Garhwal is believed to be among the most scenic and beautiful places of Asia. It is also a very famous and popular spot for trekkers. It is not just restricted to professional trekkers but even families can come and enjoy trekking here. There is a wide range of family trekking tours in Garhwal Himalayas. You can chose among the many routes and trails available here. Some of them are listed below:
Valley of Flowers Trek
This is considered one of the best treks among all Garhwal Himalayas trekking options. Valley of flowers is a riot of colors, sharp in contrast with the pure white of snow. The trek is over a 20 km stretch.
Har ki Doon Trek
Situated in the Western ranges of Garhwal Himalayas, Har ki Doon is another most popular among various Garhwal treks. At an elevation of 3,556 meters, the trek from Netwar to Osla will take you through the dense forests of walnuts, willows, chestnuts, and chinars. On the way to the destination, you will pass through conifer forests, lush green land and terraced mountain fields.
The Dodital is a lake with a lot of mythological history attached to it and is also a happening trekking spot. It is the birth place of Lord Ganesha and according to ancient mythology has witnessed Ganesha’s beheading by Lord Shiva. At 3,307 meters above sea level, surrounded by lush greenery, this lake is a perfect spot for professional trekkers and beginners alike. The best season for a trek here is from January to June and September to December.
Gomukh & Tapovan Trek
Gomukh is one of the most religious places to visit for Hindus and is the source of the Holy River Ganges. The Gangotri Gomukh Tapovan trek is popular because of the religious sentiments attached to it.
Chopta Chandrasila Trek
This Garhwal trekking tour can be completed in 5-6 days. You can start your tour from Delhi and then go to Rishikesh, Chopta, Deoriatal, Tungnath, Auli, and then back to Rishikesh and then Delhi. This will give you a combination of walks, treks and drives through beautiful and scenic views of green mountains. This trekking tour is especially good for families with small children.
To conclude, if Himalayas trekking is on your mind, it is highly recommended to go for Garhwal Himalayas trekking. There is nothing more enjoying than planning a tour with your family. Not only are these treks filled with adventure, you will also be rewarded with beautiful landscapes and picturesque views. Set your self for this overwhelming tour.