Tirthan, Parvati, Sainj & Jiwa Nal Valleys | The Great Himalayan National Park, Himachal Pradesh

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Overview

The Tirthan Valley is situated in The Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP), which is located in the Kullu region in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The park established in 1984, is spread over an area of 1171 km2. The altitude varies from 1500M to 6000M and the National Park is a habitat for numerous flora. 

Over 375 fauna species, consisting of 181 birds, 9 amphibians, 11 annelids, 3 reptiles, 17 mollusks, 31 mammals, and 127 insects are home to this park. This valley is tucked away from the Kullu valley and provides the beautiful landscape of the Himalayas. It is a popular place for nature lovers and trekkers. Here you get a better experience of camping and trekking, and you can also see many Himalayan birds.

The Great Himalayan National Park is spread across four valleys. The 4 valleys namely are Tirthan, Sainj, Parvati & Jiwa Nal valleys. All the valleys offer a wide variety of exotic flora and fauna. Trekkers can embark on various treks in the valleys suitable for amateurs as well as experts. 

The Tirthan Valley name comes from a sacred water spring called “Tirth”. It originates at the Hanskund Peak (4800m) which is the feeder channel to Tirthan River almost all round the year. The Parvati Valley starts at Bhuntar in Kullu District. The altitude goes up to 5000m of height rising from the Parvati River. 

Many tributaries feed the main Parvati River in the valley and in numerous waterfalls cascade down. In the Sainj Valley, the Sainj River flows past a series of spurs and it widens as it travels southwest. It joins the River Beas at the village Larjispread over around 90 sq. km. 

Jiwa Nal Valley nestles along the Jiwa Nal River and lies next to Sainj Valley and the source of the river is a small lake called Sartoo fed by glacial and snowmelt water. Most of the treks in Jiwa Nal Valley begins at Sound, around 35kms from Aut. 


Best Time to Visit Great Himalayan National Park

Rich in natural beauty, The Great Himalayan National Park offers tourists a pleasant experience all year round. Different attractions are seen in each season.

The best time to trek in the Great Himalayan National Park is from March to June and October and November. At this time the days are soft, and the nights are cold due to light rain. Apart from this, if you have a good experience of trekking, then you can do this trek even in winter. These days the valley is completely covered with snow.


How To Reach The Great Himalayan National Park, Himachal Pradesh

By Air - The nearest airport to the Valleys is Bhuntar in Kullu. The valley is about 50 kilometers from this airport. From here you can easily get a local bus and taxi to the valley.

By Train - The nearest railway to the valleys is the Chandigarh railway station. The distance to the railway station is about 250 km from the valley. You can come to Chandigarh and come to the valley by bus or taxi.

By Road - If you are going through your car, then you have to reach Mandi first. After this, you continue on to the Manali highway. After driving about 35 to 40 kilometers, you get to the town of Larji before a tunnel which is the gateway. 

OUR USP - We focus and offer unique immersive adventure tours showcasing travel chronicles and inspiring journeys. Our routes and trips are led by our knowledgeable guides who are local experts on activities, food, history and the culture. Our philosophy revolves around showcasing our destinations by stimulating your senses through exotic smells, delectable tastes and soulful sounds patronizing slow travel which will retain amazing memories. 

Highlights

  • UNESCO world heritage site- The Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP)
  • Altitude from 1500M to 6000M 
  • Habitat to over 375 fauna species, consisting of 181 birds, 9 amphibians, 11 annelids, 3 reptiles, 17 mollusks, 31 mammals  and 127 insects 
  • Nature walks, Waterfalls, Ancient temples, and local village life
  • Lovely Himalayan Lodges and retreats for a exceptional holiday
  • Chaini Kothi- An impressive 45 meter tall piece of architecture
  • Jibhi Waterfall  
  • Jalori Pass
  • Serolsar Lake
  • Manikaran Gurudwara
  • Hot Springs
  • Kasol 
  • Kullu Heritage walk to Sultanpur
  • Prashar Lake

Itinerary

Day

1

Arrive at Kullu
Tirthan Valley

Arrive at the property. Check in the property over a cup of tea. Go for a leisure walk in the forest or next to the river to soak in the great ambiance of the national park. Dinner and overnight in the property
Meals: Nil


Day

2

Day Hikes in the Pristine Forests
Tirthan Valley

Today, we recommend a walk from Gushaini. One can climb for about 20 minutes to the village of Bandal. Visit the Devis temple, which is sacred and worshipped by all locals. Continue the walk along the mountainside through thick virgin forest and then the trail descends to end at the property. A great pleasant jungle walk where one may pick up pine cones and wood roses, barks and sticks and flowers and nuts and bird feathers for craft items. In the evening chill out at the river side with bonfire and BBQ
Meals: Breakfast


