8 Best 5 Days Himalayan Treks

One of the most exciting ways to add fun to your vacation is by indulging in a Himalayan trek in 5 days. While your friends are planning to spend their long vacation hitting a beach or staying put in bed, take the opportunity to spend some memorable days in the lap of Himalayas, trekking its undulating terrain and soaking in the undiluted beauty of pristine nature. Vacations are meant to give you a break to revitalize your spirit, and these Himalayan treks serve the purpose right. Spending a few days getting adventurous in the beautiful landscapes of high altitude mountains will surely change your perception towards the world and life, transforming you into a better version of yourself.

The mighty mountain range of Himalayas features an extensive range of trekking options that cater to the adventure style of all types of trekkers. From short treks that you can cover within a day or two to long treks that require a minimum duration of 5 days, Himalayas offer exciting options if you want to spend your vacation testing your mettle in their high altitude regions. While you stay in mountains for such a long time during these treks, you get ample opportunities to capture picturesque landscapes and create memories you will hold close till the end of time.

Though there are a number of long treks available in the Himalayas, the most popular ones are Kedar Kantha Trek, Dayara Bugyal Trek, and Beas Kund Trek. You can plan a solo adventure where you can discover yourself or you can tag your friends along on a Himalayan trek in 5 days to add fun to the affair. Check out our list of the most exciting 5 days Himalayan Treks and get on with drafting a leave application because an adventure in the Himalayas awaits your arrival!

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About the Kedarkantha Trek:

For those of you who are looking for some thrilling adventure then Kedarkantha trek is perfectly made for you.  Decorated with a beguiling magnificence of falling snow and bordered with pine trees, The Kedarkantha Peak is a standout amongst the most looked for after snow trekking destinations in India. You will start this trek from Dehradun which is another beautiful destination. The drive to Kedarkantha takes you through Mussoorie, and some of the scenic beauty of the region till you reaches Sankri. 

Although it is a remote route but the beautiful drive will definitely make you stare at it for long.  Right from the Kedarkantha base camp, you'll see dazzling 360-degree perspectives of well-known mountain summits. This is stunning. When you get to the Kedarkantha summit, it is as though you have touched the sky and every one of the summits is at your eye level. Get mesmerized by the views as you continue walking through the magical grounds. Perched at a height of 3810 meters which is about 12,000 feet this is a perfect trekking trail which covers a consolidate distance of 20 km. 

During your trek, you will come across some of the majestic sights of the snow-capped Himalayas, the verdant greenery, lush landscapes, a myriad collection of flora and frozen ponds. As you continue your trek you will also see remote towns where ladies and children are busy taking, bundles of wooden logs, wooden sticks and dry leaves to use them for cooking and set up bonfires at night. Kedarkantha trekking package gives you that perfect trekking experience that you have been long waiting for.

About the Kedarkantha:

In the celestial like the state of Uttarakhand, lies the snowy delight of Kedarkantha trek which is another beautiful trek. Close to the famous Har ki dun valley, this place is lesser visited. Steeped in unsurpassed beauty, over here you find charming villages, vast stretches of meadows, snow paths and magnificent views of the great Himalayas. The people of the region are said to be friendly and follow a unique culture and practice. Uttarakhand, permeating nature’s glory offers a dramatic landscape dotted with lovely lakes, tranquil rivers, mountains and rising Himalayan peaks. 

With Kedarkantha trek route, delights in a windy trail through rich forests, snow-laden trail with patches of green, meadow used by shepherds during the summer season and witness several peaks and ranges. The thrill and excitement do not end here. Learn how to ski and feel the glee as you glide through frosty slopes. Feel the thrill as you walk through some of the beautiful views of the region. Spend some time staring at the mesmerizing beauty of the mountains. 

You are likely to come across snow just as you cross the 10,000 ft mark and walk through a snow bed with full of pine trees. Along the trek, you will find some of the most beautiful campsites. Not all treks can boast of the beauty of their campsites like the Kedarkantha trek, Uttarakhand. This trek is considered as the most beautiful trek in the world. The Juda-Ka-Talab campground sits in a clearing encompassed by huge pine trees; the Kedarkantha Base campground is on an open glade with snow tops all around. It is practically as though every single one of them contends with the other for the delightful setting.  

This is one trek which should not be missed by the adventure seekers who loves to take some challenges. This trek is an ideal destination for the nature lovers to bask in the prettiness of intact nature and enjoy wonderful and heavenly moments with exhilarating experiences.

Kedarkantha Trek Highlights:

- Kedarkantha Trek in Uttarakhand is one of the most beautiful treks which take you to the land of some of the best views which you will cherish for a lifetime.

