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Top 40 treks to do in India

Kiritika Jyotshi

Last updated: 16-05-2019

Best Treks In India

 

The Indian Himalayan range spans over six states namely, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, and West Bengal.

As adventure lovers, we have always been at an advantage due to this. We have innumerable trails to explore and unimaginable beauty to witness. The Himalayas have always been our go-to destination and we have always immensely enjoyed the days we have spent discovering new trails as well as traversing the old ones. 

Trekking in India is an experience unlike any other and one must make sure that they get the best of this experience.

Here's a compilation of the best treks to do in India.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

1.) Chadar Trek 

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

Ladakh

Max Alt

11,150 Feet

Trek Distance

62 Kms

Start Point

Leh

End Point

Leh

No. of days

9

Difficulty Level 

6


The Chadar trek is one of the most famous and glamorous treks in the country. Walking on the frozen Zanskar river is a dream of many. Though this trek does not have many ascents or descents, battling the sub-zero temperatures is a task the trekkers have to brave. 

These temperatures can drop up to -30 degree Celsius. The beautiful walk on the frozen river is a walk to remember for your lifetime. 

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2.) Stok Kangri

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

 Ladakh

Max Alt

 20,100 ft

Start Point

 Leh

End Point

 Leh

No. of Days

 9

Difficulty Level

 7

The Stok Kangri peak is one of the highest trekkable peaks in the country. This trek is meant for trekkers with some serious trekking experience. The final summit day is the one which tests your technical knowledge and the ability to stand in the face of fear. One has to start their summit push in the middle of the night and walk on a glacier and a ridgeline for 6 - 7 hours. 

Do you think you can do this daredevil trek? If you do, find all the information about the trek below. 

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3.) Kashmir Great Lakes Trek 

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

Kashmir

Max Alt

13,697 ft 

Trek Distance

69 km

Start Point

Sonamarg

End Point

Naranag

No. of days

9

Difficulty Level 

4

Kashmir is considered to be one of the most beautiful places on earth. Imagine a trek in this mesmerizing land. Trekking through the pristine meadows, high altitude passes and witnessing the 7 grand lakes is something which will leave you awestruck. All of them have blue waters which sparkle like large emeralds. 

This trek is touted as one of the most enchanting Himalayan treks that we have in India. 

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4.) Pin Parvati Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

Himachal Pradesh & Spiti

Max Altitude

17382 ft

Trek Distance

78 km

Start Point

Bhuntar

End Point

Kaza

No. of Days

12

Difficulty Level

 7

The Pin Parvati trek is a highly scenic trek. While you trek on this trail, you come across uncountable waterfalls and meadows. The chance to walk on a glacier makes this trek unlike any other Himalayan counterparts. 

The Pin Parvati Pass trek is as thrilling as it is beautiful, a perfect trek for any adventurist.

Are you up for this challenging trek? Check out the complete guide below.

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 5.) Rupin Pass Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

 Uttarakhand

Max Altitude

  15,197 ft

Trek Distance

  52 km

Start Point

  Dhaula

End Point

  Sangla

No. of Days

  8

Difficulty Level

  5

Rupin Pass Trek is one of the most beautiful treks in the Indian Himalayas. Allowing you to crossover from Uttarakhand to Himachal, this trek has a jaw-dropping three-stage waterfall and a thrilling pass crossing which are the best rewards one can ask for. Surprising you with an ever-changing landscape and scenery, the Rupin Pass trek is heavenly, to say the least.

Do you wish for a once in a lifetime experience? Think no more. Check out this trek.

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6.) Buran Ghati Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

 Shimla

Max Alt

  15,059 ft

Start Point

  Janglik

End Point

  Barua

No. of Days

  7

Difficulty Level

  6

The epic Buran Ghati Trek is a have-it-all trek with beautiful flora, dense forests, glacial lake, dreamy campsites, exhilarating passes, and a thrilling rappel down the Buran Pass. Doing this complete trek is equal to undertaking several different treks, such is the magic of the Buran Ghati Trek.

