One of the most beautiful states of India, Himachal Pradesh has everything that one could dream of on his vacation. Its gushing rivers, deep green valleys, and thrilling treks will instantly put a smile on your face and your soul at peace. No matter whether you are an adventurer, a romantic, or a family vacationer, there is always something in Himachal that you can connect to. Home to many Himalayan landscapes, in Himachal you can experience the most thrilling adventures to their best which include rock climbing, ice-skating, paragliding, heli-skiing, mountain biking, trekking, and many more. You will find numerous treks there varying from being easy/moderate to the ones that are dangerous and soul-stirring.
Listed below are a few of the many treks in Himachal that are worth visiting at least once.
YOU can also visit buran ghati trek .
Beas Kund trek
Beas Kund trek is a breath-taking trail that takes you to the source of the river Beas, letting you take in the mesmerising mountain view of the Pin Panjal Range. The difficulty level for this trek is moderate which means you can plan for this one without any prior trekking experience given that you have taken all the necessary safety measures. The maximum altitude on this trek is found at Beas Kund that about 12772 ft above sea level. Legends say that Rishi Vyas used to bathe in Beas Kund which gave the place its name. The word Beas is derived from the name of Rishi Vyas and Kund means a lake. This trek starts from Solang Nallah. Solang Nallah is a popular destination in Manali known for skiing and paragliding. The trail takes you to the lap of nature where you can pluck wild strawberries and mushrooms on your way and lazily watch the herds of sheep grazing, taking in the soothing views of mesmerizing meadows in Dhundi and Bakarthach. Hanuman Tibba, Friendship Peak, Shitidhar, and Seven sisters are some of the other peaks that will be accompanying you on your way.
Best times to visit- July to September
Hampta Pass Trek
Located at an elevation of 4270 m on the Pir Panjal Range, Hampta Pass Trek connects Lahaul’s Chandra Valley to Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu valley. Being on this trek, you will be surrounded by the mighty Himalayas and will get to witness the dense alpine forest and wide meadows with occasional sights of beautiful flora. This trail will include waterfalls, hanging glaciers, vertical rock falls, and peaks rising above 5000 m. to get to the pass, you will have to climb over many ledges making the trek moderately difficult and your journey extremely thrilling. The trek distance is about 30 km by foot and 235 km by taxi.
Best time to visit: June to September
Elevated at a height of 2950 m, Kheerganga is a paradise for a nature lover. This trek is considered one of the best treks for beginner level which makes it an ideal holiday destination with family and friends. Famous for having the Parvati Kund, a natural hot water spring, it is also believed to have been Lord Shiva’s adobe for thousands of years. The name of this trek, Kheerganga, means “Milky White Sacred Water”. The water of Parvati Kund is considered sacred and has an ancient temple situated closely where you can visit and have some spiritual moments.
On this trail, you would go through the picturesque villages of Nakhtan and Rudra Nag where you can rest, rejuvenate and discover many spots to sit and take in the views of nature at its best. The total distance of this trek is about 24 km which would take almost 1-2 days easily.
Best time to visit: during the summer season, March to June
Bhrigu Lake Trek
Situated on the East side of Rohtang Pass in Manali, the Bhrigu Lake trail is a wonderful destination to spend your weekend on. It is believed that the famous Maharishi Bhrigu sat in deep meditation near this lake which purified its water and the areas surrounding it, making it a holy place. While on this trail, you will get to witness the grassy meadows and the majestic mountains of Pir and Dhauladhar. The grasslands near the lake stretch like a vast endless green carpet that pleases one’s eyes and brings peace and tranquillity, much unlike the regular hectic hum-drum of the city.
The maximum altitude on this trek is about 14000 ft high and the trail is easy to trek making it beginner-friendly.
Best times to visit: May to October
Deo Tibba Trek
Located in the Pin Panjal Range of Himalayan Mountains in Kullu District, Deo Tibba stands at a height of 6000 m, being the 2nd highest mountain in this range, and is a popular trekking destination among enthusiastic trekkers. The local legends say that Deo Tibba is the gathering place for the Gods, and its dome-shaped peak is where the gods sit, which is why it is named Deo meaning God, and Tibba meaning hill.
The exceptionality of this trek is that rather than being a pointed ridge, the submit is a snow-capped domed. Showcasing every element of the Himalayas the trail will let you witness dense forest, green meadows, icy glaciers, serene lakes, and waterfalls including rockfalls. The trek distance of about 30 km.
Best times to visit: May to October