Uttarakhand, which is also known as the “Land Of Gods”, is one of the most attractive places to visit. Enriched with many gorgeous and tallest peaks of the great Himalayas, it is an incredible destination for the trek lovers. With the increase in the popularity of adventure activities such as trekking, this place has emerged as rising tourist destination for trekking enthusiasts.
Uttarakhand has become a popular trekking destination, a growing passion that takes you to an experience full of complete fun-filled and wildness. It gives an amazing experience to the travelers with the awe-inspiring views to the majestic Himalayas and alpine paddocks. With the plentiful of treks and trails in Uttarakhand, planning a tour here will allow you to choose your preferred trekking spot.
Seven Popular Mountain Peaks In Uttarakhand For Trekking Are As Follows:
1. Nanda Devi:
The Nanda Devi (7,816meters/25,643feet) is the second tallest mountain peak in India and considered as the toughest peak to climb in the world. It is two peak massif outlined a 2 kilometer long east west point. These together two peaks are known as twin peaks of goddess Nanda. The place is known for its steep rise from the local topography and raises over 3300 meter form its bottom on south Nanda Devi glaciers.
2. Garhwal Himalayas:
Trekking in Garhwal Himalayas is considered as one of the best trekking spot and is famous all over the world for its picture perfect beauty. It is the home to some of the most famous trekking routes such as Har Ki Dun Trek, Dodital Trek, Jwala Devi Trek, Hemkund Sahib Trek etc.
3. Kumaon Himalayas:
Kumaon Himalayas is one of the famous trekking place which attracts huge number of trekkers every year. It hosts the numerous interesting trekking routes to give thrill and adventure with abundant of scenic beauty.
It is the second highest mountain in Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. It basically appeared as a colossal pyramid topped by a flat pinnacle area with two peaks. Kamet is the home to some of the most famous trekking routes such as Devi Kund-Nag Kund Trek, Panch Chuli Base Camp Trek, Adi Kailash Trek, Sinla Pass Trek, Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek etc.
5. Gauri Parbat Peak:
6708 meters high, Gauri Parbat Peak is a mountain peak located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. With the towering height of 22000 feet, it is popular destination for several adventurous or climbing journey.
6. Dunagiri Peak:
It is the highest peak in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, located at the northwest corner of the sanctuary walls, a ring of peaks enclosed Nanda Devi. It is towered with 7066 meters height. Trekking in Dunagiri Peak start from holy town Badrinath.
7. Trisul Peak:
Resembling like Lord Shiva’s legendary trident, Trisul is a group of three Himalayan peaks lies in the Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand. The area of mountains is a north-south ridge, Trisul 1 at the north-end and Trisul 3 at the south end. The heights of three peaks are Trisul 1 is 7120 meters (prominence 1616 meter), Trisul 2 is 6690 meters (prominence 200 meters) and Trisul 3 is 6007 meters (prominence 200 meters). This giant peak helps to access the following routes such as Almora, Wan, Bedini, Roopkund, Debal etc.
If you are an avid trekker, do not miss trekking in Uttarakhand in your life. Uttarakhand will surely bring you close to the nature in a means that you might have never experienced before.