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7.) Hampta Pass Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Manali

Max Alt

  13,780 ft

Trek Distance

  35 km

Start Point

  Manali

End Point

  Manali

No. of Days

  5

Difficulty Level

  4

Dubbed as one of the most awe-inspiring treks, the Hampta Pass Trek is the perfect crossover trek from the rich green valleys of Kullu to the moon-like barren landscapes of Lahaul and Spiti. Gifted with pretty campsites and river crossings, the views from the pass are magnificent thus providing the trekkers with views of sheer opposite terrains.

Hailed as the perfect monsoon trek, the Hampta Pass Trek has the best ending, a visit to the alluring Chandratal Lake in Spiti.

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8.) Bhrigu Lake Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Manali

Max Alt

  14,000 ft

Trek Distance

  29 km

Start Point

  Gulaba

End Point

  Vashisht

No. of Days

  3

Difficulty Level

  3

Bhrigu Lake Trek is one of the best treks for beginners taking one to an ambitious height of 14000 ft in just three days making it a unique trek. The trail of this trek takes you through pristine forests and rich meadows to reach the mystical high altitude Bhrigu Lake which is known to change colors according to seasons.

Imagine trekking to the lake at this staggering altitude while clouds float around you. Simply magical.

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9.) Kedartal Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Uttarakhand

Max Alt

  15,748 ft

Trek Distance

  38 km

Start Point

  Gangotri

End Point

  Gangotri

No. of Days

  7

Difficulty Level

  5

The Kedartal Trek takes you to a crystal-clear blue glacial lake, considered as the true gem of Uttarakhand, surrounded by some of the most spectacular peaks such as Mt Thalay Sagar (6,904m), Meru (6,672m), Mt Bhrigupanth (6,772m). Continuing from the trailhead of Gangotri, trek to Kedartal also known as Shiva's Lake is truly exceptional with its fair share of challenges and the right amount mythological significance.

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10.) Kang Yatse II

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Ladakh

Max Alt

  20,505 ft

Trek Distance

  72 km

Start Point

  Chilling

End Point

  Chokdo

No. of Days

  13

Difficulty Level

  7

The Kang Yatse II, a throne shaped peak located in Ladakh's Markha Valley, is one of the highest trekkable peaks in India. The trail to Kang Yatse II takes one through vast meadows, majestic landscapes, culturally rich Markha Valley, the high pass of Kongmaru La and a narrow gorge. A great alternative to Stok Kangri, summiting Kang Yatse II required a good fitness and strong trekking expertise. 

Is conquering this towering peak in your bucket list? If not, this tells you why it should be.

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11.) Goechala Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Sikkim

Max Alt

  15,092 ft

Trek Distance

  61 km

Start Point

  Yuksom

End Point

  Yuksom

No. of Days

  10

Difficulty Level

  5

The Goechala Trek in Sikkim is unlike any other trek in the Himalayas. This glorious trek takes you to the foothills of Mt. Kanchenjunga, the world's third highest peak. The trail takes you through the vibrant Kanchenjunga National Park with dramatic landscapes and colorful flowers, a stunning trek blessed with staggering views of 14 imposing summits.

Gorgeous views of Mt. Pandim and the entire Kanchenjunga range being the highlights of this trek provide with an incomprehensible experience.

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12.) Bali Pass Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Uttarakhand

Max Alt

  16,240 ft

Trek Distance

  56 km

Start Point

  Sankri

End Point

  Janki Chatti

No. of Days

  9

Difficulty Level

  6

Bali Pass Trek is a difficult trek meant for seasoned trekkers only. Connecting Yamunotri and Har ki Dun valleys, the Bali Pass provides panoramic views of  Bandarpoonch, Kalanag, and Swargarohini peaks. This trek has the perfect balance between extravagant scenery and taxing terrains.

