Trekking Destinations for you in Uttarakhand :-
Uttarakhand is one of the famous spot for Trekking, adventures and religious trip, also know as land of gods. Its a Northern state of India situated in Himalayan ranges with mainly hills land. Many travel enthusiasts and adventure seeking peoples love to visit the great destinations of Uttarakhand.
The Trekking in Uttarakhand is one of the famous places because of so many destinations you can trek on and view the beautiful Himalayan ranges. The Char Dhams are also located in Uttarakhand which are Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri & Yamnotri located in hills of Uttarakhand with great religious values.
7 Trekking Places Details In Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand owned best trekking destinations in India with many adventure trip and more. So here we are suggesting you the 7 Best Trekking Destinations in Uttarakhand and you will definitely wanted to visit there to make yourself energize with the great Himalayan valleys. So here’s the details of trekking destinations you should visit.
Chopta Tungnath-Chandrashila Trekking
This route is the one of the popular trails for winter trekking in Uttarakhand. Famed as ‘Mini Switzerland’ Chopta village of the Garhwal Himalayas and the ‘Moon Rock’ or the Chandrashila, together arrive at an altitude of 4000 m at the summit of Chandrashila. The trek starts from Ukhimath, passing via Deoria Tal, you arrive at Chopta (2900 m above the sea level). Continue to the popular village of Uttarakhand- Tungnath which is an important base of the Chopta Chandrashila trek. Finally arrive at Chandrashila summit to savor the natural scenery and tranquility.
From the top, you can enjoy views of various peaks like Trishul peak, Chaukambha peak, Nanda Devi peak, Banderpunch peak and Kedarnath peak. In Tungnath, do not forget to pay visit to the Tungnath temple- highest temple of Lord Shiva (3470 m), accessible through a short but difficult trek. Trekkers can undertake this trek at any time of the year except December and January when the region is covered with heavy snow.
The trek is going to have a lot of highlights like varied fauna, fauna and flora, along with towering deodar, pine and rhododendrons trees. The natural scenery would be a charmer and quite refreshing. You can also enjoy camping at the Debariya tal Lake.
Best Time to Visit:- Round the Year.
Duration:- 4 Days.
Grade:- Easy to Moderate.
Valley of Flowers Trekking
For all those who are a true lover of the Mother Nature, a visit to the Valley of Flower is a must. It is a stunning valley that boasts the beauty of nature at its best. Embellished with beautiful wildflowers, this valley is also an abode to various fauna species such as the Musk Deer, Bharaal, Himalayan Black Bear, Brown Bear and so on. In addition to this, a soothing site for the sore eyes is provided by various colorful birds and butterflies. This trek is certainly a paradise for nature lovers and photographers.
Adorned with attractive wildflowers and a vast variety of fauna, the Valley of Flowers trek is a heaven for nature lovers as well as photographers. Considered one of the best places for trekking in India, Valley of Flower has slim passages, craggy terrains, sharp climbs and alluring views of the surrounding mountains. Arrive at Rishikesh where you board a bus to Joshimath (11 hours). Later, reach Govindghat from where you embark on a 14-km trek along the Lakshman Ganga River. From Ghangria, it is a 3-km ascend to the valley.
Best Time to Visit:- June End to Sept End.
Duration:- 6 Days.
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Kedarkantha Trekking & Skiing
One of the most popular winter treks in Uttarakhand, Kedarkantha Trek is a trekker’s delight and rookie’s rite of passage due to its relative ease. Covered in sparkling snow during winters, this trek offers breathtaking view of the majestic Himalayan peaks. It also offers trekkers a unique opportunity to experience the life in the remotest of villages in dead winter!
The Kedarkantha Peak is one of the most sought after snow trekking destinations in India. With falling winter snow it’s a mesmerizing pictorial view and what’s more attractive, is the view of the Mighty Himalayas from the trails right to the top. Nestled at a height of 3810 meters which is about 12,500 feet this is an ideal trekking trail which covers a consolidated distance of 20 kms. The distance is not much and the trekking trail is neither very difficult which enables even the first time trekkers to set on the adventure and enjoy the beauty of nature at its best.
With charming and captivating sights of snow clapped Himalayas, the verdant greenery, lush landscapes, myriad collection of flora, frozen ponds, to the sights of mesmerizing peaks, this trek have all the delightful marvels that a trekker wish to experience and view in his journey. Not only for the adventure seekers and trekkers, to enjoy thrilling challenges, the Kedarkantha Trek is an ideal destination for the nature lovers to bask in the beauty of undisturbed nature and enjoy delightful and blissful moments with exhilarating experiences.
Best time to visit:- Nov to March.
Duration:- 7 Days.
