The Lord Curzon Trail 'Kuari Pass Trek'
Title : Nandadevi Classic Trek – lord curzon trail.
Category : Trek and Camping
Duration : 8 to 12 Days
Location : Uttarakhand
Season : Summer (mar - june)
Autumn (sep - nov)
Rishikesh to Rishikesh : Delhi to Delhi
Grade : Easy to Moderate
Trek Price :
Standard Euro : 450 per head for group of two person.
Deluxe Euro : 600 per head for group of two person.
Trip details : Elevation : 4700 meter.
Famous mountaineer Mr. Shipman writes in his book Nanda Devi about crossing the Kuari pass. "The top of the pass was reached by 7 o'clock (am) of a clear, cold morning and we were privileged to see what must be one of the grandest mountain views in the world." This is a moderate trek, which offers most enchanting view of the Indian Himalaya. On the way, one experiences village life, culture, pristine wilderness, wild life and great Himalayan rannge. On a clear day one can see mountains like Nanda Devi (7816m), Dunagiri (7066m), Kamet (7756m) and many more
Lord Curzon Trek
Lord Curzon Trail - 10 to 12 days-
A wonderful trek through beautiful countryside, following a trail that winds through a series of pastures and shepherd camps, with superb views of the Indian Himalayas and the crossing of the Kauri Pass where views can be had of towering Nanda Devi (7816m).
Day 1: New Delhi-
Welcome to India! Airport arrival transfer to your hotel and the remains of the day at leisure. Overnight - New Delhi.
Day 2: Rishikesh-
Delhi - Rishikesh. Early in the morning, you will be transferred from your hotel to the New Delhi railway station to board the Shatabdi Express train to Haridwar. From Haridwar, drive to Rishikesh and check in to your hotel. Overnight - Rishikesh.
Day 3: Ghat Camp-
Rishikesh - Ghat. Morning drive to Ghat, the starting point to begin your walk. Enroute see the holiest river confluences of the area namely Deoprayag, Rudraprayag, Karna Prayag & Nandprayag. Arrive at the campsite in the evening where you will be welcome by our Trek staff. Overnight - Ghat Camp.
Day 4: Start the trek-
Ghat - Ramni. Trek 6 hrs. Today you will begin walking, and memorable walking it is! The trek is gradual with ascending and descending stretches. The countryside is fascinating - green and dramatic with distant peaks always in view. You will go through enchanting little villages of thatched mud houses, terraces and lush agricultural scenery. Overnight - Ramni Camp.
Day 5: Jungle scenery-
Ramni - Jhenji. Trek 5 hrs. It's a beautiful walk through the jungle of wild silver oak and rhododendron to the village of Jhenji. En route enjoy the view of snowcapped peaks from Ramni Pass. Overnight - Jhenji camp
Day 6: Wild countryside Jhenji - Pana
Trek 6 hrs. The countryside is wild with more descending and ascending, to village of Pana and the impressive suspension bridge. Overnight - Pana Camp.
Day 7: Ascend the mountain
Pana - Dhakwani - breakfast. Trek 6 hrs. Today a long but immensely satisfying climb on up towards Kauripass brings you to Dhakwani. Its height, chilly winds and isolation is very impressive. In the distance you will see peaks of up to 6000mtrs. Overnight - Dhakwani Camp.
Day 8: Himalayan Peaks
Dhakwani - Gorson. Trek 7hrs. Over the Kauri Pass today, with unforgettably beautiful mountain views, considered by some to be among the finest in the world. Here you are on the edge of the great divide between the Lesser and the Greater Himalaya. After the pass, the trek passes through beautiful alpine meadows. You will have spectacular view of mighty Himalayan peaks of Nanda Devi (7817mtrs), Kamet (7756mtrs), Dronagiri (7066mtrs) Kedarnath (6940mtrs) Hathi Parbat (6727 mtrs) & Neelkanth (6596mtrs). . Overnight - Gorson camp.
Days 9 - 10: The end of the trek
Gorson - Auli - Joshimath. Enjoy a day of relaxation on day 9 to recover or to explore. Day 10 is the last day of trek. Trek 2 hrs. In the morning relax and enjoy the stunning wide angled view of mighty Himalayan peaks. Then its a downhill walk to the skiing resort of Auli. Here you will board our waiting vehicle and drive down to Joshimath. Overnight - Gorson Camp.
Day 11: Rishikesh
Joshimath - Rishikesh. After breakfast you will drive to Rishikesh. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring or simply relaxing. Overnight - Rishikesh.