The young fold mountains of the Himalayas are a rich cluster of mountains in the northern parts of the country of India and also the nearby countries namely Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, etc. the range has the privilege to call itself home to some of the highest peaks in the entire world. The mountains are also famous for various activities and adventure sports like trekking, climbing, paragliding, river rafting, discovering and exploring the waterfalls, Himalayas is a perfect destination for a getaway and escape from city life.
Board on a trekking journey that is sure to leave you in awe, and experience a sheer fantasy while you explore the rich flora and fauna of the great Himalayas. Avid trekkers are always looking for trails and routes that are unexplored and challenging, and it is usually the case that the lesser-known or not so famous destinations are more beautiful than the popular ones, so below we have mentioned for you some of these best lesser-known Himalayan treks, that are just as beautiful as the famous ones.
Nag Tibba Trek
Situated at a height of 9,915 feet, the summit of the Nag Tibba trek is the highest in the entire range of Nag Tibba range of the Garhwal Himalayas. You get to experience a 100-degree view of the Himalayan mountains that are covered in the snow including the peaks of Swargrohini, Bandarpoonch, Kala Nag, Srikantha, and Gangotri. You also get to gaze upon the Kedarnath peak in the north, the Doon valley and the snowy peaks of Changabang as well.
Said to be one of the best budget-friendly treks in the Himalayas that has absolutely unreal natural beauty as well as mesmerizing campsites. If you wish to trek in the winter months of the year then the Kedarnath trek is best for you, you get to experience the carpet of brown fallen leaves and walk in the lush green pine jungle as you hike up to the summit. The peak is a thing of beauty covered with scenic vistas and hues of natural beauty that are just waiting for you to come and unfold them as you please.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek
The Annapurna Base Camp trek offers the tourists an amazing stroll through the diverse landscapes and valleys right alongside the hilly avenues, terraced grasslands, the Gundruk hamlet and very rich varieties of flora and fauna. Mt. Annapurna is located in the country of Nepal and is the tenth highest mountain in the world standing at a height of 8091 meters, this trek is also one of the most challenging treks in the Himalayas. Be mesmerized by the charm of this fishtail mountain, which is celebrated by the locals of Nepal for its unique beauty. The Annapurna Trek is the only trek that lets the tourists and trekkers be in a close encounter with the highest mountain peaks in the world, which are anywhere between 7000 meters to 8000 meters in height
A trek whose name literally translates to Moon Rock is sure to be as beautiful as the moon itself, one of the less budget-friendly. There are many stories related to this trek that is famous which makes this trek all the more interesting, it is also believed that the Hindu god Rama meditated here after he defeated the evil king, Ravana. This trek offers its tourists a complete 360-degree panoramic view of the beautiful and mesmerizing Himalayas. The tourists will also encounter the beautiful views of the Nanda Devi, Kedarnath, Nilkanth and Panchachuli and many more picturesque summits during the course of this trek. It is an ideal trek for the novice trekker to enjoy and be in the lap of mother nature at the Chandrashila Trek.
Indrahar Pass Trek
A trek that is full of deodar plantations, shimmering water bodies, green pastures and rhododendron jungles. One of those ever-fascinating and now so famous treks in the Himalayas, the journey on this trail will take you through the trip of your life, as you get to witness the scenic and marvelous beauty of the Himalayan mountains. You get to camp around Triund from where you can gaze at the beauty of Lahesh Caves, which are famously known as Shepherd’s abode during the winters. You also get to have a glimpse of the Dhauladhar Range and the Pir Panjal Range from this trek.
Lal Tibba Trek
Lal Tibba, at an intimidating altitude of 7500 feet, is one of Uttarakhand’s greatest hiking destinations. It is well worth a visit for the beautiful views it provides. The highest peak in Mussoorie offers a breathtaking view of the snow-capped Himalayas, lush deodar woods, and tranquil slopes. Lal Tibba is in the heart of the city. As a result, while walking, you may enjoy telescopic views of Kedarnath, Baderpunch, Badrinath, and many other lovely sites. The Lal Tibba trek in Uttarakhand is appropriate for a two-day trip.
Difficulty Level: Moderate to High