Best Backpacking in India

Looking for the best backpacking in India? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around India. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Hike the Roopkund Trek to Skeleton Lake

    The Roopkund Trek is considered one of the best treks in all of India. From thick, winding forests, to rolling hills, to the majesty of the the Garwhal range of the Himalayas, this 6-day adventure has everything you could want in a journey. Arduou...

    31.1 miles 8000 ft gain

  • Backpack to Chandratal Lake

    Day 1: Jagatsukh Village to Seri: 15km: 6-8 hoursThe trailhead starts in Jagatsukh Village so if you're staying in the town of Manali you'll either need to take a bus to the village or rent a motorbike. There is only one large bus terminal in Mana...

    42.3 miles 7611.5 ft gain

  • Winter Trek to Kedarkantha Summit

    Dehra Dun to Sankri, 6400ft - 220km; 10 hoursKedarkantha Peak winter trek is a fairly challenging trek in Uttarakhand. The weather condition and the dropping temperatures make it a thrilling experience. The minimum temperature drops down to -10 de...

    12.4 miles 12500 ft gain

  • Climb Stok Kangri

    Stok Kangri is located within the larger area of Ladakh, closest to its capital city Leh (11,562 ft.). Because Leh sits at such a high elevation, it is incredibly important to spend one to three rest days in the city before starting this climb – y...

    25 miles 8337 ft gain