Triund & Indrahar Pass Trek:- Triund & Indrahar Pass Trek (4,342 m) is a exquisite trek in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Trekatribe offers trekking to this fascinating trek in the month of April-October. 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 Mcleodganj till Galu or you can start the trek right from Mcleodganj. 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 May 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. Indrahar Pass is a high altitude Pass and is at a height of 4375 meters above sea level. From Triund, the trail to Indrahar Pass passes through snowline cafe, Ilaqa Jot, and Lahesh caves. We might find some local shepherds (Gaddis) on the way especially near Ilaqa Jot. It takes 3-4 hours to reach Indrahar Pass from Lahesh Caves, it involves a steep climb and is challenging. Indrahar Pass rewards with a beautiful view of the Pir Panjal Range in the North and the Manimahesh Kailash Peak (5656 m) in the East direction. The Indrahar trek is surely an enriching experience for the body and the soul. Book yourself today to this heavenly trek in mcleodganj.
Triund & Indrahar Pass Trek Map
Day 1 (29 Sept) – Arrival in Mcleodganj. Trek commencement from Mcleodganj to Galu Temple to Triund (4-5 hours). After reaching Triund, briefing about the ranges, passes and peaks visible from Triund. Bonfire, dinner, night stay in tents at Triund.
Day 2 (30 Sept) – Easy leisure trek after breakfast from Triund to Ilaqa Jot. Exploring around. Briefing about the peaks and ranges around. Dinner, night stay in tents at Ilaqa Jot.
Day 3 (1 Oct) – Early morning trek from Ilaqa Jot to Lahesh Caves and then towards Indrahar Pass. 30 minutes rest at the top. Listen to the sound of silence and connect with yourself. Briefing about Manimahesh Kailash Peak visible from the pass and about the peaks and ranges of Chamba and briefing about the Pir Panjal range visible. Descend back to Ilaqa Jot. Dinner, night stay in tents at Ilaqa Jot.
Day 4 (2 Oct) – Morning trek from Ilaqa Jot to Triund. Descend from Triund towards Galu Temple and finally reach Mcleodganj. At Mcleodganj, we part ways to meet soon for another trekking adventure. (Night stay in Mcleodganj would be arranged if required by you.
Stay – Tents (sharing basis); Sleeping bags and carry mats.
Meals- Vegetarian Nutritious and Tasty Meals during the Trek and Evening Tea.
- Breakfast on Day 3, 4 and 5
- Lunch on Day 3 and 4
- Dinner on Day 2, 3 and 4
Qualified and experienced trek leaders and cook.
Transport from Shimla and back to Shimla.
- Climbers are reminded that there is a 15kg limit on personal luggage for all climbs.
- Cameras, whether video or film, needed to be protected against the severe cold either in a warm pouch or the interior pockets of your clothing. Do not keep your camera in your backpack at higher elevations.
- We do not provide donkeys or porters to carry luggage.
- No insurance is provided during the trek.
- When between camps, please carry your daily personal rubbish to the next camp.
- Remember – “Take nothing but photographs, leave nothing but footprints”. So, keep the mountains clean and green.
- Aspirins and Paracetamols are highly recommended for headaches and because they also thin the blood that will help improving circulation & oxygen delivery to the body. Strong painkillers are not recommended as they can suppress respiration.
- Personal expense of any kind will not be entertained.
Personal Equipment Required:
- A good sturdy pair of shoes and a backpack with plastic or water-proof lining.
- Comfortable, lightweight clothing.
- Sunglasses or goggles.
- Woolen hat for warmth.
- Pocket knife.
- Scarf or bandana.
- Lip balm.
- Ear plugs. (Optional)
- Spare contact lenses or glasses.
- Thermal innerwear.
- Extra polythene bags.
- A whistle.
- Reading materials, Games, Cards. (Optional)
- Towel especially lightweight quick-dry type.
- Track pants with more pockets. Carry around 2 pants. Avoid jeans.
- Waterproof jackets and gloves.
- A raincoat since the weather can be unpredictable sometimes. (Optional)
- Identification proof like Passport, Driving license, Aadhar card etc.
- 1 Passport size photograph.
REFUND & CANCELLATION POLICY
- Cancellation of booking of tour 31 days or more before the date of Departure will result in 20% deduction in the cost of the tour.
- Cancellation of booking of tour 21-30 days before the date of Departure will result in 40% deduction of the cost of the tour.
- Cancellation of booking of tour 11-20 days before the date of Departure will result in 60% deduction of the cost of the tour.
- Cancellation of booking of tour 6-10 days before the date of Departure will result in 80% deduction of the cost of the tour.
- Cancellation of booking of tour 1-5 days before the date of Departure will result in 100% deduction of the cost of the tour.