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Top Winter Treks That You Should Go to This Winter

Dhaarna Kukreja

Last updated: 05-11-2018

Knee-deep snow, the brilliance of white sparkling in the sun, the frozen lakes, and the icy mist on the trees; everything about winters is so breathtaking. 

Also, it's high-time you pegged your best friend in the back with a massive snowball.

If you like everything about winters, the time has come to plan your winter trek for the coming season. The mountains summon all nature-lovers with their beauty, something that only increases in the depths of winter.

So you know you want to go, just not sure where you should go trekking this winter season?

Here are top winter treks for you: 

 

1.) Brahmatal trek

At 12,600 feet, you will find yourself reaching for those peaks with your hand because that's how close they appear from the Brahmatal Summit. You get a chance to camp along the dazzling glacial lake under a million stars. What else could you wish for?

Number of days: 5 days

Price: INR 10,550/-

Offer: Book 180 days early save 20%. Book 120 days early save 15%.

Grade: Easy

Altitude: 12,600 ft.

Region: Lohajung, Uttarakhand 

Peaks visible: Trishul, Nandaghunti, Chowkhamba, Nilkanth, Kamet, Hathi and Ghoda peaks

Top Winter Treks That You Should Go to This Winter


2.) Chadar Trek

Need I say anything about the most sought-after trek in Leh? Walking on frozen ice bed is fun and thrilling. The captivating views of the Nerak Falls and the beautiful river flowing under the sheet of ice are a perfect mixture of serenity and adventure.

Number of days: 9 days

Price: INR 24,250/-

Offer: Book 180 days early save 20%. Book 120 days early save 15%. 

Grade: Moderate-Difficult

Altitude: 11,200 ft

Region: Leh, Ladakh

Top Winter Treks That You Should Go to This Winter


3.) Goecha La Trek

Trekking in Sikkim and that too in winters is altogether a different experience than trekking in North. The trial of the Goecha La trek is one of it's kind. From the lush green forests to the snow-laden campsites, this trek gives you a chance to experience nature at its best. The varies flora and fauna on this trek are also eye-catching. 

Number of days: 9 days

Price: INR 18,750/-

Offer: Book 180 days early save 20%. Book 120 days early save 15%.

Grade: Moderate

Altitude: 16,207 ft

Region: Yuksom, Sikkim

Peaks visible: Mt. Pandim and the entire Kanchenjunga range.

Top Winter Treks That You Should Go to This Winter


4.) Kedarkantha Trek

The 'Queens of Winter Treks', Kedarkantha is a popular choice for the trekkers and beginners. The perfect campsites and the mesmerizing views along with the experience of the summit is something one only finds on the trail of Kedarkantha. This trek is the perfect choice for those who want to venture into the world of winter hiking. 

Number of days: 5 days

Price: INR 10550/-

Offer: Book 180 days early save 20%. Book 120 days early save 15%.

Grade: Easy

Altitude: 12,500 ft

Region: Sankri, Uttarakhand

Peaks visible: Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Black Peak and Gangotri, Yamunotri and Kinner Kailash mountain ranges.

Top Winter Treks That You Should Go to This Winter


5.) Kuari Pass Trek

Kuari Pass means doorway to heaven. And boy, does it live up to its name? The trail of the trek is so beautiful that you'd be in no hurry to reach the top. The beautiful snow laden peaks visible from the trail along the amazing flora and fauna make the trek almost perfect.  

Number of days: 5 days

Price: INR 10,550/-

Offer: Book 180 days early save 20%. Book 120 days early save 15%.

Grade: Easy

Altitude: 12,716 ft.

Region: Joshimath, Uttrakhand

Peaks visible: Chaukhamba, Mt. Kamet, Neelkantha and Bhagirathi 1,2,3

Top Winter Treks That You Should Go to This Winter


6.) Har ki Dun

Har ki Dun s a paradise for bird watchers and nature lovers. The valley is surrounded by dense Pine forests of and offers views of glittering mountain peaks. Not just the trail, the campsites of this trek are also very pretty. You will find yourself a beautiful and quite place. 

Number of days: 5 days

Price: INR 10800/-

Offer: Book 180 days early save 20%. Book 120 days early save 15%.

Grade: Easy

Altitude: 11,482 ft

Region: Sankri, Uttarakhand

Peaks visible: Swargarohini and Jaundar Glacier, Bandar Punch

Top Winter Treks That You Should Go to This Winter


7.) Nag Tibba Winter Trek

Nearest trek to Delhi. Fit for kids and beginners. Short and budget friendly. This trek is ideal for all those who do not have much tie on hands and want a complete experience of a trek. The trail has lush green surroundings and snow too. Need I say more?

Number of days: 3 days

Price: INR 4,500/-

Offer: Book 180 days early save 20%. Book 120 days early save 15%.

Grade: Easy

Altitude: 3,002 m

Region: Pantwari, Uttarakhand

Peaks visible: Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch, Srikanth, Black Peak

Top Winter Treks That You Should Go to This Winter


8.) Panwali Kantha Trek

One of the most beautiful treks, Panwali Kantha Trek provides you with one of the rarest views of the complete range of Yamnotri- Gangotri- Kedarnath- Badrinath mountain peaks. Along with these mesmerizing views, you get to cross seven bugyals or meadows and if you are lucky enough, you might happen to come across the rare blue mountain goat.  

Number of days: 4 days

Price: INR 14,000/-

Offer: Book 180 days early save 20%. Book 120 days early save 15%.

Grade: Easy

Altitude: 11,500 ft

Region: Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Peaks visible: Complete range of Yamnotri- Gangotri- Kedarnath- Badrinath mountain peaks

Top Winter Treks That You Should Go to This Winter


9.) Dayara Bugyal Trek

Dayara Bugyal is perhaps one of the most beautiful alpine meadow in India. The meadow stretches out far and wide. The panoramic view of the Himalayas from here is breathtaking. Situated at an elevation of about 3750 m, this vast meadow is second to none in natural beauty. The trek goes through open stretches and dense forest at different places. In winters the meadows are covered with snow & look extremely beautiful.

Number of days: 4 days

Price: INR 6,800/-

Offer: Book 180 days early save 20%. Book 120 days early save 15%.

Grade: Easy

Altitude: 12,300 ft

Region: Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand

Peaks visible: DKD, Bandarpunch

Top Winter Treks That You Should Go to This Winter

So, with this list of winter trek and proper tips and tricks about winter hiking, you can plan your next winter trek with ease. 

Bachchan Ji’s “keh diya na, bas keh diya” doesn’t apply here. If you’re keen on something particular then contact us. What are you waiting for? Make up your mind and plan it with your squad. 

Dhaarna Kukreja

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