Location : Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand
Dehradun to Pantwari village – 90 kms, Mussoorie to Pantwari village – 56 kms, Lakhamandal to Pantwari village – 50 kms, Chakrata to Pantwari village – 80 kms, Delhi to Pantwari village – 350 kms, Chandigarh to Pantwari village – 207 kms
Trekking distance for Nag Tibba – 5 kms from Pantwari village
Route from Dehradun city (Clock Tower)
Dehradun – Mussoorie – Kempty Fall – Mussoorie bend – Nainbagh – Pantwari village
Altitude of Nag Tibba – 3021 meters
Ideal season – November to mid-June
Trekking level – Easy to Moderate
Nearest Airport – Jolly Grant (116 kms)
Nearest Railway Station – Dehradun Railway Station (92 kms)
Nag tibba as the name suggest is believed to be the adobe of Nag devta. A temple dedicated to nag devta is situated near the meadow which is surrounded by thick forest. The nearby villagers visit the temple and offer prayers to him for the protection of their family and cattle. The Nag tibba ridge is one the best place to visit in the lower Himalayas.
Lots of trekking enthusiast love this short weekend trek which takes them away from the hustle bustle of the city. The highest point of this area is at an altitude of 3048 meters above sea level, which is called “Jhandi” by the locals and is 3 kms from the temple.
The trek to nag tibba starts from Pantwari village which is the shortest route amongst various routes to nag tibba. Pantwari village is at distance of 12 kms from Nainbagh and 90 kms from the state capital Dehradun. Camping is the best way of experiencing the area as no other accommodation facilities are available near the tibba.
Alternate trekking route
Why Nag Tibba
Nag tibba or the summit of nag tibba is the highest peak in the lesser Himalayan region of uttarakhand state. Standing at an elevation of 9995 feet above sea level, the summit offers great panorama views of the greater Himalayas, Mussoorie range, Uttarkashi belt, Chakrata belt etc.
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