Top Trekking Places in North India By The Royal Escape

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Hours seem like days and each turn comes out with a new challenge. The stunning and unique landscapes of North India are a trekker’s paradise, luring enthusiasts from all over the world. Challenge yourself to one of the highest altitude treks in the world, walk on a frozen lake or watch the beauty of the Himalayan region unfold right in front of your eyes.

We, The Royal Escape have pioneered in the field of trekking in North India, which includes the long belt of the mighty Himalayas. Our service has been appreciated with equal length by all sorts of Guests. Following are the top Trekking places in North India by The Royal Escape. backpacking_postgrid

1) Chadar Trek, Ladakh (also known as Zanskar Trek)

Chadar Trek, Ladakh Top Trekking Places in North India By The Royal Escape

The Chadar frozen river trek is an extremely glamorous trek. It is a 6 day trek in inhospitable conditions. It is a trek over a frozen river in Ladakh. Average mean temperature during the day is minus 10. In the night, temperatures fall to minus 20 and 25. Ice forms, breaks and changes colour on the river every few hours. The truth is the extreme conditions are not hard to beat. With multiple layers and sensible trekking, the Chadar trek is not a very difficult trek. But what sets it apart is its unique experience. Everything about it is unique: the scenery, temperature, atmosphere, the frozen river, sledges, unusual camp sites, caves and the ever changing Chadar. So unique that it has to be experienced. In The Royal Escape list of treks, the Chadar, by far, is the most unique trek.

How To Reach: Delhi to Leh Distance- 1262 km

Trek Duration: 8 Nights/9 Days – 75 kms.

Best Time to Visit: January to February

Temperature Range:  15 to 20 degrees (during the day) and -25 to -35 degrees (during the night)

Max Altitude: 11,123 Ft. Approx

Difficulty Level: Challenging


2) Nag Tibba Trek, Uttarakhand

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Nag Tibba is a trekkers delight. Though it is a relatively unknown trail near Mussoorie it can easily be considered one of the best weekend treks that you can do out of Delhi. For those who want to walk in the forests, climb up to 10,000 feet, see snow clad mountains and camp under starry night skies  the Nag Tibba trek is just perfect. It presents stunning views of  Bandarpoonch peak, the Gangotri group of peaks,  Kedarnath peak in the north, Doon valley and the snow peaks of Chanabang.

Nag Tibba trek route is a circular trek where the finish point is different from the start point and at no time there is an overlap of trail. On your way down you will go through a completely contrasting landscape having a dense mixed forest of Oak, Rhododendron, Cider and Alpine.

How To Reach: Dehradun–Pantwari–Nag Tibba Base –Nag Tibba Top –Jungle Campsite –Tevagaon –Dehradun

Trek Duration: 2 Nights/3 Days – 13 kms.

Best Time to Visit: Mid Feb-Jun, Sept-Dec

Temperature Range:  16-25 degrees (days) and 8-16 degrees (nights)

Max Altitude: 9914 Ft. Approx

Difficulty Level: Moderate


3) KheerGanga- Himachal Pradesh:

KHEERGANGA Top Trekking Places in North India By The Royal Escape

Khirganga is situated in Parvati Valley at a distance of 22 km from Manikaran. For Khirganga, one has to go by motor-able road up to a place called ‘Barshaini’ and from there to Khirganga on foot. The trek is very pleasant and offers some exhilarating views. The vegetation changes dramatically and opens up into a flatland that is graced by the occasional tent, the few guest houses and cafes and the temple premises which also comprises of the hot water spring. After the climb you are rewarded with release from all your pains during the day and get to bathe in the hot spring and rejuvenate yourself. We also Provide Porters to carry heavy luggage if you have any.

How To Reach: Kullu-Manali Airport at Bhuntar: 45 km by road till Bharsheni + 11 km trek on foot

Trek Duration: 1 Nights/2 Days – 11 kms.

Best Time to Visit: May and November.

Weather:  Pleasant and Favorable

Max Altitude: 13,051Ft. Approx

Difficulty Level: Easy


4) Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh

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If you are a first time trekker and wondering for a trek then Hampta Pass is the best ideal chosen place. The unforgettable high moderate Himalyan adventure Hampta Pass Trek is based in the region of beautiful Himanchal (Manali) at an altitude of 14100 ft. high. Hampta pass trekking can be done in any season, but the best time to go for trek is in the month of June to September. Hampta Pass trekking gives an amazing experience of exploring your life with special hues of nature. One gets an incredible view of rock faces, frosty valleys, thick pine forest, open meadows, adrenaline pumping waterway and pleasant as well as adventurous crossing areas.

Hampta pass trek connects two beautiful valley named; Kullu and Lahaul, were one get various Landscapes. Colorful Himalayan birds, species and flowers attract the viewers by their beauty. The scenic landscape, frequently change in weather and atmosphere delights the trekkers and gives a good option of clicking pictures. Climbing on the snow stretch and finding peace with nature with the surroundings of Himalaya is vast.

How To Reach: Drive from Manali (6,000ft) to Jobra and start trek to Chika (Manali – Chika – Balu ka Ghrea – Siagoru – Hampta Pass – Chatru – Chandra Tal – Rohtang Pass – Manali )

Trek Duration:  5 Days/ 4 Nights, Approx. 34 kms.

Best Time to Visit: June – September

Temperature Range:  0 – 20 degrees Celsius

Max Altitude: 14,100 Ft. Approx.

