India offers a host of hiking trails, with its variety of topographies and numerous hills spread over the vast subcontinent. India’s best trekking spots vary from edible deserts to rainforests, to swelling Himalayan peaks and rolling wilderness.
Trekking is not limited to a few audacious expeditions in India. These interesting hikes are also famous for their lovely atmosphere. This is a monthly guide to the best adventure trekking opportunities in India. Look for an adventurous vacation in India before you plan.
1. January: Dodital Winter Trek
For those who like snow but are new to a trekking hobby, Dodital is one of the best trekking areas in India. The adventure treks to the snow-capped mountains include a camp around the beautiful lake of Dodi – a lake renowned for its golden mahseer freshwater fish, and walks through oak, pine and rhododendron forests. Dodital is one of India’s most popular sights.
2. February: Chadar Trek
Those who are looking for a high level of adventure hiking in India have to travel to Ladakh in winter. The Chadar Trek is the most challenging of all the winter adventure treks one can choose from in this area. A walk on a sheet of ice is a trekking adventure when the temperature falls to – 35 degrees Celsius.
3. March: Chopta Chandrashila Winter Trek
Some of the Indian Himalayan adventure excursions bring you to religious places of high altitude. The Chopta Chandrashila winter tour, including a hike to Shiva’s highest temple, is one such adventure. The Deoria Tal Lake and the remote villages located in the background of Chopta Valley are other attractions. Some birds you will come across on this adventurous walk include the Himalayan Monal, Hill Prinia, Golden Eagle and Lammergeier.
4. April: Kedarkantha Trek
Kedarkantha is one of North India’s best trekking spots. The walking adventure in the beautiful forest continues to Uttarakhand’s snowy lands. And then you will find beautiful campgrounds surrounded by giant pines. This can be a best getaway for you if you have an easy walk in the middle of the green valleys of Uttarakhand.
5. April: Sandakphu Trek
Sandakphu is a favorite hiking place, as it is the highest peak in the states of Mechi in Nepal and Western Bengal in India. The beautiful surroundings and natural beauty are the main reasons. You will see the famous Sleeping Buddha as well. While you are on your journey. The uppermost body is formed by Mt. Kanchenjunga and Buddha’s head and face by Mt. Kumbhakarna.
6. May: Lamayuru – Alchi Trek
For those who want to have a short, easy trip in the beautiful Ladakh hills, Lamayuru and Alchi are among the best trekking places in India. And it is even more delightful to have a chance to interact with the people of the far-flung villages and to visit a large number of monasteries on the way!
7. June: Roopkund Trek
The moderately difficult trek to Roopkund takes you to the beautiful Skeleton Lake above the hill through easy, difficult roads. Here, the Himalayas snowy and camping under the stars can enjoy a 360 degree view. One of North India’s best trekking spots,
8. July: Valley Of Flowers Trek
There is reason why UNESCO has classified the long-discovered Flower Valley as a world heritage site. The green valley is even regarded by the locals to be the abode of the fairies with numerous patches of colorful flowers surrounded by towering and snow-capped mountains. And it’s difficult to get to, like all beautiful things. If you’re ready for this walking adventure, please read the all-inclusive tour guide to the Flowers valley to plan it.
9. August: Spiti Valley Trek
Spiti Valley is definitely, if not the best, one of India’s best trekking sites. The moderately challenging Spiti Valley tour involves tough mountain walks. But it is worth the effort because of the beauty and experience of staying with people.
10. September: Zanskar Trek
Zanskar is one of India’s most popular tourist destinations and offers many adventure hiking tours. Whilst Chadar Trek is a very difficult adventure, in Ladakh, there are easy paths such as the one from Padum to Darcha. This walk also includes a walk through the Kargil region among other attractions.
11. October: Singalila Winter Trek
Very few adventure trekking excursions are available in India with views of some of the world’s highest peaks. And you can not see one of them, but four such mountains – Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu and Lhotse – through the trekking Adventures to Singalila. And the lucky ones could even discover Tragopan and red pandas.