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Walking on frozen ice bed is fun and thrilling, isn’t it? Winter in India brings abundance of snow in North India and Himalayas, which opens up the opportunity of thrilling adventure for trek lovers. The two heavenly states crowned with the mighty Himalayan ranges- Himachal and Uttarakhand have been known for its beauty during winter season and attracts huge number of tourists from all over the globe. Hiking through the snow-covered mountains and the frozen lakes is a memory for a lifetime.

The panoramic views, sparkling sun, frozen lakes, and the icy mist on the trees will be so breathtaking to watch. If you like winters and loves snow then this is the right time to plan your winter trek for the coming season.
Here are the top 5 winter treks in India you should try this winter:

One of the classical winter treks in India, Kedarkantha Trek is a popular choice for the trekkers and beginners. The incomparable beauty, takes you through beautiful and exciting trail, mesmerizing remote villages and majestic view of the great Himalayas. Reaching to the top, you can find most elegant views of nearby mountain ranges such as Swargrohini, Black peak & Bandarpoonch etc. The rich and protected flora & fauna of the Govind National Park is also a beautiful place to watch.

Duration: Around 6 Days
Grade: Easy
Max Altitude: 12,500 Ft.
Distance Covered: 20 Kms

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Situated at the maximum altitude of 12,877 ft. above sea level, Chopta Chandrashila Trek is one of the famous treks in the lap of the Uttarakhand Himalayas. Popularly known as ‘Mini Switzerland’ of India, chopta lays 162 kms from Rishikesh on the road from Gopeshwar to Guptkashi. An all season hike with the most beautiful vision of Nanda Devi, Trishul and Chaukhamba peaks, this trek region receive heavy snow in winters and present an awesome view.

Maximum Altitude: Approximately 13,200 ft. above sea level.
Duration: Takes about 3-4 days to complete.
Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
Distance Covered: Approximately 5 kilometers.

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One of most popular treks in the Garhwal region, Har ki Dun Trek lies in the Uttarkashi district of the Uttrakhand state. The beautiful scenes and raw natural beauty offers real treat for the eyes and is a kind of paradise for bird watchers and nature lovers. The local people of Garhwal are simple-hearted, and very friendly to the tourists.

Maximum Altitude: About 11,000 ft. above sea level.
Duration: Takes approximately 5-6 days to complete.
Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
Distance Covered: Approximately 50 kilometers.

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Nag Tibba trek is ideal for begginers and draws hundreds of tourists from across the globe. The picturesque and scenic views of the beautiful Bandarpoonch peak and Gangotri group of peaks, Kedarnath peak, snowy crests of Chanabang & Doon valley are the soothing views during the trek. The trek is full of mesmerizing flora, a mix of Deodar and Oak forests humming with a rich diversity of birds and animals. With the essence of natural beauty the trek also offers a wonderful opportunity to observe the Garhwal community closely.

Maximum Altitude: About 9,924 ft. above sea level.
Duration: Takes about 2-3 days
Difficulty Level: Easy
Distance Covered: 15- 16 kilometers.

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Located at a distance of about 50 km from Mandi, Prashar Lake Trek is one of the most peaceful and amazing trekking destination in Himachal Pradesh. If started from the Baggi village, it takes about 2-3 days to cover the whole trek. In winters the majestic view of golden rays, kissing the high altitude peaks wrapped up in snow at a distance is so fascinating sights one can ever see. The silence combined with the stunning views, brings the trekkers here again and again.

Maximum Altitude: About 8,477 ft. above sea level.
Duration: Take about 2-3 days to complete.
Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
Distance Covered: Approximately 8 kilometers from village Baggi

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So guys, what are you waiting for? Make up your mind and plan it with your squad.