Winters oh Winters!! The Snow, the "silver" mountains, the chill in the air and the Himalayas in their full glory. It's make all the sense for adventure lovers to explore the magnificent Himalayas in Winters. Here are the 12 Best Trekking and Adventure Destination in Himachal Pradesh for adventure lovers. With spectacular snowy peaks and plunging river valleys, Himachal is India’s outdoor adventure playground. From trekking and climbing to rafting, paragliding and skiing, if it can be done in the mountains, it can be done here. A convoluted topography of interlocking mountain chains also makes Himachal a spectacular place simply to explore.
Triund is the crown jewel of Dharamshala , situated in the laps of Dhauladhar mountains, it has the perfect view of the Dhauladhars on one side and Kangra valley on the other. Triund is a very popular trekking spot and attracts a lot of tourists every year from India and all over the world . With well-defined forest trails and breath-taking views of the entire Kangra valley, The view of the evening sky from Triund is a good enough reason to pitch a tent here for the night. The length of the trek makes it apt for a weekend. There is no dearth of eating options as there are several cafes on the way, like Magic View, Scenic View and Snowline Café. The trekking scene here is well-organised and one can embark on multiple treks of longer duration here, namely Indrahar Pass, Minkiani Pass, Kareri Lake and all the way to Kuarsi Pass and Mani-Mahesh. If you have a day to spare, fancy trekking from Triund till Lahesh Cave and explore the meadows below Indrahar Pass. The trek offer panoramic views of Bhagsu village, Mcleodganj, Dharamsala valley and distant views of Shivalik hills and plains of Kangra valley. The trek is moderate in nature. Triund is a large land of green grass and pastures. One can see the mighty Dhauladhar ranges just above the eyes. This is the base camp and acclimatization point for trekkers climbing the Indarahara Pass. Book Now for Rs 1350/- Only*
2) Indrahara Pass
Indrahara Pass is one of the most visited and stunning treks of Dhauladhars and you reach and impressive altitude of 4350 meters over over the snowbound Dhauladhar range. Rated as moderate path, this trek will take you through green pastures, dense Deodar and Rhododendron forests. You will get spectacular views of sacred peak of Mani Mahesh Kailash and the snow-covered Pir Panjal Range to the north while to the south you can see the amazing Indian plains till the far horizon. Trekking on this route will offer an ultimate adventurous experience as this trek comprises of continuous climbing often over boulders. Initially, this trek begins with a steady climb through the Himalayan region and turns into a steep climb. You will experience walking through rich wildlife areas and witness wild goats, leopard and Monal bird. This enthralling journey will take you through the scenic marvels and opulent beauty of the Himalayan Ranges. Passing mostly through the Dhauladhar Range of the Himalayas, the trek gets over within 4 days and offers ample of challenges and difficulties. In addition to explore and discover the natural beauty and the fascinating charm of the high Indrahar Pass, the trekkers will also get to explore and enjoy camping around the Lahesh Caves on their way. The panoramic views of Dhauladhar and other Himalayan peaks are the add-ons of this astounding trek. The most popular trek on the pass is a go to and come back because a lot of foreign tourists have their luggage at McLeodganj. Then there are those who pass the cross over to Chamba. Book Now for Rs 3000/- Only*
3) Trekking, Paragliding and Adventure Activities in Barot and Bir-Billing
For adventure lovers we have came up with a beautiful package tour, which combines adventure activities, trekking and sight seeing wrapped in one short tour as you will get to explore most beautiful destinations of Kangra in a tiny weekend tour. You will experience the magical valley of Barot. Enjoy stay in our Comfortable Camp in Badagran (2300 Meter) and explore villages and enchanting landscapes of Badagran, Rajgundha and KukkarGundha. Enjoy Angling on the gushing waters of the river UHL. Spend your weekend over bonfire, pictures, rock climbing, river crossing and rappelling over a waterfall. Relish Mutton and Trout Fish of Barot. Cross the Uhl river over a small wooden bridge, enjoy chilling bath under the waterfall in the pool of Barot and enjoy Paragliding at Billing (2400 meters). Explore magnificent monasteries of Bir (1500 meters) and relish Tibetan Food at it's best. All this starting at Rs 2999/- Only*. Book Now!
