Tuesday, December 6

Best Winter Trek in Uttarakhand

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Uttarakhand

Introduction

There is a reason why Uttarakhand in India is named the Land of the Gods. Gangotri, a shrine for pilgrims, lies in Uttarakhand. Several pilgrims make the arduous journey to the springs of the Ganga to gain the spiritual strength of the scholars who once lived here. Recently, walking in Uttarakhand has started to become popular as a hobby.

 

Home of the Nanda Devi (India’s second highest point) and another 700 million peaks, Uttarakhand is a destination for both experienced and first-time riders. The best time to travel to Uttarakhand falls between April and June and October and November.

 

Travel Attractions in Uttarakhand:

These Hiking treks let you feel the natural wonders & places of india which you haven’t been before:-

 

1.Chopta Trek:

 

The Chopta Chandrashila tour is one of the most popular routes in Uttarakhand. Chopta is a mountain station at the Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary and is also known as India’s ‘Mini Switzerland’. The Chandrashila mountain range is home to Tungnath, the world’s highest Shiva temple. Be sure to try the snow trip to Chopta to find yourself near Shiva. This can be a pure moment of joy for you.

 

Difficulty Level: Easy

Temperature: Day: 18 ° C to 26 ° C and night: 5 ° C to 13 ° C.

How to get there: There are dozens of buses and taxis arriving at Chopta from Haridwar

Best time to visit: March to June.

 

2.Bali Pass Trek:

 

This is a challenging trip to Uttarakhand for experienced travelers. The trail of this trip passes the famous Govind Wildlife Sanctuary which gives travelers the opportunity to enjoy the views of plants and animals. As you cross the Tons and Siyan Gad rivers, one can see the area surrounded by conifer trees. 

 

Difficulty Level: Difficult

Best time to visit: June, September

Also See Beas Kund Trek If you are looking for some amazing Himalayan treks. 

3.Kedartal Trek:

 

It is also considered one of the best hiking trails in Uttarakhand if you are a mountaineer. There are some of the best & large Garhwal Himalayas which are waiting for your trekking and let you see the magical mountains of bhrigupati & Thalay Sagar with its beautiful views. You will find small captions of species such as Goral, Himalayan Black Bear and Blue Sheep.

 

Difficulty Level: Medium to High

Best time to visit: Between May-June & September-October.

 

4.Nanda Devi Sanctuary Trek:

 

Of all the tourist destinations of Uttarakhand, Nanda Devi Park incorporates many beauties in its midst. Routes and tracks will try to make your trip easier with the presence of glowing varieties of plants including birch and juniper. Witness the peaceful and beautiful valleys of Uttarakhand, dense jungles and hiking trails. Various mountain species such as Serow, Bharal and Brown Bear can be found in their natural habitat along the way!

 

Difficulty Level: Medium to High

Best time to visit: April to October

 

5.Brahmatal Trek:

 

The Brahmatal trek starts from Lohajung after which you will head towards Bekaltal. This long 6-day trip is a favorite for travelers around the world. Allows you to visit some of the most amazing places and tourist attractions. The hiking trail is full of spectacular scenery and beautiful views of the Himalayas. A popular winter trip and that can be a challenge for a few travelers.

 

Difficulty Level: Average

Temperature: Day: 8 ° C to 15 ° C and night: 0 ° C to 7 ° C

How to get there: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun and Kathgodam are the nearest train station

Best time to visit: January and February

 

6.The Roopkund Trek:

 

This area is often referred to as the ‘mysterious pool’, as human bones and horse remains from the Paleolithic period are found here. The lake here is neighboured with the beautiful glaciers & magnificent peaks .The first destination is Lohajang, which is easily accessible by car from Almora. Roopkund can be reached by Ghat, connected by a Nandprayag highway at Badrinath highway. 

Difficulty Level: Medium to high

Temperature: Day: 13 to 18 ° C Night: -5 to 7 ° C

How to get there: Kathgodam is the nearest train station

Best time to visit: April to June

 

7.The Valley of Flowers:

 

There is no better remedy for our idle life than the day we spend in nature. Every step of the way, mountains provide a world that has never been seen before. Trekking in the Valley of Flowers is a popular game among experienced travelers and beginners. This one-day trip to Uttarakhand in the summer is like hiking in the Garden of Eden.

 

Difficulty Level: Easy

Temperature: Day: 12 ° C-20 ° C Night: 4 ° C-10 ° C

How to get there: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun. Local vehicles can be found outside the airport

Best time to visit: Mid-July to mid-August

 

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