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Best Trekking Places in Himachal Pradesh

Best Trekking Places in Himachal Pradesh

As we all know Trekking means going on a long and difficult journey, typically on foot. Himachal Pradesh is one of the prime locations for trekking seekers. This small northern state of India is blessed with beautiful sceneries, exotic mountains, and breathtaking lakes. A sidewalk along waterfall, rivers, valleys fascinates you more than your imagination. As the height of mountains increases with each step the level of your adventure increases. Without taking your time let’s get started-

Pin Parvati pass Trek

At a height of 17,400 ft, you will feel adventure and thrill in the inner you.  Pin Parvati pass connects the Parvati valley of Kullu to the Pin valley of Spiti. Pin Parvati valley is also famous as the Valley of Gods. The best season to travel is July to September.

A quick overview is given below-

Difficulty level– Difficult

Duration– 12 days

Trekking Distance approx– 110 Km

Route– Kullu- Barsheni- Rudranath- Kheerganga- Tunda Bhuj- Thakur Kuan- Mantalai- Parvati Base camp- Pin base camp- Wichkurung Thach- Kaza- Manali.

Altitude– 11,980 ft to 17,452 ft.

Triund Trek

One of the most famous and easiest treks of Himachal Pradesh is located in Dharamshala, district Kangra. You can reach Triund by two routes, via Dharamkot or via Bhagsu Falls. Best time to travel September- November.

Triund Trek
Triund Trek

The quick overview is given below-

Trek difficulty level– Easy

Duration– 2 days

Trekking Distance– 9 Km

Route– Bhagsu- Triund- Laka-lahesh- Dharamkot

Altitude– 10,000ft

Parangala Pass Trek

Popular trek of Spiti and Ladakh valley. This trek will take you to the high-altitude villages, steep turns, and snowy mountains. It is the ancient trade route between Spiti and Tibet. Exotic views will take your enthusiasm to next level. It is a pleasure to trek this awesome place.

Here is a quick overview::-

Trek difficulty– Difficult

Duration– 15 days

Trekking Distance approx– 100Km

Route– Manali- Kaza-Kibber-Dumla-Thaltal- Bongrojrn- Datang Yongma-Parang La- Rachalamo- Chumik Shilde- Kiangdam- Korzok- Leh- Delhi.

Altitude– 11,000 ft to 14500 ft

Malana Village Trek

Malana is a little village situated in the surroundings of the Parvati valley. This village has its oldest democracy. Do you know?. People are believed to be the descendants of Alexander and have features like the Greeks.

Learn carefully the rules before going to Malana village for the night. Since the last fire incident, all the villagers have strictly forbidden any outsider in this village to stay here for the night.

Now in Malana village, nobody is allowed to consume alcohol and meat, and eggs. According to the local people here, the devatas are angry due to the consumption of alcohol, meat, and eggs by tourists.

A quick overview is given below-

Difficulty– Moderate

Duration– 7 days

Trekking Distance approx

Route-Manali- Naggar-Ramsu- Chanderkhani- Malana- Rashol- Manikaran.

Altitude– 13,000 ft

Kinner Kailash Parikrama Trek

One of the remotest regions. It is located in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. It is a very challenging trek. Famous for Mount Kinner Kailash which is having 79 ft tall Shivlinga that changes its color with each moment. The best time to travel is September to October.

Kinner kailash

Below is a brief overview:-

Trek level– Difficult

Duration– 9 days

Trekking Distance approx– 37 KM

Route– Shimla- Kalpa- lambar- Shurting- Charang La- Lalanti Base- Chitkul

Altitude– 17,100 ft

Manimahesh Kailash Trek

When we talk about nature lovers, mountain lovers, and trekkers then the journey to the Manimahesh Kailash comes in front of our eyes. This trek is located in Chamba valley. Manimahesh Lake is the main attraction point which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and this is located at an altitude of 3,950 meters. Manikaran Kailash peak has a height of about 5.653 meters. The best time to visit is Mid June to October.

Here’s a quick summary –

Trek level– Moderate

Duration– 11 days

Trekking Distance approx– 55 KM

Route– Delhi-Pathankot-Dalhousie-Kalatop-Khajiyar-Bharmour-Bharmani Mata Temple- Bharmour-Hadsar-Kugti-Kartik Temple-Dalotu-Chobu Pass-Kamal Kund- Manimahesh- Gaurikund-Dancho-Bharmour-Chamba-Pathankot-Delhi                               

Altitude– 12900 ft at Lake

Beas Kund Trek

Beas Kund Trek is situated in the Himachal Pradesh Kullu district. You can feel the purity of nature and mountains here. The land of God is for sure true, you can feel it when you go trekking here. Best time to visit June-October.

Beas Kund
Beas Kund

A quick overview is given below-

Trek level– Easy

Duration– 6 days

Trekking Distance approx– 31 KM

Route– Delhi-Manali- Solang Nallah- Dhundi-Bakar thach- Beas Kund- Bakar thach- Dhundi-Manali- Delhi.                               

Altitude– 8,136 ft to 12,100 ft

Chobia Pass Trek

The second highest pass in the Pir Panjal range is located in the Chamba Lahaul range. This trek is also known as the Shepherds pass. June is the best month for trekking here. This beautiful place is covered with two peaks Tent Peak and Barakanda Peak.

An overview is given below-

Trek level– Difficult

Duration– 7 days

Route– Bharmour- Hadsar-Chobia-Kathedu Temple- Alyas- Chobia Pass- Trilokinath-Udaipur-Kelong-Manali.                               

Altitude– 6,840 ft to 16,292 ft

Churdhar Peak Trek

This peak is located in the Sirmour district. Churdhar’s name can be explained as Churi-Chandani-Dhar. People believe that this name is based on Chureshwar or Shirgul Maharaj. It is the belief that they lived here in ancient times. Furthermore, you can take a look at the Dhauladhar range, Black Peak, Kinner Kailash, Shrikhand Mahadev, Kedarnath, Shimla, Chail, Kufri, Kasauli.

A quick overview

Trek level– Easy

Duration– 5 days

Trekking Distance approx- 32 Km

Route– Solan- Nohradhar- Jamnala- Teesri- Churdhar- Teesri-Jamnala- Nohradhar.                               

Altitude– 12,000 ft at Peak

Friendship Peak Trek

One of the most famous challenging treks in Kullu Himachal Pradesh. The friendship Peak elevation is 5,289 meters in the Pir Panjal range. If you want to feast your eyes on natural beauty, mountains, green valleys then, you must visit friendship Peak. The best time for trekking is May to June and September to October.

A quick overview is given below-

Trek level– Difficult

Duration– 8 days

Trekking Distance approx-  34 Km

Route– Manali- Bakkathach- Friendship Base camp- Camp-1- Summit Base Camp Manali.                               

Altitude– 17,353 ft

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