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Shimla Tour with Tirthan Valley – Trekkers Paradise of Himachal Pradesh
Shimla Tour with Tirthan Valley: Overview
If you are an adventure junkie and love nature, Shimla Tour with Tirthan Valley is tailor-made for you. Himachal Pradesh is well-known for its scenic lush green valleys, snow-capped mountains, colourful meadows and serene atmosphere. This makes Shimla Tour with Tirthan Valley a perfect trip for holidays.
Kotgarh has many historical monuments and temple that can please your soul. It popularly known as the “Apple Bowl” of India. The trek to Lake Hattu Temple is completely enthralling and adventure junkies can have a great time here. Moreover, the remains of Raghupur Fort at Shoja will take you back in the old age times. You can witness the great history of the Mandi rulers at the fort. On your Shimla Tour with Tirthan Valley you can also enjoy trekking at the Jalori Pass in Tirthan Valley. It is an ideal picnic spot for the families. The river crossing activity is another must-try adventure on your Shimla Tour with Tirthan Valley.
Suitable For: Family holidays in India, honeymoon tour, adventure seekers, trekkers, road trips, photo fanatics, motorcycle tours and Heritage holiday seekers.
What is Unique in Shimla Tour with Tirthan Valley and why?
Shimla Tour with Tirthan Valley is unique for its well planed tour programmed, Package holds many adventure activities like Snow activities in Shimla Kufri during winters, skiing, trekking at Jalori Pass, Tirthan Valley and Raghupur Fort. Provide chance to see the apple vegetation at Shoja, combination of different places with their famous excursion makes your happy holiday with us.
This Tour Package is unique because in which we will takes you far away from hustle bustle life and gives unmatched opportunities to unwind the body and enjoy the natures elegant in Shimla and other nearest destination which is mentioned below.
Shimla Tour with Tirthan Valley: Highlights
Explore apple orchards, lush green meadows and magnificent views at Kotgarh Valley
Seek blessing at Mailan Devta Temple in Kotgarh
Enjoy trekking while visit to Lake Hattu Temple
Raghupur Fort at Shoja represents the glorious history
Relish the river crossing activity at Tirthan Valley
What should carry with you when you plan your Himachal Tour?
If you are planning your holiday tour in Himachal Pradesh then you have to decide and arrange all major things with you. Sometimes the plan arises out of nowhere and you have no time to think about contents of the luggage for the trip. Most of the time in these cases, we forget one or more essential things to carry while going on a trip.
There are some essential things that you have to with you during holidays
Get your Tour Documents sorted
Take Warm clothes with you
Do not forget to carry your Id proofs
Keep a list of Emergency numbers
Keep your health in balance
Good rubber-soled shoes
Camera with sufficient batteries and film
Keep Contact number of your Driver / travel agents handy all the time.
Keep the track of your route map.
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07 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis
Breakfast and Dinner
Private vehicle for 8 days
Parking, Toll tax and Driver Hault
Personal expenses like shopping, laundry, telephone, tips, etc.
Airfare, bus or railway fare
Lunch and evening snacks
Charges for entertainment and adventure activities
Entry tickets for sightseeing
GST as applicable?
The Shimla tour with Tirthan Valley begins on your arrival at Chandigarh airport. Then you drive towards Kotgarh; the distance between Chandigarh and Kotgarh is 190 km. It takes around 6 to 7 hours to reach the destination.
Upon arrival at Kotgarh, check in to the hotel and relax. The day is at leisure and you can spend the evening walking down the streets of Kotgarh.
In the night, enjoy dinner and prepare for an overnight stay at the hotel.
- Budget: Tani Jubbar Heights
- Luxury: Seetalvan Orchard, Banjara Orchard Retreat
Suggested Restaurants: We recommend you to have your meals at the hotel or resort where you are staying. There are not too many restaurants in Kotgarh.
Begin the morning with hot breakfast. Today you will indulge in local sightseeing at Kotgarh.
Kotgarh is popularly known as the apple bowl of India. You can visit the local apple orchards here and experience the apple farming.
Mailan Devta Temple is located at a distance of 2 km. from Kotgarh. The temple is dedicated to diety Deo. The architecture of the temple is a big attraction and it will definitely amaze you.
Tani Jubbar Lake is 5 km. from Kotgarh and tourists visit this lake for its stunning natural beauty. In addition, if the yearly fair is going there, you must not miss it at any cost. Many artist and craftsmen showcase their talent.
