I guess everyone remembers their first experience with snow (at least the ones who are not born in places with regular snowfall). For someone who is born in perennially almost dry Aravalis or in a metropolitan like Delhi, it becomes even more memorable. Therefore, when we (me and my friend) decided to head off to an offbeat hill station on the Holi long weekend, and experienced snowfall on the very first evening, we knew the trip was going to be worth it!
To begin with, we travelled by a private Volvo bus till Aut (on the Chandigarh-Manali highway), the travelled to Banjar in a local bus and further took a taxi to Jibhi. The short but refreshing journey from Banjar to Jibhi came to an end, when we saw a place across a small and beautiful bridge, with tents and wooden houses, waiting for us. Jibhi it was!
Upon reaching, we took a right turn from main road, through bridge connecting to the camps and guest houses. Since it was the Holi weekend, we did not see any crowd around. We ended up taking accommodation at the very first camp we came across- ‘Jibhi camp and Cottages’ offered both types of accommodations- Tents as well as cemented walled rooms.