Trekking season in indian himalayas :

Spread over a width of an average 250 kms the weather varies dramatically over different regions. The weather in the subcontinent is almost entirely dependent on the ‘monsoons’, winds blowing from the southwest of India and the adjacent areas bringing heavy rainfall in the continent, typically in the months of June to September.

Summer, mid March to end June, known as the pre-monsoon season is the one of the best time to trek and climb as there are long days of nice, pleasant weather. The snow lines are quite low early on in this season as the winter snow just starts to melt.

Monsoon, early July to Mid September, is when the entire country (except the Trans Himalayas – Lahaul Spiti in Himachal and Ladakh) is drenched with rain water and covered with thick envelope of clouds. Perfect time to be in the TransHimalayan land as it wakes up after a long cold winter.

Autumn, the post- monsoon season starts by late September and carries on till end November. Since everything is washed out in the monsoons and it is relatively cooler this period offers clear views of the mountain ranges.

Winter is quite severe all across the Himalayas, especially in the higher reaches. It generally arrives by early December and continues till mid March. Good time to be in the Lesser Himalayas to get the starkling clear distant views


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Garhwal and Kumaon contain some of the finest trekking routes and peak of the Himalayan yet this is an area surprisingly ignored by most western visitors who prefer the better-known regions of Ladakh or Nepal. 

Glaciers trek in India Himalayas : Meant for explorers who like to take their vacations a little over the edge....we call these the real himalayan adventures.
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Nanda Devi Trek Duration: 19 Days
Nanda Devi is the highest mountain situated completely within India.

A classic trek that retraces the pioneering steps of Shipton and Tilman through the Garhwal Himalaya. The Nanda Devi basin must surely be one of the most legendary regions in the entire Himalayan chain. The mountain itself, revered since time immemorial by all those who live in its shadow,  has long attracted the attention of the pioneering mountaineers and explorers, mystics and spiritualists, writers and everyday travellers who have visited the area.


This classic trek takes us across the picturesque meadows and valleys that border the western edge of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary. The route we follow was used by Shipton and Tilman on their amazing journey to the Nanda Devi basin. During the trek there are many views of the surrounding peaks and the Kuari Pass (3658m) itself has an unrivalled panorama of the Great Himalayan peaks including Nanda Devi (7816m), Changabang (6864m), Doonagiri (7066m) and Kamet (7756m).


This amazing feat of endurance and determination was capped when Tilman later returned to conquer the peak itself. Sadly, the mystic of the area led to an excess of expeditions and ecological damage and the Sanctuary was closed in the 1980's. Investigations are currently underway to assess the recovery. 

02 DELHI/NAINITAL (1938 m)
Drive 303 km/8 hr. Nainital is a hill station set around Naini Lake, named after Naina (eyes) of Parvati, Lord Shiva's wife. It is believed that emerald lake is one of the green eyes of her. Overnight in guest house/hotel.

In the morning we make an excursion to Naina Peak also known as China Peak (2610 m) from where we have a glimpse of Himalayan peaks including Nanda Devi (7826 m). Nanda Devi is the highest peak of Kumaon. Later in the afternoon drive around other lakes of Nainital like Bhimtal, Sat Tal and Naukuchia Tal. 'Tal' means Lake in Hindi language. During summer months Nainital is a popular Hill Resort.

04 NAINITAL/DEBAL (1218 m)
Drive approximately 182 km to Debal via Kausani and Gwaldam. En route we will enjoy the scenic beauty of terraced fields, villages and snow clad Himalayan mountains At distant horizon we can still see Nanda Devi sometime en route and also Trishul and other peaks. O/N in tents.

Drive 24 km/1-1/2 hrs. on the rough road to Mandoli by jeep . Then we start our trek to Didina village. First 1-1/2 hours almost levelled walk through villages then steep ascent till Didina village. 4/5 hr trek. O/N Tents.

Today is a steep trek through oak trees and bamboo shrubs up to Ali Bugyal. From here we walk over Ali Bugyal enjoying the view of Hima-ayan peaks till we arrive Bedni Bugyal. Bugyal means meadow in Garhwali dialect. From Bedni Bugyal we can have a view of Mt. Nanda Ghunti, Trishul massif and also peaks on the north of Garhwal. We continue our trek to Pathar Nachuni where we stay in tents for night. 5/6 hr.

Today's trek is also steep. During the months of August to October the valley is full of fragrance of Saussurea Obvallata flower, locally known as Brahmkamal. This flower acquires special importance to make offerings to Gods, especially to Lord Shiva and is found only in certain places in high altitudes. After touching the flower by hand, the smell lasts for hours. 7/8 hr trek.

In Roopkund human skeletons of 500 - 600 years old are found. There are several beliefs about the mystic presence of these skeletons. Some say refugees fleeing from prosecution of Tuglak's army under General Zorawar Singh died here on the way. Others believe traders from Tibet might have died in a natural calamity. Yet another belief is that King Jasdal of Kanauj was on his way with his wife undertaking a pilgrimage called, „Nanda Jat" to propitiate Goddess Nanda Devi 560 years ago. The Queen delivered a child on the way. This made the Goddess Nanda Devi angry by spoiling Her Holy Land. A snow storm was sent down by the Goddess killing hundreds on the trail of pilgrimage. According to the artefacts recovered so far this explanation of "Nanda Jat" seems more viable. Yet curiosity is unsatiated to find reason for this mystery .

