Trekking in Uttarakhand: Uttarakhand has numerous treks in its hilly part of state. Most of the treks lie in the border districts except few which are not in the border districts. Uttarakashi has many beautiful treks like Gaumukh Tapovan, Har ki doon, Dodi tal, Kalindi Khal, Auden’s Col etc. These treks are very much in demand and every year many thousand tourists visit these treks. For Gaumukh, Kalindi and Auden’s Col the permit is needed from the forest and tourism department and the number of trekkers on these routes is limited and restricted under government guidelines.
Gaumukh – Tapovan – Nandanvan trek is around 50 km long trek and needs at least 8 days to complete. The overnight destinations are Uttarakashi, Gangotri, Bhojbasa, Tapovan and Nandanvan. These routes have its beauty and charm. One comes closer to the nature where the Himalayan mountains are towering over you and you are mesmerized with its snow capped carved mountains. Along the trail, the cold wind and rocks take you to a totally different world. Nights, if clear, are so charming due to clear vision of the sky that you start wondering whether the sky is the same as seen from cities. The stars are clearly visible and the sky is much dense filled with stars due to non-existence of any kind of pollution. For more on Gaumukh – Tapovan – Nandanvan, please click.
All the treks pass through the ranges where there is very less pollution and you are quite away from the human habitation. The enjoyment of trek lies in the fact that for some duration, you are away from the hustle and bustle of the modern life and closer to the peace and tranquillity of the nature and wildlife. These kind of recreation in your life should always be practised to maintain a balance for the benefit of yours. Recent researches show that the recreation is very essential to eliminate the psychological stresses of our mind and soul. So, it is assured that the treks shall not only help you reducing your stress but also give you the sweet memories of the journeys.
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|Few famous places are shown below:|
|The Char Dhams of Uttarakhand|