Perfect Treks this Summer in the Indian Himalayas!
The Great Lakes of Kashmir trek is set in an almost heavenly arena of high mountain vistas, endless pasturelands, and of course, the great lakes. Arguably the best way to witness the beauty of the Kashmir Himalayan region, you will be rewarded with a palette of colours every single day that you walk on this trail. This adventure in paradise starts and ends in Leh away from the tumultuous political climate of South Kashmir. Two days in Leh help with the acclimatisation and the road trip from Leh to Sonmarg over the Zojila is an entire trip in itself.
The Western Summit of the Kang Yatse Peak, or Kang Yatse II, offers the perfect challenge for folks looking to move a step up from trekking peaks. A semi-technical peak (Rated Alpine PD), just above the magical 20,000 feet barrier, it lets you dip your feet in the exciting world of mountaineering without overwhelming you.
Aquaterra lead one of the first commercial crossings when this amazing region opened in 1994. This remote trail follows the traditional trade route between the people of Spiti, Changthang and Tibet. The Parang La Trek begins in the high altitude meadows of Kibber, breeding ground of the famous Spiti horses and also known to be Snow Leopard Country. A challenging trek for the enthusiastic walker in one of the more spectacular areas of Ladakh recently open.