29 Best Treks In The Himalayas You Must Do In 2020

Here are the 29 best Himalayan treks to do this year. Treks for beginners like Dayara Bugyal, Mukta Top, Kedarkantha, are great to do all year round, except in monsoon. Intermediate treks such as the Phulara Ridge Trek, Deoban Trek, Deoriatal Chandrashila trek, and the Beas Kund trek.

If you want to trek in snow, target trekking between November and April. If you’d like to trek in spring, look out for treks in March and April, like the Sandakphu Phalut Trek, Khopra Ridge Trek and the Goechala Trek.

Head over to our  Upcoming Treks page. Here you can choose a trek based on the season of your choice, the difficulty level, and the months of the year.


Here are the 29 best Himalayan treks to do in 2020

Let’s start with weekend treks from Delhi

1. Nag Tibba Trek

Duration: 2 Days
Difficulty level: Easy- Moderate
Region: Mussoorie
Best time to do the Nag Tibba trek: Throughout the year
Temperatures: Summer day time: 16-18 degrees, Nightime: 10-12 degrees. Winter daytime: 12-14 degrees, Night: 2-4 degrees
Altitude: 9,914 ft

The Nag Tibba Trek is a thrilling weekend camp trek out of Mussoorie. If you live in Delhi, this must be on top of you 2020 trek list. The trek begins from Pantwari and climb to the Nag Tibba summit. You get to see stunning sights of Mt Bandarpoonch, Srikanth and Gangotri right in front of you. Further, this trek offers some unforgettable sunrise and sunset views, and a beautiful forest section to trek in.

For a weekend trek from Delhi, this is a wonderful option of a Himalayan Trek.

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Find all information about the Nag Tibba trek by clicking on the above image. Picture by Nikhil Agarwal

2. Sainj Valley Trek

Duration: 2 Days
Difficulty level: Easy-moderate
Region: Himachal Pradesh
Best time to do the Sainj Valley Trek: March – April
Temperatures: Summer daytime: 18-20 degrees, nightime, 6-8 degrees
Winter – Day time: 4-8 degrees, Nighttime: -4 to -8
Altitude: 7040 ft

The Sainj Valley Trek is a beautiful weekend trek in Himachal Pradesh. It’s a good trek to do if you live in Delhi. It is one of the few treks inside of the Great Himalayan National Park. During winter, you get to trek in snow and the temperatures in the night go down to about -6 degrees.

The grasslands you see on this trek will remind you of those on the Kashmir Trek. You get some remarkable views of the entire valley on this trek. The trail takes you through dense forests, ringing with different bird cries. When the trail finally opens out of the forest, you get some truly stunning views of the Sainj valley and the mighty peaks surrounding the Raktisar glacier. The trail also takes you through ancient villages, apple orchards, and then finally, the Pundrik lake which is shrouded in local mythos.

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Find all information about the Sainj Valley trek by clicking on the above image.

3. Deoban Weekend Trek

Duration: 2 Days
Difficulty level: Easy- Moderate
Region: Uttarakhand
Best time to do the Deoban Weekend Trek: December to May
Temperatures: Summer Daytime:16 to 20 degrees, Night time 8 to 12 degrees
Winter – Daytime: 4-6 degrees degrees, Night: 0 to -2
Altitude: 9,279 ft

The base camp for the Deoban weekend trek is Chakrata. Chakrata is less than 330 km from Delhi. It is just a night train away. The trek is 15 km long. It is a wonderful weekend trek to do in October, November, and December as well. Post December there is too much snow on the trails. Post winter, we run the trek in March and April.

In just two days, the Deoban trek offers what most of our longer Himalayan treks offer – stunning views of mountain peaks, a beautiful forest section with a thick canopy, unending green meadows, and easy access.

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For all information about the Deoban weekend trek, click on the image above. Picture by Krunal Patel

Next, let’s list the best treks for beginners.

