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Updated by Abhay Singh Rawat on Jul 11, 2018
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Top 5 Winter Treks in Uttarakhand

India is most appropriate place for trekking lovers. The hectic city life creates a need to move onto serene place like Uttarakhand, the paradise on earth. To explore explicitly, plan out for Trekking in Uttarakhand. However, it is sometimes difficult to make out which Trek to do.So to make easy for you we have listed top 5 Uttarakhand treks. For more details visit Tripxigo

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Kedarkantha Trek

Kedarkantha Trek

The Kedarkantha Trek is most popular winter trek, perfect for those trekkers who are in love with snow. This is an easy trek which has its base camp in a small village called Sankri, which takes approximately 7-8 hours of travel from the city of Dehradun. This superb trek offers a beautiful experience to the trekkers with a trek though rich natural forests, snow, patches of huge green meadows and some attractive lovely views all the way. Kedarkantha Peak is in Govind National Park of Western Garhwal, which is surrounded by a number of panoramic river valleys, snow-covered mountains, slightly located small villages with a wealthy flora-fauna. Kedarkantha trek is one of the simple treks in Himalayas to experience the well covered snow peak. Winters season snow here sets in the mid of December month and lasts till the middle of April. Kedarkantha is simple trek which is highly recommended for those trekkers who are planning their trek & want it to be snow laden.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

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Dayara Bugyal Trek

Dayara Bugyal Trek

The term Bugyal is used in Garhwali language in Uttarakhand, which means 'meadow'. Dayara Bugyal Trek is located in Uttarakhand. It is one of highest Bugyal, whose heart-catching mountain ranges attract tourists. From the sea level, Dayara Bugyal is situated at an elevation of 3,048 meters, which is very beautiful to see. The place of Dayara Bugyal located in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand,it is green grassland spread over 28 sq km. You will see the green trees of pine going along the way of Dayara Bugyal. In the way of trekking you will see lots of famous places in Dayara Bugyal as like - Alpine Lake, kaal Nag Peak, Bandarpoonch, Gangotri Massif and many more.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

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Har Ki Dun Trek

Har Ki Dun Trek

Har Ki Dun Valley is one of the most gorgeous among the Uttarakhand trekking destinations, which is situated at the Garhwal Himalayas regions. It is a hanging valley famed for wonderful beauty. Har Ki Dun trek route offers a mixture of dense forests rich in flora and fauna, a sequence of old charming villages on the cliffs, the enjoyable experience of trekking by a sprightly mountain river, and vista of snow peaks. According to local people, it is the same route use by the Pandavas in the Mahabharata on their ascent to heaven. Swargarohini is another amazing snow peak, the idea of which dominates this trek bear’s legacy of the mythical stairway to heaven. In the middle of other remainder of an exciting history, the Holy Duryodhana Temple in village Osla on this trek deserves a mention.

Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult

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Kuari Pass Trek

Kuari Pass Trek

If you love adventure in your life, then the Kuari Pass Trek is best destination for you. If you want to make your holidays exciting, then go out on this wonderful, adventurous, thrilling journey of curiosity with your close ones. Kuari pass trek is located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The height of this place is approximately 4,156 meters above sea level. Famous climbers such as Lord Curzon, Eric Spiton and Bill Tillman had chosen these valleys for their Himalayan Mountaineering.

Difficulty Level : Moderate to Difficult

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Pangarchulla Trek

Pangarchulla Trek

The country of India is one of the most popular trekking destinations all over the world. The Trekking in Uttarakhand is always a first choice of every tourist due to its ravishing beauty and panoramic natural views. The Pangarchulla trek is the beautiful trekking place in the Uttarakhand state and offers tremendous opportunities for Trekking. The Trekking place of Pangarchulla is surrounded by the snow hills, Oak trees with falling winter snow. Here in this place you can also visit various charming villages, vast stretches of meadows, snow paths and glorious views of the great Himalayas natural peeks. The Pangarchulla Peak trek via Kuari Pass route begins with hiking from Joshimath which is situated in district Chamoli in Garhwal Himalayas.

Difficulty Level : Difficult