Timings : 24 hours
Time Required : 4-5 hours
Entry Fee : No entry fee
Maximum Altitude : 2745 mtr
Difficulty : Moderate
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Ganji Pahari is a scenic hill located near Dalhousie. The 1-2 hour trek to Ganji Pahari starts from Panchpula (about 3.5 km). The name Ganji Pahari was derived from its salient feature which is the complete absence of flora on the hill -'Ganji' meaning Bald in the local language, and 'Pahari' meaning Hill. During winters, the same terrain is covered in a thick coat of snow.
A tour to Ganji Pahari can also be accompanied by a guide whom tourists can hire from Dalhousie but it is not mandatory. People trek to Ganji Pahari for the sunset and sunrise. There a handful of places to stay on top and camping is also an option, but the bookings have to be made in advance.
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