These are good treks to do throughout January, February, March and April. Make note of the best time mentioned in the details to see the trek at its best.

4. Sandakphu Phalut Trek

Duration: 7 Days
Difficulty level: Moderate
Region: West Bengal
Best time to do the Sandakphu Phalut: Mid Sept-April
Temperature: Summer – Daytime 16-18 degrees, Night time – 3-4 degrees
Altitude: 11,950 ft

The Sandakphu trek is one of the few treks from where you can see 4 out of 5 of the tallest mountains in the world — Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Makalu and Mt Kanchenjunga. Amongst all Himalayan treks, this view is what the Sandakphu treks stands out for. This view is popularly known as the Sleeping Buddha — an image that will stay in your mind for years to come.

A unique feature of this trek are the tea-houses you will find. They are similar to hotels and restaurants, but are indescribably different. You will have to stay in one, to experience the warmth of a tea house.

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Find all information about the Sandakphu trek by clicking on the above image. Picture by Anil Vesvikar

5. Mukta Top Trek

Duration: 6 Days
Difficulty level: Moderate
Region: Himachal Pradesh
Best time to do the trek Mukta Top Trek: Jan- June
Temperatures: Summer Daytime – 14-16  degrees, Nighttime – 4-6 degrees
Winter  daytime: – 8-10 degrees, Nighttime -2 to -4
Altitude: 11,838 ft

The Mukta Top trek is a fairly newer Himalayan Trek. It is located about 430 km from Delhi. During winter, that is December through mid-March temperature can go down to -5. During summer, that is from March to June the temperature are around 12-13 degrees during the day, and negative temperatures at night. The entire trek distance is 28 km.

This trek has enchanting forests, amazing mountain views, a thrilling summit climb. Another bonus on this trek is that they are often isolated

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Find all information about the Mukta Top trek by clicking on the image. Picture by Assad Dadan

6. Brahmatal Trek

Duration:6 Days
Difficulty level: Moderate
Region: Uttarakhand
Best time to do the Brahmatal Trek: September to April
Temperatures: Summer daytime 14-18 degrees, night time 6-8 degrees
Winter daytime – 6-8 degrees, Nighttime -4 to -8
Altitude: 12,250 ft

Like several other treks, the Brahmatal Trek too was explored and documented by Indiahikes. The highest point on this trek is Brahmatal Top at 12,250ft. It is a stunning trek. A new set of mountains open themselves up before you – Mt Chaukhamba, Mt Neelkanth, Mt Hathi Ghoda, and Mt Trishul and Nanda Ghunti are by your side throughout the trek.

Brahmatal is a great trek to do solo as well. In December, January, and February, there is a lot of snow on the trail. The treks runs until the beginning of March.

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Click on the image to find all information about the Brahmatal trek. Picture by Vishwajeet Chavan

7. Kedarkantha Trek

Duration: 6 Days
Difficulty level: Easy – Moderate
Region: Uttarakhand
Best time to do the Kedarkantha Trek: Dec-April
Temperatures: Summer Daytime:14 to 16 degrees, Night time 4 to 8 degrees
Winter – Daytime: 2-8 degrees, Night: -10 to -12
Altitude: 12,500

Kedarkantha is one of the first few treks Indiahikes began organizing. It has a stunning summit climb, and is a perfect trek to do in all seasons. The Kedarkantha peak stands at an altitude of  12, 500 ft with a 360 degree view around of other Himlayan peaks. Over the year Indiahikes has discovered new and adventurous routes to the summit.

Click here to know more about the Kedarkantha Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.

Click on the image to find all information about the Kedarkantha trek. Picture by Mit Sheth

8. Har Ki Dun – Ruinsara Tal

Duration: 9 Days
Difficulty level: Moderate
Region: Uttarakhand
Best time to do the Har Ki Dun trek: Mar-June, Sept- Dec
Temperatures: Summer Daytime:14 to 16 degrees, Night time 4 to 8 degrees
Winter – Daytime: 2-8 degrees, Night: -10 to -12
Altitude: 11,811 ft

The Har Ki Dun trek is about an 8-10 hour drive from Mussoorie/Dehradun. In winter the temperature goes down to -12 degrees, and around 2 degrees during summer. The entire trek distance is nearly 47 kms. 

