Trekking is becoming more and more popular among the tourists across the globe. An adventure activity that not only takes you to the best of mountains in India, but also is a source of immense spiritual guidance, it is basically a combination of hiking and walking across difficult roads to witness ecstatic views of nature. It is a long journey through mountain areas often for multiple days. We bring you some of the most popular trekking destinations of India which should be included in the bucket list of every adventure traveller.
1.Gomukh Tapovan Trek
Located in Garhwal Himalayas, it treks along river Bhagirathi and takes the tourist up till Gangotri. The best time to visit is during May to October and is a 12 day journey. It is famous for its camps among the lush green meadows.
This trek covers some of the highest mountains in the world. It is considered to be one of the best treks because of its natural beauty. Since the elevation on this trek is gradual, the tourist gets ample time to familiarise himself with the climate. The 20 day trek is surely not for the beginners. The best time to trek is March to May and September to October.
3.Hampta Pass, Manali
The train runs through a diversity of flora and fauna and is said to be a dream experience of discovering the splendid Himalayas. One of the easiest and most attractive treks, it can easily be taken by beginners and covers a total distance of 34 kilometres.
4.Clouds End Trek, Uttarakhand
Basically Clouds End is a famous resort in Manali. The place is getting popular among trekkers. The area is surrounded by plenty of avenues to experience some of the best hikes possible. The place is also home to many adventure activities.
5.Tiger Hill, Darjeeling, West Bengal
This trek is famous for its magnificent sunrise and sunset views making it a beautiful photography spot. After witnessing the sunrise, you can head to Ghoom – a very scenic town. On the way, you can also see the amazing tea plantations. The best time to visit is March to June.
6.Seven Sisters Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Situated in Western Himalayas, it is known to be one of the most beautiful places to visit. Full of ancient wooden temples and apple orchids, the mountain has pleasant climatic condition and is ideal for hiking all through the year.
It is a frozen river trek. Considered to be one of the most thrilling treks of India, it will surely give you Goosebumps as you trek over the sheet of ice. During winters, when the temperature falls to minus 20 degree Celsius, river Zanskar freezes. It provides a stable sheet of ice to trek on and is an electrifying journey of 10 – 12 days.