8 Amazing Places To Visit And Things To Do In Kasol

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About Kasol

Amazing Places To Visit And Things To Do In Kasol

Kasol is a small village in the district Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. It is a popular spot for backpackers and tourists. Kasol also attracts many foreigners, especially Israelis. This quaint little village is situated in Parvati Valley on the banks of the Parvati River.

Why Go There: Trekking | Relaxing | Backpacking
Ideal For: Friends | Solo Travelers | Backpackers
Trivia: Kasol is also known as Mini Israel
Things To bring Back: Rasta Smoky Bob Marley T-shirts | Pahari Topi | Poncho | Dream Catchers
Best Time To Visit: May – June, November – February


Best Places To Visit In & Around Kasol

Since Kasol is a small village in the hills, there are limited types of things you can do. Trekking is the most popular thing to do in Kasol. So, here are some amazing places you should trek to when you go to Kasol.

 8. Waichin

09-Waichin

Waichin is probably the most beautiful and difficult to reach places around Kasol. The entire trek is on a steep mountain that will definitely tire you out. However, once you reach Waichin, all your troubles will melt away. The scenic beauty Waichin has to offer is unparalleled. You will not see a clearer night sky anywhere else near Kasol.

Starting Point: Manala Dam
What To Take: Warm Clothes | Water | Caps/Sunglasses | Rain Gear | Heavy Boots
Distance of Trek: 4 Km
Time required: 2-4 Hours
Difficulty: Difficult
Best Time To Visit: April – September
Where To Stay: Tents
Location: Navigate


7. Chalal

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Chalal is a small village that is a popular stop in Parvati Valley. You can hike along the Parvati River and reach Chalal. There are few cafes where you can enjoy delicious Israeli food.

Starting Point: Kasol
What To Take: Warm Clothes
Distance of Trek: 1.5 km
Time required: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Very Easy
Best Time To Visit: February- November
Where To Stay: Guest Houses | Tents
Location: Navigate


6. Malana

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Malana Village trek is probably the most popular trek in Himachal. There is a lot of mystery around this little village that probably is the reason for its popularity. People of Malana Village claim to be descendants of Alexander the Great and consider themselves a superior race. This village has a lot to offer to those who are dedicated and enthusiastic. You will also enjoy beautiful views from the village.

Starting Point: Malana Village Trek Point
What To Take: Warm Clothes | Heavy Boots | Water
Distance of Trek: 1.5 km
Time required: 3 Hours
Difficulty: Easy
Best Time To Visit: March- July
Where To Stay: Guest Houses | Tents
Location: Navigate


5. Tosh

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Tosh is a small village near the end of Parvati Valley. Whn you trek to Tosh you will cross streams and meadows that will leave you speechless. You will also get to see picturesque snow covered mountains and beautiful green landscapes.

Starting Point: Barshaini
What To Take: Warm Clothes | Heavy Boots | Water | Trekking Gear | Caps/Sunglasses | Rain Gear
Distance of Trek: 5km
Time required: 30-45 Minutes
Difficulty: Moderate
Best Time To Visit: April – October
Where To Stay: Guest Houses | Homestay | Tents
Location: Navigate


4. Rasol

Rasol is nested deep within the Parvati Valley. This village is largely disconnected and is a great place to go if one seeks solitude and silence. From Rasol you can enjoy the view of snowcapped mountains in the winter and lush green valleys when the snow melts away.

Starting Point: Chalal
What To Take: Warm Clothes | Heavy Boots | Water | Trekking Gear | Caps/Sunglasses | Rain Gear
Distance of Trek: 5km
Time required: 2-4 Hours
Difficulty: Moderate
Best Time To Visit: April – October
Where To Stay: Guest Houses | Homestay | Tents
Location: Navigate


3. Pulga 

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Pulga is a beautiful and small village near Kasol that is easy to reach and a whole lot of fun. You can hike to Pulga with ease, although rain can make things a little difficult. There are beautiful small wooden houses and cafes where you can eat and enjoy the pleasant mountain air.

Starting Point: Barshaini
What To Take: Warm Clothes | Water | Caps/Sunglasses | Rain Gear
Distance of Trek: 1.5 km
Time required: 30-45 Minutes
Difficulty: Very Easy
Best Time To Visit: February – October
Where To Stay: Homestay | Tents
Location: Navigate


2. Kalga

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Kalga is a village that is similar to Pulga. This offbeat destinations has very few houses but more than enough natural beauty to feast your eyes on. If you’re looking for peace and quiet, Kalga is the place to be.

Starting Point: Barshaini
What To Take: Warm Clothes | Water | Caps/Sunglasses | Rain Gear
Distance of Trek: 1.5 km
Time required: 30-45 Minutes
Difficulty: Very Easy
Best Time To Visit: February – October
Where To Stay: Homestay | Tents
Location:Navigate


 1. Kheerganga

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This picturesque little village is located in the lap of Parvati Valley. From hot springs to scenic mountains, Kheerganga offers it all. Kheerganga is the last inhibited village in Parvati Valley. Cast greenery & panoramic skies are a delight for anyone’s eyes.

Starting Point: Tosh
What To Take: Warm Clothes | Trekking Gear | Water | Rain Gear | Trekking Shoes
Distance of Trek: 14 Km
Time required: 6-7 Hours
Difficulty: Moderate
Best Time To Visit: May-June, September-October
Where To Stay: Guest Houses | Tents
Location: Navigate


Other Things To Do In Kasol

While there is not much to do in Kasol, you should still spend a day there and do the following things.

Eat Good Israeli Food

10-Israeli-Food

There are many cafes in Kasol that make excellent Israeli food. Make sure you try different cafes and dishes. The rich flavors and great variety will send you straight to paradise (not literally).

Things To Try: Shakshouka, Bureka and Lemon cake


Shopping Spree

11-Israeli-Food

You can also go on a shopping spree in Kasol. You will find a wide variety of Himachali products at unbelievably low prices. You buy things like caps, ponchos, dream catchers and more.


Visit Manikaran Sahib

12-Manikaran-Sahib

This Sikh temple is very popular and attracts many tourists year round. You should definitely visit this temple and immerse yourself in the temple’s spiritual atmosphere.


Get Adventurous

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There are various adventurous activities that you can take part in and around Kasol. Some things you can try are Fishing (Naggar Village), mountaineering, biking, camping and more.


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How To Reach Kasol

You can reach Kasol in the following ways: Flight | Train | Bus | Drive Down

Nearest Railway Station: Pathankot (150 Km)

Nearest Airport: Bhuntar Airport, Kullu (31 Km)
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Nearest Bus Stop: Bhuntar (Hire a cab till Kaso)
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Drive Down: Driving down is definitely the best way to reach Kasol. You will see beautiful mountains and lush green valleys on your way. If you don’t want to take your car, then simply rent one. You can use the following coupon codes to save money when you rent a car!
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Where Should You Stay

Most Popular Hotels: Alpine | Asaka Lodge | Hotel Green Valley
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CashKaro Recommendation

There are many things to do in Kasol. Here are some things that we thing you definitely shouldn’t miss:

  • Eat amazing Israeli food
  • Wander in the jungle
  • Go for a trek
  • Definitely visit Pulga

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