Trekking In Himachal Pradesh: 12 Best Routes To Put On Your Bucket List

12 Spots For Trekking In Himachal Pradesh

We have shortlisted 12 routes for trekking in Himachal Pradesh that traverse some of the most humbling scenery on the planet. Just a disclaimer, these treks are for serious walkers. Keep this in mind before you set off for these spots:

1. Kheerganga Trek

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Kheer Ganga in Kasol is a beautiful, frothy-white mountain river. It falls from high up in the mountains, and the only way to reach it is via a short but arduous trek. The Kheer Ganga Trek is famed all over the country, with trekking enthusiasts raving about the beauty of it. The trek roughly is of no more than 12 km, and can be covered in no more than 5 or 6 hours if you take only a couple of short breaks.

2. Malana Village Trek

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Starting from the village of Jari in Himachal, Malana village trek is a 4-kilometer long trail that takes you to one of the oldest villages in India. When you go visit the mountains, if there is one thing that you must do, is to take a long walk on the narrow winding paths that cut into the hearts of the hills. Travelers planning a trip to Kasol must experience the thrill of an enchanting walk from Kasol to Malana. The foggy mornings and the crisp mountain air will clear your mind. It is one of the most enriching weekend treks in Himachal.

Trekking days: 6 days
Max. Altitude: 10,000 ft
Difficulty level: Moderate

3. Beas Kund Trek

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Located in the Dhauladhar Range of the Himalayas, Beas Kund is not just a beautiful place but also a place of immense historical significance. To reach Beas Kund, one needs to complete a short trek. It is a 15 to 17 km trek which can be easily covered in three days. It is suitable for all age groups since it is not very strenuous. Also, you don’t need to be a pro at trekking for completing this journey. One can stay at the campsites along the path and enjoy the scenic beauty.

Trekking days: 2 days
Max. Altitude: 12,139 ft
Difficulty level: Easy

4. Chandrakhani Pass Trek

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The Chandrakhani Pass Trek covers the beautiful and magnificent view of Deo Tibba and Pirpanjal ranges. It stretches from an altitude of two thousand and fifty meters to three thousand six hundred and sixty meters. It is one of the moderate and low altitude treks in Himachal Pradesh. The journey starts from Naggar and takes you through Rumsu, Ganachalani, and Celanti. Himachal Pradesh trekking couldn’t get any better than this.

Trekking days: 3 days
Max. Altitude: 12,000 ft
Difficulty level: Easy

5. Jakhu Temple Trek

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Jakhu Temple in Shimla is a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman and is famed for being home to thousands of adorable monkeys. There is a huge statue of Lord Hanuman at the temple, standing at 108 feet high, which is the cynosure of all eyes. The temple is located on the highest peak of Shimla, at a height of 2455 meters, and is a major attraction in terms of religious travelers. While trekking to the temple, visitors can see the 108-feet tall Hanuman Statue in Jakhu Temple, hidden behind the deodar trees.

Trekking days: 1 day
Max. Altitude: 8,054 ft
Difficulty level: Easy

6. Prashar Lake Trek

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Prashar Lake is surrounded by the imposing Dhauladhar ranges in Kullu Valley. This trekking spot in Himalayas offers breathtaking 180 degree view of the Dhauladhar, Pir Pinjal and Kinnaur mountain ranges.To reach Prashar lake, one can go through two routes- one is through Baggi village and the other from Jwalapur village. The trek through Baggi village is a bit difficult as compared to that of the Jwalapur route. It is a perfect winter snow trek from Delhi.

Trekking days: 1-2 days
Max. Altitude: 8,960 ft
Difficulty level: Easy

7. Hampta Pass Trek

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Hampta Pass gets its name from the Hamta Village located in the Pir Panjal region. At 14000 feet, this place is mostly ventured by shepherds and a handful of trekkers. Surrounded by glaciers, rivulets, jagged mountains and meadows, Hampta Pass trek is one of the toughest treks in Himachal Pradesh. You cannot venture on this trek without the Himachal Pradesh trekking map.

Trekking days: 5 days
Max. Altitude: 13,500 ft
Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate

8. Triund Trek

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Trekking days: 2 days
Max. Altitude: 9,350 ft
Difficulty level: Easy

9. Bhrigu Lake Trek

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Located at an altitude of 14,000 ft, Bhrigu Lake trek will give you an ultimate high. There is no other Himalayan trek where you get to reach such an impressive in just two days. Since the ideal time to do this trek is during May-June, it is one of the best summer treks in Himachal Pradesh. It could be a little overwhelming for a beginner because the trails of this trek are a little too steep.

Trekking days: 3 days
Max. Altitude: 14,000 ft
Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate

10. Pin Parvati Pass Trek

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For those who are looking for tough treks in Himachal, Pin Parvati is a great option. The trek takes you at an impressive height of 16,000 ft and offers you mesmerizing landscape. It is not an ideal trek for beginners or novice as the trail is difficult and challenging. Even experience trekkers require good stamina to venture in this trek. You will go through high mountain passes, undulating meadows, snowy landscapes, and boulders. Since it is a 9-day trek,you should also be mentally prepared for it.

Trekking days: 7-8 dyas
Max. Altitude: 17,450 ft
Difficulty level: Difficult

11. Deo Tibba Base Camp

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If you are feeling ambitious, then you can do Deo Tibba Base Camp trek which lies on the base of Deo Tibba mountain. Lying in a remote region, the trek offers you tasteful views of nature and mountain landscapes. You will come across various challenges on this trek which will prepare you for more challenging mountain treks and expeditions. This trek is not appropriate for beginners as it requires strength and endurance.

Trekking days: 5-6 days
Max. Altitude: 20,000 ft
Difficulty level: Difficult

12. Sar Pass Trek

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Another trek sprouting out from Kasol region is Sar Pass Trek which will offer you mesmerizing views of the Himalayas. From the campsite to the alluring views, everything about this trek is so special and charming. The trail is dotted with pine and deodar trees and the meadows bloom with flowers of variegated colors. Sar Pass really is a mystical tour in the mountains.

Trekking days: 4-5 days
Max. Altitude: 14,000 ft
Difficulty level: Moderate to Difficult

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