The snow-capped peaks of the mighty Himalayas are a welcoming retreat all year round with never ending options for the adventure buffs out there… Oh well! Wouldn’t it be just perfect that one could route through the white expanse of rugged terrain away from the blistering heat of summer?! Think no more, here are some of the choicest summer treks trailing through the Himalayan range with some challenging climbs atop the lofty peaks!
Shikhar Nature Resort; the name is a well known plush property in Uttarkashi and is owned by Shikhar Travels India Pvt. Ltd. An easy to locate area, it can be found 5kms from Uttarkashi and when you are on your way to Gangotri, you will surely be awe-struck by the four-acre estate which sits at an altitude of 1150 metres. The resort’s location makes it a perfect retreat for those who wish to be embraced by high mountain cliffs and the Ganga.
Lucky are we, to have a country like India that with its diverse terrains offers us endless options for an adventure trek all year round, especially the summer season trailing in & around the Himalayan region – luring travellers & adventure lovers from all over the globe to take up some adrenaline filled challenges throughout.
Summer Camps are one of the most memorable & cherished times of our lives where we get to experience the world beyond the classroom & indulge in some great learning & exploration – the opportunity to live through cultures & lifestyles, try out some never-having-done-before activities, often developing bonds for a lifetime. They help create an understanding of the outside world & how it works by engaging in it, encouraging students to create their own insight to the challenges of the world we live in.
India is known to be the birthplace of yoga and meditation, and it is also known around the world as the spiritual centre where people can easily de-stress their mind and body. India can provide you with the perfect escape from the hustle- bustle of life and introduce you to the world of yoga and meditation. It also provides you with a golden opportunity to rejuvenate your body, enlighten your mind and enrich your soul.
Spiritually dubbed as Ã¢â‚¬Å“Dev BhoomiÃ¢â‚¬Â, or Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Land of GodsÃ¢â‚¬Â, Uttarakhand is a true paradise for nature and adventure enthusiasts. Curvy Himalayan slopes offer electrifying track for trekkers and campers across the globe. People from all parts of the world throng in this Northern state of India to enjoy trekking and other adventure sports. ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s mystifying treks, especially in the Garhwal region, which lies in the North West part of Himalayas, are simply majestic. Some of those mind-blowing treks are:
Chandrashila Trek: It ranks amongst one of the most demanding and enigmatic treks in the Garhwal Himalayan region. The fun of trekking here simply spruces up during the snowfall season. View of various Himalayan peaks, such as Trishul, Kedar Peak, Nandadevi, Chaukhamba, would make you feel as if youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re sitting in the mid of a sea of mountains.
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Roopkund Trek: Roopkund is a remote glacial lake nestled in the lap of Jurghati Dhar. This mysterious lake becomes centerpiece at festive times when folks from the villages bring their presiding deity to it.
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Valley of Flowers Trek: This is virtually a fairyland busting with swarms of vibrant and vivid wild Himalayan flowers. The park is popular world-over for its stretched fields of alpine flowers and alluring natural beauty. The snow-capped peaks including Nilgiri Parbat (6474 m) stand in bold relief against the skyline.
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Dodital Trek: Filled with Golden Trout, Dodital is a beautiful Himalayan lake carrying crystal clear waters. Surrounded with lush green meadows and high Himalaya views, this wonderful site is a real visual treat for nature lovers.
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Nag Tibba Trek: An intriguing trek that offers a good trekking option during winter when most of the high altitude treks become out of bound due to heavy snowfall in higher reaches of Himalayas. The trek is studded with typical Garhwali villages and beautiful temples.
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Kedarnath Trek: This trek is part of the ancient pilgrims’ trail from Gangotri to Kedarnath in the tradition of vamvrata yatra that begins from Yamunotri and ends at Badrinath , after the paying of respects at the Gangotri and Kedarnath shrines.
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