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Triund trek

Himachal Pradesh | 5 | 7

  • 7 KM

  • 2D | 1N

  • Easy

  • 9432 ft

  • Age 12 Minimum Year

Starting from ₹ 1899

₹ 1199per person

Extra 5% GST

20% OFF

  • Base - Base
  • Trek starts from Bhagsu Nag Taxi Stand
  • Travelling Charges Applicable

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Trek Highlights

  • Triund is a beautiful grassy alpine field located at the top of the mountain from where you can enjoy the scenic view of Kangra valley and Dhauladhar ranges.
  • Camping and hiking in Triund is a one-of-a-kind and mesmerizing experience. 
  • You will discover various dense woods cover of Rhododendrons, Fir, and Oaks
  • You will find the rich assortment of Flora and Fauna.
  • You will witness small streams and small settlements on the way.


Trek Overview

Triund trek is considered one of the most famous treks to experience. It is the perfect weekend gateway from Chandigarh and Delhi. It is also the easiest and Best trek in and around Dharamshala to take on. With awe-inspiring views of the snow-covered Dhauladhar ranges and Kangra valley, this trek is also very scenic.
Triund is the perfect place for people who look for a trouble-free taste of Trekking in Dharamshala. You can easily do this trek on a weekend. The path to Triund trek is steep but short. The steep ascend is well-compensated by stimulating walks between oak and rhododendron trees. Also, there are plenty of songbirds in the woods along the trail which will make your bird watching experience a delight. 
Considering it’s an simple and effortless trek and with the quick accessibility from McLeod Ganj or Dharamshala, there are many trekkers who pursue this trek. That makes it hard to enjoy the tranquillity of the place plus can get busy on the peak during the holiday season or weekends. So, if you want to make the most out of your trekking experience, you should go during the weekdays. Little Lhasa is a famous town of McLeod Ganj that also gives a huge chance to experience the lively Tibetan culture.


Why You Should Do Triund Trek?

  • Unparalleled Beauty: The Triund Trek takes you through lush green meadows, dense forests, and snow-capped mountains. The breathtaking beauty of the surroundings is a treat for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts.
  • Panoramic Views: Once you reach the top of Triund, you will be rewarded with panoramic views of the mighty Dhauladhar range. The sight of the sun rising or setting behind the mountains is truly awe-inspiring.
  • Adventure Opportunities: The trek presents various adventure opportunities like rock climbing and rappelling. These activities add an adrenaline rush to your journey and make it even more exciting.
  • Camping Experience: Triund offers a picturesque camping spot with clear skies and a peaceful ambiance. Spending a night under the starry sky, surrounded by nature, is an experience that you will cherish forever.


Best Time to Do Triund Trek

Triund is a trek that you can do at any time throughout the year, however the summers are considered the peak season. This season attract so many visitors from throughout the nation. This Best Weekend trek near Delhi is the perfect option for people who seek a doable and simple summer trek. 
Summer also experiences rather good temperatures with slightly colder nights and pleasant daytime. In June, May, April, and March, you can enjoy green woods and striking trails with gushing rivers.  
You can also go on to this trek in the months after the rainy season, right before winter. From September to December, the Daytime temperatures vary from 5 degrees to 12 degrees, with somewhat colder nights.


How Difficult is Triund Trek?
Triund trek is considered one of the simplest treks to experience in the Himalayas. You can do this trek on your own without the requirement of a guide if you follow the trails beginning from the Gallu-Devi temple.  
As such, there are no hard paths but you should remember some important things while trekking. For example, trekking on the areas where boulders, and rocks can be slippery.
You should ensure that you carry trekking poles with you and wear the suitable trekking shoes. In case you decide to trek from the other direction of the Bagsu waterfalls, then you should be cautious about areas that are very slippery and steeper. But, this is not a preferred route which beginners take. 


How to Reach Triund
Firstly you need to go to McLeod Ganj to reach Triund. This town is connected by air and road. Gaggal Airport is the closest airport, nearly 18 km away from the McLeod Ganj. You will begin your trek to Triund from McLeod Ganj and it will take nearly 4-5 hours to reach the peak.


