If you’ve never done it, the winter trek in Uttarakhand is worth a try. The fresh snow of India’s winter treks is unforgettable with huge white wetlands, arid maple, pine, oak leaves, and extreme weather. It is also an unmatched joy to hit your kith and kins with snowballs.
The freezing weather is ideal for frying and having hot teas. After the day’s trekking, soups hit the campsites, you will enjoy the evening most. The magnificent campsites with snow and sky views are stunning. You should be well equipped with basics due to severe weather conditions.
Indeed, Himalayan trekking is one of its kind in India. Trekking in Himachal Pradesh, in Uttarakhand and Ladakh, is generally part of a wide category of winter treks. Trekking in Uttarakhand is nevertheless very beautiful from the bandish paths, with the views to the villages, to the local people for a short while, to start the hike and to cut the rivers, the river, and the valleys and finally the place where the sights and glory are bounded. The landscape of Uttarakhand offers the best winter treks, making the country a hub for walkers from early December to early March.
If you would like to join us on one of our fantastic Himalayan treks, see the best five winter treks in Uttarakhand state we offer.
These are the perfect winter excursions for beginners as well!
1. Nag Tibba
Nag Tibba Trek is a traffic-friendly terrain with a magnificent and astounding view. The northeast of Mussoorie, Nag Tibba is a low high-altitude mountain. It’s a 3-4 hour drive to Pantwari Basic Camp from Delhi to Dehradun. We walk to the fascinating camping Kathian from Pantwari. We’re going to the summit the next day. The weather on the trek is cold, although due to the season, the temperature will fall below -10°C.
Nag Tibba is Garhwal Himalaya’s highest peak in Nag Tibba. Dhauladhar and PirPanjal are the remaining two ranges. The peak summit provides a healthy view of snow-capped and powerful peaks. The view includes the Dhauladhar range in the west to the east of Nanda Devi.
Also known as the goat village is Nag Tibba field. The area is called a goat town as it is used to farm goats and other agricultural activities to ensure healthy living for local people. The area is called goat village.
2. Dayara Bugyal
Dayara Bugyal trek is recognized exclusively by the alpine meadows that are elegant and sprawling. The path includes tropical forests of Rhododendrons, Pine, Maple, and Oak. During winter, the same area is covered in snow when the weather is cold and the snowfall is wild. Snow-white looks spooky. In addition, clicking endless egotisms and countryside is a beautiful sight.
It’s about 6 hours drive from Dehradun to Barsu. DayaraBugyal provides a breathtaking view of the fantastic peaks, one of the ease-moderate treks in Uttarakhand. Draupadi, Jaonli, Bhagirathi, and Bandarponch are all included in the list. The list includes Shrikanth.
Kedarkantha is one of India’s best-known treks. Because of the severe cold weather in all of the beautiful campsites, you certainly need your trekking equipment. The Kedarkantha Trek offers not only excitement to reach the top but allows you to enjoy the simple terrain up to the base of Kedarkantha. Juda Ka Talab’s first camp loans you a camp along this winter lake that can be frozen in its entirety or partly. During the evenings, the temperature decreases to -15°C or above. Ensure you keep your thermal baths warm when you’re sleeping.
The height and terrain of Kedarkantha are at first simpler, while the push to the summit is just the thriller that you expect to experience. In addition, from Dehradun to Sankri 7 to 8 hours’ drive from the exotic pine forest is experiential.
4. Chopta Chandrashila Deoriatal
This is a powerful Chopta Chandrashila Deorital Trek that allows you in Tungnath’s Temple to worship the great Lord Shiva. One of the highest shrines in the area is the temple. You pass the Deorital, a wonderful lake to rest for, to climax the Chandrashila peak as you pass through the snowy terrain. The highest peak of Chandrashila makes the Winter Trek in the Himalayas simple, pleasant and doable. Simultaneously, in summer, the temperature of Chandrashila is nice and in winter extremely cool. Do not forget to pack gloves and mufflers into your pockets.
The journey from Rishikesh or Dehradun to the quaint village of Sari is from 7 to 8 hours. We walk to Rohini Bugyal and Chopta after camping at Deorital. From here, you can see Chandrashila peak as you sunbathe into the pink and white rhododendron area. Although the journey takes place all year long, you can certainly join us during the winter.
5. Kuari Pass
Kuari Pass trek is also well known as the Curzon Trail and offers a magnificent view of Nandadevi, Dunagiri, the Chaukhamba Massif, Neelkanth, Mana, Kamet, Trishul, and a number of other high peaks in the Himalayas. You can also get a glimpse of the great National Park of Nandadevi and Rishi Ganga Gorge while trekking. Furthermore, the comfort of the Kuari Pass is selected for the summit of the Pangarchula. The highest peak of Pangarchulla is 15,049 ft. This trek can be chosen by experienced trekkers!
It’s a nine-hour tenuous drive to Dehradun Joshimath. You can find old woods of Oak and Rhododendrons on the way as you walk through the beautiful campsites. This is an easy walk and is recommended for beginners. What better way than to relax and discover the beauty of nature! Then let’s pass the Kuari winter hike. In addition, the cool cold weather is ready for an unforgettable experience.
This year’s Himalayan shelter team will be happy to lead you on the beautiful Himalayan Winter Treks. Pack your backpack and embark on your life’s most exciting adventure!