BEST TREK TO DO IN INDIA FOR BEST SUMMIT VIEW

chopta trek

INTRODUCTION:

India is a city of perfection and authenticity, people across the globe came here just for a glance at its traditions, customs, and beauty. From rural population to urban, deserts to valleys and lakes, India has been one of the most historical countries in the world comprising of Vedas and yoga. 

Along with trails, there exist VARIOUS valleys, lakes, lush green forests, and Treks with calming picturesque summit views that can’t miss your visit.

Himachal Pradesh, situated in the Northern state of the nation has the charm of hills, valleys, and giant mountains with some of the best summits on the globe. The Trekking of these trails might seems tough and ominous to some but the overall consequences after a visit are so wholesome. 

Here, We are sharing 5 out of all amazing treks with the best summit view ever;

1. CHOPTA LAKE: 

 A little hill station known as mini Switzerland of India, surrounded by mighty Himalayan with evergreen forest and meadows is situated in UTTARAKHAND.

 On a tour to chopta lake, some places that demand your visit are,

-Tungnath, famous for being the highest Shiva temple in the world is situated at an altitude of 3680 meters. 

– Deoria lake, is located at a distance of 3km from sari village.

Located at the summit of tungnath temple chopta is a chandrashila-snow-covered hill where you can have a 360-degree view of Himalayas peaks and serene kedar.

Chopta lake is at an altitude of 2709 meters above sea level which takes a minimum of 3 days to completion.

2. DZONGRI AND GOECHA-LA:

Second on the list is the trek of SIKKIM, with an array of flora and fauna, Goecha-la takes a route through Kanchenjunga National park. It commences from the town of Yuksum through Sachen Pass, Up the Dzongri-goecha-la Trail.

At an altitude of 16000 ft, this trekking trail is 90 kilometers long that surrounds the serene view of Samiti lake and the peaks of the mighty Himalayas. 

The time of April-May and sept-oct is the best to visit these places.

3. MARKHA VALLEY: 

Leh-Ladakh, famous for its long and short trail has MARKHA valley. Being one of the most challenging treks has fun in itself. MARKHA VALLEY, at 6513 meters, which is almost 70% of Mount Everest is the highest Trekking point in India. Awesome in the view, this trek has thin air density at the ending point and thus requires a good fit check of trekkers.

The view of the Ladakh range, Zanskar Range, and Indus-Markha valley are a feast to our eyes.

With 9-10 days to complete, 40 kilometers trek, July-September is the best time to visit. 

4. HEMKUND & VALLEY OF FLOWERS: 

Valley of flowers is a boutique of natural flowers snuggled in the western Himalayan region of Uttaranchal. It is an extremely beautiful fairyland in the Himalayas.

The Valley of flowers is at an altitude of 3600 meters above sea level. Just After the monsoon is the prompt time to visit i.e, July August, and early September as during the months of winter, the mountains of the valley are always snow-capped.

With a moderate level of difficulty, this trek will take 6-7 days to complete. You can also have a glance at beautiful species of flowers in these fairy-land-filled flowers.

5. GOMUKH TAPOVAN: 

Gomukh, in the glacier of Gangotri, is the most sacred river of Hindus, The Ganges. Surrounded by several peaks of mountains, this glacier is 30 kilometers long, the highest peak of this mountain is Chaukamba mountain which offers a mesmerizing view to your eyes.

The Gomukh tapovan trek in Garhwal is the moderate to difficult Level of Trek which takes good 12 days to complete a rugged region of the Himalayas which is at an altitude of 4463 meters. 

May to June and August to Mid-October is the best time to spend your holidays here.

6. GREAT LAKES: 

Situated in Kashmir, which is “Heaven on earth”, the Great lakes is the most beautiful and ideal trekking place, Trekking here is considered the most serene and picturesque. 

June-August is the best time to visit this magnanimous place which is at an altitude of 13750 ft. From the 7-day route of Srinagar to Narang as the end, Trekking with a scenery summit view of the Great lakes of Kashmir is an unforgettable experience.

A LIST of stuff that you should carry on the trek includes,

-An identity card

-Backpack and raincoat

-Trekking shoes, Floaters

-LED Torch/Headlamp

-Water bottles or Hydration Pack

  • -Some plastic bags.

-Thermal wear

-Glucose or energy drinks.

After discovering the best summit view places and what all things to carry during the journey, the next and foremost step is to gear up your soul and pack your belongings for experiencing one of the most insightful experience of your life.