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  • 01Valley of Flowers Trek, Uttarakhand - 2017

    Valley of Flowers Trek, Uttarakhand - 2017
    • d6 Daysn5 Nights
    • lHaridwar
    • NNNNN32 reviews
    • NIKITA
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      NIKITA

    About the Destination:

    Known as the most beautiful trek in the world with the blue Primula, Valley of Flowers trek is a must do trek for you. Tucked up at a high altitude this trek is renewed with the Mountaineers and adventure seekers.  Blessed with exotic flowers, faunas and magnificent views this trek will take you to the world of snow clad mountains and high cliffs. High in the grand Himalayas of the Garhwal district sprawls this captivating valley. The best time to do this trek is during the month of mid-July to mid-August.  

    For this trek, you will have to trek from Govindghat, on the route to Hemkund Sahib, up to  Ghangaria which is quite an exhilarating climb. Catch the glimpse of the Himalayan beauty while you head out on this trek. At an altitude of 14,300 ft, you will come across the large clear water lake which will make you stare at it for long. This hidden jewel is a unique habitat and home to millions of species of wildflowers such as saxifrages, sediams, lilies, poppy, calendular, daisies, geranium, zinnia and petunia.  Not just this you will come across varieties of colourful butterflies as you continue your trek. 

    This valley is at an altitude of 3250 m and above. This valley is also a core zone of Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve with an expanse of 87.5 sq km which is just a colourful paradise with alpine flowers. According to the legends, it is believed that this is the place where Pawan Putra Hanuman had collected Sanjeevani Buti to cure Laxman.  Listen to the sound of birds chirping and the musical sound of the stream during the trek. The soothing breeze and the enchanting beauty lure away the nature lovers and the photography lovers. 

    This valley was also declared as a National Park in 1982 and is a world heritage site. One can also find a variety of rare and endangered species of animals like Asiatic black bear, brown bear, snow leopard, blue sheep and more. With the backdrop of the mountains and the scenic trail, you will feel as you have definitely landed in the land of fairies.

    About the Trek:

    With the verdant beauty of the snowcapped mountains in the backdrop, the green meadows and the white clouds blend to make dreamlike Valley of Flowers trek. Perched at an altitude of 14,400 ft, this trek was a sudden discovery by British traveller Frank Smith in 1931.  Step into the bed of flowers while you head out for this one of a kind beautiful trek. You will start this trek from Govindghat via Joshimath which will lead you to Hemkund Sahib on day forth.  The trek is considered as an easy to moderate trek and is a favourite among the beginners as well as avid trekkers.  Feast your eyes with the thousands of flowers in full bloom.  

    You will come across several streams casually meandering through the valley. Next, you will come across the high altitude serene lake, Hemkund 4329 metre. This lake is considered as a holy site for both Hindus and Sikhs.  The trail will be a steep one but the amazing view with the seven snow-capped mountain around you will definitely make you feel enchanted. Witness the beauty of Hathi Parvat and Saptrishi peaks that feed the lake and you will find a small stream called Himganga which flows out from the lake.  It is believed that Govind Singh, the tenth Guru of the Sikh faith had meditated on the bank of this lake in one during the ancient times. 

    On your fifth day, you will take the same trek route Ghangaria to Govindghat and then to Joshimath.  Your trek will be a steep one from Ghangharia while enjoying some amazing view of the regions. The valley of flowers treks will take you to the world of the most beautiful and enchanting wildlife which you will cherish for a lifetime.  From Govindghat, drive to Joshimath and you can witness the confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda Rivers to form the River Ganges while you pass through Devaprayag.  You can also explore Auli if you wish in the evening. There are lots of valley of flowers trekking packages which will take you through the beautiful land. Spend some time with nature and capture the scenic images in your heart.

    Valley of Flowers Highlights:

    - Blessed with the verdant beauty of the meadows, and the exotic flowers this will be trek which will take you through small streams.

    - Get a chance to witness the vivid flora and fauna of the region like saxifrages, sediams, lilies, poppy, calendula, daisies and brown bear, snow leopard, blue sheep.

