Get away from the city life for a while and indulge in the bliss of Triund Hill Station. Surrounded by lush greenery and huge as well as mysterious Dhauladhar mountains from Himalayan Range it is an adorable summer getaway. Right from the phenomenal waterfalls, mountains and other natural bliss, this place holds the position of being the second heaven on our Earth.
Triund offers some of the most fascinating views of nature’s unending panorama. Apart from its natural beauty, Triund is also a famous trekking spot, due to which it also attracts a lot of tourists annually not just from India but all across the globe.
The highlighting point of the trek is that even slightly old people can accomplish it without any serious difficulty. It is said that the only last stretch of the trek may require some toiling on the trekker's end. These last stretches are also known for having 22 curves. The best part is that along the way, you may also see different chai shops where you can get your refreshments during the hike.
The hill station is a year-round destination. One can enjoy the most wherever they plan to visit. But generally, people like to visit Triund in the winter season. During the winters, the natural charm of this place is just out of this world. However, if you don’t really have a thing for the winter season, then summer months will do you justice.
Major Attractions in and Around Triund
1. Bhagsunag Waterfall Dharamshala
You will be simply awestruck with the mesmerizing beauty of these waterfalls. While on your trip to Triund, you simply cannot miss this popular tourist spot.
2. Tibet Museum
In the Tibet Museum, you can explore the different galleries consisting of four segments such as current exhibitions, Permanent Exhibitions, Online Exhibitions and Upcoming Exhibitions.
3. Bhagsunath Temple
This shrine is situated at a distance 3 km from Mcleodganj. The temple has been a place of high reverence by the Hindu and Gorkha community. This sacred shrine is famed for its two pools which are believed to have healing properties. Due to this, it sees a lot of tourists.
How to Reach Triund
Triund is a breathtaking place where one gets to enjoy the beauty of nature. To make a trip there, one needs to cover a total distance of about 487.2 km, 1506 km, 2168 km, and 2147 km from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Bangalore respectively.
The nearest airport to Triund is Kangra Airport that connects this incredible spot with other major cities of India by airways. For better air connectivity, you can take connecting flights from Delhi and Chandigarh. Once you deboard at the airport, you will need to complete the rest journey by some means of local public conveyance like a cab.
From Pune - Board Air India, Spice Jet flights from Pune Airport. The flights may cost you around INR 7274-8589
From Delhi - Board Air India flights and Spice Jet flights from Delhi International Airport. The flight may cost you around INR 4218
The best way to reach Triund by train is to get a train from your nearest railway station to the Pathankot Railway Station. Once you get off the train, you need to take some means of public transport like a cab or a bus to reach your destination.
From Chandigarh - Board Kalka Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Express train from Chandigarh Railway Station and deboard at Pathankot railway station
From Haridwar - Board Garib Rath Express train from Haridwar Railway Station and deboard at Pathankot railway station
Travelling to Triund by Road can endow you with a really great travel experience as you can enjoy sightseeing the picturesque views during the whole travel journey. Depending upon your location, you can also consider booking private/interstate buses, private cabs or if convenient also self-drive to this place.