The tour starts at Kasol Kheerganga, a small village in the Himachal-Pradesh area of Kullu. It lies deep in the beautiful Parvati Valley and is quickly growing as a major tourist destination in search of budgetary travel. The history of Kheerganga dates back thousands of years, with the natural place as the abode of Lord Shiva coming into being. A favorite of those seeking the Kasol Kheerganga (Khir Ganga) trip is the Kasol Kheerganga Trek.
This package can be selected on any date.
Kasol and Kheerganga are the best time to visit depending on your favorite trekker. March to early June is the best time to visit if you prefer warmer weather and spring. But it would be ideal from November to early December or late in January – February if you wanted to hike in the snow and expect colder weather! This adventure hike is a simple level hike. The terrain of the walk is a gentle slope and mostly a steep slope for a few short parts. Moreover, the fact that the trek lasts three days for a short distance of 25 km makes this trek a simple one, ideal for beginners! As you travel to Kasol, take care to explore the famous Israeli cafés and shops for beautiful souvenirs.
You and your traveller will experience everything from trekking and camping at 2960 m, to a natural spring bath in Kheerganga and to the breathtaking views of the Parvati River and the Himalayas with luscious greens and untouched whites. This beautiful trek will enable you to relax and relax in the heat. At the Dam built over the Himalayan river Parvati, in Barshaini, the Kheerganga trek is located. You can get trekking gear from the shop outside the dam, if you need it! In order to get the best rates and quality in the trekk poles, you can also find the help of our guide. You will find the beautiful Rudra Nag Waterfall during the trek to Kheerganga.
Take a break, tap in the cool, clear water and enjoy warm refreshments in the famous café in the vicinity of the cascading! Only a way along the road to Kheerganga is the old Siva temple, or Rudra Nag Temple. Among religious pilgrims it is most popular. There are plenty of shortcuts to Kheerganga, but it is recommended that the trek leader follow the instructions carefully and prevent all route which can be dangerous. On the ascent after the cascade and the temple, when you start to see yellow and blue huts, it’s just a few minutes away!
You will spend your night in the hospitality of Kasol, as you stay in a camp by the river, in the mighty mountains during this bright trek to Kasol and Kheerganga. Enjoy indigenous cuisine in Kasol! Delve into the local culture! In addition, for a night in Kheerganga, you will experience camping! Get ready for campfires and bags for sleep! Take the best of your time for your upcoming holiday with this best nature experience!
You just have to meet us at Kasol for this adventure trek. The distance from Kasol to Kheerganga via Barshaini road is 22 km. Barshaini is the starting point of the hike, which can be reached from Kasol by bus/taxi. The distance from Barshaini is 12 km (7.5 miles) and can take 5-6 hours. A lovely, 15-hour drive route can cover the distance from Delhi to Kasol. But it’s better to not take a long drive before the trek when you look for the trek, because it can be tiring and instead take public transport.
From Delhi to Bhuntar, you can take an overnight bus. From 5 AM to 7 AM you reach Kasol. You can either go from Bhuntar to Kasol by bus or hire a cab. Alternatively, you can also travel to Dharamshala or Kullu and take a bus to Kasol from there. The nearest train station to Kasol, Joginder Nagar, can also reach Kasol by train. You can take a bus or cab to Kasol from Joginder Nagar.
Some quick tips for beginners:
It is always a better idea to plan ahead and begin practising at least a few weeks in advance, if this is your first long-distance trek. Especially because this trek can get steep in part to Kheerganga.
For hiking time, carry enough energy supplements. It is always better to transport energy-containing foods such as chikki, plum cakes, energy bars and, in particular, candy!
Carry additional clothes particularly as the Parvati Kund tour involves a visit to Kheerganga. Trekking in wet clothing is not a good idea.
Get ready for another day because mountain conditions can be very Imprevisible and cause timetable delays! Take advantage of your holidays and prepare accordingly!
Although the chance to get Acute Mountain Sickness is relatively smaller during Kasol Kheerganga trekking due to its elevation level, make sure that you get acclimatized by taking adequate breaks – particularly during your trek from Barshaini to Kheerganga!
While it is always best to be prepared and to bring plenty, keeping your bags light for high-altitude treks is extremely necessary because they can be very tiring very quickly!
When you hit Kheerganga the Internet and network connections are virtually non-existent. It’s also best to be prepared for these activities and advance your plans for your trip to Himachal Pradesh to close friends and family members!
Make your vacation in memory and have a brilliant experience for camping and walking!
You need two days to embrace the beauties of the place completely.The Kasol Kheerganga trek has various photogenic spots. Remember to enjoy the music festival during your trip to Kasol, this is the best part of the journey. In this journey, you can enjoy the lush green valleys and fields in its purest form and discover the untouched flora and fauna of Kasol.
You will get to know about the culture of Kasol and Kheerganga as well while you are camping there. And worry not, there will be tons of opportunities for you to click snapshots of snow-capped mountains. Kheerganga is known as the abode of Lord Shiva. Walking along the Parvati River is one of the best activities to do in Kheerganga trek.
The best time trek in Kasol and Kheerganga is from September to June
The weather is pleasant and warm. You can comfortably experience everything.
If you enjoy a warmer climate and want to trek in the spring, March to June are recommended. If you prefer trekking in winters in Kasol and Kheerganga and want to witness the snow, November to February is the ideal time.
Hot water springs are famous in Kheerganga. These are much more enjoyable during the winter and tend to boost the tourism of Kasol and Kheerganga.
Kasol Kheerganga trek is a beginner friendly trek and can be covered easily. There are less steep stretches hence making it easy to trek. You would love to take a dip in the hot water streams. There are numerous waterfalls which you can enjoy on your way up.
Just after Rudranag waterfall, you get to experience a dense pine forest. You can stop to have a small picnic here and enjoy the lush green scenery around you in the lap of nature. Also,the Rudranag temple is very popular among pilgrims. This is is found on your trail to Kheerganga. The distance covered is 25 km and is ideal for trekking.
You can do a lot of things to do in Kheerganga. On the trek, there are many beautiful picturesque villages where you can stay if you wish to.
The best options for homestay are in Barshaini and Tosh. You’ll get a lot of cheap options to enjoy the wonders hospitality of the locals. Naktan is another place you should visit in Kasol and Kheerganga. This is one of the most mesmerizing villages you will come across during the trek.
Trekkers can take some rest and relax in Naktan for a few hours and then continue their trek. You can go for various adventure activities in Kasol such as trekking, rafting, hiking, just to name a few.
Precautions and Essentials
- Good trekking shoes are essential to have a comfortable and smooth trekking experience.
- Wear light and comfortable clothes.
- Carry woolen clothes.
- Alcohol consumption and smoking are unadvisable.
- You should stay in group and be careful as there are wild animals in the forests.
- Flashlight with extra batteries
- Complete trekking gear
- ID proof is compulsory for all trekkers.
- Bring along some water and eatery with you.
- Carry a double strap backpack, sling bags are not preferred.
- Carry mosquito repellent and sunscreen.
- For emergencies carry raincoats, first aid, and extra clothes.
- Carry minimum weight.
- Don’t litter.
- Stay with and in the group.
- Take care of your luggage.
- Carry your medicines if any.
- Camera and mobile phones to be carried at your own risk.
- Don’t endanger your life by clicking risky pictures.
Kasol Kheerganga trek is a very easy trek for beginners and should be done at least once in this lifetime. There are a lot of reasons to go to Kasol Kheerganga tosh trek and mentioned above, are just a few highlights of the journey, there is a lot of things to experience and you won’t be disappointed.