Gushaini is a beautiful town, located in the valley of Tirthan in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh. Located at an elevation of 4500 ft above sea level, this place is also called Trout Country as it is a popular destination for trout fishing.
The Great Himalayan National Park or GHNP set up in 1984, 20 km from Gushaini, is one of the most prominent tourist attractions of the region. Sprawling over a large area of 1,171 sq km, this park is home to 30 species of mammals and around 300 species of birds. Travellers visiting this place can also stop over at the small village of Shoja, situated 20 km away from Gushaini. The place can be best explored by walks through its natural groves and woods making it ideal for those interested in nature walks.
The place can be easily reached via private vehicles such as cabs or cars. It takes about 15 hours to drive from New Delhi to Gushaini. Only experienced drivers should drive up to the place as the roads here are quite steep. Gushaini is prone to landslides which could add to the difficulty of the drive to the place.
The Kullu Manali Airport or the Bhuntar Airport is the closest domestic air base to Gushaini. This airport connects New Delhi, Chandigarh, Pathankot, Dharamsala, and Shimla. The nearest international air base to Gushaini is at New Delhi.
The destination experiences temperate climate all round the year. The best time to visit this place is between February and June and September and November.