5-day Gaun Beed Waterfall Trek

Spend five days in the mesmerizing mountains of the Thachi Valley and explore the hidden views and sights of the valley at a leisurely pace. This trip gives you the complete Thachi Valley experience by combining a trek to the Gaun Beed Waterfall with short treks to explore a range of local destinations. You'll trek to the peaks of Hadima and Chanjwala, visit the Bithu Narayan temple, dip your feet into the Ashu Alli water stream and get drenched at the Gaun Beed Waterfall. You'll also hike across the never ending grasslands of Saponi Dhar and Sheeta Dhar, visit the Shiva temple at Gharl Saw and the sacred temple of Bada Devo. An outdoors adventure over rustic trails, you'll stop at vantage points along the way and spend the night in tents surrounded by apple orchards.

NOTE: A minimum of 6 travellers are required to book this Gaun Beed Waterfall trek.

Destination

Thachi Valley, an off-beat destination in the heart of Himachal Pradesh, is perched between the mountains that overlook the Great Himalayan National Park. A nature lover's paradise, the valley is criss-crossed with river streams and waterfalls that inspire lush grasslands and terraced farms. The valley is sprawling green with forests in the summer and layered white with snow in the winter.

On the trek, you'll spend five days in Thachi Valley trekking to a plethora of local destinations from temples and waterfalls to grasslands and river streams. The highlight of the trek is the visit to Gaun Beed, a towering waterfall that is hidden deep in the folds of mountains.

Destination highlights

Trek to Gaun Beed Waterfall and explore the Thachi Valley. | Stay at a campsite surrounded by apple orchards. | Reconnect with nature in a calm and serene destination. | Go on short treks to nearby temples, peaks and grasslands.

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47 kms

26 hrs

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Arrive at the campsite by 11:00 hrs. After spending some time resting in your tents, you'll meet your trek leader and venture out to explore the valley. Your destinations for the day include the Hadima Peak and the Bithu Narayan Temple. En route, you'll stop at vantage points to admire beautiful panoramas. Return back to the campsite by evening, after a day spent trekking to local temples, waterfalls and view points in the Thachi Valley. Overnight at Ropa campsite in tents.

Overnight at Ropa campsite in tents.

Arrive at the campsite and trek to local temples, waterfalls and peaks. You'll be accommodated in tents on quad/multi-sharing basis. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided for a restful night's sleep. Today's meal pacakge includes a packed lunch while trekking and dinner at the campsite. All meals will be vegetarian. Check-in and check-out times are reasonably flexible.

Food

Lunch | Dinner

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Day 1 Milestone

Ropa campsite

Ropa campsite

11:00 AM

Embark on a 5-hr trek to the Chanjwala peak. You'll begin trekking over a gradually asscending trail from the campsite, eventually reaching the peak at 9,800 feet. After some time spent at the top, you'll descend down to visit the Saponi Dhar meadows. Return back to the campsite by evening. Overnight at Ropa campsite in tents.

Overnight at Ropa campsite in tents.

Trek to the Chanjwala peak and Saponi Dhar grasslands before returning back to the campsite. You'll be accommodated in the same tents as yesterday. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner at the campsite and packed lunch while trekking. All meals will be vegetarian.

Food

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

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Day 2 Milestone

Ropa campsite

Ropa campsite

07:00 AM

Today, you'll visit the Sheeta Dhar grassland, a never ending meadow of lush greenery with beautiful views of the Thachi Valley on offer. Continue trekking to explore the surrounding vantage points and make your way to the Bada Devo, a spiritual site for the local villagers with an ancient temple surrounded by the oldest deodhar trees in the valley. Return back to the campsite by evening. Overnight at Ropa campsite in tents.

Overnight at Ropa campsite in tents.

Trek to the Sheeta Dhar grasslands and Bada Devo temple before returning back to the campsite. You'll be accommodated in the same tents as yesterday. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner at the campsite and packed lunch while trekking. All meals will be vegetarian.

