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Treks For Upcoming Eid Long Weekend

Rishi Jain

Last updated: 30-05-2018

Once upon a time there were hectic weekdays which never seemed to end. People around were petrified. They tried to duck, to hide, to run out of it’s way, but something about their fear wouldn’t see the light of the day.

Enter the saviour, who puts all problems to bay.

The Eid Long Weekend is here and the people shout yay!

Trips are antibiotics that kill the mundanity plague. Serene snow capped mountains, deserted lush green valleys, soothing forest breeze and star studded skies is what defines a wholesome trip. Are we right or are we right? Say no more as we have some sublime trek options listed for the coming Eid long weekend. Do not confine yourself to four walls, when you can explore the infinite nature.

The Popular Ones

Roopkund Trek

Roopkund, the mysterious skeleton strewn lake, lies in the lap of Trishul Massif, at an altitude of 15,700 feet. The route passes through the twin Bugyals of Ali and Bedni would leave you hypnotised.

Base Camp- Lohajung, which is about 200 kms from Kathgodam/Haldwani.

Number of Days- 8 days

Difficulty level- Moderate plus

Treks For Upcoming Eid Long Weekend

Rupin Pass Trek

Rupin Pass trek is like a suspense movie, there’s a plot twist with every turn. The blue waters of Rupin, the panoramic views of mountain peaks, the bucolic himalayan villages, the thundering waterfall are like jewels adorning the Rupin Pass trek.

Base Camp- Dhaula, which is about 180 kms from Dehradun.

Number of days- 8 days

Difficulty level- Moderate plus

Treks For Upcoming Eid Long Weekend

Hampta Pass Trek

Hampta Pass, the bridge between the perennial Kullu and arid Lahaul valley, is a pleasing trek. The trail passes through thick pine forests, beautiful meadows and monstrous glaciers. The culmination point of beauty is Chandratal, a crescent moon shaped lake.

Base Camp- Manali

Number of days- 5 days

Difficulty level- Moderate

Treks For Upcoming Eid Long Weekend

Bhrigu Lake Trek

Bhrigu lake situated at an altitude of 14,000 feet, is a high altitude alpine lake which can be witnessed after hiking for 3 days only. Not just the colour changing lake, but the undulating meadows spread like runners are biggest attraction on this trek.

Base camp- Manali

Number of days- 4 days

Difficulty level- Easy

Treks For Upcoming Eid Long Weekend

Beas Kund Trek

Beas Kund,yet another high altitude alpine lake, is an excellent choice for those who want to step into the world of trekking. The mesmerising views of peaks like Hanuman Tibba, Friendship peak and the Seven Sister is a sight to behold. The mythological stories of Sage Vyas are quite popular on this trek.

Base Camp- Manali

Number of days- 3 days

Difficulty level- Easy

Treks For Upcoming Eid Long Weekend

The Lesser Known Gems

Hamta Circle Trek

Hamta circle is like that wardrobe in Narnia which transports one into a magical world. Beautiful hills, apple orchards and dramatic mountains are all a part of this trek. You will also get to befriend few of the curious buffaloes casually hanging around.

Base Camp- Manali

Number of days- 4 days

Difficulty level- Easy

Treks For Upcoming Eid Long Weekend

Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek

Deo Tibba Base Camp trek is a picturesque trek where peaks of Deo Tibba, Indrasan and Indrakilla do a peekaboo, thatches, moraines and the Mini Chandratal all accompany you, presenting the best form of Mother Nature.

Base Camp- Manali

Number of days- 6 days

Difficulty level- Moderate

Treks For Upcoming Eid Long Weekend

Chandrakhani Pass Trek

Chandrakhani Pass located in the Valley of Gods, stands royally in the Kullu region. An abode to mysticism, this beauty is divine both figuratively and literally. The holy peaks of Deo Tibba, Pir Panjal and Parbati Range are clearly visible from here.

Base Camp- Patlikuhl

Number of days- 3 days

Difficulty level- Easy

Treks For Upcoming Eid Long Weekend

Do not let all the emotions stirring go in vain. Use your weapon of choice to make a smart move. For all things bigger, brighter and beautifuller, see you on the next trek.

Rishi Jain

I believe in experiences over possessions. Currently pursuing my Masters at JNU (no, we are not anti Read more

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