An Unexplored Tirthan

An unexplored and Tranquil Tirthan valley set amidst lush green vicinity of Great Himalayan National Park and gurgling rapids of Tirthan River in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, this is the perfect place for those who didn’t want to do anything and want to relax in the lap of picturesque Himalaya. The view of snow covered mountains and glittering lakes of Tirthan valley added its beauty. The rugged trails in the wilderness leading to the nearby hamlets; Nagini, Ghushaini, Banjar and Shoja, these are equally beautiful and you would be charmed by their serenity, which offer you to live village life in Himalaya. The place is perfect for outdoor activities like angling, trekking, camping, bird watching and river crossing, the trout fishing is very popular in Tirthan valley. Camping under the star is an amazing experience, the purple sky and the silver twinkling stars dousing in the moon light overwhelm tourists for this invaluable overnight stay. As it is untouched with the crowded streets and chaotic roads Tirthan is still kept in isolation, the divine beauty is decorated with the natural jewels of dense forests, lakes, landscapes, splashing rivers and also with the wild fauna, it is the gateway of Great Himalayan National Park which is the natural habitat for varied avifaunal species, reptiles, deer, monkeys, Himalayan griffon, golden eagle and vulture.

As this is not a commercialized and unexplored destination for nature lovers, this valley has very limited hotels and lodges, but don’t worry and think about the natural stay alongside river in camps and in local villages, which provide you to overnight stay in village houses also if you are love to stay in luxury, the Himalayan Trout house offer different options of accommodation like The Eco Cabin, The Mud Hut suites and The Stone Cottage suites. They also provide guidance and facilities to anglers which is not at all disappointing. The name clearly suggests it's an angler's delight. It is the best place for campers and trekkers while in Tirthan valley. A modern multi-cuisine kitchen serves many mouthwatering delicacies. So go back to primitive ways of life and indulge in some angling (fishing with rod and line).

Great Himalayan National Park- The Park was built in 1984 and it is a home ground of numerous flora and fauna species of mammals, birds, reptiles, etc. This area has many important wildlife species of Western Himalayas, like Musk deer, Brown bear, Thar, Leopard, Snow leopard, Koklas, Tragopan, Snow cock etc. If you are a birdwatcher, you are in luck. Bird-watching here is amazing. The journey to the wild valley is incomplete without trekking in the National Park. Moving and resting along the alpine pastures will be memorable.

Nagini and Ghushaini- Far from the chaotic crowd and restless life, this small fairy-tale village of Nagini is situated on the bank of Tirthan River. This absolutely quaint village circumvented by shades of blue, is a great place to relax. The Himalayan Trout Camp is located here. Walk around to explore the native homes and soak in the simplicity. Keep moving further up to the picturesque hamlet of Ghushaini and enjoy a musical soirée with the locals. The evening will turn much more delightful than you expected, even before you realize.

There are some more villages ahead which are equally tranquil and magnificent with their natural beauty, such villages are Shoja and Banjar, the route merges you on the main route at Aut.


Access to Tirthan valley is not straight, The HPTDC has regular bus services from neighboring states like Delhi, Punjab and Haryana running towards Kullu & Manali can drop you at Aut which is just 26 kms from your destination. Cabs are easily available from there to Tirthan valley. Other options are Jalori Pass (27 kms) and Shoja (22 kms).

Tourist travelling from distant places can reach Tirthan via airways up to nearest airport Kullu (50 kms) and then they can hire cabs. Other nearby airports are Shimla (175 kms) and Dharamshala (190 kms).

Train is good option up to Kalka (240 kms), Chandigarh (246 kms) and Jalandhar (275 kms) which are the nearest railway stations to your destination.

Tirthan Valley is a small quite place where a cab is easily available to commute from one place to another.


While you are in Himalaya there are much to explore which extends your wanderlust up to extreme and offer you loads of unexplored tranquil places along with many popular destinations, which are being crowded all over the year. Some beautiful places can be seen while you are in Tirthan valley along with its local villages, places such as Kullu (57 kms), Manali (97 kms), Kasol (78 kms), Manikaran (82 kms) and Shimla (203 kms).


The village houses and the Himalayan trout house provides you the basic amenities like accommodation, food, trekking assistance, angling assistance and all related to your tour, We are facilitating our guests by providing most trusted and safe guidance along with private cabs AC/Non AC. Accommodations, as it is non commercialized yet it has very limited accommodation facility and should be booked prior to travel thus booking depends on room Availability, we assist you by providing full supportive assistance and once complimentary local market visit.


In Tirthan there is nothing to do much but it is a perfect place for nature lover, bird watchers, wildlife lovers, anglers and adventurous junkies who are looking to cross rivers without boats and swim, the natural environment with non polluted hamlets and crystal clear chilled streams overwhelm tourists with its beauty and nature walk. Camping experience under the twinkling stars can be enjoyed if you are staying in Tirthan with mouthwatering delicacies. Trekking to GHNP and other points on the rugged trails surrounded by lush green forests and magnificent views of snow covered mountains is an amazing experience and worth do activity.

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