By Pratyosh Gogoi
The feeling of packing your bags and going into the woods for a rendezvous with nature and also yourself is unmatched, isn’t it? Trekking has gained so much popularity in India in recent years due to the inherent thrill and adventure it brings along. The experience of a solitary trek in the mountains might just be the life changing one you were always waiting for.
We at ED try to narrow down your search for the best treks all over India.
- Chadar Trek, Leh
Arguably, there will be no list of best Indian treks without the Chadar Trek in it. With very low temperature and the fact that the trek is situated over the frozen Zanskar river, this is one of the most exciting high altitude treks in the world. This remarkable experience starts at Chilling and continues till Lingshed. The Buddhist heritage and richness in culture add to the majestic experience that Chadar is.
- Kudremukh Trek, Karnataka
Deriving its name from two Kannada words meaning Horse Face as the hill there resembles the same, Kudremukh is one of the most popular trekking destinations in India. Offering a gentle start that gets challenging towards the end, this is one trek both the professionals and novices can enjoy. The better fact is that it can be completed in a day!
One day, and a lifetime of memories isn’t bad, eh? ;)
- Siang Valley Trek, Arunachal Pradesh
How can the pristine valleys of North-East stay behind when it comes to getting lost in the beauty of the woods, right? Take the Siang Valley Trek to explore this region with a punch of thrilling adventure!
This trek starts in the town of Dibrugarh in Assam and might just be a bit long for travelers who are new to trekking, but these days will offer you sights that will not be forgotten soon.
- Dzongri Trek, Sikkim
One reward every trekker expects after a trek is a view from the top that’s so beautiful, it takes the tiredness away in a second. Dzongri Trek in Sikkim provides you just that. The Dzongri peak is arguably one of the most rewarding places you can visit after a trek. Situated at an altitude of 4000 meters, it is an ideal trek for people who do not want to take long and tiring trekking journeys. So, pack your bags and plunge into this valley of oaks, pine, rhododendrons, and maple.
- Markha Valley Trek, Ladakh
One of the best rewards that Ladakh offers, the Markha Valley Trek, is one that will enthrall you no end. A region that remains covered in snow for most of the winters, the beauty, pristineness, and serenity of this place will make your experience an exciting one. And as the snow falls, you enter into a whole new world, the myriad colors presenting a picturesque setting. On this amazing trek, you’ll definitely get to experience an experience never to be forgotten.
- Roopkund Trek, Uttarakhand
One of the most visited trekking routes in India, Roopkund makes you meet the Himalayas on a whole new extent of closeness. From lush green forests to towering peaks and clear streams, this is one trek that will astonish you with the marvels of nature. Starting at an elevation of 8,300 feet, this trek will take you through some of the most beautiful places you will ever see.
So what’s stopping you?
Pack those bags and plunge into the beauty of nature and come back with a story to tell!
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