The Best Monsoon Treks Around India

Homegrown Staff

Nestled at an altitude of 4,500 meters in Uttarakhand, this UNESCO World Heritage Site boasts over 100 varieties of wildflowers that bloom in a riot of colours from July to October.

For those seeking a challenge in South India, Karnataka's Western Ghats offer the thrilling Kumara Parvatha Trek.

Dense forests teeming with life give way to expansive grasslands, and a cascading waterfall adds a touch of serenity to the landscape. 

Moving north, we arrive at the breathtaking Markha Valley in Hemis National Park, Ladakh. This "largest and most beautiful valley" in the region, as the name suggests, offers a spectacular contrast of arid and verdant landscapes.

Witness the stark beauty of the Indus and Markha regions come alive with verdant meadows as you cross through the farming zone of Markha Village. 

For a historical and adventurous escapade, head towards Sinhagad near Pune.

The trail itself presents a fascinating dichotomy - a gentle ascent on a tar road from Donje Gaon, followed by a challenging but rewarding climb to the fort's summit. 

Finally, we venture down south to Kerala, where Idukki with its captivating Meesapulimala trek.

This 8-kilometer path, starting from the Rhodo Valley accessible by jeep, leads you to the second-highest peak in the Western Ghats.