Near McLeodganj, the scenic beauty of Triund can be seen. The town of McLeodganj, also known as Little Lhasa, also offers a great opportunity to experience the vibrant Tibetan culture.
The trek takes you through the forest section which is short. It takes you through rhododendrons, pine, and coniferous trees. Not only that but it also provides you with an incredible view of Bhagsu Town, Mcleodganj, Dharamsala Valley, including distant views of the plains of Shivalik Hills and Kangra Valley.
Perhaps the biggest highlight of the Triund trek is the sunset. For those seeking a hassle-free taste of trekking in the Himalayas, Triund is the ideal location. With very little climbing, the trek provides some of the best views.
You can do so many things to make this trip unforgettable and here are some of the things you must do, which are as follows:
Start hiking early to make the maximum of this trip.
Waking up early may not be easy. Since some of the aspects of the trek include hiking under the open sky, the best way to escape from the harsh afternoon sun is to start early.
It also gives you plenty of time to cover the trek peacefully while experiencing the abundance of beauty around you.
So, if you want to get the most out of this journey, you should better start early and discover all that the trail throws with peace on your way.
Enjoying the View of the Mighty peaks
With very little climbing, the trek provides some of the best views. To get some incredible views, you don’t have to go deep into a valley like the Manali region or climb for several days. Right from where you start the trek, you get to see the Moon top, Rifle Horn, Arthur’s Seat, and the mighty Dhauladhar range clearly visible.
Trekking through beautiful pine forests
Although the trek through the forest section is short. But it is a sight to experience to see the forest segment and the grand opening of the ridge at the end of the tree line. It takes you through rhododendrons, pine, and coniferous trees.There are also numerous songbirds along the trail in the woods that adds to the joy of a birdwatcher.
The Stunning view of Sunset
The sunset is the main highlight of this Trek. This is the main reason why all trekkers stay overnight and camp at the ridge.When look behind ,you have the sun setting with some golden lights hitting these mountain ranges.
Prepare yourself for adventurous Sections
Perhaps one of the easiest treks in the Himalayas to do is Triund Trek which can be done on your own as well. As such, there are no tough areas along the trail. But there are few things to be aware of while trekking and they are:
- Trekking on parts where rocks and cliffs can be slippery. You must make sure that you are wearing the right pair of trekking boots. Along with that, you must ensure that you are carrying trekking poles with you while trekking.
- You need to be cautious about parts that are steeper and very slippery if you’re trekking from the alternate path to the Bhagsu waterfalls. However,this is not a common route taken by first-time trekkers.
Camping and stargazing
The inexpressible beauty of the trek increases abundantly when talked about camping here. A camp under the stars and with a roaring campfire, is a favorite passion among visitors. The perfect weather, warmth of bonfire, some music, exchanging stories with friends, and gazing up at the wide-open sky at night is a fascinating experience.
Capturing these scenic views
This trek offers an ample of beauty and opportunity to capture them. The bliss of the mountains, the tranquillity of the meadows, the pristine air, splendid sunset view, the pleasant weather and much of the beauty of this trek can be captured to cherish lifetime.
An gateway for more explorations and treks
In fact, Triund Trek is not the last place on this trek. For trekking enthusiasts, there is far more to do. If you want to explore more and have a Himalayan trekking experience, Triund serves as a path to many more adventures. There are several places for you to explore including going all the way to the snow line, Lakha Cave, and going to Indrahar Pass for more experienced trekkers.