This trek demands a good fitness level all the while showering you with unimaginable settings.

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13.) Har ki Dun Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Uttarakhand

Max Alt

  11,483 ft

Trek Distance

  67 km

Start Point

  Sankri

End Point

  Sankri

No. of Days

  7

Difficulty Level

  3

The Har ki Dun Trek is one of the most desired treks in the Garhwal Himalayas. This trail takes you through dense pine forests, varied flora and fauna, with stunning mountain views throughout. Perfect for beginners and experienced trekkers alike, the Har ki Dun valley has significant mythological importance associated with stories of Mahabharata thereby giving you the grandest of trekking experiences.

Do you wish to combine trekking with folklore? Then the pleasing Har ki Dun trek is for you.

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14.) Digar La Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Ladakh and Nubra

Max Alt

  17,820 ft

Trek Distance

  30 km

Start Point

  Leh

End Point

  Leh

No. of Days

  8

Difficulty Level

  4

The Digar La Trek also known as the Leh-Nubra-Pangong Tso circuit is the best way to explore the likes of Ladakh and Nubra valley. Taking you through surreal, dreamlike landscapes this trek can be opted by beginners and experienced trekkers alike who are looking to explore the best of Ladakh with a bit of trekking through the prominent terrain of Ladakh. 

Blessed with unmatched views of the mighty Karakoram range to the north from the Digar La pass, this expedition ends at the picturesque Pangong Tso Lake. 

There is nothing better than this complete trek. Find out more here.

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15.) Pin Bhaba Pass Trek

 

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Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Himachal Pradesh

Max Alt

  16,125 ft

Trek Distance

  48 km

Start Point

  Kafnu

End Point

  Mudh

No. of Days

  7

Difficulty Level

  5

The Pin Bhaba Pass Trek takes you from the green valleys of Kinnaur to the desolate barren valley of Pin in Spiti. The dramatic landscape with a moderate difficulty level makes this one of the best Himalayan treks. An added advantage of doing this trek is the experience of camping on a river delta, one of the few treks where a trekker can enjoy this opportunity. 

With each campsite more beautiful than the other, the Pin Bhaba Pass Trek is ideal in every way with a splendid crossover experience to cherish.

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16.) Vasuki Tal Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Uttarakhand

Max Alt

  16,011 ft

Start Point

  Gangotri

End Point

  Gangotri

No. of Days

  9

Difficulty Level

  6

The visually abundant Vasuki Tal Trek takes you through Gaumukh, source of river Ganga, and the alpine meadows of Tapovan. This unexplored trail takes you through daunting glaciers and moraines to reach the foot of Mt. Shivling. Surrounded by legendary mountain peaks and challenging terrain, the Vasuki Tal trek is a treat for trekkers with some prior trekking experience.

This trek is best for trekkers who wish to explore the pristine trail of Vasuki Tal extending beyond Gangotri and Gaumukh.

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17.) Miyar Valley Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Lahaul (Himachal)

Max Alt

  13,100 ft

Trek Distance

  60 km

Start Point

  Udaipur, Lahaul

End Point

  Udaipur, Lahual

No. of Days

  8

Difficulty Level

  4

Miyar Valley trek is one of the most pristine trails to explore in the Himalayas. Known as the Yosemite of India, the Miyar Valley hosts a variety of flora and fauna, vast grasslands, sapphire encrusted rocks, and hidden lakes. A pleasing trek with moderate difficulty this trek takes you through some of the most eye-catching landscapes in the central Himalayas. 

The highlight of the Miyar Valley trek is the presence of seven crystal green glacial lakes. A glorious sight to behold.

