Kasol Kheerganga Trek
We have planned a fantastic backpacking adventurous trek in the Himalayas. Parvati Valley is famous for dense pine tree forests, hot water springs, beautiful waterfalls, easy short hikes, and stunning valley views. Kasol also was known as Mini Israel. It has famous cafes and hostels overlooking the valley. One can also hike to Malana Village to meet the locals, who are descendants of Alexander the Great's army to experience ancient Malana Culture. They have many rules for outsiders, which are unique. On this trip, you also get to visit the picturesque village- Tosh. Overall this Trek is an easy beginner trek and you can enjoy a panoramic view of the surrounding Himalayas.
KTK Circuit Trek details
- Kasol Tosh Kheerganga trek Duration 3 Nights and 4 Days
- Kasol Tosh Kheerganga trek difficulty level easy to moderate
- Kasol Tosh Kheerganga Trek highest altitude 10,000 feet
- Temperature: -3 –8° C
- Kasol Tosh Kheerganga Trek Cost Rs. 5,000 + 5% GST per person
Kasol Tosh Kheerganga Trek Itinerary
Day One - Kasol Village To Chalal Village
Misty morning, tall trees, untouched hills, and a breath of fresh air this exactly what Kasol is! Upon reaching Kasol and a bit of walking, reach your campsite. Enjoy the greener and happier space by the riverside. Take some rest and have your fill of breakfast. Once you are up and ready, it will be time to explore the ‘Little Amsterdam’ while making our way to Chalal. While a walk through the lanes of Kasol, you will notice many Israeli cafes and shops to buy your souvenirs from. Gradually, we will walk towards, what is known as Trance and Psychedelic party village Chalal. This little village is tucked in the conifer dense forest. Chalal Trek Trail walk doesn’t take more than two hours hyphenated with breaks. One can sit at the end of the village admiring the beauty of the fiercely flowing Parvati river. Later in the evening, we will come back to the camping site; dance the night away around a bonfire while having taste-buds teasing dinner.
Day Two - Trek from Kasol Village to Tosh Village
On this day, wake up to the beautiful sunrise. Take this day as it comes and don’t forget to feel the lovely light feeling that must be lingering in your mind. We will get ready for your trek to Tosh the last village in the valley, Tosh is at a height of 7,874 feet above sea level. It is a land blessed by Shiva, they say, and the local priest asserts to visions of the lord with his consort Parvati when snowfalls. The drive from Kasol Town to Tosh Town parking stand is around an hour’s drive and the last becomes a wee bit treacherous. Upon reaching, we will start our trek- one of the most beautiful scenic routes that you will experience. This little hamlet, constantly, dwarfed by intimidating mountains is at the heart of the Parvati Hydel Project. It's a goat track that traverses the hill with gradual inclines and declines. Upon reaching waterfalls, The only thing you expect to do here sits, relax and unwind your senses. Listen to the beautiful sound of gushing water, and the night ends with fun and laughter. Please do not litter and also be mindful of their culture and heritage and you will always want to come back.
Day Three - Trek from Tosh Village to Kheerganga
The trek to Tosh and Kheerganga encompasses everything walking through rivers, waterfalls, holding on to dear life on narrow walkways, apple orchards you name it. If you're a regular hiker then this one is a dream to do. Our guide will introduce you to trek safe guidelines that you need to follow on the Kheerganga trek. Our guides will ensure that your trekking experience is memorable on one of the most beautiful treks in Himachal Pradesh, so picturesque that you feel an impulse to reach for your camera or pinch yourself hard to make sure it’s real.
The amazing landscapes, waterfalls, and alpine meadows are bound to make you stop and feel it and soak it in! Trek from Tosh Village to Kheerganga trek distance is 15 kilometers. The first cafe comes after seven Kilometers which will indicate half battle won! Literally. Then comes Rudra Naag cafe in another three to five km away. If you're calling it quits at this point then I'd highly recommend that you carry on the climb heaven awaits you at the end of it. All your tiredness will be washed away with a sight of the mystical hot springs of Kheerganga. 10 minutes into the pool and you'll be tripping because of the sulphur fumes. Kheerganga trek highlights, Do not be surprised if you hear Dholak and groups singing and beating some Shiv Natraj Music. It is one of a kind experience! Later, we will gather around the bonfire, have our tummies full and spend the night under a beautiful blanket of stars
Day Four - Trek Kheerganga to Kasol
Enjoy the breathtakingly beautiful morning in the natural hot water spring. It seems like a spectrum painted on the canvas. Spend some time doing nothing at all. There's joy in doing nothing at all. Just laze around in the grass under towering pine trees with the sun filtering through the foliage. While coming back be prepared to leave a part of yourself behind.
Please note - All treks/departures would be conducted as per schedule. However, due to unavoidable climatic conditions, there might be alterations in the scheduled departures. The same would be informed prior.
What is included in the tour
- Accommodation in sharing tents as per itinerary
- Daily Breakfast and Dinner (All Veg)
- All Transfer from Kasol to Barsheni and back to Kasol
- Trek equipment like sleeping bag, mattress, kitchen & dining tent, utensils and tent
- Guide and entry tickets charges
- Camping & trekking equipment
- Forest permit charges
- First aid
What is NOT included in the tour
- Airfare / Train fare for Mumbai - Delhi-Mumbai
- Tranportation to and fro kasol
- Medical Insurance
- Taxes as applicable
- Anything is NOT mentioned in the “Inclusions” or personal in nature.
- Lunch (We want you to try out local Cuisines & not restricted to a particular restaurant, cafe)
- Meals while travelling
- Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
- All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered
- Any kind of personal expenses (Camera charges, etc.)
- All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather
- Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required
- Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above
- Valid ID Proofs
- Sufficient cash as it is difficult to find ATMs in the mountains
- Waterproof trekking shoes & jacket
- Torch with extra batteries
- Warm clothes
- Camera with extra batteries
- Lighter & Trekking stick
- Personal medicines