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4 Treks near Kasol for beginners

4 Treks near Kasol for beginners
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By Ruchi Joshi

20 Mar, 2023

India’s own Amsterdam, located in Himachal Pradesh, is the quaint village of Kasol. Endowed with gurgling and fast-gushing rivers, majestic Himalayan ranges stand tall till the end of time. Kasol is also called ‘Mini Israel’ because of the large Israeli population and cultural influence there. You can expect this town situated in the Parvati Valley to have cool weather considering it is at a height of 1,580 meters above sea level. Whether you want to go on a solo trip or with friends, you can choose Kasol to experience a crazy yet calming weekend trip. The villages nearby Kasol like Tosh and Manikaran are also tourist hubs that one should not miss. Kasol serves as a base camp for numerous hiking and trekking trails. Well, here are 4 treks in and around Kasol that you should definitely try.

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4 Treks Near Kasol You Must Definitely Try

1. The Hippie Trek

From dense pine forests to natural hot water springs, this trek consists of a trip to Kasol, Grahan and Tosh. With our expert trek instructor, you can be chill even without any prior trekking experience to enjoy the adventure and mind-blowing views. Now let us walk you through how you will be spending your weekend. Ready?

  • Day 1: Check in at The Hosteller Kasol - a river walk - a trip to the nearby village of Chalal - the Manikaran gurudwara tour – come back to the hostel – Bonfire night and dinner – rest your
    head for the night
  • Day 2: Breakfast - the Grahan trek – check out the village and visit a waterfall – bonfire night with dinner – snore the night away
  • Day 3: Breakfast - trek to Tosh and get to witness the enthralling view of Parvati valley – dinner – a good night’s sleep
  • Day 4: Breakfast - visit the local village and the nearby waterfall – return back to Kasol – explore the local markets – depart for home
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2. The Kasol Grahan Trek

Grahan is a village near Kasol with a small population. Due to the unexplored nature of the place you can expect the unblemished beauty and tranquillity to absorb you into it. The lush green forests, the wild waterfall, and the interesting hiking trails are a perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. It is one of the most underrated treks near Kasol. Here’s how you will be spending your weekend. Ready?

  • Day 1: Check in at The Hosteller Kasol - a river walk - a trip to the nearby village of Chalal - the Manikaran gurudwara tour – explore the local markets – dinner and bonfire – get tucked into a
    cosy sleep
  • Day 2: Breakfast - trek to Grahan through various twists and turns – enjoy the view – dinner – tight sleep
  • Day 3: Breakfast – explore the village of Grahan – come back to Kasol – depart for home
grahan trek

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3. The Kasol Kheerganga Trek

Widely loved and popular especially amongst hippies, Kheerganga has been a trek in every youth’s bucket list since the school farewell. It is situated at a height of 2,950 meters above sea level in the Parvati Valley. It boasts mind-numbing views of the valley and the Himalayan ranges (which can be seen snow-capped at times). Another great thing about Kheerganga are the famous sulphur hot water springs which have healing properties. Here’s what’s in store for you -

  • Day 1: Check in at The Hosteller Kasol - a trip to the nearby village of Chalal - the Manikaran gurudwara tour – exploring the local markets - come back to the hostel – Bonfire night and
    dinner – rest your head for the night
  • Day 2: Breakfast – take a journey to Barshaini – trek to Kheerganga – witness the beautiful views and the village – bonfire and dinner – time to go to bed
  • Day 3: Breakfast – explore the village – come back to Kasol – depart for home
kheerganga trek

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4. The Kasol Tosh Kheerganga Trek

Get an insight into the beauty and culture of these beautiful villages of Himachal Pradesh. The proud and pristine mountains and the river Parvati with a view that you have always dreamt of. Watching them in real life is a thrill like no other. Our Kasol Tosh Kheerganga trek is wonderful. Now let us walk you through how you will be spending your weekend. Ready?

  • Day 1: Check in at The Hosteller Kasol – a tour of Kasol and Manikaran – late-night jungle walk – bonfire and dinner – back to bed
  • Day 2: Breakfast - take a journey to Barshaini - trek to Kheerganga – explore the village – bonfire and dinner – camping – sleep
  • Day 3: Breakfast – trek to Tosh – explore the village – reach the homestay – dinner – bed calling
  • Day 4: Breakfast – check out nearby waterfalls – come back to Kasol – depart for home
tosh kheerganga trek

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Where To Stay

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Looking for budget-friendly accommodation in Kasol? Look no further than our cozy hostel in the heart of Kasol. With its vibrant atmosphere, convenient location, and friendly staff, our hostel offers an unbeatable value for budget travelers. Check Out, The Hosteller Kasol. 

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