trek in Uttarakhand

18 Breathtaking Treks In India Because “No Matter Where You Go, The Mountains Call You Back”

A true mountaineer could be anywhere but his soul would always in the mountains and one should always be where his soul belongs. In this spirit, we have come up with a list of breathtaking treks that a true adventurer inside you, could not ignore. No matter where you are, let’s get lost in the mountains once again. Who knows, you find yourself once again in the process.

  1. Bali Pass Trek

 “Climb mountains not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world.”

Bali Pass Trek

Located at a breathtaking altitude of 4950 mts, this trek in Uttarakhand makes the lofty peaks like Bandarpoonch, Kala Nag and Swargarohini peaks well within your reach. Camping next to the gorgeous Ruinsara Lake would be a once in a lifetime experience. In order to satisfy that spiritual urge, Bali trek offers a visit to Yamunotri Temple as well. With waist deep snow at few places, the final climb would demand a lot of stamina, but once you reach at the top, the feeling of being a triumphant spirit would be worth all the hassle.

Bali Pass Trek – Book your Adventure

Difficulty : Moderate

Capacity : 20 Seats

Altitude : 4800 mts / 15750 ft

Things to Do Here : Hiking, Ruinsara Lake, glacial lake, Yamunotri temple

Best Time to Visit : May – June & September – October

  1. Beas Kund Trek

“Nature has a great simplicity and therefore a great beauty.” - Richard Feynman

Beas Kund Trek

Ideal short trek to experience the grandeur of Himalayan Trekking, Beas Kund Trek is one of the most beautiful short treks found in country. Heaven for the nature lovers, this trek offers mighty glaciers, green meadows and snow kissed peaks all at one place. The trek is ideal for all age groups, novice and experienced trekkers alike. The term Beas Kund is derived from Vyas, the sage; and Kund, a lake. Dip your feet in icy cold glacial waters of the lake and feel all your stress slowly melting away.

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Difficulty : Moderate

Capacity : 20 Seats

Altitude : 3650 mts / 11972 ft

Things to Do Here : Hiking, nature photography

Best Time to Visit : Mid-May and Mid-October

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  1. Deoriatal Chandrashila Trek

“The mountains are calling and I must go.” – John Muir

Deoriatal Chandrashila Trek

Deoriatal is perhaps the only trek on our list that is the most effort- wasool trek. The 3 attractions of this trek are:

  • Forests with plenty of variety – It is the best forest trek. Between Deoriatal lake and Bhrujgali camp, the wide variety of jungles would mesmerize and surprise one at the same time.
  • Bird Watching – Also known as birders’ trail, it has hundreds of birds to sight and photograph. It has more birds to show in one day than the entire Goechala trek.
  • A grand Summit Club – Finally, you would climb to Chandrashila. As you trek up, one by one, all the major summits of Western and Eastern Uttarakhand would pop into view. Standing on top of Chandrashila summit is such a blessing.

Deoriatal Chandrashila Trek – Book your Adventure

Difficulty : Moderate

Capacity : 20 Seats

Max Altitude :- 4,090

Trek Highlights Here : Trekking, Waterfalls, lush green meadows, wildlife

Best Time to Visit : Round the Year

  1. Dayara Bugyal Trek

“Let’s find some beautiful place to get Lost.”

Dayara Bugyal Trek

It is hard to believe that a 7 km trek can give someone so much pleasure of trekking the Himalayas in such short period of time that he would want to start doing more of such treks in such isolated spaces in the Indian Himalayas. And why not? Where else would you find the beautiful solitude, a trekker dreams of, when he is surrounded by either purity of white snow dunes or lush green meadows on the very first day of the trek. This is exactly why Dayara Bughyal trek needs to be attempted.

Dayara Bugyal Trek – Book your Adventure

Difficulty : Moderate

Capacity : 20 Seats

Max Altitude :- 12,100 Ft.

Things to Do Here : Trekking

Best Time to Visit : FEB – JUNE, SEP – JAN.

  1. Vasuki Taal And Meru Glacier Trek

“In the end we only regret the adventure we did not take.”

Meru Glacier Trek

This is a trek with ecstatic sceneries. A trek where you walk over glaciers for miles, it has the highest altitude of 4800 metres at Vasuki Tal. At night, you camp at the foot of mighty Himalayan peaks like Mount Shivling which gives one the sense of gratitude to this lap of nature and instills a new sense of request towards mountains. At such high altitude, this trek can be graded as moderate to challenging. During the trek, you get breathtaking views of peaks that pose challenge to trekkers such as Thalay Sagar, Shivling, Bhagirathi i,ii iii and Meru.

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  1. Hampta Pass Trek

“Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.” - Barry Finlay

Hampta Pass

Hampta Pass is a special pass. You climb out of green valleys of Kullu to an overhang high in the mountains. This overhang is a window to a different world altogether, it takes one to the deserts of Spiti. One of the most surreal twisted landscapes in Himalayas, Hampta Pass Trek delivers a unique camping experience to its trekkers with no two campsites to be same. Hampta trek has a different terrain to offer every day.

