is the land of surprisingly varied landscape. The country boasts to have
some of the highest peaks in the world. It's no coincidence that India is a
spectacular adventure destination among the trekkers. Trekkers from
throughout the world prefer the trekking locales in the verdant slopes of
Himalayas. This country has captured the imagination of mountaineers and
explorers for a long time. Trekkers also get a chance to come in close
contact with the culture of the people residing in the remote areas. If you
want to enjoy the serenity and purity prevalent in the Himalayas, you should
enjoy the trekking at your own pace. Trekking the verdant hills of the
Himalayas will undoubtedly fill your heart with limitless joy and provide
you the unmatched peace of mind. India is, therefore, a prime travel
destination not only for its spiritualism but also for the adventure spots.
Adventure sports in India came into existence when the British started
developing various hill stations all over India. These hill resorts served
as the base from where treks were undertaken. With the introduction of base
camp, it became much easier for the adventurers to explore the nearby
located areas on their own. The area has now emerged as a trekking paradise.
Here is a list of some famous trekking destinations.
The hills in Darjeeling are blessed with well-defined forest trails along
with Nepalese border offering the scenic views of Kanchenjunga and glimpses
of Everest, Lhotsa and Makalu. The climate of Darjeeling besides its
geographical location are very similar to that of Nepal. Post-monsoon season
in Darjeeling brings clear days in the months of October and November with
warm temperatures, especially in the valley region. Daytime temperatures in
Darjeeling drop to 0 ºC in December and January, but even during this
period trekking from lodge to lodge makes the trek interesting and
isolated mountain expanses in Ladakh region create the mystery of Central
Asian Silk Route. Considered to be the most rugged region in Himalayas,
Ladakh is often referred as the Trans Himalayan Zone due to its position
between the great Himalayas and the vast Tibetan plateau. It is one of the
major reason why this barren land is preferred by trekkers and adventure
Trekking in Sikkim is an experience of variety for adventure lovers. All of
those who are looking for excitement plus adventure, scenic Himalayan
mountains are the best. As the adventurers pass through a mountain trek,
they establish an easy relationship with nature. The profusion of plants and
flowers can spellbound everybody. Deep forests and river valleys offer views
of ancient monasteries including Pemayangtse and Tashiding and attractive
but rapidly developing hamlet of Pelling.
Trekking in the Himalayas
The magnificent Himalayas are one of the youngest mountain ranges in the
world and are included among the best trekking regions in the world. It is
undoubtedly one of the most spectacular and impressive mountain ranges all
over the world. You may trek through the numerous Hindu settlements, ancient
temples, isolated Buddhist monasteries within a space of few days during
trekking expedition. You also get a chance to camp beside small village
establishments supporting traditional Islamic culture.
Tips For Trekking
Permits and licenses in sensitive areas are needed where security is at
stake. You should follow the guidelines to make your trekking expedition
memorable and hassle free.
» You should take into account your budget and climate while decide
upon the number of days of your expedition.
» Keep in mind the level of difficulty vis-a-vis your level of
» You can choose nature walks or high-altitude trekking as per your
» Accustom yourself with every bit of increase in the altitude.
» Learn to deal with high-altitude sickness or high-altitude madness.
» Include ample time for altitude acclimatization in your tour plan.
» Keep medical kit with you during trekking expedition.
» Medical fitness test is a must before trekking.
» Protect yourself from snow blindness, frostbiting and sun burn
during the tour.