4) Kareri Lake
Kareri Village & Lake Trek is by far one of the most popular treks. The Kareri Lake is situated North West of Kareri Village and is at the foot of the Minkiani Pass. Apart from the lake's natural beauty, the trek itself goes through beautiful forests and rural villages and winds up at this lonely temple on the banks of Kareri Lake. This trek is hard in certain places only and is ideal for all ages. Kareri village is about 4 hrs walk from the last road head of a village called Ghera, from Dharamshala one can drive till Ghera. Niyund is a river/stream flowing from the Kareri lake and the setting of the entire village is quite picturesque. One can explore this entire area and camp next to the wonderful streams, Trek to the lake is approximately 14 kms from here, If short on time one can drive from Dharamshala or Mcleodgang via Shahpur to nioli village and start the trek to Kareri Lake. Book for 2750/- Only*
5) Bijli Mahadev Trek
This place got its name after the great miracle that occurs occasionally. The ‘Shiva-Lingam’ is struck by lightning and it breaks into pieces, then the priest of the temple collects all the pieces and joins them together with the help of butter acting as an adhesive. In this temple of lightning it is said that the tall staff attracts the divine blessings in the form of lightning. It is believed that the priest of the temple has to restore the Shiva-lingam placed inside the temple using butter and sattoo after every lightning as it shatters lingam to pieces with flash of lightning. During ‘Shivaratri’ every year, great rush of devotees gather here to pay homage to Lord-Shiva. It is located at an altitude of about 2,438 m in the Kullu Valley, Bijli Mahadev is one of the excellent temples in India. Reaching at the top makes all the fatigue to vanish, because of the spectacular view around. You see a panoramic view of Parvati and Kullu valley from the top of peak. The Bijli Mahadev temple is situated 14 KM from Kullu. Book Now for Rs 1600 Only*
6) Prashar Lake Trek
Nearly 50 kilometers from town of Mandi, Himachal Pradesh there is a temple dedicated to the great sage Prashar at an altitude of 2730 meters. The 13th Century Pagoda shaped temple is a marvel of architecture. The lake is surrounded by snow capped peaks and and overlooks the gushing river Beas. The lake is very deep and divers have been unable to ascertain it's depth. The lake also has a floating island in it. The trek to Prashar Lake follows a beautiful and charming forest trail and offers a fantabalous 180 degree view of Dhauladhar, Pir Panjal and Kinnaur Mountain Ranges. The temple architecture in itself is worth a visit, as it's built in traditional himachali architecture which blends perfectly with the landscape. In winter the whole area included the lake is carpeted with snow and offers unparallel views. Book Now for Rs 1600 Only*
7) Kasol and Kheerganga Trek
The vast greenery of Kheerganga trek will delight your senses. En route you will come across many waterfalls, ancient wooden houses with beautiful carvings, restaurants and shops, and many shaking but sturdy bridges over the gushing Parvati river and roaring waterfalls, The thunderous sound by the river is not a cakewalk to bear for the feeble heart. On the top enjoy the sightings of lush green meadows, and panoramic views of the snow clad mountain peaks, which will freshen u up instantly from the tiring journey. Take a warm bath in the pool made up of hot water springs (separate enclosed pool for ladies) and feel the magnificence of nature as you feel blessed. Stretched along the lovely Parvati River and with mountain views to the northeast, Kasol is the main traveller hang-out in the valley. It’s a small village located at 42 kilometers from Kullu at the height of 1640 meters. Almost overrun with reggae bars, bakeries and cheap guesthouses catering to a largely hippie/Israeli crowd. It's also a summertime venue for trance parties transplanted from Goa, and at any time an easy base for exploring the forested valley or just chilling out. The village is divided into Old Kasol on the Bhuntar side of its bridge, and New Kasol on the Manikaran Gurudwara side. There are many beautiful places near Kasol like Tosh Village, Rasol, Challal and Malana. Book Now for Rs 2250/- Only*
8) Chandrakhani Pass Winter Trek
Chandrakhani Pass is one of the most beautiful and serene pass, at an altitude of 3660 m located in the Kullu valley. Chandrakhani Pass offers fabulous views of the Deo Tibba peak, Pir Panjal and Parbati range of mountains. The trek is one of the most beautiful treks that introduces the traveler to the remote, hilly cultures of Himachal Pradesh. The scenic beauty of the Kullu valley, and the mountain peaks that dot that horizon is a treat for the nature lover throughout the journey. The region is also known as the Valley of Gods. You will be making your way through breathtaking viewpoints and meandering trails through the thick forest of firs and oaks. Each and every step of the trek is bestowed with astounding views of the towering peaks and makes it for an unforgettable experience! On a whole, this trekking expedition will get you acquainted with the serene, pictorial and heavenly environs of Himachal Pradesh and its natural wonders. Book Now for Rs 3000/- Only*
