Category: Weekend Trips

Poon Hill Trek

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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking, also popularly known as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking, or Annapurna Panorama Trekking is one of the most popular and relatively easy treks that meander through the beautiful ethnic villages of Annapurna Region. Invigorating through some rhododendron forests, Poon Hill Trekking in Nepal will let you feel the Himalayan Panorama while providing you the opportunities to get close to the local Culture.Poon Hill Trek is obviously best known for the views from Poon Hill.

Being popularly known as the Photographer’s Paradise, you can capture some of the best snaps of impressive Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Poon Hill offers you the striking panorama of the huge Himalayas including Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, III, and IV, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, and Manaslu ranges among few others. The phenomenal sunrise from Poon Hill is just unmissable. A provocative glimpse of high mountains surrounding you can mesmerize anyone who’s the part of this awesome trek.
In addition to that, Poon Hill Trekking will also let you witness terraced slopes, warm villages, beautiful paddy fields, and wonderful culture and lifestyle of ethnic people like Gurungs and Magars. Ghorepani and Ghandruk are two of the largest Gurung settlements in the Annapurna Region.

You will hike 2 days to Ghorepani (which used to be a rest stop where ancient traders found water (pani in Nepali) for their horses (ghoda in Nepali).  You will experience sunrise at Poon Hill, with breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks of the Annapurna Sanctuary, including Gangapurna, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Hiunchuli.  Along the trail, you will hike through bamboo and rhododendron forest which will be in full bloom in the spring if you trek the Himalayas in March-April.

Enjoy the energizing fresh mountain air while you are totally enthralled with the breathtaking view of the dramatic Annapurna and Fishtail range. Hiking in the serene mountains is truly a blessing and it is made even better with the presence of the Himalayas. The sense of joy that comes to you while you see the snow capped mountains is indescribable; you must experience it for yourself.

200 km west of Kathmandu is the unbelievably beautiful city of Pokhara, a six hours bus ride or twenty-five minutes flight from Kathmandu, it is the main-gate way to the Ghorepani Poon hill trek. From Pokhara there is another one and half hour drive to Nayapul where your trek of the lifetime starts. As you walk the rugged trails, you will enjoy the beauty of nature as you cross small beautiful mountain streams, green hills that overlook the white Himalayan peaks and eventually watch the sunrise over the Annapurna mountain range which is blissful.

This short but spectacular trek will make you fall in love with the Nepal Himalayan Mountains, and make you want to see more.

Get set Go !!!

Camping in Delhi

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Did you have enough of the spicy momos, hot paranthas, and tangy savories?Are you bored after visiting the crowded tourist spots in Delhi?Is your soul getting excited just when the word ‘Adventure’is mentioned?Then you must definitely have a look at the following super-cool camps around Delhi.

  • Camp Tikkling, Gurgaon

With a gamut of activities that take care of interests of all ages, Camp Tikkling arranges for activities like paramotoring, paintball, zorbing, and jummaring among others. It is a rather unexplored one among various destinations for camping near Delhi.

  • Damdama Lake, Gurgaon

One of the well-known adventure camps near Delhi, boating, rock climbing, commando net, balance walk and spider net are some of the activities you can indulge in at Damdama. Since the island is surrounded by the Aravali mountain range on one side, you can also go trekking here.

  • Camp Wild Dhauj, Gurgaon-Faridabad Border

One of the popular camps near Delhi, Camp Wild Dhauj has all the possible camp facilities ranging from adventure sports to comfortable tents and delicious food. Adventure activities at Dhauj include rappelling, rock climbing, flying fox, hiking, mountain biking, ATV rides and zorbing. DJ nights and bonfire are also conducted to complete an amazing winter night.

  • Camp Mustang, Sohna Road

A picturesque location surrounded by the Aravalli hills and vast farms, this is the perfect place to camp with family or friends, get together, hold events etc. Look forward to trekking, rock climbing, shooting, team building activities, zorbing, cycling, farming, obstacle courses, village walks, astronomy and rocketry and a lot more.

  • Kanatal, near Dhanaulti

e middle of this picturesque adventure camp near Delhi. Experience the adrenaline rush with activities like Tarzan swings, Mowgli walks, rock climbing, rappelling, valley crossing and commando crawls. Also, you could trek to the Kaudia forest or the Surkhanda Devi temple. If you just want to unwind, bonfire; barbeque night and outdoor games are a must-do here.

