DAY 1: MCLEOD GANJ TO KARERI VILLAGE
The trek is goes through the pine forests and crosses several tribal villages on the way. Kareri is a Gaddi tribal village. Night stay in one of the village houses or in tents.
DAY 2: KARERI VILLAGE TO KARERI LAKE
Trail goes through mixed forests of Rhododendron and pine. First 2 Km is a level walk and then there is sleep ascent along Kareri Nullah Stream which has to be crossed over a number of times over improvised wooden bridges. Night stay in tents at bank of Kareri Lake.
DAY 3: KARERI LAKE TO BAGGA
After a short ascent from the lake, is a steep descent through the forest to Bagga.Night stay in tents.
DAY 4: BAGGA TO RAWA VILLAGE
The trail goes downhill through the forest. Rawa village is situated on the bank of small river. Night stay in the village.
DAY 5: RAWA VILLAGE TO GUNA MATA OR BALL VILLAGE
It is a steep ascent through the forest to Guna Devi Temple, situated in the middle of the forest. This area is bird watchers paradise. Night stay in temple complex or Ball village 2 km after Guna Devi temple.
DAY 6: BALL VILLAGE TO TRIUND
After 2 km level walk there is a steep ascent to Triund a flat meadow on the top of the ridge. From Triund panoramic view of the peaks of Dhauladhar on one side and the Kangra valley on the other is awe-inspiring. Night stay in tents or Private houses.
DAY 7: TRIUND TO LAHESH CAVE
After a short ascent from Triund traverse a ridge to reach Laka Got a temporary shepherd camp.Laka Got is situated at the snout of small glacier, which is full of snow and ice in early summer, and the snow melts away during the monsoon. From Laka Got it is a sleep ascent for two km. Over rocky ridge to reach Lahesh Cave. Night stay in the cave or camp at Laka Got.
Day 8: LAKA GOT TO MCLEOD GANJ
Follow the same route on the way back or a different one from Triund going over a grassy meadow and descend down to Bhagsunag and then to Mcleodganj.