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Tuesday, 11 July 2017

6 Treks for your week Vacay in the Himalayas!

6 Treks for your Week Vacay in the Himalayas!


The mighty Himalayan mountains clad themselves with thick blankets of snow and the rugged white terrain inviting trekkers from across the globe. Whether you go solo or in a group, you wouldn’t be disappointed.
The magnificent peaks form a high rise boundary from Kashmir in the west to Arunachal in the east, offering many trails for amateur to expert trekkers.



If you want to get a taste of the Himalayan life, we suggest you go for these amazing treks. Spending a week or so in the mountains with breathtaking views and nature all around is a perfect long vacation away from the city!

Hampta Pass

One of the best options for trekking amateurs, Hampta Pass has easy access, lush valleys and meadows you can enjoy the sheer beauty of nature in. It connects the areas of Lahaul and Kullu. On your journey, you experience a spectacular view of the glaciers, maple forests and streams. A panorama of Dhauladhar, Chandra Bhaga and Mulkila ranges awaits you along with Deo Tibba, Shingri Parvat.

Best Season - June to September
Difficulty - Easy to Moderate
Altitude - 12,270 ft
Location - Kullu, (Bhuntar)
Distance and Time Taken - 32-34 km covered in 2 days.




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Parashar Lake Trek

One of the well kept secrets of the Kullu Valley is Parashar Lake. Encompassing the trio of dhauladhar, pir panjal and kinnaur mountain ranges, this short trek follows the trails through the forests and narrow streams.

Best Season - Mid May to October
Difficulty - Easy to Moderate
Altitude - 8700 ft
Location - Mandi
Distance and Time Taken - 17-20 km covered in a span of 1-2 days





 Valley of Flowers Trek

Valley of flowers is a huge natural botanical garden in the Himalayas which is a sight to behold when in full bloom. The flowers look straight out of a painting and so does the serene nature. With lush green mountains on one side and white snowy on the other and in between flows a river, this is straight out of a dream!

Best Season - Mid May to October
Difficulty - Easy to Moderate
Altitude - 14,400 ft
Location - Starts at Haridwar
Distance and Time Taken - 47-48 km and is usually covered in a span of 5 days




Chandratal Trek, - Spiti Valley

Chandra Tal or ‘Moon Lake’ is an ultimate destination track on everyone’s bucket lists now. The fascination with the landscape of Spiti is overwhelming. Snow capped mountains by the side will transport you in a winter wonderland. The terrain and trails can be quite challenging if you are not a seasoned trekker and therefore not advised to amateurs. This exhilarating trek is a classic himalayan adventure waiting to happen!

Best Season - Mid June to Mid October
Difficulty - Moderate to Challenging
Altitude - 14,000 ft
Location - Base Camp at Chandratal
Distance and Time Taken - 28 km to traveled in parts for 4-5 days





Roopkund Trek

Dense mountain forests, lush green meadows, amazing campsites and streams welcome you to one of the most perplexing treks in the Himalayan ranges. The trail bursts into Ali and Bedni Bugyal, one of the most beautiful meadows in the high altitudes. The meadows are followed by alpine stretches.  The Roopkund lake, one of the most talked about because of its mystic undertones proves to be a thrill ride.
Best Season - May to October
Difficulty - Moderate
Altitude - 12,000 ft
Location - Pantnagar, Uttarakhand
Distance and Time Taken - 54-55 km covered on a span of 7 days




Har ki doon Trek

One of the most stunning valleys, this trek is perfect for both summers and winters.
The valley boasts alpine meadows, moraine ridges, glacier basins, pine forests and ancient villages. Accessible through Govind National Park, Har ki Dun is a valley of opportunities as one can learn so much about the nature here.

Best Season - May to July, October to January
Difficulty - Moderate
Altitude - 11,600 ft
Location - Starts from Sankri Camp, Uttarakhand
Distance and Time Taken - 75 km covered on a span of 7-8 days.








So, what are you waiting for?  Pack your bags and embark on a journey of a lifetime!

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Namrita Singh

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