Top Adventure Activities to do near Delhi

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Delhi is undoubtedly a not-to-miss tourist destination in the whole country! Well, though this city is steeped in glorious tales of history, it also proves to be an ideal destination for the adventure junkies. As seen among the adrenaline seekers, adventure sports in Delhi have become one of the most sought-after activities in the recent times. For those, who are planning for an extremely enthralling experience in this city, here is a list of some of the top adventure activities near Delhi that you should not miss by any chance.

  • Camping at Aravalli Valley (Haryana)

Oh yes! It happens around Delhi. And better still, it’s one camp which combines the best of all the adventure sports you might want to try.. Be it Zorbing or Buram Bridge!

  • Wall Climbing at Indian Mountaineering Foundation

Not only is it at a stone throw’s distance, it offers the best equipment at such inexpensive rates!

What’s more: You get to meet some really crazy (in an awesome way of course!) people!

  • Para Sailing at Rocksport (Rajendra Place)

You absolutely must see the aerial view of Delhi once in your life. It’s surreal! Especially when you have friends around. Literally in air. You got your wings! Fly away.

  • Sky Diving at Sky Riders (Haryana)

If you want to get an adrenaline kick which can sustain you for a week and more to come. Go for Skydiving. Freefall from the sky, not for the faint-hearted!

  • Bungee Jumping at Wander Lust (Greater Kailash-II)

Your buddies have hung up on you so many times right! It’s time you get ‘hanged’ together! Jump from a great height only to get a smooth, thrilling bounce!

You’ll love your weekends after this one!

  • Flyboy Air Safari in Gurgaon

Flyboy Air Safari Delhi is one step ahead of the traditional adventure activities. If you are done with exploring all the available adventures on land and water then it is certainly time for you to explore the clear blue sky.

Fulfill your childhood desire of flying like birds. Indulge in an exciting Air Safari that takes you on a flying tour on the suburbs of Delhi. Enjoy a stunning aerial view of lush-green grasslands and amazing farm houses while gliding in the air.

  • F9-Go-Karting, Gurgaon

Get ready for a heart-racing experience of go-karting like never before with f9-go-karting Gurgaon!

Test your limits, break speed records with other members. With the tracking lap of around 350m with in-built challenges provide you with an F1-racer experience.

  • Paintball at Rockshot Paintball (Pandav Nagar Ext.)

The perfect way to get back to the friend who put you down! Get those Guns and ammo ready!

  • Awara Adventure Farm, Sohna

Gather your wits as you embark on some real adventure by indulging in Suspension Bridge, Commando net, Zipline and parallel rope. For people who like to sit and relax, can engross in brain tickling activities like chess, carom, and ludo.

  • Zip Flying at Flying Fox Neemrana(Rajasthan)

We bet you haven’t done it! And that is why you must.

5 Things To Keep In Mind Before Choosing Your Next Trekking Location

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Well, you’ve been working for a while now, and you think you need a break, and want to go for a trek. But which trekking location should you head for? Take the following factors into account, and we’re sure you’ll have your answer by the end!

1. Past Experience

How much have you trekked in the past?

If you’re an absolute beginner, something small or easy like Dodi Tal or Chopta-Chandrashila should be perfect.

The route to Tungnath-Chandrashila. Chaukhamba peeks out in the background.

 

If you’ve done a couple of treks, perhaps Har Ki Dun or Dayara Bugyal catches your fancy!

And if you have quite some experience, perhaps you should answer the call of Stok Kangri, Rupin Pass, or Goecha La.

The final trail before ascending Rupin Pass.

2. Fitness Level

How fit are you? Ideally, you should be fit for any trek. Work out a month in advance in order to make sure you’re prepared.

If you’re in good shape, then most treks can be undertaken by you. Even Kuari Pass can be done by trekkers who don’t have that much experience, yet are fit.

The winter trail to Kuari Pass, with Hathi and Ghodi Parbat in the background.

