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Hiking, Uttarakhand

Famous Hiking Destinations in Uttarakhand

Hiking in Uttarakhand is a long and strenuous walk that one takes, usually on trails (footpaths) in the countryside. It is a popular outdoor activity that has numerous health benefits. Trekking is another term used for multi-day hiking. Adventurers usually hike with family and friends to explore the natural surroundings.

Browse through the List of Hiking Places in Uttarakhand

The unparalleled beauty that envelops the state of Uttarakhand is one of the reasons for tourists and backpackers to travel to this Himalayan state. One can find innumerable hiking trails in almost every region in Uttarakhand that takes through lush green forests and offer beautiful scenery. 

Some popular hiking trails in Uttarakhand are located in Binsar, Chopta, Deoriyatal, Naina Peak, Kanatal, and Kartik Swami as well as in the vicinity of Rishikesh.

Hiking and trekking in India are gaining popularity and many young people are taking time out of their busy schedule to hike to the Himalayas. For tourists from abroad, Himalaya trekking and hiking is one of the most sought after adventure activity. Several hill stations in Uttarakhand known to have few forest hiking trails that can be traversed by the tourists.