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  • 01Kuari Pass Trekking, 2017

    Kuari Pass Trekking, 2017
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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.

  • 02Dodital Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Dodital Trek 2017, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    Escape to a fairy tale world of trekking tours in India with The Dodital trek & Darwa Pass that opens up many pleasant surprises along the way. Get to unravel a snowy and varied landscape. A freshwater lake in Uttarakhand, trek perched at 3085 meters is a feast for the eyes. Legend has it that Lord Ganesha chose this place as his abode and there is a temple dedicated to him here. Known as The Land of Gods, Uttarakhand presents a dramatic terrain with beautiful lakes, serene rivers and mountains and rising Himalayan peaks. The many delights of the Dodital trek and Darwa Pass include a visit Sangam Chatti, a quaint village marketplace and getting a whiff of Gujar settlement. 

    Make way along meadows dusted with snow, laced with pine trees and witness the awe-inspiring Himalayas. Also, if you wish, enjoy ascending to Dodital route through mixed forests. Trek through some of the most beautiful sights of the region.  As you continue trekking you will come across the high mountain peaks and the distant valleys.  Trek through the dense forest and open meadows as you slowly take the curves and turns. The beautiful Dodital Lake and eventually to Dwara Pass Top at 4150 Meters offers mesmerizing views of Dhauladhar and Greater Himalayan Ranges. Also, during the trek, you will come across some of the best campsites surrounded by pine and oak tree.

    Don’t miss to click some of the best pictures here while you head out for this trek. This trek is also very popular among the trekker, shutterbugs and the nature lovers. Spend some time close to nature while you head out for this trek and witness the beauty of your surroundings. The lake is also home to fresh Water Golden Masheer one of most famous trout fish in the Himalayas. The trek is also famous among the birdwatchers as well.


    About the Trek:

    Nestled high up in the mountains at an altitude of 3310 Mts above sea level Dodital trek is another must do trek for you. Known as one of the most beautiful treks in North India this trek has been attracting travellers from far and wide. This trek is named after the rare Himalayan trout which is known as Dodi in the local language.  You will start your Dodital trek from Dehradun and then to Uttarkashi. From there you will reach the quaint little village Sangam Chati. From there you will continue your trek with an initial steep climb that will take you to Agoda settlement. 

    Enjoy camping near the winsome campsite above the rivulet at Bhebra. Continue trekking and your trail will take you through a mixed forest high above the Asi Ganga before entering a side valley leading to Dodital. On your third day, you will be trekking for around 6 hours and to a height of 3310m. Catch the glimpse of the Gujar settlement and then make your way through the rhododendron, oak, pine and bamboo forest. Listen to the noise of the distant valleys and the birds chirping as you continue your trek.  You also pass steep ridge and long trail and get a chance to witness the majestic Himalayas. 

    The Dodital Lake is a beautiful campsite surrounded by pine and oak trees. Soak in the beauty of the region and keep staring for long at the lake. You can also enjoy some birding and come across a variety of birds like Brown Fronted Woodpecker, Grey Tit, Himalayan Babbler, Red-Billed Blue Magpie, Grey Shrike, Bush Robin, Pink Finch, Munia, Common Chiffchaff, Himalayan Whistling Thrush, Himalayan Tree Pie, Tailor Bird, Himalayan Monal.  This Dodital trek package will definitely give you the best experience of trekking while you head out for this trek.


    Highlights of Dodital Trek

    - Dodital trek is one of the most sought off treks in the world towering at a height of 3310 m and is known as the most beautiful lake in the world.

    - This trek will take you through some unknown parts of the region which is less discovered by people.

    - Get a chance to witness the beautiful temple which is dedicated to Lord Ganesha and which is also believed to be the birthplace of Ganesha.

    - During your trek catch the glimpse of the mesmerizing views of Dhauladhar and Greater Himalayan Ranges.

    - Get a chance to camp under the clear night sky and that too at a high summit surrounded by the mountains.

    - For the bird lovers, you can get that perfect shot on your camera of Grey Shrike, Bush Robin, Pink Finch, Munia, Common Chiffchaff, Himalayan Whistling Thrush, Himalayan Tree Pie, Tailor Bird and Himalayan Monal.

