Top 10 Famous Treks of Himalayas

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Trekking in Himalayas has become more popular as there are plenty of adventure freaks who are devoting their precious time in exploring, discovering and started camping at unusual platforms and tracks. Whether you are a competent climber or a frenzy hiker, here are 10 treks for you to escalate the ladder of escapade. 1. Dodital Trek Best Season: April to June; Early September to Late October Approx. Cost: Rs. 22,500-27,000 Duration of Trek: 8 Days from Dehradun Difficulty Level: Moderate 2. Hampta Pass Best Season: May to September Approx Cost: Rs. 7500-10,000 Duration of Trek: 6 Days from Manali Difficulty Level: Easy 3. Har Ki Doon Trek Best Season: April to Mid November Approx Cost: Rs. 12,500-14,000 Duration of Trek: 7 Days from Dehradun Difficulty Level: Moderate 4. Roopkund Trek Best Season: May to October Approx Cost: Rs. 12,000-14,000 No. of Days: 8 Days from Kathgodam Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult depends upon snow level 5. Kashmir Great Lakes Trek Best Season: June to Mid September Approx Cost: Rs. 11,500-13,500 Duration of Trek: 8 Days from Srinagar Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate 6. Malana Trek Best Season: July-September Approx. Cost: Rs. 10,500-14,000 Duration of Trek: 7 Days from Manali Difficulty Level: Moderate 7. Pin Parvati Pass Trek Best Season: July-September Approx Cost: Rs. 27,500-32,500 Duration of Trek: 12 Days from Kullu Difficulty Level: Difficult 8. Chadar Trek Best Season: January and February Approx Cost: Rs. 22,000-25,000 Duration of Trek: 9 Days from Leh Difficulty Level: Challenging 9. Dzongri Goecha la Trek Best Season: March-June; August-November Approx. Cost: Rs. 11,500-13,000 Duration of Trek: 8 Days from Gangtok Difficulty Level: Moderate 10. Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila Trek Best Season: May and June; September and October Approx Cost: Rs. 8,000-10,000 Duration of Trek: 6 Days from Rishikesh Difficulty Level: Moderate

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1. Top 10 famous Treks of HimalayasTrekking in Himalayas has become more popular as there are plenty of adventurefreaks who are devoting their precious time in exploring, discovering and startedcamping at unusual platforms and tracks. Whether you are a competent climber ora frenzy hiker, here are 10 treks for you to escalate the ladder of escapade.1. Dodital Trek2. Hampta Pass3. Har Ki Doon Trek4. Roopkund Trek5. Kashmir Great Lakes Trek6. Malana Trek7. Pin Parvati Pass Trek8. Chadar Trek9. Dzongri Goecha la Trek10. Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila Trek 2. Top 10 famous Treks of Himalayas1. Dodital TrekDodital is a pristine lake in Garhwal Himalayas lying at an altitude of 3010m at the north ofUttarkashi and east of Hanuman Chatti. It is a birth place of Lord Ganesha and is said to havewitnessed the beheading of the deity by Lord Shiva. The trek is not difficult as one does nothave to face the gruelling path yet it is much rewarding with excellent Himalayan encountersaccompanied by clear and glittering Dodital Lake.Best Season: April to June; Early September to Late OctoberApprox. Cost: Rs. 22,500-27,000Duration of Trek: 8 Days from DehradunDifficulty Level: Moderate 3. Top 10 famous Treks of Himalayas2. Hampta PassHampta Pass is one of the most delightful treks in Manali region of HimachalPradesh. The trek begins from the vicinity of Manali in the Kullu Valley and ends inLahaul and Chanda Valley at the height of 4270m. The best time to see theimmaculate beauty of frosty valleys, thick pine forests and open meadows is fromJune to September.Best Season: May to SeptemberApprox Cost: Rs. 7500-10,000Duration of Trek: 6 Days from ManaliDifficulty Level: Easy 4. Top 10 famous Treks of Himalayas3. Har Ki Doon TrekThe valley of Har Ki Doon is located at the base of Fateh Parvat, at an elevation of3556m. The trek subsist maple dense forests with swift mountain streams whichmakes it inspiring raw adventure for the trekkers. The difficulty level of trek ismoderate.Best Season: April to Mid NovemberApprox Cost: