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  • 01Monsoon One Day Harihar Fort Trek

    Monsoon One Day Harihar Fort Trek
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    About the Activity:

    • Begin with the fun and excitement of Harihar fort trek experience with an amazing drive from Deccan! Witness the lush greenery accompanying you throughout your journey.
    • Trek through the rugged and uneven trails of Harihar Fort, cross the streams on way. Mesmerize in the alpine beauty of this region.
    • Harihar trek initially follows a zigzag trail passing through beautiful thickets. 
    • However the trek to fort is a rock-cut stepped trail which requires little caution as some of the steps are elevated in tricky 90 degree.
    • Get ready to pass beautiful fields on the plateau, thorny bushes, streams and various other natural wonders during Harihar fort trek! 
  • 02Rockface Camping in Lonavala

    Rockface Camping in Lonavala
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    About the Activity:

    • Rockface camping in Lonavala; a salubrious hill station in Pune region of Maharashtra, is all about fun. Excitement, sightseeing and revisiting history of a bygone era! Located around 64km from the city of Pune, this charismatic hill station town is known for its lush and captivating hills and forts.
    • Your experience begins as you check-in at the campsite approximately around 04:30 in the evening and see the beautiful sights of valleys and mountains all around you. Post this, you can embark on a host of activities such as flying fox and mountain rappelling (additional cost).
    • Enjoy a delicious barbecue session in the night and tuck in under the stars.
    • As the next morning arrives, it will be time to check out of the campsite at around 10:00 AM, with this; your stunning experience will come to an end.

    Timings: Check-in: 04:30PM (Day 01) ; Check-out: 10:00AM (Day 02)

  • 03One Day Monsoon Trek to Kalsubai Peak from Pune

    One Day Monsoon Trek to Kalsubai Peak from Pune
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    About the Activity:

    • Explore the fun of Kalsubai trek and take in the rural splendor of the place with your friends! It’s an incredible spot to photograph the clear starry sky and proves to be a haven for nature lovers. 
    • Start your journey by assembling at S.P. College from where the tour depart at around 11.45 PM for an overnight trip to base village in Kalsubai. 
    • After reaching the base village early in the morning, freshen up, have your breakfast and start your trek at around 6 AM. 
    • The Kalsubai trek is moderately easy with only three stepping stones so as to evade rock patch, hence, you will reach the top at around 10.30 AM 
    • During your trek to Kalsubai trek, take a tour around rice fields and afterward explore wild and beautiful naturist sanctuaries. 
    • Finish your trek, descend to the base village and conclude your tour by heading back to Pune, reach there at around 10.00 PM, depending up on the traffic


     

  • 04Monsoon Stay and Activities in Nashik

    Monsoon Stay and Activities in Nashik
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    About the Activity:

    Set on the banks of the Godavari River, the city of Nashik is not only known for the famous Hindu temple Trimbakeshwaror ‘Kumbh Mela’! It is also counted amongst the fast emerging cities in India.Nested on the banks of Godavari with Sahyadri Ranges around it, makes up for its primary industry which is wine and agriculture.A stay in Nashik is the perfect way for you to spend a quiet weekend in the company of the relaxing rains. With around 50 wineries in and around the region, get ready for an unforgettable wine tasting experience. 

    Make it to the ‘Soma Vineyards’, the creator of India’s best wine and taste some of the best quality wines in India! In addition to all these, you can also enthral in a cycling experience around the lush-green vineyards and explore their charming beauty and appeal.

    Timings:Check-In: 01:00PM ; Check-Out: 11:00AM


  • 05Monsoon Saturday Nature Break at Sajan

    Monsoon Saturday Nature Break at Sajan
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    About the Activity:

    Sajan Nature Club is the perfect blend of nature and culture, perfectly designed for the outdoor lovers. A beehive of activity,Sajan nature club buzzes with constant activity and adventure games on its grounds.

    Sprawling over a wide expanse of 35 acres, the nature club is designed with spectacular AC rooms nestled in the branches of trees. The lodges consist of 11 comfortable huts, dormitories and a beautiful tented campsite. There are several other amazing facilities at this resort including indoor and outdoor game facilities as well as farm land best suited for those who wish to see thick and rich natural vegetation.

