who are fascinated by the unexplored, the mountain
ranges of India offer breathtaking,
enthralling trekking routes. In the vast amphitheatre
of the Indian Himalayas and Karakorams,
there are limitless possibilities for trekking, mountaineering,
skiing, and river rafting. Within this
alluring arena, the Garhwal and Kumaon
regions, occupy the central place, with special points of interest
for the trekker.
views apart, the Himalayan foothills are just ideal
for trekking, offering energetic out-door people
a different and exciting option for a holiday. The Garhwal
regions of Uttaranchal
are the most popular destinations for trekkers,
Pradesh, and Ladakh
and Zanskar in Jammu
and Kashmir, other trekking centres
in India are Lahaul-Spiti,
and Kangra valleys in Himachal Pradesh and in northern Uttar
Pradesh, North of Rishikesh.
in West Bengal,
Yuksam in Sikkim,
and Leh in Ladakh. The biggest
challenge for the climbers are in the Garhwal Himalayas,
the Zanskar range in Jammu & Kashmir, Kulu & Lahaul in Himachal
Pradesh have interesting trekking routes as well.
mountaineering & trekking season roughly
runs between April and November, but some routes are only open for
a couple of months, each year.