St Mary’s Church is another attraction in Kotgarh that you must visit. This church will take you back to the old era. This church is among the oldest churches in India. The sculpted pews and architecture of the church is magnificent.
In the evening, head towards the hotel. Take dinner and prepare for an overnight stay at the hotel.
Begin the 3rd day of your Shimla holidays with hot morning breakfast. Today you will have a fun-filled day with lots of adventure that involves trekking to Lake Hattu Temple.
Hattu Temple is located at Hattu Peak. The temple is popularly known as Hattu Mata temple. It is dedicated to Hattu Mata, which is also known as the incarnation of Kali. The temple is situated at a height of 11,000 feet above the sea level. The trek towards the temple is enthralling and will keep your adrenaline rush high. The trek route is beautiful and you will notice many species of flora and fauna. In addition, the Dhauladhar ranges of the Himalayas covered with snow can be seen clearly. Do not forget to capture the scenic view in your camera. If you are visiting here in the month of May, make sure you enjoy the fair that is organised every year during this time.
Later head back towards the hotel. The tiring and exciting day ends with a delicious dinner. Take rest with an overnight stay at the hotel.
This is another exciting day of your Shimla vacations. Start your day with morning breakfast and checkout from the hotel. Today you will proceed to the next destination of your Shimla tour with Tirthan Valley i.e. Shoja. The distance to Kotgarh from Shoja is 213 km. and it takes around 8 hours to reach there.
Shoja is located in Seraj valley. It is well known for its scenic beauty. The green forest and steep hills in Shoja offer a mesmerising view. On reaching Shoja, check in to the hotel. Relish dinner and prepare for an overnight stay at the hotel.
- Budget: Hotel Mamleshwar (HPTDC), Woodstock Resort
- Luxury: Hot spring Health Care, Jacaranda Estate & Whispering Willows Cottages
Suggested Restaurants: We recommend you to have your meals at the hotel or resort where you are staying. There are not too many restaurants in Shoja.
Begin the 5th day of your Himachal Pradesh holidays with morning breakfast and check out from the hotel. Today you will visit the Raghupur Fort and head towards Tirthan Valley.
Raghupur Fort is located near Shoja and boasts of a long incredible history. Mandi rulers built the fort to protect themselves from the invasion. The entire way to reach the fort is very pleasing. Explore the remains of the fort and do not forget to click pictures.
Later you will head towards Tirthan Valley. The distance between two places is 15 km. and it takes around 1 hours to reach the place.
On reaching the Tirthan Valley, check in to the hotel. The day is at leisure. In the night, enjoy dinner and prepare for an overnight stay at the hotel.
- Budget: Hotel Mansarovar
- Luxury: White Stone Cottages
Suggested Restaurants: We recommend you to have your meals at the hotel or resort where you are staying. There are not too many restaurants in Tirthan Valley.
Start the day with morning breakfast. Today you will explore the Thirthan Valley.
Enjoy the adventure activity at the Jalori Pass. It is an ideal place for trekking and spending time with the family. Located at height of 3,120 meters above the sea level, Jalori Pass has a stunning scenic view. The green bushes and trees surrounded by mountains make the trekking experience an unforgettable one.
The Waterfall near Tirthan Valley is another must visit place for tourist. You will have to walk some distance to reach the waterfalls. It is worth going there just to experience the beauty of falls from close. Take your cameras with you to capture its beauty.
In the evening, head back to the hotel. Take dinner and rest with an overnight stay at the hotel.
Begin this day of your Himachal Pradesh tour with morning breakfast. Today is another fun filled day where you get to quench your thirst for adventure activity.
River Crossing is one of the popular sports in the Tirthan Valley. You will be tied to a safety harness and made to slide from one side of the river to other. The icy cold water of Tirthan River can be felt underneath while river crossing. You must come prepared here to face the cold winds and icy water.
This activity is tiring and shall take most part of the day. In the evening, head back to the hotel and savour dinner. Prepare for an overnight stay at the hotel.
This is the last day of your Shimla tour with Tirthan Valley. Start the day with delicious morning breakfast and check out from the hotel. Then you proceed for your onward journey and drive to Chandigarh. The distance between the two is 258 km. and it shall take 7 hours to reach the Chandigarh. On reaching Chandigarh, go to the airport and proceed to your onward destination.
