Tirath Trek | Source of the Tirthan River

A beautiful hike with many habitat transitions. Tirath, the origin of the Tirthan River is a pilgrimage site for the local community. Moderate to strenuous.

Trek highlights:

Day 1: 

Gushaini (1500m) to Rolla (2100m): Walk through Ecozone of GHNP. Gentle gradient at the beginning of trek. Distance: 10 kms.

Day 2:

Rolla to Nada (3300m) Thach: Moderate to strenuous climb through oak and conifer forests. A prominent tree god near Chalocha (2450 m) from where the climb starts. Possible sightings of Himalayan Tahr or Black Bear. Nada thatch (meadow) very good for bird watching. Distance: 12 kms.


Day 3:

Nada Thach to Majhoni (3800m): Gradual to steep descent through forests. Distance: 12 kms.
Day 4:

Majhoni to Tirath (4000m) and back Majhoni: Moderate gradient leading into the vast meadow of Tirath Offering views of magnificent mountain panoramas. Tirath, the origin of Tirthan river has a glacial lake which is sacred to the villagers of Tirthan valley. Vegetation is stunted showing influence of extreme cold temperatures. Distance: 8 kms.

Day 5:

Trek from Majhoni to Nada Thach. Distance: 12 kms.
Day 6: Rest day at Nada. Bird watching.

Day 6:

Nada Thatch to Rolla-descent. Distance: 12 km.
Day 7:

Rolla to Gushaini. Distance: 10 km.
Total Distance: 76 kms.


Cost Includes:

  • Accommodation in Guest house on Day 1 and Day 8 at Gushaini. Accommodation in Tents for remaining days during trek.
  • All meals (Break fast, Lunch, Dinner) from Day 1 to Day 8. Tea and snacks will be served frequently during trek.
  • Permit charges for GHNP (Great Himalayan National Park).
  • Sleeping bags and all other trekking accessories for your comfortable stay during trek.

Cost Excludes:

  • Travel Cost to/from Gushaini.
  • Personal Beverages of any kind
  • Personal Expenses of any kind
  • Tips, shopping and personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions list


  • Pick up and drop from/to AUT. We can provide transport (Scorpio or similar kind of Vehicle) for this stretch and charges would be 1000 INR per trip.