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Trekking In Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh

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About Trekking Routes in Dharamshala

Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh is famous for Tibetan culture and temples. Its suburb Mcleodganj is a great spt to go on treks in Dhauladhar range. If you are planning to go trekking in Dharamshala, then you are in luck, since there are a plethora of small treks near Dharamshala as well as within the city, perfect for people of all age groups as well as of any fitness level.

Famous Trekking Spots In Dharamshala

The most popular and most frequented treks in and near Dharamshala include the Triund Trek, trek to Indrahara Pass, Chamba Trek, the Dhauladhar Trek, Manimahesh Lake and Kareri Lake among others. All of these treks are ideal for experts as well as novices with good stamina. They are safe enough to enjoy, and are best completed within a couple of days so as not to exert yourself much. You can easily put up a tent at one of the campsites for the night. The feeling of walking across mountains, plunging into valleys and crossing treacherous bridges over raging rivers is one that is sure to fill you with a rush of adrenaline so intense that you would long to come back here again and again. Try to set up even a small trek, if you don’t have much time, to get a feel of what it feels like to sleep under the stars on a mountain top.

1) Triund Trek in Dharamshala

Triund is one of the most popular treks in Himachal. It starts from Mcleodganj and reaches the Triund Peak via Dharamkot and Galu Temple. It is located at an elevation of approximately 2,950 meters.

Trek hours: Up to 6 hours

Trek distance: 9 km

Trek cost: 3000 per person

Difficulty level: Easy2) Kareri Lake Trek

This beautiful glacial lake in Dhauladhar mountain range is located about 30 km from Dharamshala. It is a two-day trek with options to spend the night at Ghera or Kareri village.

Trek hours: 6 hours each on 2 days

Trek distance: 20 km

Trek cost: 6000 per person

Difficulty level: Moderate

3) Indrahar Pass Trek

This rocky pass is located about 10 km beyond Triund Top. It takes another 2 days to reach Indrahar Pass from Triund and overall 3 days from Mcleodganj.

Trek hours: 6 hours each on 3 days

Trek distance: 25 km

Trek cost: 10,000 per person

Difficulty level: Moderate/Difficult

4) Chamba Trek Over Indrahar Pass

Inderhar Pass connects the Chamba Valley to Kangra Valley. After crossing Indrahar Pass, it may take another 2 days to reach Chamba town.

Trek hours: 7 hours each on 4/5 days

Trek distance: 40 km

Trek cost: Variable

Difficulty level: Difficult

5) Guna Mata Trek

This trek to Guna Mata Temple from Dharamshala is only 8 km and can be done in a single day. The temple is a shrine devoted to Guna Mata, worshipped by the local Gaddi people.

Trek hours: 4 hours

Trek distance: 8 km

Trek cost: Variable

Difficulty level: Easy

6) Dhauladhar Round Trek

This is a cross-country trek which takes at least 7 days to complete. It passes through Triund Top, Kareri Lake, and other attractions in Dharamshala region.

Trek hours: 6 hours each on 7/8 days

Trek distance: 60 km

Trek cost: Variable

Difficulty level: Difficult

7) Mcleodganj to Dharamkot Day Trek

This is a single day trek of only 2 km. The small settlement of Dharamkot lies on the way to Triund from Mcleodganj. This is an easy hike with beautiful views of the town.

Trek hours: 1 hour

Trek distance: 2 km

Trek cost: 500

Difficulty level: Easy

8) Manimahesh Lake Trek at Bharmour

This is a popular pilgrim route that starts from Hadsar village in the Dalhousie region of Himachal. The trek to this sacred lake is usually undertaken by the locals in the monsoon season.

Trek hours: 10 hours

Trek distance: 14 km

Trek cost: 3000

Difficulty level: Moderate


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Triund Hill in Dharamshala

 

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Let the spellbounding beauty of the Triund trek route in the Kangra valley and the Dhauladhar hills, near Dharamshala, Himachal enchant you. This serene and majestic trek offers panoramic views of the hills from the top at various times of the day – moonrise, dusk, and dawn. Trek through the lush green rhododendron and oak ...

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    Yes, it is completely safe in Dharamshala. One will find hundreds of tourists anytime they visit the place. Moreover, the locals are quite friendly and helpful.

    The Triund trek is suitable for most people. It is an easy trek of 11km with an uphill trek of 4-5 hours.

    Paragliding at Bir is quite safe. Just follow the instructions properly. Do ask your para-pilot for his license to make sure he is an expert. However, no adventure activity is 100% safe.

    Dal Lake, Namgyal monastery, Bhagsunag temple and waterfall, Kangra Art Museum, HPCA stadium and Tibet museum are some of the places one can visit in Dharamshala.

     

     

    Dharamshala has plenty of shops selling Himachali clothes and various kinds of handicrafts mostly associated with Buddhism and Tibet.

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