India has many natural campgrounds because of its geographical distortions. India offers campers with camping grounds at-valleys, jungles, deserts, and mountains. There is an immense number of Hiking Trails in the northern part of India. Thus the Himalayan Mountain Range is the Hiker’s Paradise. Both a professional hiker and an ordinary person can hike and enjoy this adventure in India. Starting from snow-capped peaks, glaciers, hills, steep peaks, waterfalls, etc. there is immense scope. We can cherish the sky, the cool breeze, the twinkling stars, the tranquil surroundings, etc. in Mother Nature’s lap.
Some of the most beautiful Hiking Trails in India are:
Markha Valley, Jammu, And Kashmir
The Leh-Ladakh district consists of many hiking trails of different length. The Stok Kangri trekking route is the highest in India, thus the most challenging one. This route is exceptionally enchanting and tough. Because of the thin air, most of the people don’t dare to try it. This trail provides us with an opportunity to see Ladakh Range, Zanskar Range, Indus-Markha Valley, and Leh. The ideal time for this trail is from July to September.
Roopkund Hiking Trail, Uttarakhand
Roopkund is in the Garhwal Himalayas. It ‘kund’ or lake is a mysterious one, as several human skeletons are in and around this lake. This is moderately difficult but has a wonderful scenic beauty. Snow-covered peaks, valleys, forests, lakes all are a part of your route. The Roopkund is at the height of 15,696 ft. The ideal time for this trail is from mid-May to mid-June. Trishul, Nandaghungti, and Choukhamba are some of the peaks that you can witness from here.
Hemkund And Valley Of Flowers, Garhwal
Valley of Flowers, is at Uttarakhand at an altitude of 3,600 meters. The name itself suggests of a dreamland. The ideal time to visit is during July, August, and early September. During Springtime you can witness flowers of all colours in this valley. From a distance, it looks like a carpet that has hues of purple, yellow, white, pink, etc. Botanist, trekkers, nature lovers, photographers wait for this season. There are also several waterfalls and lakes to add to the beauty of the place.
Gomukh Tapovan, Garhwal
Gomukh, the origination spot of the Ganges is at the height of 4,463 meters. The hiking trail from Gomukh to Tapovan is a bit difficult but provides with a splendid view. The ideal time for this is from May to June, and from August to October. Moreover, there are various peaks in this route- Chaukhamba, Shivling, Thalay Sagar, Meru, and Bhagirathi III.
Hampta Hiking Trail, Himachal Pradesh
This is one of the easiest treks in the Himalayas range. Non-professional tourists can easily visit this place and capture breath-taking scenarios. This is the best place for the new trekkers and hikers as the height is approximately 14,100 ft. Meadows, glaciers, valleys, etc. make this trail exciting and adventurous at the same time. The ideal time to visit this is from May to June and August to October