River Tirthan, Serolsar Lake, Chhoie Waterfall, Jalori Pass, Jibhi, Budhi Nagin Temple, Raghupur Fort, Gaidhar Waterfall, Shringa Rishi Temple, Great Himalayan National Park,
In Tirthan Valley, the abundance of thrilling and enchanting places to visit portray the mysterious beauty of the Himachal Pradesh wonderland. With its pristine lakes, historical forts and temples, and gushing waterfalls, the Himalayan Paradise has gained a great deal of importance as an offbeat destination. Enthusiasts of adventure and trekkers witness rejuvenated hiking through the wonderful mountain trails and the exotic beauty of nature.
The beauty of the Tirthan valley is embodied by the green meadows, its exclusive wild flora and the natural springs, situated within the isolation of the Himalayas. The amazing waterfalls are the joy of a photographer providing rare opportunities to click stunning pictures of the lush green setting. Its location at the confluence of the Tirthan and Flachan rivers and the Sainj and Tirthan rivers is another attractive feature. Numerous varieties of fish , especially trout, are found in the rivers, providing opportunities for angling and fishing. Let us explore the valley 's fascinating tourist attractions now.
Places to visit in Tirthan valley
Great Himalayan National Park : The Great Himalayan National Park, founded in 1984, is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one of the lovely places to visit in the Tirthan valley, surrounded by beautiful flora and fauna. Spread over an area of 754 sq km, the park is home to about 181 bird species and 31 mammal species. Amid lush green forests and meandering streams, camping on the spot is very common among trekkers. Inside the park premises, there are several villages present. To witness the local customs and culture of the tribes, you may venture into them.
River Tirthan : It is the largest river that streams through the valley of Tirthan. Seeing the turbulent river waters splashing on the rocks and streaming among the wild forests is beautiful. The oceans are the habitat of fish species. The primary ones found in the streams are rainbow trout and brown trout. Fishing fanatics can enjoy angling and fishing in the waters of the river easily.
Another adventure sport offered at this place is River Crossing. At the two ends of the river, a zip line is fixed and then a human, attached to a safe harness, slides over the zip line. Sitting and relaxing with the cool breeze blowing over your face on the river banks is another special way to enjoy the river's beauty.
Serolsar Lake ; One of the most attractive places to visit in the Tirthan Valley is Serolsar Lake. The lake's crystal-clear waters provide visitors with a magical experience. The waters of the lake are believed to be endowed with medicinal properties.
Walking through its banks among the dense oak trees is the perfect way to appreciate the enchanting beauty of the lake. The temple of Budhi Nagin, the holy Goddess of the forest, is one of the main attractions of the lake. The best way to reach the lake is to follow the Jalori Pass or Shoja Trekking Path.
Chhoie Waterfall: One of the breathtaking and charming places to visit in the Tirthan Valley is Chhoie Waterfall or Sai Ropa Waterfall, especially because of its boundless beauty and serenity. Starting from the village of Gai Dhar, you need to cross a hiking trail to reach the waterfall.
The total travel time is 35 to 40 minutes, giving you the luxurious elegance of the Himalayas and the stunning green valley views. You will be exhausted as soon as you reach the conclusion of the trek to observe the misty waterfall ascending down through the thick forest plantations.
Best time to visit Tirthan valley
Jalori Pass: One of the spectacular places to visit in the Tirthan Valley is Jalori Pass or Jalori Jot, situated at an altitude of 10,800 feet above sea level. For trekkers and adventure enthusiasts, The Pass is still unexplored and is a dream destination. Huge coniferous trees, wild roses, ferns, and iris flowers adorn the site.
Several migratory birds, the Blue Robin, the Magpie, the Nutcrackers and many other bird species, live in the nearby woodland. The snow-capped mountains, tiny hamlets, lush meadows and deep valleys embellish the entire hiking trail across Jalori Pass.
