Moon peak Expedition-2024

Mt. Moon Peak Expedition- Climbing expedition in Dharamshala

Climbing Moon peak is one of the thrilling experience for Climbers and Trekkers. Although Moon peak route was also a shepherds trail detouring from the Indrahar pass to Chamba valley in search of better pastures, had now been opted by adventure seekers as a trekking or climbing route to find acme of the Dharamshala region. This trail leading to the summit offers a challenging trek with quite a steep gradient and curves .The final ascend is over stones and rocks which remains till the top as if the top is also a rocky pinnacle.From the top you can see the plains of Kangra valley and on the other snowcapped mountains surrounds the Himalayan grandeur.

Grade: 6.5/10

Max Altitude: 4650 m

Approx Trekking Km: 45 Km

Temperature in Summers: 20 to 25C day and falls to 5 to 7C at night

Temperature in Winters: 10 to 15C day and nearly 0 to -7C at night

Best Season: April -June, Sep-Oct

Coordinates: 32.2869° N, 76.3965° E



Day 1: Mcleodganj To Triund (9 Km. / 5 Hrs)

The trek goes through mixed forest of oak, rhododendron and deodar tress. First 2 km is a steep ascent but there is a gradual ascent after Galu Devi Temple. The last 1 kilometer is again a steep ascent through the forest which is known as 22 mode (zigzag). Triund is a flat meadow on top of a ridge. From here panoramic view of Dhauladhar range on one side and Kangra valley on other is a memorable sight.

Day 2: Triund To Laqa Got (6 Km / 5 Hrs)

We start early in the morning from Triund to laqa Got. We pass through Snowline Cafe (1-2 hrs from Triund) and laqa got at another one and half hour. We will keep it as a rest day. After lunch we will for a short hike that means we will gain some height and explore the Dhuladhar range.

Day 3: Laqa To Lahesh Cave (Base Camp)

Today we start after breakfast in the morning to our base camp. It might be one of the easier days. We cut short the duration by two hours for tomorrow and make Lahesh Caves as our base. This can also be used as an additional day in case weather is not favorable.

Day 4: Lahesh Cave To Moon Peak Climb And Back To Laqa Camp (12 Km/9hrs)

We start early in the morning by crossing the beautiful Indrahar Pass. After descent we again ascent and climb the Moon Peak. After spending some time up there, we will return to Lahesh Caves Base by afternoon.

Day 5: Laqa Got to Mcleodganj(15 Km/7 hrs)

In the morning, we start from Laqa to McLeodganj to end a memorable journey.


Certified Guide

All Camping Gear.

Complimentary Walking Poles, Gaiters (Optional).

All Meals During the trek.

All Taxes and Permits.



Any personnel expenses


Things to carry:
  1. Pair of Nylon Shirts.
  2. Pair of Trekking Pants/warm lower
  3. Windproof jacket of decent quality preferably with a hood
  4. Warm and water proof jacket upto 0 Degrees capacity.
  5. Thermal inner wear
  6. Warm cap
  7. gloves if rainproof better.
  8. Warm socks & regular socks (3-4 pairs)
  9. Trekking high ankle shoes.
  10. Lightweight floaters/sandals/slippers
  11. Raincoat / Poncho
  12. Small light weight towel
  13. Water bottle

14.Cap / Hat

15.Sun glasses

16.Walking stick / Trekking pole

17.Sunscreen Lotion

18.Lip Balm

19.Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries)

20.Medicines, if requiring any specific medication

21.Backpack Rucksack 50-60 litres which you will carry.

22.Camera if you like (with fully charged batteries)

23.Energy bars, Dry Fruit pouches

24.Extra plastic bags for wet clothes