9 Top Treks In Garhwal, Himalayas, Uttarakhand,

The Garhwal Himalayas Uttarakhand in the northern and north-eastern side of India is a treasure house for every thrill seeking wanderer who finds his/her true calling in roaming the mountainous terrains of snowy peaks and lush green valleys.

The abundance of mountain peaks of all ranges and intermediate valleys sliced through by fast mountainous streams means that there is a vast number of trails around the region which allows it to have a huge number of trek routes all around the region. The entire region is a trekker’s paradise as it has something to offer for all kinds of trekkers, be it advanced or beginner.

And due to this huge diversity of trekking options available, wandering souls often get confused about which trek to pursue. And the worst part about it is not one of the treks available here are ‘bad’. Each of them being good in their own way and offering their unique platter for trekkers it really is a hard decision to make. Well the best we can do is detail the various delicacies on offer from some of the treks so that anybody can make an educated choice.

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Best Season: October To June
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Kunjapuri Sunrise Trek

1 Day

Kunjapuri temple located near Narendranagar town. Kunjapuri Temple is 26kms far from Rishikesh. Kunjapuri is at the height of 1650 meters. Temple is famous for it amazing view of shiwalik range of Himalaya. You can see snow capped mountains of Himalaya. Kunjapuri Trekking has 290 stairs so it requires 04 hours return journey. From temple you can enjoy view of Haridwar, Rishikesh and Doon valley from here.

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Phool Chatti Camping & Trek

2 Day

Village & city trek blending of village and city around Rishikesh. If you are running out of time and keen to explore in and around Rishikesh in just two days then this is the best trek solution. First our trek tail goes through old villages near Rishikesh- like Kota, Sirasu etc, dense forest comes under Rajaji national park, stunning view holy rive Ganges and Shivalik range of Himalaya. At end of this trek we reach beautiful village Sirasu where we explore beautiful white sand bank of river Ganges and take bath/relax there. After that we visit Vashistha Gufa and by noon we reach our Ganga view deluxe camp at Shivpuri where we enjoy bonfire, light music and delicious meals.

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Malakhunti Vashishta Gufa Hike

1 Day

Vashishta Gufa, situated on the banks of the Ganga River, is a popular place for meditation lovers. This is the cave where great Sage Vashishta said to have meditated. He was also among the seven great sages (Saptarishis) and the guru of Lord Ram. According to Hindu mythology, after the death of his children, Sage Vashishta, he decided to commit suicide in River Ganga, but was refused by Goddess Ganga. Arundhati, Vashishta's wife, liked the location and decided to stay here. Sage Vashishta meditated here for long time in a cave

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Dashrath Ka Danda, 360 Degree Trek

3 Days

Dashrath ka Danda Trek is a popular trek in Uttarakhand. This trek is popularly known for a weekend getaway and short trek in Rishikesh. This trek is majorly covered by people who want a short break from their daily life, adventure lovers, trekking enthusiast and most importantly by the neophytes. Among the new learner, this trek is famous because it is the best way to start with the trekking journey and learn the basics of trekking. Dashrath ka Danda Trek provides a distinctive introduction of the Himalayas to the new learners, possibly a best trek to learn and explore about the adventures of Himalaya

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Nagtiba trek

2 Days

Nag Tibba trek through the mountains in Uttarakhand. The end of monsoon translates into a cool weather, and the snow in the height of the season is all you need to enjoy the time. Nag Tibba is roughly a 10000-feet high mountain peak in the Garhwal region of the state of Uttarakhand. Locals believe that the Serpent God or Nag Devta resides here; hence the peak has been named as such. It is a revered site, and devotees offer prayers to the deity here.

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Auli Gorson Bugyal Trek

2 days

Auli - Gorson is one such fortuity a trekker can enjoy shuffling through some pages of geography. On this trek of Garhwal Himalayas, the intimidation doesn’t seem to cross mind due to its easy level. Staring from the Rishikesh to Joshimath to begin the trekking tour is the first step; every trekker has to take this in order to accomplish Auli Gorson Bugyal trekking. .

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Kedarkantha trek

5 Days

Kedarkantha trek which is another beautiful trek. Close to the famous Har ki dun valley, this place is lesser visited. Steeped in unsurpassed beauty, over here you find charming villages, vast stretches of meadows, snow paths and magnificent views of the great Himalayas. The people of the region are said to be friendly and follow a unique culture and practice. Uttarakhand.

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Pindari Glacier Trek

6 Days

Kumaon region of Uttrakhand, trek to Pindari Glacier is one such trekking trail that will take you through the spectacular landscapes, snow clad glaciers, and far-flung villages of the Kumaon region, which you might have only seen in the fairy tales and will remain etched in the mind for life!.

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Chopta Chandrashila Deoria tal Trek

5 Days

chandrashila is summit of the Tungnath . It literally means "Moon Rock". It is located at a height of about 4,000 metres (13,000 ft) above sea level. This peak provides a spectacular view of Himalayas,especially Nandadevi, Trisul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpunch and Chaukhamba peaks.