Mountains Love

Enjoying Indrahar Pass -

Mountains Love   This is not about the height or difficulty level of Mountain Pass….it’s more than that!  I got up early by 03:30 am to get ready for my third High Mountain but first long duration and length hike with all ration and cooking stuff on backpack. Left home around 5:40 am and was at Dramman around 06:15 am and the good thing was like election campaign days and marriage functions, for all taxis were engaged, so I’d to kill myself at Dramman for almost 2 hours and finally at 8:30 am got the lift up to Kandwari…. I remember … Continue reading

Lunch in Triund

Lunch in Triund Tourists going back to McLeod Ganj after Lunch in Triund Dare to follow a moderate trek up to Triund of 9km at an approximate height of 10,000 feet from sea level and stand face to face with semi-immortal, mighty yet humble Dhauladhar mountain range of Himalayas. Spend one night in Forest Department Rest House in Triund and on next day start another trek to Snowline and Lahesh Caves. Put up tents in cave and eat whatever is available and experience nomadic life for one night.  Get up early in the morning and start your trek to Indrahar … 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

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

Triund and temple of Shri Kunal Pathri

The temple of Shree Kunal Pathri is located at the highest point of Triund Hill. You can start trekking for the temple by two trails:- Taking a stiff and risky trail from the side of the cave located behind one of the rest house owned by shopkeeper which is located above concrete water storage tank. Here while the risky word may sound tempting to take risk but it will be of no worth if you take this trail, because you’ll get to go through thick woods and you’ll miss the beauty of the trail on the other side. There is … Continue reading

Triund Hill and Sheapherds

During monsoon season Sheapherds’ from villages of Dharamsala and Kangra come to Triund with their livestock  and after spending some time in Triund head further to Illaqa and go over Indrahar Pass and Jot of Dhauladhar in search of green pastures for their farm animals. One of the interesting thing is that in monsoon they push more than 200 livestock up in Dhauladhar mountain and sorroundings of Triund but only one or two sheapherds’ manage them as most of  the sheapherd’s leave behind their livestock in the care of the other sheapherds’ and god and return to homes. The remaining all stay up there … Continue reading

Triund Hill Trekkers Paradise

Triund is a paradise for trekkers. Triund hill is situated in Indian state Himachal Pradesh, district Kangra, town Dharamsala and which lies after McLeod Ganj. Trek to Triund comes under moderate hiking category with normal gears according to the weather like normal clothing or warm jacket and good pair of sports shoes, sleeping bags with tent if you would prefer to stay up there for more than one day and yes the trek is of worth once you reach the top of the hill and if you would like to go further you must come fully prepared as a pro … Continue reading