Here is the list of top Trekking destinations Enthusiasts Dream About
Valley of Flowers Trek, Uttarakhand
- Possibly one of the most beautiful treks in India.
- This exotic valley is transformed into a colorful kaleidoscope stuffed with wild flowers such as zinnias, petunias and poppies.
- It also hosts several species of butterflies and endangered animals such as the mountain leopard and blue sheep.
- A moderately challenging climb (the entire trek can take a week), the 10-kilometer valley is situated at approximately over 3,600 meters (above sea level), and is ideal to visit from between June - September.
Roopkund Trek, Uttarakhand
Roopkund, in the state of Uttarakhand in India, is a famous glacial lake.
- For those who enjoy more daring experiences, this trek presents an opportunity to view Roopkund's famous Mystery Lake.
- Trekking can take anywhere from a week to 9 days, and the best time to visit is between May and October. This challenging trek requires one to be in decent shape, given that is situated at a high altitude (4,800 mts).
Chembra Peak Trek, Kerala
- Located 2,100 metres above sea level, Chembra in Wayanad is the tallest peak in Kerala.
- It's an easy climb, though the initial gradient can prove a little steep.
- Best time to trek will be September to March. Post monsoon will be better as it will be more green and more cloudy. November, December and January will be ideal time to trek. In February and march grass will turn into yellowish. March onwards it will more dry but you can trek. Avoid rainy season as it will be more slippery
- Trekking trail is about 4.5 KMS from starting point, Trekking trail can be classified into 4 parts.
Rajmachi Trek, Maharashtra
The Rajmachi fort, thanks to the efforts of the Maharashtra Tourism Board, is developing quickly as a tourist spot.
- The beauty of this trekking destination is not just its panoramic view of lush rolling hills.
- It also presents two trekking options, both of which can be completed within one day.
- There is a plain 15-kilometre walk from Lonavala or a rugged 2,000-foot climb from Kondivade village where one can also view the Kondana caves. The best time to visit is between June and September.
Goecha La Trek, West Sikkim
- Covering 90 kilometres over 11 days doesn't sound like the toughest deal, but don't underestimate this trek, beautiful as it is.
- Best to visit between April and September, the trek passes through Kanchenjunga National Park (a photographer's delight).
- Samiti Lake is another visual delight that props up on the trek.
Chandratal Lake Trek, Himachal Pradesh
- Its romantic name (literally translated, Lake of the Moon) matched with its easy journey setting makes for an amorous vacation.
- Situated in Spiti valley, at a height of approximately 4,300 metres, this one-kilometre long lake is a popular destination for campers, and should be visited between May to October.
- Trekking enthusiasts headed to the Hampta Pass can also plan their route to spend a day here.