Since hiking involves defined paths all you need for a successful hike is a good pair of hiking shoes, a bottle of water, a walking pole and a compass to find the way. But trekkers on the other hand don’t necessarily take the same route every time even if their destinations are similar. So for a trekking trip one needs to carry basic amenities, water, glucose, compass, torch, camping gear, medicines and everything that one needs on a day-to-day basis and hence requires meticulous planning. This way, trekking doesn’t have a significant impact on the natural environment whereas hiking on the same path leads to degradation of the environment around due to overuse over a period of time.
And hence comparatively due to unforeseen thrill, trekking provides a more fulfilling experience than the hike though hiking is no less. For the pure adventurers, adventure Himalaya trekking is one of the most sought after places for trekking in India. The four thousand odd kilometers of the wild highest mountains and deepest valleys with minimal population and one of the best biodiversity in the world offers a spectacular trekking experience. The best time to trek in the Himalaya is from the month of April through September before the winter snow starts pouring.