My heart lives amidst the mountains.
India is blessed to have some of the most scenic places in the world decorated with hills, valleys, mountains and the best of nature. And this surely must inspire you to behold all of it, starting with mountains.
If you are into mountain climbing but a beginner at the sport, then you can consider climbing these mountain peaks in India which do not need prior experience to summit.
Kedarkantha stands tall in Uttarakhand in the lap of the Himalayas. It is one of the most popular winter treks in India and has you passing through forests, snowy clearings and more. Make sure you stay longer once you reach the top for the most epic sunset and sunrise you might have seen in your life.
Summiting Chandrashila takes you to the highest Shiva temple – the Tungnath temple. The Uttarakhand-tucked peak is said to allow the trekker the most beautiful view of the Himalayas.
3. Shrikhand Mahadev Peak
Shrikhand Mahadev trek is a pilgrim trail that leads to the Shrikhand Mahadev peak, which has been named after Lord Shiva. The trek in Himachal Pradesh is one of the toughest pilgrim treks but the view of the Himalayas you will get from there would bless your eyes.
4. Stok Kangri
The temperature at Stok Kangri can go below -20 degrees celsius. The peak is situated in Ladakh and can reach up to a height of about 20100 feet.
5. Mt Kanamo
The altitude of this peak in Himachal Pradesh goes up to 20,000ft and offers an aesthetic view of the Kinnaur Lahaul Spiti area. The trek offers a different quality of the Himalayas which is less in vegetation and more of arid mountain deserts.
6. Patalsu Peak
Tucked in the Kullu Valley, Patalsu Peak has you passing through lush green meadows decorated with delicious apple orchards. The trek often starts from the very famous Solang valley, which entails the beauty of its own.
One off-Himalayas trek is Anamudi, which is the highest point one can reach in the western ghat. Anamudi is 13 km from Munnar and is a pleasant sight to suck the goods of nature.
8. Nag Tibba
Coming back to Uttarakhand, Nag Tibba is the highest Himalayan peak in the state of Uttarakhand. You can summit the peak in a day and thus can, at night, camp at the site.
9. Mount Shitidhar
The peak would take you at least a week to the summit. Shitidhar is situated in the enormous Pir Panjal range in the Kullu district. The trek starts from Solang Valley and offers its best in the winter season.
10. Mount Bhanoti
Positioned in the intriguing range of Kumaon Himalayas, Mount Bhanoti trek is a highly advanced trek that demands a week or two. So make sure you have time in your kitty more than anything else.
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