|Treks around the Tirthan valley|
|Easy day hikes in the Tirthan valley|
|Sightseeing by car in the Tirthan valley|
|Adventure activities in the Tirthan valley|
|Camping in the Tirthan valley|
|Taste the local food in the Tirthan valley|
|Festivals in the Tirthan valley|
|Waterfalls in the Tirthan valley|
|Jalori pass from the Tirthan valley|
|Birdwatching in the Tirthan valley|
|Touch the snow in the Tirthan valley|
|Stargazing in the Tirthan valley|
|Beautiful temples in the Tirthan valley|
|Homestays in the Tirthan valley|
|Trout angling in the Tirthan valley|
April to June and then September to November.
Depending on the trek you will select. Many treks starts from and ends at the village Gushaini.
Yes of course. For each trek that we propose on this website you will find accurate information about the required fitness.
You can go for most of our treks with kids from the age of 6.
Most of the day hikes are available round the year.
Depending on the hike you will select, and where you stay in the valley, you may have to drive from 5 min to 1 hour.
Yes but you do not need to be very sporty to go for day hike. According to your fitness we will suggest the best options.
It is definitely suitable for kids. Hiking is excellent for your little ones.
Of course the road between Banjar and Gushaini where most of the tourism establishment are located.
The road from Gushaini to Pekhri. It has been renewed recently and it is quite spectacular with dozens of loops.
The road from Gushaini to Bathad. You can even push it up to Tila Pul on a jeepable road.
The road from Jibhi to Bahu offers a great view of the GHNP.
The road from Banjar to Jalori pass. It is a very scenic road going through dense forests.
River activities are for the summertime only. Rock climbing and rappelling are available round the year. There is no fishing in wintertime.
These activities happen between Sairopa and Gushaini.
You must be in good shape but none of these activities require stamina.
Good for your kids above 7 years old.
Please find here more details about adventure activities in the Tirthan valley.
April to June and September to December.
Yes. You have to move to the place from where you will walk up to the campsite.
Yes, as you have to walk up to the campsite in the wild. But some of them are very close (1 km) from the road.
Yes, this is an excellent activity for kids.
Siddu, a kind of giant momo.
Mutton in soup.
Fresh fruits like apple, apricots, plums, pears and peaches.
Rajma with desi ghee.
There are interesting festivals throughout the year.
You might have to move by road and on foot to joing the festival place.
Only in case you need to walk to the concerned village/place.
Faguli, the festival of the masks, that is the local form of Maha Shivaratri. (Feb)
Holi, the festival of colors. The Holi festival is relatively quiet in the valley. (March)
Dussehra. At the time of Dussehra, all the Devta of the valley are carried on foot to Kullu. Thousands of Devta are then gathered at the stunning Kullu Dussehra.
Diwali. The lights of Diwali beautifully illuminate the mountain sides.
Summertime is best to enjoy the cool environment of a waterfall. You could also consider monsoon time as there will be plenty of water.
One waterfall is in near Sairopa, another one is near Jibhi.
The Jibhi waterfall is only a 10 minutes walk, whereas the Sairopa waterfall is a 45 minutes walk with some steep slopes.
Yes, very much.
Jalori pass is closed in winter because of the snow.
Yes, it takes about an hour drive from Banjar.
Till the pass, no effort. But you could go to nearby interesting places on foot.
Available throughout the year, except during snowfall.
Yes, you need to reach the village Bihar from where there is a gentle path going to the tower.
Yes it will be a 45 minutes walk with some steep slopes to reach the tower.
Birds can be seen anytime in the year. BUT be aware that many birds migrate in winter.
Depending on where we will take you for birding.
Some exceptional birding areas are accessible on foot only.
Anytime of the year outside the monsoon time. Winter sky is best (From October to March)
For observing the night sky in open air it could be anywhere above 2000 m for wich you need to go by car. You can consider our camping in the wild for a better experience.
You may have to walk in the wild by night.
From mid-April to mid-June (best) and mid September to end of October (less fish).
The river is accessible by road between Banjar and Gushaini. Beyond Gushaini you need to go on foot.
Only if you want to fish beyond Gushaini (on foot).