Best Time to Visit Kuari Pass

Kuari Pass is located in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, 4265 meters above sea level. This is the major trekking destination in the great Himalayan ranges of the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The tourists plan their vacation to this particular destination for freshness in the air, the green valleys, Himalayan Ranges, captivating view of the rivers and the passes. For the first-timers, the Kuari Pass trek can be an enthralling experience with so much adventurous activities to do like rock climbing, walking through the dense forests, etc.

Mana, Nilgiri peaks and  Neelkanth from Gorson campsite on Kuari Pass Trek

Mana, Nilgiri peaks and Neelkanth from Gorson campsite on Kuari Pass Trek


Best Time to Visit Kuari Pass

The Kuari Pass trek can be fun and exciting at any time of the year except for the monsoons. The temperature during the summer is around 19 to 29 degree Celsius whereas during winters it drops to 12 to -8 degree Celsius. Here are the weather conditions during the year at the Kuari pass that could help you plan your vacation perfectly.

Gorson campsite which has been abandoned due to absence of water source on Kuari Pass Trek

Gorson campsite which has been abandoned due to absence of water source on Kuari Pass Trek


Summer: The best time to trek at the Kuari Pass is during the summers i.e. starting from the month of April to mid of June. The pleasant and tranquil weather makes the trek enjoyable and fun.
Monsoon: The untimely rainfall during monsoon season makes the Pass route very slippery and muddy for the trekkers thereby running their mood to trek. Hence, it is not a feasible time to plan your vacation.
Spring: From mid of September to early November, the Kuari Pass trek is favourable to all the trekkers to have fun with the adventurous trips up the pass along with the spread of green carpet along the land.
Winter: The chills during the winters make it impossible for the trekkers to trek the Kuari pass. However some of these travellers love to explore the Kuari pass during winters.

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Kuari Pass is located in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, 4265 meters above sea level. This is the major trekking destination in the great Himalayan ranges of the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The tourists plan their vacation to this particular destination for freshness in the air, the green valleys, Himalayan Ranges, captivating view of the rivers and the passes. For the first-timers, the Kuari Pass trek can be an enthralling experience with so much adventurous activities to do like rock climbing, walking through the dense forests, etc.

kuari pass

Kuari Pass has become very accessible by people around the world. With Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun and the various trains running to and fro from the Rishikesh central railway station, people can now easily reach the Kuari pass. The trek to Kuari pass starts from Rishikesh, Haridwar and Dehradun.

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Here are some exclusive photos of Kuari Pass. Many places on the way to Kuari Pass has been captured in these photos.

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