The mountains are most attractive during the summer months, especially to the ones belonging to the lower altitude regions, who come across extremely hot weather conditions. To escape the unfavorable high temperature, inclining the hills is a staple practice for most of us. The specialty of summer treks is that they possess a beauty that is a blend of the recent past winter season and the onset of the summer season. Each season of the year offers a unique trekking experience over the Himalayas which is incomparable. To comprehend the different facets of the charming Himalayas in different seasons, you need to visit them.
This 18km trek starts from Gangotri in Uttarakhand and inclines up to 15,485 ft. above sea level. Ideally, 2-3 days are dedicated to this trek and yearn for trekkers who are ready to partake in a trail that is moderately difficult. The frozen Kedartal lake is the unique feature of the summer trail at Kedartal, unlike autumn. During the summer season, this trek can also expose you to abrupt snowfall which makes the trek even more challenging yet pleasurable.
Valley of Flowers Trek
The expedition to the valley that gives birth to endemic alpine flowers which are not found otherwise excites you to the core. This easy to moderate trek takes you to the height of 11,500 ft. on a 10 km extended valley covered with indigenous flowers. The trek is rewarding when you discover the source of the Pushpawati river by just advancing for 5km more into the valley. The incredible beauty fulfills the assiduous trek. It starts from the Govind Ghat proceeding till Ghangaria the next day and departing for the valley of flowers the next to next day. During summers you can encounter a clear sight of the valleys and adjoining mountains, unlike other seasons.
Pin Parvati Pass Trek
In the quest for an alternate route to the Spiti valley, this trek was discovered which perches at an elevation of 17,451 ft. above sea level. It is 10 fulfilling days of trail along the path to reach Pin Parvati peak. It starts from Rumsu base camp at Manali and for the next 5 days you trail for about 71 km to reach Parvati basecamp. Traversing from Parvati to Pin you realize the true essence of this trail. Interestingly you trek through the route which was not discovered with an intention of trekking but expanding the British empire. Starting from Manali to Spiti you will make through a difficult trek accomplishing your soul.
Bhrigu Lake Trek
Starting at the Gulaba village in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, the Bhrigu lake trek is perched at an altitude of 14,100 ft. above sea level. In 2 days, you successfully reach the peak. The uniqueness of the Bhrigu Lake is that it doesn’t freeze throughout the year despite its location at such a high elevation. Interacting with the locals at the Bhrigu lake unfolds that as Maharishi Bhrigu meditated near that lake it resists such freezing temperature. This trek is not very tedious for beginners; thus, they can head out for this amazing adventure.
Beas Kund Trek
Popularly trekking to the source of the Beas River sensed a spiritual ecosystem around. The highpoint of this sits over the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas and directs to begin the trail from Solang valley. To rejuvenate yourself amidst the alpine glaciers you just have to cover 4,616 ft. to reach 12,772 ft. altitude. The seekers of this trek are in large numbers who are willing to surround themselves with the glacial magnificence. Treading over the ridges and barren terrain is a relief to the soul during summers.
Dayara Bugyal Trek
The stunning beauty of the Dayara Bugyal trek is incredible, besides, it is as easy as favorable for kids above 7 years of age. The trek has settled their influence in the Raithal region of Uttarakhand. In about 6 days you accomplish this journey. During summer you will be mesmerized at the sight of scenic and terrific mountains wearing a green robe with light brown stripes. Streams flowing across the meadows with deposits of exotic debris offer an experience identical to higher altitude treks. The green outfit in this trek is found to be intact from October to June. The undulating valleys on either side of the campsites endow it with an interesting vista to come across.