba trek route is a circular trek where the finish point is different from the start point and at no time there is an overlap of trail. On your way down you will go through a completely contrasting landscape having a dense mixed forest of Oak, Rhododendron, Cider and Alpine. Adding to the beauty of the trek is the opportunity to visit a couple of quaint villages which are extremely scenically situated amidst thick Deodar forests. Icing on the top would surely be the opportunity to dunk one’s feet into a cold and inviting stream at the end of the trek.

Another great attraction of this trip is the camping experience. There are beautiful meadows and thick jungles along the trail offering numerous scenic camping locations. Nag Tibba trekking is suitable for people of all age groups having reasonable fitness levels who seek adventure.

Highlights

Climbing the Nag Tibba peak.

Jaw-dropping views of the peaks of Nanda Devi, Bunderpunch, Chaukhamba, etc.

Packed with adventure activities

The scenic villages of remote Uttarakhand

Spending nights in Hotel/Guest House/tents

Pretty meadows, stunning views, and lovely walk through deodar, oak, and pine forests.

Details

Temperature: 16-25 degrees (days) and 8-16 degrees (nights) during March, 14-22  degrees (days) and 6-14 degrees (nights) between September and December.
Thrill Level: Moderate
Difficulty: Moderate
Max Alt: 3050m

Itinerary


Day 1 -Drive from Dehradun – Pantwari (1100m), Trek to Nag Tibba Base
After all the group members meet at Dehradun railway station around 7am, board a vehicle and be driven up to Pantwari village via Mussoorie, starting point of the trek.
From Pantwari start the trek for Nag Tibba base. The trail is reasonably steep and takes about 4-5 hours to cover it, moving at a leisurely pace. Make a pit stop en route for lunch. By early evening arrive at the campsite.
Post arrival set up camp for the night. After a refreshing cup of tea/coffee explore the beautiful surroundings. In the night relish a sumptuous meal around a bonfire, under the star spangled sky; overnight stay in tents, for tomorrow your Nagtibba trek commences.
Day 2 -Trek from Nag Tibba Base (2600m) – Nag Tibba Top (3050m) – Jungle Campsite (2500m)
Wake up to the chirping of birds and enjoy a hot cuppa tea/coffee. After an early breakfast hike for about 2km to reach the Nag Tibba top (3050m).
From here enjoy the majestic views of the snow clad mountain ranges of Garhwal and Himachal. You will get to see the famous Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch, Neelkanth, Black peak and many more peaks from here.
Have a picnic lunch here and spend the whole afternoon relaxing. After a brief siesta hike for about 2-3km to reach today’s campsite. In the evening collect dry wood and get a small bonfire going. Enjoy your freshly prepared dinner and crash into your sleeping bags in tents
Day 3 -Trek from Jungle Campsite – Tevagaon (1400m), Drive to Dehradun
After breakfast, pack up the camp and start walking down towards Tevagaon.
This day’s hike is of 10-12km downhill. Take in the magnificent views and stop en route for lunch.
Return trek will take about 5 hours. Walk through thick jungles to reach scenically located Tevagaon. Here one can take a refreshing dip in the river flowing by. After reaching Tevagaon, head for Dehradun to catch the evening Shatabdi train or Volvo for New Delhi your Nagtibba trekking comes to an end.

Package

Stay

  • Camps

Meals

  • All meals starting from lunch on Day 1 till lunch on Day 3.
  • A lot of emphasis is given to nutritional needs and a menu of vegetarian dishes is prepared accordingly.
  • Tea/coffee will be served throughout.

Activities

  • Trekking

Other Inclusions

  • High quality trekking equipments (Tents, Dining Tent, Mattress, Sleeping bags)
  • Hot water bottles, torch (extra batteries)
  • Camping stools Aid, Medical Kit, First Aid Kit
  • Guides/porter/mule charges for carrying camping equipment & rationsForest entry charges, permits & camping fee (if any)Service Tax

Transport

  • Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Mahindra Scorpio, Tempo Traveller and no local jeeps or similar vehicles are used except where there are short transfers from the lodge to the trek points. The transport tariff includes all driver charges, fuel, parking, toll and taxes.

Things To Carry

  • A sturdy backpack (60ltrs) with a plastic or water-proof lining
  • High-ankle waterproof (Goretex)trekking shoes with good grip
  • Trekking pole or stick
  • Gaiters
  • Wardrobe essentials like woollen and fleece clothes, synthetic or waterproof track pants, rain-proof jackets, sunglasses, waterproof gloves, wind-proof jackets, thermal innerwear
  • Moisturizer, Sun Screen Lotion, Lip Balm
  • Personal Medicine Kit
  • Insulated water bottle and hydration pack (optional)
  • Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries)
  • Extra Polythene bags

Advisory

  • Travel in small groups
  • Proper waste disposal
  • Respect local cultures and be sensitive towards wildlife
  • Porter services for carrying personal belongings throughout the trek (not more than 10 kgs) are optional additions that can be availed for Rs. 800
  • Personal trekking gear and an extra oxygen are optional that can be availed at an additional cost
  • General precautions and steps are to be taken to initiate good acclimatisation with the assistance of guides
  • Those suffering from an ailment or heart disease, Diabetes, breathing problems, high altitude sickness or is pregnant cannot participate in this trek

Pricing


Cost for Indian nationals: Contact us.

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