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Beautiful High Altitude Lake Treks In India

High Altitude Lake Treks
High Altitude Lake Treks

Bhrigu Lake Trek:

Trekking in Bhrigu Lake is said to be an adventure and memorable one by taking you to an altitude of 14,000 feet. The trekking spot is said to be in the region of Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu Valley. This place provides some of the breathtaking vistas of snow-capped mountains and lush meadows. It is an activity undertaken in Kullu for a different perspective on the huge area. One of the reasons why trekkers like this lake trek are because of the natural splendor it provides. It is also the most difficult trek to complete. During the journey, one may take in the beautiful vistas of the Seven Sister Peaks along with the Hanuman Tibba and Deo Tibba, the outstretched Pir Panjal mountains, and much more. The best months to take up the Bhrigu Lake Trek are between the months of May and October.

Chadar Lake Trek:

Chadar Lake lies deep among the whirly tunnels of snow-covered Ladakh of the Himalayas. This lake is one of India’s most popular trekking destinations. It is a frozen river with a thick layer of snow covering it turning it into a challenging trekking experience. Chadar lake is also known as the blanket at the Zanskar river. This is a normally fast-flowing lake that transforms into a blanket during the harsh winter months. The trekking in this region is best enjoyed by most of the trekkers during the months of January and February. During the winter season, the Zanskar river resembles an ice sheet making it difficult for walking conditions. As the majority of this trekking is done on foot, trekkers may encounter freezing stones and rocks along the way. The temperature drops to 35 degrees during the night time and the temperature drops below 15 degrees during the day. The Chadar Frozen Lake Trek is an excursion for those with a brave heart and a taste for extreme adventure. This trekking journey lasts about 9 days and takes you through different parts of Ladakh.

Darcha Padum Trek:

At an altitude of about 5090 m lies this beautiful lake. There’s something about the Darcha Padum Trek that is tough, but adventurers don’t give up despite numerous wounds and slits because the sights are so enticing. By choosing this journey, you will get to see the Lahaul area as well as all three of Ladakh’s main areas. In most of the trekker’s opinions, this is said to be a difficult trekking journey. The hike entails trudging through various high mountains, magnificent valleys, soaring glaciers, and crossing river streams, in addition to ascending up the hill. This trekking journey will take you from the Darcha in Lahaul valley to areas like Zanskar Sumdo, Palamo, Lakong,  Chuminakpo, Ichar, and Purne, before arriving in Padum.

Roopkund Trek:

In the state of Uttarakhand, Roopkund is a well-known glacier lake. This is the same lake that is famous for having 500 or more human remains on its shores, which continues to be the most popular attraction that draws hundreds of visitors each season. Roopkund is located at an elevation of 4,800 meters in the Chamoli District of the Garhwal region. Many adventurous travelers flock to this Himalayan Lake trek site to enjoy the landscape. This hiking route begins at Lohajung, and it takes you through some spectacular landscapes along the way. The waterfalls, temples, and summits make the Roopkund Trek worthwhile. A campground can be set up at Ghora Latoni during the journey. There is also some crisscrossing along the path, which may make the journey more difficult. From May to June and September to November, the weather is ideal for hiking.

Great Lakes Trek:

The Great Lakes in Jammu and Kashmir have virgin beauty and poetic images that should not be missed. It would be a crime to miss out on an adventure trek in Jammu and Kashmir, which is the most gorgeous region on earth. The trekking journey usually lasts about 7 to 9 days and is classified as moderate to difficult. Due to the tough climatic conditions, you’ll encounter in the middle of the Great Lakes Trek, physical fitness and mental tenacity are required. The best months to enjoy this walk are between June and September when the climate is cool and there is plenty of foliage. On your way to the destination, you will pass by maple trees, silver birch trees, and other sorts of trees. This trekking journey is said to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you can carry back home with a lot of memories.

Tso Lhamo Lake Trek:

If you are expecting a visually breathtaking trekking experience in Sikkim is one of the most beautiful states in Northeast India. Tso Lhamo Lake is the 14th high altitude lake in Sikkim, and it is located at an elevation of 5,486 meters in the northern region of the state. One can appreciate the wonderful scenery created by nature as it passes over Donkia La Pass on its way to the Tibetan Border. If you enjoy bicycling, this is the place to go, but you’ll need a special permit from the Government of Sikkim. The best time to visit Tso Lhamo Lake is from October to November.