    If you have a keen sense of adventure and a love for thrilling experiences, then it is time for you to head to Sajan nature club for an amazing time. Engage in activities like Valley crossing, Burma Bridge, Sky walk, Net climbing, Tarzan swing, Artificial Waterfall and Team Game among others!

    Upon your arrival at 09:00AM in the morning, head to Sajan resort’s reception for registration and sign the disclaimer forms before you are assigned to your changing rooms and your escorts. Indulge in a delicious breakfast and around 10:00AM head to the grounds for the activities and the team games to begin.

    From around 02:00PM to 03:00PM, enjoy a lip smacking lunch in the common dining hall. By 03:00PM, relax for a while, and enjoy in the luxury of the swimming pool around you or engage in some good old cricket and football. Around 04:30, sip a good cup of tea in the common hall before you check out of the resort.


  • 06One Day Monsoon Trek to Ahupe Ghat

    One Day Monsoon Trek to Ahupe Ghat

    About the Activity:

    • The Ahupe Ghat is among the many celebrated treks in the Konkan plateau, and stands at a towering 850 metres!
    • Trails take you through evergreen pastures, narrow gorges, and many captivating hills, which put your hiking skills to the test.
    • This pictorial ghat is a steep trail, with slopes overcoming dense vegetation.
    • Come monsoons, the trails get slippery and the challenges raise a notch for delighted trekkers.


  • 07Monsoon Trek to Kulang Fort

    Monsoon Trek to Kulang Fort
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    About the Activity:

    • Reach the Kurungwadi hamlet at around 06.00 AM for a filling breakfast, and embark on this enthralling trek after a briefing by the instructors.
    • Hike through the lush environs, overcome the uneven terrains and witness all the bounties of nature on this 5-hour trek.
    • Explore the historic Kulang Fort, and explore the glorious ruins!
    • Lunch is soon served, and following the return trek back, depart and reach Dadar by around 11.30 PM.
  • 08One Day Monsoon Trek to Tikona

    One Day Monsoon Trek to Tikona
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    About the Activity: 

    Get ready for an amazing experience! Your Tikona fort trek expedition begins with a train journey. All participants are required to board Indravani Express from their respective stations till Lonavala Station.

    This remarkable Tikona Fort trek will begin after a quick meeting at Kamshet Station, which will be the starting point. Get ready to move to Tikona base village at around 10:00AM while passing through some of the picturesque landscapes that will hold you captive with their opulent beauty.

    Reach to the top at around 11:30AM and begin your exploration. Witness beautiful eye catching views of the Pawna Dam and the forts at Visapur, Tung and Lohagad from the top. Admire the stunning lake that remains isolated from the rest of the world in the lap of Satvahan Caves and the temple of ‘Trimbakeshwar Mahadev'. Ruins of large stone-built houses which was once Peshwa’s palace. After a satisfying walk through the fort, sit down for a packed meal at around 12:30PM and relax in this ancient beauty.

    At around 01:30 in the noon, begin your downward trail; catch the glimpses of distant mountains and clear blue sky which is a rare sight in cities. Arriving in Kamsheth at around 03:30PM, depart for Lonavala ; expect to reach Lonavala by around 04:15PM.




  • 09Ratangad Trek in Monsoon

    Ratangad Trek in Monsoon
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    About the Activity:

    • Your Ratangad Fort trek experience begins with an overnight journey, before reaching Ratanwadi for breakfast at around 07.00 AM.
    • Begin trekking soon after, and delve into the landscapes and be enthralled by stunning views of the valley below!
    • Once atop, explore the glorious insides of the historic fort and take in the sights of the beautiful Tryambak Darwaza, Chor Darwaza, and a water tank which was the largest of its time.
    • After a satisfying lunch, the downward trail allows you to catch glimpses of the distant mountains, before you head back to the city after a memorable day of trekking.


