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Exploring The Beauty Of Hiking: Visit These Places For The Best Hiking Experience

The Indian subcontinent has various hiking locations for your wanderlust. Starting from the North to the South, including some parts of the East, you will get to explore a variety of locations set at a higher altitude above sea level. The best part is that you can book family hotels in any of these places with OYO to get some rest before and after the climb.

Choose OYO Family Hotels For Your Everchanging Hiking Needs

OYO offers a range of premium family hotels in any location suitable for hiking. Whether you book through the app or the website, the terms and conditions remain the same. Additionally, the app has a dedicated SOS button that you can press in case of any threat. A team is available 24/7 to assist you and provide a suitable solution.

Upon your first sign-up with OYO, you will receive 500 OYO Money, which you can use to make bookings as desired. Alternatively, attractive discounts and offers are available throughout the year, delivered directly to your email address. OYO Wizard members can benefit from a 5% discount on every booking they make.

Besides planning for top sightseeing in your hiking trip, you can select from various OYO hotels and resorts serving specific functions. Choose from:

  • Premium
  • Flagship
  • Collection O
  • Capital O
  • Spot On

Every family hotel from OYO is adequately sanitised and loaded with all the basic amenities. They are at prime locations and come with a shuttle service, helping you with a seamless ride to the hiking base camp. In-house restaurants help you with last-minute food arrangements before you set for the final trip.

Places Offering The Best Hiking Experience In India

Here is a list of the various places offering the best hiking experience across India:

Sandakphu Trek, West Bengal

The highest point in West Bengal, or the “Trekker’s Wonderland,” awaits your visit between October to February and May to October. Located at an altitude of 11,500 ft, this place offers a wondrous view of Kanchenjunga, Mt. Everest, Makalu, and  Lhotse. On the trek, you will walk by the Bikhey Bhanjyang, “Valley of Poison,” known for the poisonous flower Aconite that grows here.

Hampta Pass Trek Himachal Pradesh

The Hampta Pass Trek starts from the Manali base camp, and you will have to go 14,000ft above sea level. The trek’s dynamic climate and always-changing landscapes call for an adventurous journey. The road will take you through glossy grasslands, silver waterfalls, vertical rock walls, and hanging glaciers. Your journey will also include a night camp stay at ChandraTal.  

Grand Indrahar Pass, Himachal Pradesh

When planning to visit the top sightseeing spots in Himachal Pradesh, add a hiking tour to the top of this place. The Grand Indrahar Pass is located in the Dhauladhar section of the Himalayas, with the trekking point starting at the Galu temple. Book an OYO family hotel room in Dharamshala before or after your trek to experience adequate comfort. During the trial, you can witness the beauty of the Pir Panjal Mountains and the Dhauladhar range.

Valley of Flowers Trek, Uttarakhand

Experience the lustrous beauty of the Sikh pilgrimage site Hemkund Sahib. If you visit during the monsoon, this place gets covered with various Himalayan flowers. Irrespective of your age, you can choose to go for this trek, as the highest point is at an altitude of 3658 m. The journey will start at Govindghat, offering you to experience the finest creations of mother nature at its best.

Chokramudi Trek, Munnar

Located in the Southern state of Kerala, the Chokramudi Trek Munnar will let you experience picturesque hills, tea estates, forests, and rivers at 2100 m. If you are a beginner and are just starting with hiking expeditions, this particular journey will be blissful. Major attractions include the Idukki Dam and a view of the Anamudi. With a favourable climate, you can plan a visit to this place all around the year.  

Rajmachi Trek, Maharashtra

It’s time to experience some views from an altitude in Maharashtra. You can plan your stay at any OYO family room hotel in Lonavala and then travel 15 km to Rajmachi. The highest altitude is 3000 m starting from the base camp of Udhewadi. Popular attractions include a view of the 17th-century Rajmachi Fort built by Shivaji. If not Lonavala, you can also take the Karjat route to start with the trek.    

Dzongri Trek, Sikkim

The trek starts at Yuksom, with you having to climb an altitude of 21 km. On your journey, experience the beautiful views of the Himalayas, Mt. Kanchendzonga, and the Dzongri La peak. The road takes you through  Bakkhim, Siachen, hanging bridges, and red rhododendron flowers.


So that is all for some of the top hiking destinations across India. Most of them are located at higher altitudes with rocky terrains, and it is best to live in makeshift camps to experience mother nature at its best. However, when you reach the base camp and nearby populated places, you will always find family hotels in the place you are.

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