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Trekking in Uttaranchal

I was looking to explore Uttranchal for a while. And I stumbled across Thrillophilia. An adventure travel company run my my college mates! Wonderful, isn’t it? And I readily got some tips. Sharing with everyone who intend to explore Uttranchal and have some fun and adventure:

Uttaranchal is heaven for those who want to experience trekking and adventure sports. The routes to trail and trek on are a plenty to choose from, ranging from easy to tough. Trekking in Uttaranchal helps you to discover the potential of the place and to embark on lesser travelled routes as well. One gets to figure out more about life and being in sync with nature when the trekking expedition is on.

Uttaranchal trekking has many routes for you to choose from, each unique and with an intensity of its own. While trekking around you would come across various towns, famous temples, picturesque lakes, silent glaciers and roaring waterfalls. The locals around are warm and friendly, always willing to help you have a good time, and your trekking guide would take you along paths which have been unspoiled and well maintained, far away from crowded towns and locations.

It is the remoteness of such trekking routes around Uttaranchal, which has played a major role in exciting adventure seekers to come here from various parts of the planet. And if you are looking out for serene landscapes, rolling hills, snow capped peaks, breathtaking flora and fauna, wildlife spotting, jeep safaris, camping, rafting, kayaking, or simply trailing along the beautiful flower beds of Uttaranchal, this region wouldn’t disappoint you at all.

Here are some of the famous trekking routes in Uttaranchal you could have a great time on;

 

  • The “Chandrashila Summit Trek”

Duration: 1 week

Rating: Moderate

Best time: Summer

  • The well known “Dodital Trek”

Duration: 10 days

Rating: Moderate

Best time: Year Round

  • The “Har Ki Dun Trek”

Duration: 10 days

Rating: Moderate to Strenuous

Best time: Year Round

  • The “Lakhamandal Trek”

Duration: 1 week

Rating: Easy

Best time: Year Round 

  • The “Nanda Devi Sanctuary Trek”

Duration: 10 days

Rating: Tough

Best time: Summer

  • The “Roop Kund Trek”

Duration: 10 days

Rating: Moderate

Best time: Summer

  • The “Gangotri Tapovan Nandavan Trek”

Duration: 10 days

Rating: Strenuous to Tough

Best time: Summer

  • The “Chopta Deoriatal Tungnath Trek”

Duration: 1 week

Rating: Moderate

Best time: Year Round

  • The “Auli Kwaripass Tapovan Trek”

Duration: 8 days

Rating: Moderate

Best time: June to September

  • The “Khatling Sahastra Trek”

Duration: 15 days

Rating: Moderate

Best time: June to October

  • The “Panwali Kedarnath Trek”

Duration: 14 days

Rating: Tough

Best time: Summer

  • The “Hemkund Sahib Trek”

Duration: 8 days

Rating: Tough

Best time: Summer

  • The “Nagtibba Trek”

Duration: 1 week

Rating: Moderate

Best time: Year Round

  • The “Kuari Pass Trek”

Duration: 10 days

Rating: Strenuous to Tough

Best time: Summer 

  • The “Kedarnath Vasukital Trek”

Duration: 1 week

Rating: Moderate

Best time: Summer

  • The “Panch Kedar Trek”

Duration: 16 days

Rating: Strenuous to Tough

Best time: Summer

  • The “Valley of Flowers Trek”

Duration: 10 days

Rating: Moderate

Best time: Summer

  • The “Jwala Devi Trek”

Duration: 1 week

Rating: Moderate

Best time: Year Round

  • The “Binsar Trek”

Duration: 1week

Rating: Moderate

Best time: Year Round

So folks, these are the most popular expeditions for trekking in Uttaranchal. Some of them are tough, some strenuous and then you have the moderate and easy ones as well. No matter which trekking expedition you embark on, the cloudy region kissed by mists and frosts would always take your breath away. The dotting landscapes rolling side by side, the wild rivers, the frozen glaciers and the brightly colored floral treats around, all of them would keep you hooked to this heavenly adventurous place. And if you need any more help find the right deal and package, I would suggest getting in touch with thrillophilia!!

 

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Amit Srivastava