Triund Trek is a popular hiking trail in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is located in the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas, near the town of McLeod Ganj, which is famous for being the home of the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. The highest point of the trek is Triund, which is situated at an altitude of 2,875 meters (9,429 feet) above sea level. The trek is around 9 kilometers (5.6 miles) long and takes approximately 4-5 hours to complete. The trail starts from the town of McLeod Ganj and goes through beautiful forests of oak, rhododendron, and deodar trees. Along the way, trekkers can enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.
costing, trek difficulty, and trek altitude
Day wise route, meals, and sightseeing plan
- Meeting at Bhagsu Nag Taxi Stand before 10:00 AM
- Trek starts from the biggest waterfall in McLeodganj, bhagsu waterfall.
- 4 hours triund trek to reach at triund top.
- Checkin at Karthani campsite.
- Trek towards triund top.
- From top, enjoy the picturesque views of the Dhauladhar mountain range on one side and Kangra valley on the other.
- After spending leisure time at triund top, trek down towards the campsite at Karthani.
- Music and Bonfire along with dinner.
- Night stay in Karthani campsite.
- Trek down to starting point, bhagsu waterfall.
The best time to do the Triund trek is from March to June and from September to December, when the weather is pleasant and the skies are clear. However, it is important to check the weather forecast before starting the trek and to carry appropriate gear and clothing. It is also recommended to hire a local guide for the trek, as the trail can be steep and challenging in some parts.