Trekking can be great fun if performed with care from walking on peaks to skirting on the rocks. Take your friends this summer, bring your mad people to Himachal and go on a special ride. Himachal is the place to experience different adventurous activities such as flying foxes, climbing, mountaineering, hiking, motorcycling, paragliding, climbing, etc. Rudyard Kippling was motivated by the dull high altitude desert landscape to tell him, “Surely the gods live here.
Here are the top 8 walking tours in Himachal Pradesh, which take you to ancient, remote paths. If you’re new to hiking, a casual walker, or an experienced hiking tourist you’ll find plenty of expertly organized tours.
- Indrahar Pass Trek
Indrahar Pass is situated at an altitude of 4,342 meters above the mean sea level, a popular mountain pass in the Dhauladhar area. You can enjoy the spectacular view of Manimahesh Kailash’s sacred peak from the top of Indrahar Pass along with the Pir Panjal Range. This hike passes through the most attractive Himachal valleys and provides the best panorama of the snow-covered mountains, thick fields, etc. The Indrahar Pass Trek is one of Gaddi’s most well-established trails, along the way to the upper Ravi Valley and Lahaul summer pastures.
- Beas Kund Trek
Beas Kund Trek is the location if you look forward to a short break. The walk passes through the breathtaking valley of Solang, glaciers, snow-capped mountains, and luxuriant green wetlands. The trail goes to the glacier of the Beas Kund, where the river is born, through Dhundi and Bakarthach. The Trek of Beas Kund is the most popular trek in the valley of Kullu. People of all ages will enjoy hiking here because it is absolutely fun and simple. This hike is 3650 m above sea level. You will see Mt. Hanuman Tibba and Seven Sisters from the Dhundi camp when you are trekking.
- Chandratal Baralacha Trek
Mostly known as Moon Pool, it feels like walking on the moon as soon as you start trekking here. This crossing is situated at a height of 4950 m. Stroll through the ice land and see the shimmering sunset, the lush green vegetation, the streams of water, colorful orchids, and other things which will make a trip beautiful and unforgettable. During the Chandratal Baralacha walking tour, you can enjoy the view of the Chandra River and its high mountains, and the Baralacha Glacier.
- Hampta Pass Trek
Hampta Pass is situated at an elevation of approximately 3960 meters and is the bridge between Kullu and Lahaul valleys. You will pass the incredible sights during your walks, such as dense walnut woods, oak and pine tree trees, water streams, and different mountain villages. Hampta Pass Trek is the best place to experience the lovely spectrums of nature and remote culture for all nature lovers. When you start the steep climb to the Hampta Pass, the level of difficulty will increase. You walk on the ice and walk down slick narrow streets. The hike begins at Prini and takes you across Solang Pass to beautiful landscapes.
- Pin Parvati Pass Trek
It is not at all easy to trek on Pin Parvati Road. Sir Louis Dane first crossed it in 1884. Pin Parvati trek connects the lush Parvati Valley, situated on the Kullu side, with the valley on the Spiti side of the Pin, at an elevación of 5300 m above sea level. There are huge mountain ranges which form excellent places for walking. The splendor of this location attracts many walkers from all over the world.
A stunning view of the Pin Parvati is the thrill of this trek. During a stroll, tourists can take a look at Hindu Khir Ganga, a place dedicated to Lord Shiva and Kanwar Wildlife Shrine. Snowfall and rain can make hiking in this area a bit difficult
- Deo Tibba Trek
Deo Tibba Trek is the most enticing of all treks. This hike, at an altitude of 4480 m, will lead you to Chandratal Lake’s shimmering water. You will enjoy the spectacular side views of Rohtang Pass and different hillside glaciers during trekking. Deo Tibba Base Trek in the Beas valley is renowned for its floral, apple, paddy, maize fields, and of course its sparkling Beas river. Deo Tibba Trek is situated in a few other mountains, e.g. Manirang, Rubal Kang, Rangrik Rang, Manimahesh Kailash, Hanuman Tibba, and Gumburanjon.
- Kareri Lake Trek
This beautiful trek is situated at an altitude of 3300 meters in the district of Kangra. From McLeod Ganj, Kareri Lake Trek will carry you to Kareri village. On your way, on a hilltop overlooking the lake dedicated to Lord Siva and Shakti, you will witness a huge temple. Another key attraction, the Kareri Pool, is the inflow of the Mankiani Summit melted waters. For experienced walkers with experience of high-altitude hiking, Kareri Lake Trek is one of the alpine walks in the Indian Himalayan region.
- Shepherd Trail Gaddi Trek
Walk around Himachal Pradesh’s remote and isolated areas. The Shepherd Trail links the wealthy valley with the pictorial valley of Kullu and Kangra, locally known as the Gaddi Trek. The path passes through a range of snowy mountains, including the 3600-meter Khanpari Pass and the 3,500-meter Thamsar Pass. The rough paths and slippery rocks make this thrilling hike. There are many alpine forests and wild wildlife, vibrant orchards, and bubbling streams that enrich the trail. The trek starts in Manali and finishes in the valley of Kangra. It is considered the longest trek in Himachal Pradesh and everyday travelers have to climb challenging heights.