Trekking in the Indian Himalaya - Uttarakhand (Chapter)
This is the Uttarakhand chapter from Lonely Planet's Trekking in the Indian Himalaya guidebook.
Seasoned trekkers testify that the Himalaya Range of Uttarakhand offers many stunning opportunities, including India's highest peak, Nanda Devi, and Lord Shiva's divine resting place, Kedarnath. Amazingly enough, the region remains one of the Himalaya's best-kept secrets. For now...
- view the distinctive twin peaks of Nanda Devi - India's highest mountain - while ascending to the Kuari Pass
- transport & accommodation
- spend time in the Valley of the Flowers, or trek to high-altitude meadows renowned for their wildflowers
- ascend trails through pristine bamboo, rhododendron, oak and conifer forest to mysterious Rup Kund lake