7 Best Winter Treks In Uttarakhand

7 Best Winter Treks In Uttarakhand

7 Best Winter Treks In Uttarakhand you can do this winter

There are many winter treks in Uttarakhand. These treks in Uttarakhand open up the opportunity of breathtaking adventure along with memories of a lifetime. Winter in India brings plenty of snow in the Himalayas, which enhance the challenge.

In this blog, we introduce you to 7 Best Winter Treks in Uttarakhand. Although tread by GoAdven enthusiasts every year, these treks in Uttarakhand still offer something new and admirable with every exploration.

The nutty-gritty elements of an ideal trek are- adventure, experience and beautiful sights, which are all apparent in these expeditions. Commence on some of the most memorable journeys, such as those that one reads about only in fables and adventure stories.

The scenery above all is full of exotic meadows, magical oak forests, refreshing and majestic waterfalls, lakes, remote villages and more.

So here is the list of 7 best winter trek in Uttarakhand that you can do in this winter:

Brahmatal Trek – 360° Peak View Winter Trek

Brahmatal Trek is one of the most surreal and unique experiences you would ever have.
The Brahmatal Trek in Garhwal Himalayas is one of the most beautiful, picturesque and exciting winter treks in Uttarakhand, though also one of the easiest and beginners trek.

Attracting a number of local and international tourists every year, the path of the trek covers the maximum area of forest along with beautiful grass meadows. An adventure of a lifetime, Brahmatal trek is among the most beautiful winters treks in India.

The lake is surrounded by massive and pretty grassland. The weather is severely cold during snowfall in the month of January, therefore requires thorough preparation for the excursion.

The word Brahmatal, locally means where Lord Brahma meditate, likewise the name ‘where Lord Brahma meditate in the bank of the lake ’. The entire stretch approximately spans 28 km both sides, which takes about 4 days both sides. Spend nights in tents or in space provided by the locals is one of the most memorable journeys you will ever undertake.

  • Maximum Altitude: About 12,500 ft. above sea level.
  • Duration: Take 4 days to complete.
  • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate Difficulty.
  • Distance Covered: Approximately 28-30 kilometers.

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Kuari Pass Winter Trek

Kuari Pass is an amazing trek that affords the traveler one of the most incredible sights of majestic Himalayan peaks. Marvel at Chaukhamba Range, Mana, Kamet, and Abl Gamin, stretching as far as the Tibet border. In addition, peaks such as the Changabang, Dunagiri, Nanda Ghunti, Dronagiri, Rishi Pahar, Neelkanth are also visible.

The Kuari pass trail is also called Lord Curzon Trail in the honor of the former British Viceroy of India, who first hiked through it. The trek passes through beautiful landscapes. Start from the village of Dhak, after you arrive at Joshimath from Haridwar by road.

The trek approximately takes about 5 days to complete. A tent, a permit, a guide, and food supplies are important for a trekker to keep with them, which can be organized at the Joshimath by itself.

  • Maximum Altitude: About 12,763 ft. above sea level.
  • Duration: Takes about 4-6 days to complete.
  • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate.
  • Distance Covered: Approximately 33 kilometers.

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Nag Tibba Winter Trek

Nag Tibba or serpent’s peak is the highest peak in the Nag Tibba range, which is one of the three principal ranges of the Lower Himalayas besides Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal. Perched at a height of approximately 9,924 feet above sea level, the trek is mostly characterized by photographic and scenic views and offers a clear and uninterrupted sight of the beautiful Bandarpoonch peak as well as the Gangotri group of peaks, Kedarnath peak, snowy crests of Chanabang and Doon valley.

Nag Tibba is one of the best winter treks in India for beginners. It draws hundreds of tourists from across the globe. The place is said to be the mythological abode of Nag Devta. The trek is full of magnetizing flora. Pass through a mix of Deodar and Oak forests humming with a rich diversity of birds and animals. While natural beauty, in essence, the trek also offers a wonderful opportunity to observe the Uttarakhand way of life closely.

  • Maximum Altitude: About 9,924 ft. above sea level.
  • Duration: Takes about 2-3 days to complete.
  • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate.
  • Distance Covered: Approximately 16 kilometers.

