2 Nights 3 Days
McLeodGanj Triund Trek is a popular 2-night, 3-day trekking expedition that takes you through the scenic landscapes of the Dhauladhar Range in the Himalayas. The trek starts from Mcleodganj, a charming hill station in Himachal Pradesh known for its vibrant Tibetan culture and stunning natural beauty.
The trek to Triund takes you through dense forests, gushing streams, and picturesque meadows, offering breathtaking views of the snow-clad Himalayan peaks along the way. At Triund, you’ll camp overnight under a blanket of stars, with a panoramic view of the Kangra Valley below.
On the second day, you’ll trek back to Mcleodganj, stopping at scenic spots like Bhagsu Waterfall and Bhagsunath Temple en route. You’ll also have time to explore Mcleodganj vibrant markets, sampling local cuisine and browsing through colourful handicrafts.
McLeodGanj Triund Trek is a moderate level trek, suitable for beginners and experienced trekkers alike. HimTrek, a trusted trekking company, provides experienced guides, camping equipment, and meals to ensure a comfortable and safe trekking experience.
McLeodGanj Triund Trek is a must-do for nature lovers and adventure seekers, offering a chance to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse oneself in the stunning natural beauty of the Himalayas.
Region: Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh
Start/End Point of Trek: Dharamkot
Trek Distance: 18 Km
Trek Height: 9430 Ft.
Trek Temperature: Day (15°C to 25°C) & Night (5°C to 10°C)
Best Time for McLeodGanj Triund Trek: March to June & August to Best Time to Visit?
McLeodGanj Triund Trek 2N/3D is best done from March to June and August to December, with pleasant weather and clear skies. The summer months offer greenery and blooming flowers, while autumn offers cooler temperatures and snow-capped mountain views. Monsoon season (July to August) and winter (December to February) can be challenging.
How Difficult is the McLeodganj Triund Trek?
McLeodGanj Triund Trek is is considered to be an easy trek, covering 9 km in 5-6 hours with a 1,100m altitude gain. It’s suitable for beginners and experienced trekkers, with a gradual ascent through forests and rocky terrain. While challenging, it’s manageable for most with basic fitness levels and prior trekking experience. Experienced guides and support from companies like HimTrek ensure a safe and comfortable trekking experience
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 McLeodganj Triund trek?
The weather during the McLeodganj Triund trek is generally pleasant from March to June and August to December. The temperature during the day ranges from 10-25°C, while at night it can drop to 5-10°C. The monsoon season (July to August) should be avoided due to heavy rainfall and slippery trails, while winter (December to February) can be challenging due to snow.
How to Reach Triund Basecamp – Dharamkot?
By Air: The nearest airport is Gaggal Airport in Dharamshala, which is around 18 kilometres (11 miles) away.
By Train: The nearest railway station is Pathankot Railway Station, which is around 90 kilometres (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.
2 Nights 3 Days
McLeod Ganj, Himachal Pradesh
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Lazy Monk Travel Cafe, Dharamkot Road, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Arrive at McLeodganj in the morning and check-in to the base camp. Indulge in leisure activities, play various games like archery and volleyball. After breakfast, start the trek to Dal Lake, which is approximately 6 km from the base camp and takes around 4 hours to reach. En route, you will cross through the lush green forests and scenic landscapes of the region. Upon reaching Dal Lake, relax for some time and enjoy the view. Later, continue the trek to reach the Campsite in McLeodganj, where you will be staying for the night. Enjoy the evening at leisure while experiencing the warmth of a bonfire and have dinner at the Campsite.
After an early breakfast, start the trek to Triund Top, which is approximately 9 km from the hotel and takes around 5-6 hours to reach. The trek is a gradual ascent through forests, rocky terrain, and steep inclines. The trail is scenic, and you will come across several waterfalls, streams, and breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains. Upon reaching Triund Top, enjoy the panoramic view of the Himalayas and the surrounding valleys. Set up camp at Triund Top and enjoy dinner under the stars.
Wake up early in the morning to witness the beautiful sunrise over the mountains. After breakfast, start the descent back to the base camp, which takes around 4-5 hours. Return to the base camp, check out, and depart for your onward journey with memories of a lifetime.