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18.) Satopanth Lake Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Uttarakhand

Max Alt

  14,258 ft

Trek Distance

  43 km

Start Point

  Mana

End Point

  Mana

No. of Days

  8

Difficulty Level

  5

The Satopanth Lake Trek takes you to the holy lake of Satopanth at the base of the Chaukhamba massif. With a triangular shape, this crystal clear green lake has a religious significance as it is believed that the sacred trio - Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh chart out the course of the world from its three corners. Taking you to one of the most isolated regions, this trail has scenic meadows and glaciers with stunning yet intimidating views of 7000m peaks.

Do you wish to venture on an isolated trail? If yes, then this trek is perfect for you.

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19.) Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Manali

Max Alt

  14,698 ft

Trek Distance

  37 km

Start Point

  Khanol

End Point

  Khanol

No. of Days

  6

Difficulty Level

  4

Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek is one of the most beautiful treks in the Manali region of Himachal Pradesh. Also known as Chota Chandratal trek, this trek has a highly diverse flora and fauna with Mt. Deo Tibba being visible throughout the entire trail. This trek is ideal for novice trekkers who wish to go a trail such as this for its grand views.

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20.) Parang La Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Spiti

Max Alt

  18,307 ft

Start Point

  Kaza

End Point

  Karzok

No. of Days

  12

Difficulty Level

  7

The epic Parang La Trek, easily one of the most untouched trails, is an ancient trade route between Spiti, Tibet, and Ladakh. The highlight of this trek is the dramatic landscape which displays a unique pattern of being under the sea for a long time. This trail while housing some distinctive fossils takes you through the vast expanse of meadows, across the spectacular but arduous Parang La and finally to the sublime lake of Tso Moriri with its array of shades and colors.

Being one of the most difficult and isolated trails, the Parang La Trek is meant for experienced trekkers looking a once in a lifetime experience.

Do you have this ginormous trek in your bucket list? Well, you should. 

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21.) Kedarkantha Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Uttarakhand

Max Alt

  12,500 ft

Trek Distance

  23 km

Start Point

  Sankri

End Point

  Sankri

No. of Days

  5

Difficulty Level

  2

If you love snow then the Kedarkantha trek is perfect for you. It is possibly one of the best winter treks recommended for both beginners and experienced trekkers. Presented with beautiful snow covered campsites, pine forests and an easily trekkable summit with panoramic views of the surrounding ranges, the Kedarkantha trek will leave you awe-struck and craving for more. The best time to do this easy trek for its snow-clad trails is between the months of December to March.

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22.) Markha Valley Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Leh, Ladakh

Max Alt

  17,060 ft

Start Point

  Spituk

End Point

  Leh

No. of Days

  9

Difficulty Level

  6

Regarded as one of the most captivating treks in Ladakh, the Markha Valley trek takes you on a journey through stunning villages, Buddhist mane walls, colorful flags, high passes, and enormous canyons taking you to the heart of Ladakhi culture. The highlights of this alluring trek are the colorful landscapes and impressive views of Zanskar and Stok mountains. 

It is a challenging trek with stream crossings, long and steep ascents, and descents and crossing over two high altitude passes, thus meant only for seasoned trekkers.

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23.) Auden's Col Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Uttarakhand

Max Alt

  18,012 ft

Trek Distance

  75 km

Start Point

  Gangotri

End Point

  Gaurikund

No. of Days

  15

Difficulty Level

  8

Auden's Col trek is inarguably one of the toughest treks in India. Easily one of the most challenging and least explored treks in the Indian Himalayas, this behemoth is not for the faint-hearted. One needs to have high physical fitness and prior trekking experience above the altitudes of 17,000 ft to complete this expedition. Connecting the famous pilgrimage sites of Gangotri and Kedarnath, the Auden's Col trek takes you on endless glaciers, moraines, mountain passes, ever-changing landscapes, narrow cliffs, and boulders. With an extremely strenuous trail, this trek is a professional trekker's dream.

