Total Area: 53,566 sq km (20,682 sq mi)
Language: Kumaoni, Garhwali, Hindi, English
Uttarakhand is the place where the dreams of the trekkers come true. Words fail to describe the awesome charm and enchanting beauty of this magical land. The splendor and the beauty of the land is to be seen and felt.Blessed with magnificent glaciers, sparkling and joyful rivers, gigantic and ecstatic Himalayan peaks, natural biospheres, valley of flowers, skiing slopes, wilderness and dense forests, This area offers treks suited to every kind of trekker, of whatever age. Not only is trekking in Uttaranchal an adventure, it serves as a pilgrimage, too, as there is nowhere in this region where there is not a place of spiritual importance. This abode of Gods includes many shrines and places of pilgrimage. the four most sacred and revered Hindu temples: Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri are nestled in the Mighty Mountains. This is the land where Vedas Shasta’s were composed and great Indian epic- “The Mahabharath” was written.
Added to this is the opportunity to see the most diverse kinds of flora and fauna. You get to meet the wonderful and friendly people, who share with you their simple food and simple pleasures. The land has always been the source of inspiration for nature lovers and seekers of peace and spirituality.
Jhunglam, which means the middle way in Ladakhi is one of the most adventurous and isolated treks in Ladakh.
The valley of Sham, in the lower part of Ladakh, is celebrated for its beauty and richness during the harvest.
A beautiful trek through a less-frequented area of Ladakh, this route follows the same trail as on the Markha trek for the first 3 days.