, Top Trekking Destinations in Uttarakhand

Top Trekking Destinations in Uttarakhand

1. Har ki Dun:
Har Ki Dun is the most popular trekking destination in India at the height of 3566 meters in the heart of Govind Ballabh Pant National Park. It is also known as the Valley of Gods and the Hanging Valley. It is a gateway to heaven, and undoubtedly one of the most picturesque treks in the western Himalayas. For adventure seekers it is the perfect destination for trekking, camping, village tourism, bird watching and photography. Har Ki Dun lies in the valley of majestic Swargarohini peak. It is believed that Yudhishthir of the Mahabharata was sent to heaven with the dog from this peak. The ancestors of the people of this region have great influence on the characters of the Mahabharata. The ancestors of this area were said to be under the reign of the Kauravas and Pandavas, the mythological warriors and kings of the epic Mahabharata. It’s one among the best treks for the adventure enthusiasts everywhere and also the camping can be the extra essence of this trip along with your family and friends. So all in all this trek will give you peace, tranquility and lifetime of memories.

2. Brahmatal Trek:
Brahmatal Trek is considered to be the best winter treks in the Himalayas and is quite famous for the snow-covered alleys. When the snow falls on its slopes, most of the Brahmatal trek is on the snow. Apart from this, the trek is filled with landscapes, sprawling forests, mountains , high altitude lakes. The journey to Brahmatal Trek begins from Kathgodam, this will continue to  some of the most alluring locations and tourist attractions. Also this trek will provide the impeccable view of Mount Nanda Ghunti and Mount Trishul. This trek is fairly moderate but due to snow, it becomes difficult sometimes. Despite it, it is worth watching the breath-taking mountain view. The Brahmatal Trek is the perfect adventure package that everyone is looking for. A Small town of great mythological importance, The Brahmatal Trekking package is the perfect adventure that all the adventure enthusiasts have been long waiting for. It is utterly beautiful and fun as it moves your soul.

  1. KedarKantha Trek:
    The Kedarkantha Trek is a perfect panoramic trek in the western Garhwal Himalayas. This trek takes you up to its summit which touches the altitude of 3800 meters or 12468 feet above the sea level. The view from the top gives a spectacular scene of the region all around. If you wanted to trek in winters, Kedarkantha Trek would be the best option. All over India The Kedarkantha Trek is one of the must-go snow trekking destinations. It will pass from Mussoorie, and some of the scenic beauty of the region till it reaches Sankri. This is an ideal destination for all, where you can have wonderful and heavenly experiences.

    4. Valley of Flowers Trek:
    An Indian National Park, situated in North Chamoli and Pithoragarh of Uttarakhand. The valley is a height of 3250 m and above. It was also recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002. It is one of the oldest trekking destinations in India. The best time to visit this valley in full bloom which is from mid July to mid August in the Monsoon season. Blessed with exotic flowers, flora and faunas, splendid views, snow-covered mountains and high cliffs. According to the mythology, it is the place where Pavan Putra Hanuman had collected Sanjeevani Buti to cure Laxman. This place is a home to many endangered animals including the Snow Leopard, Blue Sheep, Asiatic Black Bear. Also the wide variety of birds like Himalayan Snow Cock, Snow Partridge, Himalayan Golden eagle. Trekkers not only love the trek here but literally fell in love with the beauty of the valley.

    5. Bali Pass Trek: 

Bali Pass trek is full of adventures, at an altitude of 16240 ft. connecting Yamunotri and Har ki Dun Valley. It starts from the Sankri village in Uttarakhand and ends at Janki Chatti. This trek is considered as one of the most unexplored trails in the Indian Himalayas. It will offer you the beautiful view of Bandarpoonch, Kalanag and Swargarohini peaks. The unmatched beauty with a mythological story associated with it makes it more adventurous. The Bali Pass trek is the trek, where you can push your limits because it is the most challenging trek. All in all, Bali pass is a wholesome adventure that provides trekkers with every element of Himalayan trek.

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