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It was an amazing experience, as i was so excited already for this trek and the beauty of this place did not disappointed me. It was too cold during th...
Exciting trek to Laka Got Glacier. Seeing this place is just so amzing. I never thought even in dreams that such places could exist in India but it was...
Start your tour by arriving at the start point of the trek at 10.00 AM at Mcleodganj square
The trek to Triund begins from here which takes about 5 hours to complete. After reaching here, check into the campsite
Take a while to admire the Dhauladhar and Kangra Mountain ranges that greet you a welcome from Triund top
Enjoy a memorable dinner in the mountains. Overnight camping at Triund/Mana depending on permission.
Start your morning with a wonderful breakfast.
Trek on the Laka Got Glacier and Lahesh Caves trail, carrying packed lunch with you. Upon arrival at the glacier, enjoy the view. The trek is about 6 km
Have some fun in the glacier and snow around it. Take pictures and play with snowballs.
Overnight camping near Laka Got after a wonderful dinner or Mana camps near Triund.
After breakfast this morning, you will start early to return directly to the Mcleodganj to end your trek.
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Inclusions:Accommodation in Double / Triple Sharing waterproof and windproof tents
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Rated : 5.0
It was an amazing experience, as i was so excited already for this trek and the beauty of this place did not disappointed me. It was too cold during the night, i could not sleep as sleeping bags was not enough warm. I would definitely recommend this trek but make sure you are prepare enough to survive in temperature -1 to -5 during the night, you can carry extra thermal wears if you are planning this trek between October -March.
Rated : 5.0
Exciting trek to Laka Got Glacier. Seeing this place is just so amzing. I never thought even in dreams that such places could exist in India but it was just so good. We had two day trek-one day to Triund and another day to Laka glacier. There was a camp stay too and there the facilities were nicely arranged. Some of the beautiful places which fell on our way were Dhauladhar and Kangra mountain ranges and Lahesh Caves trail. Seeing these places was just out of this world. We camped for two days and both days were superb with a memorable dinner and a lot of laughter with friends. Our tour operator was also funny and friendly. It was a superb trip.
Rated : 5.0
I availed for the Laka Glacier trek packaged through Thrillophilia as I had heard positive reviews regarding the site from my friends before. The trek from Triund to Laka Glacier was one of the most memorable experiences so far. The scenic beauty of the snow-clad Himalayas was only enhanced by the top-class services provided by the team. The safety of the trekking team was kept top priority. The trek leader was extremely helpful and friendly.
Rated : 5.0
This was the first trek of my life and it was an experience that's roused a hunger for adventure in me that I never knew existed. The first night at Triund provided me sights of the night sky I had never seen. The view of Dharamshala and the entire Kangra district was absolutely breathtaking. On the second day, we trekked to Laka Glacier and since we had time remaining during the day, our guide took us all the way to Lahesh Cave and it was mesmerizing.
Rated : 5.0
I felt it as a soulful trek. With all my heart and energy, I did it. Great landscape. Pure nature with fresh air. Only one with a good physical strength can do this trek. Staying up there gave me a lot of happiness which I can't express in words. Available food was maggi, rotis, etc. Luxury is not promised in terms of facilities. But in terms of experience, this is a must go trek. Rare flowers, rare wild animals, and a beautiful forest were the main attractions I came across.
Rated : 4.0
My friend and I were looking for an appropriate Laka Glacier tour package, and chanced upon the deal in Thrillophilia while surfing online. Needless to say, we were immediately attracted by the price offer and decided to go forward with it. The tour did not disappoint us. The experience was fairly short, but extremely enjoyable and well managed. The staff was extremely supportive and friendly. The meals were wholesome and delicious.
Rated : 5.0
Super great trek! Two females and the food, location, and guides were extremely kind and knowledgeable! Thanks so much.
Rated : 5.0
Triund Trek was an amazing experience. More so, it was made easy by guide such as Rishabh, and Sameer. Our group totally enjoyed the time during the trek. thank you to everyone for making it such a pleasent experience.
Rated : 5.0
We had our lunch keeping the sight of the Lake Got Glacier in focus. What a trip it was, Himachal is really a land of beautiful landscapes. Special thanks to our trek leader Amit.
Rated : 5.0
Great camping experience with Thrillophilia. The leader was skilled, qualified and very supportive, while safety equipments were well maintained. Good price, too. Thanks.
Laka Glacier lays approximately 13 kilometres from Dharamshala and can be reached only via trekking. The trekking for the glacier starts in McLeodganj which is your nearest access point whether you take a taxi, public transport, or drive yourself.
By Bus - While McLeodganj has limited bus connectivity to the neighbouring cities, you could easily get a bus to Dharamshala ISBT. From here, you can get a bus or a taxi to McLeodganj.