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24.) Pangarchulla Peak Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Joshimath

Max Alt

  14,700 ft

Start Point

  Dhak

End Point

  Auli

No. of Days

  6

Difficulty Level

  6

The Pangarchulla Peak trek takes you to staggering summit views of Nanda Devi, Dronagiri and other mighty Himalayan peaks. This epic summit trek is adorned with snow as late as May. Graded difficult, this trek will prepare you for climbing 6000M+ peaks. With a varied landscape of dense forests, pretty campsites, and snow-clad trails, this trek is nothing short of amazing. 

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25.) Gangotri III Peak Expedition

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Garhwal, Uttarakhand

Max Alt

  21,578 ft

Start Point

  Gangotri

End Point

  Gangotri

No. of Days

  15

Difficulty Level

  8

The Gangotri III peak is one of the best trekkable 6000M+ peaks in the Indian Himalayas. Located in the Gangotri group of mountains in the Garhwal region, summiting this high peak requires technical expertise and mountaineering skills. The challenges faced in this trek are enormous and one has to be physically and mentally prepared for this trek. The trek to Gangotri III peak takes you through lush meadows, unique terrains, and intimidating glaciers. This intimidating peak attracts mountaineers who wish to use this as a stepping stone and prepare for climbing 7000M+ peaks.

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26.) Brahmatal Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Uttarakhand

Max Alt

  12,500 ft

Trek Distance

  35 km

Start Point

  Lohajung

End Point

  Lohajung

No. of Days

  6

Difficulty Level

  3

The Brahmatal Trek is a classic winter trek perfect for beginners and experienced trekkers alike. The trail is completely covered in snow in the winter and is opposite to the famous Roopkund. The highlights of this trek are the frozen lake of Brahmatal and a stunning panoramic view of the surrounding mountain ranges from the top. Taking you through the lush jungle of pine and conifer trees, this easy trek is meant for snow lovers.

Looking for the perfect winter trek? Then, Brahmatal trek is the one for you.

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27.) Beas Kund Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Himachal Pradesh

Max Alt

  12,140 ft

Trek Distance

  32 km

Start Point

  Manali

End Point

  Manali

No. of Days

  3

Difficulty Level

  2

Beas Kund Trek is one of the best treks from Manali ideal for beginners. Sitting amidst royal mountains like Hanuman Tibba, Friendship Peak, and several other astounding peaks, it is a great summer trek with a short trail and an easy grade. You will encounter the Beas Kund glacier on the way to the holy Beas Kund lake. The trail is abundant in strawberries and wild mushrooms setting a completely different scenery.

If you are looking for an easy trek, then Beas Kund trek is the one for you.

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28.) Friendship Peak Expedition

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Manali

Max Alt

  17,352 ft

Start Point

  Solang

End Point

  Solang

No. of Days

  7

Difficulty Level

  8

The Friendship Peak expedition is one of the most famous summit treks near Manali. Being a peak expedition, this treks demands high physical fitness and endurance thus meant only for experienced trekkers. The trail takes you through dense forests, diverse flora and fauna, multiple streams, and alpine meadows. Blessed with magnificent views of the peaks such as Hanuman Tibba, Indrasan, Deo Tibba, and other major Himalayan mountain ranges from the summit, this expedition is heaven for aspiring mountaineers.

Are you looking for a mountaineering expedition? Look no further than this.

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29.) Kumta Gokarna Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Karnataka

Max Alt

  Sea Level

Trek Distance

  20 km

Start Point

  Kumta Beach

End Point

  Gokarna Beach

No. of Days

  3

Difficulty Level

  1

The Kumta Gokarna Beach trek takes you through some of the most alluring beaches India has to offer. This three-day easy trek takes you across Heaven beach, Paradise beach, Om beach, Half-Moon beach, Kudle beach, Gokarna beach and many more which are mostly untouched and exquisite. This trek is easy for trekkers who would like to trek with pristine beach views and mesmerizing sunsets.

Want to experience a one of a kind tropical trek? This is the one for you.

