Kasol is a small yet beautiful suburb located on the banks of river Parvati in the peaceful habitat of Himachal Pradesh in North India. This quiet and easygoing place is situated in the Himalayas and somewhere every Indian dream of visiting Kasol at least once in their lifetime.
To escape from the stress of this chaotic life, Kasol is one of the most beautiful destinations in India and much more than pleasure for a backpacker. It is an ideal destination for a weekend getaway for the ones who love snow. If you are yet to explore this paradise, here is a comprehensive list of the best places to visit in Kasol which will surely tempt you to plan your trip.
Walking by the Parvati River
Visit Manikaran Sahib
Malana: Little Greece of India
Trek to Kheer Ganga One of the best places to visit in Kasol for trekkers
Camping in Kheerganga
Tosh Village & Chalal
Panoramic views of Dhauladhar, Kinnaur and Pir Pinjal mountain ranges.
A short trek through meadows and dense forests.
Deep blue waters of the lake surrounded by a green carpet of wild verdure.
The ancient pagoda-style temple located on the side of the calm lake.
Day 1: Arrival at Delhi Arrive at Delhi airport or railway station and assemble at Majnu Ka Tilla. Then, we start our Kasol trip by Road 05:00 PM. Overnight journey to Kasol.
Day 2: Arrival at Kasol We arrive at Kasol by Early morning and Check in to Cottage & spend some time at the bank of Parvati River. hippie paradise Kasol And enjoy the day by café hopping & Explore Kasol Market Night bonfire & music. Overnight stay at Kasol
Day 3: Trek to Kheerganga In the morning around 8:30 AM, meet at Base Camp we board a Bus/Zero & proceed towards Barshaini, which is 18 km away. After reaching there, will start the trek to Kheerganga, which is 12 km long. The trek will take around 5 hours to complete. Enjoy the journey throughout. we are going to take a dip in its hot water springs. A hot spring bath Overnight stays at Kheerganga Camp.
Day 4: Kheerganga / Tosh Village Check out from Kheerganga Today we will retrace our steps back to the same route where we came from the back towards the beautiful villages and then towards Barsheni and head back towards magnificent Parvati Valley. We will explore Tosh today. You will find plenty of cafes with great Israeli and European food and ideal ambience to relax. The village is located on a hillside overlooking the river and a waterfall. It is ideal to undertake long walks to discover the pretty delights of its mountain scenery. Stroll to the local flea market to pick souvenirs for family and friends. Overnight stay at Tosh
Day 5: Tosh / Malana After having an amazing breakfast, board a Bus/Zeep from Tosh Gate and go on a beautiful 2-hour drive to Manikaran. Rejuvenate yourself by taking a bath in hot water spring at Manikaran and have Langar. Then, we board a Bus and leave for Malana, which is just 25 km away from Manikaran. Explore Malana village and then catch a bus at 6:30 PM to New Delhi.
Day 6: Arrival at Delhi The memorable backpacking Kasol trip ends here and we depart for Delhi.
Welcome drinks on arrival in Cottage. (Non-alcoholic)
03 Night accommodation Cottage & Camping.
Bonfire plus music
04 breakfasts & 03 Dinner
Transport services by bus vehicle as per itinerary
Airport, Railway Station and Hotel Pickup and drop back at the end of the tour
Inclusive of all the Taxes (Parking, Toll Tax, Luxury Tax, Green Tax, Fuel Exp., and Driver Exp. etc.)
Adventure Supports Activities
Heater charge will be extra
Travelling time food Delhi to Kasol & Back
Lunch on all days
Any kind of personal expenses
Any air/train fare
Anything not specifically mentioned under inclusions
Frequently Asked Questions:
1) What region of north India are we travelling to?
-We're travelling from Delhi to Bhuntar > Pulga which is a part of Kasol in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh.
2) What altitude would we be travelling to?
-Tosh is at an altitude of approximately 9,498 ft (2,895 m) while our campsite at Kheerganga is at 9,711 ft (2,960 m)
3) What will the temperature be like while we're there?