3. Weather and Season

Most Himalayan treks like Hampta Pass and Kashmir’s Great Lakes are doable in May and June, but there are some treks that are known for the particular seasons they thrive in. If you’re going in April, think of Chopta-Chandrashila. The rhododendrons are in full bloom at Chopta and the route to Tungnath, and you might even encounter some ice and snow near Chandrashila top!

The pink rhododendrons aka Buransh, at Chopta.

Come July and August, and the famous Valley of Flowers beckons you. The flowers are in full bloom, and monsoon treks hold a charm of their own.

The carpet of flowers in the Valley vary from month to month.

September, October, and November, though cold, are the best months for catching a view of the snow capped peaks. The skies are at their clearest, so I’d recommend Nag Tibba or Kuari Pass.

Kathian Campsite on the Nag Tibba trek.

 

Come December and January, and we have the classic winter treks, namely Kedarkantha, and the Chadar trek.

4. Number Of Days At Hand

How many days do you have? If it’s a long weekend trip, then something like Kheerganga and Bhrigu Lake may be more up your alley.

Bhrigu Lake in the Kullu Valley is as mesmerising a trek as any.

 

But if you have a good week to 10 days, go for a trek like Roopkund in Uttarakhand, or the Great Lakes in Kashmir.

Kishensar (Sar means Lake), on the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek.

 

For something in between, try Chandrakhani Pass near Manali!

5. Budget

If you’ve got a humble amount saved up, then Piang Neru or Khar Myundari may be just what you’re looking for!

Jhameer Campsite on the Piang Neru trek.

And if money’s not an issue, try Pin Parvati Pass or Pangarchula Peak trek.

Pro tip: The lesser the days, the cheaper it will be.

 

Well, we just offered you a variety of choices, and how to decide them, so are you any closer to making up your mind?

10 Trekking Tips You Can’t Miss Out On

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If you’re a beginner to trekking, here are 10 trekking tips that should help you prepare for your first trek! And even if you’re experienced, it’s never too late to brush up on some information.

Trekking Tip 1: Double check everything.

Equipment matters. You don’t want to be out on a hike, and when you need something important, you don’t have it. It can be the difference between life and death. Trekking usually takes place in remote locations, where facilities are scarce, so there’s a good chance you won’t find what you’re looking for.

Even if it is available, why would you want to waste money and buy something you already have?

Tosh Valley.

 

Trekking Tip 2: If hit by AMS, descend.

Mountains can be your best friend, but also your worst enemy. Acute Mountain Sickness hits when you don’t acclimatise properly. Presuming you’re past the point of acclimatising and are already facing symptoms of altitude sickness, the best solution is to descend. While Diamox etc. can help curb the symptoms and effects, removing the cause(high altitude) is the most logical solution.

 

Trekking Tip 3: Prepare adequately.

Make sure you’re physically and mentally fit to go for a trek. Fitness can make the difference between making a trek really easy to complete, or really difficult to manage. You don’t want to be left lagging behind!

Trekking Tip 4: Climb high, sleep low.

Once over 3000 meters above sea level, climb slowly, sleeping no more than 300 m higher at the end of each day. Going higher during the day is fine as long as you go down to sleep. It’s a good idea to reach your destination for the day and then go for an acclimatisation walk somewhere high around, thereafter returning to camp.

Trekking Tip 5: Start early, reach early.

It’s a rule I follow religiously. Early morning usually makes for glorious weather, with astounding views. Plus, if you start by around 5 or 6 AM, there’s a good chance you’ll be at your intended destination by 12 PM or max, 2, just in time for lunch. Plus, the weather usually gets cloudy and rainy post noon, and it’s never fun to trek in that.

Morning views on the Chopta-Chandrashila trail. 

Trekking Tip 6: Leave nothing but footprints. Take nothing but photos. Kill nothing but time. Keep nothing but memories.

Global warming is consuming our planet at a rapid pace, and the Himalayas have one of the most fragile ecosystems in the world. Add to all this, the throngs of tourists visiting them each year, and you have at hand a disaster waiting to happen.

In light of all these, it is our prerogative that we keep our ecological footprint to a minimum. We leave them as we would like to find them. We do not harm the flora and fauna. We take away nothing but experiences.

A moment of reflection at Kedarkantha.

 

Trekking Tip 7: It’s always further than it looks. It’s always taller than it looks. And it’s always harder than it looks.

