40 Destinations for Trekking and Adventure in India

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Auli

Best Time: November - February, March - June

Dabbed with the apple plantations, old oaks and pine trees there is no lack of normal magnificence in Auli. Aside from skiing you can likewise go for various treks in the slopes of Garhwal Himalayas and appreciate the enchanting perspectives of the snow-hung mountains. Auli is a well known slope resort in the Himalayan range going back to eighth Century AD. Auli is a famous skiing goal in India on account of its sparkling slants and clean condition. Spe...

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Anthargange

Best Time: October to March

A place which is dwelled into the aesthetics and adventure named Anthargange is one of the most beautiful mountain ranges which is located in Shathashrunga, Karnataka. It is in Kolar District of Karnataka. This spot is a 70km drive from Bangalore which makes it an ideal getaway spot for the people living there.   The place depicts the nature’s art and beauty as it is a destination which comprises of volcanic formations and intensely carved caves plus t...

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Anini

Best Time: November-March

The undiscovered land of Anini lies in Arunachal Pradesh. It is here where one can witness the most jaw-dropping and scenic view of the grand Himalayan ranges letting the clouds touch its peak. One can truly experience "heaven on earth" here. There are calmness and peace, both present in this place. It is located in the Dibang Valley district. Being a nature-driven place, Anini is the most pleasant weather and pure atmosphere.There are many tribes sett...

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Amarnath

Best Time: May-September

Located in one of the world’s most incredible landscapes of Lidder Valley in Kashmir, the cave shrine of Shri Amarnath is situated at an altitude of 3680 meters. Flanked by breathtaking snow-clad capped peaks, this Shiva shrine provides a wonderful opportunity to soak in the sacred energies of the Himalayas. Each year in the month of Shravan (July-August) when the moon is full, thousands of yatris, as pilgrims are called, congregate here to worship a na...

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Gulmarg

Best Time: December-end to mid-February

  Tucked into the Pir Panjal Ranges in the Himalayas, at an altitude of 2650m, Gulmarg is a popular skiing destination in Jammu & Kashmir. Situated at distance of 56km from Srinagar, Gulmarg is a magnificent valley, with snow clad pine and fir tree belts in the winters and with beautiful wildflower covered meadows during the spring and summer. The meadows along this cup-shaped valley have a number of parks and small lakes surrounded by thick conifer...

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Gaumukh

Best Time: September-June

Gaumukh is an excellent spot which denotes the finish of the Gangotri Glacier. It is situated in the Uttarkashi District of Uttarakhand. This spot is located close to the Shivling Peak, which is notable for its difficult climbing trails. River Bhagirathi, a significant tributary of River Ganga, starts at Gaumukh. The spot is situated close to the Tapovan knoll and charms guests with its regular magnificence. Travellers can see different attractions in G...

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Durshet

Best Time: September- February

A place surrounded with small mountains with an untouched version of nature, Durshet is surely a bucket list adventurous place for travel lovers. The ageless adventure spot located at the banks of Amba river, surrounded by the magnificent Sahyadri mountains, will surely give a memorable experience that you will definitely cherish your entire life. Durshet offers a plethora of tourist attractions like Uddhar hot spring, Mahad Ganapati temple, Buddhist ro...

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Ziro

Best Time: Throughout the year

Ziro is a hill station almost 150 kilometres from Guwahati in Assam. Covered with mesmerising rice fields, villages and lush green foliage, Ziro is a must visit if you plan on going North-East for your vacation. Ziro is attractive to travellers and photographers, managing to achieve a sense of romanticism in its atmosphere. Ziro has a beautiful climate to top it all as well. Ziro town is a level valley but is quite high at 1500 metres from sea level. ...

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Yingkiong

Best Time: October-February

Settled along the shores of the excellent Siang River, Yingkiong sits as the base camp of the Upper Siang District in Arunachal Pradesh and calls for incalculable nature lovers and adventure enthusiast from the country all over and a few regions of the world. The small valley's landscape and serene atmosphere, really makes it an unspoiled vacation goal to invest some tranquil energy into the lap of Mother Nature, far from the uproarious commotions of th...

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Valley of Flowers

Best Time: July to October

Getting to the Valley of Flowers requires a trek of about 17 km (10.5 mi). The nearest major town is Joshimath in Garhwal which has convenient road connections from Haridwar and Dehradun, Govindghat is a small place close to Joshimath (around one hour distance), where the trek begins. From Govindghat, shared taxis up to 4 km and then a trek of less than 11 km (8.6 mi) brings trekkers to Ghangaria a small settlement located about 3 km (about 2 mi) from t...

