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Winter and Snow Treks in India

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India is consecrated with the mighty Himalayas that offers plethora of opportunities to hike and try adventures. There are several treks in India which are suitable for different seasons. Out of all, some are categorized as winter or snow treks also. The word Himalaya means “Abode of Snow” and due to its higher terrain, the Himalayan region receives an ample amount of snow especially on treks. These treks become too scenic like a snowy wonderland after receiving the snowfall. The treks will give you the snow experience like never before.
If spring is the season for nature lovers, then winters are for thrill seekers. The snow treks let you walk through winty grasses, snow laden trails, frozen lakes and verglas made of streams. Here we introduce you to some of the Best Winter Treks in India that we are organizing this winter.


Kedarkantha Trek

The most renowned winter trek in the Indian Himalayas. Kedarkantha is peak located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Standing at an altitude of 3400 m, the peak offers panoramic views of Himalayan peaks and valleys. The trek is 5 days long and starts from a small village Sankri.

Duration: 5 Days

Level: Moderate

Distance: 20 km (Total Trek Distance, uphill and downhill combined)

Region: Sankri (Uttarkashi), Uttarakhand

Cost: INR 9000 Per Person (Dehradun to Dehradun) + 5% GST

Total Cost: INR 9450 

Itinerary and other detailshttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1zH8yoMdDvkXjqMV9Ee2HQ5hJKVvY2TZZ

 

 

Kuari Pass Trek

Also called as Lord Curzon trail, Kuari Pass trek is a another popular winter trek in Uttarakhand. The trek begins from a village called Dhak, which is situated near the famous tourist spot, Auli. The maximum altitude one can reach is 4264 m from where a vista of remarkable Himalayan peaks can be seen. Some of the peaks are Nanda Devi, Kamet, Trisul and Chaukhamba.

 

Duration: 6 Days

Level: Easy to Moderate

Region: Auli, Uttarakhand

Cost: INR 10200 Per Person (Rishikesh to Rishikesh) + 5% GST

Total Cost: INR 10710 

Itinerary and other details: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1-XJuWtqETIdfl816DyZxV7NjeiNQWwrC

 

 

Brahmatal Trek

Brahmatal is a lesser explored trek that can be done in winters. The trek offers excelent views of the lake and surroundings. There are two lakes that can be explored while on the trek, viz, Bekaltal and Brahmatal. The trek span is 6 days and is suitable for beginners. The trail of this trek passes through beautiful valleys, oak trees and tiny hamlets.

Duration: 6 Days

Level: Moderate

Distance: 32 km (Total Trek Distance, uphill and downhill combined)

Region: Lohajung, Uttarakhand

Cost: INR 9000 Per Person (Dehradun to Dehradun) + 5% GST

Total Cost: INR 9450

Itinerary and other detailshttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1MW0rX3POQlp-51RusSSa8ZvD3cWUnxqL

 

 

Parashar Lake Trek

Considered one of the best weekend treks near Delhi, Parashar Lake is one of the few treks in Himachal which is operational round the year. The trek is situated near Mandi, and is 9 km long. The trail passes through river streams, forests, meadows, and finally to the lake.

 

Duration: 2 Days

Level: Easy

Distance: 18 km (Total Trek Distance, uphill and downhill combined)

Region: Mandi, Himachal Pradesh

Cost: INR 5500 Per Person (Delhi to Delhi) + 5% GST

Total Cost: 5775 INR

Itinerary and other detailshttps://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8FmhZI-Ouh0SnZZMmpEX1UtR0E

 

 

Nag Tibba Trek

Another famous weekend trek near Delhi, Nag Tibba is the highest peak in the lesser Himalayas of Uttarakhand. Standing at an elevation of 3000 m, the peak is known for the views of snowcapped Himalayan ranges. The trek is easy and is the best suitable trek for beginners and novice hikers.

Duration: 2 Days

Level: Easy

Distance: 20 km (Total Trek Distance, uphill and downhill combined)

Region: Pantwari (Nainbagh), Uttarakhand

Cost: INR 5300 Per Person (Delhi to Delhi) + 5% GST

Total Cost: 5565 INR 

Itinerary and other details:https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8FmhZI-Ouh0clZJb042V3NqMXM

 

Deoriatal Chandrashila Trek

 

Considered the best multi-day trek near Delhi and known for its grand views of Chaukhamba peak. The trek commences from a tiny hamlet called Sari and ends at a renowned tourist spot, Chopta. The trek offers you an opportunity to experience the nature at its best. The best part is the 14 km forest trail to Chopta.

Duration: 3 Days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Trek Distance: 28 KM

Cost: INR 7000 Per Person (Delhi to Delhi) + 5% GST

Total Cost: 7350 INR 

Itinerary and other detailshttps://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8FmhZI-Ouh0aXlIZVhUUWVNdzA

 

 

Har Ki Dun Trek

Also called as Valley of Gods, the trail of Har Ki Dun is one of the most beautiful trails in the Indian Himalayas. The trek offers an amphitheatre view of Swargarohini peaks, which is also called the Gateway to Heaven. Difficulty level of this trek is moderate and is 65 km long.

Duration: 7 Days

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Trek Distance: 67 KM

Cost: INR 10500 Per Person (Dehradun to Dehradun) + 5% GST

Total Cost: INR 11,025 

Itinerary and other details: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1und2A4C2uvKs7H3FlxDpH-W5-W3NeBRP/view

Itinerary on website:  https://www.justwravel.com/package/Har-Ki-Doon-Trek

 

 

Trek to Dayara Bugyal

Considered one of the most scenic Bugyals or Alpine meadows in the Himalayan region, Dayara Bugyal is a 4 days trek that begins from Barsu village in Uttarkashi. The bugyal offers the best and close view of Banderpuch peaks and the complete Gangotri ranges. Difficulty level of the trek varies from easy to moderate and the trek is 4 days long.

Duration: 4 Days

Level: Easy to Moderate

Distance: 20 km

Region: Barsu, Uttarakhand

Cost: INR 8000 Per Person (Dehradun to Dehradun) + 5% GST

Total Cost: 8400 INR 

Itinerary and other details: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8FmhZI-Ouh0Rl81aXVZQzB2R00

 

These are few good snow and winter treks that one can plan for during the month of December, January and February.

For details on any of the trek or any assistance in the planning do get in touch with Rohan 92057 25727 or Manu 95824 32437.

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