Top 10 Trekking Destinations in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is the first name that comes on the mind of all the adventurers and trekkers looking for some adventure destinations. The trekking destinations in Garhwal and Kumaon (Uttarakhand) are categorized under easy, moderate and strenuous section. The treks of Uttarakhand are capable of entertains both amateur and professional trekker. People from around the world visit Uttarakhand to do trekking and explore the hidden jewels of Uttarakhand and to walk on the less traveled paths. There are number of treks in Uttarakhand and to choose 10 best Trekking Destinations in Uttarakhand was typical task. Below are some best treks in Uttarakhand

Popular Trek Routes in Uttarakhand

Valley of Flowers
Nestled in the west Himalayan region, Valley of Flowers Trek is among the top trekking destination in Uttarakhand! Valley of Flowers is situated in Bhyundar Valley at an elevation of 3,658 mts above sea level. Valley of Flowers
Deoria Tal
Deoria Tal is an emerald lake perched at an elevation of 2438 mts above sea level. During early morning on a clear day, Devariya Tal blesses the tourists with reflections of Chaukhamba peaks on its crystal clear water. Deoria Tal
Kedartal is an immaculate lake holding crystal clear water. The picturesque Kedartal is situated at the base of the Thalay Sagar (6,904 mts) and Brigupanth Peak (6,772 mts). The view of the reflections of Thalay Sagar peak on Kedartal is truly enchanting. Kedartal
Har ki Doon
Har ki Doon Trek offers spectacular views of Himalayas and is one of the most beautiful places of India offering numerous trekking excursions. It is considered as the most beautiful trekking destination in Uttarakhand. Har ki Doon
Dayara Bugyal
Ideal trek for long weekends, Dayara Bugyal can be a perfect start for beginners. This region receives heavy snowfall during winters. The trek goes through open land and dense forest at different places ending up at the vast expanse of lush green meadow. The chilliness of the place enhancing the aroma and taste of the tea with beautiful view of forests in front of you. Dayara Bugyal
The trekking route to Rudranath temple offers awe-inspiring views of diversified beauty of nature. Rudranath temple, wild grass meadows, dense forest and Himalayan views makes this place a heavenly hamlet. Rudranath is among the Panch Kedars. Rudranath
One of the most popular and rewarding treks in the Garhwal Himalayas, Gaumukh - Tapovan - Nandanvan Circuit not only gives you the opportunity to camp at the foot of lofty Himalayan peak but it also involves crossing the massive Gaumukh Glacier, the origin of Ganga River. Gaumukh
Chopta is a picturesque hamlet which is still unexplored by travelers. Chopta itself offers splendid views of the imposing Himalayan range including Trishul, Nanda Devi and Chaukhamba. Morning view from Chopta is invigorating when the crimson rays of sun kisses the snow laden Himalayas. Chopta
Pindari Glacier
The most easily accessible of all Glaciers, Pindari is over 3.2 km in length and 1.5 kms wide. Well within the reach of any trekker in six to seven days, it rewards a visit well paid any time between summers and early winters. Pindari Glacier
Milam Glacier
Milam Glacier Trek is a gateway to explore the mystiques of Uttarakhand. Milam Glacier is one of the remotest yet accessible glaciers of Uttarakhand. Milam Glacier

Above listed treks are the most famous destinations for trekking in Uttarakhand. These treks offers the best views of the Himalayan ranges and many of these can be done by a first time trekkers. All these treks are amazing in itself which will take you one step closer to the life and culture of Uttarakhand. Our Personal favourite is Valley of Flowers Trek and Har Ki Doon Valley Trek. So if you are an adventure lover or one who loves trekking, than you must do these two treks once in your lifetime.

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