Nag Tibba trek


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Difficulty LevelEasy
Duration2 Days
Start PointPantwari
End PointPantwari
Altitude / Trek Distance⛰9914 ft / 📍16 km

Nag Tibba trek Overview & Itinerary

Nag Tibba also known as the Serpent Peak, is the highest peak in the lesser Himalayan region of Uttarakhand. Situated at an altitude of 3022 metres, this is a perfect weekend trek for beginners and children, poses no threat of altitude sickness. Nag Tibba offers a majestic view of stunning Bandarpoonch Peak, Gangotri Peaks, Kedarnath Peak in the north and Doon Valley with Changbang peak in the south passing through thick and dense oak forests.

The trail starts from a small village called Pantwari, 56 km from Mussourie and 90 km from Dehradun. The trail is of easy grade of 16 km distance from the base point and goes through Nag Tibba base , marked by a temple dedicated to the Serpent God. This trek is best in the months of spring and winters.    

What is special about Nag Tibba trekking?

  • A Weekend Trek accessible throughout the year
  • Can be easily completed in just 2 days
  • Panoramic view of the Himalayan Peaks like Bandarpoonch, Kala Nag and Swargarohini
  • It is snow covered during winters
  • It is the highest peak of lesser Himalayas and gives you a feeling of climbing a Himalayan peak
  • Best trek to start for beginners

Nag Tibba Trekking Trip Video


Altitude: 2400 metres, 90 km drive and 4 km trek

    • Pick up from Prince chowk near  Dehradun Railway station at 6:00 AM.
    • A 90 km road ride to Pantwari village from Dehradun crossing the city of Muss0orie & Kempty Falls. Breakfast will be provided in the road side inns. The meal cost during the course of travel will be paid by the individual.
    • Arrival at Pantwari village, followed by lunch at the village. A 4 km trek gradual ascent to the campsite. 
    • Evening snacks and refreshments in the evening.
    • Dinner at the campsite.

Altitude: 3022 metres, 12 km trek and 90 km drive

    • Early excursion to Nag Tibba top at 5 a.m.
    • A 4 km ascend trek to summit of medium grade.
    • Carry 1 litre of water individually as the trail is deprived of water streams.
    • Reach at Nag Tibba top and stay there for a while.
    • Excursion back to Pantwari village from the top via camp1.
    • Lunch at Pantwari village followed by 90 km drive back to Dehradun.
    • Expected time of arrival in Dehradun 9.p.m.

Trek Essentials

TSS Jumbo Bag

  • Backpack/Ruck Sack (at least 55 Litres) and a small day bag ( upto 15 litres) for summit day
  • Poncho/Raincoat and Rain Cover for Ruck Sack
  • 2 Quick Dry T-shirts (preferably Full Sleeves) and Track Pants
  • Warm Jacket preferably a down jacket or an equivalent heavy jacket to protect from cold at night
  • Comfortable Shoes with a good grip and ankle support. We recommend Quechua Forclaz 100 or similar shoe
  • A pair of fleece jacket or fleece upper
  • Good Thermals for insulation at night
  • Lip Balm and Cold Cream
  • Sun Cap or Sunscreen (SPF 30+)
  • Dark Sunglasses. People who wear spectacle may use photochromatic lenses in their spects
  • 2 pair of warm socks and at least 2 pair of normal cotton socks
  • 1 Pair of slippers/Sandals
  • Woolen Cap and Gloves for night
  • Toiletries – Tooth brush, Tooth paste, Liquid soap, Hand Sanitizers, Slippers, Light Towel, Toilet Roll (Avoid wet tissues as they are not eco friendly)
  • Torch or Headlamp with extra pair of batteries
  • Personal Medical Kit: Crocin-Fever, Avomine-Motion Sickness, Avil 25mg – Allergies, Combiflam, Disprin-headache, Norflox TZ & Lomofen-diarrhea, digene-acidity, omez/rantadine  antacid, crepe bandages, band aids, ORS, betadiene or antiseptic cream, moov spray/volini, cotton, gauze.
  • Water bottle 1 L or Hydration bag 2 L
  • Other personal accessories – Camera, Tripod, mobile charger, power banks(as there will be no electricity during the trek)


  • Being a high altitude trek, this trek is suitable for climbers with good physical condition and stamina.
  • This is a tentative itinerary which may change as per weather conditions
  • We expect you to carry your rucksacks, in case if you want them to be carried by mules back pack offloading charge up to Rs. 300/bag/day is applicable
  • In case of any natural calamity the company will not be able to refund the trip charges, for more details check our cancellation policy

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