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Best Himalayan Treks and Journeys to take in 2016

 

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    Hampta Pass Trek, Manali 2016
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    Roopkund Trek, Uttaranchal 2016
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    • 01Winter Treks | Himalayas | Nov-Feb

    • 02Kuari Pass Trekking, 2016

      Kuari Pass Trekking, 2016
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      About the Destinations:

      Discovered by Lord Curzon during the Bristish Raj in India, the Kuari Pass Trek in the Garhwal Himalayan Range originates from Joshimath in Chamoli. The hike to the Kuari Pass route is one of the most enthralling treks in this range and is known for the panoramic views and challenges it offers.

      From the pass, one can enjoy the captivating views of other scenic ranges like Kamet (7,756m), Trishul (7,120m), Chakhamba (7,128m), Nanda Devi (7,817) and its twin Nanda Devi East (7,434m). Also known as the 'Curzon Trail', this trail takes you through the confluence of several brooks, scenic Oak and Deodar forests, verdant meadows or ‘Bugyals’ and rhododendrons. On some occasion, you can also come across the footprints of the rare Himalayan Bear or Leopard.

      This snow-clad Kuari pass winter trek also takes one through other passes- the Vinayak Pass, Tali Top and the Kuari peak. As you are traversing through this Curzon trek, also get a chance to feast your eyes with one of the most mesmerizing snow skiing tourism destination in India, Auli, the best time to visit is in December and January.

      Temperature: December to March day time 11C to 4C and night -2C to -8C. Wind chill, freezing climate with snow fall.

    • 03Markha Valley Trek, Ladakh 2016

      Markha Valley Trek, Ladakh 2016
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      About the Destination:

      A rather sought-after trek in the Ladakh region, the Markha Valley trek route does not disappoint anyone! It spills the chance to ascend the top of two very high passes, Gandala La (4800 m) & Kongmaru La (5150 m) and lets you feast your eyes on stunning sights from the summit. You also come across the charming Markha Village that is a trove in this cold semi-arid terrain of Ladakh. Other delights include witnessing the way of life of the region, crossing several streams and rivers and enjoying a trail through remote gorges and unbridled grazing grounds.

      Your initial two days of the Markha Valley trekking will be spent for acclimatisation as it is vital for a healthy trip ahead. In the meanwhile unravel monasteries, museum, fort, the local market place and Leh Palace. Cross over Ganda La (4800 m) and arrive at the winsome Markha Village that is laced with green fields and willow trees and has barren mountains in the backdrop. Other thrills include camping beside a gurgling stream, getting the stunning view of Kangyatze Peak and more. Till the final day, there is something to revel in every step of the way. 

    • 04Spiti Valley Trek Via Pin Parvati Pass, 2016

      Spiti Valley Trek Via Pin Parvati Pass, 2016
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      About the Destination:

      Get enchanted by the treasures of nature by taking Manali to Spiti Valley in the scenic environs of Himachal Pradesh. Nestled between the Pir Panjal ranges in the north, the Parvati ranges in the east and Barabhangal ranges in the west, Kullu Valley is a nature’s paradise, offering a serene experience that is unlike any other Himachal trekking tours.
      Blessed by the Himalayan river waters, quaint villages, dense woods and terraced fields this trek is one that cannot be missed.

      Spiti literally derived as ‘The Middle Land’ stands between Tibet and India in the high mountainous Himalayas. Enveloped in scenic landscapes and intimidating mountains, reputed as a research and culture centre for Buddhists, this valley is caressed by Barley fields and little hamlets.

      The magnificent Pin Parvati pass is the confluence of Parvati valley on the Kullu side and Pin valley on the Spiti side. This trek trails through rough steep terrains and snowy fields while offering splendid sights of glaciers, moraines giving you a feeling of being on top of the world. 

      Spiti Valley Temperature Range: Temperature varies from  12-20 °C, -2 to 6 °C, 12-18 °C,- 6 to 4 °C

    • 05Pangarchulla Peak Trek Via Kuari Pass, Auli 2016

      Pangarchulla Peak Trek Via Kuari Pass, Auli 2016
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      About the Destination:

      This scenic Pangarchulla Peak trek via Kuari Pass route begins with hiking from Joshimath in Chamoli district in Garhwal Himalays to its peak standing at an altitude of 3650 m. Following this is a trek to Pangarchula peak which is challenging to state the least navigating through deep snowy terrains, bouldering rocks and steep slopes.

      Upon reaching the peak of Kuari, marvel at the awe-striking peaks and passes along with the confluence of several rivers, gorgeous forests and sprawling meadows, also known as ‘Bugyals’. If lucky, one also gets to spot footprints of either the Himalayan Bear or Leopard.

      Apart from the Kuari Pass trekking, the exciting climb up to the summit of Pangarchula Peak at 4700 m is quite a moderate trek. For those unwilling to participate in this trek, there is the Mini Pangarchula Peak trek at 4200 m or one can even relax at the base camp. At the peak of Pangarchula, enjoy the pleasurable sights of scintillating peaks and its environs. In addition to that, one also gets to stay in the cosy Eco Lodge in Auli.


