Treks In Himachal Pradesh

Pin Parvati Pass trek

This Pass is at a height of about 16,000 feet above sea level with a splendid view and a memorable experience. Pin Parvati trek is considered to be the most difficult trek and not recommended for beginners because the trails are not proper and even an expert trekker would find it really hard to make it up the mountain. It is also said this is one of the challenging treks of Himachal Pradesh. This place offers a lot of snowy mountains, beautiful meadows, and mountain passes. It is about an 8 – 9 days trek and for one to complete this trek, they must really need to have a good level of stamina, and a strong mindset to complete the same. 

Hampta Pass Trek

Hampta pass trek is an easy trek that is popular as the trek covers a distance of 35 km with an altitude of 4400 meters being the highest. The trek begins from a village in Kullu Valley called the Hampta and finishes up at Chatri in the valleys of Spiti and Lahaul. The Hampta pass trek is an ideal trek for beginners for a first-time high-altitude trekking experience. Trekkers get to walk through thick forests, the avifauna of the Himalayas, snow-capped valleys, crystal clear water bodies, and the flora meadows and end up walking through the barren Lahaul – Spiti lands, which are all an unforgettable and amazing view and experience. June to Mid November is the most recommended month to visit this place. The Hampta pass trek will take you to the valley of wildflowers, rock walls, and water streams. 

Chamba Trek

At an altitude of about 3270 feet above sea level. This trek is an easy one and would be considered to be taken up even by a beginner. The trek starts from Dalhousie from where the Chamba Trek begins. All thrill seekers should try this spot at least once in their lifetime. This place offers natural beauty, an open blue sky, a splendid view from the top, and also the lush green forests. Chamba Trek is said to be an important trek at the Himachal ranges as it moves along some of the highlights of the place such as the Majestic Dhauladhar ranges, Deodar jungle, and the Pir Pangal ranges. This trek can be completed within a span of about 3 days.

Triund Trek

This is a perfect piece of land for trekkers who would like to go on solo trekking. This place is at an altitude of about 9350 feet. The wonderful and gigantic views of the Dhauladhar ranges are also a highlight of this place. Trekkers also get a chance to enjoy camping under the beautiful starry sky along with a bonfire. It is an easy trek that can be completed within 2 days and is also recommended for beginners to take up the same. 

Kheerganga Trek

This place is located at a height of about 2950m. It is a well-known trekking destination of the Himachal. The actual meaning of KheerGanga is ‘milky white sacred water’. the trekker can choose when to go, be it December or May according to their preferences of the climate condition. Parvati Kund, a holy hot water spring that is absolutely the right thing to have when the weather is too cold. It is a short and easy trek that can be covered in 1-2 days. This place has a history that goes back to the time of Lord Shiva. This place is well known for its hot spring and the beautiful view from the valley. 

Prashar Lake Trek

If one is looking for a winter snow trek, this trek would be perfect. This place is at an altitude of about 8960 feet above sea level. Dhauladhar ranges of the Kullu valley is where this place is surrounded with. Pir Panjal range, the Kinnaur mountain range, and the Dhauladhar ranges are some of the breathtaking spots of this trek of Himachal Pradesh. Prashar Lake can be reached in two ways, one through Jwalapur village and another through the Biaggi village. It is said that Trekking through the village of Biaggi is comparatively more difficult than trekking through the village of Jwalapur. It takes about 2 to 3 days to complete this trek. 

Jakhu Temple Trek

The maximum altitude this trekking holds is about 8054 feet. Lord Hanuman is the center of attraction of the great Jakhu Temple of Shimla accommodating along with it a thousand hundred monkeys. There is a statue of the same at a height of about 108 feet and this temple is at the highest peak of Shimla valley with a height of 2455 feet from the base. It is an easy trek and can be completed within a day or two.

Chandrakhani Pass Trek

This trek stretches its altitude from 12,050 meters to 3,660 meters. This trek covers the magnificent and splendid views of the Pir Panjal Ranges and also the Deo Tibba ranges. It is said that this trek is of low altitude and is a moderate trek Himachal Pradesh could ever offer the trekkers. The trekking begins from Naggar to move ahead through the Rumsu, Celanti, Ganachalani, and many more. This trek can be completed within 3 days. 

Friendship Peak Trek

Himachal Pradesh offers one of the finest trekking spots known as the Friendship Peak Trek. This trek offers other highlights such as the splendid views or maybe the beautiful scenery or even the memorable views from the Pir Panjal Ranges. It is a difficult trek with challenges ahead of it with higher altitude beginning from the village of Solang, and it’s all worth it for trekkers who would choose to take it up. This place can be explored within 9 days covering the gushing water bodies, the beautiful meadows, and also the lush green forests. 

Bhrigu Lake Trek

At an altitude of about 14100 feet, which is always an adventurous and thrilling trekking experience for all those trekkers out there. This 4 days trek also takes you to places such as the Seven Sister peaks, Deo Tibba, Indrasan, Hanuman Tibba, etc. This lake itself is enough to steal the heart of the trekkers because it changes its color to emerald green in late summer and in summer it changes to blue. This is where the saint Maharishi Bhrigu had deep meditation. 


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