Road trip to Jibhi | Justwravel
Jibhi is a secluded gem in the Tirthan/ Banjar Valley of the Great Himalayan National Park, about 40 kms from Aut.
A serene picturesque location in Himachal Pradesh which usually goes unnoticed because of the newly constructed tunnel which guides people to Kullu and Manali. Making Jibhi a perfect weekend or extended weekend getaway for Wravelers looking to stay away from hustle bustle of overcrowded tourist destinations.
The mountains surrounding Jibhi are lush with pine and cedar forests and it is also just one hour away from the highway connecting Manali and Chandigarh. A short drive from picturesque Jalori Pass, Jibhi is a good base for hiking, birding, relaxing, and enjoying the outdoors.
Delhi to Jibhi
Leave late evening by 9:00 pm from Kashmiri gate, New Delhi in a Tempo Traveller/ Bus towards Manali.
Wake up in the mountains. Jibhi is 496 kms from Delhi, we should reach there by 10:00 AM. Tea and Breakfast on arrival. Check-in in your rooms and relax a bit. After lunch, we take a stroll to the river, spend some leisure time by the river side.Evenings will be cold, so get back to the hotel by Sunset. Bonfire with veg snacks in the evening.
Dinner, a session of dumb charades or Lotto or any other planned activity.
Jalori Pass & Sirolsar Lake Trek
After breakfast, we move towards Jalori pass,altitude 3120 mts. Trek to Sirolsar Lake which starts from Jalori Pass through a thickly narrow path. Enjoy the occasional view of meadows beyond the thick curtain of the forests. It is a moderate trek which will be covered in snow during that time. Total trek duration should be 5 to 6 hrs depending on the weather conditions on the given day. Back to hotel by evening.
Much needed bonfire with tea and evening snacks.
Cheni Fort and Departure from Jibhi
Day trip and hike to Chaini Fort and Sharingi Bagi Temple Sharingi Rishi temple, built in Pagoda cum Pahari style is having four roofs and elaborate woodwork. Magnificent architectural wonder of Banjar valley, Chehni Kothi is 1500 years old building.Presently this structure stands around 20 feet high.
Back to hotel by afternoon, have lunch and check out.
Start for New Delhi. Reach Delhi by early morning.
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