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Hill Stations in Uttarakhand

 
  • 01Roopkund Trek, Uttaranchal 2016

    Roopkund Trek, Uttaranchal 2016
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    About the Destinations:

    A trek to Mystery Lake of Uttarakhand i.e. 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.

    Most attractive for the human skeletons lying at the bottom of the lake, which are distinctly visible when the snow melts, the lake is swarmed by plenitude of visitors.

    The route along this trek is a fascinating journey of discovering the most pristine of Himalayan contribution of oak and blooming rhododendron forests. A moderate trek, the trek trails through mountainous rivers, enthralling ridges, lush forests and scenic meadows.

    Roopkund Trek Altitude: 5,029m


  • 02Kuari Pass Trekking, 2016

    Kuari Pass Trekking, 2016
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    • lHaridwar
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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.

  • 03Panchachuli Base Camp Trek 2016, Uttarakhand

    Panchachuli Base Camp Trek 2016, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    Snuggled in the lap of snow-peaked mountains, the Panchachuli Base Camp trekking originates in the Darma valley of Pithoragarh district between the borders of Nepal and Tibet.  Bestowed with nature’s splendour, the route to the Panchachuli glacier, lying in the lap of Kumaon Himalayas, is adorned with enchanting landscapes, snow-capped mountains, cascading waters, Alpine meadows and a rich variety of flora and fauna. Situated in Eastern Kumaon Himalaya, the trekking route forms the watershed between the Gori Ganga and Darma Valleys.The entire trek to the glacier is a walk along the river Dhauliganga.

    The last road head Dar is 42km from Dharchula, and from Dar to Panchachuli Glacier is a pleasant walk .The trail goes through the tribal Villages of Bongling ,Sela ,Nagling, Baaling and Duktu along the river Dhauliganga and thick Forests of deodar and Bhojpatra and conifer. The five peaks of Panchachuli form majestic sights and enhance the Him Khand, Yuli River skirted by the forests of Devdaar, Bhoj Patra and conifer trees. This amazing Panchachuli Base Camp trek is truly a feast to the eyes and the scenery throughout the journey is one that can only be experienced, not explained.

    Temperature: 1 to 8 degrees in nights, days are relatively warmer

  • 04Bagini Glacier Trek 2016, Uttarakhand

    Bagini Glacier Trek 2016, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    In the spellbinding region of Garhwal Himalayas, Bagini Glacier trekking makes you come face to face with untouched, raw natural beauty along with great doses of adventure. This trekking package in India takes you to Bagini Glacier that towers at 14816 feet from sea level and gives you the opportunity to feast your eyes on the mighty Dunagiri, Changa Banga and Kalanka peaks.

    Your location will be the dreamy destination of Uttarakhand. Also known as ‘Land of Gods’ it appeals with a dramatic terrain of charming lakes, stunning rivers, mountains and rising Himalayan peaks.

    Cossetted amongst stunning heights, a circular trek of around 43 kms to Bagini Glacier allures with places of worships, winsome grassy stretches streaked with vibrant flowers, crystal clear streams, sights of frosty summits, rocks and boulder ridden paths, quaint hamlets and more!

    Temperature Range: April-June: 15 to 20 Degrees (Day) & 7 to -2 Degrees (Night), 
    September-OCtober: 10 to 15 Degrees (Day) & 5 to -5 (Night)

  • 05Kedarkantha Trek with Skiing 2016

    Kedarkantha Trek with Skiing 2016
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    About the Destination:

    In the celestial like state of Uttarakhand, lies the snowy delight of Kedarkantha Peak. 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 does not end here. Learn how to ski and feel the glee as you glide through frosty slopes.

  • 06Trek To The Source of Ganges 2015, Uttarakhand

    Trek To The Source of Ganges 2015, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    Second to none, Uttarakhand is the most befitting destination to trek to the source of the Ganges! Considered as the holiest river in India, the holy Ganga is believed to have mystical powers and worshipped throughout the country.

    Originating from Gangotri, this awe-inspiring trek will take you through gradual and slow slopes, scenic terrains, picturesque passes and amazing views of the mountains and glaciers. At certain places, the terrains might get a bit difficult; however, overcoming them, you will be rewarded with bountiful views of the holy Ganges and some of the most desired peaks around Uttarakhand!

    Duration of the Tour: 5N/6D

    Altitude: 4463m

    Temperature Range: 12 to 17 °C, – 8 to 0 °C

    Total Trekking Distance: 50km

  • 07Har Ki Dun Trekking, Uttarakhand 2016

    Har Ki Dun Trekking, Uttarakhand 2016
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    About the Destination:

    Lap up a thrill filled Har Ki Dun trekking to winsome. Crowned as 'Valley of Gods', it is a cradle shaped hanging valley nestled in Garhwal Himalayas. It is situated at the base of Fateh Parvat and towers at 3556m. Pine forests along with surroundings of snow clads mountains and alpine vegetation lend a district character to the region. Due to its remoteness and topography, the valley forms the ideal setting for bird and nature enthusiasts.

