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About Kasol Tosh kheerganga

Kasol Kasol is a small village in Parvati Valley, Himachal Pradesh, near to Kullu. However, it comes on the road from Bhuntur to Manikaran. The town is having an excellent view from all sides, with perfect scenic beauty. Housed on the banks of Parvati river, the little town has become the top offbeat destination in the country. Surrounded by forests, alpine trees, Kasol is a paradise for adventure and nature lovers. Also known as Mini-Isreal, Kasol's natural beauty, flora and fauna are no less than Israel. Also, according to the sources, a decade before Israeli people started visiting the Kasol and then some of them settled here and from then onwards the place becomes the hub of the travellers who are coming here in groups. Israeli people feel safer here because locals villagers are also trying to provide the services according to their need and thus the tourists are contributing a lot to the local villages economy. That's how Kasol becomes the hub of Israeli travellers, and generating employment for the locals in the hospitality sector. Tosh Tosh is located at the far end of Parvati Valley near the last road head of Barshaini. Barshaini (Also Barsheni) is the last point for the buses. In the past, Tosh was only accessible through an uphill walk but a recent bumpy road has meant that the 3 km distance between Barshaini and Tosh can be covered in a taxi. Tosh is located at approximately 2400 m above sea level. It is one of the most popular destinations in Parvati Valley and has an out of the world feel. The road development has meant that there are more guest houses and hotels than local homes and an endless soundtrack of trance music dominates the scene. Still, the feel is energetic and the air is clean under the gaze of mighty Himalayan peaks. There are many hippie cafés serving food from around the world in Tosh with the interiors decorated with psychedelic graffiti and paintings. Tosh is also famous for trance festivals that are conducted in high season of June-July. Views from the far end of Tosh are best and stretch across the valley and the guest houses on that side are among the better ones too, albeit costly. There is a temple of Jamdagini Rishi, located in a courtyard in the centre of Tosh and visitors are not allowed to enter ; a placard suggests fine of up to INR 5000 for visitors who enter. Interested folks can also find their way to the enigmatic village of Kutla, close to Tosh. Kheerganga Kheerganga is just not the place, it is purely a spiritual ground which connects you with your inner peace. It is one of the most refreshing treks. This trek is not all about the summit it is all about the journey because sometimes the journey is more beautiful than the destination itself. You will cross many waterfalls, vast greenery, a bit of jungle area and wooden bridges. The best part about this trek is the thunderous sound of the river which makes you remind every moment how strong our Mother Nature really is. From Hard Rocks to completely green vegetation, From waterfalls to the woods everything in this trek will pleasure your senses and last but not the least when your energy is complete dried up after reaching the summit you are rewarded with release from all your pains during the day and get to bathe in the hot spring and rejuvenate yourself. Please don’t forget to give some delightful treat to your eyes with the beautiful night sky that gives you a panoramic view of the outer Milky Way.

Pin Parvati Pass

Pin Parvati Pass

Pin Parvati Pass serves as a perfect destination for the trekkers seeking challenging adventure. It is one of an amazing Trans Himalayan trek that will not only leave spellbound by its beauty but also gushing with adrenaline with the challenges it throws at you. With a fascinating trail of approximately 110 km, the thrill it presents is almost unending. The Pin Parvati Pass Trekking trail is not really well defined but get worse during the monsoon season. The track within the thick forests of Great Himalayan National Park is also a big challenge even for an experienced trekker. Crossing the Parvati River and its various tributaries can be a bit excruciating and so does traversing the high altitude fissures. However, no matter what number of challenges it presents, the Pin Parvati Pass trek is exhilarating enough to make it one of the most sought after Himalayan Pass trek at high altitudes.

Chalal, Kasol

While Kasol gets the spotlight amongst the villages of the Parvati Valley, one can enjoy the true serenity of the magical Himachal Pradesh by trekking a little further from this major town to the quaint little village of Chalal. Situated at an altitude of over 5300 feet and a 30-minute trek away from the tourist hub of Kasol, Chalal has managed to retain its old world mountain village rustic charm. Set in the beautiful Parvati Valley of the Himalayas, with a grand view of snow-capped mountains and majestic pine trees, this quaint town has been nicknamed as the "Isreal of Himachal Pradesh", and rightfully so! With Kasol becoming a mainstream village, Chalal has found its fan following among backpackers and trekkers, who come out here to trek, camp out under the stars, or enjoy some hot chai as they soak in the sheer splendour of the scenic panorama of the grand Himalayas. The large number of backpackers and tourists that visit Chalal have given rise to a number of parties that happen deep in the forests, forming the ideal spot nestled within the mountains under a mystical sky full of stars that no other place on the planet could ever come close to offering. However, the delight of losing yourself in the glory of the mountains and living the simple life still remains within the tiny hamlet of Chalal, making it a beautiful essential for backpackers across the globe.

