Hiking is an outdoor activity which consists of walking in natural environments, often in mountains or other scenic landscape. People often hike on hiking trails. Hiking is quite different from trekking because of its short route and distance and there is need of limited equipment to participate in hiking.
There is limitless off beat destinations near to Delhi where Hiking can be done such as in Rishikesh, Dehradun (Nag Tibba), Byasi, Shivpuri, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath, Chopta, Auli, Shimla, Kullu, Manali, Kufri, Khajjiar, Chail, Shilon Bagh etc.
1 - Before going for any hiking trail you have to ready with your all essential equipments such as back pack, Goggle's, shoes, first Aid kit, a pair of trek suites, dry fruits, chocolates, camera, extra pair of socks, torch etc. Charge your battery for using camera and cell phone. Collect a route map if you are not familiar with route and place before starting the trail.
2 - Do not take photo without asking the people. Do not scatter garbage in open area. Respect the nature and local communities in all aspect during hiking trails.