Hampta Pass Trek – Book your Adventure

Difficulty : Moderate

Capacity : 20 Seats

Max Altitude :- 4,270 m (14,010 ft)

Trek Highlights Here : Trekking, Pir Panjal Ranges, high mountain passes

Best Time to Visit : Mid June to October

  1. Har ki Dun Trek

“Each fresh peak ascended teaches something.” - Sir Martin Convey

Har Ki Dun Trek

In the second most-populated country on the World Map, it is hard to imagine that one could find an isolated place, undisturbed by humans but that’s the beauty of our country, it would surprise you at every point. Har ki Dun Trek is one such marvel in Garhwal, Uttarakhand is one such trek. A pristine landscape with a stunning blend of flora and fauna, it is exceptionally beautiful, surrounded by Alpine coverage in and around most of the area. With many villages enroute, it gives one a glimpse of simple lifestyle of people.

Har ki Dun Trek cost – Book your Adventure

Difficulty : Moderate

Capacity : 20 Seats

Max Altitude :- 3600 m

Trek Highlights Here : Trekking, Jaundhar Glacier, Morinda Lake, village culture

Best Time to Visit : Apr-Jun, Sep-Nov

  1. Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek

“Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.” - William Wordsworth

Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek

This is a pleasant trek that would take you to the lush green pastures of the Gaddi shepherds and crystal clear waters of the Chandertal Lake. With breathtaking views of Deo Tibba peak and its huge hanging glaciers, Deo Tibba trek has a spectacular view that gives the trekker a memorable experience worth capturing in pictures. Appropriate for first timers as well as the nature lovers, it offers a wide variety of landscapes including waterfalls, alpine forests, high altitude lakes, meadows  and many more.

Deo-Tibba Base Camp Trek - Book your Adventure

Difficulty : Moderate

Capacity : 20 Seats

Max Altitude :- 3900 mts/12792 ft

Trek Highlights Here : Trekking, Camping, Pir Panjal Ranges, Bhanara Caves, Beautiful Landscape

Best Time to Visit : Mid June – Mid October

  1. Dodital Trek

“Life like Trekking in the Himalayas, is about more than one mountain.”

Dodital Trek

One of the best beginners trek in the Garhwal Himalayas, the Dodital Lake trek offers camping alongside the beautiful Dodital ( Dodi Lake) before passing the Darwa Pass. With some of the most impressive views of mighty Bandarpunch and the snowy ridges of the Dhaula Dhar, Dodital is situated at 3050 metres. Dodital trek route is surrounded by pine, oak woods and rhododendron forests. The forested ridges and meadows lead down to Hanuman Chatti, a famous pilgrim town.

Dodital Winter Trek – Book your Adventure

Difficulty : Moderate

Capacity : 20 Seats

Max Altitude :- 3,024 metres (9,921 ft)

Trek Highlights Here : Trekking, Dhauladhar and Greater Himalayan Ranges

Best Time to Visit : FEB to April, JUne & July, SEP to DEC

  1. Friendship Peak Expedition

“It often feels like two steps forward, one step back, but if you keep going,

before you know it, you have climbed a mountain.” - David Williams

Friendship Peak Expedition

As the name suggests, the trek is most trekker friendly trek and is appropriate for the one with zero mountaineering experience. Friendship Peak is a part of the Pir Panjal range, in Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh. Faced by many peaks like Shitidhar Indra Asan, Hanuman Tibba, and Deo Tibba, the trek offers spectacular panoramic views of Dhauladhar and the Pir Panjal ranges with Beas Kund basin elevating the beauty of the region.

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Difficulty : Moderate

Capacity : 20 Seats

Max Altitude : 5289 mts / 17348 ft

Trek Highlights Here : Trekking, Hadimba Devi Temple, Valleys and Forests

Best Time to Visit : June to October

  1. Gangotri III Exploratory Expedition

“When I saw the mountains, the weight lifted and my restless spirit calmed…I knew this was where I belong.”


A subdivision of the Garhwal Himalaya, Gangotri group of mountains stand mighty in the north Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is surrounded by the Gangotri Glacier, and contains numerous peaks. The group of peaks are approached from Rudugaira Bamak (Glacier) and stand adjacent to one another at the height of – Gangotri – I 6672 metres, Gangotri – II 6590 metres and Gangotri – III 6577 metres.

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  1. Valley of Flowers Trek

“Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” - Gerard De Nerval

Valley of Flowers Trek

Apart from what the name already suggests, it’s a beautiful place to relax, enjoy and trek to. Snow-capped peaks, innumerable streams, lush green landscapes, gushing rivers, exotic flowers with plenty of colours, some soul searching, rainy banters, hot parathas, glaciers and ice cold baths, hot water springs, an emerald lake, wet and more wet clothes, a feeling of isolation and being with the world at the same time, sighting an invisible river, a divine blessing and a holy dip, speeding through falling rocks, Valley of Flowers from Dehradun, is a path that leads to the heaven.

