Best Treks To Do In India

Best Treks To Do In India

Today there are many people who are very fond of traveling. Many of these people are very fond of going to the hills and trekking.There are many such beautiful places in India, in front of which the beautiful views of foreign countries have also faded. There is a different comfort in the high hills and nature's plaintiffs. If you are fond of trekking along with nature, then the options for you increase.

India offers more than one trek route for its tourists which is full of different adventures and these treks range from easy to very difficult. Trekking on these exciting treks in India can be a memorable experience of your life, which gives you a high adrenaline rush and chance to get closer to the wonders of nature. A mix of flora, fauna, man-made structure, cultural experiences, can be seen in such treks.

Here we have compiled a list of the best and most exciting treks in India:-

Chadar trek

Chadar trek is among  the toughest and most adventurous treks in Leh Ladakh. This trek is called Chadar trek because the Zanskar river turns into a white sheet of snow during winters.There is such a track in the Zanskar region of Ladakh, which is quite popular among tourists. This track is actually a frozen river. The name of this river is Zanskar. In summer, where this river gives cold water streams, in winter it freezes so much that people use it for commuting and for their other work. The extent to which this river freezes in winter can be easily estimated from the fact that people also trek on it. This is the only trek in the world where the entire trekking is done on the river.

  • Trek difficulty- Difficult
  • Altitude- 11,123 ft
  • Trek time- 9 days
  • Trek distance- 62 km
  • Base camp- In Shingra Koma ( About 70 km from Leh)
  • Nearest Railway station/Bus stand- Leh (475km from Delhi)
  • Best time to go- January to March

Chopta Chandrashila Trek

Chopta Chandrashila will let you feel the beauty and grandeur of the Himalayan peak up close. If you want to experience adventure along with religious journeys, then you must definitely  go on the trek to Chandrashila. The starting point of this trek is Chopta village.

  • Region- Chopta, Uttarakhand
  • Height- 13,123 ft
  • Trekking time- 4 days
  • Best time for trekking- Mid April to November

Roopkund Trek

If you want to experience some mystery while trekking then you can choose Roopkund trek located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Roopkund is known for its mysterious lake, it is believed that many years old dead bodies are seen floating  in the lake.

The whole area is snowy, so these skeletal bodies are present only in good condition. The mystery of it's lake is also challenging for science. Apart from mystery, this mountainous area is known for adventure trekking. You will get a chance to see beautiful valleys, Himalayan flora and glacier covered mountains during trekking.You can plan here to have an exciting experience of trekking in summer.

Valley of Flowers trek

The Valley of Flowers trek is present in Uttarakhand and this trek comes in beautiful trekking spots. The Valley Of Flower trek in Uttarakhand takes you to the UNESCO world Heritage site and the Sikh pilgrimage site of Hemkund Site.

  • Region- Garhwal Himalaya
  • Height- 12,000 ft
  • Trekking time- Approx 7-8 days
  • Best time for trekking- Mid July and August

Bhrigu lake trek

If  you are a beginner in trekking in Himachal Pradesh and for those who want to go for a few days in such a clean environment away from the hustle and bustle of pollution, then Bhrigu lake trek is certainly an ideal choice for you. You must visit this lake before June as it starts freezing in mid if that month. This place has been the house to Bhrigu Maharishi and other  people feel blessed to succeed there. Bhrigu lake may be a high lake located in Kullu district, about 40 km from Manali. The road to the lake passes through meadows also referred to as Bhrigu lake meadows. A major feature of the  Bhrigu lake is that it never freezes completely during winters.

  • Region- Chamoli district of Uttarakhand
  • Trek difficulty- Moderate
  • Altitude- 12,100 ft
  • Trek time- 6 days
  • Trek distance- 22 km
  • Best time to go- November to April

Nanda Devi trek

Nanda Devi trek is a trek within the Kumaon Himalayas that explores the fascinating Nanda Devi East Camp and therefore the wonderful Milam Glacier.

  • Region- Kumaon Himalaya
  • Height- 4670 m
  • Trek duration- Approx 15-16 days
  • Best time for trekking- May-June and Mid October

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