Triund Trekking-The Rocky TrailVerified by 3 travellerHimanshu JainSagar DhingraAnurag Mathur
Triund offers trekking for beginners. You don't need a guide for this trek, it is great to explore on your own. You will have small tea stalls serving food on the well-marked trail to Triund.
You can camp here overnight or you can come downhill before sunset. At 2800m, Triund offers a mesmerizing view of Dhauladhar range.
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Treacherous trails leading to the beautiful view
Mcleodganj is located 18 km from Dharmshala, Triund trekking is most favorite and top picked things to do at Mcleodganj. The trekking trails of Triund are well-defined forest and rocky trails. At the edges and top you will witness the breath-taking views of the entire Kangra valley and Dauladhar Ranges. The view of the evening sky from Triund is a good enough reason to pitch a tent here for the night. The length of the trek makes it apt for a weekend.
Although the trek from McLeodganj to Triund is a steep ascent of over 1,100 metres, it is well-compensated by refreshing walks amongst rhododendron and oak trees. There is no dearth of eating options as there are several cafes on the way, like Magic View, Scenic View and Snowline Café.
How to reach Dharamkot
Dharamkot is the place, from the trek begins. The wonderful trekking experiences starts from here only. It is located 2kms from the Mcleodganj, you will easily get a taxi from Mcleodganj Square or you can trek to this distance as well. The trail is 7 km from Dharamkot and passes Galu Devi temple. From this temple, it takes around 3 hours to reach Triund. The initial half of the trek is a gradual incline and the last 2 km from Snowline Café involve a steep climb all the way till Triund (2,975 metres).
You can reach Mcleodganj or Dharamshala by taking volvo bus service by Himachal state transport, book your tickets here: