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- 2 Days 1 Nights
- Difficulty - Easy Moderate
- For 14+ years
The most popular and easiest trek in the Himalayas, Triund trek offers charming scenery and glorious views of Kangra Valley and snow covered Dhauladhar ranges. Triund is a small village with Rhodeodaran, deodar, oak, and pine forest all around. Located at an altitude of 9,350 ft, Triund top is the best option for beginners who are looking for a weekend getaway in the Himalayas.
Triund trek from Mcleodganj starts from the biggest waterfall in Mcleodganj- Bhagsu Nag. The trail in this trek is short and covered with rhododendron and oak trees. Multiple species of birds can also be spotted in the region making it an amazing experience for bird lovers. The sunset from the campsite is the main highlight of Triund from Mcleodganj along with the night sky with shimmering starlight making Triund camping a picturesque experience for the trekkers.
Note- If you are a group of 2 or more people, the trek can be organized anyday.
Triund trek distance: 14 km
Triund trek difficulty: Easy
Triund temperature: 14 to 25 degree celsius in the daytime & 1 to 7 degrees in nighttime.
Triund trek height: 9,350 ft
Triund trek best time: All year except the monsoon(July, Aug) & Winter(Jan, Feb)
(Evening tea and snacks, Dinner)
Start your Triund trek from Bhagsu Nag taxi stand in Mcleodganj. Meet your trek Leader. After the briefing session, start your trek to Triund.
The trek trail is easy except for some stretches and the total Triund trek distance is 7 km on this day. While on the trek, walk through the dense forests of pine and enjoy the stunning views of the valley.
It takes around 5-6 hours to reach Triund top.
Enroute take a pit stop at the famous Magic view cafe.
Upon reaching the top, enjoy the breathtaking views of Dhauladhar Ranges.
Check-in to camp, freshen up, and have some leisure.
Enjoy the dinner with a bonfire under the sky full of stars.
Experience Triund camping with an overnight stay in camps.
Stay Not Applicable
(Morning tea, Breakfast)
Wake up and enjoy the beautiful sunrise and stunning views of the snow- clad mountains of Dhauladhar.
After breakfast, start your downhill trek towards Mcleodganj.
Reach Mcleodganj by afternoon. Bid a warm farewell to the fellow trekkers.
Trek ends here.
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Triund trek package includes:
Accommodation in camps(double/triple sharing)
Evening snack and dinner on day 1
Breakfast on day 2
Triund trekking with certified guides
Triund trek package excludes:
Any kind of personal expenses
Any food item or other purchases made during the trek
Any food item or other purchases made during the drive
Mules or Porters to carry personal luggage and other items on trek
THINGS TO CARRY
- Rucksack (Min 55 Ltrs with rain cover)
- Trekking Shoes, Floaters or Sandals
- Quick Dry Tees
- Track Pants
- Cotton socks
- Pair of woolen socks
- Rain jacket or Poncho
- 1 Full Sleeves Sweater or Fleece Jacket,1 Heavy Jacket, 1 Pair of Thermal
- Quick-dry towel
- Windproof Jacket
- Woolen Cap
- Sun Cap
- Lip Balm
- Cold Cream & SunScreen (SPF 40+)
- Packed food
- Water Bottle 1
- Headlamp or torch with fresh pair of batteries
- Personal Toiletries
- Personal Basic Medical Kit
- People who use spectacles (Use Photochromic glasses instead of contact lenses)
- Trekking Pole
- Extra Polythene
Bhagsunag taxi point
HOW TO REACH
By Road:- A number of state owned and private buses connect McLeod Ganj with other cities like Delhi (500 km), Chandigarh (250 km) and Dharamshala (20 km). In New Delhi, most of the buses leave from the Kashmiri Gate ISBT and Majnu-ka-Tilla (a Tibetian camp). Deluxe buses of Himachal Pradesh Tourism are also available from Himachal Bhawan. One can also drive to McLeod Ganj from Delhi via NH 1, a journey of about 10 hours.
By Train:- Pathankot Railway Station, situated approximately 90 km away, is the closest broad gauge railhead serving those headed to McLeod Ganj. Some of the popular trains available.
By Air :- Gaggal Airport or Kangra Airport at Dharamshala is about 20 km away from McLeod Ganj and is well connected to Delhi, Kullu and Chandigarh. Airlines like Air India Regional, SpiceJet Airlines operate regular flights from these cities for Dharmshala. After reaching the airport, traveler can hire taxis or take buses to reach their destination, which takes around an hour.
Policy and Terms
- If cancellation is made 30 days before the date of travel, 25% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
- If cancellation is made 15 to 30 days before the date of travel, 50% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
- If cancellation is made 0 to 15 days before the date of travel, 100% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
- The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days