This one applies to both trekking and mountaineering. If we keep wasting time thinking about how much further the destination is, we make it mentally tiring for ourselves. So it’s best to concentrate on the next step, on the immediate present, and where to put our foot next.

This one’s for the mountaineers! The West Face of Deo Tibba.

 

Trekking Tip 8: Take care of your feet.

Your legs and feet are your most valuable companion on any trek, and that’s why it’s really important to pay attention to them. Make sure to wear the right socks, and the right number of layers. Break in new shoes before taking them for their first trek. Get comfortable in them. Lace them up to the top to reduce chances twisting your ankle.

Trekking Tip 9: When you reach a destination, set up camp first before anything else.

Before doing anything else, it’s necessary that you pitch your tents first. When you do that, you have a base to function out of, out of which you can organise all other activities like cooking. In the event of unforeseen weather, you have a place to take shelter.

Campsite at Piang Neru.

 

Trekking Tip 10: “Aur kitni aage hai?/How much further?” is always a bad question to ask, and one we hate answering 😛

We all know “Bas thoda aur/just 10 minutes more” is a blatant lie we tell just to keep you satisfied, so why make us say it 😛 ?

Kheerganga Trek

Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi

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The best part about Delhi is not just the shopping and street food but the fact that it is located so conveniently that you can plan a trek in the Himalayas even over a weekend.

Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi

Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi are best way to relax over the weekend. Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi are best way to spend your weekend as they are much healthier, light on your pocket and great way to meet new people. Delhi being the closest metro to Himalayas so there are numerous Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi. Our team at Renok Adventures have compiled the list of such treks which can be perfect for your extended long weekend or just for weekend.

1. Parashar Lake Trek, Himachal Pradesh

Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi

The Prashar Lake Trek is one of the most delightful and famous Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi. This trek near Mandi region of Himachal Pradesh.  Prashar Lake Trek is easy trek with a scope for varying the duration to suit ones time with adding nearby exploration.

  • Altitude: 2722 M
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Best Season: Dec, Jan, Feb & March
  • Starting Point: Mandi
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 11 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

Nag Tibba Trek, Uttarakhand

Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi

The Nag Tibba trek is a short and easy weekend trek to Nag Tibba (Serpent’s Peak) near Mussorrie. At over 3000 meters it is the highest peak in the Nag Tibba range of Garhwal Himalayas and it is one of the easy treks in Uttarakhand. Nag Tibba Trek is the perfecet Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi  as just 8 hours of drive from Delhi you can reach base of Nag Tibba and start the trek

  • Altitude: 3022 M
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Best Season: Dec, Jan, Feb & March
  • Starting Point: Dehradun
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 19 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

Khar Myundari Trek, Himachal Pradesh

khar myundari trek - Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi

  • Altitude: 2860 M
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Best Season: All the year round
  • Starting Point: Manali
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 13 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

Khar Myundari starts from Setan which around 1 hour drive from Manali. On this trek you can enjoy camping in manali at beautiful campsite beside the lake and offer great views of Kullu Valley and Himalayan ranges like Dhauladhar on one side and Pir Panjal on other side. This is the best Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi you can combine it with your manali tour.

Bijli Mahdev Trek, Himachal Pradesh

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  • Altitude: 2460 M
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Best Season: All the year round
  • Starting Point: Naggar
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 15 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

Bijli Mahadev is one of the sacred temples of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is located on top of  Mathan hills. It is a 15kms trek from the foot of Kullu. The real charm of the trek lies in the interior of Kais Wildlife Sanctuary, which lies on your way when you take the trail from Bijli Mahadev to Naggar.  There is even a 12 km long motorable road; trekkers can opt for any.

Triund Trek , Dhauladhar Range

Triund Trek Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi

  • Altitude: 2975 M
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Best Season: All Year Round 
  • Starting Point: Mcleodganj
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 16 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

Triund, the jewel of the Dhauladhars is the most famous among the trekker looking for Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi but please note it’s bit crowded so you head towards Khar Myundari Camping in Manali  to avoid the rush.

Hatu peak Trek, Narkanda

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  • Altitude: 3300 M
  • Duration: 1 Days
  • Best Season: May-Jun and Sep-Nov and Jan to March for Snow
  • Starting Point: Narkanda
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 16 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

Hatu Peak is a short trek near Shimla and best Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi. Hatu Peak offers 360 degree view with the snow-capped peaks, sprawling valleys and rustic villages perched in the hills await you at the peak.

