As a trekker, Monsoon is my favorite time of the year. The changing hues of beautiful sky, the gush of cold breeze on my face, the surprise drizzle, and the rush to find a shelter when it rains like crazy are some of the beautiful memories of my trekking in Monson. In India, you will find many beautiful trekking spots, and to discover these, keep reading.
1) Harishchandraghat Trek, Maharashtra
One of the toughest treks in Maharashtra, Harishchandraghat is a fort hill in the Ahmednagar region. However, this trekking spot is equally beautiful and you will be awe-struck by the nature. It is highly recommended that to hike via Taramati Ghat or Nalichi vaat during Monson. You can also explore a big Shivalingam in Kedareshwar cave, an 18,000 feet long concave fall, Konkan kada. Moreover, you will also discover the three broken pillars of Kedreshwara caves which as per the legend the fourth pillar will break when humanity will end. It is a moderately difficult trek at an altitude of 4690 feet and may take up to 2 days to complete.
2) Sinhagad Trek, Pune
If you are looking for a beautiful trek experience near Pune, this hill fortress should be on your list. This amazing trekking spot offers you everything that you may want to experience, a photogenic sunrise and sunset, magnificent hills and mountains. During the monsoon, the lush green flora adds charm to the grand fortress. It is a moderately difficult trek at an altitude of 4304 feet and may take up to 2 days to complete.
3) Valley Of Flowers, Uttarakhand
Whether you are an experienced trekker or an amateur, you must have had heard beautiful tales of the Valley of flowers. This trek filled with immense beauty has also grabbed its place in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. During Monsoon, the valley is adorned by various colorful and beautiful flowers that will take you to the fairyland. You can always encounter a Musk dear and colorful birds. It is an easy trek at an altitude of 15,200 feet and may take up to 6 days to complete.
4) Beas Kund, Himachal Pradesh
A lush trekking site near Manali, Beas Kund is famous among trekkers for offering a view of the huge mountains of Manali. When you trek on its beautiful path, you will find yourself accompanied by Seven Sisters, Shitidhar, Hanuman Tibba, and Friendship Peak. You may find trekking on this track a bit difficult during Monsoon, but the surrounding nature will make it worth it. It is a moderately difficult trek at an altitude of 12,770 feet and may take up to 4 days to complete.
5) Dzongri Trek, Sikkim
One of the most sought-after treks in Sikkim, Dzongri offers views of Mt. Pandim and Mt. Kanchenjunga. It is a moderately difficult trek at an altitude of 13,780 feet and may take up to 9 days to complete.
These beautiful treks will make your every moment worth living. So, pin them up on your bucket list, and in the next Monsoon, dance in their glory