Indiahikes added the Ruinsara Tal trek, to the Har Ki Dun itinerary. The Har Ki Dun trek is incomplete without the Ruinsara Tal.

Ruinsara Tal is located in complete isolation, and the Ruinsara valley is said to be prettier than the Har Ki Dun valley too!

Click here to know more about the Har Ki Dun – Ruinsara Tal Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.

Click on the image to find out all information about the Har Ki Dun trek. Picture by Sidharth Sirohi

9. Deoriatal Chandrashila Trek

Duration: 6 Days
Difficulty level: Easy-moderate
Region: Uttarakhand
Best time to do the Deoriatal Chandrashila Trek: March-May, September-December
Temperatures: Summer Daytime:14 to 16 degrees, Night time 4 to 8 degrees
Winter – Daytime: 2-8 degrees, Night: -10 to -12
Altitude: 12,083

The Deoriatal Chandrashila trek with Indiahikes is a 6 day trek. It is an extremely special trek because it is not just a section of the Himalayan ranges that you can see, but all the major summits of Western and Eastern Uttarakhand from the summit.  

You can do the trek anytime in October to the first week of January. During December and January, in winter the temperatures go down to – 12 degrees. Whereas in summers it around 12-13 degrees during the day, and single digits at night.

Click here to know more about the Deoriatal Chandrashila Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.

Click on the image to find all information about the Deoriatal-Chandrashila trek. Picture by Indiahikes Trek Leader Avijit Jamloki.

10. Phulara Ridge Trek

Duration: 6 Days
Difficulty level: Easy-Moderate
Region: Uttarakhand
Best time to do the Phulara Ridge Trek: April – June, September- November
Temperatures: Summer Daytime:18 – 16 degrees, Night time 8 to 10 degrees
Early WinterDaytime 15-16 degrees, Night time 4 to 3 degrees
Altitude: 12,171 ft

The Phulara Ridge trek is great to do in September, October, November, May and June. It is a unique ridge trek in India, and one of the newer treks. It was discovered by Indiahikes in 2017. The beautiful Pushtara meadows are another reason why every trekker must do this trek. 

Further, for a short duration of a trek, the Phulara Ridge trek has a beautiful dense forest section. If you are a wildlife, or bird lover, this is definitely the trek for you. We have spotted over 10 species of Himalayan birds on this trek.

Click here to know more about the Phulara Ridge Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.

Click on the image for all information about the Phulara Ridge trek. Picture by Braham Gairola

11. Bhrigu Lake Trek

Duration: 4 Days
Difficulty level: Moderate
Region: Himachal Pradesh
Best time to do the Bhrigu Lake Trek: June – September
Temperatures: Altitude: 14,009 ft

The Bhrigu Lake Trek is a trek close to Manali. The months of June, July, August, and September are the best times to do this trek. The total distance of this trek is 20 kms. In this 20 km stretch, you will see some of the most beautiful treks in the Manali region.

Further, this is a trek that is steeped in mythology. It is known as the place where the famous saint Maharishi Bhrigu sat in deep meditation. Further, you also get stunning views of Hanuman Tibba on this trek.

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Bhrigu Lake Trek-On the way to Rola Kuhli - Indiahikes
Click on the image to find all information about the Bhrigu Lake trek. Picture by Sandhya UC

12. Beas Kund Trek

Duration: 4 days
Difficulty level: Moderate
Region: Himachal Pradesh
Best time to do the Beas Kund Trek: June – September
Temperatures: Summer – Daytime – 18 to 20 degrees, Night-time – 4-5 degrees.
Altitude:12,772 ft

The Beas Kund Trek is approximately 550 km from Delhi – a nights journey away. For a Himalayan trek to be this close to a city, it’s a blessing in disguise for trekkers.

