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KASOL KHEERGANGA

Kasol and Kheerganga are the most picturesque spots of backpackers in the Himalayan region. They are small towns situated in the district Kullu. Both, located near the mesmerizing Parvati River, offer a great opportunity to experience the nature in its glory. It has so much to offer – the calming gurgles of the river and waterfalls, the enthralling mountains in the backdrop and spellbinding landscapes all around, it is truly a marvel! Kasol, base for Kheerganga trek and Malana trek, is 30 km away from Bhuntar and 3.5 km from Manikaran. Best time to visit Kheerganga and Kasol is between October and June so as to relish the chilly air and gracious winter sun, a perfect winter experience. Kasol and Kheerganga temperature here ranges from 3 to 22 degree Celsius, Weather at Kasol and Kheerganga pleasant in summers and chilly in winters, Kheerganga altitude is approximately 3050 meters.

GALLERY

ITINERARY

Day 1 : Delhi to Kasol ( 521 Km )
We begin our journey to Kasol late in the evening around 8pm from Delhi. We halt for a late dinner on the way around 11pm. We carry on our remaining journey in the night.
Day 2 : Arrival in the mountains
By the time the first rays of the sun hits our face and we open our eyes in the morning we are already ascending towards Kasol. We halt for morning tea and breakfast in the mountains and finish the last leg of the journey till noon. We check-in to our hotel around 12 noon and rest for some time till lunch is served. Post lunch we leave for Chalal village and walk beside the Parvati river.

Chalal Village walk is a beautiful trek with Beas river on one side and mountains on the other. It’s a short and easy 1.5Km walk cum trek from Kasol. We reach back to Kasol and explore the cafes and shops in Kasol market. early in the evening. Reach back to Kasol and explore the cafes and shops in Kasol market.

Day 3 : The trekking day
Post breakfast, we leave for Bershani (22km from Kasol). Bershani is the basepoint for Kheerganga. We begin our trek to Kheerganga, The trek trail of Kheerganga is approximately 12kms and is of moderate difficulty. Slowly and steadily crossing the forests and the valley, we reach the Kheerganga top. We camp and enjoy the time very close to the nature.
Day 4 : The return journey Kasol to Delhi (521 Km)
Post breakfast take a dip in the Kheerganga holy hot water spring and visit the famous Lord Shiva temple, trek your way back to Bershani and then drive back to Kasol. We visit the famous Manikaran Gurudwara and Temple on the way back. Reach the hotel, freshen up and grab some lunch in the café of your choice in Kasol market and get some souvenir for yourself from the shops. Grab your stuff from the hotel and board the bus to Delhi. We reach back to Delhi early morning the next day (depending on the traffic conditions).
INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS
INCLUSIONS
  • Travel from Delhi to Kasol and back in luxury ac coach
  • Accommodation in a hotel at Kasol for 1 night & camps at Kheerganga for 1 night.
  • 4 meals (entire trip)
  • Trek leader and guide
  • Bonfire ( as per weather)
EXCLUSIONS
  • Any kind of personal expenses on food, shopping, tips etc.
  • Meals during transit
  • Anything which is not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Any additional cost involved due to any kind of natural calamity or forced circumstances which are out of control.
OVERVIEW

Kasol is perfect for a quick getaway or even a long vacation. Submerge yourself into the culture, food and vibe of this place. Visit the nearby towns, go on long treks, and take breaks at the waterfalls.

Arriving here is a pleasure in itself with its welcoming Israeli culture, language and food, all of which are an integral part of Kasol. The serenity within the voices of nature, panoramic views tocapture, it is a place which calms you from within.

Kasol
Kasol

The first part begins with Chalal village after proper rest and eating scrumptious food at the hotel. It is a quaint village, and people seeking solitude will find it most inviting. Tall pines and snow capped mountains in the surroundings while walking beside the Parvati river.

A casual walk yet too beautiful to miss. Experience a walk in the woods, literally! Also, the cafes and the markets nearby are a good option to relax, stroll around and enjoy the picturesque beauty around. The next day is the day of trekking towards Kheerganga, whose base camp lies at Bershani, the distance of Kheerganga from Kasol is approximately 30 Kms.

Chalal Village
Chalal Village

Kheerganga is a holy place which is said to have been resided by Lord Shiva himself, who meditated here for thousands of years! Thus, explaining Mahadev’s popularity in the Parvati Valley.

Besides its interesting background, it boasts of vast meadows, surrounded by snow clad peaks, numerable streams, waterfalls and reasonable overnight stay options with food availability. A 12km trail, described moderately difficult yet so fun filled with a wonderful trek through the forest and valleys.

The base point at Bershani, which is where Parvati and Tosh rivers unite, leads us to a trek that gives us a journey of ups and ups, of the rights and lefts and of the moves and breaks, after Kheerganga trekking finally concluding to our destination, Kheerganga camp, Kheerganga trek distance is approximate 12 Kms one side.

Kheerganga Camping
Kheerganga

The alluring surroundings, the never ceasing charm of the trek, splendid views of the sun, photography and casual chit-chat with your fellow travelers, keeps you engaged and going. You witness the fallen trees that have formed a bridge, the streams and the picturesque hamlets amidst the canopy of trees, no wonder the Parvati valley is magic in itself!

Spend the night in a pleasantly cold aura with nothing but serenity and a blanket to keep you warm. Wake up to a bright morning and get some amazing breakfast under the open skies, with the mountains so close, you feel like you’ll be able to touch them.

Kheerganga hot spring
Kheerganga hot spring

The final day of return comprises of Kheerganga holy hot water spring, Lord Shiva temple, short trek to the Karthik Caves and a visit to the hot spots of the place the famous Manikaran Gurudwara, an auspicious holy place known for its hot springs located near the right bank of river Parvati.

The story of Lord Shiva getting angry for not finding Mani, a jewel of wife Parvati and the visit by Guru Nanak Dev Ji attracts a number of tourists here. Hot springs here are believed to have curative powers, and the sanctity in the surroundings has no comparisons.

Manikaran Gurudwara
Manikaran Gurudwara

Journey back to Kasol, gives you a chance to redeem and relish the captured moments of the days before. The return seems comfortable and acquainted and even quicker. Feel proud and confident, for crossing out another place from your bucket list and the myth of shedding some weight.

We know you’ll love Kasol, just like we do! Do not forget to share your travel pictures with us and get a chance to get featured on our Instagram feed exclusively! Stay in touch, because we have exciting plans coming out every month.

THINGS TO CARRY
DOCUMENTS & IDS
  • Adhar card/Voter ID Card
  • List of important contacts
  • Map and itinerary
CLOTHING
  • 1 Down jacket
  • Thermal Inner wear
  • Gloves
  • 2 Shirts or T shirts
  • 2 pair woolen socks
  • 2 Pair jeans at least
  • 2-3 Handkerchief
  • Sun/Woolen Cap
TOILETRIES
  • Personal toiletries kit (Small Towel, Toilet paper, paper soap, Bar soap, toothbrush,
    toothpaste, cold cream etc.).
  • Sun screen lotion small pack .
  • Lip Balm small pack.
MISCELLANEOUS
  • Camera (Optional)
  • Carry your medicines in plenty in case you have any specific ailment.
  • Powerbank
  • Extention box
  • Torch

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