Triund Hill and Gari Wali Mata

Triund Hill Gari Wali Mata mandir In the neighborhood of Triund is another temple of  Gari Wali Mata. Our solitary trekking to Gari Wali Mata Mandir in the heights of lower Dhauladhar 9,500 feet and in front of Mighty Dhauladhar of Palampur, Kandi which is accessible from Dovri village near Kandi village a head of Saurabh Van Vihar, Bandla and Lohna. The area of Gari Mata is just an isolated place in winters with empty and open huts built by the shepherds and only during April to October the shepherds live here with their livestock. Yet the spell bounding views … Continue reading

Birni Devi

In the heights of Dhauladhars neighboring Triund is the temple of Birni Devi in Palampur. Temple of Birni Devi is located above Gallu Langha village of Palampur and is accessible from following route Palampur–>Lohna–>upper Bundla–>Gallu Langha. To Gallu Langha cabs and buses ply from Nehru Chowk and Palampur ISBT, respectively charging 15 INR. Once you are in Gallu, you’ll see a trail opposite to civil dispensary and a shop which leads through pine trees to the temple of Birni Devi. The trail to Birni Devi is of moderate to easy category, but the rigid nature of trail may prove difficult … Continue reading

Avifauna on trail of Triund

While we were climbing down from Magic View Café, we noticed some movement in grass by the side of the rocks and on close observation noticed a pair of cute birds camouflaged in the color of grass (faint red brown) and the rocks (pale grey). We hushed and took a few shots and later searched in Google the list of Avifauna of Himachal and found our birds in list titled as, “Alpine Accentor”. There are 8 species found in India out of 13 species found Worldwide. They are apparently similar to sparrows and small, fairly drab species come from the … Continue reading

Trekking to Triund Hill in December

Trekking to Triund Hill in December What will be the weather in last of December for camping overnight? — As of now there is fresh light snow fall in Dhauladhars, so you can expect a cold weather in Triund Hill. 2. Do I need a guide for the mentioned Itinerary? No if you start early in the morning say around 8AM then you’ll reach Triund by 12 noon and may come across some fellow trekkers plus there are two shops ahead Dharamkot one in Gallu Devi and second one is Magic View Café and here you’ll find people who will … Continue reading

Beauty of Nature

BEAUTY OF NATURE Whenever you plan trekking or hill walking with your friends as a group or alone; please remember not to throw water or juice canes, packs or bottles, beer/alcohol bottles, biscuits, chocolate n bubblegum wrapper, empty packs of chips and cigarette buds and pack on the trail. Because if you throw such things on trek or trail, you SPOIL THE BEAUTY OF NATURE and it also disturbs the balance of Nature. Throw them in garbage box instead or if you don’t see any garbage box, bring them to base camp for proper disposal and if you don’t like … Continue reading

BhagsuNag Shiv Mandir and Bhagsu Waterfall

History of Bhagsu Nag and Shiva Temple :- [fbliked]Insert Your “LIKED” Content Here[/fbliked] Dwapara Yuga (द्वापर युग) is the third yuga in Hindu religion and which came to its end, when Lord Krishna returned to Vaikuntha, his eternal abode. It was this yuga when the King of Demons Raja Bhagsu had his capital in Ajmer and which faced the callous drought of its time. The Chiefs of villages in Ajmer requested Raja Bhagsu to make an arrangement of water for his people; otherwise they’ll be forced to leave his country. Hearing that, Raja Bhagsu decided to find water himself. Since … Continue reading

Devi Himani Chamunda Mandir

Devi Himani Chamunda: – Situated at an approximate altitude of 10,500 feet above sea level, centuries old Temple of Devi Himani Chamunda (Chamunda Devi) is another interesting point of trekking near Triund hill. Temple of Devi Himanu Chamunda is accessible from Badsar village near village Jiya and Gopalpur Zoo. For complete detail go to Neighborhood page of Triundhill.com