9 Best Himalayan Treks for Beginners in Uttarakhand

9 Best Himalayan Treks for Beginners in Uttarakhand

Category Himalayan Treks

By Swathi Chatrapathy


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In this video, we suggest 9 of the best Himalayan treks for beginners in the state of Uttarakhand. We also show you some highlights from each trek so that it makes it easy for you to decide which trek you want to do next.

Over the past decade, we have noticed that the trekking demography in our country is changing. What used to be hardcore adventurers heading into the mountains has now transformed into regular people from cities heading outdoors for treks.

Given this reality, several trekkers write to us asking for advice on which trek to choose as their first trek.

This is why we are putting together this list of the best Himalayan treks for beginners.

Uttarakhand, particularly, has a few of the best beginner-friendly treks in India, giving you a variety of forest trails, grasslands and alpine sections. Even the easiest and shortest trek gives you a wholesome experience of different experiences in the Himalayas.

Use this video as a guide to choose your first Himalayan trek.

Swathi Chatrapathy

Chief Editor

About the author

Swathi Chatrapathy heads the digital content team at Indiahikes. She is also the face behind India's popular trekking video channel, Trek With Swathi. Unknown to many, Swathi also writes a weekly column at Indiahikes which has more than 100,000 followers.

A TEDx speaker and a frequent guest at other events, Swathi is a much sought after resource for her expertise in digital content.

Before joining Indiahikes, Swathi worked as a reporter and sub-editor at a daily newspaper. She holds a Masters's in Digital Journalism and continues to contribute to publications. Trekking, to her, is a sport that liberates the mind more than anything else. Through trekking, Swathi hopes to bring about a profound impact on a person's mind, body and spirit.

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