Post summer, mid-June, July, and August is a great time to do the Beas Kund Trek. The temperature during this time of the year is around 18-20 degrees during the day at lower campsites, and about 5-6 degrees at higher campsites. At night, you can expect the temperature to reach 1-2 degrees.

It is a great trek for first time trekkers, seasoned trekkers, as well as trekkers that wish to trek solo.

Click here to know more about the Beas Kund Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.


Click on the image to find all information about the Beas Kund trek. Picture by Nitesh Kumar

13. Valley Of Flowers Trek

Duration: 6 Days
Difficulty level: Moderate
Region: Uttarakhand
Best time to do the Valley of Flowers Trek: July – September
Temperature: Summer daytime: 17-24 degrees. Nightime – 12- 14 degrees
Altitude:14,400 ft

The Valley of Flowers trek is stuff of legends. It is said the trekkers fall unconscious from the heavy scent of the flowers on the valley floor. The moment you enter the valley, you have a sweeping view of it’s vast expanse covered in a layer of flowers. Flowers, leaves, buds of various shapes, sizes, colours all grow together here.

The trek also goes through the Hem Kund Sahib, a place of pilgrimage and worship.

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Valley of Flowers Trek
Click on the image to find all information about the Valley of Flowers trek. Picture by: Gourab Nandy

14.Tarsar Marsar Trek

Duration: 7 Days
Difficulty level: Moderate
Region: Kashmir
Best time to do the Tarsar Marsar Trek: Mid-June to September
Altitude: 13,201 ft

The Tarsar Marsar trek in Kashmir is one of the prettiest treks in India. The only other trek that comes close to its beauty if the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek. It is a moderate difficult trek, so you must come well prepared to do the trek.

The trek takes you from one lake to the other, from Tarsar, to Marsar, and then to Sundarsar. You also get to camp beside two of these stunning lakes. In this aspect, Tarsar Marsar is better than the Kashmir Great Lakes trek.

It does rain during July, and trek in Kashmir are indeed a monsoon trek. But it lies mostly in the rain shadow region of India.

At Indiahikes, we closely monitor the social, and political situation in Kashmir. The safety of our trekkers and staff on the slopes are always our first priority.

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Click on the image to find all information on the Tarsar Marsar Trek. Picture by Raghavendra SN

15. Gidara Bugyal Trek

Duration: 7 Days
Difficulty level: Moderate
Region: Uttarakhand
Best time to do the Gidara Bugyal Trek: September
Altitude: 13,900 ft

The Gidara Bugyal trek is an ancient, and well known trek amongst other Himalayan treks. It is one of the largest high altitude meadows you will set foot on. It is larger than the popular Dayara Bugyal trek. Further, this trek has a beautiful ridge walk that not many treks can boast about.

The campsites on this trek are incredible. They are nestled in the grasslands of Gidara, and just as you leave the wondrous forest section. 

Click here to know more about the Gidara Bugyal Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.

Click on the image to find all information on the Gidara Bugyal Trek. Picture by Nitesh Kumar

Here are our best moderate-difficult treks

These can be attempted by fit beginners as well. They are also good for experienced trekkers.

16. Hampta Pass Trek

Duration: 6 Days
Difficulty level: Moderate
Region: Himachal Pradesh
Best time to do the Hampta Pass Trek: June-September
Temperatures: Summer Daytime:16 – 18  degrees, Nighttime – 4-6 degrees
Altitude: 14,065 ft

The best time to do the trek is in September. In October it begins to snow, and this region gets extremely cold. The weather on this trek is pleasant. Especially day time in summer where temperature at between 14 to 16 degrees.

You must do this trek because it is an unusual, special pass. It begins from the lush green valleys of Kullu through a narrow gorge-like valley to an overhang high in the mountains. From the pass, you can see the entire Spiti valley in one wide panoramic sweep.