Chalal, Kasol
Manikaran Sahib

Manikaran Sahib

Manikaran is a famous pilgrimage place situated in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh State. This place is famous for Shiva temple, Ram temple, Gurudwar and hot water springs. Manikaran is in Parbati (Parvati)valley. Parvati valley is the largest valley in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh state in India covering 90Kms length and 1085 sq.Km area. The Himalayan range of hills at Manikaran are called Shivalik range. The Parvati river flows beside the Shiva temple and Gurudwara. The starting point of Parvati river is at Mantalai. Many hot water springs are found at various places in and around the main area of Manikaran. Distances between Manikaran and important places: Manikaran is 35 Kms from Bhuntar, 45 Kms from Kullu, 85 Kms from Manali, 300 Kms from Chandigarh and 545 Kms from New Delhi.

Kheerganga Peak

Kheer Ganga in Kasol is a beautiful, frothy-white mountain river. It falls from high up in the mountains, and the only way to reach it is via a short but arduous trek. The Kheer Ganga Trek is famed all over the country, with trekking enthusiasts raving about the beauty of it. The trek roughly is of no more than 12 kms, and can be covered in no more than 5 or 6 hours if you take only a couple of short breaks. People who have frequent trekking experience can easily reach Kheer Ganga and then return in the same day, but for those who have the time and would like to relax for a little while before returning, there is the option of staying at the camp at Kheer Ganga for the night and return in the morning. You can carry your own tent or hire some from the guides at the lodge at the summit. History of Kheerganga Kheerganga has rich mythological history attached to it. It is believed that during the Satyug period, kheer emerged out of the Ganga river with blessings of Lord Shiva and Parvati. Later, on arrival of the Kalyug period, Parshuram stopped the flowing of kheer and converted it into the hot spring. Today also, milk-like particles can be seen flowing in the river and it is believed that the hot water of the river is rich in minerals which can cure various skin and stomach diseases.

Kheerganga Peak
Malana Village

Malana Village

An ancient village nestled away among the towering mountains of Himachal Pradesh; Malana is rather famous as the perfect holiday destination for hipsters. The location is surrounded by lush-green trees as well as incredible valleys, making it appropriate for those who enjoy the nature in its truest essence. The village is bordered by Parvati valley on the north-east and also Kullu valley on the other side with peaks of Chanderkhani as well as Deotibba shadowing the tiny, paradise of India. Besides the natural beauty, Malana is also known for its distinct lifestyle as well as social structure that the locals basically follow. Their dressing sense, the type of food they eat, the festivals they celebrate, and the method those events are well known as well as more show the vibrant culture as well as practice that is fairly unique place. This best holiday destination is located at an elevation of 2,652 meters i.e. around 8,701 feet over the sea level. There is so much beauty underlying in this town that there are many documentaries made on this town, illustrating the marvels that Malana encompasses. A few preferred docudramas that interested visitors can check out are: Malana: Globalization of a Himalayan Village as well as Malana, A lost identity. The traditional language spoken in Malana is Kanashi. Aside from that, there is much history that exists behind the presence of this stunning location. Local legends suggest, the revered sage namely Jamlu Rishi was a resident on this place and he has been given major credits for setting up the rules, traditions and culture among other regulations of Malana. Locals even claim that Malana reflects the world’s oldest democracies with a well-established parliamentary system as well. Malana is believed to have held immense respect during the pre-Aryan times.

Parvati River

The soothing Parvati River flows through the Parvati Valley in Himachal Pradesh and is an indispensable part of this gorgeous region. The thundering river originates from the Man Talai Glacier, flowing north through Parvati Valley and eventually flowing into the Beas River near Kulu. Though not really a place to visit, Parvati River is definitely a top attraction in Kasol. The sight of the frothy river meandering through the imposing snow-dusted mountains renders an unexplainable peace to the soul. Since the flow is too dangerous to allow any adventure activities, you can simply sit on the rocks by the Parvati River and be mesmerised by the rumbling sounds, leaving behind the din of daily, if not for ever, at least for some time.

Parvati River
River Crossing

River Crossing

We organise small adventure activities and also take your choices into consideration. you can have fun with activities like river crossing for a chilling experience. Capture the true adventure moments with your friends and family for a lifetime holiday memory !