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30.) Kang La Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir

Max Alt

  17,929 ft

Trek Distance

  90 km

Start Point

  Thingot

End Point

  Padum

No. of Days

  11

Difficulty Level

  8

Contemplated as the juggernaut of all treks, the Kang La Pass Trek takes you from the alpine pastures of Lahaul to the moon-like landscape of Zanskar across the remarkable Kang La. A trek not for the timid should be trekked by only experienced trekkers since this involves traversing one of the longest glaciers with a staggering length of 24km. This trek takes you through epic landscapes, numerous glacial lakes, jagged mountain peaks, tiring moraine and glacier crossings along with a total contrast of surroundings and culture. 

The highlight of the trek is the perfect crossover from the rich valleys of Himachal Pradesh to the extremely isolated village of Padum in Zanskar region of Ladakh.

You have to do this trek. Undeniably an intense experience.

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31.) Kuari Pass Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Uttarakhand

Max Alt

  12,717 ft

Trek Distance

  30 km

Start Point

  Joshimath

End Point

  Joshimath

No. of Days

  5

Difficulty Level

  3

Lying on the Lord Curzon Trail, the Kuari Pass Trek takes you through a snow-covered pine and oak forests. A great trek for beginners and experienced trekkers, the Kuari Pass Trek has a scenic trail with magical views of Kamet, Dronagiri, Trishul, and Neelkanth peaks. This pristine trail can be added to the Pangarchulla Peak Trek for the best experience. Loaded with several folklores and magical settings, this trek is meant for anyone who wants to enter the world of trekking.

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32.) Kareri Lake Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

Max Alt

  9,830 ft

Trek Distance

  20 km

Start Point

  Kareri Village

End Point

  Kareri Village

No. of Days

  3

Difficulty Level

  3

The Kareri Lake Trek takes you to the high altitude, shallow, freshwater Kareri Lake located to the north of Dharamshala. This trek is for beginners looking for a weekend trek and also for the ones who look forward to trekking for the first time. In the winter months, the lake is frozen and has a blanket of snow taking you away into a different world altogether. Being an easy trek, it can be done on your own.

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33.) Patalsu Peak Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Manali

Max Alt

  13,800 ft

Trek Distance

  17 km

Start Point

  Solang

End Point

  Solang

No. of Days

  4

Difficulty Level

  3

The Patalsu Peak Trek is one of the easiest summit treks near Manali. The trail runs through meadows, pine and oak forests with beautiful flora and fauna. The summit gives you excellent views of peaks of Kullu valley, mountains of Beas Kund region and Spiti range. This trek is ideal for trekkers who are looking for a short but lovely summit climb.

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34.) Kudremukh Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Karnataka

Max Alt

  6,207 ft

Trek Distance

  18 km

Start Point

  Bangalore

End Point

  Bangalore

No. of Days

  3

Difficulty Level

  1

The Kudremukh Trek is one of the most famous treks in the Western Ghats. Located in the Chikamagalur district of Karnataka, it is a perfect weekend trek from Bangalore for trekking aspirants. The trail is blessed with waterfalls, vast grasslands, bamboo shrubs, and dense forests. Covered with lush hills and misty mountains, this trek is heaven for adventure enthusiasts.

Looking to do a trek in the Westen Ghats? This is the one for you.

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35.) Nag Tibba Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Uttarakhand

Max Alt

  9,856 Feet

Trek Distance

  19 Kms

Start Point

  Pantwari

End Point

  Auntar

No. of days

  3

Difficulty Level 

  1

The Nag Tibba Trek also known as Serpent's Peak is a popular trek near Dehradun. The Nag Tibba trek is accessible both in summers and winters making it a crowd favorite. Graded easy, this trek is meant for beginners who are looking for the perfect weekend trek. The trail takes you across deodar forests providing you with views of the famous peaks of Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch, Srikanth, Black peak and others. 