    - Catch the glimpse of the famous Hathi Parvat and Saptrishi peaks while you head out on this trek.

    -  Meet the local people and learn about the culture of this region. Also, do share a cup of tea with them.

    - While at Hemkund Sahib take a dip in the holy water and purify your soul.

    - Also, enjoy a lakeside camping and spend the night under the clear night sky. 

    Quick Facts:

    Altitude: 14,400 ft

    Temperature: Day: 12°C-20°C and Night: 4°C-10°C

    Trekking Distance:  47km

    Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

    Starting and Ending Point: The trek starts and ends at Joshimath

    Railway Station: Haridwar is the nearest railway station 

    Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

    Base Camp: Joshimath

    ATM: Joshimath is the last place where ATM is there.

  • 02Kedarkantha Trekking, Uttarakhand 2017

    Kedarkantha Trekking, Uttarakhand 2017
    • d6 Daysn5 Nights
    • lDehradun
    • NNNNN30 reviews
    • Viduth Ghosh
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      Viduth Ghosh

    About the Destination:

    Situated in the Garhwal Himalayas, Kedarkantha trekking in Uttarakhand is an amazing experience for those who enjoying spending time in nature. One of the often visited locations, the area’s natural beauty is complemented with quaint hamlets, unending lush green meadows, and some terrific sights of the towering Himalayan peaks.

    The snaking trail to the 3,850m tall summit goes through Govind National Park, which offers an exclusive glance of the Himalayan flora and fauna. With views of peaks like the Swargarohini, Banderpooch, Black, and Ranglana, the highlight of the trail is undoubtedly sunsets against the backdrop of impressive snow-capped mountains.

    Altitude: 3,850m

    Temperature Range: -5 to 20 degrees celsius

    Total trekking distance: 36km


  • 03Hampta Pass Trek, Manali 2017

    Hampta Pass Trek, Manali 2017
    • d5 Daysn4 Nights
    • lManali
    • NNNNN48 reviews
    • James
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      James

    About the Destination:

    Hampta Pass trek is giving each adventure lover an option to discover the unique landscape on the Manali side in Himachal Pradesh. It is a dream like an experience through the unusual and special one climbing out across the lush green valleys of Kullu to reach the overhanging mountains. 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.

    An integral part of Manali’s topography, which is 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 stopover at the eerie and placid Chandra Tal, this journey is replete with adventure and scenic moments.

    About the Trek:

    The Hampta Pass trekking package for five days has the starting point as Manali, the famous hub for all types of travel. From Manali, you will be taken to Jobra and then to Chika located at a height of about 10100 feet. All these routes will have plenty of greenery, River Rani and the mountainous stretches on one side. Dhauladhar Ranges can be seen from Chika as you climb up to reach Balu ka Ghera and the impressive journey to catch the first glimpses of some of the best peaks in the Himalayas will be tremendous. Commonly referred to as the White Range, you’ll notice the mighty towers in Dhauladhar Ranges occupy the entire frame with meadows and flower-filled valleys dotted for the company.

    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, you might meet shepherds at this high altitude pass who visit the valley to nourish their sheep with the special grass that grows around the area.

    Your trek to the massive Pir Panjal Ranges and the ultimate destination of the trek is the beautiful Chandra Tal 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.

    On the fifth day of Hampta Pass Trek, you will travel from the lake directly to Manali after crossing Rohtang Pass and the humid Kullu Valley and the arid Lahaul and Spiti Valley and conclude the trip with multiple memories created in the midst of such a splendid serenity.


    Quick Facts:

    Temperature:  Day: 13°C-18°C and Night: 0°C-7°C

    Trekking Distance:  34km

    Maximum Altitude: 14,100ft

    Difficulty Level: Moderate 

    Airport: Bhuntar airport which is 52 km away from Manali

    ATM: You will ATMs in Manali

  • 04Har Ki Dun Valley Trek, Uttarakhand 2017

    Har Ki Dun Valley Trek, Uttarakhand 2017
    • d8 Daysn7 Nights
    • lGarhwal
    • NNNNN11 reviews
    • Santosh
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      Santosh

    About the Destinations: 

    This cradle shaped valley formed by the slopes of the Garhwal ranges of the Himalayas is known as a nature lovers paradise. And why not? With natural beauty spots in any direction you turn giving a feeling of being in a tastefully created fairyland, Har ki Dun is one of the most pristine locations in the Himalayas situated at an elevation of 3,566m. Surrounded by glittering peaks and dense forests, trekking in this region is moderately easy and can be thoroughly enjoyed by bird watchers, nature lovers, and avid trekkers.

