Bhandal Valley, 1730 m above sea level, is 22 km from Salooni
. It is at the western boundary of Himachal Pradesh
, and hosts several rare species of fauna.
The valley is the base for trek route, which links Chamba to the
Kishtwar region of Jammu and Kashmir. This route starts along the right bank of the
Ravi River, and covers the areas of Pukhri, Siyul and Salooni. Padri Gali, 3,049 m, is the highest point on the trek.
Bhandal Valley is accessible by road from Chamba and Salooni.