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Beautiful High Altitude Treks in Himalaya

  • Annapurna Base Camp

 

The maximum altitude of the  Annapurna Base Camp is 13,550 ft, which is one of the moderately tough paths to climb on. Thousands of mountaineers attempt this trek to experience the eight-thousanders from such an elevation.

 

Annapurna Base camp trek offers a mesmerizing walk through that variety of landscapes and cultural valleys along with those rich mountains, carpeted grasslands,  Gundruk village and a lushly rich variety of flora and fauna. Mt. Annapurna of Nepal is ranked as the 10th highest mountain in the world with a height of 8091 m, and trailing up to its base camp, lying at an altitude of 13549 ft height, this is considered as one of the most challenging Himalayan treks. get indulged in the views of Fishtail mountain, which is revered by the Nepalese for its beauty. This is the only trek that gives you an experience where you’ll get to witness 7000-8000 m peaks. You will Get aw-struck by the scenic view of the Annapurna range and the peaks of Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, Pisang Peak & Paungda Danda.

This is considered one of the popular choices among outdoor enthusiasts and can be single-handedly done.

 

The most popular season and the best time to trek to Annapurna base is from October to November. This time period treats you with clear views of the mountain peaks and star-studded night sky.

This world-known  Annapurna base camp trek is located in Nepal. Pokhara serves as the gateway to the Annapurna range region which could be reached from Kathmandu. You’ll get to trail alongside the rice paddies and through the forests of the Annapurna conservation area. This trek commences from Nayapul.

 

2. Chadar Lake Trek

 

Chadar trek is an unusual trek in the winter over the Zanskar River in the region of Leh, Ladakh. The trek is much enjoyed in the winters when the river is frozen. You get to witness the rocks beneath the ice while you walk on this glorious path. The trek begins at the frozen Zanskar, from the small village of Chilling. This trek is long, which have a distance of 105 km.

This trek lies at an altitude of 11,123 ft. above the sea. professionals or trekkers with high fitness levels attempt this to fulfil their adventure thirst.

It is one of the most picturesque Himalayan treks. Which is in Leh, surrounded by white snow-capped mountains and chilling breeze.

 

The best time to take up this trek is the months of January to February when the temperature drops to -30 and -40 degrees on average.  February is the active month when the ice is in its most stable and frozen state.

 

Chadar lake trek is start from the Zanskar village of Ladakh. And You will start from the Chilling Sumdo.  The trek trails along the Tsarap River in the region of Nyereg.

 

  1. Kashmir Great Lake Trek

 

Kashmir’s great lake trek, is located near the Kashmir Valley, Rejoicing in the alpine high altitude lake trail. There are 5 beautiful lakes on this trek. That come one right after the other, which adds more excitement to this trek. This trek will fill you with cherishing experiences with its pristine beauty. The snow-laded mountains are a perfect treat for your eyes. You will also see those soft cotton clouds meandering over the charming mountain peaks and wildflowers. you’ll trail across the Nichnai rivers, tunnels and pass via the forests of Shekdar on your trek to Kashmir Lakes.

Elevated to the altitude of 13,750 Ft. above the sea it covers a total distance of 72 km. This trek is highly demanding as it requires a high level of fitness and regular training in the gym.

It is a moderate trek in India. And, This is the prettiest trekking destination. 

 

 The Kashmir great five lakes are great between the months of June and September thus making it the best season to try this trek. Those enchanting views of Vishansar Lake, Krishnasar Lake, Gadsar Lake, Gangabal Lake, Nund Kol Lake makes it a breathtaking experience.

 

This Great five lake trek is located in the central Kashmir valley region. And It lies just 3 km from Sonamarg on the Srinagar road. From this point to Naranag there is no civilised area available and that’s where the trial starts

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