Gomukh-Tapovan trek a place where Ganga starts

Gomukh Tapovan is another less popular trek having moderate to difficult grade. It is one of those treks which will never let you down with ecstatic nature, more importantly, the faith of devotees. The best time for this trek is only from May to mid-October. Hence in the limited time frame, one should grab the most. You will be stunned by the belief of pilgrims who worship Gangotri, Gomukh and the mighty river Ganga. From the base camp at Gangotri until Tapovan you will be accompanied by religious tourists, who are ready to overcome the strenuous hike just to meet their God. The trek commences from the epitome of devotion the Gangotri, one of the Char Dhams. From here the spiritual journey begins until you have mystic experience. After a walk through serene Gangotri National park, you will see first sights of snow-capped mountains, Bhagirathi sisters, Bhrigu and Manda peaks. The gushing Bhagirathi river will strategically make its way as you walk on its banks. The path to Tapovan is composed of boulders and moraines of Gangotri glacier. Once you reach Tapovan, the meditation grounds of Sadhus, your eyes will be awestruck. Mount Shivling will stand in front of you. It is shaped like Linga, therefore, considered the most beautiful mountain. Tapovan is renowned as the base camp for Mount Shivling expeditions. Mountaineers endeavoring Shivling start their logistics and planning from Tapovan. Mount Shivling looks so awe-inspiring,  instant reaction is to bow down with humility and only appreciate its elegance. The surroundings are so tranquil that you will realize why monks choose this as a place to attain peace. Being on the grounds of Tapovan is...

Dayara Bugyal Trek – a walk on the grazing lands

The Dayara Bugyal Trek, less known but a perfect weekend getaway. Dayara is highly recommended trek for kids and beginners. Widespread rejuvenating meadows filled with vibrant flowers and majestic mountains in the background are easily accessible. Plus minimum waiting period of only 4 trekking days. For many trekkers, it is a good news that Dayara is not as popular as other easy, moderate treks. That means you get to explore the less traveled paths. Bugyal means never-ending meadows, which can be seen effortlessly during the route. These vast plateaus keep flourishing after September until December when snow arrives. The layers of snow can be found from December to April giving enough time span to enjoy the trek in the winter season. From the base camp in Raithal itself, Shrikanth peak and Gangotri range are visible. Walking through gold silver forests of Oak trees the next camping site, Gui arrives. The glimpses of peaks seen from base become more prominent. The wait for vast meadows comes to an end when vast pastures and pleasant flowers rule your sights. They will definitely raise your spirit to go ahead. Bandarpoonch peak also welcomes you, asking you to keep moving until you reach the Dayara top. In merely 3 days you will find yourself on the Dayara top as high as 12100 feet, making it a perfect start for a beginner or a kid trekker. Not only that Dayara is a great choice for any family outing. While many search for hard treks, sometimes it is important to trudge on relaxing paths to experience the tranquility of mountains. Get Exciting Offers for Trekking...

Chopta Chandrashila Trek – A Retreating Discovery

Coupled with the pilgrim tour to Tungnath temple, traveller's favourite hill station Chopta and every adventurer's sought camping site Deoriatal lake, Chopa Chandrashila Trek is a perfect destination for all kinds of interests. Considered as easy to moderate grade, this trek should be the first trek for beginners to get an insight of the Himalayas. The trek is only of 3 days and is open in all seasons except monsoon. From the starting step the summit, Chandrashila top is always in the sight. Sari village is the base camp where trekkers can rest in homestays. Rock paved way upto next camping site, Deoriatal lake is an easy climb. The moment you reach the second camping site you will be mesmerized. Tranquil Deorital lake between oak trees with stunning massifs of Chaukhamba in the background, you will just want to relax and dive into the serenity. Wait until morning to see the Chaukhamba peak on the Deorital lake's surface. This is the most awaited sight for all the visitors. Capturing the flawless reflections of Chaukhamba peak, move ahead until you reach a famous resting point, Jhanditop. This is a place from where you can get panaromic view of the spine like ridge line formed by Neelkanth, Chaukambha 4, Chaukhamba 3, Jankuth, Mandani, Sumeru, Kedarmain, and, Thalaysagar mountains. Take enough rest, since the upcoming route is not strenous but a long one. Next few hours is a walk under the shadows of alpine forests blossomed with red rhododendrons. The entire trail looks like painted with red-pink color. Though the trail is long you will never feel exhausted due the vibrancy of...

Tarsar Marsar Trek

Trekking has a lot more in store than just walking the explored and known trails and duly arriving at the destination. Only a true at heart trekker would know and feel the actual thrill and pleasure of trekking. The joy of trekking is also about the kind people we go with, the trekking organization we choose, the passion we enforce into the sport and finally, the most conspicuous factor which bind all the above factors, the location where we will be trekking at. India has quite some exclusive trekking locations up north, some of which are highly acclaimed internationally. The Himalayan range, which is the most popular trekking region covers Leh and Ladakh, Uttarakhand, Jammu & Kashmir, Kullu – Manali,. Few of the Notable Treks in these locations are Kashmir Valley Trek, Markha valley Trek, The Great lakes, Hampta Pass, Bagini Glacier, Tarsar Marsar Trek, Stok Kangri Trek Etc. Kashmir valleys are very renowned trekking region in the world. Kashmir itself is a Heaven on Earth; making it all the more desirable sight and a yielding site to commence this exhilarating sport, Trekking. Tarsar Marsar Trek is one of the highly opted treks of the Kashmir Valley. It is a trek encompassing a journey to the two beautiful twin lakes, Tarsar and Marsar, surrounded by the peaks of Kolahi Mountain. The twin lakes are known from 16th Century during the period of ruler of Kashmir, Yusuf Shah Chak. The lakes are notable for its almond shape separated by a mountain, identical in nature and is situated in the Aru District of Jammu and Kashmir. Both the lakes flow into...