Are you afraid of the big mountains, deep valleys, steep and rocky slopes but still want to experience a trekking full of excitement and adventure? Don’t worry we have got some best and easy places for you to start an amazing mountainous adventure. Starting with these places will definitely remove your fears and will inspire you to explore more places with more challenges.
Trekking is nothing to be afraid of unless and until you are well prepared for your trip and be careful and follow all the guidelines while going through your journey.
Valley of Flowers Trek
One of the most popular treks not only in the himalayan region but also in the whole country. If you want to experience the most beautiful trek in India then surely the Valley of flowers trek would be the best. Because walking among the prettiest flowers and getting fascinated by their scents is something which will make you stay at that place forever. I am sure you will enjoy the best of nature and realize how beautiful and surprising nature can be.
This place was/is actually a Flower national park in 1980 but even the world was fascinated by it’s beauty and was recognized as a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SIGHT. After that nothing could stop the popularity of this place and attracted over thousands of tourists all over the country. A best place to get the perfect pictures with the colorful background of pretty flowers. Just seeing the pictures of this place will compel you to visit this place.
Chopta Chandrashila Trek
The Chopta Chandrashila trek starts from Chopta and after walking for about 1 km, the trek to Chandrashila starts. This trek takes an average of 5 days to complete. Tungnath temple is the highest point in Chopta and also the highest Shiva temple in the world. Chopta Chandrashila trek has a great religious and Mythological significance. Chandrashila which is translated as “Moon Rock” is said that Lord Ram meditated here for many years after he defeated Ravana. Also The Moon-God Chandra is said to have spent time here for penance. Many stories are related to this place and you can get the opportunity to know them from the locals and experience the remote areas.
How can I forget Spectacular view of the snow covered mountains and the snow draped over the entire valley making it the most scenic view of your life.
Chatakpur Tiger Hill trek
This trek is near Darjeeling and if you are an animal lover then you must visit this place as it takes you to Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary. You can camp long at Chatakpur and catch the sunrise and sunset within the city, wherever you’ll see Mount Everest and Kanchenjunga. The scenery is spectacular, and with it you get a peaceful, silent atmosphere. As you descend, you get to visualize some Buddhist monasteries and Senchal Lake. March-April and October-November are the simplest times for this trek, since Senchal remains closed throughout the monsoon months as monsoons are not safe for this trek because of the slippery paths due to rain waters and the water gushing the area.
Nag Tibba Trek
This place has the highest peak of 3050 m above the sea level and the name literally translates to “Serpents Peak ”. It stretches to 16 km which can be covered in 2 days. It takes you through some dense forests and kush green meadows although some of its part would be covered in ice during the winter season. It is a perfect trek for beginners even those who have zero experience is trekking.
Being in the lesser himalayan region it is the highest point in that area. Usually the temperature is moderate and pleasant all year except in the winter season where the place is covered in snow. Picking a perfect time plays an important role in getting the best experience of the place and the trek.
Triund Hill Trek
This trip from Dharamkot is 9 kilometres long, and it takes 5 to 6 hours to complete. The Dhauladhar mountains and Kangra valley can be seen from the top. If you wish to proceed farther up ascending to the Indrahara Pass and Illaqua Glacier, you can do so while passing via the Lahesh Caves.
It is a popular weekend trip which can be done by family and friends and also solo as it is one of the easiest treks in the Himalayas and thus not tough even for beginners. The scenic view of the hills and the lush green meadows are mind boggling and you can also get an adventurous swalk to the dense forests full of Rhododendron trees. The optimum months to go for this trek is pre monsoon and post monsoon months like May – June and September – November as monsoons are not fit to go to these places.