Discover the adventure of trekking in North India that is not only incredibly beautiful but a little bit tough and ultimately rewarding.
Trekking in the Himalayas is not for the faint of heart. The terrain is unforgiving, and you can go for days without seeing another human being. But, trekking through this region of the world has been on the bucket list for a long time for many trekkers.
Trekking in the Himalayas is an adventurous and exhilarating experience that will take you to new heights. There are various destinations, so it's important to choose one that suits your travel interests. If you're looking for something off the beaten path with a little more solitude than what's found on popular tourist routes, then head towards Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Kashmir, Sikkim, Nepal, and explore the northern treks. This area offers many treks, including ones that don't require climbing gear or special backpacks because they follow established trails.
Trekking in the Himalayas is one of the most adventurous things you can do. The mountain range offers a breathtaking view with snow-capped peaks and lush green valleys. Trekkers who have trekked through these mountains say that it's one of the best experiences they've ever had and recommend it to everyone to try it at least once in their lifetime!
Trekking in the Himalayas is a great activity for those who enjoy hiking. Uttarakhand has many trekking routes that are perfect for all levels of hikers, and even beginners. Trekkers can expect to see some beautiful scenery, wildlife, and breathtaking views with every step they take.
The Uttarakhand trekking routes are some of the most breathtaking places on earth. Trekking in Uttarakhand is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Trekking is a great way to explore the Uttarakhand mountain ranges and offers adventure seekers an opportunity to come face-to-face with nature. When you go trekking in Uttarakhand, you can choose from different routes that let you see both the natural beauty and the cultural diversity of the area.
It is easy to get lost in the beauty of this region. Himachal Pradesh is India's most beautiful state, and it should be on everyone's travel list. Trekking in Himachal Pradesh is an experience that you will never forget.
Himachal Pradesh is a state in North India, popular for its natural beauty. It has all the elements of nature at play; snow-capped mountains, lush valleys, and lakes make it an ideal destination to visit any time of the year. But when you think about trekking in Himachal Pradesh, one place that comes to mind is Kullu, Manali, Kasol, Solang Valley, Hampta Pass, Parvati Valley, Rohtang Pass, Atal Tunnel.
When you can't get enough of the hustle and bustle, it's time to head out on a trek. Trekking brings adventure within reach for those who want to experience nature up close while still in an urban area. There is no shortage of treks to choose from in Himachal Pradesh, with options ranging from short walks near your home or hotel to challenging climbs that take days.
Kashmir is a place of beauty and serenity. It has been known for its scenic landscapes, towering mountains, lush valleys, and rivers filled with water all year round. In this part of the world, which is one of the most beautiful, the valley is a great place for travellers to visit unspoiled villages, ancient alpine lakes, and mountain passes.
Kashmir is one of India's most beautiful places, and it offers some of the best trekking trails in the world. Trekking enthusiasts from all over come to Kashmir to experience its pristine beauty and enjoy a variety of different treks, ranging from easy day hikes to multi-day challenges like crossing the Himalayas.
Trekking in Kashmir is a great way to experience the natural beauty of this region. The trekking routes are well planned and maintained, with an experienced team of local guides ensuring your safety.
Kedarkantha Trekking is to reach the Kedarkantha peak in the mountain range of the Tons river valley. It is the most beautiful rounded peak and most sought-after snow trekking destination in India. Even in winter, a trek to Kedarkantha is possible as the trail path is through the dense forests and vast meadows. One will get soaked into the aura as we walk through the protected area of Govind national park. Our destination path is full of pictorial view nestled at the Kedarkantha height at 3810 meters above sea level covering a consolidated distance of 20 km — a delightful marvel for all trekkers with the verdant greenery, lush landscapes, myriad collection of flora, frozen ponds, to the sights of mesmerizing peaks. Himalaya Trekking hidden jewel the best winter season hike.
Hampta Pass Trek is among the many other delightful treks around Manali region in Himachal Pradesh. Our trek in Hampta Pass suits everyone with the scope of time and hardship hence is considered as a moderate trek. Its a terrific crossover trek in Himachal Pradesh. The beauty of this trek lies in the small corridor between Lahaul and Kullu valley with the regular change in the landscape. Our trekking start from Manali, unlike other camps, to make it easy for all to reach the base camp. It covers the majestic foothills of the Himalayas starting with thick forest which leads us to the open valley of lush green covers of the Pir Panjal Range. Their lush greens with the tree line stop when you are at the Hampta Pass (14350 ft.) And enter the barren landscape to visit the Chandratal Lake in Lahaul & Spiti.