- This winter trek will take you through a journey of some of the unknown places with the best views of the mountains.

- During your trek you will trek across some of the most beautiful sights with snow-capped mountains, verdant valleys and frozen ponds.

- Get a chance to witness the vivid flora and fauna of the region as you continue your trek.

- Each of the campsites is known for its amazing surroundings with the beauty of pine trees.

- Soak in the amazing beauty of the region while you continue trekking through the lush meadows, dense pine forests, cascading beautiful streams, and gorgeous maple trees.

Best time to visit Kedarkantha Trek:

The best time to visit the Kedarkantha trek is in the months of December to April. The entire region is covered with sparkling white snow and the base of alpine trees is half-submerged with it. If the snowy mountains attract you then this the best time for you to witness the true beauty of nature. The months of June to September are the monsoon months and one must avoid trekking at this time. The trekking route remains open in the summertime but the beauty in the winter months is truly paradisiacal that makes it the best time to visit Kedarkantha.

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Temperature: Day: 8°C to 15°C and Night: -5°C to 3°C

Trekking distance:  20 km

Maximum Altitude: 12,500 ft

Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

Railway Station: Dehradun is the nearest railway station 

Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

Base Camp: Sankri (10 hrs drive from Dehradun)

ATM: Purola has the last ATM point before your trek begins. 

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Chopta Tungnath Trek 2020, Uttarakhand
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  • Haridwar
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  • Haridwar
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About the Chopta Tungnath Trek:
Tungnath trek is short and easy in the Chopta Tungnath trek which runs parallel to the sky-scraping Himalayan Treks. Tunganath is the highest temple of Garwal. During this hiking, one can enjoy a clear view of majestic peaks of Panchchuli, Nanda Devi, Nilkanth and Kedarnath. Chopta gives a picturesque view of the Himalayas. In the early spring, the Rhododendron forest glows red as the flowers bloom.

Your journey for the Chopta Tungnath trekking will start from Haridwar, in Haridwar will visit the famous Mandakini Valley, the river and lake. Then we will visit Chopta, which is surrounded by dense forests. From Chopta, we will start for Tungnath and Chandrashilla Top (Our last destination).

Tungnath is always the starting point of the Chanadrashila summit trek which possesses a captivating beauty with the help of many deodar and rhododendron forests. Chopta has a myriad collection of pictorial sights to bewitch the visitors which is marvelously engulfed by huge vegetation in spring and summer. During winter it would be appealing to all eyes since the thick cover of snow will be an amusing part of the region.

The summit of the Chandrashilla peak provides a breathtaking 360-degree view. Views, which go far beyond the simple view of mountains.

Quick Facts:
Temperature: Day: 8°C to 15°C and Night: -5°C to 3°C
Maximum Altitude: 11,154 ft
Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 
Railway Station: Haridwar is the nearest railway station 
Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun
Base Camp: Sari Village (6 hrs drive from Haridwar)
ATM: Last ATM is in Ukhimath, around 13 km before Sari.

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Manali Snow Trek
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  • Manali
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  • Manali
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One of the best thing about the Himalayas is the sheets of snow that it dawns on in the winters. And Manali in Himachal Pradesh is the best way to experience this. This tour takes you to the main attractions of the city covered in snow. You will be experiencing walking and trekking in the snow in some of the most coveted tourist spots of the city, including the honorable mentions of Lamadugh, Vashisth, and many others. 
About the Activity:
  • Start by arriving in Manali and get oriented about the place and the trip
  • Stay in a homestay here and start a trek to Lamadugh the next day
  • The next day will be dedicated to a visit to the famous Jogini waterfalls and a dip in the hot water springs of Vashisth
  • You will be ending you trip in Old Manali as you check out of the homestay arranged for you
Group size: Min 1 Max 10
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Hampta Pass Trek, Manali 2020 | Flat 30% off
  • 5D/4N
  • Manali
  • 5D/4N
  • Manali
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Location -  Manali

Start Point/End Point: Manali Bus Stand

Start Time/End Time: The trek start at 10:00 AM on day 1 and ends at around 03:00 PM on day 5.

About Hampta Pass:

Hampta Pass trek is giving each adventure lover an option to discover the unique landscape on the Manali side in Himachal Pradesh. From the top, you will witness the magnificent view of a different world below, the beautiful yet deserted Lahaul. The panoramic sweep of the valley from the summit will be a sight that will not leave you forever.

