Nag Tibba

A brief description about Nag Tibba

Best Time to Visit Nag Tibba: October to April
Level of Trek: Easy to Moderate
Total Trekking distance: 25 Kms (To and from Base Camp)
Height: 3025 Meters
Area: Mussoorie to Dehradun (Garhwal region)

Situated at an elevation of 3,025 meters above sea level, Nag Tibba is one of the popular tourist destinations in Uttarakhand which attracts thousands of tourists throughout the year. The name Nag tibba is given after Serpents Peak, a highest peak available in the lower Himalayan of Garhwal district. It also presents the name to the Nag Tibba Range, which is one the three peaks of Lesser Himalayas, the other two are Pir Panjal and Dhauadhar.
This is worth watching destination for nature lovers and trekkers. Nagtibba gives panoramic views of Himalaya and an excellent trek for adventure lovers. The majestic views of various hills such as Bandarpoonch peak, Doonvalley, snow peaks of Chanbang and North Kedarnath peak are accessible from the region of Nag Tibba.
During summers and spring this place is ideal for camping and one of the best appropriate trek for winters, when majority of the treks are remain closed because of heavy snow.

Why to visit Nag Tibba?

The trek of Nag tibba is quite easy to moderate and considered as best for the beginners.

Weekend Trek

It is a perfect weekend trek from Delhi and Dehradun and is mostly preferred by the travelers from Delhi. It is an excellent trekking destination, which could be complete within 2 or 3 days started from Delhi.


Nag Tibba is one of the safest treks, as being near to Dehradun and Mussoorie, without having any rivers for floods and still it does not have any history of landslides.

Declared in the Book

One can also find the description about Nag Tibba ranges trek in the book Seven Years in Tibet, which archives the journey of mountaineers, Peter Aufschnaiter, Heinrich Harrer in May 1944, towards Tibet.


the water supply is limited along the trek through Nag Tibba range, so enough water with you is the wisest idea.

Nag Tibba Legends & Mythological Importance

Nag Tibba Mountain is said to be the dwelling of Nag Devta of Snake Goddess. People of this region, come here and worshipped to nag devta for the safety of their cattle.

Location of Nag Tibba Trek
Nag Tibba position:

Nag Tibba range is situated at the distance of 57 Kms from Mussoorie in the Garhwal Himalayas region, with covering the trek of 13 kms.

Travel Guide to reach Nag Tibba
Nag tibba trek route from Devalsari Village:

From Devalsari the trek of 13 kms starts towards Nag tibba destination. At this place one can also get accommodation facility in Forest Guest house after taking the permission from Mussoorie Forest Office. Following the further trek for 3 kilometers from Nag tibba, you can experience an amazing and majestic view of Himalayas Ranges. The trek route under goes the deep deodar forest and leaves to the isolated place with almost no surroundings.
Trekkers are recommended to carry their own tents in order to stay here during night as this place does not have any accommodation facility. The closet option for stay is Devalsari guest house. To explore this region completely; two day trek is must, otherwise same day trek will leave you tired and also you can’t enjoy the scenic beauty of nature.

Nag Tibba trek route from Panthwari Village:

Located at the distance of 50 kms from Mussoorie and 85 kms from Dehradun, Panthwari Village is one of the best and shortest route to arrive at Nag Tibba. This place is just 8 kms away Nag tibba. Although the route is quite complicated and needs guide.

Nag tibba trek route from Aunter

The motorable route through Thatyur village goes all the way up close to curb path near Aunter. From this point, you can start trekking up to the crest top to Aunter, from this point the way is quite moderate with few slopes.

Travel guide to arrive at Devalsari Village:

One can hire a jeep or shared taxi in order to arrive at Devalsari. On the other hand, take any local bus or car going through the Tehri Road and get down at Suakholi or Sukholi (at distance of 10 km east). The toll road to Thatyur commences here; just take the taxi going that way (around 21 km to north). All local buses or jeeps depart Mussoorie from the Community Hospital on Tehri Road.

Travel guide to arrive at Panthwari Village

The Panthwari village is just 50 Kms away from Mussoorie, and one may have to take the route towards Kempty Fall, passing Yamuna Bridge and taking Purola road up to Nainbagh. From the site of Nainbagh you have to take right turn towards Nagtibba road. The distance of Panthwari Village from Nanbagh is just 12 kms drive.


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