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Treks In Himachal Pradesh
Treks In Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh offers trekkers vast diversity when it comes to landscapes. Himachal Pradesh has the uniqueness of snow-covered mountain peaks, dense beautiful green forests, and, even glacial lakes. Trekking in Himachal feels close to nature and enables us to see all the wonders nature can provide us. Taking the weather conditions into account, the best time to visit for treks in Himachal Pradesh would be between March to September.

So, let us give you a brief overview of the astounding treks of Himachal Pradesh. 

1. Triund Trek

Triund Trek

The trek that is the best and safest option for solo trekkers is this, Trikund trek. The trekkers certainly can’t miss the green beauty of this place. The trekkers would want to stay for the night and look at the beautiful stars, that fill the night sky. The ranges of Dhauladhar loom over the landscape, adding to its scenic beauty. 

Duration 2 days 
Altitude 2849m / 9,350 ft
Difficulty level Easy
Triund Trek Highlights

2. Pin Parvati Trek

Pin Parvati Trek - Snow
Pin Parvati Trek

Adventurers who are looking for challenges must give this trek one try. Being the toughest trek in Himachal, the challenges of this trek is not easy. The trekkers would need stamina and willpower. The higher you go, the better and more beautiful the scenery becomes.  This trek not only requires physical stamina but mental strength also. But the beauty of this trail compensates for everything. 

Duration 7-8 days 
Altitude 5318m / 17,450 ft
Difficulty level Difficult 
Pin Parvati Trek Highlight

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3. Sar Pass Trek

Sar Pass Trek
Sar Pass Trek

Yet another mesmerizing trail of trek originating from the Kasol region. We are met with a massive amount of snow on our way up to the peak. We see the trail is lined with pine trees and deodar trails, making it your own worthy Christmas. The Sar Pass Trek is filled with vibrant flowers and a beautiful white expanse to cool your soul. You can also camp here and make the most of this trek.

Duration 4-5 days 
Altitude 4267m / 14000 ft 
Difficulty level Moderate to difficult 
Sar Pass Trek Highlight

4. Malana Village Trek

Malana Village Trek
Malana Village Trek

This trek takes you to the oldest villages in India. This trek route starts from Jari. One of the best things to do while trekking is, trek up on the winding road and those narrow paths will take you into the depth of the mountains. The walk from Kasol to Malana is an enchanting experience. 

Duration 6 days 
Altitude 3048m / 10000 ft
Difficulty level Moderate 
Malana Village Trek Highlight

5. Jakhu Temple Trek

Jakhu Temple Trek
Jakhu Temple Trek

This trek is the best one for all Hanuman believers. The Jakhu temples reside at the highest peak in Shimla, at an altitude of 2455m. This temple is home to adorable monkeys. You can see the 108 ft high statue of lord hanuman, which gets hidden behind the deodar trees. 

Duration 1-day 
Altitude 2454m / 8054ft 
Difficulty level Easy 
Jakhu Temple Trek Highlight

6. Hampta Pass Trek 

Hampta Pass Trek

The trek starts from the Pir Panjal village and covers a vast variety of flora, waterfalls, and rivulets. It is one of the toughest treks in Himachal Pradesh. The trek provides a stark contrast between lush green fields and vegetation on one side and barren desert mountains on the other. Hampta Pass is Himachal’s “Valley of flowers”. 

Duration 5 days 
Altitude 4114m/ 13500ft 
Difficulty level Easy to moderate 
Hampta Pass Trek Highlights

7. Bhrigu Lake Trek

Bhrigu Lake Trek

This trek blesses the visitors with stunning views of the Seven Sister’s peak. It is one of the best summer treks and hence it is advisable to go on a trek at Bhrihu Lake during the months of May-June. Bhrigu trek provides us the breathtaking views of the high-altitude glacier lake, along with the views of snow-capped mountains. The trekkers set up nice camping and enjoy the night oh the wilderness. 

Duration 3 days 
Altitude 4267m / 14000ft 
Difficulty level Easy to moderate 
Bhrigu Lake Trek Highight

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8. Deo Tibba Base Camp

deo tibba trek-camping
Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek

This isn’t some beginner-friendly trek. This trek requires a lot of experience in trekking and sheer stamina, strength, and endurance. This trek provides pleasing sights of the mountain landscapes and the flora and fauna of the forests. The beautiful views from the peaks of Indrasan and the glacial views of Deo Tibba and Jagatsukh arent sights to be missed. 