  • 10One Day Monsoon Trek to Tandulwadi Fort in Palghar

    One Day Monsoon Trek to Tandulwadi Fort in Palghar

    About the activity: 

    • Enjoy an exhilarating monsoon trek to the Tandulwadi fort with your family and friends on your next holiday. 
    • You will begin your trek around 07:30 AM after a delicious vegetarian breakfast and travel to the base village via public transport around 08:00 AM. By 08:30 AM, a brief introduction of the groups will be carried out and the rules and regulations will be read out to you and the group before you begin your ascent. 
    • After the orientation, you can begin your trek around 08:45 AM and explore the fort before you have a break around 11:00 AM. 
    • After a half an hour, you can begin your descend back to the base village and have a quick lunch by 12:30 PM. Around 03:00 PM, you will begin your journey back home by train, after a day well spent at the Tandulwadi Fort. 


  • 11Monsoon Stay and Rafting in Kolad

    Monsoon Stay and Rafting in Kolad
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    About the Activity:

    • Charge yourself and get ready for some thrilling monsoon rafting in Kolad. This tiny weekend getaway destination in Maharshtra is well known for its wide variety of water adventure sports. 
    • Reach Kolad in the evening at around 4 PM in the evening and relax and stroll around the area amidst the green surroundings.
    • Enjoy your dinner and go for a good night sleep because a day awaits you with full of adventure.
    • Next day, enjoy your breakfast and report at the rafting start point, where you will meet your guide. Until you gear up for the activity, listen to your guide carefully explaining all the important safety procedures.
    • Start your rafting activity and pass through some really tough and challenging rapids and get your adrenaline pumped up. 
    • Finish your rafting activity and head to your stay where a delicious lunch awaits you.
    • Check out from the stay at around 3.30 PM and end your tour with lots of adventurous memories.
  • 12Monsoon Trek at IRIS Resort, Corbett

    Monsoon Trek at IRIS Resort, Corbett
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    Embark on this amazing wildlife and jungle safari that takes you on an enthralling trek through well famed Jim Corbett National Park. Prepare to get enlightened with naturalist who will guide you through this walking safari in the lush-green thickets of Powalgarh forest Walk along the beautiful Dabka river, Monsoon Trek in Jim Corbett National Park is the best place for a bird’s lover – rejoice in the company of beautiful birds that adorn this entire place.

    Capture these beautiful birds, exotic wildlife and mesmerizing landscapes on your camera. A perfect place to capture those perfect shots that you have been waiting for so long.

    Gather your wits before you plan to slash through the Himalayan stream, as the water will give you thrills and chills. Learn the art of crossing the gushing river through the river bed full of boulders with the help of a trainer. Indulge in a bicycle ride on a fair weather forest roads, this trip is a learning experience as you will be enlightened about Ethno-botany and nature interpretation.

    Participate in various team building activities with 
    Monsoon Trek in Jim Corbett National Park. There is no better way to celebrate monsoons than by taking late evening walking safari along village-forest edge. Delight in this amazing monsoon trek in one of the most acclaimed National Park.

    Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)  

    Accommodation Types: Double Occupancy

    Activities: Trekking, Bicycle Ride on Forest Roads, Jeep Safari

    Difficulty Level: Moderate

  • 13Monsoon Trek to Kohoj Fort

    Monsoon Trek to Kohoj Fort
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    About the Activity:

    • Delight in the stunning beauty of Western Ghats, unravel the monsoon beauty of this region by undertaking a monsoon trek to Kohoj fort. This ancient masterpiece can be reached from the Vaghote village on Palghar. Get ready to delight in the stunning natural beauty of this slice of paradise on earth!
    • At the base of the fort is a lake which gives you a beautiful reflection of the fort. Spend some amazing time with rest of the group members while exploring the silence prevailing the entire lake and this tiny hamlet surrounding this serene water body. Enthrall in a delightful 2 Hour trek to the plateau. Once you reach the plateau begin exploring the fort. Mesmerize in the spell-bounding beauty of the temple of Lord Shankar and 3 groups of water cisterns from the top.
    • Enjoy the striking beauty of various natural pinnacles formed due to wind-erosion, two of them bear a close resemblance to a human figure which is one of the greatest wonders of nature’s creation. Get ready to make some pleasant memories while you trek to Kohoj Fort.

