Base camps, in general, are the last point before one enters into the wilderness when trekking or attempts to climb a mountain peak when mountaineering. Base camps are generally safer from the harsher conditions above or beyond. For many treks, base camps are situated on the fringes of human settlements in mountainous region. There are generally no villages and hamlets beyond the base camp.
Browse through the list of best Base Camp (Trek) tourist destinations in Uttarakhand.
Uttarakhand is home to many mesmerizing treks that take one through lush green valleys, floral meadows, placid rivers with sparkling water, and imposing peaks covered in virgin snow. For one who wanted to trek the Himalayas, Uttarakhand is a good start. Trekking or Visiting to the base camps is suitable for trekkers who do not have many holidays in their kitty.
In the Garhwal Himalayas, places like Sankri, Harsil, Uttarkashi, Ghuttu and Ghangaria are picturesque base camp destination where one can spend days relaxing in nature. Places like Munsiyari, Lohajung, Bageshwar and Dharchula in Kumaon are getaways to enchanting interiors of The Himalayas and charming base camps destinations itself.