Today we trek for some time over the ridge enjoying the superb closer view of Trishul and Nanda Ghunti peaks and then we trek down to Kunol village. 6/7 hr trek.

We trek through beautiful remote villages. First 3 hrs. steep down till the village Sitail. We cross Nandakini river. Sitail is a small village with few shops . From Sitail 2hrs. steep climb to Dekhnadhar. Overnight in Tents. 5/6 hr.

Trek through villages which gives us a chance to see the local people engaged in various day to day activities. This is easy trek with little up and down. Overnight in tents. 4/5 hr.

11 RAMNI/JHENJI (1524 m)
Trek through beautiful forest, sometimes with a nice view of snow peaks. It is uphill trek for first 2 hrs till Binayak top. We can see the glorious view of Nanda Ghunti peak from this top. Then very steep descend to village Jhenji. Overnight Guest house/Tents. 6/7 hr.

12 JHENJI/PANA (2448 m)
Trek to Pana, which is the last village on our route before we reach Kuari Pass. First ˝ hr. steep descend and then steep ascend till Pana. On the way it is a nice view of the valley. 3/4 hr. Overnight in Tent.

13 PANA/KUARI (4268 m)
Today is a longer trek through forests, creeks and some possibility of wildlife. After ˝ hr. we reach at Syaartoli from where we can see the view of Kuari Pass. Kuari Pass means "door way". Then trek goes down to Doma Bheti. From this point it is very steep climb till Kuari pass. Blinding view of snow peaks rewards for all our efforts to reach the top. Many high peaks of Garhwal can be seen from here. Kamet, Abi Gamin, Mana, Chowkhamba, Dunagiri, Neel Kanth are some of them. We camp here for two nights. 7/8 hr. Overnight in Tent.

Rest day. Possibility of exploring new ways in the beautiful grassy valleys.

15 KUARI PASS/AULI (2400 M)/JOSHIMATH (1875 m)
Descend to Tali between lush green forest of Cedars, while the view of Nanda Devi continues to play hide and seek. Arrive at Auli Ski Resort where we make end of our trek and go down to Joshimath by road for 14 km. Overnight in Guest House/Simple Hotel. 6/7 hr.

We drive 65 km to Badrinath Temple, which is the last town before Tibet border. Badrinath Temple is situated on the bank Alaknanda river, one of the main tributaries of Ganga river. From Joshimath further drive 35 km to Pipal Koti for over night in a Guest House/Simple Hotel.

8 hr drive to Rishikesh. Overnight in hotel.

Sightseeing of Ashrams, Ghats, Yoga Centre in the morning. Afternoon free.

Drive 225 km/6 hr via Haridwar. En route small stop at Haridwar for sightseeing.



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6000 m Peaks
7000 m Peaks
Above 7000 m Peaks

Bidhan Parvat&Deoban

( 6520 m)
-East Garhwal
Time : May
Duration : 3 weeks  ( ex Delhi )

Satopanth ( 7075 m)
Central Garhwal.
Time :July-August,
Duration: 4 weeks ( ex Delhi)

Mt.Kamet ( 7756 m)
( East Garhwal )
Time : September
Duration : 39 days


Nanda Devi Sanctuary Trekking

»Introduction : The communities surrounding the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve invite you as their very special guest to share in the grandeur of their blessed mountain home. As part of your virtual tour, make sure to visit each section of this site to understand their struggle for social and environmental justice, stopping finally to support efforts to achieve a sustainable livelihood for the inhabitants of Nanda Devi through community-based eco-tourism.

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Valley Of Flowers Tour
Munsiyari Tour
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Almora Tour
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Trekking in Indian Himalaya Leh - Ladakh:
Season: June till Sept.

Ladakh nestled between the Himalayan & Karakoram mountain ranges and is one of the most magical places on earth, known as the land of high mountain Passes or Little Tibet, all thought Tibet is politically part of China today. It averages 3500m in altitude and is one of the..... <<More>>



Trekking in Uttarakhand:
Season: April till Nov.

Uttaranchal is the place where the dreams of a trek-ker’s come true. Words fail to describe the awesome charm and enchanting beauty of this magical land. The splendor and the beauty of the land is to be seen and felt. Blessed with magnificent glaciers..... <<More>>
Nanda Devi
Elevation 7,816 metres (25,645 feet) Ranked 23rd
Location Uttaranchal, India
Range Garhwal Himalaya
Prominence 3,139 metres Ranked 74th
Coordinates 30°23′N 79°57′E
First ascent 1936 by Noel Odell and Bill Tilman
Easiest route glacier/snow/ice climb

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  • Kalindikhal Pass Trek
  • Kauri Tapovan Trekking
  • Shivling Trekking
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