Because Nag Tibba is one of the easiest and convenient treks in India. The Nag Tibba adventure is just a weekend away. Beginners, you can start your trekking journey from this easy trek.
Nag Tibba lies at an elevation of 3,048 meters in the Garhwal region of the Himalayas near Mussorie. The hill is also known for Serpent’s Hill as the name Nag Tibba means Nag(snake) and Tibba ( Hill). There is a temple of Nag Devta at the top where the local people or villagers offer prayers to the deity. Nag Tibba range comes under the three popular ranges of the Garhwal, others are the Dhauladhar and the Pir Panjal ranges.
The trek of Nag Tibba Hill offers great panoramic views of Bandarpooch ranges of the Himalayas towards the Yumontri side. The hill of Nag Tibba stands straight at 9,915ft tall in the Garhwal Himalayas. It is considered as an easy trek. The trek starts from a small village Pantwari which is located at an elevation of 4,642ft. It is known as the basecamp for Nag Tibba Trek. You will pass by beautiful mixed forests of oaks, pines, cedar, alpine, and deodars. From the Nag Tibba Basecamp, the trek moves further towards Nag Tibba Top. It will be a 2km hike to reach Nag Tibba top.
And from the top, enjoy the captivating views of the snow-clad mountains of the Garhwal and Himachal regions. You will also get a glimpse of Swargarohini, Bandarpooch, Srikanth, Black Peak, and many other peaks from Nag Tibba. You will also see the Kedarkantha peak in the north, Doon valley and the snow peaks of Changbagh.
The terrain is gentle and there are no steep sections of more than 5-10 minutes. Apart from the steep, Nag Tibba gives you a flavor of walking into the thick jungles and somewhere in ankle-deep snow.
The best time to do this trek is from December to March. The whole mountain gets covered with pristine white snow. The temperature at times goes as low as -7degrees. Most of the treks are closed in Winters due to heavy snow, but Nag Tibba is easily accessible. In summers the weather remains pleasant and you will be greeted by blossoms and greenery.
The Nag Tibba adventure is one of the best treks commenced by beginners and experienced trekkers. It is also known as one of the popular weekend treks in India.