“Triund” Magical Place Above the Clouds
Triund is a small hill station in the Dharamshala Region in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is one of the most popular trekking spots of India. Triund is a part of Dharamkot. Triund is at the foot of the Dhauladhar ranges and is at a height of 2,828m.
How to Reach
By Air- Gaggal Airport (about 20 kms) is the nearest airport in Kangra to reach here.
By Train- The nearest broad guage station is Pathankot (about 85 kms).
By Road- To reach Triund you have reach Dharamshala first which is well connected with all major cities through roads.
Trek to Triund
Triund is one of the most popular trek of India as during trekking you will familiar with the mesmerizing views, scenic beauty and your dream of touching clouds will become true.
It is a one-day trek approx. 10 kilometres (one way) from Mcleod Ganj bus stand and under 6-8 kilometres (one way) from Galu Devi temple near Dharamkot. You can reach from Mcleod Ganj to Dharamkot by taxi or by foot. The trail is rocky and cut in steps at some places.
From Galu Devi temple there is an unambiguous byway which goes through a beautiful forest of oak and Deodar trees.
- You can get refreshment and food at the hill by various Shacks at top but we recommend you to carry your food and water with you.
- The best time for trekking is during the month of March and April and during rainy season.
- Visit nearby Bhagsunag Waterfall.
During rainy season temp. varies from 10 to 20 degree Celsius. In winter temperature varies from 5 to 15 degree Celsius with heavy snowfall.
Camping in Triund is banned in the year 2019 by the state government till further notice.