Trekking brings excitement, and most of us want to have a trekking experience once in our lives. During winters, the Indian Himalayas allows everyone to experience trekking in the snow with breathtaking views. Although many will argue that snow makes trekking difficult, those who haven’t experienced trekking in snow don’t know that it has its own charm. So if you are planning to go on a winter trek, check out these places:
Located in West Bengal, Sandakphu is one of the oldest trekking routes in India. It gives you splendid views of the mighty Mount Kanchenjunga and also the Sleeping Buddha bit of the mountain. In order to reach the top, you can start your trip from Jaubari and can cross numerous tiny villages all across your journey. It is our advice that you take a guide for trekking and also keep ready-to-eat food items because it will be difficult to find food as you will climb higher.
Nag Tibba Trek
It is located in Uttarakhand and is the highest peak in the lesser Himalayan region. Nag Tibba Trek offers one of the best trekking experiences in India. It is located close to Mussoorie and it can be covered in a weekend’s time. You can reach the base of the Nag Tibba range with the help of a vehicle, and you can then complete the trek over a weekend.
Sikkim is undoubtedly beautiful and trekking here means that you will get to see a lot of natural beauty. Dzongri trek will start at Yuksom, which will take you closer to Mount Kanchenjunga. The trek takes you through thick forests and deep into the heart of nature. If there’s sunshine, you’ll enjoy a lot because little sunshine will help you beat the cold weather and also make you feel relaxed.
It is said to be one of the best winter treks in India. Kedarkantha is located in Uttarakhand and it takes you through the mesmerizing white snow. Trekkers find snow peaks throughout the year here and it is advised that you climb up from the southern side and descend from the northern side. It is always beneficial if you hire a professional guide for the trek.