Trekking in the Himalayan region is a dream of many people. In winter it is difficult to walk in the snow. But if you trek once in the winter in the Himalayas then this will be a great experience in your lifetime. So here are some best winter treks in the Himalayas that you can do once in your lifetime.
Brahmatal trek is a popular winter trek in the Chamoli district, Garhwal Himalayas. This trek provides you with a 360-degree view of Nanda Ghunti and Mount Trishul. The trail of this trek goes through many wonderful valleys, hamlets, oak forests, spontaneous streams etc.
In winter this total region is covered with white ice. During the time of sunset, the colour will just wow. The yellow and reddish tone on the white ice will shake your mind. Brahmatal trek is an easy to moderate trek and you don’t need any prior experience for this trek. It is better to avoid the monsoon season for doing the trek. The brahmatal trek starts from Lohajung. From Lohajung you need to trek to Bekaltal which is a 6 kilometres trek. Here you will pass amazing oak trees and rhododendrons. From Bekaltal you need to trek towards Brahmatal which is an 8 kilometres trek. The lake lies at an altitude of 3,400 metres. On the next day, you can trek to Brhmatal peak via Dumdum.
Distance of the trek
This is a 5 kilometres trek. Dumdum is the campsite. From Daldum the peak is just 3 kilometres. At night you need to stay in the camp at Daldum. On the next, after finishing your breakfast you can trek back to Lohajung where your trek will end. This is a 4 kilometres trek. The Trek is popular for winter trekking destinations, high-altitude lake treks, high altitude camping. The total trekking distance is 15 kilometres. The best time for doing this trek is January to May and October to December. The nearest railway station is Kathgodam. This railway station is 234 kilometres. The closest airport is Pantnagar which is 267 kilometres from here.
Kedarkantha is a popular winter trekking destination in the Himalayan region. This lies in the Uttarakhand region. Kearkantha is situated at an altitude of 12,500 feet. This trek provides a wide view of the beautiful snowy mountain. Kedarkantha is the best place to stay and enjoy the incredible sunrise and sunset. The ideal time for doing this trek is in winter.
While doing this trek one can get an amazing experience of the life of local people and how they spend their life in this mountain region and all. In the month of summer, you can do this Kedarkantha trek. This is also a good time for this trek. One can do Kedarkantha trek throughout the year.
Har Ki Dun trek:
Har ki Dun trek is a popular winter trek for all adventure lovers. This is a large valley situated in the Garhwal Himalayas in Uttarakhand. The valley is connected to the splendid Baspa valley. On the trail, you can experience the lush greenery area and many amazing peaks. The trekking route is really interesting and full of thrill. Har Ki Dun is situated at an altitude of 12,000 feet. This is a 56 kilometres trek and also a moderate trek. This trek can be completed within 7 to 8 days. The ideal time for this trek is March to June and September to January. On the trekking trail, you can spot some small birds and animals. Here you can also spot some snow leopards be aware of them because they are dangerous.
Triund has situated 9 km from the Mcleodganj. The distance from Dharamshala is 17 km. It is a really popular and easy trek among Delhi trekkers. This trek is also a popular winter trek. The total distance of this trek is 9 to 10 kilometres. One can finish this trek easily in just 4 to 5 hours. Triund is the most scenic trekking destination in the Himalayan region. This trekking trail goes through amazing deodar, and rhododendron forests. The beautiful Dhauladhar range will allow you to explore the alpine flora and fauna. In the winter season, the temperature hovers at 15 to 18 degrees in the daytime. At night it can drop 2 to 4 degrees.
Ali Bedni Bugyal:
This is an easy to moderate trek in the Himalayas. It is also a winter trek. From here you can spot Mount Trishul and Mount Nanda Devi. You can do this trek throughout the year. In summer you will see the beautiful colour of the meadows. In winter these meadows are covered with white snow. They are also amazing. This is a very rare trek. Few people attempt this trek.