India is bordered by the Himalayas, the highest mountain range in the world and thus one of the best places on Earth to enjoy the mountains. The Indian Himalayas spans over six states and is blessed with so much to explore. Besides, the Himalayas, India is also blessed with another mountain range; the Western Ghats that is perhaps the most beautiful place on the planet along with being the most blessed with biodiversity. It is one of the mountain ranges that are also inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These amazing mountain ranges in India are home to some of the most wonderful adventures- trekking, camping, mountaineering and so much more.
Trekking in India is a truly amazing way to explore. Adventure lovers are blessed with innumerable trails to explore and unimaginable beauty to witness. When thinking of an adventure in the mountains, choose from trekking tour packages in India. Here are some amazing trails to check:
- Triund Trek
The trek to Triund is a scenic trail through the beautiful Himalayas of Himachal Pradesh. An easy trek for mountain lovers, it can be attempted by beginners. Trek up to the altitude of 8082 ft., enjoying breathtaking views of lush green forest and valleys. Stay the night at the camp at Triund Top to savor the bliss. After all that trekking, the mountain breeze, bonfire evenings, the view of the skies, and the serenity makes it a worthwhile experience.
- Nag Tibba Trek
Nag Tibba at an altitude of 3050 m is one of the most picturesque peaks of “Devbhumi” Uttarakhand. The weekend trek is perfect for beginners to fall in love with the mountains. Trek through the lush valleys, and enchanting beauty to arrive at the top. The highlight of Nag Tibba trek is the amazing views of the other peaks of the Himalayas. The trek also includes a stay at a campsite surrounded by the mighty peaks covered in snow. The view and the experience makes you wish for this getaway.
- Hampta Pass Trek
Himachal Pradesh has some of the most beautiful mountain passes and Hampta Pass is one of them. The trek to the mountain pass is one of the easiest long treks in the Himalayas. While giving you a dose of adrenalin the trek makes you fall in love with the mountains. Pass through the scenic landscape of open green pastures, meadows, glacial valleys and more, while making stops for the night at campsites. Chandratal Lake, a beautiful lake near Hampta Pass also makes for a scenic stop on the trek.
- Valley of Flowers trek
The Valley of Flowers trek introduces you to a slice of heaven on Earth. This beautiful valley is set at an altitude of 3600 m is hidden in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand. A part of the bio-reserve which is inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the valley is breathtaking. The highlight of the valley is that every year after the rains the valley transforms into meadows of blooming flowers of almost 300 varieties in every imaginable shade.
The Valley of Flowers trek is for the challenge lovers who are absolutely in love with the mountains. The holy pilgrimage site of Hemkund Sahib lies on the trail and is to be visited by trekking enthusiasts.
- Source of the Ganges
The Ganges is believed to be the holiest rivers of India and its source is equally holy. The trek to the Source of the Ganges is not just for pilgrims, it is for all true mountain lovers. Snuggled in the mountains of Uttarkhand, the glacial source of the river is known as the Gaumukh. The trek passes through picturesque views of lush valleys, mighty mountains covered in snow in the backdrop, holy temples, and more.
The Source of the Ganges trek is a wonderful experience. To trace the course of the mightiest rivers of India to its very source is an adventure beyond words.
As it is quite difficult to list all the treks, here is a brief. Now, that you are aware of the amazing treks in India, pack your bags and make your way to the mountains.