Known to be the highest peak in the Great Himalayan range of Uttarakhand and called the ‘Nag Tibba Range’, the Nag Tibba trek is a treat for all those individuals who want to go something thrilling and adventurous. The Nag Tibba trek is Located at the height of 3,050 meters and has a lot of beautiful views and exciting trekking routes that go from the dense meadows and forests.
It is called the Nag (Snake) Tibba range because the locals of this spot believe that the serpent god (Nag Devta) resides in these hills. It has been a holy destination for centuries where devotees visit to pray to the deity.
The serene view of the snow covered mountains of Kedarnath, Gangotri Changanbang and the Doon Valley from the top along with its beautiful flora and fauna are some of the significant attractions points of this mountain range
About Nag Tibba Trek
The Nag Tibba trek begins from the foothills of Garhwal range, which is situated in the northeast side of Mussoorie. All the locals of this place trek up the mountain on a daily basis.
From the top of the Nag Tibba peak, you can experience the serene views of many different mountains, such as Bandarpunch, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Chanabang. The whole lush Doon valley can also be seen in a clear view. One can go for the Nag Tibba trekking all year round but the ideal time for this trek is April. The Nag Tibba trek usually starts from a quiet and tiny village named Pantwari. There are plenty of beautiful small towns near this village such as Bandsari village and Kori village. The usual routes from Pantwari take you to the Devalsari and Thatyur village. The total distance from the Pantwari to Nag Tibba peak is around 8 Kilometers.
Adventurers usually choose to walk from amidst of dense forest of Rhododendrons and Oaks; here you also have a chance of coming across alpine wildlife. This trek is known for offering some life-long memories. This trek is challenging enough for an experienced trekker and is simple enough for any beginner trekker to enjoy. It is considered to be one of the most peaceful and beautiful spots in the Garhwal range, and it is the most sough-after destination by every adventure enthusiast.
The awe-aspiring beauty of this region is unmatchable, and it lets you feel closer to Mother Nature.
An additional activity that you can take part in during your Nag Tibba Trek
The group camping packages offered by wildhawk are an additional charm to this trekking trip. The experience of spending a night amidst mountains and forest under the clear sky is beyond any words. The Nag Tibba trek is recommended to everyone whether they are new or experienced in trekking.
Here are a few rules that you must follow out of respect for nature and this beautiful valley:
- You must respect the local traditions of the villages
- Do not travel alone; always travel in a group of at least three people
- Respect nature and wildlife
- Clean your trash and keep the area clean
Just be a decent traverler and forget about all of your worries and just delve into the amazing and adventurous experience of the Nag Tibba Trek. you are sure to make some lifelong memories in this amazing trip.