Budget friendly Trekking destinations in India

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Who doesn’t love the peace and tranquility of mountains and that additional adrenaline rush of a trek? But in today’s modern day lives, putting a dent in your bank balance does not seem thrilling enough? We at Renok Adventures, bring you a list of budget friendly trekking destinations in India  as weekend getaways, so you can scare away your Monday blues. Weekend trekking getaways are not only relaxing but are pretty much a great way to meet new people and make memories being extremely light in your pocket.

Here are our picks for budget-friendly treks from your beloved cities:

Budget friendly trekking destinations from Delhi:

Delhi being the closest metropolitan city to the Himalayas gives rise to numerous weekend trekking retreats.

  1. Nag Tibba Trek, Uttarakhand
Nag Tibba, Uttrakhand
Nag-Tibba-trek

The Nag Tibba trek is an easy and short weekend trek trip to Nag Tibba or Serpent’s Peak close to Mussorrie. It is the highest peak with a height of over 3000 meters in the Nag Tibba range, Garhwal Himalayas and it is one of the easiest treks in Uttarakhand. It’s just 8 hours away from Delhi.

  • Altitude: 3022 meters
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Best Season: Dec, Jan, Feb & March
  • Starting Point: Dehradun
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Trekking Distance: 19 km
  • Temperature Range:0 – 20 °C
  • Budget- ₹ 3500 per head
  1. Chakrata, Uttarakhand
Chakrata-Source-Wikipedia
Chakrata, Source: Wikipedia

Chakrata, a serene hill station on the Yamuna and other rivers, is just 90 km from Dehradun and 320 km from Delhi that makes it a perfect trekking spot.

  • Altitude: 2118 meters
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Best Season: Through the year
  • Starting Point: Dehradun
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Trekking Distance: 14 km
  • Temperature Range:0 – 20 °C
  • Budget- ₹ 3500 per head

Budget friendly trekking destinations from Mumbai:

When Mumbai roads get crazy with road traffic, pollution and buildings, you just want to run to the mountains and take a breath of fresh air. The Himalayas are undoubtedly inaccessible over just one weekend but you have plenty of options.

  1. Rajmachi Fort, Maharashtra
Rajmachi Fort- Source Wikipedia
Rajmachi Fort, Source: Wikipedia

This weekend Trek from Mumbai to Rajamachi has the most astounding sight of the mountains and the Shirota Dam. Over the fort, there are two historically important structures – Shivardhan and Manranjan that can be explored. The serene paths of Rajmachi take you past waterfalls, hills and dense greenery.

  • One Tree Hill Trek
  • Altitude: 2625 ft.
  • Distance from Mumbai: 90 km
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Budget- ₹ 1450 per head
  1. Jawhar – The waterfall Weekend Trek from Mumbai
Jawhar
Jawhar, Source: Wikipedia

Surrounded by lush vegetation and wonderful Kal Mandavi waterfalls, a hike at Jawhar is an out of the world experience. The village has some really stunning spots like the dam and the lake.

  • Altitude: 1475 ft.
  • Distance from Mumbai: 145 km
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Budget- ₹ 0

Budget friendly trekking destinations from Bangalore:

The trekking trips neighboring Bangalore are not that long, wearisome or difficult to hike. Rather, they are green havens for adventurous souls that can be effortlessly reached and are safe.

  1. Savandurga
Savandurga trek
Savandurga, Source: Wikipedia

This hill is approximately 60 km from Bangalore. The rock creations are rather a sight. Apart from the picturesque beauty, explorers can also relish rock climbing, rappelling, and other many activities.

  • Altitude: 1226 meters
  • Trek Length: 4 km
  • Best Time to Visit: November to February
  • Budget- ₹ 3000 per head for hotel
  1. Ramanagara
Ramanagara
Ramanagara, Source: Wikipedia

Another destination near Bangalore is Ramanagara which is about 55 km away. It is chiefly a rocky land and quite an adrenaline rush for trekkers. Other attractions include historic caves and Vulture Sanctuary.

  • Altitude: 747 meters
  • Trek Length: 6 km
  • Best Time to Visit: November to February
  • Budget- ₹ 1400 per head

Budget friendly trekking destinations in North East India:

The twisty rivers, the thick forests, the exquisite flora and fauna and the tribal and native people of the North east India can only be experienced by the ones who trek into these unseen regions to discover this unparalleled beauty.

  1. Shillong Peak Trek, Meghalaya
Shillong
Elephant Waterfall, Shillong,Source: Wikipedia

Shillong Peak treks are an incredible experience of snow-capped mountains, several waterfalls, and luscious lands.

  • Altitude:1965 meters
  • Season: Sep-Mar and Oct-Nov
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Budget- ₹ 4000 per head for hotel
  1. Talley valley Trek, Arunachal Pradesh
Taley Valley
Arunachal Pradesh, Source: Wikipedia

Talley Valley Treks in North East India is a beautiful wasteland and the exclusive fishing and paddy culture of the Apatani Village is a lifetime experience.

  • Altitude: 2400 meters
  • Season: Sep-Apr
  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Budget- ₹ 9950 per head

Excited enough to plan for your next not-so-expensive thrilling quest? Pack your bags today and go on an adventure and go to all these budget friendly trekking destinations in India!