Click here to know more about the Hampta Pass Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.


Click on the image to find all information about the Hampta Pass trek. Picture by Neha Chauhan

17. Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Duration: 10 Days
Difficulty level: Moderate – Difficult
Region: Nepal
Best time to do the Annapurna Base Camp Trek: April, October
Temperatures: In March – Daytime – 10 to 12 degrees, Nighttime 0 to 15 degrees
Altitude: 13,550 ft

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Indiahikes is a 12 day moderate-difficulty trek. The entire trek is about 70 km. March and April are the best times to do this trek. The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular treks in the world. It is every mountain lovers dream to climb this mountain, and if not the mountain itself at least till the base camp.

The Machapuchare Base Camp and Chhomrung are the places that trekkers from around the globe come to see and experience.

Click here to know more about the Annapurna Base Camp Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.

Click on the image to find all information about the Annapurna Base Camp trek. Picture by Chaitan Sharma

18. Khopra Ridge Trek

Duration: 9 Days
Difficulty level: Moderate-Difficulty
Region: Nepal
Best time to do the Khopra Ridge Trek: March-April, October
Temperatures: Temperatures: In March – Daytime – 10 to 12 degrees, Nighttime 0 to 15 degrees
Altitude: 15,709 ft

The Khopra Ridge Trek is run by Indiahikes in April. One of the most stunning campsites on the trek is Khayar Lake. People from around the world to this trek for that reason. Another unique aspect of this trek is that you get to see the Annapurna Massif at an arm’s distance. Further you also see the Mt Machapuchare as glorious as ever. 

You see Mt Machapuchare as glorious as ever. Further, you also get a sight of Mt Nilgiri North and South, Mt Himchuli, and Mt Ganga Purna, this is an unforgettable ridge walk.

Click here to know more about the Khopra Ridge Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.

Click on the image to find all information about the Khopra Ridge trek. Picture by Aditya Raghavan

19. Buran Ghati Trek

Duration:8 Days
Difficulty level: Moderate-Difficult
Region: Himachal Pradesh
Best time to do the Buran Ghati Trek: May- June, September – October
Altitude: 15,000 ft

Indiahikes operates the Buran Ghati trek in the months of May, June, September and October. Solo trekkers are common to find on this trail. It is adventurous, to say the least, and full of meadows, a thrilling pass crossing, and historical villages.

The Rupin Pass trek runs parallely to the Buran Ghati Trek. It is a grand buffet of all our Himalayan Treks. The trail begins at the historical out of Janglik and goes into a delightfully deep forest and then bursts into Dayara meadows.

Click here to know more about the Buran Ghati Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.

Click on the image for all information about the Buran Ghati trek. Picture by Anirban Banerjee

20. Rupin Pass Trek

Duration: 9 Days
Difficulty level: Moderate- Difficulty
Region: Uttarakhand
Best time to do the Rupin Pass Trek: May-June, September-October
Temperatures:  NEED INFO
Altitude: 15,279 ft

The Rupin Pass trek is a trek that gives you a true sense of adventure. There is a surprise in scenery on every turn. It is a special trek that ranks well among the erstwhile Roopkund Trek and the Hampta Pass Trek. 

One of the biggest highlights of this trek is the climb to Rati Pheri from the Upper waterfall campsite, and the steep ascent to Rupin Pass through the gully, all this at 15,380 ft.

Click here to know more about the Rupin Pass Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.

Click on the image to find all information about the Rupin Pass trek. Picture by Anirban Banerjee

21. Gaumukh Tapovan Trek

Duration: 8 Days
Difficulty level: Moderate – Difficult
Region: Uttarakhand
Best time to do the Gaumukh Tapovan Trek: May – June, September – October
Altitude: 14,202 ft

The Gaumukh Tapovan trek is one of the oldest and most legendary Himalayan treks in India. Several trekkers, trek solo on this trail. It offers a chance to experience beautiful sunsets, get a view of Mt Shivling like no other, and last but not the least, the Gangotri glacier itself.