Chopta Tugnath Trek , Uttarakhand

  • Altitude: 2900 M
  • Duration: 2 to 3 Days
  • Best Season: All the year round
  • Starting Point: Ukhimath
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 12 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

The Chopta Tungnath trek takes us to one of the most breathtakingly beautiful part of the Garhwal Himalayas called as mini Switzerland. You can drive directly to Chopta and then trek Chandrashila and next day camp at Deoriatal with beutiful views of Chaukhamba Peak. It’s best Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi which can completed in 3 days.

Lansdowne Trek, Uttarakhand

Weekend Treks From Delhi

  • Altitude: 1780 M
  • Duration: 1 to 2 Days
  • Best Season: All the year round
  • Starting Point: Lansdowne, Uttarakhand
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 12 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

Thervery few Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi which have plenty of trekking routes to choose from and all of them are charming, easy and incredibly beautiful.

Benog Tibba, Uttarakhand

  • Altitude: 2240 M
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Best Season: October to April
  • Starting Point: Mussoorie, Dehradun
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 15 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

Starting from the queen of hill stations Mussoorie this Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi can be covered in 2 days of trekking and camping in most beautiful landscapes, forests and sanctuary.

Chakrata, Uttarakhand

  • Altitude: 2118 M
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Best Season: Through the year
  • Starting Point: Dehradun
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 14 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

The Garhwali hill station of Chakrata which is just 90 kms from Dehradun or 320 kms from Delhi makes it a perfect Trekking Weekend Getaways from Delhi. Chakrata is serene hill station on Yamuna and Tons rivers towards Himachal border.

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Camping in Himalayas with Bonfire

Top 10 Weekend Treks From Delhi

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The best part about Delhi is not just the shopping and street food but the fact that it is located so conveniently that you can plan a trek in the Himalayas even over a weekend.

There’s nothing like fresh mountain air, stretching of the limbs and a little adventure to get that zest back into your life. The best part about Delhi is not just the shopping and street food but the fact that it is located so conveniently that you can plan a trek in the Himalayas even over a weekend. Here are 8 Himalayan Weekend Treks From Delhi that will make you get out of that car, metro, auto and hop onto the train to roam the Himalayas over the weekend.

Top 10 Weekend Treks From Delhi

Parashar Lake Trek, Himachal Pradesh

top weekend treks from delhi

The Prashar Lake Trek is one of the most delightful and famous weekend treks near Mandi region of Himachal Pradesh.  Prashar Lake Trek is easy trek with a scope for varying the duration to suit ones time with adding nearby exploration. Prashar Lake trek is best Weekend Treks From Delhi to do on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Altitude: 2722 M
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Best Season: Dec, Jan, Feb & March
  • Starting Point: Mandi
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 11 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

Nag Tibba Trek, Uttarakhand

The Nag Tibba trek is a short and easy weekend trek to Nag Tibba (Serpent’s Peak) near Mussorrie. At over 3000 meters it is the highest peak in the Nag Tibba range of Garhwal Himalayas. Nag Tibba Trek is an ideal weekend trek which can easily covered over any extened weekend. It is the Best Weekend Treks From Delhi which is at short travel distance and takes you to an altitude of 3000 meters

  • Altitude: 3022 M
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Best Season: Dec, Jan, Feb & March
  • Starting Point: Dehradun
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 19 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

Khar Myundari Trek, Himachal Pradesh

khar myundari trek - Best weekend treks near Delhi

  • Altitude: 2860 M
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Best Season: All the year round
  • Starting Point: Manali
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 13 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

Khar Myundari starts from Setan which around 1 hour drive from Manali. This trek takes you to the beautiful campsite beside the lake and offer great views of Kullu Valley and Himalayan ranges like Dhauladhar on one side and Pir Panjal on other side. This is becoming the best Weekend Treks From Delhi people.