Duration 5-6 days 
Altitude 6096m / 20000ft
Difficulty level Difficult 
Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek Highlight

9. Tosh Valley Trek

Tosh Valley Trek
Tosh Valley Trek

If you are a newcomer in the field of trekking, then this trek is the perfect destination to start. This is quite an easy trek and someone who is a novice can ace this trek and see the beauty of nature. These amazing trails take you to some springs and even colossal rocks. This trek contains some stunning waterfalls and gorgeous gorges.

Duration 4-5 hours 
Altitude 2399m / 7874ft 
Difficulty level Easy 
Tosh Valley Trek Highlight

10. Kareri Lake Trek

Kareri Lake Trek
Kareri Lake Trek

Treks and hikes are a great escape into the arms of mother nature. One such cradle is the Kareri Lake Trek. This trek gives us a picturesque view of nature and its bounties. The trek follows the lining of pine trees on both sides. This trekking trail is not only a heaven for adventurers and trekkers, but also for photographers, as it offers some amazing sights. 

Duration 3 days 
Altitude 2926m / 9600ft
Difficulty level Easy to moderate 
Kareri Lake Trek Highlight

11. Prashar Lake

Prashar Lake Trek
Prashar Lake Trek

Prashar lake resides in the Manali district of Himachal Pradesh. This blue water lake is surrounded by the Dhauladhar ranges in Kullu Valley and the trek routes follow up beautiful rivulets and dense green forests that get laced with white, due to snow in winter. This trek offers stunning views of the Dhauladhar, Pir Panjal, and Kinnaur mountain ranges. A prime example of Himachali architecture is the local temple of Prashar Rishi next to the lake. 

Duration 4-5 hours 
Altitude 2731m / 8960ft 
Difficulty level Easy to moderate 
Prashar Lake Trek Highlight

“For hiking is one of those things that you can only do when you have the determination in you.”


Trekking surely isn’t some “Walk On The Cake” act. It requires high endurance and stamina. However, trekking never disappoints and it never fails to give what it promised. Trekking blesses us with never-seen-before sights of nature gives us a break from our boring, monotonous life, and adds a mix of calm and satisfaction to our lifestyle. The difficult treks make us realize the strength of nature and its kindness.

We have tried to cover up most of the treks in Himachal Pradesh. Feel free to drop a comment and tell us about more treks.

 FAQs for Treks In Himachal Pradesh

Which are the most popular treks in Himachal Pradesh?

The snow-clad peaks and beautiful views are the most popular the trek destinations like Hampta Pass, Deo Tibba Base Camp, Buran Ghati, Pin Parvati Pass, and Friendship Peak.

What stuff can the tourists do in the Kasol region?

Among other things, tourists can enjoy local destinations and indulge in amazing cafes, shopping districts, star gazing, and camping. 

Which is the most difficult trek in Himachal Pradesh?

Trekking, as much as it has us witness the beautiful scenery, trekking also is a very strenuous activity. And the Pin Parvati Pass trek is the most difficult one.

Which are the easiest treks in Himachal Pradesh?

The treks which are perfect examples for newbies in the trekking are Triund Trek, Bhrigu Lake Trek, Kareri Lake Trek, and Prashar Lake Trek. 

How long is the Triund trek in Himachal Pradesh?

The Triund trek of Himachal Pradesh is approximately 9km long. Its a day hike.

Which is the longest trek in Himachal Pradesh?

The Kang La trek is the longest trek in Himachal Pradesh, which stretches from Himachal Pradesh and goes over to Leh. 

Which is the highest trek in Himachal Pradesh?

With an altitude of 4270 m above sea level, the Hampta pass treks become the highest peak in Himachal Pradesh.

How do you trek to Kheerganga peak?

The Kheerganga trek starts from Barshiani you have to cover a journey of 25 km long and then reach the Kheerganga camp site. For Kheerkanga peak you have to take some more professional guides & precautions with you.