Due to India’s vast and stunning landscapes, it has been extremely hard to select the list of top 10 trek. To make it’s easier, we followed three criteria. First, the views, the second was variety, and finally the accessibility by the trekker.

 

Here’s our list of the top 10 best treks in India:

 

  1. Chadar Trek: Ladakh

 

A Very popular trek in the Ladakh region along the Frozen Zanskar River with beautiful winter terrain and the ancient culture of the Ladakh region. You’ll be trekking along Icy routes, pristine nature, bone-chilling winds, and the experience of a lifetime, that’s what this trek is all about.

LOCATION

Leh-Ladakh

MAXIMUM ALTITUDE

3390 m

DURATION

9 days

DIFFICULTY

Difficult

BEST SEASON

January to February

 

 

  1. Valley of Flowers Trek: Uttarakhand

Located in the Himalayas at an altitude of 3658 m, the valley of flowers is a huge valley blooming with more types of flowers than one can possibly count. It is a spectacular site surrounded by beautiful mountains on all sides. The valley floor is resplendent with flowers of all colours and the whole area has an intense, pleasant aroma. After an exciting trek in the Himalayan foothills, the valley of flowers feels like heaven on Earth.

 

LOCATION

Garhwal Himalayas

MAXIMUM ALTITUDE

3658 m

DURATION

6 days

DIFFICULTY

Moderate

Best season

July to September

 

3. Markha Valley Trek: Ladakh

It is a popular trek in the Ladakh region. You’ll be walking in a variety of terrains including dry mountains, streams, and small villages with fields of wheat and, barley mustard. Housing several old Buddhist monasteries, the region is a repository of ancient Tibetan culture. A trek through this region will be etched in your memory for a lifetime.

 

LOCATION

Ladakh

MAXIMUM ALTITUDE

5150 m

DURATION

7 to 9 days

DIFFICULTY

Moderate

BEST SEASON

June to October

 

 

 

4. Kuari Tapovan trek

A journey through the beautiful Garhwal region, this trek has you walking in the shadows of several 7000+ peaks. The region houses rare Himalayan fauna such as the snow leopard and the musk deer.

 

LOCATION

Garhwal Himalayas

MAXIMUM ALTITUDE

4264 m

DURATION

6 days

DIFFICULTY

Easy

BEST SEASON

April-June and September-November

 

 

 

5. Nanda Devi trek

Nanda Devi is the highest peak in the Garhwal region of India. Sprawled across the lap of the mountain, the Nanda Devi national park, housing unique Himalayan flora, and fauna is a place of beauty in and of itself. You’ll be trekking along Himalayan foothills and several small rivers, streams, and glaciers. The place is the epitome of pristine natural beauty, attracting thousands of photographers, trekkers, and mystics every year.

 

LOCATION

Garhwal Himalayas

MAXIMUM ALTITUDE

4150 m

DURATION

10 days

DIFFICULTY

Moderate

BEST SEASON

May-June and September-October

 

 

 

6 Goecha La Trek: Sikkim

 

Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Sikkim region, puts you face to face with Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain peak on the planet. Be it beautiful rhododendron forests, picturesque hill stations, or clear blue Himalayan lakes, this trek has it all.

 

LOCATION

Sikkim

MAXIMUM ALTITUDE

4940 m

DURATION

10 days

DIFFICULTY

Difficult

BEST SEASON

Mid-March to June and September to Mid November

 

7 Roopkund Trek: Uttarakhand

 

A journey to the remote Roopkund lake takes you through pristine forests with rivers gushing below you. The lush greenery, the numerous birds of several species, the surrounding Himalayan peaks, the flat plains, the Hindu temples, all serve to make the trek to Roopkund a memorable experience.

 

LOCATION

Uttarakhand

MAXIMUM ALTITUDE

5029 m

DURATION

8 days

DIFFICULTY

Moderate

BEST SEASON

Mid-May to mid-June and September to October

 

 

 

8. Dodital Trek

The journey to Dodital lake takes you through soft snowy terrain with cool winter winds blowing through your hair. All in all, Dodital is a splendid trek in the Indian Himalayas that you will fondly recall even after many years.

 

LOCATION

Garhwal Uttarakhand

MAXIMUM ALTITUDE

3307 m

DURATION

6 to 7 days

DIFFICULTY

Level 2: Easy to Level 3: Moderate

REMOTENESS

Not Remote

BEST SEASON

April to November

 

 

9. Chandratal Lake Trek

 

Chandratal Lake trek is another famous trekking in India. Hikers flock to see its glacial lakes, local villages, lush forests and snowy peaks. Once again, there are plenty of fantastic routes to choose from in the area.

 

 

LOCATION

Garhwal Uttarakhand

MAXIMUM ALTITUDE

5260 m

DURATION

9 days

DIFFICULTY

Difficult

REMOTENESS

Not Remote

BEST SEASON

July to September

 

 

10. Gangotri Gomukh Trek

A journey in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand, this trek takes you to the Gangotri glacier at Gomukh, the source of the Ganges. A true natural delight, the region features a large diversity of plants and animals, including rare blue mountain goats. The glacier is surrounded by beautiful mountains on all sides, a truly mesmerizing sight to behold.

 

LOCATION

Garhwal Himalayas

MAXIMUM ALTITUDE

4463 m

DURATION

12 days

DIFFICULTY

Level 3: Moderate

REMOTENESS

Moderately Remote

BEST SEASON

May-June & August-Mid Oct