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Delhi is blessed with access to possibly the most scenic treks in India. Snow-laden mountains and gushing rivers, misty trails and miles of greenery compose the unique topography of trekking near Delhi.
Once again it’s a long weekend, meaning another great reason to escape from the gruesome heat and hectic professional life, however, this time try something different, not the usual Manali or Rishikesh trip instead why not weekend trek, adding leisure and adventure and also exploring the regional scenic beauty.
The northern region has some of the most beautiful landscapes, attacking tourist from all over the globe. If you are feeling adventurous and are looking for an escapade, then trekking this weekend will prove to be highly eventful.
Here are some beautiful trekking options near NCR:
HIGHEST ALTITUDE: 9,914 ft
HOW TO REACH: There is an option of bus and train to Dehradun via Delhi and once you get there, you can choose share buses, taxi or private cab to Mussoorie, from there jeep or taxi to Pantwari or Devalsari
Nag Tibba is considered as one of the best weekend treks for someone around Delhi. It is a trekkers’ delight, the journey takes you through the dense pristine forest, rich in flora and fauna and also presenting a breathing-taking view of Doon valley and the snow peaks of Changabang.
It gives you sneak-peek into the wonderful Himalayan treks, provides a sense of what a trek can be and how wonderful it is to the camp middle of nowhere and once you reach the base, the sense of pride to conquer the route and most importantly to enjoy the grand view.
DIFFICULTY: Easy Moderate
HIGHEST ALTITUDE: 11,000 ft
HOW TO REACH: First reach Haridwar/Rishikesh by bus or a train from Dehli and then from there you have an option to choose from share buses, taxi or private cab to Loharjung.
The Bendi Bugyal Trek will leave you in sheer awe, the picturesque and enchanting high attitude alpine meadow is a must for anyone who wants to trek, especially for someone near Delhi. The trek located at the border of Garhwal and Kumaon in Chamoli district in Uttarakhand presents the most amazing views of the mighty Trishul Parvat.
This stipulated meadow of Bedni Bugyal brings fascinating trekking opportunities for the visitors to find the scenic mountains, deep valleys and lofty mountains along the most memorable sunsets and sunrises.
REGION: Himachal Pradesh
HIGHEST ALTITUDE: 12,000 ft.
HOW TO REACH: Take a bus to Manali and then short trip to Solang Nala by a local taxi or bus.
Beas Kund is one of the most beautiful short trek located in the valley of Kullu-Manali in Himachal Pradesh. The trek passes through Solang Valley and Bakar Thach, providing you with amazing views of lush green meadows, glaciers and snow-capped mountain peaks.
According to legends, sage Vyas used to take his daily bath in the waters of the Beas Kund and it is from here, the Beas River originates, another reason to try the moderate level trail. The whole trail will amaze you with a various masterpiece of nature, pristine blue waters of the holy ponds to panoramic views, the trek has everything.
DIFFICULTY: Easy to Moderate
REGION: Himachal Pradesh
HIGHEST ALTITUDE: 14,000 ft
HOW TO REACH: Take a bus to Manali and then short trip to Jagatsukh village by a local taxi.
Hampta Circle Trail is particularly famous among Delhiites, a short but enchanting trek amidst plush green, pine willows, milky white streams, melting glaciers in a circular fashion and a scenic view of the snow-capped mountain on the other side makes this trek a must for the short weekend trip.
The bonus of the trip is the jaw dropping view of Kullu and Dhauladhar mountain ranges, making it perfect for people seeking a weekend filled with calm and peace, away from the hustle-bustle.
Take a break from your usual routine and move out to make some incredible memories embracing the nature. So, what are you waiting for? Run and take your backpacks and have fun.