Nag Tibba – A Perfect Weekend Trek
Highest Peak In Lower Garhwal
Nag Tibba is located in the Tehri-Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. Nag Tibba peak is the highest peak in the lower Garhwal Himalayas, at 3,022m (9,915ft). In fact the Nag Tibba range of mountains derives its name from the Nag Tibba peak. Nag Tibba trek is one the most easily accessible treks near Mussoorie & Dehradun. Its close proximity to Dehradun & hill station Mussoorie makes it one of the best weekend treks near Delhi. Panoramic Himalayan views, camping en route, forest trail make Nag Tibba a perfect weekend trek in Uttarakhand.
Enjoy Snow Trails
Nag Tibba is an great adventure especially in winters when there is a vast expanse of snow at the Nag Tibba base, beyond & at the Nag Tibba summit. Nag Tibba mountain receives a good snowfall during the winter months from Dec to March making it an ideal winter trek in Uttarakhand. In winters, hikers can have a unique & adventurous experience of walking on the dry rocky trail on Day 1 and a forest & snow trail on Day 2. It is truly an amazing thing to experience within a span of 2 days . . Go For It !!!!!
Easy To Moderate Gradient
Nag Tibba trek has now become an ideal adventure destination & one of the best weekend getaways near Delhi. Its very easy to plan a weekend trek to Nag Tibba especially if one is coming from the Delhi-NCR region. Regular Volvo bus service from Uttarakhand Transport is available from Delhi to Dehradun. So, one can easily board an overnight Volvo to Dehradun & then take a shared jeep or book a taxi to reach Pantwari, a small village which is the starting point for the Nag Tibba trek trail.
Nag Tibba trek offers a wide range of adventure experiences like contrast & challenging mix of rocky & forest trails, changing landscape, deep valleys, panoramic views which is great opportunity for solo backpackers, group trekkers, campers or photoghraphers. It is this reason why Nag Tibba has become one of the best weekend treks near Delhi. Within two days, a hiker can collect a great Himalayan hiking experience by doing Nag Tibba trek.
Dense Forest trail
Nag Tibba trek starts from a small village Pantwari, in the Tehri-Garhwal region in Uttarakhand. It is recommended that one starts this trail by 10:30-11:00 am on Day 1 from Pantwari with a proper guidance of local guides with camping equipment & food back up. After about 4-5 km of dry & rocky trail, the path enters a forest which has some amazing clearings to set up camps. Next morning, have an early breakfast & take a refreshing 3 km forest trail upto the Nag Devta temple and then climb further 2 km to the Nag Tibba summit (3,022m) to enjoy the magnificent panoramic views of the higher Himalayan peaks.
Faith Of Locals
Trail down from the Nag Tibba summit to your campsite to have lunch & head back to Pantwari where one can grab a quick evening meal at the local fast food shop. Hire a local taxi or shared jeep to reach Mussoorie or Dehradun. From Dehradun, one can board an overnight Volvo or deluxe bus to reach delhi by Monday morning. A scenic adventure plus easy & efficient road connectivity that has made Nag Tibba a perfect weekend trek near Mussoorie and one of the best weekend getaways near Delhi-NCR.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can do this trek ?
Nag Tibba trek is an ideal beginner level Himalayan trek on an easy to moderate gradient. Any physically active & healthy person can do this trek.
How to physically prepare for this trek ?
Nag Tibba trek involves a total hiking of almost 18 km, so its better if you include jogging or walking in your daily routine at least a month before the trek.
Is this trek suitable for kids ?
Nag Tibba trek is recommended for kids aged 7+ years. The trek can be done by any physically active kid.
What is the best season to do this trek ?
The best season to do Nag Tibba trek is October to March.
What is the ideal duration for this trek ?
Nag Tibba trek can be done in 1 nights 2 days from village Pantwari.