In almost every part of India, there is a variety of trekking adventure options awaiting the trekker, some soft, others not so. In this vast wonderland, trekking itineraries from one to four weeks or more provide endless opportunities for discovery for the trekker.In almost every part of India, there is a variety of trekking adventure options awaiting the trekker, some soft, others not so. In this vast wonderland, trekking itineraries from one to four weeks or more provide endless opportunities for discovery for the trekker. Among the high altitude regions of Indian Himalayas, reality becomes a dream. Trekking in India is an unforgettable experience as it not only let you to experience the unexplored trails made by nature, but also bring the visitor directly in touch with the country and its people and helps you to appreciate the mountain environment.
Adventure Trekking Tips
Cautions While Trekking in India
Trekking is not an adventure activity that anyone can try out. It comes with a responsibility for the trekker to make sure that no hiking expedition becomes a threat to the environment and to the local culture and traditions of that particular region. While taking up trekking of a particular region within India, check out the details regarding the geographical and historical features, followed by the trek route that you are going to cover, the season in which the trails can be followed, details about where to buy essential supplies and keep a note about the local trekking agencies of that particular region.
Things To Carry
It is recommended that a trekker should take up physical and dental examination before undertaking a trek. The first aid kit that you take with you depends on the length of the trek, its location and the no of people that are taking up the trek tour. Iodine tablets are the best reliable methods for sterlising water for drinking, cooking and washing.
Trekking In Indian Himalayas
Himalayas are known as the one of the youngest mountain ranges in the world and is counted among the best trekking regions in the world. The Indian Himalayan range is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular and impressive mountain ranges in the world.
Trekking In Ladakh
To this day the isolated mountain expanses in the Ladakh region generate the mystery of the Central Asian Silk Route. Ladakh is considered to be the most rugged region of the entire Himalayan range. Often referred as the Trans Himalayan Zone because its position between the Great Himalayan Range and the vast Tibetan plateau. One of the major reason why this barren land is a favourite of trekkers and extreme sports lovers.
Trekking In The Passes
The treks in Himachal are the jackpot for trekkers. In this state the treks vary from moderate to strenuous ones, ranging upto two weeks, especially the one done on high altitude passes. When it comes to passes even the state of J&K is not far off. In Uttaranchal the 16-km trek to Kedarnath is a must for those in good physical health as it affords fabulous views of the high Garhwal peaks.
Trekking in Darjeeling
The hilly destinations of Darjeeling is blessed with well-defined forest trails along the Nepalese border that afford views of Kanchenjunga and glimpses of Everest, Lhotsa and Makalu.
Trekking in Sikkim
To adventure lovers, trekking in Sikkim is an experience of many extents. For those who are looking for excitement plus adventure nothing can match the view of the Himalayan Mountains, which seem to touch the sky.