Trekking, the word itself fills our heart with thrill and excitement. Trekking is more than just reaching to some intriguing destination. It is about recognizing your hidden strength, muster the courage to face the difficulties that come your way, and always be eager to learn from every incident that occurs throughout the journey. In short, trekking is more like living life bravely. Every person must go for trekking once in life as it takes you out of your comfort zone and teaches to live over the edges. So, here are few places in India where you can go for trekking at the different time of the year.
Triund Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Triund Hill, located at a height of 2,843 meters is one of the most charming trekking destinations in North India, in particular for the beginners, which starts from the McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala. Once you reach the trek destination, you get completely awestruck with the enormous snow-clad Dhauladhar Himalayas on one side and the mesmerizing Kangra Valley on the other. Triund is a must visit trek destination as it brings your soul to solace after a thrilled trekking session.
Best Season: August to October
Trek length: 9 km
Difficulty Level: Easy
Valley of Flowers Trek, Uttarakhand
Valley of Flowers, located at a height of 3,658 meters in the state of Uttarakhand was accidently discovered by a British Mountaineer, Frank S. Smythe back in 1931. With beautiful green terrain and snow-capped mountains around it makes for the view to loosen yourself. It has various types of astonishingly beautiful alpine flowers and a range of flora which blossoms in the light of day. This valley is declared as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Some of the endangered species of animals such as the Snow Leopard, Asiatic Black Bear, Brown Bear, Blue Sheep, and Musk Dear are found in this valley.
Best Season: July to September
Trek length: 17 km
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Roopkund Trek, Uttarakhand
Roopkund Lake, located at a height of 5,029 meters is quite famous for the human skeletons found at its bottom, which is visible when the snow melts. The Roopkund trek begins from Lohargunj town, and while moving ahead, you come across the dense forests having cedar and oak trees, mountain rivers, fascinating mountain ranges, and scenic meadows. Roopkund Trek is a must explore for all the avid Trek lovers and don’t forget to capture the picturesque beauty of this place in your cameras.
Best Season: May to June and September to October
Trek length: 39 km
Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult
Kumara Parvatha Trek, Karnataka
Kumar Parvatha at 1,712 meters, is the highest peak in the Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary. It is located on the border between Coorg and Dakshin Kannada districts of the South Indian state, Karnataka. While trekking to the Kumar Parvatha through the lush green forests of Western Ghats, you will come across various flora and fauna species. This trek route is amazingly beautiful as well as challenging, so prepare yourself in advance both physically and mentally.
Best Season: October to December
Trek Distance: 13 km
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Darcha Lamayuru Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Darcha Lamayuru Trek is considered as one of the most adventurous and challenging among all the treks in India. It is about 23 days trek that starts from Darcha, a village in the Lahaul region of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh and ends at Lamayuru, in the Leh District of India. On your way, you come some ancient monasteries, the pleasing sight of villages, the smooth current of the rivers, and snow-clad mountains. The trek takes you through the beautiful landscape of the Zanskar Valley, where you find the absolute peace of mind. All in all the Darcha Lamayuru Trek fills your life with so much of beauty and experience and proves to be life-changing phenomena.
Best Season: Mid June to Mid September
Trek Distance: Approx 317 km
Difficulty Level: Difficult (Adventurous)