Valley of Flowers Trek Cost – Book your Adventure

Difficulty : Moderate

Capacity : 20 Seats

Max Altitude : 4328 Mts

Trek Highlights Here : Trekking, Waterfalls, Himalayan Peaks

Best Time to Visit : Late June to Early September

  1. Tirthan Valley Trek

“And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” - Unknown

Tirthan Valley Trek

Where the word green would take on a whole new definition, where every step is an achievement in itself, where your breathing becomes music to your ears, welcome to the Tirthan Valley Great Himalayan National Park Trek. It would seem as if you are thrown away to another world, just like in movies. You could see the mighty mountains, listen to the music of the river rushing through the valley and smell the fresh green grass.

Tirthan Valley Trek – Book your Adventure

Difficulty : Moderate

Capacity : 20 Seats

Max Altitude : 5000 Ft Above Sea Level

Trek Highlights Here : Trekking, Trout fishing, Great Himalayan National Park, overnight camping, river crossing

Best Time to Visit : MAR to JUNE & OCT – NOV

  1. Roopkund Trek

“Your Mountain is waiting, so get on your way.” - Dr Seuss

Roopkund Trek

An peculiar trek in Upper Himalayas, if you are a trekking enthusiast and haven’t done the Roopkund trail, then you need to start planning for it right away. A must-do trek, it has almost everything you could possibly ask for that is  gurgling brooks, deep virgin forests, miles of undulating meadows, snow and ice, breath-taking campsites, and the taste of a great adventure as you climb your way in 5 days. The Roopkund lake trek is predominantly for the experienced trekkers.

Roopkund Trek – Book your Adventure

Difficulty : Moderate

Capacity : 20 Seats

Max Altitude : 5,029 metres (16,499 feet)

Trek Highlights Here : Trekking, Lake, Peaks

Best Time to Visit : MAY to JUNE & SEP – OCT

  1. Rupin Pass Trek

“Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt,

Because it is where the paved roads ends that the real adventure of life begins.”

Rupin Pass Trek

Rupin pass trek is commonly known for the element of surprise at every step of the journey.  With the continuous change in sceneries, this trek would also take you from one state to another. Yes, Rupin would start your trekking in Uttarakhand, crosses Himachal Pradesh ending at Sangla. There are many twists and turns on the Rupin Pass trail which you can’t afford to miss.

Rupin Pass – Book your Adventure

Difficulty : Moderate

Capacity : 20 Seats

Max Altitude : 4,650 m (15,250 ft)

Trek Highlights Here : Trekking, snow fields, glaciers, waterfall

Best Time to Visit : MAY to JUNE & SEP – OCT

  1. Pin Parvati Pass Trek

“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office

Or mowing your lawn. Climb that Goddamn Mountain.” - Jack Kerouac

Pin Parvati Pass Trek

One of the most glamorous Trans-Himalayan Trek in India, connecting Parvati and Spiti Valley, Pin Parvati Pass trek is rated as one of the most coveted treks by experienced Trekkers. Covering two discrete environments with their own distinct cultures and thrilling scenery, this is one trek that is meant for individuals bold of spirit and with a good physical condition. This could be defined as a journey to a shrine or a sacred place, the word pilgrimage could aptly describe this journey

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Difficulty : Moderate

Capacity : 20 Seats

Max Altitude : 5319 m / 17452 ft

Trek Highlights Here : Trekking, Rohtang Pass, Kaza, Lakeside, Pin Valley National Park

Best Time to Visit : July – September

  1. Markha Valley Trek

“One sees great things from the valley; Only small things from the peak.” - Gilbert K Chesterton

Markha Valley Trek

Markha Valley trek is a dream of every trekker. It has got one the most mesmerising landscapes in the world. The 8 day long trek gives one the chance of mingling up with locals. Walking along gently flowing Malkha river, you would get some really tasty food in the wilderness. The best thing about this trek is that it is not that crowded and hence Markha Valley Trek Route is a trekking paradise for the solo travelers.

Markha Valley Trek Cost – Book your Adventure

Difficulty : Moderate

Capacity : 20 Seats

Max Altitude : 5150 Mtrs

Trek Highlights Here : Trekking, Tibetan markets, Buddhist monasteries

Best Time to Visit : Mid June – Mid October

  1. Khauli Pass Trek

“Great things are done when men and mountains meet.” - William Blake

Khauli Pass Trek

If you want to fall in nature all over again, then this is the trek for you. The pristine beauty of the Khauli Pass leaves most visitors mesmerized. About 3750 meters above sea level, this trek is one of the most beautiful yet long forgotten treks in Himachal Pradesh. Being one of the most stunning places for trekking in Himachal Pradesh, the lush green trail of Khauli Pass trek gives the trekkers, the feeling of returning to the womb of Mother Nature.

Khauli Pass Trek –  Book your Adventure

Difficulty : Moderate

Capacity : 20 Seats

Max Altitude : 3750 meters

Trek Highlights Here : Trekking, Kanawar wildlife sanctuary, snow laden peaks
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