Treks can be fun and are a great way to put your physical fitness to the test. So, if you’re feeling the blues, head to the hills for these weekend treks from Delhi to get the best of nature. By Anushka Goel
The cities can be a dreary space, especially if you live in an apartment, away from parks and gardens. Treks close by are a great way to be one with nature, and the best part is that you don’t need to invest much time or money to spend your weekends amid nature in all its glory, as you climb up the mountains (quite literally!) and put your fitness levels to the test. So, if you’re in and around NCR, opt for these weekend treks from Delhi for a fulfilling adventure. Most of these are easy treks, so even if you’re a beginner, be assured that you’ll have fun.
7 best weekend treks from Delhi
Lansdowne has been loved for its pristine beauty ever since the British era, and the quaint hill station makes for the perfect getaway from the city air. And if you’re an adventurer, opt for one of the numerous treks the hill station has to offer – from small ones to nearby places to longer ones on tougher terrains.
The trek, marked between easy to moderate, is a great one for those who have some experience trekking. The five-six day trip is ideal for a long weekend, and you can always take a couple of extra days off to be able to enjoy the experience stress-free.
A popular trek from McLeodganj and Dharamsala, Triund is an easy trek if you’re a beginner. It takes you to scenic views as you walk on a rocky path, met with the occasional rain. And there’s something really gratifying about hot chai after a climb!
About 45 kilometres from Mussoorie, the Nag Tibbe Trek offers wide landscapes and beautiful views for a visual detox. The trek is an easy one and can easily be done over a weekend, but you can always turn it into a longer holiday to explore Mussoorie and the nearby towns of Landour and Kanatal.
Explore the beauty and culture of Himachal Pradesh as you soak in the views on the Kheerganga Trek. A journey to the Parvati Valley, the trek is good for beginners and can help get your creative juices flowing as you spend time in nature.
The 15-kilometre walk from Kullu to the top of the hill is an experience in itself, and the real charm and beauty of this track lie in the Kais Wildlife Sanctuary, located on the route from Bijli Mahadev to Naggar. The moderately easy trek is good for beginners and experienced trekkers alike, and will make sure to relax your nerves as you climb your way to the top!