himachal pradesh

Beautiful Weekend Trek in Himachal



Trekking is the best activity one can opt for as a weekend getaway from the hustle-bustle city life, is a good means to rejuvenate oneself. However, the reality is that people are found settling at hill-stations like Manali, Shimla or Nainital, where they end up sightseeing and staying at fancy hotels. But the best way to utilise your weekend holidays and vacation is to do something adventurous, challenging and filled with excitement.  

Below are some of the beautiful weekend treks in Himachal:-

  1. Kheerganga Trek 

Kheer Ganga in Kasol is a beautiful and exquisite, frothy-white mountain river. It falls from a certain height in the middle of the mountains, and the only way to reach it is via a short but existing trek. The Kheer Ganga Trek is well-known all over the country, with its trekking enthusiasts raving about the beauty of it. The trek roughly is of no more than 12 km, and can be covered in approximately 5 or 6 hours if yo

you take only a couple of short breaks. 

  • Trekking Days: 1-2 days
  • Maximum Altitude: 9,711 ft
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  1. Malana Village Trek

Starting from the village of Jari in Himachal to Malana village, the trek takes you to a journey of 4-kilometer long trail that is considered one of the oldest villages in India. When you go visit the gigatic mountains, if there is one thing that you must do, it is to take a long walk on the narrow winding paths that cut into the shape of the hearts of the hills. Travellers who are planning to take a trip to Kasol must experience the thrill of an enchanting walk from Kasol to Malana. The foggy and blurry mornings and the crisp mountain air will clear your mind and soul. It is one of the most enriching and mesmerizing weekend treks in Himachal. 

  • Trekking Days: 6 days
  • Maximum Altitude: 10,000 ft
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  1. Beas Kund Trek

Situated in the Dhauladhar Range of the Himalayas, Beas Kund is not just an elegant place but also a place of immense historical and ancient significance. To reach Beas Kund, one needs to complete the journey of a short trek. It is a 15 to 17 km trek which can be done easily within a span of three days. It is suitable for all age groups since it is not very difficult and dangerous. Also, you don’t need to be a pro at trekking and also not well trained to complete this journey. One can also stay at the campsites along the path and enjoy the panoramic and eye-catching beauty.

  • Trekking Days: 2 days
  • Maximum  Altitude: 12,139 ft
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  1. Chandrakhani Pass Trek

The Chandrakhani Pass Trek covers the beautiful, magnificent and eye-catching view of the one and only Deo Tibba and Pirpanjal ranges. It stretches from the height of 250 m to 3660 m. It is considered one of the moderate and low altitude treks in Himachal Pradesh. The journey starts from Naggar and takes you through Rumsu, Celanti and Ganachalani. Clearly Himachal Pradesh trekking couldn’t get any better than this.

  • Trekking Days: 3 days
  • Maximum Altitude: 12,000 ft
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  1. Jakhu Temple Trek

Jakhu Temple in Shimla is a temple belonging to the great Lord Hanuman and is famed for being home to hundreds and thousands of adorable monkeys. There is a giant statue of Lord Hanuman at the temple, standing at a height of more than 108 feet, which is the attractive point of all eyes. The temple is situated on the highest peak of Shimla, at a height of 2455 m, and is a one of the major attractions in terms of religious travelers in the world. While always trekking to the temple, visitors can see the 108-feet tall Hanuman Statue in Jakhu Temple, hidden behind the deodar trees.

  • Trekking Days: 1 day
  • Maximum Altitude: 8,054 ft
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  1. Prashar Lake Trek

Prashar Lake is surrounded by the beautiful and imposing Dhauladhar ranges in Kullu Valley. This trekking spot in Himalayas offers a breathtaking and picturesque 180 degree view of the Dhauladhar, Kinnaur mountain ranges and Pir Panjal.To reach Prashar lake, one has to go through two routes- one which is through Baggi village and the other from the Jwalapur village. The trek through Baggi village is a bit difficult for well trained trekkers as compared to that of the Jwalapur route. It is considered one of the perfect winter snow treks from Delhi.

  • Trekking Days: 1-2 days
  • Maximum Altitude: 8,960 ft
  • Difficulty Level: Easy

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