    • 06Chanderkhani Pass Trek 2016, Himachal Pradesh

      Chanderkhani Pass Trek 2016, Himachal Pradesh
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      About the Destination:

      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 trail heads 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 those Himachal trekking packages that is ideal for all trekking enthusiasts and nature lovers.

      Note: This tour can only be availed on Saturdays.


    • 07Dayara Bugyal Trekking Expedition, 2016

      Dayara Bugyal Trekking Expedition, 2016
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      About the Destinations:

      One of the most scenic, appealing and high altitude alpine meadows in Uttarakhand, Dayara Bugyal is truly a paradise for the trekkers. Reaching a towering height of 10,000ft, this picturesque meadow spreads over 28sq. km and is known for its magical beauty.

      Adorned by the enchanting beauty of the Himalayan Range, Bhagirathi River, snow clad peaks and some of the evergreen patches of oak, pine and rhododendron forests, this quaint meadow offers one of the most enthralling trekking routes in the world; Dayara and Gidara Bugyal Trek. Amongst all the delights of Dayara Bugyal, Barnala Tal, Bandarpoonch and Gidara Bugyal are some of the major attractions.

    • 08Hampta Pass Trek, Manali 2016

      Hampta Pass Trek, Manali 2016
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      About the Activity:

      Discovering the unique landscape on the Manali side of Himachal Pradesh with the Hampta Pass trekking is like a dream to reality experience. A rich, diverse canvas with resplendent flora and fauna, the trail goes through a picturesque setting of lush green forests, meadows, and also throws glimpses of barren lands.

      An integral part of Manali’s topography, which is the India’s favourite adventure zone, this trek is voted amongst the easiest of trails and most attractive to beginners. An exciting activity, being around Hampta Pass opens a whole new beautiful world. Coupled with a stop over at the eerie and placid Chandra Tal, this journey is replete with adventure and scenic moments.

      Altitude: 14,100ft

      Temperature Range: 0 - 20 degrees Celsius

      Total Trekking Distance: Approx. 34 kms.



    • 098 Days/7 Nights Roopkund Trekking Expedition, 2016

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      About the Activity:

      A trek to the mysterious glacial Roopkund Lake is a must-do for an avid trekker. Battling several adversities common to the Himalayas, this water body perched in the laps of the snow clad Mt. Trishul is situated at an altitude of 16,499ft. It is most attractive for the human skeletons lying at the bottom of the lake, which are distinctly visible when the snow melts. Thus having several visitors although uninhabitable.

      The route along this Roopkund trekking expedition is a fascinating journey of discovering the most pristine of Himalayan contribution of oak and blooming rhododendron forests. Of fairly easy nature, the trail has several ascents and steep downhill hikes, which go past mountain rivers that flow in abundance.

      With some of the finest base camp locations such as Ali Bungyal, the Roopkund Trek has everything going for it.

      Altitude: 5,029m

      Temperature Range: During the day it is around 15° to 20°C. At night, it is around 4° to 7°C. Temp at highest camp, Bhagwabasa, ranges 5°C to 10°C in the day and 3° to -2°C at night.

      Total trekking Distance: 44 kms

    • 10Stok Kangri Trekking, Ladakh 2016

      Stok Kangri Trekking, Ladakh 2016
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      About the Destination:

      Declared as one of the best treks in India by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation, Stok Kangri trek is a must-do for any avid trekker. Although high altitude in nature, scaling the summit does not require technical expertise or experience unlike few other Himalayan treks. The magic of this activity is that you’ll be conquering heights of 6,000m to 20,000m on one route. The highest peak in the Stok range, your destination is clearly visible from the moment you land in Leh.

      Apart from the trek per se, here lies also the opportunity to explore the barren landscape of Leh, Ladakh and understand why it gets the tag of a ‘cold desert’. A fairly long duration trek, it is complete package of adventure, thrills, and an all-time-high. Stok Kangri Climb is truly a wonderful gift for Indian trekkers.

      Temperature Range: 11 degrees to -6 degrees

    • 11Sikkim Goecha La Trek 2016

      Sikkim Goecha La Trek 2016
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      About the Destination:

      A pictorial destination for the nature and adventure lovers, Goechala pass in Sikkim is amongst the most beautiful passes in the world. Embraced with the charm of high soaring peaks, stunning rivers, picturesque meadows and a wide range of flora and fauna, this pass in the North Eastern corner of India is also one of the most sought after trekking destinations in the country.

      Be it the narrow yet fascinating passes, whirly and rugged terrains, or the challenges offered by the high altitude of the Dzongri Goechala trek which make it difficult, everything about this trek is very captivating! Originating from Yuksom, this 11days trek takes you through several other captivating destinations, mountain peaks, plains and valley. While on this trip, be always prepared to witness all the marvels of the nature at your every step!