Nag tibba trek
Nag tibba means the abode of “Nag Devta” or God of Snakes. This trek is one of the most captivating, exigent, thrilling, and renowned treks in the Indian subcontinent. It is also celebrated as Serpent’s peak. The home to this is Nag Tibba range, the highest peak in the lesser Himalayas of the Garhwali region with an altitude of 9915ft. It is a 2 days long trek making it beginner-friendly and is thus entitled as the best weekend trek due to the easy access. It also provides a divine opportunity of camping under the blanket of stars which is a cherry on the top of the cake. Along with this, it has an incredibly spiritual Temple situated at its head and is complemented by the wholesome views of Bandarpoonch, Kedarnath, Swargarohini, Gangotri, and a lot more magnificent peaks. This also has a characteristic circular trekking path which makes the starting and the endpoint different. It is considered one of the best treks to breathe amidst this chaotic routine life that we live.
How to reach.
The itinerary begins with your arrival at the city of Dehradun from your respective hometowns either from Roadways, Railways, or Airways. After your arrival here is the onset of the main yomp when you set your gears to Pantwari. Pantwari is the first preferred and advised stop to fuel yourselves enough to set off for the 4KM adventure. Your first pause in the relishing trek is the astonishing base camp where you are greeted with herbal drinks and tea followed by a finger-licking dinner.
The following day is when you bless your eyes with the most picturesque views and then descend back with a bag full of memories to cherish throughout your life.
Best time to visit.
The best time to experience this trek are the months of April to June and October to December but for people who would love to undertake the adventure in snow are advised between the months of January to March.
Things to do in Nag Tibba trek:
- Top attractions points
This trek envelops one of the most angelic and holy sceneries of the country like:
- Kempty falls
- Lal tibba
- Pantwari hills
- Santala devi temple
- Yeti outdoor
- Outdoor monks
- Sai darbar temple
- Urban sport bay
- Mountain dogs : You will be followed by a bunch of furry companions who will make your trip finer and more worthy.
- Sunset : you can treat your eyes with orange skies in the valleys for NT trek.
- Zip lining
- Bungee jumping
- Cafe’s : you can relish the beautiful cafes which serve wholesome food to treat yourself.
- You can also write a travelogue or vlog during the trek
- Camping : this is one the most divine experiences that you can have in your life. Spending a night under the stars is what one dreams of.
Along with enjoying your heart out during the trek, one must take care of things like:
- Always keep an experienced person with you.
- Start to have a good diet a few weeks prior to your trek to improve your immunity and strength
- Start to work out before your trek to increase stamina
Things to carry:
- Always carry a first aid kit while trekking.
- Good quality trekking shoes, slippers and extra pair of socks
- A pair of sunglasses and camera
- Caps or hats
- Water bottles, trendy backpack and energy bars/snacks
- Insect repellent and emergency medical kit
- Sunscreen lotion or any other skin moisturisers