Snow trips in India – During winter, the Himalayan mountain trails become a marvelous country, covered by the white ice sheet. Rolling on the snow-capped paths of the mighty Himalayas is a fantasy of many adventure-looking people. All kinds of walkers and thrilling-seekers will appreciate the sublime beauty of this season on long and short walks. Crossing the old forests, crossing the frozen rivers, and enjoying the most amazing views of the snow sky are just the basics provided by the Indian snow trekking.
Here, we list the most fun and exciting snow-climbing treks, which allow both beginners and seasoned hikers to add additional destinations to their list.
- Nag Tibba Trek, Uttarakhand
In the Garhwal area of Uttarakhand, near Mussoorie, Nag Tibba is at an altitude of 9915 ft. Sitting in the lower Himalayas, trekkers DM need to be concerned about illness at altitudes. This trek lasts for up to two days, which makes it ideal for a weekend and draws adventure enthusiasts from around the country and abroad. This walk takes you through the Oak trees, the Rhododendron trees, after a rocky start and for a couple of hours following a path. Winter treks to Nag Tibba will welcome you all around with a beautiful snow cover.
- Kedarkantha Trek. Uttarakhand
The Kedarkantha Trek is regarded as one of the best beginners’ climbs. Getting plenty of snow, it gets sky-high during the winters, and the peaks covered with dense snow are all that you can see. For lovers of snow trekking and nature lovers, it is a perfect destination to get a taste of the unspoiled beauty. The trail is situated at 12,500 ft, approximately 20 km away with spectacular panoramic views over pines. Although it is very easy, basic fitness is needed because you have to hold your backpack and get into the thin air.
- Chopta, Tungnath and Chandrashila Trek, Uttarakhand
Chandrashila snow trek to Chopta Tungnath provides a wonderful view of many peaks such as Nanda Devi, Trishul, Chaukhamba, and Kedar. This is the perfect way to get ready for potential challenges and launch snow trekking adventures. During this hike, you will find attractions like Deoria Taal, the lovely Chopta Valley, one of Shiva’s highest temples, and the Summit of Chopta Chandrashila, where the snow trek will finish. You will see several attractions.
- Dayara Bugyal, Uttarakhand
You can see beautiful views of the Himalayas on the Dayara Bugyal trek. Dayara Bugyal’s best time for a final adventure from December to March. All trails, peaks, and everything are visible throughout winter under the sparkling white snow. At 12303 ft, it is considered to be one of India’s spectacular alpine wetlands.
- Kuari Pass Trek, Uttarakhand
The Kuari Pass Trek provides adventurers with an excellent chance to see the mental blows of the Great Himalayas. Kauri top is suitable for beginners at a height of 13,990 ft. Trails pass through the ancient woods of Oak and Rhododendron and then become thick again, creating various ecosystems that make you feel attractive.
- Brahmatal, Uttarakhand
During the trek, Brahmatal provides different geography. From a few days’ stroll through the old woods of Oaks and Rhododendrons to views of the majestic mountains and several visible trails. In every turn, during the trek, you can see panoramic views from various angles. Also known for the great campsites close to the frozen Bekaltal and Brahmatal is Snow Trek to the Brahmatal area.
- Har ki Dun Trek, Uttarakhand
Har Ki Dun Trek, located in the heart of Govind Ballabh Pant National Park, takes you back in time to the valley of the cage. The stunning, untouched valley provides many trekking excursions and a refuge for trekkers. It’s a wonderland winter. You cross ancient settlements over 3000 years old by trekking through the enchanting Alpine wildernesses and pine woods. You will discover the culture and lifestyle of the local people in the valley together with adventure.
- Goechala and Dzongri Trek, Sikkim
Goechala Trek is located at 15,100 ft on Goecha La with a beautiful view of major mountains. Based on Sikkim State, the trek takes a look at Kanchenjunga’s massive structure and 14 other large peaks. You will never forget the experience of seeing sunrises and sunsets through the snow-capped Grand Himalayas. You will also see the lake of Goecha, the Samiti Lake, seventeen magnificent mountain peaks visible from the top of Dzongri when traveling through the magnificent alpine forest. You can also see rare wildflowers, exuberant oak groves, and thick forests of rhododendron.
- Sandakphu Trek, Nepal
The trek to the highest point on the frontier between two nations is situated on the border of the state of West Bengal, in India, and Mechi in Nepal. On the left, you can see the whole Everest range with the fourth and fifth highest peaks (Lhotse and Makalu) from Sandakphu Peak, and above all else, of course, Mount Everest is seen. Kanchenjunga and other mountains are seen on the right of Sandakphu, a breathtaking view of the world’s third-highest point.
- Chadar Trek, Ladakh
Trekking Chadar provides the most exceptional trekking experience of all Indian Himalayas. Walking on the frozen Zanskar River checks your health and willingness at the top of the adrenaline-junkies trekking list. The walk begins when the Zanskar River is frozen and February is the desired time. You will meet locals staying close to camps and know more about their difficult lifestyle and livelihood in one of the world’s most uninhabitable regions starting from the village of Chilling during the walk.