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Kedarkantha Winter Trek

One of the classicistic winter treks in India, the Kedarkantha is a beautiful and exciting trail that spans through a landscape of unmatched beauty, taking you through mesmerizing remote villages, expansive herbage and meadows, snowy courses and majestic view of the great Himalayas.

The Trek starts with a small village called Sankari, driving to which is too, a scenic excursion. Kedarkantha is one of the easiest treks of the lot and is easily traversable by first-timers and children.

The destination is situated in the hills of the Tons valley and the trail takes you through the rich and protected flora and fauna of the Govind National Park. Reaching the target, one can find the most elegant views of great mountain ranges such as Swargrohini, Bandarpoonch, Black peak, etc. The people of the region are extremely friendly and helpful making the journey easy and comfortable as well as an unforgettable one.

  • Maximum Altitude: About 12,500 ft. above sea level.
  • Duration: 5-6 days
  • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate. No prior experience of trekking is required.
  • Distance Covered: Approximately 20 kilometers.

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Chopta Chandrashila Winter Trek

Trek to Chandrashila Summit from Chopta or Deoriya Tal is one of the popular winter treks in Uttarakhand to experience snow.

Chopta Chandrashila trek is one of the famous treks in the Himalayas. Located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, travel to Tunganath, the highest situated Shiva temple in India, also one of the five Kedar temples revered in Hinduism.

Beyond the temple, the hike actually begins. The trail lets you pass through stunning sights as there is little to refute, the title given to Chopta as the “Mini Switzerland of India”. Situated at the maximum altitude of 12,877 ft. above sea level, this is an all-season hike that affords you the most beautiful vision of Nanda Devi, Kedar, Trishul and Chaukhamba peaks and an amazing all-embracing view of the Garhwal Himalayas. The lush, verdant valleys of the region receive heavy snow in winters and present an awesome view. Chandrashila is a short but arduous trek. However, there are fences through the path which makes walking a bit easy.

  • Maximum Altitude: Approximately 13,200 ft. above sea level.
  • Duration: Takes about 3-4 days to complete.
  • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
  • Distance Covered: Approximately 5 kilometers.

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Har ki Dun Winter Trek

Har ki Dun is one of the most popular treks in the Garhwal region and is relatively moderate enough to let the trekkers with no prior experience slog through its paths. Lying in the Uttarkashi district of the Uttrakhand state, it is located very close to the border between Uttrakhand and Himachal Pradesh and is redolent with stretches of beautiful scenes and raw natural beauty that offers a real treat for the eyes.

The trail passes through some of the most remote and least explored regions of the Garhwal region. The natives of Garwal are simple-hearted, warm and friendly towards outsiders. Along with the stunning views of the surrounding mountains, the forested path is abundantly blessed. In fact, it is a kind of heaven for the nature lovers and bird watchers.

Situated at the base of Fateh Parvat, Har ki Dun is believed to be the same site from where king Yudhisthira, the eldest of the Pandavas, ascended to heaven with a dog. During winters, the place gets completely covered with snow and offers an excellent spot for the snow trek.

  • Maximum Altitude: About 11,000 ft. above sea level.
  • Duration: Takes approximately 6-8 days to complete.
  • Difficulty Level: Medium Difficulty. However, no prior experience of trekking is required.
  • Distance Covered: Approximately 90 kilometers.

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Ali-Bedni Bugyal Trek

When you think of the easiest treks in India, Ali- Bedni Bugyal is the first name on the list. It is perfect for beginners. Trek through scenic landscapes, dense oak forests and lush green meadows. In addition, climb the stunning height of approximately 12,500 ft. above sea level. Ali- Bedni- Bugzi Bugyal, meaning ‘meadow’ in the local language is the biggest Grass Medows in Asia, it is also a beautiful part of Roopkund trek. Winters in India bring heavy snow to the meadow.

The trek begins from Lohajung village, 280 km from Dehradun. Moreover, enjoy views of beautiful mountains along with a view of Bedni Kund. Also, Ali-Bedni is among the most beautiful treks. In fact, it is particularly a favorite for many of the seasoned hikers.

  • Maximum Altitude: About 12,500 ft. above sea level.
  • Duration: 5-7 days
  • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate.
  • Distance Covered: Approximately 27 kilometers.

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