Kuari Pass Trek with Rafting, Youth Adventures - GIO Adventures

Trek to Kuari pass with Rafting - Youth Adventure

DAY 1: Haridwar - Joshimath / Auli (Drive / 8 – 9 hrs)

  • Meet at Haridwar railway station at 7 a.m
  • Board a vehicle and be driven up to Auli.
  • Enroute cross the holy towns of Devprayag & Rudraprayag.
  • Evening relax at the beautiful lodge.
  • Overnight stay in tents.

DAY 2: Joshimath / Auli – Dhak – Khulara (Drive / 1 hrs)(Trek / 5 - 6 hrs)

  • Today drive for an hour to reach Dhak, the starting point of the trek
  • The initial hike goes through the villages
  • Hike further through mixed forest section abundant in bird life.
  • Once out of the jungle we will walk on the beautiful meadows to reach Khulara
  • Set up the campsite for overnight stay

Day 3: Khulara - Kuari pass – Tali (Trek / 6 - 7 hrs)

  • After an early morning breakfast, set out for a trek to Kuari Pass
  • Go through a series of ascents on meadows & keep moving uphill
  • Climb a vantage ridge and witness brilliant mountain views
  • During the trek witness spectacular views of Chaukhamba, Kedarnath, Neelkanth, Haathi-Ghodi, Kamet, Mana & Dronagiri Peaks
  • Descend down to Tali
  • Overnight stay in tents.

DAY 4: Tali – Joshimath / Auli – Jayalgarh (Trek / 4 hrs) (Drive / 6 hrs )

  • Today we trek to reach Auli
  • From Auli we start our drive towards Jayalgarh
  • On arrival rest and relax
  • Overnight in the deluxe tents

DAY 5: Jayalgarh – Haridwar (Drive / 3 - 4 hrs)

  • Post breakfast enjoy the thrills of rafting on river Alaknanda , stretch starting from Jayalgarh till Devprayag.
  • After an exhilarating rafting experience board a vehicle and drive to Haridwar
  • Trip ends here.


  • Accommodation: Your stay in hotel accommodation will be on quadruplet sharing basis and the stay in tents will be on triple sharing basis.
    • Day 1: Overnight stay in camp (Auli)
    • Day 2: Overnight stay in tents. (Khulara)
    • Day 3: Overnight stay in tents. (Tali)
    • Day 4: Overnight stay in tents.(Jayalgarh)
  • 2 guides for the group of maximum 15 trekkers so 1 guide for 8 group members. This will ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary to appreciate a trek. All our guides are professionally trained and have many years of relevant experience in guiding treks.
  • Camping Arrangements

    The following equipment is provided on the trek :

    • 3/4 season good quality alpine tents
    • Fresh and clean sleeping bags of very good quality
    • Camping Mattresses
    • Mess Tent
    • There will be 2 toilet tents having portable toilet seats
  • Rafting : 1 big rafting stretch as mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Water activities : duckie rides, cliff jumping, body surfing
  • Experienced Instructors , safety kayakers & state –of- the- art equipments to ensure maximum safety.
  • Meals :
    • Day 1: Dinner
    • Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Day 3: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Day 4: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Day 5: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Porter / mule charges for carrying camping equipment & rations
  • Forest entry charges, permits & camping fee (if any)
  • First Aid Kit (our guides are certified in handling first aid situation)


  • Transport
  • Accommodation in any other location not mention above
  • Porter / mule charges to carry your personal bag
  • Any meals/services not mentioned above
  • Any charges for video cameras, still cameras, etc.
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, beverages, etc.
  • Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
  • Insurance
  • GST


  • If due to bad weather, sickness, natural calamity or any other personal reasons, the itinerary is changed on ground the extra charges arising due to it will be borne by the guests. same will be applicable if a guest decide to change the itinerary due to personal reason. Also if days are cut short on the trek/trips for any of the above reasons GIO Adventures will not be liable to make hotel arrangements at the base or any other location for the guests
  • Guest will be required to fill up an indemnity form before embarking on the trek/trip
  • We request you to kindly disclose/share information if suffering from any major ailment. We request you to submit your health Certificate.
  • On our fixed group departures please note that we will follow a fixed schedule & standardised services. In case of individual requirements other than what is offered as part of the package, we might not be able to entertain them so please be aware of this fact
  • In case of trips/treks with a backup day, where this backup day is not utilised for whatever reasons GIO will not be liable to make hotel or any other arrangements
  • In case a departure cancelled due to bad weather conditions guest will receive full refund. GIO Adventures


  • All payments for the trips, transfers, gears, porterage, etc. should be made in full before the trip starts.
  • Cancellation Policy
  • In the event that you need to cancel your booking due to any avoidable or unavoidable circumstances:
    • We must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive the request in writing.
    • Payment for this trip will not be adjusted towards any future trip(s)
  • Cancellation charges will be as follows
    • >45 Days: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
    • 30-45 Days: 75% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
    • 15-30 Days: 50% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
    • <15 Days: No refund
  • Please Note
    • Written cancellation will be accepted on working days (only). Any cancellation sent on a Sunday or any National Holiday(s), will be considered on the next official working day.
    • In the event of any cancellation(s) after trip commencement, there will be no refunds and any costs incurred due to this cancellation will be borne by you.

