In every walk with nature one receives far more then he seeks.
With the unstoppable heat wave and the monotonous sweaty routine, 2018 proves to be one of the hottest years one has seen. The vacations are far and the days don’t seem to get better!! So for all those who want to escape to a refreshing yet pocket-friendly getaway, Funstay gives you a list of places for trekking in India perfectly apt for a quick weekend into the laps of nature, green landscapes and refreshing walks merely a night away from you. Get going with your walking shoes and camping bags, this weekends gonna get rough and exciting!!!
Well, John Muir did make some sense when he said once in a while, climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. It’s time to make your own path by planning a trekking trip in India.
1) Almora Trek – Trekking Under Billion Stars
One of the treasured jewels of Uttarakhand, silent empty fields and misty vacant trails of Almora offer the best time away from the city’s commotion and give you the much-needed push to walk the extra mile. Undo your tents and start the fire because the moonlit nights are a thing you wouldn’t want to miss in this pine-covered paradise. Khajjiar, another must trekking trail in Himachal.
Average Temperature: 26 degrees.
Nearest Railway station: Kathgodam.
Nearest Airport: Dehradun
Traveling tips: Make sure basic requirements like Torch, mosquito repellent and antiseptics are handy for the outdoors.
2) Kunti Betta Trek- Best Place For Trekking In India For Beginners
An interesting walk (read mild trek) through paths covered with lakes and temples, and dispersed obstacles, making you create your own path, and all the while fun enough to make you forget the labor of our daily life. Often admired and recommended for a night trek, accompanied with moonlit ways and adventurous company!! Come back fully energized and motivated with the mind of a conqueror.
Average Temperature: 36 degrees.
Nearest Railway station: Pandavpura.
Nearest Airport: Mysore.
Traveling tips:“ Extremely Humid, the Best spot for night treks in India and relaxing days”.
3) Matheran – Best For Mumbai Peace Seekers
Done and Dusted, the Matheran Trail has been tried and labeled a favorite by all, so in times of such need what better option to choose from than Matheran? Stroll to the unexplored parts and enjoy some peaceful time away from the crowd, find a spot for yourself alone and seep in the beauty of the place. An adventurous trekking spot in Mumbai, best for weekend getaways.
Average Temperature: 31 degrees.
Nearest Railway Station: Neral.
Nearest Airport: Chhatrapati shivaji International Airport.
Traveling tips: Spend ample time around the water to soak up all the heat.
4) Agumbe – Awesome Trekking Trail In India
When the sun seems to soak everything out of your body and all you want is a quick dip in a chilled sea, well you don’t have to look far for your wishes to come true!! Located at a distance of 7-8 hours from Bangalore is the water paradise often called the Cherapunjee of the South!! Dip your feet in gushing water, walk around barefoot and have a grand bird watching time or just relax and float around with the fresh aroma of the flora and fauna around you. It’s almost addictive!!
Average temperature: 33 degrees.
Nearest Railway station: Udupi.
Nearest Airport: Mangalore.
Traveling tips: An inhabited Jungle in a true sense, look out for crawling reptiles.
Suggested read: Top 23 adventure things to do in Coorg.
5) Panchgani – Offbeat Trekking Destination In India
Often ignored in front of the bigger tourist Destinations, Panchgani gives you a rather offbeat chilled out weekend experience. With very warm-hearted people and some of the most homely attractions, there are no fabulous trip plans for Panchgani!! Snuggle in some old wooden guesthouse and spend your mornings trekking up to see the majestic sunrises on the tableland and evenings admiring the beautiful blend of the colors of the lake. Perfect unwinding getaway for the socially and mentally cramped!!
Average Temperature: 35 degrees.
Nearest Railway station: Pune Junction.
Nearest Airport: Pune.
Traveling tips: Panchgani qualifies for a food paradise for the experimenters!! Help yourself with a different cuisine for each meal throughout your stay.
6) Benog Tibba – Trekking At The Queen Of Hill Station
The otherwise overcrowded destination, Mussoorie is famous among the travelers and has been exploited as much as is possible. However, a mere 9 km from Mussoorie is this hidden treasure which is a paradise for trekkers and hikers!! Making your way through dense pine forests and misty mysterious paths, it leads you to a stretch wide open for you to spectate the fantastic view of the lush green hills stretch for as far as your eyes go. Benog tibba is a gem yet to be fully exploited by Humankind which actually should urge everyone to go visit this serene haven once in their lifetimes.
Average temperature: 21 degrees.
Nearest Railway Station: Dehradun.
Nearest Airport: Dehradun.
Traveling tips: With a day extra in your hand, visit Mussorie “The Queen of Hills”.
7. Kumar Parvatha – Experience The Nature
Kumar Parvatha is one of the famous trekking trails in Karnataka. This is good for beginners. However, one needs to be physically fit to climb from the Kukke side. Climbing down too is equally demanding because of the distance traveled and slope. The topmost priority to go for trekking should be physical fitness.