Kasol Tosh Kheerganga Trek

The KTK circuit, a perfect getaway for beginners looking for an adventurous trek in the lower Himalayas, is widely popular for its dense pine forests, natural hot water springs (Manikaran & Kheerganga), waterfalls (Rudranag), short hikes, serene villages (Kalga, Pulga, Tulga) and the valley's natural beauty. The crisp mountain air coupled with delicious Himachali & Israeli food with the smell of burning herbs coursing through the otherwise unpolluted air makes Kasol the so-called “Amsterdam of India”. One should also take a short hike to Malana from Kasol to experience thecenturies-old local Malana culture.

KTK Circuit Trek details

  • Dates: Every Thursday
  • Duration: 5 Nights -  6 Days
  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
  • Highest Altitude:  ~ 10,000 feet
  • Temperature: -3 – 8°C
  • Age group: 18 to 35 yrs
  • Cost: Rs. 8,999/- per person

Kasol Tosh Kheerganga Trek Itinerary

Day 1 - Delhi to Kasol

Arrive in Delhi and transfer to Kasol at 06:30pm. Overnight bus journey to Kasol . 


Day 2 - Kasol - Manikaran 

Arrive at Kasol in the morning, and check in to the hostel by 1pm. After that get ready for tour to Kasol and Manikaran. Our tour guide will take you to Kasol and Manikaran. After exploration you can visit local bazaar. Stay at the hostel.

Meals: Dinner


Day 3 - Kasol - Kheerganga

Post breakfast, one should put on the hiking shoes and leave for Barsheni village (around 22 KM from Kasol). Kheerganga trek will starts from here. While trekking enjoy the nature, tall pine trees and Parvati river flowing adjacent. Reach Kheerganga camo by 5pm. Stay will be at camp.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner


Day 4 - Kheerganga - Tosh

Wake up and freshen up. Post breakfast will start descend to Barshaini. After reaching Barshaini will start trek to Tosh. Reach at Tosh homestay. Tosh is the last village in Parvati Valley. Stay at homestay.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner


Day 5 - Tosh - Kasol

Wake up and have breakfast. After breakfast explore Tosh village. By 12pm start descending to Barshaini. Reach Barshaini and move towards Kasol. After reaching Kasol catch your bus back to Delhi. Overnight journey by Bus.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 6 - Delhi
Arrive at Delhi and start your home journey. Trip ends here.


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.

5 Nights 6 Days Available on request Kasol, Himachal Pradesh
What we'll give/What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Meals & stay as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Camping & trekking equipment
  • Transfers Delhi to Delhi
  • Expert trek leader and guide
  • Forest permit charges
  • Local transfers

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Airfare / Train fare for Mumbai - Delhi-Mumbai
  • 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
Things to Carry
Things to Carry
  • 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

Cancellation Policy

  • 60 to 46 days prior to date of departure: 20% of the tour cost
  • 45 to 16 days prior to date of departure: 50% of the tour cost
  • Less than 15 days prior to date of departure: No refund
  • No show No Refund
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation
Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best time to visit Kasol Tosh Kheerganga?

The best months to visit Kasol Tosh Kheerganga are March through June and September through November. The weather is usually pleasant during these months, with clear skies and temperatures ranging from 10°C to 25°C, which makes it ideal for trekking.


Is the Kheerganga Trek difficult?

The trek is anywhere from easy to moderately difficult. The 12-kilometer trek takes 5-7 hours, depending on your speed and fitness. The trail is steep and rocky. With break stops and refreshment stalls, the trip is excellent for beginners. Most people can accomplish the trek with proper preparation and fitness training.


What makes Kheerganga special?

Kheerganga is a small town in Himachal Pradesh, India, in the Parvati Valley. Kheerganga is known for the old Shiva temple situated on a nearby mountain. Legends claim that Lord Shiva meditated here for several thousand years. In addition to the temple itself, there are also natural hot springs and a cave nearby that draw many tourists.


Distance between Kasol and Tosh

It takes about 20 kilometers to get from Kasol to Tosh. The two villages are in the Kullu district of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, in the Parvati Valley. To get from Kasol to Tosh, you need to take a taxi or a local bus, which takes about an hour and a half to two hours. The road between Kasol and Tosh is beautiful, with great views of the mountains and valleys nearby.


How to reach Kheerganga from Kasol?

There are several ways to get from Kasol to Kheerganga. When you get to Kasol, it's easy to find buses, shared taxis, or local taxis which will take you to Barshaini, approximately 16 km away. From Barshaini, there are two ways to get to Kheerganga: though the Kalga village or through Nakthan village. For both of these ways to get to Kheerganga, you have to trek and climb.


Kheerganga trek Distance

The Kheerganga Trek is around 13 to 14 kms, and it takes most people about 5 to 6 hours to finish. Starting at the base camp of Barshaini, the journey to Kheerganga takes you through scenic forests, waterfalls, and rivers.


Can the Kheerganga trek be done in one day?

It's possible to finish the Kheerganga Trek in a single day. Kheerganga is known for the Kheer-colored river that runs through it. Kheerganga is well-known for its steaming spring water and breathtaking panorama of the Himalayas and Parvati Valley.


Kheerganga Trek is suitable for beginners?

Despite the fact that the maximum height of the Kheerganga Trek is around 2,956 meters above sea level, the trek's difficulty ranges from easy to moderate, which makes it appropriate for both beginner and experienced trekkers. It is also simple for children to do.


Is it safe to go for the Kasol Tosh Kheerganga Trek?

Yes, the Kasol Kheerganga Trek is usually believed to be safe, but you need to take certain steps to make sure you stay safe and have a good time. To get around on the trails, it's recommended that you hire a local guide or join a trekking group, since they know the area and can help when needed. Also, it's important to bring enough warm clothes, trekking shoes, and any other gear you might need. Also, it's essential that you remain hydrated and bring enough food and water.


What should I pack for the Kasol Tosh Kheerganga Trek?

Packing for the Kasol Tosh Kheerganga Trek depends on the season and your tastes. However, pack these essentials:

  • Good-grip, ankle-supporting hiking shoes
  • Comfy, breathable trekking clothes
  • Warm layers for nights and mornings
  • raincoat or poncho
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, and cap to prevent sunburn
  • Water bottle and purifying tablets
  • Food and energy bars for the hike
  • First-aid pack with vital medications and bandages
  • Extra-battery torch
  • Powerbank to charge devices

In order to avoid carrying extra weight on the trek, it is essential to pack light and bring along just the items that are absolutely necessary.


Is it allowed to consume alcohol in Kheerganga?

Alcohol is not allowed because it is a religious place and people there believe that gods take baths there every night. Because of this, it's essential to honor the locals' religious views and not consume alcohol in the space. To keep the place's natural beauty and religious significance, it is also important to keep it clean and not leave trash around.


Pickup point
Kasol, Himachal Pradesh 175105, India View on Map
Trekking, Camping, Astrophotography, Stargazing
Himachal Pradesh
2 to 4 Days