Surrounded by the Himalayas in several places, India today can boast of having some of the best trekking routes in the world. From small walks to heavy longer climbs, India has several trekking routes for every trekking enthusiast. All one requires is the daring and willing with a pair of good trekking shoes to climb on one of these 5 most popular trekking places in India.
- Himachal Pradesh
It is mainly in the Champa, Manali, Kullu, and Lahaul where the trekking takes place. The four mountain ranges namely; Dhaula Dhar, Pir Panjal, Himalayas and Zanskar running almost parallel to one another create for some of toughest trekking challenges.
Trekking in Ladakh provides different focuses along the two highest mountain ranges in the world which the Himalayas and the Karakoram ranges. Ladakh has monastery treks, alpine meadow treks, and altitude lake treks.
Trekking in Sikkim has grown popular in recent years where trekkers trek along the Kachenjunga trekking route to spot the Mount Everest and enjoy the stunning sunrise view over the top of Kachenjunga Mountain.
The Garhwal hills of Uttrakhand provide some of the most challenging treks ever which are only recommended for experienced trekkers. The treks are sloppy at places and it requires great fitness and maneuver skills climb through the treks there.
- Tamil Nadu
Known for its gorgeous Nilgiris range of hills, it provides lush green trekking throughout the year. October to May is considered to be the best time for trekking in the Nilgiri hills.