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Trekking in India

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About Trekking
Trekker on snow Tapowan Himalaya Gomukh Uttranchal IndiaTrekking is not something synonymous with mountain climbing. If you enjoy walking and are physically fit, you are qualified enough for a trek. Trekking refers to walking on trails. India offers a plethora of trekking options to the adventure lovers. The Himalayas invite hordes of adventure seekers every year to enjoy trekking its motherly lap. The snow-crested peaks of these ranges are truly an amazing sight. Trekking can basically be categorised into Low, Moderate and High altitude treks. Low altitude treks imply an altitude below 3000 metres while Moderate altitude treks mean treks up to 4500 metres. Upto 5500 metres is taken as a High altitude trek. The Moderate altitude treks are of a moderate level while the High altitude treks need a tough and sturdy body.

Trekking Zones in India
» Trekking in the Garhwal and Kumaon regions - Trekking in the Garhwal and Kumaon regions of the Himalayas is yet another fantastic option. Scattered all around, the archaeological remains will definitely add to your experience all the more. The great Hindu epic, Mahabharata even refers to the beauty of the place.

» Trekking in Darjeeling - The Singalila range in Darjeeling in the eastern Himalyas is a very popular trekking site. As you go trekking in these areas you will come to observe the mighty snow-capped peaks namely the Kanchejunga and the Everest. And to your delight, Darjeeling has also been conferred upon a salubrious climate and you will feel rejuvenated and refreshed once you go for a trek here.

» Trekking in Sikkim - The Gangtok-Pemanyangtse-Yoksum-Dzongri trekking route is the most delightful and the most adventurous route in the Sikkim region. The dense forests, verdant valleys and the beautifully dispersed ancient monasteries will be no less fun.

Trekking in Ladakh alongside the Zanskar and Indus rivers » Trekking in Ladakh - Ladakh, positioned between the Great Himalayan Range and the Tibetan Plateau, is the most rugged region of the entire Himalayan ranges. Ladakh is located at a height of 4600 metres in the outer Himalayas. The most interesting fact about the place is that it is devoid of natural forests and seems to be naked with only a bit of greenery along the river banks.

» Trekking in Nepal - Nepal in the Himalayas can prove to be a fine trekking destination. As you go trekking in the hills you will come to witness a lifestyle and culture that has not changed for ages. Nepal is one place that has never fallen under a foreign rule. The villages of Nepal are testimony to the harmonious combinations of various cultures and faiths.

Trekking Essentials
Trekking essentials include sun cream, sun glasses, a cap, a fleece jacket, a sleeping bag, a self inflating mattress, a frontal lamp or an electric torch, a pair of trousers, sweaters, gloves, plenty of fluid and some vitamin C and aspirin pills. Being physically fit is, of course, a pre-requisite.

Ideal Time for Trekking
May to October is the best time to go for trekking in the Garhwal and Kumaon regions. Darjeeling and Sikkim are also fit for trekking during these months. Thus from late Spring to Summer is the main trekking season in the Himalayan ranges.

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