Uttarakhand is the first name that comes on the mouth of all the adventurers looking for treks. The trekking routes in Garhwal and Kumaon (Uttarakhand) are categorized under easy, moderate and strenuous section. The treks of Uttaranchal are capable of entertaining both amateur and professional trekker as well. People from around the world visit Uttarakhand to do trekking and explore the hidden jewels of Uttarakhand and to walk on the less travelled paths. Treks like Kedarkantha and Chopta Tungnath have recently gained a lot of popularity.
Uttarakhand is blessed with a scenic hilly terrain that renders the state as one of the best in the country for trekking. From beginners to the seasoned – everyone can test their physical stamina here. One of the most-traversed trekking routes here is the Bageshwar – Sunderdhunga – Pindari – Kafni Glacier trek in the state’s Pithoragarh district. The trekking paths that run along the Munsiyari – Martoli – Milam – Ralam Glacier are equally popular in the area. The Panch Kedar trek is the most popular one in the Garhwal region. These apart, the treks to Hemkund and Roopkund are equally invigorating. Valley of Flowers is another popular spot for trekking.
Kedarkantha Trek, Nag Tibba Trek, Har Ki Dun Trek, Chopta Chandrashila Trek, Roopkund Trek, Valley of Flowers Trek, Kuari Pass Trek, Pangarchulla Peak Trek, Brahmatal Trek, Rupin Pass Trek, Dayara Bugyal Trek, Panchachuli Base Camp Trek, Bagini Glacier Trek, and many more adventurous treks.
Magnanimous mountains, plains carpeted with meadows, wild and thick forests, holy rivers and alpine lakes, and many other scenic vistas, this is what it’s like when you go trekking in Uttarakhand. A mountainous state in North India, Uttarakhand is a naturally bounteous land that attracts tourists and trotters for its serenity and laid-back charm. Adventure seekers looking for some excitement as an escape from the mundanes of life can and must plan a trip to go on the best treks in Uttarakhand. Doesn’t matter if you are an amatuer or a seasoned trekker, you will just find the trail that will give you the chills and thrills.
Starting from short trudges of 5 to 10 kilometers of relaxed terrains, to the more treacherous and strenuous excursions that go on for days, covering vast distances, there are plenty of trekking places in Uttarakhand worth exploring. Some of the most prevalent treks that are a part of many bucket lists are the ‘Roopkund’, ‘Valley of Flowers’, ‘Panch Kredar’, ‘Dodital Lake’ treks among more that you can explore.