Beas Kund is a high altitude glacial lake situated at an altitude of 3600 meters above the sea level. The trek to Beas Kund is one of the most popular and beautiful treks in Himachal Pradesh. The trek starts from and ends at a small village, Dundhi which is located near solang nala.
The difficulty level of this trek is moderate and is suitable for people who have done atleast one trek before and beginners as well. The trek offers amazing views of glaciers, valleys, lush green meadows and snowcapped peaks such as Shitidhar, Friendship peak, Deo Tibba, Indrasan, Hanuman Tibba, etc.
Bhrigu Lake is a high altitude sacred lake situated at an altitude of 4300 metres in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. The lake is oval shaped and lies near the Rohtang pass. The lake got its name from a sage named Bhrigu. According to locals, the sage Bhrigu used to meditate near the lake and that is why the lake became sacred. The trek begins from a point called Chaudda Morh, which is around 20 km from Manali. The trek passes through virgin forests, large meadows, mountain ridges and finally one gets to see the lake.
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 many more. The difficulty level of the trek is easy and is best suited for beginners. The trail passes through villages, dense forest and meadows. It is considered the best weekend trek near to Delhi.
Kanatal is a small village in Uttrakhand state about 80 kms from Rishikesh. A picturesque location set in Garhwal hills and makes it a perfect weekend getaway for Travelers from New Delhi , Chandigarh and around.
At an elevation of 8500 feet , it is located between Mussoorie and Chamba. The place is still unexplored but can be easily reached as it connected by roads from Mussoorie as well as via Rishikesh & Chamba. Great place to explore for nature lovers, photographers and families who are looking for leisure stays away from hustle bustle of touristy locations.
The temperature here hovers between 10-20 degrees Celsius in summers. In winters, it presents a wonderful sight of snow carpeted grounds and trees , a white wonderland with temperature lying between 5-10 degrees.
Chopta is a tiny hill station and a part of Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, which houses green meadows and dense forest. Situated at a height of 2680 meters above the sea level, the place is considered one of the best locations for camping in the state of Uttarakhand. Chopta is also the starting point of treks to Tungnath, which is the world's highest Shiva temple and Chandrashila peak.
Chopta is known for its serene beauty of its evergreen meadows and majestic views of valleys and snowcapped peaks. The place is girded by dense forest of pine, deodar and rhododendron and is famous for musk deer and rare species of birds such as Monal.
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.
The Bir-Billing area is a popular site for paraglider pilots, both Indians and visitors from all over the world. The village continues to host periodic international competitions and events.
The paragliding launch site is in the meadow at Billing (14 km north of Bir), at an elevation of 2400 metres, while the landing site and most tourist accommodations are in the village of Chowgan (also spelled Chaugan), on the southern edge of Bir.
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.
According to locals, it is said that the water level of the lake has been maintained for centuries now. There is no water source to the lake. The lake is surrounded by snow laden peaks of Himachal Pradesh most of the time of the year. One can have clear views of mighty peaks such as Indrasan, Deo Tibba, etc. It is one of the few weekend treks from Delhi and Chandigarh.