The road is an essential part of every traveller’s soul, for the saying ‘the journey is greater than the destination itself’ holds true for so many of us. It is on the road that we find so many amazing people who are now a major part of our lives. Be it while hitchhiking, or while sharing a seat in the bus, the importance of road journeys cannot be underlined enough! Everyone with an affinity to travel to the mountains has heard of Parvati Valley, Kullu Valley, Solang Valley, Spiti Valley but not many people really know what a gem Tirthan Valley is! Also known as Banjar Valley, located in the Kullu District, Tirthan is one of the few lesser explored valleys of India, with a huge potential for travel and tourism.
Named after the majestic Tirthan River, the valley is also home to the newly recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site – The Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP). With Tirthan Valley coming up as a traveler’s paradise, now is the perfect time to explore this lesser-explored nature’s gem of Himachal Pradesh!
Jalori Pass is popular because it serves as the starting point for the trek towards the majestic Serolsar Lake.
Tirthan Valley is not only home to the Great Himalayan National Park, but also some of the quaintest towns and villages in perhaps the entire Himachal Pradesh! Now famous places like Jibhi coupled with villages like Shoja, Gushaini, Nagini and Rolla etc., this offbeat destination has something to offer to everyone. From riverside retreats and fishing activities to forts, wildlife watching, and trekking to lakes, waterfalls and undiscovered villages, Tirthan Valley is truly nature’s bounty. So hop on to this once in a lifetime road trip that will take you through some of the most beautiful spots Tirthan Valley has to offer!
Tirthan Valley Circuit Road Trip Itinerary
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