Triund- A crown jewel of Dharamshala.

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4th Mar 2017
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Kangra Valley View
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Triund

Triund, a hill top located in the laps of Dhauladhar mountains. It is also known as Crown jewel of Dharamshala.

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DHAULADHAR MOUNTAIN

Dhauladhar mountains(The White Range) range is a southern branch of the main Outer Himalayan chain of the mountains. It rises from the Indian plains to the north of Kangra and Mandi. Dharamshala, the headquarters of Kangra district, lies on its southern spur in above the Kangra Valley, which divides it from Chamba. It is almost covered with snow throughout the year.

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DHAULADHAR MOUNTAIN

It has the perfect view of the Dhauladhar mountains on the east side and Kangra valley on the west side.

PANORAMIC VIEW OF DHAULADHAR MOUNTAINS(Eastside)

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PANORAMIC VIEW OF WEST SIDE

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Triund is also know for it's popular trekking spot for those who love thrill and adventure which attracts various tourists from india and all over the world.

Triund trek

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Triund trek can be described as a tranquil trek which can be easily accomplished by almost all age groups . It has an unambiguous byway which goes through a beautiful mixed forest of oak, deodar and rhododendron. Trek is fairly easy for the first five kilometers but the last one kilometer may require a bit of toil, the last one kilometer is popularly know as the “22 curves” as it has 22 tiring curves before you finally reach Triune. Along the way there are many small chai shops where one can refresh during the hike including 'Magic View' the famous and oldest chai shop serving tea and refreshments since 1984. The traipse is worth it, as the panorama when you reach triund is awe-inspiring and exhilarating .Triund is come-at-able for most part of the year except for when the byway to triund is cut off by heavy snowfall in the months of January and February. Else, trip to triund can be planed diversely.

Magic View- Oldest Chai Shop

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Wide Angle view from Magic View of Kangra Valley

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From Triund top, one can witness the mesmerising sun set and sun rise.

Day 1
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HOW TO REACH TRIUND?

The starting point of triund trek is galu, however there are many options to reach galu. Either you can hire a taxi from Mcleod Ganj till galu or you can start the trek right from McleodGanj. Trek can also be started from Bhagsu Nag. From galu there is an unambiguous byway which goes through a beautiful forest of oak, deodar and rhododendron. Although it is best if you can hike all the way but if you can not, horse or a pony are also available.

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BEST TIME FOR TRIUND TREK?

Triund is come-at-able for most part of the year except for when the byway to triund is cut off by heavy snowfall in the months of january and february. The best time for trekking is from March till May in first part of the year and September till December in the second half of the year. Though it is rainy in June and July but still trekking is possible, the meadow is lush green presenting out of this world vista.

Day 2
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