How to Reach Shimla
By Flight: The nearest airport to Shimla is situated at Jubbarhatti, 22 kms from Shimla has regular flights from Delhi but due to bad weather conditions, flights may be irregular. Alternatively better option is to reach Chandigarh Airport at a distance of 120 Kms away, from Chandigarh, you can board Holiday Travel Taxi to reach Shimla in approx 2.5-3 hours.
By Toy Train from Kalka: From Kalka, the Narrow-Gauge Kalka-Shimla Unesco - Heritage Toy Train connects to Shimla. The total distance covered is 96 kms from Kalka to Shimla with 107 Tunnels & 864 Bridges. The Shimla toy train starts Journey at 656 meters (2,152 ft) above sea level in Kalka and reaches Shimla at an altitude of 2,076 meters.
The route offers a panoramic feast of the picturesque Himalayas from the Shivalik foot hills at Kalka to several important points such as Dharampur, Solan, Kandaghat, Taradevi, Barog, Salogra, Summerhill and Shimla. The Railway has 919 curves, the sharpest being 48 degrees. The journey takes about five-and-a-half hours to reach Shimla.
By Train: Indian Railways connects up-to Kalka ( about 100kms from shimla) By broad-gauge line. The Kalka station is connected to most major cities in India, including Delhi and Calcutta.
Best time to visit for Himachal Holiday
Best time to visit Shimla in March to June, this is a popular tourist season in Shimla as the weather is quite pleasant and perfect for outdoor activities. The temperature is comfortable and usually varies between 15 degree C and 30 degree C. If you are into adventure sports then this is the ideal time to try paragliding, trekking, camping and rafting.
Adventurous things to do in Shimla
Kufri Fun World: Kufri Fun World is an amusement park having a number of enjoyable rides for the kids. This park also features the world’s` highest go – kart tract – which obviously includes the adults as well. If you're travelling with kids, this will definitely be the highlight of their trip. There's even a canteen where you can stop for a snack.
Location: located at the top of Mahasu Peak
Note: The Park does close on some national holidays
Naldehra Golf Course
Golf Course in Naldehra is the oldest golf club in India. The golf course stretches over an extensive area surrounded by trees at an altitude of 2,200 metres. It is a par 68, 18-hole course with 16 greens and 18 tees. It features a design redolent of Scottish links courses. This golf club measures 4,285 yard and includes ten Par 4's; Six Par 3's and Two Par 5's to fill out the Par 68 course. The front and the back nine are categorized equally into five Par 4's, three Par 3's, and one Par 5 each. The club hosts nine- hole and 18-hole championship courses like Par 68 and 3791 Yardage.
Tattapani is an amazing spot for a fun-filled and memorable day. Tattapani is about 60 kilometers from Shimla, and is a popular spot for hot springs too. Tattapani is a destination for water sport activity fanatics. River rafting in the cold water of River Sutlej, one of the longest rivers of India can be a lot of fun and exciting.
With bewitching landscape all around, ideal time for this activity is during May and June. One can also enjoy this activity from Chabba (12 kms) to Tattapani or from Sunni (5 kms) to Tattapani. Sway past the rapids, whirl in the raging water cascades and encounter the boulder rocks. Raft through the deep gorges and soak in the frothy cascades of the raging water. Mesmerize in the enrapturing beauty of the surrounding hills, snowy peaks and discrete settlements alongside the river bank.
Cost of River Rafting: Per Person Rs.5000/-
Tattapani Rafting Season
Tattapani is a year round destination which can be visited at any point in time. Every season in Tattapani has its own charm and pleasure. Ideal time for this activity is during May and June.
Places to visit in Shoja
Waterfall Point: The way has been made with small bridges and gives you a very outdoorsy feel. When you land up at the waterfall there are seats and a table made with tree trunks where you get the party started.
Jalori Pass: Jalori Pass is positioned away from the hustle and bustle of the tedious city life. The serene ambiance rendered by mighty Himalayas presents unmatched opportunities to unwind the body and savour the nature's exquisite. The fragrance of variety of flowers with rare herbs and medicinal plants please all the sense while heading on to this region and above all experiencing all such impressive wilderness at a stretch can best be experienced through the Jalori Pass trekking. Providing panoramic views of the snow-clad Himalayas, it doubles as a scenic getaway. The ambiance is pleasant, calm and one can also enjoy the variety of exotic flora and fauna
Serolsar Lake: Serol Sar spreading as wide as a football ground. Located amidst the tall Kharshoo trees at a height of about 10,000 feet, Serol Sar is no less than heaven. It is believed that the Goddess has hundred sons and acts as a guardian of the place. The walk to the lake is equally enchanting from Jalori pass, with thick cover of oak trees.
