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TOP 5 Trekking Places in India | Himalayan Adventure


By deffinition, TREKKING means a journey without proper accomodation and away from infrastucture i.e. roads and paths. But actually, get involved and you will know that it is the most interesting path in your life.

Trekking is the passion of life. The route, the scenario of surroundings and lastly the adventures of journey is all about the trekking. Trekking in India or more precisely trekking in Ladakh and Himalayan regions are post popular trekking routes. Best trekking places in India is very popular search in worldwide.

Sportsman spirit and the egarness to dissolve in to nature are the key motivations. If you go through various unknown facts about Himalaya, you will understand why India is the 1st choice for trekkers.

TOP 5 trekking places in India :

Here we have listed 5 best trekking places in India which are the most desirable trekking routes for backpackers worldwide. Let’s have a look.

1. Singalila Kanchenjunga Trek


Area: Sikkim Himalaya
Altitude: 4940 mts
Duration: 20 Days
Season: Mid March to May, September to October
Grade: Moderate to Challenging

From the Singalila Ridge, you can see a vast range of peaks stretching for 700 kms. Included in this site are Mt Everest (8850m), Makalu (8481m), Lhotse (8516m) and Kanchenjunga (8585m). That are four of the highest five mountains in the World. This challanging trek is also considered one of the excellent treks due to the natural beauty that is on display here. The Singalila Ridge offers marvellous view of Kanchenjunga- world’s third highest peak. From Singalila, there is a long but highly interesting approach to Goecha-La pass below Mt. Kangchenjunga. On this route, the fascination of Himalayas upland trekking are there for the trekkers to enjoy, with the ensnaring challenge of the 5000 mts high Goecha-La at the end. An extra advantage is that the elevation gain is more gradual, and you can get ample time to familiarize yourself to the climate. The stainless Himalayan wilderness will give you the company.

2. Zanskar Frozen River Trek


Area: Ladakh Himalaya
Altitude: 3850 mts
Duration: 13 Days
Season: Mid January to February
Grade: Moderate to Challenging

Walking on the ice-covered river of Zanskar is an ultimate experience for adventure freaks that are keen to do trekking in the Indian Himalayas. This trek is also named as Chadar trek, which means blanket and it is the most popular trekking in ladakh. Spring water prevents this icy blanket from completely smothering the river, which in some places, retains its rapids; all the more awesome in temperature of -25 to –30 degrees. The trek goes by shuffling along the Chadar that breaks and changes colour on the river every few hours! A magnificent and at times challenging trek, with opportunities to relish ancient Buddhist monasteries and secluded villages nestled in the depths of the deep gorges valley of Trans Zanskar ranges. At places, the Chadar (ice sheet) does not form over the river. Then, the trekkers have to forge a new trail trekking over snow-covered banks to move down to a spot on the Zanskar river, where the ice is more stable.

3. The Sources of Ganges “Gomukh Tapovan Trek”


Area: Garhwal Himalaya
Altitude: 4465 mts
Duration: 12 Days
Season: May to October
Grade: Moderate

The trek along the holy Bhagirathi River takes the tourist right up to the source of the river that is commonly known as Goumukh, Cow’s at the base of the Gangotri glacier and it is one of the best route for trekking in India. The camp at Tapovan offers some of the rarest sites in Himalayas i.e. the enchanting view of eight peaks- Bhagirathi I, II, III, Mt. Shivling, Chaturangi, Meru Parvat, Bhirgupanth and Sudharsan. Many other peaks providing full view of the Gangotri Glacier are also the glamorous part of this trek. novices with good health can take the challenge of this trek also. Tapovan is huge meadows where tourists can do camping. Many elating peaks of the Garhwal Himalaya confine Tapovan, a green verdant region. Herds of the blue mountain goats ‘Bharals’ are a common scene here.

4. Trans Zanskar “Darcha to Lamayuru Trek”


Area: Ladakh Himalaya
Altitude: 5090 mts
Duration: 25 Days
Season: Mid June to Mid October
Grade: Challenging

Amongst a knotted loop of jagged mountains, lies a rocky and mesmerizing land – Zanskar. Sandwiched between the Lahaul Valley and the major peaks of the Indian Himalayas, this secluded and inaccessible setting is well protected by snowy mountain passes. It has kept alive an ancient form of Tibetan Buddhism, which add-ons in the series of far-flung monasteries, the majority of which occupies amazing fortified spots, high on rocky ridges in remote valleys. Itis another popular route of Ladakh trekking.
On the way, the visitors get to visit some ancient monasteries spectacularly built on rough hillsides and also stop and meet the welcoming Zanskari people. Charming villages, high green grassy fields, some crystal clear springs, glittering mountains and the beauty of the isolated landscape make a perfect platform for one of the most exciting tours. But normal tourists also, this root includes as one of the most dangerous roads in India.

5. Nanda Devi East BC and Milam Glacier Trek


Area: Kumaon Himalaya
Altitude: 4670 mts
Duration: 18 Days
Season: May to Mid October
Grade: Moderate to Challenging

This is a wonderful trek in Kumaon Himalayas explores the fascinating Nanda Devi East Base Camp and amazing Milam Glacier. Kumaon Himalaya is an eye-catching area of the Indian Himalayas, bordering to the western end of Nepal and consists of the famous mountain of Nanda Devi (7,816m). This part of the Himalaya fascinated many of the eminent explorers and mountaineers with the majority of them trying to open the clandestine of approaching Nanda Devi. This trek trails the Gori Ganga ravine to the village of Milam and then goes to the East Base Camp of elating Nanda Devi. The trail enters one of the most impressive mountain areas of the Himalayas nearby Nanda Devi and the adjoining peaks, this landscape combined with the mesmerizing historical background of the area make it one of the best trekking places in India.



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