Uttarakhand-Land of Gods

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Uttarakhand-Land of Gods

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Nag Tibba
Himalaya:Nag Tibba lies on the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayas, North-East of Mussoorie. The peak is at an altitude of 3100 m. It offers spectacular views of Mussoorie, Vikasnagar, the Banderpoonch range and spurs created by the Yamuna river valley. Nag Tibba is a typical ridge peak on the Nag Tibba Range of the lower Himalayas. In fact, along with the Pir Punjal and Dhauladhar, the Nag Tibba range forms one of the 3 main ranges of the lower Himalayas. It is mentioned in the very famous book '7 years in Tibet' which chronicles the escape of Austrian climber Hienrich Harrer from the British jail into Tibet. https://www.himalayashelter.com/nag-tibba
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Dayara Bugyal
Himalaya:This trek is known for its scenic beauty and the undulating slopes of Dayara bugyal. This is an ideal place to ski in the months of January to March. Rest of the year this is a comfortable and rewarding trek in terms of views. It offers clear views of the Gangotri range. The trek passes through some beautiful Oak forests and affords excellent views of the snow-clad peaks. The peaks of Draupadi ka Danda, Srikantha and Jaonli are visible easily. The trek gives you the opportunity to visit one of the best meadows in Uttarakhand. https://www.himalayashelter.com/dayara-bugyal
Image - Kedarkantha
Himalaya:Kedarkantha peak, situated in the mountains of the Tons river valley is a beautiful ridge peak; easily accessible anytime of the year. Going through the Govind National Park, the trek is embraced with a variety of flora and fauna, makingit even more appealing, adventurous and fulfilling. The summit lies at an altitude of 3850m above sea level and reaching the summit feels very rewarding as you get a 360-degree view of peaks of Uttarakhand like the Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch, Black peak, Ranglana among the Yamunotri and Gangotri ranges. Stretching below, the Har Ki Dun valley makes an appearance. On the north-west, ranges of Himachal Pradesh - that extends into Kinnaur ranges are visible and the Rupin valley makes its way to Himachal on the west. And towards the east, villages like Purola and Mori are visible. The trek is recommended for all the beginners who are in love with snow and high altitude! https://www.himalayashelter.com/kedarkantha
Image - Chandrashila
Himalaya:This all-season trek is known for its scenic beauty. It passes through some beautiful forests and affords excellent views of the snow clad peaks. The trek gives one the opportunity to visit the 1000-year-old Tungnath temple, which is the highest shrine of Lord Shiva. It is one of the panch-kedars and is believed to have been built by Arjuna himself. Chandrashila is famous for its breathtaking panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges. It is one of the few peaks that can also be climbed in the winter months. https://www.himalayashelter.com/deoriatal-chopta-chandrashila
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Bali Pass
Himalaya:Bali pass was an old trekking route from the Tons river valley to the Yamuna river valley. It continues to attract trekkers during the monsoon season when the snow melts and the pass is approachable from both sides.The pass is more approachable from the Har-ki-Dun valley as the gradient is small and gives good time for the trekkers to acclimatize to the altitude. The trek starts from Sankri and passes through the Govind National Park, which is famous for its wild flowers. It also gives one an opportunity to visit the sacred lake at Ruinsara on the way and to explore the less travelled path over Yamunotri pass to Yamunotri temple. https://www.himalayashelter.com/bali-pass
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Kuari Pass Trek
Himalaya:Kuari Pass trek is very popular. The Kuari pass is also known as Curzon's trail since the British viceroy, George Curzon attempted crossing it and loved exploring this area. Though the pass is not very high it offers excellent views of Nanda Devi, Dunagiri and other Himalayan peaks. The Nanda Devi national park and the Rishi Ganga gorge are visible from the first day itself. The eyes are gifted with grand views of the peaks of Chaukhamba massif, Neelkanth, Mana, Kamet, Hathi, Ghodi, Trishul, Nandaghunti, Nanda Devi, Dunagiri. https://www.himalayashelter.com/kuari-pass
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Satopanth Lake
Himalaya:Satopanth lake is a glacial lake in Uttarakhand, India, located in the midst of snow-capped peaks at an altitude of 4,400 meters (14,400 feet) above sea-level. The lake is considered to be of religious significance to the local people; residents of Mana village throw the ashes of the dead in the lake. Many people believe that the Trimoortis, viz, Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh, take bathe in the lake on an auspicious day. Certain species of birds are found here, which pick up the pollutants of the lake and thus keep the lake clean. These birds are not found anywhere. https://www.himalayashelter.com/satopanth-tal-trek
Image - Kedartal Trek
Kedartal Trek
Himalaya:Kedartal is a high alitude lake nestled in the Himalayas close to the Gangotri glacier. The approach to the lake is via massive boulders and one can see snow near the lake throughout the year. The trek starts from Gangotri and goes through some beautiful birch forests. One highlight of the trek is that the views are breathtaking but the trail is pristine and still unknown to many trekkers. https://www.himalayashelter.com/kedartal
Image - Ruinsara Tal
Ruinsara Tal
Himalaya:The trek to Ruinsara Lake is a beautiful trek through the Govind National Park, which is famous for its wild flowers especially orchids. This area has some of the most beautiful forests. It was made popular by Jack Gibson, a teacher at the Doon school in the late 1940's.The surrounding peaks and glaciers in the Banderpoonch Range are a mountaineer's delight. The Ruinsara Lake is famous for its wild flowers and grazing meadows used by local shepherds. The path follows the Tons river from Netwar village up through the scenic villages of Gangad, Seema and Osla. It is ideal to spend one day at the lake to explore the nearby Banderpoonch glacier and the base camp for the climb to Black peak. https://www.himalayashelter.com/ruinsara
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  1. Nag Tibba
  2. Dayara Bugyal
  3. Kedarkantha
  4. Chandrashila
  5. Bali Pass
  6. Kuari Pass Trek
  7. Satopanth Lake
  8. Kedartal Trek
  9. Ruinsara Tal

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