Trekking is a leisure pursuit for most of us. Himachal Pradesh is a well-known and a favourite spot for many trekkers. You can trek to Triund, which is a very short and modest trek. Triund additionally incorporates a range of trekking choices with a backdrop of some breathtaking scenery. This tour of 11 days and 10 nights offers you the best trekking experience in the hills of Himachal Pradesh. The tour includes town such as Chandigarh, Dharamshala (McLeod Ganj), Triund, Lahesh Indrahar Paas, Chatru Parao, Machetar, Chamba. Mcleodganj offers a variety of treks in and around, starting from simple to tough terrains. Also, in Mcleodganj variety of institutes are accessible that give coaching further as tools and facilities for trekking. Camping within the mountains has the ability to break the monotony of daily routine boring lives. The knowledge of hiking within the natural, pollution-free air and open inexperienced landscapes is really exhilarating. McLeodganj (also called very little Lhasa) is a residential area of Dharamshala in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh, India. There are several heavenly places or sites to go to and knowledge around McLeodganj that may leave you unarticulated.
Tour Duration : ( 10 Nights / 11 Days )
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Chandigarh - Dharamshala (McLeod Ganj)- Triund - Lahesh - Indrahar Pass - Chatru Parao - Machetar - Chamba - Delhi
Day 01 : Arrival in Delhi
On arriving in Delhi, transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for leisure activities-explore the popular monuments of the city, Stay overnight.
Day 02 : Delhi - Chandigarh (250 KM / 5 HRS)
In the morning, have breakfast and depart by road for Chandigarh. On reaching, get transferred to your hotel. Spend the day in doing the activities of your interest such as exploring the nearby surroundings on foot, tasting the local renditions, visiting the major tourist attractions etc. Overnight in Chandigarh.
Day 03 : Chandigarh – Dharamshala (249 kms)
After breakfast leave forDharamshala. On reaching Dharamshala, complete the check- in formalities at your pre-booked hotel. Spend the rest of the day in doing the activities of your interest- admire the surrounding local scenery, explore the nearby surroundings on foot, taste the local renditions, indulge in adventure activities etc. Stay overnight.
Day 04 : Dharamshala
Explore Dharamshala (1457 meters) and McLeod Ganj (2082 meters), now home to a large Tibetan community in exile. You can try your hands in doing adventure activities or can visit the well-known attractions such as Dal Lake, War Memorial, Nurpur, St. George Church, etc. Back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 05 : Dharamshala - Triund (1 hr drive+4 hrs trek)
After breakfast, and begin your one-hour drive to the point from where you have to start your trek. On reaching your trek point, begin trekking up to the camp site of Triund (2842 meters). Once you reach, settle in your camps. The rest of the day is free for leisure activities- treat your eyes to the local scenery; explore the surroundings on foot, etc. Stay overnight in tents
Day 06 : Triund - Lahesh Cave (3467 meters)
After breakfast begin trekking to Lahesh caves. The distance that you cover today is around 9 kms (around 5-6 hrs). The trek of today is through Deodar forests. The trek route is not a difficult one today. Check-in your camp. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 07 : Lahesh - Indrahar Pass (4342 meters) - ChatruParao (3700 meters)
After breakfast start upward trek towards Indrahar Pass. Once you reach the pass of the PirPanjal Range and the Mani Mahesh Kailash, treat your eyes to the local scenery. You enjoy an amazing view from here. Later, you trek becomes a descending one towards ChatruParao, a picturesque village. This is your campsite, a perfect place for nature lovers. Set- up camp for overnight stay.
Day 08 : ChatruParao - Kuarsi (2730 meters)
Have breakfast and begin trekking from your base camp at ChatruParao. Later, enter Kuarsi, a shepherd village containing treks being used by shepherds from centuries. On arrival, pitch-in you camps. The rest of the day is free. Stay overnight in tents.
Day 09 : Kuarsi – Machetar (1800 meters) - Chamba (996 meters)
Morning breakfast and continue the trek into the valley. Admire the mesmerizing view of the whole region from the top- southwards are the DhaulaDhar ranges, north has PirPanjal and towards the East; you enjoy a view of Mani Mahesh. Later, descending trek begins along the barley fields to reach the road that leads you to Machetar, a scenic village. Reach Chamba, an ancient town. Complete the check-in formalities at your pre-booked rest house for staying overnight.
Day 10 : Chamba – Delhi (9-10 hours)
Once you have your breakfast, depart by road for Delhi. Check inn your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 11 : Departure
Morning after breakfast check out from hotel in time transfer to the International Airport to board a flight for your onward destination.