All of us love to have some spice into our lives and for that we need to break the ice of our daily routines and do something different and adventurous and while thinking about the adventure the first thing that strikes our mind is trekking on some hilly terrain along with friends. Trekking is a popular adventure activity among the tourists and even the vacationers. Trips to the mountains in Uttarakhand signify not only the natural beauty, but a source of spiritual guidance as well, where staggering views of snow-clad peaks, traditional tribal villages, sacred Hindu sites, ancient Buddhist monasteries and blazing fields of wildflowers are just some of the features that make for extraordinary alpine experiences. The height and beauty of Indian Himalayas provide enthralling opportunities for trekking to everyone. Trekking through different regions of the country gives an opportunity to the adventurers to gain a deep insight into the immaculate beauty of the region and the bewitching flora and fauna as well, many places still feel wild and relatively unspoiled, and thrillingly scenic treks can take you into magical roadless villages, through craggy gorges and across dazzlingly stark mountain passes. The mighty range of Himalayas present in India provides one of the amazing trekking experiences to visitors.
Let’s check out our list of best trekking places in India and make your vacation more solidifying.
Chakrata with its pristine beauty is a paradise for nature lovers. There are picturesque meadows (Budher, Kanasar, Devban and mundali at Chakrata) surrounded by one of the best rated deodar forests of Asia, high water falls (Tiger falls, Kimona falls and Indroli falls at chakrata), ancient limestone caves (Sahiya, Budher and Gorcha at Chakrata), and high table lands (chirmiri, Daanadhar at chakrata) all within a 30 kms radius from Chakrata.
Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, the traditions of bygone years – where colonial officers, renegade soldiers of fortune and pious miss saibs lived under one roof – can still be felt. An air of mystery beckons visitors. Situated at an altitude of 7,500 feet nestled in the heart of Landour, this niche property rolls back time to a bygone era. Walks around Landour showcase the best of the Himalayas with views of the Doon Valley and the snow peaks captured thru the abundant cedar and oak trees. Escape to a beautiful country manor up in the mountains.
Appointed with spectacular views, from the nature’s art gallery. Serene Pathways lead to various public outlets that have been spread out by design so that guests walk by magnificently landscaped gardens, water bodies and jogging tracks. Explore abundance of plant and bird life literally inside the jungle with only an aesthetically designed low voltage fencing all around the resort as a protective barrier between man and the wandering visitors from the wood.
As you take the diversion on the rugged terrain leading to the resort, it is dramatic transformation into dream world of quiet luxury, right amid the wildlife reserve. Wake up and take your steps in the beautifully designed haven of peace and tranquility. The Corbett stands majestically, all by itself. It’s only neighbor is the nature all around, as far as your eyes travel. Where the only sound you may hear is a melodious bird song. Whether you want to explore the wild of the jungle, or simply unwind in the tranquil environs all round, Corbett offers the opportunity to indulge all your senses and refresh the mind and body with an orchestra of bird song, the fragrance of the flora and the thrill of action in the jungle.
Binsar is a beautiful place, overlooking a wonderful valley with breathtaking views of layers of snow clad Himalayan peaks and enchanting surroundings. Binsar is just 6Km from downtown Almora, a wonderful small hillock covered with cedar trees, rhododendron, and with a two thousand year old Kasaar Devi temple at the top the hill. Binsar lies amongst ample natural beauty and greenery. Its unique location provides peace and solace where one can breathe fresh air in a pollution free and noise free atmosphere. There are miles of picturesque valley views and one can have panoramic view of the legendary Himalayas. From here you can enjoy the spellbinding views of the mighty Trishul, Nandadevi, Maiktoli, Mrightuni to name a few. Melodious chants from the nearby Kasar Devi temple and warm sunrise from the distant snow clad Himalayas make a memorable and rejuvenating start of the day.
