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Himalaya Trekking in India

The romance of the Himalayas is best experienced with trekking through the far and wide mountainous hinterlands spanning interstate and cross country. Exquisite landscapes, biodiversity, natural heritage, and a blend of interesting autochthonous cultures mark the identity of itineraries unearthed into the Himalayas. On the Indian side of the glorious mountains, trekkers at heart find themselves spoilt for choices whether they are looking for a brisk rendezvous in the Himalayan wilds or a long and arduous, soul enriching journey to a mighty summit. You are going to find mixed terrain Himalaya Mountain trekking of many different kinds-- treks in winter snow and treks filled with myriad summer blossoms, jungle trails and also the trails running beyond treelines, ambitious base camp treks to stupendous heights and marvelous views and journeys for a taste of authentic mountain civilization. Himalayan adventure treks in India also list trekkable peaks which can be ascended without technical training like Stok Kangri in Ladakh. If you are looking to expand your horizons of physical strength, stamina, will power, and cultural knowledge, the Himalayas are where you must begin. Come home to the mountains!

Why Should You Go For Trekking in The Himalayas?

Home to sky scraping mountain peaks, some of the highest in the world, Himalayas- ‘the abode of snow’ inspires adventure, spirituality, and healing. Come for trekking and climbing in the Indian Himalaya for sheer awe and wonder of the magnificent views, come to feel one with nature away from the hustle bustle of city life and reclaim your health and wellbeing that way. Choose Himalayan trekking holidays for team strength building activity for your workforce as well as solo fun. There are thousands of reasons to heed to the calling of the Himalayas. Here is what you are going to find on the top 10 Himalayan treks conducted in India--

  • Exploring the mysteries of Roopkund where skeletons lie at the bottom of a glacial lake in deathly silence.
  • Spectacular valley treks like Har Ki Doon and Chopta.
  • The famous ‘bugyals’ or meadows of Uttarakhand.
  • The burning red hues of rhododendrons on summer treks like Sandakphu.
  • Preserved biodiversity in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, Govind National Park, Jim Corbett National Park and Gangotri National Park among other protected areas.
  • Lake side camping and activities on Kashmir treks like Kashmir Great Lakes and Tarsar-Marsar.
  • Crossing high passes on Himalaya trekking, namely on the Rupin Pass and Kuari Pass trek.
  • Auspicious pilgrimages likes the Tungnath Temple are destinations for the religiously inclined.
  • Viewing spectacular panorama of distant snowlines and entire wide mountain subranges, that of Gangotri Range, Panchachuli group of mountains, the Zanskar ranges, the Bandarpunch range, the Dhauladhar,  the Kanchenjunga massif, and more.
  • Sign up for Himalaya trekking tours to be on the trail of beautiful rivers, some of the most central river systems of the subcontinent.
  • Trekking through the Himalayas are also your deal if you are a wildlife enthusiast. How does chasing hot on the trail of the secretive snow leopard sound? Exhilarating! Yes?

Which Are the Best Treks in the Himalayas?

Here are some of the best treks in the Indian Himalayas--
Chopta Chandrashila
A sweet spring trek, the Chopta-Chandrashila itinerary covers Uttarakhand’s splendid bugyals, fiery red rhododendron blooming in the picturesque slopes, a lake where the Chaukhamba massif reflects and wavers in the crystal waters, the revered temple of Tunganath, and the exhilarating experience of a steep climb to the summit of Chandrashila. Comprehensive and of matchless beauty, the duration of the trek makes it for a perfect long weekend sojourn.
Dayara Bugyal
A meadow of clean green carpeting of the summers turns a frosty, rolling snowfield white in the season of snow, giving this all-seasons trek a dual character. Spanning 5-6 days from Dehradun to Dehradun, this short and breezy trek is a beginner’s delight. Choose this one as a Himalayan friends trekking destination and make the best moments out of days spent in the resplendent meadows. After night fall, the tops of the Rolling Meadows become like the humpback whales diving against a phosphorescent sky!
Roopkund
Go for the heart-pounding thrill of ascending a height of 16000 ft, bursting in from dense forest shadows, into wide meadows covered in snow and onto the turquoise lake glistening in the heart of blinding whiteness. Roopkund trek is surreal and enshrouded in mystery. Hundreds of human skulls lie inexplicably at the bottom of the glacial lake. Is it a prehistoric generation, a murdered clan? Let your imaginations run wild and fearful amidst this wide snow desert!
Brahma Taal
Himalaya Mountain trekking is riddled with inconveniences in the winter and not many itineraries remain open for access. Brahma Taal is one of the rare few mountainous destinations you can find your way to in the harsh Himalayan winters.  The entire hike happening on fresh snow makes Brahma Taal irresistibly exciting. The frozen lake shores of Bekaltaal and Brahma Taal can chill one to the bones. You need to crampon up and take firm grip of your walking sticks to step effectively in the treacherous snow as you hike towards Brahma Taal summit. Gobsmackingly beautiful close-quarter peak views from the top wraps up this great trek.
Bhrigu Lake
Comparable to the alpine swiss meadows, the verdant rolling fields on the way to Bhrigu Lake are breathtakingly gorgeous. The meadow ways to the lake changes color and texture as they roll out and beyond, making this one an out and out grasslands trek until the snow stretch right around the lake starts. What makes this trek so special and convenient is its proximity to Manali and people contact the Himalayan trekking companies to take them on this trek. Also, get ready to get amazed on this 5 day trek in Himalayas with the spectacular views of the Dhauladhar Range around this valley!
Har Ki Dun
A cradle shaped vale beneath the Har Ki Dun peak, the Har Ki Dun valley is a mesmerizing spot in nature. The way to the vale bends through Govind Wildlife Sanctuary and enters the light forests of Pine. The path is punctuated with occasional food stalls for the trekkers, a cluster of thatched roofed hut for a village along wheat fields. The river Supin sprightly and sonorous flows by. The trek happens to be longish, though easy to scale the gentle gradients.  This Himalayan adventure trekking can be extended by another day to make it to the Jaundhar glacier.
Sandakphu
A gem of a trek destination in the northeast Indian Himalayas, Sandakphu is the highest point in the Singalila Ridge, bordering Nepal. This Himalayan trekking expedition is highly sought after for brilliant views of the Kanchendzonga massif it offers from various vantage points. Take this trek to witness the beauty of Singalila National Park, the glorious Kanchendzonga massif, and the warm hospitality at the Nepalese and Gorkha tea houses.

When to Visit?

Except for peak monsoons when road slides, sudden cloudbursts, and flash floods can disrupt the roads, every other season have their unique charm. Tread the Himalayan path in summer-spring for the blossoms that light up the slopes and in autumn for brilliant clear sky views. In the winters, temperatures dip to subzero and make expeditions frightfully extreme. The Himalaya trekking tours cost may vary from season to season, so confirm the same with your trekking operator well in advance. 

What Are the Essential Items to Pack for Himalayas? 

Here’s a list of the things to carry while trekking in the Himalayas.

  • Large or medium size backpack, and a duffle side bag for extras
  • Water bottle
  • Sun hat
  • Warm cap
  • Base layers
  • Fleece jacket
  • Outer jacket
  • Rain jacket (essential for the monsoon months)
  • Sturdy trekking shoes and a pair of floaters
  • Flashlight
  • Trekking pants, several pairs
  • UV-protection glasses
  • Thermal socks
  • Sunscreen

How to Reach?

For most of the Himalayan trekking tours India mentioned above are accessible from the international airport at New Delhi, except Sandakphu, which can be accessed from Siliguri or Kolkata.