True to its name, the state sprawl in the lap of the great Himalayas. Himachal is a great place to enjoy adventures activities with the splendid view of natural beauty.
If you are a professional trekker then there would be no word like ‘difficult’ in your dictionary, but if you are not as most of us (neither am I), then check-out these most exciting and easy trekking places in Himachal.
Easy Trekking Places in Himachal Pradesh
To summit these easy treks, you should be physically fit and consider consulting a doctor in case of having a disease. Even at these easy treks, you can find guides to get help from. Let’s start with the list!
#1 Triund Trek
Better if described as tranquil trek, Triund trek is one of the short and easy trekking places in India and located at a distance around 10 kilometers from the Mcleodganj. Triund is situated at the base of Dhauladhar range. It is also a one day trek in Himachal, if that’s what you want for the weekend.
To reach the destination you don’t really need a guide, the path is well laid. This trekking trail follows the path taken by the local shepherds. Along the way to Triund, you will also able to see the peak of the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas, the Hanuman ka Tibba peak. The way to the Triund passes through the forest rich of oak, deodar and rhododendron.
Once you reach the destination, it offers you the splendid view of the Dhauladhar range on one side and the Kangra valley on the other side.
Height above Sea level – 2,842 meters
Best time – August to October
#2 Baralacha Chandertal Trek
Chandertal lake is located at an elevation of 4,270 meters above the sea level and is one of the high altitude lakes in India. This lake lies between the main Kunzum ridge and low ridge and is the origin of the Chandra river, therefore it is also called the ‘Moon Lake’.
The trekking from Baralacha to Chandertal is a considerably easier trek and loaded with full of nature beauties. The trek offers the breathing view of the lake bonding with the crystal clear turquoise blue water.
Height above Sea level – 4950 meters
Best time – April to October
#3 Beas Kund Trek
Beas Kund is one of the most popular short treks in Kullu valley, Himachal. It is also called the mountain of the Beas river that grows in the Himalayas and ultimately mixed in the Indus river.
Apart from the trekking experience, the trail to the Beas Kund enchants you with the scenic beauty of Solang valley, snow-covered mountains, gorgeous peaks, immense glaciers and endless lush green lands. This trek is enjoyable for every age group person as it is hardly a rough going trek.
Beas Kund is not just a solo peak in the Kullu valley, though it is situated against the backdrop of various other peaks including the Shitidhar Peak and Friendship Peak. While trekking to this stunning place you will catch the view of the Hanuman ka Tibba peak and the Seven Sisters from the Dhundi Camp.
Height above Sea level – 3650 meters
Best Time – May to October
#4 Kangra Valley Trek
One of the most picturesque valleys situated in the lower Himalayas, Kangra valley is spread between the Shivalik foot ranges and the Dhauladhar range. It is a historic place and considered to be 3,500 years old.
The best route for trekking to Kangra valley starts from Dharamshala. The trekking trail to the Kangra Valley is full of scenic beauties and is the perfect trek for the beginners as well as the trek enthusiast people who are seeking the true experience of trekking.
The way to the Kangra Valley passes through a bunch of delightful elements including the majestic view of Dhauladhar range, alluring lakes and example of ancient architecture in the form of Hindu Temples.
Apart from the fascinating beauty, this region is renowned worldwide for its unique art and craft form. The world famous Pahari style of miniature paintings belongs to the Kangra Valley.
Height above Sea level – 733 meters
Best time – March to June
#5 Tosh Valley Trek
If you are looking forward to going on a short trek, then the trail to Tosh valley is the trek you. Tosh village is situated at the end of the Parvati Valley which takes you to the Pin Parvati Pass.
The Tosh river is a distributary of the Parvati river and meets the main river at Pulga. The experience of this trek starts in a narrow valley but later as it goes upward, it unwraps into the mesmerising meadows.
The trek offers you the enthralling view of Tosh Glacier on the one side and several famous peaks such as Papasura peak (6,451 meters) and White Sail peak (6,466 meters) on the other side. Once you reach the top of the pass, you can have the view of the grand Malana Glacier.
Height above Sea level – 2,400 meters
Best Time – March to June
Which of these easy treks in Himachal Pradesh you’re picking now?