About the Hampta Pass Trek:

The Hampta Pass trek has the starting point as Manali. From Manali, you will be taken to Jobra and then to Chika located at a height of about 10,100 feet. The route will have plenty of greenery, River Rani and the mountainous stretches on one side. When you climb up to reach Balu ka Ghera from Chika, On this impressive journey catch the first glimpses of the mighty towers in Dhauladhar Ranges occupy the entire frame with meadows and flower-filled valleys. What awaits you next are the gradual slopes until you reach the mighty Hampta Pass and on the way, Hampta Village will be your host for some time. Discover the serene calmness that surrounds the valley.

The ultimate destination of the trek is the beautiful Chandratal located amidst the pristine surroundings dominated by the white peaks and clouds above. A confluence of three paths – Hampta Pass, Spiti, and Rohtang Pass and the green paradise will accompany you to achieve the height of about 14,100ft.

The whole experience will be beautifully driven by our experienced and well trained guides along with the porters and kitchen staff. The team will also help you in allotting your dome tents for each night for to keep you hassle free so that you can just enjoy the beauty of the places without getting into any operational stuff.

Quick Facts:

Hampta Pass Trek Distance:  35km

Hampta Pass Altitude: 14,100ft

Difficulty Level: Moderate 

Electricity: There will be no electricity on the trek

ATM: You will find ATMs in Manali.

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Bhrigu Lake Trek, Manali 2020 | Flat 18% off
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  • Manali
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  • Manali
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Location - Old Manali

Start Point/End Point: Old Manali

Start Time/End Time: The trek start at 10:00 AM on day 1 and ends around 2:00 PM on day 4.

About Bhrigu Lake:

Bhrigu Lake is the high altitude glacial lake at the height of 14,100 ft. It is said that thousand year ago, Maharishi Bhrigu used to meditate near this pristine lake & hence it is named after him. The beauty of the lake is different in every season, In winters it is frozen, In the early summer you will find small glacial pieces floating in the lake and in summer & spring the lake becomes blue and keep on changing its color every hour of the day. 

About the Trek:

The Bhrigu Lake trek is classified as a trek of moderate difficulty. You start from an altitude of 8,530 ft at Gulaba and you reach the highest point of the trek at 14,009 ft. On this trek you will get the unparalleled breathtaking views of Seven Sister Peaks, Deo Tibba, Indrasan, Hanuman Tibba, the outstretched Pir Panjal ranges, the rich line of oak and cedar forests, fascinating green lush meadows, enthralling carpeted alpine flooring and the gushing streams along the meandering trail, the scenic vistas of the region is absolutely captivating which also makes the trekking experience overwhelming.

Quick Facts:

Trekking Distance: 26 km

Maximum Altitude:14,000 ft

Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

Electricity: Electricity will be available in Manali campsite, However, there will be no electricity at the campsite on the trek.

ATM: Manali is the last point where you will get ATM.

Trekking Gradient: Steep ascent throughout the trail

Landmarks : Gulabha, Rola Kholi, Panduropa,Vashisht

How to reach?

You have to report at  Base camp, Old Manali which is the starting point of the trek. Many local transports and private cabs are available from Mall Road to reach Old Manali.

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Beas Kund Trek, Manali | Book Online & Save 15%
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  • Manali
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Location -  Old Manali

Start Point/End Point: Trek start from Old Manali and ends at Solang Valley

Start Time/End Time: The trek start at 10:00 AM on day 1 and ends around 02:00 PM on day 3.

About Beas Kund:

Beas Kund is a high altitude thousand-year-old alpine lake that sits royally amidst the mountains of Himachal Pradesh at an altitude of 3,810 meters. This taint less beauty is the origin of Beas River, which is believed to be the water body where Sage Vyas use to take bath while he meditated and wrote Hindu epic Mahabharata. 

About the Trek:

Lush green grasslands flourish below the summits of the three biggest mountains around Manali and hidden in these grasslands is the emerald lake. The contrasting sight of this serene water body nestled in between jagged mountain peaks of Pir Panjal range adds to the beauty of the lake and that makes it an amazingly picturesque travel destination and an even better summer trek, to rewind and rejuvenate amidst nature. Your camping experience at the campsite of Bakarthach, under the star-studded sky,  will be an experience worth remembering.

Quick Facts:

Trekking distance: 16 km

Maximum Altitude:12,772 ft

Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

Electricity: There will be no electricity at the campsite on the trek.

ATM: Manali is the last point where you will get ATM.

How to reach?

You have to report at the camps at Old Manali which is also the starting point of the trek and it is around 12 km from Mall Road of Manali. Many local means of transport and private cabs are available from Mall Road to reach Old Manali.

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Chanderkhani Pass Trek 2020, Himachal Pradesh
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Departure: On Weekends 

About the Chanderkhani Pass Trek:

This breathtaking Chanderkhani Pass trek encompasses a plethora of jaw-dropping sights alongside the gorgeous environs of Himachal Pradesh.  This trekking package in India begins at Naggar and after crossing the Chanderkhani Pass at 3600m, the trailheads to the Malana village, famous for its distinct and very reserved social culture.

