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Triund Trek from McLeodganj | Trekking & Camping Guide | Dharmshala

Triund is the best trekking goal for fledglings, It's around 9 Km trek from Mcleodganj (Dharamshala/HP), Easy Trek for tenderfoots with some astounding perspectives. 

On arriving at the top you get the opportunity to see Mighty Dhauladhars on one side and Kangra Valley on the other, on a crisp morning you will likewise have the option to see the Pong dam catchment region. Dusk and Sunrise at the Hill are hypnotizing.

Triund Trek Overview :

Triund Trek from McLeodganj  |  Trekking & Camping Guide | Dharmshala

Triund Trek Difficulty Level : Easy 

Length : 1 – 2 Days 

Trek Distance : 9 Km

Height : Max Altitude of 9,278 ft at Triund Top

Best time to go for Triund Trek : March to June and September to December.

Photo Gallery & Description :

Triund is a one-day trek on the most established transitory course followed by shepherds of Chamba and Kangra. A long time back, the Britishers started trekking to Triund on this course and today Triund is a popular trek course for the residential just as outside travelers. 

Triund trek distance is 9 kms from Mcleodganj, it takes 5 to 6 hours to trek. 

Triund Situated at a stature, more than of 2800 meters and encompassed by snow loaded pinnacles of the Dhauladhar mountain scope of omnipotent Himalayas.


Triund offers you an opportunity to be as near the mountains as you could get in a short trek. Triund trek is open round the year, however somewhat troublesome between mid December to February end as is canvassed on day off.

During different long periods of the year, the individuals who need to find snow will trek further ( 5 kms ) to Ilaka Glacier, which has a lasting snowline. Further one can go scaling the Moon Peak or intersect the Indrahar Pass towards Chamba area of Himachal Pradesh. 


The length of the trek makes it well-suited for a weekend. Triund is the crown gem of dharamshala , arranged in the laps of dhauladhar mountains, it has the ideal perspective on the dhauladhar mountains on one side and kangra valley on the other. Triund is an exceptionally well known trekking spot .


Triund pulls in a great deal of travelers consistently from India and everywhere throughout the world. Here I am posting a few pictures of my Triund Trek.

Trek to triund begins from Mcleod Ganj with complete trip separation of 8-9 km one way however you can likewise ride till Gallu Devi sanctuary (first registration of journey) in a mutual taxi/taxi/auto yet they charge progressively because of terrible street condition. You can spare 1-2 hrs by taking a taxi/auto ride till Gallu Devi sanctuary and afterward beginning the trip .

Also Read : Himani Chamunda Trek , Kangra

Best time for Triund Trek :

March till December barring the storm a very long time of June-July. Jan and February is an overwhelming snowfall month and subsequently ought to be maintained at a strategic distance.

Triund stays open generally of the year aside from the long periods of January and February when the path gets impeded by weighty snowfall. 

The long stretches of April, May, and June in the principal half of the year; and the long stretches of September, and October in the subsequent half are viewed as the best and ideal opportunity to journey to Triund. Climate in these months is exceptionally lovely and ideal for journeying and outdoors. 

July and August are the long periods of rainstorm and traveling 9 kilometers with the downpour thrashing on you is certainly not the best thought.

The period of November is commonly an awful time in light of the fact that the vistas right now are exceptionally dull and dry and the climate will be amazingly cold. It begins to snow here in December after which the trip turns somewhat hazardous to be endeavored without appropriate traveling guide and equipment.

Normal temperature of Triund Trek :

Pleasant summers with away from skies and a normal temperature of 25-30 deg during the day however evenings get colder with an avg temp of 8-10 deg so it's encouraged to convey scarcely any warmers for the trip. It's acceptable to come arranged for cold nighttimes and a remote chance of downpour during the summers. 

Be that as it may, Winters are unusual so it is acceptable to check the climate conditions before the beginning of the trip as there might be a chance of shut down street halfway in trail because of substantial snowfall .

Highest point of Triund Trek :

Triund Trek from McLeodganj  |  Trekking & Camping Guide | Dharmshala

Triund is at a height of 2800 mtrs.

Staying options in Triund :

Where to stay in Triund will rely altogether upon your own decision yet most individuals decided to camp here. Stay at Triund is accessible as a Forest rest house and campgrounds however just in vacationer season. During winter, both of these choices become inaccessible after it begins to day off and the climate turns incredibly cold.

Forest Rest House in Triund :

Forest rest house Triund

There is a Forest rest house in Triund which you have to pre-book. They have restricted rooms and there is a solid chance that you may not discover a spot to remain in the event that you didn't book. Many individuals choose to remain here on the grounds that it is undeniably more agreeable than getting stuffed in a camping cot inside a little tent. 

Reserving for the rest house should be possible through the DFO office in Dharamshala. If you arrived at Triund without booking, it still never hurts to ask upon appearance too. In the event that they had a room accessible, you may get it.

Camping in Triund :

To camp at Triund top, there are a great deal of remaining alternatives accessible. There is an administration visitor house at the top which can be reserved either ahead of time at backwoods office in Dharamshala or can be reserved at the triund top subject to accessibility.


There are alternatives to camp too, as the tea/maggi shops at the top lease the tents, so no compelling reason to convey the tent on the off chance that you need to make your knapsack light.

It would cost you 500-600 INR for a tent with camping cot, be that as it may on the off chance that you arrive late in night they may build the cost so encouraged to reach in early evening.

Things to carry for Triund Trek : 

Triund Trek from McLeodganj  |  Trekking & Camping Guide | Dharmshala

Below is a rundown of certain things that I will prescribe you to bring. 

  • Traveling shoes 

  • Garments 

  • Track pants

  • Shades 

  • Cap 

  • Pair of Gloves

  • Socks

  • Light 

  • Toothbrush and Paste

  • Sunscreen 

  • Bathroom tissue (Very Important) 

  • Light towel 

  • A water bottle that you can top off 

  • A plastic sack that you can put your wallet, reports, and gadgets in, on the off chance that it began to rain. 

  • Legitimate ID confirmations

  • Essential medicines

  • Little Knife

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