The Himalayas are the most sought-after as well as the most elusive trekking destination in the world. If you haven’t trekked in the Himalayas, you haven’t seen the most beautiful creation of God. Rejoice in the beauty of the hissing valleys, snow-capped peaks, and picturesque meadows. Although the Himalayas are popularly known for their trekking activity, there are still a handful of hiking trails, which are sited in sanctity and are yet to be explored and exploited. Sitting gracefully in the lap of the mighty Himalayas, this lesser-known Himalayan trek is home to many high mountain passes, peaks, and flowing rivers. Apart from the famous hiking places that lead to the highest mountain peaks in the world, there are many treks that reveal the beauty of nature but are not yet popular.
HERE ARE SOME OF THE BEST LESSER KNOW HIMALAYAN TREKS:
NAG TIBBA TREK:-
Also known as Serpent’s Peak, it is a very popular tourist destination and adventure destination. Situated in the foothills of Garhwal, it is one of the most famous Himalayan treks. A natural haven, a perfect getaway destination for trekkers.
Nag Tibba Trek is full of rich and diverse flora and fauna. It is believed to be the abode of the snake deity. Ravish in the breathtaking views of Bandarpunch Peak, Gangotri Peak, Shrikant Peak, and Kedarnath Peak To the north, the Doon Valley and the snowy peaks of Changbang. Uncover enticing mixed forests of oak, rhododendron, cider, and alpine.
Nag Tibba is popular for its height, which reaches a maximum of 9915 feet, where you can see a small temple situated at the highest point of the trek, Nag Tibba ‘Jhandi’.
One of the most beautiful Himalayan treks, it boasts pristine beauty and spectacular camping sites. Kedarkantha trek can be your best bet for winter trekking in India. Take a walk on a carpet of brown leaves in the lush green pine forests during your hiking trip. This peak is covered with nature’s scenery and colors just waiting to be revealed. Catch a glimpse of the snow peaks as you step onto the trek site and enjoy the 360-Degree view of the ancient peak. The exciting part of the trek is that you get to see the mighty Himalayas from the peaks. See also the winter trek of Kedarkantha here which is the most thrilling
The Kedarkantha trek is a trek of about 20 km, with a maximum altitude of 12500 feet above sea level.
ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TREK:-
Annapurna Base Camp Trek offers a wonderful walk through diverse landscapes and cultural valleys as well as rich mountain avenues, terraced meadows, quaint Gundaruk village, and an amazingly rich variety of flora and fauna.
Nepal’s Mount Annapurna is the 10th highest mountain in the world with a height of 8091 m, and the hiking trail to its base camp, which is at an altitude of 4130 m or 13549 ft, is one of the most challenging HimalayaGangapurnburn in View of Fishtail Mountain, which is revered by Nepalese for its unparalleled beauty. The only trek is known for the experience where you will be in a close encounter with the 7000-8000 meter peaks.Revel in the beautiful view of Annapurna Massif,Dhaulagiri peaks,Machhapuchre,Manaslu,Gangapurna,Tilicho Peak,Pisang Peak and Pongda Danda.
The maximum altitude you can experience at your Annapurna Base Camp is 13550 feet, which is a rough climb to climb. Hundreds of climbers climb this trek every year to see eight thousand people from such a height.
Chandrashila literally means Moon Rock and is one of the lesser-known Himalayan treks. There are many stories related to this trek. It is also considered the holy place where Lord Rama meditated after defeating the evil king Ravana. This amazing trekking trail offers a 360-degree panorama view of the majestic Himalayas.
You will encounter some panoramic views of Nanda Devi, Kedarnath, Neelkanth, and Panchchuli during your trek. It is an ideal place for novice trekkers to soak in the abundance of nature on the Chandrashila trek. Discover the spectacular and astonishing trekking trail from Deoria Tal to Chandrashila. The major attraction of this trek is the Tung Nath Temple which invites various devotees to this place. The trail passes through rocky meadows and deep forests as it rises slowly from its base camp.
The maximum height of Chandrashila Trek is 4000 meters above sea level.
INDRAHAR PASS TREK:-
Indrahar Pass is full of deodar plantations, sparkling water bodies, green pastures, and rhododendron forests. It is one of the fascinating, lesser-known Himalayan treks of all time. This thrilling journey will take you on the journey of your life, where you will witness the natural and gorgeous beauty of the Himalayan ranges. On your way out, trek through Triund’s camping grounds while .seeing the beauty of
Lahesh Caves are famous as the abode of shepherds in winter. Indrahar Pass Trek gives you a glimpse of the Dhauladhar Range and Pir Panjal mountain range. On your way to the top of Indrahar Pass, get mesmerized by the enchanting views of massif and the beauty of nature. This trekking trail starts from Galu Devi Temple located near Dharamsala. Indrahar Pass Trek is one of the offbeat Himalayan Trek, which allows you to walk the famous Gaddi of Lahaul. A perfect combination of the colors of Himachal with reverence for nature, this is not the most visited trek but still, is pleasing to the mind of many travelers of all age groups.
Situated at a height of 4342 meters above the sea, Indrahar Pass offers a thrilling experience to its visitors. It is located at the confluence, on the horizon of high mass.
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