The Indian state west of Nepal is regarded as the epicenter of the great Himalayas. The state is the birthplace of the beautiful Gangotri Glacier, the source of the Ganges, a holy land, and a frequent pilgrimage site for the Hindus. The country also houses India’s second-highest mountain – Nanda Devi, 25,643 meters high. Of course, in Uttarakhand, there are plenty of trekking roads.
Look here at 10 of Uttarakhand’s Best Treks:
- Kedartal Trek
Located in the Gangotri region of the Himalayas, this Uttarakhand trek provides excellent views of the Greater Himalayas, including Join Peaks, the Bhirgupanth Peak, and The Thalayasagar Peak. This trekking tour of the Uttarakhand area is suitable for mountain lovers. The high glacial lake in Uttarakhand’s secret gem. The explorers can also see the snow-showed peaks and the scenery of a number, including the Blue Sheep, Goral, and the famous Himalayan Black Bear in Kedartal Trek, from a number of mountain wildlife species.
- Rupin Pass Trek
Massive cascades, the stunning views of the surrounding peaks, and exotic pastures full of flowers ensure that Rupin Pass is unforgettable. Trekkers have to go on almost 10,000 feet over 7 days to get to the Rupin Pass and then cross the Uttarakhand to Himachal. The walking route begins in Dhaula minute city. There are several lovely villages on the road, including Jakha, which provide the perfect stops for relaxation.
- Kedarkantha Trek
The thought of 18 kilometers covering 4 to 5 days and gaining over 6000 meters might seem difficult, but it is certainly a good one because of the astonishing 360-degree views of the various famous mountain tops in Kedarkantha. Start at Uttarakhand from Sankri Village and you’ll be feeling as if you reached the sky as soon as you hit the peak of Kedarkantha!
- Bali Pass Trek
Only due to its challenging ground is the Bali Pass Trek intended for skilled hikers. The route goes to the popular Sanctuary of Govind Wildlife and looks forward to seeing lots of exotic wildlife. You will be greeted with unparalleled views of the Bandarpoonch, Kalanag, and Swargarohini peaks as you walk over the majestic rivers Tons and Siyan Gad across coniferous forests to the magic Lake Ruinesara Valley.
- Auden’s Col Trek
Auden’s Col is one of the hardest trekking roads in Uttarakhand. The walk begins in Gangotri. You will meet the pine and cane woods as you walk to Nala Camp. The path takes you from Nala Camp to Rudra Gaira Base Camp – an ideal place to get a glimpse of the Himalayan skyscrapers. This trek leads you through endless glaciers, moraine, narrow cliffs, and ski ridges, which require an extremely high level of fitness and connects the peaks of Jugin I and Gangol III, as well as the glaciers of Khatling and Join
- Har Ki Dun Trek
It is one of Himalayan Garhwal’s easiest walks.
In the Har Ki Dun trek, explorers will observe the lovely valley of Tons River, surrounded by mountainous and dense forests. For bird watchers, the months before the Monsoon Spring are perfect, and for flora lovers the post Monsoon Season, as they bloom in these months. In December and April, the trail has ample snow, making it ideal for those who enjoy the snow. This trek is sublime, steeped in mythology.
- Satopanth Lake Trek
The Satopanth lake trek takes you to the Satopanth Valley, an impressive glacial lake whose beauties are enhanced by the snow-capped foothills, including Neelkanth and Satopanth. The reflection on the crystal-clear glacial lake of these beautiful mountains really looks out.
It is believed that in all three of the corners of Lake Satopanth the holy trio, Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh have been meditating. The path to Lake Satopanth is also a spiritual journey. For those who enjoy challenges as gentle as nature, this isolated trek is a must.
- Valley of Flowers Trek
The Valley of Flowers trek, UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, is perhaps Uttarakhand’s easiest trek, and hiking tourists can try this route without assistance from local trekking agencies. This 4-5 day walk draws tourists for the wonderful wildflowers showing. There should be plenty of rain for the trekkers and they should prepare it. It is also possible to walk to the pilgrimage site of 14200 feet above sea level, Hemkund Sahib. Remain confident, the wildflowers’ exquisiteness will cover all difficulties!
- Brahmatal Trek
This is one of the Himalayas’ best winter treks opposite the popular Roopkund Trek. A paradise for snow lovers, your number one justification for this trek should be the inimitable views of the Himalayan ranges. The trail is completely snow-covered and for snow lovers a paradise. Some of the prominent 7000 visible peaks are Trishul, Nandaghunti, Chowkhamba, Kamet, Nilkanth, Hathi, Ghoda. The trail from this hike, like Ali Bugyal, Bedni Bugyal, and Junargali, can also be seen for the most part.
- Kalindi Khal Trek
The most challenging hiking route on the Himalayan Garhwal is Kalindi Khal Pass Trek. It is anticipated that the trekkers are about 100 kilometers away. The trail links the Gangotri and Badrinath pilgrimage sites. Kalindi Khal Trek is certainly hard and since this trek requires basic mountain skills, it is recommended only for experienced trekking enthusiasts. You can walk through rough glaciers, gorgeous snowfields, rocky moraines and gazzling panoramas on some of Himalayan high points, including Shivling, Meru, Dome of Kedar, Nilkant, Peak of Avalanche, Kamet, Mana, etc.