Trekking and Walking Holidays in India
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Are you a mountain person? Do heights give you a thrill? Do you pride yourself on some serious stamina? If the answers to all these questions are in affirmative, you must pack your bags and embark on ...
Are you a mountain person? Do heights give you a thrill? Do you pride yourself on some serious stamina? If the answers to all these questions are in affirmative, you must pack your bags and embark on an adventurous trekking experience immediately. Thanks to the various mountain systems in the country, especially the majestic Himalayas, India has some of the best trekking routes in the world.
Trekking in India is one of the famous adventure activities. India adventure tour is the finest route to experience trekking trails and other activities. India has many mountain ranges which offer best activities for all kind of mountain sports in India like Trekking, Walking, Hiking, Mountaineering and Camping. Trekking and camping are the fast emerging adventure sports in India. Enjoy trekking through the green forest, mountain passes and river sides. Famous Eco-trekking destinations in Indian Himalayas are Stock Kangri, Markha valley, Southern Zanskar in Ladakh; Source of Ganges, across the Kauri-La or The Lord Curzon Trails in Garhwal; Bhaba pass,Chandra Taal in lahaul & Spiti Valley. These spots are not only for the mountaineers, trekkers and climbers they are nature lovers retreat. Walking through the beautiful hills and tea plantations of South India – Spice Trails of Kerala – is gaining popularity. Hills in India are lush green yet rugged, mystical and definitely full of old world charm. From mild walks to heavy climbs, there is something for every grade of enthusiast. Below we try to take a quick look at five great trekking destinations in India:
1. Ladakh: Ladakh is breathtakingly beautiful flanked by two of the highest mountain ranges of the world: the Himalays and the Karokoram. Ladakh is replete with treks of different courses. There are monastery treks, high altitude lake treks and alpine meadow treks. The best time to visit is between June to September.
2. Manali: Trekking in Himachal is good in and around Chamba, Manali, Kullu, Lahaul and Sipiti. Manali is base for easy trekking ;The Manali – Beaskund trek can be completed in a period of five days, lot of people do this trek with their usual summer holidays in Himachal. Then we have the Naggar – Malana – Kosal trek which is a moderate trail in the Kullu region.
3. Pindari Glacier, Kumaon: One of the most popular trekking destinations in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, the Pindari glacier is beautiful! The trek starts from a road head called Song near Bageshwar. Song to Loharket (4 km), Loharket to Khati (19 km), Khati to Phurkia (16 km) and Phurkia to Pundari Zero Point (6 km) is the trek course which takes about eight days. The trail also offers some really beautiful landscape and is a photographer’s delight!
4. Garhwal: The Garhwal Hills have some of the highest peaks in the world and the treks here are not considered easy. However, there are some easy to moderate routes for beginners and somewhat experienced trekkers.
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