    Quick Facts:

    Temperature: Max 20 and Min -2 degrees

    Trekking Distance:  54km

    Maximum Altitude: 13,600ft

    Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

  • 03Panchachuli Base Camp Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Panchachuli Base Camp Trek 2017, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    Snuggled in the lap of snow-peaked mountains, the Panchachuli Base Camp trek 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 will give us a pleasant walk. The trails unwinding through the tribal villages of Bongling, Sela, Nagling, Baaling and Duktu along the river Dhauliganga and thick forests of deodar and Bhojpatra and conifer are the best ones to enjoy the natural sights. The five peaks of Panchachuli form majestic visuals 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.

    If you are someone who would love to roam around the mountains then Panchachuli Base Camp trek is one of the best options and the journey would come up with a lot of astounding moments. The five different peaks of Panchachuli sector numbers 1 to 5 are located at an elevation of 6904 meters, 6437 meters, 6355 meters, 6334 meters and 6312 meters. And almost all of them were conquered by many trekkers in the 1970s itself.

    About the Trek:

    Here is a 9-day Panchachuli Base Camp trekking package that begins after you reach Kathgodam and the first point of stay is Dharchula. The picturesque ways to Dharchula crossing the towns of Bhimtal, Almora and Dhaulchina will be amazing and you will come across the various little villages and gorges. From Dahrchula, the next destination of yours will be Urthing via Dar. The pathway takes you along small tribal settlements of Tawaghat and New Sobla. Upon arriving at Dar, take a 3-4 hour walk to reach the campsite of Urthing all the way through a narrow cliff edge with the Dhauli Ganga River gushing on your right. Then comes the easy route to Naagling going through the suspension bridge across the river.

    Son will be the further destination on the tour after Naagling and on that day you will be passing through rocky, the high oak and birch forests and finally arriving the highland meadow of Naagling. Surrounded by the Himalayas, the sight of the distant glaciers from this viewpoint is spellbinding. As you continue walking through the dense thickets found at Dantu Bugyals and the Meola River gushing on the other side, you will reach Panchachuli Basecamp. This steep descend into the Panchachuli base camp also offers amazing views of wildflowers, strawberries, glaciers and sprawling meadows bordered by trees. The peak of Panchachuli stands tall at 6904m towering as the backdrop.

    After exploring the mind-blowing beauty of Panchachuli, trek back to Naagling along the same picture-perfect landscapes and trails. Urthing, Dar, Darchula and Kathgodam will be coming your way once again before you wind up this exciting trekking trip.

    Panchachuli Base Camp Trek Highlights:

    - Get an amazing chance to climb up a height of about 13975 feet which could let you feel at the top of the world and view the entire region covered by thickets and glaciers.

    - The blooming forest trails have a lot to share with you on the way to the summit and the gushing rivers play an important role in making the trails tricky as well as exciting.

    - The famous wildlife of Uttarakhand may come your way if you are lucky and the rare birds found in the forests are the right companions for your trek.

    - Different bugyals, landscapes, and bridges across the rivers together create an astonishing sightseeing option before you.


    Quick Facts:

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

    Trekking Distance:  60km

    Maximum Altitude: 13,975 Ft.

    Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

    Railway Station: Kathgodam is the nearest railway station 

    Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

  • 04Dayara Bugyal Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Dayara Bugyal Trek 2017, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    Amongst all the treks in Uttarakhand, Dayara Bugyal is considered to be the most breathtaking. The trek brings us to a highland meadow  situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand which stands tall at an elevation of 10,000-12,500ft.

    This lush green expanse of meadows serves as an excellent destination for skiing during winter and is spread over 28 sq km. This breathtaking location is nestled amidst towering snow-peaked mountains. While on this memorable Himalayan Dayara Bugyal trekking tour in India at Uttarkhand, catch sight of the lake of Barnala Tal strewn across the green alpine prairies– in whose reflection the peaks look even more beautiful. 

    The trek starts from the tiny hamlet of Barsu nestled on the Haridwar-Gangothri road which is 32 kms from Uttarkashi. One can settle in any one of the rest-houses or GMVN houses in Barsu that overlook the stunning valley on one side and the snowy mountains on the other.

