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Travel & Leisure | By: anaimasharma (02/26/13)                                                                                          Username:

The Indian Himalayan ranges are undoubtedly one of the most spectacular mountain                        Categories
ranges and stunning the world. As soon as you start a trek through the Cordillera de cola,
one encounters numerous settlements, ancient temples and monasteries isolated.                            Arts & Entertainment
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The bucolic lifestyle of ordinary people takes the visitor to another time and place. The thrill                                                          Log in
of finding himself in the midst of snowy peaks, glaciers, pine slopes, rivers and lush                    Communications
meadows of wild flowers is a unique experience. Lahaul, Spiti, Kullu and Kangra valleys in
Himachal Pradesh, Valley of Flowers, Gangotri Gaumukh, Chopta Chandrashila of                                                                Signup to submit articles »
Uttarakhand, Darjeeling in West Bengal, Sikkim and Zanskar, Makar Valley of Ladakh are                    Environment
some of the best trekking destination of India. The famous snowy Roopkund trek in
Uttarakhand has been fortunate to have the major part of the Indian Himalayas. With large                 Fashion                        Pages
areas of pure wilderness, is undoubtedly a paradise for walkers. Garhwal and Kumaon
regions of the state are linked through many snow covered peaks that are over 6,500                       Finance
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meters high.
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One of the most popular tours in the Garhwal region is the Roopkund trek. It is tucked at                                                  For academics
an altitude of 5,029 meters, has a lake, which is shrouded in mystery for years. Known as                 Home & Family
the "mystery lake" area, located in the foothills of the Trishul peak, abounds with strange
stories. In this mysterious lake a forest guard who happened to pass by found human                       Internet Business
remains in the edge of this fresh water body. Later when these bones were taken for
investigation it was found that it was remains of some 300 to 600 human skeletons and
remains of horses of begging of ninth century. During the investigation it was found that                 Product Reviews
this people were hit by huge hailstones the size of cricket balls! The skeletons are clearly
visible through the water in the spring when the ice melts and the rest of the year, the lake             Reference & Education
remains frozen. Hikers from the worldwide many places to experience the supernatural
sensation associated with this lake. This tranquil spot is bounded by rocks full of glaciers              Science & Technology
and snowy peaks. Thus it can be said that this trekking is something which you will                       Self Improvement
treasure all through your life.

Next come Markha Valley trek of Ladakh is one of the most famous trekking, which was                      Sports & Recreation
unknown for the rest of the world many years. Being nestled in the northwest corner of
India and bordered by the Himalayas, Ladakh is a truly inspiring destination for adventure                Transportation
lovers. Not even this as you climb up the hill you will come across many remote and
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isolated villages, cultures, colors, green fields, humble people and monasteries, will make
you speechless. This adventure tour winds through the picturesque valley and gradually                    Writing & Speaking
gains altitude along a path by the river. The highest camping site extends to 4,700 feet
above the plain Nimaling, a kingdom of snow leopards, mountain lions and Iammergeier
impressive - the ancient Eurasian raptors.

Another thrilling trekking holidays of India is Curzon Pass or Kuari Pass trek in Garhwal
Himalayas of Uttarakhand is another option impressive destination which you loved to be a
part of it. The Kauri pass is really a once in a lifetime experience. The area here is mainly
wild as the upper parts of the river valley have yet to be fully explored. It is known by the
name of Lord Curzon who happens to pass through this way in the year 1905. Since then
it came to be known as Curzon Pass more than Kuari Pass and from here one can get
clear view of Nanda Devi, Kamet, Dronagiri and Hathi Ghodi Parvat.

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