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Best Treks to do in the Himalayas

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If you’re an experienced hiker with at least a couple of high-altitude treks above 14,000 feet, here are some of the best Himalayan treks you can do.

1.Goechala Trek

The Goechala trekking route is approximately 75 km long and climbs to an altitude of 15,100 feet. One of the main reasons for doing this hike is the stunning mountain scenery,with not just one but 14 peaks. The highlights of this hike are numerous. The most unforgettable is the sunrise over the Kanchenjunga mountains. Plus, a myriad of beautiful rhododendrons line your way during the summer months of April and May. The crystal clear Samity Lake is another reason to do this trek.

2. Kedartal Trek

Kedartal is a tough trek as compared to different Himalayan treks. This trek is for experienced trekkers and adventure enthusiasts. The trek climbs to the glacial lake Kedartal, surrounded by high mountains. Some of the most famous mountains rise before you in this cauldron Mt Talaisagar, Mt Brigpant, Mt Nanda Parbat, Mt Jogging and Mt Gangotri. This trek is quite challenging with river crossings, spider walls and the elevation itself is quite high.

3.Everest Base Camp Via Gokyo Ri Trek

Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Ri is a much more challenging trail to base camp on the highest mountain in the world. The biggest attraction of trekking in Nepal is the large and rugged mountains. They literally surround you on all sides! The trail sees Mt Everest, Mt Makalu, Mt Lhotse and Mt Cho Oyu,traverses the Himalaya’s largest glaciers such as Ngozumpa, and sees the Khumbu Glacier. The feeling of being in the middle of a great mountain also conveys the legacy of a great mountaineer. They literally walk the same road full of sights to remember.

 

4.Bali Pass Trek

India hikes Pin Bhaba The itinerary is 9 days. The base camp for the Ping Baba Pass Trek is Kafnu.The vastness of the trekking is overwhelming and can be enjoyed as a solo trek. Pin Bhaba is known as the most dramatic hike. Every day there is a complete change of scenery. Every day is like a new hike! Compared to the life-threatening Ping Parvati Path Trek, Ping Baba is not only a great alternative, but also a more beautiful and safer place.

 

5.Sar Pass Trek

Kasola Backpacker Paradise is the starting point for this thrilling Sir Path trek. Passing through the scenic Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges, this trek is filled with fascinating trails winding through lush evergreen forests, babbling rivers and snow-capped mountains.

For first-timers, the Sar Pass walk is fantastic.Suitable for those who want to experience all types of terrain. With forests, meadows, picturesque villages and

snow-capped mountains, this trail offers a diverse

experience for hikers. Prashant Jha, a graduate student at BITS Pilani, Himachal, shares the details of this well-researched trek in the Parvati Valley of Pradesh. The beginning of the walk is in Kasol, a popular weekend destination for travellers from all over the world and backpackers. Many of them are young urban people who long for a bohemian way of life. The shops are fully stocked with necessities and extras to satisfy travellers.

6. Poon Hill And Annapurna Base Camp

These are actually two hikes that can be done separately or together. Similar to the Everest Base Camp Trek, this trek offers great trails and great teahouse accommodation,

perfect for those looking for comfort. If you only have 4-5 days, the trek to Poon Hill is he one of the best short hikes in the Himalayas and offers stunning

up-close views of the Annapurna. If you have a little more time,take a trip to the Annapurna Base Camp at the famous Annapurna Sanctuary, which offers stunning

views of the South Face of Annapurna I (8,091 m/26,538 ft), the 10th highest mountain in the world. The route to base camp offers spectacular views of the hanging glacier and the cliffs of Machhapuchhre (6,993 m/22,943 ft). Machapuchare is known by locals as the ‘Asian Fishtail or Matterhorn’. Fish Tail is sacred to locals and off-limits to climbers.

7.Manaslu Circuit

The Manaslu trek is a 14–16-day tea house trek that circles the 8th highest mountain in the world.

With improvements to the teahouses and trails in recent years, trekking is fast becoming a popular alternative to the Annapurna Circuit. The

The number of visitors in recent years has been around 2,000 for him, with the highest number in October. This is one of the best treks in Nepal and also allows you to escape the crowds. The hiker will be charged $50 per week, as the hike stays within the restricted area.

8.Makalu Base Camp Trek

A 16-day trek to the base camp of Makalu (8463m), the fifth highest mountain in the world. Unlike the treks previously mentioned, this is not a Tea House trek and requires camping arrangements. The trek starts at an altitude of 435 m and traverses various environments, climbing up the Balun Valley to Makalu Base He Camp. It’s a true wilderness experience in some of the last remnants of pristine forests and beautiful alpine meadows.

 

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