Uttarakhand, famously known as "The Land Of Gods" (Devbhumi) is an extraordinary state in North India that is surely a paradise for trekkers. The beauty of Uttarakhand lies in the massive Himalayas, the most divine of the rivers, the spiritual mystery, snow-covered Mountains, spectacular landscapes, the colorful natural surrounding, breathtaking ancient history, fascinating flora and fauna, numerous temples having hundreds of years old significance which devotes true meaning to Hindu religion.
Uttarakhand also known as Uttaranchal, is divided into two regions, "Garhwal" and "Kumaon", based on which the natives there are called Garhwali or Kumaoni by their region of origin.
Nag Tibba Trek
Nag Tibba is the highest peak in Uttarakhand and offers you the most adventurous trekking experience with an altitude of 9,914 ft (3,022 m).
The significant name Nag Tibba comes from the 'God Of Snakes' ( Naag Devta), where Nag means snake and Tibba means peak in the local language of Garhwali natives which is also called Serpent's peak.
Nag Tibba Range, is one of the three ranges of the Lower part of the Himalayas, the other two are Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal.
The difficulty level of the Nag Tibba trek is Easy to Moderate, and people with no prior experience in trekking can do it easily. So, let's go beginners!
Best Time To Visit Nag Tibba Trek
Summer - April to June
Winter - October to December
Pro Tip - It is always advisable to check with local authorities or tour operators about the weather and road conditions during monsoons before you start your trek.
How to reach Nag Tibba trek
Start and End Point: New Delhi/Dehradun/Pantwari (As per trekkers comfort)
From Dehradun to Nag Tibba Trek
Closest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun
From Dehradun head to Pantwari via Mussoorie which is around 100 km away, once in Pantwari, start your trek to Nag Tibba base camp and then further to the summit.
From Delhi to Nag Tibba Trek
Take a bus, rent a car, book a taxi, or self-drive from Delhi to reach the Dehradun or directly to Pantwari Village, which happens to be the base camp for the Nag Tibba trek.
Nag Tibba Trek Distance
14 to 16 kilometers in two days. (One can finish it in just one day as well without camping)
Nag Tibba Trek Routes
There are 3 trekking routes to reach the Nag Tibba summit:
Route 1 - from Devalsari village (13 km)
Route 2 - From Pantwari village (08 km)
Route 3 - From Aunter (The motorable route via Thatyur)
Nag Tibba Trek Attractions
Kanatal Hill Station
Nag Tibba offers a mesmerizing view of Bandarpoonch Peak, Gangotri Peaks, and Kedarnath Peak.
Nag Tibba Trek Cost :
Nag tibba Trek from Pantwari - INR 1000/- to INR 1200 /- Approx.
Nag Tibba Trek from Dehradun - INR 1,500/- to INR 2500/- Approx
Conclusion: Nag Tibba is one of the best weekend treks in India, because of its easy accessibility. Do go on this trek to start your adventure as a Trekker if you are nearby Delhi/Dehradun or Pantwari Village.
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