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About the Activity:Fixed departure date: 11th August - 20th August 2017, five working days would be coming in.Spiti Valley is conferred with the divine features as it procures the mighty beauty with the presence of the desert mountain valley, rugged terrains etc.For you, here is a spectacular opportunity to enjoy the undeniable beauty of Spiti Valley with a drive starting from Chandigarh. It is a 10 day trip covering the major sights and destinations Spiti embraces to herself.The breath taking road trip take you through the splendid cold desert regions, opaque mountains, the snow covered valley
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About the Activity:If you are looking for a short, a week long or so trek, then Chopta Chandrashila trek will be a perfect fit for you. One of the most wanted short treks in India is this one.The particular destination is in the Garhwal region of Himalayas where flora and fauna are found in abundance and the scarcity of human interference makes the nature astounding.To join the five day trek, arrive at Haridwar in the morning and you will be further taken by the guides.Deorital, a jaw-dropping lake is the main highlight of this trek apart from the unleashing greenery, the snow-covering pathways
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About the Activity:There are multiple departures in the month of June, July, August and September for Ladakh rides. The trip can also be customized for the groups (min group size 10) as per their dates and destinations to be covered.There are 2 different variants for this bike ride:Manali – Ladakh – Manali:Expedition Dates: 24 June – 01 July | 15 July – 22 July | 12 August – 19 AugustSELF BIKE:2 Person on 1 Bike: Rs 18,900/-1 person on 1 Bike: Rs 19,900/-RENTED BIKE:2 person on 1 Bike: Rs 27,450/-1 person on 1 Bike: Rs 36,450/-Seat in Cab: Rs 29,900/-Delhi Ladakh Delhi:Expedition Dates: 22 June
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Pangong Lake

Rather, the most sought after tourist destination is Pangong Tso in Ladakh region. It is the highest among the high altitude lakes in India which is filled with saline water but provides some awe-struck moments to the visitors with the unbelievable phenomenon of changing colours quite a number of times a day.

The reflections of the towering Himalayan peaks in the water add more charm to the lake. Currently, Pangong Tso is the favorite location for tourists as the banks of the lake give soothing bed to relax and the nearby places are enhanced by the beauty of this particular lake. The quiet lake is 134 km in length and 5 km in width is situated at an altitude of 14270 meters. But the major share of the lake lies in the area of China. Now, its recognition is spread everywhere in the world because it is termed as a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention.

The highly saline water does not accommodate any water species not even micro-organisms. But the banks of the lake give space for several birds and animals very rarely seen in the other parts of India. It is an important breeding ground for many migratory birds as well.

Height: The lake is located at an altitude of 4250 meters above the sea level.

Location: Pangong Tso is easily accessible as it can be reached after a five hour drive from Leh and the travel would be on a rough and dramatic mountain road. You will cross the villages of Shey and Gya during the tour and go through Chang La as well.

Best time to visit: The months from May to September are the ideal time to visit the lake as the other seasons may cause challenges due to the heavy snowfall.

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Nubra Valley

Something divine makes Nubra Valley close to heart and it is not an exaggeration but a fact that experienced and shared by the countless tourists visited the paradisiacal location in Jammu and Kashmir. Without touching the spectacular roads of Nubra Valley, a Ladakh tour will not be complete. The tri armed valley has Diskit Village as its capital. Ldumra, a magnificent name is the original name of the valley as the local scholars insist. Ldumra means Valley of Flowers. The large valley is formed after the merging of Shyok River with Nubra or Siachen River causing the separation of the Ladakh and the Karakoram Ranges. The valley is located 10000 feet that is 3048 meters above mean sea level and those who cross the Khardung La Pass can easily come to Nubra Valley from Leh.

