Try Trekking in India

by Richa 

(from: Aug 30, 2012 to: Aug 30, 2012)

People looking for extreme sports can find a whole world of it in India. With so diverse of a landscape, this country offers a variety of adventure sports in its rivers, valley, mountains, streams and jungles. This kind of tourism has picked up a lot of interest in the past few years and people have ever since felt the importance and role play of The Himalayas in this. The Himalayan Range of India is home to many tough and challenging treks where trekkers test their stamina and skills rewarding themselves with the wonderful company of nature. Nature bestows its best of the sceneries, wildlife moments and an opportunity to understand and see oneself and trekking is the best way to explore all this. Bike riding, jeep safaris are other kinds of the adventure but without sweat and extreme challenge, of course. So try trekking in two of the most well known treks told below:
Dzongri Goechala
Located in the state of Sikkim, this trek stretches from Yuksom to Dzongri going further to Goecha La. It is known for the panoramic views of the Kanchenjunga Mountain. On your way, you will get to see the Rathong Valley, Bakkhim, village of Tshoka, Phedang, Thangsing and Samiti Lake.

Your Journey will start from Delhi airport from to Bagdogra Airport. From here, you will be driven to Gangtok. This region of Sikkim Himalayas will be your area of action.

Day third and fourth will take you to Yuksom from where your trekking will be started, going towards the Ratong Chu River to the Bakkhim settlement to finally reach Tshoka. The fifth day is meant for Dzongri via forest of rhododendron. Next day is to rest for another challenging journey. You will see Thangsing and then, Samiti Lake, the day after. You will be on your journey back to Yuksom via Tshoka to visit Darjeeling and Tiger Hill before the end of your 15 days trekking tour.

Nanda Devi Trek
A renowned classic trek, Nanda Devi has been a favorite of many popular mountaineers, spiritualists, writers and travellers. Nanda Devi is the highest mountain situated in India is bounded by a ridge wall of around 6000 Mt. Rishi Ganga is the only way to enter this wall.

The peaks around Nanda Devi trek make it a sheer beauty to look at. The Kuari Pass (3658m) allows a view of Changabang (6864m), Doonagiri (7066m), Nanda Devi (7816m) and Kamet (7756m).

12 days of your trip will include places like Haridwar, Rishikesh, Joshimath, Lata Village, Lata Kharak, Semi Kharak, Dharansi Pass, Tolma Village, Surai Thotta and Karanprayag, starting from Delhi. The trekking activity will start from the late village with a campsite at Lata Kharak giving you a view of the peaks like Trishul, Nanda Ghunti, Dronagiri, Hathi Ghodi and Dev Sthan.

You will end your trip at Haridwar from where you will be on your journey back to Delhi but before it happens, you have delights near to your heart.

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