Summit Treks in Himachal

Himachal Pradesh is a popular hilly state in India that has an area of approximately 55000 sq km. Himachal is bordered by Jammu and Kashmir in the north, Punjab in the west, Haryana in the south-west, and Uttarakhand in the south-east.

Himachal Pradesh has some of the most adventurous treks in the western Himalayas like Hampta Pass trek, Deo Tibba, etc. It has some spectacular landscapes, snow-clad mountain peaks, snow-fed rivers, and sparkling streams. Summit Treks in Himachal Pradesh is an important contributor to tourism as trekkers come here from across the world. Himachal has some adventurous summit treks.

Summit treks are those treks that are situated at the highest point of the mountain. Many of the treks end up at high passes like Goecha La, Rohtang pass, Indrahar pass, etc. Summit treks take you to the top of the peak.

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Here is the list of Summit Treks in Himachal Pradesh

Deo Tibba Trek

Deo Tibba base camp trek is situated at an altitude of 6001 m above the sea level in Kullu valley which starts from Manali. It is a beautiful trek in the Manali region. Deo Tibba trek offers you a chance to witness the beauty of some snow covered mountains like Deo Tibba, Jagatsukh Peak and Norbu Peak. DeoTibba is a proper mountain expedition which is recommended only to the experienced trekkers having technical knowledge. The trek is not for the beginners level trekkers.

Parang La Trek

Parang La trek is an old trade route between the Spiti in Himachal, Tibet & Changthang in Ladakh region. Parang La trekking trail takes you to the maximum altitude of 5600 meters to Parang La & follows the Pare Chu river which goes to Tibet & re-enters India. Parang La trek offers you to witness the untouched beauty of the region with the wilderness and the verdant beauty. Parang La trekking trail has vast meadows which were a grazing ground for horses from Spiti Valley.

Moon Peak Trek

Moon Peak and the Indrahar Pass lie in the Dhauladhar Ranges of Western Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh. The ranges divide the districts of Chamba and Kangra. Moon Peak Expedition takes you to the Triund Valley. Moon Peak trek is a short trek but it is one of the challenging treks in Himachal Pradesh. The trek starts from Guna Devi Temple which will take you to Triund. Take the Moon Peak Trek expedition and fall in love with the mountains. This trekking trail takes you through one of the oldest cafes (Magic Cafe) on the way to Triund. The view from the Magic Cafe is magical, and you will love to sit there for some time and breathe in the fresh mountain air and enjoy the beautiful view of the surrounding.

Friendship Peak Trek

Friendship Peak trek is situated at an altitude of 5289 meters above sea level. Friendship Peak Trek is located in the Pir Panjal range in Himachal Pradesh. The Friendship Peak Trek is one of the most difficult treks in Himachal Pradesh. The friendship trek passes through the beautiful Solang Valley, featuring several alpine meadows, thick forest dotted with varied species of alpine trees, colorful orchards, and crisscrossed by numerous small and gushing streams. Friendship peak trek offers you an opportunity to feast your eyes on the panoramic view of the Pir Panjai range against the snow-covered Dhauladhar and some other Himalayan ranges. The best time to go for Friendship Peak trek is in the months of May, June, August, September, and October, as the harshness of winter is left behind.

Karol Tibba Trek

Karol Tibba is situated at an altitude of 2240 m above the sea level. It is the highest peak of the town of Solan. Karol Tibba trek starts from Chambaghat and reach the sacred Karol Temple. The holy Temple is dedicated to Hindu Goddess Kali. During this trek you will also witness Pandav Cave which is believed that it is the longest cave in the mighty Himalayas. This trekking trail takes you to lush green forest, grassland and offers you the beautiful panoramic view of Churdhar ranges, Solan and Shimla.

Shali Tibba Trek

Shali Tibba hill is located in Khatnol village. It is the highest peak in the vicinity of Shimla District. Trek to Shali Tibba is a perfect treat for adventure buffs and photography lovers to capture some cool shots for their social media platforms. Shali Tibba is 12 km trek which is an easy to moderate grade trek in Himachal. It is situated at a height of 2873 m above sea level. There is a temple in Shali Tibba peak which is dedicated to Goddess Bhimakali and it is revered by locals. Shali Tibba peak offers a 360-degree view of Kufri, Shimla, Fagu, and Narkanda Hills.

Hatu Peak

Hatu Peak is located at a distance of 70 km from Shimla. It is a paradise for adventures lovers and peace seekers. Hatu Peak is a less visited place near Shimla. The trek to Hatu peak is a scenic trek that reminds one of Himalayan nature. The Hatu Peak trekking trail is surrounded by some fantastic views of the Himalayas while being covered in a mixed forest of Deodar, Fir, Blue Pine, Cedar, and Spruce. Hatu Peak is home to the Hatu Mata Temple which is dedicated to Mandodari, the wife of King Ravana. Local also says that the peak was once home to the Pandavas during their Agyaat Vaas. The Hatu Peak trek starts from Narkanda and ends at Hatu Mata Temple that is nestled at the top of the hill.

Jakhoo Temple Trek

Jakhu Temple is situated on the top of Jakhu Hill which is the highest point in Shimla town. Jakhu hill is situated at a distance of 2.5 km from the Ridge at an elevation of 2,455 m above sea level. This temple trek takes you through the dense forest of Deodars, Ponies are available for those tourists who get tired in this trek. Jakhu Temple is one of the main attractions for tourists as well as pilgrims. This sacred temple offers a mystical vibe to the devotees of the “Pawan Putra” which is Hanuman Ji.

Churdhar Trek

Churdhar Trek is one of the less-traveled trekking destinations near Shimla. Churdhar means Churi-Chandni Dhar ( Bangles of the snow ridge). It is surrounded by a dense forest, and it is rich in a wide range of Flora and Fauna. Churdhar is the highest peak of the Shivalik range. The trek starts from Solan and the trail takes you through beautiful Deodar trees, lush green meadows, and a beautiful view of the Himalayas. The Churdhar peak offers 360-degree views of the surrounding ranges and if the weather is nice then you can also take a glimpse of the Kinner Kailash.

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