Except the river beds, every other place in the valley shows scant vegetation and low precipitation levels. Most of the villages in the valley are occupied by Nubra skat speakers and in the villages, one can find lush greenery and farming which happen through the regular irrigation. Diskit is the place where native people are seen in abundance and Diskit Monastery is the entre of attraction as well. The Shyok River flowing on one side of Diskit has a captivating effect on the visitors. Nubra Valley unwinds a lot of surprising sights when you visit it and an unbelievable fact is that the valley was open to the public till Hunder until 2010. Beyond Hunder, it was the greener region in the lower altitude where the Turtuk village exists. Till 2010, the Government did not allow tourists to mesmerize themselves in the magnificent beauty of Turtuk where numerous apricot trees and other vegetation along with the tribal community were preserved as a virgin.

Height: 3048 meters above the sea level

Location: The paradisiacal Nubra Valley is located at a distance of 140 km from Leh and the main road access to the valley is through Khardung La pass where you have to show the photocopies of your travel permit to the soldiers camping.

Best time to visit: The months from June to September is the perfect period to visit Nubra Valley

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Khardung La

Controversies regarding the proclamation that Khardung La is the highest motorable pass in the world is not yet diminished but Ladakh travelers still believe that it is the highest and most adventurous pass in the world. Despite the controversies, Khardung La keeps on attracting hundreds of adventure seekers every year, be it bikers, trekkers or visitors. Nestled amidst the most reverberating surrounding, the ‘Pass of Lower Castle’ is located at an altitude of 17582 feet. Near to the pass, the collection of awesome valleys will lure you and along with the natural extravaganzas, the Tibetan prayer flags are an additional charm.

The pass was constructed in the year of 1976 and later in 1988, it was opened to public and from then on, the pass was inviting uncountable bikers, trekkers and tourists. It is maintained by the Border roads Organization as the pass is highly significant and important to India because it was once used to carry supplies to the Siachen Glacier. Recently, Khardung La became the hot potato of the town with a happy news that a ten member team of visually impaired people is going to conquer the pass through cycling in 2017.

Height: Khardung La is located at an altitude of 5359 meters. But there is an incorrect proclamation on the signboards appear here saying that the height of the pass is 18379 feet.

Location: The highest motorable pass in Ladakh is lying about 39 kms away from Leh. By road, one can reach the pass. The first 24 kms of the road are paved and from there to the North Pullu check post, the 15 kms of the road are filled with loose rock, dirt and occasional rivulets formed after the melting of snow.

Best time to visit: The season between May to October is the best time to visit Khardung La.

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Tso Moriri Lake

It won’t be exceeding at all how much you describe the beauty of Tso Moriri in Ladakh, a highly protected lake in Changthang Region and a significant portion of Tso Moriri Wetland Conservation Reserve.  It is the largest of all high altitude lakes in India especially in Ladakh and is located at an altitude of 4522 meters above the sea level. The length comes to 26 km north to south and 3 to 5 km is the width and the water is wholly brackish. 

The water to feed the lake comes from the springs and melted snow from the nearby mountains. There are two major stream systems to lead the water to the lake. One in the north part of the lake and the other comes in the southwest part. Huge, extensive marshes are seen at both the entrances of the lake. Rupshu Valley, a breathtaking area is the guardian of Tso Moriri along with an array of the lofty Himalayan Mountains in the surrounding.

The number of people come to witness the beauty of this splendid lake is lesser when compared to that of Pangong Lake. It is because of the secluded location of the lake. Hence, it is a favorite home town for many migratory birds. They come to breed here especially birds like great- crested grebe, the brown-headed gull and the Brahmin duck. The rare Himalayan hares are also abundantly seen near the lake. Thus, the declaration of the lake as a reserved area is a right option to protect these species from extinction. Less human interference would keep their lives strong.

Height: The lake is situated at an altitude of 4522 meters.

Location: You can reach Tso Moriri via road from Leh. It is 150 kms away from Leh Airport. Kalka Railway station is the nearest one to the lake. You will get buses and taxis from the station as well.

Best time to visit: May, June, July and August are the peak season when tourists come to Tso Moriri in large numbers and other months will be filled with snow and have extreme cold conditions.