Rs. 12,500-14,000Duration of Trek: 7 Days from DehradunDifficulty Level: Moderate 5. Top 10 famous Treks of Himalayas4. Roopkund TrekRoopkund Trek is a high altitude glacier lake in Uttarakhand lies in the lap of Trishul massif. Ithas alluring attention due to human skeletons which is easily seen at the bottom of themystery lake. Although Roopkund track is eye-catching with bewitching forests and gurglingbrooks along with alpine snow land but it is difficult and challenging for novices as thetrekkers has to climb up to 15696 feet. The trek changes its beauty in post monsoon and premonsoon, if you love snow and slightly difficult trek, May and June is the best time, and ifyou want to have glimpse of skeletons- September and October is the perfect time.Best Season: May to OctoberApprox Cost: Rs. 12,000-14,000No. of Days: 8 Days from KathgodamDifficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult depends upon snow level 6. Top 10 famous Treks of Himalayas5. Kashmir Great Lakes TrekThe Kashmir Great Lakes Trek is one of the fascinating treks in the Himalayas offeringexhilarating panoramas and jewel like lakes with breath taking campsites. The trekencompasses some of the beautiful lakes situated in the lofty areas of Kashmir region inHimalayas. Starting from the Sonamarg at the base of Zozila, it passes through the Kishansar,Gadsar, Vishnasar, Gangabal, Satsar and Nindkol lakes.Best Season: June to Mid SeptemberApprox Cost: Rs. 11,500-13,500Duration of Trek: 8 Days from SrinagarDifficulty Level: Easy to Moderate 7. Top 10 famous Treks of Himalayas6. Malana TrekMalana Trek lies a little ahead of the Chandra Khanni Pass in the tiny village of Malana. Thistrek provides enthralling opportunities to adventure freaks with the amalgamation of snowcapped peaks, mesmerizing land along with impressive camping in the magical landscape.Best Season: July-SeptemberApprox Cost: Rs. 10,500-14,000Duration of Trek: 7 Days from ManaliDifficulty Level: Moderate 8. Top 10 famous Treks of Himalayas7. Pin Parvati Pass TrekThis Trans- Himalayan Trek connects the lush green Kully Valley with dry desert of Spiti Valleyof Himachal Pradesh. The route passes through verdant meadows, crystal clear waterfalls,colourful cliff side monasteries offering a spectacular picturesque landscape.Best Season: July-SeptemberApprox Cost: Rs. 27,500-32,500Duration of Trek: 12 Days from KulluDifficulty Level: Difficult 9. Top 10 famous Treks of Himalayas8. Chadar TrekThis trek is named as Chadar as water of Zanskar River freezes due to extreme coldtemperature in winters and looks like blanket of snow. Zanskar is a wild river flowing throughthe gorgeous ravines and inaccessible canyons of Ladakh. Trek provides captivatingopportunities to experience the sheer beauty of gleaming snow dressed mountains withescapade of camping in caves.Best Season: January and FebruaryApprox Cost: Rs. 22,000-25,000Duration of Trek: 9 Days from LehDifficulty Level: Challenging 10. Top 10 famous Treks of Himalayas9. Dzongri Goecha la TrekDzongri Goecha La Trek is one of the famous treks in Sikkim which gives a fabulous view ofKanchenjunga and Mt.Pandim. Goecha la is positioned at an altitude of 4940m. The trek isfull of jagged mountains, crystal waters of high altitude lakes and fluttering layers flags whichadd a religious and cultural touch to the location.Best Season: March-June; August-NovemberApprox Cost: Rs. 11,500-13,000Duration of Trek: 8 Days from GangtokDifficulty Level: Moderate 11. Top 10 famous Treks of Himalayas10. Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila TrekThe trek route takes to Tungnath which is the highest Hindu temple in the world dedicated toLord Shiva. Beyond Tungnath is the summit of Chandrashila peak which possess animpressive vantage point that offers 360 degree panoramic views of Himalayas. This trekfosters thrill for the adventure seekers in the swift mountains streams and difficulty levelrated as easy to moderate.Best Season: May and June; September and OctoberApprox Cost: Rs. 8,000-10,000Duration of Trek: 6 Days from RishikeshDifficulty Level: Moderate 12. 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