Triund Trek


Mcleod Ganj

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Duration
2 Days
Max Altitude
9,350 ft
Difficulty
Easy
Low Temp
-5 to -7 ° C
High Temp
25 to 30 ° C

Overview

The most sought-after beautiful trek in the Dhauladhar ranges of Dharamshala it has the perfect view of the Dhauladhar mountains on one side and Kangra valley on the other. Triund is a very popular trekking and camping place with a lot of travelers every year from all over the world. Triund trek is a beautiful 18km trek which can be easily accomplished by almost all age groups. Triund has an unambiguous byway which goes through a beautiful mixed forest of oak, deodar, and rhododean refresh during the hike.


INCLUSIONS:

  1. Two-night accommodation at Triund in trekking style tents on
  2. 2/3/4 sharing with sleeping bags, roll mattress, kitchen facility, Toilet in open nature as forest
    the government banned to dig this meadow and pitch the dry toilet tents.
  3. Trekking guide for 03 days and a cook at Triund.
  4. Normal Drinking water during the trek.
  5. All vegetarian meals during the tour starting with Lunch on day 01 Breakfast on day 03.



EXCLUSIONS:

  1. The trek cost does not include any train fare or air fare charges
  2. Porters or mules for personal luggage
  3. Any cost other than those that are listed above in the inclusions should be entirely borne by
    the trekkers.



Brief Itinerary

Day 0: Arrive Dharamsala

Day 1: On Trek: Mecleodganj - Triund(2875m), 9 km, 5 hours walk Camp at Triund Meadow

Day 2: Triund-  Snowline(3200m)- Back to Mecleodganj  8 km, 5-6 hours’ walk

Itinerary

Day 0: Arrive Dharamsala


Day 1: On Trek: Mecleodganj - Triund(2875m), 9 km, 5 hours walk Camp at Triund Meadow

You start your trek from Mecleodganj towards Triund which is steep ascent through the mixed forest of oak, rhododendron and deodar trees. Triund is an alpine meadow on top of a plateau with a superb close view of the snow covered peaks of Dhauladhar on one side and Kangra valley on the other. Camp here for overnight stay.



Day 02: Triund-  Snowline(3200m)- Back to Mecleodganj  8 km, 5-6 hours’ walk

After breakfast, we start walking towards snowline. We traverse a small ridge along the glacial moraine to reach Khabrotu from where we have a closer view of the peaks of Dhauladhar range.  The glacier remains full of snow from March to May and then starts to recede. Spend some time at snowline and then walk back to Mecleodganj.



Things to carry


Necessities:

  1. Trekking shoes **: Trekking shoes with good grip and ankle support is compulsory for the trek. Please ensure that the trekking shoes are not new and used by the trekker prior to the trek. The trail is slippery and requires you to walk through rocks and boulders so good grip and water resistance shoe is necessary.  Do keep an extra floater in case of rain and for use in camps.
  2. Backpack (50-70 litres) **: A backpack with comfortable straps and a supporting frame is very important as you have to carry it on your own during the trek. Invest in a good backpack that is lightweight and comfortable to carry on long treks. 
  3. Daypack (20 litres): Keep a daypack incase you off load your backpack during the trek for your essential day items.
  4. Torch or Headlamp **: Please bring a torch or headlamp for all treks.
  5. Cutlery: Carry a spoon, mug and a lunch box. We insist on trekkers getting their own cutlery for hygiene reasons and for packed lunch.
  6. Sunglasses **: Invest in a good pair of sunglasses as you are going to be out in the sun for most of day. If you are trekking in snow it will be a mandatory as it protects you from snow blindness.
  7. Two water bottles **: 1 litre each for water during the trek. 


**    MANDATORY  DO NOT FORGET


Clothes and Other accessories


  1. Warm jacket and Sweater (couple of them if you feel more susceptible to cold) 
  2. Thermals: Carry thermals to keep yourself warm in the camp.Trek pants (2)  for daily use during the trek which are light and comfortable.
  3. Collared Shirts (3-4) Full sleeves and quick dry so that it prevents sunburn on the arms and neck area. 
  4. Poncho: Poncho is very important when you are trekking in monsoon season to protect you from the rain. You can rent one from us @ INR 50 per day.
  5. Cap: To protect your hair and face from the scorching sun carry a cap.
  6.  Synthetic gloves for your hands as it will protect your hands from water, snow and keep you dry and warm.
  7. Socks (2 pair) + Wollen socks(2 pair)  for keep you warm in the camps.
  8. Trekking pole: You should carry your own trekking poles for the steep uphills and downhills. You can carry them or rent one from us @ INR 50 per day
  9. Toiletries: Sunscreen **, moisturiser, lip balm, toilet paper, toothbrush, toothpaste, hand sanitiser, wet wipes and tissues. 
  10. Plastic covers: While packing, use plastic bags to compartmentalise things and carry few extra plastic bags for wet clothes and to bring back your non biodegradable material back. Mountains are the source of water and life on this planet. Please try and keep it clean and healthy.