Trekking

Himalayas are a challenge for brave and spirited people. The great mountain ranges and a fluctuating snow line gives Himachal very tough & cold climate. over the last few years many adventure enthusiasts are turning towards Himachal Himalayas for the everlasting taste of adventure. We assist you for best trekking options in Kullu Valley. The famous treks of Malana, Spiti, Beas Kund and Sangla valley are well managed by our associates who are professionally experienced with Himalayan mountains in India.

Trekking
Hamta Pass

Hamta Pass

Himachal Pradesh is one of the most toured states in India. The state has beautiful pristine snow clad mountains which are a major source of tourist attraction. Tourists from all over the world come to this glorious, unpolluted and serene place to nurture their mind and soul and cherish an unfathomable nature's beauty. The word 'Hima' means snow in Sanskrit and hence the name Himachal Pradesh which means 'In the lap of Himalayas'. The mountains of the state are used for many adventure sports. One among them that is considerably being carried out here is trekking. With more than 200 defined trekking trails some of the famous trekking spots of Himachal Mountains are; Hampta Pass trek, Dhaulandhar (Triund Glacier)trek, Parvati valley trek, Bhabha pass trek, Sari Pass trek, Beas Kund trek, trek to Chamba and Pin Parvati, Kakeri lake trek etc. Hampta pass trek is considered the easiest and convenient of all treks in H.P. It might not be the most adrenalin rush giving or the most sought after trek, but definitely it is a trek that will leave you in awe of this beautiful place. The variation in the trails is enormous; scenic landscapes, open green pastures and meadows, glacial valleys, easy access and an exceptional, adventurous and hair raising crossing of the pass makes this trekking expedition to Hampta pass an exciting one. Generally, it takes 4 days to complete the Hampta pass trek, but one more day is further added to the itinerary so as to visit the well-known and striking Chandrataal, a high altitude alpine lake few hours from Chatru. The best months to trek are May and June and August through October. The reason why Hampta pass is famous trekking zone is snow; the pass has lump sum snow which draws more tourists. The nearest station is Manali. Therefore, the trip starts from Manali to Chika via Jobra. From Jobra the trek is undertaken by walk. This route comprises the first day. Balu ka Ghera is reached on the second day. You would cross amazing boulders, Gendrame and Rani Nallah on this day. The third day destination is Shea Goru from Balu ka Ghera via Hampta Pass. You will come across mind boggling and stupendous glaciers, cornice formation and snows all the way along. The maximum altitude will be reached on this day i.e. 14, 100 ft. Day four will start from Shea Goru and end up in Chatru. It is a steady descent on this day. You will witness the valleys of Lahual and Spiti and also the mountain ranges of Pir panjal and Spiti. On the same day you can also head to Chandra tal camp site and camp there for the night. The final day of the trek's route is from Chandra tal to Manali. From Chandra tal campsite you can visit the infamous chandratal lake, deepest amongst blue shades. One must carry necessary trekking gears like ankle support shoes and trekking poles which will make snow climbing easier.

Sar Pass Trek

Endowed with diverse terrain and rich in nature’s beauty, Sar Pass Trek is a perfect trek destination for beginners. Steeped in great beauty, the trail passes through thick forests, lush green meadows, rustic villages, and snow clad mountains gracing the backdrop. Offering a range of experiences for trekkers, Sar Pass Trek, nestled in the perfect lands of Parvati Valley, is full of excitement and adventure. The trek commences from Kasol, a paradise for the trek lovers from all around the globe. The city is beautiful and offers all kinds of accommodation from budget hotels to high-end places and lots of delicious food serving restaurants. If you are looking for something thrilling yet easy, Sar Pass Trek is an ideal destination to begin your trek expedition.

Sar Pass Trek
Pulga Village

Pulga Village

Let go of the fear of heights, with this another attraction you will find yourself in, as you travel 16 kms from Kasol, to a place named Pulga. With greenery all around you would generally find foreigners enjoying here the Himalayan tea from dusk to dawn. Catch the soothing sunrise from the village with the blissful sky narrating a story of its own, and under it you will find the most holy temples for which the place is known. You won’t miss the Indian tadka here even if the restaurants generally cater to foreigners. And even if you are a solo traveller or on a family vacation, finding an accommodation is not much of a task with wooden houses being designed not only to enhance the beauty of the village but to provide you comfort like your own home.Also Read Top Tourist Spots for Couples in Himachal & Uttarakhand

Rasol

Hike your way to this unravelled destination, if you like being in places where you find more peace and less people. At an altitude of close to 3048 m, above the rushing sea, Rasol resides in the foothill of the great Himalayas! The only way you can start your journey is from Kasol, sounds similar, eh? On your way to Rasol, you will encounter this mini meditative land, Chalal where you can stop by to hog on some food which is delicious indeed! The trek to Rasol takes almost 3 to 4 hours, it is one of the most thrilling trekking expeditions around Kasol. The best time to visit Rasol is from March to October.

