June 19, 2024

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Best Trekking Places In Himachal

Trekking is one of the most popular activities for adventure freaks and nothing can beat the state of Himachal Pradesh when it comes to trekking. In recent years, Himachal has emerged as one of the favorite destinations with domestic and foreign nature lovers alike. Treks of Himachal Pradesh stand to be one of the most sought after tourism activity among those who are fond of camping, trekking and adventure sports. Trekking in Himachal gives adventure lovers an opportunity to closely explore forests, hills, mountains and other varied terrains in the Great Himalayas. Although every district of the state boasts of popular treks, the prime areas for Himachal Pradesh Treks are in Chamba, Kullu, Kangra, Kinnaur, Manali, Lahaul-Spiti and upper Shimla.

Some of the popular treks of Himachal are:

Pin Parwati Pass (5319Mtr.), Manali

Indrahara Pass (4350Mtr.), Mcleod Ganj

Kugti Pass (5455Mtr.), Bharmour

Barabangal Trek (4700Mtr.), Manali

Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek (4480Mtr.), Kullu Valley

There are various other Passes like Rohtang Pass (4111mtr.) and Jalori Pass (3134mtr.) as well as several local Treks near Dharamshala, Palampur, Joginder Nagar and Dalhousie that offer the most amazing and variegated trekking and camping options to the adventurous minded people. Trekking in Himachal can be simple and short; moderate and tiring; or extensive and challenging, depending upon the trek you choose. Your trek could just be a single day trip or an extensive journey for a couple of days or weeks with all trekking equipments, guides and maps with you, enabling you to camp under a starlit sky. There are areas where you could walk through the dense forest, while in some places you can have the thrill of soaking up in natural hot water springs, walking on glaciers or sledging on snow. Sport lovers can enjoy various adventure sports in the mountain ranges during the trekking. Be it refreshing air and serene beauty of Chamba valley, high mountains and giant glaciers of Lahaul and Spiti or dense pine trees, deodar forests and snowline with numerous streams in Dharamshala, Himachal offers a plethora of attractions to nature lovers. Trekking in Himachal not only offers a chance to the wanderers to explore the majestic beauty of Himachal and its mountain ranges but also gives a unique opportunity to trekkers to explore the activities and life style of people living in these beautiful and chilling mountains. While trekking, the trekkers can also look into the rich culture of this mountainous region from close proximity.