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Nag Tibba Trek: Best trek in India

Nag Tibba Trek

Nag Tibba trek known as serpents Trek or the house of snakes located at distance of 16km from Mussoorie. It is located at the foothills of Garhwal Himalayan Region at the height of 3048 meters in the Uttarakhand State of India.

This Nag Tibba Trek starts from Pantwari village via Mussoorie hill station. From this village the distance of the Trek is at 8km toward its peak. While passing through this path trekkers have to walk through ancient forest lushes with oak and deodar trees. The trek will be a memory to capture for the nature lovers.

Nag Tibba Trek is also known as ‘Mountain of the Serpent’ or the abode of snakes. It is located at the foothills of Garhwal Himalayan Region at the height of 3048 meters in the Uttarakhand State of India.

This trek considered delightful for everyone. Visitors from Delhi will have an ideal weekend trek if they plan for Nag Tibba Trek. This trek offers its visitor’s varieties of experience, from view of majestic snow covered mountains to camping under the open sky where light of stars shining falls on the ground and experience of walking in the forests lush with greenery.

This trek is considered among the best treks in India, as the trek is comfortable and easy to do and is ideal for the beginners.

Itinerary for the Trek:

·         Day1- Delhi-Dehradun- Mussoorie

·         Day 2 – Mussoorie – Pantwari – Nag Tibba

·         3 Day – Nag Tibba

·         Day 4 – Nag Tibba – Devalsari

·         Day 5 – Devalsari – Thatyur – Dehradun- Delhi

Highlights of the trek:

·         Climb at the peak of Nag Tibba.

·         An extraordinary view Nanda Devi, Chaukhamba, Bunderpunch.

·         The trek is full of adventurous activities.

·         Scenic View of villages of Uttarakhand is to capture.

·         Spend nights in tents, hotels, or guesthouse.

·         Along with all pretty meadows and stunning views are there to explore.

Mode of Accommodation:

Going to Nag Tibba, must remember the way to accommodate here is camping. Trekkers have to stay in the base camps at night. Carry your own equipments need for camping or collect it from the trek operators.  There are few guesthouses available too at Devalsari and Pantwari. Whatever route you take for trekking, you can choose between these two places to stay at guesthouse as per your budget.

Nag Tibba also has one Forest Rest House at the place where base camp is located. One can also stay here by taking permission from the Mussoorie Forest Office. The forest building has four-way intersection- first at Pantwari, second at Taal and on Deolsari village, third on the way to Jhandi Top, and last one at Digon Thatch.

Food Guide:

There is neither food stall available at Nag Tibba nor even any tea stall. Trekkers have to take their own food supply. If you are planning to go for trekking with your group, then it is advisable to take own cook who will prepare your meal for you at night camp. Also try to take some packed food along with you when you are going for the trek.

Certain Things to remember before starting the Trek:

·         As Nag Tibba Trek is a weekend trek, so try to take only basic and necessary items along with you. Carrying of heavy items may lead to tiredness, and especially while you do hiking on the terrains.

·         As, because the trek is short don’ think it to be that much easy. Try to prepare yourself a week before the date of your departure.

·         On the other hand, if you are visiting Nag Tibba Trek during winter then do not forget to take warm clothes as temperature falls here drastically. Try to carry all three down jacket, warmer and fleece.

Travel Tips for Nag Tibba:

·         The trek of Nag Tibba consider as the perfect weekend trek to do from Dehradun or Delhi, especially for beginners.

·         For doing the trekking at Nag Tibba, take an experienced guide to accompany you, having a clear knowledge about the trek.

·         Before starting your trek to Nag Tibba, collect all the necessary information about the weather, conditions of road, if visiting during the time of monsoon from local authorities or the tour operators or tour guides as the weather during this time got worsen.

·         The nearest and most probably the last ATM on the way to Nag Tibba is Mussoorie and Dehradun.