Looking for a SNOW TREK in shimla this winter ? Here’s our pick for you at around 2872m above sea level, the Shali Tibba trek which is the highest peak, yes highest in the vicinity of Shimla. It is a magnificent isolated pinnacle with a Kali temple at its peak and offer’s you a 360 degree view of the entire valley.
In winter’s one gets to cross a river, walk through a forest, reach the peak and wittness snow.
Here’s your winter Shalli tibba trek Itinerary –
- SHIMLA – MASHOBRA (16 kms)
From Shimla (2205m) we depart at 9 am by a jeep. Breakfast at Mashobra, mashobra having known for its apple orchards and thick woods of oak and cedar. Travel till khatnol via Baldhea along a fascinating dirt trek to Gulshaini, a tiny hamlet (1250m) situated at the base of the peak. From Gulshaini it is a steady climb up with a rough road till Khatnol, an isolated village perched amidst rolling fields. Here we start the ascent.
- GULTHAINI – KHATNOL (13kms)
From Gulthaini village we have a steady climb for 1.5hrs till Khatnol, an isolated village perched amidst rolling fields. Halt at the Khatnol Rest House for a well-deserved rest along with a sumptuous lunch. In the evening one can explore the village and walk along the beautiful little trek leading to enchanting spots. Drive back to the hotel for dinner.
- KHATNOL – SHALI TIBBA – KHATNOL (9 kms)
Wake up have breakfast and we drive back to Khatnol. Start the climb early in the morning to Shali tibba. The landscape changes dramatically as one follows the ancient trail towards the peak. Snow is what you wittness after a climb of 3hrs at a leisurely pace with ample time to stand and stare the magnificence and the imposing peak ahead. The final climb is a tough one and is amply rewarded by the breathtaking view from the top. It is a must to visit the historic temple which is known to make one’s wishes come true. After lunch and a frenzied session of photograph, start the surprisingly quick descent back to Khatnol where the jeep picks one up to return to Shimla.
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