Shali Tibba Trek

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Route: Shimla-Mashobra-Khatnol-Shali Tibba-Shimla

Difficulty Level: Easy

Altitude: 2872 m/ 9423 ft

Trek Length: 6-7km (One-way)

Duration: 1 Night/ 2 Days

Batch Size– 10

Price inclusive of  Camping, Transport, Food & GST.

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Shali Tibba Trek– Shali Tibba is a vantage point & perfect weekend getaway  not to be missed. It is the highest peak in the vicinity of Shimla and one of  the most easily accessible treks near Shimla starting from Khatnol village . It is surrounded by  Mashobra, Kufri, Fagu, and Narkanda , Shimla . It allows having a panoramic 360-degree view of Himachal Pradesh. It is a beautiful valley full of blue pine and cedar forest. 

The Shali top has a temple dedicated to Bhima Kali, a goddess. The temple has been constructed with wood and stones, same as of rural Himalayan architecture. A trail to the temple was constructed in 1936 by the Raja of Faridkot. The same trail exists today also and in a good shape.  From here one can locate Mt. Deo Tibba and Mt. Indrasen in Kullu, followed by Sail peaks of Lahaul-Spiti. This is followed by the Shrikhand ranges and Kinnaur side peaks, namely Mt. Hansbeshen, Mt. Krunshikring, Churdhar range from Chopal and Sirmour side. You can also view peaks like Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Kalanag, and Badrinath of Uttarakhand on a clear day. The trek starts from Khatnol village .

Shali Tibba Trek Map


  • The temple was constructed in 1936 by the Raja of Faridkot.
  • You can view almost entire Himachal from here on a clear day.
  • There are no sources of water available throughout the trek.
  • The forest is full of blue pine and cedar forest.


Day 1 (21 April)– Early morning drive (44 km) from Shimla towards Khatnol. Trek to Shali Tibba (7 km, 3-4 hours). After reaching Shali Tibba, a briefing about the place and about the ranges visible from there and then Bonfire and Night stay at the top.

Shali Tibba Trek Shimla

Shimla: Shimla, Once the summer capital of British India is now the capital of Himachal Pradesh located in the Himalayan foothills. It’s known for the handicraft shops that line The Mall, a pedestrian avenue, as well as the Lakkar Bazaar, a market specializing in wooden toys and crafts.

Shali Tibba: The Shali Tibba is a peak that is hard to miss. It towers over the district of Shimla, right behind the Mashobra ridge. One can witness 360-degree views from here. One can see the peaks of easternmost Pir Panjal range, Shrikhand range, mighty peaks of Kinnaur, Churdhar peak, and also the mighty peaks of Uttarakhand on a clear sunny day.

Day 2 (22 April)–  After breakfast swift descend from Shali Tibba towards Khatnol. Drive back to Shimla and departure from Shimla. At Shimla, we part ways to meet soon for another trekking adventure. (Night stay in Shimla would be arranged if required by you)

Shali Tibba 25 - Shali Tibba Trek


Stay – Tents (sharing basis); Sleeping bags and carry mats.

Meals- Vegetarian Nutritious and Tasty Meals during the Trek. Evening Tea

  1. Breakfast on Day 2
  2. Dinner on Day 1

Experienced trek leaders and cook.

Transport from Shimla and back to Shimla.

First-Aid Kit.

Other Guidance

  • Climbers are reminded that there is a 15kg limit on personal luggage for all climbs.
  • Cameras, whether video or film, needed to be protected against the severe cold either in a warm pouch or the interior pockets of your clothing. Do not keep your camera in your backpack at higher elevations.
  • We do not provide donkeys or porters to carry luggage.
  • No insurance is provided during the trek.
  • When between camps, please carry your daily personal rubbish to the next camp.
  • Remember – “Take nothing but photographs, leave nothing but footprints”. So, keep the mountains clean and green.
  • Aspirins and Paracetamols are highly recommended for headaches and because they also thin the blood that will help improving circulation & oxygen delivery to the body.  Strong painkillers are not recommended as they can suppress respiration.
  • Personal expense of any kind will not be entertained.

Personal Equipment Required:

  •  A good sturdy pair of shoes and a backpack with plastic or water-proof lining.
  • Comfortable, lightweight clothing.
  • Sunglasses or goggles.
  • Woollen hat for warmth.
  • Pocket knife.
  • Torch.
  • Scarf or bandana.
  • Lip balm.
  • Ear plugs. (Optional)
  • Spare contact lenses or glasses.
  • Thermal innerwear.
  • Extra polythene bags.
  • A whistle.
  • Reading materials, Games, Cards. (Optional)
  • Towel especially lightweight quick-dry type.
  • Track pants with more pockets. Carry around 2 pants. Avoid jeans.
  • Waterproof jackets and gloves.
  • A raincoat since the weather can be unpredictable sometimes. (Optional)
  • Identification proof like Passport, Driving license, Aadhar card etc.
  • 1 Passport size photograph.


  • Cancellation of booking of tour 31 days or more before the date of Departure will result in 20% deduction in the cost of the tour.
  • Cancellation of booking of tour 21-30 days before the date of Departure will result in 40% deduction of the cost of the tour.
  • Cancellation of booking of tour 11-20 days before the date of Departure will result in 60% deduction of the cost of the tour.
  • Cancellation of booking of tour 6-10 days before the date of Departure will result in 80% deduction of the cost of the tour.
  • Cancellation of booking of tour 1-5 days before the date of Departure will result in 100% deduction of the cost of the tour.
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7 reviews for Shali Tibba Trek

  1. Rated 5 out of 5



  2. Rated 5 out of 5


    The trek was beautiful and the arrangements were up to the mark.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5


    Awsome trek and good arrangements….👍🏻

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Karan Sahore

    The best trek nearby town Shimla offering you a panaromic 360 degree view. One shouldn’t miss this trek to be at the top of thr highest peak of Shimla

  5. Rated 5 out of 5


    Beautiful place to visit with awesome people !!!

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Nishant Parihar

    These people are just amazing. They are very reliable and reasonably priced and really give good quality service, This is a must for any thrill seeker! Beautiful, fun and exciting! Highly recommended!

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Nikhil Sharma

    The trek to shali starts with an astounding view all thanx to the entire team of trekatribe for such a wonderful experience of a lifetime and the temple at the top is beautiful with the perfect view one can imagine.

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