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Shanti Stupa

The white dome of Shanti Stupa is clearly visible from a far distance when you are on a tour of Leh. Peace Pagoda got its name like that because of many reasons mainly the silence persists in and around the pagoda always. This Buddhist prayer center is the most beloved attraction in Jammu and Kashmir. At a height of 4267 meters, the two storied stupa stands holding its head high and overlooks the bustling Leh town. The uneven mountain terrains in the surrounding gives the pagoda a remarkable shining. It is at a location which is 5 km away from Leh town and one who visits the stupa has to climb five hundred steps. The exotic view of the Himalayan peaks turns the beauty of the stupa also, a peace lover would dedicate his life to have such overjoying moments.

History

The stupa was constructed by both Japanese and Ladakh Buddhists. The construction was started in 1983, many Buddhists and Indian Government officials have supervised the procedures throughout.

Structure of the stupa

Among the two structures of the pagoda, the first level depicts the central relief of Dharmachakra which has deer on each side and the turning wheel of Dharma also has a golden image of Buddha at the center. The second level displays images which show the birth of Budhha and the death as well. In addition, both the level have smaller images of Buddha meditating. The stupa came into existence in order to spread the word of peace and harmony among people and it came into establishment as a commemoration of the valuable 2500 years of Buddhism.

Location: Any one can reach the stupa via road from Leh, only 5 kms from the town, a walk of fifteen minutes would require.

Timings: 05:00 am to 09:00 pm

Highlights: The sunset and sunrise views from the stupa are inevitably beautiful


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Magnetic Hill

Magnetic Hill is still a mystery yet a famed attraction that pulls the adventure lovers on a large scale toward it. A mystifying phenomenon which stunts the science and fiction together and exists as a magic to the normal people visiting here. Magnetic Hill is a trump card of every Ladakh tour because of the awe-struck moments it would promise the travelers. There is a sign board placed which says that the hill defies gravity completely and inviting everyone to experience the magical phenomenon.

 If you keep your vehicle in neutral at a position marked on the road and wait, you will be surprised to see the vehicle starts moving uphill at 10-20 km per hour. And this is the unexplainable feature of Magnetic Hill that confuses the world of science. It is located on Leh-Kargil-Baltic Highway and on the east, the beautiful Sindhu River is flowing calmly. Near the hill there is a Sikh Gurudwara maintained by the Indian Army. Due to the natural attraction as well as the human architectural brilliance, the hill has gained popularity in a short term. 

Not just the vehicles hitting the road but the aircrafts and helicopters crossing the radius which Magnetic Hill comes in would feel the same magnetic effect. If the aircrafts are going on a slow pace, then it starts jerking while they are in the circumference of the hill. So the only solution to escape from the clutches of this phenomenon is that the crafts should move at a greater speed.

Height: Magnetic Hill is located at an elevation of 14000 feet above the sea level.

Location: To reach the hill, you can hit the Leh-Kargil-Baltic National Highway and it is situated at a distance of just 30 kms from Leh town.

Best time to visit: The best time to visit the Magnetic Hill is from June to October.

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Chadar Trek

For some years, adventure seekers all around the world have been talking about Chadar Trek in the Zanskar Region. Until this year, hundreds of people have experienced the thrill hidden and the mind blowing sights around Chadar frozen river. In fact, Chadar Trek is the most sought after and one of the breathtaking treks in the Himalayas. The winter trek is so special for those who are ready to have adventure at the maximum level. 

The river trek starts from Chilling where the river begins to freeze and mostly, travelers choose February as the best time to cross the frozen river as the ice sheets will be comparatively stable. The precarious snow-flakes would pose severe threats during the trek but in some other time, the challenges would be kind to the trekker. The surrounding of the river are completely vertical cliffs tall up to 600 meters. The Zanskar River is a tributary of the Indus and is 5 meters long. 

A trekker would have to cover 16 kms per day to complete the Chadar Trek. Usually, people opt for 10-15 days of trek depending on the climatic conditions persisting here. The temperature at Chadar will come to the lowest at -35 degree Celsius during winter and thus Chadar Trek becomes more intimidating. Approximate trekking distance one would have to cover in total is 75 kms.

Maximum altitude: 11123 feet is the height at which Chadar Trek would lead you to.

