10 Best Treks In India To Do From April To September

OT Staff

Trekking Away the Indian Summer

Trekking in India from April to September provides a range of experiences, from gentle strolls amidst blooming meadows to challenging ascents of rugged peaks. Trekkers can explore diverse landscapes, encounter cultural richness, and forge unforgettable connections with nature in the Himalayas and beyond.

Two motorbike tourist traveller hiker in india Himalayas mountains | Shutterstock

Valley of Flowers Trek

Located in Uttarakhand, this trek, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is famous for its stunning alpine meadows, vibrant flowers, and breathtaking views of the Himalayas. The difficulty level of this task is easy to moderate, and the total distance to cover is around 10 kilometres.

Flower laden path along the Valley of Flowers trek | Shutterstock

Hampta Pass Trek

This trek is located in Himachal Pradesh and covers around 35 km. It offers a diverse landscape of lush green valleys, barren landscapes, and snow-capped peaks. The highlight of this trek is crossing the Hampta Pass. The difficulty level is moderate.

The breathtaking trek to Hampta Pass | Shutterstock

Har Ki Dun Trek

This trek in Uttarakhand takes you through beautiful villages, dense forests, and lush meadows, offering stunning views of snow-capped peaks and a chance to experience local culture. It is a 50 km trek of moderate difficulty.

Himalayan vistas along the Har Ki Dun trek | Shutterstock

Kedarkantha Trek

Kedarkantha is known for its picturesque campsites, dense pine forests, and panoramic views of the Garhwal Himalayas from the summit, snow-capped throughout the year. The round trip distance is around 20 kilometres, and the difficulty level is moderate.

Mesmerising sights along the Kedarkantha Trek | Shutterstock

Pin Parvati Pass Trek

Pin Parvati Pass in Himachal is a challenging trek known for its rugged terrain, high-altitude crossings, pristine landscapes, and encounters with remote Himalayan villages. The trek is approximately 110 kilometres long, and it is considered difficult.

The trek path of Pin Parvati Pass | Shutterstock

Bhrigu Lake Trek

The difficulty level of the Bhrigu Lake trek of Himachal is moderate, and it covers around 24 kilometres round trip. The trek offers breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, thriving meadows, and the sparkling waters of the high-altitude Bhrigu Lake.

Vistas along the Bhrigu Lake trek | Shutterstock

Goechala Trek

The round trip in Sikkim is about 90 kilometres, with moderate difficulty. It highlights Goechala's unparalleled views of Mount Kanchenjunga, the world's third-highest peak, and other majestic Himalayan peaks, pristine lakes, and rhododendron forests.

Beautiful views along the Goechala trek in Sikkim | Shutterstock

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

This challenging trek in Sikkim covers about 120 kilometres and takes you to the base camp of the world's third-highest mountain. Along the way, you'll witness stunning views and diverse landscapes.

Views of the Himalayas from the Kanchenjunga Base Camp | Shutterstock

Chadar Trek

The Chadar Trek in Ladakh is a unique experience where you walk on the frozen Zanskar River through breathtaking canyons and dramatic landscapes, with temperatures dropping well below freezing point, covering about 70 kilometres round trip.

Around the Zanskar River on Chadar trek | Shutterstock

Roopkund Trek

Roopkund, known as the Skeleton Lake trek of Uttarakhand, offers stunning views of the Himalayas and alpine meadows. It features a mysterious glacial lake with human skeletal remains dating back to the 9th century. The trek is difficult and covers approximately 53 kilometres on a round trip.

Views along the path of Roopkund trek | Shutterstock

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