Tirthan valley at a glance:

Coordinates: 31.6377° N, 77.3441° E

State: Himachal Pradesh

Tirthan is an offbeat destination that has something for everyone. This quiet valley is ideal for trekking, fishing, wildlife watching, and discovering under-explored hill villages. There’s also the option of doing absolutely nothing as you relax among the pine trees in the valley.

How to reach:

By flight: The nearest airport to Tirthan Valley is Bhuntar, located at a distance of around 48 km from the location. Indian Airlines and Deccan Airways operate flights often to this region. Helicopter service by Jagson Airlines can also be undertaken to reach the place, after which you can board a taxi.
By rail: The nearest railway stations to the location are Ambala and Kiratpur, both well connected with various other cities through the means of a rail network. You can board a bus or take a taxi from these railway stations to reach the valley.
By road: he HPTDC has regular bus services from neighbouring states like Delhi, Punjab and Haryana. To travel to Tirthan Valley, you can take a bus till Aut which is just 26 km from your destination. Cabs are easily available from there on till the town. Other options are Jalori Pass (27 km) and Shoja (22 km).

Things to do and places to visit in Tirthan Valley

Great Himalayan National Park


It is a place that will quench your thirst for amazing wildlife and fishing. The Great Himalayan National Park is the best spot for angling and several steps have been taken to protect the belt from undesirable impacts.

Jalori Pass


Almost 80 Kms. from Kullu, Jalori Pass is a stunning place for trekking and picnic at an altitude of 3120 m above the sea level. Pack your bag, lunch and gear up your shoes to enjoy the stunning view of the great Himalayas with Dhauladhar stretched in a line peaking from far behind.

River Crossing


River crossing in the Tirthan Valley is an adventure sport for people who are looking for some adrenaline rush in the quiet valley. A person is tied to a safety harness and slides from one point to the other, with the turbulent River Tirthan gushing underneath. The icy cold spray of the river while taking on the sport, sure is a motivating factor for enthusiasts.

Serloskar Lake


Serloskar Lake, another major attraction of the village is located about 5 kms from Jalori Pass. The lake has clear water which remains so despite of several leaves falling in to it.

Trekking in Great Himalayan National Park


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.

Trout Fishing


There couldn’t be a more ideal place for fishing than the crystal clear Tirthan River, a tributary of Beas. Filled with brown and rainbow trouts, this river has over the year become a favourite place among the tourists as an angler spot.



A refreshing sight of two waterfalls only a short distance apart from one another is something you do not want to miss. Located on the same walking trail, they lie at walking distance of one hour.

What to eat in Tirthan Valley :

Local Food and Cuisine

Tirthan Valley is small place where you will not find eating joints, restaurants or dhabas outside your hotel, resort or guest house. However, you may find restaurants in Banjar which is some distance away from Tirthan Valley.