The base camp for the Gaumukh Tapovan trek is Rishikesh, a must visit place steeped in culture.

Click here to know more about the Gaumukh Tapovan Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.

Click on the image to find information about the Gaumukh Tapovan trek. Picture by Chandana Puttalingiah

22. Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

Duration: 7 Days
Difficulty level: Moderate – Difficult
Region: Kashmir
Best time to do the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek: July – September
Altitude: 13,800 ft

The Kashmir region is picturesque, with each lake being more beautiful than the previous. It is a wonderful trek do to solo as well. You get to experience the larger than life settings of the lakes on this trek.

Click here to know more about the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.

Click on the image to find all information on the Kashmir Great Lakes trek. Picture by Krunal Patel

Here is a list of our best Difficult Treks

These are suitable for experienced trekkers only. We also have a thorough fitness check before we accept registrations for these treks.

23. Kedartal Trek

Duration: 7 Days
Difficulty level: Difficult
Region: Uttarakhand
Best time to do the Kedartal Trek: May – June, September – October
Altitude: 15,485 ft

The Kedartal Trek is a difficult trek compared to other Himalayan treks.  Indiahikes opens batches in May and June. This trek is for experienced trekkers, and adventure lovers. The trek climbs to the glacial Kedartal lake, that is surrounded by big mountains. Some of the most famous mountains of our country rise in front of you in this cauldron – Mt Thalaysagar, Mt Bhrigupanth, Nanda Parvat, Mt Jogin, and Mt Gangotri.

This trek is extremely challenging with river crossings, spider wall crossing, and the sheet altitude itself. If you want to do this trek, we recommend doing some easy-moderate and moderate treks before attempting this trek.

Click here to know more about the Kedartal Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information. 

Click on the image to find all information about the Kedartal trek. Picture by Tanmay Bain

24. Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Ri

Duration: 18 Days
Difficulty level: Difficulty
Region: Nepal
Best time to do the Everest Base Camp Trek: April, October, November
Temperatures: In March – Daytime – 10 to 12 degrees, Nighttime 0 to 15 degrees
Altitude: 18,200 ft

The Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Ri trek with Indiahikes is an 18 day trek, that will cost you around 60,000 INR. It is a difficult trek, and goes through some of the world’s most famous routes. Nevertheless, you get to see Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse and Makalu on this trek. The entire distance of this trek is 103 km.

This trail offers you the best of both worlds : the well-trodded Everest region and the lesser visited Gokyo region. Further, you also pass through the world famous Namche Bazaar, and what’s more, at the Everest Base Camp, you might even meet some potential summitters, or veteran trekkers.

Click here to know more about the Everest Base Camp vie Gokyo Ri itinerary, price, dates and other important information.

Click on the image to find all information about the Everest Base Camp – Gokyo Ri trek. Picture by Geet Tryambake

25. Goechala Trek

Duration:11 Days
Difficulty level:Difficult
Region: Sikkim
Best time to do the Goechala Trek:  April, May, September, October
Altitude: 15,100 ft

The Indiahikes Goechala trek route is 70km long and it rises to an altitude 15,100 ft.  One of the biggest reasons to do this trek is the stunning mountain views that you get, not just one mountain, but 14. Indiahikes Goechala batches run in October, and March and April as well.

The highlights of this trek are many. The most unforgettable one being the sunrise on the Kanchenjunga range. Further, in the summer months of March and April, you will see countless, beautiful rhododendrons lining your path. The crystal clear Samiti Lake is another reason why you should do this trek.

Here are some of our summer treks. In the summer, the grass is fresh and green, there might be a sharp chill in the air at higher altitudes, but also some warmth and sunlight.

Click here to know more about the Goechala Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.