    The route of the Dayara Bugyal Trek trails through gorgeous Oak forests, clear water bodies and sprawling grasslands while offering views of specks of huts, grazing sheep all while overlooking the valley and high-rise mountains. Wild flowers also bloom around streams and brooks that run across the pastures.

    Quick Facts:

    Temperature: -4 degrees (Min), 25 degrees (Max), days are relatively warmer

    Trekking Distance:  29 kms

    Maximum Altitude: 12,000 ft

    Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

    Railway Station: Haridwar is the nearest railway station 

    Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

    Base Camp: Barsu

    ATM: Uttarkashi and Bhatwari on the way Barsu have the last ATM point before your trek begins.

  • 05Bagini Glacier Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Bagini Glacier Trek 2017, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    In the spellbinding region of Garhwal Himalayas, Bagini Glacier trek 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.

    Bagini Glacier trek will enable you to watch the picture perfect glacier flowing down northwards from the origin Changabang and Trishuli Peaks and also the river Bagini turning westwards. There, it will be joined by Dunagiri Glacier Waters flowing down from Purbi Dronagiri ridge. At the west, it will meet the Lampak stream and eventually going to join the Dhauli Ganga located in the north of Jumma Village.

    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.

    About the Trek:

    Here comes an eight-day Bagini Glacier trekking package with so much enthusiasm hidden in each day of your adventure. It starts from Joshimath and from there you will directly go to Jumma and Ruing Village. The meandering paths going up and down through a forest will take you to enjoy the magnificent beauty of Hathi Parvat, Ghori Parvat and Bhumial God Temple. Dronagiri Village with many ruins and inhabited will be a surprise.

    Bagini Base Camp is the next stop on your trek resuming from Dronagiri Village which will open up many wonderful sights of the peaks, the meadows and the landscapes. Rishi Peak is the highly acclaimed peak you can witness on the way to the base camp. A concrete bridge over the Bagini Nala and the unwinding routes going through the rocks and boulder ridden path can be the perfect supporters of you. Longatulli is also a halt where you will be awe-struck with the amazing Satminal, Hardeul and Rishi Pahar views.

    Bagini Glacier visit and watching the astounding serenity using the ample time you are provided with will be the best experience and retracing the path you reach the glacier will let you reach Ruing Village and then Joshimath where you can wind up the happy days of an adventurous trek.

    Quick Facts:

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

    Trekking Distance:  43km

    Maximum Altitude: 14,816ft

    Difficulty Level: Moderate 

    Railway Station: Haridwar is the nearest railway station 

    Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

  • 06Nag Tibba Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Nag Tibba Trek 2017, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    Nag Tibba trek or the trek to the Serpent’s Peak is a wonderful delight for adventure lovers from all over the world since it showcases the best serenity and exciting trekking routes through thick jungles and meadows. Nag Tibba is extensively located at a distance of about 3022 meters making it an ideal weekend getaway destination especially for adventure trekking. Many people find this very interesting to refresh themselves from routine boring work life. Comparatively it is a less explored trekking route near Mussoorie but with so much to witness and relish. Garhwal Himalayas are the pioneering protector of Nag Tibba and this is the highest peak in the range. The rich flora and fauna in the forests one will find before reaching the peak are the main attraction that keep trekkers come back to attend its reverberating beauty. It is an amazing option to enjoy the views of Bandarpoonch Peak, the Gangotri Peaks, Kedarnath Peak, Changabang Peaks and the Doon Valley.

    Nag Tibba is a circular trek which has a different finishing point from the starting point and there is no overlap on the trails you covered once to reach the peak. A contrasting landscape will be visible while you descend down from the summit. Some quaint villages and extremely beautiful Deodar forests will welcome you warmly and they will give you the refreshing atmosphere to make your tiredness go away.

    The camping experience offered with this trek would be the additional essence of the trip. Once you get the feeling of staying amidst a perfect space to look at the sky and gaze at the twinkling stars, you will surely come back to relive the moment. Also, Nag Tibba trek is highly recommended for beginners or those with reasonable physical fitness.

