Trekking in India is quite an exhilarating experience with so many places to offer. But as soon as summer arrives, this adventure turns all the more exciting. If you’re up for a sizzling summer trekking tours, here are some top trekking destinations in India you can head too!
1. Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand
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Valley of Flowers is listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and it is the second core zone of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve. Nestled in Western Himalayas, this region can be explored only through trekking. During the monsoon rains, the valley gets covered with a colorful carpet of beautiful flowers, making the place even more captivating. The amazing weather is an added bonus to the hued scenery. Trekkers can also spot colorful butterflies, birds, and animals!
2. Sinhagad trek, Pune
Sinhagad is one of the most famous monsoon trekking spots in Maharashtra. This is a one day trek and in the monsoon, the panorama becomes fascinating. After reaching the top, Indulge in some authentic Maharashtrian food like batata and kanda bhaji, raw mango with chilli, and the succulent kulfi! Finish this with naturally sweet water from the dev taaki, situated a little more ahead.
The sunrise and sunset views are memorable. A popular monsoon weekend getaway!
3. Hampta Pass, Himachal Pradesh
The Hampta pass trek is an ideal trek for anybody planning their first high altitude trek. This trek takes you through varied landscapes from thick deodar forests in the beginning, through snow-clad valleys and finally through the unique barren landscape of Lahaul and Spiti.
4. Tarsar Lake, Kashmir
If Kashmir is the most beautiful place in India, then Tarsar Marsar Trek is undoubtedly the most alluring trek in the Himalayas. The trek involves a journey to the mesmerizing twin lakes Tarsar and Marsar.
The best part about the Tarsar Marsar Trek is its contrasting landscape. One day you’ll witness water cascading over ledges, and the next day, you’ll encounter lovely grasslands that stretch as far as the eye can see!
5. Kalsubai Peak, Maharashtra
The peak of Kalasubai in Nagar district is the highest peak of the mountain range of Sahyadri in Maharashtra. The Everest of the Sahyadris, Kalsubai peak is a dream of every avid trekker to climb it at least once. And, it is one of the best places for monsoon treks near Mumbai.
So here was our list of 5 best monsoon trekking destinations in India, let us know which one is your favorite by commenting down below.