Ever dreamed to go to those picture perfect snow covered mountains with a backpack and a rod you have been looking through every time, but have no experience of trekking. To all those beginners, trekking is not always difficult. Some terrains may take you over the gentle slope, along rivers, lakes and amazing sceneries. For any novice trekker, India has an abundance of options in the Himalayas. Indian Himalayas hold an impressive mix of treks for all age groups and for all experience levels with mesmerising panorama and fantastic weather. If trekking is your love and you are an immature trekker, then Himalayan range is surely an ideal option for you to explore some of the best secrets of nature. Here, we are presenting 5 best Himalayan treks for beginners-
1. Valley Of Flowers TrekWith every facility in the path like Hotel accommodation, Helicopter service, this splendid trek is perfect if you are trekking as a beginner. The name suggests it all, valleys filled with flowers and fragrance is truly a blessing of nature. Beginning from Govind Ghat in Haridwar, this 14 km trek leads you to the valley of flowers national park; the home of many different and rare animal species.
2. Beas Kund TrekBeas Kund trek is also suitable for newbies, which takes you to the origin of river Beas. This trek in Manali offers you hypnotizing views of hanging glaciers and Pir pangal range. The view of waterfalls from all the directions is seriously fascinating. Even no prior experience is needed to enjoy these treks. So, keep calm and explore more.
3. Triund TrekThe most popular and easy weekend trail in Dharamshala, Triund is approximately 9km trek from Mcleodganj. Triund shows the spectacular junction of the Kangra valley and the Dhauladhar ranges. Once you reach those grassy meadows, it feels like the clouds are coming down to give you some company and the birds singing in the way will distress you. Triund base camp is, however, the end of trek; whereas further you can head to Inderhara pass.
4. Hampta Pass TrekHampta pass is; however, a high altitude trek; called the beginners delight. One can easily fall in love with this trek route that connects Lahaul and Kullu valley. The quote “you never know what you will see over the next bend” is absolutely suitable for this trek. This is the best thing about this trek, the view changes after each couple of kilometres. Furthermore, no other trek can offer you such variety. The end point of the Hampta Pass trek shows the spectacular confluence of Hampta pass, Spiti valley and Rohtang Pass.
5. Kasol Malana TrekKasol is truly a newly found paradise for every backpacker there. This short trek of 5 km can be covered easily in 1-2 hours. You will get ample time to explore the village and people of Kasol. This trek in Parvati valley has its own charm. The trek begins from Jari takes you to the village of Malana known as little Greece of India.
Therefore, pack your bag today to explore the forbidding peaks of the Himalayas and get some experience so that you are not called beginner anymore. One special advice, don’t forget to take a camera with you otherwise you’ll definitely regret for a very long time.