THE GARHWAL AND KUMAON HIMALAYAS are mountain ranges located in Uttarakhand State of Northern India and it comprises of two regions: Garhwal and Kumaon divisions. Uttarakhand is studded with steep mountains, beautiful holy shrines, lush valleys, soothing rivulets and it proudly overlooks mighty Himalayas. From adventurous trekking tours to mountaineering challenges, white water river rafting, skiing, biking and wild jungle safaris to enlightening pilgrimages, soothing nature walks, yoga and meditation – Uttarakhand has it all with various facades to enchant the travelers with. It is an absolute paradise for nature, adventure and spiritual lovers. Garhwal Himalaya has been a scene of countless Hindu Pilgrimages. The various sources of the holy Ganges river – Yamunotri, Gangotri , Kedarnath and Badrinath are still visited by thousands of Hindu devotees every year. The region is famous for the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Valley of Flowers and Nanda Devi National Park with Nanda Devi highest Indian peak at 25,643′ (7,816 m). Also holy town of Rishikesh recognized as a ‘world capital of yoga and meditation’ ever since the Beatles stayed in Maharishi Mahesh Yogi ashram, it has been a magnet for spiritual seekers with its ashrams and temples, beautiful Ganga beaches and all kind of yoga and meditation classes. It is a perfect gateway to treks in Indian Himalayas.
Please look into TNI’s tours and treks in Garhwal Kumaon Region below!