Short Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival in McLeod Ganj, start the trek to Triund
  • Day 2: Explore Triund, witness the sunrise/sunset, overnight camping
  • Day 3: Descend from Triund and return to McLeod Ganj


  • Trek Distance: 5.45 km
  • Duration: 3-4 hours  
  • Elevation: 2,828 m

You will need to start your trek as soon as possible. The morning hours of your trek to ascend faces the sun and the sunrays in the hills can be extremely harsh in the afternoon.
There is a government primary school at Dharamkot, where you need to find a water tank. Beside the water tank, you will find a path that ascends through the woods.
You will need to climb along this path for nearly thirty minutes to reach the Galu temple clearing. Below the temple, you will find a small tea stall. 
From here, one path goes to the south-west direction into the woods to Naddi village. You will find another woods path north-west to the river that goes up from Laka. The main path to Triund goes straight after the temple.
Tip: You can also book a cab from McLeod Ganj directly to Gallu Devi shrine. After reaching the shrine, you will easily observe the trekking path with the woods checkpoint. But you will need to show your ID proof and they will record your details in their register. 
People at the checkpost will also check your backpack for the plastic content you carry and will check again when you return. Ensure that you trek responsibly and carry your plastic back.
The path is a gently ascending, through thick oak woods and crosses the steep portion of the Laka ridge. After moving ahead, the path becomes deep gully that crosses a steep part and emerges on a stony spur.
From here, you will witness the main Dhauladhar range with the pyramidal mountains of Mun that appear bigger. 
This entire peak is the best for birdwatchers, because these woods are residence to different types of songbirds.
You will also see the railings at different spots on the trails along with some cafés or dhabas serving packaged food and tea on the trek. There are approximately 22 bends on the climb or the trek. 
After reaching halfway, you will find magic view café. From this place, the trails get sharp. The trail goes through various climbs and switchbacks to the Triund ridge through solid thickets or oak and rhododendron trees.
After traversing through rhododendrons trees, you will reach to the Triund ridge. Before entering the Kangra valley, it is an open, grassy mountain that spans quite a distance to the south.
You will find multiple places to camp out here. Even you could get some supplies from the nearby tea stalls. Water is limited and is accessible to one kilometre before Triund. You should carry your water supply with you. 
Throughout the trekking season, you will find multiple dhabas at Triund from where you can receive refreshments and cooked meals. 
Rather than purchasing packaged food items, you should pack your meal from Dharamkot and it will be fresh. You can rest overnight at the woods’ rest house, but you need to make bookings in advance.
You will find reasonable accommodation here that will cost you nearly Rs. 600-800 per room. You can also get tents on rent at Triund (approximateky Rs.600 for a 2-man tent, along with sleeping bags). Remember that on active weekends, like public holidays, you will find it hard to get tented accommodation.

  • Duration: 3-4 hours
  • Elevation: 2,828 m

On day 2, you should wake up early to enjoy the breathtaking views of the sunrise from behind the ridges. It’s a mesmerizing view because the sun rays light up beautiful Kangra valley.

If you don’t have much time, you can also finish this trek in one day and return to Dharamkot. But, then you will not enjoy the exquisite views of the morning and evening sky from Triund.

Climb down and retrace your paths. It won’t take much time to climb down. It is a short day so better you enjoy the descend and take rest at the cafes on the way.

However, if you have extra time, you can climb up further to Lahesh cave through Laka from Triund. Lahesh cave is considered the base camp for the ascend to Indrahar pass (with altitude of 14,250 ft.).

You will find a striking tea house at Laka, however you will need to bring your own provisions if you decide on going ahead.

After having breakfast, you should begin to climb down from Triund. You will reach McLeod Ganj and finish your trek.


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  •  Accommodation in tents or rest houses during the trek
  •  Meals as stated in the itinerary
  •  Experienced trekking guide
  • Camping permits and equipment 


  •  Transportation from and to McLeod Ganj
  •  Any personal expenses
  •  Any extra equipment or activities not described in the itinerary

How to Reach

Firstly you need to go to McLeod Ganj to reach Triund. This town is connected by air and road. Gaggal Airport is the closest airport, nearly 18 km away from the McLeod Ganj. You will begin your trek to Triund from McLeod Ganj and it will take nearly 4-5 hours to reach the peak.

Firstly you need to go to McLeod Ganj to reach Triund. This town is connected by air and road. Gaggal Airport is the closest airport, nearly 18 km away from the McLeod Ganj. You will begin your trek to Triund from McLeod Ganj and it will take nearly 4-5 hours to reach the peak.

Firstly you need to go to McLeod Ganj to reach Triund. This town is connected by air and road. Gaggal Airport is the closest airport, nearly 18 km away from the McLeod Ganj. You will begin your trek to Triund from McLeod Ganj and it will take nearly 4-5 hours to reach the peak.

