5 Trekking Places In India That Are Perfect For Beginners
By: Kratika Sun, 24 July 2022 11:36:06
Trekking, as the dictionary meaning goes, refers to a long and arduous journey. Arduous it may be, but few things can quench your thirst for an adventure like a great trek through a beautiful trail. With the modern lifestyle and all its facilities, life may have become easier, but we have almost lost out connect with Mother Nature.
# Kafni Glacier Trek, Uttarakhand
Located the southwest of the Nanda Devi, the Kafni glacier is the source to the Kafni River that flows through the valley before eventually meeting the Alaknanda. The usual starting point for this trek is Bageshwar. From here you will pass through several villages and hamlets and before reaching the final destination. Some other trekking routes such as Pindari and Sunderdunga also start from here.
The chief popularity of the Kafni trek is owing to the ease that it offers to the trekkers. You do not need any additional gears to complete this trek even beyond the “zero point”.
# Rajmachi Trek, Maharashtra
Perched on the Sahyadri range, Rajmachi is a small village in Maharashtra. The main attraction of this trek is Rajmachi fort which offers a picturesque view of the valley below. The fort tells the story of the erstwhile years when Shivaji Maharaj ruled over the region. From the fort, you will even get the view of an ancient trade route known as Borghat. This trek is suitable both for the history buffs as well as the adventurous seekers.
# Beas Kund Trek, Himachal Pradesh
Another popular route for trekking adventure is Beas Kund in Himachal Pradesh. Situated near Manali, it has always been a favourite of the adventure seekers. The chief reason for the popularity of this trek is the gorgeous views it offers with minimal difficulties. On one side there are the towering snow-capped peaks, and on the other, there are rolling grasslands sprinkled with the prettiest wildflowers. At the end of the trek, you reach a beautiful lake that is also the source of the river Beas.
# Chembra Peak Trek, Kerala
One of the highest peaks of Western Ghats, Chembra is located close to the Karelian town Meppadi. It is an eight kilometres long trek from its base at Kalpetta. On the way, you pass through tea gardens and grasslands that add to the beauty of the terrain. Many people even go for this trek just to see a heart-shaped pond harboured between the meadows. Owing to the gentle elevation, this trek is easy to complete within a day.
# Dzukou Valley, Nagaland
One of the hidden beauties of Northeast that is often missed out among the popular tourist places is Dzuko valley. A remote valley situated between Nagaland and Manipur, the beauty and serenity of this part of the Himalayas in India are beyond words. Known for its floral beauty, the valley is literally covered with flowers of all sizes and colours especially during the monsoon season. However, the visitors vouch that the valley is just as beautiful throughout the year, Owing to its high altitude; the valley even gets covered in a blanket of snow during the winter season.