Location: To take part in Chadar Trek, one should arrive in Leh and from Leh, the journey starts and goes to Chilling, the beginning of the Zanskar River in the frozen state. From Leh it would take about 65-70 kms to reach Tilad via Chilling, the base camp of the trek.

Best time to visit: January end to February is the best time suitable for trekking in the frozen river of Chadar. Quality and safe trekking gears and highly warm clothes are required.

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Markha Valley Trek

Adventure lovers always had an affection to Markha Valley and still it fulfills the dreams of a trekker or adventure seeker with the unrivalled collection of natural spectacle. Long day trekking tours are offered by a lot of tour providers all over India which promise a journey through the most scenic locations and villages. The awesomely exciting feature of this trek is that it will let the trekker cross two high altitude passes in Ladakh; Gandala La at 4980 meters and Kongmaru La at 5276 meters.

 Being one of the diverse treks in Ladakh region, Markha Valley trek offers a lot of adventurous moments throughout. The barren land of Ladakh and the Buddhist temples found throughout the journey make the trek special. The route winds past the Ladakhi villages and it goes to Hemis National Park where the chances to spot some rare wildlife species are comparably high. The nomadic groups of people will be a unique picture to keep in heart. The symbols of Buddhism like ‘chortens’, stupas, multi colored prayer flags and numerous monasteries narrate the story of Buddhist culture embraced Markha centuries ago. Another interesting fact heard about Markha Valley trek is that it is also called ‘tea house trek’ due to the accommodation provided in parachute tents in most of the villages during the tour.

Maximum altitude: 15000 feet is the maximum altitude the trek will cover.

Location: In most of the cases, the trek starts from Leh. The trail usually goes through Chilling, Skyu and then to Markha. From Markha it would take the trekker to reach Hankar and Nimaling and finally return to Leh. The ideal trekking distance is 75 kms and it would be graded as difficult.

Best time to visit: The months of June, July, August, September and October are recommended as the best time to do Markha Valley trek.

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Stok Kongri Trek

Stok Kangri, Ladakh is one of the most popular places for high altitude trekking in India. Although the beauty of Ladakh draws in innumerable tourists and trekkers from all over the country and the world, the Stok Kangri trek isn’t really suited for anyone and everyone.

It is advisable that only experienced trekkers set out on this expedition as the climatic and geographical conditions of the place may not suit novice or amateur trekkers. Nonetheless, Stok Kangri is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the country. It is for this reason that the Stok Kangri trek forms an inevitable experience while trekking in India.

The trek begins from Leh, which is noted for its natural beauty as well as the warm and hospitable people. During the first couple of days of the trek, you can move around Leh, go sightseeing and get acclimatized to the weather of the region. These couple of days will prepare you for the trek ahead. You will next be taken to Chang Ma via Stok Village by road.

The journey from Leh to Stok Village takes you to witness the amiable yet fictional setting which includes lush greenery, glistening snow peaks and scenic splendor of the region in this stretch. On reaching Chang Ma, you reach a snow covered region and begin trekking. You will need to climb on for about three hours. From here you will head on to Manokorma, which is at an elevation of 14200 feet.

During the trek, you will be able to view some very beautiful peaks such as the Gulap Kangri, Parcha Kangri, etc. The base camp of the trek is at an elevation of 16, 300 feet. From here, the journey continues till you reach the Stok Kangri. The rewarding scenery from the top is what draws trekkers from all over the world to high altitude trekking in India. The trek back to Leh is a bit arduous and you may need to be careful while climbing down the mountainous terrain.

Best Season: June - October

Difficulty Level: Medium

Max. Elevation: 5000 m

Number of Days: Maximum 10 days of trek can be done here

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Manali

From Manali, breathtaking views of the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges are a perennial specialty. This is the place where mountain adventures takes on a new dimension. A haven for tourists, Manali is replete with scenic quotients offering trekking enthusiasts an experience of its own kind.

Attracting visitors from all over the world all year round, this is a place for backpackers to explore the serene settings of the Himalayas. It is also the place where adventure tourists can enjoy exhilarating activities such as paragliding, rafting and skiing while on Manali to Leh Road trip.