Rasol
Tosh

Tosh

Love exploring new heights and challenging yourself? Then you would already be having the Tosh trek in your check list. Situated at a height of 2400 ft, en route the Pin Parvati Pass, the place lets the dauntless in you explore the surroundings and pave your own way from Kasol to Tosh and back. Do what your mind decides for you, till you reach magnificent rocks and beautiful land heading your way and enjoy the light filled sky from your camp. Tosh recently has become a hub where people from east and the west come to find a connection with the nature, of course!.With Kasol being in its vicinity, a number of places have been built around, so you can accommodate yourself easily with the toothsome Maggi in one hand and tea in the other, and apart from this there are a lot of cafes you can approach serving varied cuisines.The best time to visit Tosh is from the warm days of April to October. If you love making a snowman, then you can surely opt on planning a trip between November and February.

Pin Parvati Pass Trek

You don’t have to possess some skill to trek your way through this challenge, just some courage would help! Choose your own way as the place did its, while it was unearthed as a second way to reach Spiti Valley. The most sought after treks in Himachal Pradesh, Parvati Pass Trek is a tough yet stirring experience from the slidy slopes, crazy climbs and persistent peaks, which starts by crossing the Parvati Valley. And as you complete the trek, reaching the supreme altitude of 5,319m above sea level, you see that dark fear of heights fading away. The trek takes 12 days to complete and the best time to head this challenge is from the monsoon months of July to September. Make sure you prepare yourself well before and your health status is apt for the trek.

Pin Parvati Pass Trek
 Kheerganga Trek

Kheerganga Trek

With an imperfect to perfect touch of everything God can endow a land with, Kheerganga is a small village in the lap of Parvati Valley. The village is best known for its trekking trips where that feeling of accomplishment is way above the exhausting nature of the trek. The trek starts from the base camp of Tosh, from where it is 13 kms one way which takes up to 6-7 hours.Far away from the cage of modern life, people here rejoice the beauty the land offers. You must have heard of the hot springs with medicinal properties? Well it’s here in Kheerganga, where just a dip can not only rejuvenate your sense but relieve you from pain, as said and believed by the people around.

Bus

Kasol does not have a railway station of its own. To reach Kasol by railways you have to get off at the nearest railway station to Kasol which is Joginder Nagar railway station, about 144 km from the village of Kasol. You can take a cab from the station to reach Kasol or a bus from the Joginder Nagar Bus Stand towards Manikaran which should take about 4.5 to 5 hours. Joginder Nagar is the nearest railway station to Kasol in Himachal Pradesh.Chandigarh Railway station is also very common among tourists coming via train. You can take a train to Chandigarh at a distance of 296 km from Kasol, which connects major Indian metro cities. You have to take a bus towards Manali or hire a cab to reach Kasol which should take about 8 to 9 hours.


Train

Kasol does not have a railway station of its own. To reach Kasol by railways you have to get off at the nearest railway station to Kasol which is Joginder Nagar railway station, about 144 km from the village of Kasol. You can take a cab from the station to reach Kasol or a bus from the Joginder Nagar Bus Stand towards Manikaran which should take about 4.5 to 5 hours. Joginder Nagar is the nearest railway station to Kasol in Himachal Pradesh.Chandigarh Railway station is also very common among tourists coming via train. You can take a train to Chandigarh at a distance of 296 km from Kasol, which connects major Indian metro cities. You have to take a bus towards Manali or hire a cab to reach Kasol which should take about 8 to 9 hours.


Flight

The nearest airport to Kasol is Kullu Manali Airport also known as Bhuntar Airport in Kullu district. Daily flights connect the airport to the country


Pinewood Inn, Tosh

Pinewood Inn, Tosh

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Hotel Vansh Kasol it is a very beautiful hotel right at starting of Kasol. Very neat and clean Rooms. A must stay place for Everyone , couple, solo Travelers and Families. All rooms are elegantly and tastefully appointed with attached baths having


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