Churdhar Peak Trek takes you to the highest peak in the outside Himalayan range.George Everest made his astronomical reading of Himalayan Mountains. Chur-Dhar is also known as Churi-Chandni Dhar (Bangles of snow ridge). The approach to Churdhar summit can be done from three sides. The shortest and most popular one is from Nauradhar in Sirmour district. The peak is surrounded with a 56 square km forest sanctuary, which makes trekking a delightful affair. The trek to Churdhar can be done from May till November, when the snow melts and the trails are accessible. The trek is a steep hike inside a dense Deodar forest, terraced fields and gujjar pasture lands.
Day 1 : Solan – Nauradhar – Jam Naalah
Pickup at Solan at 6 AM, and drive towards Nauradhar, we have breakfast here and head for Jaam Naalah with packed Lunch, this campsite is middle of jungle and we have bonfire and campset here for the day.
Day 2 : Jam Naalah to Churdhar Peak and Temple
We will start early today at 6 wake up call and we head towards the highest point of outer Himalayas, known as Churdhar Peak, Its dedicated to lord Shiva and Peak offers 360 degrees view of various Himalayan ranges or Sangla valley, Kullu and even Uttarakhand peaks. we visit the temple post that and set up our camp for the night.
Day 3 : Churdhar – Chopal- Shimla
We take our further route bidding good bye to Churdhar towards Chopal side, its 4 to 5 hours hike and then 5 hours drive to Shimla. Trek ends here.