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Tirap

Best Time: March-June

Tirap, a beautiful destination in Arunachal Pradesh, never neglects to charm its vacationers with spouting rivulets, green and dynamic orchids and the freshness in air which recuperates the fretful personality. Another fantastic property of this spot is the ethnicity of tribals and their celebrations, fairs and impeccable fine arts which are made with serious commitment. Tirap locale is situated on the southeastern piece of Arunachal Pradesh and is spre...

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Tehri Garhwal

Best Time: Throughout the year

Tehri Garhwal is a district in the state of Uttarakhand. It is one of the largest districts in the state, which is mostly covered with hills. The term ‘Tehri’ has been derived from the word Trihari,which means the place that washes away all the three types of sins. The three sins are, sins born out of Mansa, or thought, sins born out of Vacha, or word, sins born out of Karmana, or deed. The word ‘Garh’ refers to fort. Certain major towns of the district...

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Suryamal

Best Time: September-May  

In the range of Thane, there lies an unsung beauty ‘Suryamal’; situated in Mokhada Taluka at the outskirts of the district. At a distance of 85 km from Nashik and 120 km from Mumbai, this village spreads over 15 acres of forest and valley. The weather being the specialty of this place, leaves the tourist with an amazing experience of this serene paradise. Enthusiastic people having a passion for adventures like trekking or road trip, start their journey...

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Shojha

Best Time: June-October

An undiscovered place of sorts, Shojha is a very small village located right in the middle of the Himalayan mountain range and the wilderness of the forest around. Not many people have set foot in this small village and hence it still is able to maintain its beauty and view. Shojha was featured in a very famous Bollywood movie, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. It is a must visit for people who love trekking. At a distance of 5 km, the Jalori Pass is indeed a tr...

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Shoghi

Best Time: March to November.

Shoghi is a small suburb of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Located just 15 kms away from Shimla, it doesn't get its share of attention. It is truly beautiful in every sense. Set amidst the majestic Himalayan Mountains, it provides a perfect panoramic view of the hills and valleys. It is also covered with a thick deodar and pine vegetation, which give it a very rusty feel. It is exactly the kind of places one sees in a movie scene and marvels over. When in Sh...

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Shivagange

Best Time: Monday to Sunday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

  Shivagange is a mountain top with tallness of 1368 meters and Hindu journey focus situated close Dobbaspet, in Bangalore Rural region India. It is arranged 20 km from the town of Tumkur and 54 km from Bangalore. The hallowed mountain is formed as a shivalinga and a spring streams close privately called "Ganga", This place is having different temples, for example, Gangadhareshwara temple, Sri Honnadevi Temple, Olakal Teertha, Nandi Statue, Pat...

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Shivanasamundram

Best Time: July-September

Shivanasamundram situated in the banks of the river Cauveri, is an ideal destination for those who want to see nature at full work. Asia’s first hydroelectric power stations are located in this quaint village in Mandya district at the state of Karnataka, India. At a distance of 132 km. from Bangalore, the small tourist place is accessible by buses and personal cabs since it doesn’t have any train station. Shivanasamundram also known as the inland town d...

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Savandurga

Best Time: March- May

Savandurga is a hill situated in the state of Karnataka. It is located in the Ramnagara district and is at a distance of around 60 km from the city of Bangalore. It is a part of the Deccan plateau and is one of the largest monolith hills in Asia. The Arkavathi River passes nearby through the Thippagondanahalli reservoir. Savandurga has two hills, Black Hill, locally known as Karigudda, and White hill, locally known as Biligudda. The area is also known f...

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Ratanwadi

Best Time: October to February

Ratanwadi is a tiny hamlet in Ahmednagar district, in the state of Maharashtra, India. A residence of not more than 30-40 petite houses spread over the mountains. A brook dawning from the hills of Ratangad runs by the end of the village. A check dam on the river and excellent sceneries of Kalsubai peak, makes this place seem like a fairytale. The Kalsubai peak in Maharashtra that is home to the legendary Ratangad fort and the famous Shiva temple named A...

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Sanasar

Best Time:  May-June and September- October  In Sanasar, winters are too freezing and temperature may dip below freezing point. It is advisable to carry light woolens during summer as nights are bit chilly.

Sanasar is the name given to the two little towns of Sana and Sar in Jammu region, Jammu and Kashmir state, India. One of the lesser known hill stations in Jammu-Kashmir region, Sanasar is an adventure enthusiasts' haven offering various activities such as paragliding, rock climbing, abseiling and trekking.Named after little nearby lakes, Sana and Sar are found 20 km west of Patnitop, Udhampur area on the national roadway 1A. An adjacent mountain go is ...

