5 Best Trekking Destinations in India
India is a country full of surprises and it has some amazing destinations to visit. In the recent times, India started offering some thrilling adventures sports activities. Some of the common destinations for Adventure Sports in India are Rishikesh, Manali, Andaman Islands & Goa. Though you could find many other places in India which offers Adventure Sports activities but the kind of variety and thrilling experience you will have in Rishikesh, you can not have it anywhere else!
However, when we talk about the best Trekking Destinations in India we cannot forget to name the places mentioned below ! Lets know more about these thrilling trekking destinations.
1. Valley of Flowers Trek : Uttarakhand
Trek to Valley of flowers is about 55 kms combined with a trek to holy Hemkund Sahib. The Valley Of Flowers has been declared as a National Park.
Valley of Flowers is a 11 kilometre unique valley in the Himalyas full of high altitude flowers which blossom only during the period of the monsoon. The speciality os this valley is that during the monsoon period the Valley Of Flowers changes colours every fortnight.
2. Chadar Trek : Jammu & Kashmir
Chadar Trek or the Frozen River Trek gives you goose bumps due to the thrilling trekking over a sheet of ice thus it has the name Chadar(Ice Sheet) Trek. During the Winter Season when the temperatures falls to 20 – 25 Celsius below freezing point (Zero), the river Zanskar freezes.
This frozen Zanskar river provides a constant sheet of ice to trek on. Chadar trek is extremely unique in all aspects, whether it is a frozen river, frozen waterfalls as well as the adventure gear you use.
3. Roopkund Trek : Uttarakhand
Roopkund trek is full of picturesque mountains and breathtaking views of the mighty Nanda Devi, Nanda Ghunti. There also lies a mystery on the trek to Roopkund Lake with its human skeletons.
Yes, you may find some Human Skeletons on the way to Roopkund Lake. Some people also refer it as a Skeleton Lake. Why are there so many human skeletons on the way to Roopkund Lake ? Why don’t you pack your bags and be there yourself and find it out 😉
4. Singalila Kanchenjunga Trek : Sikkim
From the Singalila Ridge, one can see a huge range of mountains stretching for 700 kilometers. This trek is also considered one of the best treks due to the natural beauty and the breathtaking views. The Singalila Ridge, near Darjeeling, offers a perfect view of Kanchenjunga which is world’s third highest peak.
From Singalila, there is a long but highly interesting approach to Goecha-La pass below Mt. Kangchenjunga. On this route, the enchantment of Himalayas upland trekking are there for the trekkers to enjoy, with the enticing challenge of the 5000 mts high Goecha-La at the end.
5. Pin Parvati Pass Trek : Himachal Pradesh
This is a 100 km long Trek and was initially discovered as an alternate passage to the Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh. The Pin Parvati Pass trek is one of the most thrilling and challenging trekking destinations in India.
This trek takes you to a maximum altitude of 5,319m above the sea level. The Pin Parvati trek is usually undertaken during the months of July to September and requires excellent trekking skills and techniques.
These are some of the best Trekking Destinations in India. If you know about some more thrilling destinations do leave your comments below.
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