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Holi Weekend Trips

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Written by Just Wravel

Holi is a festival of colors that every Indian patently waits for every year to get into the spirit of freedom and play with colors. This year, to make the spirit of Holi exciting, JustWravel brings you several trips to the different parts of north and northeast India. In the 1st week of March when the Holi Long Weekend kicks in from 1st to 4th of March, JustWravel has planned out trips for its ever-growing following of Wravelers in the states of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and West Bengal.

It includes independent as well as fix departure trips to extremely beautiful places such as Deoriatal-Chndrashila, Nag Tibba, Kuari Pass, Kedarkantha, Dayara Bugyal in Uttarakhand. It also includes Parashar Lake and Kareri Lake in Himachal Pradesh and a trip to Sandakphu in West Bengal.

The locations that we are covering during this Trek are Deoriatal, Chopta, Tungnath, and Chandrashila. Chopta is a small region in Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, Tungnath is the highest Shiva Temple in the world, Chandrashila peak is at an altitude of 4000 mts and offers perfect panoramic views of all the remarkable peaks of Uttarakhand such as Kedarnath, Gangotri, Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi, Trishul, etc.

One night stay is at Deoriatal and 2nd will be at Chopta.

Difficulty Level: Easy
Duration: 3 Days
Kilometers: 28
Highest Altitude: 4000 Mts
Region: Kedarnath, Uttarakhand

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Apart from snow clad mountains and forest, Himalayas are also famous for its scenic meadows, also called as Bugyals in local language Uttarakhand. The route to these meadows are also scenic and over the time have become prominent trekking routes. In Uttarakhand, there are several scenic bugyals where one can trek and one such is Dayara Bugyal.

With the last batch returning a few days back, most parts of the trail are covered with snow .

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
Duration: 4 Days
Kilometers: 20
Highest Altitude: 3658 Mts
Region: Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand

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Embellished with stunning scenes of snow set on the trail and decorated with trees, trek to Kedarkantha is one of the most popular winter treks in the Indian Himalayas. The views of falling snow from sky and trees are just mesmerizing and adding to this, the views of Himalayan peaks make this trek a wonderful one. The peak stands at an elevation of 3810 meters above the sea level and the trail covers a distance of around 20 km.

One of the best winter treks.

Difficulty Level: Moderate
Duration: 5 Days
Kilometers: 20
Highest Altitude: 3810 Mts
Region: Uttarkashi, Uttrakhand

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Kareri Lake is a high altitude freshwater lake situated at an altitude of 2950 meters above sea level. The lake is surrounded by scenic meadows and Dhauladhars. The glaciers located in the Dhauladhars act as a water source to the lake. The trek is less explored and offers great scenic views of valleys and mountain ranges. The difficulty level of this trek varies from easy to moderate and hence it is suitable for both beginners as well as experienced ones.

With Triund trek closed for winter, Kareri lake trek is a very good alternative, little tough compared to Triund, but worth it.

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
Duration: 3 Days
Kilometers: 26 Kms
Highest Altitude: 2850 Mts
Region: Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh

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Sandakhphu is located at an altitude of 3636 mts in Darjeeling district of West Bengal. Being the highest point in West Bengal state, this trek is frequented by trekkers; height being just one reason, this is the only trek in India wherein you can see four of the five highest peaks in the world namely Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and Makalu.

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
Duration: 6 Days
Kilometers: 44 Kms
Highest Altitude: 3636 Mts
Region: Darjeeling, West Bengal

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Nag Tibba also called as Serpent’s Peak is the highest peak in the lesser Himalayas in Garhwal region. Situated at a height of 3022 meters above the sea level, the peak offers majestic views of some remarkable peaks such as Swargarohini, Banderpooch, Kala Nag and much more. The trail passes through villages, dense forest and meadows.

Difficulty Level: Easy
Duration: 2 Days
Kilometers: 20 Kms
Highest Altitude: 3022 Mts
Region: Mussoorie, Uttarakhand

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Parashar lake is a sacred lake located on the top of a hill near the Baggi village in the Mandi district. The lake is situated at a height of 2730m above sea level and it is dedicated to Sage Parashar. There is a temple situated near the lake and is believed to be built in the 13th century.

The lake houses a floating island which keeps changing its position time to time. With many stories doing the round few believed that it hasn’t shifted for the past three months and with the help of island shifts locals can predict weather conditions and can be prepared for worse.

Difficulty Level: Easy
Duration: 2 Days
Kilometers: 17 Kms
Highest Altitude: 2734 Mts
Region: Mandi, Himachal Pradesh

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Kuari Pass is an excellent winter trek in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand. The trek begins from the town of Joshimath, which is a known destinations for trekkers as well as pilgrims. The trek takes you through the remote villages, ancient forests, vast snowy meadows, etc. On this trek one crosses several scenic meadows or bugyals and one such is ‘Gorson Bugyal’. The trek also covers the famous skiing destination, Auli.

Difficulty Level: Moderate
Duration: 6 Days
Kilometers: 30 Kms
Highest Altitude: 4264 Mts
Region: Joshimath, Uttarakhand

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Bir Billing is famous for monasteries and is considered the best site for Paragliding in India whereas Barot is a serene and beautiful place which is popular for activities like angling, trekking, etc.

Bir Billing the paragliding capital of India, is a noted center for ecotourism, spiritual studies, and meditation.  Bir is also home to a Tibetan refugee settlement with several Buddhist monasteries and a large stupa.

Difficulty Level: Easy
Duration: 3 Days
Kilometers: 6 Kms
Region: Bir, Himachal Pradesh

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For any details regarding the trip, you can contact Team JustWravel at 92057 25727 //   95824 32437  or drop us an email to contact@justwravel.com

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