5 More Easy Trek Routes in India

Surreal lakes, snow-covered peaks, verdant meadows—these treks around Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand have everything you could ask for and more

A much-cited Himalayan trail

The Kuari Pass trek in the Garhwal Himalaya received three great short biographies in three classic mountaineering books of the 1930s

Driving to Garhwal

Winding roads and beautiful scenery of the Garhwal Himalayas, Haridwar onwards, makes this rather tricky road trip worthwhile

Spirit of place

Located at the gateway to the Valley of Flowers, Camp Ghangaria is a haven for nature-worshippers

Top spot

The little-known Kanasar lake, high up in the mountains of Garhwal, is not an easy place to reach. But it’s worth the effort

Lake placid

A new trekking route in Western Garhwal leads to the magical Maldaru lake