The summer is here again. It’s time to beat the heat with these great Himalayan treks. Pick your favourite and get going.

Hampta Pass Trek

One of the best treks for beginners, this one connects the breath-taking Spiti and Kullu valleys. While the gradient is easy, the views are uncomparable. It starts with a thick forest, opens into lush valleys and then you make your way into the barren landscape of Lahaul and Spiti. The view of the Chandra taal lake is the absolute icing on the cake.

Duration: 4-5 days

Height: 14,100 ft

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

Dayara Bugyal Trek

Dayara Bugyal is considered the most beautiful meadow in India and that makes it one of the most beautiful treks. To add to the romanticism are hundreds of shepherds that bring their flock to graze here. The trek starts in the village of Barsu, a small village in Uttarkashi. It takes you through alpine forests, snow clad peaks, lush meadows and clear water bodies.

Duration: 6-7 days

Height: 12,500 ft

Difficulty level: Easy

Deoriatal Trek

The Deoria Tal is a small lake, but makes an excellent spot for camping, star gazing and sighting distant mountain peaks. It has captivating surroundings with forests all around and also offers a 300 degree panoramic view of great peaks like Chaukhamba, Nilkantha, Bandarpunch, Yellow Tooth, Kedar Range, Kalanag, etc. It is also      one of the best forest treks available in Himalayas.

Duration: 3 days

Height: 7,999 ft

Difficulty level: Easy

Dodital Lake trek

The Dodital trek is an ideal one for beginners. The trek includes camping alongside the beautiful lake before making your way to the Darwa Pass which offers impressive views of the mighty Bandarpunch and the snowy ridges of the Dhaula Dhar. Make your way along the beautiful meadows lined with pine trees and awe-inspiring views.

Duration: 5 days

Height: 10,300 ft

Difficulty level: Easy

Goechala Trek

Located in Sikkim, the Goechala trek is a perfect destination for adventure lovers with its lush valleys, forests and orchards. Kangchenjunga – the third highest mountain in the world, provides an inspiring backdrop for this Trek. And theres more than just the stunning mountain views. The trek starts at Yuksom leading to the Siachen pass. It then joins the Dzongri.

Duration: 11 days

Height: 16,000 ft

Difficulty level: Easy

Har Ki Dun Trek

The Har Ki Dun means Valley of Gods and this trek is a treat for first time trekkers and nature lovers. It takes you to the one of the least explored places in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. It takes you through the Govind Wild life Sanctuary and National Park and offers magnificent views of famous peaks of Swargarohini, Bandar Poonch, Kala Nag or Black peak and Har Ki Dun peak itself.

Duration: 7-8 days

Height: 11,675 ft

Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate

Triund trek

A quick respite from the heat, the Triund trek is one of the most popular weekend treks in the Dhauladhar range. It starts in Mcleodganj and then makes its way to the Indrahar Pass. The trek abounds with thrilling adventures for the first time trekkers, has well defined forest trails and offers rewarding views of the entire Kangra valley.

Duration: 2 days

Height: 9,500 ft

Difficulty level: Easy

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