Trekking in Uttarakhand is the best way to get close to nature and understand the real beauty of mountains. For all those who think trekking is something that can be done only by the super fit people we bring to you some of the short and easy treks in Uttarakhand. Pick your trial, some of these treks can be completed just in day. Its easy, short and scenic.
Rajpur – Mussoorie Trek
Duration: 1 days | Max Altitude : 8,000 Ft.
An easy 13 km trek that takes you through picturesque valley and mountain views. It can ce easily done in a day.
Binsar- Jageshwar Trek
Duration: 2 days | Max Altitude : 8,000 Ft.
A perfect trek for beginners. Its a medium distance trek with stunning views and a moderate trail. The trek starts from Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary with night stay at Jwalabanj and ends at Jageshwar temple.
Munsiyari – Khaliya Top Trek
Duration: 2 days | Max Altitude : 8,225 Ft.
A not so known and yet one of the most picturesque treks that starts from Munsiyari. The splendid view of the sunrise over the Panchachuli range from the Khuliya Top and grand view of Himalayas are the highlights of this easy trek.
Nainital – Betalghat Trek
Duration: 3 days | Max Altitude : 8000 Ft
Nainital Betalghat is a famous and easiest trek and is ideal for beginners. It starts from Nainital passes through Binayak then goes to Kunjkharak (2600 meters). It is a downhill trek and is thus easy.
Nag Tibba Trek
Duration: 2 days | Max Altitude : 10,000Ft
A easy trek near Mussoorie for the freshers. The trail takes you through forests, valleys and offers amazing views of snow clad mountains. The trek route is a circular with different finishing and starting points and at no time you will cross the same route all through the trek.
Valley Of Flowers Trek
Duration: 4 days | Max Altitude : 10,800Ft
One of the most picturesque and easy treks in India. Staring point is Govindghat near Haridwar. From here trek to Ghangaria and the next day you can trek to Valley of Flowers One can also club Hemkund Sahib trek with this trek.
Chopta – Tungnath Trek
Duration: 3 days | Max Altitude : 12073 Ft
Tungnath trek is short and easy. Tunganath is the highest Shiva temple of Garwal. The trail offers you clear view of majestic peaks like Nanda Devi, Nilkanth and Kedarnath. From Tungnath trek to Chandrashilla Top for the best views ever.
Duration: 5 days | Max Altitude : 10,300Ft
An ideal beginners trek in the Garhwal Himalayas. The trek includes camping alongside the beautiful Dodital ( Dodi Lake). Starting point of Trek is Sangam Chatti, a quaint village near Uttarkashi.
Har Ki Dun Trek
Duration: 6 days | Max Altitude : 11,675ft
Har ki Dun trek starts from Sankri. The trek offers takes you to forests and offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountain peaks. A moderate trek where you can experience and know one of the least explored regions of Garhwal hills where modern civilization has not affected the life as yet.
Joshimath – Kuari Pass Trek
Duration: 5 days | Max Altitude : 12,200 ft
A short three-day trek that takes you to the beautiful the Nanda Devi Sanctuary and offers a splendid view of 7000m snow-capped peaks. The starting point is Joshimath its one of the most scenic treks in Uttarakhand.
Dayara Bugyal Trek
Duration: 4 days | Max Altitude : 12,000 ft
Dayara Bugyal is often termed as one of the most beautiful highland meadow of India. The trek starts from Barsu a tine hamlet on Haridwar-Gangothri road. The trail takes you through forests, clear lakes and grasslands with views of mountains, grazing sheep and tiny villages.
Plan now as April to June and September to November are supposed to be the best season for trekking in Uttarakhand.