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High Altitude Treks in India

The Indian Himalayas are where you can find glacial lakes at an elevation of 5000 m; sprawling alpine meadows at 3000 m; and mountain passes as high as 5900 m that make it the home to some of the best alpine Himalayan treks in India. Get the taste of the adventure of trekking on highest altitude with us at Tour My India, which, along with an incredible experience, ensures complete safety.

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Best Treks for Alpine Trekkers in India

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9 Nights - 10 Days

Stok Kangri Trek

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12 Nights - 13 Days

Frozen River Trek

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10 Nights - 11 Days

Kinner Kailash Parikrama Trek

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18 Nights - 19 Days

Darcha Padum Trek

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10 Nights - 11 Days

Yuksom to Dzongri & Goecha La Trek

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images4940 mts images86 Km
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17 Nights - 18 Days

Auden's Col Trek

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17 Nights - 18 Days

Kalindikhal Trek

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13 Nights - 14 Days

Panpatia Col Trek

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15 Nights - 16 Days

Pin Parvati Pass Trek

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12 Nights - 13 Days

Shivling Base Camp Trek

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images4880 mts images115 Km
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11 Nights - 12 Days

Bara Bhangal Trek

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15 Nights - 16 Days

Green Lake Trek

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Popular High Altitude Trekking Tours in India

  • Uttarakhand
  • Ladakh
  • Sikkim
  • Himachal
  • Kashmir

Popular Alpine Treks in Uttarakhand

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11 Nights - 12 Days

Adi Kailash Trek

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16 Nights - 17 Days

Nanda Devi East Base Camp

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20 Nights - 21 Days

Nanda Devi Inner Sanctuary Trek

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11 Nights - 12 Days

Kanari Khal Trek

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images4515 mts images96 Km
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12 Nights - 13 Days

Nandi Kund Trek

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images4805 mts images120 Km
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15 Nights - 16 Days

Masar Tal Lake Trek Via Khatling Glacier

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images5000 mts images98 Km
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13 Nights - 14 Days

Panpatia Col Trek

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8 Nights - 9 Days

Chenap Valley Trek

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images4750 mts images60 Km

Popular Alpine Treks in Ladakh

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12 Nights - 13 Days

Snow Leopard Trek

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9 Nights - 10 Days

Stok Kangri Trek

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24 Nights - 25 Days

Darcha Lamayuru Trek

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12 Nights - 13 Days

Frozen River Trek

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16 Nights - 17 Days

Markha Valley & Stok Kangri Trek

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18 Nights - 19 Days

Darcha Padum Trek

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18 Nights - 19 Days

Southern Zanskar Trek

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19 Nights - 20 Days

Spiti to Ladakh Trek

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images5577 mts images140 Km

Popular Alpine Treks in Sikkim

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15 Nights - 16 Days

Green Lake Trek

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images4935 mts images92 Km

Popular Alpine Treks in Himachal

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10 Nights - 11 Days

Kinner Kailash Parikrama Trek

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11 Nights - 12 Days

Bara Bhangal Trek

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images4878 mts images30 Km
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11 Nights - 12 Days

Kugti Pass Trek

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13 Nights - 14 Days

Thamsar Pass Trek

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images4550 mts images98 Km
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16 Nights - 17 Days

Kalihani Pass Trek

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images5078 mts images145 Km
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16 Nights - 17 Days

Shepherd Trail Gaddi Trek

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images4800 mts images140 Km
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10 Nights - 11 Days

Bhaba Pass Trek

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images5260 mts images86 Km
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11 Nights - 12 Days

Charang Valley Trek

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images5260 mts images60 Km

Popular Alpine Treks in Kashmir

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7 Nights - 8 Days

Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

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images4,300 mts images76 Km
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5 Nights - 6 Days

Chattargul Mahlish Gangabal Trek

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images4000 mts images32 Km
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6 Nights - 7 Days

