Nag Tibba Trek – A break from the chaos
A stunning panoramic view of Himalayas from an altitude of 3048 meters is what defines bliss of Nag Tibba Trek. Due to its natural beauty, Nag Tibba in Uttrakhand is one of the most sought treks. Its name is believed to come from the small temple at the top which is considered as the adobe of the Snake God.
How to reach Nag Tibba from Delhi?
The most commonly used route to reach the top of Nag Tibba is via patwari Village. A weekend and a budget of INR 2500-3000 per person (if you are going to hire porter services) are enough to do this trek.
Delhi to Mussoorie: Do an overnight bus journey from ISBT to Mussoorie. If you do not get a direct bus then, take a bus to Dehradoon and from there; take a direct bus to Mussoorie (usually takes 1 hour).
Mussoorie to Nainbagh: From Mussoorie, take a bus to Nainbagh as there are no direct buses to Pantwari. You might have to wait for a little to find a direct bus to Nainbagh. It will take the next 2-3 hours to reach there.
Nanibagh to Pantwari: From Nainbagh, take a shared cab to pantwari village. After reaching to Pantwari, take a right to start the trek. If you are not carrying your own tent and food items then, hire a porter service at Pantwari Village. Porter services are decided as per the things you choose from the list for your trek.
Pantwari Village to Nag Tibba
The distance from Pantwari to Nag Tibba is around 8Km and the level of the trek is easy to moderate so, gear yourself up for heart-pounding moments, clear sky, natural beauty, and its breathtaking views. The trail to Nag Tibba is self-explanatory and you will not lose the track.
After walking for 2-3 hours, you will reach the temple site where you can pitch your tent or, see your tent (this is the last camp base as you will encounter 3 more on your way). Stay overnight, enjoy the bonfire, relax, and live in the moment.
Start your next morning as early as possible and trek for one and half hour to reach to the Nag Tibba top. Views of snowcapped Himalayan ranges like Bandarpoonch, Kala Nag, and Gangotri are mesmerizing. Take your time to enjoy and capture the beauty.
Reach Mussoorie and do an overnight journey back to Delhi.