Treks In Himachal Pradesh

Manali is a beautiful city in the state of Himachal Pradesh, which often comes to the mind of people who are fond of trekking. It is popular for trekking as the beautiful snow-clad mountains in Manali provide a spectacular view. You can also enjoy paragliding, skiing and river rafting & many more adventure activities here.

This beautiful town offers lots of choices for an adrenaline-filled experience. From the mountain peaks, you can see the mountains covered with white snow sheets as far as your eyes can see. The beautiful sunset views of the mountains make your long walking tour even more memorable.

Himachal is a large state that offers treks and road trips. Spiti Valley Road Trip of Himachal can be a wonderful experience in your life. While choosing any activity, one must keep in mind the best time to visit so that your experience is not spoilt. In this list, we have selected some of the best and most popular treks of Himachal Pradesh. 

1. Chandratal Lake Trek

Trek to ChandraTal Lake is one of the most beautiful treks of Manali. ChandraTal Lake is called “Moon Lake”. This lake is situated at an altitude of 4300 meters. ChandraTal Lake is located about 6 km away from Spiti Valley, Kunjum Pass and Lahaul. When walking near the lake during Chandratal Lake trek, it is like landing on the moon.

2. Kanamo Peak Trek

Kanamo Peak Trek reflects the grandeur of the Himalayas. The trek starts from Manali, as you reach the middle of Rohtang Pass during this trek, you can see the barren areas of Lahaul and Spiti Valley as well as the beautiful valleys of Kullu and Manali. It is a spectacular trek in the Himalayas, in which you see the flora and barren hills along with snow. After reaching the summit of Kanamo, you can have a 360 degree view of the entire area, in which you will see the views of Kinnaur and Ladakh along with Kullu.

3. Beas Kund Trek 

The Beas Kund trek starts from Manali which takes you to the source of the Beas River, and is a short three-day trek. It is full of with glacier snow-clad peaks and scenic views of nature. Beas Kund trek is one of the most popular treks in Himachal, which is the source of river Beas.

4. Hampta Pass Trek

Hampta Pass is a very enjoyable and convenient trek, which is located in the Manali region of Himachal Pradesh. The trek passes through dense deodar forests, which include panoramic views of glaciers, valleys and vast grasslands. The most special thing about the Hampta trek is that it starts from the town of Manali and not far from any far flung village. A crystal clear lake located at the height of the Hampta Pass, Chandratal, is the center of attraction.

5. Chandranahan Lake Trek

The Chandranan Lake trek leads to the source of the Pabbar River. Chandranan is a small lake with many waterfalls and melting ice. The lake is in an alpine zone around 14,000 feet. The lake is surrounded by high peaks of snow, like a bowl filled with water.

6. Buran Ghati Trek

The Buran Ghati is a hidden paradise trek in Himachal Pradesh, which is still far from the reach of many trekkers. This trek offers many such sightseeing places, which millions of tourists awaits. The starting point, Zanglik village, is located 6 hours away from Shimla, an offbeat location. Vast grasslands, snow-capped peaks, waterfalls flowing through small streams, and the quaint village are some spectacular views offered during the trek. Buran Ghati trek can be challenging for some.

7. Kareri Lake Trek

Kareri Lake is located in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, at an elevation of 2,950 meters above sea level. For those planning to trek on the Himalayan mountains, the Kareri Lake trek is a great option for them. This trek takes you on a journey of the most beautiful and attractive scenery. When you trek through the lush green forest filled with chirgo and chilgoja pines, you get a complete feeling of nature.

8. Baleni Pass Trek

The Baleni Pass is located in the Dhauladhar Himalayan range in Kangra and Chamba districts of Himachal Pradesh, which has an elevation of 3730 meters. At the bottom of the Baleni Pass trek, there is a lake known as Kareri Lake, this lake supplies water to all the surrounding areas. During this trek one can also explore a huge rock cave earlier discovered by trekkers. The trek passes through lanes, sparkling water streams and a majestic landscape, and ends at McLeodganj.