Jibhi: This stunning and quiet hamlet, an offbeat tourist destination, offers you the beauty of nature through its thick forests of pine trees, ancient temples and sparkling lakes. In Jibhi, it is worth staying overnight to witness the village's mesmerising beauty. In the lush greenery of the village, the best thing is to remain in cottages built in the Victorian style. In Jibhi, packed with many campsites, hiking trails, fishing and bird-watching spots, there are plenty of things to do. You should light a bonfire at the end of the day to spend the night looking at the starry sky.
Budhi Nagin Temple: To Goddess Budhi Nagin, the auspicious and pious temple is dedicated. Locals visit the temple every day to give prayers and to seek her blessings. The authorities make it clean and well run. The trek to the Jalori Pass and the Chhou Waterfall usually begins right behind the temple.
Tirthan with serolsar trek
Normally, hikers and trekkers stay at camps in and around the temple. In the middle of a lush and quiet meadow, encompassed by tall mountain trees, the beauty of the temple is its captivating location. The place transforms into a beautiful land in winter with sheets of snow scattered across the grounds of the temple.
Raghupur Fort is a historical tourist destination in the Tirthan Valley, believed to have been designed to defend itself from the invaders' attacks by the rulers of the Mandi dynasty. The fort is now largely in ruins, with some damaged walls still reminiscent of the glory of history. The best part is the view of the beautiful panoramic scenery surrounding the fort. To enter the fort, you need to walk for nearly 2 hours from Jalori Pass. Embellished by the stunning vivid coloured Rhododendron flowers and the thick oak trees, the road to the fort. When you reach the top of the fort, the harmony and calmness that dwells in the area will enchant you.
Shringa Rishi Temple: The temple is dedicated to the valley 's governing god, Shringa Rishi or Rishyashringa, popularly identified in Hindu mythology. If you are religious minded, then it is one of the pious places to visit in Tirthan valley. Amazing views of the surrounding pristine landscape are provided by the 3-storey Pagoda style temple.
The temple's interiors are made entirely of wooden carvings and architecture. On the top floor of the temple, the deities of Shringa Rishi and Goddess Shanta are installed. The locals believe deeply that the gods protect the place from evil and take care of their well-being.
Gaidhar Waterfall : Hidden in the lush green forests, one of the amazing places to visit in the Tirthan valley is Gaidhar Waterfall. The trekking path to the fall begins from the village of Gaidhar. Rolling through the trail is fun and then you unexpectedly witness the arrival of the Falls in the heart of the forest.
Although the hike is a bit steep and challenging, the sparkling beauty of the place is unparalleled. Even after the long, tiring trek through the valley, you will be immediately refreshed.
Departing from Chennai airport.
Arrival at Aut, avoid the road going to Manali and just before the Tunnel there is another road which goes to Tirthan Valley (if coming from Delhi side).
Our team will meet you there and transfer you to pre-booked Camp Home Stay in Tirthan which is approx 31 Km. from Aut.
On reaching Tirthan, after check-in formalities we will go for a small hike to a waterfall.
Afterwards return back for dinner and overnight stay at camphome-stay.
Wake up to this beautiful undisturbed valley for breakfast.
After check-out you would be transferred to Jalori Pass (30 Km. Approx.)
The trek starts from here to Serolsar Lake which is about 5 Km. The walk is comparatively easy.
We will find a spot to have lunch, which will be more like a picnic and then continue with our trek.
Upon reaching we will set camp over snacks and one is free to explore the beauty of Serolsar.
Afterwards dinner will be served under the stars and over-night stay in camps.
Wake up to the clean air of Serolsar and the amazing views all around, breakfast will be served at the camp-site.
After packing we will trek down to Jalori Pass.
Our cab will be waiting to transfer you to Aut for your onward journey, in-route crossing Sojha and Jibbhi Villages.
Back to Drive in Delhi Airport .
What 's Included
We can provide stay for ( 2*, 3*, 5*, 7* )
2.Double sharing Rooms
5.Royal Suite Rooms
( as per requirement )
From Trip start to till end the Tour Guide will be take care
Local Speaking Guide - ( English,Tamil,Hindi,Telugu & Malayalam ) *
(As per requirement *)
Chennai to Chennai Transports*
All local vehicle transport