Jalori Pass Trek

Jalori Pass trek

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Jalori Pass trek Overview

Jalori Pass trek is the ultimate getaway from the hustle and bustle associated with the fast paced urban life. If you wish to embark on an adventurous journey to fill your senses but doesn’t take that much time, Jalori pass trek fits the bill perfectly. On this trek, nature lovers will definitely appreciate breathtaking places like Sakiran, Lambri and Bashleo. Moreover, be prepared to get fascinated by the surreal beauty of the Great Himalayan National park. This protected forest area is home to some rare flora and fauna as well. If you are a history buff and exploring ancient and mediaeval forts is your thing, then the Jalori pass trek won’t disappoint, at all. You will also get a chance to explore forts like Kalagarh, Raghunathpur and Fatehpur Garh as well.

Along the trek, you will also get a chance to immerse yourselves in the local rural culture of the region. Not to forget, the whole Jalori pass trek is dotted with mesmerising views of the valley and mountains. What is bound to elevate your experience even further is the presence of waterfalls and river streams along this trekking route. An experienced guide will be at your disposal all the time, letting you know some interesting stories and facts about this place.

Highlights of Jalori Pass trek

Jalori Pass trek

Maximum altitude: 10,800 feet (above sea level)

Grade: Moderate at best

Duration: 1 Day

Trekking distance: 8 kilometres (total)

Trail type: Moderate

Rail head: Jogindernagar is the closest railway station to Jalori pass trek, 95 kilometres from Kullu

Airport: Bhuntar Airport (manali)

Snow Season: December to January

Service from: February

Base camp: Jibhi

Best season: The best season to undertake Jalori pass trek is between Mid-June to mid-October

Region: Northern Himalayas between Shimla and Kullu

Who can participate: Children below the age of 7 years are not recommended for Jalori pass trek

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Jalori Pass trek Itinerary

Day 1

Jalori Pass trek

  • At around 8 AM in the morning, you will be arriving at the campsite in Jalori.

  • After relaxing for a while and enjoying a hearty breakfast, the actual Jalori pass trek will start at around 10 AM in the morning.

  • A friendly guide will assist you all the way on this trek and apart from helping with the stuff and guiding the trekkers, he will also share interesting facts and stories about the Jalori pass trek.

  • The whole trekking route is 8 kilometres back and forth, but the major highlight of this trek has to be beautiful views of the mountains and the valleys. Moreover, lush green forests will also elevate your experience even more.

  • There are two Jalori pass trek from Jibhi routes that you can choose from, after reaching a particular point.

  • You can either take the serolsar lake route or the Raghupura Garh fort route.

  • After reaching the location during afternoon, lunch will be served there itself.

  • Spend some quality time there and start your trek back to the base before the sunlight disappears.

  • The experience will come to an end at around 4 PM in the evening after completing the Jalori pass trek from Jibhi.

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What to pack for Jalori Pass trek

Jalori Pass trek
  • Warm clothes: The temperatures tend to suddenly change when you are in the mountains so the best bet is to go prepared. Carry enough warm clothes and layers to keep yourselves comfortable if it gets chilly up there.

  • Water bottle: Even though you won’t feel that thirsty in the mountains, it is crucial to carry a water bottle all the time. Staying hydrated is the key to unlocking these kinds of treks. Moreover, there are water filling stations along the way so make sure that your bottle is filled up all the time.

  • Dry fit clothes: Trekking is bound to make you sweat so it is advisable to pack in a pair of dry fit clothes so it doesn’t get uncomfortable inside once sweating starts.

  • Trekking shoes: Although the difficulty level of this trek is moderate, it is still advisable to wear proper trekking shoes because they provide more grip and protection as compared to regular sports shoes and sneakers.

  • Torch: Even though Jalori pass trek will start and get over during the daylight, it is still advisable to carry a torch, in case things go south

  • Rain gear: The weather in the mountains remains unpredictable to say the least so it is best advisable to carry waterproof gears like jacket, trousers and backpack cover in case it starts pourin

  • Medical kit: Carry your own personalised medical / first aid kit with prescription medicines, ointments and band-aids.

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Know Before You Go to Jalori Pass trek

How to Reach
Trekking routes
Important tips for trekkers

By air: Although the Bhuntar airport in Manali is the closest airport to Jibhi / Jalori, it is advisable to book your flights to the Chandigarh airport because flights are more frequent. It is around 275 kilometres from the base camp but one can easily board a bus or a taxi to reach Jibhi.

By Rail: Jogindernagar is the nearest railway station to the base camp which is around 95 kilometres from the Jogindernagar railway station.

By road: There are frequent cabs available from both Chandigarh as well as Mandi to reach for the Jalori pass trek. The distance from Chandigarh is around 275 kilometres which is bound to take roughly around 8 hours. On the other hand, distance from Mandi is around 80 kilometres which should ideally take around 3 hours. The best way to reach Jalori pass is considered to be by road.

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FAQs

How difficult is the Jalori pass trek?

The Jalori pass and serolsar lake trek is relatively the easier and moderate one as compared to the other treks offered in the same region. Since it lasts for just a day, it shouldn’t be that tedious even for an amateur trekker. However, you will still have to trek for a good 8-10 kilometres so the advice is to work on your endurance a little before embarking on this adventurous journey.

What are the best things to do while Jalori passes the trek?

Walk around the Tirthan valley: The Jalori pass and serolsar lake are a part of the Tirthan valley, a heavenly abode nestled in the Great Himalayan national park. A brisk walk amidst the valley is one such experience which will remain with you for the rest of your lives.

  • Trek to Shringa Rishi temple: Situated just 4 kilometres away from the highway that leads to the Jalori pass, the Shringa Rishi temple is famous for its religious significance and brilliant architecture.

  • Visit Great Himalayan national park: It is one of the most offbeat destinations in the Himalayas where one can easily spot the Himalayan wildlife.

What is the best time to do Jalori pass trek?

The best months to undertake the Jalori pass and Serolsar lake trek is during mid-June to mid-October. However, it is advisable to not go for this trek during the peak monsoons and even in the winter season because the climate tends to become very harsh.

What is the highest altitude of the Jalori pass trek?

The highest altitude that you will be gaining on this trek is around 3223 metres above the sea level. This comparatively moderate elevation gain is what makes the Jalori trek one of the most accessible ones in the Himalayan region.

What is the starting point of the Jalori pass trek?

Jibhi is the ideal starting point of the Jalori pass trek. You can easily get a taxi till Jibhi from any major city of Himachal Pradesh or Chandigarh for that matter.

How do I get to Jalori pass trek?

By air: it is advisable to book your flights to the Chandigarh airport because flights are more frequent. It is around 275 kilometres from the base camp.

By Rail: Jogindernagar is the nearest railway station to the base camp which is around 95 kilometres from the Jogindernagar railway station.

By road: There are frequent cabs available from both Chandigarh as well as Mandi to reach for the Jalori pass trek.