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Trekking Holidays in India


Are you a mountain lover? Pack your trekking bags and get ready to go on some treks in India. The Indian mountain ranges boast some breathtaking routes for trekking and the Himalayas offer unlimited possibilities for perfect trekking tours in India. Venture beyond the known paths and discover the untouched nature and unexplored treks while trekking in India.

Trek is all about a long adventurous journey undertaken on foot. This adventure needs physical fitness and to take up this adventure you surely should be fond of mountain regions. Usually day and night long treks also cover the adventure of camping. One has to dig in tents in wilderness to rest at night to retain energy and continue a particular trekking tour in daylight. Trekking is really fun as along with the fun of climbing mountains and camping outside in wild one may also enjoy bonfires and cooking food outside. This adventure leads to closer interests in nature study that includes trees, birds, animals etc.

The advantage of this activity is that it builds up ones endurance level and keeps up the spirit of comradeship. The goal of this adventure is to achieve the estimated distance on a particular path evading all the hurdles on a trek. This adventure is surely for the rugged ones. So don’t wait. Take up the challenge and get the most out of your life!

Trekking Destinations in India

India boasts numerous hill stations and immensely picturesque regions for trekking. Check out the vast mountain regions with beautiful valleys, lush green forests, blue skies and clear lakes while trekking in India. In high altitudes of some regions like Sikkim you can also get a chance to see wild animals like snow leopard, beautiful birds, goral, red panda etc. Explore the alluring arena of regions like Garhwal, Kumaon and Ladakh which have amazing and well-known trekking paths. Enjoy the rugged beauty of the mountains, waterfalls, high altitude lakes, encircled by snow covered mountains and small villages on Jammu and Kashmir trekking paths. Some of the known trekking paths you can take up in India are as follows:

Himachal Pradesh
Easy Treks: Chandratal Trek-10 days
Bias Kund Trek-09 days
Kinnar Kailash Trek-13 days
Indrahar Pass Trek-10 days
Manimahesh Kailash Trek-9 days
Dalhousie- Kishtwar Via Sach Pass-12 days
Jagatsukh to Base of Deo Tibba-06 days

Moderate Treks: Kalihani Pass Trek-12 days
Dalhousie-Manali (via Keylong)-11 days
Chandrakhani Pass Trek-11 days
Dalhousie-Manali over Marhu Pass-11 days
Jalori Pass Trek-14 days
Deo Tibba Trek-13 days
Charang Valley Trek-13 days
Kugti Pass Trek-21 days

Tough Treks: Friendship Peak Trekking-13 days
Kareri Lake Trek-12 days
Hampta Pass Trek-11 days
Dharamsala Nayagroeon Trekking-7 days
Shepherd Trail Gaddi Trek-18 days
Pin Parvati Pass trek-17 days
Sach Pass Trek-13 days
Bhabha Pass Trek-20 days
Chandratal Baralacha Trek-11 days
Bara Bhangal Trek-17 days

Easy Treks: Spituk Trekking-6 days
Sham Trek-7 days
Indus Valley Trek-13 days
Spituk Trekking-6 days
Sham & Indus Valley Trek-14 days

Moderate Treks: Spiti To Ladakh-24 days
Manali Ladakh Trekking-23 days
Lamayuru Martselang Trekking-19 days
Lamayuru Chilling via Dung-Dung La-12 days
Markha Valley Trek-11 days
Trekking in Zanskar (darcha-Padum)-18 days
Sangla to Leh Trek-13 days
Ladakh Monastery Trek-17 days
The Nubra Valley Trek-10 days
Lamayuru Alchi Trek-9 days
Wild Ladakh Trekking-23 days
Tsomoiri Lake Trek-23 days

Tough Treks: Darcha Lamayuru Trek-18 days
Frozen River Trek-23 days
The Rupshu Trek-23 days
Hemis Rupsu Darcha Trekking-21 days
» Stok Kangri Trekking-18 days
Stok Kangri Climb-Markha Trekking-22 days
Journey To Southern Zanskar-26 days
Ladakh Zanskar Trek-18 days
Remote Zanskar Trekking-18 days
Lamayuru Padum Trek-19 days
Trans-Zanskar Expeditionl-27 days

Dehradun, Pauri, Tehri, Uttarkashi and Chamoli

Easy Treks: Yuksom To Dzongri & The Goecha La, Darjeeling and Sikkim Trekking
Moderate Treks: Off Beaten Treks, Green Lake Trek, Singalila Ridge & Goecha La Trek, Hidden Himalayas Sikkim Trek

Tough Treks: Sikkim and Kanchenjunga Trek, Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek, Darjeeling to Kanchenjunga Trek

Jammu and Kashmir
Kishtwar and Bhadarwar regions in Jammu and Kashmir have great trekking routes.

Easy Treks: Pithoragarh Sinla Pass Trek, Kafni Glacier, Pindari Glacier Trekking, Moderate Treks in Kumaon, Sunderdhunga Base Camp Trek, Milam Glacier Trekking, Pancha Chuli Base Camp Trek

Tough Treks: Adi Kailash Trek, Namik Glacier Trek, Nanda Devi East Base Camp

Best time to Visit for Trekking Holiday

Different regions posses varied climatic conditions in India, therefore the best time for trekking in India entirely depends on the region you are planning to take up your trekking tour. Check out the best time to go trekking in following regions below:
Jammu and Kashmir: July till September
Himachal Pradesh: June till October
Ladakh: July till September
Sikkim: March till May/ September till December
Garhwal: mid-April till June/mid-September till October
Kumaon: April till June/September till November

Trekking Tour Operators in India

You will find numerous trekking tour operators very easily in almost every region in India. Some of the known ones who organize trekking tours in India are Trekking in India, Tour My India, India Trekking, Adventure and Cultural Tours India and The Great Indian Outdoors (P) Ltd. Few of these operators have their offices in Delhi, Gurgaon, Ladakh, Haridwar and Bangalore

Best Trekking Tips

To make sure your trekking experience goes by the book, you should adhere to the following trekking tips:

  • Choose a spacious trekking bag with multiple pockets, comparatively big zipper closure and comfortable broad shoulder straps
  • Make sure that the bottom of your bag rests on your waist and the top of the bag should be a hand-width underneath the bottom of your neck
  • Buy a pair of good quality trekking boots/shoes as they will bear the entire burden. Keep in mind that there is enough space between your thumb and front of the shoe. (avoid wearing a very well fitted or tight shoe)
  • Most of the trekking places are cold during night time especially so keep some warm clothes as well. Fitness
  • It is advisable to go for medical chekup if you intend to go trekking on higher altitudes. Physical fitness is very important
  • Nausea, shortness of breath or acute mountain sickness can be common problems during treks therefore, carrying some medicines is recommended
  • Take proper rest every night if you are going for long treks
  • Must carry things also include first-aid kit, compass, water bottle, Swiss Army Knife, space blanket and topographic map
  • Keep feeling yourself at regular intervals to maintain the energy levels. Also keep in mind not to eat large portions at a time
  • With due caution and proper knowledge you can head to explore any path during your trek and enjoy exploring the untouched beauty of various regions
  • People suffering from Asthma or High blood pressure (hypertension) should take along their proper medication


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