-Temperatures rise to a maximum of 30°C during the day and can drop to a minimum of 15°C during the night
4) Is there mobile connectivity in Kasol?
-Other than our stay in Tosh & Kheerganga, you will have network and internet connection at Kasol.
5) Are there any ATMs where we're travelling?
-There are a couple of ATMs at Kasol market, however, carry liquid cash at all times.
6) What will the group size be?
-We will be a maximum of 20 travellers including 2 LIVEB4YOUDIE representatives.
7) Is there any age limit to join this trip?
-No, there is no age limit to join this trip. However, based on our previous experiences, the age group of travellers is usually between 18-30.
8) Can I join this expedition solo?
-Yes, of course, you can! We have a good number of solo travellers on almost every Backpacking Trips.
9) How physically fit do I need to be to join this trip?
-This trip doesn't have a very high physical requirement. You need to be able to walk long distances on flat plains and be able to do a day trek too. Those who have a low tolerance of cold should be prepared with temperature appropriate clothing.
10) Are there doctors/hospitals in Parvati Valley?
-Kasol market has a doctors dispensary which is at a convenient distance from our homestay.
If cancellation is done prior to 7 days of outing 50% will be refunded.
If cancellation is done prior to 3 days of outing 30% will be refunded
After that, no refund will be provided.
In Delhi, we will meet at Manju ka Tilla at 5:00 pm. Please do not be late.
On your return journey from Delhi, please book your train or flights post 1 pm (to be on the safer side in case of any delays)
Despite this being a backpacking trip, we will be running on a fixed schedule. Punctuality will be appreciated.
All of Kasol is home to people across the world from different cultures. Please honour the local cultures and do not be disrespectful.
This is a backpacking trip. Please be prepared for a good amount of walking up and down hills and hilly terrain.
Carry enough liquid cash. There are barely any ATMs at Parvati Valley. The ones that are there, don't work at times.
Carrying a backpack/haversack is essential. Do NOT carry trolley bags. You will find it very difficult to lug them up and down the slopes.
Please carry enough winter wear like thermals, beanies, socks, gloves, and jackets. It is advisable to carry a few pieces of temperature-appropriate winter-wear as opposed to several layers of regular clothing.
While we're moving in groups to various places, try and stick to the group and not wander off.
The trip schedule is subject to change. Day of visits to the mentioned places could be shifted back and forth.
While booking your transport to Delhi, please try and book refundable tickets wherever possible (especially flights)
In the scenario that the trip gets cancelled, you will be refunded the entire trip amount.
Rooms will be on a triple sharing basis
There will be common washrooms at the Cottage & Campground
These are Cottage & camp and not hotels. There will be no room service
LiveB4YouDie will provide 2 meals a day
We will take care of breakfast and dinner every day
For Lunch meals, we will try out new cafes. We will alert you a budget and you can choose to eat any item off the menu
The cuisines will be shuffling between Indian, Israeli, Continental and Tibetan. You can try any of these cuisines at the cafes we visit
We urge you to go explore the various cuisines that Kasol has to offer
We will be travelling from Delhi to Kasol and back in a tempo traveller
We will transit around within Kasol by tempo traveller.
Things to Carry:
1. Sturdy shoes for long walks (well-fitting, neither loose nor tight)
2. An extra smaller backpack for day outings (college bag types) 3. Water bottle (try avoiding buying mineral water bottles to reduce plastic waste) 4. Toiletries, Torch, Lip-balm, Sunscreen, Sunglasses. 5. Personal Medication (Asthma, allergen medication etc.) 6. Slippers/flip-flops 7. Binoculars, Camera (optional) 8. Sufficient liquid cash 9. Crepe-bandage (each person should have 1 roll each) 10. Warm clothes (Temperatures drop really low toward the end of the year)
All timings and activities are subject to weather, group size, capabilities of participants, etc.
LiveB4YouDie holds the right to cancel the event due to unforeseen circumstances (for eg. unfavorable weather)
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