    Filled with folklore surrounding the epic Mahabharatha, Har ki Doon is believed to be the path from where Pandavas went to heaven. Head for this less explored destination, trek to Har ki Dun promises to be sensational.

    Duration of the Tour: 8D/ 7N

    Altitude: 3,566m

    Temperature Range: In summers, it is warm during the day, but at night, it can be around 10 deg to 2 deg C

    Total trekking distance: 73 kms

  • 0510 Days/9 Nights Goecha La Trekking in Sikkim , 2017

    10 Days/9 Nights Goecha La Trekking in Sikkim , 2017
    • d10 Daysn9 Nights
    • lYuksom
    • NNNNN30 reviews
    • supplier
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      Code: 6691309
    • 16,500
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    About the Destinations: 

    If you want to live a Himalayan trekking experience to the fullest, attempt the Goecha la Trekking in Sikkim. For, it takes you on a fulfilling and rich journey that has you capture the Himalayan framework like no other trek. Originating from the historic Yuksom settlement (1,780m), the trail ascends to pass through really old rhododendron forests to land at clearings formed by high altitude alpine meadows.

    With the incredible view of the Kangchanjunga, the highlight of this experience is the Goechala Pass (4,940m) from where the second tallest Himalayan peak seems just an arm’s distance away.

    Just right for a seasoned trekker, the Goechala trek in Sikkim puts forth challenges of subtropical bamboo forests, luxuriant ferns, and dense forests of oak to eventually open vistas that provide uninterrupted views of the Kanchenjunga.

  • 06Kashmir Lakes Trek For 8 Days/ 7 Nights

    Kashmir Lakes Trek For 8 Days/ 7 Nights
    • d8 Daysn7 Nights
    • lSrinagar
    • NNNNN13 reviews
    • supplier
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      Code: 6691309
    • 11,950
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    About the Activity:

    Cradled in the laps of the Himalayas, Kashmir easily is the most beautiful place on Earth. Accompanied with the Pir Panjal ranges that enhance this paradise’s natural divinity, the state offers excellent vantage points, sparkling lakes, spotless scenery, and undulating meadows filled with wild flowers.

    One other aspect that goes beyond anyone’s imagination is the presence of seven heavenly lakes in the Kashmir region. On this Kashmir lakes trek, you’ve the unbeatable opportunity of traversing high altitude meadow trails that take you through breath taking scenes eventually leading you to turquoise lakes.


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    A treasure trove of adventure, beauty and magical vistas combined together, Himalayan Treks are a sight for the sore eyes that will certainly calm your heart while putting your body through its paces! Every step you take, you are rewarded with beautiful sights, misty valleys and a surreal charm of the cool Himalayan air. Breathe in and fill your lungs with oxygen as you embark on the adventure of a lifetime.

    The rolling slopes, the open meadows, the warm hearted Himalayan People and the harshness of reality that fails to cool their warm hearts- all of these will take your heart away! Fulfilling, rich and varied, Himalayan Treks will satiate the adrenaline thirst in you like nothing else.


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Chandra Tal Trek

The ‘Moon Lake’, as it is popularly called, is the source of the Chandra River that flows through the divine mountains to become River Chenab in Pakistan. Owing to the absolute clarity of the vast skies above, the Chandra Tal changes colours as the day goes by—turning various hues of red, orange, blue and green. Trekkers flock to revel in the scenery, and is undoubtedly among the must-do treks from Delhi. The best months to trek to the Moon Lake is from June till October, and the gradients are moderately-easy.

Distance from Delhi: 722 Kilometres approximately

Nearest Railhead: Joginder Nagar (narrow-gauge), Chandigarh (broad-gauge)

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