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  • Trip introduction

    The trek to Moon Peak takes you up to a 15,100 feet tall summit on a short 6-day itinerary. The uphill trail takes you past the popular Triund Hill and onward into the mountains of the Dhauladhar range. You'll climb through dense forests and steep inclines, halting at vantage points that open up to beautiful vistas of the valley. A challenging trek in Himachal Pradesh, this trek to Moon Peak is best suited only for experienced trekkers.

    Destination

    The Moon Peak, at an altitude of almost 15,125 feet, is the most visible and towering landmark in the Dhauladhar mountain range. This trail leading to the summit offers a challenging trek with quite a steep gradient and curves. Littered with big boulders, the landscape changes drastically as you climb up from Triund's grassy meadows to the rocky Lahesh Caves. From the summit, you'll get exquisite views of the beautiful Kangra valley and snow-capped peaks of the Dhauladhar range.

    Destination highlights

    Reach the summit of Moon Peak in Himachal Pradesh. | Celebrate the beauty of the Himalayas from 15,200 feet. | Explore beautiful views of the Dhauladhar mountain ranges. | Stay in tents under the stars at picturesque campsites.

    Activity Details

    6831

    15200

    6831

    45 kms

    27 hrs

    9 kms

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Moon Peak trek: McLeod Ganj to Triund

    Report to the Main Square in McLeod Ganj by 9:00 hrs and begin your trek to today's destination of Triund. It is a well-marked trail through the grassy ridges, offering your first glimpse of the Kangra valley and the Dhauladhar mountains. The trek serves as a good warm up trek before you embark on the steep inclines of the Moon peak. Overnight in tents at Triund.

    Overnight in tents at Triund.

    You will begin your trek at 8:00 hrs from the Main Square. Today's meal package covers lunch and dinner. Packed lunch will be served to you on the way to the campsite, and dinner will be served to you at the campsite. For the night stay, you will be given sleeping bags and mattresses. You will sleep in tents.

    Day 1 Milestone

    McLeod Ganj

    Triund

    08:00 AM

    Food

    Lunch | Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Moon Peak trek: Triund to Ilaqa Got
    Day 3 of the Moon Peak trek: Ilaqa Got to Lahesh Caves
    Day 4 of the Moon Peak trek: Lahesh Caves to Ilaqa Got via the Moon Peak
    Day 5 of the Moon Peak trek: Ilaqa Got to McLeod Ganj
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 30 days prior to departure of the Moon Peak trek: 90% refund.

    For cancellations made 21-30 days prior to departure of the Moon Peak trek: 60% refund.

    For cancellations made 11-20 days prior to departure of the Moon Peak trek: 30% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 10 days prior to departure of the Moon Peak trek: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to follow all instructions of the trek leader during the Moon Peak trek.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Travellers requested to stick together and walk with the group and not wander off from the group on their own.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the Moon Peak trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the Moon Peak trek to maximize the safety of the travellers and staff. Any costs arising due to such a change in the itinerary are borne by the traveller.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the Moon Peak trek.

    You'll be required to sign a medical and disclaimer certificate before beginning the trek.

    For rescheduling your departure date after booking the trek, a fee of 30% of the total trip cost will be applicable. You'll not be allowed to reschedule the trek if your departure date is less than 10 days away.
    • Moon Peak Dhauladhar Himachal Pradesh Adventure Trekking The Great Next
    • Moon Peak Dhauladhar Himachal Pradesh Adventure Trekking The Great Next
    • Moon Peak Dhauladhar Himachal Pradesh Adventure Trekking The Great Next
    • Moon Peak Dhauladhar Himachal Pradesh Adventure Trekking The Great Next
    • Moon Peak Dhauladhar Himachal Pradesh Adventure Trekking The Great Next
    • Moon Peak Dhauladhar Himachal Pradesh Adventure Trekking The Great Next
    • Moon Peak Dhauladhar Himachal Pradesh Adventure Trekking The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation for 4 nights in tents on a triple-sharing basis

    • All equipment required for camping: tents, mattress, sleeping bags
    • Common kitchen/dining tent and washroom tent
    • All meals from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 5
    • Services of an experienced trek leader and support staff
    • Technical and safety gear required for the trek, if any (including crampons, micro-spikes etc.)
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city and McLeod Ganj

    • Services of porters/mules to carry your personal luggage (can be arranged at an extra cost of INR 2,500 per bag, if booked at least five days in advance)
    • Adventure travel insurance (can be arranged at an extra cost of INR 350 per person; details on request)
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as gratuity tips to staff, extra meals, beverages etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Waterproof trekking shoes
    • Track pants
    • Full-sleeve t-shirts and shirts
    • Fleece jacket
    • Wind-proof jacket
    • Thermal inner wear and sweater
    • Woollen socks
    • Synthetic gloves
    • Balaclava
    • Woollen monkey cap
    • Not to wear - Denim jeans, shorts, capris
    • Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Hard luggage such as suitcases

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Tents for overnight accommodation
    • Common kitchen/dining tent and washroom tent
    • All equipment required for camping: mattress, sleeping bag
    • Technical and safety gear required for the trek, if any (including crampons, micro-spikes etc.)

    You need to get

    • Rucksack (60+ ltrs) with shoulder straps and supporting frame
    • Cap/hat and sunglasses
    • Quick dry towel
    • Cold cream and lip balm
    • Torch and headlamps
    • Personal toiletries
    • Toilet paper
    • Trekking pole (optional)
    • Dry snacks (energy bars, chocolates etc.)
    • Water bottles (2 ltrs)
    • Passport size photo
    • Govt-issued ID card

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.