Trekking Tips for Beginners

5 Treks You Must Try If You are at Rishikesh

Rishikesh lies in the foothills of Himalaya where tranquility and spirituality get blends with adventurous activities. One can find many trekking destinations in and around Rishikesh where prepossessing beauty of nature allure people. Taking spectacular view of Himalayan ranges while trekking is awesome and this facility is easily found in these five trekking destinations. People, who are seeking thrilling experience in their life, should positively visit these five trekking destinations. These trekking points are enough to make one feel intensive and exuberant.

Kunjapuri Trek

Kunjapuri is considered as serene trekking point near Rishikesh where people can witness the prepossessing beauty of Himalayan ranges with tranquility. Kunjapuri is located at Shivalik ranges where people visit to get mesmerizing experience of sunrise. One thing is worth-mentioning about Kunjapuri trek that a magnificent temple is there where spirituality can be felt in air. Many tranquil villages with waterfalls allure people to visit Kunjapuri again, especially the natural beauty of Neer Gaddu Waterfall is quite appealing.

People can experience spectacular view of many other Himalayan ranges such as- Bandarpuch, Chaukhamba, Gangotri and Swarga Rohini. This trek is must visited for experiencing stupendous natural beauty, flora and fauna in villages and tranquility. READ MORE

Dashrat Ka Danda

The short trek of Dashrat Ka Danda proffers an optimal opportunity of getting relaxed from the hassle of life. Dashrat Ka Danda is quite short trek entailing the distance of 8 kilometers only, located in Tehri Garwal district near Rishikesh. This is a worth-mentioning fact that a majestic view of many Himalayan ranges can be seen here including –Nanda Devi, Trisul and Chaukhamba. People come to this trek to take a view of captivating confluence of holy river Alaknanda and Bhagirathi. A wide range of flora and fauna can be seen in the way to this trek. READ MORE

Neelkanth Temple

This beautiful temple is located at Pauri Garwal District near Rishikesh in Uttarakhand. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and surrounded with dense forests. There is one fact which is quite famous about the top of this temple that it’s “shikhar” depicts the image of God as well as devils which ultimately indicates “Samudramanthan”.


Shivlinga is placed inside the temple. People come here to offer their worshipping to lord Shiva. The way from Rishikesh to this temple is quite fascinating which gives an intensive experience for life time. READ MORE

Patna Waterfall

Patna waterfall is located in Patna village which is around 13 km. from Rishikesh in Uttarakhand. This trek is quite popular among those trekkers who always seek a short trek. This is a very short trek entailing 1.5 KM. This trek is considered a little bit hard. This should be noted that in summer, people will not find enough water here. The ravishing limestone caves allure people which are located next to this waterfall.

People may find some shops also near this waterfall where they can get tea, water and soft drinks to get extra amusement. READ MORE


Nag Tibba is a non-commercialized trek which is located near Mussoorie in Uttarakhand. This is a worth-mentioning fact that this trek got mentioned in a book “7 Years in Tibet”. Nag Tibba is located at the foothills of Himalayan range which adds four feathers into the grace of Nag Tibba trek. Rejoicing in dense forests with the exuberant feeling mesmerize people. One thing is quite optimal about Nag Tibba is that one can see the spectacular view of greater Himalayan ranges especially the view of Bandarpooch and many cities such as- Mussoorie and Vikas Nagar. The captivating view of lofty mountains’ peaks allure people to visit here again. READ MORE