    About the Trek:

    This particular Nag Tibba trek package is for two days starting from Dehradun after you arrive at the railway station or bus stand and from there, you will be taken to Pantwari and then to Nag Tibba Base Camp. A drive of around 85 kilometers and a trek for 8 kilometers would be needed you to reach the base camp. Nag Tibba temple will also be covered on the first day of the trek. Then what is waiting for you would be the completely refreshing bonfire session and dinner. 

    Nag Tibba summit is just 3 kilometers away from the base camp where you will be able to watch the never aging beauty of some great peaks like Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch, Kedarnath and Gangotri. Then the descending route will be different and you will need around 8 kilometers walk to reach Pantwari and then a drive to Dehradun will conclude the tour.

    Quick Facts:

    Temperature: 16-25 degrees (days) and 8-16 degrees (nights) during March, 14-22  degrees (days) and 6-14 degrees (nights) between September and December

    Trekking Distance:  15km

    Maximum Altitude: 9,910ft.

    Difficulty Level: Easy

    Railway Station: Dehradun is the nearest railway station 

    Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

    Base Camp: Sankri (10 hrs drive from Dehradun)

    ATM: You will find ATM's in Dehradun.

  • 07Trek to the Source of Ganges 2017, Uttarakhand

    Trek to the Source of Ganges 2017, Uttarakhand
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      Code: 3713222

    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

  • 08Alaknanda River Rafting 2017, Uttarakhand

    Alaknanda River Rafting 2017, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    The locale of Jayalgarh flagged by the plush Himalayan Eco Lodges is a remarkable site for those looking for Alaknanda river rafting. This campsite is set amidst the picturesque landscape of gorgeous environs with the lodges furnished with top-notch facilities and services. Moreover, the excellent positioning of this campsite at Jayalgarh offers one to raft on the five rivers of Alaknanda, Ganga, Bhagirathi, Pinder and Mandakini.

    Not only is this luxury campsite adorned with verdant forests that play shelter to a variety of exotic birds, but it also hosts several beautiful fields beside the river. The turbulent waters are the idyllic site for rafting enthusiasts and the sandy white banks serve as an excellent children’s playground.

    Meal Types: Vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes

    Activities:  Rafting, Duckie (inflatable Kayak rides)

    Duration: 2N/3D

    Difficulty Level: Moderate to difficult

    Temperature: Around 12 – 15 degrees (Feb), 17 - 20 degrees (March – April), 33 – 38 degrees (between May-June), 10 – 15 degrees (October) and 3 – 5 degrees (December)

  • 09Snow Trek to Deoria Tal and Chandrashila Peak, Uttarakhand 2017

    Snow Trek to Deoria Tal and Chandrashila Peak, Uttarakhand 2017
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    About The Destination:

    To be spellbound by the natural splendour of the Garhwal Himalayas, take a snow trek to Chopta, Deoria Tal and Chandrashila Peak, that offers you the best of trekking in Uttarakhand. Not only will you get a chance to surpass breathtaking pastures laden with snow, anyone can take this trek due to the easy terrains and comfortable trails. The first bit of the trek comprises a walk up to Deoria Tal Lake at 2438m surrounded by dense thickets all around. This trail does not comprise of much snow which explains the easy start to the trek. The sight of the lake reflecting the mighty Chaukhamba Peak, located nearby, is a vision worth marveling at.

    The next bit of the trail is the hike up to Chopta peak laden with beautiful blankets of snow in winter. Upon arriving at Chopta peak, marvel at the expanse of snow surrounding the environs. Due to the snow conditions, either camps will be set up or arrangements will be made in some homestays dotting the area. There is also the trek to Tungnath temple at 3680m, known to be the highest Shiva shrine in the world. This trail offers magnificent views of Bandarpoonch, Kedar and Chaukhamba peaks. After a 1km long trek from Tungnath is the top of Chandrashila peak at 4000m that gives a panoramic visual on the gorgeous valleys and snow-peaked mountains around.

    Adding to the serenity of this expedition is the experience of residing in the charming lodges in Kund that overlooks the Mandakini river under the Kedar peak. 

  • 10Kalindi Khal Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Kalindi Khal Trek 2017, Uttarakhand
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      Code: 3713222

    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


  • 115 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.

