Nag Tibba Trek

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Nag Tibba Trek – the Highest peak in the lower Himalayan range

Nag Tibba trek is to the highest peak in the lower Himalayan range, and it lies at an altitude of 3022 meters amidst Dhauladhar and Pin Panjal in the Garhwal Himalayas. So, the picturesque route goes through a beautiful hill station; Mussoorie known as “The Queen of Hills.”

Interestingly, Nag Tibba is believed to be the abode of Serpent God “Nag Devta.”

Nag Tibba Trek

Short Nag Tibba Trek offers a plethora of pleasing views

Also, get rewarded by the Plethora of delightful opinions on this weekend trek. It is a perfect trek because of its short duration and for spending weekends with your family and friends. Therefore, rejuvenate yourself on this trek and break the monotony of life.

Most importantly, the temple of “Nag Devta” is an addition to the beauty of this trek and because of the temple’s great significance,it is highly worshiped by the villagers for protection of their cattle.

Mesmerizing views

This trek takes you through the dense forest which is wealthy in flora and fauna, and the route further will surprise you because of its beautiful clearings. Consequently, get amazed by the views of Bandarpunch peak, Kedarkantha peak towards the north Kala Nag, Srikanta, Gangotri group of mountains Doon valley and snow peaks of Changabang are visible from the summit of Nag Tibba. Indeed, this short trek has a  variety of landscapes which makes this trek an interesting one.

But, here are some more easy level treks for beginners – Phulara Ridge, Deoriatal Chandrashila trek and Valley of Flowers.

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Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Nag Tibba  trek.

See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of by taxi 190 Km and on foot 16 km which is to be covered into 8 days.  Dehradun to via  mussoorie to nainbagh and pantwari village

Nag Tibba trek is a low altitude mountain trek Altitudes is 3022 Meters

The Starting trail is easy as compare to other treks this is easy trek. So this trek is best for family and beginners, school tour weekend trek

You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, you can see pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surpassing through bona fide Garhwali culture.

I think Do spare time in Interaction with our local team, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology and our local cultures, this is good ideas for trekkers

Beautiful landscapes so carry proper photo gear & Extra battery backup.

The backpack should not exceed 6 kg only.

Nag Tibba Trek

Getting to Himalayan hikers Base Camp Pantwari market

Option 01 – Direct flight Available – Bangalore to Dehradun
Kolkata to Dehradun
Mumbai to Dehradun
Pune to Dehradun
Delhi to Dehradun
Option 02 – Take the night train from Delhi to Dehradun.

(Special A/C train from New Delhi would be best)

You can reach Dehradun Railway Station around 5:00 am to 7:00 am, vehicles will be arranged and there you can meet our office member.

Note :-  Himalayan Hikers arrange vehicles for you from Dehradun Railway Station Pickup and Drop Tempo 

Nag Tibba Trek

ATM Point & Mobile connectivity

ATM POINT: Withdraw money before your journey, Mussoorie  is the last point where you will find ATM.

(If you want to withdraw money then do it in Dehradun.)

Mobile Connectivity: There will be good networks during the trek, So make sure you finish all your important work and calls before starting of the trek.

Key Points, Nag Tibba trek

Duration: –   1 Nights 2 Days from Dehradun to Dehradun

Base camp: –  Pantwari  market

Summer Temperature: –  Day  5°C  to 18°C)   Night 5° C to 10° C

Winter Temperature: –  Day  3°C  to 5°C)   Night -2° C to -5° C

Nag Tibba trek- Altitude: – 3022 Meters

Best Time: – All year

Trek Level: – Easy

Trek distance: – On foot 16 Km – By taxi 180 km

Group Size: – minimum 5 people maximum 15 people

Short Itinerary Nag Tibba trek

Day 1: Pickup to you from Dehradun to Pantwari  by taxi , 90 km (4/5 Hours)  same day trek to Khatiyan (4km) (2/3 Hours)

Day 2: Trek from Khathiyan to Nag Tibba Summit via Nag Tibba Base Camp (Nag Tibba temple) and return to Pantwari; Drive to Dehradun (4/5 Hours


Day 1 : Pickup to you from Dehradun to Pantwari by taxi , 90 km (4/5 Hours) same day trek to Khathiyan (4 km) (2/3 Hours)

