The closest airport is Gaggal Airport (20 kms away), or you can get buses to McLeodGanj from most cities around. There is no railway station in McLeodganj.
This snow trek to Triund is great for beginners as well as experienced trekkers who love the snow. On this 3-day, easy intensity Triund trek, participants visit sacred mountains, ancient temples and quaint 'pahadi' villages hidden in valleys, waiting to be explored.
There are some great camping sites and the added joy of making snow angels, while enjoying unending views of the snow-capped mountains of the Dhauladhar range and the underlying Kangra valley makes this trek worthwhile.
A range of topography features and ample snow makes this snow trek to Triund a must-try when in the area. Set in the beautiful and unique Kangra valley, the Triund trek offers fabulous hiking options and gorgeous views of the Dhauladhar range. There are rocks to scramble over, peaks swathed in mist, snow crunching under your feet, and cold air all around.
Try your hand at the Triund trek, one of the easiest treks in the region. | Take in beautiful views of the Dhauladhar range. | Enjoy the feel of trekking in the snow. | Camp in surreal surroundings, under starry skies.
After breakfast, you'll be driven to Galu Devi Temple, which is a 30 minute drive from McLeod Ganj chowk. The Triund trek starts here, with a climb towards Triund. The trail passes through mixed forest of oak, rhododendron and deodar trees. The path is steep, but offers excellent views of Dharamkot and Dharamshala valley. Triund is a flat meadow on top of a ridge and receives a lot of snowfall during the season. Participants can take in panoramic views of Dhauladhar range towards the North and Kangra valley towards the South. Your overnight stay is in tents.
Stay in comfortable tents on a twin sharing basis.
Galu Devi Temple
Lunch | Dinner
If you cancel 45 days before departure of the Triund trek: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.) minus any transaction charges.
If you cancel 30-45 days before departure of the Triund trek: 75% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.) minus any transaction charges.
If you cancel 15-30 days before departure of the Triund trek: 50% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.) minus any transaction charges.
If you cancel 15 days or less before departure of the Triund trek: No refund.
The operator has a set of guidelines for the snow trek to Triund that must be adhered to based on the tenets of ‘Leave No Trace’ & ‘Tread Light’ policies. These guidelines are very simple and emphasise on travelling in small groups, better planning, understanding impact of camping, proper waste disposal, respecting local cultures, sensitivity towards wildlife and so on.
Participants must adhere to the instructions of the team leader during the Triund trek.
Smoking, consumption of alcohol, narcotic drugs etc. is strictly prohibited on the Triund trek.
While trekking participants must follow a proper waste disposal system.