Gushaini – Village in Tirthan Valley & Trout Country

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Rich in tradition and biodiversity, the Kullu region of Himachal Pradesh, India is blessed with incredible natural beauty and world-class recreational facilities, friendly locals and spectacular panoramic views of snow clad mountains.

Tirthan Valley is easily one of the most breathtaking places in all of Himachal Pradesh. Surrounded by the Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP), this beautiful untouched valley is located right next to the Tirthan river. Spring is easily the best time to go, with blooming flowers all around.

Gushaini is a small village in Tirthan Valley. It is prettily located on the banks of the pristine Tirthan River and has lots of greenery. The village has a happy vibe with rustic wooden buildings and smiling kids running in its bylanes. Gushaini is the gateway for treks in Tirthan Valley and is hardly 10 km away from Banjar. The confluence of Tirthan and Flachan river is a sight worth visiting and is quite close to Gushaini.

Nicknamed Trout Country because of the abundance of Trout fishes found in the Tirthan river, makes Gushaini a great place for fishing. Besides, for those tourists whose idea of the perfect holiday is camping and spending time in the lap of mother nature, Gusahini offers the perfect escape. One can set up a portable tents on the banks of the river to enjoy a vacation of solitude and self searching with the melodious music of the flowing water in the background to rejuvenate them.

About 20 km from here, is situated The Great Himalayan National Park where one can find a huge variety of flora and fauna since the denizens of the park include a good 30 species of mammals and 300 species of birds. A walk into the park by the way of cedar woods is highly recommended and is sure to make one’s trip memorable.

Enclosed by the Great Himalayan National Park with flowing rivers, lush green valleys and lakes, Tirthan Valley–one of the most beautiful places in Himachal,
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Jalori Pass – Unparalleled Beauty & Most Spectacular Roads

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Jalori Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 10,800 ft (3.120m) above the sea level, situated in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. The pass is the nearest mountain pass from Delhi, approximately 600 km away, and features on every adventure tourist’s map.

Jalori Pass is almost 80 Kms from Kullu and 150kms from shimla can be considered as a stunning place for trekking and picnic. One can create an everlasting memory, etched within their hearts, gearing up with their bag, lunch and gear and proper footwears to enjoy the stunning view of the great Himalayas with Dhauladhar stretched in a line peaking from far behind… as time flies. Trekking on this beautiful trail takes the tourists to the mesmerizing places like Shoja, Sereolsar Lake, Sakiran, Lambri, Bashleo and the Great Himalayan National Park.

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During the trekking, nature trails all across the Jalori region can be revealed through the expert naturalists, describing the myriad species of flora and fauna that infest the slopes of Jalori. On the other end, the unassuming hamlets dotting the forests unfold a warm and unique rural culture. Trout fishing in the Tirthan River at Larji and Gushaini is the added charm to the trekking at Jalori Pass region.

For religious beings, this celestial spot proclaims many temples of deities native to the Kullu soil. Jalori Mata’s Temple at Jalori Pass, Mahakali Temple at Lambri, Buri Nagan’s Temple at Sereolsar Lake, Brahmandrishi, the local God of Shoja and Sgringdrashij at Cheine are the exotically carved temples steeped in the myths of this mystical spot.

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Jalori Pass Trek

Extremely dangerous and outlying, Jalori is a high mountain pass, which is located at an elevation of 10570 ft (3223m) in Himachal Pradesh’s Karsog valley. To reach the Jalori Pass, one will have to go through extreme and adverse climatic condition and tough turf. To approach the peak, one should trek during April and December. Winters are just not the right to trek as the area receives heavy snowfall and it reaches approximately 20 feet.

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