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Snow Treks in Himalayas

Himalayas Snow Treks Packages

Duration Price
Kasol Camping with Chalal and Kheerganga Trek3 days & 2 nights
INR 2,190
Chopta Chandrashila Trek from Delhi3 days & 2 nights
INR 3,499
Kareri Lake Trek, Mcleodganj3 days & 2 nights
INR 2,899
Kedarkantha Trek, Uttarakhand5 days & 4 nights
INR 6,490

Chadar Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek, Triund Trek, Hampta Pass Trek, Nag Tibba Trek, Prashar Lake Trek, Kedarkantha Trek, Chopta Tungnath Trek, Kuari Pass Trek, Har Ki Dun Trek, Kasol Kheerganga Trek, Brahmatal Trek, and many more.

Thrillophilia is a well-known travel platform that offers adventurous snow treks in the Himalayas. Situated amidst some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, our winter treks offer a variety of options. Some of the most popular trekking destinations that you must try during the winter season are Chadar Trek and Everest Base Camp Trek. Thrillophilia organises your trek itinerary, so you can have a peaceful, safe and enjoyable trekking experience into the serene beauty of the Himalayas.

Each of these Himalayan snow treks allows you to pass through snow-covered meadows, frozen lakes, and stunning pine and deodar forests while climbing to higher altitudes. The flowing rivers along the backdrop of the Himalayas also create a picturesque setting. It is also the perfect time to explore Kedarkantha Trek and Indrahar Pass Trek during the winter season.

Whether you are a novice or an experienced trekker, our snow trek tours in Himalayas cater to all skill levels. Treks like Triund Lake Trek, Brahmatal Trek, and Nag Tibba Trek offers a perfect introduction for beginners. On the other hand, expert trekkers can try the challenging Kuari Pass Trek, Har Ki Dun Trek, and Chopta Tungnath Trek. If you are looking for moderate-level treks, you can go for Prashar Lake Trek, Hampta Pass Trek, and Tamsar and Marsar Lakes Trek.

Here are some of the best snow treks in Himalayas:

1. Chadar Trek- Chadar Trek is a thrilling winter adventure over the frozen Zanskar River in Ladakh. Starting near Chilling village, this journey provides beautiful views of icy cliffs and snow-covered mountains.

Difficulty Level: Difficult

Duration: 9 days

Maximum Altitude: 14,000 feet

2. Everest Base Camp Trek- Also known as the “steps to heaven,” Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best snow treks in the Himalayas. It takes you through lush green farmlands, dense forests, and glacial pools to conquer high-summit passes.

Difficulty Level: Difficult

Duration: 12 days

Maximum Altitude: 18,513 feet

3. Har Ki Dun Trek- Har Ki Dun Trek promises an extraordinary thrill in the heart of the Himalayas. This trek guides you through alpine forests, flowing Tons River, steep climbs, and stunning meadows amidst the Swargarohini ranges. 

Difficulty Level: Easy to moderate

Duration: 7 days

Maximum Altitude: 12,000 feet

4. Hampta Pass Trek- Starting from Manali, Hampta Pass Trek is one of the best snow trek tours in the Himalayas. It ascends through towering forests, meadows, and streams to the serene Chandratal Lake.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Duration: 5 days

Maximum Altitude: 14,000 feet

5. Kasol Kheerganga Trek- Kasol Kheerganga Trek is a paradise for trekkers. Located at 9,600 feet, it is known for hot water springs and scenic valley views.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Duration: 3 days

Maximum Altitude: 9600 feet

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Himalayas Snow Treks FAQs

What is the best time to trek in the Himalayas?

The best time for trekking in the Himalayas remains throughout the year. However, the peak season is between March and June and then from September to November. During this time, the Himalayas enjoy the spring and autumn seasons, respectively. It is an ideal time to see the Himalayan rhododendrons blooming at this time of the year. The crystal-clear blue skies also provide beautiful views of the surrounding peaks. 

Is winter a good time for snow trekking in the Himalayas?

Yes, the winter season is a good time for snow treks in the Himalayas. Since the temperature during this time ranges between 0 to -25 degrees Celsius, you will experience snowfall along the trekking trails. It is a perfect time for trekking in Pokhara, Kathmandu, and the lowland areas of Nepal.

What are the essential things to carry for the Himalayan winter treks?

1. Headgear- For taking up snow treks in Himalayas, you should pack a fully fleece-lined cap and woollen face mask. You can also keep UV-protected and polarised goggles.

2. Upper Body- Some of the essential upper body things that you should carry are basic thermals, a trekking full-sleeve T-shirt, a woollen sweater, and a fleece jacket. You must also bring a windproof and waterproof padded jacket, waterproof hand gloves, and fleece liner. 

3. Lower Body- To provide warmth to the lower body, you can keep basic sleeping thermals, trekking trousers, polyester trekking socks, and woolen socks for sleeping.

4. Equipment- Equip yourself with a 4-season tent, a sleeping bag that can resist -10 degrees Celsius and a ground mat for tent insulation.

What types of shoes are required for trekking in the Himalayas?

A comfortable pair of strong trekking shoes is required for snow trek tours in Himalayas. These are higher-cut versions of hiking shoes. They offer mid-rise ankle support and water resistance. These boots also provide protection on rough terrains during Himalayan treks. Some of the popular brands that you can choose are Himgear, Wildcraft, and Quechua. These brands offer affordable trekking shoes at prices ranging from INR 3,500 to INR 6,500.

What is the average temperature while trekking in the Himalayas?

The average temperature while trekking in the Himalayas ranges from 22 to -18 degrees Celsius. If you are trekking during the summer season, the temperature here averages around 15 to 22 degrees Celsius during the day and 7 to -1 degrees Celsius at night. The Himalayan snow treks during the winter season have temperatures hovering around 0 to 15 degrees Celsius during the day and can go to -18 degrees Celsius at night. 

Himalayas Snow Treks Reviews

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Siddharth
Reviewed: 17 May 2023
5.0/5
It was my first experience with thrillophilia and was my first solo trip too. I enjoyed a lot and made a hell lot of beautiful memories . Thank you 😊
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ASHUTOSH GUPTA
Reviewed: 05 Jan 2023
5.0/5
Hello I am architect Ashutosh Gupta from Lucknow, I have been to many parts of India but this gharwal trek is different, i learnt so much about myself and this place that too on new year. It's amazing, without phone and network, i didn't feel incomplete at all, I'll suggest everyone to go to kedarka... Read More
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Alshay Gajbhiye
Reviewed: 30 Dec 2022
4.0/5
Best service provided.
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Yegesh Rawat
Reviewed: 13 Apr 2023
5.0/5
It was an amazing experience with you guys .Ground team was extremely supportive and friendly .Will cherish the memories life long .
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Koustubh Gupta
Reviewed: 12 May 2023
4.0/5
Itinary of meals was different which was said on thrillophilia other than that everything was good
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Jatin Sharma
Reviewed: 11 Jan 2023
5.0/5
I must say I was delighted with the service you provided - it was just what I wanted. This is the first time I have used your services, and you provided a faultless experience. I will definitely recommend you to others, and will use you myself when I travel again.
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