Total distance 94 km – 4/5 Hours journey

Mode of journey – By taxi -90 km – On foot – 4 km

Altitude – Khathiyan camp – 2325 Meter

Night stay – Our Camp site – on twin share basis

The vehicles are arranged from Dehradun Railway Station and the journey starts from there. Cover 90 km’s by going through some fable tourist attraction like Mussoorie and Kempty Fall by following the route through Nainbagh towards Nag Tibba road.
Three routes lead to Nag Tibba but the route via Pantwari village is the shortest one. Reach mini market, enter the welcome gate and start trekking on the cemented trail. Little ahead is a small temple of Nag Devta. Now, after 5 minutes of hike the trail changes to a rocky one full of loose rocks.
As you go higher the Pantwari village and the farmlands are visible below. The connecting Nag Tibba ridge lies in front. Climb the hill and reach a water point, the water here is safe to drink. Continue trekking and great views which the trail offers are feast for the eyes.
Now, enter the “Pravesh Dwar”; “Welcome Gate” of Nag Tibba and start ascending through the forest section. Rhododendrons (Burans) are found in abundance here and its squash is very famous because it is very helpful in treating blood pressure.
The zig zag trail is steep with many loose rocks. There are many other short cuts which look alike and lead to same place, but do not go for these shortcuts and leave the group because there is a chance to get lost in the woods. After a 15 minutes hike reach a small clearing and from here you can spot your campsite.
Reach there, have sumptuous food and retire for the night.


Day 2: Trek from Khathiyan to Nag Tibba Summit via Nag Tibba Base Camp (Nag Tibba temple) and return to Pantwari (12 km) (6/7 Hours) Same day drive to Dehradun (4/5 Hours)

Total distance 102 km – 12/13 Hours journey

Mode of journey – By taxi -90 km – On foot – 12 km

Altitude Nag Tibba summit – 3022 Meter

Today wake up early because the distance is long, have light breakfast and get ready for the adventure. Go through the dense forested area, in winters trekking here gets tough because the heavy snow makes the trail hard to identify.
Between your gradual walk cross some steep ascents and in 1 hour you can reach the Nag Tibba Base Camp. It is a wide clearing and a temple is located there dedicated to Serpent God “Nag Devta”. It is worshipped by the local villagers for protection of their cattle and a “Bhagwat” is held here in which “Chief Minister is invited and almost 10,000 people attend it every year.
Now, the climb to Nag Tibba top is 1.5 km from Base Camp which is very steep through the thick forest cover. The snow makes the climb challenging in winters. The trail is straight and you can reach the summit in 1 or 1 and a half hour depending upon the conditions.
The highest point is called Nag Tibba, there is a flag “Jhandi” on the top. Get tremendous views of high Himalayan ranges i.e. Swargarohini, Bandar pooch, Srikanta, Kala Naag, Gangotri and snow peaks of Changabang. On the other side of ridge the route to Devalsari village is also visible.
Spend good time there and start the steep downhill trek by following the same route to reach Pantwari. Then, depart to Dehradun via Kempty fall and Mussoorie.

Things to carry on trek

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
Declaration Certificates

Note: –  Many trekkers commit the same mistake of carrying unnecessary items on a trek which only makes the backpack heavy. It is important to know the right items to carry.
It differs from season to season if you are trekking in summers then carry less layers of warm clothing and if you are trekking in winters carry enough layers to protect yourself against chilly cold.

Necessary Items for trekkers

carry on a trek

Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
A strongly built backpack with good support is compulsory for a trek. (Rain cover is important)

Sturdy Trekking Shoes
The shoes should be strong enough with good support. The people ask if sports shoes would be comfortable but it is good to bring the right trekking shoes.

The Clothes You Should Bring On a Trek
Avoid keeping extra clothes because it only makes you backpack heavy.

Trek Pants – The jeans are never suitable for a trek so you need at least 2-3 trek pants for treks carry more for longer treks.

Jacket – Jackets are very important to carry on a trek it protects you against the chilly weather. So carry 2 jackets on a week long trek.

Layers of warm Clothing 
Carry warm woolen layers or fleece. Carry more layers during winter season (at least 2 to 3) and less during summer.

Thermals – The Temperature decreases at night so you might be need thermals for Night.

T- Shirts – Bring those t shirts which dry fast.

Poncho –They are needed if you are trekking on a Rainy day to keep you dry.

Hiking Pole

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava



Woolen and Waterproof Gloves

Socks (Woolen and Regular)


Torch head light

Personal Toiletry Items –  (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)

Carry Personal Medical Kit

Personal Medical Kit (Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

Medical Kit

Diamox – (Prevents altitude sickness)

Digene – (It cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

Crocin Advance – (Cures fever and headache)

Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

Disprin – (Cures headache)

Avomine – (Prevents motion sickness)

Avil – (It treat allergies)

Norflox TZ & Lomofen – (Prevents Diarrhoea)

Ranitidine – (Reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

Volini/Moov spray – (For sprains)

Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)


Band aid


Stretchable/Elastic bandage


Note:- Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor. In case you face any problem during your trek, discuss and take advice from the Professional guide.

7 Dec to 8 Dec 2019 (open)

14 Dec to 15 Dec 2019 (open)

21 Dec to 22 Dec 2019 (open)

28 Dec to 29 Dec 2019 (open)

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included

Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included

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