Food

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Veg

Day 3 Milestone

Ropa campsite

Ropa campsite

07:00 AM

Rise and shine to morning views of the sunrise. Your trek continues as you visit the Gaun Beed plateau. You'll make your way through clearings in dense forests and arrive a view point at the plateau with three sides lined with forests and the fourth side opening up to beautiful views of the valley. You'll also trek to Gharl Saw, site of an ancient Shiva temple in the midst of a vast grassland. Overnight at Ropa campsite in tents.

Overnight at Ropa campsite in tents.

Trek to the Gaun Beed plateau and Gharl Saw temple and meadows before returning back to the campsite. You'll be accommodated in the same tents as yesterday. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner at the campsite and packed lunch while trekking. All meals will be vegetarian.

Food

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Veg

Day 4 Milestone

Ropa campsite

Ropa campsite

07:00 AM

Today, you'll trek to the Gaun Beed Waterfall and plateau. En route, you'll also stop and spend some time at the Ashu Alli water stream. Trekking on a trail densely cluttered with shrubs and trees, you'll arrive at the Gaun Beed Waterfall. Continue trekking to explore the surrounding Gaun Beed plateau and return back to the campsite by early afternoon. You'll check-out of the campsite by 15:00 hrs. Depending on availability, you can also extend your stay at the campsite for an additional cost. Your trip ends here.

Your trip ends before nightfall.

Trek to the Gaun Beed Waterfall and Ashu Alli water stream before checking out of the campsite. Today's meal package includes breakfast at the campsite and packed lunch while trekking. All meals will be vegetarian. Depending on availability, you can even extend your stay at the campsite for an additional cost. Check-in and check-out times are reasonably flexible.

Food

Breakfast | Lunch

Veg

Day 5 Milestone

Ropa campsite

Ropa campsite

07:00 AM

Includes / Excludes

Includes

  • Accommodation in tents on quad/multi-sharing basis
  • All equipment required for camping: tents, sleeping bags, mattresses
  • Common kitchen/dining and washroom tents
  • Veg meals from lunch on Day 1 to lunch on Day 5
  • Services of experienced trek leader and camping crew
  • All applicable taxes

Excludes

  • Travel arrangements between base city and campsite
  • Travel arrangements between Aut bus station and campsite (can be arranged for INR 1,000, one-way, in a Tata Sumo for 8 people)
  • Adventure activity: 15-min paragliding session (can be arranged for INR 1,500 per person)
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
  • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, additional meals or beverages etc.
  • Adventure travel or medical insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

What to Wear

What to Wear

  • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
  • T-shirts/shirts and track pants/shorts
  • Trekking footwear
  • Raincoat or poncho
  • Sweater and jacket
  • Woollen socks and gloves
  • Not to wear - Expensive jewellry or watches
  • Hard luggage such as trolley bags, suitcases etc.

What not to Wear

  • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
  • Restrictive clothing
  • Flip-flops

Equipment / Gear

We Provide

  • All equipment required for camping: tents, sleeping bags, mattresses
  • Common kitchen/dining and washroom tents

You need to get

  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • ID proof
  • Napkins
  • Water bottle
  • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
  • Insect Repellent
  • Personal toiletries
  • Torch (with extra batteries)
  • Power bank
  • Suncreen lotion and moisturizing cream
  • Camera

Medical Kit

  • Specific personal or prescribed medication
  • Personal first-aid kit

Cancellation policy

For cancellations made more than 7 days before departure of the Gaun Beed Waterfall trek: 90% refund.

For cancellations made 7-2 days before departure of the Gaun Beed Waterfall trek: 80% refund.

For cancellations made less than 2 days before departure of the Gaun Beed Waterfall trek: 60% refund.

No show: No refund.

All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

Rules on trip

Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Gaun Beed Waterfall.

Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

Consumption of liquor, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek to Gaun Beed Waterfall.

Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

Travellers are requested to report at the campsite by 11:00 hrs on Day 1, and depart from the campsite by 15:00 hrs on Day 3. However, these check-in and check-out timings are reasonably flexible.

Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.

The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the trek to Gaun Beed Waterfall.

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