Trekking in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is adorned with abundant natural beauty, emerald rivers, green-cloaked hills, snow-capped peaks and lush green forests. Divided into two regions, Garhwal and Kumaon, the state indeed offers an incredible opportunity for adventure. Trekking in Uttarakhand is one activity that can be enjoyed in Uttarakhand extensively. In fact, the state is replete with such beautiful trekking trails where scenic views come as a reward. Lesser explored than Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand is home to pristine trails that await to be discovered and lead to gorgeous glaciers; majestic Himalayan Mountains; breathtaking high altitude lakes; and surreal alpine meadows. There are also few awe-inspiring treks that demand less efforts but in return offers unsurpassed experiences. For the novice or amateur trekkers, Uttarakhand has a lot of easy treks with views to die for. Nagtibba, Chandrashila, Valley of Flower trek, Hark Ki Dun, Ruinsara Tal Trek, Har Ki Dun Trek, Kedarnath Vasuki Tal Trek, Kedar Kantha Trek, Bedni Bugyal Trek, and Dodital Trek are some of the treks that are ideal for beginners.

Both Garhwal and Kumaon regions host some splendid moderate treks for those seeking to polish their skills and exploring the unspoiled beauty of the state. Some of the moderate treks also lead to pilgrimage sites like Madhyamaheshwar, which is tucked away in a distant meadow. Then there are those that lead to lofty glaciers and to high-altitude mountain passes such as Milam and Kuari Pass. For the seasoned trekkers, Uttarakhand opens its treasure trove and invites them to a breathtaking experience of exploration.

And even though the treks may be difficult in terms of their steep route and long distance, they do add to an achievement that can be celebrated throughout the lifetime. Some of the difficult treks that Uttarakhand challenges you with our Panch Kedar Trek, Nanda Devi Trek, Om Parvat Trek, and Auden Col Trek.

Uttarakhand Travel Information at a Glance

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