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Roopkund Trek

Counted among the best treks in India, the Roopkund trail is a trekker’s paradise. Roopkund’s topography is complete with verdant forests, acres and acres of open meadows, trickling brooks, and the celestial snow of course. Roopkund also comprises of the eerie Skeletal Lake, and is great for one’s initiation into high-altitude trekking. Pre-monsoon and post-monsoon seasons make Roopkund one of the compulsory trekking places near Delhi.

Distance from Delhi: 308 Kilometres approximately

Nearest Railhead: Kathgodam Railway Station

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Kuari Pass Trek

Kuari Pass which signifies doorway is one of the best treks in Uttaranchal. It is also known as Curzon trail as this trekking trail was discovered by Lord Curzon in 1905. The panoramic views of the eastern slopes of the majestic Garhwal Himalayas, Neelkanth, Mana, Hathi Ghori Parvat, Bertholi, Trishul, Dronagiri, Kamet and Nanda Devi peaks can be experienced on Kuari Pass Trek.

The trek has dense deodar, ok and rhododendron forests which present a picturesque view. Rare and protected flora and fauna can be found on this trail.  The trek passes via major rivers like Mandakini, Kaliganga and Dhauli Ganga .The ideal time to visit here is in summers.

Best Season: December - January
Duration: 6-8 Days
Max. Elevation: 4,264 m

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Dodital Trek

Dodital trek is a short trek and must to do when you are on trekking in Uttaranchal tour. Difficulty ranges from easy to moderate through thick forests and across majestic Himalayas landscapes, large meadows and stream crossings.  

The trek begins from Sangamchatti (kalyani) road near Uttarkashi and completes at the Hanumanchatti. From Dodital Lake, you will need to trek uphill to reach the Darwa pass, also called as Bakaria Khaga pass. The alpine meadows of Kanasar are an ideal place for camping.

Best season: May - October
Duration: 10 Days
Altitude: 4150 m

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The Castle Manali

Built in 1460 AD, the Naggar Castle has a unique architecture that comprises of stones and wood. About a century ago, this castle of Raja Sidh Singh of Kullu was converted into a rest house, and presently it is being taken care by the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation.

In its rechristened avatar, the castle is now The Castle Heritage Hotel. Naggar Castle came into the limelight after a bollywood movie was shot here. A grand Tibetan carnival dance was shot here and hence this castle grew in touristic prominence.


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Van Vihar National Park

One of the most frequent places to visit in Manali, the Van Vihar National Park attracts visitors mainly because of its ideal location, which is bang on the Mall road in Manali. The park is a welcome respite from the crowds and the pollution with its tall and shady groves of Deodar, birch and pine. There are a number of wooden and concrete benches within the park, which provide rest, relaxation and recreation to its visitors.

Take off your shoes and take a leisurely walk across the garden paths of this wonderful haven of nature. You could also have fun cruising around in a boat that sails in the small pond within the vicinity of this park. Set amidst beautiful and verdant environs, the park is a perfect respite for anyone who chooses to visit it and makes up for a great place for a spontaneous picnic or simply a long walk!

Timing:

08:00 am – 07:00 pm (summer)

08:00 am – 05:00 pm (winter)

Entry Fee: 10 INR per Person

Photography Allowed: Yes

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Gyuto Monastery

Gyuto Monastery is one of the most famous and popular monasteries in Tibet. This monastery is well known for its tantric meditation and people there study a lot about this subject. It is also known for its various tantric ritual arts and Buddhist philosophy. Gyuto monastery was founded in the year 1474 by the prime disciple of the 1st Dalai Lama.

Location: It is situated in the town of Dharamshala which is easy to reach through road, rail as well as airways. Transportation is not a major issue while visiting the place.

Highlights: You can find majestic statues of Buddha with a backdrop of snow clad mountains covering it. If you want to have a nice afternoon, it is the most peaceful and serene place to be at.



Best time to visit: Since this is a monastery, there is no particular season that makes any difference. However, if you are planning a full trip of the place, April-May has to be the best months.