Triund Trek: All you need to know about

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Introduction

Himachal Pradesh’s Triund Trek is a peaceful, easy, and scenic trek that is also one of the most popular in the country. The Triund trek, located on one side of the misty Dhauladhar ranges and the other side of the breathtaking Kangra Valley, is ideal for both first-time trekkers and experienced trekkers or adventure seekers.

 

Hike through oak and rhododendron forests, peaceful and sunny meadows, and tricky curves, pausing for tea and snacks along the way. There are rock-cut caves after the trek’s endpoint that are unique to this trek.

 

How To Get There?

Flight: 

You can fly directly to Dharamshala from Delhi or take a connecting flight from wherever you are.

 

Road: 

You can also take an overnight bus from Delhi to Dharamshala, then a cab to Dharamkot to begin your trek. Cabs are plentiful at Dharamshala International Airport. You can book a self-drive cab from Delhi to Dharamshala for your stay and return trip.

 

Railway: 

The nearest rail station is Pathankot. Many Jammu trains stop here. To travel to Delhi from Pathankot, take the Delhi-Pathankot SuperFast Express or, if coming from Mumbai, take the Mumbai-Jammu Tawi express. Take a bus or a cab from Pathankot to Dharamshala, which is about 2 to 3 hours away.

 

Expenses

Traveling by bus from Delhi to Dharamshala costs between Rs. 600 and Rs. 1300, depending on whether you take a regular or a Volvo bus. Taxis from Dharamshala airport to Dharamkot cost around Rs. 2000. If booked online, a three-day trip in a self-drive car with a driver would cost around Rs. 10,000.

 

The cost of food per day will range between Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000.

 

The cost of accommodation will range between Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 per day.

Triund Trek Packages: Triund trek operators will charge around Rs. 1500. (which does not include transportation or food costs).

 

The weather at different times of the year

 

The weather in January is bearable, despite the cold. The clear vistas of the Dhauladhar make up for the effort. Temperatures range from 10 to 1 degree Celsius.

 

Although February is a cold month, the weather begins to warm up and become more pleasant. The temperature range is 12 to 5 degrees Celsius.

 

In March, as the snow melts, spectacular views of the Dhauladhar range become available. It’s one of the best seasons to visit Triund. Temperatures range between 18 and 8 degrees Celsius.

 

Visit Triund in April to be enchanted by its beauty, as the weather is pleasant and dry. Temperatures range between 20 and 12 degrees Celsius.

 

Despite the pleasant weather, some unexpected showers are possible in the second half of the month. The temperature ranges from 26 to 13 degrees Celsius in May. 

 

The monsoon arrives in June, making the roads slick and muddy. This month’s weather could be erratic. The temperature ranges from 24 to 14 degrees Celsius in june.

 

The monsoon season officially begins in July. This may make the journey more difficult. At the same time, the lush lowlands can be seen. Temperatures range between 19 and 14 degrees Celsius.

 

August is a popular month because the monsoon season ends and the weather improves. Temperatures range between 22 and 14 degrees Celsius.

 

September is one of the best months to plan a Triund trip. The Dhauladhar range can be seen clearly, and the weather is pleasant. Temperatures range between 23 and 15 degrees Celsius.

 

The majority of hikers agree that the best month to visit Triund is October. You don’t have to be concerned about rain because the weather is lovely. The temperature is between 22 and 11 degrees Celsius.

 

Another fantastic month for planning a trip in November. The second half of the month, on the other hand, could be extremely cold. The temperature ranges between 16 and 5 degrees Celsius.

 

Despite the bitter cold, the weather in Triund in December allows for an incredible trek. The temperature is between 12 and 5 degrees Celsius.

 

Best time to trek 

Except for January and February, Triund Trek is open all year. Due to the heavy snowfall, some trekking trails were closed during these months. March through June are the best months to visit Triund because of the pleasant weather and clear skies. Triund has cool, relaxing weather all year, except in the cold winter months.

 

Conclusion

I’m sure you can guess when you’d like to visit this trek based on the information above. To be honest, I would go on this trek again and recommend it to others. I guarantee you will not be sorry you made this choice. For trekkers, this is nothing short of a paradise and a dream come true.