- On 26 Nov 2019
- By Trekveda
“Mountains are the beginning and the end of all-natural scenery”
Winters are the most admired season for the trekking lovers, the chance of watching snow, playing and strolling on the white carpet is all one wants. I hope you can relate to it if you are a trekking lover.
Snow chapped mountains, and the weather variation seems like a magic, you stroll amidst trees with scattered snow on them. The whole decoration of the nature is so ultimate and magical.
However, if you are planning any trip to the mountains in Uttarakhand, so you should visit at least one of these places.
If you are planning a trek or if it’s going to be your first trekking trip, so kedarkantha falls into both the categories.
It is declared as the most wonderful and popular winter trek in Uttarakhand; starts from Dehradun and on your first day you will start from Sankri which the base camp of the Kedarkantha trek.
This five days trek can give you the most scenic beauty of the Himalayas, and is so spine tingling as the each view in the whole trek is caressing the beauty of the nature.
Altitude: - 12, 500 ft.
Best Time: - December to March
Days: - 6 Days
The best pick up trek for the beginners is Har Ki Dun, in Gharwal Region of Uttarakhand.
The trek offer so much more than one can expect from the mountains. The trek is also called the Valley of God, nestled on the base of Fateh Parvat offers the splendid view of the mighty Himalayas.
This beautiful cupped palm valley has a unique scenic beauty so giant yet soothing to once eyes.
The trip to Har ki Dun trek can be planned all round year and in winters it offers the cheerful surroundings of whites (Snow). Face the adventure, tranquility and greens in each step you count on this trek.
Altitude: - 11, 700 ft.
Best Time: - All round year except monsoon
Days: - 7 Days
Dayara Bugyal Trek is just that - a widespread meadow situated at an altitude of 3950m (12956ft) above sea level. A meadow is not exactly a common concept in modern day India. Lush green lands with fresh air, cows grazing in the hillside, and a gentle breeze blowing through is a very European scenario that in India and can only be found in the higher altitudes of the majestic Himalayas. This can be the best Trek for winters to walk over the snow carpet.
Altitude: - 12, 000 ft.
Best Time: - Mid-October and December to February
Days: - 4 Days
The Kuari Pass trek is a popular trek all year round, but it becomes especially gorgeous in winter. The trails are covered in snow, and you’ll have stunning views of the landscape blanketed in white. During this trek, you’ll get to see how winter completely transforms the green pine forests and the stark rock faces into sparkling white perfection. The trail gives you some of the finest views of Himalayan giants like Nanda Devi, Dronagiri, and Trishul. It is said that the views on the Kuari Pass winter trek are the best in the Indian Himalayas.
Altitude: - 12, 516 ft.
Best Time: - September - Early December
Days: - 5 Days
The best winter trek and the most admired one Brahmatal trek in Uttarakhand is one of the most visited destinations. Every year many treks visit Brahmatal, the white carpet of the snow covered the beauty with its elegance and it seems so magical.
Each step you take into the woods of Brahmatal has a different outlook and beauty. And this trek must be in your list this winter.
Altitude: - 12, 250 ft.
Best Time: - Mid November to March
Days: - 6 Days