We enjoyed the tour completely the responses are quick and humble approach. Hotel accomodations are fantastic.
Things to do
Camping at Triund- Begin this trek early in the morning from Dharamkot literally on stairs through coniferous trees. Slate grey stone steps lie in stark contrast with the green of trees here. Intermittent prayer flags and chirping birds keep you company on this hour-long steady climb to the revered Galu Devi temple. With spectacular views of the valley below, winding through forests, the path to the Galu Devi Temple might seem like an ancient river bed. A few steps below the Temple, is the stand-alone cafe that serves you steamy noodles, chai and other snacks with a view of the valley below.
Rohtang Pass Drive- Manali has been a major draw for tourists for a fairly long time now, and one of its star attractions is the drive to Rohtang pass. The ban of diesel vehicles and activities and eateries at the pass by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) did create some confusion, but clarity ensued, and this has been well received by nature lovers.
Hatu Temple Drive Joaba Walk- Sights of dense deodars and sounds of various feathered friends lead you to the famous Hatu Temple atop Hatu Peak. This small wooden temple is dedicated to 'Mandodari' (Ravana's wife from the epic Ramayan).
Jibhi Waterfall Hike Picnic- A fascinating hike to waterfalls through scenic vistas of lush green and blue. Filled with hidden natural surprises, the Jibhi waterfall is a huge roaring affair in the monsoons, but could remain unseen in the valley if you don't know where it is for the rest of the year. Take a dip in cold clear mountain water if you want to, or spend your time listening to the surround sound of nature as you walk around the area.
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Thanks to untravel team for the amazing experience! I'm back safe & sound. No doubt Narayan cottage is great experience. Himalayan nomad was still quite professional in time & quality. Will recommend to my other friends. Great to have been recommended this trip - quite better than my expectations!
Best time to visit September to March
Places located at sub-3000 metres are best visited in the months starting from late September right until March. At higher altitudes, the snow-bound passes open by June and is considered the best time to visit up until late September. Snow arrives by October and there are high chances of the passes becoming inaccessible.
How to reach
Air Transport is not as robust as compare to other states. There are three major airport in Himachal Pradesh-Gaggal Airport (DHM), Shimla Airport (SLV) and Kullu-Manali Airport (KUU).
Gaggal Airport officially known as Kangra Airport lies in kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Air India regional and Spicejet provide regular flights services from Delhi and Chandigarh.
Shimla Airport is located 22 kilometre outside of the city in Jubberhati. Jubberhati is a small town near Shimla in Indian state Himachal Pradesh. Air India is the only airline which provide daily flights services from Delhi to Shimla.
Kullu-Manali Airport is located in Bhuntar. Bhuntar lies in Himchal Pradesh. Bhuntar is considered little challenging because of its single runway set in deep valley. Air India provide flight services from Delhi and Chandigarh to Bhuntar Airport. You can take cab or bus to reach your destination from any of these airport.
You will find limited flights on these routes and flights are frequently cancelled.
Himachal Pradesh is all about high mountains and deep valleys so there are no major rail track anywhere within the state. The Kalka Railway is the only railway station in Himachal which lies 90 kilometre from Shimla. You can take the "Kalka-Shimla Toy Train" from Kalka to Shimla, it is one of the major tourist attraction. Kalka offers a good connectivity from major cities like Chandigarh, Delhi, Howrah and many more. You will also find railway station from different states near to your desired destinations.
Roads in Himachal Pradesh offers the best connectivity within and out of the state. All the major and minor destinations in Himachal Pradesh are well connected through road. You will find bus and cab facility throughout the state. You can take cab or bus from any major destination of India leading you towards your destination. These roads offers some of the most beautiful views of different Himalayan ranges and valleys.
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