The trek route to Triund begins in McLeodganj. Some also like to start at Dharamkot which is only a couple of kilometres ahead of McLeodganj. Depending on where you start your journey, you have to get to Gallu Temple in Dharamkot. From here, Triund is approximately 7 to 8 kilometres.
The trek takes you through gorgeous Rhododendron and Oak forests, and is very smooth.
While not a lot of novice trekkers try it, there is an alternative trekking route via Bhagsu Fall to Triund. This route is approximately 9 kilometres and comparatively challenging than the first.
The trekking distance between Triund and Laka glacier is approximately 6 kilometres. Depending on your fitness level and speed, the trek should take between 5 to 7 hours.
Laka Glacier is situated 3,200 meters above sea level.
Yes. April falls under the pre-monsoon season when the glacier is covered entirely with snow. In fact. April is one of the most favourable months for trekking the Laka Glacier.
A 3-days and 2-nights trek to Triund and Laka Glacier costs INR 3,450 per person. The price is inclusive of camping one night each in Triund and Laka Glacier, respectively, meals, sleeping bags, kitchen staff, camping toilets, a highly-professional mountain guide, and all required forest permissions.
Yes, of course. The months from March to December are considered the best months to trek the Laka Glacier. From March to June, the area observes pre-monsoon and is completely engulfed in snow.
Because of its exclusive location, the Laka Glacier and Triund area do not offer mobile or internet connectivity. While you may be able to get mobile reception in some stretches, it is neither guaranteed nor too reliable.
The trek to Triund and Laka Glacier is considered extremely easy and suitable for amateur trekkers. However, if you haven’t ever been on a trek, we suggest:
-Start walking every day for at least 30-45 minutes at a stretch
-Do a lot of cardio training focussed on your legs (Eg: cycling, swimming, squats and lunges)
-Climb stairs whenever you can
-Practise how to use walking poles to take the pressure of your knees and offer additional support
-Train with a backpack (preferably with the weight that you plan on carrying for your trek to Triund and Laka Glacier)
-Buy good trekking shoes (if you don’t have them already) and get used to wearing them
Yes. Trekking to Laka Glacier involves walking through some extremely steep paths and camping overnight in the mountains. Also, keep in mind that if you travel between March to June, the entire area would be covered in snow. The snow starts to melt July onwards and it is also the monsoon season in the region. Taking into consideration all these factors, we suggest the below-mentioned gears that you should pack for your trip:
-Strong trekking shoes, sports shoes aren’t enough
-Fleece and wool jacket
-Rain gear (irrespective of the season)
A well-trained and well-informed guide is essential for the trek so they could arrange for the necessary permits and guide you safely through the mountain terrains.
No, you shouldn’t. The trekking route to Triund and Laka Glacier is considered one of the smoothest routes despite the magnificent beauty and sense of exhilaration it offers. The trek is perfect for novice trekkers and doesn’t include any difficulty, except for a couple of kilometres towards the end. Even then, it is fairly easy. However, if you suffer from altitude sickness specifically, you should carry your prescribed medication.
Even though the trekking route is fairly easy, it is best to pack light but pack right. It is bound to feel cold when you are surrounded by the snowclad glaciers or when you camp at night. Aside from the special clothing and trekking gears, we suggest the following
-Backpack (30-40 litre)
-Dress in Layers – Head Cap, Warm Fleece, Waterproof Wind Cheater, Track pants, Warm socks
-Sun Caps, Sunscreen lotion (SPF 40+)
-Sun Glasses it should be U/V Protected
-Prescribed Medicines – If any
-Energy Bar, Chocolate
The Laka Glacier trek starts from Mcleodganj Square in McLeodganj, Dharamshala in the state of Himachal Pradesh. From here, the tour commences with an 8-kilometer trek to Triund.
The Laka Glacier Trek is fairly short, and spans across 2 nights and 3 days.
The best time to embark on a trek to Laka Glacier would be during the months of May and December. During this time, the peaks of Mcleodganj remain engulfed in snow and offer a beautiful sight. The trek remains available throughout the rest of the year as well, but it is best to do the trek during these pre-monsoon months.
Yes, the trek to Laka Glacier is a fairly easy one. The short trek is easy to scale, and is a perfect experience for first time trekkers.
No, the Laka Glacier trek is not a dangerous trek. The trekking tour is usually led by an instructor and tour guide, who is extremely well-versed in his ways and looks out for the safety of the trekkers.
Located at a height of 3233 meters above sea level, the Laka Glacier nestles in the very heart of the Himalayan ranges. The Glacier is located around 13 kilometers away from Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh, and can only be reached by a trek through Triund.
The Laka Glacier trek is not a difficult one at all. The trek is a popular choice among beginners, although certain first-time trekkers may find it to be a little difficult towards the end of the trail.
No, the Laka Glacier trek package is offered only to a group of minimum two people.
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