Kuari Pass Trek Via Jayalgarh
About the Destination:- The Himalayas of Garwhal have many majestic sights and are home to some of the most adventurous trekking trails in the world. Amongst these, the best trek for beginners, the Kuari Pass Trek hold an important position.- Situated over the beautiful town of Auli, the Kuari Pass is known for the thrills that one gets one the way, and one majestic view of some of the tallest mountains in the world. The view of the high mountains opens up a new dimension of majestic, with the name literally meaning doorway or gateway.- While on the Kuari Pass Trek, you will be privy to views of the Nanda Devi (highest mountain in India, 7,816 m), Dronagiri (7,066 m), Kamet (7,757 m), Chaukhamba (7,128 m) &Trishul (7,120 m).- High up in the pass, there are beautiful meadows that get covered in snow in the winters, making the trek even more worth the efforts to get up to the height of 3,650 m above sea level.About the Trek:- Starting from Haridwar, a vehicle takes you through the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, before setting on our way to Jayalgarh. On the way, you will drive by Ganga first and then Alaknanda River, and pass towns like Rishikesh and Devprayag.- The trekking starts on the second day as you trek from Jayalgarh to Tugasi, and then Base Camp Gulling. For the final push, you will trek for about 5 hours and gain an altitude of 850 m to reach Kuari Pass meadows. Behold the views of amazing and towering high mountains of the Himalayas.- You will then return to Base Camp Gulling, trek to Tugasi, and sit in a vehicle that will take you to the town of Joshimath. Take a scenic cable car ride to reach Auli, another great hill station of snowy meadows.- Spend the last night in Auli before returning to Haridwar and bringing the experience to an end.Quick Facts:Trip Starting From: HaridwarTemperature: Day: 13°C to 18°C and Night: -3°C to 4°CTrekking Distance: 33 kmMaximum Altitude: 12,516 ftDifficulty Level: Easy To Moderate Railway Station: Haridwar is the nearest railway station Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, DehradunATM: ATMs are there in Joshimath.