Bijli Mahdev Trek, Himachal Pradesh

Weekend Treks From Delhi

  • Altitude: 2460 M
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Best Season: All the year round
  • Starting Point: Naggar
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 15 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

Bijli Mahadev is one of the sacred temples of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is located on top of  Mathan hills. It is a 15kms trek from the foot of Kullu. The real charm of the trek lies in the interior of Kais Wildlife Sanctuary, which lies on your way when you take the trail from Bijli Mahadev to Naggar.  There is even a 12 km long motorable road; trekkers can opt for any.

Triund Trek , Dhauladhar Range

Triund Trek Weekend Treks From Delhi

  • Altitude: 2975 M
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Best Season: All Year Round 
  • Starting Point: Mcleodganj
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 16 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

Triund, the jewel of the Dhauladhars is a popular weekend trekking destination in Himachal. Its quite packed because of it popularity as Best Weekend Treks From Delhi. This short but interesting trek starts from Tibetan settlement town of Mcleodganj and passes through Dharmkot. The route has well defined forest trails with the cover of pine, rhododendron and oak trees. Enroute get a view of the Galu Devi temple and the Snowline Café (strategically located for the rumbling stomachs) that finally leads up to Triund. The main Dhauladhar range suddenly makes an appearance and the peaks of Mun, Rifle Horn, Arthur’s Seat and Slab look stunning. The Kangra Valley view followed by an evening under the starry skies counts as one of the best memories of the trek.

Hatu peak Trek, Narkanda

Best Trek near Shimla - Weekend Treks From Delhi

 

  • Altitude: 3300 M
  • Duration: 1 Days
  • Best Season: May-Jun and Sep-Nov and Jan to March for Snow
  • Starting Point: Narkanda
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 16 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

It’s a tailor-made trek for those short of time and can be done in a day. The entire walk from Narkanda is under the cover of conifer, deodar, fir, spruce and moru. And the variety of trees doesn’t end here- walnut, kharsu oak, rhododendron and horse chestnut continue to flank your path. Half way up the ridge is a tiny pond reflecting light and leaves. These meadows are where the Gujjars and their herds camp in the summer. The 360 degree view with the snow-capped peaks, sprawling valleys and rustic villages perched in the hills await you at the peak. If you have a night to spend, then the grassy meadows of Jorbagh are just the place to rejuvenate before returning to the buzz of the city.

Chopta Tugnath Trek , Uttarakhand

Chopta Tungnath Trek Weekend Treks From Delhi

  • Altitude: 2900 M
  • Duration: 2 to 3 Days
  • Best Season: All the year round
  • Starting Point: Ukhimath
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 12 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

The Chopta Tungnath trek takes us to one of the most breathtakingly beautiful part of the Garhwal Himalayas. We start from Okhimath, and pass through Deoria tal, Chopta and Tungnath to reach the summit of Chandrashila for a great view of the Indian Himalayas. Maximum altitude reached on the Chopta Tungnath trek would be around 4000m at the summit of Chandrashila.  This region is a protected sanctuary for musk deer, and is rich in flora and fauna. Tungnath is famous for being the highest temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. On top of Chandrashila we will be able to see Chaukhamba, Kedarnath, Nandadevi and Trishul peaks.

Lansdowne Trek, Uttarakhand

Weekend Treks From Delhi

  • Altitude: 1780 M
  • Duration: 1 to 2 Days
  • Best Season: All the year round
  • Starting Point: Lansdowne, Uttarakhand
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 12 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

It’s not without a reason that the British loved this town with its pine covered trees, cool fresh air and the view of the snow clad peaks of the Chaukamba and Trishul mountains. There are plenty of trekking routes to choose from and all of them are charming, easy and incredibly beautiful. Walking up to Tiffin Top for a glorious view of the Himalayas or just walking about this quaint small town is a magical experience of a weekend trek that you will be glad you took.

Benog Tibba, Uttarakhand

Weekend Treks From Delhi

  • Altitude: 2240 M
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Best Season: October to April
  • Starting Point: Mussoorie, Dehradun
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 15 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

Starting from the queen of hill stations- Mussouri, this trek can be covered in a day with about 20 km of walk through the most beautiful landscapes, forests and sanctuary. Your path starts from the Clouds End and winds past beautiful forests, the colonial Savoy Hotel, French lines of a chateau and many enthralling sceneries. The hill is surrounded by forests and provides a view of the snow clad Himalayan Peaks. The famed Jwala Temple dedicated to Goddess Durga stands overlooking the Aglar River and the Doon and Yamuna valleys that lay sprawled below. The Benog Wildlife Sanctuary has some rare and endangered species and if you’re lucky enough the almost extinct mountain goat (ghoral) will let you have a glimpse on your way up the hill. The other famous trek near

