Triund is a charming hamlet perched at an altitude of about 2,828 m, in the Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh. It is located at the foothills of the Dhauladhar range and is considered as the heart of McLeodganj and Dharamshala, from where the trek begins.
Triund Trek is considered as one of the most popular and easiest treks in Himachal Pradesh. Every year a lot of trekkers and tourists hike this adventurous trail.
Triund is a small hill station with large land of green grass, deodar, oak, pine, and Rhodeodaran forest.
This trek has a lot to give to its takers - an enthralling view of the Dhauladhar range as well as the Kangra valley, the pristine snow glittering in the sunlight, the bright colours of the wild rhododendrons popping out here and there, exploration of the forest amidst massive pine and oak trees, and most importantly, the all-pervasive serenity that makes any trip to the mountains so special.
The total distance of Triund trek is 9 km (5.6miles) which can be covered in 4-5 hours. Beginners can also undertake this trek.
This adventure trek has two starting points one starts from Dharmakot and the other from Mcleodganj. We will start this trek from Dharmakot. Mcleodganj to Triund distance is 10 km.
After Triund we will trek towards the Laka Got which is a 6km long trek. Walking on the snowline and reaching the Laka Glacier- all filled with snow & ice that will give you spectacular and freezing views of the place.
Triund is accessible all around the year. The best time to visit Triund is in the months of May-June and September-October. Summer season is counted as the best time to visit and explore the beauty of Triund. For a chilly and snowy experience, winters are a good time to visit. In monsoon season ( June & July) this place witnesses heavy rainfalls. In monsoon season it is highly advisable not to do trekking in Triund. Camping adds charm to Triund Trek. Experience waking up to the most beautiful sunrises and ending the day with scenic sunsets. In the night, the sky is all star-studded.
On this adventure, experience nature at its best and stay in camps overnight, sharing tents and sleeping in sleeping bags! you can book triund trek from reasonable trip operator in himachal.
Nearby places to visit
Triund is the popular trekking destination in Himachal Pradesh and offers the majestic view of Himalayas. There are a lot of interesting places to visit nearby such as Bhagsu falls, which is a popular tourist attraction and famous for its captivating and refreshing waterfall, Namgyal Monastery is known as the abode of Dalai Lama. The Tibetan spiritual leader, It is a great place with a tranquil atmosphere, the perfect place to learn about Tibetan culture. Mcleodganj has several trekking destinations which make the place a tourist hub; some of the treks are kareri river trek, Guna Devi temple trek, and Indrahar pass trek.
The best way to reach McLeodganj or Dharamshala is to take an overnight bus from Delhi. Dharamshala to Triund Distance is 8 km. You can also catch a train from Delhi. The nearest Railway station is in Shimla- Kangra District and from there you can take a direct bus to Dharamshala or Mcleodganj. Flights are also available to Dharamshala ( TheGaggal Airport or Kangra Airport) and from there you can take a private taxi to reach Mcleodganj.