7 Breathtaking Treks to do in Himalayas

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One of the most fascinating things that adventurers in the Indian Subcontinent have done is embark on one or more of the difficult but exciting Himalayan treks. If trekking in the Himalayas has long been a dream of yours, this guide will quickly become a list of expeditions you must complete in your lifetime. 

The Everest Base Camp Trek, beginning with the world’s tallest peak, should be on everyone’s bucket list so they can witness the massive giant in person and marvel at its humility.

7 Breathtaking Treks to do in Himalayas

With its enigmatic location and the unexplainable presence of human skeletons at the lake’s bottom, the Roopkund trek in the Himalayas will leave you speechless. The landscape is scarred, but it is also beautiful, as evidenced by the numerous stunning sunrises witnessed while trekking above the Himalayas.

Nothing beats the prospect of hiking to a beautiful meadow of colorful flowers covering the slope of a valley while we’re on the subject of beauty. That is exactly what you will see in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli Valley of Flowers.

These and many other incredible treks await those who are daring enough to explore or challenge the Himalayan embrace.

Trek to Kuari Pass

12763 feet tall

6-day duration

Level of Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

December to March is the best time to visit.

The Kuari Pass Trek, a major trek in the Garhwal Himalayas, is a natural wonder full of enchantment and beauty! Lord Curzon discovered the trek during British rule in India, which offers breathtaking views of peaks such as Kamet, Trishul, Chaukhaba, and Nanda Devi.

To get there, fly from any city in the country to the nearest airport in Dehradun, then drive the rest of the way.

Sandakphu Trek and Singalila Ridge

11,929 feet tall

a seven-day period

Level of Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

April to June and September to November are the best months.

While trekking to West Bengal’s highest point, Sandakphu, expect to see some of the best panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, and Lhotse peaks. This is one of the best and most exciting Himalayan treks in West Bengal, taking you through valleys filled with exotic orchids, lush rhododendrons, pine forests, and the Singalila National Park.

To get there, fly from any city in the country to Bagdogra’s nearest airport, then continue the journey by road.

Nag Tibba Trek

10,006 feet in height

Three days are needed.

Level of Difficulty: Moderate

The best months to visit are February (mid) to June and September to December.

The Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Srikanth, and Black peaks can all be seen from this fascinating Himalayan trek. The trek, which takes you through lush and exotic oak, rhododendron, cider, and alpine forests, is an excellent way to become acquainted with the immaculate beauty of the Himalayas.

How to get there: Fly directly to the nearest airport in Dehradun, then continue by road. Only INR 1,975 to fly from New Delhi to Dehradun!

Trek to Chopta Tunganath

Elevation: 12073 feet

Duration: four days

Level of Difficulty: Easy

February to November is the best time to visit.

This Garhwal Himalayan Trek takes you to Tungnath Temple, one of the world’s highest temples and known for its panoramic views of the Panchachuli, Nanda Devi, and Kedarnath Peaks. Visitors in the early spring will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the rhododendron forest.

How to get there: Fly directly to the nearest airport in Dehradun, then continue by road. Only INR 1,975 to fly from New Delhi to Dehradun!

Trekking the Kinnaur Kailash Circuit

17,257 feet in height

15-day time frame

Strenuous Difficulty Level

May to September is the best time to visit.

The Kailash Circuit trek, which begins in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh, is also associated with several mythological stories. This hike provides panoramic views of the Zanskar, Greater Himalayas, and Dhauladhar ranges, as well as a 79-foot Shiva Lingam that changes color throughout the day.

How to get there: Fly directly from any city in the country to the nearest airport in Shimla, then continue the journey by road.

Banderpunch Expedition

6316 meters in elevation

8-day duration

Level of Difficulty: Easy

March to October is the best time to visit.

One of Uttarakhand’s most popular Himalayan treks is the Banderpunch or Bandarpoonch, which resembles a monkey’s tail (Bandar in Hindi). This trek begins in Uttarkashi and takes you through glaciers, rivers such as the Yamuna, Tons, and Ganga, lush and evergreen forests, and breathtaking views of the Himalayan Range.

How to get there: Fly directly to the nearest airport in Dehradun, then continue by road. Only INR 1,975 to fly from New Delhi to Dehradun!

Trek to Homkund Ronti Saddle

16,863 feet in height

11-day time frame

Level of Difficulty: Moderate

June and July are ideal months to visit.

The Homkund or Hom Kund trek brings you closer to Uttarakhand’s fascinating Trishul and Nanda Ghunti Peaks. This trek is considered one of the country’s newest Himalayan treks due to its proximity to Roopkund Lake.

How to get there: Fly directly to the nearest airport in Dehradun, then continue by road. Only INR 1,975 to fly from New Delhi to Dehradun!

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