About Tirthan Valley
Tirthan valley Himachal Pradesh can easily qualify very well as One of the Most Beautiful Places on Earth. It is a must place to visit before you die.
Food to Eat in Shoja
This lovely village doesn’t have too many options for food. They can see only Punjabi Food Joints, Italian Jolints, Bakeries, Chinese Food Stalls, Not no-where Himachali Dishes. authetic and traditional Himachali food like khoru, patore, babroo, chaa ghosht, murgh anardana, Dham , Simply head towards any of Oberoi Group of Hotels ( Wild Flower Hall, Clarks, or cecil) and enjoy the long forgotten traditional Himachali recipes.
Restaurants in Shoja
Tirthan Veg Restuarants (9.3 km away from Shoja)
Best Food: Indian Soups Vegetarian Friendly
Conifers Feast Restaurants: (2.4 km away from Shoja)
Best Food: Chinese, Indian
About Raghupur Fort
Raghupur Fort was built by the Kulu King at an altitude of 3,540 m above sea level. The beautiful fort has a small pond within its premises. As you reach the meadows where the fort is located, there are unbelievable views that stretch as far as your eyes can see.
Peoples of Himachal Pradesh
The people of Shimla are among the warmest and friendliest people of India. They believe in simple living and are content with whatever they have got in life. The locals here are known as the Pahari Peoples. However in modern times, the people living in Shimla are known as Shimlaites. The Shimlaites make their living through agriculture and livestock. The women here wear Salwar, Kameez, Kurta or the long knee length gown known as Juan Chadiyan which reflects their culture.
Himachal Pradesh is one of the untouched, pristine and one of the most popular states in India has a diverse clothing styles. One’s clothes always reflect one’s traditions, culture, environment in which one is living and many other factors. There are many differences in the clothes worn by different tribal groups.
Snowfall in Shimla in which month
Snowfall in Shimla offers mainly in winter season October to February, This is again a popular season for Shimla for people who are looking for snow, which typically falls between December and February. This is the time skiing and ice skating take off. The average temperature during this season is around 8degree C and goes down to 2degree C.
Shopping in Shimla
Shopping in Shimla is about purchasing the neighborhood handiworks and the primary shopping ranges in Shimla. Shimla’s markets and shops overflow with traditional Kangra silk scarves and Kinnauri shawls, hand woven in the characteristic geometric patterns of the local area. You can buy the famous Himachali caps that are available in almost any shop. These caps come in various colors and designs and also have intricate designs embroidered on them. You can buy a variety of these caps, as they are very affordable and absolutely comfortable.
Pashmina is a fine type of cashmere wool. The textiles made from it were first woven in Kashmir, India. Pashmina shawls are known to pass entirely through a wearable ring with diameter of about half an inch. Pashmina came to be known as 'cashmere' in the West because Europeans first encountered this fiber in Kashmir.
Tirthan Valley trek
This trek is surely one of the finest short duration Himalayan treks which can be done in just 4 days. This trail is a paradise for nature lovers. The sheer variety of plant life and birds is something one will cherish for a long time. The Great Himalayan National Park is a blessing in disguise for nature lovers. From lush green forests to blooming flowers and meandering streams, this place also houses various well laid out trek paths. The Great Himalayan National Park provides one of the finest trekking opportunities in the country. One of the incredible things about the park is the fact that not a single person is said to reside within it; even the villagers who live at the border are not allowed inside, presumably to retain the delicate ecological conditions of the park.
Jalori Pass Trek
Jalori Pass is positioned away from the hustle and bustle of the tedious city life. The serene ambiance rendered by mighty Himalayas presents unmatched opportunities to unwind the body and savour the nature's exquisite. The fragrance of variety of flowers with rare herbs and medicinal plants please all the sense while heading on to this region and above all experiencing all such impressive wilderness at a stretch can best be experienced through the Jalori Pass trekking. Providing panoramic views of the snow-clad Himalayas, it doubles as a scenic getaway. The ambiance is pleasant, calm and one can also enjoy the variety of exotic flora and fauna.
Shimla to Tirthan valley
Shimla to Tirthan valley is about 200km away from each other and it takes 6.5 Hour to reach by your private vehicle.