Trails of India
India is a country which is filled with different landforms throughout its vast landmass. New trekking routes are discovered almost every day since the whole experience of trekking and living in the wilderness (almost) is found attractive by a large number of people, especially the teenagers, college students and even young people who have recently started to work. There are so many places to visit in India that a person will take his or her entire lifetime to visit all these places but people are always excited to visit new places to experience it, to live it.
Most people think that trekking requires a lot of money and is also a hassle to plan for one. It is true that nothing comes for free but the total expenses is not as much as people think it to be otherwise how do you think most students to visit such places afford it? Anyway, coming back to the point, the only thing one truly needs to go for trekking is willpower. Of course, vacations or trips like these change you as a person. You seem to realize how small you are in the face of this huge but magnificent world. So, here is a list of all the places for the people who seek adventure. Remember, all you need is willpower to conquer them all!
1. Chadar Trek, Ladakh
Also known as the Zanskar Trek, the Chadar Trek in Ladakh is one of the most well known treks where you get to walk over the thick frozen river Zanskar. The place is absolutely beautiful with its picturesque landscape and beautiful Buddhist monasteries all around. The perfect time of the year to visit this place would be in January.
2. Kedarkantha Trek, Uttarakhand
Next in the list comes the Kedarkantha trail in Uttarakhand which is situated in the Garhwal Himalayas. This is the best place for people who love spending time in the nature. The trail is 3,850m tall with lush green meadows all around. The trk also passes through Govind National Park. February would be the time to visit this beautiful place.
3. Kuari Pass Trek, Uttarakhand
The Kuari Pass trek is also situated in the Garhwal Himalayas. Kuari in local language means “a getaway” which it actually is- a beautiful and calming getaway from the busy city life. One can even visit Nanda Devi and can get mesmerized with the beauty of the place. The perfect spot for you in the month of March!
4. Goecha La Trek, Sikkim
Situated in the Himalayas, the Goecha La trek offers you a complete different experience when you visit the place unlike most other Himalayan treks. It is a very unique experience to go there and visit the rhododendron forests. The place is situated about 5,600 feet above sea level. April is the time of the year for you to be here at this beautiful place.
5. Sandakphu Trek, West Bengal
This trek will take you through the magnificent city of Darjeeling, situated in West Bengal. The place is a like a city on a hill and this trek also happens to be the perfect trek for people who are looking for a quick trekking experience. May is the perfect time for you to visit this place.
6. The Markha Valley Trek, Ladakh
One of the most beautiful experiences one can get in “Little Tibet” is by going on the Markha Valley Trek. This trek has a lot to offer- from lush green meadows to barren lands but all of this is so beautiful that it will leave a mark in your mind for a long time. June is the perfect month for one to visit this place.
7. Chembra Peak Trek, Kerala
Situated in the Wayanad district of Kerala, the Chembra Peak trek is situated close to Calicut. This is one of the most beautiful treks in the whole of Western Ghats. The perfect spot for amateur trekking, the Chembra peak trek attracts a lot of college students. July is the month for you to visit this place.
8. Kolukkumalai Tea Estate Trek
What can be more refreshing than having to go for a trek just to have a cup of fresh tea that too which has been plucked and cured freshly in the month of August? The beautiful steep trails and the lush greenery all around you will be as refreshing as the tea over there.
9. Rajmachi Trek, Maharashtra
The Rajmachi Trek is situated close to Pune and is at an elevation of 2710 feet. It is one of the most favored trekking places in whole of India. The waterfalls and the ancient Shiva temple are its main attractions. September is the perfect time to visit this place amidst all rain.
10. Ratnagarh Trek, Maharashtra
The climb to the Ratnagarh Fort is nothing less than a trek. This place has a lot of historical significance for the Marathas and on top of that, the view from the top of the fort is just mesmerizing! October is the best time of the year to visit this place.
11. Nishani Motte Hills Trek, Coorg
The perfect place for a getaway where there is nothing but calmness and peace all around you. The trek starts near Bangalore and is for about 2 days. Mark your dates on the calendar to visit this place on November.
12. Kumara Parvata Trek, Karnataka
This is another two day trek which includes a lot of physical activity but is refreshing for you to your core. There are actually two peaks in this trek and you have to cross the first one which is called the Kumara Parvata to reach your final destination.