Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Found on the Prin Pranjal range of the mighty Himalayas, Hampta Pass is a trek at an altitude of 14,039 feet in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Also known as a sister to ‘Valley of Flowers’ for its lavish grasslands, alpine meadows of conifer forest, beautifully raging streams and falling waterfalls, steep glaciers, and serenity of nature. Hampta Pass is admired by the trekkers for having one of the most gripping and rare pass crossings that can only be experienced in the Himalayas. It is a double pack of Lahaul’s dry landscape and tall rocky mountains on one side and the green valley of Kullu on the other. The Hampta Pass is introduced from the town of Manali and unfolds a trekking length of 35 km with a trek spanning for about 5 days. This trek is most preferred in the monsoons as it offers travelers to witness earth unearthing its unworldly beauty with new life. However, Hampta Pass is also frequented by trekkers from mid-June to September in search of scenic beauty and a dramatic ascent with a moderate level of the trek experience making it to several lists.
Valley of Flowers Trek, Uttarakhand
One of Uttarakhand’s most popular and well-visited treks, Valley of Flowers Trek is admired as a paradise for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts. Being one of the UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites, it embraces beautiful meadows of endemic alpine flowers and varieties of flora and fauna with swirling butterflies and birds, including over 500 rare species of flowers blooming in the valley. Valley of Flowers seems like a place out of a fairytale during the monsoons with a pleasing and fragrant ambiance, and an absolute picturesque place during the winters with everything decorated with virgin snow. Trekking covers a 14km long distance that begins from Govindghat in Joshimath. It takes you on the bumpy grounds, steep climb, slim passages, and scenic views along the Lakshman Ganga River. The best travel time for your vacation to Valley of Flowers is from July to September. A perfect destination for your workcation or a solo getaway.
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Markha Valley Trek
One of the largest valleys in the Ladakh region and a much popular trekking trail among the backpackers, Markha Valley rests at an altitude of 5,200 meters with the Leh as the starting point. It is a demanding ascent that lets you explore Chilling, Skiu, Sara, Hankar, and Nimaling. 10 days of the Markha Valley trek takes you through the tiny hamlets and unbelievably preserved monasteries, ruined forts, and temple with a trekking distance of 65 km and a chance to cross two cardinal passes- Ganda La and Kongmaru La. You can also enjoy the mesmerizing sight of the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges while the spotlight of this demanding trek is the view of K2 Mountain, Stok Kangri, and Kang Yatse peaks. On a clear day, one can expect to catch a glimpse of the distant Tibet region, while the best recommended time to plan the Markha Valley trek is from July to mid-September. The trek submits a moderate to difficulty level of experience to visitors which attracts adventure chasers. So, grab your trekking pole, and let’s go!
Dzongri Trek, Sikkim
Nobody can deny the beauty of North-east India and exploration of the region a must experience. Placed in the state of Sikkim, the Dzongri trek is blindingly beautiful and a must-entry in the list regardless of season or the reason. At a high altitude of 13, 780 feet, it is one of the most well-traveled treks in the region that gets introduced from Yuksom and ends at Dzongri offering a trail along the Goecha La while covering the places Phedang and Bakkhim. The spotlight of the Dzongri Trek is taken by the enthralling view of Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt. Pandim for beauty embraced by the green scenery all around. It’s a 9 days long trek that has a moderate trekking experience. Dzongri is appreciated by all, from beginners, adept trekkers, explorers, photographers, monsoon chasers, and excitement seekers.
Rupin Pass Trek
One of the most common treks famously known as a perfect trek for the summer refreshment among the Himalayan treks, Rupin Pass is perched at a height of 15, 279 feet. A classic trek, owing to one of the largest ascents while offering new wonderments at every few steps taken. The trail finds you by the Rupin river, through small villages, snow blessed meadows, bridges, pleasant valleys and fields, and through un-numbered waterfalls. A captivating space away from the mundane and harsh summer days, the Rupin Pass trek stretches for 7 days with a moderate to difficult trekking experience but with an absolutely fulfilling journey.