Photography Treks in Uttarakhand


Uttarakhand, also known as “Dev Bhoomi '' has an exquisite scenic beauty that can easily take your heart away. The magnificent sunrise and Sunset view after reaching the top is worth the effort. You will definitely want to capture the spectacular view while trekking. If you are a photography enthusiast, then these treks are going to be the perfect locations for you. So, gear up your cameras because we do not want you to miss any shots at the best eye catching trek locations in Uttarakhand. Get ready to fill your device with lots and lots of beautiful pictures.




Here we are with the best treks for photography in Uttarakhand.

Darma Valley Trek

Darma valley is located in the Pithoragarh District in Uttarakhand. This valley has a striking view of diversified forests, rivers, and waterfalls. This trek route is full of greenery which acts as a great background for your pictures. You will be experiencing the spectacular view of towering glaciers. The difficulty level of this trek is quite moderate and can be done by beginners too.

This trek can be covered in 8­-9days. You have to reach Kathgodam and drive to Dharchula via Almora. From Dharchula you have to drive towards Sobla. Sobla is the entry point of Dharma Valley and is about 5 km from Dar village. From Dar village, you have to trek to Duktu via Sela and Baling. From Duktu village you have to trek to Panchachuli glacier. After returning to Duktu, you have to trek to Dharchulla via Nagling and Bungling. From Dharchulla, you have to drive back to Kathgodam via Mukteshwar.

 

Kedarkantha Trek

Kedarkantha trek is one of the most well known treks in India. If you are a trekking enthusiast, then you must have heard about the Kedarkantha trek. Kedarkantha is a mountain peak of the Himalayas located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. It has a height of 12,500ft above water level. It is situated within the Govind Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttarkashi district. On reaching the Kedarkantha peak you will be witnessing a magnificent view of 13 peaks of the Himalayan range. You can see dense pine forests on this route. This route can be a good location for photoshoots too. You cannot miss the mesmerizing view of the sunset. The difficulty level of this trek is moderate and can also be done by beginners.

The Kedarkantha trek can be covered in 6 days. The trek starts from Sankri. You can drive from Dehradun to Sankri. From Sankri, you have to trek to Kedarkantha Base via Juda Ka Talab. From the base, you have to trek to the Kedarkantha Peak and then descend to Hargaon Camp. From Hargaon Camp, you have to leave for Sankri.

 

Valley of Flowers Trek

The Valley of Flowers is found within the upper parts of Bhyundar Ganga near Joshimath in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. The valley of flowers is a National Park, and it is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As the name suggests, this trek is full of flowers and greenery. The picturesque landscape will give you immense peace. You can see huge varieties of flowers on this trek. The Pashupati river can be seen in the trek route. You will not get tired of clicking pictures on this trek. This is an easy trek and can be done by beginners too.

This trek can be covered in 5 days. You can drive from Haridwar or Rishikesh or Dehradun and reach Joshimath. From Joshimath, you have to drive to Pulna via Govindghat. Trekking starts from Pulna. From Pulna, you have to trek to the Valley Of Flowers via Ghangaria. Then you have to return to Ghangaria and start trekking towards Hemkund Sahib. Hemkund Sahib is a Gurudwara in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. It is 4632 m above sea level. Hemkund Sahib is a Gurudwara in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. It is 4632 m above sea level.

 

Har Ki Dun Trek

Har Ki Dun is a valley in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. Its charismatic view can easily make anyone fall for it. The panoramic view of the flora will amaze you. The pine forests can be a wonderful background for your photographs. During winters, the trails are blanketed by snow. The difficulty level of this trek is easy to moderate.

This trek can be covered in 7days. The trek starts from Taluka. To reach Taluka, you have to drive from Sankri. Sankri is about 220 km away from Dehradun. From Taluka, you have to trek to Har Ki Dun via Pauni Garaat and Kalkattiyadhaar. Then you have to return to Kalkattiyadhar. You have to return to Sankari via Osla, Pauni Garaat, and Taluka.

 

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Kuari Pass Trek

Kuari Pass trek is one of the simplest treks in Uttarakhand. This trek can also be done by beginners or for those who will be trekking for the first time. Kuari pass is 3876 m above sea level. On this trek, you can see the divine view of the Nanda Devi and many other ranges of the Himalayas. The splendid scenes will make you spellbound. You will not be able to stop yourself from embracing this beauty.

This trek can be done in 6 days. You have to drive from Haridwar to Joshimath. From Joshimath, you have to drive to Gulling Top. Trekking starts from Gulling Top. You have to trek to the Kuari Pass from Gulling Top via Tali forest camp. From Kuari Pass you have to return to Tali forest camp vai Khullara. From Tali Forest camp, you have to trek to Joshimath via Gurson Bugyal. You can drive back to Haridwar from Joshimath. You will be mesmerized by the beauty of these treks. The picturesque landscape will glorify your images and soothe your mind.

 

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