Trekking is one of the sporting activities which is popular among adventure seekers. Himachal Pradesh is among the popular destinations for trekking and one can experience snow, mesmerizing landscapes, temples, and snow-capped hills and mountains. Himachal is a place where one can experience adventure other than trekking as well. Sidewalks along waterfalls, summits, or valleys are one of them. Here is a list of treks that one can experience in the Himachal.
Triund Trek, Mcleodganj
Triund trek consists of camping under the stars and experiencing the bonfire. This is one of the easy treks one can experience when in Himachal. Located in Mcleodganj, one can also witness the ranges of Dhauladhar and other scenic beauty. Sightseeing at night is mesmerizing. The trek in the day is popularly known as Little Lhasa and it also comprises of Tibetan Population. The trek is one of the popular treks in Himachal Pradesh as one can climb an altitude of 7,700 feet. The trek goes through the highest waterfall in Mcleodganj, which is the BhagsuNag waterfall. The trek is easy as the trek is short and is a two-day trek. One can experience this on a weekend as well. Triund Trek is also one of the most preferred treks as it allows us to explore the calmness and beauty of the Himalayan ranges. This trek is preferred by beginners also because of the distance that one has to cover which is 14 kilometers. The best time to visit the trek is March till December.
Beas Kund Trek, Manali
This 3-day trek is a perfect trek for the ones who are new to the idea of trekking and want to enjoy the scenic beauty as well. This trek is a 3-day trek and one needs to cover a distance of 15 to 17 kilometers. This is a trek where one can witness the origination of the river Beas and is believed that the Sage Vyas used to bathe in the river. Beas Kund is a 1000 years old alpine lake and sits amidst the Himalayan Range. This is a famous trek of Himachal as there are lush green grasslands that one can witness. One can also witness the serene water body in the mountain peaks of Pir Panjal. This adds to the beauty of this lake.
Kasol Kheerganga Trek
Kasol Kheerganga trek is one of the best treks in the state as it is located near the river Kheerganga on the path which makes the views mesmerizing. It is located in the Parvati Valley in the Kullu District. Kheerganga is also considered a paradise for trekkers. The trek begins from Kasol and it is located at a height of 5,000 feet. Kheerganga is known as the Abode of Lord Shiva and has mesmerizing hot water springs and scenic valley views. Kheerganga trek goes up to the height of 9,600 feet. Kasol is a destination that is popular with hippies and with Israelis. The trekking distance is about 24 kilometers.
Indrahar Pass trek, Mcleodganj
Dharamshala is one of the popular tourist destinations and the trek in Mcleodganj begins at Kangra Valley and goes to the Ravi river basin. One can witness the beauty of Dhauladhar ranges on the way and there are other beautiful things one can witness that are snow bridges, snaky streams of mountains, and deodar trees. It is located at a height of 14,245 ft above sea level. It is a 4-day trek and is considered to be a short trek. The hike passes through lush green landscapes and also crosses through the blue waters of Lake Makiani and Kareri.
Bhrigu Lake trek, Manali
Located at an altitude of 14,100 feet above sea level. It is a trek where one can seek a lot of amazing adventures and thrills. This trek is one of the most beautiful short treks in the Himalayas and one can witness high altitude alpine lakes, meadows, and beautiful landscape. The lake has a mesmerizing view and the colors change with each passing season. The color changes to emerald green in late summers and it turns blue in the summers. It is a 4-day long trip and goes through the seven sisters’ peaks which are Deo Tibba, Indrasan, Hanuman Tibba, and Pir Panjal ranges. The distance to be covered on the trek is 26 kilometers.
These treks give the trekkers a mind-blowing experience of the Himalayan range and the treks can be undertaken by all people. These treks range between easy to moderate and thus can be undertaken by people who are beginners and who are experts. The best time to undertake these treks is in the summer months between May to October.