1 Char Dham
The pilgrim circuit to the four sacred sites of Garhwal reveals a cross-section of the Indian Himalayas’ most superb scenery.
The spectacular nightly aarti ceremony in one of Hinduism’s holiest cities sees thousands of the devout sending candles down the Ganges.
This busy pilgrimage place on the banks of the turquoise Ganges is a renowned yoga and meditation centre.
Trek beyond the tree line to the Gaumukh Glacier, source of the Ganges, where sadhus offer accommodation for spiritual retreats.
5 Valley of the Flowers
The lush meadows of this remote, hidden valley are a botanist’s dream: come in monsoon season to see the flowers in full bloom.
6 Kuari Pass trek
A five-day trail through the upper reaches of Garhwal, offering stunning views of the Great Himalayan Watershed.
7 Corbett Tiger Reserve
Established in the 1930s, India’s most famous nature reserve is renowned for its population of tigers.