    The trek to this place spills delight every step along the way. Witness a massive glacier up close, trudge along gravel paths, amble through beautiful villages and meadows, take in the stunning sights of cascades and Swargarohini peaks. Also, get a chance to soak in the ancient culture and traditions of the locale and interact with the locals.

  • 08Trekking and Skiing in Auli With Alaknanda River Rafting

    Trekking and Skiing in Auli With Alaknanda River Rafting
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    About the Activity:

    This exciting expedition takes one through trails in the serene environs of the sparkling white destinations of Auli and Gurson; skiing in Auli in its snow-covered meadows and outdoor adventure rafting in the gushing waters of the Alaknanda river. While Auli is nestled in the lap of the Garhwal Himalayas laden with blankets of snow, it makes for a terrific tourist paradise and popular skiing destination of Auli. Offering one with remarkable views of Nanda Ghunti and Trishul peaks are the snow-laden hills of Gurson and the charming Parsari village.

    This trip is meant for thrill-seekers to engage in a plethora of adventure activities from trekking to skiing and white water rafting. Give your adrenaline a kick with a session or two of skiing on the intimidating yet fun-filled slopes of Auli and Gurson followed by white water rafting opportunities on the waters of Alaknanda river. There is nothing that beats the exhilarating combination of skiing followed by outdoor adventure rafting that merge speed and altitude with the turbulence of the Alaknanda river waters from Jayalgarh to Devprayag.

    What adds to the overall experience of this adventurous expedition is the majesty of the breathtaking surroundings amidst the snow-capped Himalayan mountains in the Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. 

    Temperature: 12-17 degrees (days), 0 to 5 degrees (evenings) and -5 to 0 degrees (nights) between December to March

    Max Alt: 3050m (Auli)

  • 09Deoria Tal and Chandrashila Trek 2016, Uttarakhand

    Deoria Tal and Chandrashila Trek 2016, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    Deoria Tal and Chandrashila Trek with Chopta is a short trek up to the most spellbinding peaks in Garhwal district. The first bit of this trekking journey takes one to Deoria Tal where one can relish the charming beauty of its lake standing at 2438m. It is from the Chaukhamba Peak where one can capture gorgeous views of the Deoria Tal Lake and its mirror-like waters.

    The trail leading to Chopta is enveloped in lush green meadows nestled in the lap of the Himalayas. This trail leads one to the Tungnath temple, which stands tall at 3680m and is regarded the highest Shiva shrine in the world. Apart from the exotic flora and fauna caught along the way, one can also feast their eyes with sights of several majestic peaks namely the Bandarpoonch, Kedar and Chaukhamba. After a kilometer-long walk from Tungnath, arrive at the summit of Chandrashila peak at about 4000m. The spectacle offered here comprising of snow-capped peaks and the undulating valleys surrounding the area make this trek well worth it.

    There is also the additional experience of lodging at the Himalayan Eco Lodges and Camps at Kund which forms the base for the Deoria Tal and Chandrashila trek and overlooks the Mandakini River gusging below the Kedar peak.

  • 10Kalindi Khal Trek 2016, Uttarakhand

    Kalindi Khal Trek 2016, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination: 

    A challenging Kalindi khal trek nestled in the lap of the majestic Himalayas, feel a rush of adrenaline in your blood as you scale right up to a Himalayan pass 6000m high. Not just that, this mesmeric place is a spiritual haven decorated by gorgeous mountains and the grandeur of nature.

    Kalindikhal trekking expedition starts from Gangotri banked beside the Ganga waters. After seeking the Gangotri goddess’s blessing start off on your journey to Gaumukh, the birth point of the holy Ganges River. Get enchanted by the grasslands at Tapovan and mesmerized by several rivulets and peaks of Shivling, Bhagirathi and Meru.

    From camping beside the Vasuki Tal, to breathtaking sceneries that include moraine, glaciers and majestic peaks, this tour has it all. After several briefing sessions on the safety measures to be taken on this trek, prepare to encounter the many splendours of nature.

    Temperature Range: The temperature varies from 10-18 °C, -8 to 5°C, 8-15°C and -10 to 5°C


  • 11Haridwar River Rafting With Tungnath Chandrashila Trek

    Haridwar River Rafting With Tungnath Chandrashila Trek
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    About the Destination:

    Your one-stop answer to adventure, Tungnath Chandrashila trekk and Haridwar rafting experience in celestial like Uttarakhand opens up thrills every step along the way. Enriching the experience is the breath-taking beauty and dramatic varied landscape of the state, be it the lovely lakes, windy rivers, lofty mountains and soaring sights of the mighty Himalayas.   

