The most popular and stunning trek in Himachal Pradesh. Kasol-Kheerganga are the two best places you can visit and discover in the Parvati Valley, Kullu district. Kasol is known as backpacker’s heaven. Thousands of backpackers, solo-travelers visit Kasol every year from all over the world. No place can match the vibe of Kasol-Kheerganga. Discover the wilderness of Kasol and the sacred aura of Kheerganga by just a short weekend trip.
Before starting about the trek, here is some information about both the places Kasol & Kheerganga:
A small village in the Parvati valley of Himachal Pradesh. Kasol is perched at an elevation of 1,580m above sea level near the Parvati river. It is nestled between Bhuntar town and Manikaran. Kasol is all surrounded by rocky mountains, snow-capped peaks, deodars & oak forests, along with the silent Parvati river. The place is famous for its hippie culture. You will spot more Israeli crowd then Indians. For sightseeing, spend some by sitting near the Parvati river, go for shopping in Kasol market, or explore the nearby villages like Chalal, Malana, Pulga, Tosh.
A lot of food joints are there where you can have your meal. A lot of good cafes where you can have different cuisines like Israeli, Indian, Continental, etc. Kasol is not costly, you can easily travel and explore it in a less or tight budget.
Kheerganga is nestled in the beautiful Parvati Valley. It is perched at an elevation of 2,960m and famous for its hot springs. The natural springs of Parvati Kund and Shiva Temple at the top are famous tourist attractions. Kheerganga is famous among Hindu and Sikh pilgrims as they believe the water is sacred.
Places to visit: Hot water springs, Lord Shiva temple, A hike to Karthikeyan & Pandavas cave. To find peace and solace one can visit this place without a doubt.