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Pulga, Parvati Valley Overview

Pulga is a village located in Parvati Valley, 3 km from Barshaini. Pulga is known for its scenic beauty and wooden homestays, located amidst denser deodar trees, waterfalls, and apple orchards. A paradise for nature lovers, Pulga is one of three small villages close to Barshainialong with Kalga and Tulga and is located at an altitude of 2,210m above sea level.

Though it isn’t heavily populated, the dense deodar forest, known as Fairy Forest, views the majestic snow-clad Himalayan ranges and the lush green Parvati Valley as well as the waterfalls and wooden bridges make for an unbelievably arresting sight. Accessible only on foot, Pulga is known for its traditional wooden houses and visitors often get to engage with locals. It also has several guesthouses and cafes.

Must Know Before You Visit Pulga

How to reach: : Pulga is about 3km from Barshaini and can be reached in about 15 minutes on foot. Barshaini is about 20.1km from Kasol and can be reached via car/cab (fares vary) in approximately 1 hour 10 minutes.

Pulga Highlights

1. Apple Farms

Pulga is known for its apple farms and during harvest season, which is between mid-June to August, visitors would find trees filled with apples and can also pluck a few with the villagers’ permi (Read More)ssion.

2. Trekking and Hiking

Pulga is excellent for hiking since it can only be reached on foot from Barshaini and in addition to that, the Fairy Forest is a short trek away from the village.

3. Interesting Facts

Interestingly, most kids in Pulga village can Hula hoop and are often happy to do it for visitors. Visitors can sometimes get the chance to witness the process of bringing groceries into Pulga, w (Read More)hich is through the ropeway owing to the lack of roads.

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