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Nag Tibba Weekend Trek, Uttarakhand Overview

  • Pantwari, Uttarakhand, Dehradun

Nag Tibba is the trek that comes to our minds when we think about a complete and perfect trekking package. This trek is the best on budget and in just two days you summit a peak with so many wonders, perfect sunrise and sunset views, lush green forest, beautiful campsite, delicious & nutritious folk cuisines and snowy trails during winters. 

 

The Perfect Weekend Trek near Mussoorie

This famous weekend trek is near Mussoorie, Uttarakhand. Generally, it takes three to four days of hiking to witness such a trail as Nag Tibba. With this trek, you experience the same thrill in just two days. Each day you have to hike for approximately 6 hours. So, if you are from Delhi, NCR, Chandigarh and North-Western UP, you must do this trek. Whether you are a beginner or a pro, this trek is a valuable addition to your travel bucket list.

 

Nag Tibba Summit

Nag Tibba peak is the highest peak of its range which falls under the lesser Himalayas of the Garhwal region. The summit is an elevation of 9920 ft. from here you see between 180 degrees to 270 degrees of Himalayan mountain and valley views. Mt. Changbang, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Srikanth, Kala Nag, Swargarohini and Bandarpunch peaks can be seen from here. You may be greeted by a warming sunrise if you start early to summit this peak.

 

Nag Tibba base is situated approximately 2 km below the peak. There is a Nag Devta Temple at the base from which the Nag Tibba connotes its name. Local villagers make offerings to the deity in this temple in order to seek prosperity. There are several Nag Temples in the Mussoorie region.

 

Sunset from Campsite

Camping inside the forest area with a mesmerising view of the sunset is the main attraction of the Nag Tibba trek. There are many clearings in the dense forest; the flock and shepherds travel here during the spring season.

 

Forest and Ridge Walk

The trek from Pantwari village to Nag Tibba peak is 19 kilometres long. You may begin the trek from Bandasari village which is ahead of Pantwari. Frequently, tourists prefer to trek from Bandasari village towards the summit, which is 15 kilometres trek. As you ascend from the goat village you see a lovely walk through the thick forests of Oak and Rhododendron.

 

Best Time to Visit Nag Tibba

Although Nag Tibba Trek can be accessible throughout the year, the best seasons to visit Nag Tibba are spring, summer, autumn and winter. In peak monsoon, you will get to see alluring greenery everywhere but the trail gets muddy and slippery. You can see Dun valley and Himalayan mountain peaks from the summit. You must have rain gear including a waterproof hiking shoe, a poncho and waterproof pouches for all your important and electronic devices during monsoon season.

Included

  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Trekking permits
  • Trekking equipment
  • Safety equipment
  • Services of an expert Trek Leader
Excluded

  • Food during transit
  • Porter or mule for carrying personal luggage
  • Stay at Dehradun on the last day
  • Personal expenses & goods of any kind
  • Anything apart from inclusions
  • Unscheduled stay due to unfavourable conditions
  • Cost Escalation due to ‘Force Majeure’ and evacuation charges
Tour Plan

Day 1
Dehradun to Pantwari, Trek to Nag Tibba Basecamp

At 7:00 AM, we'll pick you up from Prince Chowk in Dehradun. It is a 100-kilometre drive from Dehradun to Pantwari. Meals will be served after we reach Pantwari. Prepare for the trek to Base Camp after that. This involves a 4 km hike to the base camp. Dinner followed by rest at the campsite.

Day 2
Basecamp to Summit and Return to Dehradun

There will be a brief wake-up call in the early morning before leaving for the Summit around 4 AM. The distance from Basecamp to Nag Tibba Summit is 3 Km. After lunch at basecamp, we'll trek down to Pantwari and drive back to Dehradun.

Basecamp

Pantwari village near Mussoorie is the base of Nag Tibba trek. It is 100 kilometres from Dehradun and 140 kilometres from Rishikesh. There are few restaurants, hotels and homestays for overnight stay. The nearest Railway Station is in Dehradun. You will cross Mussoorie, Kempty Falls and Nainbagh while driving.

Things To Pack

Basic Gears

  • Backpack
  • Trekking shoes
  • Trekking Pole
  • LED Torch
  • One Water Bottle (Carry at least two litres)
  • Lunch Box
  • Basic Medications (or prescribed if any) 

Clothes

  • Padded Jacket
  • Warm Layers
  • Two Trek Pants
  • Full sleeve dry-fit T-shirts
  • Thermals

Accessories

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen Lotion (SPF 50+)
  • Hand Gloves
  • Woolen Cap
  • Pair of Socks
  • Poncho 
Fitness and Safety

Nag Tibba is a relatively low-risk and safest weekend trek. The only steep section is about a half-kilometre before the summit on Day 2. It will slow your ascent. On Day 1, you will gain nearly 2900 feet of elevation in the first 5 kilometres of the trek. This will take a lot of effort. Once you arrive at the campsite, make sure you get 7-8 hours of sleep. If you do running, cycling and cardiovascular exercises on regular basis. This will just be a short hike for you. Make sure you are carrying essential trekking gear and medicine according to the season of the year.

FAQ

Nag Tibba peak is at a height of 9,920 feet. Nag Tibba means "serpent's peak". It provides breathtaking views of the snow-covered Himalayan range. Nag Tibba is a well-liked vacation spot for those who enjoy the outdoors and wildlife because it is also home to a diverse range of flora and fauna. This easy hike can be completed within just two days.

Yes. The Nag Tibba trek is generally open throughout the year. It could be the best destination for beginner-level trekkers.

The trek from Pantwari village to Nag Tibba peak is 19 kilometres long. Most trekkers prefer to trek from Bandasari village towards the summit, which is 15 kilometres trek.

The best method to reach Nag Tibba from Delhi is by taking a bus or train to Dehradun. To reach Nag Tibba base camp (Pantwari) one can take a shared taxi to Nainbagh and then change for Pantwari. It is 100 km of distance from Dehradun to Pantwari.

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  • Duration:
    2 Days
  • Min. Price: ₹ 1400
  • Difficulty:
    Moderate
  • Location Pantwari
  • Altitude 9920 ft
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