5 best trekking destinations in Uttarakhand

If you are looking to spend a vacation trekking in the sacred and serene sights then this will be provided to you by Uttarakhand, in India. Uttarakhand has a large number of such spots that will make your wish come true. These five best trekking destinations in Uttarakhand are as follows.

Kedarkantha –

The Kedarkantha Trek located at the Garhwal ranges is one of the most desired and moderate level trekking spots for the trekkers. And if you are willing to walk through the cold air of the great mountains under the twinkling stars above you you can do so starting from 2 a.m. to 3 a.m. at Kedarkantha Trek. A blanket of snow is laid out in the open road and the whole area is covered with a snowy carpet. You can visit here from mid-July till early November. But, if you are a strong-willed trekker by heart and an experienced one then you can hopefully face the difficulties in the higher altitudes as you trek at Kedarkantha. You will be crossing the popular sites of Kedarkantha such as; the Govind Wildlife Sanctuary, the Taluka Village, Osla Village, Jakol Village, Bali Pass and Rupin Pass. The eccentric trekking journey at Kedarkantha Trek is going to set your soul in utmost serenity after you are back from Kedarkantha Trek. You can start your journey from Delhi towards Uttarakhand. Kedarkantha mountain ranges are dedicated to Lord Shiva and you can feel the blessing aura from the mountain breath.

Gangotri –

Trekking at Gangotri will lead you towards amazingly divine guidance through the mountain routes. The Gangotri Trek is located in the Garhwal Himalayan ranges; the Gaumukh Tapovan of the Nandanvan Circuit. The Gangotri Trek is a moderate trekking zone for trekkers. The lofty peaks of the Himalayas are waiting to provide you with nature’s blessing of purity and serenity. The Gangotri Trek consists of the second largest glacier in India; the Gaumukh glacier. The Gaumukh received its name due to its shape that resembles the mouth of a cow. Though the best time to visit the Gaumukh or the Gangotri trek is from May till October. The panoramic view of the sites filled with greenery and huge mountain peaks makes it a perfect place for filling your soul with joy. The major attraction about trekking in Gangotri is to visit the sacred site of Gaumukh where the holy river Ganga descends from. Not only is it a trekking spot but also a centre of pilgrimage. The huge lofty Bhagirathi peaks release an aura of its beauty in the whole region. You can camp for a day or two on your Gangotri Trek. You might spot a few hermits and sages in the caves or little shelters at Gangotri.

Har Ki Dun –

If you are planning to trek through the snowy mountain path then Har Ki Dun is your destination to fulfil your desire. April is the best month to execute your snow strolling wishes. Har Ki Dun at Uttarakhand offers a moderate level trekking journey for the trekkers. It is going to be exciting as soon as you are in the Temple of Duryodhana from the Mahabharata. It is one of the strange sites in Uttarakhand. The presence of ample exotic flora and fauna at Har Ki Dun Trek draws in a huge number of trekkers every year. You have to start your journey towards your trekking destination from Dehradun. You will come across various sites at Har Ki Dun such as; the Osla Village, Marinda Tal Trekking Area, Taluka Village and the Ruin Sara Tal Trek.

Kuari Pass –

The Kuari Pass Trek is also known as the Curzon Trail Trek of Uttarakhand. The Kuari Pass Trek is just like a Paradise of nature-lovers, trekkers and photographers. The panoramic beauty of the green forests laid out like a huge carpet on the mountain soil is too alluring to pull you towards itself. The scenic beauty of the second largest peak can be observed from the Kuari Pass Trek. The sounds of the gushing waters of the holiest river Bhagirathi will be heard along with the sounds of the breeze of the mountains. The Kuari Pass trek is such a trekking zone where you can lay out a camping tent and stay up for a day or two just by being one with nature and its habitat. You must visit this place during the winters after all the whole place is ornamented by snowfall. You will be able to spot the famous Nandagiri peak, Dronagiri ranges, Chitrakantha and Chaukhambha tops. Kuari Pass is a moderate level trekking spot in Uttarakhand and is preferred by many trekkers every year. Kuari Pass will let you walk through the Deodar

Valley of Flowers –

The alluring Valley of Flowers will bewitch you towards itself for a gratified sight for the trekkers going on a trek there. The exotic species of flora and fauna will be put through a journey from primitive life at the Valley of Flowers. The presence of the heavens in the mountains will be felt by you now and then while you are on a trek at Valley of Flowers. The flowers bloom in full-fledged during mid-August. The trekking level is an easy-moderate one for the trekkers. You will come across various trekking and visiting spots like; Malari, Pandukeshwar Shiva Temple, Gobind Ghat, Joshimath, Badrinath Dham, Alokananda river, Auli and Niti Valley.

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