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Himalayan Treks For Beginners

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The Himalayas throw out images of white, snowy-capped mountains, which touch the sky, with clouds cutting across them. The next image which comes to your mind are the some of the world's tallest peaks, like the Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga and Nanda Devi but these peaks can only be scaled by the professionals and skilled adventurers.

The mountain ranges are vast and not every part of it is restricted to experts. Head to the Himalayas and you will find quite a number of treks, which range from easy to moderate difficulties, open to beginners.

Also read: Breathtaking High-Altitude Places In India

If you are an amateur or a beginner in trekking, the Himalayan Ranges makes an ideal call for you. Hidden in the ranges are a large number trails which interest a beginner with an alluring charm and appeal of scaling higher altitudes. To add on more to the breathtaking beauty of the snow-covered peaks is the picture of lush green forests, the sparkling beauty of the glaciers and much more.

So, what are you waiting for? Choose one of the best trekking expeditions that would suit you from this list of 10 best Himalayan treks for the beginners.

1. Kareri Lake Trek

1. Kareri Lake Trek

Also known as the Kumarwah Lake, this high altitude water reservoir is one amongst the most stunning lakes in Himachal Pradesh. As an addition to its beauty is the Dhauladhar Range and the picture perfect Kangra Valley.

Apart for all of these, an interesting fact is that the lake gets frozen in the month of December and remains so until the months of March or April, which attracts a large number of trekkers from across the globe.
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2. Sar Pass Trek

2. Sar Pass Trek

Kasol, which considered as paradise for backpackers forms the base camp of this fascinating trek. It finds its ways through the beautiful Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges of the Himalayas. The trek is filled with some beautiful trials which passes through lush evergreen forest along noisy rivers and snow-capped peaks.
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3. Beas kund

3. Beas kund

One of the most preferred treks in Manali, the Beas Kund trek is considered holy by most Hindus. The trek has a lot of fun and excitementin store for the trekkers. The trek begins with the sight of the Mount Hanuman Tibba, which is an ideal place for trekkers who belong to all age groups.
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4. Kedar Kantha

4. Kedar Kantha

With easy ascends and gradual descend, the trek is an ideal trek for beginners. As one ascends through the valleys of the Tons river and the Govind National Park, the trek offers breathtaking views of the entire valley during winters as the place remains wrapped in snow.
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5. Kuari Pass

5. Kuari Pass

One of the major treks in the Garhwal Himalayas, the Kuari Pass Trek is the zenith of natural beauty and fascinating sights. The trekking trial was discovered during the British rule in India by Lord Curzon. The trek offers you some of the most stunning views of the peaks like Kamet, Trishul, Chaukhaba and the majestic Nanda Devi.
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6. Prashar Lake

6. Prashar Lake

Tucked away amidst the beautiful peaks of the Himalayan Range, the Prashar Lake in the Kullu Valley is a destination, which would make your dreams come true.The lake overlooks the Dhauladhar Range, the trek passes through dense forests, local villages, stunning rivers and much more.
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7. Hampta Pass

7. Hampta Pass

If you are attempting your first Himalayan Trek, the Hampta Pass Trek is one of the best ones to go for. The trek connects through the scenic valleys of Lahaul and Kullu, the trek is an easy ascend with beautiful views of the glaciers, alpine forests and the majestic Himalayan ranges which form the main elements for a beginner to undertake this trek.
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8. Chopta Chandrashila

8. Chopta Chandrashila

An exciting trek in the Garhwal Himalayas, the trek originated from Chopta, which is fondly known as the Switzerland of India. As you are nearing the end point of this trek, one would be spellbound by its breathtaking beauty, the narrow and exciting passes along with the amazing views of the abundant forests and much more.
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9. Chopta Tunganath

9. Chopta Tunganath

The trek takes you to one of the highest temples in the world, which is the Tunganath Temple. The trek is well-known for its panoramic views of the Panchachuli, Kedarnath and Nanda Devi Peaks. If you go for the trek during the spring season, one would be rewarded with the beautiful views of the rhododendron forest.
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10. Dayara Bugyal

10. Dayara Bugyal

Beginning from Uttarkashi in the state of Uttarakhand, this trek would take you to one of the highest meadows across the globe, Dayara Bugyal. The trek generally begins from Barsu and further takes you through some the scenic oak forests, snow-covered peaks, flowery meadows and grasslands.
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