Banjar Valley is also called the gateway to the Great Himalayan National Park. It lies on the road from Manali to Shimla and is a beautiful and unexplored region. Jalori pass (10,240 ft), which falls on the road to Banjar Valley, is open throughout the year. Not being a very high pass it receives light snowfall allowing access to the region in any season.
Although this route has both paved and unpaved road and has some very sharp bends near the Jalori pass, this road is not very difficult on to drive on. The scenery along the route is heavenly and untouched beauty.
The itinerary lists the places we will be covering during the trip. Where we stay and how much we travel in a day is just indicative and is subject to change depending on weather condition.
Shimla, is the capital and largest city of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
The colonial architecture and churches, the temples and the natural beauty of the city are
a major attraction here. Shimla also has the largest natural ice skating rink in South Asia.
Owing to its steep terrain, the area around Shimla are ideal for adventure sports like
mountain biking, skiing, etc.
You will receive a warm welcome on arrival at Shimla. Check in to hotel. Meet the team. Local sightseeing. Overnight stay in hotel.
Kamrunag, situated in Kamru valley, is famous for the temple of Kamrunag Dev, the Lord of Rain in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. There is a elliptical lake beside the temple. The lake and temple are situated on top of a mountain ridge from where one gets a panaromic view of the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges and of Balh valley. Kamrunag is famous for trekking and camping and can be reached only by trekking from the nearest town.
Gushaini is a small quaint village in the Tirthan Valley in Kullu district of Himachal. It is the nature lovers prefered stay option because of it proximity to the Great Himalayan National Park. The area is green with alpine and deciduous forest and has an abundant biodiversity. Go for an adventurous trek or just laze around in the quiet, serene environment of the valley, this place is great for any kind of holiday.
Off the main highway leading to Kullu from Mandi, Shoja is a small village that can be both quiet and picturesque as well as adventure filled. On the way we cross the evergreen Banjar Valley, also a gateway to The Great Himalayan National Park from its north-eastern side. Serolsar Lake is a beautiful lake, situated at a distance of around 5 km from the Jalori pass in Shoja. This lake is approachable via a walk from Shoja. Overnight stay.
End of trip. Local shopping and you go back with loads of memories.