Chakrata, Uttarakhand

Weekend Treks From Delhi

  • Altitude: 2118 M
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Best Season: Through the year
  • Starting Point: Dehradun
  • Difficulty Level: Easy 
  • Trekking Distance: 14 Kms
  • Temperature Range: 0 – 20 degrees Celsius

The Garhwali hill station of Chakrata (92 km from Dehradun) is a quaint serene hill station located between the Yamuna and Tons rivers and is surrounded by panoramic sights of nature. It was named Jaunsar Bawar after the Jaunsari tribe that inhabit this place. The lush green Yamuna valleys, the hilly town and the calm surroundings makes the Chakrata a paradise, lesser known to the crowds. You can make a trek to the magnificent Tiger falls just 5 km of rock path through a green forest path. Another route from the  Chakrata is the Devban peak at 3025M and offers an exceptional view of the Himalayas. The unspoiled, quiet and naturally beautiful town is ideal for a weekend recovery form Delhi’s hustle and bustle.

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Bhrigu Lake Trek – Beautiful Short Trek near Manali – Renok Adventures

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Bhrigu Lake Trek

Bhrigu Lake trek is a short trek near Manali which takes you to pristine lake 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 is around 6 kilometres from Gulaba village.
Trek Duration : 3 Days 2 Nights

Destinations Covered during Bhrigu Lake Trek : Gulaba, Bhrigu Lake

Bhrigu Lake Trek Cost per Person: Rs 5850 + 4.5% per person (Ex Manali)

What’s Included :

  • Accommodation during Trek(Camping)
  • Meals while on trek (Veg)
  • Permits
  • Transport from Manali as per the Itineray
  • First aid medical kits
  • Qualified and experienced Guide and support staff.

What’s Not Included :-

  • Trekking Poles, Jackets, Boots etc
  • Any Deviation or detour
  • Cost Escalation due to natural reason

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Bhrigu Lake Trek Fixed Departures 2017

  • Batch 1: 6th May 2017 (Open)
  • Batch 2: 13th May 2017 (Open)
  • Batch 3: 20th May 2017 (Open)
  • Batch 4: 27th May 2017 (Open)
  • Batch 5: 3rd June 2017 (Open)
  • Batch 6: 10th June 2017(Open)
  • Batch 7: 17th June 2017 (Open)
  • Batch 8: 24th June 2017 (Open)
  • Batch 9: 1st July 2017 (Open)
  • Batch 10: 8th July 2017 (Open)
  • Batch 11: 15th July 2017 (Open)
  • Batch 12: 22nd July 2017 (Open)
  • Batch 13: 29th July 2017 (Open)
  • Batch 14: 5th August 2017 (Open)

Itinerary Detail Bhrigu Lake Trek 

Bhrigu Lake Trek Itinerary
Day 1: Drive from Manali to Gulaba and trek upto Rohli Khel (9500ft)

We will meet at Manali Mall bus stand at 9:00 AM and start the drive to Gulaba village the base of Bhrigu Lake trek. After quick briefing session we will start the Bhrigu Lake trek. The Bhrigu Lake Trek start through apple orchard and dense forest of Deodar and Pine trees and after few hours of the trek the stunning vistas the Kullu Valley welcomes you.  After 5 hours of trek we reach our today’s campsite of Rohli Khel. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 2: Trek from  Rohli Khel to Bhrigu   (14000ft)

After an early morning sumptuous breakfast, we begin our trek to Bhrigu Lake and few hours of trekking enjoying the views which Bhrigu Lake Trek offers we cross a stream and start ascending a ridge after crossing it you reach the Brighu Lake. After spending some quality time we return back or proceed further to Pandu Ropa campsite.

Day 3: Trek from Panduropa to Vashisht

After breakfast, we start our downhill trek through a small meadow towards ridge with steep descend to reach Vashisht where you can take bath at famous hot sulphur springs. We drive back to Manali. Our trek ends with mosaic of beautiful memories.

