India is a land of diversity with stunning landscape, you can trek through icy deserts of Ladakh and Lahaul Spiti or tropical rain forest. India has lot to offer to everyone as per their choice. It’s been extremely hard to list down best treks in India but as as one of the leading trekking companies in India we operates around 25 treks in Indian Himalayas, we will will limit the best treks in India to Himalayas only.
So now the question what it requires to be the best treks in India so according to me to be the best trek in India the trek should have great landscape every day, a big surprise in scenery, some thrilling moment to cherish and finally it should be accessible and not too difficult which makes it out of reach of an average trekker.
These 10 classic best treks in the Himalayas are on the bucket list of every trekking enthusiast. This list of 10 Best Treks In India is arranged in no particular order. Go on any of these treks and you will be rewarded with an experience of a lifetime.
The Hampta Pass trek distance is around 32 kms and it is considered as one of the best treks in India for beginners. It starts from Hampta village in the Kullu valley and finishes at Chatru in the Lahaul & Spiti valley.The Hampta pass trek is an ideal trek for anybody planning their first high altitude trek.This trek takes you through varied landscapes from thick deodar forests in the beginning, through snow clad valleys and finally through the unique barren landscape of Lahaul and Spiti. Generally this trek is combined with a night of camping at Chandratal which adds to its charm. Chandratal Lake is situated at an height of 4300 meters above sea level and this one kilometer long lake is famous among Bikers and Campers. Chandratal literally means moon lake and best time for hampta pass and Chandratal lake is from June to October.
USP of Hampta Pass Trek: Variety in Landscape, Stunning View of Indran Peak & Glacier
Valley of flowers trek is around 50 km combined with an arduous trek to Hemkund Sahib . The Valley Of Flowers is a 11 kilometer valley full of high altitude Himalayan flowers which blossom during the short period of the monsoon. During this monsoon period the Valley Of Flowers changes colors every fortnight. What makes Valley of Flowers as the best treks in India because it is suitable every age group due to the facilities available during the trek. One can travel from Govindghat to Ghangaria by various means there is Govindghat to Ghangaria Helicopter services available or else you can hire mules, palki or basket for kids. There are several dhabas available through out the trek route. If someone wants to plan this on their own they can do without carrying any trekking equipment.
USP of Valley of Flowers Trek: Best Family Trek or Best Trek for Kids