Trekking can be great fun if performed with great care from walking on peaks to jumping on rocks. Take your mates this summer, bring your mad folk to Himachal and take an extraordinary journey. Himachal has a vast beauty and is suitable for various adventure activities such as flying foxes, mountain climbing, trekking, hiking, paragliding, climbing, etc. Rudyard Kipling was inspired by the desolate high-altitude desert landscape to say, “The gods surely are here.
Here is a list of the 8 most popular hiking tours in Himachal Pradesh, taking you on ancient and remote trade routes. If you are new to hiking, a casual hiking, or a savvy trekker, you will find many exciting walks and trekking trips.
- Indrahar Pass Trek
The Indrahar Pass is situated at an altitude of 4,342 meters above the average sea level and is a popular Dhauladhar mountain pass. You will enjoy the magnificent view of the holy summit of Manimahesh Kailash and of the Pir Panjal Range from the top of the Indrahar Pass. This walk passes through the most appealing valleys of Himachal Pradesh with the best panorama of the snow-capped mountains, thick plain, etc. Indrahar Pass Trek trails to the summer pastures of the upper Ravi Valley and Lahaul along with one of the most prestigious trails of Gaddi shepherds.
- Beas Kund Trek
Beas Kund Trek is the place to be if you look forward to a short break. This walkway goes through the breathtaking valley of Solang, glaciers, mountains covered with snow, and lush green wilderness. This path goes to the Beas Kund glacier, the birthplace of the Beas river, through Dhundi and Bakarthach. The Beas Kund Trek is Kullu valley’s most famous and magnificent hike. Trekking people of all ages should go here as it is totally fun and easy to go. This walk is 3650 meters above sea level. You will see Mt. Hanuman Tibba and Seven Sisters from Dhundi Camp during your trekking trip.
- Chandratal Baralacha Trek
Mostly called Moon Lake, it feels like walking on the moon when you start trekking. The cross is 4950 m above sea level. This pass is situated. Stroll along the ice ground and experience the bright sunset, lush and green countryside, streams of water, colorful orchids, and many other things that will make your journey lovely and unforgettable. While hiking at Chandratal Baralacha, guests have the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful view of Chandra’s high mountains and Baralacha glacier.
- Hampta Pass Trek
At approximately 3960 meters above sea level, Hampta Pass serves as a bridge between the Kullu and Lahaúl valleys. On your trek, you will pass astonishing places, including dense walnut woods, oak and pine trees, water streams, and numerous mountain villages. Hampta Pass Trek is suitable for nature lovers because it offers the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of nature and distant cultures. When you start the steep climb towards Hampta Pass, the difficulty begins to rise. On the ice, you walk along narrow and adhesive roads. The walk starts at Prini and takes you across the Solang Pass to beautiful sceneries.
- Pin Parvati Pass Trek
It’s not at all easy to trek on Pin Parvati Pass. In 1884, Sir Louis Dane crossed it for the first time. Pin Parvati Trek is located at a height of 5300 m above sea level, connecting luscious Parvati valley on the side of Kullu to the Pin valley on the side of Spiti. There are huge mountain stretches, which form excellent places for trekking. The splendor of the place attracts many trekkers worldwide.
The tourist enjoys the stunning view of the Pin Parvati Pass. During the trek, you can glimpse Hindu Khir Ganga, Lord Shiva’s, and Kanwar Wildlife Sanctuary. Snowfall and rain can make trekking in this area a bit difficult
- Deo Tibba Trek
Deo Tibba Trek is the most beautiful of all hiking trails. This tour will take you to the shimmering waters of Chandratal Lake at an altitude of 4,480 meters. You will enjoy the amazing side view of the Rohtang Pass and other hill glaciers when you are trekking. The Beas Valley Deo Tibba Base Trek is popular due to its floral covered meadows, terrestrial apple fields, paddy field, maize, and the splendid Beas river of course. The Deo Tibba Trek is situated in the middle of various other mountainous places, such as Rubal Kang, Manirang, Leo Partial, Rangrik Rang.
- Kareri Lake Trek
This amazing trek is situated at an elevation of 3300m in the district of Kangra. From McLeod Ganj, Kareri Lake Trek is going to take you back to Kareri. On your way to the lake of Lord Shiva and Shakti, you will witness a grand temple on a hillside. Kareri Lake is a major attraction that is created by the Mankiani Peak input of melted water. For experienced trekkers with prior experience of high altitude trekking, the Kareri Lake is one of the Alpine treks in the Indian Himalayan region.
- Shepherd Trail Gaddi Trek
Travel through Himachal Pradesh’s remote and isolated areas. Locally referred to as the Gaddi Trek, the Shepherd Trek links the rich and picturesque Kullu and Kangra Valley. The trail runs through different mountains covered with snow, such as the 3,600-meter Khanpari Pass and Thamsar Pass at 3,500 meters. The difficult tracks and slippery rocks make this daunting walk. The trail is enriched with various alpine forests, wild animals, colorful orchards, and river banks. It begins in Manali and ends in the valley of Kangra. It is the longest tour in Himachal Pradesh and every day travelers must go through challenging lifts.