Kuari Pass Trek

The Kuari (virgin) Pass trek, is a highly varied & scenic winter trek that passes through three lesser Passes & five major rivers - the Alaknanda, the Mandakini, the Birgnanga & the Dhauli Ganga, the tributaries of the Ganges.The Kuari pass is one of the most beautiful treks, famous for the enchanting view of the snow-clad peaks of Neelkanth (6596m), Kamet (7756m), Mukut Parbat, Mana, Nilgiri Parbat, Trishul (7120m), Hardeol, Dronagiri, Rishi Pahar, Kalinka, Chaukhamba (7128m), Lampak, Changabang (6864m), Ronchi, Bithartoli and others. The trail was named after Lord Curzon, a British viceroy, ‘Curzon Trail’, who was a keen trekker & it is said that in 1905 the path was specially improved so that he could trek.


Max team size 12





Kuari Pass Trek Itinerary

Max Altitude : 3650 m

Day 1: Arrival Day:Start from Haridwar Railway Station/Dehradun Airport to Joshimath (1875 m) early in the morning (278 Km / 9-10 hours ). Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 2: Trekking Day: From Joshimath (1875 m), another 30 mins drive to Auli (2500 m), followed by a trek to Chitrakanta  Forest Camp (2900 m). Drive: 12 Km/ 30 Mins, Trek: 5-6 hours.

Day 3: Trekking Day: Chitrakanta  Forest Camp (2900 m) to Khulara (2940 m) via Kuari Pass (3650 m);(12 km, 5-6 hours).

Day 4: Trekking Day: Walk from Khulara (2940 m) to Dhak Road head (1870 m) followed by a drive to Joshimath. Overnight stay at Hotel. Drive: 16 km / 30 min.

Day 5: Departure Day: Drive from Joshimath to Haridwar Railway Station/Dehradun Airport. (269 Km / 8-9 hours)

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How To Reach Joshimath


Jolly Grant Airport is the airport serving Dehradun, located about 48 km from the Haridwar and 20.5 km from Dehradun town. There is a daily flight from Delhi for Dehradun, reach  Dehradun one day early if  you are coming by flight.


There is a regular bus service from Delhi to Haridwar (230 km) / Dehradun (270 km) , from Delhi ISBT Kashmere Gate.Usually, buses drop you at Haridwar bus station. From there you have to come to Haridwar/ Dehradun Railway Station. Tata Sumo or similar vehicles are available on share basis from Haridwar/ Dehradun Railway Station 6:30 am onwards and reach Joshimath by 5:00 pm. Distance of  Josimath from haridwar is 274 km and  dehradun 293 km  respectively and takes around 9-10 hrs by road . 
Bus Booking


An excellent rail network connects Haridwar/ Deharadun to other important cities like Delhi, Mussoorie, Mumbai, Varanasi, Lucknow, and Kolkata.

Railway info
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Travel Fee

Cost varies with the duration of itinerary and group size. Foreign Nationals need to pay an extra amount for permits.


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Terms & Conditions

Fees Include:

  • Stay at Guest houses on 2-3 sharing basis.
  • Stay at a campsite on 2-3 sharing basis in the tent.
  •  Sleeping bag, sleeping mat, tent. All gears with pro-quality standards.
  • Services of experienced, Exploration Leader and support staff with due knowledge of the terrain and natural elements to enrich your trek.
  • Climbing or Forest fees based on your Nationality.


  • Transport cost to Joshimath.
  • Acclimatization day at base camp with the cost of 1500 INR, stay with 3 meals viz. breakfast lunch and dinner after coming down from trek.
  • Any other personal equipment or gear.
  • Offloading of a personal weight can be done at an additional cost of 400 INR per day up to 10Kg.
  • Any charges for the camera, if included.
  • The cost involved in any change in the itinerary due to bad weather or terrain  / stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather~ ill health~ roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
  • Anything is not mentioned above as inclusions.


  • Cancellation prior to 30 days from the start of the event– full refund.
  • Cancellation between 30 days and 15 days to the start of the event– 50% refund.
  • Cancellation less than 15 days to the start of the event– No refund, but if you want to do the same or any other itinerary sometime later within a year, you can avail 50% of the cost paid as a discount on new Itinerary Fee.
  • There will be a deduction of 3.09% as bank processing charges on all refunds.
  • To cancel the registration, an email intimation needs to be sent to explore@rockyfeet.org/ explore@rockyfeet.com
Terms & Conditions

What to Pack

Sun Protection

Sunscreen SPF 20 above|Sunglasses( UV proof/ Polarizer) |Sun Hat Scarf |Balaclava /Face mask

Water Shell

Poncho | Water proof Upper & Lower | Waterproof Backpack Cover | Scarf Water useable shoes for rafting days

Winter Care

Cold Cream/ Moisturizer | Lip Balm | Thermal Inner Wears | Ear Cover | Sweater/Fleece jackets | Down Jackets | Hand Gloves | Woollen Socks | Face Masks/ Balaclava | Mufflers


T Shirts | Socks | Undergarments | Thin Nylon Ropes for multi-purpose use | Toilet Paper Roll | Towel | Soap Papers | Head lamp / Torch | Batteries & charger | Water Bottles | Light weight Pants | Personal Medical & First Aid Kit | Tickets & bookings | Photo Identity Card

Specialized Gear

Ruck Sack/ Day Pack | Sleeping Bag (Provided) | Trekking Shoes | Snow Gaiters | Trekking Stick/pole | Camera


    • Enrolled participants should be in a good state fitness to enjoy the trek more.
    • Better acclimatization can keep you ahead to enjoy the trek. After confirmation of booking and during the trek our team & exploration leader will cover this area in detail.
    • To get prepared, involve into brisk jogging, cycling, walking or any other sort of cardiac exercise routine at least 45 days prior to the event. Prepare a fitness routine on your own
    • Enrolled participants need to submit a duly filled medical report of basic wellness authorized by a certified physician.
Who can participate

Safety & Medical

  • Acclimatization Guidance; mandatory medical health check-ups of all participants prior to activity start day.
  • Duly prepared First aid box including an oxygen cylinder.
  • All major safety gears related to each category of sports are mandatory to use.
  • Contingent to be accompanied by certified & capable trainers and guides
  • Emergency evacuation services available (*at own cost)
  • Enrolled participants need to submit a duly filled medical report of basic wellness authorized by a certified physician. Click here to download CERTIFICATE OF MEDICAL FITNESS
  • Also, the participant needs to sign a release of liability form prior trek. This is a legal document and the judicial part of writing may lead to confusion for a nonfamiliar mind. Please reach us for clarification. Click here to download RELEASE OF LIABILITY FORM

Responsible Traveller

  • ‘Responsible Traveller & outdoor ethics’ – session for the participants on acclimatization day.
  • Bio & Non-Biodegradable waste segregation at Campsite.360 degree waste management at the event.
  • Cleaning & collection team at the end of the event, in case required for big team size.
  • Leave no trace, bring only memories.
Leave no Trace

Giving Back

  • As a part of ‘An Earth Day Resolution’ project, We will plant 2 trees for each traveler traveled with us.
  • Every time you travel with us, you contribute a minimum of 500 INR to RockyFeet Environment Fund to support our conservation project.


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