A comprehensive guide to the Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP), the villages and treks around it. Accommodation, permits, guides, costs, and all other practical information to explore Sainj and Tirthan Valleys for budget backpackers.Read more
Finding cheap accommodation in Manali is a nightmare but it is still possible to salvage the situation and have a great experience in Manali by going offbeat.Read more
Trek to Bashleo Pass, a low altitude pass at 3300 mts located in the ecozone of the Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP), connecting Bathad and Kullu Sarahan.Read more
A short walk in the GHNP ecozone to one of the interior villages beyond Batahad (Bathad), in the Tirthan Valley.Read more
Where exactly is Tirthan? This was a question I asked many years ago when I first heard of the name. Some people gave me a rough idea and the area seemed to be getting rapidly popular with tourists.
The lush green alpine meadows of Shangarh village in Sainj Valley of the Great Himalayan Park ecozone is a sight to behold along with the Shungchul Mahadev Temple.Read more
It is basically an 8 KM long trek from Gushaini to the official entry point of GHNP near Rolla. It is probably the only place where even reaching the entry point can be considered a trek in itself.Read more
To reach the Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP), smaller roads deviate from Aut. You can get local buses to either Banjar or Sainj.Read more