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Ramnagaram

Best Time: October-Feburary

A small district in Karnataka, Ramnagaram is known for its rocky outcroppings and lush green surroundings. Earlier called as Shamserabad, during the ruling of Tipu Sultan, Ramnagaram finds its origin from the once existed village Ramnagiri at the foothills of Ramadevarabetta. This town has an Agrahara on the left bank of the Arkavati with a temple of Arkeshwara built in later Vijayanagara style. People of Bangalore often come here for weekend getaways ...

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Rajmachi

Best Time: August - September

Rajmachi is a town bathed in its old world charm snuggled in the Sahyadri ranges of Maharashtra. This Konkan beauty boasts two well-known peaks - Shrivardhan and Manaranjan forts, located in close proximity to Lonavala and Khandala. The startegic location of the fort was well caliberated move to keep an eye and control the Borghat on the busy Mumbai - Pune highway which was a crucial trade route since the 17th century. The monsoon season witnesses a gre...

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Patnitop

Best Time: November - July.

This beautiful hill station is tucked in between the Shivalik belts in the Himalayas, on National Highway 44, on the way from Udhampur to Srinagar, with the majestic River Chenaab flowing along Patnitop. Winters in Patnitop look nothing less than what we have seen in fairytales. A thick blanket of snow covers the whole of this place during the cold months often blocking the roads, including National Highway 44. The Patnitop Tunnel or the Chenani-Nashri ...

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Peermede

Best Time: July-January

Favored with loads of green spreads, wonderful rolling slopes, meandering streams, and sputtering cascades; Peermede is a little entrancing slope station of Kerala, unadulterated and perfect. Roosted at a height of 915 m over the sea level, the town has many shrouded treasure troves holding on to be revealed. Peermede, lying in Idukki District likewise involves rambling spreads of tea, coffee, rubber, and cardamom. The spot is home to different kinds of...

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Pahalgam

Best Time: March-November

Situated on the conversion of Lidder River and the stream starting from Lake Sheshnag, Pahalgam is a spot in between the pleasant valley. Tranquility and holiness that lies in the land encapsulate the soul of Kashmir. The place that is known for the delicate race, it offers a staggering impression on the Himalayan Range. Predominantly any Pahalgam visit bundle incorporates a visit to Betaab Valley and Chandanwari. Experience the unassuming impact of nat...

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Ananthagiri

Best Time: October-March

Ananthagiri Hills is located 10 km away from Vikarabad, in the state of Telangana, India. The primary source of water is from Osmansagar and Himayathsagar. It is acknowledged as one of the thick woods in Telangana district. During sunlight, charming coffee ranches influence the complete hill and make it appear coloured in colours of light and shadowy green and the breathtaking sight is gathered with the mists and cloud dangling over the valley. Ananthag...

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Munnar

Best Time: October to May

Munnar is a popular hill station in Kerala. It has been a popular destination for honeymooners for a long time. Munnar is known for its beautiful tea plantations. Most of the plantations were started by British. "Kannan Devan" brand tea is made in Munnar. Munnar can be visited throughout the year, the climate remains pleasant even during the summer. During winter the temperature can be as low as 5 degrees. The hill station is accessible from all sides v...

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Matheran

Best Time: Throughout the year

All we remember about Mumbai is being a hustled city, crowded and the traffic. But at a distance of 94 km from Mumbai we have is a small hill station in Raigad district of Maharashtra which goes by the name, “Matheran”, a perfect weekend getaway. Named the ‘forest on the forehead’, with its literal meaning, at an altitude of 800 m, is an eco-sensitive region declared by the Ministry of Environment and Forest. It is one of the top monsoon destinations in...

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Lonavala

Best Time: October- February, June- September

Lonavla is a hill station in the state of Maharashtra in the Pune district. This place falls in the Mumbai-Pune route and connects the two major cities of the country. The place is close but away from the hustle and bustle of the two major cities of the country, Mumbai and Pune and therefore is one of the most visited place by the people of Maharashtra. There are local trains available from the Pune city that helps to reach Lonavla. It is not a huge hil...

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Lilabari

Best Time: September-November

Lilabari is one of the delightful towns situated in the North Lakhimpur area of Assam. It is arranged on the banks of River Brahmaputra and gives an excellent perspective of the Himalayas. Furthermore, the region is mainstream for its air terminal, which additionally serves the province of Arunachal Pradesh. The district was administered by the Baro Bhuyans, and the Ahoms in the thirteenth century. Towards the finish of the eighteenth century, the Briti...