  • 12Kedarkantha Winter Trek, Uttarakhand 2017

    Kedarkantha Winter Trek, Uttarakhand 2017
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    About the Destination:

    Fringed with pine trees and adorned with the beauty of snow, the Kedarkantha Winter trek is one of the most sought-after snow-trekking destinations in the country. Situated at a height of 3,800m above the sea level, the trek to this mountain pass in Uttarakhand offers various levels of challenges to the trekkers. Offering an enthralling trekking experience, Kedarkantha winter trek usually originates from Sankri; which can be easily reached from Dehradun and takes the trekkers through the immaculate beauty of the vicinity. 

    From snow-capped Himalayan peaks to a frozen pond, meadows covered with snow to some of the other mesmerizing peaks, this trek offers all the marvels, a trekker can wish for. Not just for the trekkers, Kedarkantha winter trek is also an ideal trek for the nature lovers, shutterbugs and other classes of travellers as well. Within the 6 exciting days of this expedition, the trekkers are rewarded with magical views, exhilarating experiences and delightful moments. 

    Get ready to make spend some time close to nature while you head out for this one of a kind trek. As the name goes this winter trek will take you across the snow-covered trails with hundreds of pine trees, dense forest and stunning mountains.  Another best part of this trek is that you will come across some of the beautiful campsite surrounded by pine trees. Spend some time admiring the beauty of nature with the frozen lakes and the valleys. This is one trek which should not be missed by the adventure seekers who loves to take some challenges. This trek is an ideal destination for the nature lovers to bask in the prettiness of intact nature and enjoy wonderful and heavenly moments with exhilarating experiences. As for the photography lovers, you can shot some of your best shots while on this trek.


    About the Trek:

    Popular known as the winter trek, Kedankantha trek is one a must do the trek for you during the winters. Beautifully covered by the falling snow and surrounded by the pine trees this trek is a standout among the other treks in the world. The trek is from easy to moderate where you will pass through many steep paths and boulders.  You will start your trek from Dehradun, your drive from here will be the most enchanting one with some of the best views of the nearby places. You will pass through Mussoorie, as you slowly take the road you will the scenic beauty of the region till you reach Sankri. 

    Although it is a remote route but the beautiful drive will definitely make you stare at it for long.  Right from the Kedarkantha base camp, you'll see dazzling 360-degree perspectives of well-known mountain summits. As you will slowly reach the Kedarkantha summit, you will feel as if you have touched the sky and you will have the whole view right in front of your eyes. Perched at a height of 3810 meters which is about 12,000 feet this is a perfect trekking trail which covers a consolidate distance of 20 km. 

    On your trek, you will come across the snow-capped Himalayas, the verdant greenery, lush landscapes, a myriad collection of flora and frozen ponds. Watch the high mountain passes and then also the local people residing in this region. Kedarkantha snow trek gives you that perfect trekking experience that you have been long waiting for.

    Kedarkantha Trek Highlights:

    - Kedarkantha Trek is one of the most beautiful treks which take you to the land of some of the best views which you will cherish for a lifetime.

    - Get a chance to witness the vivid flora and fauna of the region as you continue your trek.

    - This winter trek will take you through a journey of some of the unknown places with the best views of the mountains.

    - During your trek, you will trek across some of the most beautiful sights with snow-capped mountains, verdant valleys and frozen ponds.

    - Each of the campsites is known for its amazing surroundings with the beauty of pine trees.

    - Soak in the amazing beauty of the region while you continue trekking through the lush meadows, dense pine forests, cascading beautiful streams, and gorgeous maple trees.

    Quick Facts:

    Temperature: Day: 8°C-15°C and Night: -5°C-3°C

    Trekking Distance:  20km

    Maximum Altitude: 12,500 ft

    Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

    Railway Station: Dehradun is the nearest railway station 

    Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

    Base Camp: Sankri (10 hrs drive from Dehradun)

    ATM: Purola has the last ATM point before your trek begins.

