Why You Should Do Nag Tibba Trek

Why You Should Do Nag Tibba Trek

If you want to trek to the highest peak in the lower Himalayan region of Uttarakhand, then this trek is for you. The name is derived from ‘Nag Devta,’ the best weekend getaway for adventure seekers. Nag Tibba trek is a beautiful delight for thrill and adventure seekers as you witness flora and fauna, dense green mountains, and lush forests & meadows.

  • Forest – Trekkers will get to enter a grove filled with dense oak trees and rhododendrons. Along with beautiful meadows, other trees on this trek are Cedar, Pine, and Alpine.
  • Nag Devta Temple – Halfway up the Summit, you will find the holy Nag Devta Temple. The Nag Devta Temple is rich in Indian Mythology. Local villagers hold the Serpent deity highly and offer prayers here. The local villagers believe that God protects their cattle against snake bites. A small body of water is located near the temple.
  • Mountains – As you reach the top, you will get a 100-degree view of snow-capped Himalayan ranges like Swargrohini, Bandarpoonch, Kala Nag, Srikantha, and Gangotri. You will also be seeing Kedarnath Peak in the north, along with the snow peaks of Changabang.
  • Bhadraj Temple – Bhadraj Temple is believed to be a part of the Badrinath Temple, and it is believed that pilgrims who visit Bhadraj temple receive the same blessing as Badrinath Temple. Every year in August, an annual fair is held for devotees in and around Mussoorie.
  • Mythology – There is an old mythology that Nag Tibba is the holy abode of ‘Nag Devta.’ Local villagers pray for the protection of their cattle, and according to Hindu mythology, Nag Devta is considered a guardian deity.
  • Wildlife – There are various animals found in this area, like Himalayan Leopards, Himalayan Black Bears, and other animals found in that area, such as deer & langurs.
  • Kempty Fall – Gigantic Fall with the somersault of the streams before hitting the bottom, Kempty Falls is the most popular and one of the oldest tourist spots near Mussoorie. Developed more than 150 years ago by a British man.
  • Gun Hill – A historical and second-highest peak of Mussoorie, Gun Hill is a favorite place for viewing the picturesque Himalayan range and Doon Valley. A popular viewpoint of Mussoorie, Gun Point is located 400 ft above The Mall and accessible by a cable car.
  • Kanatal Hill Station – The top sightseeing place in Nag Tibba is Kanatal Hill Station. Situated near the Garhwal Himalayas, this location is everything that you can call heavenly in a true sense. It has magnificently impressive backdrops of mountains, shimmering sea, lush greenery, and magical sunsets.

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