* Irrespective of when a trip is booked, the above condition will hold true

Transport Options (Delhi – Haridwar – Delhi)

For travel to Haridwar and back one can choose between air, rail & road. For air travel, the closest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport (30 kms) in Dehradun and is well connected to Delhi and other parts of the country by Air India, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines & Spice Jet. Train travel is highly recommended with enough options being there. For train details, you could log on to www.indianrail.gov.in and for online railway ticket bookings you could log on to www.irctc.co.in.

There are frequent Public Transport buses including Volvos available from Delhi to Haridwar that cost about Rs. 500 – 700 per person. These buses depart from Delhi ISBT every 30 mins. or so and take about 4/5 hrs to cover the distance. The same is also applicable on the return journey. A private vehicle could also be arranged for if you require the same.

Weather Details

In the initial days of the pre monsoon season (May-Jun) there will be snow along the latter part of the trail which generally melts by end June. Days are going to be sunny and warm (12-20 °C) while the night temperature at the highest campsite would be in the range of -2 to 6 °C. In the post monsoon season (Sep-Oct) there is hardly any snow at the start with possibility of snowfall towards the end of the season, which also melts very fast. The days are sunny with temperatures hovering around (10-16 °C) the evenings start getting cold with the onset of October and nights are comparatively colder (- 5 to 5 °C).

Please keep in mind that the above information is not exact and does not account for sudden changes. Whatever the temperatures and conditions rest assured we will be prepared to handle it with ease as we use equipment of very high specifications

List of Essentials

Mountain/adventure travel requires one to be adequately equipped with the right kind of personal gear. Since one is travelling in the wilderness there will be hardly any opportunity to buy anything once you hit the trail so we urge you to carefully pack everything into your bags.

  • Jeans / Trekking Pants - 2
  • Shirt / T - Shirts - 2 to 3
  • Windproof jacket of decent quality (no flimsy wind cheaters please!) preferably with a hood
  • Warm and thick Fleece / Full-sleeve Woollen sweater
  • Thermal inner wear (upper & lower)
  • Woollen cap
  • Woollen gloves
  • Woollen socks & regular socks (3-4 pairs)
  • Scarf/muffler (optional)
  • Comfortable Trekking/Hiking shoes (shoes with a thick sole are recommended)
  • Lightweight floaters/sandals/slippers
  • Raincoat / Poncho
  • Small light weight towel
  • Water bottle (sturdy ones, no empty Bisleri bottles!!)
  • Cap / Hat to keep the strong sun away from your face
  • Sun glasses
  • Walking stick / Trekking pole
  • Sunscreen Lotion
  • Lip Balm
  • Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries)
  • Medicines, if requiring any specific medication
  • Personal toiletries
  • Books, if you like reading
  • Day pack/small bag which you will carry on your back every day and keep your essentials in it
  • Carry rain cover for your bags
  • Keep a few poly bags or waterproof bags in your bag in which if required you can put your belongings in case of heavy rain
  • Camera if you like (with fully charged batteries)


Great Indian Outdoors (P) Ltd. takes utmost care to ensure safety of its clients. However in the case of any unforeseen mishaps, Great Indian Outdoors (P) Ltd. will not be liable for any injuries caused or for loss of life. All disputes rising due to the above are subject to the jurisdiction of the courts in New Delhi/Delhi only. All participants are required to sign an Indemnity Form before the start of the program, without which they would not be allowed to take part in the trip/program/activities.

5 Days | Apr - Jun & Sep - Dec | Moderate | Max Alt : Kuari Pass (3650m)


To challenge oneself every day for continuous 6 days and to put oneself in completely wild environment, a world full of beautiful mountains, rivers, meadows and much more.


  • High Adventure Quotient of the trip is the hike to the Pangarchulla Peak, set at an altitude of 4700m & raft the mighty rivers.
  • Spectacular trekking routes covering lush green meadows, beautiful forest sections & a rugged yet appealing terrain.
  • The campsite offers majestic Himalayan views of peaks like Chaukhamba, Kedarnath, Neelkanth, Haathi-Ghodi, Kamet, Mana & Dronagiri.
  • Mouth-watering all inclusive price. No need to spend a penny on anything
  • Only for students trek so a great opportunity to be with likeminded people


  • Day 1: Haridwar - Joshimath / Auli (Drive / 8 – 9 hrs)
  • Day 2: Joshimath / Auli – Dhak – Khulara (Drive / 1 hrs)(Trek / 5 - 6 hrs)
  • Day 3: Khulara - Kuari pass – Tali (Trek / 6 - 7 hrs)
  • Day 4: Tali – Joshimath / Auli – Jayalgarh (Trek / 4 hrs) (Drive / 6 hrs )
  • Day 5: Jayalgarh – Haridwar (Drive / 3 - 4 hrs)
Duration 5 Days
Region Uttarakhand - Garhwal, Uttarakhand

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