Triund (2,975 meters) is the crown jewel of Dharamshala, situated in the laps of Dhauladhar mountains, it has the perfect view of the Dhauladhar mountains on one side and Kangra valley on the other. Triund is a very popular trekking spot. Triund attracts a lot of tourists every year from India and all over the world. Triund is 18 km from Dharamshala, the trail is 7 km from Dharamkot and passes Galu Devi temple. From this temple, it takes around 3 hours to reach Triund. The last one kilometer is popularly known as the “22 curves” as it has 22 tiring curves before you finally reach Triund. The starting point of the Triund trek is Galu, however, there are many options to reach Galu. Either you can hire a taxi from Mcleod Ganj till Galu or you can start the trek right from Mcleod Ganj. Trek can also be started from Bhagsu Nag. From Galu, there is an unambiguous byway which goes through a beautiful forest of oak, deodar, and rhododendron. This entire stretch is perfect for birdwatchers, as the forests here are literally swarming with various kinds of songbirds. Although it is best if you can hike all the way but if you can not hike all the way then you can hire a horse/pony and enjoy the ride. The best time for trekking is from March until June in the first part of the year and September till December in the second half of the year. Though it is rainy in June and July, still trekking is possible, the meadow is lush green presenting out of this world vista. Triund offers magnificent view of Dhauladhar Matterhorn or the Gauri Junda (4916 m) which is the highest peak in Dharamshala region. Moon Peak (4632 m), the most visible and attractive landmark in Dhauladhar Himalayas, will be right in front of you. Triund trek is surely an enriching experience for the body and the soul.
Quick Facts About Triund Trek
- Triund is the crown jewel of dharamshala , situated in the laps of dhauladhar mountains.
- Triund is a small and an easy trek, which can be done either from McLeodganj or Dharamkot, which is 2 km ahead of McLeodganj.
- Further 10 km trek from Triund will take you to Indrahar pass located at 4342 metres/14,245 ft, which connects Kangra to Chamba District.
Triund Trek Itinerary
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Triund Trek Gallery
Explore Triund Trek Gallery, one of the most peaceful treks in Himachal. Moreover, Triund images are fascinating. Triund is situated at an altitude of 2,975 meters in the Dhauladhar ranges of Kangra district. Clearly preview the spellbound beauty & well-organized pictures of Triund trek by team Trekatribe.
Also, the trek to Triund is perhaps the best short trek in Himachal. Along with that Triund provides you with a panoramic view of Kangra valley and the plains of Punjab, spread out before you. Above all, the view from Triund top is breathtakingly beautiful. As night approaches, stars appear in the sky and shimmering lights in the valley below make it a heavenly experience. The winter view is more awesome with snow and white landscape.