Lush green enriched valleys, Gushing Rivers, Deep Gorges, Breathtaking Landscapes and Snow Capped mountains are the speciality of Himachal Pradesh. Here you will have the feeling of heaven for sure. It is known for sightseeing places as well as also known for its trekking destinations which cast spells on the visitor and also provide the best feeling of adventure and thrill while trekking.
Himachal Pradesh is one of the northern states of India whose highest elevation is 22,395 feet above sea level. Its area is spread over 55,673 square kilometres where most of the region is hilly, and some of the areas are high altitude areas. The lowest elevation area is Shivalik Hills, and Highest altitude area is Spit-Lahaul area.
The Spiti area is near the Tibetan Border. The highest peak located in Himachal is perched at the elevation of 22,395 feet above sea level, and the name of the peak is Reo Purgyil. The types of the mountain range exist – Shivalik, Central Zone, Northern Zone and Zanskar Range. These mountain ranges consist of excellent trekking destinations.
Here are some of the best trekking destination of Himachal Pradesh following
- Sar Pass
The Sar Pass is one of the wonders of Parvati Valley which gives you a feeling of high-level adventure trekking with minimum efforts just as you have to trek continues with the rise in normal elevation. Meaning of the word Sar means lake and pass means route. Actually, on the route, there is a lake at the altitude of 4,280 metres above sea level as it is located on the trek route, so it is called Sar Pass Trek. The base point for Sar Pass is “Kasol- Mini Israel in Himachal Pradesh”. While trekking on this route, you will pass through Grahan, Mung Thach, Nagaru, Biskeri Thatch and Barshaini. The trekking will start from Kasol and end at Barshaini which is a small pristine town of Parvati Valley.
- Beas Kund Trek
It is one of the wonders settled amidst at the elevation of 12,139 feet above Dhauladhar Mountains near Manali. This place is related to the Great Saint Shri Ved Vyas who wrote the world’s great scripture – “The Mahabharata”. This place is said to be the meditation site of him. It is known for the breathtaking views of surroundings and Dhauladhars.
- Chandrakhani Pass
It is also an excellent trekking route of Himachal Pradesh where you can experience the mesmerizing views of Pir Panjal Mountains and Deo Tibba Peaks. The altitude of Chandrakhani Pass is 12,000 feet above sea level. The base point for Chandrakhani Pass is Naggar that is close to Manali Town. The places you will visit while trekking to Chandrakhani Pass are Celanti, Rumsu and Ganachalani.
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- Hampta Pass
The Hampta Pass is the place that is in between 2 valleys; those are Kullu valley and Lahaul valley. It’s the slender passage between them enclosed by the high peaks of Pir Panjal mountain range. The altitude of Hampta Pass is 14,039 feet higher than water level. The name of this pass relies on the Hampta Village. The valley abutting it is called Hampta valley. The trek route to Hampta Pass goes through the serene Hampta valley that is a funnel-shaped vale. The whole valley is enclosed by the Pir Panjal mountains from either side. Aboard the trekking path, you’ll realize that there are many wildflowers and another flora gift. That seems like they’re hospitable on the trek.
- Kheerganga Trek
The Kheerganga is the name of the place which is located in Parvati Valley. The trekking to Kheerganga Top takes place from Barshaini, which is 16 kilometres away from Kasol. Kasol is also a popular tourist destination in that region. To trek on this route, 2-3 days are required where you will enjoy hill trails surrounded by Deodar, Rhododendrons, Wildflowers and Himalayan flora & fauna. The elevation of Kheerganga is 9,711 feet above sea level. It will be a breathtaking experience to watch sunrise and sunset from the top of it.
Things to Carry
- Identity Proof
- First Aid Kit
- General Medicine Kit
- Personal Toiletries
- Small Garbage Collection Bags
- Water Bottle
- Thermo Flask
- Solar Charger
- Sunscreen Lotion
- Woollen Clothes
- Woollen Socks
- Woolen GlovesLip Balm
- Body Lotion
- Extra Batteries for Camera
- Dry Fruits and Snacks
- Led Flashlights
- Trekking Shoes
- Trekking Poles
- Trekking Bag
It is all about the best trekking destinations in Himachal Pradesh.