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The Best Places To Go On A Trek In India.

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Trekking is a popular adventure activity among the tourists. Trips to the mountains in India signify not only the natural beauty but a source of spiritual guidance as well. The height and beauty of Indian Himalayas provide enthralling opportunities for trekking. Trekking through different regions of the country gives an opportunity to the adventurers to gain a deep insight into the immaculate beauty of the regions and the bewitching flora and fauna as well. The mighty range of the Himalayas present in India provides one of the amazing trekking experiences to visitors. Here is the list of top 10 treks in India:

  • Valley of Flowers Trek, Garhwal:

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    It is one of those rare natural botanical gardens in India. Flowers bloom everywhere in a riot of colors. On one side of the flower-decked valley tall cliffs climb to the sky. The other side is guarded by snow-clad mountains. A serene river glides through the middle of the valley. If there is a picturesque setting that is perfect. The Valley of Flowers is a world heritage site and a part of the famous Nanda Devi Biosphere. Max Alt: 4329 mts (Hemkund Sahib). .

 

  • Chopta – Chandrashila Trek:
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    As you climb up to Chandrashila, one by one, all the major summits of Western and Eastern Uttarakhand pop into view. The summits seen from Uttarakhand are the tallest ones in India. Nowhere on a trek that is so easily approachable do you get to see all these summits so close? Standing on top of Chandrashila summit is a blessing.

 

  • Sham Valley Trek, Ladakh:

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    The Sham Valley, which is also known as the “Apricot Valley”, being the abode of Apricot Flower that blossoms in the valley during the winters, is one of the easiest treks in Ladakh region. The trek is suitable for beginners as well as families. Often dubbed as a ‘baby Trek’, the Sham Valley Trek tempts you with on-offer pleasurable walks to some of the remote villages in the Ladakh region passing through small mountain passes, streams, shady willows, and barley fields. The contrasting landscape and wild nature offer trekkers and hikers with opportunity for several clicks of natural views. The trek starts from Likir, stretching from an altitude of 3500 meters to Hemis Shukpachen at 3700 meters. En route it has few highland drifts, the Phobe La at 3580 meters, Mebtak La at 3750 meters and Tsermangchen La perched at 3750meters upholding a uniform elevation and making it desirable for beginners as well as promoting family adventure activities in Ladakh.

  • Hampta Pass:

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    Hampta Pass is an unusual, special pass. It climbs out of lush green valleys of Kullu to a perpendicular overhang, high in the mountains. The overhang you stand on is almost like a balcony view to a different world below: the deserts of Lahaul. From the pass, you see the Lahaul valley in one wide panoramic sweep. It is one the most dramatic twists in landscape you’ll see!

  • Dzongri Trek, Sikkim:

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    Dzongri Trek is considered as one of the most excellent trekking destinations in the North-Eastern area in India. Nestled in the fabulous Himalayas, this destination offers many spectacular and charming views of nature’s exquisiteness. Sikkim is best destinations for the travelers across the globe as it has a lot to offer from the panoramic views of the unparalleled Kanchanjunga range, monasteries, ancient temples and many other things. HIGHEST ALTITUDE: 13,778 ft

  • Kashmir Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir:

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    Kashmir Great Lakes Trek is one of the most beautiful treks in India. This trek is located above Sonamarg (or Sonmarg), which lies on the Srinagar-Leh highway just before the Zozila Pass.The true beauty of Kashmir lies in the hidden valleys that are not accessible by road. Many of the lakes on this trek are named after gods from Hindu mythology and come with interesting stories about the origin and existence. The most spectacular lakes on this trek are Gangabal, Vishansar, Krishnasar and Gadsar. MAX AlLTITUDE : 13750 ft.

My favorite one is “Sandakphu and Phaut Trek” :

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Trekking to #Sandakphu starts off from an altitude of 1,524 meters (5,000 ft) and gradually climbs up through forests of rhododendron, giant magnolias, spruce and other trees of the sub-alpine region and more than 600 varieties of orchids-the largest to be found in one geographical area in the world. The view from Sandakphu is unsurpassed by any view anywhere. You see four of the five highest peaks of the world including Mt. Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, and Lhotse, along with Three Sisters and many other peaks of Nepal, Sikkim, Tibet and Bhutan in one single stretch of snow? Yes, this is what you get to see when you stand on the grounds of Sandakphu.

  • Highest Peak of West Bengal
  • Views of the four tallest mountains in the world. Mt. Kanchenjunga (8598m), Mt. Makalu (8481m), Mt. Lhotse (8571m) and Mt. Everest (8848m) with very good clarity
  • Mt. Kanchenjunga range if only 100km by road and the Ariel distance make you feel that the mountain is just standing beside you.
  • If lucky can spot Red Pandas and Pangolins

Trekking in India is a great experience If you want to have some thrilling and exciting piece of time. Tooreest App will help you to find credible guided tours which double your adventure.

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