Moderate Treks in India

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Kabir has gone trekking sometimes before so he is no longer looking for any easy place to trek, but he is not much experienced so he can go on tough treks, as well. So, the situation has sandwiched him and he is stuck searching for a place that suits exactly what’s going on in his head. If you are at the same crossroad, then this article is all you need, it tells you about the Best Moderate trek in India, which are for those middle-child-trekkers:

Hampta Pass Trek

This place is what should enter your mind when imagining peace. Hampta Pass is that great place to trek, which not only offers you some of the most serene views but also saves you a lot of hard work, as it is an easy-moderate trek, under the reach of beginners to professionals and everyone in between. Resting at the height of 14,000 and stretched for 35 km, It is a trek with easy and tough kinds of terrain. It starts from Jobra and takes you through Balu ka Gera, Chatru, Rohtang Pass, and Chandratal lake, also bridges between Lahual’s Chandra valley and the Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh and offers a view of the tranquil Piti Valley. 

Duration: 6 days

Best time to visit: mid-June to mid-October.

Valley of Flowers Trek

Entering a place that is filled with the beauty that the eyes can not believe, the arresting views that the soul could feel, and the peace that a mind always needs, it is the Valley of Flowers. The park was built in 1982 and  is regarded as a National Park. It also bears the title of UNESCO World Heritage site, since July 15, 2014. Beautifully covering 87 sq km in the Chamoli district, in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, the place is Nature’s one of the best shots at beauty. Orchids, Premulas, Daisies, Marigold, poppies, and many many more beautiful exotic ranges of flowers reside at this place. 

 But it’s no walk in the park, the great height of 14,400 ft makes a moderate trek, uneven terrains add up to its toughness. 

  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Best time to visit: July to October

Har ki Dun Trek

This place is one of the most preferred and adventurous treks of the country, and it is for a reason. Even being one of the most famous treks in the country, the beauty of the place is unblemished and immaculate. Located in the core of the Govind Ballabh Pant national park, is a cradle-shaped valley, resting at a height of 3,566 mt. Filled with tempting views of Mountains, charming meadows, thick forests, and the purest of the air, it also offers you views of Majestic view of The Himalayas. Starting from Taluka the trek is a moderate one.  

Duration: 7-8 Days. 

Best time to visit: December to March.

Kedarkantha Trek

Just how beautiful it sounds, the trek is definitely one of the most serene and adventurous treks in the country. Situated in the Western Garhwal district of the Uttarkashi, it is at an altitude of 12,500 ft. The trek is a moderate-difficult one as it experiences an abundance of snowfall as well, through the snow is in great quantity, it does not cause any problem rather it beautifies the place. The trek is stretched with 20 km of beauty and With mesmerizing landscapes, snow-covered mountains, chilly air, gushing water streams and, peace all around, it gives you an experience that locks inside Heart, Soul, and Mind.

Duration: 5 days

Best time to visit: November to April 

Kashmir Great Lake Trek

No wonder, the place is called, ‘Paradise on Earth’, and when you get to trek in this stunning place, filled with charming and tranquil lakes, what more do you need? Situated in the northeast of Srinagar, The Kashmir Great Lakes Trek is stretched with 75 km of winsomeness at a height of 13,800 ft. It is moderate-difficult to trek, but all the efforts seem worth the experience and journey it takes you on. The quiet and charming meadows, more than 7 serene and still lakes, the rugged and majestic mountains, the trees, the fauna, the air, everything are synonymous with heaven here. 

Duration: 6 days

Best to visit: July-September. 

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