Himalayas, the beautifully standing mountains parenting the tallest peak in the world and other majestic ranges, is no less than the crown to our nation. The mountains that separate Indian plains from the Tibetan plateaus have a major portion within the boundaries of the Indian subcontinent. This portion in India is divided into three parts- The greater Himalayas also called himadri, the lesser Himalayas also called Himachal and the outer Himalayas also refer as the Shiwalik range harbour a vital number of treks taken by numerous treekers throughout the year. These treks are the reason the Himalayas are no more hardly accessible part of the country and are often explored by the enthusiastic travellers and trekkers.
The ranges are explored in various treks that are classified on the basis of difficulty level, Easy, moderately difficult and extreme. For anyone who is new to this trekking world and beginning, the easy treks are the most preferable option to explore the beauty of Himalayas and witness the splendid nature.
So this article will inform you about some of the best and easiest Himalayan treks and hence guide you to choose the best one to begin your trekking journey.
Valley of Flowers
This UNESCO recognised world heritage site is truly no less than paradise on the god’s land, Uttrakhand. The mesmerizing beauty of countless flowers blooming together at the altitude of 14,400 ft. amidst the surreal view of mountain peaks is something that defines the utmost beauty of a landscape. This moderately difficult trek results in some of the most surreal and serene beautiful landscape
The 8-10km stretch of the valley is densely covered with colourful blooming flowers in layers and the river flowing in between the snow clad mountains and the grasslands sweeping down.
The best time to visit the trek is of course monsoon when all the flowers are flourished by the generous precipitation and they bloom the best during this time. Mid July to early September is the great time to witness the best of this place.
One of the most relevant treks for the youngsters beginning. This short 2 day and 1 night trek is the most appropriate weekend getaway. This easiest Himalayan trek is a 14 km long trek trail from Dharamkot to Triund top taking you to the elevation of 9350km. The gem of Dharamshala, Mcleodganj, this trek enables you to witness the beauty and tranquility of the Himalayas. The scenic view of snow clad mountains, Dhauladhar range and Kangra valley is constant in the frame as the valleys get deeper and deeper.
This short trek is perfect to start with, giving the taste of the Himalayan trek at times with the steeps during the trail.
The best time to visit the place is from December to March. One can witness everything from snow to the greens.
Sham Valley Trek
This trek is prominently one of the easiest Himalayan treks around Leh with bare minimum difficulties on the path that takes you to an elevation of 4500m above the sea level. The trek is often referred to as “The baby trek of Ladakh”. The ancient kingdom of sham is popularly known for beholding the major Ladakhi Monasteries. Also this place has a couple of villages around that gives a closer view to the lifestyle of people living there and their culture.
There are many wonderful spots to visit around like Hemis, Spituk, Alchi, Shey and many more, while the place itself has an astonishing view of surreal, snow capped, white and glacius mountain peaks all around.
The waterfall nourishing the valley, brings a new life to the place that one can soak in during the 8 days of trek along with the unmatched white landscape of Ladakh.
Nag Tibba trek
Trek to the highest peak of Uttarakhand is surprisingly an easiest trek and a short weekend getaway. The 15 km trek trail that takes one to the altitude of 9,910 ft above sea level is accessible in 2 days and 1 night.
Witness the most beautiful view of the majestic Kedarnath peak, Bandarpoonch peak and the glacius stunning Gangotri peak with deep green valleys. The landscape is one of its kind with peaks aligned one after another making it a surreal, therapeutic one.
The wide variety of flora and fauna in the place is also an addition to the beauty of the place and an attraction for the nature lovers.
Here are some easiest Himalayan treks to begin with. Now have your own list, shortlist and get on an amazing one to return with bundles of memories.