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5 Best Snow Treks in India

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If trekking in winter is on your mind and you are on the fence about choosing the best one of the lot, this article will help you zero in on one of the best.

Best Snow Trek Chopta

Chopta, Deoriatal & Chandrashila Peak
Duration: 5 Days | Season: Dec-Mar | Grade:Moderate+ | Region:Garhwal (Uttarakhand)

Ideal for beginners looking forward to a safe and comfortable trek and at the same time enjoy the experience of snow trekking. On the first day you camp at a beautiful lake called Deoriatal. The imposing Chaukhamba peak appears closer. The reflection of the mighty peak on the crystal clear lake is truly beautiful. The great Pandavas were believed to have stopped here for rest during their exile. Chopta, referred to as Mini-Switzerland, looking like a carpet of snow offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks.

Best Snow Trek Kedarkantha

Trek to Kedar Kantha
Duration: 6 Days | Season: Dec-Mar | Grade:Moderate+ | Region:Garhwal (Uttarakhand)

This trek passes by some of the most beautiful meadows and forest cover. Considered to be one of the best trails in the Himalayan region, Kedar Kantha will offer you the most mesmerising view of the mountains and wildlife of the region. Camp by the beautiful water pond called Juda-ka-Talab and watch the snow clad peaks stretching into the horizon. 

Best Snow Trek Dzongri

Trek to Dzongri
Duration: 7 Days | Season: Dec-Mar | Grade:Moderate+ | Region:Sikkim

This seems surreal. You move through a trail that has mystical pine woods, oaks and 30 kinds of rhododendrons. You will witness the pristine environs of the region that is rarely seen. Mt Kangchendzonga appears closer. The sunrise from Dzongri top is magnificent. A vantage point from here will give you a 360 degree view of the greater Himalayas. 

Best Snow Trek Nagtibba

Trek to Nagtibba
Duration: 3 Days | Season: Dec-Mar | Grade:Moderate | Region:Garhwal(Uttarakhand)

The trail has beautiful meadows and thick jungles offering several scenic locations. It is an ideal trek for anyone wanting to experience camping in the snow. The climbing gradient is moderate and hence is suitable for all. Some of the famous peaks that are visible from here are the Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Srikanth and Black peak. At the Nagtibba summit, you can enjoy the vast expanse of thick sheets of snow just for yourself and your family.

Best Snow Trek Kuari Pass

Trek to Kauri Pass
Duration: 6 Days | Season: Nov-Mar | Grade:Moderate+ | Region:Garhwal(Uttarakhand)

Popularly known as the Lord Curson Trail, this trek takes you through beautiful snow covered meadows providing spectacular views of the famous Himalayan mountain peaks such as Nanda Devi, Hati Ghodi parbat, Mt Dunagiri and others. The other highlight of this trek would be the opportunity to visit and stay at Auli which is the snow capital of Uttarakand.

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