The sanctuary is named after the Churdhar Peak. Churdhar hight aprox (11,965 feet) is the highest peak in Shimla district and is also the highest peak in the outer Himalayas. The peak has a great religious significance for the people of Sirmour, Shimla, Chaupal and Solan of Himachal Pradesh and Dehradun of Uttrakhand. Churdhar is a holy place related with Shri Shirgul Maharaj (Chureshwar Maharaj), a deity widely worshipped in Sirmour and Chaupal.
Churdhar trekShrigul Mahadev Statue
The place can be approached by lots of routes but the main routes are from Nohradhar, Sirmour of 14 km and Sarahan, Chaupal of 8 km & I’m sharing the route from Nohradhar best route ever, especially for trekking lover and sharing my experience that how I was going to Churdhar & stay.
Chandigarh – Solan – Nohradhar.
Early start from Chandigarh (43 bus stand) after breakfast & pick up the to Solan at 10AM.
Enjoy the views of nature & Mountains.
Reach Solan before 1PM becouse the last bus to Nohradhar from Solan time is 1PM (if you missed the last bus of Nohradhar, pick the next bus to Rajgarh stay at Rajgarh in the cottage or hotel at same rent 400-500 per night & next day pick the bus to Nohradhar from rajgarh bus stand at morning 6AM & reach Nohradhar at 8AM, Take and pack some food and start the trek at 9AM).
Pick the bus & head to Nohradhar & enjoy the beautiful journey.
Reach Nohradhar at 7PM.
When you reach at the Nohradhar bus stand there is a hotel name Chureshwar Mahadev on the starting point of Churdhar trek at great price 1Night rent aprox 400-500 per 2 person with hot water.
Take rest after dinner.