Moon Peak Trek : Toughest Trekking Route

Highlights of the Peak Moon Tour

  • The Moon Peak Trek starts from Dharamshala and Mcleodganj and passes through Triund, Laka Gompa, Lahesh Caves, and Indrahaar Pass.
  • Moon Peak is located in the Dhauladhar Range, commonly known as the Lit White Range of the Western Himalayas. 
  • One of the amazing things about this trek is that it takes you up to 15,200 feet in a few days.

Information Moon Peak:

The Moon Peak Trek follows the route used by the “Gaddi Shepherds” to their summer pastures in the Raavi and Lahaul Valleys. In the south, there is a beautiful view of the Indian landscape; in the north, there is the holy mountain of Mani Mahesh Kailash and the snow range of Pir Panjal. Another important attitude of travel is that it begins with the Mcowganj, the home of his holiness and 14th Dalai lama on the site of the Tiberathian temple. MCLEODGANJ is a fun troll with a plastic paradise! Cuisine first will try your taste, and the kindness of residents will make the experience.

Quickly on the Moon:


  • Roky Trek Tree Trees of night and five days.
  • Top figures: 15,200 ft. The difficulty of the Moon Peak Trek: Moderate to Difficult
  • Distance to Moon Peak: 45 kilometres
  • Temperatures range from 19 °C (at their maximum throughout the day) to -2 °C (at their minimum during the night).
  • ATM in McLeodGanj.
  • Start/End Location: Main Square, McLeod Ganj





More information on the Moon Peak Trek 

Moon Peak Expedition is 4610 metres above sea level in the Dhauladhar range in the western Himalayas. The road to Triund passes one of the oldest cafes in town (the Magic Cafe). The view from the Magic Cafe is fantastic; you will want to stay for a while and breathe in the fresh mountain air while watching the movie. The Moon Peak Walk is a 45-kilometre trek that starts from Dharamshala and McLeodganj and continues through Triund, Laka Gompa, Lahesh Caves, and Indrahaar Pass. It can be hot during the day due to the high temperature.

When should you go to Moon Peak Trek?

The months of May to October are perfect for trekking the Peak Trek in the Himalayan Dhauladhar range in the Himalayas. The weather has been pleasant during all these months. We advise you not to travel during the rainy season, as the roads in the area are dangerous and closed.

Travel Itinerary 

Day 1: McLeodGanj via Triund (9 km; 5 hours)

Day 2: Got to Ilaqa Triund (5 km, 3 hours)

Day 3: Ilaqa visit the cave of Lahesh (2 hours)

Day 4: Full moon until Ilaqa arrives


How to reach McLeodganj:

By plane: The nearest airport to reach McLeodganj is Gaggal Airport or Dharamsala-Kangra Airport. It is about 20 kilometres from McLeodganj. The drive from the airport to McLeodganj takes about 30 minutes. 

By train: Pathankot, the nearest broad gauge railway station, is about 100 km from McLeodganj. Kallgra, a narrow-calibre vehicle 30 miles away, is the closest train station in McLletgj. Trainers can make this trip to be interested in the amazing railway, though it will take more time because it’s a train. There are direct trains from Ahmedabad, Delhi, Jammu, Tawi, Amritsar, Tatanagar, Durg, and Haridwar. Several trains run daily between Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir via Pathankot.

By car:  State buses connect the city with neighbouring towns. Delhi, which is 530 km from Mcleodganj, is often travelled by luxury cars. Chandigarh (275 km) and Dharamshala (5 km) are also well connected to McLeodganj. 

The Peak Moon Tour includes the following activities:

  1. Accommodations: You will spend the first four nights of the trip in a tent with three other people. Separate rooms or tents are provided for male and female attendees.
  2. Food (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). Every day we serve simple and healthy vegetarian food at Moon Peak.
  3. Camp Fee: Includes camping permit and travel permit.
  4. Travel Equipment: High-quality tents and sleeping bags are provided in all rooms. 
  5. Safety equipment: First aid kit, oxygen cylinders, oximeter and other emergency equipment will be provided to guide in the camp. Temperatures so lower as -10 degrees Celsius may be tolerated by sleeping bags.
  6. Qualified guides: Each of our guides has a certificate or advanced training in mountaineering and first aid.
  7. Hike Supporters: The mountain staff for this trek includes certified guides, cooks, helpers, and guards.

What should I bring on the Moon Peak Trek?

  • Warm clothes and light
  • Cleaning products and toilet paper
  • walking stick 
  • Backpack (50-60l) (50-60l) 
  • A bottle of water
  • thermal and wool jacket
  • Shoes for feet 


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