Himalayan trekking is a dream of every adventure lover. The Himalayas offer a perfect place to trek and enjoy the majestic views of nature. The mighty Himalayas has a lot of treks that are open to all beginners, experienced trekkers, nature lovers, and adventure seekers. Spending your holidays with trekking, climbing, and feasting your eyes with the serene beauty will make your trip memorable.
Here I am sharing the best 5 Himalayan treks that will give a lifetime experience:
Himalayas – A Perfect Place To Trek!!!
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1. Brahmatal Lake Trek
A high altitude alpine lake in the Garhwal Himalayas in Uttarakhand. A trek to the lake is very famous among trekkers. The trek of Brahmatal is paradise for snow lovers. The trail will take you to through the dense jungles of cedar, conifers, oaks & rhododendrons, tiny hamlets and villages like Lohajung, frozen Bekaltal lake, and serene beauty of the Brahamatal Lake.
The high altitude lake offers majestic views of Trishul, Nandaghunti, Nilkanth, Kamet, Hathi Ghoda, and Chaukhamba peaks. Brahmatal trek is a great option for winters on the opposite side of Roopkund Trek. The best time to visit in the months of November to February as the lake gets frozen and the area gets cover with ankle-deep snow.
2. Kedarkantha Trek
A high mountain peak located in the Govind Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttarakhand, Kedarkantha is perched at an elevation of 12,500ft in the Himalayas. In winters, the whole trek area gets covered with pristine white snow that makes it snow wonderland for snow lovers. It also offers an opportunity to explore the nearby remote villages.
The trek offers great views of a total of 13 peaks like Swargarohini, Bandarpooch, Kala Nag, Rupin Pass and others. Kedarkantha is dedicated to Lord Shiva and one of the popular treks in Uttarakhand. The best season to visit is in winter.
In the summer season, you will experience greenery of rhododendron trees all around and less snow on the top. Juda Ka Talab, Kedarkantha, and Hargaon are some of the famous campsites where you can pitch your tent and enjoy the views.
3. Annapurna Base camp
The Annapurna Base camp is the famous trek in the Annapurna region. The Annapurna trek will take you closer to the base of 7,000 and 8,000 in a short span of time.
The trek offers great views of Machapuchare, Annapurna south, and Hiunchuli. This amazing trek starts from Pokhara, Nepal. The trail will pass through terraced rice paddies, lush green forests of Rhododendrons, and high altitude landscapes with the Annapurna range alongside.
You will also see a wide range of landscapes, a variety of forests of rhododendrons, fern,& bamboo trees, and tricky long trails that add thrill to your trek. The total trek is of 8-12 days and the gradual steep to dense forests and fertile fields that later gives you the majestic views. You can also enjoy the hot springs which will relax your sore muscles. Annapurna trek is an adventure that gives you thrill and excitement.
4. Triund Trek
The shortest and perfect trek for beginners. Triund is located at an elevation of 2,828m near Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh. The total distance to be covered in the trek is 8 km and is a perfect weekend getaway.
The first five kilometers of the trek is easy and the trial gets curvy in the last 2-3 km.
Triund starts from the beautiful hill station of Mcleodganj and takes you through lush green forests of rhododendrons & oaks, alongside the majestic views of snow-capped mountains. Camping at the Triund Top is a must a do to witnessing the most alluring sunsets and sunrises of your life.
5. Indrahar Pass Trek
A mountain pass perched at an altitude of 4,342m in the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas. Indrahar Pass is popular trekking route from Dharamshala, and it forms a border between the Kangra and Chamoli District.
The trek starts from the Galu Devi Temple which also serves as a base camp to treks like Triund and Lahesh Caves. One can experience a close view of majestic Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal Ranges of the Himalayas. Indrahar Pass offers great scenic views of Mani Mahesh to the north, Pir Panjal to the north, Kishtwar to the west, and Barabangal to east. You will come across several beautiful valleys, meadows of wildflowers, and the tranquil waters of lake Manikani and Kareri. This trek is a perfect snow adventure and best to visit in winter.
Here, comes an end to the list of Beautiful Himalayan treks that offers peace and serene views. Plan your next adventure in the Himalayas, and feel close to nature. Mountains have a lot to offer from greenery to snow, from rich flora and fauna to waterfalls & valleys!!
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