Trekking In Uttarakhand is one of the famous adventure sports awaiting the trekking enthusiast in Uttarakhand. One who are fascinated by the unexplored. The mountain ranges of India offer breathtaking, enthralling trekking routes. In the vast amphitheatre of the Uttarakhand Himalayas and Karakorams, there are limitless possibilities for Trekking Tours.
Famous Trek of Uttarakhand
Chopta Tungnath Trek – In the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand, Chopta, Tungnath, Chandrashila is an ideal destinations away from the crowded city life. Offering the majestic view of the Himalayan peaks, the area falls under Kedarnath Sanctuary housing serveral species of animals and birds including Monal – the state bird of Uttarakhand.Chopta itself offers splendid views of the imposing Himalayan range including Trishul, Nanda Devi and Chaukhamba. It is located at an elevation of 2680mts above sea level. Chopta is rich in varied flora and fauna. Chopta is situated amidst thick forest of pine, deodar and rhododendrons.
Chopta, Tungnath and Chandrashila are covered with snow during winters. If you visit the place during Dec-Feb, you may witness snowfall and enjoy trekking in snow.
Hemkund Sahib Trek – Hemkund Sahib is a popular Sikh pilgrimage centre, its challenging 19 km challenging trek from Govindghat to the Hemkund lake, invites lakhs of trekking enthusiasts.The entire trek from Ghangharia to Hemkund offers panaromic views and several varieties of wild flowers including the State Flower of Uttarakhand – Brahamkamal.
Govindghat is situated on the banks of Alaknanda River at an elevation of 1,828 mts, it is the starting point of the trek to Hemkund Sahib. Govindghat is well connected by motorable roads. The trek from Govindghat to Ghangharia is steep and covers 13 kms. The remaining 6 kms trek to Hemkund Sahib is steep and is graded moderate.