15 Best Things To Do In Kasol Of Himachal Pradesh, India

The best 15 things to do in Kasol are trekking, visiting the valley, walking along the Parvati riverside, enjoying the hippie culture, food, café, and camping. The famous treks in Kasol are Malana, Kheerganga, Tosh, and Chalal. The beautiful valley to visit from Kasol are Parvati valley, Tosh valley, and Tirthan valley. The delicious Israel food, music, dance, and late-night parties are in Kasol only. 

1. Malana Trek In Parvati Valley

Malana is a small village located at a height of 8701 feet on the Parvati valley. Malana is famous for “Malana Cream” a high-quality hash, a product made from the cannabis plants in the Parvati valley. It is an isolated, beautiful, and peaceful village.  The distance from Kasol to Malana is 23 km. The starting point of the trek is Grahan village. The distance from Graham to Malana is 7.5 km. The time required to reach Malana from Grahan village is one hour 30 min by the normal speed of walking. The rule in Malana is that tourists cannot touch any person or thing of that village. The people in Malana are very good, cooperative, and polite.

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2. Kheerganga Trek In Parvati Valley

Kheerganga trek in Parvati Valley from Kasol is famous in Himachal Pradesh.  Kheerganga is located at the extreme end of Parvati valley and the last inhabited village at a height of 2950 meters.  The starting point of the trek is Barshaini village at 17 km from Kasol. The distance between Barshaini to Kheerganga is 12 km. The time required to cover this distance is 3 to 4 hours depending on the walking speed of the person. At kheerganga tent, accommodation is available for stay in the night which provides high tea and dinner. The temperature in the winter season reaches minus Degree Celsius and is not the best time to visit Kheerganga. The best time to visit Kheerganga is from May to November when the temperature is pleasant and ranges between 15 to 30 Degree Celsius.

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3. Tosh Trek In Parvati Valley

Tosh is a beautiful village located in Tosh valley of Himachal Pradesh. Tosh is famous for its hippie culture. Tosh to Kheerganga trek is the first preference of the solo as well as group travelers. Tosh is located at a height of 2400 km in Parvati valley. The distance between Kasol to Tosh is 20 km. The trek starting point is Barshaini. The distance between Barshaini to Tosh is 4 to 5 km. The time required to reach Tosh from    Barshaini village is 15 to 20 min. It is one of the simple and easy treks in the Himalayas. The best time to visit Tosh is from May to November. During this month the temperature ranges between 10 to 20 Degree Celsius. 

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4. Tosh To Kheerganga Trek

Some tourist prefers Tosh to the Kheerganga trek. The distance between Tosh to Kheerganga trek is 7. 5 km.  The time required to cover this distance is 40 min. this is one of the beautiful treks in the Himalayas.

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5. Chalal Trek Trail 

Chalal is small village near Kasol. There are majestic mountains, chirping birds sound, and flowing rivers. Chalal trek is one of the long-distance treks. The route of the Chalal trek is from Kasol to Chalal and onward to Tosh and then Kasol. To complete this trek time requires 3 days and 2 nights. The Parvati river is along the trekking side. This trek is very beautiful. There are hotels and homestays for your relaxation and stay at night.

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6. Parvati Valley

Parvati Valley is located in the northern states of Himachal Pradesh of India. Parvati valley starts from Bhuntar of the Kullu district. Parvati valley is famous for hippie culture, glorious mountains, green pine trees, and the Parvati river in Kasol. The high-quality hash is grown in that area. All these things in the Parvati valley attract young Indians as well as an international travelers. Many travelers visit Parvati valley for scenic landscape and leisure.

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7. Tirthan Valley

Tirthan valley is located in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh at a height of 1600 meters of sea level. It is famous for the Tirthan river’s icy glacier spring and its beautiful view. It is an ideal place for relaxation and enjoyment. Kasol and Tirthan are two different places. To reach the Tirthan valley start from Manali, after Mandi, there is  Aut, from there go to Tirthan valley. The places to visit in Tirthan valley are river crossing, Serloser Lake, Jalori pass, and Jibhi.  

