Many times you would feel like going to some place which is far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Where there is neither the noise of vehicles nor the hassle of the office. Anyone would like to take a break from the fast-paced life.
A question comes to the fore quite often that where should we go? The problem with famous tourist spots like Kasol, Shimla, Kullu, Manali, Dalhousie is this that there is a lot of crowd. So why not talk about a place which has not been explored yet.
We all know that tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh are very famous worldwide. There are various modes of transportation available to reach these destinations around the year. However in this post we are going to talk about a remote place Fulga where there is no road but it is still famous in world map of tourists.
One such place is Pulga village in Himachal. The place which we are talking about is the place where only trekking people will go. Here you will find peace as well as taste of Israel and Himachal cuisines.
This village is also hidden from the tourist crowd because no vehicle can go till here. To reach here, one has to trek 3 kilometers from Barshaini, located near Kullu. The only way to reach here is by walking. Barshaini is the last bus stop of Parvati Valley.
This village is situated between Tosh and Kasaul. However, it is on the other side of the Parvati River. You have to climb a hill to reach it, but it is not a difficult climb. This is very easy. So even if you are not into regular trekking, still you can easily reach this place.
On the way you will get to see the view of deodar trees and valleys. Even if you are not planning to stay here, going here for the whole day can be a good experience. These days this village has become a hub for backpackers.
Tosh and Pulga are two villages of Parvati valley. These two villages are also point to the number of treks like Buni Buni trek, Kheerganga trek and many more.
How to reach Pulga village
If you go from Delhi or Chandigarh to Manali by taking an overnight bus, then its fare can come between 1300-2000 rupees. Also, you can get local buses or taxis from Manali to Barshaini. Local bus fare can range from Rs 100 to Rs 500.
It depends on the tourist season and bus service of Himachal. Apart from this, you can also book a taxi which will charge around Rs 2500- Rs 4000. After Barshaini, you trek to Pulga.
If you are going from Delhi, Chandigarh or any Punjab region by hiring your cab, then the cost of commuting can be between Rs 15000- Rs 20,000.
Pulga village is full of natural beauty. Here you will find many waterfalls and wooden bridges. A special attraction here is the houses of people here which have been built in such a way that wood can be stored in them for up to 1 year. The architecture of Pulga houses is different.
What time to visit Pulga village
It is difficult to reach this village during heavy snowfall. Because one has to go here only by trekking, so it can prove difficult for you. If you choose the summer time to go here then it can be the best. One can reach here even in the rains too.
In the months of September, October, November, you will not feel like leaving the natural beauty here. You will have the best memories of your life at that time. The months of February to May and September to November can prove to be the best time to visit this place.
Where to stay in Pulga
You will find many guest houses in Baisharani. Apart from this, Pulga also has some hotels and guest houses. However, the local people there also provide home stay facilities. All these are not listed online, so it would be better if you go there and get the booking done.
For all these reasons, you will like Pulga village very much. There are also many cafes here where you will find Israeli tourists. Like Kasaul and Tosh, this area is also full of Israeli tourists.
The phone connectivity in this area is good, so even if you have to be on the network continuously, it will not be a problem. There are many such small villages in Himachal which are very unique and at the same time give a very unique look. If you want to see the natural beauty of Himachal then go here instead of any famous tourist place.