  • 13Trek to Roopkund 2017, Uttarakhand

    Trek to Roopkund 2017, Uttarakhand
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    About the Activity:

    Perched at a very high altitude, the Roopkund Lake in the Garhwal region of Uttaranchal remains frozen throughout the year. Legend has it that this ‘Mystery Lake’ or ‘Skeletal Lake’ is surrounded and immersed with hundreds of human skeletons

    Trek to Roopkund is the typical Himalayan trek because it takes one through deep forests, cascading brooks, lakes, verdant meadows and folklores. Moreover, one gets a chance to come across vast stretches of green pastures, called ‘Bugyals’ during the course of this trail. At the end of the steep climb to the summit is the pristine frozen water body of Roopkund from which one can marvel at the magnificent peaks of Trishul, Nandaghungti and Choukhamba.

    The Roopkund trek route also overlaps with the Raj JatYatra, a festive pilgrimage to worship Nanda Devi. Thus, one often stumbles upon the warm-hearted and kind locals participating in the pilgrimage and dressed in their traditional attires. As a result, it encompasses a mixture of culture and adventure giving one an ideal trek.

    Temperature: 12-20 degrees (days) and -2 to 6 degrees (nights) between May to June, 10-16 degrees (days) and - 5 to 5 degrees (nights) between September and October

    Max Alt: 4750m

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    One destination with so many vibes, Uttarakhand is located at the foothills of the Himalayan Range and boasts of its vivid and enchanting range of things to do and places to visit. While in here, one can satiate all their adrenaline requirements by participating in a myriad list of adventure activities, one can also attain peace and tranquillity of mind by opting for yoga and religious visits to several temples and dhams.

    Whether you are amongst the new-destination-mongers or not, every step in the magical land of Uttarakhand will make you fall in love with its lush and opulent ambience. From a range of hill stations like Nainital and Mussoorie, mountain peaks like Nanda Devi and Panchchuli and religious sites like Hardwar and Varanasi, Uttarakhand is truly an exciting and fun-filled tourist destination.

    Check out the list of the most popular places to visit in Uttarakhand and have your pick: 


Attractions

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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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Chandrashila Trek

With the enthralling Kedarnath range to the north, the Chandrashila Peak offers splendid panoramic vistas. Literally meaning the ‘Moon Rock’, Chandrashila is incidentally the highest peak in the area. A low altitude trek that’s full of cavernous gorges and vivid imagery, the season for trekking is round the year. With gradients suiting beginners, Chandrashila trek allows eyeful glimpses of Garhwal Himalayas and the trek passes through an ancient Shiva temple atop Tungnath.

Distance from Delhi: 455 Kilometres approximately

Nearest Railhead: Rishikesh Railway Station

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Mansa Devi Temple

Manasa Devi Temple seems to have a significant space among the minds of the devotees of Shakti, the goddess this temple is dedicated to. Perched on the top of Bilwa Parvat on the Sivalik Hills, the temple offers a splendid view of the mighty Ganges and the holy city of Haridwar. Rather than being a pilgrim centre, the temple makes its value higher among the adventure seekers as well because, the temple is accessible either only by trekking the high altitude or taking the recently established rope way. Chandi Devi Temple located very close to this shrine attracts a large number of devotees everyday as there is a belief that the two forms of Goddess Parvati, Mansa and Chandi stay close to each other.
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Yamunotri

Being the source of the River Yamuna, Yamunotri has a lot of significance in history as well. It is situated at a height of 3293 meters. Yamunotri is considered to be the supreme among the four sites of India’s Chhota Char Dham pilgrimage. The temple dedicated to Goddess Yamuna is the prime attraction here along with the charming holy thermal springs at Janki Chatti. It was constructed by Maharaja Pratap Shah of Tehri Garhwal. The whole location arranges the best features such as lush green meadows, glacier sights and revamping climate throughout the year. But majorly, the difficulty to reach the top extends a thrilling experience to those who love adventure and escapades. You can reach the location by walking through the rugged plains and roads, 6 KM from Hanuman Chatti and 4 KM from Janki Chatti.
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Deer Park

After Rajaji National Par, Malsi Deer Park is the most visited wildlife centre in Dehradun. This is a mini zoological park turned out to be one of the favourite picnic spots or hangout places in the city, ideal for family outings or school excursions. The herds of deer meandering freely in their habitat through the scenic Malsi reserve forest area ensures an amazing sight before the eyes of its visitors, incomparably beautiful. Unlimited number of birds can also be found inside the park together giving a mind blowing views. For kids, there are fun rides and space for games also. The weekend witnesses the flooding of people towards the park. The park is situated just 10 KM away from Dehradun city at Mussoorie Road.
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Rishikesh

