Trek name Tirthan valley – Tirath trek
Trek duration 7 days
Trek difficultly Moderate to strenuous
Trek description A beautiful hike with many habitat transitions. Tirath, the origin of the River is a pilgrimage site for the local community
Total distance covered Total Distance: 76 Km.
Approach to Tirath ( Click to enlarge)

Approach to Tirath ( Click to enlarge)

Itinerary

 

Day From / to / Altitude Distance covered Description
01 Gushaini (1500 m) to Rolla (2100 m) 9 Km
  • Walk through eco-zone of GHNP.
  • Gentle gradient at the beginning of trek
02 Rolla to Nada (3300m) Thach 12 Km
  • Moderate to strenuous climb through oak and conifer forests.
  • A prominent tree god near Chalocha (2450 m) from where the climb starts.
  • Possible sightings of Himalayan tahr or black bear.
  • Nada thatch (meadow) very good for bird watching
03
  • Nada Thach to Majhoni (3800m)
12 Km
  • Gradual to steep descent through forests
04
  •  Majhoni to Tirath (4000m) and back Majhon
8 Km
  • Moderate gradient leading into the vast meadow of Tirath, offering views of magnificent mountain panoramas
  • Tirath, the origin of Tirthan river has a glacial lake, which is sacred to the locals
  • Vegetation is stunted, showing influence of extreme cold temperatures.
05
  • Trek from Majhoni to Nada Thach
12 Kms Camp at Nada Thach
06
  •  Nada Thatch to Rolla-descent
12 Kms
  • Rest at Nada and Bird watching and descent to Rolla, camp at Rolla
07
  • Rolla to Gushaini
10 Kms Trek ends

 


Tirthan Valley 3,300 mtrs ( Click to enlarge)

Tirthan Valley 3,300 mtrs ( Click to enlarge)