If you are looking for a popular weekend trek then this is the one for you.

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36.) Kalindi Khal Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Uttarakhand

Max Alt

  19,488 ft

Trek Distance

  99 Kms

Start Point

  Gangotri

End Point

  Badrinath

No. of days

  15

Difficulty Level 

  8

The Kalindi Khal Trek is one of the most challenging expedition style treks across one of the highest mountain passes of Indian Himalayas, the Kalindi Khal Pass. Meant only for seasoned trekkers with very high physical fitness and knowledge of mountaineering techniques, this reconnaissance-style expedition takes you through multiple glaciers, crevassed snowfields, rocky moraines, high passes, and many other intimidating terrains. The trail is blessed with majestic views of some of the most enchanting peaks like Mana, Shivling, Kamet, Avalanche Peak, Abi Gamin, Meru, Nilkantha, and many more. Connecting the holy towns of Gangotri and Badrinath, this expedition is a once in a lifetime experience and is at the top of any professional trekker's bucket list.

Are you determined enough to face the challenges and conquer this trek? Know more here.

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37.) Chandrakhani Pass Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Manali

Max Alt

  12,008 ft

Trek Distance

  24 Kms

Start Point

  Rumsu

End Point

  Rumsu

No. of days

  3

Difficulty Level 

  2

Located in the Kullu valley, the Chandrakhani Pass Trek takes through remote traditional villages, vast meadows, and straight into the Valley of Gods across the tranquil Chandrakhani Pass. This is one of the easiest treks to do in Manali, meant for beginners and experienced trekkers alike for its splendid views and pretty campsites.

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38.) Mt. Deo Tibba Expedition

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Kullu

Max Alt

  19,688 ft

Trek Distance

  48 Kms

Start Point

  Jagatsukh

End Point

  Jagatsukh

No. of days

  14

Difficulty Level 

  8

Located in the Kully valley, Mt. Deo Tibba is the second highest peak of the Pir Panjal range. This peak expedition requires high fitness and a basic technical understanding. The highlight of this mountain is a huge ice cap on the summit which when peaked gives you unimaginable views of the surrounding mountain ranges. Dubbed as the assembly site of gods, peaking Mt. Deo Tibba is meant only for serious trekking aspirants.

Are you looking for your first mountaineering expedition? This is it.

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39.) Dayara Bugyal Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Uttarakhand

Max Alt

  12,303 ft

Trek Distance

  15 Kms

Start Point

  Barsu

End Point

  Raithal

No. of days

  4

Difficulty Level 

  1

The Dayara Bugyal Trek takes you to one of the most beautiful meadows in the Himalayas stretched far and wide giving you amazing views of the surrounding peaks. Takes you through open stretches of meadows, dense forests, and scenic campsites this trek is best for beginners. In winter the trail is completely snowclad giving it a diamond-like appearance. This not so crowded trail is an ideal trek for anyone looking for solace and beauty.

Interested in this trek? Know more here.

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40.) Kumara Parvatha Trek

 

Top 40 treks to do in India

Region

  Karnataka

Max Alt

  5,617 ft

Trek Distance

  28 Kms

Start Point

  Bangalore

End Point

  Bangalore

No. of days

  1

Difficulty Level 

  3

The Kumara Parvatha trek is easily one of the most iconic treks in the Coorg region of Karnataka. Famous among trekking enthusiasts who refer to this peak as "KP", this tough trek takes you through beautiful jungles rich in flora and fauna. This is a perfect weekend trek from Bangalore for people who would like to trek in the Western Ghats for its unparalleled visuals.

Are you interested in this trek? Gather all the details here.

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Now that you know which are the best treks to cover in India, grab your backpack, tighten your trekking shoes and set forth to tick off these treks from your bucket list. Happy trails.

 

Kiritika Jyotshi

A Computer Engineer by degree but a travel and adventure lover at heart. Sharing my travel experienc Read more

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