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Triund Snow Line and Laka Glacier Trek

 Mcleodganj    2 Nights/3 Days 7 reviews 422 people interested today
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2 Nights/3 Days
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2 to 20 people
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Trip Overview

This offbeat trek to the Laka Glacier offers some of the most amazing views of Dhauladhar mountain range and Kangra valley. 

Highlights

  • Free Facility to freshen-up/change at Mcleodganj Base Camp.
  • Free Facility to keep luggage at Mcleodganj Base Camp.
  • Experience trekking to a Glacier.
  • Camping in Laka Got.
  • Daily Departure: Guaranteed departure for even a single member.
  • Changing Facility: A free facility for changing and keeping your extra luggage at the reporting location.
  • Road transportation: All road transportation after the reporting point is included in the cost.

  

Detailed Overview

Laka Glacier Trek is about 8 km from Bhagsu Nath and in all 13 km from Mcleodganj. Right from winters to June, there is snow and ice at the glacier. March to June is the best time for this trek. Post-June, glacier begins to decrease and by July/August, not much snow will be left.

This offbeat trek to the Laka Glacier offers some of the most amazing views of Dhauladhar mountain range and Kangra valley. 

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Report at Dharamkot Base Camp by 09:00 AM and Trek to Laka Glacier and Stay at Laka | 2875 Meters - 11-12 KM - 5/6 Hours trek

  • You will have to report at the Base Camp in Dharamkot earlier than 09:00 AM.
  • Post which you will be trekking to Laka Got via Dhramkot, Naddi and Triund which will be an 11-12 KM trek and will take you 5 to 6 hours.
  • You will have your lunch on the way.
  • You will be camping overnight and relish warm served dinner at Laka campsite.

Day 2: Trek from Laka Glacier to Lahesh Cave and back to Laka for an overnight stay | 3500 Meters - 6 KM - 6 Hours trek

  • On the second day after breakfast, the journey starts from Laka Got to Lahesh Cave. 
  • The trek starts from serene Laka to the rocky Lahesh Cave, en route you will witness the majestic Dhalaudhar Ranges.
  • Spend some time at Lahesh Cave and return back to Laka Got.
  • You will be camping overnight at Laka Got.

Day 3: Trek back from Laka Got to Dharamkot Base Camp | 14 KM - 4/5 Hours trek

  • On the third day, you may check out from Laka Got after breakfast.
  • Post which you will be trekking 14 kilometres back to Base Camp in Dharamkot via Bhagsu Falls and reach Dharamkot by afternoon (around 4 pm).

Basic Details

Start Point
Mcleodganj
Finish Point
Mcleodganj
Activity Level
Moderate
Start time
9:00 am
Category
Trekking and HikingFamily-friendlyCampingWeekend Getaways
Trip Code
O736A960

Inclusions

  • All transportation from Dharmkot, Mcleodganj (Reporting location)
  • Food as per menu on the trek i.e: Packed Lunch on Day 1 to Breakfast on Day 3
  • Packed Lunch/ Dinner:  2 Veg Dishes, Chapati and Rice
  • Breakfast: Aloo Puri/  Bread and Omelette/ Paratha
  • Services of trek guide, cook and helpers
  • Porters or mules for carrying common luggage
  • Safety & camping equipment
  • Services of a trek leader
  • Stay in camps/homestay/dome tents, sleeping bags, sleeping mats
  • Facility to keep you extra luggage at the Reporting Base Camp
  • Forest Entry/Permissions/Permits and Camping Charges, if any
  • Experienced & professional guides
  • First Aid and Certification on Completion

Exclusions

  • Porter for personal bags
  • Bottled water
  • Expense on any personal nature
  • Anything not specified in inclusions above
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Important Information

Things to Carry:

  • T-shirts, comfortable trekking pants (avoid cotton), jackets - windproof with hood preferable to keep you warm from the cold wind
  • Sweaters must be full sleeves and woollen plus, dry socks 3 or 4 pairs. A muffler is optional
  • Trekking shoes with thick soles and most importantly, it should be comfortable
  • Flip-flops must be lightweight
  • A raincoats
  • A weightless towel, a water bottle
  • Lip balm, sunblock, mosquito repellent
  • Cap is a must under the sun which also includes the sunglasses
  • At night, a torch is a must
  • General medicines, personal toiletries
  • Book lovers can carry books
  • Do not make your backpack too heavy
  • Avoid bringing expensive watches or jewellery for the trek. Note that we are not responsible if it is misplaced

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Reporting location for the trek is the Base camp situated on Dharamkot road in Mcleod Ganj. Volvo buses will drop you at Mcleodganj bus stand OR Dharamshala Bypass (in peak season traffic). Once you get down there at the bus stop, local buses OR taxis are available frequently which can be used to reach the basecamp (exact address is shared in the booking voucher after the booking is made).

Helpful

Mobile reception is available in some stretches during the trek, but Triund does not have mobile reception. Vodafone & BSNL network does show-up sometimes but would not be of much use.

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As Triund trail is little rocky, hiking shoes are recommended, have at least shoes with a good grip and extra pair of socks. A warm jacket according to the season and must carry a raincoat or poncho in rainy season. There is no need to carry food/snacks as there are shops & cafes along the trail and also on top.

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The reporting location of the trek - McLeodganj Base Camp is about 1 km walking distance from McLeodganj Bus Stand. Exact reporting address and local contact details are sent automatically in email/SMS once booking is done.

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Although Triund is an easy trek, conditions at Triund Top can be unpredictable sometimes. Bad weather if encountered may not be best for small child. Camping at night with 5 year old or younger child on Triund Top is not advisable. Day hike can be done.

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An expert qualified Trek leader is assigned to lead every trek. Along with support staff, guides, cooks and porters accompany you during the trek. Post booking all details including trip coordinator details are shared on booking voucher on email and app.

Helpful

No, you do not need to buy any advanced snow shoes for this trek. All you require are a good pair of trekking shoes. You can opt for water resistant trekking shoes. Do carry along sufficient number of spare socks. Woolen socks are optional though.

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Reviews (7)

4.5

Aditya

09 Jun 2019

One of the best experiences of mylife, totally worth it. All the hardwork and challenges were worth it when we reached our destination. Just make sure to carry extra clothes as weather is very unpredictable and avoid taking too much plastic with you and make sure not to litter while on trek.

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Kinjal

27 May 2019

Overall good experience! Recommended. The only issue I faced was lack of information to the guide.

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Amit kumar kashyap

28 Jul 2018

Best trip i ever had in my life The guide was very nice

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Nazia ali

19 Jun 2018

Well planned. Well executed.

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Shivani bisht

17 Apr 2018

It was an amazing experience . Everything was arranged very well.

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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Dharamkot Base Camp (Exact location shared in booking e-mail voucher)
  • You will receive complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, in your Booking Confirmation Voucher instantly.
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