You might have seen many stunning places for the tour, trip, and trek but I am sure will not find the best trekking destinations better than Himachal has. Here are the five best trekking destinations in Himachal you must visit.
1. Hampta Pass Trek, Himanchal Pradesh
Our trail starts from Hampta village in Kullu Valley and finishes at Chatru in the Lahaul & Spiti Valley. In this popular trek, we cover a distance of 35km. The duration is of this trek is 4 to 5 days. It is an ideal option for a high-altitude trek. The scenery is mesmerizing and the experiences are hard to forget. The trail lets you walk through valleys covered with snow, deodar forests, meadows, crystal clear streams of water, and through barren lands of Lahaul-Spiti. The trek also gives you the luxury of night camping at Chandra Tal.
- Altitude- 14,436 approx.
- Best time to visit- From June to Mid November
- Difficulty level- Easy
2. Triund Trek
Triund Trek is one of the most popular weekend treks. It is considered the easiest Himalayan trek and you can do this on your own. It has an altitude of 9,278 ft and is filled with breathtaking views of the Kangra valley and the snow-capped Dhauladhar ranges. The base village for this trek is Dharamkot. Triund is the ideal destination for those seeking easy yet beautiful trekking in the Himalayas. The trek can easily be during weekends.
This trek is rated as easy. It is, therefore, very popular among beginners, and trekkers with little to no experience who can also easily complete this trek.
Best time to visit
It is not advised to trek here in monsoon seasons which are in July and August, and the winters of January and February. Apart from these months and seasons, the Triund trek can be done anytime around the year. The spring and summer seasons which are the months from March to June have the most favorable weather conditions for trekking. The post-monsoon season is ideal for capturing the clearest and best views of the mountain peaks.
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3. Kheerganga Trek
Kheerganga is located at a height of 3050 meters and at the edge of Parvati Valley. Kasol Kheerganga trek is easily one of the most sought-after destinations for trekking. In Parvati Valley, it’s considered to be heavenly.
Kasol Kheerganga trek is a beginner-level trek and can be covered easily. There are fewer steep stretches and is very easy to trek. You would want to dip in the hot water streams. There are numerous beautiful waterfalls which you can enjoy on the route.
Best time to visit
The best time trek in Kasol and Kheerganga is from September to June. The weather is pleasant and warm. You can comfortably experience everything
4. Beas Kund Trek, Himachal Pradesh
- Altitude- 12,500 ft
- Best time to visit- From Mid May to Mid October months
- Difficulty level- Moderate
Himachal Pradesh gives the visitors a wonderful, short yet one of the most challenging treks which are the Beas Kund Trek. It is very popular as a weekend trail in Manali. As you walk along the banks of River Beas, you also enjoy the beautiful views of ranges like Pir Panjal and Dhundi & Bakarthach meadows. As you climb upwards you will arrive at the originating point or source of the River, which is a glacial lake. Beas Kund is called so, because, according to its legends it was the bathing site for Rishi Vyas, who is known to be the author of Mahabharata. This is a beginner-friendly trek.
5. Bhirgu Lake Trek
It is located at an altitude of 14,000 ft. Bhrigu Lake trek will give you the absolute high. This is a special Himalayan trek where you get to see so many things in just two days. The best time to do the trek is during May-June and it is one of the nicest summer treks in Himachal Pradesh. The trails of this trek can be a little steep and difficult for beginners.
Trekking Time: 3 days
Max Altitude: 14,000 ft
Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate