When it comes to exploring Nature, India offers plenty of options to visit. Best of them are the mountains which offer us a serene environment, fresh air, alluring scenes and what not! Mountains offer the seeker real adventure and peace of mind at the same time. Himalayas have plenty of beautiful walking trails and treks. We tell you of the best tracks if you’re planning to take a break from your regular life.
Valley Of Flowers, Garhwal, Uttarakhand
Spread in an area of 87 kilometres, Valley of Flowers is located in the backdrop of majestic Zanskar Ranges. The best time to hike here is from July to September, when the valley is blooming with flowers. The valley also comes under World Heritage Site, and is located at a prominent location that falls under the Himalayan Conservation Range. It takes around 7 hours overall to trek and return. The way is covered with beautiful flowers and scenic beauty that will definitely leave you madly in love with this place. There’s another trek from here that you can enjoy. This is popularly known as the Hem Kund Sahib Trek.
Around 300 human skeletons and animal skeletons were found around the lake in Roopkund which makes it a bit mysterious.
Roopkund Trek, Garhwal
This is yet another fascinating place in Garhwal with a number of exciting stories revolving around the place. A scintillating lake is the most amazing highlight of this place. However, around 300 human skeletons and animal skeletons were found around the lake which makes it a bit mysterious. But when it comes to adventure, we do love these sort of places right? The difficulty level of the trek varies from moderate to difficult and the time it takes is 7 days. The trek also passes through two most beautiful meadows in India, the Ali and Bedni Bugyal.
Chandratal Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Himachal is in itself is a state worth visiting if you adore nature. The snow capped mountains, the lush green mountains and the sunset offer the best scenes. The difficulty level here too, varies from moderate to difficult as per your health and endurance. Night Sky photography and camping in Himalayas is the bonus you get if you decide to trek here.
Zanskar Frozen River, Ladakh
A winter trail in the Zanskar region of Ladakh, this trail is quite popular among international tourists looking for adventure. It is 65 miles, around 105 km long and the only way connecting villages during the chilly winter season. The weather conditions are so extreme that the Zanskar River is frozen and hence becomes an adventure for tourists. If you’re someone looking for snow and adventure, you should definitely try this out. This is also known as the Chadar Trek. Till now, you might have got an idea that it is really difficult to complete this trek. Since in the winter season, a thick layer of ice is forms on the river, it also brings along with it an element of risk. Temperature at night reaches up to25 to -35 degree Celsius, making it very difficult for those who are not used to such extreme weather conditions.
Dzongri trek peak offers a surreal 360 degree view of the entire Sikkim & Darjeeling Himalayas. The whole trail passes through the core area of the Kanchedzongha National Park, West Sikkim.
Located in the historical town of Yuksom in Sikkim, Dzongri trek especially the top offers a surreal 360 degree view of the entire Sikkim & Darjeeling Himalayas. The whole trail passes through the core area of the Kanchedzongha National Park, West Sikkim. This trek is easy and the perfect time to trek is from mid-March to April and mid October to November. Moreover, it is perfect for you if you cannot invest too much time in trekking. It takes just one day or a two and you’ll be able to cover the panoramic view of Himalayas, best of which is the snow.
Life is too short to just go on living normal. At the end, you should be contented to have done enough adventures in your life. Else, what matters in life? And the best part is, India provides you with enough options to try every adventure you want. So what are you waiting for? Take out some time from your busy schedule and enjoy! That’s the real meaning of life.