TREKKING IN GARHWAL HIMALAYAS

Trekking in Garhwal

Garhwal Himalayas is one of the most world popular trekking destinations in India. It lies between the Punjab to the West and the Nepal Himalayas to the East. This is one area in the Himalayas, which has something to offer to all the trekkers, mountaineers, the naturalist and the photographer. As Garhwal houses some of the holiest of Hindu shrines, it attracts millions of pilgrims every year from all over the Indian subcontinent. The Garhwal Himalayas have attracted mountaineers from all over the world, to attempt and scale the mighty peaks in this Himalaya region. A Garhwal trekking tour in this region, combined with visits to the holy temples of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath, will add spiritual experience of the Himalayas as you observe the stream of people bathing and lining up in front of the temples to have a view of holy shrine, and to wash away, the sins of a lifetime.

Kuari Pass Trek
Kuari Pass was the way followed by Shipton and Tilman on their way to the Rishi Gorge and by other mountaineer’s en path to the peaks on the Indo-Tibetan border. It is also known as the Curzon Trail, as the well-known former Viceroy of India also travelled this route. The path was named after Lord Curzon who was a keen explorer and it is said that the path was particularly impro
Roopkund Trek
RoopKund becomes well-known when large number of Human bones was reported. After that explorers and scientists have tried to clarify the mystery but it helped in deepening the mystery rather solving it. 2 theories have emerged and one is that these bones are of Gen. Zorawar Singh of Kashmir and his men who were coming back after raiding China-Tibet in 17th Century. 2nd.
     
Valley of Flowers
Valley of Flower Starting from about 6 kms from Bhuindhar village it covering an area of about 87 square kms. The beautiful valley situated at an altitude ranging from 3300 mts to 3650 mts. Known as a paradise for nature lovers, the valley is replete with a wide array of flower varieties, and boasts of the largest collection of wild flowers species, in the entire region! The aptly christened river Pushpa
 
Pawali Khanta Trek
Panwali Kantha trek provides you with one of the rarest vision of the complete range of Yamnotri- Gangotri- Kedarnath- Badrinath mountain peaks. In the route you pass through the 7 Bugyals of Panwali Kantha, Where if you are fortunate, You might catch a quick look of blue mountain goat. This trek is part of the very old pilgrim trail from Gangotri to Kedarnath, in the tradition of Vamavrta Yatra 
     
Chopta ChandrashilaTrek
Chandrashila Trek is one of the popular trek that can be undertaken round the year, in Garhwal Himalayas except during heavy snowing months of December and January. Chandrashila summit is a rock face above the temple of Tungnath, the highest of all the temples in the Himalayas. It is a short but rigorous hike beyond the temple. The Chandrashila summit affordsl
 
Kalindi Pass TrekKalindi pass is a quite a popular trekking route. It divides the valleys of Chamoli and Uttarkashi. The trek gifts some really nice experience to a trekker trying to get a taste of all round terrains from rocks to ice to moraine fields and snow. The Kalindi peak named after the pass does not need a permit to climb. The height of the peak is approx 20000 feet an.
     
Damdarkandi Pass Trek
Kuari Pass was the way followed by Shipton and Tilman on their way to the Rishi Gorge and by other mountaineer’s en path to the peaks on the Indo-Tibetan border. It is also known as the Curzon Trail, as the well-known former Viceroy of India also travelled this route. The path was named after Lord Curzon who was a keen explorer and it is said that the path was particularly impro
 
Tapovan Trek
Gangotri Tapovan Trek means the tour from Gangotri to Tapovan touring destination. Having fun in Hindu myths and faith, the Garhwal Himalayas are called to be the “dwelling of the Lords”. The river Ganges gets its basis in this distant massif, at the holy temple of Gangotri. Handful tourists track this route of Gangotri Tapovan which will cause single among the leading point of Hindu religion, wher 
     
Dodital Trek
Dodital, the lake with a lot of mythological history is a very happening trekking place at the present age. Dodital is the birth place of Lord Ganesha and is said to have witnessed the beheading of the deity by Lord Shiva. Bounded with lush greenery with crystal clear water makes this place as an ultimate place for the travel lovers and sightseers. At a height of 3307 meters .
 
