Uttarakhand (Garhwal & Kumaon) harboring many snow lined peaks above 6,500 meters is a superb destination. Actually on the planet there are solely two different treks that provide you with that. Only a few vacationers (perhaps 1000 a yr) make the journey to see this distant a part of Nepal. Right from tropical forests where you see waterfalls, to the excessive altitude rhododendron forests, to the open grasslands you get the whole lot. Wild Frontiers , known for its stylish approach to adventure travel, now gives some excellent journeys that include trekking.
If in case you have just four or five days the trek to Poon Hill is likely one of the finest short treks within the Himalayas and affords fantastic up close views of Annapurna. So you possibly can go for it. If you happen to’re trekking with Indiahikes, rest assured that you will be protected. The idea is to get the expertise of high altitude trekking before you scale the Kilimanjaro.
When you have a bit extra time make the journey to Annapurna Base Camp mendacity in the famed Annapurna Sanctuary the place you may see a fantastic view of the south face of Annapurna I (8,091 m/26,538 ft) the 10th tallest peak in the world. The symmetrical mountain is among the most lovely and sacred of the Himalaya and the Kailash Circuit is legendary as being one of the vital tough treks for religious pilgrims in the world.
Camping near the base of Kang-Yutze peak is among the highlights in addition to getting a glimpse of Tibetan culture. Which is why though this trek is open all by the yr, I would want you to do the trek when your probabilities of these great summit views are excessive. Last winter, Trek the Himalayas invited me to hitch their recce staff to Kanamo Peak cimb and I was overjoyed.
Exodus gives a fantastic itinerary in Ladakh for households that takes in visits to Tibetan monasteries, rafting on the Indus and a 3-day trek that crosses the Sarmanchan La, a pass that reaches three,750m. The route approaching the base camp gives great views of the hanging glaciers and sheer cliff face of Machapuchare (6,993m/22,943ft) recognized locally as Fish Tail or the Matterhorn of Asia.” Fish Tail is sacred to the locals and off limits to climbers.