Things to Do in Kasol


Discover the picturesque beauty of Kasol, nestled along the banks of the Parvati River amidst the snow-covered mountains of Himachal Pradesh. Here is a list of some of the exciting activities in Kasol to make your trip truly enjoyable. Here is a list of top things to do:

Kheerganga Trekking

Kheerganga is located in Parvati Valley in Himachal Pradesh, to go for trekking in Kheerganga you have to reach Barshaini first, which is around 20 km from Kasol, from Barshaini you can start your trek to Kheerganga which is around 12 km.

Kheerganga Trekking is one of the most popular choices among the adventure lovers as the trekking starts from March to June, the best season for trekking before the onset of the monsoons. Trekkers who are hoping for some mixture of natural beauty, thrilling experience, spirituality, solace and peace, this is it for them.

Tosh Village Exploration

Tosh village is one of the most beautiful villages in the Himalayan ranges of the Himachal Pradesh. It is a offbeat destination and perched in the stunning mountain ranges, serene landscape and evergreen forest.

To reach Tosh village you have to reach Barshaini which is around 20 km from Kasol, from Kasol you have to take a local bus or taxi. Once you reach Barshaini you will have to a trek to Tosh village which is around 4 km only. It is one of the easiest treks near Kasol, in fact it is the best opportunity for beginners hoping to enjoy a trek in Himachal Pradesh.

Parvati Shangri-La Festival

The Parvati Shangri-La Festival is celebrated in the charming Parvati Valley in the beautiful Himalayan state, Himachal Pradesh. This is a music and cultural festival that attracts many tourists from India and abroad, music and adventure lovers around the globe come to see this festival.

The location of Parvati Shangri-La Festival varies depending on the location chosen before the festival, so the distance of Parvati Shangri-La Festival in Parvati Valley varies from Kasol main center.

Pin Parvati Pass Trekking

Pin Parvati Pass trekking is one of the most popular and challenging trekking route in the breathtaking Himalayan mountain ranges near Kasol in Himachal Pradesh.

To go for a trekking in Pin Parvati Pass you have to first reach Barshaini which is around 20 km from Kasol, from Barshani the trek to Pin Parvati Pass is around 110 km. This trek is the most dangerous and challenging trek, highly recommended for experienced trekkers only with the help of guided trekking tour groups.

This trek route is famous for being the most challenging trek as it takes you through the highest

Visit Naggar

Naggar is one of the best charming villages, filled with history, art, culture and scenic beauty. It welcomes tourists to experience its rich cultural heritage. Naggar is actually located in Kullu district, so reach Naggar it will take around 3 hours. The distance of Naggar from Kasol is around 60 km.

One of the best places to explore in Naggar is the Naggar Castle; it was built by the Kullu kings during the 15 century. The Naggar Castle is built in the Himachali architectural style, the castle comprises of a museum, art gallery and the stunning views surrounding the castle.

A Dip in the Hot Spring in Manikaran

Manikaran is located in the breathtaking Himalayan ranges of Parvati Valley in Himachal Pradesh. Manikaran is famous for its hot water springs, which is believed to have remedial benefits. The Hot Spring in Manikaran is the main attraction here, as the water is considered to be holy filled with therapeutic benefits, it is believed to reduce muscle pain, provides relief from stress and skin diseases. The bathing area in the hot water spring in Manikaran is separate for men and women.

Devotees visiting hot water spring in Manikaran helps them to rejuvenate

Sar Pass Trek

The Sar Pass trekking route is located in the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayan ranges in Parvati Valley near Kasol in Himachal Pradesh. The trek offers with stunning scenery, varied species of birds and animals, and high altitude terrains to cross.

The trek route is around 48 km; it takes you through the most exciting locations of the region, the majestic mountains, the stunning landscape, the dense forests, the green meadows, the quaint villages and the varied species of flora and fauna.

The Sar Pass Trek is a thrilling and rewarding experience for adventure

Riverside Camping in Kasol

Riverside camping in Kasol offers a unique blend of adventure, relaxation, and natural beauty. Nestled in the Parvati Valley of Himachal Pradesh, Kasol is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. 

