Wish to trek the Himalayas this summer?
The season for some of the best treks in Himachal Pradesh has just begun and if you haven't planned your adventure yet, do it before the monsoons hit. Most of the trails that remain shut during extreme monsoons and winters, become operational during this season for trekkers around the world. Trekking in Himachal Pradesh during summers offers the most gorgeous views no matter where you go. The trees are laden with rhododendrons, wild flowers, berries and you can still find snow in the upper reaches of the Himalayas.
So go through the list below and find out what's the best trek in Himachal Pradesh for you this season.
The top places for trekking in Himachal Pradesh
This trek makes for one of the most convenient extended weekend trek in Himachal Pradesh for adventure enthusiasts from neighbouring cities including Delhi. The trail takes you to the upper reaches of the Dauladhars through an ancient shepherd route. This might seem like a short trek but prior trekking experience is required. The gorgeous Kareri Lake at 3300 metres is the primary attraction on this adventure. However, for trekkers who relish the challenges the mountain trails offer, this trek is an absolute treat.
Start Point: Kareri Village near Dharamshala
Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights
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2. Beas Kund Trek
If you're looking for beginner level treks in Himachal Pradesh this summer, Beas Kund can be an ideal pick. The short duration of this trek is also feasible for first-timers who wish to give treks a try. The trail follows the Beas river all the way to it's origin and on the way also offers mesmerising view of the meadows of Bakarthach and Dhundi. The views of the snow-capped peaks like Friendship Peak and Hanuman Tibba never leave your sight. Obviously, there could be no better trek for best rewards at such a short duration.
Start Point: Solang Naala near Manali
Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights
Read More: Trek to Beas Kund by Raghav Khattar
Bhrigu Lake trek is one of the few treks that allows you to ascend up to 14000 ft in mere two days with breathtaking views that keep you spell bound almost throughout the trek. The trail begins from Gulaba and cross the stunning meadows of Solang Valley. Ahead on the route the excellent campsite at Rola Kholi welcomes you. The mesmerising views do not just end at Bhrigu Lake. During the descent beautiful Himalayan Villages of Pandu Ropa and Vashisht are also stunning destinations in themselves.
Starting Point: Gulaba near Manali
Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights
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4. Indrahar Pass trek
Indrahar Pass at the altitude of 14200 ft forms the border between Chamba and Kangra districts of Himachal Pradesh. The stunning views of the Dhauladhars and the Pir Panjal Ranges on this trek have invited many trekkers in the past on this trail. The trek starts from Mcleodganj, one of the most popular towns in Himachal and traverses via Triund and Lahesh Caves. The trekkers follow the route of the Gaddi shepherds all the way to the high altitude grazing pastures. Prior trekking experience is required since the trail meanders through rocky patches and boulders that are not easy to walk through.
Starting Point: Mcleodganj
Duration: 5-6 days
Read More: Indrahar Pass Trek – Exhilarating Adventures beyond Triund by Rachit Pathak
It's a short trek for a weekend that gives you the required break amidst nature's silence. The trek starts from Nauradhar and takes you to Jam Nallah on the first day which is around 7 kms away. Churdhar Peak is at a distance of 8 kms from here and trekkers need to return to the Jam Nallah campsite on the same day. The following day is spent descending down to Nauradhar. The peak at 12000 ft has snow almost throughout the year. Owing to snow-capped ridges here, the peak is also known as Churi-Chandni Dhar meaning bangles of the snow ridge.
Start Point: Nauradhar
Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights
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6. Lamadug Trek
It's a day hike that can be a convenient plan for any mountain lover who wants to sweat it out over a weekend. Also, for beginners who wish to acquaint themselves with the joy of trekking, Lamadug trek could be an ideal plan. It's an absolute joy to get to the top of a hill top in a matter of few hours from where Manalsu glacier, Hanuman Tibba, Deo Tibba and Rohtang Pass are visible. At the altitude of 3200ft, this is a best vantage point to relish the best mountain views.
Start Point: Hidimba Temple near Manali
Duration: 2 Days / 1 Night
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Hampta Pass is undoubtedly the most gorgeous route for trekking in Himachal Pradesh. This mountain pass separates Kullu and Lahaul Valley and walking on this trail give you an experience of the dramatic change of landscape at high altitude. The trek starts with the beautiful views of the Solang Valley and in the coming days the walks through the oaks, rhododendrons and pines will leave you in a meditative state. This could also be your chance to experience the cultural heritage of the remote Himalayan villages. The cold desert landscape of Lahaul Valley follows on the trail ahead. On the last day you can enjoy a memorable drive to Chandratal Lake.
Start Point: Manali
Duration: 12-15 days
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What's your favourite place for trekking in Himachal Pradesh from the list? If you have been on one of these adventures share your story here. If you have made your own trek bucket list for this summer, share your list in the comments section below and inspire others with your adventures.
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