Bandiopra Gangabal Naranag Trek

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7 Nights - 8 Days

Tulail Gangabal Naranag Trek

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11 Nights - 12 Days

Sonamarg Vishansar Bandipora Trek

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International Trekking destinations

  • Bhutan
  • Nepal

Bhutan Trekking Holidays

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11 Nights - 12 Days

Bhutan Sagala Trek

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11 Nights - 12 Days

Druk Path Trek Bhutan

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11 Nights - 12 Days

Bhutan Festival Trek

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11 Nights - 12 Days

Bhutan Snowman Trek

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11 Nights - 12 Days

Chomolhari Trek

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11 Nights - 12 Days

Bhutan Laya Trek

Nepal Trekking Holidays

Frequently Asked Questions

Q.What is a high altitude trek?

A high altitude trek is considered when one walks at an elevation of 3000+ m meters. At this altitude, the air is thinner and has less oxygen, which makes it difficult to breathe. In order to do a high altitude trek, one needs to be well-prepared as well as have prior experience of trekking.

Q.How to prepare for a high altitude trek?

Following the below mentioned advice can help you prepare better for a high altitude trek:

  • Acclimatise well. Rest for a day or two as soon as you reach a high altitude destination. Do as little as you can.
  • Ensure the trekking company you are doing the trek with  has provision for oxygen cylinders.
  • Stay hydrated and avoid alcohol as it can leave you feeling dehydrated.
  • Carry over the counter pain relievers

Q.What are some high altitude treks in Ladakh?

Some of the high altitude treks in Ladakh are:

  • Stok Kangri Trek
  • Kang Yatse Peaks Trek

Q.Are there any high altitude treks in Uttarakhand?

Yes, there are a number of high altitude treks in Uttarakhand. Some of the top ones are:

  • Rupin Pass
  • Roopkund
  • Kalindi Khal
  • Auden’s Col
  • Bali Pass

Q.Which high altitude treks are best to do in Himachal?

Following high altitude treks can be done in Himachal Pradesh:

  • Buran Ghati
  • Kinnaur Kailash
  • Bara Bhangal
  • Pin Bhabha Pass

Q.Does Sikkim have high altitude treks?

Yes, Sikkim has a few high altitude treks like Goecha La and Green Lake for seasoned trekkers.

Why TMI for Trekking Holidays

  • Experienced

    An experienced trekking tour operator, with a team of an experienced adventure enthusiast ensure to give our clients well-designed trekking tour packages.

  • Certified

    We are certified by major tour and travel associations in India and world like IATA, IATO, TAAI, IMF & MOT (Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India).

  • Happy Customers

    TMI has received numerous accolades from its happy customers for its excellent services and best adventure holidays.

  • Local Offices

    We have local office in Ladakh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, & Himachal Pradesh for our customers to find assistance anytime and anywhere.

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About Best High Altitude Trekking in Indian Himalayas

Adventure is another name of the Indian Himalayas. Rugged, crooked, remote, and yet spectacular, the Indian Himalayas invite the adventurers to enjoy high altitude trekking. Expect dramatic changes in scenery which only gets better with the altitude. Walk through the forest zones, the grasslands and alpine zones. High altitude trekking in India is also about starting trekking in one valley of a state and then crossing over the high mountain passes to descend in another valley of another state, what an incredible experience that is!

The alpine treks in India can be found in all the Himalayan states like Ladakh, Uttarakhand, Himachal, and Sikkim. In each state, the experience is different and undoubtedly adventurous.

In Ladakh, a unique experience awaits in the form of Stok Kangri and Kang Yatse Peaks which are climbable and are worth challenging yourself for. In Uttarakhand, Rupin Pass, Roopkund, Kalindi Khal, Auden’s Col, Bali Pass are some of the best high altitude treks. In Himachal Pradesh, Buran Ghati, Kinnaur Kailash, Bara Bhangal, and Pin Bhabha Pass are the top treks for alpine trekkers. In the northeast, Goecha La and Green Lake are the popular high altitude treks in Sikkim.