Visit the adventure capital of India, the marvelous and thrilling city of Rishikesh on your next vacation with your friends and family!  The 'Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas', Rishikesh is located at the base of the Himalayas and is blessed with the gorgeous, thundering river of Ganga, the popular trek friendly rugged terrains, challenging peaks, strenuous rapids and dense forests! If you are an ardent traveler, then Rishikesh makes for one of the most ideal weekend getaways near Delhi.

Being one of the holiest cities in India, Rishikesh is quite famous for its scenic landscape and serves as a gateway to other important religious centers such as Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. The adventurer paradise is a happening hub of many ancient temples and attractions such as Gita Bhawan, Laxman Jhula, Bharat Mandir, Neelkanth Mahadev, Swarga Ashram, Triveni Ghat amongst others! Grab your cameras and adventure gear and head to Rishikesh for an adventure packed holiday!

Distance from Delhi: 228km

Best time to visit: Throughout the year

Attractions: Triveni Ghat, Ram and Lakshman Jhula, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple and Vashista Cave

Activities: River Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Camping, Rappelling, Rock Climbing and Trekking 

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Lakshman Jhula

Rishikesh is not only about religious beliefs, ghats or temples; within this ancient city, you can also witness some of the architectural marvels and structures as well! One such structure, the Lakshman Jhula, which is also one of the not to be missed places to visit in Rishikesh, is a suspension bridge that connects Tehri and Pauri districts of Uttarakhand.

The existence of this bridge dates back to the age of Ramayana. According to the legends, Lakshman; brother of Lord Rama, crossed the holy Ganga River at this spot over a jute bridge. Centuries after this pious incident, a 284ft hanging bridge was built in the same spot by Rai Bahadur Surajmal Jhunjhunwala.

However, the bridge got washed away during the epidemic flood of 1924, and later, a pillar-less suspension bridge was erected at the same spot. The architecture brilliance of Lakshman Jhula and its proximity to several sacred places make it one of the most visited tourist places in Rishikesh.
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Binsar Trek

Binsar is a beautiful hill station valley of flowers which offers breathtaking views of the Kumaon Valley. The beautiful Himalayan range stretches to about 300 kms along the horizon out of which the most noticeable peaks are the Chaukhamba, Trishuli, Kedarnath, Panchchuoli, Nanda Kot and Nanda Devi.

The Binsar trek begins from Thalisain towards Pauri. The trek leads through thick forests of oaks, pine, silver fir and deodar that describe complete wilderness. The ascents and descents are gradual and the best time to visit is during winters. One can come across the Samadhi of the great Indian hero Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali situated at Musa Kota amidst Dudhatoli sanctuary.

The Binsar trek is an exciting experience and the trekkers can enjoy the beautiful views throughout the expedition. Binsar is enveloped with hanging moss, ferns, alpine flora, different varieties of wild flowers and forests where one can find rhododendron and oak trees.

If you are a bird watching enthusiast, during a trek in Binsar you will come across a number of beautiful and rare birds. The trek is rather simple and the forest cover will lead to small streams, lush green fields, but be careful of lion ants and tunnel spiders.

Best season: Mid September to early July
Duration: 3 Days
Altitude: 3030 m

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Swarga Ashram

Nestled amidst Lakshman Jhula and Rishikesh on the left bank of the Ganges and the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, the ambience that exists in Swarga Ashram is truly heavenly! While the picturesque surroundings of the ashram contributes much to its tranquil atmosphere, the devotion and spirituality that exists here makes it a paradise for those who seek mental peace and tranquillity!

The epicentre of yoga and meditation within the Garhwal gateway, it is among the most scenic and pleasant places to visit in Rishikesh. Established by Swami Atma Prakash, it can also be called as the home of the homeless, the abode of the needy and a place to relinquish the mind from all the miseries of the society. It offers living spaces to more than 100 people along with offering them free food and other kitchen facilities. A library in Swarga Ashram offers free education on religion and culture to the visitors.

