The many thrills Uttarakhand has no offer from treks to while water rafting to paragliding are a lure for any traveller wanting an adrenaline kick, Go on discover the highs of living. Uttarakhand offers the most challenging hills for seasoned trekkers & the most scenic trails for beginners.
UTTARAKHAND IS A trekker’s paradise. Doesn’t matter whether you are the high energy, whether you are the high energy, tough outdoors type or the simple walking variety. There is a beautiful route waiting for all of you, Just put on your hiking boots, take a deep breath, and get set to go.
Most trails in the hilly terrain are without litter and crowds. The villagers you encounter en route are extremely hospitable without expecting bakshish for any help that may offer you. Even the wildlife here is more curious then frightened! But do note that for independent, serious trekkers, often finding guides is not simple, and for beginners, walking uphill may just prove a bit tougher that it is on the plans.
Also, you may be surprise by the vagaries of the weather but the joys of the trek far outnumber any this. Pack well, research in advance and brave some stretches of bad road, and you can be rest assured that snow peaks, panoramic views and forested hillsides await you at the next curve.
While some of the treks can be done in groups with friends and family, others, such as ones in the high-altitude glacial regions, are meant for seasoned trekkers and should not be attempted without guidance of local sherpas and climbers.
The best time for trekking in Uttarakhand, as with most other Himalayan state, is summer and winter. The monsoon sees unpredictable weather, sometimes even landslides. So it is best to avoid planning a trek around those months.
Some of you may also frown upon the idea of trekking in the harsh winter, but those have witnessed the beauty of the city landscape in this season can tell you how rewarding it is.