Tirthan Valley Trek 01|
TIRTHAN VALLEY TREK
Tekram our guide
leads the way out of Gushaini, the road head.
Three big shepherd
dogs blocked our way as we approach the GHNP gate and lied down.
Tirthan takes a
big drop before one enters the park.
The gate of the
Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP), where the permits get checked and entered
in the register.
The bridge takes
us to the right bank of Tirthan, where we remain till the very end of the trail.
The only private
hut in the park area where an old couple lives.
The hut at Rolla
is a convenient first day stop.
The start of
second days walk.
The log bridges
zigzagging over Tirthan.
Two hours walk
from Rolla brought us to Chalocha hut amidst thick jungle.
Tekram performs a
small puja at the beginning of the climb.
trail trough thick vegetation after Chalocha.
The steep climb
does not leave us.
reaches are still snow covered as are the high meadows on the other side of the
Yes, we are
gaining altitude. Tirthan flows deep down in the valley.
Lets try making
tea on this stove.
Shilt meadow seen
from the trail as we move towards Nada Thach.
The faces lit up
as one gets mobile signal and is able to speak.
No dearth of dead
The clouds are
gathering over the high peaks across the valley.
What a fun to
walk over this flat trail, even if for a few minutes.
Finally the hut
at Nada Thach.
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Published on: 2008-08-17 (6006 reads)[ Go Back ]