List of the Best Trekking Destinations in India

Known as a region of historic trade routes and vast empire, the Indian subcontinent became famous for its commercial and cultural wealth.

There are many amazing things about India. The country has the second largest pool of Scientist and Engineers in the World. In fact, it is the only country other than US and Japan, to have built a super computer indigenously. India is also the largest English speaking nation in the world.

Though it is not as popular as Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore when it comes to tourism, the country also has its own amazing attractions and breath-taking sceneries, which they can boast. The Baily Bridge found in Ladakh Valley is the highest bridge in the world. While the Vishnu Temple in the city of Tirupathi is the world’s largest religious pilgrimage destination.

If you are up for some adventures and hiking is your game, India is also a must place to visit. Here is a list of the best trekking destinations located in India.

Must Try Trekking Spots in India

1. Zanskar Frozen River Trek

Also known as, Chadar trek, which means blanket, Zanskar Frozen River Trek has an altitude of 3850 mts and found in Ladakh, Himalaya. Trekkers have the opportunity to relish ancient Buddhist monasteries and secluded villages nestled in the depths of the deep gorges valley of Trans Zanskar ranges.

2. Singalila Kanchenjunga Trek

Located in Sikkim, Himalaya, Singalila Kanchenjunga Trek has an altitude of 4940 mts. Due to the natural beauty that is on display on this trek, many people consider Singalila as one of the best treks. It also offers outstanding view of Kanchenjunga- world’s third highest peak.

3. Gomukh Tapovan Trek

The good thing about this is that even novices can take a try on this trek. The best season to come here is from May to October.  The camp at Tapovan offers some of the rarest sites in Himalayas, which includes the view of eight enthralling peaks.

4. The Shepherd Trail Trek

Known for the distant and secluded villages, The Shepherd Trail Trek is open only four to five months in a year. It has an altitude of 4450 mts and crosses over the Dhauladhar mountain ranges.

5. “Dzongri – Goecha La Trek”

Dzongri – Goecha La Trek take the tourists to the view of the great Kanchenjunga amidst a splendid vista of the other lesser Himalayan giants within its range. Tourists can also enjoy the mesmerizing monarchy of towering mountain peaks straight above and the camp.

6. Nanda Devi East BC and Milam Glacier Trek

Located in Kumaon Himalaya, this trek is an eye-catching area of the Indian Himalayas. It borders the western end of Nepal and consists of the famous mountain of Nanda Devi. The combination of landscape and mesmerizing historical background of the area make it one of the best treks in India.

7. Pin Parvati Pass Trek

With an altitude of 5335 mts, the best season to visit this trek is during Mid-June to Mid-October. This trek passes through several villages as well as breath-taking mountains, verdant meadows and stunning lakes.

8. The Lord Curzon Trail

This trek offers startling vistas of the snow-capped peaks of the Greater Himalayan Range, which make it well liked by trekkers worldwide. The trek goes through the lush valleys, thick forests and small villages.

9. Trans Zanskar “Darcha to Lamayuru Trek”

People who visit the trek get to visit some ancient monasteries spectacularly built on rough hillsides. They can also stop and meet the welcoming Zanskari people. Charming villages, high verdant meadows, some clear springs and gleaming snow dressed mountains are just some to describe this trek.

10. Classical Markha Valley Trek

This trek located in Ladakh Himalaya is one of the most famous in the area. A tourist can expect accommodation in the parachute tents at most of the villages on the route. The best time to do trekking here is during Mid-June to Mid-October.

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