Trekking in Garhwal
Full with fun and adventure, trekking can bring a great boding with friends and nature at the same time. In India, Garhwal trekking is known to give everything an adventure enthusiast is seeking. Be it sweat, test of skill and wills, picturesque scenery, nature in its most rare forms and every other thing one can put a finger on where trekking is concerned.
Out of many popular trekking areas, Garhwal has its own special place. Once getting the experience of trekking tours of this place, it is not easy to put it off the memory lane. Garhwal is name given to one of places located near the foot hills of Himalayas in the state of Uttarakhand, which is very reputed for the variety of tourism it has to offer. This is supported by the versatile landscape and gifts of nature that made it possible for trekkers, hikers and rafters find home in their own way.
Sources of Holy Ganges
This will take you to the thrilling Gomukh Tapovan Treks, where you can see the glacier Gangotri that is believed to be the original source that feeds the Ganga River. With the uncertain and unpredictable landscapes you are always on the verge of expecting the unexpected. If you are taking this trip, make sure you visit Haridwar, Rishikesh, Uttarkashi and Gangotri before actually starting trekking from Chirbasa to Bhojwassa, Gomukh and Tapovan.
Lord Curzon Trail
The duration of this trip is around 10 to 12 days if you take care of your body as well meanwhile and not over exerting it. The moderate treks of Selu Bangar, Ghunni, Vinayak Pass, Jhinjhi Village, Pana Village, Dakhwani, Kuari Pass, Tali, Auli and Joshimath will be a memorable expedition in the lap of nature full with rustic yet pure sceneries. You will be starting your trek only after reaching ghat via Rishikesh, so it is a nice idea to visit the holy town.
In the shadow of Nanda Devi
This trip will also be of minimum 10 days where you will visit Rishikesh, Haridwar and Joshimath, and start trekking from Lata covering, Lata Kharak, Semi Kharak, Dharansi Pass, Tolma Village, Surai Thotta and Karanprayag. See the nature unfolding itself in villages of Garhwal.
Roopkund- Mysterious Skeleton Lake
Located in the district Chamoli of Garhwal Himalaya, this place is known for more than 500 human skeletons that are found near the lake. They date back to 850 AD. To enjoy the uninhabited area and trekking to reach here you need minimum 8 â€“ 10 days. The trek will take you through Wan, Bedni Bugyal, Bagubassa and Roopkund. Enjoy Rishikesh and Haridwar before you get tired by trekking.
In this exhaustive trip of sightseeing and trekking you will visit Rishikesh, Haridwar, Uttarkashi, Sillachhan, Kushkalyani, Kyarki Khal, Parital, Sahastral Kalyani, Kharsoli, Khatling Glacier, Masar Tal, Vasuki Tal, Kedarnath, Gaurikund and Rudraprayag. These places include the important places of trekking in Garhwal region.
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Authorâ€™s Bio – Anjali is an active blogger primarily focusing on travel and tourism. She has written many attractive and informative posts related to India tourism and trekking tours now in mentioned article, she is describing various popular trekking places in Garhwal Himalayas such as Khalting Glacier, Lord Curzon Trail, Sources of Holy Ganges and many more.. Hopefully you like it!MORE MOUNTAIN WEEKLY NEWS HIGHLIGHTS: