Top 12 Treks in India for Monsoon Season

Top 12 Treks in India for Monsoon

 Last Updated: 07 Mar, 2023 By

Monsoon is the time when most of the country becomes soaked in waters and most of the trekking route turns out closed for trekking. Nevertheless, there are several trekking routes, which a trekker can opt during the showers to satiate their quest for carrying out this exciting adventure. If you are a trekking enthusiast and want to enjoy trekking in the season when the sky turns bluer and foliages turn greener.

Here are the top 12 treks that you must opt for your trekking in monsoon:

Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand

Valley of Flowers National Park

Valley of Flowers is listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and it is the second core zone of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve. Nestled in Western Himalayas, this engrossing region can be explored only through trekking. During the months of monsoon, this valley becomes carpeted with beautiful and hued forests, making the colorful landscape and fascinating. The vistas en route makes it worth, especially all through the months of showers.

Kashmir Great Lakes Trek, Jammu & Kashmir

One of the most renowned treks in Kashmir, this trek renders vantage points of the scenic mountain panoramas and radiant lakes. Kashmir Great Lake Trek makes the tourists witness the exquisite sites of four-high altitude lakes providing mesmerizing vistas of surrounding peaks. The beautiful lakes coming in route of the trek are Nundkol, Gangabal, Vishnasar, Satsar, Gadsar and Kishanagar Lakes. Natural beauty is spread all around the route that gratifies the tourists like nowhere else.

Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh

Hampta Pass Trek

Perfect for both novice and expert trekkers, Hampta Pass Trek is no less than a natural empyrean during the months of monsoon. Starting from Manali, the trek links magnificent valleys of Lahaul and Kullu. The fascinating vistas and natural vegetation on the route attract the trekkers to a great extent. Covered by opaque alpine woods, sprawling grasslands, beautiful vales, this route brings enthralling adventures in Himalayas.

Sinhagad Trek, Pune

Sinhagad Trek

It is a moderate trek that leads to the beautiful Sinhanad Fort. This fort is a popular picnic spot positioned almost 30 kilometers from Pune. Sinhanad Fort is an epitome to the valiance of Maratha warriors at the time of Sinhanad Battle. It is a one day trekking and during the monsoon season, the vistas on the route become clean and simply fascinating. Enjoying the view of sunrise and sunset from this fort can be a pleasant experience to the tourists.

Dayara Bugyal Trek, Uttarakhand

Dayara Bugyal Trek

Positioned in Uttarkashi District of Uttarakhand, Dayara Bugyal is counted among the easiest treks of the state. It is a 9 kilometers long trek after which the traveler reaches to this opaque green high elevation meadow. An ideal trek for long weekends, it is a perfect start for new trekking enthusiasts. It is great to start the trek from Barsu Village and trek down via Raithal in order to get soaked in the natural beauty of both the routes.

Roopkund Trek, Uttarakhand

Roopkund Trek

Roopkund Lake is also known as the mystery lake. Positioned in Uttarakhand, this lake requires a magnificent trek. The route of this trek involves the sights of meadows, snowcapped peaks, meandering lakes, lush forests and many more such insignias of nature’s exquisiteness. The lake remains frozen almost all through the year. There are several hundred human skeletons found in an around this lake. The Roopkund Trek begins from Lohajung and fascinates the travelers with its natural charm.

Chopta Chandrashila Trek, Uttarakhand

Chopta Chandrashila Trek

A moderate trek starting from the beautiful region of Deoriatal, Chopta Chandrashila incorporates exploring two beautiful peaks in Uttarakhand- Chopta and Chandrashila. From Deoriatal, the trekker has to reach Chopta. The route includes the fascinating site of snow laden peaks, radiant stream, lush woods, etc. Further, the trek moves to Tungnath from where a trekker moves towards Chandrashila Peak and comes across the epitomes of nature’s beauty. The highest altitude in the route is 3,600 meters.

Indrahar Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh

Indrahar Pass Trek

Beginning from a fascinating region of Mcloedganj, Indrahar Pass Trek is a trek that spellbinds the tourists with its magnificent natural beauty and serenity. Indrahar Pass lies at the sheer height of 4324 feet and it is a pass that draws the attention of every traveler across the world. The pass is located in the Dhauladhar Range in Himachal Pradesh. It is a moderate trek to this pass that makes the tourists explore nature’s beauty. Trekkers can also relish camping around Lahesh Caves en route.

Pin Parvati Trek, Himachal Pradesh

Pin Parvati Trek

A perfect trans Himalayan Trek for seasonal trekkers, Pin Parvati Trek dazzles a trekker with magnificent exquisiteness the trek has to render and overlook the challenges it puts in front of the traveler. It is of almost 100 kilometers of trail that presents enrapturing loveliness of the surrounding landscape. The route passes through the opaque woods of Great Himalayan National Park.

Sonamarg – Vishansar / Krishansar Trek, Jammu & Kashmir

Sonamarg Vishansar Krishansar Trek

Kashmir is a great place for the nature lovers who want to relish the beauty of nature to its paramount extent. To savor the nature’s grandeur, Sonamarg- Vishansar Krishansar Trek is a trail that can be compared to none. The trek starts from Sonmarg and renders the beautiful vistas of snowy glaciers. Vishansar and Krishansar Lakes are the meandering and radiant streams that proffer spellbinding landscape.

Aru-Kolahoi Glacier Trek, Jammu & Kashmir

Aru Kolahoi Glacier Trek

Introducing the trekkers with the engrossing beauty of nature, Aru-Kolahoi Glacier Trek is a magnificent trek carried out in Kashmir. Aru is a small and quaint village positioned around 10 kilometers away from Pahalgam. The trek begins from Aru, proceeds up to the Lidder River Valley, and passes through lush pinewoods and beautiful meadows. The region is an abode to traditional sheepherders. The stay in a houseboat can increase the delight of the tour manifolds.

Sonamarg – Naranag Trek, Jammu & Kashmir

Sonamarg Naranag Trek

Counted among the most spectacular treks in Kashmir, Sonamarg – Naranag Trek is a trail that beautifully displays natural exquisiteness and historical affluence. The beautiful and glinting lakes coming on the way to Naranag render a unique and different sense of delight to the tourists. During monsoon season, the beautiful views of Sonmarg increase remarkably and pave the way for a congenial and never to be forgotten trekking tour here.

Choose any of the above talked about treks and enjoy the rains to its best…

Published: 25 Aug, 2015By
Tags: Trekking Tours

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Arun Joshi

With over 16 yrs of experience in the Himalayas, Arun Joshi, the mentor at the Peak Adventure Tours Pvt Ltd. designs and structures the exclusive ventures of the company. He has a deep knowledge about various exciting and adventurous places in Himalayas and can best assist the travelers in planning a lifetime adventure tour in the Great Indian Himalayas.

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