9) Snow Trekking in Manali
The pine forests surrounded by snowcapped peaks and flowing Beas River makes Manali one of the favorite tourist destinations of Himachal Pradesh. The best way to explore the mountains is through trek, and what best is to trek in snow. The mountains will look stunning in snow and winters and the white beauty will look magical. The Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges will look milky white and snow flakes on lush green forest will look a scene straight out of fairly land. Lakes will be frozen and the snow covered peaks and ground will be more than enough fodder for beautiful pictures and life time worth of memories. Trek from Solang Valley to Anjani Mahadev, Meadows below Patalsu Peak and Bakarthach the most coveted base camp for Beas Kund and many glorious peaks like Hanuman Tibba, Friendship Peak, Ladakhi Peak and Tentu Pass. You can view both Dhauladhar and Pir-Panjal Ranges here seperated from Tentu Pass leading way to Manali Pass and higher Mountain Ranges of Ladakh. Book your trek now for Rs 3999/-* Only
10) Snow Trek, Home Stay, Skii in Naggar and Manali
Enjoy Trekking in snow and Home Stay in Naggar, Rumsu, Sterling, Pulag, Naya Thapru and Solang Valley in Manali. Enjoy Hot Meals, Skiing, Adventure Activities in Snow, Music & Bonfire along with warm meals and Quilts. Email us or call for more information. Book for Rs 4999/- Only*
11) Jalori Pass and Serolsar Lake
Serolsar is a beautiful lake situated in the middle of dense forest around Jalori Pass of Kullu District. The lake presents two different colors one in summer and other in winters. So winter is coming so is our trip. This is a 5 km moderate trek from the base camp i.e Jalori Pass. It is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 10,800 ft (3.120m). Book Now for Rs 1999/-* Only
12) Trek to Plachak and Johardi inside Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary, Comfortable Camping, Paragliding, & Adventure Activities in Barot and Bir-Billing 2N/3 Days
Barot is a small green valley with breath-taking views and awesome weather throughout the year. It's surrounded by green mountains and accompanied by UHL river. A mixture of old and charming wooden housing and modern construction dominates the landscape. Barot is famous for angling and its fish farms. There is Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary across the UHL river. You are in for a suprise as the valley gradually opens up as we drive on our way to Badagran. We have our campsite along the beautiful terraced fields of Badagran, where you can enjoy spacious and comfortable stay in our luxury tents, take a shot at rock climbing, rappelling over the barot waterfall or river crossing and enjoy good music, food and conversations with your fellow trekkers. Mesmeric hues of nature enliven with an array of lush green mountains, flowing waterfalls, vast open lands, nostalgia-weaving classic houses, panoramic snow-clad mountains, to offer a jaw-dropping experience. The entire area is referred as Chotha Bhangal and is partitioned by gushing UHL River flowing from far ahead Thamsar Glacier, which forms a gateway to the legendary Bara Bhangal, popularly known as the remotest village of Himalayas. The trek to Bara Bhangal, Rajgundha, and Bir Billing (India's highest paragliding site) starts from here.
There are ample opportunities for adventure enthusiasts in this area, such as small yet beautiful treks to Billing, Rajgundha, Hanuman Garh Fort, Dhathi, Bir, Plachak, Johardi, Panharthu and Nehru Pass. That’s not all; the interiors of Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary are densely populated by wild animals like Black Bear, Brown Bear, Himalayan Palm Civent, barking Deer, Indian Hare, common Langur, Leopard, Rhesus Macaque, Himalayan yellow-throated stone Marten, Indian Porcupine, common giant flying Squirrel and Himalayan Weasel.
We provide CONVINIENCE-ENRICHED luxury stay to our visitors, overloaded with fun and ADRENALINE-BOOSTING adventure opportunities like River Crossing, Zipline, Jumaar, Waterfall Rappeling, Rock Climbing, Trekking, Angling (Fishing), River-side Camping and Bonfire along with Games and Trekking. This incredible experience is complimented by a pampering stay in our luxury tents with modern amenities, a rich variety of delicious food and breathtaking views. Book now for a memorable and fun-filled holiday weekend with your family and friends at our camp and experience a phenomenal world that you had never heard of or explored before Book Now for Rs 3999/-* Only
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Holidaydada is an adventure tourism company which conduct awe-inspiring treks and adventure activities in Himalayas. We have our luxury campsite at Barot (Near Bir-Billing), situated at 2300 Meters altitude, with all modern amenities and surrounded by natural beauty as it serves as a gateway to beautiful treks to Kullu, Manali, Bir-Billing along UHL River and Nargu WildLife Sanctuary. Contact us for more options for hand picked Holiday Destination in Himalayas or Download our Brochure for more information.