Laka GLACIER 

Laka Glacier Trek

Route : Dharamshala - Bhagsu - Triund - Laka

Total Duration : 02 Nights / 03 Days

Maximum Elevation: 3200 AMSL    Starting Point of the Trek: Mcleod Ganj Best time: March to December

One of the most well-known and stunning treks you can complete quickly is this one. In the summer, it takes just 13 kilometres to get to the Laka Glacier. The advantage of Dharamsala's latitudinal location is that it is situated quite near the snowline. In the summer, the Laka Glacier's snowline is reached after about 13 kilometres of walking. One of the most well-known and stunning treks you can complete quickly is this one. The glacier is covered in snow from March to June, but beginning in July, it begins to melt and retreat. By the end of the monsoon season, the glacier is completely bare and all that is left are the moraines.

Day 01:  On Trek. Bhagsu Nag - Triund (2875 M) 9 kms walk

After breakfast at Hotel, start walking from Bhagsu Nag. It is steep ascent for 4 hours through mixed forest of oak, rhododendron and deodar trees to Triund. Packed lunch enroute.

Triund is an alpine meadow situated on top of a ridge from where we have superb view of the peaks of Dhauladhar mountain on one side and Kangra valley on the other.  Overnight stay in tent. Dinner with bonfire in the evening.

Day 02: Triund - Laka Glacier (3200 M) -Triund 8 kms

After breakfast at Triund walk further upto Laka got. The trail traverses along the glacial morain to reach an open meadow at laka got, a temporary shepherd encampment. Laka got is situated at the snout of a small glacier called Laka glacier which is full of snow from March to June and the snow start to melt away with the monsoon and during post monsoon there is now snow.

Spend some time at Laka Glacier. Packed Lunch at Laka Got. Later walk back to Triund for overnight stay in tents.

Day 03: Triund - Bhagsu Nag 4 hours walk

After breakfast at camp you walk down. There is a possibility of taking a different route on the way back which is steep downhill via Laheta village. Reach Bhagsu Nag for lunch.  End of the Trek. A Room can be booked for wash and change before you proceed back to your next destination.