Tours and treks are the best options for students to have fun and also to test their stamina, determination, and endurance. The opportunity to explore new geographies and various cultures broadens our mind, induces new thought processes and teaches a lot of survival techniques. Only by indulging in such fun activities, the students can explore the hidden treasures of this beautiful earth and nature. It is a common notion of students that there are no easy and fun trekking destinations in India, well they are wrong.
Here are 5 Trekking destinations in India for mesmerizing trekking experience
1.Chopta – Chandrashila Trek
This trek is counted among fabulous treks of the Garhwal Himalayas. The mesmerizing views of the snow-capped Himalayas from the famous Chandrashila Point, the enchanting Deorital Lake and the magnificent valley and peaks proceeding to the vast forest greenery make this trek a blessed experience. Snowfall, which covers the entire valley in a carpet of white, makes for ravishing vistas when one traipse along this trek. One of the most arresting parts in Garhwal, Chopta was also known as ‘Switzerland of India’ is a treat for the eyes.
Trekking Distance: 12 kilometres.
Season: April-June and October-December
2. Kareri Lake trek, Himachal Pradesh
Also known as the Kumarwah Lake, this high altitude water reservoir is amongst the most gorgeous lakes in Himachal Pradesh. The Kareri Lake trek takes you through a lush sub-tropical forest dotted with pines and shrubs, along the bewitching beauty of the Dhauladhar Range and the pictorial Kangra Valley. Ther is also a huge concretion of feathered life which is easily spotted (given the low canopies). Further along the trail, the forests open up to rocky grasslands. The glacial lake, thriving flora, and fauna combined to make the shifting of vegetation zones with altitude easily visible on this trail.
Trekking Distance: 29 kilometres.
Duration: 2-3 Days
Season: March-July and September-December
3.Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand
Tucked in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand at an altitude of 3658 m, the most outlandish trek in the world with the blue Primula, Valley of Flowers. Blessed with exotic flora and fauna and glorious views this trek will take you to the majestic snow clad mountains on high cliffs. This site remains open only during the rainy season and rains make the valley floor transcendent with colourful flowers and the whole area is filled with intense and pleasant aroma. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the entire trail is through the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve.
Altitude: 3658 m
Trekking Distance: 38 kilometres.
Duration: 7 Days
4.Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
An integral part of Manali’s topography, Hampta Pass trek is an amazing trail of picturesque beauty, endurance, and love of mountains, giving each adventure lover an option to discover the unique landscape. It is a dream like an experience beginning at Manali ending at the stark Lahaul valley. From the top, you will witness the awe-inspiring view of a different world below, the beautiful yet deserted Lahaul, and integrated with a stopover at the uncanny and tranquil Chandra Tal, the panoramic sweep of the valley from the summit will be a sight that will not leave you forever. Each day on this trek brings forth a different terrain, dramatic scenery changes to experience.
Altitude: 4298 m
Trekking Distance: 26 kilometres.
Duration: 4-5 Days
5.Kuari Pass Trek
Kuari Pass, a place with a lot of stunning sights fulfilling all enthusiasm is situated in Garhwal Himalayas, this trek will bring you under the shadows of several 7000+ peaks. It offers startling vistas of the snow-capped peaks of the Greater Himalayan Range including Mount Nanda Devi, Dronagiri, Chaukhamba, Kamet, Hathi-Ghodi Parvat. On the route, you will find numerous old but beautiful forests with flourishing rhododendron and oak tree and the habitat of the rare Himalayan fauna such as the snow leopard and the musk deer.