The Nag Tibba or Serpent Peak is considered as the highest peak in the Great Himalayan region of Uttarakhand by standing tall at 10,000ft. Nag Tibba Trek is an adventurous & thrilling trek famous among trekkers and attracts a lot of tourists every year.
Nag Tibba trek is the best trek for beginners as well as for experienced trekkers. The place is all surrounded by the amazing views of mixed forests, oak, alpine, deodar, and cedar. Experience the panoramic views of the lower Himalayas.
Perfect weekend getaway from Delhi and Dehradun. If you are planning to start your trekking independently then Nag Tibba will be an awesome choice you can make. Mountains are the best classrooms for beginners and explorers. You will learn so many skills of trekking while exploring alone.
Why Nag Tibba?
- It is the easiest and popular trek in the Himalayas.
- It can be done in 2-3 days.
- Panoramic views of Swargrohini, Kedarkantha, Srikanth, doon valley, black peak from the top.
- Trek to the Nag Tibba Hill is safe.
Nag Tibba means Nag ( A large snake) and Tibba means Hill. The local villagers offer their prayers in the Nag Devta temple for the protection of their cattle. The Nag Tibba range comes among the three ranges The Dhauladhar Range & The Pir Panjal Range. The trek is a 10 km trek from Pantwari basecamps, also counted as the easiest treks in India. The trek first takes us to the Nag Devta temple which is located at the top and then to the lush green beauty of pine forests. You will also get a chance to explore the terraced farms and meet the local people.
From the top of the Nag Tibba Hill, you will experience an amazing 100-degree view of the Bandarpooch, Swargarohini, Srikanth, Black Peak in the snow-capped Himalayan Ranges. On the other side, you will see the Kedarkantha Peak in the north, doon valley and snow peaks of Changbhang. This place also has rich biodiversity – Flora & Fauna. During the trek, you will be amazed by the beauty of nature. Captivating views to the meadows, waterfalls, thick jungles, and snow.
During the trek towards Nag Tibba, you will witness the goat village in between. The Goat Village is nothing, but homestays built there by the green people community who are spreading awareness about eco & agro-tourism. They came up with the idea of homestays and cafeterias for tourists to give them basic lifestyle experience. This movement of Goat village is also giving livelihood to the local people.
Pantwari village – A village in the Tehri Garhwal District of Uttarakhand. Pantwari village is famous for its basecamps. Here you will see birds of different species, colorful valley, and deodar, oak forests. The nearest railway station is in Dehradun which is 90km away from Pantwari. You can reach here by taking a taxi or direct bus from Dehradun.
A motor route is also available to Pantwari ( Mussorie – kempty falls – Nainbagh- Pantwari).
The best time to do Nag Tibba Trek totally depends on the trekker as summers are pleasant and winters are chilly. Camping during spring & summer is a must-do activity. The best time to visit is from April to June and In winter, October to December. Camping will add charm to the place. Beautiful sunrises in the morning and starry nights in the evening.
Mussorie is the nearest hill station. You can visit places like Kempty Falls, Lal Tibba Scenic Point, Mussorie Lake, Gun Hill Point, and a lot more places.
If you are a beginner and planning to do this trek then start yoga & exercising before one week so, that you can do this trek easily. Doing yoga will help you to make your lungs strong in the mountains. Eat healthy food and take a proper diet.
While traveling or trekking to the mountains you should keep a few common things in mind.
- Keep the Nature Clean. Do not litter.
- Don’t harm animals during the trek.
- Be nice to people.
- Take proper safety measures if any natural calamity happens.
- Follow your trek leader instructions.
- Do not wander on your own in dense forest or dangerous areas.
- Always keep something to eat in your Backpack like chocolates, biscuits or dry fruits.
Pack your bags your Nag Tibba adventure trek is just a weekend away. Take a break and plan this amazing and peaceful trek in the Himalayas. Live. Travel. Explore.