Often called the “Land of the Gods” the Indian state of Uttarakhand lies just west of Nepal and is the geographic center of the greater Himalayas. Hindus have long made pilgrimages to the source of the Ganga which starts from the Gangotri Glacier glaciers high in the Himalayas. Home to Nanda Devi (7,816 m / 25,643 ft) the second tallest peak in India as well as a host of other 7000m+ peaks Uttarakhand is a fantastic destination for trekkers.
15 Gorgeous Trails Across India Trekking Enthusiasts Dream About: Roopkund Trek, Uttarakhand, India. Embark on this 7-9 day hike to see Roopkund's famous glacial lake, Mystery Lake (also known as Skeleton Lake). May - October is the best time to start your adventure!