India is one country that showers you with plenty of opportunities to indulge in trekking. Experience the snow clad peaks of Himalayas, explore tiny tribal villages unseen by the world, get drenched into sacred Hindu sites, spot ancient Buddhist monasteries, and relish some unseen sights of nature - trekking in India lets you do all this and a lot more.
A trekking escapade in India not only lets you cherish some moments of serenity but also tickles you with matchless excitement to challenge the daredevil inside you.
Here are some of the best treks in India that must not be missed by any trekking lover.?
Kumara Parvatha Trek, Karnataka
The second highest peak (at 1712 metres) in Kodagu, Kumara Parvatha remains extremely popular among people who wish to experience something different. This 15-kilometre trek is meant for experienced trekkers as it is not an easy one. Food and water is available throughout the trek. The best time to partake in the Kumara Parvatha Trek is from October to February.
Roopkund Trek, Uttarakhand
If you believe in the powers of Mother Nature then this trek is meant for you. Relish the vistas of Roopkund's famous Mystery Lake which is also known as Skeleton Lake due to mysterious skeletons found here. The best time to take this challenging 4,800 mts trek is between May and October. There are three trekking routes available: via Mundoli, Kathgodam or Lohjang.
Chembra Peak Trek, Kerala
Located 2,100 metres above sea level, Chembra remains the highest peak in Kerala. The climb is ideal for novice as well as veteran trekkers. Visit here during September ? February to relish breathtaking vistas of nature. Visitors can also extend their trip to explore Wayanad's grassy meadows for a fulfilling experience.
Singalila Kanchenjunga Trek, Sikkim
Awarding you with views of Mt Everest (8850m), Makalu (8481m), Lhotse (8516m) and Kanchenjunga (8585m), Singalila Kanchenjunga Trek is like a heavenly journey that takes you close to heaven. During the trek, one can see majestic Himalayas while taking a challenging trek to reach 5000 mts high Goecha-La. The best time to take this trek is from Mid March to May and September to October.
Zanskar Frozen River Trek, Ladakh
Have you ever imagined walking on the ice-covered river? Experience this during Zanskar Frozen River Trek which remains one of the most popular treks in India. The trek passes through the Chadar that casts vivid colours on the river. This splendid yet tricky trek blesses you with opportunities to spot old Buddhist monasteries and isolated villages nestling with deep gorges valley of Trans Zanskar ranges. Trekkers can enjoy staying at unusual camping sites. The best time to relish this trek is from Mid January to February.
Dzongri ? Goecha La Trek, Sikkim
Goecha La Trek takes you to some alluring vistas of Sikkim. This trek takes you very close to the great Kanchenjunga apart from meadows of Dzongri, towering mountain peaks, and high mountain glaciers. Enjoy this trek from Mid March to June and September to Mid November to witness its matchless beauty which is far from imagination. This is a raw form of adventure which is ideal for both novice as well as experienced trekkers. ??
India has a lot more options for trekkers willing to go beyond ordinary. Trekking in India not only lets you explore the nature sprawling here, but also treats you with this incredible country?s history, cultures and traditions. ??