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8. Parvati River

Parvati river flows in the Parvati valley of Himachal Pradesh and makes the region beautiful. Kasol is a small village in Himachal Pradesh located on the bank of the Parvati river. Parvati river is one of the major attractions of tourists in Kasol. Due to its beauty, the village Kasol is named the Amsterdam of India. Walking along the Parvati riverside is a great experience in the Kasol. It has pristine water and surrounding greenery makes a scenic view.

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9. Food  In Kasol

Kasol is famous for delicious Israeli food. There are many hotels, café, and bars that serve different types of Israeli dishes. Along with that Indian food is available in hotels and dhabas. The street food is available at a cheap rate.

10. Cafes in Kasol

Kasol is famous for café which serve delicious cuisine and hippie culture that is not found in any other cities of India. The majority of the foreigners traveling to Kasol experience café for late-night enjoyment.

The Best 10 Café In Kasol Are

Mama Café

The Evergreen Cafe

Stone Garden Cafe

MoonDance Kasol Café and Bar

Mary Janr Café

Mulla café

Silence café

Jim Morrison café

Buddha Palace

Yodo Cafe

11. ITSY BITSY Kasol

Itsy Bitsy cabin is a great option for travelers to stay in Kasol. It is cottage-type accommodation having a geodesic cozy dome built on the top of the mountain. From the top of the mountain, you can see the magical view of the surrounding valley, mountains, rivers. It is located in village P.O. Mateura, Jari Village near Kasol. It provides Indian as well as local food. The facilities in Itsy Bitsy are internet, outdoor activities, restaurant, and dining. Along with that a cook and helper are also available. The advance booking is available on online hotel booking sites of Airbnb, goibibo, and makemy trip.

12. Panj Tara  Kasol Restaurant

Panj Tara is top most rated restaurant in Kasol.  It is the best party place in Kasol with live music and delicious food. The best menu in Panj Tara is Groll fish and dal makhani. It has services of dining-in and takeaway. It offers the cuisine of food, beverages, Bar, Asian, and Indian.

Address Of Panj Tara

New Kasol, Near the bus stop.

Kasol Road, Kasol, Himachal Pradesh – 175105

13. Camping In Kasol

There are many camping sites in Kasol for accommodation. It is the best alternative to a hotel in Kasol. The prices of camping range from low to higher depending on the location and amenities. The camping provides a comfortable stay with Wi-Fi, air conditioner rooms, attached bathroom, dinner, music, and bonfire.

10 Best Camping In Kasol

Kasol Hills Camp

Himterak Riverside Camp

Kabila Camp

Moksha Riverside Camp

Kasol Camp

Kheerganga Tracking Camp

Kasol Himalayan River Camp

Kasol Hills Camp and Cottage

Camp Himalayan midway

14. Chalo Kasol Camp

Chalo Kasol Camp is a glorious cottage stay in Kasol. It is preferred by many travelers who are looking for an awesome stay.  It is a beautiful property located on the riverside. The Chalo Kasol have different types of accommodation like luxury cottage, luxury tent, and hostel. It offers relaxation, peace, music party fun, bonfire, and camping experience. The prices are depending on the type of accommodation selected. It is located between Kasol and Bhunter airport.  The booking is available on online hotel booking sites.

The address of the Chalo Kasol Camp Is

Chalo Kasol Hut and Camp

Manikaran Road, Kasol, Himachal Pradesh

Contact No. 07668172717            

15. Things To Buy In Kasol

The local flea market is the best place for shopping in Kasol. The trip is not completed without shopping in Kasol. You can buy semi-precious stones, woolen clothes, Himalayan caps, Derma catcher, Buddha painting, Prayer wheel, Harmen pants, dry fruits from the market.  The marketplace is small but you will find many attractive things in that market.

I hope that the article will be useful to you for planning the next trip to Kasol.

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