Food During Trek

Tea / Coffee / Juice
Bread Butter-Jam / Sandwich / Omelette / Aloo Paratha / Mix Veg Poha / Porridge / Chole Bhature / Aloo Poori / Mix Veg Vermicelli


Please Note: This is a Tentative Menu. Trekkers Of India can change/update the menu without any prior notice! 

  • Roti / Paratha / Sabzi / Vegetable Pulao / Jeera Rice / Daal Makhni
  • Refereshment: Banana / Packed Juice / Biscuit / Chocolate / Dry Fruits

  • Tea/Coffee, Mix Veg Soup
  • Bread Pakoda / Maggie / Veg Pakoda

  • Mattar-Paneer / Rajma-Rice / Roti-Sabzi / Tadka Daal / Aloo-Gobhi / Mix veg Manchurian / Masur Daal
  • Sweets: Gulab-Jamun / Halwa
  • Hot Drink: Bournvita

Terms & Conditions

Cancellation Process & Terms & Conditions

For canceling your booking, please send us an e-mail at support@trekkersofindia.com

Do not forget to mention your booking reference number in the same e-mail. Cancellation requests cannot be taken over the phone call or messages.

Advance Amount is Non Refundable 

  • Cancellation made 25 days before the trek- 90% cash refund or Get 100% of the trek fee in a Trekkers Of India Trek Voucher.
  • Cancellation made between 24 days and 15 days before the trek- 70% cash refund or Get 80% of the trek fee in a Trekkers Of India Trek Voucher.
  • Cancellation made between 14 days and 10 days before the trek- 50% cash refund or Get 70% of the trek fee in a Trekkers Of India Trek Voucher.
  • Cancellation made between 9 days and 1 day before the trek– No Refund, 10% Trek Voucher
  • If the Cancellation is made on the Starting day of the trek or there is no Show on the start day of trek, there will be No Refund, No Voucher.
  • Trek Voucher is Issued when Full Amount is Paid to book the trek.
  • No refund is applicable on cancellation if Advance Amount is Paid to Book the Trek/Trip.
  • Refunds will be made within 7-14 working days from the date of cancellation.
  • In case of refund, 3% payment processing charges must be applied.
  • In case of refund, 5% GST is NON REFUNDABLE.
  • If your Booking says ” NON REFUNDABLE “ No Refund or Trek Voucher will be issued.



In the rare event that we cancel a trek, this is the policy we follow:

We almost never cancel our treks. But in case we cancel a trek because of Lockdown, Natural calamities (snowstorms, thunderstorms, floods, landslides, earthquakes, bad weather) or unexpected political unrest, terrorism activity, curfews, local riots, or government orders, Trekkers Of India issues a voucher for the full amount of your trek fee paid to us or Alternate Trek will be arranged. You can redeem the Trek Voucher on any of our treks over the next one year or even extend it in case of emergency. NO CASH REFUND would be made.

What If Trekker is on Trek & It is not completed due to natural calamities (snowstorms, thunderstorms, floods, landslides, earthquakes, bad weather) or unexpected political unrest, terrorism activity, curfews, local riots, or government orders?

There would be NO REFUND in this case.

Trekker can avail our “Come Back & Trek Again Feature” Let us tell you more about it. (Not applicable on Winter Treks)


1. As a Trekker, there are times when you have to let go of a Trek in mid of the Trek Journey. You can fall ill or get hit by AMS or at times simply fatigue pulls you down or there may be other reasons as well such as Snowstorms, thunderstorms, floods, landslides, earthquakes or unexpected political unrest, bad weather, curfews, local riots, or government orders?. Or if your Trek Leader/Guide sends you back down to base due to a safety or health issue. At Trekkers Of India we feel bad when such things happen and we understand the feelings of Trekker.

But wait! Trekkers Of India will not let you go back with sad face! We have a feature/policy in which you can “COME BACK & TREK AGAIN” that means you can come back & do SAME TREK again. And Hey! you don’t need to pay Trekkers Of India money for the same. Happy now  ?

How to apply for same? Simply email us at support@trekkersofindia.in, Our support team will send you a Refcode (Which is not a Trek Voucher Code). Next year when you are ready to do Same trek again, you can simply mail us at bookings@trekkersofindia.in with Refcode and batch date our team will help you confirming your slot.

IMPORTANT: Offloading Fee, Travel Fee, Rental Fee is not included in this feature.


What is a Trekkers Of India Trek Voucher?

Trek Voucher is a credit amount which gets added to you Trekkers Of India account. You can redeem trek voucher by booking any Fixed Departure Trek with Trekkers Of India in future. Every Trek voucher comes with one year validity.

