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Top 10 Treks to Do in Western/Eastern Ghats of India

Trekking in India is one of the mind-blowing adventure routes. Trekking enthusiasts all over the world find the trekking routes of India quite fascinating and enthralling. There are quite a few amazing trekking routes in India. A few treks in western/eastern Ghats are suitable for nature lovers and trekkers have been listed below.

Treks in western/eastern Ghats of India:

  1. Nishani trek, Coorg:

Coorg is a famous wildlife destination in Karnataka. Wildlife in Coorg has its deep routes due to the untiring efforts Treks in westernof local people and the forest department. Lying amidst the dense forest area of Brahma Giri and the Baga mandala wildlife reserve is the nishani motte peak. With its misty mountains and forests, Coorg seems like a little corner of England to the British. Though this trek might sound easy during the day. A different beauty of the place and for the trekker, it has challenges during the trail. One can easily embark on a trek to its top and will discover its spellbinding artistry.

  1. Kodachadri trek, Shimoga:

Located in the scenic Western Ghats in Shimoga. This is one of the better known trekking destinations in Karnataka. There will be numerous waterfalls and mountain peaks and it is one of the ideal gateways close to Bangalore that all your trekkers must embark on. On the Koda chadri trekking experience, one can witness the best of what this land of the assorted and indulge in the divine environment with camping right in the middle of nature.

  1. The Markha valley trek, Ladakh:

This trek is one of the rewarding journeys that you can take in the little Tibet. The beauty and the surroundings will make the experience an enjoyable one. This region remains covered in snow during the winter months. You will The Markha valley trek, Ladakhcome across the varied landscape and it is considered as one of the most amazing hikes. As the snows thaws, the landscape blooms into myriad color and present a picture of breathtaking beauty. During this, you will see the beautiful zanskaar range, the Hemis national park, and the famous peaks.

  1. Mullayangiri and Baba Budangiri Trek, Chikmagalur:

The highest peak of Karnataka in Nilgiris range in Chikmagalur district. The highest peak in the Himalayas and Nilgiris range in the Western Ghats. Nature lovers, occasional holidayers, and backpackers from across the world and visit the place for it breathtaking beauty. This hill station town is a great crowd puller especially the trek fanatics. Situated in the Baba Budan in the Ghats. It is a common pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Muslims.

  1. Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh:

The Hampta Pass trek is another stimulating high altitude one in the Kullu valley. The maximum height will be achieved during this trek is around 4000 metres. It goes through the places such as Chika, Balu ka Ghera, Chandratal and then reaches Hampta. Each and every location that you will pass by offers great beauty with grass grounds and snow covered by peaks keeping your company all along. This journey will unfold the beauty of the Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal PradeshHimalayan region. The trek will usually last for four to five days where you get to truly seep in the splendour of the place. The best time to take this activity is in mid may when the climate is just right for a long trek.

  1. Chadar Trek, Ladakh:

The Chadar trek is also known as Zanskar Trek. This is a remarkable experience to indulge in the Himalayan ranges. This trek will be over the frozen river Zanskar that becomes a thick sheet of ice during the winters. Make your way over this sheet of ice and narrow ridges. This region will record the lowest temperatures which make it one of the exciting high treks in the world. You will have to walk on the frozen river Zanskar. Another most important attraction of the region will be the Buddhist heritage and religious.

  1. Gokarna Beach Trek:

This is located in Bangalore and it is a place where weekends can be spent doing beach trekking and bouldering on the shores of the pristine water. From trekking on the beach, rock climbing next to the ocean and other water sports one can get immersed in the bucket. Gokarna is just a position between the sayadhris and the Arabian Sea with hillocks surrounding the beach. The beaches around the slopes are an untouched one which makes it a must try at the weekend.

  1. Har Ki Doon Trek, Uttarakhand:

The trek to Har Ki Doon valley is known to be one of the most stunning and picturesque treks in Uttarakhand with scenic alpine meadows. The beauty and splendour of this portion of the Garhwal Himalayas are credited by snow clad peaks, panoramic views of the Himalayan range and much more. The trekking through this eternal meadow is one of the best experiences and is rewarded with views of the glaciers and then high altitude villages. It shares the history with the age of the Mahabharata and this holds an important place in the Hindu mythology.

  1. Tadiandamol Trek, Coorg:

This is located in the Western Ghats. This is the highest peak of the district above the sea level with traces of Shola forest in the range which is clearly visible on the trails. The highest peak in Coorg and poses an exciting challenge to trekkers. This includes water streams and stunning flowers trails that follow your way. Monsoon time is the best one to see the divine beauty of this grand place and a perfect time for a trek in the Western Ghats.

  1. Sandakphu trek, West Bengal:

The Sendak Phu trek will take you through the charming environs of Darjeeling. It offers one of the most exciting trails for trekking in India. Not only you will get the enjoy the natural beauty of the place but also get to put your trekking and climbing skills to test. This journey can be completed in two days time and it is perfect for those who are looking for a quick trekking experience.

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