Mandatory Personal Medical Kit 


  1. Diamox – 5 tablets (to prevent AMS)
  2. Hyoscine (3 tablets)
  3. Amlodipine 5mg (5 tablet) With doctors prescription only
  4. Avomine – 2 tablets (motion sickness)
  5. Crocin – 3 tablets (fever)
  6. Avil 25mg – 2 tablets (allergies)
  7. Disprin – 3 tablets (headache)
  8. Norflox TZ & Lomofen– 3 tablets each (diarrhea)
  9. Digene – 5 tablets (acidity)
  10. Crepe bandage – 3 to 5 meters
  11. Gauze – 1 small roll
  12. Band-aid – 5 strips
  13. Cotton – 1 small roll
  14. ORS – 105packets
  15. Betadine or any antiseptic cream
  16. Moov spray (aches, & sprains) 


How to prepare

How to prepare for an easy trek?


  • There is nothing more fulfilling than enjoying the nature's untouched beauty in the mountains. We are gifted with abilities to achieve any daunting tasks such as swimming and running. Just like these, trekking is an amazing experience for all. Challenging yourself to enjoy nature's gifts has always been a traveller's dream. Though trekking is an enthralling journey, it must be well prepared to enjoy it to the fullest.
    A common question is 'how challenging is a trek'? It depends on various factors like weather, challenges faced during the trek, and most importantly, your endurance level. It is possible to have a beautiful hiking as long as you are physically and mentally prepared for it. Whether you are planning for an easy, moderate, or a difficult trek, a pre-training is the must.
    If you are a beginner, you will be thrilled with the surprises that trekking offers throughout your journey. Besides mental endurance, an easy trek requires strength training and should be taken seriously.


    Cardiovascular exercises

  • Week

    Exercise

    Distance

    Duration

    Frequency

    1

    Running

    3 kilometres

    Within 30 minutes

    Run at least 3 days in a week

    2

    Running

    3 kilometres

    Within 30 minutes

    Run at least 3 days in a week

    3

    Running

    4 kilometres

    Within 30 minutes

    Run at least 3 days in a week

    4

    Running

    4 kilometres

    Within 30 minutes

    Run at least 3 days in a week







    Flexibility exercises


    Week

    Exercise

    Sets

    Duration

    Frequency

    1

    Squats, Sit Ups & Crunches

    2 sets of 10 counts each

    Less than 15 seconds for each set

    Each exercise once  in a week

    2

    Squats, Sit Ups & Crunches

    2 sets of 10 counts each

    Less than 15 seconds for each set

    Each exercise twice  in a week

    3

    Squats, Sit Ups & Crunches

    2 sets of 20 counts each

    Less than 30 seconds for each set

    Each exercise twice  in a week

    4

    Squats, Sit Ups & Crunches

    2 sets of 20 counts each

    Less than 30 seconds for each set

    Each exercise twice  in a week


    Breathing exercises


    Week

    Exercise

    Counts

    Duration

    Frequency

    1

    Abdominal Breathing

    10 counts

    Each count - Inhale for 3 seconds; exhale for 7 seconds.

    At least once in a week

    2

    Abdominal Breathing

    20 counts

    Each count - Inhale for 3 seconds; exhale for 7 seconds.

    At least once in a week

    3

    Abdominal Breathing

    30 counts

    Each count - Inhale for 3 seconds; exhale for 7 seconds.

    At least once in a week

    4

    Abdominal Breathing

    40 counts

    Each count - Inhale for 3 seconds; exhale for 7 seconds.

    At least once in a week

    Easy treks require a certain amount of preparation and cannot be taken lightly. Follow these exercise schedules to make sure you are fit for the trek. The easiest way to know your fitness level is to check whether you can run 4 kilometres within 30 minutes at the end of fourth week. By following the flexibility and breathing exercises, you can walk through different terrains and while maintaining your stamina level. The more you are fit, the more you will enjoy your trek.


    Check your BMI to know your overall level of body  fitness.  

How to reach

How to Reach Mcleodganj by Road

The number of state government and private buses connects Mcleodganj with various cities of north

India like Delhi, Chandigarh, Dharamshala etc. daily and will take around 7 hours to reach. Passengers

can easily avail these buses till Mcleodganj bus stand and then hire a taxi to reach anywhere in

the town.



How to Reach Mcleodganj by Rail

Pathankot Railway Station located around 90 km away serves as the nearest railhead to Mcleodganj.

Passengers can avail trains that ply between Delhi and Jammu to reach Mcleodganj. Plenty of trains

are available on this route, so one can choose as per his/her budget and convenience. Taxis and

buses available outside the station can be hired to reach Mcleodganj.

FAQ

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations prior to 30 days from the start of the trek

You can either transfer the same trek to any of your friends/family or get a voucher for the same amount

and register for any of our treks in future (validity 1 year) Or Get a refund of 90 %

(If the trek amount varies, the balance needs to be paid by the trekker)



Cancellation between 30 days and 15 days to the start of the trek

You can either choose to go for any other trek or other batches for the same trek depending on

availability Or Get a refund of 75%



Cancellation between 15 days and 10 days to the start of the trek

You can choose to go on the same trek with other batches in the same season Or Get a refund

of 50%



Cancellation less than 10 days to the start of the trek

You can transfer your trek to your friend/family (same trek) No cash refund.

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Trek Fee Per Person

₹1800

GST 5% is applicable on the fee.

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