Benog Tibba trek is a one day trek located on the western outskirts of Mussoorie. This trek involves a scenic forest walk followed by an easy and adventurous zig-zag climb to the Benog Hill peak (2,250m). A temple dedicated to Jwala Devi is located there. Benog peak gives 360-degree panoramic views – Doon valley to the south, Yamuna & Assan barrage to the west, the backside of Mussoorie to the east and the mighty Himalayas to the north.
Mussoorie is a small hill station located in foothills of Garhwal range, Himalayas. This hill station is famous among travelers for its beautiful sceneries, places and of course benog tibba trek. You will never want to miss a visit to kempty Fall if you are off to Mussoorie. Due to the Hills like Shivalik and Garhwal that surround this Amazing natural beauty, Mussoorie is often referred as ” The Queen of Hills”.
Talking about routes, This hill station is just 35 kilometers from Dehradoon and 290 kilometers from New Delhi. Dehradoon is easily accessible by Air, Rail, and Road routes from New Delhi. You can find Private taxies or sharing SUVs from Dehradoon to Mussoorie.
How to get yourself to Benog tibba trek
This trek can be done from Mussoorie, ending at Kempty fall via a color full “Bungalow Ki Kandi” village. Over-all this is an off-beat route that one can embark and makes for a very satisfying weekend trek. The trek is 20-25 km long which is ideal for a list of easy weekend treks for beginners near Delhi. This trek is always on the list of people traveling Mussoorie.
Things to Remember
The trek is located at moderate altitude in the Himalayan range. So, if you are planning, probably you should try visiting the place in spring or autumn season. April to October will be best to conquer Benog tibba trek. before you start off I will suggest checking your backpack. the basic list can be matched with these options :
2 sets of warm clothes
hiking shoes with a pair of socks
first aid kit
your medicines if you are prone to some problem related to temperature and altitude
If You are excited to try benog tibba trek this weekend then let me know in comment section. I will appreciate and welcome any feedback and shares in this post. I will get back to you in next post. Till then keep your nerves tight and plan for you next hikes. Also, If you are a newbie in the hiking world, probably you should try this post on basic survival skills.