It was quite some time I did a trek due to my pre occupied engagements at work. Indeed a break was needed and what better it could be back to trekking in summer season. While looking out for treks online I found Patalsu Summit in Manali quite enchanting. I talked to Joban (my trek partner)…
Perched on the eastern edge of Himalayas, the Kingdom of Bhutan has a pristine, haunting beauty of the landscapes, atmosphere of peace and sacredness, which pervades the land from end to end. Bhutan is a place blessed with an almost magical power to transform your mind & soul.
Dhauladhars or Dhaoli Dhar range is a granite wall of mountains rising abruptly from the Kangra plains to an average height of some 14000 ft. Witnessing the mighty Dhauladhars and the Kangra valley one feels connected to these mountains. The trek will take you through lush green meadows of triund to the breathtaking views of Laka glacier and Indrahar Pass.
Towering at 12500 ft (3800m), Kedarkantha summit is a located in Govind Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttarkashi District, in western Garhwal region of Uttrakhand. The summit offers a 360-degree panoramic view of the spectacular snow capped peaks.
Thachi valley, a very less explored destination in Himachal. Perched between the mountains that overlook the Great Himalayan National Park, the captivating Thachi valley is one such hidden place which offers staying under billions of dazzling stars, getting up to witness a beautiful early morning sunrise and a breathtaking sunset.
Grahan village is located at an altitude of 7700 ft hidden in the Parvati Valley. The village offers fresh crisp air detoxing your body, very helpful locals and the shimmering strip of the Milkyway galaxy to gaze upon.
Giriganga is a 7 km easy trek in the Pabbar valley which lies in Himachal’s southeast corner. The base village to reach the river source is Kharapathar which is around 77 kms from Shimla.
Churdhar is also known as Chur chandni, for the snow covered peak which resembles a silver bangle. Churdhar (elevation of 3,647 metres; 11,965 feet) is the highest peak in Sirmour district of Himachal Pradesh and is also the highest peak in the outer Himalayas.
Deoria Tal – Tunganath – Chandrashila peak, the three can be visited just in span of 3 days including return journey. The starting point for the Deoria Tal trek is village Sari which is about 12 kms from Ukhimath. Tungnath is the highest Shiva Temple in the world (3680m) (12,073 ft). Chandrashila Peak is located at a height of about 4,000 metres (13,000 ft) above sea level.
Hatu peak, a short 1 day trek begins from Narkanda, a town in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. Hatu peak is the highest point in Narkanda region.The Hatu Temple at the summit is beautiful and you are left awe-struck by the craftsmanship & its magnificence.
Prashar Lake is situated at an altitude of 2,730 m. The lake has a breathtaking beauty to offer. The lake is surrounded by the portentous Dhauladhar Ranges in Kullu Valley. The trek to Prashar Lake involves awe inspiring trails crossing the forests and several small streams. There are plenty of beautiful views of Dhauladhar, Pir Panjal and Kinnaur mountain ranges.
Kheerganga is a serene meadow in the Parvati Valley situated at 2960 m. It takes about 4–5 hours trekking to reach Kheerganga Top which is approx. 12 km from the starting point near Barshaini, 17 km away from Kasol. Triund is the crown jewel of dharamshala , situated in the laps of dhauladhar mountains at an altitude of 2850 meters, has the perfect view of the dhauladhar mountains on one side and kangra valley on the other.