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Triund Trek, McleodGanj

Lazy Monk Travel Cafe, Dharamkot Road, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
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Triund Trek, McleodGanj

Lazy Monk Travel Cafe, Dharamkot Road, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Not Rated
Duration

1 Night 2 Days

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, Hindi

Triund Trek is a popular trekking destination located in the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh. It is an easy trek that can be completed in 1 night and 2 days, making it a perfect weekend getaway for adventure enthusiasts.

Triund Trek starts from McLeod Ganj, a popular tourist destination and home to the Dalai Lama. The trail is well-marked and passes through lush green forests of oak, rhododendron, and deodar trees, with stunning views of the Kangra Valley.

The first half of the trek is relatively easy, with gradual inclines and a few steep stretches. The second half, however, is a bit challenging, with steeper inclines and rocky terrain. It takes about 4-5 hours to reach Triund from Mcleodganj, depending on your fitness level.

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Once you reach Triund, you are greeted with stunning panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, including the snow-capped Dhauladhar range. The campsite at Triund is a popular spot for overnight stays, and there are several tents and guesthouses available for rent. You can also set up your tent and camp under the stars.

In the evening, the campsite comes alive with bonfires and music, making for a perfect camping experience. The next morning, you can wake up early to catch the sunrise over the mountains before starting your descent back to McLeod Ganj.

Triund Trek is a perfect weekend getaway for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts, offering stunning views, a relatively easy trek, and an unforgettable camping experience.

Quick Facts:

Region: Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh

Start/End Point of Trek: Dharamkot

Duration: 1N/2D

Trek Distance: 9 Km

Trek Height: 9350 Ft

Trek Temperature: Day (20°C to 25°C) and Night (5°C to 10°C).

Best Time to Trek Triund: March-June & August-December.

Best Time to Visit?

The best time to visit the Triund trek is from March to June and August to December. During these months, the weather is pleasant, and the skies are clear, making it an ideal time for trekking and enjoying the breathtaking views of the Dhauladhar range. It’s recommended to avoid the monsoon season from July to August as the trail can become slippery and dangerous due to heavy rainfall.

How Difficult is the Triund Trek?

Triund trek is considered to be an easy trek. The total distance of the trek is around 9 kilometers (5.6 miles), and it takes around 4-6 hours to complete the trek depending on your fitness level and the weather conditions. The trail is well-marked and passes through lush green forests of oak, rhododendron, and deodar trees, with stunning views of the Kangra Valley. However, the last stretch of the trek can be a bit steep and strenuous. With a basic level of fitness, the trek can be completed easily.

Renting Equipment for the Trek?

Himtrek does provide easy accessibility to almost all types of equipment required for the trek on a rental basis with reasonable prices and extremely good quality. The equipment can be arranged on prior notice.

How is the Weather during the Triund Trek?

Triund trek’s weather varies depending on the time of the year and the day. During summer (April-June), temperatures range from 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F) during the day, dropping to 5°C to 10°C (41°F to 50°F) at night. Monsoon season (July-Sept) sees heavy rainfall, making the trail slippery and dangerous. The best time to visit is from March to June and September to November when the weather is pleasant, and the skies are clear.

How to Reach Triund Basecamp – Dharamkot?

By Air:  The nearest airport is Gaggal Airport in Dharamshala, which is around 18 kilometers (11 miles) away.

By Train: The nearest railway station is Pathankot Railway Station, which is around 90 kilometers (56 miles) away. From Dharamshala or McLeodGanj, you can take a taxi or local bus to reach Dharamkot.

By Bus: You can also take a direct bus from Delhi or Chandigarh to Dharamshala or McLeodGanj, and then hire a taxi or take a local bus to reach Dharamkot.

1 Night 2 Days Available on request

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Highlights

  • The trek starts from the charming village of Dharamkot, located near McLeodGanj .The trail passes through lush green forests of oak, rhododendron, and deodar trees, providing a picturesque view of the Dhauladhar range.
  • As you ascend higher, you'll be treated to panoramic views of the Kangra valley and the surrounding snow-capped mountains.
  • The trek has several scenic spots such as Magic Viewpoint, which offers stunning views of the valley below and the snow-capped peaks in the distance.
  • The highlight of the trek is reaching the Triund Ridge, which offers breathtaking views of the Dhauladhar range, including the famous Mun Peak and Indrahar Pass.
  • Camping at the Triund Ridge under the starry sky is an unforgettable experience, and waking up to the sunrise over the mountains is a magical moment.
  • The trek is a perfect getaway for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts looking for a moderate trekking experience in the Himalayas.

Day 1: Dharamkot to Triund Top Trek

Start early from Dharamkot and begin the trek to Triund. The trek is around 9 kilometers and takes around 4-6 hours to complete, depending on your pace. The trail passes through dense forests, beautiful meadows, and steep ascents, providing stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Take a break at Magic Viewpoint to enjoy the scenic beauty and to catch your breath. Continue the trek to Triund, and after reaching the ridge, enjoy the panoramic views of the Dhauladhar range. Get lost amidst the pleasing views of sunset and witness the different shades of the sky. Set up your campsite and spend the night under the stars, enjoying delicious dinner.

Day 2: Triund back to Dharamkot

Wake up early to catch the sunrise over the mountains and enjoy a hot cup of tea or coffee. After breakfast, begin your descent towards Dharamkot. The trek down takes around 3-4 hours. Take a break at Magic Viewpoint again, and capture some final memories of the stunning view. Reach Dharamkot by afternoon and proceed to McLeodGanj or Dharamshala for your onward journey.

  • Accommodation on sharing basis.
  • All Veg Meals, Including from Dinner on the 1st day and Breakfast on the 2nd Day.
  • Well Qualified Trek Leader.
  • Supporting Staff and cook.
  • Forest Permits.
  • Basic Medical Kit.
  • Accommodation on Tent Stay
  • Camping and Trekking Equipment (Tent, Sleeping bags etc).
  • Anything which is not included in the above inclusion.
  • Porters or Mule to carry your personal Luggage.
  • Any kind of Personal Expenses.
  • Personal Medication.

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1 Night 2 Days

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Lazy Monk Travel Cafe, Dharamkot Road, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
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