Best Trek To Do in the Himalayas



Searching for the best trek to do in the Himalayas is not an easy task because there are a lot of beautiful and amazing treks present in the vast Himalayan region. In the Himalayan region, you can choose your trek according to your fitness level. There are many treks to do in the Himalayas, some are easy, some are moderate and tough. Har Ki Dun trek and Kedarnath trek are some easy treks that one can do in the Himalayan region. Rupin Pass trek,Gaumukh Tapovan trek etc are some moderate treks.Bali pass trek, Everest base camp trek etc are some difficult treks in the Himalayan region. Here we are presenting some best treks in the Himalayas.

Kuari Pass trek with camping:

Kuari pass trek allows you to explore the golden mountain from so close. Actually “Kuari Pass” means “Doorway”. This trek also offers amazing views of the vast Himalayas. Kuari pass is located at 3876 metres altitude. From here one can also explore the Chaukhamba range, Kamet which is 7756 metres, Mana which is 7272 metres, and Abl Gamin which is 7355 metres. You can explore some peaks like Changabad which is 6864 metres and Dunagiri which is 7066 metres. The starting point of the Kuari pass trek is Joshimath. The Kuari pass trek is a very popular trek for the winter season. Here you can also get to visit Auli. Auli is popular for skiing activities. This trek has another name that is “The Curzon Trail”. This trek is popular for camping, trekking, high-altitude mountain passes etc. On the trail, one can spot many forests and green meadows. From beginners to trained trekkers, the Kuari pass is for all. 

December to March is the best time for doing this trek. Here on this Pass, you can explore a lot of campsites. The first campsite is Gulling which is just 4 kilometres from Dhak village. This campsite is situated in the middle of pine and walnut forests. The second campsite is Khullar. From this campsite, you can spot some horses. You can also spot the beautiful Dronagiri and Hathi Ghoda from close. Galahad is another campsite for this trek. This site is situated in the middle of the wide-open sky and it’s amazing.

Hampta Pass Trek:

Hampta pass works as a doorway between Chandra valley which is in Lahaul and the Kullu valley which is in Himachal Pradesh. Hampta Pass is situated in the Pir Panjal Range This is named after the Hampta village. This is an easy to moderate trek. The trek route is popular and suitable for beginner to seasoned trekkers. In this single trek, you will cover the Kullu valley and the Spiti valley. The total distance is 28 km. This distance can be completed within 5 days. While doing this trek you can experience the beautiful pine, rhododendron and maple forests which will be amazing. The months of June and July is the ideal time. In June one can experience snowfall here. From the middle of July to October you will spot lush green meadows, various types of flora and fauna and wildflowers in Hampta Pass.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

This is also the most popular trek in the Himalayas. The total length of the Annapurna Base Camp trek is 67 kilometres. This total journey will give you the beauty of the mountains which is the most significant reason for choosing the trek. On the trail of the Annapurna base camp trek, there are thick forest regions which will simply blow your mind with their scenic beauty. From March to May and October and November are the ideal time for doing this trek. It takes around 9 to 10 days to complete.

The ABC is nestled by some highest peaks in the world such as the Annapurna I which is 8,091 metres, the Annapurna II which is 7,219 metres,  Machhapuchhre is 6,993 metres and Hiunchuli which is 6,441 metres. On a clear sunny day, you will have a 360-degree view from the top of some of the highest mountains in the world. This will be your lifetime best experience. 

Sandakphu Phalut Trek:

Sandakphu Phalut Trek is one of the most popular treks in the Himalayas. During this trek, you can get a view of the four tallest mountains in the world such as – Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Kanchenjunga. Here you will also spot the Sleeping Buddha and Kanchenjunga with the other Himalayan mountains. This trek lies at an altitude of 11,930 feet. You can do this trek from October to December. This time the sky will be clear. Clear skies allow you to enjoy the great peaks from the top of the mountain. 

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