Activities at Forktail Villa

During your stay at Forktail Villa you can enjoy a myriad of adventure activities.  Ranging from half-day trips to overnight treks - you can choose your own adventure. Whether you just want to sit in an orchard with a book in your hand or soar over the Dhauladhar Himalayas - we've got you covered. Choose any or all of these activities during your stay and we'll take care of it all.

We've spent decades organising grueling expeditions in the remotest parts of the Himalayas at Above14000ft and we bring the same experience and attention to safety to your sojourn in Dharamshala.

If you'd like to go on one of our longer trips, do write to us or check our offerings at

Triund | Above 14000 ft | Forktail Villa | Camping

Triund Trek - 1 Day

Triund is a very popular trekking spot, and has panoramic views of the Dhauladhar mountains on one side and Kangra valley on the other. The trail continues onward to Lahesh Caves and Indrahar Pass. This trek is unavailable during the winter.

Billing | Above 14000 ft | Forktail Villa | Camping

Bir Paragliding - Day Trip

Bir is India's most famous paragliding destination and a two hour drive from Forktail Villa gets you to this quaint village. Bir has held multiple paragliding competitions over the years due to its location and generally great flying conditions.

Kareri Village | Above 14000 ft | Forktail Villa | Camping

Kareri Village Homestay - 1 Night

A great option for those looking to spend a bit of time away from the town and steep themselves in the culture of the Kangra valley. We stay at a local homestay in Kareri village and take short walks around the village.

Raj Gunda | Above 14000 ft | Forktail Villa | Camping

Kareri Lake Trek - 1 Night/ 2 Days

The Kareri Lake trek is a great overnight trek for fit beginners. We start the trek from Kareri village and make our way through old growth forest up to the glacial Kareri Lake and return the following day.


Kareri | Above 14000 ft | Forktail Villa | Sightseeing

Bal Nala Camping - 1 Night

A half-hour drive from the Villa takes you to the road-head of the Bal Nala. The campsite is a 20 min walk away.

A great option for your first night outdoors or for winter camping.

Billing | Above 14000 ft | Forktail Villa | Camping

Dharamshala Paragliding - Half Day

During your stay, you will be able to see paragliders taking off from Indu Nag - the ridge right in front of the house.

Paragliding at Dharamshala makes for a great half day activity if you do not have the time to go to Bir.