Nag Tibba trek is one of the jewels of Uttarakhand, this picturesque destination is popularly known as the ‘Mountain of the Serpent’. The name of Nag Tibba has been driven from Nag Devta. Tibba denotes hill or peak. The wide range of flora and fauna of Nag Tibba trek is an ultimate treat for those who are in love with the enchanting beauty of Mother Nature. Nag Tibba trek serves as the home to several endangered wildlife species like Brown Bear, Himalayan Mouse Hare and Musk Deer and Leopard.
The best time to do the Nag Tibba trek in Uttarakhand is in the summer months, from April to July, and the winter months, from September to December. If you love to experience snow fall or snow trekking, the best months to travel to Nag Tibba would be January to March.
There are three ways to do this trek from Devalsari, Shrikot and Pantwari. Among all the magnificent places to visit in Uttarakhand. Nag Tibba trek has its own beauty and grace.
The captivating valleys and Himalayan mountains that are blanketed with pearl-white snow, Nag Tibba truly makes it in the list of must-visit treks in Garhwal Himalayan ranges in Uttarakhand.
Day 1 – Drive to Pantwari and trek to Nag Mandir Campsite.
Distance: 4 km
Altitude: 4,642 ft
Drive from Dehradun to Pantwari village via Mussoorie, Kempty falls. Reach Pantwari village starting point of the trek. Pantwari village is located in Dhanaulti Tehsil of Tehri Garhwal district in Uttarakhand. Trekkers can see many species of birds, mountain peaks and rhododendron trees. The native language of pantwari is Hindi and Sanskrit. The total trekking distance from Pantwari to NagTibba summit is 8km.
NagTibba Trek start from pantwari village. The route goes through beautiful forest and one may see the Himalayan black, musk deer and an opportunity to capture these beautiful animals in shutters. Nag Devta temple is on the way, the god who carries a snake around his neck. Thousands of trekker visit this shrine, especially on the auspicious occasion of Nag Panchami.
Day 2 – Nag Mandir to Nag Tibba Summit and Return to Nag Mandir campsite.
Distance: 3 km.
Altitude: 9,915 ft
After having breakfast, it will be time to take an excursion to Nag Tibba summit. The beautiful campsite is located in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayas and is jotted with several colourful and flowery meadows, natural beauty all around and lofty mountain peaks. Arriving in Nag Tibba summit, enjoy the wonderful as well as scenic beauty of the Nag Tibba summit.
From Nag Tibba summit, trekkers can capture the spectacular 360-degree. Ranging from Nanda devi the Garhwal peaks of the Bandarpunchh peak, Gangotri group of peaks, Kedarnath peak are clearly visible. One can also see Doon Valley, and the snow-clapped mountains of Chanabang, Chaukhamba, Swargrohini. A day amidst these natural beauty and wonders will make it up for some of the most memorable and enjoyable memories.
Day 3 – Nag Mandir to Pantwari and then drive to Dehradun.
Altitude: 8,515 ft
After enjoying delicious breakfast with wonderful views around we prepare for a scenic walk back to Pantwari. Arriving in the town and drive to Dehradun. Reach the destination, relax and sink into nostalgia of the journey gone by.
- Transport to and from the base camp from Dehradun to Dehradun.
- Meals while on trek (Veg., Egg).
- All entry fees and permits.
- Accommodation:- Guest house, camping during Trek.
- Qualified & mountaineering certified Trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
- First aid medical kits
- Trek equipments (Sleeping Bag, Inner, Mattress, Tents, Kitchen tent, dinning tent, toilet tent).
- Any kind of personal expenses.
- Food during the transit.
- Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
- Anything not specifically mentioned under the cost.