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Famous Treks in the Himalayas

treks in the Himalayas

The Himalayas are the home to some amazing treks and people from all over the world come here to satiate their hunger for adventure. Beautiful flora, snow-capped mountains, lush green lands, tall stranding peaks, Himalayas are all surrounded by beauty. There was a time when trekking on the Himalayas was always considered as rough and tough, After the first ascent of Mount Everest, Himalayas become accessible to adventure seekers. Trek to Everest is the popular one, though there are multiple peaks worth visiting and are exclusive.

The view of a beautiful sunrise, colorful flowers covering the valleys in the trail of trek adds charm. The Himalayas are widespread across India, Bhutan, and Nepal finding their beginning and end in Pakistan and China. One day or other, all of us have dreamt of trekking in the Himalayas and experience that thrill while getting closer to the peak. So, if you are also one of them and planning to trek in the Himalayas, here is a list of some of the most popular treks in the Himalayas with the details of the best season to visit, the level of difficulty, and the months of the year to do the trekking in the best places in the Himalayas.

Nag Tibba Trek

Duration: 2 Days

Difficulty level: Easy-Moderate

Best time to do the trek: Throughout the year

This is a wonderful option for people who are thinking of trekking in the Himalayas.  Nag Tibba Trek is located in the Gharwal region of Mussorie. At a high altitude of 9,914 feet, the temperature ranges between 16-18 degrees(summer day time) and 10-12 degrees(summer night time). While in winters the daytime temperature ranges in between 12-14 degrees and nighttime temperature ranges in between 2-4 degrees. The trek is open for the whole year as the temperature is pleasant on all days. You can go camping at Nag Tibba for 2-3 days and enjoy the lush green forest of exotic oak, rhododendron, cider, and alpine. On the route, you get to witness the spectacular views of the Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Srikanth, and Black peaks.

DeoriatalChandrashila Trek

Duration: 6 Days

Difficulty level: Easy-moderate

Best time to do the Trek: March-May, September-December

Chandrashila trek is one of the most aspiring treks as its trail is all surrounded by stunning views. Colorful blossom, red and pink rhododendrons form a gallery on snowy mountains that seems mesmerizing. You can experience majestic sunrise also where the sky turns all orange with the golden rays of a red sun. You can enjoy the enchanting beauty of nature and adventure both at the same trek.

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Deoban Weekend Trek

Duration: 2 Days

Difficulty level: Easy-Moderate

Best time to do the Trek: December to May

This trek starts from Chakrata and is 15 km long. It takes just two days to complete this trek and you can experience the entire view of the Himalayas in this less time. It is always recommended to do it in summers or spring as in winters there is too much snow on the trails. On the trail, you can witness the scenic view of mountain peaks, green lands, and dense forests of Deodhar. The name of this trek has come from Deodhar only as the trail is all filled with Deodhar trees.

TarsarMarsar Trek

Duration: 7 Days

Difficulty level: Moderate

Best time to do the Trek: Mid-June to September

Located in the paradise of India, Kashmir, thus trek is the prettiest one. This trek is a bit moderate as you need to pass on the lakes from Tarsar, to Marsar, and then to Sundarsar. The trek is all surrounded by gigantic alpine trees, wildflowers, roaring waters of Lidder, and myriad. Trekking along the lakeside provides a whole different experience as one gets to watch

the lucid blue sky above and emerald blue water of Tarsar below.

Khopra Ridge Trek

Duration: 9 Days

Difficulty level: Moderate-Difficulty

Best time to do the Trek: March-April, October

The names to this trek come from the unique experience one can have on this trek i.e. walking on the ridge, the feel of walking on air. The altitude is 15,709 ft from where you can spot 23 major Himalayan peaks. Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna I, are a few of the spots to witness the stunning views. other mountain peaks in the Annapurna region. It takes you to a calm place far from the crowd and presents you with two major points: Khopra Ridge, and Khayar Lake. To experience the beauty of the Himalayas in a solace manner, this is the treks you wish to do.

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