Click on the image to find all information about the Goechala Trek. Picture by Savit Kulshreshtha

26. Pin Bhaba Pass Trek

Duration: 9 Days
Difficulty level: Difficult
Region: Himachal Pradesh, Kullu to Spiti
Best time to do the Pin Bhaba Pass Trek:  July, August, September
Altitude: 16,105 ft

The Indiahikes Pin Bhaba itinerary is 9 days long. The base camp to do the Pin Bhaba Pass Trek is Kafnu. The vast expanse of the trek is overwhelming, you can do this as a solo trek as well. 

At Indiahikes, Pin Bhaba is known the most dramatic trek. Each day there is a complete change in scenery. It is almost like a brand new trek every day! When compared with its riskier cousin, the Pin Parvati trek, where your life is at stake, the Pin Bhaba is not only a great alternative, but a more beautiful, and safer one.

Click here to know more about the Pin Bhaba Pass Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.


PinBhaba - JagadeeshDM- Makeshift bridge crossing in PinValley near Mudh
Click on the image to find information about the Pin Bhaba Pass trek. Picture by Jagadeesh DM

27. Dayara Bugyal Trek

Duration: 6 Days
Difficulty level: Easy Moderate
Region: Uttarakhand
Best time to do the trek Dayara Bugyal Trek: September to June
Altitude: 11,978 ft

Dayara Bugyal has all the elements of a perfect Himalayan trek: superb forests, beautiful campsites, ancient villages, thrilling climbs to high points, wonderful mountain views and few of the best alpine meadows of Uttarakhand. These meadows are completely blanketed in snow in winter. All of this in an easy-moderate trek — a gift we rarely see.

Click here to know more about the Dayara Bugyal Trel’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.


Click on the image to find information on the Warwan Valley Trek. Picture by Shibayan Kayal

28.Warwan Valley Trek

Duration: 10 Days
Difficulty level: Difficult
Region: Kashmir
Best time to do the Warwan Valley Trek: July – September
Altitude: 14,550 ft

The Warwan Valley trek is the most exquisite trek of our country. Mostly because of its location – Kashmir. The Indiahikes Warwan Valley trek is a 10 day trek itinerary. The trek starts on the desert side of Kashmir, near Zanskar, at the Suru valley. Trekking over 6 days, you crossover from one side to the other- from dessert to a stunning green valley.

Few people have done this Himalayan trek, apart from its astounding beauty, it is high on adventure. You cross the Lomvilad Pass at over 14,500 ft, the approach to which involves navigating a tricky glacier.

“Nothing can prepare you for the visuals on this trek,” says Sandhya UC, our co-founder.

Click here to know more about the Warwan Valley Trek’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.


Warwan Valley - Danny Slewe- Indiahikes 7
Click on the image to find information on the Warwan Valley Trek. Picture by Danny Slewe

29. Bali Pass Trek

Duration: 8 Days
Difficulty level: Difficult
Region: Uttarakhand
Best time to do the Bali Pass Trek: June, September
Altitude: 16,207 ft

The Bali Pass trek is a difficult Himalayan trek. This is partly due to the high altitude it rises to – over 16,000 ft. The Bali Pass trek is more than an adventure filled trek – you also pass through some historical villages, trek to Ruinsara Tal – a stunning high altitude lake, and much more.

Another aspect  that stands out on the Bali Pass trek is the is the rocky approach to Bali Pass itself. In the month of June and July the higher regions of the pass are covered in snow! In monsoon it is a drier patch. If you enjoy high altitude pass traverses, this is the trek for you.

Click here to know more about the Bali Pass Trek ’s itinerary, price, dates and other important information.

Click on the image to find all information about the Bali Pass trek. Picture by Dr. AS Tomar

What to do next:

1. If you’d like to see a list of all our upcoming treks, click here.

2. If you’d like to download our guide on the 13 Best Treks Of India, click here.

3. To see the best treks to do in March, April, click here.

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