Chandrashila means Moon rock. Chopta chandrashila trek is a journey to the height of about 4000 meters above sea level. Changrashila is with a spectacular view of the Himalayas, especially Nandadevi, Trishul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpunch, and Chaukhamba peaks. There are many legends about the place. One such is that Lord Rama meditated here after defeating the Demon King Ravana. Another such legend story is that the moon god Chandra spent time here in penance. The beauty of this trekking location is incredible with its impressive vantage point offering a 360-degree panoramic view of the mighty Himalayas.
The name "Har Ki Dun" itself is interpreted in two different ways. First is the literal translation, i.e. Valley of Gods - Har is the name for Shiva, one of the trinity gods as per Hinduism. Dun means a valley. The other name has more resemblance with the local culture and traditions. The second translation is "The sound of Shiva or the Sound of God". Every year to welcome Lord Someshwara (a form of Shiva) a festival is held in the valley, where a Dhaki (drummer) plays the drum. It is said that ages ago a Dhaki had disappeared in the Valley above and every year during the festival month one can still occasionally hear the Dhaki playing drums far up in the valley in the early hours of the day. Many village elders mention of several accounts throughout their lives about hearing these drums.
The Valley of flowers Uttarakhand is a world heritage site in the far interiors of Garhwal Himalayas which is over 87.5 sq. Km. It is also the part of the famous Nanda Devi Biosphere. It is at an altitude of 3250 meters above the sea level and is home to many endemic varieties of alpine flowers and plants.
This region also plays home to many rare & endangered species of animals like Asiatic black bear, brown bear, snow leopard, blue sheep and more. Our trek into the valley will have you walking mostly to most parts of the area and at times climb up to the beautiful vantage point to observe the immense beauty of this natural world.
To make this trek comfortable for a wider audience we have a beautiful & very comfortable campsite at Ghangria as a base for explorations into the valley. Different flowers bloom in different months but the peak blooming period is from mid-July to mid-August. Almost 300 species of wildflowers thrive here unhindered by humanity.
The prominent species are Brahmakamal, Blue Poppy, Cobra Lily Anemone, Geranium and Marsh Marigold & Prinula. Also, the Valley of flowers Uttarakhand has to offer much more than flowers. There are waterfalls, glaciers, towering mountains, big rivers, and quaint villages. These myriad shades of the valley will ensure that you have a most memorable trip in the mountains.
Brahmatal is one of the most stunning and adventurous winter treks in Himalayas. It offers you a panoramic view of trees and mountains covered with pristine snow all over the. Brahmatal Trek is known for its mountain views, where Mt. Trishul and Mt. Nanda Ghunti are your companions on the Trek, The frozen lake is simply amazing and is a treat to the eyes. The views of Snow lay on the mountains are quite enchanting, and one just cannot take eyes off it. The view from the Brahmatal Top is outstanding and mesmerizing. You get to see the huge mountains up close. It is indeed a Beautiful view to capture. Trekking in the Himalayas in the months of January and February is quite tough but Brahmatal gives you the perfect opportunity to do so, it is the perfect time to trek here if you want to avoid the crowd.
Dayara Bugyal is one of the most beautiful treks in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Bugyal translates to "high altitude meadow.” Dayara Bugyal Trek is known for its view post winter to see the meadows that were a lovely green so far turn into a beautiful carpet of unending white. The white snow carpets are everything that sits on the rocks, pebbles, stones and trees. Reaching the campsite is in itself is very delightful with the forest floor slopes of snow. The trek has differential experience based on the different seasons. Dayara Bugyal trek is an ideal beginner trek to get introduced to the Himalayas. It is a round the year trek and a trek with scenic beauty and mesmerizing views.
Bhrigu Lake Trek is worth getting to, and a lot of trekkers do the trek to get to the famous lake. What makes the trek worth it is the beautiful meadows on the way towards the Bhrigu Lake. The lake is in the high altitude district of Kullu. It is the holy place of Bhrigu Rishi – A Great Saint from the Indian history. On most high altitude treks in India, you'll discover meadows from thick forest, typically of oak. The sudden change in perspectives is startling and delightful. While the vast majority of these meadows are a pleasure to see, some are more extraordinary than others. The ones on the Bhrigu lake trek are among these.
Camp in alpine meadows.
Bhrigu Lake trekking at a height of 14000 feet.
Time spent on clicking pictures of the enchanting views of the meadows.
Learn about the local culture and their day to day life.
Triund is a peaceful and appealing trekking destination. Nestled in the lap of Dhauladhar Range, 18 km from Dharamshala, the views of the grand Dhauladhar are stunning on one side & the ravishing Kangra valley has absolutely amazing views on the other. The Triund trek is a decently challenging trek, popular among trekkers of all ages.
The Triund trek route is very thrilling and exciting. It goes through a wonderful blended forest of oak, deodar, and rhododendron. The excellent views from the top at different times of the day feature the enchanting excellence & beauty of Triund. For an explorer who consistently tries to arrive at the highest point of slopes and do medium-term outdoors in Himachal, Triund trek is an ideal arrangement for them & their companions. It is an easy and popular trek near Macleodganj. While trekking you can enjoy dense pine forest and a beautiful view of Kangra Valley.
