Tirthan Valley


Tirthan valley is named  after a sacred water spring "TIRTH" The spring is the origin of Tirthan stream and water is adored as sanctifying as that of legendry Ganga river .The valley begins its domain from Largi , the place where Tirthan and Sainj streams merge with Biyas river . Dam at Largi holds the water of these three rivers . The valley is glorified and beautified by perennial alpine trees and lush green pastures. And to top it all ,Tirthan stream abounds in trout fish and is globally renowned for angling. British rulers identified Tirthan water, crystal clean as it is , most suitable for trout fish They brought seeds of best quality fish from SCANDANAVIAN countries and put them in the Tirthan stream to thrive.

Attractions of Tirthan Valley:

Great Himalayan National Park

Great Himalayan National Park, H.P. having area of 754 sqkm. Height ranging from 2000 meters to 5800 mtrs. It is land of glaciers and steppes and virtual heaven for trekkers. It is bordered by high Himalayan peaks on eastern parts and snow covered area on its northern and southern parts. A considerable portion of the park specially the eastern park remains covered with snow throughout the year.

Chehni Kothi (Traditional Fort)

Chehni Kothi is a 1500 years old building. It was the fortified residence of Rana Dhadhia. Initially it was 15 storeys high but after the earthquake of 1905 only 10 storeys were left. Presently this structure built of stone and wood only (No cement) stands around approximately 60 feet high. The ground floor is bigger in area as compared to the upper storeys giving it a cone like appearance.
This place is near Banjar by road, followed by 3 km uphill walk. This is a typical Kullu architecture.

Water Fall

  1kms from the Hotel Trout Valley. A beautiful waterfall in the wild forest for bathing and enjoying.

Jalori Pass & Seolsar Lake

Jalori Pass is the boundery of  the Inner & Outer Seraj  we can see the inner Seraj valley  and Outer Seraj at same time from one place. Serolsar Lake 4 km walking trek from Jalori Pass. Walk to Seolsar Lake through forests full of oak, blue pine, spruce, fir and Deodar.  serolsar is a holy place.