Jibhi in Tirthan valley undoubtedly, is one of the best off-beat locations to avoid the crowds of Himachal. It has become a hotspot for travellers in recent years and is growing in popularity daily. The travellers come here to spend time away from the hustle-bustle of the crowded cities & are also opting for this place as a workation option.
Located at an altitude of 1600M, it is around a 3-hour drive from Manali, approximately 100 kms on the banks of Tirthan river.
It is a must-visit place in Himachal because of its views throughout the year and has something to offer to everyone, be it a family, a solo traveller, a couple or a group of friends.
It is known for its pine forests, mesmerising valley views, unique guest houses and the beautiful Tirthan river. Apart from this, it also has a fishing culture and is famous for trout fishing. The dense forests in this lush green valley are some of the best in the state of Himachal.
The best way to get to Jibhi is to take an overnight bus from Delhi or Chandigarh & get down at Aut; it is a 12-13 hour ride.
After getting down at Aut, you can choose either of these two options:
You can also drive down directly from Delhi or Chandigarh and take the exit before the Aut tunnel towards Banjar valley. It will take around 14-15 hours by car.
Jibhi undoubtedly has some of the best stay options for a weekend as well people looking for long stays and are on a workation. Here’s a list of options suitable for everyone.
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Jalori Pass & Serolsar lake
Raghupur Fort Trek
December to February: This is the peak winter season; if you want to enjoy snowfall, this should be your ideal season.
March to June: The weather is pleasant throughout these three months. Come here during this season to beat the heat.
July to September: The monsoons are in full flow, ideally should be avoided. But the valley is at its greenest during this time of the year.
October to November: Similarly to the summers, the weather is pleasant, though a bit colder because of the onset of winters.
Our suggestion will be March – June as the best time to visit, if you want to have the best time and do treks in the Great Himalayan National Park and visit every place.
A 4-5 day trip will cost you between INR 12,000 – INR 25,000, depending on what kind of a budget you are on.
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