India Treks

Best Treks in India for Beginners

SUMIT JALUKA
Written by SUMIT JALUKA

India is a land of lofty mountains and high passes and spending time hiking or trekking in these mountains, valleys, meadows, and passes will give you the pleasure that you have not experienced before. The vast amphitheater of the Himalayas will never fail to astound you. The beauty of nature will have you hooked no matter where you look.

If you are a first-time trekker and are confused about where to start from, then this blog is meant for you.

Let us look at the top 10 Indian Treks for beginners.

Kareri Lake trek 

You must have heard about the immense beauty of Himachal Pradesh, right? Lake Kareri which is also known as Kumarwah Lake is one such amazing locale where you can take in the pleasures of trekking and hiking.

From here you will get a vivid picture of the Dhauladhar Range and the Kangra valley. You can visit the place even during the month of December since the lake looks beautiful in a frozen state plus trekking around this part from December to April is pure fun. You will be able to enjoy yourself thoroughly here.

Beas Kund trek 

Beas Kund trek is perhaps the most sought-after trekking destination among trekkers from across the globe. A holy river that will guide you during this trek… is just phenomenal, isn’t it? Trekking on this route will bless you with the sight of the mighty Mount Hanuman Tibba which is known for its mystical essence.

The best part of this trek is people belonging to all age groups can participate and enjoy this adventurous expedition which has so much to offer.

Kedar Kantha Trek 

This one is pretty easy and if you are an amateur then this one is probably the best for you. The ascent and descent both are pretty smooth. If you want something extra, then don’t worry Govind National park lies on the way to enthrall you.

The Tons River flows through the valley and looks breathtakingly beautiful. During winter the whole place looks like an elegant lady draped in white… just like an enchantress. Visit the Kedarkantha summit in winters and experience the bounty of nature.

Deoriatal Chopta Chandrashila Trek 

You must be aware of the fact that Chopta is even considered to be the Switzerland of India and this enthralling journey starts from Chopta. The entire route is steeped in ethereal beauty. The wild heart of the forests will welcome you.

The amazing panorama and the lush green forests will grab your heart, soul, and mind. This place has a charm of its own and to experience the charm and glamour you have to visit this place.

Chopta Tunganath

You will reach one of the temples which are considered to be the highest in the world, the Tunganath temple. The extra brownie point of this trek is the panoramic view of the Panchchuli Range, Kedarnath, and Nanda Devi peaks.

The rhododendron flowers bloom in the month of spring and look beautiful as these forests are predominantly rhododendron forests. “Walking on a bed of flowers” becomes true here… many pilgrims visit the Tunganath temple plus the trail is an important birding trail which is why birders and wildlife photographers from all across the globe visit this place to catch a glimpse of amazing bird species.

Goechala Trek

 The spectacular Goechala trek in Sikkim is yet another hot spot for trekkers both beginners and professionals come here to enjoy the beauty of the vast expanse and the sight of the lofty mountains that touch the sky. The tranquillity, serenity and the freshness of the place will vivify your senses.

This place is a great holiday getaway. If you are an avid adventure lover, then get ready to soak in the beauty of this place and explore the varied wilderness here. This one can be considered as “the pride of Sikkim”.

Tholung Trek

This trek will be pretty unique for you because you will get a chance to explore the beautiful tea gardens, valleys, forests and mountain ranges.

Get the essence of lovely tea plantations, picturesque hamlets, the quaint lives of the people residing in these hamlets, their traditions, cultures, heritage, etc., capture the beauty of the rivers, lakes, monasteries, birding trails, and hillocks, etc.

If you are in search of tranquillity and peace, then embark on this enthralling journey in the North-East.

Singalila Ridge Trek

A happening family trek can make your vacation full filling and totally enjoyable. Make your summer holidays worth it by opting for this trek.

The different colors and faces of nature will keep you agile and vivified all the time. The deep dense forests, the rich biodiversity, and the panoramic beauty all have the ability to capture the senses. Lose yourself in the lap of nature.

The route includes Gairibas (2620M), then comes Sandakphu (3640M), moving on to Phalut (3600M), and Rimbik (2280M). The trekkers live the adventure of a lifetime.

Green Lake Trek

This place is a photographer’s delight owing to the out of the world beauty that adorns this place.

Green Lake trek is adventurous and will make your adrenaline rush high for sure. This is an experience which you shouldn’t miss.

The beauty of the rhododendron and alpine forests are ineffable. The route includes Lachen (2730M), Tallem (3240M) passing through Zema, Jakthang (3430M), Tallem and Yabuk (4040M).

Sar Pass Trek

This one is located in Kasol. Backpackers from all over the globe come to this place to satiate their wanderlust.

The trekking trail will take you through Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal Ranges. The trail is dotted with watercolor landscapes which will enthrall you to the core.

The lush green forests, the beautiful valleys, small cataracts, and the hilly terrain will offer you a lot of surprises at every turn.

The rivers flowing through these parts look lovely. You can turn it into a trekking cum photography expedition. Capture the scenic beauty in lovely frames and cherish the sights forever.

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SUMIT JALUKA

SUMIT JALUKA

My name is Sumit Jaluka and I am a System Administrator by profession. Traveling is a passion to me and Writing makes me explore this even more.