Top 7 Treks in India

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Top 7 Treks in India

Hampta Pass Trek

A trek that links between two of the most undisturbed and peaceful valleys, The Kullu valley of Himachal and Chandra valley of Lahaul, Hampta Pass is quite popular in the country. The tall trees and their dense forests, the calm streams of gushing water, the soothing air that is so pure, and vegetation that covers the whole place, together make this one beautiful trek, which resides in the Pir Panjal Ranges of Himachal Pradesh

  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Best time to visit: Mid-June to mid-October

Kedarkantha Trek

Filled with serenity and beauty, this is one of the top treks in India, which resides in Govind Pashu Vihar National park, in the state of Uttarakhand. The Kedarkantha trek goes up to the height of 12,500 feet and the climb is a steep one, which keeps getting steeper as you climb, but when The great Himalayas keep gazing at you all along the time trek, don't all the efforts seem fruitful? The dense forests filled with Oak, Deodar, pine, etc are so peaceful and calm to walk, that you get proper time to observe nature in complete silence and also get time for introspection.

  • Duration: 6-7 Days
  • Best time to visit: Leaving the monsoon months of July and August, the place is open for the rest of the year, each month offering different terrains and different beauty

Valley of Flowers Trek

Those music videos having the actress running between the aisle of flowers with her lover chasing and petals of flowers stuck in her blowing hair, well not such drama but yes the beauty of those flowers at one sight at once place is promised by this place. The valley of flowers is amongst the top 7 treks because of the serene and amazing beauty that resides here. Around the breathtaking range of 600 different flowers that include prettiest, rarest, and all kinds of flowers, the place is the prettiest landscape in the country. Situated in the Chamoli district of the Garhwal region, Uttrakhand it goes up to the height of 14,400 feet.

  • Duration: 5-6 Days
  • Best time to visit: Mid-July- September

Har ki Dun Trek

Also known as the Valley of Gods, this is one of the most famous treks in the country. In the state of Uttarakhand, it is situated in the Govind Ballabh Pant national park, at an altitude of 3566 mt, which offers amazing and stunning views of the mountains around. It lets you see the winsome valleys of the Garhwal region and also of the Great Himalayas.

  • Duration: 7-8 days
  • The best time to visit: December to March.

Kashmir Great Lake Valley Trek

You already know that this place has to be beautiful, because of the territory it resides in. The Kashmir Great Lake is a very surreal trek that has more than 7 calm and charming lakes that rests at frequent distances in the trek of 75 km at an altitude of 13,800 feet. There are trees of Maple and Pine and views of huge mountains which increases the beauty of the place. 

  •  Duration: 7-8 days
  • Summer Months: June-September

Pin Bhaba Trek

Whenever you think about the best crossovers this trek should first strike your mind. There is the Pin Valley, with pink shades of vegetation, Mountains of Spiti, brown and arid, and the Bhabha valley, which is filled with greenery, all these views with just turning around your head and shifting your gaze. The trek is a tough one to climb and goes up to an elevation of 16,105 feet.

  • Duration: 9 days
  • Best time to visit: May to September

Chandratal Trek

Also known as the moon lake, this is another serene and peaceful trek, located in the Spiti Valley at a height of 4,259 mt. It has a crescent-shaped lake that is so calm and still that it will fill you up with peace and serenity. The trek is easy and can be approached by beginners as well.

  • Duration: 7-8 days
  • Best time to visit: mid-June to mid-October.