Day

3

Explore the Valleys
Tirthan Valley

There is so much to explore and time will always fall short. One actually can spend a week easily and yet not see everything that The Great Himalayan National Park has to offer. Quaint villages, mesmerizing scenery, gushing waters make the places in and around the national park amazing. Here are some half & full day tours recommendations that one can take

HALF DAY SUGGESTED TOURS
• Sarchi - a rustic village, an ornate temple of the local deity and beautiful mud houses with thatched roofs set in dense pine, deodar and oaks trees


Day

4

Departure
Tirthan Valley

Post breakfast, departure for onwards destination


HALF DAY SUGGESTED TOURS

 SANGHAR: local folklore village believed to be created by the Pandvas. Charming grasslands, mountain peaks, wide meadows, the three-tiered Shangchul Mahadev temple.

 CHAINI KOTHI: An impressive 45 meter tall piece of architecture, the tower is made of stone and wood and is the tallest standing structure of its kind in Himalaya, A living testimony of the skilled craftsmen of the local villagers as great wood craftsmen.

ADDITIONAL SUGGESTED FULL DAY TOURS

 JIBHI WATERFALL: A cascading waterfall with numerous wooden bridges along the path is a picturesque attraction near Banjar valley.

 JALORI PASS AND SEROLSAR LAKE: The trek from Jalori pass takes one through a forest path and rustic hamlets to Serolsar Lake, a clean lake surrounded by picturesque hills nearby.

 PRASHAR LAKE: is a blue water lake at the western kost flank of the Dhauladhar ranges ending in the Kullu Valley. The trek follows a charming trail through a forest and several rivulets ending at local temple of Parahsar Rishi next to the lake.

 MANIKARAN GURUDWARA & HOT SPRINGS: located in the premises of the Gurudwara, the springs are considered as holiest and the devout take a dip here believing to have medicinal healing properties.

 KASOL: Located in Parvati valley the river Parvati cuts across the valley creating a stunning landscape. The popular treks to Kheer Ganga and Tosh nallah start from here. Kasol is also known to be a haven for Israeli food and consequently, been given the name the “mini Israel”.

 KULLU HERITAGE WALK TO SULTANPUR: Sultanpur Palace houses beautiful miniatures and is also known as Rupi Palace. It was the residential palace of erstwhile rulers of Kullu Valley and is even now, inhabited by the royal family.

 SAINJ VALLEY: Very offbeat valley, the Sainj valley trek takes you right into the heart of Great Himalayan National Park (GNHP). The trek starts at the magnificent meadows of Shangarh reminding one of Kashmir as the trail goes through dense forests, ringing with bird cries finally opening out of the forest with remarkable views of the mighty peaks surrounding the Raktisar glacier.


Inclusions

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis 
  • Meals Plan - Bed & Breakfast and you can also include Dinner too on request
  • Welcome drink

Exclusions

  • Optional tours/excursions, personal & incidental expenses.
  • Any transport
  • Tips, laundry, phone calls, alcohol, camera fee, etc.
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in inclusions




Proposed Accommodation/ Similar

Tirthan Valley - 3 Nights

Activities

Tirthan Valley
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Serolsar Lake

Serolsar Lake is a high altitude lake in the outer Seraj Valley of the Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh, India. The lake is about ...

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Jalori Pass

Jalori Pass is situated in a quiet environment away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Which is located in Kullu. Amidst the ...

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Great Himalayan National Park

located in Kullu region in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The park established in 1984, is spread over an area of 1171 km2 . The a...

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Chaini Kothi

An impressive 45 meter tall piece of architecture, the tower is made of stone and wood and is the tallest standing structure of it...

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Jibhi Waterfall

A cascading waterfall with numerous wooden bridges along the path is a picturesque attraction near Banjar valley

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Prashar Lake

Prashar Lake is a blue water lake at the western kost flank of the Dhauladhar ranges ending in the Kullu Valley. The trek follows ...

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Manikaran Gurudwara & Hot Springs

Manikaran Gurudwara & Hot Springs located in the premises of the Gurudwara, the springs are considered as holiest and the devout t...

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Kasol

Kasol located in Parvati valley the river Parvati cuts across the valley creating a stunning landscape. The popular treks to Khee...

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Kullu Heritage walk to Sultanpur

Kullu Heritage walk to Sultanpur Sultanpur Palace houses beautiful miniatures and is also known as Rupi Palace. It was the reside...

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Sainj valley

Sainj valley Very offbeat valley, the Sainj valley trek takes you right into the heart of Great Himalayan National Park (GNHP). Th...

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  1. It is in the nature of a holiday of this kind to be flexible. The day-to-day agenda and ultimate goal of the tour is taken as an aim and not as a contractual obligation. We shall not be responsible for the delays or alterations in the program or expenses incurred due to conflict, international or internal flight delay or cancellations, strikes, sickness, weather, war, vehicle problems, political closures and disputes.
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