In Kasol you will find many nearby camping sites to enjoy your stay, along the bank side of the breathtaking Parvati River. Depending upon your choice of campsites, the nearest one is one km away. Most nearby campsites are located within 5 km.

When opting for camping in Kasol you will be welcomed by the serene beauty of the place

Hype Music Festival

The Hype Music Festival usually takes place within its current vicinity or nearby Kasol, so that the local people are able to watch the event and walk back home easily on foot. So, mostly the Hype Music Festival venue is located within the walking distance, making it convenient for the local people.

Tourists can enjoy variety of music such as trance, indie, electronic, etc. Many artists perform showcasing their talent in a wide range of musical genres. The artists are both the famous ones and emerging ones as well.

Enjoy Snowfall in Kasol

Kasol is a beautiful hill station located in the breathtaking Himalayan ranges of the state, Himachal Pradesh. This quaint village located in the charming Parvati Valley during the winter when snowfalls the land turns into a snow land.

Everything you see around during the summer season turns completely white with snowflakes. The snow covered surroundings makes it the perfect place for those wishing to enjoy their vacation in the hill station during snowfall and experience the snow. The Best month to visit Kasol for snowfall is from December to February.

Try Israeli Cuisine

Kasol is located in the breathtaking mountains of the Himalayan ranges in Himachal Pradesh in Parvati Valley. The region is surrounded by the majestic mountain ranges, the green valleys, the thick forests, the charming meadows, and the strong winding Parvati River.

But did you know? Kasol is popularly known as ‘Mini Israel’, because of its Israeli influence and most of the population here comprises of Israeli population along with the local Himachali people. This merging of culture has lead to the introduction of many Israeli cuisines, making Kasol a popular destination to try Israeli cuisines.

Explore the bakeries in Kasol

When in Kasol, do try eating in one of the local bakeries, it provides both local and international bakery items, popular among the tourists. Since Kasol is a backpackers paradise and comprises of the local Himachali people and the Israeli people as well, they have a unique blend of bakery shops that provides both traditional Himachali local bakery items and Israeli items.

The best time to visit Kasol is from March to June (summer season) and from September to November (autumn season) as the temperature is favorable and tourists can engage in a lot of outdoor activities.

Rice Beer: Sample the Local Specialty

Kasol is a charming hill station located in the enchanting Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh in the mystical Parvati Valley. It is a paradise for national and international backpackers, and the things to try here are also unique like the local rice beer. For the local there it is a refreshing drink, made from fermented rice, it is a different experience for guys to try these local drink prepared by the local Himachali people.

There many local rice beers found, each with its own unique taste to offer. For example the Chang is local rice beer prepared with zero alcohol content. It is prepared by the locals only.

Shopping: Discover Unique Souvenirs

Kasol is located in the breathtaking Himalayan ranges in Himachal Pradesh. It is a charming town famous for its spiritual places, temples, culture and heritage, charming landscape, flora and fauna and pleasant weather. 

And shopping in Kasol is one of the best experience tourists can have after exploring the beautiful places of Kasol. Shopping is a unique experience, due to its international visitors; tourists can find both Himachali and Bohemian style of handicrafts. Tourists can enjoy purchasing items like woolen clothes, handicraft items, jewellery and souvenirs. 

Spa and massage in Kasol

Kasol is an enchanting hill-station in the breathtaking Parvati Valley of the Himalayan state, Himachal Pradesh. It is surrounded by the majestic mountain ranges of the Himalayas, the green valleys, the thick forests covered with evergreen trees, the charming meadows and the strong winding Parvati River. 

Visitors coming to Kasol for peace and solace can enjoy great spa and massage sessions at some of the best spa centers. It is one of the best ways of getting your worries away.

The best time to visit Kasol is from March to June during summer and September to November

Explore the Buddhist Caves Near Baba Ashram

The ancient Buddhist Caves in Kasol are located in Baba Ashram in the breathtaking small hill-station Kasol. It is one of the off-beat destinations and holds religious and spiritual significance. These Buddhist Caves near Baba Ashram are believed to be the places where Buddhist monks meditated. Since, the caves are located in a peaceful environment, surrounded the majestic mountains, green valleys, charming meadows, thick forests and more.

Visitors are attracted towards these caves because its offers a peaceful environment, has spiritual significance, cultural heritage, and historical site.

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