Top Treks in Himachal Pradesh

Introduction

Also called”the “land of the Himalayas” It is an Indian state situated in the northern portion of this country. Surrounded by the high Himalayan mountains, ancient temples and a vibrant tradition, Himachal Pradesh is famous for its tourist attractions such as Kullu, Manali, Chamba and Shimla. Himachal Pradesh is widely known as the state with the most apples throughout India. It is also famous for its beautiful landscapes as well as culture, adventure sports and a myriad of festivals, fairs, and celebrations throughout the year.

McLeod Ganj The residence of the 14th Dalai Lama is worth visiting. Himachal Pradesh also has many palaces, forts, and monasteries of extremely historical and cultural significance. Himachal Pradesh is situated in the northern part of India near the borders of Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Uttaranchal and Punjab and shares a border with Tibet.

Tourism is a huge contributor to the economy of the state. In the year 2018, Himachal Pradesh was visited by 16.09 million national tourists and 356,000 international visitors. The state is tourist-friendly and boasts more than 5,000 hotels which cater to the requirements of international and domestic travellers. These include government-owned properties that could be categorized as luxurious hotels as well as heritage resorts as well as star hotels, camping sites and budget hotels. The majority of these hotels are located in well-known tourist destinations like Shimla, Kasauli, Kullu, Dalhousie, Dharamshala, Khajjiar, Chamba and Manali.

Let’s get started on the most popular treks in Himachal Pradesh

Hampta Pass trek

At 14,000 feet Hampta Pass in Himachal Pradesh is among the most special, adventure-based passes within the Himalayas. There is a dense green valley of Kullu which is surrounded by lush forests, grasslands and thick forests on one side and blooming flowers blooming in full along the sides of the trek. The other side is the almost deserted plain view of Lahaul and plain mountains with little vegetation. If you’re on the summit of this pass you’ll encounter two completely different worlds. It is a surreal experience within a matter of minutes. 

In a short time, the Hampta Pass is also known as Himachal’s Valley of Flowers. The views are pretty similar to the Valley of Flowers, a long, green valley that is surrounded by mountains covered in snow. As you cross the other side of Hampta Pass, you’ll be stunned by the stunning contrast. The view that is spread out the front ahead of you is Spiti Valley, famous for its plains, rough terrain, and vibrant blue skies. The climb up to Hampta Pass is very thrilling. For climbers, crossing Hampta Pass is the best adventure. They will enjoy the anticipation of climbing up to the top of the pass, crossing levels, and then it appears to reach the top of the pass. This trail lets you’ll walk from one end to the next for 6 days, covering 25km.

Ghepan Lake trek

The formation of big glaciers occurs when the glacier makes its route back to a valley, and then into the mountain’s highs, and remains just in the upper part of the mountain. In this hike, you will see the last remnants of a massive glacier suspended from the saddle ridge of mountains that surround the lake. The water gushed from the glacier hanging in the air. It’s a unique experience. Three glaciers in this area water Ghepan Lake. Ghepan Lake. Initially, such locations of glaciers that water lakes in the alpine region are located deep in the Himalayas. They are above 15,000 feet. It is necessary to trek up to 4 or five days to reach them. However, only after two days of hiking do you notice this happening.

Markha Valley trek

In the remote region of Lahaul, it is a valley that is filled with blooms, a short-sightedness that is reflected by the attention paid to climbers. The way to the valley has been a mix of isolated mountain valleys, charming villages and flower beds accentuated by the striking appearance of Himalayan orchids. The valley is referred to as Miyar Valley.

Beas Kund trek

Beas Kundhas has always been a top trek in Manali. It leads you up to where the stream which flows through the city. But, one reason why trekkers love this hike is the beautiful scenery. The lush green grasslands are abundant beneath the summits of the three largest mountains that surround Manali. The grasslands that lie beneath them are the emerald-coloured lake out of which the Beas river Beas flows. The many views of this tranquil waterway are set in between rough mountain peaks of the Pir Panjal mountain range. If you’re in the area you also get the sensation that you are near to what is the origin of the river as you look down below the valley. The emerald kund splits into streams, creating gushing waterfalls until it merges with the boiling Beas river.

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