10 Best Summer Treks in India for Beginners

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2018

10 Best Summer Treks in India for Beginners

Posted By : Jai Govind Meena/ 340 2

Summers have arrived and when the entire India is suffering from the heat wave it’s the time to head towards Himalayas where it’s always the winter season. We are fortunate enough to have 70% of the entire Himalayas right from Jammu and Kashmir to Assam in North East India and they offer great trekking option to everyone from a beginners to expert in mountaineering. We at Renok Adventures Operate more than 25 Treks in Himalayas and here is the list of 10 Best Summer Treks in India for beginners.

Best Summer Treks in India for beginners

 

Har Ki Dun

Best Summer Treks in India for beginners

 

The Har Ki Dun means Valley of Gods is a treat for first time trekkers and nature lovers. Har Ki dun is a moderate trek which takes you to the one of the least explored places in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand and best suitable for first time trekkers in Himalayas and also who are experienced in other parts of Himalayas. Sankri serves as the base for Har Ki Dun Trek which is common to other treks like Kedarkantha Trek, Ruinsara Lake Trek etc.

 

USP of Har Ki Dun Trek: Get an inside view of local culture through staying in local homestays

Max Altitude:  3900 m

Duration in Days: 7 to 8 Days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Best Time: March to June and September to December

Nearest Town: Dehradun

Sar Pass

Best Summer Treks in India for beginners

 

Sar Pass is the Best Summer Treks in India for beginners and an ideal trek for beginners through thick forests, alpine meadows and Himalayan villages which will take you to an altitude of 13,800 ft and offers an amazing views of snow clad peaks. The Sar Pass Trek starts from Kasol which is famous among the backpackers. Kasol is also a starting point for many treks in the Parvati Valley like Tosh Valley Trek, Animal Pass Trek, Sara Umga Pass Trek and many more.

USP of Sar Pass: Best Trek in the April and Best Snow Trek 

Max Altitude: 4,220 m

Duration in Days: 5 to 6 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Best Time: June to Mid November

Nearest Town: Kasol 

Bhrigu Lake

Best Summer Treks in India for beginners Bhrigu Lake Trek

Bhrigu Lake trek is a short trek near Manali which takes you to pristine Bhrigu Lake located at an elevation of around 4,300 metres (14,100 ft) in Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh. It is located to the east of Rohtang Pass and this trek offers some of the best campsites.

USP of Hampta Pass Trek: Short Trek near Manali takes to an altitude of 4300 Meters

Max Altitude: 4300 m

Duration in Days: 3 to 4 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Best Time: June to November

Nearest Town: Manali

Indrahar Pass

Best Summer Treks in India for beginners

Indrahar Pass Trek is a mountain pass in the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas. Located at an altitude of 4,342 metres (14,245 ft) above sea level, near the tourist town of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh, Indrahar pass forms the border between Kangra and Chamba districts.

USP of Indrahar Pass Trek: Stunning crossover from Mcleodganj to Chamba 

Max Altitude: 4342 m

Duration in Days: 4 to 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Best Time: June to Mid November

Nearest Town: Mcleodganj 

Hampta Pass

Best Summer Treks in India for beginners

Hamta Pass Trek connects the village Hamta or Hampta in Kullu valley to Spiti valley and this trek offers the dramatic change of landscape from lush green kullu valley to barren spiti Valley.  Generally this trek is combined with a night of camping at Chandrataal which adds to its charm.

USP of Hampta Pass Trek: In 5 Days you get to see Green Valleys, High Altitude Pass, Barren Land of Spiti

Max Altitude: 4400 m

Duration in Days: 4 to 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Best Time: June to Mid November

Nearest Town: Manali

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Valley Of Flowers 

Best Summer Treks in India for beginners

Valley of flowers trek is Best Summer Treks in India for beginners and best monsoon trek of around 55 kms combined with an arduous trek to Hemkund Sahib. The Valley Of Flowers is a 11 kilometre valley full of high altitude Himalayan alpine flowers liek Blue Poppy, Germenium, Brahma Kamal, Cobra Lily etc. Best Time to visit Valley of Flowers is from July to August.

USP of Valley of Flowers Trek: Valley of Flowers can be done by any age group from 5 years to 70 Years

Max Altitude: 3900 m

Duration in Days: 4 to 6 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Best Time: July to Mid September

Nearest Town: Joshimath

Roopkund Trek 

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The Roopkund trek is full of breathtaking meadows and amazing views of the mighty Nanda Devi, Nanda Ghunti. Adding to all this scenery is the mystery of the Roopkund Lake with its human skeletons.Why are there so many human skeletons here? Why don’t you go out there and find out for yourself ;-).

USP of Roopkund Trek: Most Famous trek to Lake full of Human Skeletons 

Max Altitude: 5030 m

Duration in Days: 7 to 9 days

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Best Time: May to October

Nearest Town: Kathgodam

 

Dayara Bugyal

Dayara Bugyal trek is a wonderful trek which starts at Barnala near Uttarkashi and ends at Hanuman Chatti after crossing the Darwa pass. This trek is a picturesque bird watchers paradise with birds like Monal, Koklas, Whistling Thrush, Babbler, Wagtail etc. quite common.

USP of Dayara Bugyal Trek: Amazing views of DKD2, Black Peak and Best Trek for Bird Watching and Star Gazing

Max Altitude: 3890 m

Duration in Days: 7 to 8 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Best Time: June to October

Nearest Town: Uttarkashi

Pindari Glacier 

Best Summer Treks in India for beginners - Pindari Glacier Trek

The Pindari Glacier trek is in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. It’s an easy trek which starts from the picturesque village of Khati. The Pindari Glacier is the source of a Pindar Ganga which is a tributary river of The Alaknanda. This Glacier is 3 km long and situated below Mount Changuch. During this trek you get amazing views of peaks like Maiktoli, Panwali Dwar, Nanda Kot.

USP of Pindari Glacier Trek: It’s surrounded by Changuch, Nanda Bhanar, Nanda Kot, Baljur, Panwali Dwar 

Max Altitude: 3990 m

Duration in Days: 9 to 12 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Best Time: May to October

Nearest Town: Kathgodam

Kuari Pass 

Best Summer Treks in India for beginners

The Kuari Pass trek is also known as “The Lord Curzon Trail” is one of the most beautiful treks in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand. The Kuari Pass trek which gives you spectacular views of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve and a host of 7000m snow-capped peaks that extend into Tibet. A Shorter version of the Kuari Pass trek can be done in winters as well.

USP of Kuari Pass Trek: 360 Degree views of Greater Himalayas. 

Max Altitude: 4500 m

Duration in Days: 9 to 12 days

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

Best Time: May to October

Nearest Town: Joshimath

 

2 Comments
  • Kalle
    May 14, 2018

    Thanks so much for the post.Really thank you! Keep writing.

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