Triund (2975 m) and Snowline (3350 m) are located at Dhauladhar range in Himachal Pradesh. It is a 2-day trek starting from Dharamkot. April to October is the best time to trek. One can also go in November for more snow. This trek follows one of the more established trails used by the Gaddi shepherds enroot their summer grazing pastures in the upper Raavi Valley and Lauhal.
Day 01 : Mcleodganj – Triund (2975m) Trek/9 Km
The trek goes through mixed forest of oak, rhododendron and deodar tress. First two kilometer is a steep ascent but there is a gradual ascent after Galu Devi Temple. The last 1 kilometer is again a steep ascent through the forest. Triund is a flat meadow on top of a ridge. From here panoramic view of Dhauladhar range on one side and Kangra valley on other is a memorable sight. O/N in a Camp at Triund.
Day 02 : Triund – Laka Got (3300m) Trek/5 Km
This is an acclimatization day. After a short ascent from Triund traverse a ridge to reach Laka Got a temporary shepherd camp. Laka Got is situated at the snout of small glacier, which is full of snow and ice in early summer and the snow melts away during the monsoon. Night stay in the camp at Laka Got.
Day 03 :Laka Got – Mcleod Ganj Trek/ 12 Km
Follow the same route on the way back or a different one from Triund going over a grassy meadow and descend down to Bhagsu Nag and then to Mcleodganj.