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate


5) Indrahar Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh:

Indrahar - Top Trekking Places in North India By The Royal Escape

Top Trekking places in North India by The Royal Escape includes Indrahar Pass, perched at a towering height of 4,324ft above the sea level is one such mountain pass that entices trekkers from across the globe. Located in the Dhauladhar Range of the mighty Himalayas, this pass is also popular among the tourist due to the close proximity with Dharamshala.

Originating from McLeod Ganj, this short, yet enthralling journey will take you through the scenic marvels and opulent beauty of the Himalayan Ranges. Passing mostly through the Dhauladhar Range of the Himalayas, the trek gets over within 4 days and offers ample of challenges and difficulties.

How To Reach: McLeod Ganj – Triund – Ilaqa Got – Lahesh Caves – Indrahar Pass – Ilaqa Got – McLeod Ganj

Trek Duration:  4 Days / 3 Nights, Approx. 35km

Best Time to Visit: May to October

Weather:  Pleasant and Favorable

Max Altitude: 14,245 ft Approx.

Difficulty Level: Moderate to Challenging


6) Triund  trek –  Himachal Pradesh

Triund - Top Trekking Places in North India By The Royal Escape

Triund  trek can be described as a tranquil trek which can be easily accomplished by almost all age groups . Triund has an unambiguous byway which goes through a beautiful mixed forest of oak, deodar and rhododendron. Trek is fairly easy for the first five kilometers but the last one kilometer may require a bit of toil , the last one kilometer is popularly known as the “22 curves” as it has 22 tiring  curves before you finally reach Triund. Along the way there are many small  chai shops where one can refresh during the hike. The traipse is worth it as the panorama when you reach triund is awe-inspiring and exhilarating .Triund is come-at-able for most part of the year except for when the byway to triund is cut off by heavy snowfall in the months of  January and February . Trip to triund can be planed diversely.

How To Reach:  Reach Dharamshala which is a major town, 9 km before McLeodganj via overnight bus from New Delhi.

Trek Duration:  2 Days/ 1 night Max , 3 hours, Approx. 10 km

Best Time to Visit: April to November

Weather:  Pleasant and Favorable

Max Altitude: 6,184 ft to 9,760 ft

Difficulty Level: Easy


7)  Kuari Pass Trek, Uttarakhand:

Kuari - Top Trekking Places in North India By The Royal Escape

Top Trekking places in North India by The Royal Escape also includes Kuari Pass is situated in Garhwal Himalayas. used extensively by the local shepherds, exploring this route is one of the richest manners to get a full view of the splendid Himalayas. Their imposing and scenic presence can be witnessed from atop Kuari, which literally means “a getaway”.

Originating in Joshimath, a meeting point for many a religious pilgrimage, the path gives you a brief stopover at Devaprayag, before it gradually ascends to take you to heights that end with a mesmerizing view of the Nanda Devi summit in all its glory. Replete with tributaries of the Ganges, dense mountain forests, and a fleeting interaction with local life, Kuari Pass trekking can be best enjoyed during winter months.

How To Reach:  Haridwar- Joshimath-Chitrkhana-Tali Top– Kuari Pass– Khullar– Tali To- Auli- Joshimath – Haridwar

Trek Duration:   6 Days / 5 Nights , 33km

Best Time to Visit:  December – March

Weather:  -10 degree Celsius to 15 degree Celsius

Max Altitude: 13990 Ft

Difficulty Level:  Easy to Moderate


8) Malana Trek – Himachal Pradesh

Malana- Top Trekking Places in North India By The Royal Escape

Malana Village Trek is one of the popular Trekking spots in Himachal near Chandra Khanni Pass. Malana in Himachal Pradesh is a tribal village, which is considered as the oldest democracy in the world. The trek ends at the Baralacha Pass on the Manali-Leh road.

This easy to perform trek to Malana leads us through picturesque and pleasing landscape, birch forests, rhododendron bushes, lush meadows which offer awe-inspiring views – from the snow-capped Dhaula Dhar to the south, to Hanuman Tibba at the head of the Solang Valley and the Ghalpo peaks in Lahaul. The appropriate periods to visit this are, March to June and May to Nov. The permission must be obtained by the head of the villagers to visit the important places in the village. There are nearly 1100 persons in the village.

There is the snowy range of the area lying between the Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges in the Bara Banghal area of the Central Himachal Pradesh. After then we will visit the Parbati valley, hemmed in by giant pinnacled mountain peaks. It twists west from the glaciers and snowfields.

How To Reach: Drive from New Delhi to Manali, Manali to Ganachalani,  Trek from Ganachalani to below Chanderkhani Pass,  Trek across the Chanderkhani Pass to Dadru, : Trek to Malana

Trek Duration:  1 Day/ 1 Night, 3-4 hrs.

Best Time to Visit:  April to July & September to November

Weather:  Pleasant and favorable

Max Altitude: 9,938 ft

Difficulty Level:  Easy

THE ROYAL ESCAPE has an excellent team which delivers prompt services to all our Guests .Our field staff comprise of professional mountain guides who know the exact routes and stopover points in the mountains, Cooks who can rustle up excellent meals, efficient camp helpers who are trained to set up camp within minutes and also to take care of the environment and ecology. All our staff is trained to act immediately in case of any eventuality.

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Top Trekking Places in North India By The Royal Escape

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