Adventure travelers who are not afraid of a challenge will have the greatest time trekking the Himalayas. The range covers dramatic forested gorges, and snow-capped glaciers that will take your breath away.
You may not think of the lofty Himalayan peaks as a natural vacation spot in the winter, but there are wonderful sights and experiences there during the cold months of the year. The mountains are breathtaking in their beauty, the frozen lakes are spectacular, and winter sports activities abound. Three Himalayan states in India, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Jammu and Kashmir, have wonderful spots for a Himalayan travel experience in the winter.
The Himalayan chain is home to the world’s highest and most impressive mountain peak, The Everest. Its plateau begins in Pakistan and it stretches all the way to beautiful India, Bhutan, and beautiful Nepal until it reaches China on the east. The landscape from the top is majestic; packed with surreal glaciers, deep valleys and hidden lakes, Himalaya is a dreamlike destination for avid trekkers.
Everyone should experience at least one in a lifetime the thrills of hiking the world’s highest and most challenging mountain peak. Ever since George Everest set foot for the very first time on Himalaya’s highest peak back in 1865, people around the world have started developing a passion for this sort of travel experience. Extreme trekking though, is not for everybody. Fortunately, there are many accessible paths you can explore and thus benefit from a memorable experience. Prior to venturing yourself into the wild, here are useful tips that will ensure that your journey exceeds expectations.