Duration: 2 Days | 1 Night
Best Season: Jan-Jun | Sep-Dec
Total Distance: 18 km
Maximum Elevation: 3050m Nagtibba Top
Weather: The nights can be cold, day temperatures are
pleasant during the season
Getting From/To:Mussorie is connected by road to Dehradoon and is a 90 minute drive.
Equipment: None for walking
Nag Tibba is also known as Serpent’s Peak. It is the highest peak (9915 ft) in the Nagtibba range of the Garhwal Himalayas and is said to be the abode of Nag Devta. The trek takes you through dense forests rich in flora and fauna.
Bill Aitken, a notable travel writer, has mentioned Nag Tibba as ‘A classic trek in the vicinity of Mussoorie’, just short of that magical elevation of 10,000 feet. A beautiful mix of Oak and Deodar forests bustling with birds and wildlife and an opportunity to see the unique way of life of the people in a Garhwali village is, to say the least, inviting.
Trip Itinerary :
Day 01 : DEHRADOON TO PANTWARI (95kms DRIVE) AND 6kms TREK TO CAMPSITE
We start the day ahead of schedule from Dehradoon. Along these lines we can stay away from the activity towards Mussoorie and Kamptee falls. Mussoorie is 22kms from Dehradoon and Kamptee falls another 17kms further. The street proceeds with downhill from here towards the Yamuna stream informal lodging the town of Nainbagh. One street proceeds towards yamunotri while we take the smaller street which climbs tough towards Pantwari town. This takes us behind the Mussoorie edge and into shepherd an area. Gujjars with their tamed sheep and goats are seen on slope tops. Terraced ranches and slope slants spotted with Bauhinia trees with their purple blooms are a sight to photo.
These blooming trees are effortlessly distinguished by their leaves which are in the state of a camels’ foot. Following a hour later we achieve Pantwari town and start our rising to our campground. With donkeys conveying the baggage one can appreciate the town setting and life. Ladies are seen taking a shot at the wheat and green pea fields. Men are for the most part utilized in government employments in the fields or work as doormen and aides. Our trekking trail ascends past the homesteads and enters wild an area. Blossoms and feathered creatures are bounty here. Most noticeable blooms are white anemones (a blossoming bush) while among feathered creatures the wilderness babbler, red vented bulbul, blue cheeked bulbul, slope myna, larks and tits are normal. We achieve our outdoors ground by night to appreciate the dusk over the slope goads. The outdoors ground is flush with mint leaves which can be blended to shape a delightful mix of mint tea or the kandali bush can be washed and cooked to frame a wonderful saag.
Day 02 : TREK FROM CAMPSITE TO NAGTIBBA TOP 6Kms AND BACK TO PANTWARI 9Kms. Drive back to Dehradoon.
We begin the second day present breakfast and Climb on the Nag Devta sanctuary. It is a not well kept up sanctuary preface with no pujari however local people come here as often as possible to pay their deference. There is a huge open space close to the sanctuary which is frequently utilized as a brushing ground for sheep and goats. The Nag Tibba edge rises additionally up and is an additional 2 hours climb ahead. There is an unmistakable change in vegetation from here. The backwoods wind up plainly thick and is ruled by oaks and rhododendrons. The woodland floor is additionally clammy demonstrating the absence of daylight achieving it. This is a perfect living space for an assortment for orchids (privately called kachanar) to develop. However with the weight of touching, cutting of oaks and trekking; this locale is under anthropogenic weight. An assortment of winged animals like the niltava and flameback woodpecker are found in the barks of oak trees. We take after the trail back to our campground and after lunch make a beeline for Pantwari town. The trek down is simple and quick and can be shrouded in a few hours. We at that point continue onwards to Dehradoon by our vehicle.
- Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping)
- All Meals while on trek & transits (Veg.) (Egg)
- Trek equipments.
- First aid medical kit.
- Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff
- All transportation during the trek program.
- Any kind of personal expenses.
- Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
- Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Inclusions”.
BOOKINGS, CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS:
– Tour needs to be booked at least 30 days in advance. Full payment is required to confirm a booking.
– 75 % refund if cancellation happens 20 days prior to departure
– 50 % refund if cancellation happens 10 days prior to departure
– No refund for any cancellation/no show in the last 10 days prior to departure
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