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Kumily

Best Time: September to April

A quaint city located at the borders of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, in South India, Kumily is one the unique attraction point to visit. This place in Idduki District is not only a popular destination point but also a well-acknowledged spice trading centre as well. Kumily is centred amidst the cardamom hills, and at the near proximity to Periyaar Tiger reserve and Thekkady. The location of the place is like an all in one place where you could enjoy the tranqu...

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Kukke Subramanya

Best Time: October-March

Kukke Subrahmanya is a town situated in the Sullia Taluk of southern Karnataka. The town is arranged on the banks of the Kumaradhara River. Kukke Subrahmanya is a famous goal of religious significance with a few sanctuaries situated in the district devoted to various divine beings. The principal sanctuary situated here is of Subrahmanya that is committed to the Snake God Vasuki and Lord Subrahmanya. Guests need to cross the stream of Kumaradhara to achi...

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Khandala

Best Time: Throughout the year, especially from November to February.

Perched in between the majestic Sahyadris is the charming little town of Khandala. It is located at only 3km from its sister location of Lonavala. Extremely well known for its picturesque views of the mountain ranges, waterfalls, caves and rock formations, it always bustles with tourist traffic because of its easy accessibility from Pune and Mumbai. Surrounded by an abundance of flora and fauna, this is a place where you will literally wake up to the c...

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Kemmanagundi

Best Time: September-February

Sophisticated beauty with elegance in its every wake and well maintained natural surroundings makes Kemmanagundi the hill station of your dreams. Lying in Tarikere Taluk of Chikkamagaluru district of Karnataka, this beautiful hill station was once the summer palace of the Maharaja of Mysore Sri Krishnarajendra Giridhama, hence also giving the hill station its name of Sri Krishnarajendra Hill Station in honor of his highness. The hill station is surround...

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Karjat

Best Time: June-September

Karjat is a very small city, rather a village, in Maharashtra, situated around 69 kms from Mumbai. Surrounded by the mountain route of Bhor Ghat, in the Western Ghats, it makes for a very picturesque location. It is famous for its lush green hills, waterfalls, and farmhouses.  It is the origin of the river Ulhas. It is a beautiful natural location to spend a weekend. It is an unconventional location to spend the weekend at, gaining popularity slowly bec...

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Igatpuri

Best Time: July-September

Igatpuri is honored with beautiful magnificence and is a haven for nature lovers and experienced aficionados. It additionally has the absolute most noteworthy pinnacles of the Sahyadri go. Igatpuri is likewise a noteworthy railroad station in Maharashtra associating encompassing significant urban areas. Igatpuri is a hill station and a city in the Western Ghats situated in the Nashik area of Maharashtra, 130kms from Mumbai, on the Mumbai-Agra National H...

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Chopta

Best Time: April-November

In the cold regions of Uttarakhand, there lies a Utopia known as Chopta. It is a nature’s wonder lying in the lap of the Uttarakhand Himalayas. It is 2680 ft long elevated from the sea level. The Chopta is surrounded by forest and is rich in flora and fauna. You might even get lucky and see many animals wandering in the open forests like musk deer, rare species of birds, and many other beautiful creations of God. It is quite popularly known as the Mini ...

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Chikballapur

Best Time: June-February

Chikballapur town lies around 57 km from Bangalore, Karnataka and is the district head office of the Chikballapur region. This district, which was beforehand a piece of Kolar area, has many captivating vacation spots giving chances to touring, trekking and exploring nature as well as man-made attractions. There are numerous places like Nandi Hills, Skandagiri Hills, Temples of Bhoganandishwara and Yoganandiswara which are known for its intricate design ...

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Nandi Hills

Best Time: October to June

Nandi Hills is a hill station in Karnataka. It is a popular one-day trip destination from Bangalore.  There are temples, a bungalow and a Kalyana Mantap on top of the hill. It gets its name from the ancient Nandi or bull which is meant to be the mount of Lord Shiva. These hills are the source of the rivers Palar, Arkavati, and Pennar. It was one of the Tipu's summer retreats. There are about 1,200 steps laid from the foot of the hill to reach the top. B...

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Jog Falls

Best Time: June-September

Popular as one of the highest waterfalls in India, Jog Falls is located in Karnataka and is a major tourist destination. Falling at a drop height of 253 meters, it is one of the most majestic falls that is created on Sharavathi River, in the Shimoga district of Karnataka. The Sharavathi River originates at Ambuthirtha in Thirthahalli taluka, and then flows north-west through the Western Ghats. The river then falls forming the Jog Falls before joining th...

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