Top trekking places near Delhi – Want to take short breaks from your hectic routines? How about a weekend trek? Introducing you to the top trekking places near Delhi. Spend your weekend with your family and friends on a fun and exciting trekking adventure. So, let’s check out best places for trekking near Delhi.
Chakrata is a little hill station rested between Yamuna and Tons Rivers. The hill surrounding and the clear waters near the place make it seem like a sanctuary among the hustle-bustle of the inner city. It is 7.5 hours away from Delhi which makes it a perfect weekend getaway for every nature lover. The route of Chakrata is full of curves and scenic mountains which will definitely uplift your mood.
Benog Tibba Trek
A 20kms trek, the Benog Tibba Trek is located in Benog Mountain Quail sanctuary of Mussoorie. The trek starts from the Indiahikes campsite. It is a perfect trek for beginners. The trek is covered with pine trees and scenic landscapes of Uttarakhand. You can also observe snow-clad mountains and temples along the trek.
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Bijli Mahadev Trek
Starting from Kullu, this trek takes you to one of the most sacred temples of Bijli Mahadev. This trek heads from Naggar and is a simple 15kms trek with eminent views of the mountains surrounding the place. Bijli Mahadev Trek is located at an altitude of about 2,460m in the Kullu Valley. At the top, you’ll find a Bijli Mahadev Temple which is one of the ancient temples in India and dedicated to Lord Shiva.
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Nag Tibba Trek
Nag Tibba Trek is considered to be one of the best weekend treks from Delhi. It is situated 10000 ft. above sea level. Nag Tibba is the highest peak in the Nagtibba range of the Garhwal Himalayas. The trek takes you through beautiful forests of oak and deodars. Once you reach the Nag Tibba peak, you’ll reach Bandarpunch Peak, Kalanag Peak, and Swargarohini Peak. You must also keep in mind that overnight camping at the base of the Nag Tibba peak requires permission from forest officials at Mussoorie.
Kuppar Peak Trek
For Kuppar Peak Trek, you have to take an overnight bus from Delhi to Shimla. From there, you have to get to Giri Ganga. The final stop on this trail is the Kuppar Bugyal Meadow. The trek is covered with deodar trees, mixed coniferous forests, and rhododendron forests. You can also see different wildlife species including brown ghoral, black bear, and the Himalayan brown bear.
Dayara Bugyal Trek
Dayara Bugyal is one of the highest altitude meadows in India. It is covered with Garhwal Himalayan peaks of Bhagirathi, Bandarpunch, Gangotri, and Kala Nag. Close to Delhi, the Dayara Bugyal Trek makes for a perfect adventure weekend destination for the residents of Delhi. You can set camps at the Barnala Meadows, a kilometer before the Dayara Bugyal.