Dayra Bugyal Trek
Bugyal in the local mountain dialect means “High Altitude Meadow”. Dayara Bugyal is one of the most beautiful places in Uttaranchal, situated at an elevation ranging from 10,000 – 12,000 ft. This vast meadow is second to none in natural beauty in Uttranchal. The possibility of Nordic as well as Alpine skiing are immense here, since during winter it provides one of the best ski slopes in India spread 
     
Harkidun Trek
Har-ki-Dun, situated at an elevation of 3566 meters is surrounded by glittering peaks and dense forests. The forests are rich in wild life and are a veritable paradise for bird-watchers and nature lovers. This trek provides enjoyment for all age groups as the trek is not too tough, and valley is full of flora and fauna. One can spend tim identifying herbs & shrubs used for Ayurveda. Photography is 
 

Source of Ganges Trek
The Ganges is considered the most sacred river in India. The legend is that the Goddess Ganga descended on Earth from heaven at Gangotri and so the Gangotri is considered as Source of Ganges. There is a temple at Gangotri dedicated to Mother Ganges. The actual source of The Ganges likes 19 km from Gangotri at Gaumukh. The trek follows the river upstream to the actual source at

Garhwal trekking in Uttarakhand can be the most meaningful and attractive trekking destination to explore the Himalayan foothills. Garhwal that beholds the most pious journey of Chardham and is famed for the sacred abode of Gods is also popular for astonishing trekking experiences. The adventure travel in Garhwal offers trekking, camping and hiking for energetic outdoor moments. Trekking in Garhwal gives many enjoyable and rejuvenating experiences plus gives a chance to meet the local simple living. The Garhwal trekking arranges for many adventurous touring activities including trekking tours, mountain biking tour, rafting tours and cultural tours in the fascinating and glorifying Himalayan region.

Trekking in Garhwal brings marvelous opportunities for adventurous lovers to find the ever inspiring peaks, beautiful valleys and meadows and to learn about the legends associated with all the important peaks and destinations that typically make Garhwal so renowned and special and thus makes the adventure holidays more meaningful and interesting.


TREKKING LISTS

Outer Nanda Devi Sanctuary
 
Duration : 11-12 Days Min.
Region: Ghat-Kuari Pass
Grade: Moderate
 
 
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Roop Kund
 
Duration : 11-15 Days Min.
Region: Karan Paryag/Haridwar
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous
 
 
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Mussorrie To Sangla [ Over Rupin Pass ]
 
Duration : 13-15 Days Min.
Region: Uttaranchal to Himachal Pradesh
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous
 
 
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Hem Kund-Valley of Flowers
 
Duration : 8 – 9 Days Min.
Region: Haridwar/Joshimath
Grade: Easy to Moderate
 
 
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Kedar Tal
 
Duration : 10 -12 Days Min.
Region: Utterkashi
Grade: Strenuous
 
 
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Khatling Glacier
 
Duration : 10 Days Min.
Region: Dehradun
Grade: Moderate
 
 
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Har Ki Dun Valley
 
Duration : 11 – 14 Days Min.
Region: Utterkashi
Grade: Easy
 
 
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Dodi Tal
 
Duration : 10 – Days Min.
Region: Haridwar
Grade: Easy
 
 
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Gangotri-Gaumukh-Tapoban
 
Duration : 11-13 Days Min.
Region: Haridwar/Gangotri
Grade: Easy to Moderate
 
 
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Gangotri-Badrinath
 
Duration : 19 – 22 Days Min.
Region: Haridwar/Gangotri
Grade: Strenuous

 

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