IMPORTANT: Trekkers Of India Trek Vouchers are non transferrable, non refundable to others. Only Trekker who has received it can redeem it. For example, If you have booked for five person you can either avail one Trek voucher of xyz amount or five trek vouchers will be issued on Trekker’s name.


How to redeem the Trek Voucher: 

Trekker will receive a Trek Voucher code on mail once you apply for the same.

1. Visit www.trekkersofindia.com
2. Choose Your Trek, Click on Available Dates.
3. Fill your Details
4. You will find Coupon Code option
5. Enter Your Trek Voucher code
6. Redeemed Yayy!

Please Note: This voucher code can redeemed only once for Treks in Uttarakhand, Himachal, Kashmir. Not redeemable for Treks in Maharashtra. And if you have received Voucher for treks in Maharashtra it can be only redeemed for treks in Maharashtra. If you need any support while Using the VOUCHER CODE feel free to Call/Whatsapp your Trek coordinator on +91 9999779236,9999779136. Trekkers Of Maharashtra coordinator is available on +91 8800144436.


  • Full amount to be paid to confirm booking.
  • Booking confirmations are subject to the availability of accommodation in specified hotels.
  • Cheques not accepted.
  • Payments accepted via UPI, Credit Card, and Net Banking (in case of payment via credit card 3% extra will be charged).
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  • If a solo female traveller does not wish to share accommodation an additional cost will be charged.   


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  • Trekkers Of India will not be responsible for any change in the itinerary due to natural calamities or unforeseen circumstances. Any additional cost incurred for the same will be in addition to the cost borne by the client.
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  • Additional charges would be applied for the passengers who wish to stay back at the destination or transit.

Things to Carry

Back Pack & Rair Cover 20-30 ltr (If hire a mule of porter)
Walking Stick 1
Water bottle/Hydration Pack 2 bottles of one ltr. each, People who use hydration pack 1 hydration pack and 1 bottle ofb one ltr., Carry at least one thermos flask.
Personal Medical Kit Consult your Doctor
Snacks Energy Bar/Dry Fruits

T-shirts 2 Full sleeves (Non cotton)
Fleece T-shirt 1 Nos.
Fleece jacket 1 Nos. (Alternative: a woollen sweater)
Down feather/ Hollofil jacket 1 Nos.
Wind & waterproof (Jacket & pants) 1 Pair
Thermal inners (upper and lower) 1 Pair
Trek Pants 2 Synthetic (avoid shorts, fitting denims, capris)
Windstopper Pant 1 Pair
Waterproof gloves 1 Pair
Fleece/woolen gloves 1 Pair

Sunscreen cream 1 Nos.
Mosturiser 1 Nos.
Toillet Paper & wipes 1 Nos.
Lip balm 1 Nos.
Hand sanitizer 1 Nos.
Antibacterial powder 1 Nos.
Toothbrush and toothpaste 1 Nos.
Quick dry towel 1 Nos.



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No. There is no need to get prior permission to start the Triund trek. But, you will find a forest checkpoint from where you will begin your trekking. They will check your valid ID card. But they will not ask for any fee. Forest officers will check your ID and backpack before you go ahead on your trek. You are supposed to trek responsibly and keep things clean in the ridges and don’t throw any plastic or waste out there. Bring back all the waste items with you and throw it to the dustbins. Also, you can restricted to carry alcohol with you on the trek.

No, this trek is not dangerous unless you go in the rainy season. During monsoon, the trails become slippery. This trek is considered the Best Himalayan trek for beginners.

The overall distance of Triund trek is nearly 9 km and you can easily finish it in 4-6 hours. So, It’s possible to finish this trek in just one day, however the best part of this trek is to enjoy the sunset, stay in camp or in rest house overnight, and then enjoy the beautiful sunrise the next morning. So, you are advised to spend at least two days in this trek. Its a perfect weekend Treks near McLeodganj.

No, there is no need to have prior trekking experience. This trek is ideal for beginners.

Yes, camping gears such as sleeping bags and tents are provided.

Beginners can do this trek easly, because it is considered the easiest treks for the first-time trekkers. But, you are advised to go on this trek with professional trekkers and take some essential equipment and things needed for the trek. It is not a challenging or long trek, so you can pack your backpack as per the trek, and follow the necessary instructions.

People of all age can enjoy this trek, but people below 18 years should go with parents or guardian. But, you should be physically fit to start the trek.

Starting from ₹ 1899

₹ 1199per person

Extra 5% GST

20% OFF

  • Base - Base
  • Trek starts from Bhagsu Nag Taxi Stand
  • Travelling Charges Applicable

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