You see the true colors of nature while traveling in the monsoon, which makes it one of the best seasons for trekking. The smell and sound of rain droplets hitting the earth and looking at the lush green views at the same time are unparalleled to any other experience. Usually trekking in the monsoon is tough but the scenic beauty of the place makes it all worth it. 

1. Valley of Flowers, Uttrakhand

• Duration of the trek- 6 days

• Altitude- 15,200 ft

• Difficulty level- Easy

This place should be on top of your list of monsoon treks because of the mesmerizing beauty and is also listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The monsoon rain will spellbind you and bless your eyes by decorating this valley with a colorful sheet of flowers and thus makes the view breathtaking. The weather here is amazing and this is a bonus. You would be lucky to spot birds, butterflies, and Musk Deer to name one among other animals.

2. Kashmir Great Lakes, Jammu, and Kashmir

• Duration of the trek- 8 days

• Altitude- 13,750 ft

• Difficulty level- Moderate

While Kashmir is known as a very cold place, it is also known to have beautiful secrets hidden from it. In the Kashmir Great Lakes trek, you will witness seven beautiful alpine lakes and every day seems like a new day. Every lake is unique in its way and flaunts its beauty. The rainy season makes this trip even more memorable because you will see green meadows all around you decorated with colorful and vibrant flowers. This journey will overwhelm you with its beauty throughout. 

3. Sinhagad Trek, Pune

• Duration of the trek- 2 days

• Altitude- 4,304 ft

• Difficulty level- Moderate

Sinhagad is a hill fortress, very close to Pune, which lets you have a beautiful trek experience which comes with a perfect picnic spot. The aesthetic and spectacular views of sunrise and sunset from this fort are worth all your efforts and pain. It also blows you off with a scenic series of mountains and hills. Monsoon makes this place even more fascinating by adding to its lush green views and this royal fortress ponds with the thunder noises which makes it look like a haunted Qila. All supernatural lovers, this is going to be a treat for you. 

4. Hampta Pass, Himachal Pradesh

• Duration of the trek- 5 days

• Altitude- 14,010 ft

• Difficulty level- Moderate

This is a very ideal trek for both beginners and trained trekkers. Hampta Pass Trek is a heavenly place that exhibits exceptional beauty during the monsoon season. You get to experience both lush green and barren landscapes. In Kullu, you will see pine forests, apple trees, streams, and waterfalls, but as you cross it, the land becomes arid in brown and grey colors with barren footpaths and vertical rock walls. You will see the sparkling Chandratal Lake filled with clear blue water. Although trekking monsoon is a little tough it’s all worth it when you experience the best colors of nature and its beauty in this heavenly place. 

5. Beas Kund, Himachal Pradesh

• Duration of trek- 4 days

• Altitude- 12,770 ft

• Difficulty level- Moderate

This place is not far from Manali and is also a popular destination for trekking. You will find many grand peaks here, like, Hanuman Tibba, Friendship peak, Shitidhar, and Seven Sisters alongside you. In monsoon season this trek is a little difficult due to the increase in the slippery of the trail but you would forget it all when you look at the majestic view from the top. Moreover, the fact that it is a short duration trek also makes it more demanding.

6. Mullayanagiri Trek, Karnataka

• Duration of the trek- 2 days

• Altitude- 4,304 ft

• Difficulty level- Moderate

This is considered an amazing trek in the Western Ghats. You will discover the highest peak of Karnataka in Chikmagalur during this trek. Birds will keep you company, you will make your way through the zigzag, flower-bed trail. Keep an eye for different Nandi idols on your way. It is also the highest peak in Karnataka, in monsoon season, one would experience heavy winds, cloudy skies and so much more.

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