Nagtibba


Nag Tibba aka 'Serpent's Peak' (9,915 ft) is the highest peak in the lesser Himalayan region of Uttarakhand state. It is believed to be the abode of 'Nag Devta' or snake god, from which it borrows the first part of its name; 'Tibba' is a local word for hill or peak. Local villagers come here to offer their prayers to Nag Devta for the protection of their cattle. This place is frequented by trekkers and adventure lovers for its scenic beauty and elevation of 3048m. Winters are chilly and summers are pleasant, making it an attractive place for camping.



Suggeted Itinerary

Friday night catch a train from New Delhi for Dehradun. Saturday morning, pick up from Dehradun railway station and transfer to Pantwari village(tea and maggi enroute Pantwari ) After reaching Pantwari, trek to Thath camp, have a wonderful lunch and explore near by treks. Evening bonfire, stars, constellations and ufo gazing, etc Dinner. Sunday morning, start early for Nag Tibba after having tea at the camp and some packed lunch for the trek. Reach Tibba, enjoy, click picks, etc and after an hour or so descent till camp. After reaching camp, 1) Either leave for Dehradun, catch a night train for Delhi 2) Stay Sunday night at camp and leave Monday morning for Dehradun/Rishikesh/Delhi

Camp Location & Inclusions

  • Thath village Camp
  • stay & food

Distance

  • Rishikesh to Pantwari – 130 km
  • Dehradun to Pantwari – 85 km
  • Pantwari to Nag Tibba – 8 kms trek (around 1.5 - 2 kms are motorable (off-road) by bikes and local jeeps)

Road Conditions

  • Nice and scenic roads except few patches which are under construction.

Traffic

  • Dehradun city and some parts of Mussoorie heavy
Fact Sheet
All the year round except monsoons
Rishikesh – Dehradun – Mussoorie – Nainbagh – Pantwari – Camp at Thath – trek to Peak – Camp at Thath – Nainbagh – Mussoorie – Dehradun
A mix of light clothing and heavy woolens
Amateur
Four Days