Weekend Treks Near Delhi

Got a long weekend or a normal weekend and want to spend time out in the hills hiking. Here is a definitive list of the best weekend treks near Delhi. The list is in random order and choose based on your time and ease.



Normal 2 Day Weekend



Nag Tibba Trek

This hike to 3000 m high Nag Tibba through the dense forest below is an awesome weekend trek.

Friday : Delhi to Dehradun by Bus/Train at night.

Saturday: Dehradun to Pantwari by car and hike to Nag Tibba Base and camp at near Temple.

Sunday: Temple to Top and return to Pantwari. Car to Dehradun and onwards Bus/Train to Delhi.

Positives:

  • Very close to Delhi.
  • Easy travel.
  • Easy hike.
  • Awesome views from top.
  • All year trek.

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Prashar Lake Trek

This hike to the holy lake and the namesake temple in Himachal is amazing.

Friday : Delhi to Mandi by Bus at night.

Saturday: Mandi to Baggi by car and hike to Temple and Camp.

Sunday: Temple to Baggi all the way down and then car/bus to Mandi and onwards Bus to Delhi.

Positives:

  • Easy hike.
  • Awesome views from top.
  • All year trek.
  • Awesome campsite.
  • Summer time drive to top is possible.

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Triund Trek

The most famous weekend hike in the Indian himalayas probably.

Friday : Delhi to Dharamshala by bus.

Saturday: Dharamshala to Macleodganj by bus. Hike to Triund and camp.

Sunday: Triund to Macleodganj and then bus onwards to Delhi

Positives:

  • Easy hike.
  • Awesome views from top.
  • All year trek (except when its snows heavily in January/February)

Long Weekends (3+ days)


Kareri Lake Trek

An awesome hike in the hills of Dhauladhar and hike to high lake at 3000 m.

Day 0 : Delhi to Dharamshala by bus.

Da 1: Dharamshala to Stowari by bus. Hike from Stowari to Ghera to Kareri Village.

Day 2: Kareri Village to Kareri Lake.

Day 3: Kareri Lake to Ghera. Ghera to Dharamshala by Bus. Onwards to Delhi.

Day 4: Ghera to Naddi to Macleodganj. Bus to Delhi. [ optional day ]

Positives:

  • Beautiful trails.
  • Nice high altitude alpine lake.
  • Village life of Dhauladhar.

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Deoriatal Trek

Great Views of Himalayas by the side of a brilliant lake side campsite.

Day 0 : Delhi to Dehradun by bus.

Da 1: Dehradun to Sari Village by car. Hike to Deoriatal.

Day 2: Deoriatal to Sari. Sari to Chopta by Car. Hike to Tungnath.

Day 3: Tungnath to Chandrashila and down to Chopta. Car to Dehradun and onwards to Delhi.

Day 4: Chopta to Dehradun/Rishikesh and rafting on way and onwards to Delhi. [ optional day ]

Positives:

  • Great views from Top.
  • Nice high altitude alpine lake.
  • Fantastic views from Chopta.

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Kheerganga Trek

A trek to the lap of Himalaya with a hot water spring.

Day 0 : Delhi to Bhuntar/Kullu by bus.

Da 1: Kullu to Barsheni by bus/jeep. Hike to Kheerganga.

Day 2: Explore around Kheerganga. [ buffer day if bus is late in Day 1 ]

Day 3: Kheerganga to Barsheni. Bus/jeep to Bhuntar/Kullu and onwards to Delhi.

Day 4:  Explore around Kasol and return to Delhi in night. [ optional day ]

Positives:

  • Great views from Top.
  • Nice high altitude hot spring.
  • Numerous waterfalls on the trail.

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