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Uttarakhand Trekking Peaks

About Trekking Peaks in Uttarakhand

Trekking in the mountains of Uttarakhand is special because along with sufficient adventure and surprises, you are treated to breathtaking and picturesque views of valleys, lakes, lush meadows, and snowcapped peaks kissing the skies against clear blue skies. The three peaks in the Garhwal Himalayas in Uttarakhand, Pangarchulla, Chandrashila and Garuda, are popular among trekking enthusiasts. Each of these trekking expeditions treat you to views that leaves you spellbound and great for photographic purposes. You come across picturesque locations, and also get an opportunity to observe the traditional lifestyle of the people in quaint villages. Every step is loaded with adventure, excitement and surprises. The challenges keep on coming, but so do the awesome moments!

Peaks in Uttarakhand Famous Among Trekking Enthusiasts


  • Pangarchulla Peak at 4,593 meters
  • Chandrashila Peak at 4,000 meters
  • Garuda Peak at 6,000 meters

Pangarchulla Peak is counted among the most famous mountain peaks for trekking. Although classified as a difficult trek, it is quite rewarding in terms of the overall experience. The summit lies at a height of 4,593 meters, and is one of the rare trekkable summits in India. The route passes through the Nanda Devi Wildlife Sanctuary, and treats you to the views of Mt. Nanda Devi, Chaukhamba, Ghori Parbat, Hathi Parbat and others.

Chandrashila Peak is another of the Himalayan peaks in Uttarakhand that attracts peak trekking enthusiasts. Classified as an easy trek, you cross through meadows, shepherds, a wide variety of flora & fauna, and other spectacular sights during the course of the trek. You also get to visit the famous Tungnath Temple, famous for being the highest temple in the world, dedicated to Lord Shiva. 

Among the other high altitude peaks in Uttarakhand, Garuda Peak, at an altitude of 6,000 meters, is a trekkable peak which makes for an exciting expedition to the Himalayas. During the course of the trek, you are treated to enchanting sights of various Himalayan peaks like Hathi Parbat, Satminal, Dunagiri Parbat and Mt. Kalanka. You can also enjoy the beauty and observe the lifestyle of the people in the Ruing and Dronagiri villages.

Best Peaks for Climbing in Uttarakhand


  • Mt. Shivling at 6,543 meters
  • Neelkanth at 6,507 meters
  • Black Peak at 6,387 meters
  • Mt. Changabang at 6,864 meters
  • Kedar Dome at 6,940 meters
  • Mt. Thalay Sagar at 6,904 meters
  • Kedarnath Peak at 6,940 meters
  • Mt. Baljuri at 5,922 meters
  • Pangarchulla Peak at 4,575 meters
  • Mt. Bhanoti at 5,645 meters

Plan a trekking expedition to the famous mountain peaks of Uttarakhand with us, as we provide the best trekking equipment, team/guides who assist you in every possible way along with other requirements. Our peak trekking tours in Uttarakhand are available at extremely reasonable rates, with excellent services.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q.  When is the best time to go peak trekking expedition in Uttarakhand?

The best time to go peak trekking in Uttarakhand is from April to early June and October to November. 

Q. Can I take the Chandrashila Summit Trek without any prior trekking experience?

The Chandrashila Summit Trek is considered to be easy, but requires a certain level of physical fitness, which means stamina, muscle endurance and cardiovascular fitness. You should prepare yourself accordingly before taking the trek.

Q. Do I have to bring my own trekking equipment for peak trekking tours in Uttarakhand?

No, we will provide you the necessary trekking equipment for the peak trekking tour in Uttarakhand.