Trekking is the craze of every adventure lover and in India, we have many places for trekking. India is a very vast country and also has many beautiful and exotic places, that can only be felt by visit cannot be described in words. People love trekking in the Himalayas, as the Himalayas is sprawled in five states of India. In this article, we have covered some Top 10 best places for trekking in India. Trekking gives you a lifetime experience and adventure lovers feel it as an addiction. trekking is actually beyond love and addiction. The Himalayas offers many treks easy as well as difficult. If you are planning for a trek, then this guide will help the most. Let’s start with our top 10 best places for trekking in India.
1. Chadar- The frozen river Trek
Chadar trek is a thrilling trek along the frozen Zanskar river. This trek needs some experience in trekking. You will get a chance to see the beauty of Ladhak. It has everything, ice, everywhere you will see ice. You will also experience a camping experience in between the ice. You will never feel to come back from Chadar, once you reach there, it is that amazing place.
- Altitude- Chadar trek is around 3390 meters above the sea level
- Duration of Trek– 9 days
- Best time for trekking in Chadar– December to February
2. Chandrakhani Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Trek will start from Naggar village, Kullu. You will see the enchanting views of the Himalayas, Pir Panjal, and Parbati peaks. You will enjoy yourself being there, away from your everyday life stress and pollution. During the trek, you will see frozen laden forests, mountains, meadows, peaks like Inderasan, Deo Tibba, Hanuman Tibba, and some prominent ranges such as Bara Banghal Range, Pir Panjal Range, Priyadarshini range. The best thing is this trek is for everyone, no experience is required for this trek.
- Altitude- Chandrakhani Pass trek is around 3650 meters above the sea level.
- Duration of trek-10 days
- The best time for trekking is Chandrakhani pass– July to November
3. Rupin pass Trek- Uttarakhand
Rupin Pass Trek is one of the best and amazing treks in India. The thrilling trek starts in Dhaula in Uttarakhand and ends at Sangla, Himachal Pradesh. Rupin pass trek is full of challenges and surprises. You can also view the stunning Kinner Kailash Peak during this trek. The trek actually makes you feel like an orchestra, surprising you every moment, making you feel magical. The level of difficulty is moderate, so little experience is required before planning to trek in Rupin Pass.
Altitude-Rupin pass trek is around 15250 feet above the sea level.
Duration of the Trek-7 days
The best time for trekking in Rupin Pass-September to November
4. Roopkund Trek-Uttarakhand
The Roopkund Trek is the most famous trek in Uttarakhand. The trek starts from Lohajung, which is at a height of 3200 meters and you reach Roopkund at a height of 5029 meters. Roopkund trek is a total of 52 Km trek. You will listen to the roaring sounds coming from the river while trekking. Many Hindu Temples comes on the way, where people usually stop for worship. Himalayan peaks, Nanda Devi and Nanda Ghunti will pass on the way to Roopkund. Roopkund trek has everything like camping, snow, and the beauty of nature. Beautiful mount Trishul can also be seen on the way to Roopkund.
Altitude- Roopkund trek is around 5029 meters above the sea level
Duration of the Trek-7 days
The best time for trekking in Roopkund Trek- May to October
5. Gangotri Gomukh trek Uttarakhand
Gangotri Gomukh trek is the trek to the Garhwal Himalayas. You will reach the Gangotri Glacier, in this trek. Gangotri glacier is where River Ganga originates. Gangotri Gomukh trek is one of the favorite treks for all the adventure seekers. Mt Shivling is one of the most beautiful Mountains in India. You can see the Mt Shivling from the base of its Summit. Gangotri Gomukh trek is a 46 km trek, starts and ends in the town of Gangotri. It is a moderate trek, which everyone can try.
Altitude-Gangotri Gomukh trek is around 4463 m above the sea level.
Duration of the trek- 12days
The best time for trekking in Gangotri Gomukh trek- July to October
6. Nanda Devi trek
Nanda Devi is the highest mountain in the Garhwal region of India. While trekking you will see many small rivers and Glaciers. The place is a combination of natural beauty with magic. Trek starts in Kathgodam and takes to the highest peak of India. It is a moderate trek, which everyone can experience. Trekking in Nanda Devi will be the most memorable trek of your life.
Altitude-Nanda Devi Trek is around 4150 meters above the sea level
Duration of the Trek- 12 days
Best time for trekking in Nando Devi trek- July to October
7. Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Hampa pass trek is the most popular trek in the Himalayas. If you are going trekking for the first time, then Hampa pass trek is the best option to go for. The trek is around 35 Km. Trek starts at the Hampa village in Kullu and ends in Chatru in the Lahaul & Spiti Valley. The surrounding view is absolutely breathtaking and magical, you will fall in love with the place. You will also experience night camping in Chandra Tal.
Altitude-Hampa Pass Trek is around 4400 meters above sea level.
Duration of the Trek-5 days
Best Tiem for trekking in Hampa pass trek- July to November
8. Beas Kund Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Beas Kund Trek is the most challenging trek in India. Trek is along the banks of the River Beas and you can see the wonderful views of the Pir Panjal ranges. As you reach the top you can see where the River Beas originates from, it is the place where the Sage Vyas(Author of Mahabharata) user to take bath. It is a very easy trek. which everyone can experience.
Altitude-Beas Kund Trek is around 3893 meters above sea level
Duration of the Trek- 2days
Best time for trekking in Beas Kund Trek-May to October
9. Markha Valley Trek-Ladakh
Markha valley trek is the largest valley in the Ladhak region. You will pass through Chilling, Skiu, Sara, Hankar, and Nimaling. Also on the way, you will come through Monasteries and Temples. Markha Valley Trek gives you a chance to pass through the two major Passes Ganda La and Kongmaru La. The difficulty level is moderate, so anyone can experience this amazing trek.
Altitude-Markha Valley Trek is around 5200 meters above the sea level
Duration of the trek-10 days
Best time for trekking in Markha Valley- July to October
10. Dzongri Trek-Sikkim
Dzongri Trek in Sikkim is the most amazing trek in Northeast India. Totally you will cover 21 km distance through this trek. Trek starts in Yuksom and takes you to Dzongri. It is a short term trek and you can view the Dzongri La peak and Mt. Kanchendzonga peak of the Himalayas. It is an amazing trek where you will see waterfalls and forests on the way. If you are a beginner then this trek will be your best option.
Altitude- Dzongri trek is around 1780 meters above the sea level
Duration of the Trek- 5 days
Best time for trekking in Dzongri- September to December
List of thing to carry on a Trekking trip
- Water Bottel
- Dryfruits, chocolates, biscuits, and dry foods.
- Trekking Shoes
- Woolen clothes
- Lip balms and sunscreen
- comfortable clothes
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These were some Top 10 best places for trekking in India.