Laka Glacier Trek with Triund, Mcleodganj

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Laka Glacier Trek with Triund, Mcleodganj

About The Laka Glacier:

Hey there! Have you heard about the Laka Glacier? It’s located in the Kangra valley and is a popular trek for beginners because it’s not too difficult. The hike is about 13 kilometers long and is considered easy to moderate in terms of difficulty.

You can reach the Laka Glacier by starting from either McLeodganj or Dharamshala. Once you reach the summit, you’ll be treated to some amazing views of snow-covered mountains. It’s definitely an adventure worth taking!

So, if you’re looking for a fun and exciting trek that’s not too challenging, the Laka Glacier trek might be just what you’re looking for. Get ready to be amazed by the stunning scenery at the top!


Day 1: Stay at Leta Campsite 
Day 2: Stay at Leta Campsite


  • Trek through the dense forest covered with Oak and Rhododendron trees.
  • Trek provides the spectacular views of the entire Kangra Valley.
  • Set on the adventurous trek to Laka Glacier and mesmerize the view of majestic mountains covered in the snow.
  • It’s a popular trek because of the short duration and beginner friendly trek.
  • Camping at the edge of the mountain is thrill in itself.


  • Day 1: Bhagsunag to Leta Village (03 hour as trek )

    Meeting point Manu Adventures India at 10am from here we start our trek to Campsite. We cross the upper Bhagsunag village , to reach the famous Bhagsunag waterfall. The beautiful natural trail will keep you on your toes and walking on these trails will hold your interest throughout the tour. The journey is today rather short which gives the opportunity to acclimatize to high altitude and prepare for next day journey. We take a breather basking in the sun on reaching the campsite you can leave your bags off and feel more relaxed and trek further to get panoramic views of Shivalik Hills and plains of Kangra Valley There is a beautiful Leta temple near the campsite which you can explore .Enjoy dinner near the bonfire with some soothing music. Spend time under the star studded night while enjoying the warmth of bonfire. Overnight stay in the camps.

  • Day 2 : Leta camp to Laka Glacier to Back Leta camp (07 – 08 hours trek)

    The sunrise is perhaps the main highlight of this trek so we get up early to view the most amazing Sunrise with some golden lights hitting the mountain ranges. Today’s trek can be considered long as today visit the Laka Glacier via Triund and Snowline. We will start our hike and cross Karthani Dhar to reach Triund top we stop here to enjoy our packed lunch. Higher up towards the North we can spot the Forest Guest house made by the Britishers. The Moon peak stands tall in front of us. Then we trek further to reach Laka Glacier offering a breathtaking natural spectacle, which also gives you an amazing experience to have fun in snow and ice. Later trek back to Leta Camps for overnight stay with beautiful memories. Bonfire with Dinner.

  • Day 3: Leta camp site to Bhagsunag (02 hours trek)

    Early in the morning after breakfast, we set out from this beautiful abode as we start trekking through the same trail back to McLeod ganj with lifetime memories. Your trip ends when you arrive at Bhagsunag waterfall where the guide leaves you to enjoy yourself. You can also visit the Bhagsunag temple and the Tibetan market nearby.


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Laka Glacier trek Quick Facts:

  • Start/ End Point of the Trek: Bhagsu Nag 
  • Duration: 3D/2N 
  • Distance: 28 Kms 
  • Laka glacier Trek Height: 10500 feet 
  • Triund Trek Height: 9350 feet
  • ATM: Last ATM is in McLeod Ganj
  • Mobile Network: AIRTEL/Vodafone works the best in these areas 
  • Trekking Gradient: Easy To Moderate
  • Laka Glacier trek Best Time: March till December

Available Group Departures:

  • Every Day

Note: Customization available

How to reach Dharamshala/Mcleodganj?

Gaggal Airport or Kangra Airport at Dharamshala is about 20 km away from McLeod Ganj and is well connected to Delhi, Kullu, and Chandigarh. A number of state-owned and private buses connect McLeod Ganj with other cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, and Dharamshala. Pathankot Railway Station, situated approximately 90 km away, is the closest broad gauge railhead serving those headed to McLeod Ganj.

Things To Carry for Laka Glacier Trek

  • Backpack (30-40 ltr)
  • Water Bottle
  • LED Torch
  • Dress in Layers – Head Cap, Warm Fleece, Waterproof Wind Cheater
  • Preferable Mid Ankle Shoes with Good Grip
  • Trekking Pole
  • Sun Caps, Sunscreen lotion (SPF 40+)
  • Sun Glasses it should be U/V Protected
  • Toilet Kit
  • Prescribed Medicines – If any
  • ID proof
  • Powerbank
  • Energy Bar, Chocolate.

FAQ - Laka Glacier Trek

**1. What is the best time of year to trek to Laka Glacier?**

- The ideal time to trek to Laka Glacier is during the summer months, between June and September, when the weather is more favorable.

**2. How difficult is the trek to Laka Glacier?**

- The trek to Laka Glacier is considered moderately challenging, suitable for experienced trekkers with a good level of fitness.

**3. Are permits required for the Laka Glacier trek?**

- Yes, permits are required for the Laka Glacier trek. Make sure to obtain the necessary permits in advance.

**4. What should I pack for the Laka Glacier trek?**

- Essential items to pack include sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, a first aid kit, plenty of water, and high-energy snacks.

**5. Is camping allowed near Laka Glacier?**

- Camping is allowed near Laka Glacier, but visitors must adhere to designated camping areas and leave no trace of their presence.

**6. Are there any medical facilities available along the trekking route?**

- Medical facilities are limited along the trekking route to Laka Glacier. It is advisable to carry necessary medications and consult a doctor before embarking on the trek.

**7. Can I hire a guide for the Laka Glacier trek?**

- Hiring a local guide is highly recommended for the Laka Glacier trek, as they can provide valuable insights, ensure safety, and navigate the terrain effectively.

**8. What wildlife can be encountered during the Laka Glacier trek?**

- While trekking to Laka Glacier, you may encounter various wildlife species such as Himalayan thar, snow leopards, and different bird species.

9: Do we need a guide for this trek?

- While it is possible to trek to Laka Glacier independently, it is advisable to go with a group or hire a guide for safety and navigation purposes. For further inquiries or specific assistance, please contact the relevant authorities or trekking agencies. Enjoy your adventure to Laka Glacier!

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