It also has a hospital that offers free treatment to all the saints, pilgrims and others alike. You can reach this divine ashram either by a boat ride through the holy Ganges or by crossing the Ram Jhula. The ashram also has several shopping complexes that sells religious commodities, cultural books, ayurvedic shops, eateries and lot more.
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Dayara Bugyal

Counted among the most beautiful meadows in the country, the vibrant meadow of Dayara Bugyal has attained cult status among hikers. During the wintry months, the milky slopes are perfect for some alpine skiing. The Bhagirathi peaks, Kala Nag, Bandarpoonch are among scores of other peaks that loom around the meadow, and trekkers are particularly taken by many emerald lakes strewn across Dayara Bugyal. Another first-timer trek on the list, the best months to visit are between May to November, although experienced trekkers find the meadow laden with snow in winters irresistible.

Distance from Delhi: 425 Kilometres approximately

Nearest Railhead: Haridwar Railway Station
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Nag Tibba Trek

Annoy Tibba is a trekkers delight. Despite the fact that it is a moderately obscure trail close Mussoorie it can without much of a stretch be viewed as one of the greatest weekend treks that you can do out of Delhi. For the individuals who need to stroll in the backwoods, ascend to 10,000 feet, see snow clad mountains and camp under starry night skies the Nag Tibba trek is simply great. It presents dazzling perspectives of Bandarpoonch top, the Gangotri gathering of tops, Kedarnath crest in the north, Doon valley and the snow tops of Chanabang.

Annoy Tibba is otherwise called Serpent's Peak. It is the most elevated top (9915 ft) in the Nagtibba scope of the Garhwal Himalayas and is said to be the dwelling place Nag Devta. The trek takes you through thick woods rich in greenery. The benefit of this trek is that you can achieve the base of the Nagtibba range by jeep. This makes it conceivable to do it over a weekend.

Highlights – Trekking, Camping, Hiking

Location - Uttrakhand        

Difficulty Level: Average

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Ram Jhula

Another architectural marvel in the yoga capital of India, Ram Jhula is an important landmark of the city and is also one of the sought after Rishikesh tourist places. Located only 3km from the heart of the city, this 450ft suspension bridge connects the banks of the Ganges with Shivananda and Swarga ashrams at both of its end.

Also known as the 'Shivananda Jhula', this magnificent bridge was built during the late 80s by the regional government; the contribution of Shivananda Ashram Divine Life Society is very significant in the construction of Ram Jhula. Like the Lakshman Jhula, it was also once a jute bridge and serves as an important name in the list of places to visit in Rishikesh.

While crossing the bridge, you can enjoy the panoramic views of the Ganges and for the nature photographers, it serves as an ideal destination to click some amazing pictures!
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Tapkeshwar Temple

Dehradun houses one of its most visited temples, Tapkeshwar where Lord Shiva is the presiding deity. Blessed by natural extravagant sights abundantly, the prominent feature of this temple is the main Shivlinga that is kept sacredly inside a cave. The temple resides by the side of thick forests and the natural cave drops water from the roof little by little to give away the Shivlinga more beauty and in turn it appears as an amusing spectacle. The temple is existing in a location which is easily accessible, it is hardly six kilometers away from the city. Shivratri is the biggest festival celebrated at the temple when thousands of pilgrims come and pay tribute to the deity. The cool sulphur- water springs are an additional feature the temple proudly possesses within it. The devotees will take a bath in these springs before they enter inside the temple.
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Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo, Nainital

The much endangered species found in the Himalayas are being protected carefully over Pt. G. B. Pant High Altitude Zoo located in Nainital. Royal Bengal Tiger, Tibetan Wolves, Sambar, Leopard Cat and Himalayan Bear are a few of the important ones one can spot in the zoo. Along with them there are different species of high altitude birds live happily. Sher ka Danda hill is the preserver of this zoo, perched on an altitude of 2100 meters and over 4.6 acres of serene forest. Built in 1984 and opened to public in 1995, the zoo is located just 2 KM away from Tallital Bus Station in Nainital, between Shivalik and middle Himalayan Ranges. The zoo is one of the prime attractions in Uttarakhand now.

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