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Nearby Attractions

With the waters of the Parvati river gurgling along and a stunning view of the snow-capped mountains in the background, taking a stroll along the river is one of the best ways to spend a day in Kasol. With smooth boulders and clean white sand separating the green grass from the frothing sea-green waters of the river, every single bend in the river opens up to a breathtaking panorama of cliffs, pine trees, and gushing waterfalls.

Kasol is famous for its trekking trails, which include treks to Kheerganga, Sar Pass, and Pin Parbati Pass. To get a real feel of the culture in these regions, go on a visit to the village of Malana. Located a few kilometers away from Kasol, Malana is a small village inhabited by people living in self-imposed isolation. The village has plenty of scenic sights.

Kasol has a flea market that sells a variety of items, so you can pick up trinkets, souvenirs, pendants, and even semi-precious stones to take back home for family and friends.

Manikaran

Located in the Parvati Valley along the banks of river Parvati in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh, Manikaran is known as an important pilgrimage destination for both Sikhs and Hindus. The hot springs, religious tendencies, and beautiful surroundings attract a lot of people. A good number of temples and Gurudwara, Manikaran Sahib forms the religious pattern of the place.

There are hot springs where one can take a bath, the water in these springs contains sulphur and other elements which are capable of curing diseases.

Malana

Isolated from the rest of the world lies a solitary village in Malana Nala, which is a side valley of the Parvati Valley. Known as Malana or the Malana Village, it is located in the Kullu district. Widely known for its strong culture and religious beliefs, with various sentiments embedded in the past, it is a place meant for people who seek spiritual guidance. This place is also apt for all adventure lovers since the route to Malana is famous for trekking.

Tosh

Popular for its cannabis plantations, the tranquil village of Tosh is just another example of the unparalleled natural beauty that Himachal Pradesh holds within its bounds. Located at the far end of Parvati Valley, Tosh is untouched by modernisation and fast-paced life. With its gradual terrain and the waters of river Parvati flowing through its bosom, the Tosh Kasol trek is the go-to expedition for all adrenaline junkies. The hippie culture and otherworldly vibe of this village will surely transport you to another world.
Tosh has scattered villages across the lush green hills juxtaposed against snow-dusted peaks. Here you can experience the bounty of nature in all its glory, combined with some indigenous as well as exotic experiences. This destination is quite often thronged by visitors from other countries, and you can interact with them and experience their cuisine at local eateries as well.

Kheerganga

Kheer Ganga (3050 meters) lies at the extreme end of Parvati valley and the last inhibited village while trekking to pin valley via Pin-Parvati pass. Kheerganga's panoramic skies and vast greenery are a much-needed delight to the trekker's eyes and especially the tired legs. It is a holy place with a hot water spring, a small temple of Lord Shiva and a bathing tank. It makes a rare combination for any trekker to bath in hot spring water when everything is covered by snow.

Pin Parvati Pass

Pin Parvati Pass serves as a perfect destination for the trekkers seeking challenging adventure. It is one of an amazing Trans Himalayan trek that will not only leave spellbound by its beauty but also gushing with adrenaline with the challenges it throws at you.
With a fascinating trail of approximately 110 km, the thrill it presents is almost unending. The Pin Parvati Pass Trekking trail is not really well defined but get worse during the monsoon season. The track within the thick forests of Great Himalayan National Park is also a big challenge even for an experienced trekker. Crossing the Parvati River and its various tributaries can be a bit excruciating and so does traversing the high altitude fissures. However, no matter what number of challenges it presents, the Pin Parvati Pass trek is exhilarating enough to make it one of the most sought after Himalayan Pass trek at high altitudes.

Sar Pass

Endowed with diverse terrain and rich in nature’s beauty, Sar Pass Trek is a perfect trek destination for beginners. Steeped in great beauty, the trail passes through thick forests, lush green meadows, rustic villages, and snow clad mountains gracing the backdrop.
Offering a range of experiences for trekkers, Sar Pass Trek, nestled in the perfect lands of Parvati Valley, is full of excitement and adventure.

Rasol

Nestled deep within the mystical Parvati Valley of the Himalayas is the magical village of Rasol. An elusive and largely disconnected village situated approximately 10,000 feet above sea level, Rasol is an enchanting location where one is privy to breathtaking views of the snow-capped Himalayas, which turn lush green as they flow down deep into the valley. Close to the famous Malana village, Rasol is not so different to outsiders, with its rustic charm and well-protected community and culture.

Apart from agriculture, one can see locals engaging in authentic rural activities such as the domestication of animals and the spinning of wool. Visitors are greeted to an endless expanse of lush greenery as they enter Rasol, which has around 75-100 wooden houses. A simple yet exhausting trek from Kasol, spanning between two and four hours, is undertaken to reach this mystical village. Due to the after-effects of tourism seen in popular destinations like Kasol, Manali and Tosh, villagers are slightly wary of outsiders in their village, taking great measures to avoid physical contact and protect their personal space. However, visitors who respect the customs, culture and natural surroundings are in for the treat of a lifetime, with the unique experience of witnessing the magical Rasol in all its glory.

PULGA

Nestled deep within the mystical Parvati Valley of the Himalayas is the magical village of Pulga. An elusive and largely disconnected village situated approximately 10,000 feet above sea level, Pulga is an enchanting location where one is privy to breathtaking views of the snow-capped Himalayas, which turn lush green as they flow down deep into the valley.

Apart from agriculture, one can see locals engaging in authentic rural activities such as the domestication of animals and the spinning of wool. Visitors are greeted to an endless expanse of lush greenery as they enter Rasol, which has around 75-100 wooden houses. A simple yet exhausting trek of 3 kms  from Barshaini, can be undertaken to reach this mystical village.

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