Don't you want to get away from the hectic city and find some peace and quiet among the hills and meadows? Jibhi is the location you may be looking for.
Jibhi is located in the Banjar Valley of Himachal Pradesh.
It is a picturesque and historic village located on the banks of the Tirthan River. This gurgling river flows into the Beas River. It is an essential component of Jibhi culture.
The architecture of the place, built in an old Himalayan style, speaks for itself. The majority of the houses are made of stone and wood.
Every backyard in the Himalayan village is adorned with galgal trees and apple orchards. This location has grown in popularity among travelers in recent years.
- Every Friday Departure from Delhi
What is included in the tour
- Transportation: Tempo Traveler/Volvo for Delhi to Delhi transportation
- Surface Transfer in Tempo traveler for sightseeing
- Accommodation: 2 Nights Accommodation in Hotel
- Sightseeing as per the Itinerary
- Meal Plan: 5 Meals (Starting from Day 2 Lunch to Day 4 Breakfast)
- The trip Captain will be present at all times during the tour.
- River Rafting
- Driver Allowance
- Toll Taxes and other state taxes
- Parking Charges
What is NOT included in the tour
- 5% GST
- Early check-in at the hotel.
- Any additional expenses of personal nature.
- Additional accommodation/food costs incurred due to any delay travel.
- Any lunch and other meals not mentioned in Package Inclusions.
- Any Airfare / Rail fare other than what is mentioned in “Inclusions”.
- Parking and monument entry fees during sightseeing.
- Additional Costs due to Flight Cancellations, Landslides, Roadblocks, and other natural calamities.
- Any other services not specified above in inclusions.
- Day 1:Departure from Delhi to Jibhi | Overnight travel
- The group will assemble at the pickup point at 7 PM.
- We'll meet the trip captains and a small tour briefing session would also be provided.
- Afterward, we'll head for an overnight journey towards Jibhi which is a tiny hamlet nestled between lush green forests in the Tirthan Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Upon arrival at Aut Tunnel, we'll switch our vehicles from Volvo to Private Cabs.
Note: The pick-up point would be Majnu Ka Tila.
Day 2: Jibhi Sightseeing
- Upon our arrival in Jibhi, we'll check into our hotel where we'll spend some leisure time.
- Afterward we'll head for a local sightseeing tour where we'd visit the sparkling Jibhi Waterfall. We'll also explore the local market and go Cafe Hopping.
Note: Bonfire will be conducted if the weather permits.
- In the evening, we'll host a bonfire and indulge in some group bonding activities.
- Dinner followed by an overnight stay in Jibhi.
- Day 3:Trek To Jalori Pass and Sirolsar Lake (9 Kilometers, 5 Hours)
- After early morning breakfast, we will head out for a trek to Jalori Pass. The trek leads you to the 360º viewpoint which offers a stunning view of the entire valley along with the Pir Panjal ranges of the Himalayas.
- After traversing through Jalori Pass, we will also visit the pristine Sirolsar Lake which is a high-altitude lake nestled amidst alpine forests. Just beside the lake, there is a temple that holds extreme significance for the locals where you can pay your respects as well.
- We'll descend and head back towards our hotels where we'll have dinner followed by an overnight stay
Day 4 : Rafting/ Chehni Kothi Trek | Departure from Jibhi
- After early morning breakfast, we'll check out of the hotel and head towards Kullu Valley where we'll indulge in a River Rafting session.
- In the evening, we will start our return journey to Delhi.
Note: If the weather is bad, we will skip rafting and go for a visit at Chehni Kothi Trek in Banjar Valley instead.
Day 5:Day 4 : Delhi Arrival | Trip Ends
- We'll reach Delhi by early morning. After that, the group will part ways with fond memories from the trip.
- Trip ends.
- Day backpack (20 – 30 Ltrs): When you are on a local sightseeing tour, you are required to carry only a few necessary items and for that, you need a day backpack as you will leave your bigger one at your designated stay.
- Floaters or Sandals: When you are spending your day at leisure, a good pair of sandals and floaters will help you to move freely.
- 1 Down Jacket / Main Jacket: It’s emphasized that you need to carry proper layers so you can avoid getting cold which is why you need to carry an insulated jacket that you can put on over your other clothes.
- 1 Pair of Thermal: Thermal is a piece of garment that helps in keeping your body warm in cold temperatures. It is a necessary item that you need when traveling to cold regions.
- Outdoor Shoes: A comfortable shoe is required when traveling outdoors, especially in the mountains. They shouldn’t be chunky, instead, they should be lightweight and sturdy.
- 3 Quick Dry Tees: You must keep at least three pairs of quick dry tees so that you can wash them in between stops for proper hygiene.
- 3 Pair of Cotton Socks: Cotton socks are extremely comfortable to move around in and are lightweight as well which is why you can always count on a good pair of cotton socks while traveling. However, keep in mind to change them and avoid wearing them if they are moist.
- 1 Pair of Woolen Socks: A good pair of woolen socks, especially merino, are comfortable, limit odors and provide adequate insulation from the cold so you can wear them at night.
- 1 Poncho: A poncho is an evolved form of a raincoat that provides coverage to your body as well as your bag and ensures total water protection from the rain.
- Quick-dry towel: A quick dry towel will help in maintaining proper hygiene. It must dry quickly because the wet fabric will only increase the chance of bacterial growth.
- Gloves: Insulated gloves help in maintaining proper body heat in your hands.
- Sanitizer: Prevent the risk of infections and maintain proper hand hygiene by making sure you carry a hand sanitizer.
- Sun Cap: A lightweight sun cap with side flaps is perfect to keep your head cool and avoid sunburns on a sunny day.
- Lip Balm: Your lips can become chapped due to the harsh cold winds so it's important to keep them moisturized.
- Cold Cream & Sun Screen (SPF 40+): To avoid sunburns and chafing, you need to put on sunscreen as well as cold cream.
- Water Bottle (1 Ltrs): Hydration is extremely important when it comes to traveling. Carrying a water bottle that you can refill with Himalayan water is a must.
- Bag for all your Toiletries: A bag with all your essentials including napkins, toothpaste, sanitizers, paper soap, etc should be carried in a ziplock bag.
- Personal Basic Medical Kit: Carrying a medical kit with bandages, Dettol, medication for headache, nausea, etc is necessary.
- Sunglasses / People who use spectacles (Use Photochromic glasses instead of contact lenses): Photochromatic glasses are specs that are designed to transform into anti-glare shades depending upon exposure to the sun. They are good when it comes to eye protection but one can also opt for clip-on glasses etc.
- Mobile charger / Power bank: Although you'll get electricity at most places, it is always advisable to carry a charged power bank in case of emergencies.
- Documents: Identification proofs like Aadhar Card, and driver's License.
- Extra Polythene: In case your clothes get wet or your garments don’t dry, you can carry them in polythene. However, make sure that all the plastic that you are carrying into the woods leaves with you. Don’t litter.
- Camera: This should be obvious. To make sure that you get to capture all the great moments from your trip. Make sure that you have enough storage and some extra batteries as well.