Surrounded by the tranquility and hushed serenity of the mountains, it is an ideal place to ‘do nothing’, or if you are feeling energetic, explore the nearby areas of Nainital, Bhimtal and the beautiful Temple of Bells. Ramgarh is also an ideal destination for adventure freaks and nature enthusiasts. This small hill station provides a number of fun activities that you can indulge in, which is absolutely impossible to experience in the big cities. Right from going for picnic to satisfying your need for adventure with rock climbing and camping, the options provided are endless. In the following lines, we have provided detailed information about the things to do and see in Ramgarh, Uttarakhand.
From kund, one gets a wonderful view of the snow clad Kedar peak that forms the backdrop of the Kedarnath temple. This valley is steeped in history and mythology and the temples that dot this area stand as the living testimonials to its rich culture and tradition. In addition to the Kedarnath temple, which is among the most important temples in the Hindu religion, there are a number of other temples like Tungnath (the highest Shiva shrine in the world), Madhyamaheshwar, Triyuginarayan, Guptkashi, Ukhimath, etc. Kund is your best bet when it comes to Chopta or Rudraprayag for its cottages with a view, gracious hospitality, soft murmurs of Mandakini, quaint hill touch in its flair. An additional explorer’s delight is that Kund is the best base for ChoptaTungnath trek or Tungnath trek. With Kund, take home more than just fond memories, when you holiday.
Nathuakhan is surrounded by lush green fields, plum and peach trees and a panoramic view of mountains.The pristine beauty of the region and the pleasant weather at all times, gives the place a very distinctive character which soothes your mind and calms you beyond words. You can go in for numerous adventure treks or just do nothing, relax and spend time with family and friends. Enjoy reading from a variety of books or play board games and spend fun time together.
Indulge yourself in blood-pulsing outdoor adventures! Paragliding, cycling, rock climbing, waterfall trekking, and other activities are ideal to rejuvenate yourself and your spirits. Go for nature walks and lake tours, along the lanes, and get a glimpse of the sylvan landscape, the tranquil waters, and the beautiful greenery.
Chopta has specious alpine meadow perfect to do outdoor activates like birding, obstacle courses , adventure activities and so many other outdoor games. Various species of native birds will give you a wake up call every morning. It’s picturesque location, prompt service, neat & clean accommodation, multi cuisine restaurant, experienced staff, best possible amenities, different adventure and recreational activities and a whole assortment of equipment to carry out trekking and adventure activities make Magpie Camp best choice for your escape from routine life. Trekking in Chopta is a wonderful way to explore this delightful region which has untouched, unique, and scenic beauty all around. This region is a part of Kedarnath wildlife sanctuary known for its one of the richest biodiversity in the world. Discover natural lake, closest Greater Himalayan view, alpine meadows, evergreen forest, world’s highest Siva temple, adventure activities and much more.
Dhanachuli is an enchanting little village located a few miles from Mukteshwar, a popular hill station in Uttarakhand. Blessed with pleasant weather, breathtaking views of the Himalayas, lush forests, enticing apple orchards and charming people, Dhanachuli is perhaps one of the most beautiful weekend getaways from Delhi. For every trekker out there, the view of the mountain is nature’s blessing. And at Dhanachuli, you can listen to this music of the birds round the year. With its rich diversity of flora and fauna, and a terrain which varies from the beautiful Oak and Rhododendron to Pine forests, Dhanachuli is a perfect destination for avid birders, trekkers, mountaineers or the enthusiastic naturalist seeking to enjoy the region’s rich bird life.
Enjoy mesmerising views of mountains and valleys. Fill your senses with the scent of the earth. Stare at countless stars that enlighten the night sky. Read, write or paint in the tranquil and scenic surroundings. Partake in invigorating farming, gardening and bee-keeping activities. Take leisurely walks or challenge yourself on the trekking trails and enjoy sumptuous picnic hampers that accompany your explorations. In and around the Munsiyari there are abundant places for you to unwind and relax – the courtyard overlooking the mountains and verdant valleys, the semi open-air dining area, numerous nooks and corners perfect for reading or for fulfilling your spiritual quest.
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