(Last Updated on : 16/03/2017)
Trekking in India is one of the major adventure sports in the country. The trekking among the most stunning trails provide for the best experiences.
Be it the scenic Gharwal Hills or Himalayas Mountain Range in India
, there are immense opportunity for all trekkers. There are professional people who are ready to help people - for seasoned and beginners.
Trekking in India is indeed a fascinating experience that is mixed with traditional and cultural heritage and picturesque natural beauty. It would be wonderful and exciting insight into the Indian heritage and culture.
The hilly areas of India also offer some of the best and action packed trekking paths and routes. There is also endless potential for trekking expeditions in the huge expanse of landscape of Indian Himalayan Mountain Range and Karakoram Range
. The Kumaon Divison
and Garhwal Division
also have some very exciting treks that have become well-known due to their incredible scenic beauty.
There are various levels at which trekking experiences can be divided into. Each of these divisions actually provides the opportunity to understand levels of difficulty during the treks.
Difficult Treks in India
This is a type of trek that is kept for seasoned and experienced. Various levels of trekking are available. And once a trekker has done a fair bit of Himalayas then it is perfect for him to opt for this grade. For this level of trek fixed rope, pitons, ice axes and crampons, among others are used. Ladakh
, Garhwal, Himachal Pradesh
and Kumaon are the popular places of difficult trekking.
Moderate Treks in India
This level of trekking is reasonably easy and for a trekker who is physically fit; this level should not be a problem for him. This level will enable the trekker to pass through some of the beautiful landscape. This level also gives the opportunity to graduate into the next level. Ayodhya Hills
Trekking of West Bengal
and Mt. Sandakphu Peak
trekking are the popular places for moderate trekking.
Family Treks/Easy Treks in India
This level of trekking in India is reasonably easy and offers the opportunity to have good time with family. This gives a beautiful opportunity for the kids and family members to have a closer look at the Himalayas. Excellent learning very early in life will take them a long way.
Student Treks in India
This level of trekking is tailor made for students. This level does not involve any difficultly and has been made easy to attract more young people into this adventure sport.