    The tour unravels several gems of destinations. Around 90km from Rishikesh, Jayalgarh is away from the bustle of tourist spots. It rests on the voluble River Alaknanda. The calm and pristine environs make for a perfect backdrop for river rafting in Haridwar.

    A towering summit of Tungnath, Chandrashila means 'Moon rock'. Legend has it, that this is the very place that Lord Rama meditated in after he defeated the demon-king Ravana. The top enchants with sights of magnificent Himalayan peaks such as Nandadevi, Trisul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpunch and Chaukhamba Peak. Other delights of the trip include high altitude lake of Deoriatal, quaint Sari hamlet and Chopta, the mini Switzerland of India.

    Duration of the Tour: 3N/4D

    Temperature Range: The temperature varies according to the trek. Night temperature will be around 12 -20 Celsius in Mar - Apr and around 20 - 25 Celsius in May.

    In Oct – Nov period night temperature will be around 10 – 15 Celsius and December the night temperature can go down to about 3 – 5 Celsius.

    Meal Types: Lunch is vegetarian and dinner would have a non-vegetarian dish.

    Activities: Trekking, Rafting

    Difficulty Level: Moderate

    Max Altitude: Chandrashilla Peak 4000 M

    Total Trekking Distance: 14 kms

  • 125 Days/4 Nights Gurson and Auli Trekking Expedition

    5 Days/4 Nights Gurson and Auli Trekking Expedition
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    About the Destinations:

    Soaring above Joshimath, Auli huddled in the Himalayan Mountains of Uttarakhand, is a popular spot for skiing. This destination also opens up many other thrills. A delightful state-of-the-art and India’s longest cabe-car ride here gives you some great sights especially that of Nanda Devi, known as India's second highest peak.

    The landscape is laced with coniferous and oak forests, lending in a distinct appeal. Coveted as The Land of Gods, Uttarakhand displays a dramatic terrain of lovely lakes, meandering rivers, mountains and rising Himalayan peaks.

    You begin Gurson and Auli Trekking Expedition on a spiritual note as you drive through the holy towns of Haridwar,Rishikesh and along Ganges. The experience includes sauntering off for a trek to charming Parsari Village, ambling through the apple orchards, getting a glimpse of Nanda Devi, making way along snow covered meadows with great Himalayas ahead of you and unravelling the hot springs at Tapovan.

    Temperature Range: Temperature varies from 12-17 °C, 0 to 5 °C and -5 to 0 °C. Please keep in mind that the above information is not exact and does not account for sudden changes.

  • 133 Days/2 Nights Nag Tibba Trek, Uttarakhand 2016

    3 Days/2 Nights Nag Tibba Trek, Uttarakhand 2016
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    About the Destination:

    With Nag Tibba Trekking, engage in a one of a kind and historical trek. Resting on lower Himalayas, Nag Tibba is also referred to as Serpent's Peak and is considered as among the destinations where the mighty Himalayas discovery began. It is one of the three primary ranges of the region and also has mentions in the known book '7 years in Tibet'.

    Enjoy making way through the forest and set sights on the mighty snow-clad ranges of Bandarpunch and Swargarohini. Conquer an altitude of 3022m. You will pitch tents amidst the beauty of nature and wake up to the sweet music of Mother Earth. Further adding delight to your days is a thrill filled round of rafting on the green and fierce Yamuna River. Rest assured, the three days are packed with a whole lot of excitement.

    Temperature Range: Days are going to be sunny and warm (12-18 °C) while the night temperature at the highest campsite would be in the range of 0-4 °C. In the post monsoon season the days are sunny with temperatures hovering around (10-18 °C) and the evenings start getting cold with the onset of October and nights are comparatively colder (-2 to 2 °C).

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    Hill Stations in Uttarakhand

    Crowned as The Land of Gods, Uttarakhand allures with a dramatic landscape of beautiful lakes, windy rivers, mountains and high Himalayan peaks. Especially famous are the fetching hill stations in Uttarakhand where people dash off to for a respite from the heat and chaos.

    There are several to choose from. A distinct destination is Mussoorie, coveted as the ‘queen of the hills’. Huddled between undulating Himalayan ranges, it offers a pleasant climate along with breath-taking sights. Ideal for honeymooning couples or anybody looking for a balmy vacation, Nainital caters to all. Woody and green hills along with lovely lakes set the tone of this place. Perfect for winter sports enthusiasts especially skiing, Auli is a snowy delight of Uttarakhand. Deoadar and oak forest, frosty slopes, cable car experience, panoramic view of the Himalaya are some of the appeals of the place. Known as the Switzerland of India, Chopta is an enchanting hill station with green delights and alpine meadow slopes.