Monsoon is at its peak in Delhi and this is the best time to explore some monsoon treks in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Going on a monsoon trek looks difficult, but some treks become more beautiful and mesmerizing with the rainy season. July and August is the month of monsoon in which Delhi becomes a little cooler and cleaner. And every time the long weekend approaches your inner traveller wakes up to pack the bags and head towards mountains for camping and trekking with friends.

Near Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand are the hubs of trekking and you will find treks which becomes a paradise in the rainy season of July and August. Every trek is not safe and enjoyable in the monsoon so we have handpicked some monsoon trekking options near Delhi which you can enjoy with friends in this rainy season.

Top 5 monsoon treks to take near Delhi in the rainy season of July and August:

  1. Hampta Pass Trek

  2. Bhrigu Lake Trek

  3. Valley of Flowers Trek

  4. Nag Tibba Trek

  5. Dayara Bugyal Trek

1. Hampta Pass Trek

Hampta Pass monsoon trek
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Hampta Pass totally changes in the season of monsoon and it lets you experience the changes in the landscape throughout the trek. You can easily take the bus from Delhi to Manali and then reach the campsite Jobra by car.

Trek starts from Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh and ends in Spiti district. Hampta pass trek takes you through the maple forests from Jobra which is the base camp of Hampta Pass trek, then you get to the grasslands of Chika which are surrounded by mountains and then you reach Balu ka Ghera campsite alongside the snow line from where you can see the Hampta Pass. After crossing the Hampta pass you reach the Spiti side of the trek which totally changes the landscape to a desert.

Here is an amazing video of Hampta Pass trek in the monsoon to inspire you.


Don't miss the Hampta Pass trek in the monsoon to explore the different contrasts of the landscape.

Region: Himachal Pradesh

Difficulty level: Moderate

Highest altitude: 14000 ft

Duration: 6 days

Complete Guide to Hampta Pass trek: https://sherpafeet.com/stories/the-beautiful-hampta-pass-trek

2. Bhrigu Lake Trek

Bhrigu Lake monsoon trek
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Bhrigu Lake trek is a must for trekker who loves to see high altitude meadows, and these meadows are the real attraction of Bhirgu Lake trek. In the monsoon season, these grasslands of Bhrigu lake trek becomes greener and beautiful. Trekkers can see snow peak all around throughout the Bhirgu lake trek and at the end, you will see the beautiful Bhrigu lake which is at 14000 ft and fully filled with water in the rainy season.

To start the Bhrigu Lake trek in monsoon you need to first reach Manali from Delhi and then take a ride to Gulaba which is the starting point of the trek.

Region: Uttarakhand

Difficulty level: Moderate

Highest altitude: 14000 ft

Duration: 4 days

Complete guide to Bhrigu Lake trek: http://ghoomakad.in/bhrigu-lake-high-altitude-trek-into-the-wilderness

3. Valley of Flowers Trek

Valley of Flowers monsoon trek
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Valley of Flowers is one of the most popular monsoon treks in Uttarakhand and it attracts trekkers and mountains lover not only from Delhi NCR but from all over the world. The biggest reason for trekkers to come to this valley for the trek is to see the variety of flower spread throughout the trek in the monsoon season. While walking through the Valley of Flower you will see the river flowing with you, flower all around you and on both side high peak mountain ranges. And while you are on this trek don't miss the opportunity to visit Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara.

Don't miss this video to take to the Valley of Flowers...


The starting point of the trek is Govind Ghat which is little further from Joshimath in Uttarakhand. And to reach Joshimath from Delhi you can take bus or train to Haridwar. Start early in the morning from Haridwar so that you can reach Govind Ghat by evening and start the trek on next day. As its a long way to Govind Ghat from Haridwar so be careful on road in the rainy season.

Region: Uttarakhand

Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate

Highest altitude: 14,400 ft

Duration: 6 days

Complete Itinerary to Valley of Flowers: https://devilonwheels.com/valley-of-flowers-hemkunt-sahib

4. Nag Tibba Trek

Nag Tibba monsoon trek
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Nag Tibaa is one of the shortest treks among our monsoon trek list and considered the best weekend trek from Delhi. You can easily reach the base of this trek by car and then start the trek. Trek takes you through the amazing dense oak forests and open grassland. And once you reach the top of Nag Tibba, you can see the stunning view of Kedarnath Peak, Doon valley, Bandarpoonch Peak and many more.

From Delhi, you need to reach Mussoorie by bus or your own vehicle. You can also use your own vehicle because Mussoorie is only 287 km from Delhi. Or you can also take the train to Dehradun and reach Panthwari village within 2-3 hours drive. Nag Tibba trek could be the best way to start trekking if you are new to trekking and should be on the wishlist of every Delhiite in this monsoon season.

Region: Uttarakhand

Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate

Highest altitude: 9,914 ft

Duration: 2 days

Complete guide to Nag Tibba trek: http://www.ghumakkar.com/trek-to-nag-tibba

5. Dayara Bugyal Trek

Dayara Bugyal Trek
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Dayara Bugyal trek is considered the all season trek and can be done in the monsoon season as well. If you want to challenge your self in this rainy season then Dayara Bugya is the perfect trek for you which you can take from Delhi. Dayara Bugyal trek will take you through the beautiful forest of Uttarakhand with lush green high altitude meadows at every campsite. From the top, you can see snow-capped Bandarpooch and Gangotri peaks up close to you.

Here is a video to give you the glimpse of beautiful Dayara Bugyal trek.


Raithal is the base camp of Dayara Bugyal trek. You can reach Raithal from Dehradun by around 9 hours drive. And from Delhi either you can cover 254 km journey by bus or book a train to reach Dehradun from Delhi.

Region: Uttarakhand

Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate

Highest altitude: 12,000 ft

Duration: 6 days