11 Best Treks in India to Behold the Heaven on Earth

Mary Davis said it right, “To walk in nature is to witness a thousand miracles.” From the breathtaking sunrise to the magnificent sunset and beyond, these best treks in India are all you need to behold the heaven on earth.

Trekking is much more than adventure. Wandering in nature holds the power to touch your soul in the most beautiful way.

‘With every footprint you leave, there’s a whole bunch of memory you accumulate.’

You might have already visited lots of different places like forts, beaches, museums, sanctuaries, monuments etcetera but if you haven’t experienced trekking, you are missing out on something so miraculous.

There is no other feeling that can match the peace that surrounds you when you reach the peak.

So here we are, trying to convince you to go trekking at least once, for the thrilling experience and memories that will stay with you forever. It may not be easy but it’s worth it. If you have the stamina, you are good to go. If you don’t, work on it before you plan for trekking.

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Best treks in India –

1. Chembra Peak, Kerala –

If you have never tried trekking before, Wayanad got one of the most alluring hills of South India for you.

The trail passes through dense forest and grasslands. 2100 m above the sea level, the heart-shaped lake is going to steal your heart. Exquisite mountains all around and magical floating clouds are definitely going to convince you to come again.

  • Trek Length – 9 km (to and fro)
  • Level – Easy to Moderate
  • Duration – 1 day

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For detailed information, head on to Tripadvisor’s blog.

2. Skandagiri, Karnataka –

Every sunrise brings new hope but Skandagiri’s sunrise brings a lot more.

Renowned among the adventure seekers of Bangalore, this majestic path usually trekked at night. Witnessing the miraculous scene of the sunrise from the floating clouds is what you will fall in love with. Even a beginner can go for this trek

  • Trek Length – 8 km (to and fro)
  • Level – Easy to Moderate
  • Duration – 1 day

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For detailed information, head on to Treebo’s blog.

3. Kodachadri Trek, Karnataka –

Escape into the meadows and cliffs and let the wild breeze of the jungle calm your soul.

Take a dip into the enticing waterfall and get ready for the adventure ahead. It’s not for the beginners, for sure. In the district of Shimoga resides this wonderful trek.

  • Trek Length – 14 km (to and fro)
  • Level – Moderate to Difficult
  • Duration – 2 days

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For detailed information, head on to Plantheunplanned’s blog.

4. Kolukkumalai Peak Trek, Kerala –

Trekkers say, “The panoramic view from the Kolukkumalai Peak is undeniably breathtaking and is certainly heaven on earth.”

The audacious trail will rent a corner in your heart forever. While Munnar is said to be Kerala’s Queen of hills, The Kolukkumalai Tea Estate is famous as the highest organic tea plantation in the world.

  • Trek Length – 28 km (to and fro)
  • Level – Moderate to Difficult
  • Duration – 2 to 3 days

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For detailed information, head on to hrisikeshbaruah’s blog.

5. Nag Tibba, Uttarakhand –

A trek i.e. indeed second to none. This marvelous trek has everything one can ask for.

It can be accomplished by a beginner. Both the enchanting Himalayan views and thrilling jungle trail will be enough to fill your soul with gratification. A highly recommended trek, I would say.

  • Trek Length – 16 km (to and fro)
  • Level – Easy to Moderate
  • Duration – 2 to 3 days

forest trail

For detailed information, head on to Indiahike’s blog.

6. Triund Trek, Himachal Pradesh –

Head on to Triund trek for a breath of fresh air.

It is one of the easiest and astonishing treks in Himachal Pradesh, near Dharamshala. The experienced trekker can even trek further to Indrahar Pass. The starry night at Triund trek brings with itself the most phenomenal sight.

  • Trek Length – 18 km (to and fro)
  • Level – Easy to Moderate
  • Duration – 2 to 3 days

triund trek

For detailed information, head on to Trodly’s blog.

7. Top Station Munnar, Kerala –

Away from the bustling city life, spend some days off the beaten track.

The prodigious trail through the tea gardens to the peak awaits every trekker who is looking for some adventure. Trekkers have often mentioned spotting Indian Gaurs, barking deer, langurs, wild cats.

  • Trek Length – 26 to 30 km (to and fro)
  • Level – Moderate to Difficult
  • Duration – 3 days

top station munnar

For detailed information, head on to Offbeatexplorer’s blog.

8. Bhrigu Lake Trek, Himachal Pradesh –

Accompanied by friendly clouds at a higher altitude, this trek comes with some most divine landscapes that would ask you to come again.

The snow-covered mountains will be a treat to the eyes. And yes! The lake is named after the profound sage from the Indian history who used to meditate there – Maharishi Bhrigu.

  • Trek Length – 48 km (to and fro)
  • Level – Easy to Moderate
  • Duration – 4-5 days

For detailed information, head on to Indiahike’s blog.

9. Mukta Top, Uttarakhand –

A trail through the enthralling forest to enrich your experience, perfect for those with the fantasy to escape into the woods.

Spotting the distinct species of birds would be like encountering the treasure during the exploration. I hope you enjoyed how I used words starting with E (because this was fun).

  • Trek Length – Approx. 28 km (to and fro)
  • Level – Easy to Moderate
  • Duration – 6 days

Species of bird

For detailed information, head on to Indiahike’s blog.

10. Har Ki Dun, Uttarakhand –

And now, a river valley trek for you to enjoy the most luxurious views with every step you take.

You would feel gratified as this trek is going to walk you through some unique cultures hidden in several mountain villages. Har ki dun is also known as ‘The Valley of God’.

  • Trek Length – Approx. 45 km (to and fro)
  • Level – Easy to Moderate
  • Duration – 7 to 8 days

For detailed information, head on to Indiahike’s blog.

11. Chadar River Trek, J&K –

Just imagine how it would be to walk on a delicate sheet of ice i.e. frozen river looking at the snow-covered mountains around you.

Magical! Isn’t it?

Keep imagining! What a beautiful view it would be.

Now come back to reality if you have never trekked before.

Because it’s not for the beginners. Chadar trek is one of its kind. No other trek can come close to it. Try this trek only if adventure runs in your blood or after you have already walked few difficult trails.

Till that day, keep imagining. That’s what I do (huh).

  • Trek Length – Approx. 65 km (to and fro)
  • Level – Moderate to Difficult
  • Duration – 8 to 9 days

For detailed information, head on to Trekthehimalaya’s blog.

 

If you are a beginner, go for the easy ones but do give it a try. Trekking would not only fill you with wonderful experiences but would also teach you some of the most crucial life lessons in its own erratic way like Saksham Kalra has mentioned in his blog.

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So, what do you think? Which trek are you going to try? Tell us in the comments.

And don’t forget to share this best treks in India blog with your adventurous friends who love exploring new paths.

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir

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