Triund is a charming hamlet perched at an altitude of about 2,828 m, in the Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh. It is located at the foothills of the Dhauladhar range and is considered as the heart of McLeodganj and Dharamshala, from where the trek begins.

Triund Trek is considered as one of the most popular and easiest treks in Himachal Pradesh. Every year a lot of trekkers and tourists hike this adventurous trail.

Triund is a small hill station with large land of green grass, deodar, oak, pine, and Rhodeodaran forest.

This trek has a lot to give to its takers - an enthralling view of the Dhauladhar range as well as the Kangra valley, the pristine snow glittering in the sunlight, the bright colors of the wild rhododendrons popping out here and there, exploration of the forest amidst massive pine and oak trees, and most importantly, the all-pervasive serenity that makes any trip to the mountains so special.

The total distance of Triund trek is 9 km (5.6miles) which can be covered in 4-5 hours. Beginners can also undertake this trek.

This adventure trek has two starting points one starts from Dharmakot and the other from Mcleodganj. We will start this trek from Dharmakot. Mcleodganj to Triund distance is 10 km.

After Triund we will trek towards the Laka Got which is a 6km long trek. Walking on the snowline and reaching the Laka Glacier- all filled with snow & ice that will give you spectacular and freezing views of the place.

Triund is accessible all around the year. The best time to visit Triund is in the months of May-June and September-October. Summer season is counted as the best time to visit and explore the beauty of Triund. For a chilly and snowy experience, winters are a good time to visit. In monsoon season ( June & July) this place witnesses heavy rainfalls. In monsoon season it is highly advisable not to do trekking in Triund. Camping adds charm to Triund Trek. Experience waking up to the most beautiful sunrises and ending the day with scenic sunsets. In the night, the sky is all star-studded.
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Kuldeep Sharma