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Top 10 trekking spots in India

India's hills and mountains, are popular for their rich flora and fauna. Some places are known for their beautiful flowers also, and rare birds. This will make you think, that the country is a place for peaceful vacation, watching birds and appreciating mother nature.

That is indeed the case, but besides those mesmerizing rustic beauties and enthralling creatures, you have the sublime mountain ranges which are inviting enough for crazy adventurous trips, and dangerous predators, that you never want to confront, at least not without the bars.

So ready your back packs and guide books, and set off for an adventure trip to India, seeing and experiencing things like you have never done before.

The top 10 spots for trekking in India are :

  • Markha Valley

The trekking routes of Ladakh are one of the most adventurous place in the country. Cross the popular passes, the valleys and glaciers here, and behold the splendid views of Himalayan ranges, along with exotic flora of the valleys. Also camp around the river Markha and have a very enjoyable time.

  • Kudremukh

This mountain region in the Karnataka state, has the shape of a horse in all, and is having a lot of river bodies, mazing hill climbs, interesting wildlife and dangerous trekking routes. There are various peaks here which will give amazing panoramic views, and enjoyable time.

  • Gaumukh Tapovan

This a trekking valley in the state of Uttarakhand, where river Bhagirathi originates and is also famous as the Gangotri Glacier. Located in the middle of the Himalayan ranges, the Gaumukh trek is a very exciting affair.

  • Agumbe

Agumbe is also a hilly village area in the southern state of Karnataka, where you can see beautiful waterfalls also. The trekking routes of this place are full of natural delights, as every inch of land is decked up with grassland and is amazingly charming.

  • Roopkund Trek

Another feather in the wings of Uttarakhand, Roopkund is the famous trek route and its popular clear water pool , is also reported to have a lot of human skulls. The scenic charm plus the challenging climb, both together make the place an adventurous delight.

  • Kumara Parvata

Another village in Karnataka, where you can explore the adventure of trekking. With lovely valleys, charming meadows and small villages as the interludes, this area is a wonderful adventure destination in India.

  • Dodital Trek

Just like Roopkund, Dodital is also a popular fresh water lake in Uttarakhand, reaching which, becomes an exciting experience to the trekkers. The road ends at Uttarkashi, and then starts the amazing trekking journey to Dodi, through many hills, villages and other splendors.

  • Kodachadri

Kodachadri is more popular for its dense forest areas. This trekking region in the state of Karnataka, offers you wonderful waterfalls and hills to see, while the provisions for tourists' accommodations are also several here, showing the popularity of this trek.

  • Har Ki Doon Trek

This is an exciting and adventurous getaway to the Garhwal hills, where the thrill of the trekking will pass every second of your trip as a hair raising moment. Through the glittering mountain peaks and dense pine forests, the route will be enchanting for a trekker. Watch the amazing wildlife and enjoy the experience of the valleys .

  • Nubra Valley Trek

Nubra is also a famous trekking region in Ladakh valleys. Crossing the exciting glaciers, high passes and barren lands of this valley, you will be able to see the glimpses of Nubra river. Though Ladakh has always been a popular tourist place, but with this valley in your itinerary, you are going to have an adventurous trip in India.


Last updated : Jan 3, 2012.


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