This trek is laden with a bunch of beautiful alpine pastures offering gorgeous views of some of the highest snow-covered mountain peaks and open valleys. The trail requires walking through the blue Pine and Deodar, walnut, Golden Oak, and Wild Cherry. The remarkable sight from the pass is magnified by the Bara Bangal range towering high in the west while the Pir Panjal ranges fall in the north and Parvati in the east. A typical trek up in the hills of Himachal Pradesh, Chanderkhani Pass is one of those Himachal trekking packages that is ideal for all trekking enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Chanderkhani Pass is a window to some of the largest Himalayan behemoths which chaperone your journey. It treats you with sweeping meadows unfurling against the canvas of majestic Himalayan peaks. The grandeur of the fencing beauty captivates your senses throughout the trek. One of the best treks in Himachal Pradesh for beginners, Chanderkhani Pass is essentially an archetype of Himalayan trekking, though every trek is unique in its own way. Besides the natural beauty that the journey envelops, it exposes trekkers to the unique culture of Himalayan villages. If you’re craving for a Himalayan adventure, but have only a handful of days to spare, head to the Chanderkhani Pass without hesitation.

Quick Facts:

Maximum Altitude: 11,970ft

Difficulty Level: Moderate 

Railway Station: Pathankot is the nearest railway station 

Airport: Bhuntar (Kullu) airport

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Dayara Bugyal Trek 2020, Uttarakhand | Flat 16% off
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About the Dayara Bugyal Trek:

Amongst all the treks in Uttarakhand, Dayara Bugyal is considered to be the most breathtaking trek. The trek brings us to a highland meadow situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand which stands tall at an elevation of 10,000-12,500ft.

This lush green expanse of meadows serves as an excellent destination for skiing during winter and is spread over 28 sq km. This breathtaking location is nestled amidst towering snow-peaked mountains. While on this memorable Himalayan Dayara Bugyal trekking tour in India at Uttarakhand, catch sight of the lake of Barnala Tal strewn across the green alpine prairies– in whose reflection the peaks look even more beautiful. 

The trek starts from the tiny hamlet of Barsu nestled on the Haridwar-Gangotri road which is 32 km from Uttarkashi. One can settle in any one of the rest-houses or GMVN houses in Barsu that overlook the stunning valley on one side and the snowy mountains on the other.

The route of the Dayara Bugyal Trek trails through gorgeous Oak forests, clear water bodies and sprawling grasslands while offering views of specks of huts, grazing sheep all while overlooking the valley and high-rise mountains. Wildflowers also bloom around streams and brooks that run across the pastures.


About the destination:

The breathtaking alpine meadow of Dayara Bugyal reigns atop a staggering 12,000 ft., against a stunning canvas of lofty Himalayan neighbours like Bandarpoonch, Kala Nag, Shrikhand Mahadev, Srikanth peak and Gangotri peaks. The Dayara Bugyal trek is marked by a rich carpet of wildflowers, and dense forests of maple and oak fenced by misty valleys. The highland meadows invite skiers from over the country during winters, when the place receives heavy snowfall. The trail unveils expansive grasslands, alpine lakes and trickling streams that lull the senses with a sylvan symphony. Besides the splendour of the landscape that Dayara Bugyal offers, trekkers also get a rare glimpse into the fascinating cultures of a Himalayan village. As another highlight, trekkers get to witness the dynamic beauty of the rhododendron flowers that grace the trails of the trek.

The Dayara Bugyal trek starts from the quaint little village of Barsu in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Given its easy to moderate level, it also serves as an ideal pick for beginners. It is also not uncommon to see herds of cattle grazing in the sprawling grasslands, accompanied by shepherds. The lush green expanse snuggled in the laps of Himalayan giants is the perfect respite from the humdrum of life. It is a whisper of untamed wilderness to the hearts of trekkers, who flock here every year in search of tranquillity and peace. The wondrous grasslands of Dayara Bugyal are locked in a Himalayan embrace and make for an ideal long weekend trek. Those who wander into this world of untouched beauty leave with far more than what they seek.

Quick Facts:

Temperature: -4 degrees (Min), 25 degrees (Max), days are relatively warmer

Trekking Distance:  29 km

Maximum Altitude: 12,000 ft

Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

Railway Station: Haridwar is the nearest railway station 

Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

Base Camp: Barsu

ATM: Uttarkashi and Bhatwari on the way Barsu have the last ATM point before your trek begins.

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