It is a high altitude lake which is located in the district Kullu. It is about (10,171 feet) above the sea level. This lake is surrounded by thick forest cover. The rugged landforms and the cool climate are apt for trekking for any amateur trekkers &nature lovers. Serolsar Lake mesmerizes the trekkers with its crystal clear shimmering waters reflecting the blue of the sky and the green of the oak tree.
Nag Tibba lies on the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayas, North-East of Mussoorie. The peak is at an altitude of 3100 m. It offers spectacular views of Mussoorie, Vikasnagar, the Banderpoonch range and spurs created by the Yamuna river valley. Nag Tibba is a typical ridge peak on the Nag Tibba Range of the lower Himalayas. In fact, along with the Pir Punjal and Dhauladhar, the Nag Tibba range forms one of the 3 main ranges of the lower Himalayas. It is mentioned in the very famous book '7 years in Tibet' which chronicles the escape of Austrian climber Hienrich Harrer from the British jail into Tibet.
There is a temple dedicated to Nag Devta and the range owes its name to this temple. Snakes have always held an important status in the Hindu religion. According to Hindu mythology, snakes are considered as the representation of rebirth, death and mortality, due to its casting of the skin and being symbolically "reborn". Since the days when religion and worship was a response to a way of life rather than a reason for existence; snakes have been given a cult status. In some places snake gods are associated with fertility. There are many snake god myths and iconographic symbols associated with them in the Hindu mythology like that of Sheshnag( Vishnu's resting couch),ananatnag( the endless snake), Kaliya( Krishna's dance),Vasuki (churning of the ocean), Padmanabha ( guardian snake especially in south India), Manasa devi( snake goddess) etc. For the villagers in this part of the mountains he is the protector of their cattle and sheep. Domesticated animals are their biggest assets and Nag Devta their protector.
One of the most beautiful short trek trail starting a little ahead from Solang Valley in Himachal Pradesh. The magic of Beas Kund Trek begins right at the Solang Valley 15 km away from Manali. This trip is full of gigantic trees with massive trunks as sentries protecting the visitor as they go deeper into the trail like a fairy tale turning into reality with the lovely Beas River tumbling in tiny streams throughout the trek. Solang valley is famous for its ski slopes & Paragliding. Our trek in Beas Kund is full of amazing views of lush green meadows, glaciers and snow-capped mountain peaks. The trail reaches the birthplace of the River Beas via Dhundi – Bakarthach to enter the Beas Kund Glacier. This trekking trail is recommended for both beginners and experienced trekkers as it is an enjoyable and moderate level trek.
The height of Trek: 12,140 feet
Difficulty level: Easy
Age group: 12-45 years
Duration: 3 days/2 nights
First time trekking to the Himalayas? Kuari Pass Trek is the perfect place to start. It is an easy-moderate trek perfectly crafted for the beginners.
In 1905, Lord Curzon reached Kuari Pass 3757 meter, Kuari pass means doorway. He made the trek, and since then it is also known as the Curzon trail. The main attraction of it is the impressive view of the eastern peaks of Garhwal Himalayas, the twin peaks of Nanda Devi, Kamet, Dronagiri, Trishul, Berthold, Hathi Ghodi Parvat, Mana, and Neelkanth peaks. The trek passes through Pristine Rhododendron, Oak Forest and Deodar forest. The Kuari Pass trek is a highly varied & scenic trek.
Please Note: During Kuari Pass winter trek you may require Crampons and other technical equipment. We will make sure we provide you professional materials and crampons. Please confirm and cross check with your trek leader during the first day of the introduction session.
• Trekking and Camping
• Nearest Town Kuari Pass Winter Trek Joshimath
• Kuari Pass Trek duration 6 Days / 5 Night
• Trek Grade Kuari Pass moderate
• Total distance you will cover on Kuari Pass 30 Km Approx (Both the ways)
• Accommodation Hotel / Tent on double and triple sharing basis
• Trek start point and end point Joshimath for Kuari Pass Trek
We have planned a fantastic backpacking adventurous trek in the Himalayas. Parvati Valley is famous for dense pine tree forests, hot water springs, beautiful waterfalls, easy short hikes, and stunning valley views. Kasol also was known as Mini Israel. It has famous cafes and hostels overlooking the valley. One can also hike to Malana Village to meet the locals, who are descendants of Alexander the Great's army to experience ancient Malana Culture. They have many rules for outsiders, which are unique. On this trip, you also get to visit the picturesque village- Tosh. Overall this Trek is an easy beginner trek and you can enjoy a panoramic view of the surrounding Himalayas.