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Triund Trek – A weekend Trek

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Triund trek is one of the popular weekend treks in Dhauladhar range. Triund trek starts from Mcleodganj and further can be extended up to Indrahar Pass Trek

Triund trek is one of the popular weekend treks in Dhauladhar range. Triund trek starts from Mcleodganj and further can be extended up to Indrahar Pass Trek. The entire triund trek is full of thrilling adventures for the first time trekkers in the Himalayas and all the experiences are rewarding. The Triund trek is one of the most popular treks in Himachal Pradesh trekking circuit.

 

High, snow-capped Himalayan peaks tower nearby. This attractive lodge is located at the far end of Triund.

Trek Duration : 2 Days 1Nights
Destinations Covered during Triund Trek : McLeodganj, Dharamkot, Triund, Snow Line
Cost per Person: Rs 2200 + 4.5% service tax per person  (Ex Mcleodganj)
What’s Included :

  • Camping in Triund: All accommodation on twin sharing basis.
  • Meals during Trek includes : Day 1: Lunch and Dinner Day 2: Breakfast (Vegetarian with eggs in breakfast)
  • Qualified and experienced Trek Guide and support staff

What’s Not Included :

  • Personal expenses..
  • Any kind of transportation
  • Any other transportation not Included in Inclusions
  • Porters to Carry Bags
  • First aid medical kits
  • Personal gear.
  • Cost escalation due to unforeseen events
  •  Anything which is not mentioned in the Inclusions

 

DEPARTURES (All departures for The Triund Trek are ex Mcleodganj)

Triund Trek Itinerary Detail

Triund    (Triund Trek)           DAY 1

Arrive at Mcleodganj

Triund is situated at an altitude of 2827m. We start our trek early and make sure we reach the top before it gets dark. Approximately, for an individual, it takes around 3-4 hrs to reach the top, after reaching the top, we experience the scenic views of the mountains and the sunset. .Explore the region. An overnight stay in tents awaits you at Triund.

Mcleodganj (TRIUND TREK)       DAY 2

TREK FROM Triund TO Mcleodganj

After having breakfast, follow the same route on the way back to Mcleodganj..

 


Nag Tibba Trek

Nag Tibba Trek – Renok Adventures

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Nag Tibba Snow Trek

The Nag Tibba trek is a short and easy weekend trek to Nag Tibba (Serpent’s Peak) near Mussorrie. At over 3000 meters it is the highest peak in the Nag Tibba range of Garhwal Himalayas. Nag Tibba Trek is an ideal weekend trek which can easily covered over any extened weekend.

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Nag Tibba Trek Map

3 Reasons Why Nag Tibba is the best winter trek.

  1. Short Travel Time: It takes just 3 to 4 hours to reach base of Nag Tibba Trek from Dehradun which in comparison to any other trek in Uttarakhand is very less.
  2. Snow Snow Snow: Nag Tibba in winters is covered under heavy snow, so if you want to enjoy snow trekking then trek to Nag Tibba this winter trekking season.
  3. Stunning views of Greater Himalayas: From Nag Tibba one have uninterrupted views of himalayan peaks like   Bandarpoonch, Gangotri group of peaks and Kedarnath peak to name a few.

Nag Tibba Trek from Delhi 

You can do this trek from Delhi as it takes around 8 hours to reach Pantwari the starting village for Nag Tibba trek it is the best places to visit near delhi within 300 kms Here is the itinerary you can follow to do Nag Tibba Trek from Delhi

Nag Tibba Trek from Delhi Itinerary 
Day 1: Start Early from Delhi to Pantwari via Kurukshetra, Ponta Sahib Road. Stay overnight in Guest house at Pantwari

Day 2: Trek from Pantwari to Kathian and Nag Tibba Top. Explore the area (at the left side slope from the summit one can get a terrific view of the Himalayan ranges namely Swargrohini range, Gangotri ranges, Bandarpoonch etc. ) and come back to Kathian (6 Kms).

Day 3: We get up early and after morning tea go for relaxing walk in the Jungle of thick oak trees. Kathian campsite gives you great views of lower Himalayas. After breakfast we descend towards Pantwari village which takes around 4 hours to reach and after reaching Pantwari village we drive back to Delhi via Ponta Sahib road and reach New Delhi around 10 PM.

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