The Nag Tibba Ascent

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  • eligibility 11-13 year olds
  • location Dhanaulti, uttarakhand
  • duration 7 days

where real backpackers roam

At 9,915ft Nag Tibba is the highest peak in the Shivalik Range of the lesser Himalayas. Fondly known as Learner’s Peak in the expedition world, it’s your gateway to becoming a real, young mountaineer. Venture through forests and meadows on this week-long expedition and feel the rush of reaching the summit.

medium difficulty
  • nag tibba peaksummit at 9,915ft
  • trek and set upthree campsites
  • camp overnightopen & green meadows

everyone does their bit

The expedition starts with an acclimatisation trek where you learn to pitch tents, set up a campsite and understand the principles of LNT (leave no trace). Trekkers carry their own backpacks and share the load of supplies that would be needed in the course of the journey. Everyone pitches in and learns to share responsibilities of cooking, cleaning, firewood collection and resource management.

  • 19 [ trips so far ]
  • 556 [ happy inme campers ]

“Yuvraj can’t stop raving about the trip! Lots of stories and experiences to tell and share. Thanks a ton inme!!! Appreciating the comforts of home, he is sleeping like a log right now. Thanks once again!”

–Arti Chopra, Yuvraj's mother

program itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive at Dhanaulti. Settle in, get to know your instructors and other participants. Set expectations over a briefing session

DAY 2 Safety briefing followed by an acclimatisation trek. Plan and pack for the expedition

DAY 3 Travel to Pantwari to start the expedition. Trek for 3kms through pine trees to reach Burrastic Hole. Pitch tents and set up a campsite

DAY 4 Trek 4kms through a rhododendron forest to reach the Nag Tibba base camp in a huge meadow with a panoramic view of the mountains

DAY 5 Summit Nag Tibba! Trek through rhododendron forest to reach the next campsite at Gujeta

DAY 6 Trek through a deodar forest to reach Antor. Drive back to the campus for a special dinner

DAY 7 Leave campus for home

camping on the go

The expedition starts and ends at Dhanaulti where accommodation is in tents. Making their way up the mountain, campsites are set up at different locations everyday. The group pitches tents provided by us. They’re small tents that comfortably fit three people. A pop-up toilet tent is also taken along.

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The Nag Tibba Ascent

Dhanaulti, uttarakhand

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  • instructor to child ratio1:6
  • in each groupfemale instructors
  • medical assistancedoctor on expedition
  • trained instructorswilderness medicine

care and safety

Being well fed and hydrated is crucial to staying energised for the demanding days. A cook accompanies the group to help prepare wholesome and nutritious meals through the expedition. Water, soup or juice is also provided. Our instructors take care of the rest. They’re all certified outdoor experts who go through extensive training and assessment before working with us. For the comfort and special needs of girls, there is a female instructor present at all times.

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fitness requirements

This program might be more demanding than the usual physical activities you’re used to. We recommend a little jogging, stretching and exercise a few weeks before the departure to gain the flexibility and agility needed to truly enjoy the experience. Do this wearing the shoes you want to carry for the program—it’ll help break into them.

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