Top 10 Treks in Himachal Pradesh

if you want to go for a trek with your friends, Himachal Pradesh is the best state where you can find the most options. If you want to know about top 10 treks in Himachal Pradesh check out the list below and choose the best trek where you wan to go for a trek

  1. Kheerganga Trek.
  2. Hampta Pass Trek.
  3. Malana Village Trek.
  4. Triund Trek.
  5. Chandrakhani Pass Trek.
  6. Deo Tibba Base Camp.
  7. Pin Parvati Pass Trek.
  8. Thatharana trek.
  9. Sar Pass Trek.
  10. Indrahar Pass Trek.

1. kheerganga trek

kheerganga trek
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Kheerganga is located in Parvati valley, the starting point of the trek is Barshini, it the last motorable point in the valley. the trek is almost 12 km, and it takes around 6 hrs to reach the campsite. This trek is moderately difficult, this trek is more of a tiring one. after reaching the campsite with a tired body one enjoys taking the hot spring bath with the amazing view of the Himalayan mountains.

Height – 2960 m (9712 ft).

Difficulty level –  Moderately difficult (Tiring trek).

Best time to visit – April to June and September to November.

2. Hamta pass

hampta pass trek
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Hampta pass is located on the Pir Panjal range on the Himalayas. This is a 4 days trek from Manali to Hamta Pass but people add a day more in the itinerary to explore the amazing Chandra Tal lake which is a one day trek from Hampta pass. This trek is about 26 km. This trek is a bit difficult, but the amazing view of the Himalayas and the Chandra Tal Lake attracts visitors.

Height – 4270m (14039 ft).

Difficulty level – Moderately Difficult.

Best Time To Visit – Mid-June to October.

Day 1-

Manali to Jobra (Drive of 2 hrs)

Jobra to Chika (50 mins of trekking to the Chika camp)

Altitude – 3079 m (10100 ft)

Day 2-

Chika to Balu ka Ghera (8.5 km trek)

Trekking time – 6.5 hrs approximately

Altitude – 3627m (11900 ft)

Day 3-

Balu ka Ghera to Siagoru via crossing Hamta pass (7 km).

Trekking time – 10 hrs approximately.

Altitude – 4297 m (14100).

Day 4-

Siagoru to Chatru drive to Chandratal(7km)

Trekking time – 5 hr approximately.

Altitude – 3352m (11000 ft).

Day 5-

Chatru to manali vis rotang pass(85km)

Drive time – 6hrs

3. Malana Village Trek –

Malana village trek
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Malana is an ancient India village located in the Parvati valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh. This trek is around 21km from Kasol, Malana village is famous for its product called Malana cream, which is made from the cannabis plant which grows in the Parvati valley and it is a high-quality hash, and it is famous not only in India but also in foreign countries. The one thing you will enjoy in Malana village is to go for a walk with your friend in the morning just before the sunrise.

Height – 2652 m (8405 ft).

Difficulty level – Moderately.

Best Time To Visit – May to August.

4. Triund Trek

Triund trek
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Triund is the most popular hill for trekking in Kangra district, with an elevation of 2,850m (9,350 ft ), from the crest of the hill Dhauladhar range can be seen. One can see the mighty Dhauladhar range just above the eyes. The campsite is an acclimatization point, and a base camp of the Indrahar pass in mt Dhauladhar. The trek is a bit rocky. The trek offers panoramic views of Bhagsu village, Mcleodganj, Dharmashala valley, and distance view of Shivalik hills and plains of Kangra valley.

Height – 2850m (9350 ft).

Difficulty level – Moderately easy.

Best Time To Visit – Whole year except January and February.

5. Chandrakhani pass trek-

Chanderkhani pass trek
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Chandrakhani pass trek is located in Kullu valley, In this trek, you get to see the amazing view of Deo Tibba peak, Pir Panjal, ad Parbati range of mountains. This trek starts Rumsu to Naya Thapru on the 1st day which is a 4km trek on that day you will be set the tents in Naya Thapru, on the next day early morning your trek towards Chandrakhani pass will start, in the trek, you will enjoy the wonderful views of the Pir Panjal range, Dhauladhar range, Parvati valley, and Malana valley.

Height – 3660m (12007 ft).

Difficulty level – Moderate.

Best Time To Visit – Mid June to Early October.

6. Deo Tibba Base Camp-

Deo Tibba Base camp Trek
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Deo Tibba Base Camp is a peak situated in the Pir Panjal range of Mountain in the Manali valley of Himachal Pradesh. The starting point of this trek is Jagatsukh which is around 13 km from Manali. The trekking distance is around 37 km and it takes 6 days to cover the total itinerary. In this trek, you will be able to see the Mt Deo Tibba, Indrasan, and the glaciers of Jagatsukh. From June to September the temperature in the Base camp during the day time is around 10 to 15 degrees and it goes down to -2 to -5 degrees at night.

Height – 4479m (14698 ft).

Difficulty Level – Moderate.

Best Time To Visit – June to September.

7. Pin Parvati Pass Trek-

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If you want a go for a difficult trek and want to test your trekking skills Pin Parvati Pass will be the best choice. This trek is of 9 to10 days and each day you will need to trek for 6 to 8 hrs. This trek is a long one and the trail is very exciting, there is wide-open grassland, several waterfalls, high altitude lake, and the most exciting thing is the Parvati glacier, walking on the glacier is a different kind of experience. But this trek is for them who had past experience in moderately difficult treks.

Height – 5334m (17500 ft).

Difficulty Level – Difficult.

Best Time To Visit – July and August.

8. Thatharana trek-

thatharana camp

Thatharana is an alternative trek of Triund which most people don’t know of yet. Thatharana is situated at an altitude of 2650m. It is around 5kms trek, and from the campsite, you will enjoy the wonderful view of the Dhalaudhar range on one side and Dharmashala on the other side. If you are wishing to go for a trek where you want to experience the thrill Thathrana will be a better choice then Triund.


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9. Sar Pass Trek-

Sar Pass Trek
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Sar Pass is in Parvati Valley in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, the starting point of this trek is Kasol, and the trekking distance is around 48km. In this trek every day you have to trek for about 4 to 6 hrs. The trek includes dense forest, water crossings, waterfalls, and rocky terrains.

Height – 4220m (13845 ft) 

Difficulty Level – Easy to Moderate

Best Time To Visit – May to October.

10. Indrahar Pass Trek-

trek in snow

Indrahar pass is located in the Dhauladar range. It is a very popular trekking route from Dharamshala, it forms a natural border between Kangra and Chamba districts. This is a 4 days trek starting from Mc Leod Ganj to Indrahar through Triund. The trek is Moderately difficult as the Trail is more of a tiring one. But the scenic beauty of this trek is great. From the top of the Indrahar Pass, you will see the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal range of mountains. And one of the most exciting parts of this trek is to camp in Lahesh cave, it is a natural rock shelter.

Height – 4300m (14107 ft)

Difficulty Level – Easy to Moderate.

Best Time To Visit – May To October.

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