Weekend Treks in Himachal

Himachal Pradesh has some of the most adventurous treks in  western Himalayas like Hampta Pass trek, Deo Tibba etc. But if you don’t have  much time to do long treks then there are many long weekend treks in Himachal Pradesh which are best short duration treks for beginners as well as experienced  trekkers.

Doing trekking in a  long weekend is the best activity to do in Himachal which helps you to enjoy  the holidays away from the hustle bustle of city life spend some time in a calm  and quite environment. 

Weekend treks in Himachal is not only satiating  your adventurous desires but, also having a rendezvous with different cultures  and their old customs and beliefs. Himachal is a slice of heaven on earth where  you explore the scenic heaven, there can be no better choice to embark on a  trekking expedition, uncovering its hidden treasures.  

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Here are some of the best weekend treks in Himachal Pradesh

Kheerganga Trek

Kheerganga  is one of the easy grade treks in Himachal Pradesh. Kheergangha is one of the  most popular winter trek in Himachal Pradesh. It is nestled at an altitude of  2950 m above the sea level. The total trekking distance of Kheerganga trek is  24 km in which you need 1-2 days to complete. It is the most suitable trek for  the beginner level trekkers. It act as a paradise for nature lovers, this  beautiful place attracts many tourists or trekkers throughout the year. 

Prashar Lake Trek

Prashar Lake  trek is one of the best weekend getaways for the trekkers or tourists of nearby  cities and states like Delhi, Punjab,  Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, etc. The  best time to visit this trek is in winter, it is the perfect winter trek in  Himachal. January and February is the best time to do this trek.

Prashar lake  trek is located in Mandi district of Himachal. It is another famous winter  trekking destination in Himachal. The sunrise is the most beautiful part of  this trek.The beauty of this beautiful winter trekking destination is untouched  and unspoiled not every trekker know about this bowl-shaped lake of Dhauladhar  range in Himachal. 

Beas Kund Trek

Beas Kund is one of the best weekend trekking destination in  Himachal Pradesh. It is a short 15-17 km trek in Himachal Pradesh. It is  another easy trek in Himachal Pradesh which is the perfect trek for beginner  level trekkers in which no need to have any prior trekking experience. Beas  Kund trek starts from the Solang Valley. 

Triund Trek

Triund trek It  is a famous weekend trek in Himachal for the travellers or trekkers of nearby  city and states. Triund Hill is located in the lap of Dhauladhar Mountain which  is surrounded by Kangra Valley on one side and the Dhauladhar on the other  side. Triund is a beautiful hamlet situated at an altitude of 2828 mtrs above  the sea level. It is also known as Crown. May, June, September, October, and January to March are the  best months to visit on this trek. The total trekking distance of Triund trek  is 6 km. It is easy to moderate grade trek in Himachal Pradesh which attracts  all levels of trekker to this place. 

Kareri Lake Trek

Kareri lake trek is an perfect weekend getaway in Himachal  which is surrounded by alpine  trees and some beautiful mountains. Kareri Lake is a freshwater glacial lake  trek which takes you through most beautiful views because it has lush  pasturelands, dense conifers and exotic perennial flowers. It is elevated at an  altitude of 2950 m above the sea level in the Kangra district of Himachal  Pradesh. 

Kareri lake trek is a paradise for bird watching  lovers. It is also a perfect trek for bird watchers. Kareri Lake is located at  a distance of 9 km from Dharamshala. Kareri Lake trek total distance is 27 km  one side and it requires minimum 3 days to complete this trek. It is one of the  easiest trek in Himachal.Kareri Lake is also known as Kareri Dal as the local  peoples pronounce it.   

Bhrigu Lake Trek

You don’t need any prior trekking experience to do this trek  in Himachal. Bhrigu lake is an ideal lake for beginner-level trekkers.  Bhrigu  Lake is a high-altitude lake in Himachal Pradesh.  Bhrigu Lake is also  known as the Pool of Gods because local people believed that at this lake many  Devtas have to take a bath. This beautiful glacial lake is elevated at a height  of 4270 m above sea level. Bhrigu lake trek is a weekend trek in Himachal  Pradesh that offers trekkers to witness the beautiful meadows, high-altitude  alpine lake, and many more. May to October is the best time to do this trek. 

Indrahar Pass Trek

Indrahar Pass trek is an easy to moderate level trek in  Himachal Pradesh. Indrahar Pass trek is situated at an height of 14,245 m above  the sea level. It is located in the border of Kangra and Chamba districts. It  is one of the best weekend treks in Himachal Pradesh.

The Indrahar Pass trekking trail takes you through the placid  crystal blue waters of Lake Mankiani and Kareri. The nearest railwat station is  Amb Andaura railway stations and Kangra airport is the nearest airport to reach  Indrahar Pass trek. September and October are the best months to visit Indrahar  Pass trek. 

Tosh Valley Trek

    Tosh is nestled in the Parvati valley near Kasol  in Himachal Pradesh. It is situated at an altitude of 2400 m above the sea  level. Tosh village is one  of the most popular weekend trekking destination in Himachal Pradesh. Tosh is  known for its snow-capped mountains, lush green valleys, waterfalls, scenic  views. Barshaini is the starting point for trekking to Tosh in Himachal  Pradesh. Tosh Village is situated at a distance of 20 kms from Kasol and 3 kms  from Barshaini. The total trekking distance of Tosh from Barshaini is 3 kms. You  can start your Tosh village trek from Kasol if you want to do long trek. If you  are interested in doing short treks then you should start your trek from  Barshaini to Tosh.

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