Kuari Pass trek, is also known as the Curzon trail.
This trek was named after Lord Curzon who explored it, and trust us, he knew what he was doing. At an altitude of 3876 m, this trek takes you through pristine rhododendron, oak, and deodar forests covered in layers of snow. You’ll feel like you’re walking under a perfect marquee of trees. It’s like a series of forests and meadows have joined hands to give you a sensory overload.
If you’re a beginner, don’t worry, the trail isn’t too tough. In fact, it’s perfect for newbies who want to learn about trekking and experience the Himalayas. And for seasoned trekkers, this is the best way to rejuvenate. So, whether you’re a newbie or a pro, this trek is a great choice.
But the best part? The view! You’ll see the peaks of Kamet, Dronagiri, Trishul, Bertholi, Hathi Ghodi Parvat, Mana, and Neelkanth standing majestically in front of you. And the icing on the cake is the view of Mt Nanda Devi, India’s highest mountain. You’ll get a clear view of the full face of the mountain, and trust us, it’s worth it.
The trek distance is 33 km, and you’ll reach an altitude of 12,516 ft. The temperature can vary from day to night, with temperatures ranging from 13°C to 18°C during the day and -3°C to 4°C at night. The best time to do this trek is from December to March when the entire trail is covered in snow.
So pack your bags and get ready to experience the beauty of the Kuari Pass trek. And don’t forget to visit popular pilgrim cities such as Rishikesh, Devprayag, Joshimath, and Haridwar while you’re at it. Happy trekking!