Trekking In India
Himalayas, in the Indian context, is always throwing a difficult challenge
to the Trekkers from around the world. For those who are fascinated by this
unexplored landscape, there are breathtaking, enthralling trekking routes of
the Indian Himalayas and Karakorams. In these mountain ranges there are
limitless possibilities for trekking, mountaineering, skiing, and river
rafting. Within this alluring arena, the Garhwal and Kumaon regions, occupy
the central place though all the regions are interesting and challenging.
Spectacular views apart, in India the Himalayan foothills are just ideal
for trekking, offering energetic out-door people a different and exciting
option for a holiday. Though some routes are only open for a couple of
months, each year, The mountaineering & trekking season in India roughly
runs between April and November.
In India, Trekking could be a memorable experience as it not only lets you
to experience the unexplored trails made by nature, but also bring the
visitor directly in touch with the country and some of the ancient and
tribal folks and their culture.
India being a vast country with different types of hills and mountain
ranges Trekkers get a combination of both variety and difficulty. The
trekkers can choose according to their preferences and that's why every
trekker, right from the beginner to the expert, finds Indian trekking
destinations matching to their tastes. Reality becomes a dream in the high
altitudes of The Himalayas.
The Major Sites for Trekking
Uttaranchal' s hot favorites for trekking regions are The Garhwal and
includes Harkidun, Tons Valley and Ruinsara Tal
(2 days journey from Delhi), Dodi Tal - Darwa Top - Yamunotri (6 km from
Uttarkashi), and Khatling Glacier Region.
includes the Glaciers like Pindari Glacier Trek
(3820 m), Kafni Glacier Trek (3,800m), Namik glacier (3600m), Milam glacier
(3438m and above)
Includes Chadar Ice Trek, Indus Valley Trek, The
Classic Markha Valley, Ladakh Monastery Trek, Manali Ladakh Trek, The
Rupshu: Trek, Trans-Zanskar Expedition, Spiti to Ladakh.
Jammu and Kashmir :
includes Amarnath (also a religious
route), Gulmarg Trekking route, Sonamarg Trekking, and Thajiwas Trekking
This Northeastern state includes -Goechala Trek
Tour, Tholung Valley Trek Tour, Rhododendron Trek Tour, North Sikkim Trek
Arnachal Pradesh :
includes Dree Valley Trekking
Expedition, Gorichen Base Camp Trek , and Thembang Trek.
Himachal Pradesh :
includes Lahaul valley and Chander tal
trek and Pin Parvati Spiti trek.
West Bengal :
trekking includes Neora valley track and