Tracking in Garhwal
A state Particular suited to
Mountaineering, Trkking and Rock Climbing.Various a gencies in the state provide guidance, training and equipment for the above sports
For those fascinated by the unexplored, the hills of Uttar Pradesh offer breathtaking adventurous trekking routes. Trekking is the best way of getting to know any land, its people, its culture and traditions.
Trekking often confused with mountaineering, does not require as much preparation as mountaineering which is a preplanned affair. Mountaineering is not is more technical in nature and hazardous but this is not so in the case of trekking.
From time immemorial, hill folk and pilgrims trekked over hills and dales due to lack of roads and means of transportation.
Adi Shankaracharya trekking in the Garhwal Himalayas in the 8th century A. D. and he was the pioneer who opened trekking routes in this part of the country.
Garhwal Himalayas is paradise for climbers from world over. Garhwal is destination of most of the climbing expeditions coming to Indian Himalayas every year.
Trekking in the different valleys of pure wilderness , harboring different cultures offer a chance to have a close encounter with out standing views of greater Himalayan range, alpine meadows, rare high altitude flora and fauna, the lifestyle of the mountain people, their settlement patterns, dress, dialect, Jewellery and others.