Himalayas have enchanted the adventure fanatics from all over the world. The Himalayan region offers adventure seekers a wide range of activities to enjoy. One can go for a variety of adventure activities in the Himalayas. Among the greatest of all adventure activities that is thrilling and exiting, trekking in the Himalayas happens to be the safest and the most fun enduring and action oriented activity. The brilliant thing about trekking is that one does not need to have much technical skills. In fact, Friendship peak is the only open peak in Himachal Himalaya that needs no formal training to make it to the summit point,
Most of the trekking-in-Himalayas has a soulful effect on the trekkers that is often expressed by trekkers themselves when the trip is about to get over as it helps one to bond with nature and allows one to realize that how small our daily lives are back where we live. The vastness of nature & the rugged side of nature reminds us of the larger than life aspects of nature. The one thing which trekking has and not many adventure activity offers is the chance to mingle with local villagers living up above in the mountain villages or across the foothills of the Himalayas. One gets to experience their daily life and that gives a sense of their culture and customs. Most of the local folks are not so knowledgeable about the modern world and the rapidly changing world where we come from and the growing trends outside.
Himalayan Trekking is a therapy of sorts as it takes one away from the hustle and bustle of city life and yet keeps one so active, is an irony which one realizes while trekking across the Himalayas. The mountainous region of the mighty Himalayas offers many enthralling trails that makes for the most interesting of trekking journeys. Himalayan holiday zones where trekking happens are classified into various categories like – simple treks, difficult treks, Non-lengthy treks, lengthy treks, low-ground treks, high- ground treks, etc. For senior citizens, it is recommended that they opt for low- ground treks since High altitude treks will put a load on the lung and it is not safe for oldies to climb terrains which have extreme sloppy elevations.
Thus, The Trekking in India has a lot to offer. Most of the treks are not so daunting but some of them requires very good health & prior trekking experience will come in handy. Some of the Himalayan Trekking which are most common & preferred are – Roopkund trek, druk path trek – Bhutan, Darma valley trek, Dodital trek, chopta valley trek, chaddar trek, manali trekking etc.