Located at 1600m, Tirthan is one of Himachal’s best-kept secrets. With lush forests, meadows and light snowfall, this trek is perfect for beginners and families looking for a break from the heat of the plains. A 3-day trek that begins from the beautiful city of Manali and takes you through the heart of Himachal. Also known as the Khorna Trek, the Tirthan Valley Trek is an easy trek ideal for beginners and families. Our Basecamp in the Sajwar region is a comfortable launch pad for the trek. With spacious swiss tents and a beautiful dining area, the trek gradually ushers you into camping. You will spend a total of 3 nights camping in the lush pine and fir forests of Himachal. With minimal altitude gain over the days, short trekking distances and comfortable amenities, the Tirthan Valley Trek is one of our favourite short treks.
Best Time : January - December
Duration : 06 Days
Max. Altitude : 335o metres
Commences At : Manali
Ends At : Manali
An easy trek with pleasant temperatures. A high chance of rain during the monsoon seasons. Day-time temperatures can range from 15C-20C and at night 0C-5C.
The Tirthan Valley Trek is an easy trek perfect for beginners and children. As the totally trekking time and distance are relatively less, a 3-week fitness plan is ideal.
WEEK 1: Develop a habit of getting up early in the morning and run / brisk walk for a minimum 2 – 3 km, at least 3 – 4 days a week. This would represent 20 – 25 minutes of cardio. Also, avoid taking elevators and start using the stairs instead. To start with, climb 3 – 4 floors each day to make your thigh muscles strong. If running is not your thing, you can cycle for about 20 minutes or swim for about 500 m, at least 4 times a week.
WEEK 2: Being consistent with your exercise during week 1, increase your distance to 3 – 4 km and 5 times a week. You can also start with interval training which is a method of training the cardiovascular system by elevating the heart rate significantly and then allowing it to recover for a period before elevating it again. Ex. You may sprint to push your heart rate, then walk to allow it to calm down before starting the sprint again.
WEEK 3: Strength & Endurance. After successfully following the schedule for the first 4 weeks, Just be consistent with your work out and increase the intensity slowly.
Please feel free to contact us in case you want a personalised fitness plan. Celebrate the small victories and have fun with the workouts!
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