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Trekking in India The Best Way to Explore Terrain of Great Himalaya

Posted by : Ritvi on | Feb 27,2013

Trekking in India is one of the most popular activities for the number of tourists coming from all over the world. Trekking is in demand during the holidays for tourists, and the northern part of India is the top-most choice of every tourist. There are a few amazing trekking routes in India, but Kumaon and Garhwal region are most famous trekking destinations in India. If we talk about north eastern part of India, then Sikkim and Darjeeling are on top of the list.

Trekking in Indian Himalaya is an ultimate experience of the lifetime. This is because it offers trekking routes for all abilities along with enjoying the beauty of great Himalaya's. During your adventure trekking trip in Himalaya, you will connect with pristine surroundings and the typical lifestyle of the people living in the terrains of the mountain.

Kumaun and Garhwal region, northern Indian state of Uttarakhand is located on the foothills of the great Himalaya range of mountains. Both regions are famous for outstanding mountain peaks and valleys. There are many picturesque hill stations in these regions that are popular worldwide for superb natural beauty with several wonderful tourist attractions. Some most exotic and scenic trekking trails that attract the trekkers here are Chopta Chandrasila Trek, Pindari Glacier Trek, Roopkund Lake Trek, Sunderdhunga Base Camp, Kalindikhal Trekking Tour and Namik Glacier Trek. These are the treks in India that trekkers should not ignore if they want a thrilling outdoor experience.

Himachal Pradesh is another famous place for trekking in India, and is situated on the foothills of Himalaya. It is known for its spectacular mountains and valleys, stunning landscapes and beautiful hill stations. Indrahar Pass Trek, Bara Bhangal Trek, Kinnar Kailash Trek, Charang Valley Trek and Kugti Pass Trek & Lahul Valley Trek are some scenic trekking trails in this region. Kullu, Manali, Kangra Valley, Shimla and Lahaul are renowned tourist attractions in Himachal Pradesh. These exotic tourist places are also famous among trekker’s enthusiasts.

People who are going for trekking between four days and one week, should be physically and mentally fit. There are different types of treks in India like Easy Treks, Moderate Treks and Tough Treks. India has become a favorite destination among the trekkers for its excellent trekking spots and pleasant atmosphere. 

If you are going for trekking, try not to carry more then 10 to 13 kg on your back. Also, keep a check on the weather because the climate in Himalayan mountains can be very tricky.