Highlight : This
is a Fishing Itinerary for visiting Tirthan Valley Famous for Trout Fishing. The
best seasons to visit are from March through to November.
Itinerary (This is an indicative itinerary, Sequence of the
activities can be customised as per season and guest preferences)
Day 1 - Proceed from Delhi and Reach
Bilaspur (120 kms north of Chandigarh and 380 kms from Delhi - 8 hours).
Day 2- Proceed for Himalayan Trout House Via Mandi (5 hours - 170
kms). The Himalayan Trout
House is a social center in the Tirthan valley providing a friendly place
for locals and visiting fishermen, trekkers, campers and other holiday makers
to meet each other, exchange stories, share bonfires and eat outs, read, listen
to music, play games, laze in hammocks etc.
Day 3 to Day
6- Fishing in the river stream below. Try some Trout Recipes as well.
Day 7 - Proceed to Chandigarh (300 kms - 9 hours) and there on to Delhi
other than Trout Fishing at Himalayan Trout House
to the waterfalls. Not one but two of them. On the same stream. Both the falls
are separated from each other by about 30 minutes of steep uphill walk on
the same trail. As private as you can ever imagine a waterfall to be. The bigger
one nearly 50 feet high allows you to enjoy just the showering if you don't
want to get in to icy cold water. 45 minutes walk one way. Mildly strenuous.
to the Gushaini Temple and village - 3 Km road walk to Gushaini 15 minutes mountainside
climb to the Gara Durga temple at Bandal.
to the Great Himlayan National Park..4 hours pleasant walk through the forest
to the inner entrance of the park. Daily entry permist required.
overnight at the Dev Kanda Ridge : 4 hours strenuous uphill beyond Nadar to the
dominating ridge in the valley. Spectacular views and enchanting full moon overnight.
The descent downhill the next day though faster is not much easier than the climb.
Highly recommended for those so inclined.
bike along the forest path to the National Park or along the roads between Banjar
to Gushaini or down hill from the end of the road at Bathaad.
to the Shalogi / Shanogi Mata temple on the way to Shoja one of the most picturesque
villages in the area.
Shoja walk to the Jalori Pass ( 3 KM) one of the two passes connecting the Kullu
valley to the Shimla Valley. Gauranteed snow at Shoja from early December till
to the village of Bathaad (12 KM) and there on to Bachleo Pass (6 KM). Snow at
Bathaad as well from the end of December to mid February.
to the riverside as often as you desire. As the river is a stone's throw in front
of the Trout House.
to the Sai Ropa Forest Orientation Centre and a walk on the Nature Trail if you
are lucky to induce a forest guard to take you around. 2 Km from the Trout House
swimming in the village pool or on one of the
other numerous walks that are possible in the area if you are the exploring
Bhuntar near Kullu gets Direct Flights from Delhi and therefore recommended if
the guests don't wish to undertake Road travel from Delhi (560 kms - one-way)