Beat the heat this summer with these awesome Himalayan treks you can do in a week

10 Best treks in Indian Himalayas that you can do in a week to beat the heat this summer


  1. Brahmatal Trek

    Brahma Tal
    From: Wan in Uttarakhand

    Duration: 3 nights 4 days

    Area: Kumaon, Uttrakhand

    Max Altitude: 3657 meter/12,000 ft.

    Description: The amount of snow at the trek teases every trekker to take up the challenge. Forests coupled with impressive views of the Himalayas is a treat to the shutterbugs. Brahmatal reveals a heavenly facet with the mighty Himalayan peaks overlooking it creates a mesmerizing ambiance. The trekkers are awed by the views of summits over 7000 meters.

  2. Valley of Flowers Trek

    Valley of flowers
    From: Joshimath

    Duration: 5 Nights and 6 Days

    Area: Uttrakhand

    Max Altitude: 3,648 meter/11,970 ft.

    Description: T.G. Longstaff and Frank Symthe discovered this enchanting place by sheer chance in 1931. Though local villagers of Bhundar valley knew it as Nandakanan since time immemorial, they feared venturing into the valley, because of the spirits and fairies that were believed to be hunting the beautiful valley.
    More than thousand varieties of flower, ferns and Himalayan herbs grow in valley. The most beautiful of all Himalayan flower, the blue Primula can be seen blooming in the valley. The best time to see the valley in full bloom is mid-July to mid- August.
    To reach the valley one has to trek from Govind Ghat on the route to Hemkund Sahib, up to Ghangaria, 12 km ahead. Few furlongs ahead of Ghangaria the trek route to the valley takes a detour towards the left. The valley is at a distance 5 km from Ghangaria.

  3. Chopta Chandrashila Trek
    chandrashila

    From: Haridwar

    Duration: 3 Nights 4 Days

    Area: Uttarakhand

    Max Altitude: 3680 metre/12,073 ft.

    Description: Chopta is situated at the heights of 2700 metre. River Mandakini flows on its one side and lush green oak forest covers it from the other. It gets wrapped in snow during winters thus making this little hill station a major attraction for people looking for a peaceful retreat with breath-taking scenic view. The drive between Gopeshwar to Chopta gives you opportunity to stop and visit the local spots. The area is also rich in flora and fauna. If you are lucky you can get a sight of wild cats and deer. For trekkers, the valley has multiple folds of destinations where they can trek and explore the nature the Chopta valley and its surrounding area.

  4. Hampta Pass Trek
    Hampta Pass

    From: Manali

    Duration: 4 Nights 5 Days

    Area: Himachal Pradesh

    Max Altitude: 4,297 meter/14,100 ft.

    Description: If you are a first time trekker and wondering for a trek then Hampta Pass is the ideal destination. The unforgettable moderate Himalayan adventure destination Hampta Pass Trek is based in the region of beautiful Himachal (Manali) at an altitude of 14100 ft. 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.

  5. Satopant Trek
    Satopanth Lake

    From: Joshimath

    Duration: 5 Nights 6 Days

    Area: Uttarakhand

    Max Altitude: 4,465 metre/14,648 ft.

    Description: With its crystal clear green water lake situated a height of 4,402 m the triangular lake has a perimeter of one kilometer. Set in the midst of glaciers with a splendor undreamed by men one is left completely overwhelmed.

  6. Kedartal trek
    Kedartal

    From: Uttarkashi

    Duration: 5 Nights 6 Days

    Area: Uttarakhand

    Max Altitude: 4,900 metre/16,000 ft.

    Description: Kedar Tal is a relatively tough trek because of a challenging track. Completing the trek boosts your confidence. The emerald green lake is formed from melting of Kedar glacier which extends to Kedar Ganga, a tributary of River Ganga. If you get lucky you can spot bharal, Himalayan black bear, Monal and other fauna of the Himalayas.

  7. Brighu Lake2Brighu Lake

    From: Manali

    Duration: 2 Nights 3 Days

    Area: Himachal Pradesh

    Max Altitude: 4235 metre/13,900 ft.

    Description: Bhrigu Lake (4240mts.) is a prominent lake of Kullu region, located right of Rohtang Pass. Forest of Fir, oak and higher altitude white Oak surrounds Gulaba from where trek starts. Steep ups and downs can make you a bit tired but are equally rewarding because of its breathtaking views.

  8. Beas Kund
    Beas Kund

    From: Manali

    Duration: 5 Nights 6 Days

    Area: Himachal Pradesh

    Max Altitude: 3800 meter/12500 feet

    Description: The 15 km trek takes you from Manali to Beas Kund glacier, the birth place of Beas River. The trek takes one across Solang Valley which is a famous paragliding spot. To reach Beas Kund you will have to cross lush green meadows and glaciers. The tracks are easy to walk on and while crossing the meadows you can run around like a free spirit. You get surrounded by snow capped mountains and the cold breeze from the ranges clams one down after the end of each day.

  9. Chandratal Trek
    Chandratal

    From: Manali

    Duration: 4 Nights 5 Days

    Area: Himachal Pradesh

    Max Altitude: 4250 metre/13,900 ft.

    Description: Chandertal lake in Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh lies between a low ridge and the main Kunzum Range. Mostly surrounded with snow, this deep blue-water lake has a circumference of 2.5 kilometre. Some people also call it Moon Lake and is the source of the Chandra River. The snow-capped Moulkila and Chandrabhaga mountain ranges measures from 3000 metre to 6500 metre approximately in height. It’s a very luring place.

  10. Deo Tibba Base Camp
    deo tibba

    From : Manali

    Duration : 5 Nights 6 Days

    Area: Himachal Pradesh

    Max Altitude: 4200 metre/13,700 ft

    Description: Deo Tibba trek is pleasant trek that takes us to the grazing pastures of the Gaddi shepherds and the emerald blue waters of the Chandertal Lake (4200 m) with magnificent views of Deo Tibba peak (6,000 m) and its huge hanging glaciers. This spectacular view gives every trekker a feeling of peace and bliss.