Are you an adventure enthusiast looking to visit exotic mountains and forests? Situated in the Kullu district, Tirthan Valley is a fantastic destination for all the adventure buffs out there. Far away from the hustle and bustle, it is an ideal location for a tranquil escape. It offers the perfect offbeat setup with a blend of peace and thrill.  

As summer comes closer, it is the best time to plan your trip to Tirthan. It can be ideal location for a weekend trip with your friends where you can enjoy a thrilling yet serene experience. 

Why to visit Tirthan Valley? 

There are many good reasons to visit Tirthan Valley. If you are a thrill seeker or an adventure enthusiast, it can be the most exciting place for you to visit. We have listed 5 activities that you should definitely do if you are on a trip to Tirthan Valley and looking for some adventure.  

Explore the Great Himalayan National Park 

Great Himalayan National Park in Tirthan Valley

The Great Himalayan National Park is amongst the true jewels of Tirthan Valley. You cannot afford to miss this place if you are travelling to Tirthan. GHNP is a paradise for nature lovers, hikers, and adventure enthusiasts. It is home to some of the rarest flora and fauna and around 180 species of birds that you can find during your bird watching session.  

Summer is the best time to visit the national park as the weather becomes nice and pleasant; morever, it is the perfect time to go on trekking in the park. Some of the activities you can enjoy here are rock climbing, river crossing, trekking, and abseiling. You can enjoy these activities in the park from March to May.  

Hiking on the lush green meadows 


Tirthan Valley is an ideal destination for all your mountain adventures. It is home to several impeccable green meadows that can captivate your soul. Some of the meadows are Dhel Meadows, Bhagodi Thach, Bedi Thach and Bhindi Thach. They can be ideal for trekking and camping in Himachal if you want to relax under the stary sky surrounded by beautiful peaks and forests.  

You can explore these green meadows to feel the tranquillity of these green surroundings. Some of them require a hike of a couple of hours to reach and some demand a trek of multiple days. However, once you reach on the top of the meadow, all you experience is complete peace and serenity. You will feel all your efforts were worth it. 

Thrilling treks 

Reasons to visit Tirthan Valley

There are several exciting treks available in Tirthan Valley that you can take depending on the number of days you have. From day long hikes to treks that can stretch to multiple days, the valley has something for every adventure buff out there. 

To name a few, Great Himalayan National Park and Jalori Pass are amongst the most popular treks that you cannot afford to miss. These offer mesmerizing views of the Himalayan Range. If you plan for Jalori Pass trek, you can also visit Serolsar Lake which is another beautiful spot in Tirthan Valley. These treks can be best enjoyed during the summer season when paths are open, and the weather is quite pleasant. 

Trout fishing 

Trout fishing in Tirthan Valley

Trout fishing is popular adventure activity in Tirthan Valley. Brown and Rainbow Trouts are favourite among tourists and the crystal-clear water of Tirthan Valley is the ideal spot to find them.  

Trout fishing in the valley requires you to obtain a special permit from the office of the HP department of fisheries. It costs somewhere around Rs. 100 or the permit. It is quite easy to get it from the department. In most situations, your hotel or resort can also arrange the permit for you, so you don’t have to take any trouble. Before getting ready to be fishing, you will also be guided with proper techniques so you can do it the right way.


Enchanting forests and waterfalls 

Reasons to visit Tirthan Valley

The majestic pine and deodar forests are amongst the favourite things to explore in Tirthan Valley. You will encounter them during your treks and hikes.  

Waterfalls in Tirthan are definitely a refreshing sight that you won’t want to miss. There are natural waterfalls in the valley that can reached by trekking through lush green meadows and dense forests. These are amongst the best kept secrets of the valley. Chhoie waterfall is amongst the most popular waterfalls in Tirthan. It is nestled in the Great Himalayan National Park and requires a day-long trek to reach the place.