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What You Should Know More About Trekking in Mcleodganj
You will find lots of snow during the pre-monsoon season, i.e. between the months of March and June. However, as the monsoon arrives, the snow begins to melt and almost disappears during the post-monsoon months.
The best time to visit is from the end of February to March if you love snow. The lake is frozen at this time. And for those who love lush greenery, the best time to visit is from May till September.
The most popular ones are Triund Trek, Indrahar Trek, Kangra Valley Trek, a hike to Bhagsu and a trek to Guna Devi.
Yes, trekking is extremely safe in Mcleod Ganj. We suggest that you stay with your group and follow our guides/leaders.
Embraced by the fascinating charm of the Dhauladhar Range and adorned with the enchanting beauty of Dharamshala, scenic Triund trek proves to be a soothing destination in the country.
A popular trekking destination in Himachal Pradesh, this salubrious hill entices its visitors with all its natural grandeur and appeal. The cost is INR 1500 per person.
Yes, you can do this trek but it is advisable to do some physical activity for about two to three weeks before you go for it. This is an easy to moderate trek. The Dhauladhar is an endlessly fascinating range and the Indrahar Pass trek is a strong reiteration of its diverse offerings.
This high, rocky ridge is extensive enough and important enough both in its profile of ascent and its relative proximity to the plains to be a major Himalayan range. It is a geologically active region, set on a major thrust zone of the Indian plate.
This is an easy to moderate trek. Seven nights/eight days are required to do this trek.
Perfect for both novice and ardent trekkers seeking the true experience of trekking in Himachal, this engaging trek presents an array of elements that will delight all. Opening up to you the magic of Kangra Valley trek, Dharamshala, there are several experiences to revel in.
Witness the awe-inspiring views of Dhauladhar Range, visit mystical lakes, ancient temples and unexplored charming Hindu villages tucked away amidst the valleys. This is a fairly easy trekking option.
Tent living and Eco hut stays are provided for some treks in Mcleodganj.
The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum.
If you’re not up for trekking, you can go to Bhagsu Falls, Namgyal Monastery, Bhagsunath Temple, Tsuglagkhang or you can even go to Dharamkot and see the Dal Lake. there are various other places to visit in Mcleodganj which can be enjoyed by tourists.
For girls, trekking is extremely safe. The trekking company has highest regards for women safety and will ensure that they're safe during the entire trek. If there is only one girl in the trip, then she will be provided with a single tent to sleep alone.
If there are more girls, then they can sleep under one tent. Always make sure that you are never left on your own. Understand your pace and be with the group. It is advisable to travel in groups.
One should not intake any kind of intoxicants while on a trek as it requires lot of physical strength.
There are proper meals with subsequent nutritional values planned for the people coming in for the trek. From dinner on Day 1 to Breakfast on Day 13, all meals will be provided.
This would include nutritional vegetarian meals, a total of 6 in a day, with the addition of tea and coffee during breaks.
Mcleodganj most famous monastery is the Bhagsu Temple which is a must visit. It is really sacred and known to contain miraculous powers of healing.
Traveller Tales from Mcleodganj
19 January 2016
We started the trek from McLeodganj at around a height of 1750m and on the first day started trekking to Triund. From there on the second day, we were really blown away with the beauty of the surrounding. Lahesh Caves was an awesome site and so was Ilaqa Got. On the third day, we were on our way to complete our Indrahar Pass route. Climbed up to 4300m and after reaching the pass, we got to witness the opulent beauty of the Dhauladhar Range of the Himalayas. Fourth day was about trekking back to Mc Leod Ganj and conclude the trek. I must mention the trek guides as they really never hesitated to come forward and help us in every possible ways. Their great team of guides and instructors made the trek easy for us; thanks a bunch guys...would love to join another challenging trek with you soon!
01 March 2016
Though Indrahar Pass trek is a short one, the challenges and terrains involved in it are really amazing. There are greater heights involved in the Indrahar Pass trek; make sure you are not scared of heights or try not to get prone to altitude sickness. I think, the trek guides can help you in this.
29 November 2017
"Every service provided was excellent but the place is too commercialized and toooooooo crowded."
23 December 2014
Kangara Valley Dhauladhars trek worked out to be an excellent trip in my lifetime. If you want to experience a really great trekking one, I suggest that this trek is the above a perfect one. I had heard about this trek from my family friend who had already been to this place, he said that this trek will fit into my budget and taste, this is how I landed up convincing my office mates to opt for this trip when they were hunting out for some trekking holiday. We were a batch of 15 people – combination of both amateurs and professional trekkers. A trek that touches the Dhauladharas range is simple awe striking. We visited many lovely lakes, ancient temples and a plenty of Hindu temples on the way. The scenes are still lovely and fresh in front of my eyes even now, if an opportunity strikes again I would surely pick this trek as my next trekking break.
27 October 2013
Triund is the crown jewel of Dharamshala. It is situated in the laps of Dhauladhar mountains. I had an amazing experience with the Triund trek. It has a perfect view of mountains from one side and the Kangra valley on the other. Despite being a popular trekking spot, this trekking spot is not over crowded or polluted. This trek was one of the best experiences that I ever had. I so loved this trek and I want to do this trek again. This may sound stupid, but yeah I want to do this trek again sooner.
11 November 2015
While on the Indrahar Pass trek, I literally got amazed by the beauty of the Himalayas; especially the Dhauladhar Range. What a beauty man! Besides trekking, you will also get to explore caves and ample of sightseeing options. The hikes were a bit challenging and prior trekking experience will prove to be a boon if you are planning for this one. Keep an eye on how you pack your bags; better consult with the organisers even before you start packing. You will surely enjoy this trek.
18 September 2014
Overall, we trekked for around 5-6 hours everyday and on the third day reached the Indrahar Pass. The whole experience was so refreshing and exciting. The way our guides helped us throughout our Indrahar Pass trekking was so praiseworthy. The camping and food arrangement was very good. All the members of the group were very friendly and we had lot of fun. The views of snow covered mountains were amazing. Thanks for awesome experience.
08 December 2013
I did my fair research before booking for Indrahar Pass trek. Trust me I thought there was nothing which couldn't have known about this place but once I reached the place...I thought everything that I had researched and learnt about the place was just stale knowledge. It is one hell of a place - still can't believe that a scenery can be so appealing to eyes. Forget all about pictures,this place will just woo you in minutes.
15 November 2015
First of all, if you think this trek is meant just for professional trekkers then take a break coz this was my first trekking experience and not once I felt that I cannot complete the trek. All of us spent around4-6 hours everyday trekking which gave us ample time to realx our muscles and also we had sufficient time in hand to sit and enjoy the beautiful Dhauladhar ranges and surrounding beauty. Amazing experience!!!
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