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Trekking in Uttaranchal
A trekking holiday can be a lot more than fun and relaxing. You can learn and discover so many things while strolling through mountains and virgin nature. Uttaranchal is known as the heaven for trekkers. Uttaranchal Himalayas cover the major chunk of the Indian Himalayas. The snow laden peaks, fascinating meadows, magnificent flora and fauna, lush green, make the complete package of trekking experience. Both amateur and professional trekkers from around the world gather here for exploring the mystical and bursting with adventure treks.
The popular treks of Uttaranchal
Dodital is a stunning lake situated at an elevation of 3024 m above sea level. The water of the lake is pristine and crystal clear. The route is surrounded by thick forests of Oak, Deodar, Pine, Rhododendron etc. Dodital Lake is the starting place of the river Asi Ganga. The boundary of the lake is three kilometers. The trek is frequented by pilgrims on the Gangotri-Yamunotri route.
Har Ki Doon
Har Ki Doon is a gorgeous valley at an elevation of 3,566 m above sea level. This trek is known as the induction for the new beginners. The valley is encircled by thick pine forests. This is one of the remotest places in Uttaranchal which is unaffected by civilization. It is commonly believed that Yudhisthir of Mahabharata was departed for heaven from this peak.
Chopta - Chandrashila Trek
Chandrashila Trek is counted among the popular trek in Garhwal Himalayas. Although in the months of December and January heavy snow falls here. Rest of the year the trek can be used without much hassle. Chandrashila peak is the host of the famous Tugnath temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is highest of all the temples of the Himalayas. This trek is very intriguing and demands a lot out the trekkers. The Chandrashila pinnacle offers the spectacular visibility of the Nandadevi, Trishul, Kedar peak and Chaukhamba Peaks.
Chopta is located on the Gopeshwar-Ukhimanth route at a distance of about 40 km. Chopta is situated at an altitude of 2900 m from Gopeshwar. This is one of the most breath taking and fascinating place in the whole Garhwal. The region is rich in flora and fauna.
Kuari Pass Roopkund Trek
This is a once in a lifetime experience of trekking of blending of two incredible Himalayan destination at one time. This is situated in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttaranchal. Kuari Pass trek is situated at an altitude of 4150 m, Roopkund 4500 m above sea levels. The popular trekking season here is June, September and October. This trek offers magnificent scenic views of Himalayan summits like Nanda Devi, Kamet, Chaukhamba and Trishul from Kuari pass. Nanda Devi (7817m) is the second highest peak
in India. Rafting trip on the river Ganges is also available here. Ancient human skeletons and remnants of horses were found here.
Valley of flowers
Valley of flowers is located at an altitude of 3,600 m above sea level, in Himalayas of Uttaranchal. This place is encircled snow clad mountains. The valley remained undiscovered for centuries. Every year hundreds of kinds of flowers of different shades and colors bloom in an enchanting way. The trip begins after Rishikesh from Delhi. The Valley of Flowers is a three kilometers climb, one has to go and come back on the same day.