The nine-to-five work culture can become extremely monotonous, making people desperate for an escape from all the hustle and there is no better way to break free of the boring continuity of our lives than a 3-day weekend trip to Kasol.
Situated on the banks of the Parvati river and untouched by the weariness that is present in metropolitan cities, Kasol, a small village in the Kullu district of Himachal has a lot more to offer than you’d think. Its serene beauty, adventure activities, and the fact that it is accessible throughout the year have made Kasol extremely popular among travelers, rightfully so, as it is one of the best places to visit in Himachal.
The wilderness of the valleys that Kasol is famous for manages to capture the attention of all nature lovers and with its sparkling waterfalls, it leaves a long-lasting impression on people’s hearts.
There are a lot of things to do in Kasol, from camping to trekking, to immersing yourself in the spiritual essence that this tiny hamlet provides, and in this Kasol Tosh weekend trip, we make sure that you get to indulge in the diverse experiences it offers.
As you spend some peaceful moments in Kasol, you will already find yourself in a state of revival, ready to go on an adventure. To satiate the adventure enthusiast in you, we take you on a small hike to Chalal Village, with the Parvati river streaming alongside your footsteps on the trail.
Kasol is also known as the “Mini Israel of India” because of the abundance of Israeli tourists that visit this place. The best part about this whole ordeal is that you get to gorge on Israeli cuisine because of the influence these tourists from the other side of the world have on this quaint village. The place is popular for numerous hikes that start from here such as Kheerganga, Grahan, Chalal, and Rasol, and for longer treks as well such as Pin Parvati Pass, Sar Pass, etc. Apart from this, it is also known for its vibrant cafes situated here. Other nearby attractions include Malana village, Kalga, Pulga, Manikaran, and sparkling waterfalls like Rudranag.
Even though Kasol gets all the attention for providing serenity, there is another small peaceful village situated at the far end of Parvati Valley, where life moves at a slow pace.
Situated at an elevation of 2,400 meters above sea level, the hilly terrain of Tosh leads to a viewpoint from where you can see some famous Himalayan peaks like Papsura, Angduri, and Devachan making it an extremely rewarding trek which is why we've added this tiny hamlet in our Kasol Tosh weekend trip itinerary.
The divine energy that attracts tourists from all over the country and is present in the very air of Himachal majorly comes from the Gurudwara Manikaran Sahib which attracts both Hindu and Sikh devotees all throughout the year. The Manikaran temple which was built in the 17th century is also a holy site and one of the places that you get to be at ease when visiting the place.
Although you can plan a weekend trip to Kasol any time you like, The best time to visit Kasol is from November to January.
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