Vasuki Taal Trekking
This is simply a trek that reminisces a déjà vu, unfolding a salubrious trance that captivates your attention. This trekking tour in Indian Himalayas commences from Gaurikund, a well-known destination celebrated for hot water sulphur springs. Sprinkled with many waterfalls, the trek boasts of the unmatched vista of Chaukhamba peaks and Mandakini Valley. The trek is encapsulated by the Kedarnath Temple, which is a high pilgrimage place in India. The trek ends at Vasuki Tal, known for its crystal-clear water. Many Indian monks could be seen meditating in a state of trance, caused by the tranquility of the region.
A trekking journey to Vasuki Tal is every trekker’s dream come true which should be covered with a group of at least six individuals. The trekking grade for this lake comes under difficult and a trekking guide should be employed so that you don’t wander off. The trekking journey kick starts from Gaurikund via Rambara and reaching up to Garud Chatti, and finally making way through the holy Kedarnath Dham temple.
The downward flowing holy River Mandakini which lines the entire route of the Kedarnath trek, offers the pilgrims and visitors an opportunity to enthrall at its beauty. From Kedarnath you will make your way to the grassy location of Vasuki top, from here you will be able to view some of the most magnificent sites of Chaukhamba hill and Mandakini valley. Once you reach Vasuki hill top, Vasuki Tal is located at a 1 km downward trekking distance.
Best time to visit:- May to October
Bedni Bugyal Trekking
Bedni Bugyal Trek is one of the most exciting trekking trails, situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India. The famous Bedni Bugyal falls on the way to Roopkund Ronti saddle trek and best bugyal in Garhwal Himalayas. When you hear the name of Bugyal, the mind goes towards the high mountains.Bugyal means the grasslands located at the height of the mountains. Ever wondered its beauty, how would it be to feel the velvet grasses everywhere, wherever it looks, how would they feel? No? So let us go for you today, in such a velvety lap of nature, whose magnificent view makes you feel completely relaxed. Bugyal is the area between the snow line and the tree line.In the winter season, when white sheets are spread, these Bugyals become the field of skiing and other blizzards.
On the summer velvet grass, tourists also enjoy these places very much.The beauty of this bedni bugyal trek is that in every season you will see a new color on them. Bedni Bugyal roopkund Ronti saddle Trek of Garhwal Himalayas has become quite popular and it also has become the attraction of tourists.There are many good reasons to leave home for a few days.
Best time to visit:- May – June & Sept- Oct
Har Ki Dun Trekking
Har Ki Dun trek is probably the finest river valley trail in India, and never lost its charm to trekkers around the globe. There are many reasons for stating so, though the beauty of the valley in itself is the primary attraction. Change of colors in each season makes this route a year around choice for nature lovers.
Gentle hike through this wide fertile valley, remote villages enroute, culture and hospitality of the people you can’t miss. It is indeed a lovely walk to the Har Ki Dun valley with fascinating views of Jaundhar glacier and surrounding Swargarohini group of peaks. The views of Swargarohini group, Bandarpunch range and Black peak (Kalanag) are pretty descent to mention modestly. The walk culminates to a glacier carved spectacular valley, as if an amphitheater ringed up by high spurs of rocky mountains.
The sunrise and sunset at Har Ki Dun needs special mention. Early snow during November and ample amount of residual snow during spring makes this trek a compelling choice. Further exploration towards Marinda Tal/Jaundar glacier will surely ignite the adrenaline in your adventurous mind.
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Best time to visit:- Round the year except Monsoon season July-August.
Grade:- Easy to moderate
Duration:- 7-8 Days.
Nag Tibba Trekking
For an alluring trekking destination for the weekends, Nag Tibba in the hinterlands of Garhwal is a ten on ten. With 9,915 ft maximum altitude, it is perfectly suitable for beginners and children, poses no threat of altitude sickness, offering a thoroughly enlivening trek instead. Anyone staying in and around Delhi can plan Nag Tibba- the highest peak of the Nag Tibba range in the Lesser Himalayas, for a rejuvenating weekend in the calm depths of forested mountains. With a couple of days added to the trek, “the queen of the hills” Mussoorie can be covered too.
Starting from Pantwari, a quiet hamlet in the vicinity of Dehradun-Mussoorie, the trek begins up a rocky ascent and after a couple of hours on the trail, enters the grove of oaks and rhododendrons. In warmer times on this path, you will be greeted with summer blossoms and greenery while winter comes with abundance of snow.
The camping for the night is in a clearing at the edge of the forest, overlooking the undulations of the Lesser Himalayan green slopes expanding far and beyond. The trek goes on up to Nag Tibba base, marked by a temple dedicated to the serpent god, and from there to Nag Tibba top. The climax of the hike comes with the unveiling of a vision of the Gangotri group of peaks. From the high point of Nag Tibba, you can mark out Bandarpoonch, Kedarnath and Chanabang—all absolutely mesmerizing snow peaks of the Garhwal Himalayas.
Best time to visit:- round the year except monsoon season July-August.
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