The most suitable way to reach Tirthan Valley, if you are coming from a central location like Delhi, is to plan a road trip. Otherwise, you can also catch a train to the nearest railway stations (Ambala/Kiratpur) and then catch a bus or book a taxi to reach the location. The nearest airport is Bhuntar (Two hours ride from Tirthan Valley) if you wish to reach by the means of airways. While coming from Delhi or Chandigarh via bus, get down at Aut (which is 19 km before Bhuntar and 3 hours from Manali) and take a cab or a local bus to Banjar or Jibhi. Distance between Aut to Tirthan Valley is 30 km and it will cost you around 800 - 1000 INR. A local bus will charge you INR 40 -50.
How to reach Tirthan Valley by flight
The nearest airport to Tirthan Valley is Bhuntar, located at a distance of around 48 km from the location. Indian Airlines and Deccan Airways operate flights often to this region. Helicopter service by Jagson Airlines can also be undertaken to reach the place, after which you can board a taxi.
Nearest Airport: Chandigarh Airport (IXC)
- 134 kms from Tirthan Valley
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How to reach Tirthan Valley by road
The HPTDC has regular bus services from neighbouring states like Delhi, Punjab and Haryana. To travel to Tirthan Valley, you can take a bus till Aut which is just 26 km from your destination. Cabs are easily available from there on till the town. Other options are Jalori Pass (27 km) and Shoja (22 km).
How to reach Tirthan Valley by train
The nearest railway stations to the location are Ambala and Kiratpur, both well connected with various other cities through the means of a rail network. You can board a bus or take a taxi from these railway stations to reach the valley.
Local transport in Tirthan Valley
Tirthan Valley is a small quite place where a cab is easily available to commute from one place to another. However, do plan your visit as per your priority. Activities like trekking and camping can be enjoyed in any season while snow appears from December till March end. Carry heavy woolens during winters.