Active India has been at the forefront of the Indian trekking scene for many years, and our expertise allows us to offer a high-quality experience on all our walking itineraries. Whether one is taking a challenging trek across high Himalayan passes or a gentle ramble through the Aravalli Hills of Rajasthan, seeing India on one’s own two feet brings one closer to the soul of the country. In addition to the breath-taking views, stopping by at remote villages and out-of-the-way temples provides a cultural perspective that is as rich as the surrounding landscapes.
Deep in the heart of the Himalayas is the spectacular 'Valley of Flowers'- a beautiful meadow located at an altitude of 3500 metres. Discovered in 1931 by Frank Smythe, the Valley of Flowers turns into a riot of colours in the months of August and September with over a thousand varieties of flowers, shrubs, orchids and plants carpeting the valley in myriad hues and differing textures. With its diverse flora and fauna and dazzling snow-capped peaks around, the 'Valley of Flowers' is a naturalist’s heaven and a trekker's delight.
A wonderful trek through the Himalayas combines the delightful hill station of Dharamsala and adjacent McLeod Gang – home to the Dalai Lama and Tibetan community. Our carefully planned itinerary provides magnificent views of the Dhauladhar range and the beautiful Kangra valley besides our experience at Pragpur, a Heritage Village.
Har Ki Doon, a beautiful valley, nestles in northwest Garhwal region near the Satluj-Yamuna watershed. Situated in the remote hills of Uttarkashi, this place is blessed with all bounties of nature. Our enjoyable trek explores not only this little-known part of the Himalayas, but Dehradun and Mussoorie as well.
This tour provides a grand introduction to Ladakhi landscape and culture of this picturesque and exotic place. The itinerary incorporates a relatively easy trek with memorable walking experience through the beautiful landscape with stoppages at villages and monasteries en route for closer and better understanding of their people and culture.
After two nights at old hill station of Darjeeling we embark on this classic Himalayan trek that follows Singalila Ridge with stupendous views of Kanchenjunga (8,586m), the world’s third highest mountain. Along the way we experience life and culture of local people in some parts of this magnificent mountain range.
This trek goes north to the Nubra Valley, also known as Ldumra (the valley of flowers), just about as far north as we can possibly go in India. This picturesque valley is incredibly remote and only accessible by foot or by highest motorable road from Leh, negotiating Khardung La (5602m).
For trekkers Ladakh is an inspirational destination where spectacular high-altitude world with breathtaking vistas and captivating scenery provide a chance also to see those elusive snow leopards, mountain goats, marmots and vultures, not seen anywhere else. We also experience Buddhist culture in remote monasteries while on the move.
This, the most enchanting trek in the picturesque Kullu Valley moves through forests of pine, deodar and rhododendron; lush green valleys, remote villages and meadows overlooked by the mighty Malana glacier. We also explore beautiful Manali, visit architecturally distinctive city of Chandigarh and enjoy some sightseeing in Delhi.
Being at palm-fringed beaches of Kovalam, majestic hills of Munnar, pristine backwaters of Kumarakom and forests of Thekkady in addition to spectacular trek in the mountains; stay in fascinating cities and hill stations; backwater cruise and down-time on tropical beaches, this tour gives real insight into many facets of Kerala.
Ladakh is a unique and beautiful part in Indian Himalayas. This fascinating tour through this Tibetan Land provides the perfect family-friendly introduction to this extraordinary place with immersive cultural experiences, and a gentle yet exhilarating, four-day trek. The tour ends with a visit to the incomparable Taj Mahal in Agra.
This exciting itinerary of ours takes us within a stone’s throw of the gigantic bulk of Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain on Sikkim-Nepal border. Beautiful landscapes of grassy meadows, rhododendron forests and rushing streams, breathtaking heights are the highlights of this region. We explore beautiful Gangtok and fascinating Darjeeling too.
Combining culture and history with nature and the great outdoors, this exciting tour gives a unique overview of Rajasthan, the most magical of Indian destinations. Our specially designed program features interesting mix of hiking, sightseeing and relaxation to allow one to experience the best that this exotic corner can offer.
This is a classic Garhwal trek along the famous Curzon trail - named after Lord Curzon, the viceroy of India after he walked this route. Our carefully planned itinerary balances fabulous walking and sublime views across the Himalayas while trudging to local villages and holy pilgrimage sites along upper Ganges.
This high-altitude trek traverses high passes and glaciers and beautiful peaks and pastures from the enchanting Spiti valley in Himachal to the picturesque Tsomoriri Lake in Ladakh. Trudging through sequestered villages and un-trudged regions are the highlight of this trek. Challenges are appropriately rewarded by breathtaking panoramic views all around.
Centered on a trek to Bara Bhangal village, this exhilarating itinerary also includes sightseeing in Delhi, Chandigarh and McLeod Ganj. Traversing two passes at around 5,000 metres, this itinerary demands endurance and prior experience while passing through Pir Panjal, a remote, un-trodden area where Gaddi shepherds spend summer months.
Our trek, negotiating six passes, traverses through mixed sub-tropical coniferous forests, high grasslands, Juniper, Rhododendrons and desolate high Himalayan pastures while providing breathtaking views of the great peaks on the Tibet frontier. We also see quaint Monpa villages and the Tawang Monastery while interacting with locals there.
This fascinating trek moves through the Great Changtang Plateau. Amidst this barren landscape at 4400 meters, near the lake of Tso Moriri, live small groups of nomadic Chang tribesmen who lead harsh existence in extremely cold conditions. Wild life here comprises bar-necked geese, brahmini ducks, wild asses and snow leopards.
Garhwal region is a land blessed with snow-bound peaks, crystal glaciers, rolling meadows, jagged rock faces, scenic valleys, meandering rivers, cascading waterfalls, dense forests and hospitable people, with a rich culture, who beckon all to trudge its trails to know them, their culture and traditions by interacting with them closely.
This wonderful and varied trekking holiday perfectly suites those seeking to complete their first Himalayan summit. This trip full of excitement and eventual satisfaction from what is experienced in monasteries, gorges, mountain pastures, high passes with grandiose views while we walk, culminates in summiting Stok Kangri, at over 6,000 metres.
A challenging trek that covers remote Ladakh and Zanskar areas with steep ascents and winding descents across high passes and deep gorges lined with multi-hued rocks and villages, dotted with white mud-brick buildings and Buddhist monuments. In short, it provides abundant spectacular experience, both in raw nature and deep culture.
This trek traverses lush green foothills of the Kullu valley to the high-altitude desert of Ladakh. While this tough and challenging route tests our endurance and stamina, it also provides unforgettable experiences and a wonderful array of cultural and natural splendor besides vivid panoramic views that stick to our memory.
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